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As a Health Psychologist, Dr. Diem has advanced training and expertise in the psychological issues associated with various medical conditions including women’s reproductive health challenges, polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes, obesity, coronary artery heart disease, cancer, and chronic pain. The focus of her practice is the interactions between the mind and the body and the powerful ways in which biological, psychological and social factors affect physical health and well-being. Her specific interests include working with individuals on mind-body approaches to self-care; mindfulness and stress reduction techniques, health-related behavior change; and strategies for finding hope, meaning, and resilience.


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(608) 824-6160 | (888) 474-3933 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Certifications and Education

Education University of Denver, Denver, CO
Fellowship Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
Internship University Health Services, Berkeley, CA

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PubMed Articles
McRae C Cherin E Yamazaki TG Diem G Vo AH Russell D Ellgring JH Fahn S Greene P Dillon S Winfield H Bjugstad KB Freed CR Effects of perceived treatment on quality of life and medical outcomes in a double-blind placebo surgery trial. Arch Gen Psychiatry . 2004 Apr;61(4):412-20
[PubMed ID: 15066900]
McRae C Cherin E Diem G Vo AH Ellgring JH Russell D Fahn S Freed C Does personality change as a result of fetal tissue transplantation in the brain? J Neurol . 2003 Mar;250(3):282-6
[PubMed ID: 12638017]
McRae C Diem G Vo A O'Brien C Seeberger L Reliability of measurements of patient health status: a comparison of physician, patient, and caregiver ratings. Parkinsonism Relat Disord . 2002 Jan;8(3):187-92
[PubMed ID: 12039430]
McRae CA Diem G Yamazaki TG Mitek A Wszolek ZK Interest in genetic testing in pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration (PPND): a family with frontotemporal dementia with Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17. Eur J Neurol . 2001 Mar;8(2):179-83
[PubMed ID: 11284997]
McRae C Diem G Vo A O'Brien C Seeberger L Schwab & England: standardization of administration. Mov Disord . 2000 Mar;15(2):335-6
[PubMed ID: 10752588]