Lauren Krivitzky, PhD, ABPP-CN

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Lauren Krivitzky, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist and program director of the Psychology Fellowship Program at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

PhD - MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA


Psychology - Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Neuropsychology - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certification

Clinical Neuropsychology – American Board of Professional Psychology

Graduate Degree

Masters in Clinical and Health Psychology - MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Departments and Services




Dickson, PI, Pariser AR, Groft SC, Ishihara RW, McNeil DE, Tagle D, et al. Research challenges in central nervous system manifestations of inborn errors of metabolism. Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Mar;102(3):326-38. Epub 2010 Dec 2. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21176882.


Gropman AL, Gertz B, Shattuck K, Kahn IL, Seltzer R, Krivitzky L, et al. Diffusion tensor imaging detects areas of abnormal white matter microstructure in patients with partial ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTCD). AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Oct;31(9):1719-23. Epub 2010 May 20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20488904.

Seminara J, Tuchman M., Krivitzky L, Krischer J, Lee HS, Lemons C, et al. Establishing a consortium for the study of rare diseases: the urea cycle disorders consortium. Mol Genet Metab. 2010;100 Suppl 1:S97-105. Epub 2010 Feb 10. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20188616.

Posters and Presentations


Blackstone K., Roebuck-Spenser T, Roth RM, Gioia G. A novel task of working memory and inhibitory control for fMRI; pilot study in mTBI and control children [poster presentation]. The International Neuropsychological Society; 2010 Feb 3-6; Acapulco, Mexico.

Krivitzky L, Strang J, Evans S. Neuropsychological functioning in two adolescents with leukoencephalopathy from chasing the dragon [poster presentation]. The International Neuropsychological Society; 2010 Feb 3-6; Acapulco, Mexico.