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Shelby Langer

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Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Biography: 

Shelby Langer is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She is also a member of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at ASU and an Affiliate Investigator at Mayo Clinic Arizona. Her research interests include dyadic communication and emotion regulation within the context of chronic illness; cancer survivorship; caregiving; palliative care; pediatric pain; and pediatric and adult obesity.

Education: 
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in psychosocial oncology, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2002
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine 1999
  • PhD Personality/ Social Psychology, Lehigh University 1996
  • MS Experimental Psychology, Villanova University 1992
Research Interests: 
  • Dyadic communication and emotion regulation within the context of chronic illness
  • Cancer survivorship and palliative care
  • Cancer caregiving
  • Parent-child dynamics in pediatric pain
  • Socioeconomic status, stress and obesity
Publications: 

For a current list of publications and research activity visit experts.asu.edu.

Research Activity: 
  • Langer,Shelby Lynn*, Todd,Michael Wayne. Couple Communication in Cancer: A Multi-Method Examination. NCI(9/20/2016 - 8/31/2021).
  • Langer,Shelby Lynn. Predictors of resilience and positive outcomes for patients with acute respiratory failure and their families. UNIV OF WASHINGTON(8/16/2016 - 4/30/2021).
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Fall 2019
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HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2019
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HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Fall 2017
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HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Spring 2017
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HCR 301Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Work History: 
  • Research Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington, 2004-2010
  • Research Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington, 2010-2016
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