Ann Mertens, PhD
Research Program Director
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University
The Mark R. Hudgens Chair for Clinical Research in Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders
MS in Biostatistics, PhD in Epidemiology
Areas of Research Interest: Pediatric epidemiology, research methodology, clinical outcomes research, cancer survivorship.
Primary research interest and efforts:
- The investigation of late effects of therapy in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer
- Research methodology and statistical applications around clinical outcomes research.
Primary/current project focus: My current research activities are in the study of effective communication and intervention strategies to reduce morbidity and mortality in childhood and adolescent cancer survivors and to increase quality of life.