An Interdisciplinary Approach
Theresa Raphael-Grimm, PhD, CNS, holds a joint appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, Schools of Nursing and Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. Her research has focused on clinician-patient relationships for nearly 30 years. She has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1989, working with patients with chronic medical problems and with clinicians. Dr. Raphael-Grimm is the facilitator for UNC-CH School of Medicine's ""Schwartz Rounds,"" which are a multidisciplinary exploration of psychosocial issues in health care that impact both patients and clinicians. She is a member of the Department of Psychiatry consult team, and the UNC's Comprehensive Cancer Support Program. Dr. Raphael-Grimm has delivered more than 40 invited clinical presentations at local, state, and national meetings.