Moffitt Cancer Center Executive Leadership


Dana Rollison, PhD

Vice President and Chief Data Officer

Dana Rollison, PhD, is vice president and chief data officer at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Rollison assumed the then-newly created role (formerly VP and Chief Health Information Officer) in 2010, and has steered the evolution of its scope of responsibilities in three areas:

• Leadership of the Office of Health Data Services, with administrative oversight of four departments dedicated to providing access to high-quality patient data, including Cancer Registry, Information Shared Services, Data Quality and Standards, and Health and Research Informatics (HRI).

• Continuing development  and infrastructure planning for Moffitt’s HRI platform (the center’s enterprise wide data warehouse) and setting executive vision for Moffitt’s Enterprise Wide Analytics Strategy (EWAS) in support of translational research, clinical pathways and accountable care analytics, and the practice of personalized medicine

• Co-principal investigator of the Total Cancer Care® protocol and co-chair of the Total Cancer Care® Steering Committee

Dr. Rollison is also a member of Moffitt’s research faculty, with a primary focus on the role of viral infections in cancer etiology and on the epidemiology of cutaneous and hematologic malignancies. To learn more about Dr. Rollison’s research, click here.

Dr. Rollison earned her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Miami and completed her master's, doctoral and postdoctoral training in cancer epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University. She joined Moffitt in 2004 as an assistant member in the Cancer Epidemiology Program. She was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2010. From 2005 to 2010, she served as scientific director of Moffitt's Cancer Registry, facilitating the use of Cancer Registry data for research and augmenting its value through linkage to other data captured electronically as part of Moffitt's Total Cancer Care® initiative.