Dr. Jennifer Hydeman Jennifer Hydeman, PhD

Jennifer Hydeman

Medical Psychology

Specializing In:

Breast cancer Solid tumor cancers

Special Interests:

Cancer survivorship Mindfulness

About Jennifer Hydeman


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.


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Pathology & Prevention
  • Psychologist, Department of Psychology


Education and Training:

  • 2007 - PhD - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2002 - MA - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology and Health Psychology divisions)
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • American Psychosocial Oncology Society

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Full Publications list on PubMed
  • Hydeman, J., Uwazurike, O., Adeyemi, E. & Beaupin, L. (2019). Survivorship needs of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: a concept mapping analysis. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. DOI: 10.1007/s11764-018-0725-5.
  • Beaupin, L., Hydeman, J. & Uwazurike, O. (2018). A roadmap to survivorship: Optimizing survivorship care plans for adolescent and young adult cancer patients. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. DOI: 10.1089/jayao.2018.0061.
  • Todd, B., Feuerstein, M., Gherke, A., Hydeman, J. & Beaupin, L. (2015). Identifying the unmet needs of breast cancer patients post-primary treatment: The Cancer Survivor Profile (CSPro). Journal of Cancer Survivorship. DOI: 10.1007/s11764-015-0428-0.
  • Hydeman, J. (2013). Improving the integration of palliative care in a 
    comprehensive oncology center. OMEGA: The Journal of Death and Dying, 67(1-2), 127-134.
  • Lally, R., Hydeman, J., Schwert, K. & Edge, S. (2013). Unsupportive social interactions in the weeks immediately following breast cancer diagnosis. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2013.798758.

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