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Gary R. Morrow, Ph.D., M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-5513

Office: (585) 275-5513

Fax: (585) 461-5601

Faculty Appointments



BA | University of Notre Dame
English Or Journalism

BS | University of Notre Dame
Mechanical Engineering

MA | Univ Rhode Island
Clinical Psychology

PhD | Univ Rhode Island
Clinical Psychology


Deans Professor of Oncology

Distinguished Professor of Supportive Care in Cancer

Society of Behavioral Medicine Distinguished Research Mentor Award

Davey Memorial Award for Outstanding Cancer Research

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Senior Faculty Mentoring of Junior Faculty Award

Distinguished Professor of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2014

Distinguished Paper Award, MAPSS, Temple University, 1961

Naval ROTC Scholarship, 1963-67

Sophomore Engineer of the Year, Notre Dame, 1965

Tau Kappa Alpha (National Forensic Honorary), Notre Dame, Chapter President, 1966-67

Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honorary), Notre Dame, Chapter President, 1966-67

Dean's Award (outstanding technical article of the year), Notre Dame, 1967

NDEA Fellowship, 1974-75

American Cancer Society Scientific Advisory Committee on Prevention, Diagnosis and Therapy, 1978-80

Psychosocial and Behavioral Research, 1980-1984; Chairman, 1983-84

Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, 1982

Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology), 1983

Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology, 1983

Who's Who in the Biobehavioral Science, 1983

American Cancer Society Council on Research and Investigative Awards, 1984-1989

Research Career Development Award, 1985-90

Board of Scientific Counselors, Illinois Cancer Council, 1987

Irene Lefton Leukemia Foundation Lectureship, November, 1988

New York State Governors Commission on Cancer Control, 1989-present

Evan and Marion Helfaer Distinguished Lectureship, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1989

Vice Chairman, 1993; Chairman, 1994

American Cancer Society Scientific Advisory Committee on Clinical Investigations:

American Cancer Society Scientific Advisory Committee on Institutional Research Grants, 1991;

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Journal Articles

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 Sep 0; 9(3):492-9. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Roscoe JA, Garland SN, Heckler CE, Perlis ML, Peoples AR, Shayne M, Savard J, Daniels NP, Morrow GR. "Randomized placebo-controlled trial of cognitive behavioral therapy and armodafinil for insomnia after cancer treatment." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2015 Jan 10; 33(2):165-71. Epub 2014 Dec 01.

Gewandter JS, Mohile SG, Heckler CE, Ryan JL, Kirshner JJ, Flynn PJ, Hopkins JO, Morrow GR. "A phase III randomized, placebo-controlled study of topical amitriptyline and ketamine for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a University of Rochester CCOP study of 462 cancer survivors." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2014 Jul 0; 22(7):1807-14. Epub 2014 Feb 16.