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Fawzy I. Fawzy, M.D.
Professor and Executive Vice Chair, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and
Biobehavioral Sciences, at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Chief Executive Officer of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital
Associate Director, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
Senior Research Scientist, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute

Research Interests
Affiliated with UCLA since 1973, Dr. Fawzy's main area of research is the interface of psychiatry and medicine, specifically psycho-oncology. Dr. Fawzy has authored 109 published manuscripts, articles and chapters, including "A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients: I. Changes over time in methods of coping and affective disturbance," "A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients: II. Changes over time in immunologic measures," and "Malignant Melanoma: Effects of an early structured psychiatric intervention, coping, and affective state on recurrence and survival 6 years later," Archives of General Psychiatry, 1990, 1990, 1993, and 2003

 

respectively; the manual entitled, "A Structured Psychoeducational Intervention for Cancer Patients," General Hospital Psychiatry, 1994, and "Critical Review of Psychosocial Interventions in Cancer Care," Archives of General Psychiatry, 1995. In addition, he has co-edited four books. Dr. Fawzy serves as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the American Cancer Society (ACS). He is a member of the review committee for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. Professional societies include: Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (England), the American Psychiatric Association, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists, and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Fawzy is past President of the American Society of Psychiatric Oncology and AIDS, and past President of the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS).

Recent publications
Fawzy FI, Cousins N, Fawzy NW, Kemeny ME, Elashoff R, Morton D. A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients: I. Changes over time in methods of coping and affective disturbance. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1990; 47:720-725.
Fawzy FI, Kemeny ME, Fawzy NW, Elashoff R, Morton D, Cousins N, Fahey JL. A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients: II. Changes over time in immunologic measures. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1990; 47:729-735.
Fawzy FI, Fawzy NW, Hyun CS, Elashoff R, Guthrie D, Fahey JL, Morton DL. Malignant melanoma: effects of an early structured psychiatric intervention, coping, and affective state on recurrence and survival 6 years later. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1993; 50:681-689.
Fawzy FI, Fawzy NW, Canada AL. Psychoeducational intervention programs for patients with cancer. In Baum, A, Andersen BL, eds. Psychosocial Interventions for Cancer. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association; 2001: 235-267.
Fawzy, FI, Canada AL, Fawzy, NW. Malignant Melanoma: Effects of a Brief, Structured psychiatric Intervention on survival and Recurrence at 10-Year Follow-up. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2003: 60:100-103.

Fawzy I. Fawzy, M.D.
UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Box 951759
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1759
On-campus mail: C8-861 NPI 175919
Tel: (310) 825-0249
Fax: (310) 825-0323
E-mail: [email protected]