Shelby Langer

Assoc Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Assoc Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Assoc Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Shelby Langer is an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She is also a member of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at ASU.

Her research interests include dyadic communication and emotion regulation within the context of chronic illness, cancer survivorship and palliative care, cancer caregiving, parent-child dynamics in pediatric pain and socioeconomic status, stress and obesity.

Prior to coming to ASU in 2016, she was with the School of Social Work at University of Washington (2004-2016).

Education

  • Postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine 1999
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in psychosocial oncology, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Ph.D. Personality/ Social Psychology, Lehigh University 1996
  • M.S. Experimental Psychology, Villanova University 1992

Research Interests

  • Dyadic communication and emotion regulation within the context of chronic illness
  • Cancer survivorship and palliative care
  • Cancer caregiving
  • Parent-child dynamics in pediatric pain
  • Socioeconomic status, stress and obesity

Publications

For a current list of publications and research activity visit experts.asu.edu.

Research Activity

  • Langer,Shelby Lynn*, Todd,Michael Wayne. Couple Communication in Cancer: A Multi-Method Examination. NCI(9/20/2016 - 8/31/2021).
  • Langer,Shelby Lynn. Predictors of resilience and positive outcomes for patients with acute respiratory failure and their families. UNIV OF WASHINGTON(8/16/2016 - 4/30/2021).

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCR 301 Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCR 301 Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCR 301 Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCR 301 Rsrch Mthds for Hlth Care Prof

Work History

<ul> <li>Research Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington, 2004-2010</li> <li>Research Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington, 2010-2016</li> </ul>

Expertise Areas