Research Assistant, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - G

Washington D.C.
Mar 05, 2018
May 02, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program is the primary nexus for population science-focused research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC). Its mission is to conduct population sciences research across the translational spectrum from discovery to interventions to policy. Members carry out research in epidemiology, biomarker development, genetics, behavioral science and health services.

The Research Assistant supports ongoing behavioral and epidemiologic research projects by recruiting genetic testing, genetic counseling and breast cancer patients. S/he ensures completion of surveys in accordance with projected number of telephone interviews completed each week. The Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Collects behavioral and epidemiological data.
  • Reviews patient charts for pathology information.
  • Studies recruitment, approaching and recruiting new participants via telephone or in clinic.
  • Reviews patient records for eligibility, consulting with clinical staff regarding patient eligibility.
  • Performs basic database programming and management, data entry, data tracking, and report generation.
  • Enters survey results and registers new patients into the databases.
  • Performs quality checks on existing data.
  • Performs tracking of patients, maintaining contact logs and hard copy files of study materials.
  • Interacts with study sites and research participants to monitor study progress and participant status.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University
  • Previous experience in conducting primary data collection

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