Tammi K. Young-Saleme, PhD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Contact Information

Psychology / Neuropsychology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4700
FX: (614) 722-4718

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus

Biography

Dr. Young-Saleme is Director of Psychosocial Services and Program Development in the Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Young-Saleme earned her doctorate in psychology at Texas A&M University in 1997. In her role as Director she provides the vision to carry out an integrated approach to psychosocial services and programs for patients with cancer and other blood disorders and their families. The goal of the psychosocial team and programs is to provide essential services to help children and their families successfully navigate their chronic illness and improve their quality of life. Her clinical responsibilities include direct clinical services, both inpatient and outpatient to children with cancer and their families, primarily via clinical supervision in the Pediatric Psychology program. Her research interests include family adjustment to pediatric cancer, palliative care and end of life issues. Dr. Young-Saleme has been a part of NCH since her internship training year in 1996. She completed a two year fellowship focusing on hematology/oncology/bmt. Following her appointment as a faculty member in the division of pediatric psychology, she served as Director of the APA accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship Training Program and as Clinical Director of Pediatric Psychology for the Section of Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Internship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 08/01/1997

Graduate School

  • Texas A & M University
    Date Completed: 12/01/1997

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 08/01/1999

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Pediatric Psychology & Neuropsychology

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Psychology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/22/2002

Publications

  • Gerharhardt CA, Grollman JA, Baughcum AE, Young-Saleme T, Stefanik R, Klopfenstein KJ. 2009. Longitudinal evaluation of a pediatric palliative care educational workshop for oncology fellows.  Journal of Palliative Medicine. Vol. 12, no. 4. (January): 323-328.
  • Gerhardt CA, Baughcum AE, Young-Saleme T, Vannatta K. 2009. Palliative care, end of life, and bereavement.  Handbook of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 4th edition, no. January.
  • Bennett Murphy LM, Flowers S, McNamara KA, Young-Saleme T. 2008. Fathers of children with cancer: involvement, coping, and adjustment.  J Pediatr Health Care. Vol. 22, no. 3. (May): 182-189.
  • Murphy,Laura,MBennett; Flowers,Stacy; McNamara,Kelly,A; Young-Saleme,Tammi. 2008. Fathers of children with cancer: Involvement, coping, and adjustment.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE. Vol. 22, no. 3. (May): 182-189.
  • Baughcum AE, Gerhardt CA, Young-Saleme T, Stefanik R, Klopfenstein KJ. 2007. Evaluation of a pediatric palliative care educational workshop for oncology fellows.  Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Vol. 49, no. 2. (January): 154-159.
  • Klopfenstein K and Young-Saleme TK. 2002. Your role in the spectrum in adolescent cancer: Diagnosis through treatment to care at life's end.  Contemporary Pediatrics. Vol. 19, no. 8. (January): 105-127.
  • Young-Saleme,T,K; Prevatt,F,F. 2001. Brief report: Psychometric evaluation of the severity of illness scale in a pediatric oncology sample.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 26, no. 1. (January): 55-60.
  • Young-Saleme TK and Prevatt FF. 2001. Psychometric evaluation of the severity of illness scale in a pediatric oncology sample.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 26, no. 1. (January): 55-61.
  • Worchel-Prevatt,F,F; Heffer,R,W; Prevatt,B,C; Miner,J; Young-Saleme,T; Horgan,D; Lopez,M,A; Rae,W,A; Frankel,L. 1998. A school reentry program for chronically ill children.  JOURNAL OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 36, no. 3. (October): 261-279.
  • Worchel-Prevatt FF, Heffer RW, Prevatt BC, Miner J, Young-Saleme T, Horgan D., Lopez MA, Rae WA, & Frankel L. 1998. A school reentry program for chronically ill children.  Journal of School Psychology. Vol. 36, no. 3. (January): 261-279.
  • Heffer RW, Worchel FF, Rae WA, Lopez MA, Young-Saleme T, Orr K, Aikman G, Krause M, & Weir M. 1998. The effects of oral versus written instruction on parent's recall and satisfaction following pediatric appointments.  Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 18, no. 6. (January): 377-382.
  • Heffer,R,W; Worchel-Prevatt,F; Rae,W,A; Lopez,M,A; Young-Saleme,T; Orr,K; Aikman,G; Krause,M; Weir,M. 1997. The effects of oral versus written instructions on parents' recall and satisfaction after pediatric appointments.  JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 18, no. 6. (December): 377-382.
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