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Sarah M. Knerr

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Acting Assistant Professor, Health Services


PhD   University of Washington, 2015   (Health Services)
MPH   University of Washington, 2011   (Public Health Genetics)
BA   Vassar College, 2007   (Biochemistry)

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Cancer prevention and control; translational genomics; stakeholder engagement; health and health care disparities

Knerr S, Wernli KJ, Leppig K, Ehrlich K, Graham AL, Farrell D, Evans C, Luta G, Schwartz MD, O'Neill SC. A web-based personalized risk communication and decision-making tool for women with dense breasts: Design and methods of a randomized controlled trial within an integrated health care system. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Feb 28. pii: S1551-7144(16)30290-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.02.009. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28257920    PMCID: PMC5473364

Knerr S, Hu EY, Zeliadt SB. Incidence of Neutropenia in Veterans Receiving Lung Cancer Chemotherapy: A Comparison of Administrative Coding and Electronic Laboratory Data. EGEMS (Wash DC). 2017 Mar 13;5(1):1269. doi: 10.13063/2327-9214.1269. eCollection 2017.  PMID: 28459084    PMCID: PMC5389434

Knerr S, Bowen DJ, Beresford SA, Wang C. Genetic causal beliefs about obesity, self-efficacy for weight control, and obesity-related behaviours in a middle-aged female cohort. Psychol Health. 2016 Apr;31(4):420-35. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2015.1115503. Epub 2016 Jan 2.  PMID: 26542069    PMCID: PMC4769980

Malen R, Knerr S, Delgado F, Fullerton SM, Thompson B. Rural Mexican-Americans' perceptions of family health history, genetics, and disease risk: implications for disparities-focused research dissemination. J Community Genet. 2016 Jan;7(1):91-6. doi: 10.1007/s12687-015-0245-1. Epub 2015 Jul 4.  PMID: 26141228    PMCID: PMC4715818

Knerr S, Hohl SD, Molina Y, Neuhouser ML, Li CI, Coronado GD, Fullerton SM, Thompson B. Engaging Study Participants in Research Dissemination at a Center for Population Health and Health Disparities. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2016;10(4):569-576. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2016.0065.  PMID: 28569682    PMCID: PMC5499536