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Psycho-Oncology Program Members

Deidre B. Pereira, PhD, Associate Professor

View Dr. Pereira’s profile on the CHP website.

Diego Esparza-Duran, B.A.

Diego Esparza-Duran, B.A., Graduate Research Assistant

Diego is from Northern California (Oakland) and attended Pomona College in Claremont. As an undergraduate, he worked with preschool children from low-income/underserved families through Jumpstart/Head Start programs. After graduating, he […]

Shan Wong, B.S.

Shan Wong, M.S., Graduate Research Assistant

Shan attended the University of Florida as an undergraduate (Go Gators!), earning a B.S. in Psychology while on the Pre-health track. She enjoys working with cancer patients and learning about […]

Laura Telepak, B.A.

Laura Telepak, M.S., Graduate Research Assistant

Laura Telepak, M.S., is a graduate student in Clinical and Health Psychology focusing in health psychology. Laura obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Italian studies from Miami University in […]

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“Stressful Life Events, Sexual Orientation, and Cardiometabolic Risk Among Young Adults in the United States”: Correction to Hatzenbuehler, Slopen, and McLaughlin (2014).

Reports an error in "Stressful life events, sexual orientation, and cardiometabolic risk among young adults in the United States" by Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Natalie Slopen and Kate A. McLaughlin...

Higher fasting glucose is associated with poorer cognition among healthy young adults.

Objective: Obesity is associated with cognitive deficits; however, the mechanisms are unclear, especially among otherwise healthy adults. Our objectives were to examine (a) whether obesity is linked...

Impact of brand or generic labeling on medication effectiveness and side effects.

Objective: Branding medication with a known pharmaceutical company name or product name bestows on the drug an added assurance of authenticity and effectiveness compared to a generic preparation. This...

Psychosocial syndemic associated with increased suicidal ideation among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China.

Objective: We intended to verify the syndemic effect of psychosocial health conditions on suicidal ideation among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Shanghai, China; design a comprehensive framework...

A tale of two models: Changes in psychological need satisfaction and physical activity over 3 years.

Objective: (a) Examine longitudinal measurement invariance of scores from psychological need satisfaction (PNS) scales, and (b) examine if changes in PNS were associated with change in...

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