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Bradley J. Zebrack

Professor of Social Work

Brad Zebrack's teaching and research interests are in the area of health, medicine, and quality of life. He is particularly interested in the effects of cancer on the psychosocial growth and development of adolescents and young adults. His funded research also involves evaluations of the implementation of psychosocial support services in medical care settings.

Zebrack has clinical social work experience in both pediatric and adult oncology, and has been involved in the development of peer support/advocacy programs for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. He currently is a member of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center's Health Outcomes and Behavioral Research Program, and involved in development of new curriculum on Inter-Professional Education.

Research Interests/Focus

Cancer support, social work oncology

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Year Degree   School
1999 PhD Social Work and Sociology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1992 MSW Social Work University of California, Berkeley
1992 MPH Community Health Education University of California, Berkeley
1982 BA Sociology Univeristy of California, Los Angeles

Websites

https://ssw.umich.edu/faculty/profiles/tenure-track/zebrack

Year Description
2017 Fellow, Society for Social Work Research (SSWR), 2017.
2017 Fulbright Senior Scholar (Australia), United States Department of State and Australian-American Fulbright Commission, 2017.
2016 Fullbright Scholarship
2015 Highlighted publication, Journal of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
2015 University of Michigan Provost's 2015 Teaching Innovation Prize, Inter-Professional Education Team-Based Clinical Decision Making (SW 714), with Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.
2015 Fellow, American Psychosocial Oncology Society
2014 Outstanding Education and Training Award, Excellence in Cancer Education and Leadership (ExCEL), American Psychosocial Oncology Society
2014 Selected Participant, National Cancer Institute/City of Hope National Medical Center. Building, Implementing, and Evaluating Supportive Care Programs, (R25)
2014 Selected Participant, National Cancer Institute/City of Hope National Medical Center, Implementing Comprehensive Biopsychosocial Screening training program (R25).
2013 Best Research Poster, American Psychosocial Oncology Society annual meeting, Trajectories of Distress and Psychosocial Support Service Use among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients
2012 Nominee, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) Distinguished Clinical and Translational Research Mentor Award
2002 2002 Oncology Social Worker Research Award from the Oncology Social Work (6/10/2002)
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