This presentation will discuss data collection for population-based disease registries in Idaho: cancer; and time sensitive emergencies (trauma, stroke and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction or STEMI). We will also discuss how these data are used in Idaho and nationally to inform public health efforts.
May 15, 2020
1.0 – Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use
Bozena Morawski received a PhD in epidemiology from the University of Minnesota and an MPH from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Morawski is an epidemiologist at the Idaho Hospital Association, where she contributes to two programs, the Cancer Data Registry of Idaho and the Idaho Time Sensitive Emergency Registry. Her research interests include vulnerable and minority populations, infectious disease-associated cancers, and data analysis by geography.
Randi Rycroft has over 30 years of experience working in central cancer registries in two states (ID and CO), sixteen of those years in the role of registry director. In Colorado, she also managed the Public Health Genomics Program, integrating it into the Colorado Central Cancer Registry. She earned her Certified Tumor Registrar credential in 1991 and a Master of Science in Public Health degree in 2009. She currently serves as President of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, and as the Registry Manager for the Cancer Data Registry of Idaho and Idaho Time Sensitive Emergency Registry.