Charles S. Kamen, Ph.D.

Charles S. Kamen, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 658
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Professional Bio

2003-2004 Data Manager, New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
2005-2006 Research Therapist, American Heart Association Study/Emory University
2006 Project Coordinator, University of Georgia, Department of Psychology
2007-2008 Associate Clinic Director, University of Georgia, Department of Psychology
2008-2009 General Intern, Palo Alto Veteran's Affairs Health Care System
2009-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2011-2012 Instructor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2012-present Research Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, JPWCC, Behavioral Medicine Unit, URMC

Patient Care Bio

Charles S. Kamen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Rochester. He has a strong background and training in behavioral medicine, health disparities, and interventions for diverse couples and dyads. He leads the Health Disparities research effort in the University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base.
Dr. Kamen's research has focused on factors that lead to health disparities among sexual and gender minority populations, specifically disparities in cancer-related health outcomes and psychological distress.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Cancer Control (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Clinical Psychology | University of Georgia2009
MS | Clinical Psychology | University of Georgia2006
BA | Psychology | University of Notre Dame2003