Dr. Amanda Kracen
Associate Professor in Psychology at the National College of Ireland in Dublin, and Coordinator of the Irish Psycho-Social Oncology Network (IPSON)
Dr. Amanda Kracen (she/her) is an Associate Professor in Psychology at the National College of Ireland in Dublin, Ireland. She serves as the coordinator of the Irish Psycho-Social Oncology Network (IPSON), a multidisciplinary professional group dedicated to providing excellent, equitable cancer care in Ireland.
Amanda earned her undergraduate degree at Brown University and her doctoral degree in counselling psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has worked as a clinician and researcher in psycho-oncology for the last 20 years. Previously, Amanda was a psychologist at the Siteman Cancer Center and on faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine; additionally, she worked in oncology and palliative care at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center. Her research focuses on training and career development issues in oncology, the well-being of healthcare professionals, and quality of life for cancer survivors.
Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR) is a registered charity on the Register of Charitable Organisations.
Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20030117