Develops, conducts, and publishes high impact research papers evaluating factors at the patient, provider, health system, community and state and federal policy levels associated with access to cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment and health outcomes. Designs research studies to inform public policy. Develops and maintains strong internal and external collaborations with scientists from the federal government, academic institutions, and other non-profits for formulating multidisciplinary high impact research in the field of health services research. Contributes to the management and curation of data from multiple sources, including the National Cancer Database, linkages between cancer registry data and administrative claims and electronic health records, and survey data. Raises revenue through various mechanisms, including participating in grant submission. Provides expert advice to American Cancer Society (ACS) Global Headquarters and Divisions and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Serves as a national expert and ACS spokesperson in health services research.
- Develop, conduct, and publish high-impact research papers in cancer health services research.
- Contribute to the management and curation of data from multiple sources, including the National Cancer Database, linkages between cancer registry data and administrative claims and electronic health records, and survey data.
- Identify new analytic strategies and statistical approaches applicable to cancer disparity research.
- Collaborate with other researchers at ACS, the National Cancer Institute, and other government and academic government institutions in advancing the field of cancer health services research.
- Raise revenue through various mechanisms, including grant submission.
- Provide expert advice and expert consultation to ACS Global Headquarters and Divisions, ACS CAN, and other national and field staff on the sources, use, limitations, and interpretation of data related to cancer health services research.
- Serve as a national expert and ACS spokesperson in cancer health services research.
- Serve as internal resource for colleagues related to cancer health services research.
- Contribute to Facts & Figures as needed
- Publicize ACS’ research findings by speaking at scientific meetings and to the media.
- Doctoral level degree in epidemiology, health services research, health economics, public health, or biostatistics.
- Experience with large databases, including cancer registry data, data linkages, NCDB, administrative claims data.
- Expertise in statistical analyses
Demonstrates Intramural Research Competencies:
- Action oriented
- Communicates effectively
- Drives results
- Manages complexity
- Builds networks
- Cultivates innovation
- Optimizes work processes
- Manages ambiguity
- Experience working with a variety of large databases and at least one statistical analysis software system.
- Demonstrated excellent analytic, conceptual, and quantitative methodology skills and strong attention to detail.
- Publications in peered-review journal.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and strong interpersonal oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.