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Curriculum Vitae

Francis J. Keefe

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Box 90399, Durham, NC 27708-0399

Ph.D.Ohio University1975
M.S.Ohio State University1973
B.A. Bowdoin College1971
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Wilbert E. Fordyce Clinical Investigator Award and Lecture, American Pain Society
Recent Grant Support

  • Persistent Post-Mastectomy Pain: Randomized Clinical Trial of Targeted Pain Coping Skills Training (Targeted-PCST) with Mediational Analysis, National Institutes of Health, 2020/04-2025/03.      
  • A Mobile Health Behavioral Pain Intervention Protocol for Breast Cancer Patients with Pain in Medically Underserved Communities: A Randomized Controlled Trial, National Institutes of Health, 2020/01-2024/12.      
  • Couple Communication Skills Training for Advanced Cancer, National Institutes of Health, 2020/01-2024/12.      
  • Improving Symptom Management for Survivors of Young Adult Cancer, National Institutes of Health, 2019/09-2024/08.      
  • Duke Roybal Center, National Institutes of Health, 2019/09-2024/05.      
  • Duke Pain Early-phase Research Clinical Center (PERC), National Institutes of Health, 2019/09-2024/03.      
  • Improving Lung Transplant Outcomes with Coping Skills and Physical Activity, National Institutes of Health, 2019/05-2024/02.      
  • AIM BACK UH3 Transition, National Institutes of Health, 2017/09-2024/02.      
  • Meaning-Centered Pain Coping Skills Training for Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Pilot Trial, National Palliative Care Research Center, 2020/08-2022/07.      
  • A Pragmatic Sequenced-strategy for Improving Outcomes in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Johns Hopkins University, 2019/12-2021/08.      
  • Couple Communication in Cancer: A Multi-method Examination, Arizona State University, 2016/09-2021/08.      
  • Implementing and Evaluating mHealth Pain Coping Skills Training Interventions to Improve Self-management of Chronic Pain in Cancer Survivors in "Real World" Clinical Practice Settings, Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, 2019/08-2021/07.      
  • Improving Adherence to Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Breast Cancer Patients, National Institutes of Health, 2016/07-2021/06.      
  • Optimizing Delivery of a Behavioral Cancer Pain Intervention Using a SMART, National Institutes of Health, 2016/06-2021/05.      
  • Resilience Measurement, Prediction, and its Role in Older Adults with Late Stage Lung Cancer, Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, 2020/06-2021/03.      
  • A Self-Management Intervention for Women with Breast Cancer and Diabetes, American Cancer Society, Inc., 2016/07-2020/12.      
  • Reducing the Transition from Acute to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain among Older Adults, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2019/02-2020/11.      
  • Caregiver-Assisted Pain Coping Skills Training for Dementia, National Palliative Care Research Center, 2018/07-2020/09.      
  • Tailored Non-Pharmacotherapy Services for Chronic Pain: Testing Scalable and Pragmatic Approaches, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, 2019/09-2020/08.      
  • Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (PCRC): Refinement and Expansion-Administrative Supplement, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 2019/07-2020/06.      
  • Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (PCRC) Refinement and Expansion, University of Colorado - Denver, 2018/07-2020/06.      
  • Meaning-centered Psychotherapy and Pain Coping Skills in Advanced Cancer, American Cancer Society, Inc., 2017/07-2020/06.      
  • UPENN Scientific and Data Research Center for the HOPE Consortium to Reduce Pain and Opioid Use in Hemodialysis, University of Pennsylvania, 2019/10-2020/05.      
  • Development of a Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Intervention for Chronic Low Back Pain, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2016/09-2019/08.      
  • Caregiver-Guided Pain Management Training in Palliative Care, National Institutes of Health, 2014/09-2019/06.      
  • Mechanisms of Psychosocial Chronic Pain Treatment, Rush University, 2013/09-2019/04.      
  • Behavioral Weight and Symptom Management for Breast Cancer Survivors and Partners, National Institutes of Health, 2015/09-2018/08.      
  • Pain Coping Skills Training for African Americans with Osteoarthritis, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2015/09-2018/08.      
  • Knee Arthroplasty Pain Coping Skills Training (KASTpain): A Randomized Trial, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012/08-2018/07.      
  • Coping Skills for Colorectal Cancer Survivors with Pain and Distress, American Cancer Society, Inc., 2015/07-2018/06.      
  • An Accessible Mobile Health Behavioral Intervention for Cancer Pain (mPain), American Cancer Society, Inc., 2014/07-2018/06.      
  • Refinement and Expansion of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group, National Institutes of Health, 2013/09-2018/06.      
  • Yoga-based Symptom Management for Metastatic Breast Cancer, National Institutes of Health, 2013/09-2018/05.      
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Last modified: 2020/11/24

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