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Cancer Programs Staff Spotlight

Diara Escudero

Diara Escudero Senior Database Developer, National Cancer Database

Diara Escudero is the Senior Database Developer for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Cancer Programs National Cancer Database (NCDB). She received her bachelor’s degree in software engineering at Panama National University and is an Oracle Certified Professional.

Diara joined NCDB in 2019. Prior to joining ACS Cancer Programs, Diara worked as a software and database developer and systems consultant in the fields of insurance, finance, telecommunications, and education in Panama, Puerto Rico, and Chicago.

“As a member of the NCDB Information Technology team, I’m committed to providing support and contributing new ideas to improve our applications and data quality, increase efficiency, and reduce costs,” said Diara. “All of this has a ripple effect on improving the care of cancer patients.” 

In her spare time, Diara enjoys dancing, fitness activities, reading, traveling, and arts and crafts.