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Lara N. Traeger, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry

  • Phone: 617-724-5600
Departments
Department of Psychiatry

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
PhD, University of Miami
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Gender
Female
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Foreign Languages
Spanish
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Lara Traeger is a psychologist in the Cancer Center and the Behavioral Medicine Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Miami, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Traeger's clinical practice focuses on optimizing health and quality of life for adults with chronic medical conditions. Her research focus is on behavioral strategies to reduce disease- and treatment-related complications in patients with cancer. Dr. Traeger has over 50 published works, including peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. She has been the principal investigator of funded grants from the NIH/National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society, and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, The Oncologist, and Psycho-Oncology. Dr. Traeger supervises and mentors trainees in the Behavioral Medicine Service and the Cancer Outcomes Research Group.

Behavioral Medicine Service
One Bowdoin Square
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2927

Phone: 617-724-5600
Fax: 617-724-8690

Behavioral Medicine Service
One Bowdoin Square
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2927

Phone: 617-724-5600
Fax: 617-724-8690

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