Our Scientists

Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, Ph.D., M.P.H

E-mail Ingrid.Oakley-Girvan@cpic.org
Research Scientist II, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Consulting Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute

Research Interests

  • Reduce disparities in diagnosis, treatment, survival, and quality of life for cancer patients 
  • Conduct systems-based evaluation of genetic, molecular, environmental, social and other factors to understand disparities in breast, prostate, thyroid and other cancer diagnoses, progression and survival
  • Use NextGen approaches and community-based participatory research to evaluate disparities and to reduce them through interventions

Research Programs and Studies

Research Publications

Davis S. and Oakley-Girvan I. mHealth Education Applications Along the Cancer Continuum. Journal of Cancer Education. 2014 December 9. PMID: 25482319.

Oakley-Girvan I, Londono C, Davis S.  Text Messaging May Improve Abnormal Mammogram Follow-up in Latinas.  Cancer Care: Oncology Nursing Forum, accepted for publication 2016.

Haggstrom DA, Arora NK, Helft P, Clayman ML, Oakley-Girvan I. Follow-up care delivery among colorectal cancer survivors most often seen by primary and subspecialty care physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Nov;24 Suppl 2:S472-9. PMID: 19838853.

Arora NK, Reeve BB, Hays RD, Clauser SB, Oakley-Girvan I.  Assessment of quality of cancer-related follow-up care from the cancer survivor’s perspective.  J Clin Oncol. 2011 Apr 1;29(10):1280-9.

Oakley-Girvan I, Kolonel LN, Gallagher RP, Wu AH, Felberg A, West DW, Paffenbarger RS Jr., Whittemore AS. Stage at diagnosis and survival in a multi-ethnic cohort of prostate cancer patients. Am J Pub Health 93(10): 1753-1759, 2003.  Am J Public Health. 2003 Oct;93(10):1753-9.  PMID: 14534233



University of Michigan

B.S., 1987


Tulane University

M.P.H., 1992


Stanford University

Ph.D., 2002


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