Dr. Giselle K. Perez is an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School and a Clinical Health psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine Service and the Center for Psychiatric Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also a Senior Scientist in the Health Policy Research Center at the Mongan Institute and the Chair of the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Task Force. Her research focuses on the development of behavioral and mind-body interventions to promote stress management and overall physical and emotional health outcomes for patients throughout the cancer spectrum. Clinically, Dr. Perez specializes in working with adolescent and young adults touched by cancer with a focus on managing the unexpected social and emotional challenges that occur after cancer treatment, improving stress and anxiety symptoms, coping with uncertainty, and promoting health behavior change.
Dr. Perez received her PhD in Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Connecticut and completed her fellowship training at Harvard Medical School.