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Ann M. Geiger, PhD, MPH

National Cancer Institute, USA


Dr. Ann M. Geiger is Deputy Associate Director of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program within NCI’s Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. She also serves as the lead scientist for the cancer care delivery research component of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program.  Dr. Geiger’s primary responsibility is to provide scientific direction for research initiatives aimed at improving care across the entire cancer continuum, as well as to promote these initiatives to senior NCI leadership and extramural scientists.  In addition, she is currently assisting the President’s Cancer Panel with their work on cancer drug costs.  Before joining NCI, Dr. Geiger spent seven years on the faculty of Wake Forest University School of Medicine where, in addition to conducting research focused on cancer survivorship, she served as Co-Director of the Graduate Program in Clinical and Translational Sciences. Prior to her position at Wake Forest, she was a scientist at Kaiser Permanente Southern California for ten years, where she collaborated with clinicians and institutional leaders to conduct practice-based research focused on cancer screening, treatment outcomes, and quality of life. She has co-authored over 100 publications and participated in numerous peer reviews of manuscripts and grant applications, as well as serving as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute since 2007. Dr. Geiger earned an A.B. in Biology from Harvard-Radcliffe College and an MPH and PhD in Epidemiologic Science from the University of Michigan.

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