Aliza Fink has more than 10 years of experience leading epidemiological projects, developing research questions, and developing study analysis plans with a focus on cancer research. For the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Enhancing Cancer Registries for Comparative Effectiveness Research project, Dr. Fink is the research team lead with responsibility for providing 10 state cancer registries with technical assistance on data collection and data linkage and for managing six states conducting special feasibility studies. Dr. Fink is the project manager for CDC’s Reporting of Hematopoietic Diseases by National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)-funded Central Cancer Registries project. Her experience includes the analysis of cancer registry data from Delaware, Maryland, and Massachusetts, and she has experience evaluating and assessing the impact of potential threats to validity as summarized in Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Data, a textbook she co-authored. Dr. Fink has also co-authored a number of journal articles and conference presentations.
Dr. Fink has a doctorate of science degree in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health.