Cynthia A Gerhardt, PhD

Cynthia Gerhardt


College of Medicine


Pediatrics / Biobehavioral Health

Academic Title

Assoc Professor

Research Program

Cancer Control

Research Interest

Brain Injuries, Neoplasms, Depression, Arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid, Anxiety, Affective Symptoms, Child Behavior Disorders, Anemia, Sickle Cell, Neurofibromatosis 1

Current projects examine parent-child communication about childhood cancer, long-term adjustment among families of pediatric brain tumor survivors, grief and adaptation among families whose child died of cancer, quality of life among families in pediatric palliative care, and social outcomes for children with traumatic brain injuries.

Education and Background

Office Location

J1411 Children's Hospital

700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205



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