Brianna Jacobs is an NCI Communications Fellow (NCF) in the Outcomes Research Branch (ORB) of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program. Brianna will primarily assist in the development, planning, and support of scientific activities related to patient-reported outcomes, cancer care quality, symptom management, and performance-based measures. She will also support the activities of key ORB initiatives, including the Improving the Management of Symptoms During and Following Cancer Treatment (IMPACT) Research Consortium.
Brianna received her Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and her Bachelor of Arts in Public Health from the University of South Carolina. She completed her MPH internship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Cancer Prevention Research Training Program. Brianna previously worked as a Research Assistant for the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center, where her research focused on indicators of success in long-standing Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) partnerships. Brianna’s research interests include: cancer survivorship, cancer outcomes, mobile health applications, behavioral health interventions, and CBPR.