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Erika L Moen, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Assistant Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Biomedical Data Science
The Dartmouth Institute

University of Chicago, Ph.D., 2014
University of Chicago, M.S., 2014
Brown University, B.A., 2009

Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Quantitative Biomedical Sciences

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Contact Information

One Medical Center Drive
Williamson Translational Research Building Level 3
HB 7261
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 327 Williamson
Phone: (603) 650-1976
Email: Erika.L.Moen@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

Dr. Moen’s research program uses state-of-the-art data science methods to study variation in cancer care delivery and patient outcomes. Specific interests include evaluating physician patient-sharing networks to examine access to multidisciplinary cancer care, care coordination, and how novel cancer tests and treatments are adopted by clinicians. The ultimate goal of Dr. Moen’s research is to contribute to efforts in streamlining high quality cancer care to optimize patient outcomes.

Grant Information

R37CA263936 NIH NCI
Role: PI
Title: Improving cancer health equity by targeting physician networks

P20GM104416 – Molecular Epidemiology COBRE (Karagas) (completed)
Role: Project leader
Title: The role of physician network properties in diffusion of a novel cancer technology

Courses Taught

PH147/QBS 139: Advanced Methods in Health Services Research

Mentoring Information

Ph.D. Rotations. Students interested in rotating in the Moen Lab are encouraged to contact Erika.

Selected Publications


Association between a network-based physician linchpin score and cancer patient mortality: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Moen EL, Schmidt RO, Onega T, Brooks GA, O'Malley AJ
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2023 Sep 7; pii: djad180. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djad180. Epub 2023 Sep 7.
PMID: 37676831

Broadband Data Forensics: Spatiotemporal Variations of the Download/Upload Speed Metric Commonly Used to Evaluate Potential Telehealth Accessibility.
Alford-Teaster J, Wang F, Moen EL, Cowan L, Smith RE, Tosteson ANA, Onega T
Telemed J E Health. 2023 Sep 4; doi: 10.1089/tmj.2023.0320. Epub 2023 Sep 4.
PMID: 37668655

Dissecting patterns and predictors of interhospital transfers for patients with brain metastasis.
Tong L, Medeiros L, Moen EL, Dhand A, Bi WL
J Neurosurg. 2023 Jul 14;:1-11. doi: 10.3171/2023.5.JNS222922. Epub 2023 Jul 14.
PMID: 37486906

Telehealth Use Following COVID-19 Within Patient-Sharing Physician Networks at a Rural Comprehensive Cancer Center: Cross-sectional Analysis.
Yu L, Liu YC, Cornelius SL, Scodari BT, Brooks GA, O'Malley AJ, Onega T, Moen EL
JMIR Cancer. 2023 Jan 17;9:e42334. doi: 10.2196/42334. Epub 2023 Jan 17.
PMID: 36595737

Use of a Novel Network-Based Linchpin Score to Characterize Accessibility to the Oncology Physician Workforce in the United States.
Moen EL, Brooks GA, O'Malley AJ, Schaefer A, Carlos HA, Onega T
JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Dec 1;5(12):e2245995. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.45995. Epub 2022 Dec 1.
PMID: 36525275

Using passive sensor data to probe associations of social structure with changes in personality: A synthesis of network analysis and machine learning.
Lekkas D, Gyorda JA, Moen EL, Jacobson NC
PLoS One. 2022;17(11):e0277516. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0277516. Epub 2022 Nov 30.
PMID: 36449466

The interaction of rurality and rare cancers for travel time to cancer care.
Onega T, Alford-Teaster J, Leggett C, Loehrer A, Weiss JE, Moen EL, Pollack CC, Wang F
J Rural Health. 2023 Mar;39(2):426-433. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12693. Epub 2022 Jul 12.
PMID: 35821496

Rural-Urban Differences in Breast Cancer Surgical Delays in Medicare Beneficiaries.
Zipkin RJ, Schaefer A, Wang C, Loehrer AP, Kapadia NS, Brooks GA, Onega T, Wang F, O'Malley AJ, Moen EL
Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Sep;29(9):5759-5769. doi: 10.1245/s10434-022-11834-4. Epub 2022 May 24.
PMID: 35608799

Prevalence of Children With Medical Complexity and Associations With Health Care Utilization and In-Hospital Mortality.
Leyenaar JK, Schaefer AP, Freyleue SD, Austin AM, Simon TD, Van Cleave J, Moen EL, O'Malley AJ, Goodman DC
JAMA Pediatr. 2022 Jun 1;176(6):e220687. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.0687. Epub 2022 Jun 6.
PMID: 35435932

A measure of local uniqueness to identify linchpins in a social network with node attributes.
Nemesure MD, Schwedhelm TM, Sacerdote S, O'Malley AJ, Rozema LR, Moen EL
Appl Netw Sci. 2021;6 pii: 56. doi: 10.1007/s41109-021-00400-8. Epub 2021 Jul 17.
PMID: 34938853

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