Donald H. Baucom

Donald H. Baucom, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Richard Lee Simpson Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Baucom is a member of the UNC Couples Lab where the members collaborate in developing theory, conducting research, and engaging in teaching and clinical training, all aimed toward promoting healthy relationships.

Donald H. Baucom

Richard Lee Simpson Distinguished Professor, Psychology
UNC-Chapel Hill

258 Davie Hall Chapel Hill

Area of interest

Breast Cancer
Health Behavior
Psychosocial Intervention Research
Couple-based Interventions for Health and Psychological Distress

Development and evaluation of psychosocial interventions to assist couples in making health behavior changes and support each other during crises; focus on couple-based psychosocial interventions for breast cancer and similar interventions for smoking cessation, heart attacks, and osteoarthritis; interventions for marital distress, prevention of marital discord