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Sarah Knerr

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Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Population Health


Education

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

Contact Info

email:   saknerr@uw.edu

office:   HRC 431

address:
University of Washington
3980 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195-1621

campus box:   351621
voice:   206-221-1755

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


Sainkhuu S, Cunha-Cruz J, Rogers M, Knerr S, Bekemeier B. Evaluation of Training Gaps Among Public Health Practitioners in Washington State. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2020 Aug 6. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001184. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 32810065
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Wernli KJ, Knerr S, Li T, Leppig K, Ehrlich K, Farrell D, Gao H, Bowles EJA, Graham AL, Luta G, Jayasekera J, Mandelblatt JS, Schwartz MD, O'Neill SC. Effect of Personalized Breast Cancer Risk Tool on Chemoprevention and Breast Imaging: ENGAGED-2 Trial. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 Jan 14;5(1):pkaa114. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkaa114. eCollection 2021 Feb.  PMID: 33554037    PMCID: PMC7853161
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Bowen DJ, Wang C, Cole AM, Norquist BM, Knerr S, Devine B, Shirts B, Cain K, Harris HM, Haile HG, Swisher EM. Design of a study to implement population-based risk assessment for hereditary cancer genetic testing in primary care. Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 Dec 26;101:106257. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2020.106257. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 33373667    PMCID: PMC8075171
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Wernli KJ, Bowles EA, Knerr S, Leppig KA, Ehrlich K, Gao H, Schwartz MD, O'Neill SC. Characteristics Associated with Participation in ENGAGED 2 - A Web-based Breast Cancer Risk Communication and Decision Support Trial. Perm J. 2020 Dec;24:1-4. doi: 10.7812/TPP/19.205.  PMID: 33482952
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Knerr S, West KM, Angelo FA. Organizational readiness to implement population-based screening and genetic service delivery for hereditary cancer prevention and control. J Genet Couns. 2020 Jan 22. doi: 10.1002/jgc4.1216. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 31967362
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2019
Member, thesis committee for Solongo Sainkhuu
Evaluating Training Gaps Among Public Health Practitioners in Washington State

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Centers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Hannon           Dates:    9/30/2021 - 9/29/2022

Optimizing Implementation in Cancer Control (OPTICC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
PI:   Weiner           Dates:    9/1/2021 - 8/31/2022

eMERGE IV Northwest: A partnership to evaluate the use of genomic information in the health care of diverse participants
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Jarvik           Dates:    5/1/2021 - 4/30/2022

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Hannon           Dates:    9/30/2020 - 9/29/2021

Exome sequencing in Diverse Populations in Colorado & Oregon
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
PI:   Jarvik           Dates:    6/1/2020 - 5/31/2021

eMERGE IV Northwest: A partnership to evaluate the use of genomic information in the health care of diverse participants
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Jarvik           Dates:    4/1/2020 - 3/31/2025

Implementing the moon: Getting genomic testing to the public
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Bowen           Dates:    9/1/2019 - 8/31/2024

Population Management for Hereditary Cancer Prevention: Implementation, Effectiveness, and Acceptability Within A Learning Health System
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Knerr           Dates:    4/1/2019 - 3/31/2022