Updated 2011
Board Certification State of California Board of Psychology 2001
Ph.D. The Fielding Institute in Clinical Psychology
with a Specialty in Health Psychology
Santa Barbara, CA
Post Doctoral Fellowship Alta Bates Cancer Comprehensive Center
Berkeley, CA
M.S. Hahnemann Medical College
in Clinical Psychology
Philadelphia, PA
B.A. St. Olaf College
in Psychology
Northfield, MN

Hospital Affiliation

Eden Medical Center A Sutter Health Affiliate
Castro Valley, CA
2002 – Present

Professional Organizations

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care
  • Neuroscience Education Institute

Honors and Awards

  • State of California Legislature Woman Of The Year, 2005
  • Alameda County Community Hero, June 2002
  • Maryland Governor’s Award, October 1992

Non-Profit Work

Founder and Director Baltimore Cancer Support Group, Inc.,
(Baltimore, MD)
1988 – 1994
Founder and Director The East Bay Cancer Support Group, Inc.,
(Castro Valley, CA)
1995 – 2007

Authored Articles

An In-Depth Case Study of End-of-Life Issues
Published in the Eden Edition, a Journal for Eden Medical Center Physicians, 2009

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