Robert S. Hauser, PharmD, PhD - Senior Director, External Relations, CancerLinQ

Dr. Hauser joined ASCO in 2011. He has more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience in health economic and strategy planning services related to clinical trial development, oncology registries, EMR systems, informatics, and business development. In his most recent position as Director of Operations and Informatics at the International Oncology Network (ION), he was responsible for developing strategy for the use of informatics data, providing analytics for Oncology Managed Care Initiatives, and for developing proposals, budgets, and the execution of projects from inception to completion. He spent six years as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Geriatric Oncology Consortium, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization where he managed daily business operations as well as business development and fundraising activities. He also spent two years with the research/consulting firm Abt Associates where he helped conduct economic and strategic planning for major pharmaceutical and medical device clients.

Rob lives in Maryland and received his post-graduate education at the University of Texas-Austin. His PhD dissertation focused on the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer. While working on his PhD, Dr. Hauser had clinical responsibilities at Southwest Regional Cancer Center and Owen Healthcare, both based in Austin.