Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Simon Laboratory

All Projects

Please see all of the Simon Lab's current projects below.

Cancer Equity

Chicago Center for Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC) 

Northwestern University Cancer Health Equity Research SPORE (NU-CHERS) 

Diversity in Clinical Trials


Precision Medicine Initiative

Biospecimen Management Program (BMaP)

Cancer 101 Biospeciment/Biobanking Pilot Project

Clinical Trial and Biobanking Research Communication Tool

Diversification of Cancer Clinical and Biospecimen Research Education Program

Education & Training

"Career911: Your Future Job in Medicine" - A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Women’s Reproductive Health Research Career Development Award Program

Healthy Aging

SEED: Suicide Prevention through Behavioral Education in Chinese Older Adults

Population Study of Chinese Elderly in Chicago (PINE)

Patient Navigation

Chinatown Patient Navigation Program

State of Illinois Patient Navigation Pilot Evaluation

Building Breast Cancer Community Navigation in Chicago

Quality Improvement for Medically Underserved

Piloting the 4R Oncology model for metastatic breast cancer care: Breast Cancer Care Processes (Diagnosis, Treatment and Supportive Care)

4R Care Delivery Model for reshaping women’s cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment initiation

Women’s Reproductive Health

Texting for Diabetes Success Project

Understanding and Enhancing Women with Disabilities’ Use of Cancer Screening

LitCog in Pregnancy Study

Engaging the Community to Assess Contraceptive Behavior in Latina Adolescents and Young Adults

Collaborative Breast Cancer Care Process Improvement for the Medically Underserved

The Simon Lab welcomes your questions. For more information, please email