Jerilynn Radcliffe, PhD

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Jerilynn Radcliffe, PhD, is a psychologist who works with the Adolescent HIV Initiative and Autism Integrated Care Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Clinic-based mental health services to adolescents and young adults with HIV
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, Philadelphia, PA

Camden Public Schools, Camden, NJ

Board Certification

Psychology – American Board of Professional Psychology

Undergraduate Degree

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Graduate Degree

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist, Adolescent HIV Initiative

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Risk and resilience factors affecting coping and health status among adolescents and young adults with HIV
Transition preparation and outcomes among chronically ill adolescents
Sexual health risks among HIV-infected African American MSM
Planning around advance directives for HIV-infected adolescents and young adults



Barakat LP, Schwartz LA, Salamon KS, Radcliffe J. A Family-based Randomized Controlled Trial of Pain Intervention for Adolescents With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]




Radcliffe J, Doty N, Hawkins LA, Gaskins CS, Beidas R, Rudy BJ. Stigma and sexual health risk in HIV-positive African American young men who have sex with men. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Aug;24(8):493-9.




Valenzuela JM, Buchanan CL, Radcliffe J, Ambrose C, Hawkins LA, Tanney M, Rudy BJ. Transition to Adult Services among Behaviorally Infected Adolescents with HIV--A Qualitative Study. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Schwartz LA, Radcliffe J, Barakat LP. Associates of school absenteeism in adolescents with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Jan;52(1):92-6.


Packer, R.J., Radcliffe, J., & Glauser, T.A. (1992). Prospective evaluation of neuropsychological functions in children treated for medulloblastoma. In Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer. New York: Wiley-Liss.

Radcliffe, J., & Moss, E. Guidelines for the use of tests in pediatrics. (1996). In L.A. Kurtz, Dowrick, P.W., Levy, S.E., & Batshaw, M.L., (Eds.). Handbook of Developmental Disabilities :Resources for Interdisciplinary Care. Gaithersburg, Md.: Aspen Publications.

Power, T.J., & Radcliffe, J. (2000). Assessing cognitive ability in toddlers through play: The Symbolic Play Test. In K. Gitlin-Weiner, A. Sandgrund, & C.E. Schaefer (Eds.), Play diagnosis and assessment (2nd ed.). New York: Wiley.

Posters and Presentations

Radcliffe, J. (2002). Mentoring women in school psychology. National Association of School Psychology Annual Meeting, March 1, 2002, Chicago, Illinois.

Romano, L., Dillon, K., Chandlee, J.M., & Radcliffe, J. (2002). Stress and behavior problems among lead-exposed children. Annual Meeting, National Association of School Psychology, March 1, 2002, Chicago, Illinois.

Kwiatkowski, J.L., Smith-Whitley, K., Marra, A., Radcliffe, J., Best, M., & Ohene-Frempong, K. (2002). Cerebrovascular disease in young children with sickle cell disease. Annual Meeting, National Sickle Cell Disease Association, September 19, 2002, Washington, DC.

Best, M., Herzel, K., Marker, C., Cruz, C., and Radcliffe, J. (2002). Neuropsychological functioning in infants and young children with sickle cell disease. Annual Meeting, National Sickle Cell Disease Association, September 19, 2002.

Radcliffe, J., Ambrose, C., Barnes, K., & Rudy, B. (2003). Overcoming service barriers for juveniles at risk for HIV+. Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, August 7, 2003, Toronto, Canada.

Heathfield, L.T., Radcliffe, J., & Chandlee, J.M. (2003). Assessment using the NEPSY with preschool children: some cautions. Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, August 9, 2003, Toronto, Canada.

Radcliffe, J., McKeever, C.M., Sepulveda, S., & Sherburne, S. (2003). Developing feminist leadership through clinical training. Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, August 10, 2003, Toronto, Canada.

Editorial and Academic Positions

2002 Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Developmental Neuropsychology, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Learning Disabilities.