Luke Joseph Peppone, Ph.D.

Luke Joseph Peppone, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-7827
Administrative: (585) 275-5513
Fax: (585) 461-5601

Research Bio

Investigating interventions for symptom management in cancer patients (cancer-treatment-induced bone loss, arthralgias, fatigue, cognitive impairment, sleep difficulties), nutritional supplementation interventions (vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids, guarana) for symptom management, exercise interventions (aerobic activity, resistance training, yoga, Tai Chi) for symptom management, investigating the mechanisms of cancer and treatment-related side effects.

Awards & Honors (National)

The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) of ASCO 2014 Travel Award | American Society of Clinical Oncology | Chicago, IL 2014
National Institutes of Health Clinical Investigator Loan Repayment Award | National Institutes of Health 2011 - Present
Merit Award, Breast Cancer Symposium | American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) | San Francisco, CA 2009
Citation Award | Society of Behavioral Medicine | Seattle, WA 2010
Outstanding Abstract | American Society of Preventive Oncology | Washington, DC 2010
Young Investigator Award | Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer | Vancouver, BC 2010
Outstanding Abstract | American Society of Preventive Oncology | Las Vegas, NV 2011

Awards & Honors (Local)

Outstanding Poster, Scientific Symposium, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2009
Outstanding Poster, Scientific Symposium, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2007
Cancer Control & Prevention Fellow | National Cancer Institute 2007 - 2010
Honors, B.A. in Health and Society | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 1999

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 38 available »

2015 Jan 21
Kamen C, Mustian KM, Heckler C, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Mohile S, McMahon JM, Lord R, Flynn PJ, Weiss M, Spiegel D, Morrow GR. "The association between partner support and psychological distress among prostate cancer survivors in a nationwide study." Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice. 2015 Jan 21; Epub 2015 Jan 21.
2015 Jan
Sprod LK, Fernandez ID, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Atkins JN, Giguere J, Block R, Mustian KM. "Effects of yoga on cancer-related fatigue and global side-effect burden in older cancer survivors." Journal of geriatric oncology. 2015 Jan; 6(1):8-14. Epub 2014 Oct 30.
2014 Jan
Peppone LJ, Mustian KM, Rosier RN, Carroll JK, Purnell JQ, Janelsins MC, Morrow GR, Mohile SG. "Bone health issues in breast cancer survivors: a Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2014 Jan; 22(1):245-51. Epub 2013 Sep 17.
2014
Chandwani KD, Heckler CE, Mohile SG, Mustian KM, Janelsins M, Peppone LJ, Bushunow P, Flynn PJ, Morrow GR. "Hot flashes severity, complementary and alternative medicine use, and self-rated health in women with breast cancer." Explore : the journal of science and healing. 2014 10(4):241-7. Epub 2014 Apr 18.
2013 Sep 10
Mustian KM, Sprod LK, Janelsins M, Peppone LJ, Palesh OG, Chandwani K, Reddy PS, Melnik MK, Heckler C, Morrow GR. "Multicenter, randomized controlled trial of yoga for sleep quality among cancer survivors." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2013 Sep 10; 31(26):3233-41. Epub 2013 Aug 12.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Cancer Control (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD)

Education

MPH | Public Health | University of Rochester2010
PhD | Epidemiology | University at Buffalo, The State University of New York2007
MS | Epidemiology | University at Buffalo, The State University of New York2005
BA | Health and Society | University of Rochester1999