Elizabeth Ver Hoeve

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Psychosocial Research in Oncology (PRO) Lab
Faculty Advisor: Heidi Hamann
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She, Her, Hers

I am pursing a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Arizona. My research focuses on characterizing and intervening on biopsychosocial factors that impact the lives of individuals as they adjust to health-related adversity, such as cancer.

Research Interests: 

  • Community-focused patient navigation
  • Adherence to oral anticancer medications
  • Financial toxicity 
  • Cancer health disparities
  • Implementation Science

Selected Publications:

  • Ver Hoeve, E. S., Simon, M.A., Danner, S.M., Washington, A.J., Coples, S.D., Percac-Lima, S., Whited, E.C., Paskett, E.D., Naughton, M.J., Gray, D.M., Wenzel, J.A., Zabora, J.R., Hassoon, A., Tolbert, E.E., Calhoun, E., Barton, D.L., Friese, C.R., Titler, M.G., and Hamann, H.A. (2022). Implementing patient navigation programs: Considerations and lessons learned from the Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care. Cancer, 128(14), 2806-2816. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.34251  
  • Ver Hoeve, E.S., Price, S.N., Torres, T.K., Hamann, H.A., and Garland, L.L. (2022). Coping with COVID-19 in patients with lung cancer: A Brief Report. Oncology Issues, 37:5, 52-60. DOI: 10.1080/10463356.2022.2105597
  • Kaplan, D. M., Hamann, H. A., Price, S. N., Williamson, T. G., Ver Hoeve, E. S., McConnell, M., H., Duchschere, J. E., Garland, L. L. & Ostroff, J. S. Developing a patient-centered intervention to address lung cancer stigma: Stakeholder recommendations and feasibility testing in two NCI-designated cancer centers. (2022). Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 1-7. PMID: 35129091. DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2022.2033377
  • Ver Hoeve, E. S., Ali-Akbarian, L., Price, S. N., Lothfi, N. M., & Hamann, H. A. (2021). Patient-reported financial toxicity, quality of life, and health behaviors in insured US cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 29(1), 1-10. PMID: 32361832. DOI: 10.1007/s00520-020-05468-z 
  • Hamann, H. A., Ver Hoeve, E. S., Carter-Harris, L., Studts, J. L., & Ostroff, J. S. (2018). Multilevel opportunities to address lung cancer stigma across the cancer control continuum. Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 13 (8), 1062 – 1075. PMID: 29800746. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtho.2018.05.014

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Galileo Scholar (2023)

Updated: 06/01/23


  • B.A. Biology, Bryn Mawr College
  • M.A.