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Caroline Susan Dorfman, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Behavioral Medicine
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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

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.

Scholars@Duke

Dorfman, Caroline S., Joseph G. Winger, Tamara Somers, Rebecca A. Shelby, Gretchen Kimmick, Linda Craighead, Michele L. Patel, and Francis J. Keefe. “WEIGHT-RELATED BEHAVIORS OF CANCER SURVIVORS & PARTNERS: INTERVENTION DEVELOPMENT AND RESULTS OF A PILOT DYADIC INTERVENTION.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53:S709–S709. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2019.

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Whitney, Colette A., Caroline S. Dorfman, Rebecca A. Shelby, Francis J. Keefe, Vicky Gandhi, and Tamara J. Somers. “Reminders of cancer risk and pain catastrophizing: relationships with cancer worry and perceived risk in women with a first-degree relative with breast cancer.” Fam Cancer 18, no. 1 (January 2019): 9–18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10689-018-0082-6.

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Shelby, Rebecca A., Caroline S. Dorfman, Hayden B. Bosworth, Francis Keefe, Linda Sutton, Lynda Owen, Leonor Corsino, et al. “Testing a behavioral intervention to improve adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET).” Contemp Clin Trials 76 (January 2019): 120–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2018.11.010.

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Somers, Tamara J., Sarah Kelleher, Caroline Dorfman, Rebecca Shelby, Beverly Thorn, Francis Keefe, Vicky Gandhi, Preethi Manohar, and Joseph Winger. “DEVELOPMENT AND PILOT TESTING OF AN MHEALTH BEHAVIORAL CANCER PAIN PROTOCOL FOR MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52:S677–S677. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Andersen, Barbara L., Brittany Brothers, Kristen Carpenter, Caroline Dorfman, Georita Frierson, Marlena Ryba, Rebecca Shelby, and Lisa Thornton. “DISSEMINATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CANCER CONTROL ESTS: PRESENT AND FUTURE.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52:S179–S179. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2018.

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