Areas of Expertise:
- Cancer Epidemiology
- Health Disparities
- Metabolic Disorders
Pamela Sanchez recently joined the Surveillance Research Program as a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow in the Data Quality, Analysis, and Interpretation Branch (DQAIB). Her main role will be working with SEER registries on quality audit projects with the Quality Improvement Experts (QIE) group. She will also be supporting quality improvement activities for the SEER Program.
Pam is originally from Miami, Florida. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education from the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida. In May of 2019, she earned her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from UF. Pamela previously worked as a research assistant for the Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at UF. She primarily prepared tissue slides for analysis and managed the slide inventory in a study investigating the mTOR pathway between body fat and breast cancer etiology. For her final project, she facilitated a pilot study examining breast density-related risk factors and how they may contribute to breast cancer in women in North Florida. Prior to joining SRP, Pamela was an Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Fellow in the Nutritional Science Research Group at the National Cancer Institute. While there, she used National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data to study calcium intake across racial and ethnic groups.