Publications:

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Articles/Chapters

Hamilton BK, Rybicki L, Dabney J, Mclellan L, Haddad H, Foster L,W Abounader D,Kalaycio M,
    Sobecks R, Dean R, Duong H, Hill BT, Bolwell BJ, Copelan EA. (2014). Quality of  
    life and outcomes in patients 60 years of age after allogeneic hematopoietic cell  
    transplantation.  Bone Marrow Transplantation, 49, 1426-1431.

Foster, L.W.  (2013). Bioethics. In Cynthia G. Franklin (Ed.-in-Chief), on line update  
    of the Encyclopedia of  Social Work, 20th Ed., New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Foster LW, McLellan L,Rybicki L,Dabney J,Copelan EE,& Bolwell BG.(2013). Validating the
    Positive Impact of In-Hospital Lay Care-Partner Support on Patient Survival in  
    Allogeneic BMT: A Prospective Study. Bone Marrow Transplantation,48,671-677.

Foster LW, McLellan L, Rybicki L, Dabney J, Visnosky M, & Bolwell B.(2009). Utility of  
    Psychosocial Assessment of Candidates for Transplantation (PACT)Scale in Allogeneic  
    BMT. Bone Marrow Transplantation.

Foster LW, McLellan LJ, Rybicki LA, Tyler T, & Bolwell B. (2009). Ethical      
    reasoning and psychosocial eligibility criteria in allogeneic BMT. Bone
    Marrow Transplantation.

Foster LW (2008). Bioethics. In T. Mizrahi & L. Davis (Editors-in-Chief),
    Encyclopedia of Social Work,20th Edition. NY, NY: Oxford University Press.
    http://www.oxford-naswsocialwork.com/entry?entry=t203.e33  

Foster LW, McLellan LJ, Rybicki LA, Dabney J, Welsh E, & Bolwell B.(2006).
    Allogeneic BMT and patient eligibility based on psychosocial criteria:
    A survey of BMT professionals. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 37, 223-228.
  
Foster LW, McLellan L, Rybicki LA, Sassano D, Hsu A, & Bolwell B.(2004). Survival of
    allogeneic bone marrow transplant patients: The relative importance of in-hospital
    lay care-partner support. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 22(2), 1-20.

Foster LW & McLellan L (2002). Translating psychosocial insight into ethical discussions
    supportive of families in end-of-life decision-making. Social Work in Health Care,  
    35(3),37-51.

McLellan L & Foster LW. (2001). Live until the first day of the month. In Sonia L. Abels
    (Editor), Ethics in Social Work Practice, Narratives For Professional Helping (Ch.  
     6, pp. 87-94). Denver CO: Love Pubishing Company.

Foster LW & McLellan L.(2000). Cognition and the cancer experience: Clinical
    implications. Cancer Practice, 8(1), 25-31.

Foster LW & McLellan L.(1997). Moral judgments  in  the  rationing  of health  care  
    resources: A comparison of clinical health professionals. Social Work in Health Care,
    25(4), 13-36.

Foster LW. (1997). Bioethical issues. CD-ROM  Update to The  Encyclopedia  of  Social  
   Work,19th ed., Washington, DC: NASW Press.  

McLellan L & Foster LW (1996). Live until the first day of the month: The case of Mr. B.
   Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 2(3), 3-7.

Foster LW (1996). Cultural diversity in pediatrics. Clinical Pediatrics,35(6),327-328.

Foster LW (1995)Bioethical  issues. In R. L. Edwards (Editor-in-Chief), Encyclopedia
   of Social Work, 19th Edition (pp. 292-298). Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Foster LW, Sharp J, Scesny A, McLellan L, & Cotman K.(1993). Bioethics: Social Work's
   response and training needs. Social Work in Health Care,19(1), 15-38.

Foster L, Berkman B, Wellen M, & Schuster N.(1993). Post-polio survivors: Needs for and
   access to social and health care services. Health & Social Work,18(12),139-148.

Berkman B, Foster LW, & Campion E. 1989). Failure to thrive: Paradigm for the frail
   elderly. The Gerontologist, 29(5), 654-659.

Foster L (1987). Hospice care as art and science: Evaluating  primary  caregiver  
   perceptions. The Hospice Journal: Physical, Psychosocial, and Pastoral Care of the
   Dying, 3(1), 31-45.

Foster L & Finn-Paradis L.(1985). Hospice death education: A resource bibliography.
   The Hospice Journal: Physical, Psychosocial,and Pastoral Care of the Dying, 1(2),3-61.


PUBLISHED RESEARCH ABSTRACTS

Foster L.W., McLellan L, Rybicki L, Dabney J, Copelan E, Bowell B. (2013).Validating
    the positive impact of in-hospital lay care-partner support on patient survival in  
    allogeneic bone marrow transplant: A prospective study. [abstr. #6-1] Psycho-Oncology
    22 (Suppl. 2): 12.

McLellan L, Pohlman B, Rybicki L, Foster LW, Tench S, Cooper M, McKenzie M, Kilbane M,
    Wright C, Dimitrov J, Bauer J, Dabney J, Savage B, Poole C, Barrat-Gordon R, Fireman  
    K, Bolwell B (2013). Distress Screening Scores of Malignant and Benign Hematology  
    Patients: Results of a Pilot Project.[abstr. #P 2-7] Psycho-Oncology 22(Suppl.2):100

McLellan L, Pohlman B, Rybicki L, Foster LW, Tench S, Cooper M, McKenzie M, Kilbane M,
    Wright C, Dimitrov J, Bauer J, Dabney J, Savage B, Poole C, Barrat-Gordon R, Fireman  
    K, Bolwell B (2012). Distress Screening Scores of Malignant and Benign Hematology
    Patients:  Results of a Pilot Project. [abstr. #3173] Blood. 120(21.

Hamilton BK, Haddad H, Dabney J, Bolwell B, Rybicki L, McLellan L, Foster L, Cooper M,
    Tench S, Kalaycio M, Sobecks R, Dean R, Duong H, Hill B, Copelan E (2012).  Superior  
    Quality of Life Scores in Patients Over 60 Years of Age in Allogeneic Hematopoietic
    Cell Transplant. [abstr. #3068] Blood 120(21).

Hamilton BK, Lazaryan A, McLellan L, Rybicki L, Foster L, Cooper M, Dabney J, Tench S,
    Sobecks R, Duong H, Kalaycio M, Bolwell B, Copelan E.  (2012). Quality of Life and  
    Psychosocial Functioning After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation  
    (allo-HSCT) from Matched Sibling Compared to Unrelated Donors. Biology of Blood and
    Marrow Transplantation.18(2) (Supp.) S279.

Lazaryan A, Hamilton BK, McLellan L, Rybicki L, Foster L, Cooper M, Dabney J, Tench S,  
    Sobecks R, Duong H, Kalaycio M, Bolwell B, Copelan E.  (2011). Comparison of quality  
    of life outcomes and psychosocial functioning between patients undergoing  
    myeloablative or reduced-intensity allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    for myeloid malignancies [abstr.#843]. Blood,118.
  
Foster LW,McLellan L, Rybicki L, Dabney J, Cooper M, Bolwell BG.(2011). ¿The relative  
    importance of inpatient lay care-partners to patient illness adjustment in  
    allogeneic BMT.¿ [abstr. #240]. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 17(2)  
    (Supp.), S242.

McLellan L, Foster LW, Rybicki L, Dabney J, Cooper M, Bolwell BG. (2011). ¿Optimal  
    duration and frequency of in-hospital lay care-partner support for positive impact  
    on patient survival in allogeneic BMT. [abstr. # 244]. Biology of Blood and Marrow  
    Transplantation,17(2) (Supp.), S243-244
    
McLellan L, Foster LW,  Rybicki L, Dabney J, Cooper M, Bolwell BG, et al. (2010). The
    positive effect of inpatient care-partners during allogeneic  bone marrow  
    transplantation: a prospective trial. [abstr. #931]. Blood 116(21).

McLellan L, Dabney J, Rybicki L, Foster LW, Visnosky M, Curtis J, Bolwell BG.(2010).  
    Patient characteristics, quality of life, mood states, and coping of over 60  
    compared to under 60 year old autologous stem cell patients pre- and post-
    transplant.[abstr. #187]. Biology of Blood  and Marrow Transplantation, 16(2)  
    (Supp.), S227-228.

Foster LW, McLellan L, Rybicki L, Dabney J, Visnosky M, & Bolwell BG (2009). Utility
    of Psychosocial Assessment of Candidates for Transplantation (PACT) Scale in  
    Allogeneic BMT [abstr. #136].  Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 15(2)
    (Supp.), S52.

Foster LW, McLellan L, Rybicki L, Tyler T & Bolwell BG (2009). Ethical reasoning about    
    patient eligibility in allogeneic BMT based on psychosocial criteria [abstr. #137].
    Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 15(2) (Supp.), S52.

Foster LW, McLellan L, Dabney J, et al. (2008). Developing a practice-based research
    program: A social work initiative. [abstr. #P1-17]. Psychosocial-Oncology, 17(3)  
    Supp.), S43-44.

Foster LW, McLellan L, Rybicki LA, et al. (2008). Ethical reasoning about allogeneic
    bone marrow tansplantation and patient eligibility based on psychosocial criteria  
    [abst. #P1-81]. Psychosocial Oncology, 17(3) (Supp.), S44.

McLellan L, Foster LW, Rybicki L, et al. (2008) Comparing psychosocial profiles and
    outcomes  between patients undergoing myeloablative and non-myeloablative allogeneic
    transplants. [abst. #P2-38], Psychosocial Oncology, 17(3) (Supp), S84-85.

McLellan L, Foster LW, Rybicki L, et al. (2008) Predictive value of the psychosocial  
    assessment of candidates for transplantation scale in allogeneic bone marrow  
    transplant. [abst.#P2-39], Psychosocial Oncology, 17(3) (Supp.), S85.

McLellan L, Foster LW, Rybicki L, et al. (2007). Ethical reasoning about allogeneic BMT  
   and patient eligibility based on psychosocial criteria. [abst. #635] Blood, 110(11).

McLellan L, Foster LW, Rybicki L, et al. (2007) Predictive value of the psychosocial  
    assessment of candidates for transplantation scale in allogeneic BMT. [abst. #3330]
    Blood, 110(11).

McLellan, L., Foster, L.W., Rybicki, L., et al. (2006). Comparing psychosocial
    profiles and outcomes between patients undergoing myeloablative and non-
    myeloablative allogeneic transplants. [abstr #77], Blood, 108 (11).

Foster, L.W., McLellan, L.J., Rybicki, L.A., et al. (2006). Allogeneic BMT and patient
    eligibility based on psychosocial Criteria: A survey of BMT professionals. [abstr.
    #VII-1]. Psycho-Oncology, 15 (Supp. 1), S17-18.

Bolwell, B., McLellan, L., Foster, L., et al. (2005). A quality of life assessment of
    ablative allogeneic bone marrow transplant (BMT) recipients one and twelve months
    after transplant.[abstr #1322], Blood, 106(11).

McLellan, L., Foster, L., Dabney, J., Welsh, E., Bolwell, B, et al. (2005). Limiting
    allogeneic bone marrow transplantation based on psychosocial criteria: A comparison
    of professional attitudes [abstr.#47].Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation,
    11(2), S1.

Bolwell, B., McLellan, L., Kuczkowski, E., Foster, L., et al. (2004) Psychosocial
    factors in decision-making of patient eligibility for allogeneic BMT [abstr.#3324].  
    Blood, vol.104

Bolwell, B.J., McLellan, L., Foster, L.W., et al. (2004).  A psychosocial assessment of
    patients before and aft.er autologous stem cell transplantation [abstr. #3152].  
    Blood, vol. 104.

Foster, L.W., McLellan, L., & Bolwell, B. (2003).  The presence of a care-partner is a
    powerful prognostic variable of survival following allogeneic bone marrow
    transplantation [abstr. #221]. Psycho-Oncology, 12(4), S133.

Bolwell, B., Foster, L.W., & McLellan, L (2001).  The presence of a care-partner is a
    powerful prognostic variable of survival following allogeneic bone marrow
    transplantation [abstr. #845]. Blood, 98: 202A.


BOOK REVIEWS

Foster, L.W. (2000). [Spiritual Diversity in Social Work Practice: The Heart of
   Helping]. The Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 5(2), 179-180.

Foster, L.W., & McLellan, L.J. (2000). [Counseling People with Cancer]. The Journal of
   Psychosocial Oncology, 18(2), 79-82.

Foster, L.W. (1996). [When Life Ends: Legal Overviews, Medicolegal Forms, and Hospital    
   Policies]. Journal of  Psychosocial Oncology, 14(3), 83-85.

Foster, L.W. (1996). [When Life Ends: Legal Overviews, Medicolegal Forms, and Hospital  
   Policies]. Journal of  Psychosocial Oncology, 14(3), 83-85.

Foster, L.W. (1993). [Giving Blood: The Development of An Altruistic Identity]. Religious
   Studies Review, 9(1), 65.