Iris Paltin, PhD

Iris Paltin, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cancer Center and Neuro-Oncology Program at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Residency

    Postdoctoral Resident, Clinical Neuropsychology - Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

    Fellowship

    Clinical Psychology - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

    Graduate Degree

    PhD in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Concentration - Fordham University, New York, NY
    MA in Clinical Psychology - Fordham University, New York, NY

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Neuropsychologist

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    2015

    Walsh, K., Paltin, I.: Neuropsychological Effects of Pediatric Brain Tumors and Associated Treatment. In Mucci, G., Torno, L., (Eds.), Handbook of Long Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor, Springer Publishing, New York, 2015.

    2012

    Kenealy, L.E., Paltin I.: Executive Functions in Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Chapter 5). In Hunter, S.J., Sparrow, E.P. (Eds.), Executive Function and Dysfunction: Identification, Assessment and Treatment, Cambridge Press, New York, 2012, pp. 93-100.

    Papers

    2014

    Walsh, K.S., Paltin, I., Gioia, G.A., Isquith, P., Kadan-Lottick, N.A., Neglia, J. P., Brouwers, P.: Everyday executive function in standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors. Child Neuropsychology: A Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence, In Press, 2014.

    Posters and Presentations

    2015

    McCurdy, M., Quast, L.F., Turner, E., Pulaski, S., Black, C., Paltin, I., Barakat, L. P., & Hocking, M. C. (Poster accepted for presentation at the 2015 World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy Workshops, Washington, DC, July 2015).

    McCurdy, M., Turner, E., Barakat, L., Hobbie, W., Deatrick, J., Paltin, I., Hocking, M.: (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, Colorado, February 2015).

    2014

    Paltin, I., Hill-Kayser, C., Lustig, R., Minturn, J., Belasco, J., Cole, K., Phillips, P., Waanders, A., Fisher, M.: Relative differences in risk for neuropsychological outcomes post proton radiation for infratentorial versus supratentorial pediatric brain tumors. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, Toronto, Canada, October 2014).

    Hollander, A., Lustig, R., Tochner, Z., Paltin, I., Both, S., Zhai H., Fisher, M., Minturn, J., Phillips, P., Hill-Kayser, C.: Acute toxicities and treatment outcomes for pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated with proton-based craniospinal irradiation. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, Toronto, Canada, October 2014).

    Hill-Kayser, C.,Minturn, J., Paltin, I., Lustig, R., Fisher, M., Both, S., Belasco, J., Cole, K., Waanders, A., Phillips, P.: Proton radiation for treatment of localized ependymoma in children. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Singapore, Singapore, June 30, 2014).

    Paltin, I., Hill-Kayser, C., Lustig, R., Fisher, M., Belasco, J., Phillips, P., Cole, K., Minturn, J.: Neuropsychological functioning after proton radiation therapy for pediatric ependymoma. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, NY, June 26, 2014).

    Hill-Kayser, C., Paltin, I., Lustig, R., Fisher, M., Both, S., Belasco, J., Cole, K., Waanders, A., Phillips, P., Minturn, J.: Outcomes after proton radiotherapy for localized ependymoma in children. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL, June 2, 2014).

    2013

    Paltin, I., Minturn, J., Fisher, M., Barakat, L.: Prospective case study of two 2-year olds with infratentorial ependymoma treated with proton radiation therapy. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL, June 20, 2013).

    Invited Lectures

    2015

    “Brain Injury and Return to School: Neuropsychological Assessment, Accommodations and Cognitive Remediation,” Lehigh University School Psychology class; Philadelphia, PA, February 2015.

    2014

    “Late Effects: Neuropsychological Abilities and Educational Needs,” The Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation Annual Family Conference; Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.

    “Thriving in School After Treatment: Neuropsychological Assessment,” CHOP’s Childhood Cancer Webinar Series Sponsored by: Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, May 2014.

    “Neuropsychological Assessment in Concussion Management,” CHOP’s Second Annual Diagnosis and Management of Concussion: Acute and Specialized Care Across the Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

    2013

    “Transition to Adulthood: A Guide for Parents of Children with NF-1,” Neurofibromatosis Family Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, April 2013.

    “Neuropsychological Testing in Concussion Management,” CHOP’s First Annual Diagnosis and Management of Child and Adolescent Concussion: A Primer for Primary Care Providers and Educators, Philadelphia, PA, April 2013.

  • Awards and Honors

    2007-2008, Fordham University Senior Teaching Fellowship
    2006-2007, Fordham University Teaching Fellowship
    2006, New York State Psychological Association Annual Neuropsychology Award
    2004-2006, Fordham University Presidential Scholarship

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial Positions

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

    2011-present, Pediatric Blood & Cancer
    2011-present, Psycho-Oncology
    2011-present, Journal of Pediatric Psychology

    Academic and Institutional Committees

    2014-present, Mental Health Storage and Release Policy Update, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    2013-present, Behavioral Health Research Affinity Group
    2013-present, Division of Oncology School Reintegration Working Group, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    2011-present, Training Advisory Committee, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    International

    2011-present, Children’s Oncology Group
    2005-present,

    National

    2010-present, National Academy of Neuropsychology
    2003-present, American Psychological Association