Tracy Crane, Ph.D., RDN, has joined Sylvester as co-leader of the Cancer Control Research Program and associate professor of medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology. She then took on the role of director of Lifestyle Medicine and Digital Health for Survivorship. Dr. Crane will oversee all cancer control research activities across Sylvester, including stimulating interdisciplinary research collaborations and evaluation of new research opportunities.
Dr. Crane is a distinguished leader in cancer control and is committed to reducing the burden of cancer for patients and the community. Her work sits at the intersection of lifestyle medicine and digital health, with a goal of developing targeted interventions, utilizing digital biomarkers to deliver the right intervention, at the right time and to the right person. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and is an R25 Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) NCI Fellow.
Dr. Crane joined Sylvester from the College of Nursing, Biobehavioral Health Sciences Division and Data Science Institute at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she served as co-lead of the Behavioral Measurement and Interventions Shared Resource at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.