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Karen M. Mustian, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 273-1796

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1991
BS | East Carolina University
Exercise/Sport Science

1993
MA | East Carolina University
Exercise/Sport Science

2003
PhD | U of N Carolina at Greensboro
Exercise/Sport Science

2009
MPH | University of Rochester
Public Health

Awards

2009
Clinical Instructor Award
Sponsor: National Institute of Health

2009
Distinguished Research Fellow Award
Sponsor: Society of Behavioral Medicine

2009
Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer

2009
Cancer Special Interest Group Outstanding Research Award
Sponsor: Society of Behavioral Medicine

2009
Best Research Poster Award
Sponsor: American Society of Preventive Oncology

2009
Outstanding Research Poster Honorable Mention
Sponsor: American Society of Preventive Oncology

2008
Best Research Poster Award
Sponsor: American Society of Preventive Oncology

2007
Research Citation Award, Tai Chi Chuan, Immune Funct. & Cardioresp. Fitness Among Breast Cancer Surviv
Sponsor: Society of Behavioral Medicine
Location: Washington, DC

2007
Clinical Investigator Award
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

2006
Public Health Fellow Awd,
Sponsor: University of South Carolina, Park City, Utah

2006
American Society of Preventive Oncology New Investigator Award

2006
Most Outstanding Cancer Control Research Poster Award
Sponsor: James P. Wilmot Cancer Center Annual Symposium

2006
National Cancer Inst. Summer Fellow Awd., NCI Cancer Control & Population Sciences Adv. Train. Inst. on Hlth Behavior Theory
Sponsor: NCI
Location: Madison, WI

2006
American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Research Award

2005
National Institutes of Health Clinical Investigator Loan Repayment Award

2005
NIH Summer Fellow Award, "NIH Summer Institute on Design & Conduct of Randomized Clin. Trials Involving Behavioral Intervention
Location: Arlie, VA

2005
NIH, NCI, Office Cancer Complim. & Alternat. Med. Fellow Awd, 2nd Summer Inst. on Tech. Asst.
Sponsor: NIH, NCI
Location: NCI, Bethesda, MA

2005
National Institutes of Health Summer Fellow Award, Summer Institute on "Sleeping, Eating & Physical Activity: A Focus on Health
Sponsor: NIH
Location: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon

2004
National Cancer Institute Biobehavioral Cancer Control Research Training
Sponsor: NCI
Location: University of Rochester Sch. of Med. & Dentistry

2004
Fisher Most Outstanding Dissertation Award,
Location: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2004
National Institutes of Health Summer Fellow Award, Summer Institute on "Basic Pathways Linking Behavior and Disease,"
Sponsor: NIH
Location: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center

2004
Best Research Poster Award
Sponsor: Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer

2004
National Institutes of Health Rochester Clinical Research Fellow Award
Sponsor: NIH
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

2004
Best Cancer Control Research Poster Award, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center Annual Symposium (co-author
Sponsor: James P Wilmot Cancer Center Annual Symposium
Location: Rochester, NY

2003
Sigma Phi Omega
Sponsor: National Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology

2002 - 2003
Most Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
Sponsor: School of Health and Human Performance
Location: University of North Carolina Greensboro

2002
National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society Scholarship
Sponsor: NCI, American Cancer Society

2002
Kate Barrett Scholarship

2001
Sally Schindel Cone Wms. Studies Most Outstand. Graduate Student Proj. Awd.

1998
American Cancer Society Outstanding Leadership and Service Award

1985
Athletic Scholarship Shenandoah University (declined)

1985
Rubbermaid Scholarship

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Patents

Title: YOCAS Blood Procedure Manual (Updated)
U.S. Serial #: 1-2478256193
Filed: Jun 17, 2015
Invented By: KarenMustian

Title: Blood Procedures Operations Manual
U.S. Serial #: 1-1161371124
Filed: Jan 23, 2014
Invented By: MichelleJanelsins, KarenMustian

Publications

Journal Articles

8/2015
Saligan LN, Olson K, Filler K, Larkin D, Cramp F, Sriram Y, Escalante CP, Del Giglio A, Kober KM, Kamath J, Palesh O, Mustian K, . "The biology of cancer-related fatigue: a review of the literature." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2015 Aug 0; 23(8):2461-78. Epub 2015 May 15.

1/2015
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 0; 6(1):8-14. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

6/2014
Luo J, Chen JJ, Deguzman C, Mustian K, Insco M, Fisher G, Palesh O. "Symptoms and palliative care needs of pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients." Journal of palliative medicine.. 2014 Jun 0; 17(6):640-1.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Behavioral Interventions for Side Effects Related to Cancer and Cancer Treatments. In S. Miller (Ed.)
Book Title: Handbook of Behavioral Science and Cancer
Author List: Morrow, G. R.; Roscoe, J. A.; Mustian, K. M.,;Hickok, J. T.; Ryan, J.; Matteson, S.
Published By: American Psychological Association2009

2009
Chapter Title: P. Rubin, L.S. Constine, L.B. Marks & J. Williams (Eds.), ALERT Adverse late effects of cancer treatment. Heidelberg, Germany
Book Title: The psychosocial and functional impact of radiation therapy.
Author List: Purnell, J.Q.; Mustian, K. M.; Jean-Pierre, P.; Palesh, O.; *Peppone, L.J.; *Mohile, S.; *Darling; T.V.; & Morrow, G.R. *Denotes mentee contribution.
Published By: Springer2009

2002
Chapter Title: Exercise: Complementary therapy for breast cancer rehabilitation..
Book Title: Exercise and Sport in Feminist Therapy: Reconstructing Modalities and Assessing
Author List: Mustian, K. M.; Katula, J. A.; Gill, D. L.
Edited By: R. L. Hall & C. A. Oglesby
Published By: Hawthorne Press2002

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Videos

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URMC Study: Yoga Improves Sleep, Quality of Life for Cancer Survivors