Prisca N. Fall, MA is Health Science Policy Analyst in the Office of the Associate Director (OAD) of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). One of Prisca's primary roles is to serve as the Communications Lead within HDRP to provide overall communications support to the Program, and evaluate and implement communication activities. Given Prisca's prior experience in grants, interagency agreements, and contract work, she will work on related initiatives to enhance programmatic extramural initiatives and support strategic planning.
Prior to coming to NCI, Prisca worked as a Health Specialist within the Division of Behavioral and Social Research at the National Institute on Aging between March 2014 to September 2022. While at the NIA, she worked within the Population and Social Processes Branch, and most recently, within the Office of Data Resources & Analytics (ODRA) where she was the primary point of contact for interagency agreement, grant, and contract activities to develop areas of research via expert meetings, build and share data resources for aging research, and support interagency research collaborations. She served as the direct liaison for all Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data requests from investigators, potential grantees, and others who proposed to use CMS-linked data for their NIA-funded projects. Additionally, Prisca worked with the Chief Data Officer of ODRA to develop and promote data infrastructure for aging and health research and other research-relevant activities, including managing data use agreements (DUAs), tracking data requests, costs, and other agreements. She also maintains certification as a Contract Officer Representative (Level 2) to manage large contracts.
Prisca earned a BS in Psychology with a minor in Anthropology in 2004 from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, and a MA in Medical Anthropology in 2008 from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.