Dr. Kris Kwekkeboom Receives Grant to Study Rural Cancer Patients

Kris Kwekkeboom, PhD, RN, FAAN was awarded a Palliative and Supportive Care pilot grant to support the study entitled, Rural Cancer Patients’ Symptom Self-Management Information Sources and Evaluation of a Web-based Self-Management Intervention. The study is funded by the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC). The primary research aim is to understand symptom self-management in rural cancer survivors and tailor intervention materials for this patient population. The investigative team includes Dr. Kat Phelps, WI Network for Research Support (WINRS). The total award is $68,134.