Thaddeus W Pace, PhD

Associate Professor, Nursing

Pace’s research at UofA explores stress biology in cancer survivors who experience distress, fatigue and depression. Informed by this work, Dr. Pace also investigates the effectiveness of novel interventions for cancer survivors designed to optimize psychological, inflammatory, and endocrine functioning. These include a kindness and compassion meditation program called CBCT, and the natural anti-inflammatory compound, curcumin. Dr. Pace's research is supported by grants from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health of the United States. He is a PopTech Science Fellow and was named one of Tucson's 40 Under 40 by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Cancer Focus

The cancer focus of Pace's research at UA is the stress psychobiology of cancer survivorship. He and his team also study the effectiveness of novel, integrative intervention for survivors and their informal caregivers. 

Research Program Role
Cancer Prevention and Control Program

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