Dr. Stacey FitzSimmons

Dr. Stacey FitzSimmons

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
IRG:
Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior RPHB
Study Section:
Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention PRDP

Dr. Stacey FitzSimmons serves as the Scientific Review Officer for CSR’s Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section.

Dr. FitzSimmons is an epidemiologist who received her Ph.D. in epidemiology and MPH in health care administration at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. She was previously a Program Officer at NIDDK, where she oversaw the development and early years of the US Renal Data System. She has served in many roles in the government, academic and private research organization settings conducting epidemiologic studies and analyses and overseeing clinical research projects. Her areas of research interests include psychosocial determinants of health; and prevention, control and intervention studies of chronic diseases (cardiovascular, kidney, cancer, obesity, dementia and pulmonology), and genetic diseases (cystic fibrosis). She has extensive methodologic experience in randomized control trials, prospective, case-control studies, survey research, Phase IV safety surveillance studies including the development of patient registries, and qualitative analyses-focus groups and interviewing. Dr. FitzSimmons has authored 45 articles in peer-reviewed journals.