Katherine Baum, PhD

Katherine Baum, PhD

Katherine Baum, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist with the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Background

Katherine Baum, PhD, a pediatric neuropsychologist, is part of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation and Day Hospital Rehabilitation programs, which serve patients in acute stages of recovery. Her recent clinical and research interests have been in defining and developing various models of neuropsychological care for complex medical populations.

Education and Training

Internship

Clinical Psychology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Child Clinical Psychology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Neuropsychology - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology - University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH

MA in Psychology - University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Baum, K. T., von Thomsen, C., Elam, M., Murphy, C., Gerstle, M., Austin, C., & Beebe, D.  (in press). Communication is key: The utility of a revised neuropsychological report. Clin Neuropsychol. 2017 Dec 15:1-23. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2017.1413208. [Epub ahead of print]

Raj, S. P., Narad, M., Salloum, R., Baum, K., Platt, A., Thompson, A., & Wade, S. L. (in press). Development of a web-based psychosocial intervention for adolescent and young adult survivors of pediatric brain tumor. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2017 Dec 6. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2017.0084. [Epub ahead of print]

Baum, K. T., Powell, S. Jacobson, L., Gragert, M., Janzen, L., Paltin, I., Rey-Casserly, C., & Wilkening, G. (2017). Implementing guidelines: Proposed definitions of neuropsychology services in pediatric oncology, Pediatric Blood Cancer, 64(8), doi: 10.1002/pbc.26446

2015

Baum, K. T., Shear, P., Howe, S., & Bishop, S. (2015). A comparison of WISC-IV and SB-5 intelligence scores in children and adolescents with ASD, Autism, 19(6), 736-745.

Leff, S., Baum, K.T., Bevans, K., & Blum, N. (2015). Development, validation, and utility of an instrument to assess core competencies in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(2), 314-323.

2014

Baum, K. T., Desai, A., Field, J., Miller, L. E., & Beebe, D. W. Ph.D. (2014). Sleep restriction worsens mood and emotion regulation in adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(2), 180-190.

2010

Baum, K. T., Byars, A. W., deGrauw, T. J., Dunn, D. W., Bates, J. E., Howe, S. R., Chiu, C-Y., & Austin, J. K. (2010). The effect of temperament and neuropsychological functioning on behavior problems in children with new-onset seizures. Epilepsy and Behavior, 17, 467-473.

2007

Baum, K. T., Byars, A. W., deGrauw, T. J., Johnson, C. S., Dunn, D. W., Perkins, S. M.,  Bates, J. E., & Austin, J. K. (2007). Temperament, family environment, and behavior problems in children with new-onset seizures. Epilepsy and Behavior, 10(2), 319-327.

2006

Bardgett, M. E., Baum, K. T., O’Connell S. M., Lee, N. M. & Hon, J. C. (2006). Effects of risperidone on locomotor activity and spatial memory in rats with hippocampal damage. Neuropsychopharmacology, 51(7-8), 1156-1162.

McNutt, K. T. & Bardgett, M. E. The effects of entorhinal cortical lesions on alcohol preference in rats. (2006), The Norse Scientist, 4(1), 69-74.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Austin, C. A., Gerstle, M., Baum, K.T., and Beebe, D. W. (2017, February). Parent expectations and change in parent efficacy for pediatric neuropsychological evaluations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA.

Leblond, L., Raj, S.P., Narad, M. E., Shultz, E.L., Salloum, R., Baum, K.T., Platt, A., Thompson, A., & Wade, S. L., (2017, February). Developing an intervention to promote quality of life in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA.

2016

Powell, S. & Baum, K. T. A tiered approach to neuropsychology services at a pediatric academic medical center. (2016, March).Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Midwest Neuropsychology Group, Evanston, IL.

Baum, K. T., Powell, S., Gragert, M., Jacobson, L., Janzen, L., Paltin, I., Rey-Casserly, C., Wilkening, G., & McCabe, M. (2016, June). Guidelines of neuropsychological care in pediatric oncology: Practical clinical applications. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.

Van Dyk T.R., Baum K.T., LeBlond E.I., Manegold E.M., Strong H., Beebe D.W. (2016, June). Short sleep induces variable mood in adolescents. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Denver, Colorado.

Invited Lectures

2016

Baum K.T. Cognitive Effects of Chemotherapy in Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Invited presentation for cancer survivors as part of symposium, Cancer Effects on Memory and Thinking, Cincinnati, OH.

Awards and Honors

2014, Employee of the Quarter, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Division of Behavioral Pediatrics and Clinical Psychology

2008, Cincinnati Child Psychology Graduate Student Award, Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology

2006, Indiana Psychological Association-1st place at Graduate and Postdoctoral Poster

2004, Northern Kentucky University, Summa Cum Laude

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2016, Ad-hoc reviewer for Applied Neuropsychology: Child

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, Supervisor, Neuropsychology Fellowship and Internship Programs