Head & Neck Cancer Body Image Research Team

The Head and Neck Cancer Body Image Research Team is a multidisciplinary scientific collaboration featuring clinicians, psychologists, behavioral scientists, and healthcare delivery researchers with expertise in head and neck cancer, telemedicine, dissemination and implementation research, mHealth, and clinical trials. Because patient-centered care is critical to our research program, our team includes patient advocates and supports patient and stakeholder engagement to extend the scientific and clinical impact of our research.

Principal Investigator: 

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Evan Graboyes headshotEvan Graboyes, M.D., MPH, FACS
Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery,
Medical University of South Carolina

graboyes@musc.edu

 

 

 

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Co-Investigators:

Headshot of Dr. Wendy BallietWendy Balliet, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Medical University of South Carolina

ballietw@musc.edu

 




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Elizabeth Hill Headshot circle Elizabeth Hill, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences,
Medical University of South Carolina

hille@musc.edu

 

 

 

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Stacey Maurer headshotStacey Maurer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Medical University of South Carolina

maurers@musc.edu

 

 

 

 

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Ken Ruggiero headshot

Kenneth Ruggiero, Ph.D.
Professor and Endowed Chair, Department of Smart State Technology Application
Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL), Medical University of South Carolina
Director, Telehealth Resilience and Recovery Program,
Medical University of South Carolina

ruggierk@musc.edu


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Katherine Sterba headshotKatherine Sterba, Ph.D., MPH
Co-Director, Dissemination & Implementation Science Collaborative,
MUSC Clinical & Translational Research Institute Member, Cancer Control Program,
Hollings Cancer Center

Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences,
Medical University of South Carolina
sterba@musc.edu

 

External Collaborators:

Dr. Amy Williams Headshot

 

Amy Williams, Ph.D., LP, HSP

Director of Behavior Health, Office of Physician Well-being and Professionalism,
Corewell Health





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Henry Ford Health

Dr. Steven Chang Headshot

Steven Chang, M.D.
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Program,
Henry Ford Cancer Institute

 

 

 

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Dr. Olga Slavin-Spenny Headshot

Olga Slavin-Spenny, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psych-Oncology,
Henry Ford Cancer Institute

 

 




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Washington University in St. Louis/Siteman Cancer Center 

Dr. Patrik Pipkorn Headshot WashU

Patrik Pipkorn, M.D., MSCR
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery,
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis / Siteman Cancer Center

 





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Dr. Jessica Vanderlan 2 Headshot Jessica Vanderlan, Ph.D.
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry,
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis / Siteman Cancer Center