Our team of accomplished scientists, research associates, fellows, and administrators is dedicated to advancing cancer-related behavioral science research. This staff directory can help you:

  • find the appropriate contact for a research project.
  • learn more about our network of mentorship and collaboration.
  • browse our program staff's range of talents and professional backgrounds.

You are welcome to contact our staff to learn more about behavioral research at the National Cancer Institute.

Photo Last Name First Name Title Research Areas Branch/ Office
Amanda Acevedo Acevedo Amanda Cancer Research Training Award Psychophysiology; Emotion; Pain; Culture; Latino Health BBPSB, HBRB
Jennifer Bowers Bowers Jennifer Cancer Prevention Fellow Cancer Prevention; Social Influence; Risk Perceptions; Decision Making; Adolescent Health Behavior BBPSB
Pat Boyd Boyd Pat Cancer Research Training Award Fellow HBRB
Alexandra Budenz Budenz Alexandra Cancer Prevention Fellow TCRB
Kimberly Clevenger Clevenger Kimberly Cancer Prevention Fellow Physical Activity Measurement; Spatial Context of Health Behaviors; Pediatrics HBRB
Adaora Ezeani Ezeani Adaora iCURE Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Obesity; Prostate cancer risk, progression, and treatment; Lifestyle interventions; Health Disparities HBRB
Arielle Gillman Gillman Arielle Cancer Prevention Fellow Cognitive, affective, and social psychological processes in health behavior promotion; Health motivation, judgment, and decision making BBPSB
Olga Herren Herren Olga Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Lifestyle factors; Biomarkers and cancer risk in ethnic/minority populations; Health disparities; Cognitive-Behavioral interactions in health; Obesity and cancer risk HBRB
Chloe Huelsnitz Huelsnitz Chloe Cancer Prevention Fellow Social Relationships; Risk Perception and Risk Communication; Dyadic Processes; Health Beliefs and Health Behavior; OAD
Yuki Lama Lama Yuki Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Vaccine hesitancy; Parental vaccine decision making; Health disparities; Social media HCIRB
Mark Lowry Lowry Mark Cancer Research Training Award Fellow HBRB
Margaret Mayer Mayer Margaret Cancer Research Training Award Fellow TCRB
Ashley Murray Murray Ashley Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Public Use Datasets; Data Harmonization; Health Behavior Promotion; Affective Associations OAD
Sydney O'Connor O'Connor Sydney Cancer Prevention Fellow Sleep and circadian rhythms; Temporal eating patterns; Obesity and weight control; Psychosocial determinants of health behaviors; mHealth and EMA methodology HBRB
Heather Platter Platter Heather Cancer Prevention Fellow Decision-making; Risk perception and risk communication; Health literacy; Lung cancer screening; Tobacco control and prevention, smoking cessation OAD, TCRB
Andrew Seidenberg Seidenberg Andrew Cancer Prevention Fellow Tobacco Control; Skin Cancer Prevention; Alcohol OAD, TCRB
Leeann Siegel Siegel Leeann Cancer Research Training Award Postdoctoral Fellow Tobacco Control and Cessation, Health Communication, Health Disparities TCRB
Brennan Streck Streck Brennan Cancer Prevention Fellow Mind-body Connection; Psychological Stress; Cancer Survivorship; Aging; Psychoneuroimmunology BBPSB
Jennifer Zink Zink Jennifer Cancer Prevention Fellow Pediatric Energy Balance Behaviors; Childhood Obesity; Primary Cancer Prevention HBRB