Cali Salafia

Graduate Student

Human Development and Family Sciences

Research Overview

My research interests include the psychosocial factors in chronic illness and more specifically topics in psycho-oncology such as patient-provider communication and shared medical decision making. I am currently working on Dr. Keith Bellizzi and Dr. Crystal Park’s longitudinal Cancer Resilience Project. Both Dr. Bellizzi and Dr. Park are InCHIP affiliates as part of the Cancer Research Interest group.


2020, Master’s in Health Psychology, Central Connecticut State University
2017, Bachelor’s in Psychology, Philosophy Minor, University at Albany (SUNY)

Contact Information
Mailing Address348 Mansfield Road, U-1058 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1058