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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Full Time Faculty

   Wendy Balliet, Ph.D.
   Assistant Professor
   Biobehavioral Medicine Division
   Hollings Cancer Center

   843-792-0686 phone
   843-792-4137 fax


Biographical Sketch
Wendy Balliet, received her PhD in counseling psychology with a concentration in health psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Florida Health Science Center where her major rotation was Medical Psychology, and she finished her postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at MUSC. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Bio-behavioral Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Balliet serves on the Grand Rounds Committee for the Department and several other hospital wide committees throughout the College of Medicine at MUSC.  She is also the Associate Co-Director of Clinical Operations for the Division of Bio-behavioral Medicine. Dr. Balliet is a supervisor and preceptor for interns in the Behavioral Medicine Clinic for the Charleston Consortium Psychology Internship Program, and supervises postdoctoral fellows and medical students interested in research. Dr. Balliet is currently active in clinical research, training, and providing clinical patient care.


Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Transplant psychology
Health Disparities
Living Donors
General Medical/Health Psychology
Social support and unsupportive responses as applied to adjustment to chronic illness
Health behavior promotion
Quality of life and well-being
Positive psychology/Posttraumatic Growth




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