Jerilynn Radcliffe, PhD

Jerilynn Radcliffe, PhD, is a psychologist who works with the Adolescent HIV Initiative and Autism Integrated Care Program at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Clinic-based mental health services to adolescents and young adults with HIV
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training


    Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, Philadelphia, PA

    Camden Public Schools, Camden, NJ

    Board Certification

    American Board of Professional Psychology

    Undergraduate Degree

    Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

    Graduate Degree

    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Psychologist, Adolescent HIV Initiative

  • Conditions Treated
  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Risk and resilience factors affecting coping and health status among adolescents and young adults with HIV
    Transition preparation and outcomes among chronically ill adolescents
    Sexual health risks among HIV-infected African American MSM
    Planning around advance directives for HIV-infected adolescents and young adults

  • Publications


    Packer, R.J., Radcliffe, J., & Glauser, T.A. (1992). Prospective evaluation of neuropsychological functions in children treated for medulloblastoma. In Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer. New York: Wiley-Liss.

    Radcliffe, J., & Moss, E. Guidelines for the use of tests in pediatrics. (1996). In L.A.Kurtz, Dowrick, P.W., Levy, S.E., & Batshaw, M.L., (Eds.). Handbook of Developmental Disabilities :Resources for Interdisciplinary Care. Gaithersburg, Md.: Aspen Publications.

    Power, T.J., & Radcliffe, J. (2000). Assessing cognitive ability in toddlers through play: The Symbolic Play Test. In K. Gitlin-Weiner, A. Sandgrund, & C.E. Schaefer (Eds.), Play diagnosis and assessment (2nd ed.). New York: Wiley.


    Barakat LP, Schwartz LA, Salamon KS, Radcliffe J. A Family-based Randomized Controlled Trial of Pain Intervention for Adolescents With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.




    Radcliffe J, Doty N, Hawkins LA, Gaskins CS, Beidas R, Rudy BJ. Stigma and sexual health risk in HIV-positive African American young men who have sex with men. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Aug;24(8):493-9.Read abstract.




    Valenzuela JM, Buchanan CL, Radcliffe J, Ambrose C, Hawkins LA, Tanney M, Rudy BJ. Transition to Adult Services among Behaviorally Infected Adolescents with HIV--A Qualitative Study. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

    Schwartz LA, Radcliffe J, Barakat LP. Associates of school absenteeism in adolescents with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Jan;52(1):92-6. Read abstract.

    Posters and Presentations

    Radcliffe, J. (2002). Mentoring women in school psychology. National Association of School Psychology Annual Meeting, March 1, 2002, Chicago, Illinois.

    Romano, L., Dillon, K., Chandlee, J.M., & Radcliffe, J. (2002). Stress and behavior problems among lead-exposed children. Annual Meeting, National Association of School Psychology, March 1, 2002, Chicago, Illinois.

    Kwiatkowski, J.L., Smith-Whitley, K., Marra, A., Radcliffe, J., Best, M., & Ohene-Frempong, K. (2002). Cerebrovascular disease in young children with sickle cell disease. Annual Meeting, National Sickle Cell Disease Association, September 19, 2002, Washington, DC.

    Best, M., Herzel, K., Marker, C., Cruz, C., and Radcliffe, J. (2002). Neuropsychological functioning in infants and young children with sickle cell disease. Annual Meeting, National Sickle Cell Disease Association, September 19, 2002.

    Radcliffe, J., Ambrose, C., Barnes, K., & Rudy, B. (2003). Overcoming service barriers for juveniles at risk for HIV+. Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, August 7, 2003, Toronto, Canada.

    Heathfield, L.T., Radcliffe, J., & Chandlee, J.M. (2003). Assessment using the NEPSY with preschool children: some cautions. Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, August 9, 2003, Toronto, Canada.

    Radcliffe, J., McKeever, C.M., Sepulveda, S., & Sherburne, S. (2003). Developing feminist leadership through clinical training. Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, August 10, 2003, Toronto, Canada.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    2002 Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Ad Hoc Reviewer for Developmental Neuropsychology, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Learning Disabilities.