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Academic BioDr. Hoerger is an Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Oncology at Tulane University and a Contributing Member of the Tulane Cancer Center. As a clinical health psychologist and decision scientist, he has devoted his career to conducting interdisciplinary research on quality of life in cancer. Dr Hoerger serves as a reviewer for over 40 professional journals, teaches research methodology and statistics, mentors research trainees, provides clinical services, and engages with the community on issues related to work, education, and health. Currently, he serves on the editorial board of Health Psychology, manages the charitable foundation web site for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and reviews grants for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Cancer Institute's GMaP Region 2 (Deep South). As well, he was Tulaneís first faculty member to complete the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Centerís Roadmap Award.
Psycho-Oncology Research ProgramDr. Hoerger's research focuses on quality of life in cancer. Quality of life is often defined to encompasses both physical functioning as well as mental health outcomes, such as symptoms of depression and anxiety. Dr. Hoerger aims to support quality of life by conducting research in the following overlapping domains:
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