Director, Psychology Division, Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital
Director, McGill Psychosocial Oncology Program, Department of Oncology, McGillUniversity
Associate Professor, Departments of Oncology, Psychiatry and Psychology, McGillUniversity
M.A., PhD: Concordia University, Montreal, QC
Psychosocial Oncology; Cognitive behaviour therapy; Clinical health psychology.
Quality of life; Psychosocial Oncology; Psychosocial impact of chemotherapy-induced infertility in men; Depression in cancer patients; Impact on the Ashkenazi Jewish community of recent discoveries in cancer genetics; Distress as a predictor of long-term survival in cancer patients.
Dr. Zeev Rosberger is the Director of the Psychology Division at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, which provides exemplary clinical care to patients and their families. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology and was President from 2003-2005. He has led the development of a clinical Psychosocial Oncology Program for the Segal Cancer Centre and he participates on a number of Provincial and National committees advocating for improvement of the emotional care of cancer patients and their families.
Dr. Rosberger’s research interests include coping and interventions to enhance quality of life in cancer patients, screening for depression, communication of cancer risk information to patients and non-patients, and psychosocial impact of infertility related to cancer chemotherapy. He also directs a new research program of the psychosocial impact of HPV and Pap testing for cervical cancer.