McLean D Pollock
McLean D Pollock

McLean Pollock

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Dr. Pollock is a public health researcher and clinical social worker who designs and evaluates peer-based social support interventions to promote self-management, emotional health and well-being, and quality of life for adolescents, young adults and parents of youth with special health care needs. Her work includes evaluation projects to help local collaborations assess their work and evaluate the impact of their interventions on child and family well-being and studies investigating the role of chronic conditions and special health care needs on youths’ development and transition into adulthood. Dr. Pollock is also the Program Director of the Bobby’s Coaches program, a peer support program for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors and their families.


Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine

2021 School of Medicine


Ph.D. 2015

2015 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Publications, Grants & Awards

DCI Centers, Cancer Types & Labs

Offices & Contact

2812 Erwin Road
Durham, NC