Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes


Katia Noyes.

Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes


Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes


Director, Division of Health Services Policy and Practice

Research Topics

Outcomes and quality of care assessment; economic evaluation of healthcare programs; comparative effectiveness research; multidisciplinary team science and stakeholder engagement; 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 professor in the Departments of Surgery and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. 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, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, among others. In 2014, she spent six months as a visiting scholar in the UK, Canada and the leading US surgical outcomes and quality assessment centers learning state-of-art strategies and approaches for multidisciplinary population-based regional oncology care. She is the chair elect for the Quality and Value Interest Group at the AcademyHealth, and the team leader for the National Cancer Institute-American Society for Clinical Oncology's Teams in Cancer Care Workgroup.  


  • 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

  • Postdoctoral AHRQ/NSRA Fellow, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2000-2002

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy
  • American College of Surgery
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • Society for Medical Decision Making