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Rachel Ceballos

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Health Services

Staff Scientist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Education

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

address:
1100 Fairview Ave, N,
M3-B232
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



Molina Y, Hohl SD, Nguyen M, Hempstead BH, Weatherby SR, Dunbar C, Beresford SA, Ceballos RM. Ethnic Differences in Social Support After Initial Receipt of an Abnormal Mammogram. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2016 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27213509    PMCID: PMC5053836
   


Molina Y, Scherman A, Constant TH, Hempstead B, Thompson-Dodd J, Richardson S, Weatherby SR, Reding KW, Ceballos RM. Medical advocacy among African-American women diagnosed with breast cancer: from recipient to resource. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Jul;24(7):3077-84. doi: 10.1007/s00520-016-3123-4. Epub 2016 Feb 19.  PMID: 26891843    PMCID: PMC4879045
   


McGregor BA, Murphy KM, Albano DL, Ceballos RM. Stress, cortisol, and B lymphocytes: a novel approach to understanding academic stress and immune function. Stress. 2016 Mar;19(2):185-91. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2015.1127913.  PMID: 26644211    PMCID: PMC4837014
   


McGregor BA, Dolan ED, Murphy KM, Sannes TS, Highland KB, Albano DL, Ward AA, Charbonneau AM, Redman MW, Ceballos RM. Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Healthy Women at Risk for Breast Cancer: a Novel Application of a Proven Intervention. Ann Behav Med. 2015 Dec;49(6):873-84. doi: 10.1007/s12160-015-9726-z.  PMID: 26290001
  


Sannes TS, Dolan E, Albano D, Ceballos RM, McGregor BA. Stress management reduces intraindividual cortisol variability, while not impacting other measures of cortisol rhythm, in a group of women at risk for breast cancer. J Psychosom Res. 2015 Nov;79(5):412-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.09.012. Epub 2015 Sep 28.  PMID: 26526317