Nataliya
  
Zelikovsky
Ph.D.
Email: 
zelikovsky@email.chop.edu
Address: 
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market St, 14th fl
215-590-7432
Affiliations
Expertise

pre-transplant psychological evaluations; consultation and intervention to to improve adherence to medical regimens; adjustment to chronic renal disease

development and validation of measurement tools to assess adherence; psychosocial factors and barriers to medical adherence; interventions to improve adherence; treatment outcome research

Appointments
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2009– present)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2003 – 2009)
Education
Fellow, Clinical Psychology, University of Florida Health Science Center (2000)
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Ohio University (1998)
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Ohio University (1995)
B.A., Psychology, SUNY Binghamton (1992)
Selected Publications
Zelikovsky N., Walsh A.. Medical Adherence. Requisite in Pediatrics: Nephrology/Urology. 2004.
Zelikovsky N., Verb R.. Psychological considerations in renal disease.. Requisite in Pediatrics: Nephrology/Urology. 2004.
Walsh A., Zelikovsky N.. Patient-physician communication.. Requisite in Pediatrics: Nephrology/Urology. 2004.
Zelikovsky N., Kazak A.. Risks and protective factors for function with chronic illness.. Pediatrics. Elsevier Press; 2004:877-881.
Salerno, A.E., Green, C., Zelikovsky, N., Gruber, P.J., Lodge, A., Meyers, K.E.C., & Kaplan, B.S.. Creation of a novel hemodialysis bridge graft to extend the life of an adolescent. Pediatric Nephrology. Vol 19. 2004:1297-1299.
Gerson, A., Hwang, W., Fiorenza, J., Barth, K., Kaskel, F., Weiss, L., Zelikovsky, N., Fivus, B., & Furth, S.. Anemia and health-related quality of life in adolescents with chronic kidney disease. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Vol 44. 2004:1017-1023.
Gerson, A.C., Fivush, B.A., Pham, N., Weiss, R., Chandra, M., Zelikovsky, N., Kaskel, F., & Furth, S.L.. A longitudinal analysis of quality of life in adolescents with chronic kidney disease.. Abstract. Paper presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies' Meeting. 2004.
Zelikovsky, N., Walsh, A.P., & Meyers, K.E.C.. Stress and coping among parents awaiting a child's kidney transplant.. Abstract. Society of Pediatric Psychology National Conference on Child Health. Charleston, SC.. 2004.
Zelikovsky, N., Walsh, A.P., & Meyers, K.E.C.. Understanding barriers to adherence among adolescents with renal disease.. Abstract. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology National Conference on Child Health. Charleston, SC. 2004.
Zelikovsky, N., Walsh, A.P., & Meyers, K.E.C.. Correlates of non-adherence for adolescents one year after kidney transplant.. Abstract. Paper presented at the American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA. 2004.