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Jessica Chubak, PhD, MBHL


Affiliate Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Associate Investigator, Group Health Research Institute

I am an epidemiologist with broad interests across the cancer care continuum. As an Associate Scientific Investigator at Group Health Research Institute (GHRI), I lead and participate in studies of cancer screening and outcomes. I have experience working in large research networks and with automated data, chart review, and patient-reported outcomes.


Contact Information
Group Health Cooperative
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101-1448
Tel: 206-287-2556
Fax: 206-287-2871
chubak.j@ghc.org


Research Interests
Her primary areas of research interest are in epidemiologic methods, translational research (dissemination and diffusion), cancer prevention and control, and pharmacoepidemiology.

Education
PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington 2007
MBHL, Bioethics and Health Law, University of Otago 2002

Projects
Cancer Research Network (CRN); Commonly Used Medications and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Recurrence (RECORD); Studying Colorectal Cancer: Effectiveness of Screening Strategies (SuCCESS); Developing trials of animal-assisted activities for youth with cancer (PORPOISE).

Selected Publications

Chubak J, Aiello Bowles EJ, Tuzzio L, Ludman E, Rutter CM, Reid RJ, Wagner E. Perspectives of cancer survivors on the role of different healthcare providers in an integrated delivery system. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice. 2013 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Chubak J, Bogart A, Fuller S, Laing SS, Green BB. Uptake and positive predictive value of fecal occult blood tests: a randomized controlled trial. Prev Med. 2013 Sep 9. pii: S0091-7435(13)00324-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.08.032. [Epub ahead of print].

Chubak J, Boudreau DM, Wirtz HS, McKnight B, Weiss NS. Threats to the validity of non-randomized studies of post-diagnosis exposures on cancer recurrence and survival. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2013 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print].

Chubak J, Yu O, Pocobelli G, Lamerato L, Webster J, Prout MN, Ulcickas Yood M, Barlow WE, Buist DSM. Algorithms to identify second breast cancer events using administrative data. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2012 Jun;104(12):931-40.

Chubak J, Pocobelli G, Weiss NS. Tradeoffs between accuracy measures for electronic healthcare data algorithms for epidemiologic and health services research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2012 Mar;65(3):343-349.


Links
For more information on Dr. Chubak - go her homepage at the Group Health Research Institute

Last Reviewed on 12/3/2014

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