Mairead McConnell

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Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Faculty Advisor: Mary-Frances O'Connor

B.A. Psychology, Fairfield University

Psychology 208D
Research Interests: 

I am a 4th-year Clinical Psychology graduate student working in the Grief, Loss, and Social Stress Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Mary-Frances O'Connor. My research interests include behavioral medicine and psycho-oncology, investigating the effects of emotions on health and using psychosocial interventions to improve physical health outcomes. I am currently collaborating with Dr. Heidi Hamann and Dr. Karen Weihs at the University of Arizona Cancer Center on several projects to develop and test interventions to prevent and treat depression in individuals with a cancer diagnosis.

Courses Taught: 

Personality Psychology, Summer 2016

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