Brennan Streck, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H.
Breast and Gynecologic Cancer
Brennan Parmelee Streck, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H. is a Program Officer in the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) where she manages portfolios on psychological effects, pain and palliative care, and dyadic processes and is part of the DCP Symptom Science Working Group. She serves as an NCI representative to the HEAL initiative overseeing the clinical portfolio and patient engagement initiatives. Dr. Streck also participates in the management of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). Dr. Streck's own research focuses on the mind-body connection in cancer survivors. She is especially interested in the psycho-emotional impact of cancer and cancer treatment on aging trajectories of survivors. Her work emphasizes the mechanisms which underlie the mind-body connection in this context (physiologic, social, and behavioral), and underscores the contribution of psychological health to morbidity throughout survivorship. Dr. Streck trained as an NCI Cancer Prevention Fellow, received her M.P.H. in Epidemiology from the George Washington University, Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Cizik School of Nursing, her M.S.N. in Nursing Education from Duke University, and her B.S.N. from The University of Texas at Austin.