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Cleveland G. Shields

Contact Information
Email: cgshields@purdue.edu
Office: FWLR 101 Map
Phone: (765) 496-8372
Fax: (765) 494-0503
Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Science

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PhD Purdue University Marriage and Family Therapy Program 1987

Research Interests

Patient/family-healthcare provider interaction, health communication, health disparities, couple & family coping with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.


2020 - CTSI Trailblazer Award

Selected Publications

Johns, S.A., Beck-Coon, K., Stutz, P.V., Talib, T.L., Chinh, K., Cottingham, A.H., Schmidt, K., Shields, C., Stout, M.E., Stump, T.E., Monahan, P.O., Torke, A.M., & Helft, P.R. (2020). Mindfulness training supports quality of life and advance care planning in adults with metastatic cancer and their caregivers: Results of a pilot study. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 37: 88-99. doi: 10.1177/1049909119862254

Shields, C.G., Shields, C.G., Fuzzell, L.N., Christ, S.L., & Matthias, M.S. (2019). Patient and provider characteristics associated with communication about opioids: An observational study. Patient Education and Counseling, 102(5), 888-894. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.12.005

Shields, C.G., Griggs, J.J., Fiscella, K., Elias, C.M., Christ, S.L., Colbert, J., ...Epstein, R.M. (2019). The Influence of Patient Race and Activation on Pain Management in Advanced Lung Cancer: A Randomized Field Experiment. JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine. 34(3) 435-442

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