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Kevin Knopf MD, MPH is a Health Economist and Health Services researcher as well as a practicing oncologist and site lead for oncology for Sutter Health in San Francisco. His research focuses on large scale data analytics (“big data”), patterns and quality of care in oncology, health disparities in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment, and cost-effectiveness in cancer care. He started his research career in the Health Economics and Outcomes Research Branch at the NCI involved with the patterns of care studies, SEER-Medicare database, and the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study. He is an editor at Value Based Cancer Care and the Journal of Community Oncology.
He is also Vice President of the nonprofit Rooms that Rock 4 Chemo. He has clinical faculty positions at Dartmouth Medical School and the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine; and was formerly adjunct faculty at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center. He has been a co-investigator on numerous clinical trials and is former director of clinical research at the Annapolis Oncology Center. Dr. Knopf received an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his clinical training at Northwestern Medical School, the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the National Cancer Institute. He obtained a MPH in Epidemiology and Statistics at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.