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Reem A. Tarazi,


Title: Associate Professor

Practices: Drexel Psychiatry

Specialty: Child Neuropsychology, Neuropsychology, Psychology


St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Section of Hematology
Nelson Pavilion
160 E. Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
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Phone: 215.831.7800
Fax: 215.831.6382


  • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Drexel University
  • BA in Psychology - Dartmouth College
  • BA in Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology - Dartmouth College

Clinical Services

Neuropsychological evaluation of children and adolescents


Reem Tarazi, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist in Philadelphia, Pa. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology.

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children


  • Kennedy Krieger Institute


"Executive function among college students with and without history of childhood maltreatment"
Daly BP, Hildenbrand AK, Turner E, Berkowitz S and Tarazi RA
Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 26(7) (2017)

"The Kennedy Krieger Independence Scales-Sickle Cell Disease Version: A measure of executive components of self-management"
Jones K, Jacobson L and Tarazi R
Rehabilitation Psychology,
62(3), 249-257 (2017)

"Lessons Learned from a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Family-based Intervention to Promote School Functioning for School-age Children with Sickle Cell Disease"
Daniel LC, Li Y, Smith K, Tarazi R, Robinson MR, Patterson CA, Smith-Whitley K, Stuart M and Barakat LP
Journal of Pediatric Psychology (2015)

"Hypoxia and inflammation in children with sickle cell disease: Implications for hippocampal functioning and episodic memory"
*Iampietro M, Giovanetti T and Tarazi R
Neuropsychology Review, 24(2), 252-265 (2014)

"Psychosocial and pharmacological management of pain in pediatric sickle cell disease"
*Hildenbrand AK, Nicholls EG, Daly BP, Marsac ML, Tarazi R and Raybagkar D
Postgraduate Medicine, 126(2), 123-133 (2014)

"Predictors of academic functioning of school age children with sickle cell disease"
*Smith KE, Patterson CA, Szabo MM, Tarazi RA and Barakat LP
Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 6, 5-20 (2013)

"The Kennedy Krieger Independence Scales– Spina Bifida Version: A measure of executive components of self-management"
*Jacobson LA, Tarazi RA, McCurdy MD, Schultz S, Levey E, Mahone EM and Zabel TA
Rehabilitation Psychology, 58(1), 98-105 (2013)

"The role of neuropsychological evaluation in pediatric sickle cell disease"
*Daly B, Kral MC and Tarazi RA
The Clinical Neuropsychologist (2011)

"Age-related changes in executive function among children with spina bifida/hydrocephalus based on parent behavior ratings"
RA Tarazi, TA Zabel and EM Mahone
The Clinical Neuropsychologist 22, 585-602 (2008)

"Self-care independence in children with Neurological disorders: An interactional model of adaptive demands and executive dysfunction"
RA Tarazi, EM Mahone and TA Zabel
Rehabilitation Psychology 52(2), 196-205 (2007)

"Disease-related parenting stress in two sickle cell disease caregiver samples: Preschool and adolescent"
LP Barakat, CA Patterson, RA Tarazi and B Ely
Families, Systems, and Health 25(2), 147-161 (2007)

"Neuropsychological functioning in preschool-age children with sickle cell disease: The role of illness-related and psychosocial factors"
RA Tarazi, ML Grant, E Ely and LP Barakat
Child Neuropsychology, 13, 155-172 (2007)

This clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.