Staff: Richard P. Moser, Ph.D.
Richard P. Moser, Ph.D.
- Office of the Associate Director (OAD)
- Behavioral Research Program (BRP)
Richard (Rick) P. Moser, Ph.D., is the Training Director and Research Methods Coordinator in the Behavioral Research Program's Office of the Associate Director, which is housed within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He directs the fellowship training program for the Division and provides analytic support for BRP research projects, including research design, data access, and statistical methodology. Dr. Moser serves as the Senior Methodologist for the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS), and he directs the Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM) project, which is a web-based portal that uses technologically mediated social participation to promote the use of standardized health research measures and data sharing.
Dr. Moser's research interests include statistical methodology, survey methods, data harmonization practices, health cognitions, and end-of-life issues. Before joining NCI, he conducted alcoholism research at the Palo Alto, California, Veterans Affairs Hospital. He also taught statistics at several Bay Area psychology graduate programs and consulted for a leading statistical software company. He is an author or co-author on more than 65 peer-reviewed journal articles and several book chapters spanning a range of topics including survey methodology, analytic procedures, health behaviors, and innovative uses of data.
- Statistical methodology
- Survey methodology
- Data harmonization
- Health cognitions
Selected Publications and Presentations
- Sheehan, J., Hirschfeld, S., Foster, E., Ghitza, U., Goetz, K., Karpinski, J., Lang, L., Moser, R. P., Odenkirchen, J., Reeves, D., Rubinstein, Y., Werner, E., & Huerta, M. Improving the value of clinical research through the use of common data elements. Clin Trials 2016:1-6.
- Hesse, B.W., Moser, R.P., & Riley, W.T. From big data to knowledge in the social sciences. Ann Am Acad Polit Soc Sci 2015; 659(1):16-32.
- Patel, V., Beckjord, E., Moser, R.P., Hughes, P., & Hesse, B.W. The role of health care experience and consumer information efficacy in shaping privacy and security perceptions of medical records: National consumer survey results. JMIR Med Inform 2015; 3(2):e14.
- Parry, C., Beckjord, E., Moser, R.P., Vieux, S.N., Padgett, L.S., & Hesse, B.W. It takes a (virtual) village: Crowdsourcing measurement consensus to advance survivorship care planning. Transl Behav Med 2015; 5(1):53-59.
- Han, P. K., Moser, R. P., Klein, W. M., Beckjord, E. B., Dunlavy, A.C., & Hesse, B. W. Predictors of perceived ambiguity about cancer prevention recommendations: sociodemographic factors and mass media exposures. Health Commun 2009; 24(8):764-772.