Portrait of Market Research Director, Abigail Newell

Abigail Newell, PhD

Director, Market Research

Abigail Newell, MA is a Director of Market Research at Cancer Support Community. Abigail is responsible for designing and conducting mixed methodology research projects on health service delivery, patient experiences, and their quality of life. Her research interests include intersectional health disparities, political advocacy, and health equity among Black, Latine, and LGBTQ+ communities. Prior to joining CSC, she collaborated on four academic research teams at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, performed program evaluation for sexual health non-profit SHIFT NC, and served as an assistant editor for Social Forces journal and reproductive justice advocate for non-profit Deeds not Words. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she is an award-winning undergraduate instructor, where she received her PhD in sociology.