Education and Training
Clinical Residency in Psychology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley/Hasbro Children’s Research Center, Providence, RI
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Oncology, Philadelphia, PA
BS in Psychology - Davidson College, Davidson, NC
PhD in Clinical Psychology/Health Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Clinical Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Departments and Services
Laboratories & Research Programs
Daniel, L.C., Kazak, A., Li, Y., Hobbie, W., Ginsberg, J., Butler, E., & Schwartz, L. (2016). Relationship between sleep problems and psychological outcomes in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors and controls. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24, 539-546. doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2798-2
Daniel, L.C., Li, Y., Smith, K., Tarazi, R., Robinson, M.R., Patterson, C.A., Smith-Whitley, K. Stuart, M., & Barakat, L.P. (2015). Lessons learned from a randomized controlled trial of a family-based intervention to promote school functioning for school-age children with sickle cell disease. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40, 1085-1094.
Robinson, M.R., Daniel, L.C., O’Hara, E.A., Szabo, M.M., & Barakat, L.P. (2014). Insurance status as a sociodemographic risk factor for functional outcomes and health-related quality of life among youth with sickle cell disease. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 36, 51-6. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000013
Barakat, L.P., Daniel, L.C., Smith, K., Robinson, M.R., & Patterson, C.A. (2014). Parental problem solving moderates the association of sickle cell complications with health-related quality of life for school-age children. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 21, 56-65.
Daniel, L.C., Barakat, L.P., Danzi, L.E., & Schwartz, L.A. (2014). Health-related hindrance of personal goals of adolescents with cancer: The role of the interaction of race/ethnicity and income. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 25, 155-164.
Schwartz, L.A., Daniel, L.C., Brumley, L.D., Barakat, L.P., Wesley, K., & Tuchman, L. (2014). A systematic review of measures of readiness to transition to adult health care for youth with chronic physical health conditions. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39, 588-601.
Schwartz, L. A., Danzi, L., Tuchman, L. K., Barakat, L. P., Hobbie, W., Ginsberg, J. P., Daniel, L.C., Kazak, A. E., Bevans, K., & Deatrick, J. (2013). Stakeholder validation of a model of readiness for transition to adult care. JAMA Pediatrics, 167, 939-46. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.2223.
Daniel, L.C., Brumley, L.D., & Schwartz, L.A. (2013). Fatigue in adolescents with cancer compared to healthy adolescents. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 60, 1902-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24706
Daniel, L. C., Werba, B.E., Hocking, M.H., and Schwartz, L.A. (2014). Psychosocial effects: Political-social. Essentials of Pediatric Oncology Nursing: A Core Curriculum, Fourth Edition. Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses.
Daniel, L.C., Hocking, M.H., & Barakat, L.P. (2014). Oncology. In M.C. Roberts, B.S. Aylward, & Y.P. Wu (Eds), Clinical Practice of Pediatric Psychology: Cases and Service Delivery (pp. 257-67). New York: Guilford.
Barakat, L.P., Daniel, L.C., & Sills, R. (2014). Functional somatic symptoms in pediatric hematology and oncology. In R. Anbar (Ed), Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Disease: A Clinical Guide (pp. 145-56). New York: Springer.
Xanthopoulos, M. & Daniel, L.C. (2013). Coping and social support. In A.M. Nezu, C.M. Nezu, and P.A. Gellar (Eds), Handbook of Psychology: Volume 9, Health Psychology (2nd Edition). New Jersey: Wiley.
Barakat, L.P., Gozalez, E.R., & Daniel, L.C. (2009). Positive psychology in pediatric psychology. In R. Steele and M.C. Roberts (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Psychology (4th Edition). New York:Guilford Press.
Posters and Presentations
CHOP Sleep Shorts, Circadian Dysregulation in Adolescents and Young Adults in the Year After Cancer Treatment, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Schwartz, L.A., Daniel, L.C., Butler, E., Bonafide, C., Dowshen, N., Hobbie, W., Kersun, L., Pierce, L., Szalda, D., Li, Y., & Barakat, L.P. (April, 2015). A Text Messaging Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults Recently Off Treatment for Cancer, Oral Presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
Daniel, L.C., Schwartz, L.A., Kahl, D., & Barakat, L.P. (April, 2015). Development of the Sleep Disturbances in Pediatric Cancer Model, Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
Daniel, L.C., Barakat, L.P., Butler, E., Diguiseppe, A, and Schwartz, L.A. (June, 2015). Sleep in Adolescents and Young Adults in the Year Post Cancer Treatment. Poster presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Guest Lecturer, Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Sleep in Child Development—Pros/Cons of Sleep Training, University of Pennsylvania
Oncology Tumor Board: Sleep in Pediatric Cancer, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Psychology Seminar: Sleep in Children with Chronic Medical Conditions, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Community Mental Health, Treating Sleep in Children with Mental Health Concerns, City of Philadelphia
Resident Lecture, Post-Traumatic Medical Stress in Pediatric Cancer, University of Pennsylvania Dental School
Guest Lecturer, Health Psychology, Pediatric Psychology, Drexel University
Daniel, L.C., Schwartz, L.A., & Barakat, L.P. (2014, March). Testing a model of sleep disturbance in pediatric cancer, Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
Daniel, L.C., Kazak, A., Li, Y., Hobbie, W., Ginsberg, J., Butler, E. & Schwartz, L. (April, 2014). Relationship between Sleep and Psychological Outcomes in Adolescent Cancer Survivors and Controls, Oral Presentation International Nursing Conference on Child and Adolescent Survivorship, Philadelphia, PA.
Daniel, L.C., Li, Y., Smith, K., Morrison, M., Tarazi, R., Robinson, M.R., Patterson, C.A., Smith-Whitley, K., Stuart, M., & Barakat, L.P. (October, 2014). Family-based Problem-solving Intervention for School-age Children with SCD, Poster Presentation at the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
Psychology Seminar: Sleep in Pediatric Cancer, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Schwartz, L.A., Brumley, L.D., Barakat, L.P., Deatrick, J.A., Daniel, L.C., Hobbie, W.L., Ginsberg, J.P., Bevans, K., Kazak, A.E., & Tuchman, L.K. (2013, April). Development of a new transition readiness measure for adolescent and young adult survivors of pediatric cancer. Poster presentation at the National Conference on Child Health Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
Daniel, L.C., Patterson, C.A., Robinson, M.R., & Barakat, L.P. (2013, April). Child and caregiver psychological adjustment predicts health-related quality of life and disease management in pediatric sickle cell disease. Poster presentation at the National Conference on Child Health Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
Daniel, L.C., Kazak, A.E., Li, Y., & Schwartz, L.A. (2013, November). Sleep and psychological correlates in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors compared to controls. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, FL.
Awards and Honors
2015 Young Investigator Research Forum Invited Attendee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
2012 Summer Fellow, Randomized Behavioral Controlled Trials Institute, National Institutes of Health
2011 Most Promise, Drexel Office of Graduate Studies Graduation Award, Philadelphia, PA
2009, 2010 Graduate Travel Grant, Drexel Office of Graduate Studies for travel to APSS Conference, San Antonio, TX and Seattle, WA
2009 Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant, Honorable Mention, Society of Pediatric Psychology for Dissertation Proposal
2009 Student Travel Award, Society of Pediatric Psychology for travel to APA Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2008 Outstanding Student Poster Award, Assessing sleep in pediatric sickle cell disease using the child sleep habits questionnaire. Presented at the National Conference on Child Health Psychology, Miami, FL
2006-2008 Provost’s Fellowship, Drexel University, College of the Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Scientific Merit Award, Nap prevalence, frequency, and duration during the first 7 years: A data based analysis of the existing literature. Presented at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, National Sleep Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
2005 Trainee Travel Award, Associate Professional Sleep Societies to attend National Sleep Conference, Denver, CO
Editorial and Academic Positions
2013-present, Health Psychology
2013-present, Supportive Care in Cancer
2013-present, Pain Medicine
2011-present, European Journal of Pain
2011-present, Pediatric Blood and Cancer
2009-present, Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Academic and Institutional committees
2012-present, CHOP Cancer Center Caregiver Programming Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2001-present, CHOP Cancer Center Adolescent and Young Adult Program Development Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2014-present, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
2012-present, Society of Behavioral Medicine
2006-Society of Pediatric Psychology Member
(Mentorship Program in Pediatric Psychology), 2012-present
2005-present, American Psychological Association Member
2005-present, Sleep Research Society Member
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