Behavioral Measurement & Population Science

Andrew Sussman, PhD, MCRP; Director
Dolores Guest, PhD, RD; Associate Director

The Behavioral Measurement and Population Science Shared Resource supports the development and implementation of cancer-focused population science and patient-centered research through a dedicated research infrastructure offering the following services:

  • Assistance with survey design
  • Participant recruitment, tracking and follow-up (both community- & clinic-based)
  • Qualitative and quantitative instrument design and database management
  • Community engagement approaches
  • Data entry and database development/management
  • Computerized tailoring of interventions
  • Grant development and/or IRB application support in the above areas

In addition to the services above the Shared Resource offers investigators access to:

  • Bilingual services in all areas
  • Training in data collection, survey methods and other areas as needed
  • A survey library of validated instruments for data collection in a number of areas, including:
    1. Quality of Life
    2. Nutrition and Physical Activity
    3. Patient/Provider Communications
    4. Patient Decision Making

Please contact Joe Rodman at or 505-272-6557 to set up a meeting to discuss how we can provide support for your research efforts.

Please Acknowledge BMPS in your publications.

To acknowledge use of this shared resource, please include the following in your publications: This research was partially supported by UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Grant NCI P30CA118100 and the Behavioral Measurement and Population Science shared resource.