Katherine Ramos
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Current Research Interests

Developing and implementing psychosocial interventions for older adults in oncology or palliative care, and for their caregivers.

Clinical and Research Foci:
  • Mental Health & Dyadic Behavioral Interventions for Geriatric Palliative Care Populations
  • Communication and Coping Skills Training
  • Palliative Care Provider Training in Distress Coping Skills 

Teaching/Lecture Presentations Foci:
  • Role of Psychology in Palliative Care
  • Psychological and Physical Resilience in Geriatric Palliative Care 
  • Enhancing illness acceptance and adaptation to serious, life-limiting illness
  • Ageism and Intersectionality 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 2200 West Maint Street Suite 340, Durham, NC 27705
  • DUMC Box 3862, Durham, NC 27710

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