Kathleen D Lyons, ScD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Boston University, Boston, MA - Sc.D., 2003
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH - M.S., 1999
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH - B.S., 1993
Center For Aging
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
7750 Psychiatry Dept
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
1 Medical Center Dr
Lebanon NH 03756
Understanding and ameliorating the threats to social, emotional, and functional well-being experienced by persons with chronic or life-threatening illness.
Principal Investigator. Reducing Disability in Older Adult Cancer Survivors. American Cancer Society. (Mentored Research Scholar Grant). (9/1/12 to 8/31/17).
Principal investigator. Functional and Emotional Health of Older, Rural Cancer Survivors. American Cancer Society. (#IRG-82-003-24)(4/1/09 to 3/31/11).
Tiffany Blake Fellowship. Functional Performance of Older Adults with Cancer. Hitchcock Foundation. (7/1/08 to 6/30/10).
Co-investigator. National Cancer Institute. Participation Restrictions in Young-Middle Adult Rural Breast Cancer Survivors. (4/1/10 to 3/31/13).
Project coordinator. Improving Palliative Care for Patients with Cancer. National Cancer Institute. (1 R01 CA101704-01; PI: Ahles/Hegel).(1/21/03 to 12/31/09).
Co-investigator. Preserving Function in Rural Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy. National Cancer Institute. (1 R03 CA124200-01; PI: Hegel). (9/1/06 to 8/31/09).
Principal investigator. Functional Recovery After Bone Marrow Transplantation. Hitchcock Foundation.(11/1/06 to 10/31/08).
Goal Attainment and Goal Adjustment of Older Adults During Person-Directed Cancer Rehabilitation.
Moving beyond symptom management towards cancer rehabilitation for older adults: Answering the 5W's.
The role of a palliative care intervention in moderating the relationship between depression and survival among individuals with advanced cancer.
Content Analysis of a Participant-Directed Intervention to Optimize Activity Engagement of Older Adult Cancer Survivors.
Qualitative insights into how men with low-risk prostate cancer choosing active surveillance negotiate stress and uncertainty.
Delphi Study to Determine Rehabilitation Research Priorities for Older Adults With Cancer.
Cognitive and Affective Representations of Active Surveillance as a Treatment Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer.
Family Caregiver Depressive Symptom and Grief Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial.
Coaching Family Caregivers to Become Better Problem Solvers When Caring for Persons with Advanced Cancer.
Associations between advanced cancer patients' survival and family caregiver presence and burden.