Jennifer Croswell, MD, MPH is a Medical Officer and Program Director in the Healthcare Assessment Research Branch (HARB) of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program. Dr. Croswell focuses on the assessment of cancer screening modalities and programs and manages relevant grants. She is the Project Scientist for the lung cancer screening Research Centers of the Population-based Research to Optimize the Screening Process (PROSPR II) network, as well as Project Scientist for the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) Colorectal Cancer group. She coordinates the Cancer Control Supplement of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) for NCI. She recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of the NCI’s Physician Data Query (PDQ) Cancer Screening and Prevention Editorial Board.
Prior to joining HARB, Dr. Croswell was a Senior Program Officer at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, where she helped launch a legislatively mandated program in evidence synthesis. She also previously served as a Medical Officer at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, where she provided scientific and technical support—particularly in the areas of cancer screening and prevention–for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Dr. Croswell received a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago and an MA in Theatre from the Ohio State University. She received her MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago and obtained training in general surgery before transitioning to an interest in preventive medicine. She then received an MPH with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.