At ACS since 2015
An Associate Scientist II in the Study Management group in Population Science, Tiffany Patterson, MPH, is responsible for communicating with people who participate in the ACS Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).
Patterson follows up with participants and resolves the CPS-3 undeliverable surveys that go out every 3 years. She’s also involved with mailing consent requests to participants with newly reported cancer diagnoses and with updating survey documents.
Research focus and accomplishments
Patterson has spoken to hundreds of participants, answering any questions they have about the study and providing valuable feedback with the rest of the CPS-3 research team.
She also helps:
- Collect and maintain CPS-3 survey data for over 300,000 participants
- Provide critical support with data clean-up and quality-control processes
- Update and process mailings for medical record acquisition and tumor block collection
- Manage some of vendor accounts, including the US Post Office