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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
Homepage: Homepage
Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Studies

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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
2018 - Empowering a Rural Community to Respond to Rx Opioid Abuse: Empowered Communities Initiative (ECI)

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

Cottingham, A.H., Beck-Coon, K., Bernat, J.K., Helft, P.R., Schmidt, K., Shileds, C.G., ...Johns, S.A. (2018). Addressing Personal Barriers To Advance Care Planning: Qualitative Investigation Of A Mindfulness-based Intervention For Adults With Cancer And Their Family Caregivers. Palliative & Supportive Care, 1-10. Https://doi.org/10.1017/S1478951518000354

Cohee, A.A., Bigatti, S.M., Shields, C.G., Johns, S.A., Stump, T., Monahan, P.O., & Champion, V.L. (2018). Quality Of Life In Partners Of Young And Old Breast Cancer Survivors. Cancer Nursing, 41(6), 491-497. Https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000556

Elias, C.M., Shields, C.G., Griggs, J.J., Fiscella, K., Christ, S.L., Colbert, J., ...Epstein, R.M. (2017). The Social And Behavioral Influences (SBI) Study: Study Design And Rationale For Studying The Effects Of Race And Activation On Cancer Pain Management. BMC Cancer, 17(1). Https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3564-2

Matthias, M.S., Johnson, N., Shields, C.G., Biar, M.J., MacKie, P., Huffman, M., & Alexander, S.C. (2017). "I'm Not Gonna Pull The Rug Out From Under You": Patient-provider Communication About Opioid Tapering. Journal Of Pain. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2017.06.008

Venetis, M.K., Meyerson, B.E., Friley, L.B., Gillespie, A., Ohmit, A., & Shields, C.G. (2017). Characterizing Sexual Orientation Disclosure To Health Care Providers: Lesbian, Gay, And Bisexual Perspectives. Health Communication, 32(5), 578-586. Https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2016.1144147

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