Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Elana Farace, PhD, MA

Elana Farace, PhD, MA

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Central Nervous System Cancer
Survivorship
ezf1@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Brain
  • Therapeutics
  • Quality of Life
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Radiotherapy
  • Glioma
  • Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Radiosurgery
  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Depression

Recent Publications

2021

Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2021, 'Exploring persistent racial/ethnic disparities in lead exposure among American children aged 1–5 years: results from NHANES 1999–2016', International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 723-730. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-020-01616-4

2020

Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2020, 'Association between blood lead levels and blood pressure in American adults: results from NHANES 1999–2016', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 27, no. 36, pp. 45836-45843. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10381-3
Ubesie, A, Wang, C, Wang, L, Farace, E, Jones, K & Cuffee, Y 2021, 'Examining Help-Seeking Intentions of African American College Students Diagnosed with Depression', Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 475-484. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-020-00804-9
Trifiletti, DM, Ballman, KV, Brown, PD, Anderson, SK, Carrero, XW, Cerhan, JH, Whitton, AC, Greenspoon, J, Parney, IF, Laack, NN, Ashman, JB, Bahary, JP, Hadjipanayis, CG, Urbanic, JJ, Barker, FG, Farace, E, Khuntia, D, Giannini, C, Buckner, JC, Galanis, E & Roberge, D 2020, 'Optimizing Whole Brain Radiation Therapy Dose and Fractionation: Results From a Prospective Phase 3 Trial (NCCTG N107C [Alliance]/CEC.3)', International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol. 106, no. 2, pp. 255-260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.10.024

2019

Schubart, JR, Levi, B, Bain, MM, Farace, E & Green, M 2019, 'Advance care planning among patients with advanced cancer', Journal of oncology practice, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. E65-E73. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00044

2018

Stewart, RR, Dimmock, AEF, Green, MJ, Van Scoy, LJ, Schubart, JR, Yang, C, Farace, E, Bascom, R & Levi, BH 2019, 'An Analysis of Recruitment Efficiency for an End-of-Life Advance Care Planning Randomized Controlled Trial', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 50-54. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909118785158

2017

Levi, BH, Simmons, Z, Hanna, C, Brothers, A, Lehman, E, Farace, E, Bain, M, Stewart, R & Green, MJ 2017, 'Advance care planning for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis', Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, vol. 18, no. 5-6, pp. 388-396. https://doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2017.1285317
Brown, PD, Ballman, KV, Cerhan, JH, Anderson, SK, Carrero, XW, Whitton, AC, Greenspoon, J, Parney, IF, Laack, NNI, Ashman, JB, Bahary, JP, Hadjipanayis, CG, Urbanic, JJ, Barker, FG, Farace, E, Khuntia, D, Giannini, C, Buckner, JC, Galanis, E & Roberge, D 2017, 'Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery compared with whole brain radiotherapy for resected metastatic brain disease (NCCTG N107C/CEC·3): a multicentre, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial', The Lancet Oncology, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 1049-1060. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30441-2
Churilla, TM, Ballman, KV, Brown, PD, Twohy, EL, Jaeckle, K, Farace, E, Cerhan, JH, Anderson, SK, Carrero, XW, Garces, YI, Barker, FG, Deming, R, Dixon, JG, Burri, SH, Chung, C, Ménard, C, Stieber, VW, Pollock, BE, Galanis, E, Buckner, JC & Asher, AL 2017, 'Stereotactic Radiosurgery With or Without Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy for Limited Brain Metastases: A Secondary Analysis of the North Central Cancer Treatment Group N0574 (Alliance) Randomized Controlled Trial', International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol. 99, no. 5, pp. 1173-1178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.07.045

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