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Kimberly Papay Rogers, PhD

Director, Research

Kimberly Papay Rogers, PhD joined the Cancer Support Community in 2021 as a Director of Research at the Research and Training Institute (RTI). She earned her Ph.D. in Health Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2020, where she received specialized training in biopsychosocial determinants of health, research methodologies, quantitative analysis, and psychometric scale development. Previously, she spent five years at the University of Pennsylvania working in clinical research.

Her research focuses on individual differences in the experience of stress and stress-related health outcomes. She looks forward to continuing this work at CSC with an emphasis on coping, resilience, and health disparities in psycho-oncology.

Blog Posts

A doctor talks with a patient about her health care decisions in a medical office.
Read February 12, 2021

For Cancer Patients, Treatment Decisions Involve a Heavy Dose of Consideration

When it comes to treatment decisions, many cancer patients are worried about more than just treating the cancer. CSC’s Research and Training Institute asked patients to share their perspectives on this in two different research studies, and the findings highlighted that when it comes to deciding which cancer treatment to pursue, there’s a lot to consider.