At ACS since 2021
Jessica Star, MA, MPH, is an associate scientist II in the Risk Factors & Screening Surveillance Research team within the Surveillance & Health Equity Science department at the American Cancer Society (ACS). She analyzes modifiable cancer risk factors. She also focuses on disparities in cancer care and screening with a particular focus in cancer treatment in Community Health Centers.
Starting with the 2022-2023 report, Jessica will also be a member of the team that publishes the Cancer Prevention & Early Detection (CPED) Facts & Figures.
Research focus and accomplishments
Star’s research interests include:
- Transitions of care for cancer patients
- Cancer treatment across the life course
- Cancer care and screening in Community Health Centers
- Disparities in quality of cancer care
For a list of Star's publications, visit her Google Scholar page.