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Caroline Susan Dorfman, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
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Office: 2200 W. Main St., Suite 340, Durham, NC 27705

Caroline Dorfman, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. Dr. Dorfman is a member of the Duke Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program and the Duke Cancer Institute. Dr. Dorfman completed her graduate training in clinical psychology at the Ohio State University and her clinical internship at Duke University Medical Center. Her research focuses on developing, implementing, and evaluating psychosocial and behavioral interventions designed to meet the needs of cancer survivors and their partners/families.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2015

Publications

Somers, Tamara J., James A. Blumenthal, Caroline S. Dorfman, Kim M. Huffman, Sara N. Edmond, Shannon N. Miller, Anava A. Wren, David Caldwell, and Francis J. Keefe. “Effects of a Weight and Pain Management Program in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis With Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Investigation.” J Clin Rheumatol, October 16, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000001793.

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Arthur, Sarah S., Caroline S. Dorfman, Lisa A. Massa, and Rebecca A. Shelby. “Managing female sexual dysfunction.” Urol Oncol, July 8, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2021.06.006.

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Andersen, Barbara L., Caroline S. Dorfman, and Claire C. Conley. “Achieving oncology mental health providers' usage of an empirically supported treatment: Lessons learned.” Psycho Oncology 30, no. 5 (May 2021): 794–803. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5699.

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Dorfman, Caroline S., Juliann Stalls, Rebecca A. Shelby, Tamara J. Somers, Francis J. Keefe, and Kevin C. Oeffinger. “DEVELOPMENT OF A BEHAVIORAL SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT INTERVENTION FOR SURVIVORS OF YOUNG ADULT CANCER.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 55:S144–S144, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Dorfman, Caroline S., Juliann Stalls, Rebecca A. Shelby, Tamara J. Somers, and Kevin C. Oeffinger. “SYMPTOM COMMUNICATION PREFERENCES AMONG YOUNG ADULT CANCER SURVIVORS AND THEIR MEDICAL PROVIDERS.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 55:S438–S438, 2021.

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Shelby, Rebecca A., Caroline S. Dorfman, Sarah S. Arthur, Hayden B. Bosworth, Leonor Corsino, Linda Sutton, Lynda Owen, et al. “Improving health engagement and lifestyle management for breast cancer survivors with diabetes.” Contemp Clin Trials 92 (May 2020): 105998. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2020.105998.

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Kelleher, Sarah A., Joseph G. Winger, Caroline S. Dorfman, Krista K. Ingle, Ashley A. Moskovich, Amy P. Abernethy, Francis J. Keefe, Greg P. Samsa, Gretchen G. Kimmick, and Tamara J. Somers. “A behavioral cancer pain intervention: A randomized noninferiority trial comparing in-person with videoconference delivery.” Psychooncology 28, no. 8 (August 2019): 1671–78. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5141.

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Dorfman, Caroline S., Sarah S. Arthur, Gretchen G. Kimmick, Kelly W. Westbrook, Paul Kelly Marcom, Cheyenne Corbett, Sara N. Edmond, and Rebecca A. Shelby. “Partner status moderates the relationships between sexual problems and self-efficacy for managing sexual problems and psychosocial quality-of-life for postmenopausal breast cancer survivors taking adjuvant endocrine therapy.” Menopause 26, no. 8 (August 2019): 823–32. https://doi.org/10.1097/GME.0000000000001337.

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Dorfman, Caroline S., Sarah A. Kelleher, Joseph G. Winger, Rebecca A. Shelby, Beverly E. Thorn, Linda M. Sutton, Francis J. Keefe, Vicky Gandhi, Preethi Manohar, and Tamara J. Somers. “Development and pilot testing of an mHealth behavioral cancer pain protocol for medically underserved communities.” J Psychosoc Oncol 37, no. 3 (May 2019): 335–49. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2018.1479327.

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Winger, Joseph G., Caroline S. Dorfman, Karen E. Steinhauser, Arif H. Kamal, Francis J. Keefe, Tamara J. Somers, and William S. Breitbart. “QUALITATIVE FEEDBACK ON A PSYCHOSOCIAL PAIN MANAGEMENT INTERVENTION FOR PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CANCER.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53:S264–S264. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2019.

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