Kirsten Nyrop, PhD

Assistant Professor

PhD, Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work

Dr. Nyrop’s research interest is behavioral medicine interventions to preserve and optimize function in persons with chronic conditions that are generally associated with aging. She has a particular interest is physical activity interventions to relieve pain symptoms, such as those associated with osteoarthritis or musculoskeletal side effects of cancer treatment.

Selected Bibliography

Nyrop KA, Deal AM, Shachar SS, Park J, Choi SK, Lee JT, O’Hare EA, Wheless A, Carey LA, Muss HB (2019). Weight trajectories in women receiving systemic adjuvant therapy for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment [Epub ahead of print] PMID:31719154

Nyrop KA, Lee JT, Deal AM, Choi SK, Muss HB (2019). Weight-related communications between oncology clinicians and women with obesity at early breast cancer diagnosis: findings from a review of electronic health records. Nutrition and Cancer. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:31347408

Nyrop KA, Deal AM, Reeder-Hayes KE, Shachar SS, Reeve BB, Basch E, Choi SK, Lee JT, Wood WA, Anders CK, Carey LA, Dees EC, Jolly TA, Kimmick GG, Karuturi MS, Reinbolt RE, Speca JC, Muss HB (2019). Patient and clinician-reported chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in early breast cancer: current clinical practice. Cancer 125(7):2945-2954 PMID: 31090930

Kirsten Nyrop, PhD