EDUCATION

Graduate Degree

Clinical Psychology
  • George Washington University , 2005 , Washington , DC

Internship

  • Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School , Boston , MA

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Trachtenberg FL, Gerstenberger E, Xu Y, Mednick L, Sobota A, Ware H, Thompson AA, Neufeld EJ, Yamashita R. Relationship among chelator adherence, change in chelators, and quality of life in thalassemia. Qual Life Res. 2014 Oct; 23(8):2277-88. View abstract
  2. Pennison MC, Mednick L, Rosoklija I, Grant R, Price D, Huang L, Ziniel S, Borer JG. Health related quality of life in patients with bladder exstrophy: a call for targeted interventions. J Urol. 2014 May; 191(5 Suppl):1553-7. View abstract
  3. Zenlea IS, Milliren CE, Mednick L, Rhodes ET. Depression screening in adolescents in the United States: a national study of ambulatory office-based practice. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Mar-Apr; 14(2):186-91. View abstract
  4. Zenlea IS, Mednick L, Rein J, Quinn M, Wolfsdorf J, Rhodes ET. Routine behavioral and mental health screening in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Pediatr Diabetes. 2014 Aug; 15(5):384-8. View abstract
  5. Pennison MC, Mednick L, Grant R, Price D, Rosoklija I, Huang L, Ziniel S, Borer JG. A survey to assess body and self-image in individuals with bladder exstrophy: a call for psychosocial support. J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4 Suppl):1572-6. View abstract
  6. Trachtenberg FL, Mednick L, Kwiatkowski JL, Neufeld EJ, Haines D, Pakbaz Z, Thompson AA, Quinn CT, Grady R, Sobota A, Olivieri N, Horne R, Yamashita R. Beliefs about chelation among thalassemia patients. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2012 Dec 07; 10:148. View abstract
  7. Trachtenberg F, Vichinsky E, Haines D, Pakbaz Z, Mednick L, Sobota A, Kwiatkowski J, Thompson AA, Porter J, Coates T, Giardina PJ, Olivieri N, Yamashita R, Neufeld EJ. Iron chelation adherence to deferoxamine and deferasirox in thalassemia. Am J Hematol. 2011 May; 86(5):433-6. View abstract
  8. Mednick LM, Braunstein J, Neufeld E. Oral chelation: should it be used with young children? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Oct; 55(4):603-5. View abstract
  9. Mednick L, Yu S, Trachtenberg F, Xu Y, Kleinert DA, Giardina PJ, Kwiatkowski JL, Foote D, Thayalasuthan V, Porter JB, Thompson AA, Schilling L, Quinn CT, Neufeld EJ, Yamashita R. Symptoms of depression and anxiety in patients with thalassemia: prevalence and correlates in the thalassemia longitudinal cohort. Am J Hematol. 2010 Oct; 85(10):802-5. View abstract
  10. Mitchell SJ, Hilliard ME, Mednick L, Henderson C, Cogen FR, Streisand R. Stress among fathers of young children with type 1 diabetes. Fam Syst Health. 2009 Dec; 27(4):314-324. View abstract
  11. Mednick, L., Gargollo, P., Oliva, M., Gant, R. & Borer, J. . Stress and coping in parents of young children diagnosed with bladder exstrophy. Journal of Urology. 2009. View abstract
  12. Mednick L, Gargollo P, Oliva M, Grant R, Borer J. Stress and coping of parents of young children diagnosed with bladder exstrophy. J Urol. 2009 Mar; 181(3):1312-6; discussion 1317. View abstract
  13. Streisand R, Mackey ER, Elliot BM, Mednick L, Slaughter IM, Turek J, Austin A. Parental anxiety and depression associated with caring for a child newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes: opportunities for education and counseling. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Nov; 73(2):333-8. View abstract
  14. Tunick R, Mednick L. Commentary: Electronic communication in the pediatric setting--dilemmas associated with patient blogs. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Jun; 34(5):585-7. View abstract
  15. Mednick, L., Oliva, M., Gargollo, P., Grant, R., & Borer, J. . The Challenges of Parenting Young Children Diagnosed with Bladder Exstrophy. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Child Health Conference. 2008. View abstract
  16. Hilliard, M., Mednick, L., Cogen, F.R., & Streisand, R. . Parenting a young child with type 1 diabetes: Behavioral concerns. Poster presented at the 67th annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association . 2007. View abstract
  17. Streisand, R., Hilliard, M., Mednick, L., Henderson, C., & Cogen, F. . Quality of Life in Mothers of Preschoolers with Diabetes: Examining Opportunities for Stress Management and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Society of Behavioral Medicine. 2007. View abstract
  18. Streisand, R., Hilliard, M., Mednick, L., Peterson, L., & Cogen, F.R. . Management of young children with T1 and ADA age specific guidelines: How do they compare? . Poster presented at the 67th annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association. 2007. View abstract
  19. Mednick, L., Cogen, F., Henderson, C., Rohrbeck, C., Kitessa, D., & Streisand, R. Hope More, Worry Less: Hope as a Potential Resilience Factor in Mothers of Very Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes. Children’s Health Care. 2007; 36(4):385-396. View abstract
  20. Streisand, R., Hilliard, M., Mednick, L., & Cogen, F. Preliminary results of an RCT to prevent nonadherence among preadolescents with T1 diabetes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association . 2006. View abstract
  21. Brancu, M., Hansen, J., Mednick, L., Cogen, F., & Streisand, R. Division of Family Responsibilities in Managing Preadolescents’ Type 1 Diabetes. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Child Health Conference. 2006. View abstract
  22. Mednick, L., Peterson, L., Kittesa, D., Cogen, F., Henderson, C., & Streisand, R. A day in the life of a parent of a very young child with type 1 diabetes. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Child Health Conference. 2006. View abstract
  23. Streisand, R., Brancu, M., Mednick, L., Henderson, C., & Cogen, F. Children transitioning to the insulin pump: Impact on parenting stress. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Conference. 2005. View abstract
  24. Mednick, L., Cogen, F., Henderson, C., Kittesa, D., & Streisand, R. . Stress and anxiety in parents of very young children with type 1 diabetes: Hope as a resilience factor . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Conference. 2005. View abstract
  25. Mednick, L. Stress, Hope, and Anxiety in Parents of Very Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes. 2005. View abstract
  26. Mednick, L. & Streisand, R. Parenting Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes. Contemporary Parenting Issues, Nova Science Publishers. 2005. View abstract
  27. Streisand, R., & Mednick, L. Development of the Diabetes Education, Counseling, Information Delivery, and Evaluation (DECIDE) program: A Health promotion intervention for preadolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 2005; 13(2):189-199. View abstract
  28. Mednick, L., Cogen, F., Henderson, C., Stubbs, L., & Streisand, R. Parental daily management of very young children's type 1 diabetes. . Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Child Health Conference. 2004. View abstract
  29. Mednick, L., Cogen, F.R., & Streisand, R. Satisfaction and quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes and their parents following transition to insulin pump therapy. Children’s Health Care. 2004; 33(3):169-183. View abstract
  30. Mednick, L., Streisand, R., & Cogen, F. “The pump is great!”; Satisfaction and quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes using the insulin pump. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association Conference. 2003. View abstract
  31. Mednick, L. Satisfaction and Quality of Life in Children with Type 1 Diabetes and Their Parents Following Transition to Insulin Pump Therapy . 2003. View abstract
  32. Streisand, R., Mednick, L., Nadeem, S., Barnet, P., Milaszewski, K., Turek, J., & Austin. A. (April, June, 2001). . Pediatric-specific psychological functioning among parents of children newly diagnosed with diabetes . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association. 2001. View abstract
  33. Mednick, L., Streisand, R., & Cogen, F. Transition to the insulin pump: What leads to success?. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Child Health Conference. 2001. View abstract