Margo M. Szabo, PhD

Margo M. Szabo, PhD

Margo M. Szabo, PhD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Internship

APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship – Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

Pediatric Psychology Fellowship – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD in Psychology - West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

MS in Psychology - West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Psychologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Duncan, C.L., Szabo, M.M., & Mentrikoski, J.M. (2017). Pediatric Burns. In Roberts, M.C. & Steele, R.G. (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, 5th edition. The Guildford Press: New York, NY.

2016

Duncan, C.L., Enlow, P.T., Szabo, M.M., Tolchin, E., Kelly, R.W., Castanon, L., & Aballay, A.M. (2016). Active Leptospermum Honey for the treatment of partial thickness facial burns: A case series. Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 29, 349-355. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000484666.83140.b0.

Szabo, M.M., Urich, M.A., Duncan, C.L., & Aballay, A. (2016). Patient adherence to burn care: A systematic review of the literature. Burns, 42, 484-491. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2015.08.010

2015

Barakat, L.P., Li, Y., Hobbie, W.L., Ogle, S.K., Hardie, T., Volpe, E.M., Szabo, M.M., Reilly, M., & Deatrick, J.A. (2015). Health-related quality of life of adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood brain tumors. Psycho-Oncology, 24, 804-811. doi: 10.1002/pon.3649.

2014

Robinson, M.R., Daniel, L.C., O’Hara, E.O., Szabo, M.M., & Barakat, L.P. (2014). Insurance status as a sociodemographic risk factor for functional outcomes and health-related quality of life among youth with sickle cell disease. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 36, 51-56. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000013.

Tien, K.J., Goodie, J.L., Duncan, C.L., Szabo, M.M., & Larson, N.A. (2014). Is it asthma or a panic attack? A case study of asthma and anxiety in an adolescent male. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 2, 142-152.

2013

Smith, K.E., Patterson, C.A., Szabo, M.M., Tarazi, R.A., & Barakat, L.P. (2013). Predictors of academic achievement for school-age children with sickle cell disease. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 6, 5-20. doi: 10.1080/1754730X.2012.760919

2012

Barakat, L.P., Schwartz, L.A., Szabo, M.M., Hussey, H.M., & Bunin, G.R. (2012). Factors that contribute to post-treatment follow-up care for survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice, 6, 155-162. doi: 10.1007/s11764-011-0206-6

2011

Hocking, M.C., Hobbie, W.L., Deatrick, J.A., Lucas, M.S., Szabo, M.M., Volpe, E. M., & Barakat, L.P. (2011). Neurocognitive and family functioning and quality of life among young adult survivors of childhood brain tumors. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25, 942-962. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2011.580284

Posters and Presentations

2017

Manegold, E.M., Turner, E.M., Szabo, M.M., Sakkal, L., Riedel, B.D., Moses, J., Rouster, A.S., & Duncan, C.L. (2017, March) Parent-child relationship factors and pain coping in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Szabo, M.M., George, A., Ruble, K., Amatya, K., & Ostrander, R. (2017, March). The role of mood in health-related quality of life among childhood cancer survivors. Presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Bartolini, E., Szabo, M., Stewart, D., Ziegfeld, S., Ostrander, R., & Perry-Parrish, C. (2017, April). Social contextual factors associated with parent measures of stress after pediatric burn injury. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Austin, TX.

2016

Huang, E., Shields, A., Szabo, M., & Perry-Parrish, C. (2016, October). Predictors of quality of life impairments among pediatric burn patients. Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, New York, NY.

Huang, E., Shields, A., Szabo, M., & Perry-Parrish, C. (2016, October). Quality of life impairments among school-age youth with burn injuries: Predictors over time. Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, New York, NY.

Huang, E., Szabo, M., Shields, A., & Perry-Parrish, C. (2016, October). Predictors of quality of life impairments among in early childhood (0-3) with burn injuries. Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, New York, NY.

Manegold, E. M., Szabo, M. M., Duncan, C. L., Turner, E. M., Haupt, J. P., Rouster, A. S., & Riedel, B. D. (2016, April). Association of disease severity and gastrointestinal-specific anxiety to health-related quality of life in youth with inflammatory bowel disease. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

O’Connor, M.A., Szabo, M.M., Jones, L., Accardo, J., & Paasch, V. (2016, April). Using interdisciplinary collaboration and actigraphy to assess and treat sleep disturbances in youth with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

2015

Duncan, C.L., Enlow, P. T., Szabo, M.M., Tolchin, E., Kelly, R.W., Castanon, L., & Aballay, A.M. (2015, September). Active leptospermum honey® in the treatment of partial thickness facial burns: A case series. Oral presentation at the 16th European Burns Association Congress, Hannover, Germany; Poster presentation at the 47th Annual American Burn Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2015.

Duncan, C.L., Enlow, P. T., Szabo, M.M., Kelly, R.W., Castanon, L., & Aballay, A.M. (2015, September). Psychological factors associated with pressure garment adherence in pediatric burn patients. Oral presentation at the 16th European Burns Association Congress, Hannover, Germany; Poster presentation at the 47th Annual American Burn Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2015.

Szabo, M.M., Mentrikoski, J.M., Duncan, C.L., Enlow, P.T., Ferris, K., Castanon, L., Kelly, R.W., & Aballay, A.M. (2015, September). Association of family functioning and hope to self-concept in pediatric burn survivors. Oral presentation at the 16th European Burns Association Congress, Hannover, Germany; Poster presentations at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April 2015, and the 47th Annual American Burn Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2015.

Enlow, P. T., Duncan, C.L., Szabo, M.M., Mentrikoski, J.M., & Aballay, A.M. (2015, April). Daily hassles and coping in relation to post-traumatic stress symptoms in pediatric burn survivors. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Manegold, E.M., Szabo, M.M., Corman, L.A., Johnson, R.J., Sawicki, G., Black, P.G., Moffett, K.S., & Duncan, C.L. (2015, April). Factor structure of the Family Responsibility for CF Care. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Awards and Honors

2015, Don Hake Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Career, West Virginia University
2011–2012, HERF Fellowship, West Virginia University
2009, Drexel University Psychology Senior Research Award
2009, Drexel University Senior First Honors Award for Psychology
2009, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
2009, Best Overall Presentation at the 4th Annual Philadelphia Psi Chi Research Day
2009, 3rd Place in Undergraduate Humanities/Social Sciences Division at the Drexel University College of Arts & Sciences Research Day
2008,  Jeanne D. Brugger Award for the Outstanding Junior Psychology Major
2008, Health Psychology Award at the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Psi Chi Research Day
2007–2008, The Howley Family Co-operative Education Plan Award
2007, Drexel University Peer Counselor of the Term

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association (APA) - Affiliate
- Division 53 (Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)
- Division 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology)