Center for Injury Research and Prevention Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market Street - Suite 1150
Affinity Groups:
Health and Behavior
Centers of Emphasis:
Injury Research and Prevention
Research Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2012– present)
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Virginia (1995)
MSEd, Clinical Psychology, University of Virginia (1992)
MS, Counseling, Johns Hopkins University (1981)
BA, Psychology, Johns Hopkins University (1979)
Selected Publications
Kassam-Adams, N, Palmieri, P, Rork, K, Delahanty, D, Kenardy, J, Kohser, K, Landolt, M, Le Brocque, R, Marsac, M, Meiser-Stedman, R, Nixon, R, Bui, E, McGrath, C. Acute stress symptoms in children: Results from an international data archive. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol 51. 2012 August:812-20.
Kassam-Adams, N., Felipe Garcia-Espana, J., Marsac, M. L., Kohser, K., Baxt, C., Nance, M., Winston, F. K.. A pilot randomized controlled trial assessing secondary prevention of traumatic stress integrated into pediatric trauma care. Journal of Traumatic Stress. Vol 24(3) . 2011:252-9.
Marsac, M. L., Kassam-Adams, N., Hildenbrand, A. K., Kohser, K., Winston, F. K.. After the injury: Initial evaluation of a web-based intervention for parents of injured children. Health Education Research. Vol 26(1) . 2011:1-12.
Richmond, T. S., Ackerson, T., Ruzek, J., Wiebe, D., Winston, F., Kassam-Adams, N.. A predictive screener for depression & PTSD after physical injury. Injury Prevention. Vol 16. 2010:A76-A77.
Kassam-Adams, N., Marsac, M. L., Winston, F. K.. Preventing traumatic stress after child injury: Development of a website for parents. Internet Use in the Aftermath of Trauma. IOS Press; 2010:157-178.
Kassam-Adams, N., Marsac, M. L., Cirilli, C.. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom structure in injured children: Functional impairment and depression symptoms in a confirmatory factor analysis. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol 49(6) . 2010:616-625.
Kassam-Adams, N., Fleisher, C. L., Winston, F. K.. Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in parents of injured children. Journal of Traumatic Stress. Vol 22(4) . 2009:294-302.
Kazak, A. E., Kassam-Adams, N., Schneider, S., Zelikovsky, N., Alderfer, M. A., Rourke, M.. An integrative model of pediatric medical traumatic stress. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol 31(4) . 2006:343-355.
Kassam-Adams, N.. The acute stress checklist for children (ASC-Kids): Development of a child self-report measure. Journal of Traumatic Stress. Vol 19(1) . 2006:129-139.
Horowitz, L., Kassam-Adams, N., Bergstein, J.. Mental health aspects of emergency medical services for children: Summary of a consensus conference. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol 26(8) . 2001:491-502.
Kassam-Adams, N, Newman, E. The reactions to research participation questionnaires for children and parents (RRPQ-C and RRPQ-P). General Hospital Psychiatry. Vol 24. 2002:336-342.
Winston, F. K., Kassam-Adams, N., Garcia-Espana, F., Ittenbach, R., Cnaan, A.. Screening for risk of persistent posttraumatic stress in injured children and their parents. Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol 290(5) . 2003:643-649.
Kassam-Adams, N., Winston, F. K.. Predicting child PTSD: The relationship between acute stress disorder and PTSD in injured children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol 43(4) . 2004:403-411.
Kassam-Adams, N., Garcia-España, J., Fein, J., Winston, F. K.. Heart rate and posttraumatic stress in injured children. Archives of General Psychiatry. Vol 62. 2005:335-340.
Kassam-Adams, N., Newman, E.. Child and parent reactions to participation in clinical research. General Hospital Psychiatry. Vol 27(1) . 2005:29-35.
Kassam-Adams, N., Garcia-Espana, J. F., Miller, V. A., Winston, F.. Parent-child agreement regarding children's acute stress: The role of parent acute stress reactions. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol 45(12) . 2006:1485-1493.