About Stephen Lo, PhD

Dr. Stephen Lo is a fellow at the Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center’s T32 Training in Oncology Population Sciences (TOPS) program where he researches supportive treatments to improve outcomes and quality of life in adults with cancer under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Greer at the MGH Cancer Outcomes Research and Education Program (CORE). He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Ohio State University and completed his clinical internship at Rush University Medical Center with a focus on health psychology. During his doctoral studies, he was awarded a Pelotonia Research Fellowship from 2019-21 to develop and test a new psychological treatment to improve breathlessness and quality of life in patients with lung cancer.

Clinically, Dr. Lo focuses on improving coping and quality of life for adults with cancer. In the Psychiatric Oncology Service at MGH, he takes an individualized and collaborative approach to evidence-based therapies including cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and acceptance-based treatments.