Current Role at Stanford

At the Stanford Cancer Institute, Ms. Mesia is working in cancer control and clinical research to reduce the burdens of cancer and promote health equity. As Program Director for Community Research and Capacity-Building, she is responsible for leading efforts that enhance collaborations, community health planning, and program/project delivery with community and research partnerships. She is also managing the cancer clinical trials outreach-recruitment services and activities, which seeks to enhance knowledge and foster inclusive community access to cancer research.

Education & Certifications

  • Ph.D., Lancaster University, Public Health

All Publications

  • Development of a Mobile Health App (TOGETHERCare) to Reduce Cancer Care Partner Burden: Product Design Study JMIR Formative Research Oakley-Girvan, I., Davis, S. W., Kurian, A. W., Rosas, L. G., Daniels, J., Palesh, O. G., Mejia, R. J., Kamal, A. H., Longmire, M., Divi, V. 2021; 5 (8)

    View details for DOI 10.2196/22608

  • Incorporating cultural values and use of technology platforms may help outreach Asian Americans in cancer clinical trial participation International Journal of Healthcare Sun, A., Dang, J., Cuaresma, C., Valdez-Dadia, A., Mesia, R., Lo, P., Chow, E., Nguyen, T., Chen, Jr., M. 2018; 4 (2)

    View details for DOI 10.5430/ijh.v4n2p34

  • The Cancer Information Service: Using CBPR in Building Community Capacity. J Cancer Educ Davis SW, Cassel K, Moseley MA, Mesia R, De Herrera PA, Kornfeld J, Perocchia R 2011; 26 (1): 51-57