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Trainee Award:

Description: During the three years that the group held funding, trainees were invited to apply for a travel award of $175 to assist them in attending and presenting their research in psychosocial oncology at an academic conference. Recipients were selected by a few of our professor and professional members in order to determine the strongest candidates.

Conference proceedings funded by IPSORL trainee awards:

  • Hammond, C., Thomas, R., Gifford, W., Poudrier, J., Scott, T., Brooks, C., Hamilton, R., Morrison, T., Warner, D. Cycles of silence around cancer within First Nation communities. Canadian Association for Psycho Oncology Conference in May 2016, Halifax, NS.
  • Wurz, A., & Brunet, J. Physical activity to live well: the development of an evidence-informed pamphlet for adolescents with cancer. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Annual Conference in May 2016: Halifax, NS.
  • Tomei, C., Lebel, S., Maheu, C., Lefebvre, M., & Harris, C. Examining Fear of Recurrence in Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Pilot Study. Paper presented at the International Psycho-Oncology Society World Congress in October 2016, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Lambert M, Brunet J, Couture-Lalande M-E, & Bielajew C. (2018). Aerobic physical activity and salivary cortisol levels among women with and without a history of breast cancer. Abstract submitted for poster presentation at the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology annual conference, Toronto, ON.
  • Petricone-Westwood D, Clow KA, Lebel S, & Brunet J. (2018). An evaluation of the third year of the Interdisciplinary Psychosocial Oncology Study and Research Laboratory: Sustaining research groups after funding ends. Oral presentation given as part of a symposium presentation at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology conference, Toronto, ON.
  • Jones G, Brunet J, & Lebel S. (2018). The development of a training module for healthcare providers and community support providers on cancer-related fatigue. Oral presentation at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology conference, Toronto, ON.
  • Jones, G., Séguin Leclair, C., Petricone-Westwood, D., Mutsaers, B., Rutkowski, N., Imsirovic, F., Lebel, S. (2018). Psychological Correlates of Health Anxiety: An Updated Systematic Review of Literature, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Canada.
  • Rutkowski N., Mutsaers, B., Jones, G., Petricone-Westwood, D., Labelle, P., Lebel, S.(2018). The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Cancer Related Fatigue: A Systematic Review of Randomized Control Trials. Poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Conference proceedings funded by IPSORL trainee awards:

2018 recipients:
  • Jones, G., Lebel, S., Brunet, J. (2018). The Development of a Training Module for Healthcare Providers and Community Support Providers on Cancer-Related Fatigue, Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology, Toronto, Canada.
  • Hussien, J., Wurz, A., Seely, D., Ennis, J., Seely, A., Pitman, A., & Brunet, J. (2018). How a community-based organization and academics are working together to develop, deliver, and evaluate a yoga therapy program for cancer survivors. Oral presentation given at 2018 Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Montreal, QC.
2017 recipients:
  • Lebel, S., Mutsaers, B., Maheu, C., and Parrott, J. (2017, May). Fear of cancer recurrence, intolerance of uncertainty, quality of life. Peer Reviewed Undergraduate Thesis Presented at Canada’s Association for Psychosocial Oncology’s Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • Saunders S, & Brunet J. (2017) A proposed study to explore how the placement of a stoma after surgery for rectal cancer may influence physical activity behaviour. Oral presentation given at the Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Kingston, ON
2016 recipients:
  • Tomei, C., Lebel, S., Maheu, C., Lefebvre, M., & Harris, C. Examining Fear of Recurrence in Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Pilot Study. Paper to be presented at the International Psycho-Oncology Society World Congress in October 2016, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Hammond, C., Thomas, R., Gifford, W., Poudrier, J., Scott, T., Brooks, C., Hamilton, R., Morrison, T., Warner, D. Cycles of silence around cancer within First Nation communities. Canadian Association for Psycho Oncology Conference in May 2016, Halifax, NB.
  • Wurz, A., & Brunet, J. Physical activity to live well: the development of an evidence-informed pamphlet for adolescents with cancer. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Annual Conference in May 2016: Halifax, NS.
  • Petricone-Westwood, D., & Lebel, S. Caregiving for patients with ovarian cancer: a scoping review of the literature. Poster presented at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference in March 2016, San Diego, USA.
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