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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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Is anyone around me using condoms? Site-specific condom-use norms and their potential impact on condomless sex across various gay venues and websites in the Netherlands.

Objective: To investigate site-specific condom-use norms as assumed by visitors of gay venues and websites across The Netherlands and their association with men’s own use of condoms. Methods: In...

Association between trajectories of maternal depression and subsequent psychological functioning in youth with and without chronic physical illness.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine if the presence of youth chronic illness moderates the association between trajectories of maternal depressive symptoms and psychological functioning...

Mealtime behavior and diabetes-specific parent functioning in young children with type 1 diabetes.

Objective: Management of meals and mealtime behavior is often challenging for parents of young children with Type 1 diabetes. Parent functioning related to diabetes care may directly affect mealtime...

Mothers and fathers coping with their children’s cancer: Individual and interpersonal processes.

Objective: To examine individual and interpersonal processes of coping and emotional distress in a sample of mothers and fathers of children with recently diagnosed cancer. Method: A sample of 317...

Depression mediates and moderates effects of methamphetamine use on sexual risk taking among treatment-seeking gay and bisexual men.

Objective: Mounting evidence suggests a syndemic relation between methamphetamine use and depression to increase sexual risk taking (i.e., HIV transmission risk behavior) among men who have sex with...

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The American Cancer Society Responds: Planned Parenthood

The Society has not and does not “donate to Planned Parenthood”

American Cancer Society Book Offers More than 100 Ways to Support a Friend or Loved One with Cancer

Practical advice on how to deal with the difficult issue of cancer

Look Good Feel Better Program Honors Volunteer Leaders With National Award

Dedication, Service Recognized with Three Prestigious Awards

Sitting Time Not Associated with Poorer Diets in U.S. Adults

‘Distracted Eating,’ Advertisements May Explain Link between TV Viewing and Diet