• 5504 Citations
1991 …2025
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Research Interests

Dr. Yount received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a specialty in Health Psychology, in 1995 from the University of Miami. She completed a clinical internship in health psychology at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Psychology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. She joined the Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in May 2009.

Dr. Yount is a health outcomes researcher with interests in the development, validation and application of patient-reported outcomes measures (such as health-related quality of life, symptoms, and health status). In particular, she is interested in applying patient-reported outcomes measures to improving the clinical care, health status and quality of life of individuals with chronic conditions.

Dr. Yount is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in a range of health and medical conditions, with a special focus on oncology.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Miami

… → 1995

Research interests

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Medical Psychology
  • Oncology
  • Outcome Measures
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes
  • Psychological Issues of Patients Dealing with Medical Illness
  • Psychology

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Grants 2007 2025

Electronic Health Records
Symptom Assessment
Ambulatory Care
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Tobacco Use Disorder
Smoking Cessation
Information Systems
Atopic Dermatitis

Research Output 1991 2019

  • 5504 Citations
  • 61 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Short survey

Assessment of Self-Management Treatment Needs Among COPD Helpline Callers

Mathew, A. R., Guzman, M., Bridges, C., Yount, S., Kalhan, R. & Hitsman, B. L., Feb 1 2019, In : COPD. 16, 1, p. 82-88 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Care
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Smoking Cessation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical factors associated with worse quality-of-life scores in United States thyroid cancer survivors

Goswami, S., Peipert, B. J., Mongelli, M. N., Kurumety, S. K., Helenowski, I. B., Yount, S. E. & Sturgeon, C., Jul 2019, In : Surgery (United States). 166, 1, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Neoplasms
Quality of Life
Information Systems

Development and initial validation of the PROMIS®-Plus-HF profile measure

Ahmad, F. S., Kallen, M. A., Schifferdecker, K. E., Carluzzo, K. L., Yount, S. E., Gelow, J. M., McCullough, P. A., Kimmel, S. E., Fisher, E. S. & Cella, D., Jun 1 2019, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 12, 6, e005751.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Information Systems
Heart Failure
Health Status
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
3 Citations (Scopus)

Post-thyroidectomy neck appearance and impact on quality of life in thyroid cancer survivors

Kurumety, S. K., Helenowski, I. B., Goswami, S., Peipert, B. J., Yount, S. & Sturgeon, C., Jun 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States). 165, 6, p. 1217-1221 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Neoplasms
Quality of Life