Nicole M. Alberts, PhD
Nicole M. Alberts, PhD

Nicole M. Alberts, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



PhD – University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
 – University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
 – University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Fellowship – University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Internship – University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Research Interests

  • Development and evaluation of Internet-delivered interventions for various psychological, medical, and behavioral health problems, including chronic pain, depression, anxiety, and insomnia among pediatric and adult populations
  • Use of mHealth applications in pediatric oncology and cancer survivorship
  • Chronic pain, health anxiety, fear of cancer recurrence
  • Role of parents and family in children’s mental and physical health

Selected Publications

Alberts NM, Gagnon MM, Stinson JN. Chronic pain in survivors of childhood cancer: a developmental model of pain across the cancer trajectory. Pain Oct;159(10):1916-1927, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29708940

Alberts NM, Law EF, Chen AT, Ritterband LM, Palermo TM. Treatment engagement in an internet-delivered cognitive behavioral program for pediatric chronic pain. Internet Interv Sep;13:67-72, 2018. PubMed PMID: 30206521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6112105

Alberts NM, Hadjistavropoulos HD, Titov N, Dear BF. Patient and provider perceptions of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for recent cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer Feb;26(2):597-603, 2018. PubMed PMID: 28913732

Alberts NM, Hadjistavropoulos HD, Dear BF, Titov N. Internet-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy for recent cancer survivors: a feasibility trial. Psychooncology Jan;26(1):137-139, 2017. PubMed PMID: 26555347

Friesen LN, Hadjistavropoulos HD, Schneider LH, Alberts NM, Titov N, Dear BF. Examination of an Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Pain Management Course for Adults with Fibromyalgia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pain Apr;158(4):593-604, 2017. PubMed PMID: 27984490

Dixon SB, Bjornard KL, Alberts NM, Armstrong GT, Brinkman TM, Chemaitilly W, Ehrhardt MJ, Fernandez-Pineda I, Force LM, Gibson TM, Green DM, Howell CR, Kaste SC, Kirchhoff AC, Klosky JL, Krull KR, Lucas JT Jr, Mulrooney DA, Ness KK, Wilson CL, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Factors influencing risk-based care of the childhood cancer survivor in the 21st century. CA Cancer J Clin Mar;68(2):133-152, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29377070

Noel M, Beals-Erickson SE, Law EF, Alberts NM, Palermo TM. Characterizing the pain narratives of parents of youth with chronic pain. The Clinical Journal of Pain 32(10),849-858, 2016. PMID: 26736026

Noel M, Alberts NM, Langer SL, Levy RL, Walker LS, Palermo TM. The sensitivity to change and responsiveness of the adult responses to children's symptoms in children and adolescents with chronic pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 41(3),350-362, 2016. PMID: 26493601

Alberts NM, Hadjistavropoulos HD, Jones SL, Sharpe D. The Short Health Anxiety Inventory: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Anxiety Disord Jan;27(1):68-78, 2013. PubMed PMID: 23247202

Last update: April 2019

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