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Karen E. Hurley

Professional Background

Educational Background

A.B. in Psychology, Bryn Mawr College
PhD. in Clinical Psychology, Temple University
Clinical Internship, University of Medicine & Dentistry-Newark
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Behavioral Oncology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Scholarly Interests

My main research and clinical interest is psychosocial issues in hereditary cancer risk.  Additional interests include: psycho-oncology, medical decision-making, health behavior theory, coping with stress and trauma, developmental theory, techniques in clinical interviewing,and existential psychotherapy.

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useful web sites

Support for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer risk: 
FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered):  www.facingourrisk.org
Bright Pink:  www.brightpink.org