Theresa Becker DO

Theresa Becker, DO

Medical Director, Pediatric Programs Lahey Beverly; Executive Network Director, Division of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 978-922-3000

Medical Services


  • Emergency Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
To schedule an appointment: Call 978-922-3000

Experience and Education


Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,

Philadelphia, PA

Residency, Pediatrics

Tripler Army Medical Center,

Honolulu, HI

Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA



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  1. Merrill AM, Karcher NR, Cicero DC, Becker TM, Docherty AR, Kerns JG. Evidence that communication impairment in schizophrenia is associated with generalized poor task performance. Psychiatry Res. 2017 Mar; 249:172-179.
  2. Cicero DC, Martin EA, Becker TM, Kerns JG. Decreased Self-Concept Clarity in People with Schizophrenia. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2016 Feb; 204(2):142-7.
  3. Becker TM, Prat CS, Stocco A. A network-level analysis of cognitive flexibility reveals a differential influence of the anterior cingulate cortex in bilinguals versus monolinguals. Neuropsychologia. 2016 05; 85:62-73.
  4. Cicero DC, Krieg A, Becker TM, Kerns JG. Evidence for the Discriminant Validity of the Revised Social Anhedonia Scale From Social Anxiety. Assessment. 2016 Oct; 23(5):544-56.
  5. Cicero DC, Martin EA, Becker TM, Kerns JG. Reinforcement learning deficits in people with schizophrenia persist after extended trials. Psychiatry Res. 2014 Dec 30; 220(3):760-4.
  6. Cicero DC, Docherty AR, Becker TM, Martin EA, Kerns JG. Aberrant salience, self-concept clarity, and interview-rated psychotic-like experiences. J Pers Disord. 2015 Feb; 29(1):79-99.
  7. Cicero DC, Martin EA, Becker TM, Docherty AR, Kerns JG. Correspondence between psychometric and clinical high risk for psychosis in an undergraduate population. Psychol Assess. 2014 Sep; 26(3):901-15.
  8. Docherty AR, Cicero DC, Becker TM, Kerns JG. Self-reported ambivalence in schizophrenia and associations with negative mood. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Jan; 202(1):70-3.
  9. Schnell T, Becker T, Thiel MC, Gouzoulis-Mayfrank E. Craving in patients with schizophrenia and cannabis use disorders. Can J Psychiatry. 2013 Nov; 58(11):646-9.
  10. Martin EA, Becker TM, Cicero DC, Kerns JG. Examination of affective and cognitive interference in schizophrenia and relation to symptoms. J Abnorm Psychol. 2013 Aug; 122(3):733-44.
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  12. Cicero DC, Becker TM, Martin EA, Docherty AR, Kerns JG. The role of aberrant salience and self-concept clarity in psychotic-like experiences. Personal Disord. 2013 Jan; 4(1):33-42.
  13. Becker TM, Cicero DC, Cowan N, Kerns JG. Cognitive control components and speech symptoms in people with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Mar 30; 196(1):20-6.
  14. Cowan N, Li D, Moffitt A, Becker TM, Martin EA, Saults JS, Christ SE. A neural region of abstract working memory. J Cogn Neurosci. 2011 Oct; 23(10):2852-63.
  15. Martin EA, Becker TM, Cicero DC, Docherty AR, Kerns JG. Differential associations between schizotypy facets and emotion traits. Psychiatry Res. 2011 May 15; 187(1-2):94-9.
  16. Kerns JG, Becker TM. Communication disturbances, working memory, and emotion in people with elevated disorganized schizotypy. Schizophr Res. 2008 Mar; 100(1-3):172-80.
  17. Becker TM, Kerns JG, Macdonald AW, Carter CS. Prefrontal dysfunction in first-degree relatives of schizophrenia patients during a Stroop task. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2008 Oct; 33(11):2619-25.
  18. Theresa Becker,DO, Anupam Kharbanda, MD, and Richard Bachur, MD. Atypical CLinical Features of Pediatric Appendicitis. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007.
  19. Becker T, Kharbanda A, Bachur R. Atypical clinical features of pediatric appendicitis. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Feb; 14(2):124-9.
  20. MacDonald AW, Becker TM, Carter CS. Functional magnetic resonance imaging study of cognitive control in the healthy relatives of schizophrenia patients. Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Dec 01; 60(11):1241-9.
  21. Snitz BE, MacDonald A, Cohen JD, Cho RY, Becker T, Carter CS. Lateral and medial hypofrontality in first-episode schizophrenia: functional activity in a medication-naive state and effects of short-term atypical antipsychotic treatment. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Dec; 162(12):2322-9.
  22. Theresa Becker, DO. Limp. Gruskin KD (Editor-in-chief; Chaing, V and Mani, S(eds): Signs and symptoms in pediatrics: urgent and emergent care. 2005.
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