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Alex Fauer , BSN, RN

University of Michigan PhD
Home Ann Arbor MI United States


Alex Fauer is a second-year Ph.D. student. His dissertation will explore the sociodemographic differences in perceptions of care and health care utilization in older adults with cancer. He has worked among interdisciplinary research programs aimed at improving the health care quality and patient experiences of care of both adults and pediatric patients with cancer. He aims to develop a program of research focused on health care delivery, health disparities, health equity, and quality of care in adult oncology populations. He works clinically as a nurse on the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant unit at the University of Michigan Health System. He is a recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Rho Chapter Rising Star award; is receiving special training on using Medicare data for research; and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Oncology Nursing Society, and Academy Health.


Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Scholar – Chronic Health
Dissertation: Tentative Title: Patient-Reported Outcomes, Adverse Events, and Experiences with Care among Older Adults With Hematologic Cancers