Full Name
Teresa Deshields
Job Title
Director of Supportive Oncology
Rush University Medical Center
Speaker Bio
Teresa L. Deshields, Ph.D., ABPP is the Director of Supportive Oncology at Rush University Cancer Center and a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She is a clinical health psychologist, and her clinical practice is devoted to treating cancer patients and survivors and their family members, throughout the cancer continuum – diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, end of life, and grief. Dr. Deshields has spoken to audiences of various disciplines across the country on the topic of compassion fatigue/burnout, and she has published several papers on the topic in peer-reviewed journals.
Teresa Deshields