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Anca D Dragomir

Title

Assistant Professor on the Research Track

Department

Clinical Research Bioinformatics
  • General profile
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-5063

Alt. phone

3017557827

Alt. email

anca.dragomir@gmail.com

Location

SUITE 2115 Wisc Ave NW

Bio

Dr. Dragomir is an assistant professor in the Department of Oncology, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics(BBB). She served as the epidemiologist for the Breast and Colon Cancer Family Registries Project(BCCFR) a large NCI contract awarded to the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics(ICBI) at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has also served as the Director of the Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Shared Resource at LCCC. Her current research focuses on the epidemiology of colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers, and also environmental exposures related to childhood cancers. The publication record of Dr. Dragomir includes 20 peer-reviewed publications and more than 40 abstracts presented at national and international conferences. She has more than ten years of work experience as an epidemiologist, including subject recruitment, questionnaire design, data collection, biospecimen collection/storage, biomarker measurement and evaluation, epidemiological analyses, and manuscript preparation.
Dr. Dragomir has a Ph.D. degree in Epidemiology from the Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC at Chapel Hill. She also holds a graduate degree in Mathematics from University of Timisoara, Romania. She has been awarded both a predoctoral and a postdoctoral NIH Intramural Research Training Award fellowship.

Dr. Dragomir is actively involved in the Master of Science program in Biostatistics by teaching and co-teaching every semester a graduate level Epidemiology course and also mentoring graduate students for their thesis/practicum requirement. Several students from the BBB department are interested in pursuing applied research involving epidemiological methods to prepare them better for the job market.