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Lori DuBenske

Lori DuBenske

Expert on cancer psychology, behavioral health, family caregivers, patient healthcare decision making

Senior Psychologist/Department of Psychiatry, Cancer Psychology School of Medicine and Public Health Home page


  • Cancer patient adjustment and mental health from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship or end of life
  • Family caregiving during treatment, end of life, bereavement
  • Enhancing patient and family participation in clinical settings, shared decision-making


  • numerous research publications with multidisciplinary teams to understand, develop and test interventions that improve patient care in cancer and preventative screening
  • Wisconsin licensed clinical psychologist since 2009