Katherine Jean Roberts
Ed.D. in Health Education from Teachers College, Columbia University
M.S. in Health Education from Teachers College, Columbia University
M.P.H. in Sociomedical Sciences - Health Promotion/Disease Prevention from Columbia University
B.S. in Community Health Education from Ithaca College
Roberts, K.J., Lepore, S.J., Hanlon, A.L, Helgeson, V. (2010). Genitourinary functioning and depressive symptoms over time in younger versus older men treated for prostate cancer. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 40(3), 275-283.
Lepore, S.J., Glaser, D.B., Roberts, K.J. (2008). On the positive relation between received social support and negative affect: A test of the triage and self-esteem threat models in women with breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology,17(12), 1210-1215.
Roberts, K.J., Lepore, S.J., Urken, M. (2008). Quality of life after thyroid cancer: An assessment of patient needs and preferences for information and support. J Cancer Educ, 23(3), 186-191.
Lepore, S. J., Roberts, K.J. (2007). Prostate cancer. In S. Ayer, A. Baum, C. McManus, K. Wallston, J. Wienman & R. West (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine (2nd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Roberts, K.J., Lepore, S. J., & Helgeson, V. (2006). Social-cognitive correlates of adjustment to prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15(3), 183-192.
Evaluator for Montclair University Social Norms Project, a U.S. Department of Education Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Models on College Campuses grant.
Curriculum Writer for G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) www.great-online.org/
Curriculum Writer for R.O.A.D.D. (Reduce Our Adolescent Drinking Driving and Drugging)
Curriculum Writer for CourtTV
HBSS 4116: Health education for teachers
As part of teacher certification in New York and other states, students must be trained in the following health areas: reporting child abuse, instruction in alcohol and other drugs, and school violence prevention. This course satisfies these requirements and reviews theory and research on childrens health and health behavior change. Students will learn how to develop health-related lesson plans and how to identify, prevent, or intervene on behalf of children at risk or presenting with social-emotional or physical health problems.
Documents & Papers
Roberts, K. J., Lepore, S. J., & Helgeson, V. (2006). Social-cognitive correlates of adjustment to prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15(3), 183-192.
Download: Roberts et al., 2006 [PDF]