Staff: Neha S. Trivedi, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Neha S. Trivedi

Neha S. Trivedi, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Former Fellow, Transitioned Outside of the Program

Cancer Research Training Award Fellow
Former Organization:

Neha Trivedi, Ph.D., M.P.H, was a Cancer Research Training Award fellow in the Behavioral Research Program's Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch from 2018-2020.

Dr. Trivedi's research interests included utilizing social and behavioral scientific theories and health communication strategies to investigate cancer communication through survey and experimental methodology. Her research interests also included patient-provider communication, digital cancer media use, and health information technology as it relates to patient engagement, population health, safety, and continuity of care.

Prior to earning her Ph.D. at the University of Maryland School of Public Health in the Behavioral and Community Health Department, she earned her M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and has a bachelor's degree in health sciences from Boston University.


"Where are they now?": Following up with past BRP fellows
Updated July 2021

Current Title
Research Scientist
NORC at the University of Chicago

How has your BRP fellowship influenced your career?
Since leaving BRP, I have taken the health communication skillsets and approaches I learned during my time at HCIRB with me to NORC. I currently work on various projects utilizing my methodological and analytical skills that I honed during my time with HCIRB staff.

Describe a favorite memory or two from your fellowship experience.
I don't have one specific favorite memory, but overall being part of the HCIRB family was an amazing experience. I not only learned about research, but I received the support and mentorship from all of the program directors and colleagues affiliated with the branch.

Describe your current position, your current organization, and what you do.
I am currently a Research Scientist in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago. My current work focuses on providing research project management, statistical analysis, measurement, survey design, and program evaluation on various public health and health communication topic areas.

Publications from Fellowship Work


Current and/or past BRP mentors include Wen-Ying Sylvia Chou.


Selected Publications and Presentations

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