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Cheryl Koopman

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  • Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Member CME/Grand Rounds Committee in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (2013 - 2014)
  • Member, Stanford Cancer Insitute (2005 - 2014)
  • Associate Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Trauma and Dissociation (2004 - 2014)
  • Member, Executive Committee, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium (2006 - 2014)
  • Member, Caucus of Concerned Scholars: Committee on Ethics and Morality, International Society of Political Psychology (2005 - 2014)
  • Member of International Advisory Board, The British Journal of Health Psychology (2004 - 2014)
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Honors and Awards

  • Online Survey - Lyme Disease, Bulls-Eye Rash, Medication Use, and Symptom Severity, Bay Area Lyme Foundation (10/12 -)
  • Multi-Method Examination of Diverse Manifestations of Lyme Disease, Kathleen O'Rourke and Jack Sheridan (8/12 -)
  • The Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) Research Fund, Anonymous (6/12 -)
  • At Home Group Video Calling to Support Rural Women, California Breast Cancer Research Program (8/11-1/14)
  • Multi-Method Examination of Diverse Manifestations of Lyme Disease, Anonymous (12/11-)
  • Multi-Method Examination of Diverse Manifestations of Lyme Disease, John and Nancy Jo Cappetta Foundation (10/10-10/12)
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Professional Education

Ph.D.: University of Virginia, Program Evaluation; Educational Psychology (1979)
M.A.: Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Educational Psychology (1974)
B.A.: Univ. of California, Berkeley, Psychology (Honors Program) (1972)

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Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Koopman's current research includes the following:

1) A collaboration with experts in Lyme disease and biostatistics to examine diverse manifestations of Lyme disease and their relationships to demographic and medical characteristics and diagnostic tests.

2) In collaboration with the Sierra Streams Institute in Nevada City, we are pilot-testing the feasibility, acceptability and satisfaction associated with an intervention using at-home group video conferencing designed to improve quality of life among women in rural communities who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

3) Developing an on-line survey on Lyme disease, erythema migrans ("bulls-eye" rash), medication use, and symptom severity.

4) Collaborating (as Co-Investigator) with Dr. Oxana Palesh (PI) and colleagues on research to evaluate a brief behavioral intervention for insomnia during




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