Ivana T. Croghan
Ivana T. Croghan received her B.S. degree in biology from Pace University in White Plains, NY, USA; her M.S. degree in natural science from SUNY in Buffalo, NY, USA; and her Ph.D. degree in epidemiology from the same university. She currently works as an Associate Professor of internal medicine at the Mayo Graduate School, Rochester, MN, USA, and a Collaborative Scientist in internal medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. She currently serves as the Program Manager for the Department of Medicine Clinical Research Office as well as the Nicotine Research Program, both at Mayo Clinic. Her own research interests have focused on the areas of community-based interventions for smoking cessation and obesity, including work with varied populations such as women and adolescents, Alaska natives, and other diverse ethnic groups on an international basis. She is interested in health care disparities as they relate to women and adolescents. For the past 27 years, Dr. Croghan's expertise has been in research design and organizing clinical trials. She has delivered numerous lectures to Mayo Clinic faculty and students and presented at national and international meetings. She serves as a reviewer for several prominent medical journals and as an international consultant for a tobacco journal in Italy, and she has served on several research committees at Mayo Clinic, including the Institutional Review Board. Dr. Croghan has worked with academia, governmental research bodies, and US and European pharmaceutical companies. She has coordinated more than 170 prospective clinical trials and more than 100 retrospective trials, been an active strategist in both multisite and multiple-country studies of rather considerable complexity, and been an author of more than 120 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Biography Updated on 26 November 2013