Cancer Prevention and Control Trainee
Primary Mentor: Avi Madan-Swain, Ph.D.
Secondary Mentor: Roger Berkow, M.D.
Originally from Marietta, GA, Molly received her B.S. in Psychology from Furman University in 2008. She completed her Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from Wake Forest University in 2010. She is currently a Trainee in the CPCTP, starting this year. Molly is performing her dissertation research with Dr. Avi Madan-Swain studying how fathers cope with having a child with cancer. Molly’s research interests include coping, adjustment, and health behaviors in pediatric cancer patients and survivors.
Wood, D., & Hensler, M. (2011). How a functionalist understanding of behavior can explain trait variation and covariation without the use of latent factors. Submitted for publication.