Jennifer Harman, PhD
Jennifer Harman, PhD

Jennifer Harman, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Assistant Clinic Director



Postdoctoral Training - Yale University, Child Study Center
APA Accredited Internship - Yale University, Child Study Center
PhD - University of Florida
MEd – University of Florida
BA – University of Memphis

Research Interests

  • Integrated early childhood service delivery
  • Infant, toddler, and preschool assessment
  • Young child prevention and early intervention services
  • Infant mental health

Selected Publications

Harman JL, Wise J, Willard VW. Early intervention for infants and toddlers: Applications for pediatric oncology. Pediatr Blood Cancer e26921, 2018.

Kaye EC, Snaman JM, Johnson L, Levine D, Powell B, Love A, Ehrentraut (Harman) JH, Lyman J, Cunningham M, Baker JN.  Communication with children with cancer and their families throughout the illness journey and at the end of life. In Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology. Wolfe, J., Jones, B., Kreicbergs, U., and Jankovic, M. (Eds.). Springer International Publishing: Cham, Switzerland, 2018. 

Peck K, Harman JL, Anghelescu DA. Family and peer-group substance abuse as a risk-factor for opioid misuse behaviors for a young adult with cancer-related pain: A case study. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol e0055, 2017

Willard VW, Cox LE, Russell KM, Kenney A, Jurbergs N, Molnar AE, Harman J.  Cognitive and psychosocial functioning of preschool-aged children with cancer. J Dev Behav Pediatr 38:638-645, 2017.

Allen JM, Graef D, Ehrentraut (Harman) JH, Lightsey B, Crabtree VM. Sleep and pain in pediatric illness: A systematic review. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics 22:880-893, 2016.

Snaman J, Baker JN, Ehrentraut (Harman) JH, Anghelescu DL. Pediatric oncology: Controlling pain at the end of life. Pediatr Drugs 18:161-180, 2016.

Peck KR, Harman Ehrentraut J, Anghelescu DL.  Risk factors for opioid misuse in adolescents and young adults with focus on oncology setting. J Opioid Management 12: 221-228, 2016.

Ehrentraut (Harman) JH, Chaves E, McCracken A, Thompson J, Ward WL. Do parents and youth rate psychosocial functioning and fatigue among overweight treatment-seeking youth similarly? Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 23:247-256, 2016.

Willard VW, Parris K, Jurbergs N, Crabtree VM, Ehrentraut (Harman) J. Brief group therapy for chronic pain in adolescents. Pediatr Pain Letter 17:40-46, 2015.

Smith-Bonahue TM, Smith-Adcock S, Harman Ehrentraut J. “I won’t be your friend if you don’t!” Preventing relational aggression in preschool classrooms. Young Child 70:2-9, 2015.

Ehrentraut (Harman) JH, Kern KD, Long SA, Qi AA, Faughnan LG, Anghelescu DL. Opioid misuse behaviors in adolescents and young adults in a hematology/oncology setting. J Pediatr Psychol 39:1149-1160, 2014.

Anghelescu DL, Ehrentraut (Harman) JH, Faughnan, LG. Opioid misuse and abuse: Risk and management in patients with cancer pain. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:1023-1031, 2013. 

Conners-Burrow N, McKelvey L, Sockwell L, Harman Ehrentraut J, Adams S, Whiteside-Mansell L. Beginning to ‘unpack’ early childhood mental health consultation: Types of consultation services and their impact on teachers. Infant Ment Health J 34:280-289, 2013.  

Last update: July 2018

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