Fatigue Study Group Awards

Each year, the Fatigue Study Group selects for special recognition two outstanding young investigators from among the fatigue-related research abstracts submitted to the meeting.

2018 Outstanding Trainee and Junior Faculty Research Awards

Julia Inglis, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York, USA, received the 2018 Outstanding Trainee Research Award for her abstract titled "A Longitudinal Assessment to Evaluate the Impact of Higher Body Mass Index on Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy."
Carlos Fernandez, MD, of the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, USA received the Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award for his abstract titled "Cancer-Related Fatigue: Perception of Effort or Task Failure?"

2017 Outstanding New Investigator and Junior Investigator Awards

Calvin L. Cole, PhD, received the Junior Investigator Award for his work titled “Interrelationship Between Improvements in Aerobic Capacity and Cancer-Related Fatigue in Prostate Cancer Patients.” Calvin is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York, USA.
Brenda O’Connor, MD, received the Junior Investigator Award for her research titled “Cancer-Related Fatigue: The Role of Mobile Technology in Assessment.” Brenda recently received her medical degree from the School of Medicine & Medical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

2016 Junior Investigator and New Investigator Awards

Kord Kober, PhD, received the Junior Investigator Award for his work titled “Gene Expression Profiling of Inflammation and Immune Response Pathways in Oncology Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy with Distinct Evening Fatigue Trajectories.” Kord is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of California San Francisco.
Yun-Jen Chou, RN, MSN, received the New Investigator Award for her work on “Fatigue Management and Its Effectiveness Reported by Cancer Patients: A National Survey.” Yun-Jen is at the School of Nursing, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan.

2015 Outstanding Trainee and Early Investigator Awards

Charles Kamen, PhD, of the University of Rochester, received the Trainee Abstract Award for his abstract, “Exercise Intervention to Reduce Disparities in Fatigue and Depression Among LGBT Cancer Survivors.”
Norman Brito-Dellan, MD, of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, received the Early Investigator Award for his abstract, “Utilizing Electronic Technology to Measure Patient-Reported Outcome Completion Time in a Clinical Practice.”