Staff: Richard P. Moser, PhD

Richard P. Moser

Richard P. Moser, PhD

Training Director and Research Methods Coordinator
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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.

Current and/or past BRP mentees include Christopher Wheldon, Dannielle Kelley and Katrina Serrano.

Research Areas

  • Statistical methodology
  • Survey methodology
  • Data harmonization
  • Health cognitions
  • End-of-life

Selected Publications and Presentations

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