Timothy Patrick Pearman

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Research Interests

Dr. Timothy Pearman is Professor in the departments of Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a board certified clinical health psychologist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology (ACHP) and Director of the Supportive Oncology program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Pearman has served on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Disparities and Equity Promotion (HDEP) subcommittee, as well as the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Subcommittee G (Education). He served on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)’s distress management expert panel. He is the disease section leader for quality of life for the Scientific Review Committee of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a member of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine at Northwestern University, and is a member of the Northwestern Medicine Cancer Committee. He has been a clinical associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Neurology at the Tulane University School of Medicine since 2000 and was the Director of the Tulane Cancer Center in New Orleans, LA from 2008-2011.

Certifications and Licenses

Clinical Health Psychologist

Training Experience

1997Internship, Tulane University Medical Center Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Florida

… → 1997

Research interests

  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Psychological Issues of Patients Dealing with Medical Illness
  • Quality of Life

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Research Output

Implementing electronic health record–integrated screening of patient-reported symptoms and supportive care needs in a comprehensive cancer center

Garcia, S. F., Wortman, K., Cella, D., Wagner, L. I., Bass, M., Kircher, S., Pearman, T. & Penedo, F. J., Nov 15 2019, In : Cancer. 125, 22, p. 4059-4068 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Validity and usefulness of a single-item measure of patient-reported bother from side effects of cancer therapy

    Pearman, T. P., Beaumont, J. L., Mroczek, D., O’Connor, M. & Cella, D., Mar 1 2018, In : Cancer. 124, 5, p. 991-997 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 10 Scopus citations

    The patient experience: An essential component of high-value care and service

    Shaunfield, S., Pearman, T. & Cella, D., Jan 1 2017, Surgical Patient Care: Improving Safety, Quality and Value. Springer International Publishing, p. 87-100 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Health-related quality of life in patients with neuroendocrine tumors: an investigation of treatment type, disease status, and symptom burden

    Pearman, T. P., Beaumont, J. L., Cella, D., Neary, M. P. & Yao, J., Sep 1 2016, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 24, 9, p. 3695-3703 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 33 Scopus citations

    Survivorship care planning in a comprehensive cancer center using an implementation framework

    Garcia, S. F., Kircher, S. M., Oden, M., Veneruso, A., McKoy, J. M., Pearman, T. & Penedo, F. J., May 2016, In : Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology. 14, 5, p. 192-199 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations