Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Patricia I Moreno, PhD

Patricia I Moreno, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Moreno is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She received a BA in Psychology & Spanish-Hispanic Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA/PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She also completed an APA-accredited clinical internship at the Duke University School of Medicine and a fellowship in cancer control and survivorship at the Nor...[Read full text]Dr. Moreno is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She received a BA in Psychology & Spanish-Hispanic Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA/PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She also completed an APA-accredited clinical internship at the Duke University School of Medicine and a fellowship in cancer control and survivorship at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Dr. Moreno’s research broadly focuses on quality of life in cancer survivors. Her overarching goal is to develop an interdisciplinary program of research that improves our understanding of the significant challenges faced by individuals coping with cancer and informs our ability to support individuals across the cancer continuum through patient-centered healthcare delivery and tailored, empirically-supported interventions. She is particularly interested in addressing health disparities among His...[Read full text]Dr. Moreno’s research broadly focuses on quality of life in cancer survivors. Her overarching goal is to develop an interdisciplinary program of research that improves our understanding of the significant challenges faced by individuals coping with cancer and informs our ability to support individuals across the cancer continuum through patient-centered healthcare delivery and tailored, empirically-supported interventions. She is particularly interested in addressing health disparities among Hispanics/Latinos and other underrepresented, underserved cancer survivors.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of California-Los Angeles, Clinical Psychology (2016)
  • Internship: Duke University School of Medicine, Cancer Behavioral Symptom Management and Support (2016)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Cancer Control and Survivorship (2018)