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Cheryl Gore-Felton
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Faculty Research Fellow, 2012-13
Supported by the Iris F. Litt, M.D Fund

Cheryl Gore-Felton, Ph.D. became the Associate Chair of Faculty Development and Academic Affairs in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in 2011. She has been a faculty member at Stanford since 2005. She is the co-Director of the Stanford Psychology and Biobehavioral Sciences Laboratory, which is dedicated to research and education that focuses on the psychosocial sequelae of chronic, life-threatening illnesses such as Cancer and HIV/AIDS. She is the co-Chair of the Appointment and Promotions Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. Gore-Felton has received leadership, research, and teaching awards, which include the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Program for Women; Emerging Leadership Award, Committee on Women in Psychology, American Psychological Association; Research Citation Award for Excellence, Society of Behavioral Medicine; Research Science Award, Division 38- Health Psychology, American Psychological Association; and the Golden Apple Award-Professor of the Year, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium.  She is an accomplished independent investigator in Behavioral Medicine, and has conducted extensive research internationally and nationally focused on understanding psychosocial factors that influence of risk behavior. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and serves as a standing member of a National Institutes of Health scientific review panel. She is currently an editorial board member of several peer-review journals.

Further information about Dr. Gore-Felton is available from her website