Jennifer Hydeman, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Pathology & Prevention
Psychologist, Department of Psychology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Areas of Expertise: 
Breast cancer
Solid tumor cancers
Special Interests: 
Cancer survivorship


Jennifer Hydeman, PhD, joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) in 2007. She serves as the primary psychologist on a multidisciplinary team that supports several oncology services, conducting initial evaluations and individual and family interventions as needed. She also serves on Roswell Park’s Survivorship Steering Committee and supervises doctoral-level practicum students.

Dr. Hydeman’s research focuses principally on issues related to cancer survivorship, mindfulness-based interventions in coping with cancer, and the impact of diagnosis on breast cancer patients. She is the author or co-author of articles in the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, Psychological Services Journal, and Cancer Nursing, among others. She has given numerous conference presentations, for such organizations as the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Behavioral Medicine.

She has served as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator for research grants from the American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen Foundation of Western New York.

Dr. Hydeman earned a PhD in counseling psychology from Temple University (2007) and an MA in applied health psychology from Northern Arizona University (2002).

She is a member of the American Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology and Health Psychology divisions), the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.


Education and Training: 
2007 - PhD - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
2002 - MA - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ