R. Davilene Carter Presidential Prize for Best Manuscripts

Awarded in Memory of R. Davilene Carter, President of AACE 1993, who tirelessly strove for the highest standards for cancer education and the AACE. Submitted manuscripts are reviewed by the current AACE President. All authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts to the Journal of Cancer Education for peer review and possible publication.

Manuscripts for the next competition may be submitted to contactaace@aaceonline.com prior to the end of August each year.

2013 Presidential Prize
Submissions Reviewed by David Wiljer PhD, AACE President September 2012 – September 2013

First Prize ($300)
TIE

Effects of Arts-Based Cancer Education on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among Community Health Workers in Alaska

Melany Cueva RN, EdD, Katie Cueva MAT, Mark Dignan PhD, MPH, Regina Kuhnley RN, CNM, M.Ed

 

First Prize ($300)
TIE

A qualitative assessment of the social cultural factors that influence cervical cancer screening behaviors and the health communication preferences of women in Kumasi, Ghana

Michelle S. Williams MPH, CHES

 

Second Prize ($200)
TIE

From theory to pamphlet: the 3W’s and an H process for the development of meaningful patient education resources

Christine Papadakos MA(Ed), Janet Papadakos MA(Ed), PhD(c), Pamela Catton MD, MHPE, FRCPC, Patricia Houston MD, Med, FRCPC, Patricia McKernan RN, MBA, Audrey Jusko Friedman RT(T), MSW

 

Second Prize ($200)
TIE

Disseminating Tobacco Control Information to Asians and Pacific Islanders

John Tat, Georgia Robins Sadler, Mike Nguy, Eric K. Tong, Aaron J. Cheng, Lois Y. Chung

 

 

2012 Presidential Prize
Submissions Reviewed by Karen Patricia Williams PhD, AACE President September 2011 – September 2012

First Prize ($300)

Vanessa Sheppard
A Peer-led Decision Support Intervention Improves Decision Outcomes in Black Women with Breast Cancer
(V. Sheppard, S. Wallington, S. Wiley, R. Hampton, W. Lucas, Y. Jennings, S. Horton, N. Muzeck, C. Cocilovo, C. Isaacs)

 

2011 Presidential Prizes
Submissions Reviewed by Julia White, MD, AACE President October 2010 – September 2011

First Prize Tie ($300)

Kathleen Blazer
Impact of Web-based Case Conferencing on Cancer Genetics Training for Community-based Clinicians

Lisa Nguyen, PhD (no photo available)
Moderators of the Impact of a Colorectal Cancer Video on Deaf Individuals’

1st prize photo

Second Prize Tie ($200)

Jessica Barnack-Tavlaris, PhD
Focus Group Discussions in Community-based Participator Research to Inform the Development of a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Educational Intervention for Latinas in San Diego

Kate Murray, PhD (no photo available)
The Reach and Rationale for Community Health Fairs

3rd prize photo

 

2010 Presidential Prizes
Submissions Reviewed by Frank D. Ferris, MD, FAAHPM, AACE President October 2009 – October 2010

First Prize Tie ($300)

Melany Cueva, RN, EdD, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska

Arts-Based Cancer Education with Alaska Native Peoples

C. Regina Kuhnley, ANP/CNM, MEd, Melany Cueva, BS, RN, PhD, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska

Learning about Cancer has Brightened My Light: Cancer Education for Alaska Community Health Aides and Community Health Practitioners

David Wiljer, Sara Urowitz, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada; Lisa Barbera, Odette Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada; Meredith L. Chivers, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada; Naa Kwarley Quartey, Sarah E. Ferguson, Matthew To, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada; Catherine C. Classen, University of Toronto/Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A Qualitative Study of an Internet-Based Support Group for Women with Sexual Problems Due to Gynecologic Cancer

 

Second Prize Tie ($200)

Amr S. Soliman, MD, PhD, Patricia B. Mullan, PhD, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Robert M. Chamberlain, PhD, University of Texas, M. D. Anderson, Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Research Training of Students in Minority and International Settings: Lessons Learned From Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations

 

Third Prize ($100)

Caroline A. Vitale, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Cathy S. Berkman, PhD, ACSW, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, New York, NY, Carol Monteleoni, MS, CCC-SLP, Olivebridge, NY; Patricia B. Mullan, PhD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI; Judith C. Ahronheim, MD, MSJ, SUNY, Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn NY

Palliative Considerations in Patients with Dysphagia and Advanced Dementia: Knowledge and Attitudes of Speech-Language Pathologists
 

 

2010 Presidential Young Investigator Prizes
Submissions Reviewed by Frank D. Ferris, MD, FAAHPM, AACE President October 2009 – October 2010

First Prize ($300)

Tara Adirim, BSc, University of Toronto, School of Medicine, Toronto, Canada; Aleksandra Chafranskaia, PT, MHSc, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada; Joyce Nyhof-Young, MSc, PhD, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada

‘Investigating the Impact of Socioeconomic Status on the Effectiveness of a Pamphlet on Achieving and Maintaining Bone Health in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Patient Education Resource Development Primer’

 

Second Prize ($200)

Megan Baker, BA, Judith Wrubel, PhD, Michael W. Rabow, MD, University of California, San Francisco, California

‘Professional Development and the Informal Curriculum in End-of-Life Care’

 

Third Prize ($100)

Casey L. Daniel, MPH, C. Michael Brooks, EdD, John W. Waterbor, MD, DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

‘Approaches for Longitudinally Tracking Graduates of NCI-Funded Short-Term Cancer Research Training Programs’
 

 

2009 Presidential Prizes
Submissions Reviewed by Patricia B. Mullan, PhD, AACE President October 2008 – October 2009

First Prize ($300)

Teresa Garrett Hill, RN, MN, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Katherine J. Briant, MPH, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Deborah Bowen, PhD, Boston University; Verné Boerner, BA, Oregon Health and Sciences University; Thuy Vu, MPH, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Kerri Lopez, BA, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board; Eric Vinson, BS, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board.

Evaluation of Cancer 101: an Educational Program for Native Settings

 

Second Prize ($200)

David Wiljer, PhD, Oncology Education and Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network and University of Toronto, Department of Radiation Oncology; Sara Urowitz, MSW, PhD, Oncology Education Program, Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network and University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry; Tara Walton, BSc. (Hons), Oncology Education Program, Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network; Erica Frasca, BSc., Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Scott Secord, Breast Cancer Survivorship Program, Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network.

The Role of a Clinician-led Reflective Interview On Improving Self-Efficacy in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study

Accepted for Publication in the Journal of Cancer Education

 



  First Prize Second Prize Third Prize Fourth Prize
2008 Karen Patricia Williams, PhD none awarded none awarded none awarded
2007 Sebastian Uijtdehaage, PhD none awarded none awarded none awarded
2006 Pamala Bardon, M.Ed Marcia Grant, RN, DNSc Charkarra Lewis PhD none awarded
2005 Ming Lee, PhD Levi Ross MD MPH Georgia Sadler, PhD Abbey Barnes, MD
2004 Deborah Erwin, PhD none awarded none awarded none awarded
2003 Melany Cueva, RN unknown unknown unknown
2002 S.M. Sagar unknown unknown unknown
2000-2001 unknown unknown unknown unknown
1999 John Vetto, MD Suzanne Gronemeyer, PhD unknown unknown

 

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