Kate Dibble

Ph.D., Health and Well-being


Entered the Program: 2015

Hometown: Southington, CT

Previous Education:

  • M.A., Psychology (Specialization in Health Psychology), Central CT State University, 2015
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Connecticut, 2013

Research Interests:

  • Cancer throughout the lifespan
  • Cancer continuum and its effect on family dynamic
  • Cancer prevention in younger populations (e.g. screening, genetic testing, etc.)
  • Health & well-being of disadvantaged populations

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Keith Bellizzi

Assistantship Experience:

  • Research assistant, 2015-present – Dr. Keith Bellizzi breast cancer study
  • Research assistant, 2015-present – Dr. Anne Farrell, Dr. Preston Britner, & Dr. Danielle Annett CARHD data analyst and ACF grant
  • Teaching assistant, 2015-present – Dr. Keith Bellizzi Death, Dying & Bereavement undergraduate course
  • Teaching assistant, 2015-2016 – Dr. Keith Bellizzi Research Methods in Human Development & Family Studies
  • Teaching assistant, 2016-present – Dr. Caitlin Lombardi Research Methods in Human Development & Family Studies

Awards/scholarships/fellowships:

  • University of Connecticut Graduate School Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Monetary Award

Other:

  • Vice President for UCCFR organization, 2016-present
  • Enjoys playing video games and skiing in my free time!