B.S. Penn State University
M.Div. Wesley Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Purdue University 1987
Patient/family-healthcare provider interaction, health communication, health disparities, couple & family coping with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Purdue Research Foundation
Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering
Department of the Navy
National Cancer Institute
Shields, C. G., Ziner, Kim W., Bourff, Sara A., Schilling, K., Zhao, Q., Monahan, P., Sledge, G., Champion, V., (In Press). An Intervention to Improve Communication between Breast Cancer Survivors and their Physicians. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.
Shields, C. G., Saltzman, W., Leskin, G., Garcia, E., Mogil, C., Lester, P., Finley, M., Ruff, S., Henry, U., Sahin, Z., Seda, Babayan, T., Morgan, M., Nash, W. P., Klosiniski, L., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. (2010). FOCUS for Military Families: Couples Resiliency Training Manual 1st Ed). Los Angeles, CA & West Lafayette, IN.: University of California and Purdue University.
Rosenberg, T. & Shields, C. G. (2009). The role of parental-adolescent attachment in the glycemic control of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A pilot study. Families, Systems, & Health, 27, 237-248.
Shields, C. G., Coker, C. J., Poulsen, S. S., Doyle, J. M., Fiscella, K., Epstein, R. M., & Griggs, J. J. (2009). Patient-centered communication and prognosis discussions with cancer patients. Patient Education and Counseling, 57, 437-442.
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