Allison Snyderman, PhD

Assistant Attending Outcomes Research Scientist

Allison Snyderman

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Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Allison Lipitz-Snyderman is a health services researcher in the Health Outcomes Research Group and the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes.  Her research focuses on quality measurement and improvement in cancer care.  Prior to joining MSK, Dr. Lipitz-Snyderman was a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management where she also received her PhD.  


  1. Lipitz-Snyderman A, Sima CS, Atoria CL, Elkin EB, Anderson C, Blinder V, Tsai, CJ, Panageas K, & Bach PB.  Physician-driven variation in non-recommended service use among older adults diagnosed with cancer. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016 Aug. DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.4426.

  2. Lipitz-Snyderman A, Elkin EB, Atoria CL, Sima CS, Epstein A, Blinder V, Sepkowitz KA, & Bach PB.  Provider differences in use of implanted ports in older adults with cancer.  Medical care. 2015 July. P 646-652. DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000368

  3. Lipitz-Snyderman A, Sepkowitz KA, Elkin EB, Pinheiro L, Sima CS, Son CH, Atoria CL, & Bach PB.  Long-term central venous catheter use and risk of infection in older adults with cancer.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014 Jun 30. PMID: 24982458.

  4. Lipitz-Snyderman A, Steinwachs D, Needham DM, Colantuoni E, Morlock LL, Pronovost PJ.  Impact of a statewide intensive care unit quality improvement initiative on hospital mortality and length of stay.  BMJ 2011; 2-11; 342:d219.