Areas of Expertise:
- Development and Improvement of Cancer Progress Measures
- Development and Application of Models to Predict Cancer Incidence and Prevalence
- Models for Survival Projections
Angela Mariotto is the Chief of the Data Analytics Branch (DAB) of the Surveillance Research Program (SRP) within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Mariotto received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Statistics from Imperial College, London, UK. She joined NCI in November 1999 after having spent the previous decade at the National Health Institute in Rome, Italy.
Dr. Mariotto's research interests include development and improvement of cancer progress measures, in particular survival, prevalence, quality of life, utilization, and cost measures. Her other areas of expertise include the development and application of models to predict incidence and prevalence from cancer survival and mortality data, and models for survival projections. She is the NCI scientific coordinator of the prostate cancer working groups in the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Network (CISNET) cooperative agreement, for which she coordinates research activities of three grantees who are investigating questions related to the impact of screening and treatment interventions on prostate cancer mortality trends. Dr. Mariotto is also responsible for developing new prevalence measures and for reporting the new cancer prevalence statistics to the nation each year.
At NCI, Dr. Mariotto's duties include management of grants, independent research, and service duties, including helping to disseminate cancer statistics to the general public.