Sarah D. Mills

Sarah D. Mills ( is a third-year doctoral student in the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Her research interests include ethnic minority health disparities, psychometrics, and coping with chronic illness. She is also pursuing a Master's in Public Health degree with am emphasis in epidemiology at San Diego State University. She received her B.A. degree from Columbia University. 

Kwakkenbos, L., Jewett, L. R., Baron, M., Bartlett, SJ, Furst D, Gottesman K,…, Mills,  S. D., Razykov, I., Sobel, R. M., Thombs,  B. D. (2013). The Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort: Protocol for a cohort multiple randomized controlled trial (cmRCT) design to support trials of psychosocial and rehabilitation interventions in a rare disease context. BMJ Open 2013, 3:e003563 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003563.

Malcarne, V. L., Fox, R. S., Mills, S. D., Gholizadeh, S. (2013). Psychosocial aspects in systemic sclerosis. Current Opinion in Rheumatology, 25, 707-713.

Mills, S.D., Sobel, R.M., Malcarne, V.L., Merz, E.L., Clements, P., Khanna, D., Kafaja, S., Furst, D. (2013 August). Psychometric evaluation of the Satisfaction with Appearance Scale (SWAP) in systemic sclerosis patients: Evaluating severity and identifying correlates of body image distress. Received Certificate of Merit by the Association of Test publishers and presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hi.  

Mills, S. D., Sobel, R. M., Malcarne, V. L., Roesch, S.C., Champagne, B.R., Sadler, G. R. (2013 March). A Multiple Group Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 in English- and Spanish-speaking Hispanic Americans.  Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.  

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