Rebecca Saracino, PhD
Dr. Rebecca Saracino is an Assistant Attending Psychologist and member of the Psycho-oncology of Aging and Cancer laboratory in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). She has a PhD in clinical psychology and completed internship training in behavioral medicine at the Yale School of Medicine and fellowship training in psycho-oncology at MSK. Her research seeks to better assess, identify, and intervene with depression in older adults with cancer across the cancer continuum. Her goal is to increase the reach of psychosocial interventions to those who have historically been underserved. She is presently supported by funding from the NCI (K08) and NINR (R21). She has received awards recognizing her contributions to science, leadership, scholarly productivity, and mentorship skills, respectively, from the Multi-Morbidity Special Interest Group of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (2019), the Yale School of Medicine Leadership Excellence Award (2019), the MSK Cornelia Perry Award (2019), and the MSK Mort Bard Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching of Research Fellows (2020).