Rebecca A Shelby, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Behavioral Medicine
Address:
2200 W. Main St
Ste 340
Durham, NC 27705
Office Telephone:
(919) 416-3410
Training:
  • PhD, Ohio State University, 2006
Research Interests:

Rebecca Shelby, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University and the Director of Education and Training for the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program.  Dr. Shelby is a member of the Duke Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program and the Duke Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program. Dr. Shelby completed her graduate training in clinical psychology at the Ohio State University and her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.  Her research focuses on developing and evaluating behavioral interventions for cancer patients, management of cancer pain and treatment side effects, and improving adherence to recommended care. Dr. Shelby serves on the Duke clinical psychology internship faculty and supervises clinical psychology fellows, interns, and clinical psychology graduate practicum students completing clinical rotations as part of the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program.