Affiliated with UCLA since 1973, Dr. Fawzy's main area of research is the interface of psychiatry and medicine, specifically psycho-oncology. Dr. Fawzy has authored 109 published manuscripts, articles and chapters, including "A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients: I. Changes over time in methods of coping and affective disturbance," "A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients: II. Changes over time in immunologic measures," and "Malignant Melanoma: Effects of an early structured psychiatric intervention, coping, and affective state on recurrence and survival 6 years later," Archives of General Psychiatry, 1990, 1990, 1993, and 2003 respectively; the manual entitled, "A Structured Psychoeducational Intervention for Cancer Patients," General Hospital Psychiatry, 1994, and "Critical Review of Psychosocial Interventions in Cancer Care," Archives of General Psychiatry, 1995.
In addition, he has co-edited four books. Dr. Fawzy serves as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the American Cancer Society (ACS). He is a member of the review committee for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. Professional societies include: Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (England), the American Psychiatric Association, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists, and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Fawzy is past President of the American Society of Psychiatric Oncology and AIDS, and past President of the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS).
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