Anna Barata is an Instructor at Mass General Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School. She graduated in Psychology (Universitat Ramón Llull, Barcelona), received a Master in Psycho-Onchology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid) and earned a PhD in Psychiatry and Medical Psychology (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Florida).
Dr. Barata’s research focuses on improving survivorship in patients with hematological cancers and receiving treatment with cellular therapies (CAR T-cell therapy, hematopoietic cell transplant). She is interested in examining patient-reported and neurocognitive outcomes, testing supportive care interventions to improve patients and their caregivers’ quality of life, and developing relevant patient-reported outcome measures. She received funding from the National Institutes of Health to support her research.