Suzanne C Lechner, Ph.D., The Chicago Medical School, Clinical Psychology, May 2000; M.S., The Chicago Medical School, Clinical Psychology, May 1997

Research Assoc. Professor

  • 1701 Citations

Personal profile

Research interests

underserved groups with cancer: Black women, Spanish-speaking women, adolescent and young adults with cancer (AYA)

External positions

Research Associate Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jun 1 2014 → …

Scientific Director, Non-Therapeutic Research Support Core, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jun 1 2013 → …


  • cancer survivorship
  • biobehavioral interventions
  • benefit finding
  • cancer disparities

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Projects 2004 2014

Social Adjustment
Breast Neoplasms
African Americans

Positive Adjustment In Long-Term Breast Cancer Survivors

Lechner, S. C.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research projectSmall Research Grants

Breast Neoplasms
Social Adjustment
Survival Rate

Research Output 2003 2017

  • 1701 Citations
  • 50 Article
  • 2 Chapter
Quality of Life
Breast Neoplasms

Metformin improves in vivo and in vitro B cell function in individuals with obesity and Type-2 Diabetes

Diaz, A., Romero, M., Vazquez, T., Lechner, S., Blomberg, B. B. & Frasca, D. Feb 17 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Vaccine.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
In Vitro Techniques

Physical activity in Black breast cancer survivors: implications for quality of life and mood at baseline and 6-month follow-up

Diggins, A. D., Hearn, L. E., Lechner, S. C., Annane, D., Antoni, M. H. & Whitehead, N. E. Jun 1 2017 In : Psycho-Oncology. 26, 6, p. 822-828 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Quality of Life
Breast Neoplasms
Multivariate Analysis
2 Citations

Post-surgical depressive symptoms and long-term survival in non-metastatic breast cancer patients at 11-year follow-up

Antoni, M. H., Jacobs, J. M., Bouchard, L. C., Lechner, S. C., Jutagir, D. R., Gudenkauf, L. M., Blomberg, B. B., Glück, S. & Carver, C. S. Jan 1 2017 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 44, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Proportional Hazards Models

Social well-being is associated with less pro-inflammatory and pro-metastatic leukocyte gene expression in women after surgery for breast cancer

Jutagir, D. R., Blomberg, B. B., Carver, C. S., Lechner, S. C., Timpano, K. R., Bouchard, L. C., Gudenkauf, L. M., Jacobs, J. M., Diaz, A., Lutgendorf, S. K., Cole, S. W., Heller, A. S. & Antoni, M. H. Aug 1 2017 In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 165, 1, p. 169-180 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Gene Expression
Biological Phenomena
Health Resources