Eastern Michigan University
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Flora Hoodin


301F Science Complex


[email protected]


Post-Doctoral Fellow: Health & Rehabilitation Psychology Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 1994

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1993

M.A., Clinical Psychology, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, 1988

Interests and Expertise

Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology (particularly relating to bone marrow/stem cell transplant, scoliosis, and chronic intractable headache).
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
Behavioral Therapy.

Selected Publications

Hoodin, F., Zhao, L., Carey, J.B., Levine, J.E. , Kitko, C. (in press). Impact of psychological screening on routine outpatient care of hematopoietic cell transplantation survivors.  Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

Hoodin, F., Harper, F. K., Posluszny, D. M. (in press). Psychological care of adult allogeneic transplant patients. In H. M. Lazarus, and M. J. Laughlin (Eds.), Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation. Clinical Research and Practice 2nd ed. Humana Press.

Alschuler, K. N., Hoodin, F., & Byrd, M. R. (in press). Rapid assessment for psychopathology in a college health clinic: Utility of college student specific questions. Journal of American College Health.

Saules, K. K., Collings, A. S., Hoodin, F., Angelella, N. E., Alschuler, K., Ivezaj, V., Saunders-Scott, D., & Wiedemann, A. A. (2009). Binge eating by normal-weight versus overweight college students: The role of weight problem perception. Eating Behaviors,10(1), 1-9.

Beacham, A., Hoodin, F., Sieber, W., Goodie, J. (2008). Integrating behavioral health into primary care: A policy brief from the Society of Behavioral Medicine. http://sbm.org/policy/ipc_policy.pdf

Alschuler, K., Hoodin, F., & Byrd, M. (2008). The need for integrating behavioral care in a college health center: A preliminary investigation. Health Psychology, 27, 388-393.

Hoodin, F., Uberti, J.P., Lynch, T.J., Steele, P., Ratanatharathorn, V. (2006). Do negative or positive emotions differentially impact mortality after adult stem cell transplant? Bone Marrow Transplantation, 38(4), 255-264.

Hoodin, F., & Gillis, M. (2006). Applications of exposure techniques in behavioral medicine. In D.C. S. Richard & D. Lauterbach (Eds.), Handbook of Exposure Therapies. (pp. 271-298). Academic Press.

Hoodin, F., Kalbfleisch, K. R., Thornton, J., & Ratanatharathorn V. (2004). Psychosocial influences on 305 adults’ survival after bone marrow transplantation: depression, smoking, and behavioral self-regulation. Journal of Psychosomatic Research,, 57(2), 145-154.

Hoodin, F., Lynch, T.J., & Vannest, N. (2004). Subjective and objective indices of neurocognitive functioning of adult bone marrow/ stem cell transplantation recipients: Preliminary findings. [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 27(Suppl.), S17.

Lynch, T.J. & Hoodin, F. (2004). An examination of the mechanism of change of written disclosure using computerized EMA procedures with two bone marrow transplant participants. [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 27(Suppl.), S10.

Hoodin, F., & Weber, S. (2003). A systematic review of the influence of psychosocial variables on mortality after bone marrow transplant. Psychosomatics, 44, 181-195.

Hoodin, F., & Kalbfleisch, K. R. (2003). Factor analysis and validity of the Transplant Evaluation Rating Scale in a large bone marrow transplant sample. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54, 465-73.

Hoodin, F., Kalbfleisch, K. R., & Thornton, J. (2002). Psychosocial factors affecting survival of 305 bone marrow transplant recipients [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24(Suppl.), S159.

Hoodin, F., & Kalbfleisch, K. R. (2001). How Psychometrically Sound is the Transplant Evaluation Rating Scale for Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients? Psychosomatics, 42, 490-496.

Hoodin, F., & Kalbfleisch, K. R. (2001). A normative psychosocial database for bone marrow transplant recipients [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23(Suppl.), S065.

Hoodin, F., Kalbfleisch, K. R., & Brines, B. J. (2000). The Transplant Evaluation Rating Scale: What’s not important and what is [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22(Suppl.), S58.

Hoodin, F., Kalbfleisch, K. R., & Brines, B. J. (2000). Assessing Psychosocial Risk of Bone Marrow Transplant Patients: Comparative utility of the Transplant Evaluation Rating Scale and the MMPI [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22(Suppl.), S179.

Courses Taught

PSY 101 General Psychology
PSY 627 Behavior Change Methods II: Applied Behavior Analysis
PSY 670 Scientific and Professional Ethics
PSY 671 Prepracticum in Behavior Therapy


Lab and Relevant Information

Location: 360G Science complex

Members: Bethany Gourley, Rachel Kentor, Arshdeep Kaur,
Lindsay Baker



Citation for Scientific Excellence for a paper presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine 22nd Annual Scientific Sessions, Washington, D.C., 2002

Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award (Eastern Michigan University) 2002-2003 - Posttraumatic Stress after Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation

Provost's New Faculty Research Support Award (Eastern Michigan University) 1999-2000 - Quality of Life, Morbidity, and Mortality after Bone Marrow Transplant