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K. Robin Yabroff

Robin Yabroff, PhD, MBA, is an Epidemiologist in the Health Services and Economics Branch of the Applied Research Program. She received her doctorate in Epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, where she continues serve as an adjunct Assistant Professor. As a student she received the Carol Eliasberg Martin Award in Cancer Prevention. She also received an MBA in finance from the University of Rochester. Before joining NCI in 2002, she was a research Assistant Professor in the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University.

Dr. Yabroff's current research interests include developing methods to estimate the economic and quality-of-life burden of cancer and understanding the determinants of population trends, care, and disparities in the receipt of cancer screening, follow-up services, and cancer treatment. She is author or co-author of over 50 journal articles and book chapters on clinical epidemiology and health services research related to cancer. She serves as a reviewer for numerous clinical, health services research, and epidemiology journals, and is currently on the editorial board of The Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Dr. Yabroff received an NIH Merit Award for implementing health care provider studies to understand and improve the delivery of colorectal cancer screening in the United States.

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29 Jan 2008
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