Melissa Lundquist, MSW, PhD, LGSW portrait

Melissa Lundquist, MSW, PhD, LGSW

Assistant Professor
BA, Gustavus Adolphus College
MSW, Fordham University
PhD, University of Minnesota
219 Summit Classroom Building - UST
(651) 962-5813
SCB 201
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Expertise / Research Interests

  • Oncology social work
  • Family resilience
  • Grief and loss
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Health care policy

In the News

  • Expanding Study Abroad Opportunities, June 2018. Dr. Melissa Lundquist travels to Botswana and South Africa for new study abroad opportunities for social work majors
  • UST Faculty Research Grant Award, March 2018. Dr. Melissa Lundquist receives award to fund historical research project about the original “war” on cancer by examining experiences from the Women’s Field Army

Selected Publications & Presentations

Lundquist, M. & Bowman, T. (2014) Cancer Care Transitions: From Curative to Palliative: Ill Parents and Children. Paper presented at the Minnesota Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Annual Conference, February, 2014, Minneapolis, MN.

Lundquist, M. (2012) End of Life Care Policy: Partisanship, Politics, Policy, and the Role of Social Work. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Association of Oncology Social Work, June, 1,2012, Boston, MA.

Lee, H., Lundquist, M., Ju, E.S., Liu, X., & Townsend, A. (2011). Colorectal cancer screening disparities in Asian American and Pacific Islanders: Which groups are most vulnerable? Ethnicity and Health 16(6): 501-518.

Lee, H., Ju, E.S., Vang, P.D. & Lundquist, M. (2010). Breast and cervical cancer screening disparity among subgroups of Asian American and Latina women: Does race/ethnicity really matter? Journal of Women’s Health 19(10): 1877-1884.

See curriculum vitae for full listing of publications, presentations, practice experience, and professional engagement

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