Dr. Van Liew’s clinical and research experiences on interprofessional health care teams have focused on addressing co-occurring physical and mental health concerns to optimize patient wellbeing and delivery of patient-centered health care, particularly among older adults.
As part of DMU’s innovative collaboration with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to integrate NAMI’s Provider Education Program into medical education, Dr. Van Liew is researching the impact of the program on students’ understanding of mental illness and its impacts.
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Iowa (Health Psychology emphasis)
B.A., Psychology, Spanish Language and Literature, Marquette University
Naik, A. D., Dindo, L. N., Van Liew, J. R., Hundt, N.E., Vo, L., et al. (2018). Development of a clinically-feasible process for identifying patient health priorities. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 66, 1872-1879. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15437
Van Liew, J. R., Cvengros, J. A., & Christensen, A. J. (2018). Patient-provider interactions: Promoting effective behavior and providing optimal care. Invited chapter in E. B. Fisher, L. D. Cameron, A. J. Christensen, U. Ehlert, Y. Guo, B. Oldenburg, & F. J. Snoek (Eds.), Principles and concepts in behavioral medicine: A global handbook. New York: Springer.
Dindo, L., Van Liew, J. R., & Arch, J. J. (2017). Acceptance and commitment therapy: A transdiagnostic behavioral intervention for mental health and medical conditions. Neurotherapeutics, 14(3), 546-553. doi: 10.1007/s13311-017-0521-3
Van Liew, J. R., Brock, R. L., Christensen, A. J., Karnell, L. H., Pagedar, N., & Funk, G. F. (2017). Weight loss after head and neck cancer diagnosis: A dynamic relationship with depressive symptoms. Head & Neck, 39(2), 370-379. doi: 10.1002/hed.24601
Van Liew, J. R., Christensen, A. J., & de Moor, J. S. (2014). Psychosocial factors in adjuvant hormone therapy for breast cancer: An emerging context for adherence research. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 8(3), 521–531. doi: 10.1007/s11764-014-0374-2
Christensen, A. J., Van Liew, J. R., & Kellerman, Q. D. (2014). Depression in chronic kidney disease: A context for comorbidity. Invited chapter in C. S. Richards & M. W. O’Hara (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of depression and comorbidity (398–410). New York: Oxford University Press.
Van Liew, J. R., Christensen, A. J., Howren, M. B., Karnell, L. H., & Funk, G. F. (2013). Fear of recurrence impacts health related quality of life and continued tobacco use in head and neck cancer survivors. Health Psychology, 33(4), 373–381. doi: 10.1037/a0032680
Howren, M. B., Van Liew, J. R., & Christensen, A. J. (2013). Advances in patient adherence to medical treatment regimens: The emerging role of technology in adherence monitoring and management. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7(7), 427–443. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12033
Howren, M. B., Christensen, A. J., Karnell, L. H., Van Liew, J. R., & Funk, G. F. (2013). Influence of pretreatment social support on health-related quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors: Results from a prospective study. Head & Neck, 35(6), 779–787. doi: 10.1002/hed.23029
Van Liew, J.R. (2012). Balancing confidentiality and collaboration within multidisciplinary health care teams. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 19(4), 411–417. doi: 10.1007/s10880-012-9333-0
Van Liew, J. R. (2012). Locus of control. In M. D. Gellman & J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. New York: Springer.