Kristi Graves, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology. Her teaching spans both medical school and graduate courses in population sciences. She has served as a preceptor for the Patients, Physician & Behavior (IMSC-503-05) and Physician Patient Communication (IMSD501) courses with first year medical students since 2007. Dr. Graves’s medical school teaching also includes significant involvement with the Mind-Body Medicine course since 2009. In collaboration Ms. Nancy Harazduk (Course Director) and Dr. Aviad Haramati, Dr. Graves has contributed to research efforts related to the Mind-Body Medicine course. Dr. Graves serves as a Course Director for Tumor Biology 532, Principles and Practice of Behavioral Science in Cancer Control. This course informs students of the general principles, theory and applied practices involved in the field of cancer control and prevention at the individual and population levels.