Staff

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 Area Branch/ Office
Annie Beach Beach Annie Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Health communications; Social marketing; Tobacco control; Health disparities TCRB
Jamie Cordova Cordova Jamie Cancer Research Training Award Fellow TCRB
Korrina Duffy Duffy Korrina Cancer Research Training Award Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer-risk behaviors; Early life adversity; Brain development; Social psychology; Social neuroscience BBPSB
Erin Ellis Ellis Erin Cancer Prevention Fellow BBPSB
Jennifer Guida Guida Jennifer Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Social networks; Stress-mediated effects on cancer outcomes; Accelerated aging; Cancer survivorship; Global health BBPSB
Margaux Henquinet Henquinet Margaux Cancer Research Training Award Fellow OAD
Jarrett Johnson Johnson Jarrett Cancer Prevention Fellow BBPSB
Anne Julian Julian Anne Cancer Prevention Fellow UV exposure and protection; Sunscreen use; Survey measurement; Health information/misinformation on social media HBRB
Dannielle Kelley Kelley Dannielle Cancer Prevention Fellow TCRB
Melinda Krakow Krakow Melinda Cancer Prevention Fellow Health communication; Dissemination of cancer science and cancer in the media; Family health communication and genetics; Rural health HCIRB
Kasey Morris Morris Kasey Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Social psychology; Self and identity; Skin cancer prevention; Physical activity HBRB
Lilian Perez Perez Lilian Cancer Prevention Fellow Built environment; Physical activity; Cancer and obesity prevention; Global health; Immigrant health; Health disparities; Ecological models of health behaviors HBRB
Emily Peterson Peterson Emily Cancer Research Training Award Fellow HCIRB
Elise Rice Rice Elise Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Social psychology; Affective science; Behavior change HBRB
Camella Rising Rising Camella Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Family health and cancer communication across the life span; Communication and uncertainty management; Nutrition and physical activity behavior; Digital health; Social support HCIRB
Lia Sorgen Sorgen Lia Cancer Research Training Award Fellow TCRB
Melissa Trevino Trevino Melissa Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Attention; Memory; Medical imaging interpretation; Cancer survivorship BBPSB
Calvin Tribby Tribby Calvin Cancer Prevention Fellow Built environment; Physical activity; Walking; Transportation systems; Obesity; Geographic information science HBRB
Neha Trivedi Trivedi Neha Cancer Research Training Award Fellow HCIRB
Jessica Welch Welch Jessica Cancer Research Training Award Fellow BBPSB
Christopher  Wheldon Wheldon Christopher Cancer Prevention Fellow Health disparities; Cancer prevention; Culturally responsive cancer care; Underserved populations; Mixed methods research OAD
Kara Wiseman Wiseman Kara Cancer Prevention Fellow TCRB