The Penn TREC Survivor Center has been proposed to improve the length and quality of cancer survivorship through establishing a sustainable transdisciplinary research, education, and outreach program. The three research projects studies of the center hold great potential for contributing to the currently unmet exercise and weight loss needs of cancer survivors. At the same time, the expertise of the TREC team provides a wealth of knowledge and experience to educate and train cun-ent and future scientists and clinicians. The Education, Training, and Outreach (ETO) Core ofthe Penn TREC Survivor Center has three primary goals. The first goal is to recruit and support pre- and post-doctoral trainees who are dedicated to developing careers in transdisciplinary energetics and cancer survivorship research. The second goal is to facilitate cross-training in energetics and cancer survivorship research and clinical care among current research and clinical faculty at Penn. The third goal is to disseminate knowledge about obesity and cancer survivorship issues through four commissioned policy issue briefs that will be developed and broadly distributed by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDl) and a national obesity and cancer survivorship policy conference during year 4 ofthe center. The education/training and outreach core will train scientists and clinicians regarding energy balance and cancer survivorship, serving the dual purpose of improving clinical care for survivors by educating their health care providers about the unique energy balance issues in this population as well as developing interest in research from basic science to clinical applications.

Public Health Relevance

The primary goal ofthe Education, Training and Outreach Core ofthe Penn TREC Survivor Center is to use the breadth and depth of expertise in obesity and cancer suvivorship among Penn faculty to train graduate students, residents and fellows in this area. At the same time, this core will disseminate the findings from the three research projects, as well as observations from our training experience, with the goal to improving clinical rare and outcomes for cancer survivors across the countrv

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA155850-02
Application #
8377474
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-4)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-06-01
Budget End
2013-05-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$147,094
Indirect Cost
$93,524
Name
University of Pennsylvania
Department
Type
DUNS #
042250712
City
Philadelphia
State
PA
Country
United States
Zip Code
19104
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