Lisa Schwartz, PhD

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Lisa Schwartz, PhD, is an attending psychologist in the Division of Oncology and the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Health behaviors/promotion, Long-term survivors of childhood cancer, Adolescents and young adults with cancer, Pediatric psychology, Transition to adult healthcare
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Graduate Degree

PhD - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Titles and Academic Titles


Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Laboratories & Research Programs

Research Topics




Szalda, D, Pierce, L, Hobbie, W, Ginsberg, JP, Brumley L, Wasik, M, Li, Y, Schwartz, LA. (2015). Engagement and experience with cancer-related follow-up care among young adult survivors of childhood cancer after transfer to adult care. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: research and practice.  PMID: 26303367


Schwartz, LA, Daniel, LC, Brumley, LD, Barakat, LP, Wesley, KM, Tuchman, LK. (2014). Measures of readiness to transition to adult health care for youth with chronic physical health conditions: A systematic review and recommendations for measurement testing and development. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39(6):588-601. PMCID: PMC4061604.


Schwartz, LA, Brumley, LD, Tuchman, LK, Barakat, LP, Hobbie, WL, Ginsberg, JP, Daniel, LC, Kazak, AE, Bevans, K, Deatrick, JA. (2013). Stakeholder validation of a model of readiness for transition to adult care. JAMA Pediatrics,167(10):939-46. PMCID: PMC4289606.

Schwartz, LA, Parisi, ML. (2013). Self-identified goals of adolescents with cancer and healthy peers. Content, appraisals, and correlates. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38(2):151-61. PMCID: PMC3579164. 


a) Schwartz, LA, Tuchman, LK, Hobbie, WL, Ginsberg, JP. (2011). A social-ecological model of readiness for transition to adult-oriented care for adolescents and young adults with chronic health conditions. Child: Care, Health and Development 37(6): 883-95.