Michael A Andrykowski

Bio / Education: 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984

2018 Accomplishments   

2018 represented the first full year of Dr. Andrykowski’s phased retirement.  During 2018, Dr. Andrykowski taught two full-length courses.  Specifically, he taught one year-long section of Introduction to Clinical Medicine (MD 810), and a semester long course in Interdisciplinary Protocol Development (BSC 732).  Dr. Andrykowski also continued his service as a research mentor to graduate students during 2018, serving as a committee member for 4 doctoral dissertations.  Dr. Andrykowski had 2 peer-reviewed manuscripts published in 2018 (one as senior author).   He is also an author on 10 additional manuscripts currently undergoing review (2 as first author and 5 as senior author).  Dr. Andrykowski served as Co-I on a research project funded by Bristol Myers Squibb (PI:  Jamie Studts, Ph.D.).  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 a grant reviewer for the Florida Department of Health, the Health, the Polish National Science Centre, and the Horizon 2020 Research Program of 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 the journal Psycho-Oncology.  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 T32-funded Psycho-Oncology Research Training Grant at the Indiana University School of Nursing.  Dr. Andrykowski was the recipient of the 2018 Trish Greene Award, awarded by the American Cancer Society for lifetime contributions to the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors.   


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.