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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
3635 North Front Street
Nelson Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
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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


"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, L.C., Li, Y., Smith, K., Tarazi, R., Robinson, M.R., Patterson, C.A., Smith-Whitley, K. Stuart, M., & Barakat, L.P.
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., & Tarazi, R.
Neuropsychology Review, 24(2), 252-265 (2014)

"Psychosocial and pharmacological management of pain in pediatric sickle cell disease"
*Hildenbrand, A. K., Nicholls, E. G., Daly, B. P., Marsac, M. L., Tarazi, R., & Raybagkar, D.
Postgraduate Medicine, 126(2), 123-133 (2014)

"Predictors of academic functioning of school age children with sickle cell disease"
*Smith, K.E., Patterson, C.A., Szabo, M.M., Tarazi, R.A., & Barakat, L.P.
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, L.A., Tarazi, R.A., McCurdy, M.D., Schultz, S., Levey, E., Mahone, E.M., & Zabel, T.A.
Rehabilitation Psychology, 58(1), 98-105 (2013)

"The role of neuropsychological evaluation in pediatric sickle cell disease"
*Daly, B., Kral, M.C., & Tarazi, R.A.
The Clinical Neuropsychologist (2011)

"Age-related changes in executive function among children with spina bifida/hydrocephalus based on parent behavior ratings"
R.A. Tarazi, T.A. Zabel and E.M. 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"
R.A. Tarazi, E.M. Mahone and T.A. Zabel
Rehabilitation Psychology 52(2), 196-205 (2007)

"Disease-related parenting stress in two sickle cell disease caregiver samples: Preschool and adolescent"
L.P. Barakat, C.A. Patterson, R.A. 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"
R.A. Tarazi, M.L. Grant, E. Ely and L.P. Barakat
Child Neuropsychology, 13, 155-172 (2007)

This clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.