ChicagoCHEC Role: Outreach Core Co-Leader
Organization: University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Keith Naylor is a gastroenterologist and health services researcher in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at UI Health. Dr. Naylor’s major areas of interest include using administrative health data to investigate small-area variation in the utilization of endoscopic and non-endoscopic forms of colorectal cancer screening. His current research interests include defining colonoscopy-related geographic service areas using administrative data and examining the relationship between spatial proximity to colonoscopy infrastructure and the utilization of endoscopic and non-endoscopic screening modalities. He is particularly interested in exploring these factors among urban communities and within racial and ethnic minority population subgroups.