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Outcome Research in hematological malignancies can inform the decision-making process for treatment of these malignancies. It involves clinical and population-based studies meant to optimize the benefits of healthcare to the patient and society. Procedures could include testing, developing, and validation methods and tools to predict treatment outcomes; understanding patients’ experiences, preferences and values for treatment of cancer; and generating evidence to determine which interventions work best for which types of patients and under what circumstances.
The Principal Investigator (PI) conducts several multi-center clinical studies aimed at developing tools and information to guide choices of therapy in vulnerable (older or with numerous medical problems) patients with hematological malignancies and to better evaluate the usefulness of a treatment approach like hematopoietic cell transplantation. We value a team approach to our work, in which each member contributes and shares in the responsibility for our projects.
The Temporary Research Assistant position will work with the team to coordinate research and administrative activities for the protocols involved in our outcome analysis project.
This is a temporary job focusing on reviewing medical records to evaluate comorbidities and assign scores based on a model that we have developed (hematopoetic cell transplantation comorbidity index [HCT-CI]). The research assistant will work with Data Coordinators, Staff Scientist, PI. The incumbent receives direct supervision in performing work assignments. Refers non-routine decisions to supervisor. Responsibilities include: