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Trish Greene Quality of Life Award winner announced

Gabrielle Rocque, MD, named 2022 award recipient.

The American Cancer Society is proud to recognize Gabrielle Rocque, MD, (Birmingham, AL) with the 2022 Trish Greene Quality of Life Award. This national honor recognizes an outstanding investigator whose body of work illustrates outstanding innovative contributions over the years, has had years of funding sources recognized nationally and/or internationally, and a program of quality-of-life research built over their career.

Dr. Rocque is a medical oncologist specializing in the care of women with breast cancer and her ACS-funded, patient-centered research focuses on enhancing shared decision making in metastatic breast cancer. She is also the principal investigator of an ACS patient navigation grant aimed at advancing training curriculum for navigators, social workers and nurses to improve digital health literacy and engagement of under-resourced populations to improve their cancer journey.

Dr. Rocque has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support her work on “Advancing health equity by quantifying the divergence of clinical-trial efficacy from real-world treatment effectiveness in diverse populations” and from the National Institute of Nursing Research to fund a project on “Evaluating the implementation and impact of navigator-delivered ePRO home symptom monitoring and management.” She participates in the Center for Outcome and Effectiveness Research Lecture Series and serves on the ECOG Executive Committee. Dr. Rocque is the co-chair of the patient-reported outcomes working group for the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC). In addition, she was past chair for ASCO’s Quality Care Symposium and was named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO).

The Trish Greene Quality of Life Award recognizes the importance of the contributions of researchers who have devoted a significant portion of their careers to the various areas of quality of life and have accomplished outstanding research that benefits cancer patients and their families. The award honors the life and work of the late Patricia (Trish) Greene, RN, Ph.D., who served in a variety of roles as both a volunteer and staff member throughout her 20-year association with the ACS.

(Editor's note: be sure to like and share the ACS tweet about Dr. Rocque.) 

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