Dr. Jeff Kendall is the Clinical Leader of Oncology Supportive Services for the UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center. Previously, he has directed psychosocial oncology departments in Colorado and Delaware. His training includes a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Indiana State University and Fellowship training in Psycho-oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Kendall has experience working at all levels of cancer care including NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers, university medical centers, and community cancer centers. He has Co-Chaired the Survivorship and Palliative Care subcommittee of the NCI sponsored National Community Cancer Center Program and published over 35 journal articles and abstracts related to psychosocial oncology and behavioral medicine. He has been asked to speak over 150 times both national and international meetings on topics related to psychosocial oncology and cancer survivorship.


Undergraduate School
Grove City College (1990)
Graduate School
St Bonaventure University (1992)
Graduate School
Indiana State University (1997)
Western New York Veterans Affairs Medical Center (1997)
Other Post Graduate Training
Roswell Park Cancer Institute (1998)

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • Cancer Survivorship Issues
  • Oncology Distress Screening
  • Psychosocial Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • American College of Surgeons Commission of Cancer
    Request for Best Practice Submission for Oncology Distress Screening (2011)
  • NCI NCCCP Suvivorship Committee Chair