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SELECTED PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES
Note: 2020 presentation have been deferred until 2021
5/20 Exercise Is Medicine in Oncology: from Vision to Reality a symposium at ACSM Annual Meeting, San Francisco “Exercise is Medicine in Oncology: From Vision to Reality” at the 2020 ACSM Annual Meeting scheduled May 26-30 in San Francisco, California
5/20 Stout, N, Schwartz, AL, Schmitz, K. “Workforce development and community awareness” ACSM Annual Meeting, San Francisco May, 2020
4/20 Personalized Treatment Pathways to Promote Physical Activity among Cancer Survivors: Guidance from an American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine Expert Group” 2020 Society of Behavior Medicine Symposium
11/19 Schwartz, AL. Considerations for Restorative Oncology Exercise Prescription: Functional Assessment, Precautions and Challenges. Culpepper, Virginia
11/19 Schwartz, AL. Overview of Exercise Rehabilitation for Cancer Survivors. University of Virginia Physical Therapy Culpepper, VA
10/19 Schwartz, AL, Bea, J, Yazzie, E, de Heer, D, Lane, T, Charley, B. Results of a Physical Activity Intervention for Navajo Cancer Survivors. Native Americans for Community Action (NACA)
10/19 Restoring Balance, a Physical Activity Intervention for Native Cancer Survivors, Preliminary Analysis (NNR.14.192) NNHRRB Conference Oct 16-17 2019
9/19 Restoring Balance, a physical activity intervention for Native cancer survivors, preliminary analysis 12th American Association of Cancer Research Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. Sept 21, 2019
5/19 Campbell, KL, Winters-Stone, K, Wiskemann, J, May, AM, Schwartz, AL, Courneya, KS, Zucker, D, Matthews, C, Ligibel, J, Gerber, L, Morris, S, Patel, A, Hue, T, Perna, F, Schmitz, KH. American College of Sports Medicine Expert Consensus Statement on Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors: Report from the International, Multidisciplinary Roundtable. ACSM Annual meeting Orlando
5/19 Schmitz, KH, Campbell, A, Stuiver, MM, Pinto, BM, Schwartz, AL, Morris, GS, Ligibel, JA, Cheville, A, Galvao, D, Alfano, CM, Patel, A, Hue, T, Gerber, L, Sallis, R, Gusani, N, Stout, NL, Chan, L, Flowers, F, Doyle, C, Helmrich, S, Bain, W, Sokolof, J, Winters-Stone, K, Campbell, KL, Matthews, CE. Exercise is medicine in oncology: Engaging clinicians to help patients move through cancer. ACSM Annual meeting, Orlando.
2/19 Considerations for Restorative Oncology Exercise Prescription: Functional Assessment, Precautions and Challenges. University of Virginia Physical Therapy
1/19 Overview of Exercise Rehabilitation for Cancer Survivors. University of Virginia Physical Therapy
10/18 From Practice to Research and Back Again, Reno, Nv.
5/18 Restoring Balance in Indian Country, Program Steering committee and NCI representatives
3/18Models of Program Implementation, International Multidisciplinary Roundtable on Exercise and Cancer Prevention and Control, San Francisco, Ca
9/17 Haskie K, Thuraisingam R, Lane T, Bea JW, Heer HD, Schwartz A; Physical Activity and Cancer among Native American cancer survivors: a pilot study (phase 2)—Preliminary baseline results; American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference; Denver, CO; Sept. 22, 2017.
10/17 Development of a Physical Activity Intervention for Navajo Cancer Survivors (NNR.-14.192); Navajo Nation Human Research Review Board Conference, Navajo Nation Museum, Window Rock, AZ, October 18-19, 2017.
12/16 Yuang, L, Liu, J., Naughton, M.J., Schwartz, A.L., Ganz, P.A., Colditz, G.A., Wolin, K.J., Toriola, AT. Physical activity impacts bone health in overweight/obese postmenopausal breast cancer survivors enrolled in a weight loss trial. AACR-JCA Joint Conference on Breakthroughs in Cancer Research
11/16 A paradigm shift: CAIR New Investigator Research. “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health.” The American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) Caucus at the American Public Health Association (APHA), Atlanta.
10/16 Schwartz, A, Tuefel-Shone, N, Sanderson, P. Resilience in Indian Country: Changing lives and policy American Academy of Nursing Annual Meeting, Washington DC. 2016
10/16 Chico-Jarrillo, T., Teufel-Shone, N., Schwartz, A. Engaging American Indians in Community-Academic Collaborations. American Public Health Association, Denver, Oct 2016
6/16 Chico-Jarrillo, T., Teufel-Shone, N, Schwartz, A. Community development through building new community-university partnerships Panel Title: Identifying and promoting resilience with American Indian communities as a path to community development. Native Research Network conference, Cherokee, NC.
6/16 Schwartz, AL. How Should Cancer Survivors Receiving Chemotherapy Approach Exercise? American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting.
5/16 Hardy, L., Hulen, E., Hughes, A., Schwartz, A., With and Beyond the IRB: Ethical Data Protection in Community-engaged Research. Panel: Indigenous Peoples’ Resilience and Applying Anthropology Today. Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting, Vancouver, BC.
4/15 Center for American Indian Resilience: Research Core. Accepted, Western Institute of Nursing meeting, Albuquerque, NM, 2015.
12/14 Weight loss and bone health in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2014
10/13 Effects of Physical Activity on Cancer Survivorship Among American Indian/Alaska Native Survivors. 9th National Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength Through Tradition and Science, Albuquerque, NM
8/13 Cancer Rehabilitation. International Physical medicine and rehabilitation meeting, Las Vegas, NV
7/13 Current & Future directions of exercise for cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Society Quality leadership meeting, Pittsburgh, PA
8/12 Symposium: ACSM Exercise guidelines and the LIVESTRONG project. World Cancer Congress, Union for International Cancer Control, Montreal, CAN
4/12 Cancer rehabilitation for PTs and rehabilitation professionals. Seattle, Wa
3/12 LIVESTRONG Assembly, Keynote presentation: Living Well with Cancer.
3/12 LIVESTRONG Assembly, roundtable discussion: new horizons in cancer and exercise. Austin, TX
9/11 Grand Rounds: Do we live in a cancer hotbed? St. John’s Medical Center, Jackson Wy
4/11 CDC Directors Meeting. Dissemination of exercise for cancer survivors: the LIVESTRONG experience. Atlanta, GA
2/11 Update on physical activity and cancer research. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA meeting, Chicago, IL
11/10 Exercise & Sex in breast cancer recovery. Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Review, Scottsdale, AZ
9/10 Caring from the Heart: KeyNote. Oncology Nurses Symposium, Scripps Hospital, San Diego, CA
6/10 ACSM/ONS Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors.10th Biennial Cancer Survivorship: Recovery & Beyond, Washington DC.
5/10 ACSM/ONS Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors. Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting.
10/09 Emerging changes in exercise guidelines for cancer survivors. Grand Rounds, U. Missouri Medical School
10/09 Theoretical basis and practicality of equine therapy for breast cancer survivors. Central MO Oncology Nurses Association, Columbia, MO
10/09 Horse therapy workshop for cancer survivors. University of Missouri, Columbia
9/09 Cancer Survivor Exercise Guidelines, YMCA/LIVESTRONG Austin, TX
5/09 The Importance of Nutrition and Physical Activity – Part II of The Seventh Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer. Cancer Care International Teleconference with audience of over 2900 survivors.
3/09 Keynote, Idaho State University Research day, Data under our noses: Find, Organize, Interpret, Pocatello, ID
2/09 Cancer rehabilitation: introduction and basic considerations. YMCA Chicago, Ill
9/08 3-day workshop and lectures, Equine Assisted Therapy and Cancer Survivors: Application and Research, University of Missouri, Columbia MO
6/08 Pilot study of horse therapy: Aerobic capacity and quality of life of breast cancer survivors. DAMD Era of Hope Breast Cancer Research meeting. Baltimore.
5/08 Cancer-related fatigue and it’s debilitating consequences. Symposium “Cancer Survivorship”, American College of Sports Medicine meeting, Indianapolis.
5/08 Emotional and spiritual impacts of cancer on survivors, YMCA Denver, CO
5/08 Planning exercise programs for cancer survivors, YMCA Denver, CO
5/08 Physical activity for cancer survivors: Developing a deeper understanding
3/08 Horse Therapy and Cancer Survivors. EAGALA annual meeting, Ogden UT
1/08 Developing exercise programs for cancer survivors, Chicago Illinois
1/08 Special considerations when working with cancer survivors. Chicago Ill.
1/08 Panel Discussion: Concerns of Cancer Survivors: How to best meet their needs. Chicago Ill
11/07 Cancer & Physical Activity, Keynote, International Integrative Oncology meeting San Francisco
7/07 LIVESTRONG/YMCA presentation on Cancer Rehabilitation, Chicago
5/07 Physical Fitness, Physical Activity and Age Predict Fatigue in Older, Long-Term Breast Cancer Survivors” Abstract Number: 2969 American College of Sports Medicine
5/07 S0229 Randomized Trial Assessing the Effects of Exercise on Patients with Locally Advanced Lung Cancer Undergoing Curative Intent Combined Modality Therapy
4/07 MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX Clinical Update: Exercise
3/07 IRB Update, College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation, ASU
2/07 ACSM Cancer Ex Specialist meeting to develop certification program
1/07 Weight maintenance during chemotherapy: Effect of aerobic and resistance exercise. 9th Annual Cancer Nursing Research meeting, Hollywood, CA
2/07 Keynote Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference Moving Beyond Cancer: Exercise & Survivorship. Phoenix, AZ
12/06 Research in Acute Care Settings, ASU CONHI Research Intensive workshop, Tempe, AZ
10 /06 Oncology Update: Exercise and Fatigue, Scottsdale Healthcare
10/06 Behavioral Interventions & Cancer Survivorship, NCI Survivorship Conference, Bethesda, MD
6/06 Etiology and Management of Cancer-related Fatigue. Lance Armstrong Foundation/ The Wellness Community meeting “Future Directions in Survivorship” Washington DC
4/06 Grand Rounds Cleveland Clinic: Physical Activity In the Care of Cancer Patients/Survivors: Exercise Prescription & Clinical Recommendations
4/06 How to Manage Fatigue? Get Moving! Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
4/06 KeyNote to Oncology Nurses Society, Cleveland Chapter: Exercise for Cancer Side Effect and Symptom Management
4/06 The Role of Exercise in Fighting Cancer Fatigue, Bartlett Lectureship, Baylor University College of Medicine, Dallas, Tx
3/06 Physical Activity In the Care of Cancer Patients/Survivors: Exercise Prescription & Clinical Recommendations, Malasanos Lectureship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
3/06 National Cancer Institute invitation only meeting, State of Evidence for a Weight Control Trial to Prevent Breast Cancer, Bethesda, MD
2/06 Research in Acute Care Settings, ASU CONHI Research Intensive workshop, Tempe, AZ
4/05 Exercise and Cancer Symposium, Oncology Nursing Society Annual meeting.
2/05 Fatigue Intron-A and Treatment (FIT Trial): Outcomes of a randomized trial to improve treatment tolerance. ONS 8th Cancer Nursing Research meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
1/05 Symptom clusters in the oncology patient. Oncology Nursing Society chapter, El Paso, Tx
1/05 Clinical Considerations and Therapeutic Options in Anemia Management, Western Regional Oncology Conference, El Paso, TX
10/04 Supportive and palliative care in Arizona: physical activity and rehabilitation. Arizona Task Force on Supportive and Palliative Care.
9/04 Survivorship and fitness. Mayo Clinic Native American Cancer Research meeting. Phoenix AZ
7/04 Physical Activity, Weight Control & Patient Care: Exercise Prescription & Clinical Recommendations, 13.5 CME program accredited by American Association of Family Physicians, Napa, CA
6/04 Physical Activity, Weight Control & Patient Care: Exercise Prescription & Clinical Recommendations, 13.5 CME program accredited by American Association of Family Physicians, Jackson, Wy
6/04 Symptom management in the care of breast cancer. Flagstaff Medical Center
4/04 State of the Science on Nutrition and Exercise for oncology patients. Asheville, NC AHEC annual CME meeting
1/04 Exercise Prescriptions for Cancer Patients, Grand Rounds, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle WA
6/03 Invited to give Keynote address at Chronic Illness Conference and be visiting professor, National Taipei University, Taipei China.
4/03 Exercise During and Following Cancer Treatment. Denali Oncology Nurses, Anchorage, AK
3/03 Exercise rehabilitation in the oncology setting. Puget Sounds Oncology Nursing meeting. Bellevue, WA
1/03 Working with the media. 7th Annual American Cancer Society Cancer Nursing Research Meeting, San Diego, CA
10/02 Review of Cancer and Exercise Research. Legacy Cancer Rehabilitation Conference, Portland, OR.
10/02 Is There a Survival Benefit to Exercise-based Interventions in Patients with Cancer, Scientific Symposium for Committee on Women & Special Populations, Southwest Oncology Group, San Antonio, TX
9/02 Anemia Centers Of Excellence lecture series, Four Seasons Hotel, New York City, NY
9/02 Symposium, Exercise In Chronic Illness, Symposium at State of the Science Meeting, Washington, D.C.
8/02 Cognitive Changes In The Oncology Patient, DC Oncology Nursing and Pharmacists Group, Washington DC.
7/02 Issues In Managing Anemia, Portland Metropolitan area nurses, Portland Or.
6/02 My Get Up And Go Got Up And Went: Coping with fatigue. Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. Portland, OR
5/02 Effects of exercise on bone density and body composition of breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, St. Louis, MO.
5/02 Effects of exercise on bone mineral density in pre- and postmenopausal women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, Orlando, FL.
4/02 Fatigue And Quality of Life. Fatigue Week, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX.
4/02 Measurement of fatigue: Determining minimally important clinical differences. Assessing Clinical Significance for Quality of Life Measures in Oncology Research: State of the Science, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
4/02 A randomized trial of exercise for newly diagnosed patients receiving chemotherapy: Effects on bone density and body composition. Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting, Washington, D.C.
4/02 Interfacing with the media. Symposium, Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting, Washington, D.C.
3/02 Fatigue and Quality of Life: Research-based Interventions. University of Texas College of Pharmacy, San Antonio, TX.
1/02 Exercise and Cancer Survivorship. Psychosocial Outcomes of Physical Activity, National Cancer Institute.
1/02 Fatigue and Quality of Life: Outcomes and Interventions. Supportive Care Conference, San Antonio, TX. M.D.
12/01 Effects of exercise on bone density and body composition in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
11/01 Cancer Symptom management: Exercise, the orphan intervention. Oregon Health & Science University.
9/01 Exercise for cancer patients – old myths and new advice for patients. Kaiser Permanente.
9/01 Exercise for Cancer Patients: Where we are and where we’re going. Oregon Cancer Institute.
8/01 Exercise and Erythropoeitin for Cancer-related Fatigue. Grand Rounds, Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, OR
6/01 A randomized trial to examine effects of exercise on bone density in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and catabolic steroids. American College of Sports Medicine meeting, Baltimore, MD
6/01 Fatigue and aging: What can we do to change it? Oregon Health Sciences University Continuing Education Program, Portland, OR.
6/01 Cancer and Exercise: How should you advise your patients? Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
5/01 Living with Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Update: The journey through detection, treatment & follow-up. Seattle, WA
5/01 Effect of exercise on fatigue in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and catabolic steroids. Oncology Nursing Society, San Diego, CA.
4/01 Exercise during cancer treatment: Effects on physical, emotional and nutritional health. Cancer Care Along the Continuum…Issues Facing Women. Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA.
4/01 Adherence to high dose Interferon: Exercise and methylphenidate. Southwest Oncology Group meeting, San Francisco, CA.
4/01 Don’t let your side effects take over your life: Surviving cancer treatment. Seattle VA Medical Center.
4/01 Aggressive assessment and management of cancer treatment-related fatigue – more than anemia. Seattle VA Medical Center.
2/01 Exercise and methylphenidate for fatigue of interferon in malignant melanoma.
6th Annual American Cancer Society Nursing Research meeting, Ponte Vedre, FL.
2/01 Effect of Exercise on weight gain in women with breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. 6th Annual American Cancer Society Nursing Research meeting, Ponte Vedra, FL.
11/00 Energy conservation, exercise and fatigue management. Oncology Nursing Chapter, Pasco, WA.
11/00 Physical activity intervention with cancer patients. Physical Activity and Cancer. Cooper Institute of Aerobic Research & National Cancer Institute, Dallas.
10/00 Exercise rehabilitation of cancer patients. Georgia Oncology Nurses, Macon, GA.
9/00 Symptom Management and Exercise. National Institute of Nursing Congressional Briefing, Washington, D.C.
6/00 Exercise, body weight, affect and chemotherapy in breast cancer. DoD Breast Cancer Research Program: Era of Hope, Atlanta.
6/00 Chemotherapy, anemia and fatigue. Oaks Park, Portland, OR
7/00 Examples of research using NK Cells: Breast Cancer and exercise. Psychoneuroimmunology II: Mind-Body Interactions in Health and Illness. University of Washington, Seattle.
5/00 Fatigue across the lifespan. Physiology of Aging conference. Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland.
5/00 Fatigue and aging. Physiology of Aging conference. Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR.
5/00 The exercise-fatigue balance. Fatigue Symposium, Oncology Nursing Society Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
4/00 Issues after breast cancer. Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR.
4/00 Exercise across the health continuum: A paradigm shift, Western Institute for Nursing Research, Denver, CO.
4/00 Fatigue: The silent lingering symptom. Symptom Management Program, University of Washington, Seattle.
4/00 Body weight and affect in women with breast cancer. Western Institute for Nursing Research, Denver.
2/00 Exercise and breast cancer: Body weight and affect. Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, Univ. Washington, Seattle, WA
1/00 Fatigue and radiation therapy: Future research directions. Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, Philadelphia
11/99 Fatigue and melanoma treatment. Melanoma telephone support group, Seattle
10/99 Exercise in Blood and Marrow Transplant Patients, Physical Therapy dept., University of Washington Medical Center
10/99 Managing your fatigue. Breast cancer survivor’s luncheon, Rockwood Clinic, Spokane
9/99 Is there a relationship between sleep quality and fatigue in cancer patients? State of the Science Meeting, Washington, DC (with S. Beck).
7/99 Clinical management of fatigue, Seattle VA Medical Center telecast to ID, MT, OR, Alaska
7/99 Dimensions of cancer-related fatigue, Puget Sound Oncology Nursing meeting, Seattle.
5/99 Effect of exercise on weight gain in women with breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. American Society of Clinical Oncology, Atlanta.
5/99 Exercise dose and daily pattern of fatigue. Oncology Nursing Society, Atlanta.
5/99 Evaluation of the Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index in Cancer patients. Oncology Nursing Society, Atlanta (with S. Beck).
4/99 Fatigue: Issues in management, measurement and research. Southwest Oncology Group Nursing Plenary Session, Phoenix.
4/99 Fatigue: Managing a difficult treatment side effect. Eugene, OR
4/99 Differences in the pattern of cancer-related fatigue and vigor. Western Institute of Nursing, San Diego.
4/99 Managing fatigue in the clinical setting. Foundations in chemotherapy practice, Shoreline, WA
4/99 Management Issues: Fatigue. Providence Hospital, Portland.
3/99 Keys to developing an exercise program for cancer patients. Enhancing Care: 3rd Annual Conference on Fatigue and Quality of Life, Philadelphia.
3/99 Exercise in the management of cancer-treatment related fatigue. Enhancing Care: 3rd Annual Conference on Fatigue and Quality of Life, Philadelphia.
2/99 Exercise dose and daily pattern of fatigue. Paper presented at the 5th Annual American Cancer Society Nursing Research meeting, Newport Beach, CA.
2/99 Sick and tired of being tired and sick. Dimensions of cancer-related fatigue and its management, New Orleans.
2/99 Management strategies for cancer-treatment-related fatigue. Dimensions of cancer-related fatigue and it’s management. New Orleans.
1/99 Cancer-related fatigue: We can make a difference. Oregon Oncology Nursing Society, Portland.
10/98 Get focused! Writing an NRSA, University of Utah College of Nursing Monthly Research School of Nursing.
6/98 Energy expenditure and exercise adherence in women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy. Poster presented American College of Sports Medicine meeting, Orlando.
5/98 Effects of exercise on the pattern of daily fatigue in women with breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Society, San Francisco.
3/98 Fatigue problems among athletic cancer survivors. NCI: Research Issues in Cancer Survivorship meeting, Bethesda.
1/98 Overall change in cancer treatment-related fatigue as measured by the Schwartz Cancer Fatigue Scale (SCFS). Nursing Research Conference: Research for Clinical Practice, Tucson, AZ.
11/97 Effect of exercise on fatigue and quality of life in women with breast cancer. Department of Defense: Era of Hope Breast Cancer Conference, Washington, D.C.
5/97 Exercise and fatigue patterns of athletic cancer survivors. American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, Denver.
5/97 Reliability and validity of the Cancer Fatigue Scale. Oncology Nursing Society Congress, New Orleans.
1/97 Development of the Cancer Fatigue Scale. 4th Annual American Cancer Society Nursing Research meeting, Panama City, FL.