Iris Paltin, PhD

Iris Paltin, PhD

Iris Paltin, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist with the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cancer Center and Neuro-Oncology Program at CHOP.

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

Education and Training

Residency

Clinical Neuropsychology - Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Fellowship

Pediatric Neuropsychology - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Concentration - Fordham University, New York, NY
MA in Clinical Psychology - Fordham University, New York, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Clinical Director, EXCEL Clinic

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2014

Walsh KS, Paltin I, Gioia GA, Isquith P, Kadan-Lottick NA, Neglia J P, Brouwers P. Everyday executive function in standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors. Child Neuropsychol. 2015;21(1):78-89.
 

Books

2015

Walsh, K., Paltin, I.: Neuropsychological Effects of Pediatric Brain Tumors and Associated Treatment. In Mucci, G., Torno, L., (Eds.), Handbook of Long Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor, Springer Publishing, New York, 2015.

2012

Kenealy, L.E., Paltin I.: Executive Functions in Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Chapter 5). In Hunter, S.J., Sparrow, E.P. (Eds.), Executive Function and Dysfunction: Identification, Assessment and Treatment, Cambridge Press, New York, 2012, pp. 93-100.

Posters and Presentations

2016

Paltin, I., Zebrowksi, C., Hill-Kayser, C.E., Lustig, R.A., Belasco, J., Waanders, A., Cole, K., Kang,T., Phillips, P., Green, A., Fisher, M.J., Minturn, J.E., & Barakat, L.P.  Neuropsychological Functioning at Baseline and at least 2 Years Post Cranial Proton Radiation Therapy. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, Massachusetts 2016).

2015

Paltin, I., Zebrowksi, C., Hill-Kayser, C.E., Lustig, R.A., Belasco, J., Waanders, A., Cole, K., Kang, T., Phillips, P., Green, A., Fisher, M.J., Minturn, J.E., & Barakat, L.P.  Neuropsychological, Social-Emotional, and Adaptive Functioning at Baseline and at least 2 Years Post Cranial Proton Radiation Therapy. (Poster presentation at that Annual Meeting of the Children’s Oncology Group, Dallas, TX, October 8, 2015).

McCurdy, M., Quast, L.F., Turner, E., Pulaski, S., Black, C., Paltin, I., Barakat, L. P., & Hocking, M. C. (Poster accepted for presentation at the 2015 World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy Workshops, Washington, DC, July 2015).

McCurdy, M., Turner, E., Barakat, L., Hobbie, W., Deatrick, J., Paltin, I., Hocking, M.: (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, Colorado, February 2015).

2014

Paltin, I., Hill-Kayser, C., Lustig, R., Minturn, J., Belasco, J., Cole, K., Phillips, P., Waanders, A., Fisher, M.: Relative differences in risk for neuropsychological outcomes post proton radiation for infratentorial versus supratentorial pediatric brain tumors. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, Toronto, Canada, October 2014).

Hollander, A., Lustig, R., Tochner, Z., Paltin, I., Both, S., Zhai H., Fisher, M., Minturn, J., Phillips, P., Hill-Kayser, C.: Acute toxicities and treatment outcomes for pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated with proton-based craniospinal irradiation. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, Toronto, Canada, October 2014).

Hill-Kayser, C.,Minturn, J., Paltin, I., Lustig, R., Fisher, M., Both, S., Belasco, J., Cole, K., Waanders, A., Phillips, P.: Proton radiation for treatment of localized ependymoma in children. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Singapore, Singapore, June 30, 2014).

Paltin, I., Hill-Kayser, C., Lustig, R., Fisher, M., Belasco, J., Phillips, P., Cole, K., Minturn, J.: Neuropsychological functioning after proton radiation therapy for pediatric ependymoma. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, NY, June 26, 2014).

Hill-Kayser, C., Paltin, I., Lustig, R., Fisher, M., Both, S., Belasco, J., Cole, K., Waanders, A., Phillips, P., Minturn, J.: Outcomes after proton radiotherapy for localized ependymoma in children. (Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL, June 2, 2014).

Invited Lectures

2016

“Neuropsychological Late Effects:   Improving Functioning in the Home, School, and Community,” Seventh International Nursing Conference on Children and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship; Philadelphia, PA, April 7, 2016.

2015

“Brain Injury and Return to School: Neuropsychological Assessment, Accommodations and Cognitive Remediation,” Lehigh University School Psychology class; Philadelphia, PA, February 2015.

2014

“Late Effects: Neuropsychological Abilities and Educational Needs,” The Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation Annual Family Conference; Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.

“Thriving in School After Treatment: Neuropsychological Assessment,” CHOP’s Childhood Cancer Webinar Series Sponsored by: Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, May 2014.

“Neuropsychological Assessment in Concussion Management,” CHOP’s Second Annual Diagnosis and Management of Concussion: Acute and Specialized Care Across the Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Pediatric Blood & Cancer
Psycho-Oncology
Journal of Pediatric Psychology

Academic and Institutional Committees

Behavioral Health Research Affinity Group
Division of Oncology School Reintegration Working Group, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Training Advisory Committee, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division of Oncology Quality Improvement Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

Children’s Oncology Group
International Neuropsychological Society

National

National Academy of Neuropsychology