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. 36 available »

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.
2013 Jul
Gewandter JS, Fan L, Magnuson A, Mustian K, Peppone L, Heckler C, Hopkins J, Tejani M, Morrow GR, Mohile SG. "Falls and functional impairments in cancer survivors with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a University of Rochester CCOP study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2013 Jul; 21(7):2059-66. Epub 2013 Feb 28.
2012 Oct
Palesh OG, Mustian KM, Peppone LJ, Janelsins M, Sprod LK, Kesler S, Innominato PF, Roth T, Manber R, Heckler C, Fiscella K, Morrow GR. "Impact of paroxetine on sleep problems in 426 cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a trial from the University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Program." Sleep medicine. 2012 Oct; 13(9):1184-90. Epub 2012 Aug 02.

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