Lixin Song

RN, PhD, Associate Professor, Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill, Cancer Prevention and Control

Associate Professor, Nursing
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Prevention and Control

Area of interest

Dr. Lixin Song is interested in improving care for cancer patients and their families (especially informal caregivers), with specific training and expertise in psychosocial issues and related intervention as well as research methodology. Dr. Song’s research crosscuts a range of areas in psycho-oncology, health disparities, and cancer care outcomes. Four of her major lines of work include treatment decision making of patients with cancer and partner involvement; communication and interaction between cancer patient, family caregiver, and health care providers; health-related quality of life; and cancer-related health disparities

Awards and Honors

2002 BCBS-Michigan Foundation Excellence in Research Award (First author: Yu, MY)
2007 First place in area of family research at 9th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research, Hollywood, CA (First author: Mood, DM)
2009 Nominated for the Best Paper Award, 16th Annual Conference of International Society for Quality of Life Research
2009 Critical Difference Grant, University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women
2009 Award of National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, INC (NCEMA) 5th National Conference ?Creating Research Careers: Leading the Way?

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