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Applied Research Staff

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Office of the Associate Director Staff
Name Primary Areas of Expertise
Rachel Ballard-Barbash
  Associate Director
Weight, Physical Activity and Cancer
Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment
Risk Appraisal
Anita Ambs Research Coordinator
David Berrigan Physical Activity and the Built Environment
Energy Balance and Carcinogenesis
Ecology, Evolution, and Physiology of Behavioral and Life History Traits
Emily Dowling Public Health Advisor
Alyssa Grauman Research Associate
Maria Hagstromer Physical Activity
Wendy McLaughlin Public Health Advisor
Nancy Potischman Nutritional Epidemiology
Hormones and Cancer
Early Origins of Cancer
Annie Sampson Program Analyst
Susan Scott Communications Specialist
Sonja Stringer Research Associate
Lareissa Stumm
  CRTA Fellow
Cancer Screening & Biomarkers Research
Stephen Taplin Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Screening Implementation and Evaluation
Gordon Willis Questionnaire Design and Survey Methods
Research Ethics and Human Subjects Protection
Health Services & Economics Branch Staff
Name Primary Areas of Expertise
Martin L. Brown
  Branch Chief
Economics of Cancer
Cost Effectiveness of Cancer Control
Health Services Research
Nancy Breen Health Disparities
Access to Health Care
Social Determinants of Health
Linda C. Harlan Health Services Research
Patterns of Cancer Care
Cancer in Women
Carrie N. Klabunde Health Services Research
Access to Health Care
Cancer Screening
Health Status and Comorbidity Assessment
Salma Shariff-Marco
  Cancer Prevention Fellow
Health Disparities
Social Determinants of Health
Vickie L. Shavers Health Services Research
Health Disparities
Risk Factors
Access to Health Care
Joan L. Warren Health Services Research
Use of Health Claims Data
Patterns of Care
K. Robin Yabroff Cancer Economics and Burden of Illness
Health Services Research
Risk Factor Monitoring & Methods Branch Staff
Name Primary Areas of Expertise
Susan Krebs-Smith
  Branch Chief
Dietary Monitoring
Dietary Assessment Methodology
Guidance and Food Policy
Claire Bosire
  CRTA Fellow
Nutritional Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Heather Bowles Physical Activity
Andrew Freedman Individualized Risk Assessment
Genetics and Family History
Anne Hartman Tobacco Assessment/Monitoring
Sun Exposure Assessment/Monitoring
Robin McKinnon Health Policy Specialist
Jill Reedy Dietary Assessment/Monitoring
Dietary Patterning
Food Environment
Amy Subar Dietary Assessment
Diet History Questionnaire (DHQ)
Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ)
Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Dietary Recall (ASA 24)
Fran Thompson Dietary Assessment
Short Dietary Assessment Instruments
Richard Troiano Physical Activity Assessment/Monitoring
Body Weight Assessment/Monitoring
Louise Wideroff Molecular Epidemiology
Genetics and Family History
Emerging Technologies for Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment
Outcomes Research Branch Staff
Name Primary Areas of Expertise
Steven Clauser
  Branch Chief
Quality of Care
Performance Measurement and Evaluation
Diffusion of Innovations
Neeraj Arora Patient-centered Care
Outcomes Measurement
Patient-Provider Communication
Quality of Care Evaluation and Improvement
Paul Han Health Decision-making
Quality of Care
Risk Communication
Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Bryce Reeve Psychometrics
Health-Related Quality of Life
Outcomes Measurement
Instrument Development and Evaluation
Ashley Smith Cancer Prevention
Quality of Life

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10 Dec 2008
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