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Janice N. Cormier, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2002 Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, MPH, Clinical Effectiveness
1991 University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, MD, Medicine
1986 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, BS, Biology/Biochemistry

Board Certifications

12/2008 American Board of Surgery

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2007-8/2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 12/2002-8/2007
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2002-8/2007
Junior Faculty Associate, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/1999-6/2002

Military or Other Governmental Service

Lieutenant-Commander, United States Public Health Service, 6/1994-6/1997

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Credentials Committee of the Medical Staff (CCMS), 2008-2011
Member, Quality of Life Advisory Committee, 2005-present

Honors and Awards

2010-2011 Texas Best Doctors in America Award, Best Doctors, Inc.
2008 Outstanding Teaching Award for Research, Surgical Oncology Fellows, Department of Surgical Oncology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
2007 Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Lymphedema, Lymphedema "D" Day Award, National Lymphedema Network
2006 Excellent Review Award, Office of Protocol Research, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
2006 Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Lymphedema, Lymphedema "D" Day Award, National Lymphedema Network
2003 Career Development Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
1999 Outstanding Woman Surgeon, Chief Resident Award, Association of Women Surgeons

Professional Memberships

AcademyHealth
Member, 2008-present
American Association for Cancer Research
Active Member, 2000-present
American College of Surgeons
Fellow, 2004-present
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
Member, 2003-present
American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP)
Executive Committee, 10/2008-present
American Public Health Association
Member, 2003-2011
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Member, Joint ASCO-SSO Guideline on Sentinel Node Biopsy (SNB) in Melanoma Panel, 11/2008-present
Lifelong Learning Subcommittee of the Professional Development Committee, 2007-2010
Cancer Education Committee, Sarcoma/Bone and Soft Tissue Cancers Track Team, 2004-2007
Fellow Representative, Cancer Education Committee, 2000-2001
Member, 1999-present
Fellows Task Force, 1999-2001
Association of Women Surgeons
Member, 1998-present
Connective Tissue Oncology Society
Member, 1999-present
Drug Information Association
Member, 1999-2000
Harris County Medical Society, Houston, TX
Member, 2007-present
International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF) International Advisory Board (IAB)
Member, 4/2009-present
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
Member, 2003-present
International Society for Quality of Life Research
Member, 2003-present
National Lymphedema Network (NLN)
Scientific Program Committee, 2006-present
Medical Advisory Committee, Chair, 2005-2009
Medical Advisory Committee, 2004-present
Research Committee, 2004-2010
Society for Melanoma Research
Member, 2004-2007
Society of Clinical Trials
Member, 2000-2008
Society of Medical Decision Making (SMDM)
Member, 2001-present
Society of Surgical Oncology
Outcomes Research Committee, 2008-2010
Outcomes Research Task Force, 2007-2008
Member, 2004-present
Clinical Affairs Committee, 2004-2007
Society of University Surgeons
Committee on Publications, 1/2009-present
Program Committee, 2008-2011
Member, 2005-2012
Texas Medical Association, Austin, TX
Member, 2007-present
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, H. William Scott Society
Member, 1999-present

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Effective surveillance strategies for melanoma patients
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 12/7/2007 - 11/30/2012
 
Title: Postmarking surveillance of toxicities associated with cancer chemotherapy
Funding Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Role: Collaborator
Principal Investigator: Xianglin L. Du, M.D., Ph.D.
Duration: 4/1/2007 - 3/31/2012
 
Title: Assessing outcomes in patients with melanoma
Funding Source: NIH
Role: Principal Investigator-MDACC
Principal Investigator: Robert Bast, M.D.
Duration: 9/1/2003 - 8/31/2006
 
Title: Development of a Markov decision model for patients with melanoma
Funding Source: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 7/1/2003 - 6/30/2006
 
Title: Outcomes by Ethnicity: Sentinel lymph node status in women with breast cancer
Funding Source: Department of Defense (DOD)
Role: Collaborator
Principal Investigator: Mary Alice Hassett, B.S.N., R.N.
Duration: 7/27/2000 - 4/23/2007

Last updated: 7/25/2013