Dr. Sujha Subramanian is a Fellow and Senior Health Economist at RTI International. Dr. Subramanian is leading expert in conducting economic evaluations, specifically related to cancer programs. In the past 15 years, she has directed several program evaluations, including the assessment of the cost and effectiveness of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, and the National Program of Cancer Registries. Dr. Subramanian is also leading the economic evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program. These evaluations will identify overall efficiencies and cost-effectiveness of the programs.
In an attempt to better understand the costs, benefits, and harms of personalized screening regiments, Dr. Subramanian is leading two projects that use agent-based models to determine optimal approaches for screening for colorectal and breast cancer. She has developed costing methodologies for clinical outcomes studies, performed several assessments using patient reported data, and directed studies on racial disparities using Medicaid claims linked with cancer registry data. Dr. Subramanian is leading two projects that use agent-based models to determine optimal approaches for screening for colorectal and breast cancer. She has authored or co-authored more than 65 technical reports, publications, peer-reviewed journal articles, and book chapters.