Effective Communication with Your Healthcare Team: What You Need to Know

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April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, please click <here> or email programs@smithcenter.org.

You will receive the Zoom information no later than the morning of your program.

with Brennan Streck, PhD, RN, MPH                  in partnership with Hope Connections

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Brennan Streck, PhD, RN, MPH, Oncology Nurse and Cancer Prevention Fellow at the National Cancer Institute will help us to better understand the roles and responsibilities of your cancer care team. She will cover how to approach difficult conversations, self-advocacy, and health literacy issues. Brennan looks forward to answering your questions! We are delighted to be co-hosting this program with Hope Connections.

About Brennan Streck, PhD, RN, MPH

Brennan Parmelee Streck, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H. is a Cancer Prevention Fellow (CPF) in the Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch (BBPSB) of the Behavioral Research Program. Dr. Streck’s research interests focus on the mind-body connection in cancer survivors. She is especially interested in the psycho-emotional impact of cancer and cancer treatment on aging trajectories of survivors. Her work emphasizes the mechanisms which underlie the mind-body connection in this context (physiologic, social, and behavioral), and underscores the contribution of psychological health to morbidity throughout survivorship. Her previous work focused on dyadic processes and interdependent health among patients with cancer and their caregivers, co-depression among patients and partners, and clinical considerations for reducing patient/family distress during palliative chemotherapy decision making. Dr. Streck received her M.P.H. in Epidemiology from the George Washington University, Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Cizik School of Nursing, her M.S.N. in Nursing Education from Duke University, and her B.S.N. from The University of Texas at Austin.


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