Major focuses include:

  • Pediatric cancer supportive care
  • Measurement of symptoms – development of the Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool (SSPedi) and the Children’s International Mucositis Evaluation Scale (ChIMES)
  • Development of a website to promote symptom screening and access to clinical practice guidelines called Supportive care Prioritization: Assessment and Recommendations for Kids (SPARK)
  • Interventions to reduce symptoms including yoga to reduce fatigue
  • Optimizing management of fever and neutropenia
  • Clinical practice guideline development
  • Methodological foci: randomized trials, observational studies, meta-analysis, clinical practice guideline development, patient-reported outcomes, instrument development and instrument psychometric evaluation