Cynthia A. Gerhardt, PhD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Psychology / Neuropsychology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
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The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Center for Biobehavioral Health
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Biography

Cynthia A. Gerhardt, PhD, is a psychologist in the Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a principal investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her primary focus is research on child and family adjustment to cancer and bereavement.

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Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Dr. Gerhardt's research focuses on risk and resilience factors associated with family adjustment to bereavement and childhood chronic illnesses, such as cancer. In addition, she is currently involved in research that examines the impact of palliative care education, family communication, and health promotion interventions on the care and quality of life of families affected by childhood cancer.
  • Parent-Child Communication about Cancer R01 CA 118332 (Compas, PI) Funding period: 04/01/07 – 03/31/12 Funding agency: NIH/NCI Role: Site PI Collaborating Investigators: Bruce E. Compas, Ph.D; MaryJo Gilmer, PhD.; Tammi Young-Saleme, Ph.D.; Kathryn Vannatta, Ph.D.
  • Symptom Clusters and Quality of Life among Families in Pediatric Palliative Care The goal of this pilot study is to document the feasibility of conducting prospective research in pediatric palliative care, as well as documenting symptom overlap and quality of life for 40 children in palliative care and 40 matched controls. Funding period: 7/1/10 – 5/30/12 Funding agency: NPCRC Collaborating Investigator(s): Janine Winters, M.D.
  • Social Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury R01 HD048946 (Yeates, PI) Funding period: 04/01/06-03/31/11 Funding agency: NIH/NICHD Role: CI Collaborating Investigators: Keith Yeates, Ph.D. ABPP/CN, Kathryn Vannatta, Ph.D., H. Gerry Taylor, Ph.D. ABPP/CN, Maureen Dennis, Erin Bigler.
  • Sibling and Parent Bereavement from Childhood Cancer The goal of this multi-site project is to evaluate the psychosocial functioning of siblings and parents following the death of a child from cancer. Project: R01-CA098217-01 (Cynthia Gerhardt, Ph.D.) Funding period:8/01/05-07/31/10 Funding agency:NCI Collaborating Investigator(s): Kathryn Vannatta, Ph.D.; Maru Barrera, Ph.D.; MaryJo Gilmer, Ph.D.; Bruce E. Compas, Ph.D.; Diane L. Fairclough, DrPH

Research Funding*:

  • Sibling and Parent Bereavement from Childhood Cancer, National Cancer Institute, $443,420
  • Parent-Child Communication about Cancer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/National Institutes of Health, $178,566
  • Symptom Clusters and Quality of Life among Families in Pediatric Palliative Care, National Palliative Care Research Center, $140,000

Education and Training

Graduate School

  • University of Vermont
    Date Completed: 05/09/1997

Internship

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1997

Fellowship

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Pediatric Psychology & Neuropsychology

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Psychology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/12/2003

Professional Experience

2009–present

  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

2009–present

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Depatrment of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine

2003–present

  • Clinical Supervisor, Nationwide Children's Hospital & The Ohio State University, Pediatric Psychology Internship & Post-doctoral Fellowship Program

2005–2009

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, The Ohio State University, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

2003–2009

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health

2002–2003

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

1999–2002

  • Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medicial Center, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Publications

  • Butz, C., Lemanek, K., & Gerhardt, C. A. 2014. Clinical interventions in youth with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. In Clinical Practice of Pediatric Psychology: Cases and Service Delivery. Edited by . C. Roberts, B. S. Aylward, & Y. P. Wu. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Foster, T.L., Miller, K., Corbisiero, A., hancock, K., Barrera, M., Compas, B.E., Davies, B., Dietrich, M.S., Fairclough, D.L., Gilmer, M.J., Hogan, N.S., Vannatta, K. & Gerhardt, C.A. 2014. Factors affecting recruitment and participation of bereaved parents and siblings in grief research.  Progress in Palliative Care. Vol. 25, no. January: 75-79.
  • Yeates, K.O., Bigler, E.D., Abildskov, T., Dennis, M. Gerhardt, C.A., Vannatta, K., Rubin, K.H., Stancin, T., & Taylor, H.G. 2014. Social competence in pediatric traumatic brain injury: From brain to behavior.  Clinical Psychological Science. Vol. 2, no. January: 97-107.
  • Gerhardt, C.A. 2014. Surviving trauma and finding meaning in life [Review of the book In the body of the world, by E. Ensler].  PsyCRITIQUES. Vol. 59, no. (6).doi:. (January): ehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0035590.
  • Foster, T.L., Miller, K., Corbisiero, A., Hancock, K., Barrera, M., Compas, B.E., Davies, B., Dietrich, M.S., Fairclough, D.L., Gilmer, M.J., Hogan, N.S., Vannatta, K., & Gerhardt, C.A. 2014. Factors affecting recruitment and participation of bereaved parents and siblings in grief research.  Progress in Palliative Care. Vol. 22, no. January: 75-79.
  • Long, K.A., Keeley, L., Reiter-Purtil, J., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C.A. & Noll, R.B. 2014. Child-rearing in the context of childhood cancer: Perspectives of parents and professionals.  Pediatric Blood & Cancer. Vol. 61, no. January: 326-32.
  • Wiener, L. & Gerhardt, C. A. 2014. ). Family bereavement care after the death of a child. In Bereavement Care for Families. Edited by D. W. Kissane. New York: Routledge.
  • Yeates, K.O., Bigler, E.D., Abildskov, T., Dennis, M., Gerhardt, C.A., Vannatta, K., Rubin, K.H., Stancin, T. & Taylor H.G. 2014. Social competence in pediatric traumatic brain injury: From brain to behavior.  Clinical Psychological Science. Vol. 9, no. January: 97-107.
  • Dennis,Maureen; Simic,Nevena; Bigler,Erin,D; Abildskov,Tracy; Agostino,Alba; Taylor,H,Gerry; Rubin,Kenneth; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Stancin,Terry; Yeates,Keith,Owen. 2013. Cognitive, affective, and conative theory of mind (ToM) in children with traumatic brain injury.  DEVELOPMENTAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. Vol. 5, no. July: 25-39.
  • Steele,Amii,C; Kaal,Julia; Thompson,Amanda,L; Barrera,Maru; Compas,Bruce,E; Davies,Betty; Fairclough,Diane,L; Foster,Terrah,L; Gilmer,Mary,Jo; Hogan,Nancy; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A. 2013. Bereaved Parents and Siblings Offer Advice to Health Care Providers and Researchers.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY. Vol. 35, no. 4. (May): 253-259.
  • Corbisiero, A., Kaal, J., Thompson, A. L., Barrera, M., Compas, B. E., Davies, B., Fairclough, D. L., Foster, T. L, Gilmer, M. J., Hogan, N., Vannatta, K., & Gerhardt, C. A. 2013. Bereaved parents and siblings offer advice to healthcare providers and researchers after a child’s death from cancer.  Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Vol. 35, no. May: 253-259.
  • Dennis,Maureen; Simic,Nevena; Agostino,Alba; Taylor,H,Gerry; Bigler,Erin,D; Rubin,Kenneth; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Stancin,Terry; Yeates,Keith,Owen. 2013. Irony and Empathy in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury.  JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Vol. 19, no. 3. (March): 338-348.
  • Bigler,Erin,D; Yeates,Keith,Owen; Dennis,Maureen; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Rubin,Kenneth,H; Stancin,Terry; Gerry Taylor,H; Vannatta,Kathryn. 2013. Neuroimaging and social behavior in children after traumatic brain injury: findings from the Social Outcomes of Brain Injury in Kids (SOBIK) study.  NeuroRehabilitation. Vol. 32, no. 4. (January): 707-720.
  • Rodriguez, E.M., Dunn, M.J., Zuckerman, T., Hughart, L., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C., Saylor, M., Schuele, C.M. & Compas, B.E. 2013. Mother-child communication and maternal distress in families of children with cancer: Integrating macro-and micro- levels of analysis.  Jouranl of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 38, no. January: 732-43.
  • Bigler,Erin,D; Yeates,Keith,Owen; Dennis,Maureen; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Rubin,Kenneth,H; Stancin,Terry; Taylor,H,Gerry; Vannatta,Kathryn. 2013. Neuroimaging and social behavior in children after traumatic brain injury: Findings from the Social Outcomes of Brain Injury in Kids (SOBIK) study.  NEUROREHABILITATION. Vol. 32, no. 4. (January): 707-720.
  • Yeates, K. O., Gerhardt, C. A., Bigler, E. D., Dennis, M., Rubin, K. H., Stancin, T., Taylor, H. G., & Vannatta, K. 2013. Peer relationships of children with traumatic brain injury.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Vol. 19, no. January: 1-10.
  • Dennis,Maureen; Agostino,Alba; Taylor,H,Gerry; Bigler,Erin,D; Rubin,Kenneth; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Stancin,Terry; Yeates,Keith,Owen. 2013. Emotional Expression and Socially Modulated Emotive Communication in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury.  JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Vol. 19, no. 1. (January): 34-43.
  • Rosenberg, A., Yeates, K.O., Dennis, M., Gerhardt, C.A., Feudtner, C., Wolfe, J. 2013. Psychological distress in partents of children with advanced cancer.  JAMA Pediatrics. Vol. 167, no. January: 537-543.
  • Miller,Kimberly,S; Vannatta,Kathryn; Vasey,Michael; Yeager,Nicholas; Compas,Bruce,E; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A. 2012. Health literacy variables related to parents' understanding of their child's cancer prognosis.  PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER. Vol. 59, no. 5. (November): 914-918.
  • Gilmer,Mary,Jo; Foster,Terrah,L; Vannatta,Kathryn; Barrera,Maru; Davies,Betty; Dietrich,Mary,S; Fairclough,Diane,L; Grollman,Jamie; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A. 2012. Changes in Parents After the Death of a Child From Cancer.  JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT. Vol. 44, no. 4. (October): 572-582.
  • Dennis,Maureen; Simic,Nevena; Taylor,H,Gerry; Bigler,Erin,D; Rubin,Kenneth; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Stancin,Terry; Roncadin,Caroline; Yeates,Keith,Owen. 2012. Theory of Mind in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury.  JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Vol. 18, no. 5. (September): 908-916.
  • Foster,Terrah,L; Gilmer,Mary,Jo; Vannatta,Kathryn; Barrera,Maru; Davies,Betty; Dietrich,Mary,S; Fairclough,Diane,L; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A. 2012. Changes in Siblings After the Death of a Child From Cancer.  CANCER NURSING. Vol. 35, no. 5. (September): 347-354.
  • Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Fairclough,Diane,L; Grossenbacher,Julie,C; Barrera,Maru; Gilmer,Mary,Jo; Foster,Terrah,L; Compas,Bruce,E; Davies,Betty; Hogan,Nancy,S; Vannatta,Kathryn. 2012. Peer Relationships of Bereaved Siblings and Comparison Classmates After a Child's Death from Cancer.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 37, no. 2. (March): 209-219.
  • Dunn,Madeleine,J; Rodriguez,Erin,M; Barnwell,Anna,S; Grossenbacher,Julie,C; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Compas,Bruce,E. 2012. Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Parents of Children With Cancer Within Six Months of Diagnosis.  HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 31, no. 2. (March): 176-185.
  • Rodriguez,Erin,M; Dunn,Madeleine,J; Zuckerman,Teddi; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Compas,Bruce,E. 2012. Cancer-Related Sources of Stress for Children With Cancer and Their Parents.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 37, no. 2. (March): 185-197.
  • Yeates KO, Bigler ED, Dennis M, Gerhardt CA, Rubin KH, Stancin T, Taylor HG, Vannatta K. 2012. Theoretical approaches to understanding social function in childhood brain insults: Toward the integration of social neuroscience and developmental psychology. In Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult Theory and Practice. Edited by Anderson V & Beauchamp MH. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Foster, T. L., Gilmer, M. J., Davies, B., Dietrich, M., Barrera, M., Fairclough, D. L., Vannatta, K., & Gerhardt, C. A. 2011. Comparison of continuing bonds reported by parents and siblings after the death of a child from cancer.  Death Studies. Vol. 35, no. January: 420-440.
  • Dunn MJ, Rodriguez EM, Miller KS, Gerhardt CA, Vannatta K, Saylor MM, Schuele CM, Compas BE. 2011. Observation of mother-child communication in pediatric cancer: Assessment of verbal and non-verbal behavior and emotion.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 36, no. January: 565-575.
  • Gerhardt CA, McGoron K, Thompson AL, Vannatta K, McNamara KA, Taylor J, Passo M, Noll RB. 2011. Social outcomes among emerging adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.  Children's Health Care. Vol. 40, no. January: 70-84.
  • Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; McGoron,Katie,D; Thompson,Amanda,L; Vannatta,Kathryn; McNamara,Kelly,A; Taylor,Janalee; Passo,Murray,H; Noll,Robert,B. 2011. Social Outcomes Among Emerging Adults With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.  CHILDRENS HEALTH CARE. Vol. 40, no. 1. (January): 70-84.
  • Thompson,Amanda,L; Miller,Kimberly,S; Barrera,Maru; Davies,Betty; Foster,Terrah,L; Gilmer,Mary,Jo; Hogan,Nancy; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A. 2011. A qualitative study of advice from bereaved parents and siblings.  Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care. Vol. 7, no. 2-3. (January): 153-172.
  • Thompson AL, Miller KS, Barrera M, Davies B, Fairclough DL, Foster TL, Gilmer M, Hogan N, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA. 2011. A qualitative study of advice from bereaved parents and siblings.  Journal of Social Work in End-of-life and Palliative Care.
  • Foster TL, Gilmer MJ, Davies B, Dietrich M, Barrera M, Fairclough DL, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA. 2011. Comparison of continuing bonds reported by parents and sibllings after the death of a child from cancer.  Death Studies.
  • Noll RB, Kiska R, Reiter-Purtill J, Gerhardt CA, Vannatta K. 2010. A controlled longitudinal study of the social functioning of children with sickle cell disease.  Pediatrics. Vol. 125, no. January: e1453-e1459.
  • Sterry, T. W., Reiter-Purtill, J., Gartstein, M.A., Gerhardt, C. A., Vannatta, K., & Noll, R. B. 2010. Temperament and peer acceptance: The role of social behavior.  Merrill Palmer Quartly. Vol. 56, no. January: 189-219.
  • Rutherford CG, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA, Noll RB. 2010. Social self-perception accuracy: Variations as a function of child age and gender.  Self and Identity. Vol. 9, no. January: 209-223.
  • Vannatta K, Ramsey RR, Noll RB, & Gerhardt CA. 2010. Associations of child adjustment with parent and family functioning: Comparison of families of women with and without breast cancer.  Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 31, no. 1. (January): 9-16.
  • Fitzgerald-Butt SM, Byrne L, Gerhardt CA, Vannatta K, Hoffman TM, & McBride KL. 2010. Parental knowledge and attitudes towards hypertropic cardiomyopathy genetic testing.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 31, no. 2. (January): 195-202.
  • Thompson,Amanda,L; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Miller,Kimberly,S; Vannatta,Kathryn; Noll,Robert,B. 2009. Survivors of Childhood Cancer and Comparison Peers: The Influence of Peer Factors on Later Externalizing Behavior in Emerging Adulthood.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 34, no. 10. (November): 1119-1128.
  • Miller,Kimberly,S; Vannatta,Kathryn; Compas,Bruce,E; Vasey,Michael; McGoron,Katie,D; Salley,Christina,G; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A. 2009. The Role of Coping and Temperament in the Adjustment of Children with Cancer.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 34, no. 10. (November): 1135-1143.
  • Robinson,Kristen,E; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Vannatta,Kathryn; Noll,Robert,B. 2009. Survivors of Childhood Cancer and Comparison Peers: The Influence of Early Family Factors on Distress in Emerging Adulthood.  JOURNAL OF FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 23, no. 1. (February): 23-31.
  • Thompson, A. L., Gerhardt, C. A., Miller, K. S., Vannatta, K., & Noll, R. B. 2009. Survivors of childhood cancer and comparison peers: The influence of early peer factors on externalizing behavior in emerging adulthood.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 10, no. 34. (January): 1119-1128.
  • Foster TL, Gilmer MJ, Davies B, Barrera M, Fairclough DL, Vannatta K, & Gerhardt CA. 2009. Bereaved parents' and siblings' reports of legacies created by children with cancer.  Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. Vol. 26, no. 6. (January): 369-376.
  • Miller, K. S., Vannatta, K., Compas, B. E., Vasey, M., McGoron, K., Salley, C. G., & Gerhardt, C. A. 2009. The role of coping and temperament in the adjustment of children with cancer.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
  • Robinson, K. E., Gerhardt, C. A., Vannatta, K., & Noll, R. B. 2009. Survivors of childhood cancer: The influence of early family factors on distress in emerging adulthood.  Journal of Family Psychology.
  • Gerhardt CA, Baughcum AE, Young-Saleme T, & Vannatta K. 2009. Palliative care, end of life, and bereavement. In Handbook of Pediatric Psychology (4th ed., pp. 216-226). 4th ed. Edited by M. C. Roberts & R. Steele. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Vannatta K, Rutherford CG, & Gerhardt CA. 2009. Pediatric oncology: Progress and future challenges. In Handbook of Pediatric Psychology (4th ed., pp. 319-333). 4th ed. Edited by M. C. Roberts & R. Steele. New york: Guilford Press.
  • Gerhardt, C. A., Grollman, J. A., Baughcum, A. E., Young-Saleme, T., Stefanik, R., & Klopfenstein, K. J. 2009. Longitudinal evaluation of a pediatric palliative care educational workshop for oncology fellows.  Journal of Palliative Medicine. Vol. 12, no. January: 323-328.
  • Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; McGoron,Katie,D; Vannatta,Kathryn; McNamara,Kelly,A; Taylor,Janalee; Passo,Murray; Noll,Robert,B. 2008. Educational and Occupational Outcomes Among Young Adults With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.  ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATISM-ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH. Vol. 59, no. 10. (October): 1385-1391.
  • Gerhardt CA, McGoron KD, Vannatta K, McNamara KA, Taylor J, Passo M, Noll RB. 2008. Educational and occupational outcomes among young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.  Arthritis Rheum. Vol. 59, no. 10. (October): 1385-1391.
  • Vannatta K, Getzoff EA, Gilman DK, Noll RB, Gerhardt CA, Powers SW, Hershey AD. 2008. Friendships and social interactions of school-aged children with migraine.  Cephalalgia. Vol. 28, no. 7. (July): 734-743.
  • Vannatta K, Getzoff EA, Powers SW, Noll RB, Gerhardt CA, Hershey AD. 2008. Multiple perspectives on the psychological functioning of children with andwithout migraine.  Headache. Vol. 48, no. 7. (July): 994-1004.
  • Reiter-Purtill J, Schorry EK, Lovell AM, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA, Noll RB. 2008. Parental distress, family functioning, and social support in families with and without a child with neurofibromatosis 1.  J Pediatr Psychol. Vol. 33, no. 4. (May): 422-434.
  • Vannatta K, Grollman JA, Noll RB, Gerhardt CA. 2008. Impact of maternal breast cancer on the peer interactions of children at school.  Psychooncology. Vol. 17, no. 3. (March): 252-259.
  • Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Dixon,Meredith; Miller,Kimberly; Vannatta,Kathyrn; Valerius,Kristin,S; Correll,Judy; Noll,Robert,B. 2007. Educational and occupational outcomes among survivors of childhood cancer during the transition to emerging adulthood.  JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 28, no. 6. (December): 448-455.
  • Yeates KO, Bigler ED, Dennis M, Gerhardt CA, Rubin KH, Stancin T, Taylor HG, Vannatta K. 2007. Social outcomes in childhood brain disorder: a heuristic integration of social neuroscience and developmental psychology.  Psychological Bulletin. Vol. 133, no. 3. (January): 535-556.
  • 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.
  • Gerhardt CA, Gutzwiller J, Huiet KA, Vannatta K, Fischer S, & Noll RB. 2007. Parental adjustment to childhood cancer: A replication study.  Journal of Families, Systems, and Health. Vol. 25, no. January: 263-275.
  • Noll RB, Reiter-Purtill J, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA, Short A. 2007. Peer relationships and emotional well-being of children with sickle cell disease: a controlled replication.  Child Neuropsychology. Vol. 13, no. 2. (January): 173-187.
  • Gerhardt CA, Yopp JM, Leininger L, Valerius KS, Correll J, Vannatta K, Noll RB. 2007. Brief report: post-traumatic stress during emerging adulthood in survivors of pediatric cancer.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 32, no. 8. (January): 1018-1023.
  • Reiter-Purtill J, Schorry EK, Lovell AM, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA, Noll RB. 2007. Parental Distress, Family Functioning, and Social Support in Families with and without a Child with Neurofibromatosis 1.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
  • Noll RB, Reiter-Purtill J, Moore BD, Schorry EK, Lovell AM, Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA. 2007. Social, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children with NF1.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. Vol. 143, no. 19. (January): 2261-2273.
  • Gerhardt CA, Dixon M, Miller K, Vannatta K, Valerius KS, Correll J, & Noll RB. 2007. Educational and occupational outcomes in emerging adulthood among survivors of childhood cancer.  Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 28, no. January: 448-455.
  • Robinson KE, Gerhardt CA, Vannatta K, Noll RB. 2007. Parent and family factors associated with child adjustment to pediatric cancer.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. 32, no. 4. (January): 400-410.
  • Vannatta K, Grollman JA, Noll RB, Gerhardt CA. 2007. Impact of maternal breast cancer on the peer interactions of children at school.  Psycho-Oncology.
  • Gerhardt CA, Vannatta K, Valerius KS, Correll J, Noll RB. 2007. Social and romantic outcomes in emerging adulthood among survivors of childhood cancer.  Journal of Adolescent Health. Vol. 40, no. 5. (January): 462e9-462e15.
  • Baughcum AE, Gerhardt CA, Young-Saleme T, Stefanik RJ, & Klopfenstein K. 2007. Evaluation of a pediatric palliative care education for oncology fellows.  Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Vol. 49, no. January: 154-159.
  • Vannatta K, Gerhardt CA, Wells RJ, Noll RB. 2007. Intensity of CNS treatment for pediatric cancer: prediction of social outcomes in survivors.  Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Vol. 49, no. 5. (January): 716-722.
  • Reiter-Purtill,Jennifer; Schorry,Elizabeth,K; Lovell,Anne,M; Vannatta,Kathryn; Gerhardt,Cynthia,A; Noll,Robert,B. 2006. Parental distress, family functioning, and social support in families with and without a child with neurofibromatosis.  JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 27, no. 5. (October): 437-437.
  • Gerhardt, C. A., Baughcum, A. E., Johnston, A., Vannatta, K., Davies, W. H., Mackner, L. M., & Noll, R. B. 2006. ). Parent perceptions of nutritional issues during their child’s treatment for cancer.  Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Vol. 28, no. January: 454-460.
  • Trzepacz, A. M., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C. A., Ramey, C., & Noll, R. B. 2004. Emotional, social, and behavioral functioning of children with sickle cell diseases and comparison peers.  Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Vol. 26, no. January: 642-648.
  • Gerhardt,C,A; Rosenthal,S,L. 2003. Risk-taking behavior, subintentioned death and suicide - Authors' response.  JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 24, no. 6. (December): 456-458.
  • Gerhardt CA, Walders N, Rosenthal SL, & Drotar D. 2003. Children and families coping with pediatric chronic illnesses. In Investing in Children, Youth, Families, and Communities: Strengths-based Research and Policy. Edited by Maton K, Schellenbach C, Leadbeater B, & Solarz A. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Reiter-Purtill,J; Vannatta,K; Gerhardt,C,A; Correll,J; Noll,R,B. 2003. A controlled longitudinal study of the social functioning of children who completed treatment of cancer.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY. Vol. 25, no. 6. (June): 467-473.
  • Gerhardt,C,A; Vannatta,K; McKellop,J,M; Taylor,J; Passo,M; Reiter-Purtill,J; Zeller,M; Noll,R,B. 2003. Brief report: Child-rearing practices of caregivers with and without a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: Perspectives of caregivers and professionals.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 4. (June): 275-279.
  • Vannatta K & Gerhardt CA. 2003. Pediatric oncology: Psychosocial outcomes for children and families. In Handbook of Pediatric Psychology. 3rd ed. Edited by MC Roberts. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Vannatta, K. & Gerhardt, C. A. 2003. Pediatric oncology: Psychosocial outcomes for children and families. In Handbook of Pediatric Psychology (3rd ed., pp. 342-357).. Edited by M. C. Roberts. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Noll, R. B., Gerhardt, C. A., & Vannatta, K. 2003. Neurocognitive functioning after cancer: Is that all there is to quality of life?.  Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Vol. 25, no. January: 5-7.
  • Gerhardt, C. A. & Rosenthal, S. L. 2003. Differentiating typical risk behavior and suicide risk among adolescents.  Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 24, no. January: 456-458.
  • Reiter-Purtill,J; Gerhardt,C,A; Vannatta,K; Passo,M,H; Noll,R,B. 2003. A controlled longitudinal study of the social functioning of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 1. (January): 17-28.
  • Gerhardt,C,A; Vannatta,K; McKellop,J,M; Zeller,M; Taylor,J; Passo,M; Noll,R,B. 2003. Comparing parental distress, family functioning, and the role of social support for caregivers with and without a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 1. (January): 5-15.
  • Noll,R,B; Kozlowski,K; Gerhardt,C; Vannatta,K; Taylor,J; Passo,M. 2000. Social, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.  ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM. Vol. 43, no. 6. (June): 1387-1396.
  • Gerhardt, C. A., Pong, K., Kollar, L. M., Hillard, P., & Rosenthal, S. L. 2000. Adolescents' knowledge of human papillomavirus and cervical dysplasia.  Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Vol. 13, no. January: 15-20.
  • Epping-Jordan,J,E; Compas,B,E; Osewiecki,D,M; Oppedisano,G; Gerhardt,C; Primo,K; Krag,D,N. 1999. Psychological adjustment in breast cancer: Processes of emotional distress.  HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 18, no. 4. (July): 315-326.
  • Gerhardt,C,A; Compas,B,E; CONNOR,J,K; Achenbach,T,M. 1999. Association of a mixed anxiety-depression syndrome and symptoms of major depressive disorder during adolescence.  JOURNAL OF YOUTH AND ADOLESCENCE. Vol. 28, no. 3. (June): 305-323.
  • Compas,B,E; Oppedisano,G; Conner,J,K; Gerhardt,C,A; Hinden,B,R; Achenbach,T,M; Hammen,C. 1997. Gender differences in depressive symptoms in adolescence: Comparison of national samples of clinically referred and nonreferred youths.  JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 65, no. 4. (August): 617-626.
  • Compas,B,E; Hinden,B,R; Gerhardt,C,A. 1995. ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT - PATHWAYS AND PROCESSES OF RISK AND RESILIENCE.  ANNUAL REVIEW OF PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 46, no. January: 265-293.
  • Heverly-Fitt, S., Wimsatt, M.A., Menzer M.M., Rubin K.H., Dennis, M., Taylor, H.G., Stancin, t., Gerhardt, C.A., Vannatta, K., Bigler, E.D., Yeates, K.O. Friendship quality and psychosocial outcomes among children with traumatic brain injury.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.
  • Rosenberg, A., Dussel, V., Kang, T., Geyer, R. R., Gerhardt, C. A., Feudtner, C., Wolfe, J. Distress in parents of children with advanced cancer enrolled in the PediQUEST Study.  JAMA Pediatrics.
  • Long, K. A., Keeley, L., Reiter-Purtill, J., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C. A., & Noll, R. B. Child-rearing in the context of childhood cancer: Perspectives of parents and professionals.  Pediatric Blood & Cancer.
  • Bigler, E. D., Abildskov, T., Petrie, J., Dennis, M., Simic, N., Taylor, H. G., Rubin, K., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C. A., Stancin, T., & Yeates, K. O. Heterogeneity of brain lesions in pediatric traumatic brain injury.  Neuropsychology.
  • Rodriguez, E. M., Dunn, M. J., Zuckerman, T., Hughart, L., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C. A., Saylor, M., Schuele, C. M., & Compas, B. E. Mother-child communication and maternal distress in families of children with cancer: Integrating macro- and micro- levels of analysis.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
  • Ach, E. A., Gerhardt, C. A., Barrera, M., Kupst, M. J., Meyer, E. A., Patenaude, A. F., & Vannatta, K. Family factors associated with academic achievement in pediatric brain tumor survivors.  Psycho-Oncology.
  • Compas, B.E., Desjardins, L., Vannatta, K., Young-Saleme, T., Rodriguez, E.M., Dunn, M.J., Bemis, H., Snyder, S., & Gerhardt, C.A. Children and adolescents coping with cancer: Self-and parent-reports of coping and anxiety/depression.  Health Psychology.
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