Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Jean M. Arlt

PHILADELPHIA (August 18, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Jean M. Arlt, PhD, who will join the Department of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Psychiatry.

Arlt is coming to Fox Chase from Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia after completion of her postdoctoral fellowship in mental health integration. She also completed her pre-doctoral psychology internship and her psychology externship at the VA.

She received her doctorate of philosophy in clinical psychology from Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts. Arlt passed the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology and Pennsylvania Psychology Law Exam, so she will be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania upon completion of her postdoctoral fellowship.

Arlt completed another psychology externship at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania at the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders in the department of psychiatry at Penn.

She was a master’s level clinician at Temple University in their eating disorders program. Before that, she was a therapist and assessor in the psychological services center at Temple.

Arlt has completed several clinical workshops, including cognitive behavioral therapy for depression, prolonged exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder, and intensive training in the dialectical behavior therapy prolonged exposure protocol.

She has been published in multiple journals and given presentations at several psychology conferences.

Arlt will begin work at Fox Chase on September 8, 2020.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence six consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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