Rachel Ceballos

Assistant Professor, Health Services

Staff Scientist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


PhD   Pennsylvania State University, 2005   (Biobehavioral Health)
MS   Pennsylvania State University, 2002   (Biobehavioral Health)
BA   California State University, Long Beach, 1998   (Psychology)

Contact Info

email:   rceballo@fhcrc.org

1100 Fairview Ave, N,
Seattle, WA 98109-1024

voice:   206-667-7806
fax:   206-667-5977

Biobehavioral research methods; community based participatory research; cancer health disparities; cancer survivorship in underserved populations

Ceballos RM, Molina Y, Malen RC, Ibarra G, EscareƱo M, Marchello N. Design, development, and feasibility of a spanish-language cancer survivor support group. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25556609

Molina Y, Ceballos RM, Dolan ED, Albano D, McGregor BA. Perceived breast cancer risk and breast cancer worry among women with a family history of breast cancer: a new perspective on coping as a mediator. Psychooncology. 2015 Jan;24(1):113-6. doi: 10.1002/pon.3587. Epub 2014 Jul 2.  PMID: 24986795    PMCID: PMC4282611

Molina Y, Thompson B, Ceballos RM. Physician and Family Recommendations to Obtain a Mammogram and Mammography Intentions: The Moderating Effects of Perceived Seriousness and Risk of Breast Cancer. J Womens Health Care. 2014 Nov;3(6). pii: 199.  PMID: 25558437

Molina Y, Hempstead BH, Thompson-Dodd J, Weatherby SR, Dunbar C, Hohl SD, Malen RC, Ceballos RM. Medical Advocacy and Supportive Environments for African-Americans Following Abnormal Mammograms. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25270556    PMCID: PMC4383730

Ceballos RM, Knerr S, Scott MA, Hohl SD, Malen RC, Vilchis H, Thompson B. Latino beliefs about biomedical research participation: a qualitative study on the u.s.-Mexico border. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2014 Oct;9(4):10-21. doi: 10.1177/1556264614544454. Epub 2014 Aug 5.  PMID: 25747293