In this issue:
- Message from Dr. Rachel Ballard-Barbash
- Save the Date! International Cancer Screening Network Meeting in 2015
- Watch for Cancer Care and Economics Research Blog!
- Research Initiatives
- New & Forthcoming Data
- Policy-relevant Research Syntheses
- Measures & Methods
- Welcome New Staff
- Employment Opportunities
Welcome New Staff
Ahmed Elnaiem is an undergraduate student at Bucknell University. A rising junior, Mr. Elnaiem is majoring in Cell biology and Biochemistry, with a minor is Arabic Studies. ARP is hosting Ahmed as a summer ICRC student until the first week in August. Mr. Elnaiem's interests are broad, including aspects of public health, global health, and health disparities. His primary work while at NCI will involve a systematic review of the literature on patient-reported outcomes in multiple myeloma, summarizing the state of knowledge regarding patient-centered endpoints, as well as a review of literature in social epidemiology and cancer outcomes, and performance-based measures of physical function.