Melissa Lundquist, MSW, PhD, LGSW

Assistant Professor

651-962-5813

Lund1429@stthomas.edu

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

Ph.D., Social Work
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Master of Social Work
Fordham University School of Social Work, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, and Health Fitness
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

Community Faculty, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, 2014–Present

Program Co-Director, Facing Cancer Together. Angel Foundation, Bloomington, MN, 2005–Present

Volunteer Group Facilitator, Kids Count Too!/Families Facing Cancer, 2000–2004

Counselor/Orientation Program Manager, Community Services Center Community Services Center, Taipei, Taiwan, 1996–1998

Intake Specialist, MCC Companies, Inc., New York, NY, 1991–1995

Project Coordinator (Internship), Share, Self Help for Women with Breast and Ovarian Cancer. New York, NY, 1994–1995

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.

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., & Liu, X. (2009). "Colorectal cancer screening disparities in Asian Americans: Exploring subgroup differences and associated determinants." Cancer symposium presented at the 12th Annual Conference of Society for Social Work and Research, January 18, 2009, New Orleans, LA.

Lundquist, M. & Haines, J. (2009). "Parenting Through Cancer: A Family Resilience and Strengths-based Perspective." Poster presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the Association of Oncology Social Work, May 5, 2009 Savannah, GA.

Lundquist, M. (2008 & 2009). "Counseling People with Cancer & Their Families: A Strength Based Perspective." Workshop presented at CEUs on a Stick, University of Minnesota School of Social Work.

Lundquist, M. (2008). "Counseling People with Cancer & Their Families: A Strength Based Perspective." Workshop presented at at Annual Conference of Wisconsin Chapter of National Association of Social Workers.