Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral HealthAssistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Jenna Shapiro is a pediatric psychologist with clinical and research interests in enhancing resilience for children with chronic medical conditions and their families. Clinically, she provides therapeutic support and consultation for children, adolescents, and young adults who receive care at The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Lurie Children’s. Her research focuses on evidence-based psychosocial assessment and intervention development for youth with a range of chronic medical conditions.
Clinical Interests: Pediatric psychology, health psychology, hematology/oncology, adjustment and coping with chronic illness, evidence-based interventions for anxiety, mood, trauma, and behavioral concerns
Research Interests: Informing and evaluating evidence-based interventions for supporting resilience in youth with chronic medication conditions and families, psychosocial considerations for adolescents and young adults with chronic illness