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Sunita Patel, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Sciences and Supportive Care Medicine
  • Psychologist

Sunita Patel, Ph.D.

Especialidades clínicas
  • Psychology
Áreas de especialidad
  • Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Behavioral Medicine
Enfoque de la investigación
  • Risk and protective factors of neurocognitive and behavioral outcomes in cancer patients
  • Inflammatory biomarkers of neurobehavioral functioning
  • Interventions to improve cancer-related neurocognitive late effects
  • Validation of psychosocial and neurocognitive screening tools
  • Parent and family functioning in childhood cancer
  • 2008 to present - Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Sciences and Supportive Care Medicine, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2003 to present - Staff Psychologist, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, City of Hope, Duarte, CA


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  • 1996 - Alliant University, Los Angeles, CA, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • 1989 - East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, M.A. in Clinical Psychology
  • 1985 - Barton College, Wilson, N.C., B.S. in Psychology

Beca de investigación

  • 1995 to 1996 - Neuropsychology fellowship (adult focus), Reed Neurological Research Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine
  • 1997 to 1998 - Neuropsychology fellowship (pediatric focus), Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Department of Pediatrics, USC School of Medicine


  • 1994 to 1995 - Health Psychology Intern (APA Accredited), Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry
  • 1993 to 1994 - Neuropsychology Intern, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • California Board of Psychology

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  • 2013 - California Breast Cancer Research Program, Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Award
  • 2012 - American Cancer Society Research Scholar
  • 2007 - Blue Ribbon Award, Neuropsychology Division, American Psychological Association
  • 2004 - Hope Street Kids Foundation Research Award
  • 2003 - University of Southern California, Pilot See Award
  • 2002 - American Cancer Society, California Division Special Projects Award
  • 2001 - Junior Investigator Research Presentation Award, Pediatric Psycho-oncology Research Summit, Austin
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