Teresa Deshields, PhD


Primary Academic Title

Manager, Counseling Service, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Psychology, behavioral medicine

Research Interest

Psychological impact of cancer diagnosis and treatment; psychological coping with cancer; factors affecting patient self-report and communication between patient and physician; patient experience, management and report of pain.


  • 1983: MS, clinical psychology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • 1985: PhD, clinical psychology, University of Georgia, Athens


  • 1983 - 1984: Intern, clinical psychology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Miami
  • 1985 - 1986: Postdoctoral fellow, behavioral medicine, Saint Louis University

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  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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