Alix Sleight

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Alix G. Sleight, PhD, OTD, MPH, OTR/L is a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Outcomes Research Branch of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program. Her research focuses on optimizing models of supportive oncology care. She is particularly interested in cancer rehabilitation, functional outcomes, health-related quality of life, and adherence to health behavior recommendations during survivorship.

Dr. Sleight worked clinically as an Occupational Therapist for several years prior to joining NCI, with a specialty in health behavior counseling for cancer survivors. Her previous research has involved qualitative and quantitative investigations of supportive care needs and quality of life in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations of cancer survivors.

Dr. Sleight earned a PhD in Occupational Science and an MPH from the University of Southern California. She also holds an MA and a clinical doctorate (OTD) in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California and a BA in English from Wesleyan University.