• 384 Citations
20102020

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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., Jun 6 2020, In : Health Communication. 35, 7, p. 832-841 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Correction to: Intersections of health and gender imperatives: stratified decision-making among women with a BRCA mutation (BioSocieties, (2020), 15, 2, (245-269), 10.1057/s41292-019-00154-8)

    Ross Arguedas, A. A., Scherr, C. L., Dean, M., Getachew-Smith, H. & Clements, M., Jun 1 2020, In : BioSocieties. 15, 2, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access
  • Intersections of health and gender imperatives: stratified decision-making among women with a BRCA mutation

    Ross Arguedas, A. A., Scherr, C. L., Dean, M., Getachew-Smith, H. & Clements, M., Jun 1 2020, In : BioSocieties. 15, 2, p. 245-269 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Parents’ sensemaking processes in the identification of developmental delays and engagement with early intervention services

    Scherr, C. L., Getachew-Smith, H. J., Sudec, L., Brooks, J. J. & Roberts, M., Jun 2020, In : Social Science and Medicine. 255, 112941.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Why African Americans say "no": A study of pharmacogenomic research participation

    Nooruddin, M., Scherr, C., Friedman, P., Subrahmanyam, R., Banagan, J., Moreno, D., Sathyanarayanan, M., Nutescu, E., Jeyaram, T., Harris, M., Zhang, H., Rodriguez, A., Shaazuddin, M., Perera, M. & Tuck, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 30, p. 159-166 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access