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

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

Contact Information

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

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


The biographical information for Gary R. Morrow, Ph.D., M.S. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Distinguished Professor of Supportive Care in Cancer 2014
Deans Professor of Oncology 2014
Society of Behavioral Medicine Distinguished Research Mentor Award 2012
Davey Memorial Award for Outstanding Cancer Research 2012
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Senior Faculty Mentoring of Junior Faculty Award 2009
American Cancer Society Scientific Advisory Committee on Institutional Research Grants, 1991;
Vice Chairman, 1993; Chairman, 1994
Evan and Marion Helfaer Distinguished Lectureship, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1989
New York State Governors Commission on Cancer Control, 1989-present
Irene Lefton Leukemia Foundation Lectureship, November, 1988
Board of Scientific Counselors, Illinois Cancer Council, 1987
Research Career Development Award, 1985-90
American Cancer Society Council on Research and Investigative Awards, 1984-1989
Who's Who in the Biobehavioral Science, 1983
Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology, 1983
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology), 1983
Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, 1982
American Cancer Society Scientific Advisory Committee on Clinical Investigations:
Psychosocial and Behavioral Research, 1980-1984; Chairman, 1983-84
American Cancer Society Scientific Advisory Committee on Prevention, Diagnosis and Therapy, 1978-80
NDEA Fellowship, 1974-75
Dean's Award (outstanding technical article of the year), Notre Dame, 1967
Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honorary), Notre Dame, Chapter President, 1966-67
Tau Kappa Alpha (National Forensic Honorary), Notre Dame, Chapter President, 1966-67
Sophomore Engineer of the Year, Notre Dame, 1965
Naval ROTC Scholarship, 1963-67
Distinguished Paper Award, MAPSS, Temple University, 1961
Distinguished Professor of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2014

Recent Journal Articles

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2015 Sep
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; 9(3):492-9. Epub 2015 Jan 21.
2015 Jan 10
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.
2014 Jul
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; 22(7):1807-14. Epub 2014 Feb 16.
2014 Jul
Morrow GR, Schwartzberg L, Barbour SY, Ballinari G, Thorn MD, Cox D. "Palonosetron versus older 5-HT3 receptor antagonists for nausea prevention in patients receiving chemotherapy: a multistudy analysis." The Journal of community and supportive oncology. 2014 Jul; 12(7):250-8.
2014 Mar
Morrow GR, Navari RM, Rugo HS. "Clinical roundtable monograph: New data in emerging treatment options for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting." Clinical advances in hematology & oncology : H&O. 2014 Mar; 12(3 Suppl 9):1-14; quiz 15.

Current Appointments

Benefactor Distinguished Professor - Cancer Center
Professor - Department of Surgery, Cancer Control (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD)


PhD | Clinical Psychology | Univ Rhode Island1975
MA | Clinical Psychology | Univ Rhode Island1972
BS | Mechanical Engineering | University of Notre Dame1967
BA | English Or Journalism | University of Notre Dame1966