Areas of Expertise:
- Health Informatics
- Technical Project Management
- Software and System Development Governance
- Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach
- Human Computer Interaction
Marina Matatova joined the Surveillance Informatics Branch of the Surveillance Research Program as the Informatics Program Manager for the NCI/DOE collaboration in 2016. She works with the SRP team and our partners on building a scalable infrastructure that can incorporate machine-learned natural language processing tools to support precision cancer surveillance.
Marina grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Anthropology and Archaeology from Hunter College, a City University of New York. Marina's graduate studies focused on social system dynamics in prehistoric Japan. She spent time doing research in Iceland and Japan before transitioning to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where she worked as a Programmer/Analyst in Surgery Informatics. During her time there, she developed and implemented data tools and processes for cancer research and hospital operations. Most recently, Marina worked as a Data Architect at Stanford Health Care in California where she developed integrated data solutions for cancer quality initiatives. Marina is currently studying Natural Language Technology, an online certificate program with the University of Washington.