Robert Zachariae, MSc., MDSci., is a professor at Aarhus University and director of the Unit for Psychooncology and Health Psychology at the department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, a research unit focusing on psychosocial cancer research. He has been research fellow at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, and visiting professor at Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED), University of Sydney, Australia. Dr. Zachariaes main research areas include psychosocial cancer research, psychoneuroimmunology, stress research, hypnosis research, and communication in health care. He is currently author or co-author of approx. 250 books, book chapters, and scientific papers in medical and psychological journals.