Cancer Prevention and Outcomes Data Support Shared Resource

Overview of Services

The primary mission of the Cancer Prevention and Outcomes Data Support (CPODS) SR is to support participant recruitment, data collection, and management of diverse research projects, including surveys, observational studies, randomized controlled trials, implementation science and cancer care delivery research, program evaluation, and qualitative research studies. Our services include:

Consultation, Education, and Training

  • Consultation on the design and development of surveys, interview guides, and interventions
  • Training of study personnel to use the cloud-based software solution

Participant Recruitment and Tracking

  • Participant recruitment (via mail, email, SMS, web-based, in-person)
  • Bilingual staff available for recruitment of Spanish-speaking participants
  • Customizable study databases for the tracking of participant recruitment and retention

Project Management

  • Automated research study management tools
  • Longitudinal workflow automation

Survey Data Collection and Management

  • Electronic data collection (e.g., mobile and online surveys)
  • Coordination of translation of surveys and multi-lingual data collection

Qualitative Data Collection, Management, and Analysis

  • In-person, telephone, or web-based data collection of focus groups, key informants, and depth interviews
  • Coordination of translation and transcription of audio recordings
  • Qualitative coding, preparation of themes, and analysis using Atlas software


 Elisa Bandera, MD, PhD       Director
 Jeanne Ferrante, MD, MPH    Co-Director
 Carolina Lozada, MPH    Manager
 Myneka Macenat, MPH    Program Coordinator

Location and hours of operation

 Hours  Location
 Monday-Friday  120 Albany Street
 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Links and Resources

  1. Cancer Prevention and Outcomes Data Support Shared Resource
  2. Rutgers iLab User Manuals
  3. Rutgers iLab Video Tutorials
  4. Rutgers iLab FAQs
  5. Rutgers Research


Name Role Phone Email Location
Carolina Lozada, MPH
120 Albany Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Myneka Macenat, MPH
Program Coordinator
120 Albany Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901