Meredith Y Smith, PhD
- ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
HIV infection, smoking, prostate cancer
Meredith Smith, Ph.D.'s current research portfolio has three main foci:
\r\n(1) Empowering breast cancer and HIV-infected patients to take a more active role in the treatment of their pain by teaching them how to communicate their pain-related symptoms to their physician;
(2) Examining the impact of an expressive writing intervention on immune functioning, clinical health, and psychological adjustment in prostate cancer and HIV-infected patients; and
(3) Promoting physician adherence to smoking cessation guidelines via the use of tailored, computerized feedback about their patients' level of readiness to quit smoking.