OPT for Health Postdoctoral Fellows
Autumn Lanoye, PhD
Dr. Lanoye is a is a Massey Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Health Behavior and Policy. Her primary research interests are the treatment of overweight/obesity with an emphasis on tailoring interventions in service of cancer prevention and control efforts, the development of lifestyle interventions to improve health and quality of life in cancer survivors, and the role of executive functions in eating behavior and physical activity. She is currently working with Dr. LaRose on projects related to weight control and chronic inflammation reduction among emerging adults. Her independent research efforts are focused on developing and piloting a mindfulness/physical activity intervention to improve cancer-related cognitive impairment and quality of life among breast cancer survivors. Dr. Lanoye received a BA in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 2009, an MS in Clinical Psychology from VCU in 2014, and a PhD in Clinical Psychology (Behavioral Medicine track) from VCU in 2018. She completed her clinical residency in psychology at the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center in 2018.