Unaligned Cancer Center Members

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Unaligned Cancer Center Members

Full Members

Stuart S. Berr, PhD
Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering

Kimberly P. Dunsmore, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Clinical trials in childhood cancer therapy.

Randy A. Jones, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Health disparities among minority and vulnerable population; treatment decision-making and quality of life; cancer, health behaviors and cultural factors.

Traci Hedrick, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
New treatment options for rectal cancer patients in hopes to decrease morbidity and improve quality of life.

Benjamin D. Kozower, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Health services and health outcomes research focusing on mortality following lung cancer resection, smoking cessation.

Hillary Maitland, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Thrombosis in malignancy, identification of biomarkers for thrombotic risk

Jennifer E. Mason, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Optimizing cancer screening and treatment decisions, decision analysis modeling, comparative effectiveness research, Markov modeling, Markov decision processes, Monte Carlo simulation

M. Norman Oliver, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Racial and ethnic disparities in health.

William Petersen, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Therapeutics program for relapsed pediatric cancer patients.

Gina R. Petroni, PhD
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Biostatistics and epidemiology.

Paul W. Read, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Developing less toxic treatments for breast and head and neck cancer, Integrating MRI into treatment planning, Stereotactic body radiation therapy and adaptive radiation therapy.

David C. Shonka, MD
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Head and neck cancers using biomarkers to predict response to treatment.

Audrey E. Snyder, PhD, RN, ACNP-CS, FAANP, FAEN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Prevention of Cervical Cancer in Rural, Impoverished Women.

Ann G. Taylor, EdD, RN, FAAN
Professor, School of Nursing
Complementary practices and products use including Mind-body and Bioelectromagnetic modalities.

Nolan Wages, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Associate Members

Leslie J. Blackhall, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Medical ethics, palliative medicine.

Jeanne M. Erickson, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Cancer-related symptom management in adolescents and young adults.

Henry F. Frierson, MD
Professor, Department of Pathology

James H. Harrison, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Clinical decision support; Clinical process monitoring; Time sequence analysis in medicine; Clinical user interface design; Modeling health-related data and documents; Healthcare data mining; Collaboration support.

Patricia J. Hollen, PhD, RN
Professor, School of Nursing

Quality of life of high-risk oncology populations; Quality of life instrumentation; Adolescent decision-making and risk behavior.

Zeynel A. Karcioglu, MD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

Elizabeth L. McGarvey, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Psychosocial Model of Cancer Screening Avoidance.

Steven M. Powell, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology
Colorectal cancer risk assessment and molecular tumorigenesis of gastric cancer.

Mary Ropka, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Cancer prevention and control; Decision making and decision support; Cancer genetics.

Pamela Ross, MD
Associate Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine
Health disparities

Bernard F. Schneider, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Brachytherapy for prostate and cervix cancers.

Vanessa M. Shami, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology

Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
Axonal guidance cues.