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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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The impact of item order and sex on self-report of pain intensity in children.

Objective: When questionnaires are used for pain assessment, the order effect must be taken into consideration; that is, whether the answer to a pain item is influenced by answers given to previous...

Fatigue and mood among people with arthritis: Carry-over across the day.

Objective: The present study examined the within-day relationship between fatigue and positive and negative mood among adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or osteoarthritis (OA). Method: A sample of...

Depressive symptoms and responses to cigarette pack warning labels among Mexican smokers.

Objective: We examine whether having depressive symptoms (DS) is associated with different responses to cigarette package health warning labels (HWLs) before and after the implementation of pictorial...

Change in daily life behaviors and depression: Within-person and between-person associations.

Objective: This study examined associations between daily physical, sedentary, social, and leisure behaviors and depressive symptoms (a) at a macrolevel, over the course of an Experience Sampling...

Alcohol’s acute effect on food intake is mediated by inhibitory control impairments.

Objective: There is a strong association between alcohol misuse and excess weight. Although alcohol is highly calorific and may directly contribute to weight gain, it is also likely to have indirect...

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American Cancer Society and CVS Health Launch Bold Initiative to Help Colleges Go Tobacco-Free

Program aims to accelerate and expand number of campuses that are 100% smoke- and tobacco-free

Study Links Residential Radon Exposure to Hematologic Cancers in Women

First Population-Based Study to Make Connection; Requires Replication

Only Half of Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Standard Therapy

Study Indicates Socioeconomic Factors May Explain Lack of Use

American Cancer Society and IBM Collaborate to Create Virtual Cancer Health Advisor

Initiative aims to provide cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers with trusted ACS resources and guidance

Look Good Feel Better Program Honors Volunteer Leaders With National Award

Dedication, Service Recognized with Prestigious Awards