Alison Brenner is the Deputy Director of CCSI and a Research Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology. She oversees research operations at CCSI and leads or participates in all of CCSIs projects. Her research interests include developing, testing, and implementing interventions aimed at improving appropriate use of cancer screening. Much of her previous and current work has focused on improving colorectal cancer screening in vulnerable populations. Alison is particularly interested in the use of clinical data systems to improve the delivery of patient centered care. She is a UNC alum twice-over – Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and English from the College of Arts and Sciences and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Alison did her doctoral training in Health Services at the University of Washington School of Public Health in the Department of Health Services and completed post-doctoral training at the UNC Sheps Center for Health Services Research.
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