Areas of Expertise:
- Anatomic and clinical pathology
- Clinical informatics
- Digital pathology
Dr. James (Alex) Mays is a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) fellow in the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Informatics Branch (SIB) of the Surveillance Research Program (SRP). During his fellowship, he will work on the National Childhood Cancer Registry initiative, whole slide imaging pilot, genomic data linkages, and Department of Energy natural language processing pilot. His interests include population health, interoperability, data standards, and novel imaging modalities.
Prior to this role, he completed a fellowship in clinical informatics at Massachusetts General Hospital and a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Washington. Prior to that, he earned his medical degree at Northwestern University and his undergraduate degree in human evolutionary biology at Harvard University.