Staff: Rachelle S. Brick, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., O.T.R./L.

Rachelle S. Brick

Rachelle S. Brick, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., O.T.R./L.

Current Fellow

Cancer Prevention Fellow
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Rachelle Brick, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., OTR/L, is a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch of the Behavioral Research Program.

Dr. Brick's research examines the influence of access and delivery of cancer rehabilitation services on cancer survivorship outcomes. She is also interested in examining biological and behavioral factors associated with accelerated aging in cancer survivors. Prior to joining NCI, Dr. Brick worked clinically as an occupational therapist with a specialty in cancer-related cognitive impairment. Her previous work focused on using qualitative and quantitative approaches to develop interventions addressing disability in older cancer survivors.

Dr. Brick received her M.S.P.H. from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, her M.S.O.T. from Boston University Sargent College, and her Bachelor of Philosophy degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Current and/or past BRP mentors include Paige Green and Michelle Mollica.

Current and/or past BRP mentors include Paige Green.

Research Areas

  • Accelerated aging
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Survivorship
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Disability

Selected Publications and Presentations

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