Debra Lefkowitz, PsyD

Debra Lefkowitz, PsyD

Debra Lefkowitz, PsyD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Family coping with pediatric chronic illness and disabilities, Healthcare transition, Risk and protective factors for post-transplant adjustment
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Internship

Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist

Graduate Degree

PsyD - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist

Associate Training Director, Psychology Internship Program

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Child and family coping with chronic illness
Assessment of risk and resilience
Healthcare transition
Program development and evaluation

Publications

Papers

Lefkowitz DS, Fitzgerald CJ, Zelikovsky N, Barlow K, Wray J. Best practices in the pediatric pretransplant psychosocial evaluation. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Jun;18(4):327-35. doi: 10.1111/petr.12260. Read the abstract