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Patient Oriented Research Members

Basil, Jennifer

Professor, Biology, Brooklyn College (CUNY)

My focus on the Cancer center comes from my experience as a breast-cancer survivor. I benefited from state-of-the art clinical trials for Herceptin after my diagnosis with an aggressive form of the disease, prevalent in younger women...[read more]

Carmichael, Cheryl L.

Associate Professor, Psychology, Brooklyn College (CUNY)

I study close relationship processes. My research examines the psychological, physiological, and behavioral underpinnings of the association between close relationship quality and health and well-being outcomes...[read more]

Drake, Jennifer E.

Associate Professor, Psychology, Brooklyn College (CUNY)

My research program focuses on the psychology of the visual arts. In one line of research, I examine the emotion regulation benefits of engaging in drawing for children and adults. I have found that drawing improves mood over a single session and over time when used as a form of distraction rather than as a form of expression...[read more]

Kletenik, Devorah

Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science, Brooklyn College (CUNY)

One of my areas of research focuses on reducing the prediction costs of machine learning classifiers. Our work focuses on application areas where there is a preference for simple and interpretable classifiers, and where it is important to be able to evaluate those classifiers cheaply...[read more]

Reigada, Laura

Associate Professor, Psychology, Brooklyn College (CUNY)

My research focuses on the assessment, interplay, and treatment of comorbid emotional and physical health conditions (e.g., cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, asthma)...[read more]