Behavioral Measurement & Population Sciences

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

The Behavioral Measurement and Population Sciences 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.