National Cancer Institute
Mary O'Connell

Mary O'Connell, MA

Public Health Advisor
Office of the Associate Director (OAD)
Behavioral Research Program (BRP)

Mary O'Connell first came to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in support of the Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB). She then transitioned to the Office of the Associate Director (OAD) as a Program Analyst, and later a Public Health Advisor. Ms. O'Connell manages communication activities and provides program analysis and scientific support for the Behavioral Research Program (BRP), within the NCI Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS).

Current and past BRP mentors include Bob Vollinger and Paige Green.

Current and past BRP mentees include Donna Hopkins, Tracey Goldner and Brian Keefe.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Green McDonald P., O'Connell M., & Lutgendorf S. K. Psychoneuroimmunology and cancer: A decade of discovery, paradigm shifts, and methodological innovations.. Brain Behav Immun 2013; 30(Suppl):S1-S9.

Klein, W. & O'Connell, M. Psychological scientists can look to the National Cancer Institute for funding and research resources.. Psychol. Sci. Agenda 2012.

Ferrer, R. A., McDonald, P., & O'Connell, M. Funding for Basic Psychological Science at the National Cancer Institute. . Observer 2012; 25(5).

Hesse BW, O'Connell M, Augustson EM, Chou WY, Shaikh AR, Rutten LJ. Realizing the promise of Web 2.0: engaging community intelligence. J Health Commun 2011; 16(Suppl 1):10-31.

McDonald, P., O'Connell, M., Nelson, W., & Klein, W. The National Cancer Institute: A hub for psychological and behavioral sciences. Observer 2009; 22(5):23-26.

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