Lisa Schwartz, PhD

Lisa Schwartz, PhD
Lisa Schwartz, PhD, is a Psychologist who works with children who have cancer and their families at the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Health behaviors/promotion, Long-term survivors of childhood cancer, Adolescents and young adults with cancer, Pediatric psychology, Transition to adult healthcare
Locations: Main Campus

Education and Training

Graduate Degree

PhD - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Titles and Academic Titles


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Szalda, D, Pierce, L, Hobbie, W, Ginsberg, JP, Brumley L, Wasik, M, Li, Y, Schwartz, LA. (2015). Engagement and experience with cancer-related follow-up care among young adult survivors of childhood cancer after transfer to adult care. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: research and practice.  PMID: 26303367


Schwartz, LA, Daniel, LC, Brumley, LD, Barakat, LP, Wesley, KM, Tuchman, LK. (2014). Measures of readiness to transition to adult health care for youth with chronic physical health conditions: A systematic review and recommendations for measurement testing and development. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39(6):588-601. PMCID: PMC4061604.


Schwartz, LA, Brumley, LD, Tuchman, LK, Barakat, LP, Hobbie, WL, Ginsberg, JP, Daniel, LC, Kazak, AE, Bevans, K, Deatrick, JA. (2013). Stakeholder validation of a model of readiness for transition to adult care. JAMA Pediatrics,167(10):939-46. PMCID: PMC4289606.

Schwartz, LA, Parisi, ML. (2013). Self-identified goals of adolescents with cancer and healthy peers. Content, appraisals, and correlates. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38(2):151-61. PMCID: PMC3579164. 


a) Schwartz, LA, Tuchman, LK, Hobbie, WL, Ginsberg, JP. (2011). A social-ecological model of readiness for transition to adult-oriented care for adolescents and young adults with chronic health conditions. Child: Care, Health and Development 37(6): 883-95.