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SCOR Members

SCOR Director

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Evan Graboyes, M.D., MPH

Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina

graboyes@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Graboyes is a surgical oncologist and cancer care delivery researcher. His research focuses on the development, evaluation and implementation of scalable multilevel interventions to improve the access, equity and quality of care delivery for patients with cancer along the care continuum.

SCOR Research Faculty

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Sundaravadivel Balasubramanian, Ph.D.

Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical University of South Carolina

balasubr@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Balasubramanian is a cell biologist and founder of PranaScience Institute. He conducts research on yogic breathing’s effect on human biology with a particular focus on cancer survivors.


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Jennifer Dahne, Ph.D.

Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

dahne@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Dahne is a clinical psychologist whose program of research aims to reduce the public health impact of mental health disorders, with a focus on depression and substance use disorders among patients with cancer and other vulnerable populations (e.g., individuals with physical and mental health comorbidities, socioeconomically disadvantaged adults, rural residents).


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Suparna Qanungo, Ph.D.

Director of Global Health, College of Nursing
Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina

qanungo@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Qanungo is a nurse-scientist whose research interest lies in palliative care, global health, cancer and aging. Her focus is to develop and implement interventions for underserved communities to improve health outcomes, access to care and quality of life, both locally and globally.


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Alana Rojewski, Ph.D.

Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

rojewski@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Rojewski is a clinical psychologist with a focus on cancer control. Her research interests include tobacco treatment interventions for populations with medical comorbidities and implementing tobacco treatment interventions in the health care system.


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Annie Simpson, Ph.D.

Co-Division Director, Health and Rehabilitation Science, College of Health Professions
Professor, Department of Health Care Leadership and Management, Medical University of South Carolina

simpsona@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Simpson is a health services researcher who focuses on statistical modeling for non-randomized study designs, electronic health record and informatics-based approaches to comparative effectiveness research, and telemedicine access, cost and outcomes.


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Katherine Sterba, Ph.D., MPH

Co-Director, Dissemination and Implementation Science Collaborative (DISC), MUSC Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

sterba@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Sterba is a behavioral scientist and implementation scientist whose research focuses broadly on the development, testing and dissemination of technology-focused clinic-based interventions for cancer survivors and their caregivers.


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Benjamin Toll, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Education and Training, Hollings Cancer Center
Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

toll@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Toll is a clinical psychologist with a focus in cancer control. His research aims to test novel smoking cessation treatments that capitalize on message framing and motivational interventions, particularly among patients diagnosed with cancer.


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Sarah Tucker-Price, M.D., Ph.D.

Affiliate Member, Cancer Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

marrison@musc.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Tucker-Price is a family medicine physician and cancer survivorship researcher whose research focuses on multimorbidity among cancer survivors.

SCOR Clinical Faculty

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Stacey Maurer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

maurers@musc.edu

Clinical Focus: Dr. Maurer is a clinical psychologist with expertise in psychosocial oncology. Her clinical practice focuses on managing distress among patients with cancer and cancer survivors who are adjusting to living with their chronic illness. She leads psychosocial oncology services at Hollings Cancer Center.


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Alana Rojewski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

rojewski@musc.edu

Clinical Focus: Dr. Rojewski is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in tobacco treatment interventions for patients with cancer. She leads tobacco treatment services for cancer survivors at Hollings Cancer Center.


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Katharine Schmitt, DPT

Oncology Physical Therapist

schmitka@musc.edu

Clinical Focus: Dr. Schmitt is a physical therapist who specializes in caring for patients with cancer and cancer survivors. She leads physical therapy services at Hollings Cancer Center.


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Sarah Tucker-Price, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

marrison@musc.edu

Clinical Focus: Dr. Tucker-Price is a family medicine physician with expertise in cancer survivorship. She leads onco-primary care services at Hollings Cancer Center.

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Get in touch

For more information about SCOR,
please contact:
Taylor Couper
Program Coordinator
Survivorship and Cancer Outcomes Research
coupert@musc.edu

For direct inquiries about research or scientific opportunities, please contact:
Evan Graboyes, M.D., MPH, FACS
Director
Survivorship and Cancer Outcomes Research
graboyes@musc.edu