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Andrea Diulio-Nakamura, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine


Dr. Diulio-Nakamura specializes in health psychology and has a particular interest working with patients who live with pain and other life limiting conditions. She perceives treatment as a platform to build patients’ confidence in their capacity for change and meaning. She utilizes a variety of cognitive-behavioral interventions, including mindfulness, to support each patient in cultivating a meaningful life. In her spare time she enjoys being in nature, on a yoga mat, or in the kitchen with her husband and young son.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2008, University of California
    • M.S., 2012, Auburn University
    • Ph.D., 2015, Auburn University
  • Residency

    • Veteran Affairs Portland Healthcare System, 2015
  • Fellowship

    • Palliative Care Psychology, Veteran Affairs Portland Healthcare System, 2016
  • Certifications

    • Oregon Board of Psychologists, 2016

Memberships and associations:

  • American Pain Society


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