Helen Meldrum MEd, EdD

Associate Professor of Psychology, Bentley University

Helen Meldrum, is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Program in Health Sciences and Industry at Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts. Prior to coming to Bentley, she was an Associate Professor of Communication and Psychology at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Helen has a particular strength in teaching “teaching skills” having facilitated many train-the-trainer programs focused on interpersonal skills in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Israel.

Helen received her Doctorate from The Hiatt School of Psychology and Education at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She holds a Masters in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University, where she also did advanced graduate work in Human Development. Her B.S. is from Emerson College in Boston where she concentrated in Communication Education and Psychology.

Dr. Meldrum has addressed a wide variety of groups across the country and internationally. Helen’s articles, interviews, editorials and reviews have appeared in many publications and journals and her newest book is entitled: Characteristics of Compassion: Portraits of Exemplary Physicians (2010). She recently authored two new chapters for the Oncology Nursing Society : Navigating Care for Patients with Severe Mental Illness or Impairment. In D.M. Christensen & C. Cantril (Eds.), (Eds.), Oncology Nurse Navigation: Delivering Patient-Centered Care Across the Continuum, 2nd edition, Oncology Nursing Society and Managing distress and promoting emotional health in cancer care. In P.J. Haylock & C.P. Curtiss (Eds.), Cancer survivorship: Interprofessional, patient-centered approaches to the seasons of survival.