Michael A Andrykowski

Bio / Education: 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984

2017 Accomplishments   

Dr. Andrykowski taught three full-length courses during 2017 in the Medical and Clinical & Translational Science curricula.   Specifically, he taught one year-long section of Introduction to Clinical Medicine (MD 811), and a semester long course in Interdisciplinary Protocol Development (BSC 732) in both the Spring and Fall semesters.  Dr. Andrykowski also continued his service as a research mentor to graduate students during 2017, serving as a committee member for 4 doctoral dissertations.  Dr. Andrykowski had 2 peer-reviewed manuscripts published in 2017 (both as either first or senior author).   He is also an author on one additional manuscript “in press” (senior author) and 6 additional manuscripts currently undergoing review.  Dr. Andrykowski served as Co-I (10% effort) on a research project funded by Bristol Myers Squibb.  He also served as co-investigator (effort unfunded) on an international study to test a computerized interactive stress management intervention in early stage cancer which is funded by the Norwegian Cancer Society.   Dr. Andrykowski served as the invited discussant on a symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.  Dr. Andrykowski served as a grant reviewer for the Dutch Cancer Society, Government of Hong Kong, University of Turin, Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program, the Florida Department of Health, the Health Ministry of Romania, and the European Union.    Within the University of Kentucky, Dr. Andrykowski served as a member of the Medical Institutional Review Board (IRB).  Within the Department of Behavioral Science, Dr. Andrykowski chaired the committee that reviewed pilot research fund applications and also served as a member of the CTS curriculum committee.  At the national level, Dr. Andrykowski served as a Member of the Editorial Board for 2 peer-reviewed journals and as an Abstract Reviewer for the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.   Finally Dr. Andrykowski served as an external advisory board or steering committee member for the Meharry-Vanderbilt-Tennessee State University Cancer Research Partnership and the NIH R25 Cancer Education Program at the Indiana University School of Medicine.  


Program Director, "Research Training in Medical Behavioral Science," NIMH, 2000-2006.

Principal Investigator, "Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Psychobehavioral Outcomes," NIH, 2000-2009.

Principal Investigator, "Cognitive-Behavioral Aspects of Cancer-Related Fatigue," NIH, 1999-2009.

Program Director, "Research Training in Biopsychosocial Breast Cancer Research," U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, 1999-2004.

Principal Investigator, "Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Cancer Screening," NIH, 2004-2009.

Principal Investigator, “Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Cognitive Performance in Breast Cancer Survivors,” NIH, 2006-2008  (PI for UK subcontract to University of South Florida).

Co-Investigator, “Kentucky Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program,” NIH, 2004-2009. 

Selected Publications: 

Jacobsen, P.B., Donovan, K.A., Small, B.J., Jim, H.S., Munster, P., & Andrykowski, M.A. (in press).  Fatigue following treatment for early stage breast cancer:  A controlled comparison.  Cancer.

Donovan, K.A., Small, B.J., Andrykowski, M.A., Munster, P., & Jacobsen, P.B. (2007).  Utility of a cognitive-behavioral model to predict fatigue following breast cancer treatment.  Health Psychology, 26, 464-472. 

Andrykowski, M.A., Beacham, A.O., & Jacobsen, P.B.  (2007).  Prospective, longitudinal study of leisure time exercise in women with early stage breast cancer.   Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, 16, 430-438.   

Andrykowski, M.A., Zhang, Mei, Pavlik, E.A., & Kryscio, R.  (2007). Prospective study of factors associated with return for routine annual screening in an ovarian cancer screening program.  Gynecologic Oncology, 104, 695-701.   

Harper, F.W.K., Schmidt, J.E., Beacham, A.O., Salsman, J.M., Averill, A.J., Graves, K.D., & Andrykowski, M.A. (2007).  The role of Social Cognitive Processing theory and optimism in positive psychosocial and physical behavior change after cancer diagnosis and treatment.  Psycho-Oncology 16, 79-91. 

Andrykowski, M.A., & Manne, S.L. (2006).  Are psychological interventions effective and accepted by cancer patients? I.  Standards and levels of evidence.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 93-97. 

Andrykowski, M.A., Beacham, A.O., Schmidt, J.E., Harper, F.W.K. (2006).  Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior to understanding intentions to engage in physical and psychosocial health behaviors after cancer diagnosis.  Psychooncology, 15, 759-771.

Andrykowski, M.A., Schmidt, J.S., Salsman, J.E., Beacham, A.O., & Jacobsen, P.B. (2005). Use of a case-definition approach to identify cancer-related fatigue in women undergoing adjuvant therapy for breast cancer.  Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23, 6613-6622.

Andrykowski, M.A., Bishop, Michelle, Hahn, E.A., Cella, D., Beaumont, J.L., Brady, M., Horowitz, M., Sobocinski, K., Rizzo, D., & Wingard, J.R. (2005).  Long-term health-related quality of life, growth, and spiritual well-being following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.    Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23, 599-608.

Andrykowski, M.A., Boerner, L., Salsman, J., & Pavlik, E. (2004).  Psychological response to test results in an ovarian cancer screening program:  A prospective, longitudinal study.  Health Psychology, 23, 622-630.