Faculty: Carolyn Rabin, PhD
Carolyn Rabin, PhD
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department
Director, Clinical Health Psychology Concentration
||The State University of New Jersey
- Adult CBT Theory and Practice (BX701)
- Clinical Practice I and II (CS706, CS707)
- Theoretical Foundations in Clinical Health Psychology (HP530)
- Advanced Topics in Clinical Health Psychology (HP550)
Research and Practice Interests
- Health psychology
- Cancer survivorship
- Health behavior change
- Empirically supported treatments
Professional Licenses and Certifications
- Licensed Psychologist (Massachusetts, previously Rhode Island)
- Research Award, Rhode Island Chapter of the American Cancer Society
- New Investigator Award, American Psychosocial Oncology Society
- National Research Service Award, National Cancer Institute
- Basic, Clnical and Translational Breast Cancer Research Award, Susan G. Komen Foundation
- Small Grant for Behavioral Research in Cancer Control, National Cancer Institute
- Mentored Research Scholar Grant, American Cancer Society
Publications and Presentations
- Rabin, C. (2023). Longitudinal study of theory-based predictors of COVID-19 vaccination.
Psychology, Health and Medicine, 1-10.
- Rabin, C. and Dutra, S. (2021). Predicting engagement in behaviors to reduce the spread
of COVID-19: The roles of the health belief model and political party affiliation.
Psychology, Health and Medicine.
- Rabin, C. (2020). Cancer-related self-disclosure in the workplace/school by adolescent
and young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology,
- Rabin, C. (2019). Self-disclosure to peers by young adult cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology,
28 (1), 181-186.
- Rabin, C. (2019). Impact of cancer on romantic relationships among young adults: A
systematic review. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 26 (1), 1-12.
- Rabin, C. (2017). Barriers to increasing physical activity among young adult cancer
survivors. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, 6(2), 372-376.
- Rabin, C. Pinto, B., and Fava, J. (2016). Physical activity and meditation intervention
for young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.
- Rabin, C., Horowitz, S and Marcus, B. (2013). Recruiting young adult cancer survivors
for behavioral research. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 20 (1),
- Rabin, C., Simpson, N., Morrow, K., and Pinto, B. (2013). Intervention format and
delivery preferences among young adult cancer survivors. International Journal of
- Medicine, 20 (2), 304-310.
- Rabin, C., Dunsiger, S., Ness, K.K., and Marcus, B.H. (2012). Internet-based physical
activity intervention targeting young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Adolescent
and Young Adult Oncology, 1 (4), 188-194.
- Rabin, C. and Bock, B. (2011). Desired features of smartphone applications promoting
physical activity. Telemedicine and e-Health, 17 (10), 1-3.
- Rabin, C. (2011). Review of health behaviors and their correlates among young adult
cancer survivors. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34 (1) 41-52.
- Rabin, C., Simpson, N., Morrow, K., and Pinto, B. (2011). Behavioral and psychosocial
program needs of young adult cancer survivors. Qualitative Health Research, 21 (6),
- Rabin, C. (2017, October). Self-disclosure to peers among young adult cancer survivors.
Poster presented at the 2017 New England Psychological Association Annual Meeting,
- Rabin, C., Pinto, B. and Fava, J. (April, 2015). Testing an Exercise and Relaxation
Intervention for Young Adult Cancer Survivors. Poster presented at the 2015 New England
Cancer Survivorship Research Symposium, Boston, MA
- Rabin, C. (2012, March). Developing Behavioral Programs for Young Adult Cancer Survivors.
Psychosocial Oncology Grand Rounds, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.
- Rabin, C. (2011, November). The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Survivors. Massachusetts
General Hospital Palliative Care Grand Rounds. Boston, MA.
Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities
- Editorial Board Member, Journal of Cancer Survivorship
- Editorial Board Member, Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Assistant Professor, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Staff Psychologist, The Miriam Hospital
- American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology)
- Served as co-chair of a workgroup developing cancer prevention recommendations for
the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan
- Provided pro-bono lecture at The Miriam Hospital (Providence, Rhode Island) to community
members on the benefits of exercise for cancer survivors