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Dr. Davey’s Grant Helps African American Families Cope with Cancer

June 12, 2013 — Dr. Maureen Davey, an associate professor in the Couple and Family Therapy Department, recently disseminated findings from her completed two-year BARRA, Inc. funded grant, which was designed to culturally adapt a family intervention to help African American parents who are coping with cancer and their school age children. Her work was featured in the following peer-reviewed oncology journals:

Davey, M., Kissil, K., Lynch, L., Harmon, LR., & Hodgson, N. (in press, 2013). A Culturally Adapted Family Intervention for African American Families Coping with Parental Cancer: Outcomes of a Pilot Study. Psycho-Oncology.

Davey, M., Kissil, K., Lynch, L., Harmon, LR., & Hodgson, N. (2012). Lessons Learned in Developing a Culturally Adapted Intervention for African American Families Coping with Parental Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, 27, 744-751.

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