Former Graduate Students

jkgbAlison G. Wong, PhD
Marriage and Family Therapist
Research Processes Administrator
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA



Dissertation Topic: “Couples Coping with Cancer: An Exploratory Study of
Blame, Perceived Control, and Communication Patterns”


xdfgCammy Kiely Froude, PhD
Medical Family Therapy Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Colorado and St Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program in Grand Junction, CO

Dissertation Topic: Women’s Healthcare Experiences Across the Breast Cancer Continuum: Retrospective Perceptions of Medical and Social Support Networks”

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fgujhJennifer H. Wortmann, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow VA Boston Healthcare System

Publication: Park CL, Wortmann JH, Hale AE, Cho D, Blank TO. Assessing quality of life in young adult cancer survivors: development of the Survivorship-Related Quality of Life scale. Qual Life Res. 2014 Oct; 23(8):2213-24.





8yoSteven Schmidt, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA

Dissertation Topic: Posttraumatic Growth Reported by Emerging Adults: A Multigroup Analysis of the Roles of Attachment, Support, Coping, and Life Satisfaction

Publication: Schmidt, SD, Blank TO, Bellizzi KM, & Park CL. The relationship of coping strategies, social support, and attachment style with posttraumatic growth in cancer survivors. J Health Psychol. 2012 Oct;17(7):1033-40