• 345 Citations
20102023

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Research Interests

Courtney Scherr's research agenda focuses on the theory guided design and evaluation of messages containing scientific information about risk to patients. The goal of her work is to increase patient understanding, engage patients in informed decision making, and increase adherence to medical recommendations. Her current projects examine the communication of hereditary cancer risk and patient outcomes from genetic testing.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Health Communication, PhD, Purdue University

Communication Arts; International Relations, MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Communication, MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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A Framework for Pilot Testing Health Risk Video Narratives

Scherr, C. L., Nam, K., Augusto, B., Kasting, M. L., Caldwell, M., Lee, M. C., Meade, C. D., Pal, T., Quinn, G. P. & Vadaparampil, S. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Health Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A randomized controlled intervention to promote readiness to genetic counseling for breast cancer survivors

    Kasting, M. L., Conley, C. C., Hoogland, A. I., Scherr, C. L., Kim, J., Thapa, R., Reblin, M., Meade, C. D., Lee, M. C., Pal, T., Quinn, G. P. & Vadaparampil, S. T., May 2019, In : Psycho-oncology. 28, 5, p. 980-988 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    A review of African Americans' beliefs and attitudes about genomic studies: Opportunities for message design

    Scherr, C. L., Ramesh, S., Marshall-Fricker, C. & Perera, M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, JUN, 548.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Correction to: Intersections of health and gender imperatives: stratified decision-making among women with a BRCA mutation (BioSocieties, (2019), 10.1057/s41292-019-00154-8)

    Ross Arguedas, A. A., Scherr, C. E. L., Dean, M., Getachew-Smith, H. & Clements, M., Jan 1 2019, In : BioSocieties.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access
  • Health beliefs associated with readiness for genetic counseling among high risk breast cancer survivors

    Reblin, M., Kasting, M. L., Nam, K., Scherr, C. E. L., Kim, J., Thapa, R., Meade, C. D., Lee, M. C., Pal, T., Quinn, G. P. & Vadaparampil, S. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Breast Journal. 25, 1, p. 117-123 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations