Ekaterina I. Noyes, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Ekaterina I. Noyes, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-8467
Administrative: (585) 275-6535
Fax: (585) 276-1305

Research Bio

Dr. Noyes is Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences and Scientific Director of Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise (SHORE). She is a health services researcher with expertise in quality of care assessment, comparative effectiveness, and health outcomes and economic evaluations in healthcare. She is co-Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Key Function Committee for the University of Rochester Clinical and Translation Science Institute, and co-Director of Center for Research Implementation and Translation (CRIT) at the URMC. Dr. Noyes has extensive experience working with interdisciplinary research teams on projects involving program evaluation, healthcare delivery and public health organizations funded by the NIH, AHRQ and other public and private sources.

She has over 50 publications on quality measures, reimbursement, and cost-effectiveness of medical care. Dr. Noyes is has been involved in and led studies on evaluation of quality of life, cost and quality of long-term interventions, including cost-effectiveness of treatment for bladder, breast, and colorectal cancer, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis, use of implantable cardiac defibrillators, telemedicine, and effect of frailty on costs and quality of care.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Poster Award | International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Researc | 14th Annual European Congress, Madrid, Spain 2011
Dean's Teaching Fellowship | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, NY 2007
Best Short Course Presentation | Society for Medical Decision Making 27th Annual Meeting | San Francisco, CA 2005
Best Podium Presentation | International Society for Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research | Arlington, Virginia 2004
Excellence in Research Incentive Award | University of Rochester Medical School | Rochester, NY 2004
Graduate Student Society Travel Award for First-Time Presentation | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, NY 1997
Russian Presidential Scholarship for Research Abroad | Russia 1994 - 1995

Recent Journal Articles

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2015 Nov 14
Aquina CT, Probst CP, Kelly KN, Iannuzzi JC, Noyes K, Fleming FJ, Monson JR. "Reply to: "Groin hernia repair, surgeon volume and patient reported outcome measures (PROMs)"." Surgery. 2015 Nov 14; Epub 2015 Nov 14.
2015 Nov 11
Aquina CT, Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Iannuzzi JC, Kelly KN, Hensley BJ, Rickles AS, Noyes K, Fleming FJ, Monson JR. "High volume improves outcomes: The argument for centralization of rectal cancer surgery." Surgery. 2015 Nov 11; Epub 2015 Nov 11.
2015 Nov 6
Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Aquina CT, Tejani MA, Hensley BJ, González MG, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Watch and Wait?-Elevated Pretreatment CEA Is Associated with Decreased Pathological Complete Response in Rectal Cancer." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2015 Nov 6; Epub 2015 Nov 06.
2015 Nov
Aquina CT, Blumberg N, Probst CP, Becerra AZ, Hensley BJ, Iannuzzi JC, Gonzalez MG, Deeb AP, Noyes K, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Significant Variation in Blood Transfusion Practice Persists following Upper GI Cancer Resection." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2015 Nov; 19(11):1927-37. Epub 2015 Aug 12.
2015 Sep 10
Gewandter JS, Dale W, Magnuson A, Pandya C, Heckler CE, Lemelman T, Roussel B, Ifthikhar R, Dolan J, Noyes K, Mohile SG. "Associations between a patient-reported outcome (PRO) measure of sarcopenia and falls, functional status, and physical performance in older patients with cancer." Journal of geriatric oncology. 2015 Sep 10; Epub 2015 Sep 10.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Research (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)
Professor - Center for Community Health


MPH | Public Health | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent2002
PhD | Biophysics | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent2000
MS | Neuroscience | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1997
BS | Physics | Middlebury College1995