At Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Dr. Grollman provides consultation and liaison services to families receiving care in the Cystic Fibrosis Care and Teaching Center. She provides a full range of psychological services to families from diagnosis through adulthood. Services include both inpatient and outpatient diagnostic assessment and intervention with:

  • Adherence to medical/treatment regimens
  • Adjustment to illness
  • Behavioral or mood issues
  • End of life issues
  • Family stress
  • Health promotion
  • Mental Health & Wellness
  • Transition to adult health care
  • Treatment-related distress and fatigue
  • Pain and anxiety management
  • Parenting for children with chronic illness

Dr. Grollman is also trained in general child clinical issues (such as behavior concerns, anxiety, and depression), as well as in adult health psychology. She has a particular interest in pediatric palliative care and end of life issues. Recently, she has also expanded services to begin providing services for families in the pulmonary and allergy/immunology clinics on a limited basis.


George Washington University (1998), Psychology
Graduate School
Franklin University (2002), Psychology
Graduate School
Franklin University (2005), Psychology

Research Interest

  • Chronic medical Illness
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pediatric palliative Care
  • Transition from pediatric to adult medical care


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Longitudinal evaluation of a pediatric palliative care educational workshop for oncology fellows
Gerhardt, C. A., Grollman, J. A., Baughcum, A.E., Young-Saleme, T., & Klopfenstein, K Journal of Palliative Medicine 2009 In press
Impact of maternal breast cancer on the peer interactions of children at school
Vannatta, K., Grollman, J.A., Noll, R.B., & Gerhardt, C.A. Psycho-Oncology March 2008 3/17 252-259

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Pediatric Psychology
  • Society for Research in Child Development