Areas of Expertise:
- Developing Population Survival Measures
- Modeling the Impact of Risk Factors, Screening, and Treatment on
Breast Cancer Incidence & Mortality
Kathy Cronin received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Operations Research from Cornell University in 1995, and her Master of Public Health degree from John Hopkins University in 1996.
Prior to joining SRP, Dr. Cronin worked at the National Cancer Institute as a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. After completing the 2-year fellowship, she joined SRP and has been a member of the program for the last 14 years.
Dr. Cronin's research focuses on assessing risk; analyzing survival; and modeling the impact of population trends in risk factors, screening, and treatment on cancer incidence and mortality. She is the scientific coordinator of the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) breast cancer group and the NCI representative to the Healthy People 2010 initiative aimed at defining cancer-related health objectives and tracking progress toward meeting health targets.