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

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 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26290001

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

Knerr S, Ceballos RM. Giving samples or "getting checked": measuring conflation of observational biospecimen research and clinical care in Latino communities. BMC Med Ethics. 2015 Jul 17;16(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s12910-015-0041-9.  PMID: 26183580    PMCID: PMC4504441

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 Jul;23(7):2145-55. doi: 10.1007/s00520-014-2549-9. Epub 2015 Jan 4.  PMID: 25556609    PMCID: PMC4449795

Song S, Graham-Engeland JE, Corwin EJ, Ceballos RM, Taylor SE, Seeman T, Klein LC. The role of multiple negative social relationships in inflammatory cytokine responses to a laboratory stressor. PeerJ. 2015 Jun 2;3:e959. doi: 10.7717/peerj.959. eCollection 2015.  PMID: 26056615    PMCID: PMC4458128