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2019

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June:

Paper published in peer review journal - Hou R, Wei J, Hu Y, Zhang X, Voruganti S, Chandrasekar E, Chen K, Sun X. Dietary Pattern and Risk and Survival of Breast Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies. Cancer Causes & Control. PMID: 31165965 DOI: 10.1007/s10552-019-01193-z.

Paper published in peer review journal - Zhang X, Pang L, Sharma VS, Li R, Nyitray AG, Edwards BJ. The validity of three malnutrition-screening markers among older patients with cancer. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. PMID: 31239256. DOI: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001706.

Paper published in peer review journal - Badr H, Bakhshaie J, Chhabria K. Dyadic Interventions for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers: State of the Science and New Directions. Seminars in Oncology Nursing. 2019

Paper accepted for publication in peer review journal - Chhabria, K., Black, E.W., Blue, A.V. Measuring Health Professions Students’ Teamwork Behavior Using Peer Assessment: Validation of an Online Tool. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice.

April:

Paper published in peer reviewed journal - Badr H, Herbert K, Chhabria K, Sandulache VC, Chiao EY, Wagner T. Self-management intervention for head and neck cancer couples: Results of a randomized pilot trial. Cancer. 2019: 125(7):1176-1184. PMC6420382.

Paper published in peer reviewed journal - Ratcliff CG, Vinson CA, Milbury K, Badr H. Moving family-based interventions into the real-world: What matters to oncology stakeholders? Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 2019: 37 (2): 264-284. PMC6476646.

Paper published in peer review journal - Wei J, Hou R, Zhang X, et al. The association of late-life depression with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among community-dwelling older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry.1-7. 2019. PMID:30968781

March:

Paper published in peer reviewed journal - Amara CS, Ambati CR, Vantaku V, Piyarathna DWB, Donepudi SR, Ravi SS, Arnold JM, Putluri V, Chatta G, Guru KA, Badr H, Terris M, Bollag R, Sreekumar A, Apolo AB, and Putluri N. Serum metabolic profiling identified a distinct metabolic signature in bladder cancer smokers: A key metabolic enzyme associated with patient survival. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention (epub: Published online 03/26/2019). PMC6449217.

Dr. Badr attended and presented - Badr H, Chhabria K, Sandulache VC, Chiao E, and Wagner T. Results of a pilot trial of SHARE: A self-management intervention for head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy and their spousal caregivers. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 2019, 28(3):620.

Dr. Badr was co-editor, for a Special Issue of the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, Innovations and Real World Applications of Relationship Research in cancer.

Paper published in peer reviewed journal - Badr H, Sobrero M, Chen J, Kotz T, Genden E, Sikora AG, Miles B. Associations between pre-, post-, and peri-operative variables and health resource use following surgery for head and neck cancer. 2019 90:102-108. PMC6410733.

Dr. Badr attended and presented poster - Badr H, Herbert K, Sandulache V Couple-Based Self-Management Intervention for Head and Neck Cancer. Society of Behavioral Medicine 2019 Annual Meeting Abstracts, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Volume 53, Issue Supplement_1, March 2019, Pages S1–S842.

Dr. Badr served as a discussant for the symposium, "Dyadic research in medical populations: Novel approaches, new interventions and future directions” at the 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, which was held March 6-9, 2019, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

February:

Dr. Chhabria attended and presented - Chhabria K, Badr H, Carnaby G. Investigating the Feasibility of Salivary Cortisol as a Prospective Risk Factor for Distress in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Atlanta, GA, 3/2019.

Dr. Chhabria attended and presented - Chhabria K, Badr H, Carnaby G. Exploring the Relationship Between Fear of Treatment and Treatment Outcomes Impacting Survivorship in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Atlanta, GA, 3/2019.

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December - Dr. Badr presented a poster, 'Moving psychosocial interventions for informal caregivers into the real world: What matters to oncology stakeholders?' at the 11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C.

November - Dr. Badr presented on 'Development and usability testing of CARES: A web-based self-management intervention for head and neck cancer survivors' at the Emerging Technologies in Childhood Cancer Survivorship Research Symposium. Houston, Texas

August - Dr. Badr was invited to present at the Supportive care grand rounds, City of Hope, Los Angeles, Calif. Title 'Couple-based interventions in head and neck cancer: Opportunities and challenges for cancer supportive care.'

June - Dr. Badr was invited for a 3 hour research seminar presented at the Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark. Title 'Couple-based interventions in cancer: Theoretical approaches, challenges, and future directions'

April - Dr. Badr gave a presentation on 'Integrating caregiving interventions in cancer supportive care: Implementation challenges and opportunities'. at the Colwell Seminar, University of Missouri

March - Dr. Badr, gave a plenary talk 'Intervening with caregivers to improve patient care and outcomes' at M D Anderson 6th State of the Science Cancer Research Symposium: Translating Cancer Survivorship and Energy Balance Research into Public Health Initiatives, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center.

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