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Virtual Event: Symptom Science Advances in Oncology Nursing

February 04, 2021 - February 05, 2021

colloquium bannerThe National Institute of Nursing Research, the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research, and the Oncology Nursing Society will present the Symptom Science Advances in Oncology Nursing virtual event on February 4 and 5, 2021.

This colloquium will highlight symptom science advances in oncology nursing and provide an opportunity for networking and research mentorship to support the next generation of nurse scientists.

Planned sessions will address topics in health disparities, palliative and psychosocial care, symptom science, and symptom management. The colloquium will also include a virtual poster session. This virtual event will bring together an audience of researchers, healthcare providers, educators, PhD students, post-doctoral fellows, and others interested in oncology nursing and symptom science.

Colloquium Agenda

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Poster and Podium Presentations

Watch Video
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Welcome Messages

  • Dr. Shannon N. Zenk, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research
  • Ms. Nancy Houlihan and Dr. Lisa Kennedy-Sheldon, Oncology Nursing Society
  • Dr. Norman Sharpless, Director, National Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Tom Misteli, Director, NCI Center for Cancer Research
  • Dr. Emily S. Tonorezos, Director, NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship
12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Introductions

Dr. Leo Saligan, National Institute of Nursing Research

12:05 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Keynote Presentation

Symptom Science in Oncology during the Pandemic

Dr. Christine Miaskowski, University of California San Francisco

12:50 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Q&A Session
1:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Break
1:05 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Introductions

Moderator: Dr. Mary Cooley
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Scholar-in-Residence, Oncology Nursing Society

1:10 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Plenary Discussion: Nursing Advances in Symptom Science

Panelists:

  • Precision Health and Symptom Science: Dr. Leo Saligan (NINR)
  • Disparities and Symptom Science: Dr. Peg Rosenzweig (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
  • Clinical Outcomes Assessment and Risk Prediction for Symptoms and Toxicities in Therapeutic Trials: Dr. Terri Armstrong (NCI CCR, NOB)
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Q&A Session
2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.  Break
Poster Sessions   |   2:05 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Room P-1: Health Disparities and COVID-19

Moderator: Dr. Usha Menon (Univ of South Florida) and Cheryl Royce (NCI)

Room P-2: Palliative and Psychosocial Care

Moderators: Dr. Kathi Mooney (Univ of Utah) and Dr. Ashley Leak Bryant (UNC)

Room P-3: Symptom Management

Moderators: Dr. Heidi Donovan (Univ of Pittsburgh) and Dr. Amanda King (NCI CCR NOB)

Room P-4: Symptom Science 1

Moderators: Dr. Robin Lally (Univ of Nebraska Medical Center) and Dr. Paule Joseph (NIH)

Room P-5: Symptom Science 2

Moderators: Dr. Cathy Bender (Univ of Pittsburgh) and Dr. Chao-Pin Hsiao (Case Western Reserve U)

Networking Sessions   |   4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room N-1: Symptom Management 

Hosts: Dr. Chris Miaskowski (UCSF) and Dr. Ann Berger (Univ of Nebraska Medical Center)

Room N-2: Survivorship

Hosts: Dr. Deborah Mayer (UNC) and Dr. Diane Von Ah (Indiana University)

Room N-3: Palliative Care

Hosts: Dr. Betty Ferrell (City of Hope) and Dr. Tara Albrecht (Duke University)

Room N-4: Health Informatics 

Hosts: Dr. Donna Berry (Univ of Washington) and Dr. Yun Jiang (Univ of Michigan)

Room N-5: Implementation Science 

Hosts: Dr. Sandy Mitchell (NCI) and Dr. Wynne Norton (NCI)

Room N-6: Early Career Scientists 

Hosts: Cancer-Related Symptoms Consortium
Moderator: Dr. Leo Saligan (NINR)

Room N-7: DNP and PhD roles in Symptom Science 

Panelists: Dr. Letitia Graves (NINR), Dr. Gwen Wallen (NIH CC)
Moderator: Dr. Pam Tamez (NINR)

Friday, February 5, 2021 
Poster and Podium Presentations

Watch Video
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Welcome Messages

  • Dr. Shannon N. Zenk, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research
  • Ms. Nancy Houlihan and Dr. Lisa Kennedy-Sheldon, Oncology Nursing Society
  • Dr. Norman Sharpless, Director, National Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Tom Misteli, Director, NCI Center for Cancer Research
  • Dr. Emily S. Tonorezos, Director, NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship
12:00 p.m.- 12:05 p.m.

Introductions

Dr. Terri Armstrong, NCI, NOB, CCR

12:05 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Keynote Presentation: 

Symptom Science as a Resource for Precision Health

Dr. Angela Starkweather, University of Connecticut
Dr. Betty Ferrell, City of Hope

12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Q&A Session
1:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Break
1:05 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Podium Presentations 
Outstanding Abstracts (Top 5)

Presenters:
Dr. Karen Wickersham & Dr. Paule Joseph

Poster Sessions   |   2:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Room P-1: Symptom Science 1 Posters

Moderator: Dr. Suzanne Bakken (Columbia University) and Dr. Timiya Nolan (OSU)

Room P-2: Palliative and Psychosocial Care Posters

Moderators: Dr. J. Nick Dionne-Odom (Univ of Alabama at Birmingham) and Dr. Nada Lukkahatai (JHU)

Room P-3: Symptom Science & Management Posters

Moderator: Dr. Marlon Garzo Saria (John Wayne Cancer Institute) and Dr. Noah Zanville (Miami Cancer Institute)

Room P-4: Symptom Management Posters

Moderators: Dr. Chip Bailey (Duke Univ) and Dr. Joyce Dains (MD Anderson Cancer Center)

Room P-5: Symptom Science 2 Posters

Moderators: Dr. Debra Lynch Kelly (University of Florida) and Dr. Paula Sherwood (Univ of Pittsburgh)

Program Officer Sessions   |   2:00p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Room N-1: Time with Program Officers (pre-registration Required)

NINR Program Officers

  • Dr. Rebekah S. Rasooly – Health Disparities 
  • Dr. Jeri L. Miller – End-of-Life and Palliative Care 

   Moderators: Dr. Verna Ferguson (St Louis Univ) and Dr. Stephanie Gilbertson-White (Univ Iowa)

Symptom Management, Symptom Biology, Symptom Science, Technology

  • Dr. Karen Huss – Self Management 
  • Dr. Kris Bough – Technology and Small Business 
  • Dr. Martha Matocha – Symptom Science and Symptom Management

   Moderators: Dr. Susan Storey (Indiana Univ) and Dr. Jingbing Bai (Emory Univ)

Program Officers from other Institutes
NCI

  • Dr. Alexis Bakos – Supportive Care and Symptom Management 
  • Dr. Janet De Moor - Cancer-related Financial Hardship and Employment Outcomes 

NHLBI

  • Dr. Erin Iturriaga – Health Disparities, Palliative and Psychosocial Care, Symptom Science, and Symptom Interventions in Non-Oncology Populations

Moderators: Dr. Pamela Tamez (NINR) and Elizabeth Ness (NCI)

Networking Sessions   |   3:45p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Room N-2: Meet with Mentor – Grant Writing Tips

Hosts: Dr. Barbara Given (Michigan State Univ) and Dr. Pamela Hinds (The Children’s National Research Institute)

Room N-3: Discussion on Career Advancement 

Host: Dr. Cathy Bender (Univ of Pittsburgh) and Dr. Randy Jones (Univ of Virginia)

Room N-4: Discussion on Transitioning in Academia

Hosts: Dr. Bernadette Melnyk (Ohio State Univ) and Dr. Karen Wickersham (Univ of South Carolina)

Room N-5: Discussion on Negotiating a Faculty Position

Hosts: Dr. Linda Sarna (UCLA) and Dr. Meghan Underhill Blazey (Univ of Rochester)

Room N-6: Meet with a Mentor – Publication

Hosts: Dr. Debra Lyon (Univ of Florida) and Dr. Lisa Kennedy Sheldon (ONS)

Room N-7: Meet with a Mentor – Mid-career Advancements

Hosts: Dr. Virginia Sun (City of Hope), Dr. Lisa Carter-Harris (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Room N-8: International Efforts to Advance Symptom Science in Oncology Nursing

Hosts: Dr. Milena Flória-Santos (Univ of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto, Brazil), Dr. Jongmin Park (Pusan National University, South Korea)

Moderators: Dr. Leo Saligan (NINR), Dr. Samantha Mayo (Univ of Toronto)

Awards Presentations   |   4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mentor/Mentee
Mid-Career
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Podium per Category
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Poster per Category
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