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View Dr. Pereira’s profile on the CHP website.
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 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, 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 […]
Psychological distress and intensive care unit stay after cardiac surgery: The role of illness concern.
Objective: To examine the association between psychological factors and length of intensive care unit (ICU) stay in patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Method: We...
The effect of visualizing healthy eaters and mortality reminders on nutritious grocery purchases: An integrative terror management and prototype willingness analysis.
Objective: To use insights from an integration of the terror management health model and the prototype willingness model to inform and improve nutrition-related behavior using an ecologically valid...
Objectives: Self-affirmation (induced by reflecting upon important values, attributes, or social relations) appears to reduce defensive resistance to health-risk information and increase subsequent...
Objective: Patient anger can be challenging for providers, and may hinder the patient-provider relationship. Research on the relationships among patient anger, relationships with health care providers...
Objective: Emotional distress after a diagnosis of cancer is normal and, for most people, will diminish over time. However, a significant minority of patients with cancer experience persistent or...
More than 5.8 Trillion Cigarettes Smoked in 2014 Alone
American Cancer Society to Recognize International Tobacco Control Leaders at World Conference on Tobacco or Health
Eight Leaders to Receive Distinguished 2015 Luther L. Terry Awards
Study Shows Potential Impact of Initiative
Use of New Systemic Adjuvant Therapy in Gastrointestinal Tumors (GISTs) Increasing, Leading to Better Survival
Older patients, Minorities Less Likely to Receive Adjuvant Systemic Therapy