Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes


Katia Noyes.

Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes


Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes


Associate Dean for Translational and Team Science
Director, Division of Health Services Policy and Practice Professor
Professor and Director, Surgical Outcomes And Research (SOAR) Center
Department of Surgery

Research Topics

Health outcomes and quality of care assessment; economic evaluation of healthcare programs; comparative effectiveness research; multidisciplinary team science and stakeholder engagement; implementation science, and regional care delivery in surgical oncology.

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Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH, joined the department in September 2016 as professor and director of the Division of Public Health Services Policy and Practice. Previously she was a professor in the departments of Surgery and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, N.Y. She was also the scientific director of Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise (SHORE) and director of regional engagement and outcome at The Judy DiMarzo Cancer Survivorship Program for the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Noyes possesses a broad experience in health services research with expertise in health outcomes and quality of care assessment, large administrative data analytics, comparative effectiveness and economic evaluations in healthcare, as well as mixed methods and implementation research.

In in the last 10 years of her academic career, Noyes has specialized in development of multidisciplinary interventions and program implementation and has successfully built and trained interdisciplinary project teams supported by a variety of federal and private sources including the NIH, PCORI, AHRQ, among others. Noyes is director of New York State-funded Surgical Outcomes Research Training Program and mentor on several UB training grants. She is associate editor for Frontiers in Health Services journal and director of the Workforce Development Core for the Buffalo Clinical and Translation Science Institute.


  • MPH, Clinical Investigation, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 2002
  • PhD, Biophysics and Neuroscience, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 2000
  • MS, Biophysics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 1997
  • BS, Biomedical Optics, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1995

Professional Training

  • Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program, 2020-2021
  • Department Chair Leadership Program, Office of the Provost, University at Buffalo, 2020-2021
  • AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, Austin, TX, 2011
  • Scholar Advanced Research Institute in Geriatric Mental Health, Cornell Medical College, 2009-2011
  • Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2007-2009
  • Postdoctoral AHRQ/NSRA Fellow, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2000-2002

Professional Affiliations

  • AcademyHealth
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Association for Clinical and Translational Science
  • International Network for the Science of Team Science