More than thirty faculty members from 11 departments in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Library and Information Sciences serve as teachers and mentors.
As a group, the program faculty offers multidisciplinary training expertise in oncology, health services, aging, disparities, medicine, epidemiology, nutrition, radiology, information science, and behavioral science.
Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to: cancer screening, clinical decision making, patient decision making, cancer treatment, quality measurement and assessment, dissemination of innovations, survivorship, and cancer health disparities.
Program faculty members participate in the program's education and training activities and provide trainees with mentored research experiences.
Program Faculty List
|School of Public Health|
|Andrea Biddle, Ph.D.||Decision analysis/modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis|
|William Carpenter, Ph.D.||Diffusion of innovation, cancer treatment patterns, comparative effectiveness research, cancer care disparities, clinical trials|
|Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, Ph.D.||Minority aging, family care giving and aging, dementia and care giving, long-term care, disparities in lung cancer care|
|Andrew Olshan, Ph.D.||Head and neck cancers, treatment patterns, tobacco and other risk factors, childhood cancers|
|Bryce Reeve, Ph.D.||Patient-reported outcomes, health-related quality of life, cancer health outcomes, psychometrics|
|Til Stürmer, Ph.D.||Cancer comparative effectiveness research, pharmaco-epidemiology, propensity score analysis, colon cancer|
|Bryan Weiner, Ph.D.||Adoption and implementation of innovation; organization theory and behavior; dissemination; clinical trials research networks|
|Stephanie Wheeler, Ph.D.||Cancer treatment patterns, cancer health disparities, decision analysis/modeling, breast cancer|
|School of Medicine |
|Ethan Basch, MD||Patient-reported outcomes, comparative effectiveness research, drug safety evaluation, cancer health outcomes|
|Paul Godley, MD||Prostate cancer, screening, patterns of care, cancer health disparities|
|Russ Harris, MD||Cancer screening, cancer prevention interventions, shared decision making, clinical guidelines|
|Carmen Lewis, MD||Doctor-patient communication, cancer screening and treatment decision-making, health disparities|
|Hyman Muss, MD||Breast cancer treatment, geriatric oncology, clinical and translational trials|
|Michael Pignone, MD||Decision-making, physician-patient communication, cancer screening, patient navigation, clinical epidemiology|
|Robert Sandler, MD||GI cancer, epidemiology, health outcomes, cancer prevention, early detection|
|School of Nursing|
|Deborah Mayer, MSN, Ph.D.||Cancer survivorship, e-health interventions, patient-reported outcomes, cancer health information|
|School of Library and Information Sciences|
|Javed Mostafa, Ph.D.||Health informatics|
|Matthew Nielsen, MD||Renal cancer, cancer comparative effectiveness research|
|Karyn Stitzenberg, MD||Comparative effectiveness research, multidisciplinary cancer care, oncology workforce, spatial analysis, network analysis|
|Ronald Chen, MD||Prostate cancer treatment and outcomes, cancer survivorship, comparative effectiveness research|
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