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Kathleen D Lyons, ScD

Title(s):
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Department(s):
Psychiatry

Education:
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

Programs:
Center For Aging
Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Contact Information:

7750 Psychiatry Dept
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
1 Medical Center Dr
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 603-653-3656
Fax: 603-653-9091
Email: Kathleen.D.Lyons@dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

Understanding and ameliorating the threats to social, emotional, and functional well-being experienced by persons with chronic or life-threatening illness.

Grant Information:

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).


Selected Publications:

 

Delphi Study to Determine Rehabilitation Research Priorities for Older Adults With Cancer.
Lyons KD, Radomski MV, Alfano CM, Finkelstein M, Sleight AG, Marshall TF, McKenna R, Fu JB
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Dec 19; pii: S0003-9993(16)31309-0. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.11.015. Epub 2016 Dec 19.
PMID: 28007446

Cognitive and Affective Representations of Active Surveillance as a Treatment Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer.
Lyons KD, Li HH, Mader EM, Stewart TM, Morley CP, Formica MK, Perrapato SD, Seigne JD, Hyams ES, Irwin BH, Mosher T, Hegel MT
Am J Mens Health. 2016 Jun 29; pii: 1557988316657041. Epub 2016 Jun 29.
PMID: 27365211

Family Caregiver Depressive Symptom and Grief Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial.
Dionne-Odom JN, Azuero A, Lyons KD, Hull JG, Prescott AT, Tosteson T, Frost J, Dragnev KH, Bakitas MA
J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Sep;52(3):378-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.03.014. Epub 2016 Jun 3.
PMID: 27265814

Coaching Family Caregivers to Become Better Problem Solvers When Caring for Persons with Advanced Cancer.
Dionne-Odom JN, Lyons KD, Akyar I, Bakitas MA
J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2016 Jan-Jun;12(1-2):63-81. doi: 10.1080/15524256.2016.1156607.
PMID: 27143574

Associations between advanced cancer patients' survival and family caregiver presence and burden.
Dionne-Odom JN, Hull JG, Martin MY, Lyons KD, Prescott AT, Tosteson T, Li Z, Akyar I, Raju D, Bakitas MA
Cancer Med. 2016 May;5(5):853-62. doi: 10.1002/cam4.653. Epub 2016 Feb 10.
PMID: 26860217

A Content Analysis of Functional Recovery Strategies of Breast Cancer Survivors.
Lyons KD, Svensborn IA, Kornblith AB, Hegel MT
OTJR (Thorofare N J). 2015 Apr;35(2):73-80.
PMID: 26460469

Reply to R.A. Ferrer et al and B.W. Corn.
Bakitas M, Dionne-Odom JN, Lyons KD, Dragnev KH
J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 10;33(35):4230-1. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.63.4337. Epub 2015 Oct 12.
PMID: 26460297

Early Versus Delayed Initiation of Concurrent Palliative Oncology Care: Patient Outcomes in the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial.
Bakitas MA, Tosteson TD, Li Z, Lyons KD, Hull JG, Li Z, Dionne-Odom JN, Frost J, Dragnev KH, Hegel MT, Azuero A, Ahles TA
J Clin Oncol. 2015 May 1;33(13):1438-45. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2014.58.6362. Epub 2015 Mar 23.
PMID: 25800768

Benefits of Early Versus Delayed Palliative Care to Informal Family Caregivers of Patients With Advanced Cancer: Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial.
Dionne-Odom JN, Azuero A, Lyons KD, Hull JG, Tosteson T, Li Z, Li Z, Frost J, Dragnev KH, Akyar I, Hegel MT, Bakitas MA
J Clin Oncol. 2015 May 1;33(13):1446-52. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2014.58.7824. Epub 2015 Mar 23.
PMID: 25800762

Development and initial evaluation of a telephone-delivered, behavioral activation, and problem-solving treatment program to address functional goals of breast cancer survivors.
Lyons KD, Hull JG, Kaufman PA, Li Z, Seville JL, Ahles TA, Kornblith AB, Hegel MT
J Psychosoc Oncol. 2015;33(2):199-218. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2014.1002659. Epub 2015 Feb 10.
PMID: 25668509