Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Dr. Bonfiglio Coauthors Book Chapter

Dr. Kristin Kuntz, director of Transplant Psychology at The Ohio State University Medical Center, and Dr. Diane Bonfiglio, Assistant Professor of Psychology, coauthored a chapter in the book Presurgical Psychological Screening: Understanding Patients, Improving Outcomes. The chapter, titled "Transplant Recipients and Organ Donors," discusses the research regarding relationships among various psychological factors and transplant surgery outcomes. The chapter also describes the elements of an appropriate presurgical psychological assessment. The book is slated for publication by the American Psychological Association on Dec. 17, 2012.