Natasha Schaefer-Solle, PhD, RN

Research Assistant Professor

Division of Population Health and Computational Medicine

Department of Medicine 

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Research Interest :

Dr. Schaefer-Solle is a nurse scientist with research interest in cancer disparities and occupational health. Her work has focused primarily on women’s health and improving cancer screening behaviors for underserved individuals.  More recently she has been collaborating and co-leading the Sylvester Firefighter Cancer Initiative on research projects to document the cancer burden in the Florida Fire Service, integrate new methods of workplace cancer screenings, and evaluate workplace interventions to reduce cancer risk.    


Role in the Project: Co-Director/ Investigator


Dr. Schaefer-Solle serves serves as one the principal investigators of the overall Firefighter Cancer Initiative and leads the Colorectal Cancer Screening Project and the Thyroid Screening Project.