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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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Self-efficacy, planning, and drink driving: Applying the health action process approach.

Objective: This study examines the constructs from the health action process approach (HAPA) theoretical model (Schwarzer, 1992) on future drink driving avoidance by first time drink driving...

Alcohol interventions for Greek letter organizations: A systematic review and meta-analysis, 1987 to 2014.

Objective: This meta-analysis examines the efficacy of interventions to reduce alcohol consumption and related problems among college student members of Greek letter organizations. Method: Studies...

The effect of self-efficacy on behavior and weight in a behavioral weight-loss intervention.

Objective: To determine whether eating self-efficacy (ESE) and physical activity self-efficacy (PASE) are predictive of dietary intake, physical activity, and weight change within a behavioral...

The relation of questionnaire and performance-based measures of executive functioning with Type 1 diabetes outcomes among late adolescents.

Objective: Successfully managing Type 1 diabetes involves adherence to a complex daily medical regimen, requiring self-regulatory skills that rely on neurocognitive processes known as executive...

Partner violence, power, and gender differences in South African adolescents’ HIV/sexually transmitted infections risk behaviors.

Objectives: Low relationship power and victimization by intimate partner violence (IPV) have been linked to HIV risks among adult and adolescent women. This article examines associations of IPV and...