Associate Professor Claire Wakefield

Associate Professor Claire Wakefield

Associate Professor Claire Wakefield is a Senior Researcher at the University of NSW and leads the Behavioural Sciences Unit in the Kids Cancer Centre at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Australia. A/Prof Wakefield’s research aims to delineate how best to meet the needs of families affected by paediatric and adolescent cancer. Her focus is on developing strategies to prevent poor mental health outcomes in vulnerable groups using evidence-based interventions and novel technology. A/Prof Wakefield has been instrumental in leading several bi-national intervention studies. She has a particular interest in cancer survivorship and in the psychological implications of cancer genetics. A/Prof Wakefield holds several key leadership roles, including being Deputy Chair of the Paediatrics Special Interest Group for the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS). She was also the founding Chair of the IPOS Early Career Professionals Committee. A/Prof Wakefield has been named as Chief Investigator on grants worth more than $11M and has more than 75 publications.

Webinars presented by Associate Professor Claire: Survivorship Care Planning

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