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Anne MoyerAssociate ProfessorPsychologyCollege of Arts and Sciences


Anne Moyer studies psychosocial issues surrounding cancer and cancer risk. This work includes investigating ways to encourage women to engage in mammography screening and interventions to improve the quality of life of cancer patients. A related focus is medical decision making. This research includes studying the role of optimism in risk perception and treatment decisions, and decision making in veterinary medical contexts. Her third area of expertise is research methodology and the psychology of research participation. This work investigates, for example, how participant preferences interact with random assignment to treatment groups in clinical trials to affect engagement in treatment.



  • Ph.D., Yale University
  • M.S., Yale University
  • B.A., McMaster University