Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc

Karlynn Mary BrintzenhofeSzoc

Professor

Education

PhD, Catholic University of America Washington, DC, 1995 (Social Work)

MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA, 1989 (Social Work)

BA, George Mason University Fairfax, Va, 1987 (Psychology)

Research Support

Grant: #TI025411 Investigators:BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Goodman, P., & Shields, J. 2013 -2016 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Launching SBIRT into the Community: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Role:PI $931,203 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Shields, J., & Blinka, M. 2010 -2011 Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials (ENACCT) Cancer Clinical Trials Primary Care Education Program: A targeted training initiative for primary care providers in Washington DC Role:Consultant 35,397 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Acquavita, S., Canfield, J, Elliott, W., Wheeler, S., Kennedy, K., Richardson, G. B., Hegener, M. A., & UCSIM 2017 -To Present Office of the Provost, University of Cincinnati Improving Proficiency in Common Practice Skills: A Collaboration between the College of Allied Health Sciences Schools of Social Work and Occupational Therapy, the College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services (CECH) Substance Abuse Counseling Program, the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, and the IT@UC Center for Simulations & Virtual Environments Research (UCSIM). Role:PI 98,2015 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Ahmad, S., & Pinney, S. M. 2017 -2018 Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati An exploratory study on the use of alcohol during cancer treatment by participants in the Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati (BCRGC) Role:PI Completed

Grant: #Regional Epidemiologist PSC Investigators:BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn 08-30-2019 -06-30-2020 Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Regional Epidemiologist for the Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM) Role:PI $10,500.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Published Abstracts

Caicedo, L. BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Campos, C., Blinka, M., Gonzalez, F., & McIntyre, L. (2011. )Impact of Nueva Vida's model on quality of life, distress levels, and self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer. .[Abstracy]Abstracts: AACR International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 20 (10 ),

Caicedo, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Zabora, J.R. (2010. )Impact of Nueva Vida's model on self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .[Abstracy]Abstracts: AACR International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities- Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 19 (10 ),

Martinez, D. A., Malcarne, V. L., Clark, K. L., Loscalzo, M. J., Zabora, J. R., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. M., & Sadler, G. R. (2007. )Cancer-related problems and distress of white and African American prostate cancer patients .[Abstracy]Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33 ,S53

Shahrokni, A., Clark, K., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2006. )Psychosocial problems among lung cancer patients .[Abstracy]Psycho-Oncology, 15 (2 ),S406

Weiss, E. H, Golant, M., Thornton, A., Kennedy, V., Stovall, E., Michaels, M., Taylor, J., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2004. )Open to options: A cancer clinical trials education pilot study .[Abstracy]Programs/Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , 23 ,

Breslau, E. S., Curbow, B. A., Zabora, J. R., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2001. )Psychological distress in a post-surgical group of women with breast cancer .[Abstracy]Programs/Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , 20 ,

Zabora, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Spagnola, S., Hooker, C., & Cohen, G. (2001. )The development of the satisfaction with life domains scale for breast cancer (SLDS- BC) .[Abstracy]Programs/Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , 20 ,

Bucher, J., Loscalzo, M., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Houts, P., & Hooker, C. (1999. )Teaching problem-solving to terminally ill families .[Abstracy]Psycho-Oncology, 8 (6 ),8

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. M., Loscalzo, M. J., & Grossman, S.A. (1996. )Identifying patients at high risk for significant cancer pain .[Abstracy]Programs/Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , 15 ,511

Zabora, J. R., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K.M., & Smith E.D. (1996. )Prevalence of psychological distress by cancer site .[Abstracy]Programs/Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , 15 ,507

Peer Reviewed Publications

BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn; Gilbert, Caitlyn (2017. )Social workers have an obligation to all patients regarding confidentiality … however, for some patients, the obligation is greater.Social work in health care, ,56 (9 ),779-793

Belfiore, M Nicole; Blinka, Marcela D; BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn; Shields, Joseph (2017. )Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) curriculum integration and sustainability: Social work and nursing faculty perspectives.Substance abuse, ,1-7

Maggiore, Ronald; Zumsteg, Zachary S; BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn; Trevino, Kelly M; Gajra, Ajeet; Korc-Grodzicki, Beatriz; Epstein, Joel B; Bond, Stewart M; Parker, Ira; Kish, Julie A; Murphy, Barbara A; VanderWalde, Noam A (2017. )The Older Adult With Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Knowledge Gaps and Future Direction in Assessment and Treatment.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, ,98 (4 ),868-883

Mistretta, Erin G; Sloan, Danetta; BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn; Weber, Kathleen M; Berger, Ann (2017. )Testing domains of the healing experiences in all life stressors questionnaire in a cohort of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Chicago women.Psychology research and behavior management, ,10 ,201-208

Sloan, Danetta Hendricks; BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn; Mistretta, Erin; Cheng, M Jennifer; Berger, Ann (2017. )The influence of relationships on the meaning making process: patients' perspectives.Annals of palliative medicine, ,6 (3 ),220-226

Sloan, Danetta Hendricks; BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn; Kichline, Tiffany; Baker, Karen; Pinzon, Jean-Paul; Tafe, Christina; Li, Lingsheng; Cheng, M Jennifer; Berger, Ann (2017. )An assessment of meaning in life-threatening illness: development of the Healing Experience in All Life Stressors (HEALS).Patient related outcome measures, ,8 ,15-21

BrintzenhofeSzoc,K. (2015. )A Family in Need of a Palliative Care Social Worker .Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care, ,11 (3-4 ),208 -215

BrintzenhofeSzoc,Karlynn, Davis,Cindy, Kayser,Karen, Lee,Hee Yun, Nedjat-Haiem,Frances, Oktay,Julianne S., Zabora,James, Zebrack,Bradley J. (2015. )Screening for Psychosocial Distress: A National Survey of Oncology Social Workers .Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, ,33 (1 ),34-47

Callahan,Christine, BrintzenhofeSzoc,Karlynn (2015. )Financial Quality of Life for Patients with Cancer: An Exploratory Study .Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, ,33 (4 ),377-394

Brintzenhofe-Szoc,Karlynn M., Levin,Tomer T., Li,Yuelin, Kissane,David W., Zabora,James R. (2009. )Mixed anxiety/depression symptoms in a large cancer cohort: prevalence by cancer type .Psychosomatics, ,50 (4 ),383 -391

Fobair,P., Stearns,N. N., Christ,G., Dozier-Hall,D., Newman,N. W., Zabora,J., Schnipper,H. H., Kennedy,V., Loscalzo,M., Stensland,S. M., Hedlund,S., Lauria,M. M., Fife,M., Herschl,J., Marcusen,C. P., Vaitones,V., Brintzenhofeszoc,K., Walsh,K., Lawson,K., Desonier,M. (2009. )Historical threads in the development of oncology social work .Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, ,27 (2 ),155 -215

Mahar,K. K., BrintzenhofeSzoc,K., Shields,J. J. (2008. )The Impact of Changes in Employment Status on Psychosocial Well-Being: A Study of Breast Cancer Survivors .Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, ,26 (3 ),1 -17

Bennett,Susanne, Mohr,Jonathan, BrintzenhofeSzoc,Karlynn, Saks,Loretta Vitale (2008. )General and supervision-specific attachment styles: Relations to student perceptions of field supervisors .Journal of Social Work Education, ,44 (2 ),75-94

O'Donnell,P., Farrar,A., BrintzenhofeSzoc,K., Conrad,A. P., Danis,M., Grady,C., Taylor,C., Ulrich,C. M. (2008. )Predictors of ethical stress, moral action and job satisfaction in health care social workers .Social work in health care, ,46 (3 ),29 -51

Pollin,I. S., Kral,B. G., Shattuck,T., Sadler,M. D., Boyle,J. R., McKillop,L., Campbell,C., Ashen,M. D., Nasir,K., Redberg,R. F., Brintzenhofeszoc,K., Blumenthal,R. S., Michos,E. D. (2008. )High prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors in women considered low risk by traditional risk assessment .Journal of women, ,17 (6 ),947-953

BrintzenhofeSzoc,Karlynn M., Aron,Margo, Jacobsen,Mark P., Kiziol,Deloris E., Callahan,Christine (2007. )The Development of the Profile of Adaptation to Life Within a Medically Ill Population: PAL-M .Social work in health care, ,45 (2 ),43 -58

Shapiro,J., Smith,B., Beck,T., Ballard,P., Dapthary,M., BrintzenhofeSzoc,K., Caminis,J. (2007. )Treatment with zoledronic acid ameliorates negative geometric changes in the proximal femur following acute spinal cord injury .Calcified tissue international, ,80 (5 ),316 -322

Leet,A. I., Mesfin,A., Pichard,C., Launay,F., BrintzenhofeSzoc,K., Levey,E. B., Sponseller,P. D. (2006. )Fractures in children with cerebral palsy .Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, ,26 (5 ),624

O'Neill,P. J., Karol,L. A., Shindle,M. K., Elerson,E. E., Brintzenhofeszoc,K. M., Katz,D. E., Farmer,K. W., Sponseller,P. D. (2005. )Decreased orthotic effectiveness in overweight patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis .The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, ,87 (5 ),1069 -1074

Palapattu,G. S., Haisfield-Wolfe,M. E., Walker,J. M., Brintzenhofeszoc,K., Trock,B., Zabora,J., Schoenberg,M. (2004. )Assessment of perioperative psychological distress in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer .The Journal of urology, ,172 (5P1 ),1814 -1817

Deal,Kathleen Holtz, Brintzenhofeszoc,Karlynn M. (2004. )A study of MSW students'; interviewing skills over time .Journal of Teaching in Social Work, ,24 (1-2 ),181-197

Slomine,B. S., Brintzenhofeszoc,K., Salorio,C. F., Warren,L., Wieczorek,B. H., Carney,J., Moore,D. A., Christensen,J. R. (2004. )A method for performance evaluation using WeeFIM data collected for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations'; ORYX initiative: The 0.5 band control chart analysis .Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, ,85 (3 ),512 -516

Palapattu,G. S., Bastian,P. J., Slavney,P. R., Haisfield-Wolfe,M. E., Walker,J. M., Brintzenhofeszoc,K., Trock,B., Zabora,J., Schoenberg,M. P. (2004. )Preoperative somatic symptoms are associated with disease progression in patients with bladder carcinoma after cystectomy .Cancer, ,101 (10 ),2209 -2213

Spagnola,S., Zabora,J., BrintzenhofeSzoc,K., Hooker,C., Cohen,G., Baker,F. (2003. )The satisfaction with life domains scale for breast cancer (SLDS-BC) .The breast journal, ,9 (6 ),463 -471

Zabora,James, Brintzenhofeszoc,Karlynn, Curbow,Barbara, Hooker,Craig, Piantadosi,Steven (2001. )The prevalence of psychological distress by cancer site .Psycho-Oncology, ,10 (1 ),19 -28

Zabora,James, Brintzenhofeszoc,Karlynn, Jacobsen,Paul, Curbow,Barbara, al,et (2001. )A new psychosocial screening instrument for use with cancer patients .Psychosomatics, ,42 (3 ),241 -246

Bucher,J. A., Loscalzo,M., Zabora,J., Houts,P. S., Hooker,C., BrintzenhofeSzoc,K. (2001. )Problem-solving cancer care education for patients and caregivers .Cancer, ,9 (2 ),66 -70

BrintzenhofeSzoc,Karlynn M., Smith,Elizabeth D., Zabora,James R. (1999. )Screening to predict complicated grief in spouses of cancer patients .Cancer practice, ,7 (5 ),233-239

Applewhite,Larry, BrintzenhofeSzoc,Karlynn, 2nd,E. R. Hamlin, Timberlake,Elizabeth M. (1995. )Clinical social work practice in the US Army: an update. Military medicine, ,160 (6 ),283 -288

Zabora,JR, Blanchard,CG, Smith,ED, Roberts,CS, Glajchen,M., Sharp,JW, BrintzenhofeSzoc,KM, Lochner,JW, Carr,EW, Best-Casner,S. â€;Polinsky, ML, & Hedlund, SC (1995). Prevalence of psychological distress among cancer patients across the disease continuum .Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, ,15.73 -87

Kennedy, L., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )The creation of a certified palliative care program in a community hospital through education .Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy, ,2 (11 ),

Huttar, C. , & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. Virtual reality and computer simulation in social work education: A systematic review. Journal of Social Work Education, ,

Sabatino, C. A., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )Analysis of a school social work consultation instrument: Findings from a national exploratory study. Children & Schools, ,

McIntyre, Lynne M; Griffen, Adrienne Marks; BrintzenhofeSzoc, Karlynn (2018. )Breast Is Best . . . Except When It's Not.Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association, ,34 (3 ),575-580

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Belfiore, M. N., & Shields, J. J. (2019. )Bringing SBIRT into the community: An evaluation of a continuing education training for social workers. .Journal of Social Work Practice in Addictions, ,19 (1/2 ),124

McIntyre, L., Griffen, A., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )The more dialogue the better. Letter to the Editor. Journal of Human Lactation, ,34 (3 ),584

Other Publications

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2010. )APA style review and overview of changes in the 6th edition. Unpublished,

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2008. )Clearing the research cobwebs: A review of foundation year research methodology .Unpublished,

Roberts, C., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zebrack, B., & Behar, L. (2003. )A social work guide to conducting research in psychosocial oncology . Association of Oncology Social Work

Book Chapter

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2011 )Clinical trials and the role of social workers. Oxford textbook of palliative social work. New York, NY,Oxford Press

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Daratsos, L (2018 )End of life. Caring for patients with mesothelioma: Principles and guidelines. (pp. 163).New York, NY,Springer Nature(Co-Author)

Loscalzo,M., Brintzenhofeszoc,K. (1998 )Brief crisis counseling Psycho-oncology .(pp. 662-675).

Presentations

Invited Presentations

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (09-2012. )Evaluation of the psychosocial impact of the diagnosis of cancer or AIDS on individuals .1st International Seminar on Health and Biosciences: PUC invites PUCs (Pontifícia Universidada Cathólica invites Pontifical Universidad Cathólica), Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. Level:International

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (10-2011. )Evidenced-based practice to practice-based evidence. NCSSS Social Work Continuing Education Program, Washington, DC.

Soniat, B. A., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2009. )Ethical issues in aging and health: An empowerment perspective .Paper presented at NCSSS Ethics Seminar Series, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (06-2008. )Empathy in healthcare settings .Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development and the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Grand Rounds, New York, NY.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (04-2008. )Taking empathy beyond the patient: The role oncology social work can tak .Connecticut Social Work Oncology Group Conference, Hartford, CT.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (06-2007. )Empathy in healthcare .6th Annual Bronx-New York Harbor GRECC/New York Consortium of Geriatric Education , Videoconference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2004. )Empathy .VA-New York Harbor Healthcare System , Brooklyn, NY.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (11-2002. )The impact of clinical trials on cancer care: What every wellness community should know .The Wellness Community’s National Leadership Conference, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (10-2002. )Preparing adults to survive the death of a spouse .Current Social Work Research, Homecoming Alumni/ae Seminar, National Catholic School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (09-2000. )Introduction to research: Beginning to understand the how’s and why’s. The past, present, and future: The place of social work in oncology research from the national to community levels .Professional Oncology Social Workers Association of Orange County Annual Conference: You as the Scientist: Conducting Psychosocial Research in Oncology, Orange County, CA.

Smith, T. J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Galicia-Castillo, M., Bharadwaj, P., Hill, L., Trosien, M., & Bryant, F. (06-2015. )A quality of life agenda: Putting palliative care in prime time .Panel Presentation at Eastern Virginia Medical School and American Cancer Society Inaugural Palliative Care Conference,

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Selway, J. & Belfiore, M. N. (08-2014. )SBIRT and motivational interviewing .NCSSS Field Instructor’s Orientation, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (12-2007. )Using a problem-solving model in supervision .NCSSS, Field Instructors Conference: Exploring Supervisory Styles, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (04-2006. )) Case management and documentation .U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (08-2005. )Evaluating oneself as a field instructor using single- system design .NCSSS Field Instructor Orientation, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2005. )The many dimensions of empathy in social work practice with our patients, ourselves, and our team .NY City Chapter Nephrology Social Workers, New York, NY.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (06-2005. )Documentation .Unity Healthcare, Social Work Department, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (06-2005. )Practical, everyday research techniques .Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare, Washington, DC Chapter, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2005. )Researchable question – From idea to final product .Regional Social Work Consortium Conference, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Zabora, J. R., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2005. )Evidence based practice: What is possible now? .Social Work Month Presentation, National Children’s Hospital, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2004. )Evidence-based practice: Oil and water or strawberries and cream .NCSSS Annual Field Instructor’s Conference, Washington, DC.

Zabora, J. R., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2004. )Psychosocial screening: A prospective method to address the psychological needs of high risk cancer patients .Social Work Research Building Knowledge for a Strong and Healthy Nation, Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (12-2002. )The importance of social work documentation workshop .Prince Georges County Child and Family Services, (3 – 3 hour session), Upper Marlboro, MD.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (11-2002. )Program evaluation and outcomes assessment: A necessity for the 21st century .The Continuing Education Program in Psychosocial Caner Care at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (09-2002. )Why documentation is a critical function of social work practice and how social workers can improve themselves .Staff Development Workshop, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (12-2001. )Financing end of life care .Social Work: Essential Discipline in End of Life Issues, NASW-VA, Fairfax, VA.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2001. )Effective social work documentation .Becoming a Master Teacher: Maximizing the Skills of Field Instruction, Catholic University of America, National Catholic School of Social Service,, Washington, DC.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (02-2001. )Coping strategies for cancer survivors and caregivers .Volunteering: Time well spent, American Cancer Society, Mid-Atlantic Division, Summit 2001, Fairfax, VA.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. & Zabora, J. (01-2001. )Session II: Individualizing the design and statistical analysis to the participant’s research project. .Research Course presented to the NIH Social Work Department, Bethesda, MD.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. & Zabora, J. (11-2000. )Session I: Using the empirical method to frame the research project .Research Course presented to the NIH Social Work Department, Bethesda, MD.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. & Zabora, J. (11-2000. )Developing effective tools for social work documentation .DHS/Adult Protective Services Monthly Educational In-service, Washington, DC.

Poster Presentations

Huttar, C. & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2016. )The Future of Fertility and Oncology: A Virtual Approach to Education .American Psychosocial Oncology Society 13th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Worden, L., & Hollins-Hauge, W. (03-2016. )Alcohol use among people diagnosed with cancer: Why incorporate screening and treating into primary cancer care? .American Psychosocial Oncology Society 13th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. .

Zabora, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Bolte, S., & Life with Cancer, Inova Health System, Fairfax, VA (05-2014. )Establishing the reliability and validity of the chronic illness distress scale-short form (CIDS-SF) .the Association of Oncology Social Work Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. .

Zabora, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Bolte, S., & Clark, P. (02-2014. )Establishing the reliability and validity of the chronic illness distress scale-short form (CIDS-SF) .American Psychosocial Oncology Society 11th Annual Conference, Tampa,FL. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Caicedo, L., Blinka, M., Campos, C., Gonzalez, F., & McIntyre, L. (06-2012. )Impact of Nueva Vida’s service model on quality of life, distress levels, and self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .2012 Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference, Washington, DC. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Caicedo, L., Blinka, M., Campos, C., Gonzalez, F., & McIntyre, L. (11-2011. )Impact of Nueva Vida’s service model on quality of life, distress levels, and self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .Annual Health Disparities Conference, Adventist Health Care, Baltimore, MD. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Caicedo, L., Blinka, M., Campos, C., Gonzalez, F., & McIntyre, L. (09-2011. )Impact of Nueva Vida’s service model on quality of life, distress levels, and self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .Fourth AACR Conference: The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, Washington, DC. .

Larisa, C., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Campos, C., Blinka, M., Gonzalez, F., & McIntyre, L (09-2011. )Impact of Nueva Vida's model on quality of life, distress levels, and self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer. .AACR International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities, , Washington, DC. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Caicedo, L., Blinka, M., Campos, C., Gonzalez, F., & McIntyre, L. (02-2011. )Impact of Nueva Vida’s service model on self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer: A community based participatory research approach .8th Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Anaheim, CA. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Caicedo, L., & Zabora, J. (09-2010. )Impact of Nueva Vida’s model on self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .Third AACR Conference: The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, Miami, FL. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Caidedo, L., Zabora, J. R., Campos, C., Blinka, M., & Kaliner, L. (02-2010. )A model & system of care delivery for Latinas with cancer to ensure community participatory research .7th Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, New Orleans, LA. .

Koller, C., Warren, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Reeves, S. (11-2003. )Survey results on parental attitudes toward complementary therapies for developmentally delayed populations .Association of University Centers on Disabilities 2003 Annual Meeting and Conference: "Strength in Diversity", Bethesda, MD. .

Koller, C., Warren, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Reeves, S. (10-2003. )Survey results on parental attitudes toward complementary therapies in the Leukodystrophy population .Association of Rehabilitation Nurses 2003 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. .

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Maggoire, J., Knapp, J., Avila, B., & Damore-Peringola, S. (05-2001. )The relationship of spirituality (transpersonal) narrative to psychosocial distress among cancer patients .Association of Oncology Social Work 17th Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH . .

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Maggoire, J., Knapp, J., Avila, B., Damore-Peringola, S. & Worden, L. (05-2001. )The relationship of spirituality, psychosocial distress and empathy among family caregivers of cancer patients .Association of Oncology Social Work 17th Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH . .

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Maggoire, J., Knapp, J., Avila, B., Damore-Peringola, S. & Worden, L. (05-2001. )The relationship of spirituality, psychosocial distress and empathy among professional caregivers of cancer patients .Association of Oncology Social Work 17th Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH . .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & the AOSW Board of Directors (05-2001. )What did you say about the membership benefits? .ssociation of Oncology Social Work 17th Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH . .

Richardson, F., Schaffer, H., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2001. )The intensive prayer unit: Helping people with cancer through praye .Association of Oncology Social Work 17th Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH . .

Scott, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Schaffer, H. (05-2001. )Developing effective tools for social work documentation within a changing healthcare system .Association of Oncology Social Work 17th Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH . .

Scott, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Schaffer, H. (11-2000. )). Developing effective tools for social work documentation within a changing healthcare system .NASW Strategies to Succeed in the New Market Economy: Social Work 2000, Baltimore, MD. .

Davoli, C., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Zabora, J. R. (03-2000. )Blood lead screening in Baltimore Latino children .9th Annual Scientific Workshop Presented by The Training Program in Environmental Health Sciences and The Environment Health Sciences Center, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD. .

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Naugthon, D. (05-1999. )Exceptional caregiving at the end of life . Association of Oncology Social Work 15th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. .

Smith, E. D., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1999. )Spirituality at the end of life: A legitimate area for social work practice? .Association of Oncology Social Work 15th Annual Conference , New Orleans, LA. .

Fleming, C., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1999. )Age and developmentally appropriate interventions and activities in various inpatient setting for cancer patients .Association of Oncology Social Work 15th Annual Conference , New Orleans, LA. .

Scott, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Schaffer, H. (05-1999. )Developing effective tools for social work documentation within a changing healthcare system .Association of Oncology Social Work 15th Annual Conference , New Orleans, LA. .

Spagnola, S., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Zabora, J. R. (05-1999. )Quality of life: The development of the satisfaction with life domains scale for breast cancer (SLDS-BC) .Association of Oncology Social Work 15th Annual Conference , New Orleans, LA. .

Loscalzo, M., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Spagnola, S. (05-1999. )The COPE course: Implementing a problem-solving program in a busy clinic setting .Association of Oncology Social Work 15th Annual Conference , New Orleans, LA. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1997. )The prevalence of anxiety among prostate cancer patients with varying levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) .Association of Oncology Social Work Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1996. )Honoring the spirit of volunteerism in a world of change: Volunteer, patient, and staff perceptions of satisfaction and effectiveness .Association of Oncology Social Work Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1995. )Family functioning and psychological distress as related to spousal grief reaction following the death of a cancer patient .vAssociation of Oncology Social Work Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1994. ) Family type as a predictor of grief reaction .Association of Oncology Social Work Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. .

Searles, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Thompson, A., Couch, S., Wagner, E. & Nommsen-Rivers, L. (2019. )Habits for healthy eating in early pregnancy. .The Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH. .

Searles, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Thompson, A., Couch, S., Wagner, E. & Nommsen-Rivers, L. (2019. )Searles, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Thompson, A., Couch, S., Wagner, E. & Nommsen-Rivers, L. .PRaISE, College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati, , Cincinnati, OH. .

Searles, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Thompson, A., Couch, S., Wagner, E. & Nommsen-Rivers, L. (2019. )Habits for healthy eating in early pregnancy. utrition Research Day Poster Session, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Shahrokoni, A., Canin, B., Parker, I. R., Krok-Schoen, J. L., MacKenzie, A. R., Lund, J. L., Hsu, C. D., Pan, K., & Vankina, R. (2018. )The underreporting of clinical trial data of older patients with cancer: A systematic review. .nternational Society of Geriatric Oncology,, Amsterdam, Netherlands.. .

Koll, T., Bishop, K., Krok-Schoen, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., McCashland, A, Holly M. Holmes, H. H., & Steer, C. (2018. )Cancer care shared decision-making for older adults: A systematic review. . International Society of Geriatric Oncology, Amsterdam, Netherlands.. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Shahrokoni, A., Canin, B., Parker, I. R., Krok-Schoen, J. L., MacKenzie, A. R., Lund, J. L., Hsu, C. D., Pan, K., & Vankina, R. (2018. )A review of oncologic therapeutic phase-3 clinical trial literature: Exploring the reporting of clinical trial data of older patients with cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium, Phoenix, AR. .

Tiegen, E., Cunningham, S., Wakim, P., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )Influence of psychosocial distress on traumatic stress among oncology patients on clinical trials. .National Institute of Health, Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research Summer Research Poster Day, Bethesda, MD. .

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Shahrokoni, A., Canin, B., Parker, I. R., Krok-Schoen, J. L., MacKenzie, A. R., Lund, J. L., Hsu, C. D., Pan, K., & Vankina, R. (2018. )Under reporting of clinical trial data for older cancer patients: A systematic review. Multinational Association of Symptom Care in Cancer, Vienna, Austria. .

Paper Presentations

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2016. )Motivational interviewing: An evidence-based intervention to help patients change behaviors … that they want to change .Tampa, FL. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Belfiore, N, Goodman, P., & Shields, J. (05-2015. )Oncology social work bringing screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) into oncology care: One more screening with an intervention to help those with substance use disorders .Seattle, WA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Blinka, M., & Darling, M. (05-2015. )Nueva Vida’s comprehensive social support network model of care: What it is, how it is implemented, and how and why it works .Seattle, WA. Conference.

Sloane, D. H., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2015. )Factors influencing interruption in hospice home care .Seattle, WA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Shields, J., & Goodman, P. (10-2014. )Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment: A multidisciplinary approach. Tampa, FL. Professional Meeting.

Darling, M., Caicedo, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Zabora, J., Campos, C., Blinka, M., & Gonzalez, F. (12-2013. )Impact of Nueva Vida's model on quality of life, distress levels and self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .San Antonio, TX. Professional Meeting.

Nedjat-Haiem, F.R., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K.M, & Davis, C.L., & SWORG (06-2013. )Where is oncology social work with distress screening? A national survey. .San Diego, CA. Conference.

Zabora, J., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (01-2013. )Community based participatory research with underserved Latina women with breast cancer: Lessons learned .San Diego, CA. Conference.

Zabora, J., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2011. )The next challenge for MSW oncology social workers: Increasing oncology leadership roles through the PhD in social work .St. Louis, MO.

Oktay, J. S., Adorno, G., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Burg, M. A., Gonzalez, F., Scarvalone, S., Smith, S., & Staley, T. (05-2011. )Developing practitioner-researcher partnerships in oncology social work .St. Louis, MO. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Blinka, M., Caicedo, L., & Gonzalez, F. (05-2011. )Impact of Nueva Vida’s service model on self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer: A community based participatory research approach .St. Louis, MO. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Caicedo, L., & Zabora, J. (07-2010. )Impact of Nueva Vida's model on self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .Dublin, Ireland. Conference. Level:International

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Caicedo, L., & Zabora, J. (07-2011. )A support network for Latinas with cancer model and systems of care delivery with an eye to community participatory research .Dublin, Ireland. Conference. Level:International

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Caidedo, L., Zabora, J. R., Campos, C., Blinka, M., & Kaliner, L. (05-2010. )Model & system of care delivery for Latinas with cancer to ensure community participatory research .Phoenix, AZ. Conference.

Caicedo, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Zabora, J. (10-2010. )Impact of Nueva Vida's model on self-efficacy in Latinas with breast cancer .Miami, FL. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2010. )Preparing adults to survive the death of a spouse: A proposed intervention .Washington, DC. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Butler, N. (05-2009. )Cancer clinical trials: Advocacy and support by the oncology social worker .Savannah, GA. Conference.

O’Donnell, P., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Farrar, A. (05-2009. )Ethical stress: Sources and resources .Savannah, GA. Conference.

Zabora, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Loscalzo, M. (01-2008. )Problem-solving methodologies for family caregivers of cancer patients .Washington, DC. Conference.

Farrar, A., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2007. )Ethical stress, moral action and job satisfaction in health care social work .Bethesda, MD. Conference.

Wright, P., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (12-2006. )The essentials of quantitative and qualitative research in the development and evaluation of oncology social work practice .Hong Kong. Conference. Level:International

Ku, E., Clark, K., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Sadler G. (10-2006. )Comparison of the differences in the psychological response of patients with gastrointestinal cancers .San Diego, CA. Professional Meeting.

Gandhi, V., Clark, K., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Sadler G, (10-2006. )Psychosocial problems can predict distress in gynecological cancer patients .San Diego, CA. Professional Meeting.

Bennett, S., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (06-2006. )An attachment-based supervision training model for MSW field instructors .Buffalo, NY. Conference.

DeSonier, M., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2006. )I Can Cope: Facilitator training and train- the-trainer .Minneapolis, MN. Conference.

Fox, N., Lipton, H., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Zabora, J. (04-2006. )Town-gown collaboration: Developing an evidenced based practice research network .San Diego, CA. Conference.

Vitale Saks, L., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (02-2006. )Examining the state of field education in North American social work schools .Chicago, IL. Professional Meeting.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2005. )Cancer clinical trials: What every social worker needs to know .Austin, TX. Conference.

DeSonier, M., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-2005. )I Can Cope: Facilitator training and train- the-trainer .Austin, TX. Conference.

Barba, A., Plona, P., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Pelletier, M. (05-2004. )I Can Cope: Recertification training .Washington, DC. Conference.

Aron, M., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Callahan, C., & Jacobsen, M. (05-2004. )The development of the profile of adaptation to life within a medically ill population: PAL-M .Washington, DC. Conference.

Aron, M., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Callahan, C. (04-2004. )Research and clinical aspects of a rapid psychosocial screening tool .Las Vegas, NV. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (07-2003. )Research: The secret is the language .Washington, DC. Conference.

Roberts, C., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (04-2003. )SWORG and the SWORG Toolkit: How do I use these, what can they do for me, and can they help me now? .Salt Lake City, UT. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Worden, L. (04-2003. )Clinical trials: Talking with your patient and becoming a part of the clinical trials team .Salt Lake City, UT. Conference.

Holtz Deal, K., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (01-2003. )A study of MSW students’ interviewing and relationship skills .Washington, DC. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Roberts, C. (05-2002. )SWORG and the psychosocial research kit: How do I use these, what can they do for me, and can they help me now? .Atlanta, GA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Worden, L. (05-2002. )Leadership in clinical trials .Atlanta, GA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Worden, L., & Hollins-Hauge, W. (05-2002. )Clinical trials workshop – Parts 1, 2, & 3 .Atlanta, GA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (03-2002. )Developing effective tools for social work documentation within a changing healthcare system .Washington, DC. Professional Meeting.

Shapiro, J. R., Hickman, C., Rollier, B., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Santiago, H. (12-2001. )Treatment of adult Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Current status and projections .Chicago, IL. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (11-2000. )Problem-solving intervention with medically ill patients and their families .Baltimore, MD.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (11-2000. )Developing effective tools for social work documentation within changing systems .Baltimore, MD.

Diaz, L., Liu, L., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Worden, L., & Berry, D. (04-2000. )Cancer clinical trials education program. Presentation by National Cancer Institute and Association of Oncology Social Work .Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (04-2000. )SWORG and the psychosocial research kit: How do I use these, what can they do for me, and can they help me now? .Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (09-1999. )Teaching problem-solving to patients and caregivers: A viable intervention in health care settings .Baltimore, MD.

Smith, E. D., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1999. )Death expanding our awareness – an intensive, interactive meditation on providing effective death caregiving workshop .New Orleans, LA. Conference.

Houts, P., Bucher, J., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Clapper, S. (05-1999. )Refuel family caregivers before their tanks hit “E” (exhaustion): Teaching problem-solving techniques workshop .New Orleans, LA. Conference.

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Zabora, J. (05-1999. )The relationship of spiritual narrative to psychosocial distress among cancer patients and caregivers .New Orleans, LA. Conference.

Hibler, M. C., Spagnola, S., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1999. )Marketing & development: Raising awareness and funds for patients, families, and communities .New Orleans, LA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1998. )What good is oncology social work anyway? .La Jolla, CA. Conference.

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Naugthon, D. (05-1998. )Professional preparation for death caregiving: Research finding .Madison, WI.

Smith, E. D., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Naugthon, D. (04-1998. )Professional preparation for death caregiving: Research findings .Portland, OR.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1997. )Enhancing patient care: Incorporating volunteers into a social work practice .Pittsburgh, PA. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1996. )Enhancing clinical effectiveness through research methods .Tucson, AZ. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (05-1996. )Prevalence of psychological distress by cancer site .Philadelphia, PA.

Daratsos, L., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )Toward Veteran centered care: Appreciating the concept of the Veteran identity to improve oncology and palliative care in social work practice .Scottsdale, AR. Professional Meeting.

Wells, A., BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Hoffmaster, C. (2017. )Understanding mammogram screening adherence among low-income African American women: Translating research and theory to intervention development. Atlanta, GA. Conference.

Sabatino, C. A., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )Measuring school social work consultation practice tasks: Research guiding practice. .Columbus, OH. Conference.

BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., & Daratsos, L. (2018. )Revising the palliative care biopsychosocialspiritualsexual assessment for elders .Boston, MA. Conference.

Daratsos, L., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2018. )Toward Veteran centered care: Appreciating the concept of the veteran identity to improve oncology and palliative care in social work practice. Atlanta, GA. Conference.

Daratsos, L., & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2019. )Veteran Identity: What Can We Borrow from the Research? .Tuscan, AR. Conference.

Honors and Awards

2008 St. George National Award American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA

2007 2007 Special Recognition of Volunteers in Action National Capital Region, American Cancer Society

2006 Mentor for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine College of Palliative Care's Year-long Mentoring Program

2003 Maryland Orthopedic Society Annual Medical Resident Research Award for Decreased Bracing Effectiveness in Overweight Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis poster presentation

2002 The Trish Greene Quality of Life Award for Problem-Solving Cancer Care Education for Patients and Caregivers. Manuscript of the year addressing issue of Quality of Life. The American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA

1996 The Jennifer L. Brager Memorial Award for Cancer Research Prevalence of Psychological Distress by Cancer Site. The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, MD.

1995 The Jennifer L. Brager Memorial Award for the Development of New Cancer Research Identifying Patients at High Risk of Significant Cancer Pain. The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, MD.

1997 The Jennifer L. Brager Memorial Award for the Development of New Cancer Research The Development of Satisfaction with Life Domains Scale - Breast Cancer The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, MD.

1997 The Jennifer L. Brager Memorial Award for Cancer Research The Prevalence of Anxiety Among Prostrate Cancer Patients with Varying Levels of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA). The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, MD.

2018 Fellow of the Association of Oncology Social Work

2018 -2019 Sholar - Transdisciplinary Research Leadership Program

2019 Excellence Award for Faculty-to-Faculty Research Mentoring

Student Advising

David W. M. Kerrigan (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2003

Joyce A. Bell (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2003

Rachel Farina (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2003

Colleen Robichaud (Doctoral )Committee Member 2004

Michael Sanger (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2004

Kathleen K. Mahar (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2004

Fran Franklin (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2004

Carmen Luca (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2005

Lisa Patterson (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2006

Philip Domingue (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2010

Min-Ling Wang (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2010

Sage Bolte (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2010

Dorlisa Minnick (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2010

Theda Rose (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2010

Guileine Kraft (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2010

Kristin Day (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2010

Lin Ripley (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2010

Christine Callahan (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2012

Lisa Seacrest-Erhardt (Doctoral )Committee Member 2012

Michelle R. Cook (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2014

Danetta Hendricks (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2014

Shakila Flentroy (Doctoral )Chair Status:In Progress

Francesca Richardson (Doctoral )Chair Status:Completed 2016

Gloria Cain (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2015

Miguelina Leon (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2015

Marcela Blinka (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:In Progress

Lissa Ramsapual (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:In Progress

James Thomas (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:In Progress

Laura Swett (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 2015

Ashley Varner (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:In Progress

Ivan Woo Mun Hong (Master )Committee Member Status:Completed 09-2007

Joan Khang (Master )Committee Member Status:Completed 03-2009

J.H. Oliver, DDS (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 09-2008

Service

American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Committee Chair Type:Community Service 2015 -2015

American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Board Member Type:Community Service 2013 -2014

American Cancer Society, Inc., Atlanta, GA Board Member Type:Community Service 2012 -2013

Nueva Vida, Inc. (End-of-life supervision for counselors working with Nueva Vida, Inc. )Type:Community Service 2011 -To Present

Association of Oncology Social Work (Social Work Oncology Research Group (SWORG) Executive Committee )Member Type:Community Service 2011 -2012

American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Vice-Chair Type:Community Service 2010 -2013

American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Secretary Type:Community Service 2007 -2009

(Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials (ENACCT) )Board Member Type:Community Service 2010 -2012

American Psychosocial Oncology Society Board Member Type:Community Service 2010 -2010

(Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials (ENACCT) )Board Member Type:Community Service 2007 -2010

(DC Pain Initiative )Treasurer Type:Community Service 2004 -2007

Breathe Easy (a grassroots organization working towards a smoke- free workplace law in Washington, DC) President Type:Community Service 2004 -2006

American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Board Member Type:Community Service 2007 -2009

Board of Oncology Social Work Certification Member Type:Community Service 2003 -2004

Association of Oncology Social Work President Type:Community Service 2003 -2004

American Cancer Society (Mid-Atlantic Division Board of Trustees )Other Type:Community Service 2002 -2003

Association of Oncology Social Work President-Elect Type:Community Service 2002 -2003

Association of Oncology Social Work (Communications Committee )Committee Chair Type:Community Service 2001 -2002

American Cancer Society, Mid-Atlantic Division (Patient Services Workgroup )Member Type:Community Service 2000 -2002

American Cancer Society, Mid-Atlantic Division, Northern Virginia Unit (Board of Directors )Secretary Type:Community Service 1999 -2001

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) (Patient/Physician Communication Task Force )Member Type:Community Service 1999 -2007

Association of Oncology Social Work (Social Work Oncology Research Group (SWORG) )Committee Chair Type:Community Service 1999 -2001

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHA) Review Board/Panel Type:Grant Panel 2015

DC Cancer Consortium (DCCC) Reviewer Type:Grant Panel 2008

DC Cancer Consortium (DCCC) Reviewer Type:Grant Panel 2010

Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials (ENACCT) and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Reviewer Type:Grant Panel 2008

The Catholic University of America (Commitee on Budget and Planning )Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2015 -2016

The Catholic University of America (Colleges Against Cancer Student Organization )Other Type:University/College Service 2006 -2016

The Catholic University of America (Executive Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2011 -2014

The Catholic University of America (Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Council )Member Type:University/College Service 2009 -2016

The Catholic University of America (Faculty Grievance Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2010 -2012

The Catholic University of America (Evaluation Committee of the Academic Senate )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service 2009 -2012

The Catholic University of America (Academic Senate )Other Type:University/College Service 2008 -2014

The Catholic University of America (Campus Wellness Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2009 -2011

The Catholic University of America (Committee on Libraries )Member Type:University/College Service 2000 -2006

The National Catholic School of Social Service (MSW Program Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2001 -2006

The National Catholic School of Social Service (MSW Program Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2007 -2016

The National Catholic School of Social Service (PhD Program Committee )Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2012 -2013

The National Catholic School of Social Service (Dean's Executive Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2012 -2013

The National Catholic School of Social Service (Strategic Planning Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2010 -2012

The National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS Management Team )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2009 -2013

The National Catholic School of Social Service (Reaccreditation Committee, Data Collection )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2008 -2013

The National Catholic School of Social Service (Committee on Appointments and Promotions )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2008 -2012

The National Catholic School of Social Service (Committee on Appointments and Promotions )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2014 -2016

The National Catholic School of Social Service (Health Care Specialization ) Coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2004 -2016

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (The Advanced Year Research Curriculum ) Coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:National 1999 -2003

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (The Foundation Year Research Curriculum ) Coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2007 -2011

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (PhD Program Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2000 -2012

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (PhD Program Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2014 -2016

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (Field Advisory Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 1999 -2005

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (Field Advisory Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2007 -2013

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS F-Grade Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2001 -2003

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS F-Grade Commitee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2009 -2009

Service to the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS F-Grade Committee )Member Type:Departmental Service Level:National 2014 -2015

Positions and Work Experience

2016 -2019 Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio

2016 -2019 Precision Cancer Initiative Researcher, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio

1996 -1997 Senior Clinical Social Worker, The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Department of Oncology Social Work, Baltimore, Maryland

1196 -To Present Research Statistical Support, Private Consultant, Washington, DC

1993 -1994 Clinical Social Worker, The Cancer Counseling Center, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

1991 -1992 Associate Director of AIDS Services, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Washington, DC

1990 -1992 Research Interviewer, The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center Department of Patient and Family Services, Baltimore, Maryland

1990 -1990 Pediatric Emergency Room Social Work Consultant, On-call for suspected child abuse and/or neglect. , The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

1989 -1991 Clinical Social Worker, Clinical social worker on adult inpatient AIDS unit. , The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Social Work, Baltimore, Maryland

2005 -2016 Associate Professor, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

1999 -2005 Assistant Professor, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

2019 - Professsor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Post Graduate Training and Education

08-12-2014-08-15-2014 Qualitative Research Methods Workshop, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University , ,

2010-2012 National Leadership Development Program: Advanced Leadership Development, American Cancer Society , ,

06-24-2009-06-25-2009 Advancing Precision in Program Evaluation, Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research (IAWSR), ,Washington, DC

2005-2006 Survey Design and Data Analysis Graduate Certificate, George Washington University , ,Washington, DC

06-27-2008-06-28-2007 Measurement and Confirmatory Factor Analysis, IASWR, ,Washington, DC

2006Applied Regression Analysis, (Summer 2006), Catholic University of America, ,

07-29-2005-07-30-2005 Rigorous and Relevant: Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research Part II, IASWR, ,Washington, DC

08-08-2003-08-09-2003 Rigorous and Relevant: Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research, IASWR, ,Washington, DC

10-26-2002Advanced Oncology Social Work Leadership Institute, Funded through an educational grand from Genetech BioOncology to the Association of Oncology Social Work. , Kennebunkport, Maine.

05-02-2001Oncology Social Work Leadership Institute, Funded through an educational grant from Genetech BioOncology to the Association of Oncology Social Work. , AOSW Annual Conference , ,Cleveland, OH

05-1998Cancer Clinical Trials Training Program, National Cancer Institute and Association of Oncology Social Work, ,San Diego, CA

03-1998-05-1998 Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Clinical Research. , The Science of Clinical Investigation, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, ,Baltimore, Maryland

01-1998-03-1998 Design of Clinical Studies, The Science of Clinical Investigation, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, ,Baltimore, Maryland

11-1997Initiating and Organizing Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Office of Continuing Education, ,Baltimore, Maryland

1993-1994 American Cancer Society Post-Masters Clinical Research Fellowship. , The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Department of Patient and Family Services. , ,

Professional Affiliation

2016 -To Present: Cancer and Aging Research Group - Head and Neck (CARG-HN)

2015 -To Present: Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG)

2010 -2016: National Academy of Practice - Social Work Academy, Scholar

2008 -To Present: Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN)

2008 -To Present: American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS)

2006 -2012: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

2004 -2009: Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC)

2003 -2009: Oncology Social Worker – Certified (OSW-C)

2003 -2009: Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW)

1999 -To Present: The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

1997 -To Present: Council of Social Work Education (CSWE)

1994 -To Present: Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)

1989 -2016: National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

2017 -To Present: Multinational Association of Supportive Care In Cancer (MASCC)

Contact Information

Academic - Health Sciences Building - School of Social Work, College of Allied Health Sciences
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 5135564685
Karlynn.BrintzenhofeSzoc@uc.edu