Public Health [PH]
PhD, Rutgers University
, Fox Chase Cancer Center
, Rutgers University
Psychological Support for Cancer Patients and Their Families
Dr. Diefenbach is a social/health psychologist with particular interest in treatment decision making and health communication. He develops and evaluates innovative approaches to improve patient knowledge. These approaches are integrated into the clinical consultation process. When needed he is available to consult directly with patients and family members. He leads a federally funded research program that aims to improve treatment decision making, patient-physician communication, and quality of life through innovative patient and family focused programs.