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. 49 available »

2016 Sep
Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Heckler CE, Kesler SR, Sprod LK, Atkins J, Melnik M, Kamen C, Giguere J, Messino MJ, Mohile SG, Mustian KM. "YOCAS©® Yoga Reduces Self-reported Memory Difficulty in Cancer Survivors in a Nationwide Randomized Clinical Trial: Investigating Relationships Between Memory and Sleep." Integrative cancer therapies. 2016 Sep; 15(3):263-71. Epub 2015 Nov 29.
2016 May
Mustian KM, Janelsins M, Peppone L, Kamen C, Kleckner I, Asare M, Heckler C. "Influence Of Exercise On Mitochondrial And Nuclear Gene-expression Among Patients With Cancer-related Fatigue: 2301 June 2, 3: 30 PM - 3: 45 PM." Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):641.
2016 May
Kleckner IR, Kamen C, Peppone L, Janelsins M, Asare M, Heckler C, Giguere J, Gaur R, Messino MJ, Mustian KM. "Baseline Physical Activity Moderates the Effect of Yoga on Pain in Cancer Survivors: 2955 Board #20 June 3, 2: 00 PM - 3: 30 PM." Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):831.
2016 Apr 21
Asare M, Peppone LJ, Roscoe JA, Kleckner IR, Mustian KM, Heckler CE, Guido JJ, Sborov M, Bushunow P, Onitilo A, Kamen C. "Racial Differences in Information Needs During and After Cancer Treatment: a Nationwide, Longitudinal Survey by the University of Rochester Cancer Center National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program." Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 2016 Apr 21; Epub 2016 Apr 21.
2016 Mar
Peoples AR, Bushunow PW, Garland SN, Heckler CE, Roscoe JA, Peppone LL, Dudgeon DJ, Kirshner JJ, Banerjee TK, Hopkins JO, Dakhil SR, Flannery MA, Morrow GR. "Buspirone for management of dyspnea in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized placebo-controlled URCC CCOP study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2016 Mar; 24(3):1339-47. Epub 2015 Sep 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