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About the Department
The Comprehensive Center for the Advancement of Scientific Strategies (led by Dr. Mark Thornquist and in conjunction with the Early Detection Research Network’s Data Management and Coordinating Center led by Dr. Ziding Feng, Dr. Mark Thornquist and Dr. Margaret Pepe) is part of the Cancer Prevention Program in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Our mission is to promote scientific excellence in research aimed at eliminating cancer and other diseases of public health importance by providing state-of-the-art study coordination, communication and statistical analysis services to scientific investigators.
With direct supervision from the COMPASS Co-Director, Jackie Dahlgren and cooperation with Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer (CPDPC), The National Cancer Institute (NCI), The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders (NIDDK) and the Early Detection Initiative for Pancreatic Cancer (EDI) nationwide operations team the Project Manager at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), the Project Manager will apply special skills and knowledge in managing research and administrative activities and in carrying-out complex research assignments for the New Onset Diabetes Study (NOD), the Early Detection Initiative for pancreatic cancer (EDI) and other COMPASS projects when deemed necessary. The manager will supervise a program assistant who will perform collaborative administrative duties appropriately delegated by the manager. The manager will work collaboratively with the various COMPASS departments. The manager will work directly with Investigators, staff and collaborators.