Elizabeth Turner, PhD

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Elizabeth Turner, PhD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP. She works with children in a variety of gastroenterology and liver programs at the Hospital.

Areas of Expertise: Celiac disease, Eosinophilic esophagitis, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Locations: Main Hospital

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

Education and Training


Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology - Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (2008)

Additional Training

PhD, Clinical Psychology - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Psychology - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Titles and Academic Titles


Psychosocial Program Manager

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services



Perry-Jenkins M, Turner E. Jobs, marriage, and parenting: Working it out in dual-earner families; 2004. In: Coleman M, Ganong LH, editors. Handbook of contemporary families: Considering the past, contemplating the future. Thousand Oaks, Cal. Sage Publications, Inc.; 2004, p. 155-173.

Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lee M, Leonard N, Lin YY, Franzke L, Turner E, Lightfoot M, Gwadz M. Four-year behavioral outcomes of an intervention for parents living with HIV and their adolescent children, AIDS; 2003. 17(8):1217-25.

Posters and Presentations

Turner E, Perry-Jenkins M, Putcha D (2007, April). Learning How to Fight: Connections Between Conflict Resolution Patterns in Marital and Sibling Relationships. Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.