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Timothy Pearman, PhD

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Position / Title: 
Director of Supportive Oncology
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Dr. Pearman is the Director of Supportive Oncology at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and an associate professor in the departments of medical social sciences and psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  In his role as the program director, he works with patients and referring physicians as a clinical psychologist in both Lurie Clinical Cancer Center sites.  In addition, he oversees all aspects of the Lurie Cancer Center’s Supportive Oncology Program and manages outreach, community education, and health learning center activities for the Clinical Cancer Center.  From 2008-2010, Dr. Pearman served as director of the Tulane Cancer Center and was a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and neurology at the Tulane University School of Medicine.  From 2000-2008, Dr. Pearman was the director of Tulane’s psychosocial oncology program.  He has served as a member of NCI Subcommittee G (Education), has served on various ACS advisory committees, and has lectured nationally and internationally on topics including palliative care, bioethics, and quality of life in oncology.