Clara Lam, PhD is a mathematical statistician in the Surveillance Research Program in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute. Her research focus areas include the development and improvement of cancer treatment linkage claims data, population-based cancer statistics and trends. Dr. Lam received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology at Brandeis University. She received her Master of Public Health and Doctor of Philosophy from The George Washington University. While pursuing her PhD, she was a Clinical Research Training Award pre-doctoral fellow in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, where she worked on several projects related to non-Hodgkin lymphoma, cancer treatments, and second cancers research.