ChicagoCHEC Role: Planning & Evaluation Core Co-Leader
Organization: Northwestern University
David Cella is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Head of the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is also the Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, responsible for the development and coordination of the Lurie Cancer Center’s two research programs in Cancer Prevention and Cancer Control, and for fostering interdisciplinary collaborations and inter-programmatic interactions within the division. A top researcher on how to measure outcomes among cancer patients and the quality of life for patients in medical clinical trials, he has authored more than 300 publications in the area of quality of life measurement in clinical trials and clinical practice.