Lari Wenzel

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Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Medicine
School of Medicine

Public Health

Acting Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
School of Medicine

Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1988, Counseling Psychology
M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1980, Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978, Psychology

Phone: (949) 824-3926
Fax: (949) 824-3388

University of California, Irvine
235 Irvine Hall
1001 Health Sciences Road
Mail Code: 3950
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes, Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Trials, Cancer Survivorship
Academic Distinctions
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
Who's Who in American Women
Nominee, Who's Who in American Women
Outstanding Young Women of America Honor
Co-Chair, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Committee, NRG Oncology
Wenzel L, Mukamel D, Osann K, Havrilesky L, Sparks L, Lipscomb J, Wright AA, Walker J, Alvarez R, Van Le L, Robison K, Bristow R, Morgan R, Rimel BJ, Ladd H, Hsieh S, Wahi A, Cohn D. Rationale and study protocol for the Patient-Centered Outcome Aid (PCOA) randomized controlled trial: A personalized decision tool for newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2017 (57): 29-36.
Buchbinder D, Fortier M, Osann K, Wilford J, Shen V, Sender L, Parsons S, Wenzel L. Quality of Life Among Parents of Adolescent and Young Adult Brain Tumor Survivors. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 2017 Nov;39(8):579-584. PMID: 28859042
Wenzel L, Osann K, Hsieh S, Tucker J, Monk B, Nelson E. Psychosocial Telephone Counseling for Cervical Cancer Survivors: Results of a Randomized Biobehavioral Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 33(10):1171-9. 2015 PMID: 25713429
Penson R, Huang H, Wenzel L, Monk B, Stockman S, Long H, Ramondetta L, Landrum L, Oaknin A, Reid T, Leitao M, Method M, Michael H, Tewari K. Bevacizumab for advanced cervical cancer: patient-reported outcomes of a randomised, phase 3 trial (NRG Oncology-Gynecologic Oncology Group protocol 240).Lancet Oncology. 16(3):301-11. 2015 PMID: 25638326
Wenzel L, Huang H, Cella D, Walker J, Armstrong D. Validation of FACT-GOG/AD Subscale for Ovarian Cancer Related Abdominal Discomfort: A Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. Gynecologic Oncology. 110(1):60–64 July 2008
Nelson E, Wenzel L, Osann K, Dogan Ates A, Chantana N, Reina-Patton A, Laust A, Nishimoto K, Chicz-DeMet A, du Pont N, Monk B. Stress, Immunity and Cervical Cancer: Biobehavioral Outcomes of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Clinical Cancer Research. 14(7):2111-18 April 1, 2008.
Wenzel L, Huang H, Armstrong D, Walker J, Cella D. Health-Related Quality of Life During and After Intraperitoneal Versus Intravenous Chemotherapy for Optimally Debulked Ovarian Cancer: A Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 25: 437-443, Feb 1 2007.
Armstrong D, Bundy B, Wenzel L, Huang H, Baergen R, Lele S, Copeland L, Walker J, Burger R. Intraperitoneal Cisplatin and Paclitaxel in Ovarian Cancer: A GOG Study. New England Journal of Medicine. 354:34-43, Jan 5, 2006.
Genomic, Epigenomic and Psychosocial Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of Ovarian Cancer. Department of Defense.
Ovarian Cancer Patient-Centered Decision Aid. PCORI
Professional Societies
American PsychoOncology Society
International PsychoOncology Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
International Society of Quality of Life Research
Other Experience
Associate Director, Population Science and Cancer Control
Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine

Director, Biobehavioral Shared Resource
Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Research Center
Health Policy Research Institute
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