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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


Reed AK, Kohn MJ, Stayman S, Cole AM, Ko CW, Konnick EQ, Swanson PE, Zhang Y, Knerr S. Patient navigation for hereditary colorectal cancer: Design of a randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of pathways to genetic counseling. Contemp Clin Trials. 2022 May;116:106735. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.106735. Epub 2022 Mar 21.  PMID: 35331945
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Angelo F, Veenstra D, Knerr S, Devine B. Prevalence and prediction of medical distrust in a┬ádiverse medical genomic research sample. Genet Med. 2022 Apr 6. pii: S1098-3600(22)00697-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.03.007. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 35384843
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Muessig KR, Zepp JM, Keast E, Shuster EE, Reyes AA, Arnold B, Ingphakorn C, Gilmore MJ, Kauffman TL, Hunter JE, Knerr S, Feigelson HS, Goddard KAB. Retrospective assessment of barriers and access to genetic services for hereditary cancer syndromes in an integrated health care delivery system. Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2022 Feb 10;20(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s13053-022-00213-5.  PMID: 35144679    PMCID: PMC8832647
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Conley CC, 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. Using Protection Motivation Theory to Predict Intentions for Breast Cancer Risk Management: Intervention Mechanisms from a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Cancer Educ. 2021 Nov 23. doi: 10.1007/s13187-021-02114-y. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 34813048    PMCID: PMC9124715
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Mittendorf KF, Knerr S, Kauffman TL, Lindberg NM, Anderson KP, Feigelson HS, Gilmore MJ, Hunter JE, Joseph G, Kraft SA, Zepp JM, Syngal S, Wilfond BS, Goddard KAB. Systemic Barriers to Risk-Reducing Interventions for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: Implications for Health Care Inequities. JCO Precis Oncol. 2021 Nov 3;5. pii: PO.21.00233. doi: 10.1200/PO.21.00233. eCollection 2021. Review.  PMID: 34778694    PMCID: PMC8585306
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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:    9/30/2022 - 9/29/2023

Optimizing Implementation in Cancer Control (OPTICC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
PI:   Weiner           Dates:    9/1/2022 - 8/31/2023

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

Exome sequencing in Diverse Populations in Colorado & Oregon
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
PI:   Jarvik           Dates:    6/1/2020 - 5/31/2022

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:    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