• 5730 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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  • Research Output

    • 5730 Citations
    • 63 Article
    • 7 Review article
    • 5 Chapter
    • 1 Short survey

    Financial burden and quality of life among thyroid cancer survivors

    Mongelli, M. N., Giri, S., Peipert, B. J., Helenowski, I. B., Yount, S. E. & Sturgeon, C., Mar 2020, In : Surgery (United States). 167, 3, p. 631-637 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • 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

  • 4 Scopus citations

    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

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  • 2 Scopus citations