Moffitt Cancer Center Executive Leadership


Dana Rollison, PhD

Vice President and Chief Data Officer

Dana Rollison, PhD, is vice president, chief data officer and the associate center director of Data Science at Moffitt Cancer Center. Her role provides oversight of three areas:

• Leadership of the Office of Health Data Services, with administrative oversight of three departments dedicated to providing access to high-quality patient data, including Cancer Registry, Data Quality & Business Intelligence (DQBI), and Health and Research Informatics & Enterprise Wide Analytics (HRI & EWAS).

• 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.

Leadership of Quantitative Science, which includes the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and the Department of Integrated Mathematical Oncology.

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.