Allen Sherman, Ph.D., completed his undergraduate work at Brown University and earned his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from University of Kansas. He completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital. Dr. Sherman helped develop and serves as director of the Behavioral Medicine Clinic at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute; the clinic provides specialized psychosocial services to patients and family members with cancer or other chronic illnesses. He also offers consultation and treatment for patients with other clinical concerns (such as stress and anxiety disorders, trauma, depression, and substance abuse).
Dr. Sherman leads the Behavioral Medicine Division research lab, where he is engaged in research concerning psychosocial oncology, quality-of-life, and religion and health. He has served on a number of editorial boards and study sections, and is active in training students. He is a member of the Society of Behavorial Medicine, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American Group Psychotherapy Association, American Psychosomatic Society, American Psychological Association, and Arkansas Psychological Association.