Deborah Driscoll, BA, CCRC

Program Manager, Survey Research

Deborah Driscoll is a program manager in the Statistics & Evaluation Center (SEC) in the Intramural Research Department at the American Cancer Society. She plays an instrumental role in the design, construction and administration of surveys, as well as in the analysis, preparation of and reporting of survey results. These results are used for the mission-critical evaluation of programs, projects, initiatives, services, and meetings that are relevant to efficient and effective mission delivery.

Driscoll works with staff from across the Society on evaluations supporting multiple Society programs, including colorectal cancer, Global needs assessment and Extramural Grants projects, as well as internal evaluations for departments and divisions, such as Facilities (Safety and Security) and Communications Strategy (Research Literacy). She also supports the evaluation of national meetings and trainings for major Society program areas, including ACS CAN, Behavioral Resource Center and Cancer Control. In addition, Driscoll assists with statistical analyses contributing to successful operation of the (SEC).

Before joining the American Cancer Society in 2008, Driscoll spent 28 years at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Buffalo, NY working in the Departments of Biostatistics, Surgical Oncology and Clinical Research Services. She obtained CCRC (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator) certification through the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) in 2001, celebrating 15 years of continuous certification maintenance in 2016. She is a past member of the ACRP Item Writing Committee for the CCRC exam and has presented at numerous ACRP Global Conferences. Driscoll has been a peer reviewer for articles submitted to Clinical Researcher (formerly The Monitor, journal of the ACRP) for articles needing statistical review.

Driscoll’s undergraduate degree is in Statistics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has been a co-author on over 100 publications.