Scientific Network Virtual Scientific Session

Friday, April 9, 2021

12:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern


12:00 – 12:15pm    Welcome Remarks and Orientation

                                 Sharon Bober, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Center
                                 Chair, Scientific Network

12:15 – 1:00pm      Keynote Address
                                  Sexual Health and Intimacy: Integrating Patient-Centered Interventions in
                                  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Practice

                                 Moderator: Jennifer B. Reese, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center

                                 Speaker: Areej El-Jawahri, MD, Director of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell
                                 Transplant Survivorship Program,
Associated Director of the Cancer Outcomes
                                 Research and Education Program 
(CORE), Massachusetts General Hospital

1:00 – 1:50pm         Perspectives on Measurement

                                 Moderator: Kristen M. Carpenter, PhD, The Ohio State University

                                 1:00 – 1:20pm Research Perspectives

                                 Kathryn Flynn, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

                                 1:20 – 1:40pm Clinical Perspectives

                                 Speaker: Jeanne Carter, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


                                 1:40 – 1:50pm Q&A

1:50 – 2:00pm        BREAK

2:00 – 3:00pm         Research Showcase

                                  2:00 – 2:15pm Stacy Tessler Lindau Trainee Award Presentation & Talk

                                  Moderator: Lauren Zimmaro, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center

                                  Recipient: Jessie Li, BS, Yale School of Medicine
                                  Multidisciplinary Management of Women’s Sexual and Menopausal Symptoms
                                  after Pelvic Radiotherapy

                                  2:15 – 2:55pm Abstract Presentations

                                  Moderator: Shari Damast, MD, Yale University

                                 Emily Abramsohn, MPH, University of Chicago
                                 The Bionic Breast Project: Development of a Patient-reported Outcome Measure
                                 of Breast Function in a Diverse Sample of Adults with and without a History of
                                 Breast Cancer

                                Julia Drizin, MA, Oregon State University
                                Feasibility and Acceptability of a Sexual Health Mindfulness-based Therapy

                               Jennifer Barsky Reese, PhD, Fox Chase Cancer Center
                               Mobile Technology-based (mLearning) Intervention to Enhance Breast Cancer
                               Clinicians' Communication about Sexual Health: Results from a Pilot Trial

2:55pm – 3:00pm  Closing Remarks

                                Sharon Bober, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Center
                                Chair, Scientific Network