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Oxana Palesh, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 647
Rochester, NY 14642


The biographical information for Oxana Palesh, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Summer Distinguished Fellow | National Institutes of Health 2009
Young Investigator Award | Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer | Rome, Italy 2009
Honorable Mention Poster Award | American Society of Preventive Oncology | Tampa, FL 2009
Young Investigator Award | Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer | Houston, TX 2008
Merit Award | American Society of Clinical Oncology | Chicago, IL 2008
Clinical Research Loan Repayment Award | National Institutes of Health | Bethesda, MD 2006 - 2010
Cancer Control & Prevention Fellow | National Cancer Institute | James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 2006 - 2008
Supplemental Grant Award | National Cancer Institute/National Institute of Aging | Bethesda, MD 2005 - 2006
Clinical Research Loan Repayment Award | National Institutes of Health | Bethesda, MD 2002 - 2005
Levinson Fellowship | Stanford University School of Medicine | Stanford, CA 2002 - 2004
Outstanding Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology Award | Alliant International University | San Diego, CA 2002
Student Travel Scholarship | AAPB Thirtieth Anniversary Annual Conference | Vancouver, BC, Canada 1999
Research & Creative Activities Scholarship Award | Brigham Young University | Provo, UT 1996
International Dean List | Brigham Young University | Provo, UT 1995
Eastern European Scholarship | Brigham Young University | Provo, UT 1993 - 1994
Academic Scholarship | Moscow State Pedagogical University | Moscow, Russia 1990 - 1993

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 25 available »

2010 Feb
Purnell JQ, Katz ML, Andersen BL, Palesh O, Figueroa-Moseley C, Jean-Pierre P, Bennett N. "Social and cultural factors are related to perceived colorectal cancer screening benefits and intentions in African Americans." Journal of behavioral medicine. 2010 Feb; 33(1):24-34. Epub 2009 Oct 30.
2009 Sep
Butler LD, Koopman C, Neri E, Giese-Davis J, Palesh O, Thorne-Yocam KA, Dimiceli S, Chen XH, Fobair P, Kraemer HC, Spiegel D. "Effects of supportive-expressive group therapy on pain in women with metastatic breast cancer." Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 2009 Sep; 28(5):579-87.
Dalton EJ, Rasmussen VN, Classen CC, Grumann M, Palesh OG, Zarcone J, Kraemer HC, Kirshner JJ, Colman LK, Morrow GR, Spiegel D. "Sexual Adjustment and Body Image Scale (SABIS): a new measure for breast cancer patients." The breast journal. 2009 15(3):287-90.
Bowman ES, Beitman JA, Palesh O, Perez JE, Koopman C. "The Cancer and Deity Questionnaire: a new religion and cancer measure." Journal of psychosocial oncology. 2009 27(4):435-53.
Mustian KM, Peppone L, Darling TV, Palesh O, Heckler CE, Morrow GR. "A 4-week home-based aerobic and resistance exercise program during radiation therapy: a pilot randomized clinical trial." The journal of supportive oncology. 2009 7(5):158-67.


MPH | Clinical Investigation | University of Rochester2009
PhD | Clinical Psychology | Alliant Intnl Univ/CSPP-San Diego2002
MA | Clinical Psychology | Calif School of Prof Psychology-San Diego1999
BS | Psychology | Brigham Young University1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA Advisor: David Spiegel, M.D. 2006