Gila Neta, PhD, MPP is an Epidemiologist and Program Director for the Implementation Science Team in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Prior to joining DCCPS in 2013, she conducted postdoctoral epidemiologic research within the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch, focusing on the potential unintended health effects of radiologic medical technologies.
Dr. Neta received her Master of Public Policy degree at the University of California at Berkeley and her Doctorate in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She conducted her doctoral dissertation work at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.
Dr. Neta’s programmatic and research interests within implementation science include training, portfolio analysis, the use of PRECIS criteria in evaluating pragmatic trials, shared decision making and cancer screening, de-implementation, and the use of standardized measurement and evaluation. Dr. Neta co-leads the organization of the NIH-sponsored Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. She co-leads the NIH D&I working group, a trans-NIH initiative providing leadership and vision for implementation science across the NIH. She also serves on the Education Committee for the American College of Epidemiology and the Symposium Committee for the Epidemiology Congress of the Americas.