GRANT: Ellis awarded NIH P20 subproject on adoption

2016 MT-DIRC Fellow Shellie Ellis, MA, PhD was recently awarded an NIH P20 subproject titled Implementing Precision Medicine: Determinants of Adoption in Community Oncology. It is a 3-year project to better understand precision medicine use and determinants of innovation adoption in oncology more broadly. 2014 MT-DIRC Fellow Sarah Birken, PhD is also contributing to this grant […]

PODCAST: Birken launches new Podcast about women in academia

2014 MT-DIRC fellow Sarah Birken is co-hosting AcaDames, a podcast about women in academia. A full description follows. You can find AcaDames wherever you get your podcasts (e.g., iTunes, Google Play), or on our website https://www.acadamespodcast.com/, and you can follow us on Twitter @AcaDamesPodcast. We hope that you’ll listen, send your feedback, and share with AcaDames of […]

NEW POSITION: Shoba Ramanadhan Accepts Position with HSPH

Shoba Ramanadhan ScD, MPH will begin as Assistant Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences) in July 2019! Shoba says: "I am really excited about building my own program.  I really feel that participating in the [MT-DIRC] program gave me confidence in what I bring to the table […]

GRANT: Lowenstein awarded ACS Mentored Research Scientist Grant

Congratulations to MT-DIRC 2017 fellow Lisa Lowenstein, PhD, MPH who was awarded the American Cancer Society Mentored Research Scientist Grant for her work with decision making in men with prostate cancer! The title of her new 5-year project is "Older Men's Decision Making about Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer." The project aims are to 1) explore older […]

GRANT: Skolarus receives R01 to de-implement low value castration in men with prostate cancer

Dr. Ted Skolarus (MT-DIRC fellow, 2014 cohort) recently received word from the National Cancer Institute of funding for his R01 entitled De-implementation of low value castration for men with prostate cancer. According to Dr. Skolarus, the study will "transform how and why low value castration is practiced, and advance the science behind stopping low value, even […]