Published Work

Peer Reviewed Articles

1. Perales, M. A., Drake, E. K., Pemmaraju, N., & Wood, W.A. (2016). Social Media and the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) patient with cancer. Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports. Online First.

2. Murray, E., Numer, M., Merritt, B., Gahagan, J., & Comber, S. (2012). Healthy-aging among LGBT seniors in Nova Scotia: A review of the literature. The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, 1(4), 179-192.

Published Commentary

1. Drake, E. K. (2012). Psychosocial Care: Addressing young adult patients’ psychosocial needs. Oncology Exchange, 11(2), e29- e30.

Peer Reviewed Published Abstracts

1. Tutelman, P. R., Chambers, C., Stinson, J., Parker, J., Drake, E. K., Barwick, M., … Witteman, H. (2017). Using Thunderclap to Raise Awareness about #KidsCancerPain over Social Media. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 64(S3), S80 – S81.

2. MacDonald, T., Murray, E. K., MacDonald, D., Price, V., & Chapman, K. L. (2011). How can a guideline better assist healthcare professionals in pediatric cancer pain management? Supportive Care in Cancer19(Suppl. 2), S152.

3. MacDonald, T., Murray, E. K., MacDonald, D., Price, V., & Chapman, K. L. (2011). How can a guideline improve the needs of patients and their families in the management of pediatric cancer pain? Supportive Care in Cancer, 19(Suppl. 2), S150.

4. Murray, E. K., & Robinson, L. (2010). Exploring the psychosocial experience of sexuality in young adult cancer survivors and implications for sexual health. Psycho-Oncology, 19(Suppl. 2), S216.

Select Refereed Conference Proceedings From the Past Five Years

1. Parker, J.A., Chambers, C.T., Stinson, J.N., Tutelman, P.R., Drake, E.K., Barwick, M., Campbell, F., Fernandez, C.V., Irwin, K., Jibb, L., Nathan, P., Witteman, H. (2018, May). The reach of the #KidsCancerPain Campaign: A partnership to improve parent awareness and use of evidence-based pain management in children with cancer. 39th Annual Canadian Pain Society Scientific Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada. May 22-25, 2018. (Poster Presentation).

2. Tutelman, P.R., Chambers, C.T., Stinson, J.N., Parker, J.A., Drake, E.K., Barwick, M., … Witteman, H. (2018, April). Making Cancer Less Painful for Kids: Partnering with an Online Cancer Education Resource to Reach Parents with Evidence-Based Cancer Pain Information. In A. Kzazk, Innovative interventions for children with cancer and their families. 2018 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference (SPPAC), Orlando, Florida, USA. April 5-7, 2018. (Workshop).

3. Parker, J. A., Chambers, C. T., Stinson, J. N., Tutelman, P. R., Drake, E. K., Barwick, M., … Witteman, H. (2017). The Reach of the #KidsCancerPain Campaign: A Partnership to Improve Parent Awareness and Use of Evidence-Based Pain Management in Children with Cancer. 11th International Forum on Pediatric Pain (IFPP), Hunts Point, Nova Scotia, Canada. October 12-15, 2017. (Poster Presentation).

4. Tutelman, P. R., Chambers, C., Stinson, J., Parker, J., Drake, E. K., Barwick, M., … Witteman, H. (2017). Using Thunderclap to Raise Awareness about #KidsCancerPain over Social Media. 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Washington, DC, USA. October 12-15, 2017. (Oral Presentation). 

5. Drake, E. K., & O’Brien, S. (2015). Innovative responses to meeting the psychosocial needs of young adults living with metastatic and/or advanced cancer. Inaugural International Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Congress, Sydney, Australia. December 3-5, 2015. (Oral Presentation).

6. O’Brien, S., Goodman, H., Lipkus, S., & Drake, E. K. (2015). Support by any other name … is a Club! Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology’s Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. April 22-24, 2015. (Oral Presentation).

7. Drake, E. K., & O’Brien, S. (2014). The Incurable Cancer Retreat: A pilot program for young adults living with advanced and metastatic disease that changed the future of our young adult programming. Critical Mass: The young adult cancer alliance’s Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA. November 12-14, 2014. (Oral Presentation).

8.  Drake, E. K., O’Brien, S., Finestone, J., & Edward, D. (2014). A creative response to a unique need: A multi-partnered collaboration to create Canada's first retreat for young adult cancer survivors living with advanced and metastatic disease.  Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology’s Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. April 30 – May 2, 2014. (Oral Presentation). Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology’s Annual Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. October 26-29, 2014. (Oral Presentation).

9. Aubin, S., Drake, E. K., Rosberger, Z., Kavan, P., & Batist, G. (2013). Cancer! I don't have time for that. Using Skype technology to help young adults adjust to the repercussions of cancer. International Society for Research on Internet Interventions’ (ISRII) 6th Scientific Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, USA. May 16-18, 2013. (Poster and Oral Presentation).

Other Publications and Knowledge Translation Pieces

1. Drake, E. K. (2018, March). Guest Blog: 5 Tips Parents/Caregivers Can Use to Help Make Cancer Less Painful for Kids: #KidsCancerPain. BMJ Blogs. http://blogs.bmj.com/adc/2018/03/08/guest-blog-5-tips-parents-caregivers-can-use-to-help-make-cancer-less-painful-for-kids-kidscancerpain/

2. Drake, E. K. (2012 – 2018). Huffington Post Contributor. Profile: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emily-drake/

·      The Future of Pediatric Medicine: Young Innovators. (May 17, 2016).

·      Trends and Innovation in Pediatric Healthcare: How Pediatrics 2040 is                   looking to change the future of pediatric medicine. (May 5, 2016)

·      6 Things You Should Know About Australasia's First Adolescent and Young             Adult Cancer Congress. (April 13, 2016).

·      10 Things You Should Know About CanTeen's Road Trip: Inaugural                           Australasian Youth Cancer Summit. (February 17, 2016).

·      5 Things You Should Know About Oncofertility. (August 26, 2015).

·      How and Why Everyone Needs to Support LGBTQQ Young Adults Who Are           Living with Cancer (May 22, 2015).

·      YSC: The Sisterhood for Young Women With Breast Cancer. (April 17, 2015).

·      I Am a Cancer Researcher. (February 10, 2015).

·      An Update From the Second Annual Society of Adolescent and Young Adult           Oncology’s (SAYAO) Conference: Breaking Barriers in Acute Lymphoblastic             Leukemia (ALL). (January 9, 2015).

·      Pioneering Young Adult Cancer Support: 30 Years of History. (January 8,                 2015).

·      Uniting Advocates: #AYACSM. (August, 2014).

·      #OMG2014: Stupid Cancer. Genius Event. (May, 2014).

·      How I Felt When Mommy Got Sick. (April, 2014).

·      New Innovation in the AYA Cancer Movement: The Future Is Here. (January,           2014).

·      Advances in the Young Adult Cancer Movement: Why SAYAO Is a Big Deal.             (December, 2013).

·      The Future of the AYA Cancer Movement: A Chat With Dr. Leonard Sender.             (December, 2013).

·      Team Shan: Reaching One Woman at a Time. (October, 2013).

·      Reflect, Refocus, Rebuild, Live: An Interview With Mike Lang. (May, 2013).

·      Let's Talk About Sex. (December, 2012).

·      How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout: 7 Tips for Caregivers of Young Adult Cancer         Patients and Survivors. (November, 2012).

3. Drake, E. K. (2012, May). Psychosocial Care: Addressing young adult patients’ psychosocial needs. Oncology Exchange, 11(2), e29-e30.

4. Murray, E. K. (2010). Exploring the psychosocial experience of sexuality of young adult cancer survivors and implications for sexual health. Unpublished MA Health Promotion thesis, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

5. Murray, E. (2010, Spring/Summer). 7 tips for caregivers: How to avoid caregiver burnout. MS Atlantic, 3(2), 4.

6. Campbell, T., Logan, R., McKelvey, R., Murray, E., Sagar, L., & Thompson, J. (2009). Multiple Sclerosis: What you need to know – Information for people living with MS. Canada: Dalhousie University, Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit.

7. Murray, E. K. (2006). Prior learning and acquisition of novel discriminations. Unpublished BScH Psychology thesis, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS, Canada.