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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Stephanie Hullmann

First Name: Stephanie

Last Name: Hullmann

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Job Responsibilities: Combination of Research and Patient Care

Education/Training: Psychology

About Me/My interests: I am a post-doctoral research fellow in the NCI-sponsored R25 for Training in Behavioral Oncology and Cancer Control Program lead by Dr. Victoria Champion at the Indiana University School of Nursing. I completed my graduate training at in the Clinical Psychology program, at Oklahoma State University under the supervision of Larry L. Mullins, Ph.D., and completed my pre-doctoral internship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. I am interested in identifying risk factors for psychological distress in patients with cancer their families and developing interventions to support those families at risk for poor adjustment. I am also interested in examining the positive adjustment outcomes exhibited by many children and families affected by pediatric cancer and determining how we can facilitate resilience in this population.

Training Opportunities: Yes

My Contact Information:

Address: Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Dr., NU 317, Indianapolis, IN 46202


Phone: 317-274-7562

Topics of Interest for Collaboration:positive psychology; resilience; goals; coping; illness appraisal; posttraumatic stress/growth; family adjustment

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

Mullins, L.L., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Chaney, J.M., Elkin, T.D., Wiener, L., Hullmann, S.E., Fedele, D.A., & Junghans, A. (2011). Single parent status and income predict parenting capacity outcomes in youth with chronic health conditions. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 249-257. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsq080

Hullmann, S.E., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Ryan, J., Fedele, D.A., Rambo, P.L., Chaney, J.M., & Mullins, L.L. (2010). Parental overprotection, perceived child vulnerability, and parenting stress: A cross-illness comparison. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 17, 357-365. doi: 10.1007/s10880-010-9213-4

Hullmann, S. E., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Meyer, W.H., McNall-Knapp, R.Y., & Mullins, L.L. (2010). The relationship between parental overprotection and health-related quality of life in pediatric cancer: The mediating role of perceived child vulnerability. Quality of Life Research, 19, 1373-1380. doi: 10.1007/s11136-010-9696-3

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