Investigators

  • Steven J. Katz, MD, MPH

    Steven Katz, MD, MPH is the co-founder and director of CanSORT. Dr. Katz is a Professor of Medicine and Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Scholar in the Department of Medicine at UM, and received formal training in health services research as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical…

  • Sarah Hawley, PhD, MPH

    Dr. Hawley is a co-founder of CanSORT. She is a Professor in the Division of General Medicine at the University of Michigan and a Research Investigator at the Ann Arbor VA Center of Excellence in Health Services Research & Development. Her background is in health services research, and includes a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer prevention and…

  • Lawrence C. An, MD

    Larry C. An is a general internist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, where he is the director of the Center for Health Communications Research (CHCR), as well as Scientific Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program. Dr. An completed his medical training and residency at the University of Michigan before…

  • Dennis Deapen, DrPH

    Dennis Deapen received a B.S. in Psychology in 1975 at Walla Walla College in Washington, a Masters in Public Health – Epidemiology in 1977 at Loma Linda University in California, and a Doctorate in Public Health – Epidemiology at University California Los Angeles in 1982. Currently the Director of the Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program,…

  • Christopher R. Friese, RN, PhD, AOCN®

    Christopher Friese is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. His program of research focuses on measuring and improving the quality of care for patients with cancer. He has conducted health services research in a variety of settings, including surgical oncology, patients with febrile neutropenia, and diagnostic patterns of care for…

  • Sheryl G.A. Gabram-Mendola, MD MBA FACS

    Dr. Sheryl Gabram is currently the Surgeon-in-Chief for Grady Health System.  From a research perspective, she is the Principal Investigator on the AVON Foundation grant and is the Director of the AVON Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady (AFCBC).  She completed medical school at Georgetown University, surgical residency at the Washington Hospital Center, and a fellowship…