The Cancer Outcomes Research Program (CORe) is a unique, collaborative research team with members from oncology, nursing, palliative care, psychiatry, and psychology.

Faculty

Jennifer Temel

Jennifer Temel, MD
Co-Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Research Interests: Palliative care, symptom management, and patient-clinician communication.

 

Joseph Greer

Joseph Greer, PhD
Co-Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Research Interests: Development and testing of supportive care interventions for patients with cancer.

 

Areej El-Jawahri

Areej El-Jawahri, MD
Associate Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program
Director, BMT Survivorship Program

Research Interests: Investigating patient-reported outcomes, developing interventions to enhance patient-centered decision-making, & designing supportive & palliative care interventions to improve the care of patients with hematologic malignancies & their families.

 

Amy Corvelyn

Amy Corvelyn, MSW

 

 

Deborah Forst

Deborah Forst, MD
Research Interests: Palliative and supportive care for patients with brain and spinal cord tumors.

 

 

Daniel Hall

Daniel Hall, PhD
Research Interests: Cancer-related uncertainty, cancer survivorship, mind-body interventions for symptom management.

 

Kelly Irwin

Kelly Irwin, MD
Director, Collaborative Care and Community Engagement Program

Research Interests: Understanding health disparities for individuals with severe mental illness.

 

Vicki Jackson

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
Research Interests: Early integrated outpatient palliative care and palliative care communication education.

 

 

Jamie Jacobs

Jamie Jacobs, PhD
Research Interests: Coping with cancer diagnosis and treatment, and evidence-based interventions to improve physical and emotional outcomes and symptom management for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and cancer caregivers.

 

Inga Lennes

Inga Lennes, MD, MPH, MBA
Research Interests: Outcomes related to supportive care of cancer patients and measuring the quality of oncology care.

 

Debra Lundquist, PhD

 

 

Cynthia Moore

Cynthia Moore, PhD

 

 

Ryan Nipp

Ryan Nipp, MD, MPH
Research Interests: Optimizing the care delivered to patients with cancer and their family.

 

 

Betsy O'Donnell

Betsy O'Donnell, MD

 

 

Elyse Park

Elyse Park, PhD, MPH
Research Interests: Development and integration of motivational and behavioral intervention treatments, particularly for chronic stress and smoking cessation, into cancer and survivorship care.

 

Michael Parsons

Michael Parsons, PhD

 

 

Jeff Peppercorn

Jeffrey Peppercorn, MD, MPH
Director, Survivorship Program

Research Interests: Issues related to quality of care and survivorship for patients with breast cancer as well as health policy and bioethics issues related to oncology.

 

Giselle Perez

Giselle Perez, PhD
Research Interests: Development of integrative mind-body and behavioral interventions to promote health behavior change, treatment adherence, and treatment outcomes for patients throughout the cancer spectrum.

 

Laura Petrillo

Laura Petrillo, MD

 

 

Eric Roeland

Eric Roeland, MD

 

 

Jennifer Shin

Jennifer Shin, MD

 

 

Lara Traeger

Lara Traeger, PhD
Research Interests: Behavioral aspects of symptom management and quality of life among adults with cancer.

 

Nneka Ufere

Nneka N. Ufere, MD
Research Interests: Palliative care for patients with advanced liver disease.

 

Statistical Support

Nora Horick

Post-Doctoral and Oncology Fellows

Brett Goshe

Brett Goshe, PhD
Research Interests: LGBT health and cancer treatment disparities; motivational and behavioral treatment intervention development and refinement.

 

Tamryn Gray

Tamryn Gray, PhD, RN
Research Interests: Patient-family centered care, disparities, decision science and health services research.

 

 

Patrick Connor Johnson, MD

 

 

Daniel Lage

Daniel Lage, MD
Research Interests: Geriatric oncology, Transitions of Care, End of Life Care, Health Services Research.

 

Ashley Nelson, PhD

 

 

Kathryn Post, PhD

 

 

Project/Program Managers

Emily Gallagher

Emily Gallagher, RN

 

 

Emily McNaughton

Emily McNaughton, MPH

 

 

Chardria Trotter

Chardria Trotter, MBA, MPH, CPH

 

 

Research Coordinators that work with CORe

Chinenye Azoba

Chinenye Azoba

 

 

Maura Barry

Maura Barry

 

 

Reena Chabria

Reena Chabria

 

 

John Donlan

John Donlan

 

 

Madeleine Elyze

Madeleine Elyze

 

 

Alyssa Fenech

Alyssa Fenech

 

 

Sarah Griffith

Sarah Griffith

 

 

Saif Hawari

Saif Hawari

 

 

AnneMarie Jagielo

Annemarie Jagielo

 

 

Bailey Jones

Bailey Jones

 

 

Yael Kahn

Yael Kahn

 

 

Emilia Kaslow-Zieve

Emilia Kaslow-Zieve

 

 

Agnes Kwak

Agnes Kwak

 

 

Amy Yoon Jin Lee

Amy Yoon Jin Lee

 

 

Michelle Mesa

Michelle Mesa

 

 

Helen Mizrach

Helen Mizrach

 

 

Catherine Pappano

Catherine Pappano

 

 

Carolyn Qian

Carolyn Qian

 

 

Chelsea Rapoport

Chelsea Rapoport

 

 

Gabrielle Schwartz

Gabrielle Schwartz

 

 

Isabella Sereno

Isabella Sereno, M.Ed.

 

 

Robert Sommer

Robert Sommer

 

 

Keenae Tiersma

Keenae Tiersma

 

 

Carlisle Topping

Carlisle Topping

 

 

Dagny Vaughn

Dagny Vaughn