Melissa Accordino, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology
Dr. Accordino’s research interests include improving the quality, safety, and delivery of cancer care. She has a significant interest in appropriate resource use, studying the factors contributing to the overuse of disease-monitoring tests.
Dawn Hershman, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Dr. Hershman has developed a nationally recognized expertise in the areas of breast cancer survivorship, late-effects of cancer therapy, health outcomes, health disparities research, and cancer clinical trials. She has conducted many successful and productive research projects in areas of high relevance for quality of cancer care. Dr. Hershman’s work has impacted improving quality of life, reducing cost, and improving outcomes for breast cancer survivors.
Grace Hillyer, Ed.D, MPH, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Dr. Hillyer is a cancer prevention researcher with expertise in community-based cancer screening. Her research focuses on the investigation of the multilevel determinants of health behaviors, particularly cancer screening/early detection behaviors among minority populations and increasing rates of positive health behaviors using tailored educational interventions.
Judith Jacobson, DrPH, MBA, Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Dr. Jacobson’s research focuses include disparities in cancer outcomes and barriers to timely diagnosis and treatment in cancer care.
Alfred Neugut, MD, PhD, Myron M. Studner Professor of Cancer Research and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Dr. Neugut is a medical oncologist with a particular interest in gastrointestinal tract cancers, especially colorectal and gastric cancers. His research has centered on cancer epidemiology and prevention, with a major focus on the occurrence of second malignancies. Dr. Neugut spends a significant amount of time studying the quality of care in the use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancers among different patient populations.
Prakash Satwani, MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Satwani's research focuses on clinical outcomes of children undergoing stem cell transplant for malignant and non-malignant diseases. Dr. Satwani's research also focuses on reducing clinical risk and examining healthcare utilization and the financial impact of stem cell transplant on families.
Wei-Yann Tsai, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics
Dr. Tsai’s research interests include analyses in survival, incomplete data, missing covariates and repeated measurements in cancer clinical trials and observational studies.
Jason Wright, MD, Sol Goldman Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Dr. Wright has extensive experience in health services and comparative effectiveness research. His prior work focuses on complications of cancer treatment, conservative oncologic surgery, disparities in access to care, and the quality of cancer treatment. His research interest includes exploring the quality of care for cancer patients who experience treatment-related complications.