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Suzanne Kneuper Linder, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Instructor, Department of General Internal Medicine - Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2010 The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, PHD, Behavioral Science
2001 Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, MA, Health Psychology
1999 Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University), San Marcos, TX, BS, cum laude, Psychology

Postgraduate Training

2/2010-2/2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Robert J Volk, PhD

Honors and Awards

2012 Top 10 Most Academically Productive Graduates for 2007-2011, Health Promotion and Behavioral Science Faculty, The University of Texas School of Public Health
2010 Delta Omega, Honorary Public Health Society
2010 Outstanding Trainee Abstract, Society of Behavioral Medicine's Health Decision Making Special Interest Group
2007-2009 Junior Faculty, Dartmouth Medical School, Summer Institute of Informed Patient Choice
2006-2009 Predoctoral Fellowship (#R25CA577), Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute
2002 First Place Poster Award for Health Behavior, Kelsey Seybold Research Foundation
1999 Member, Psi Chi Honor Society

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Trevena LJ, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Edwards A, Gaissmaier W, Galesic M, Han PKJ, King J, Lawson ML, Linder SK, Lipkus I, Ozanne E, Peters E, Timmerman D, Woloshin S. Presenting quantitative information about decision outcomes: a risk communication primer for patient decision aid developers. BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making. In Press.
2. Mobley A, Linder SK, Braeuer R, Ellis LM, Zwelling L. A survey on data reproducibility in cancer research provides insights into our limited ability to translate findings from the laboratory to the clinic. PLOS One 8(5):e63221, 5/2013.
3. Volk RJ, Linder SK, Kallen MA, Galliher JM, Spano MS, Mullen PD, Spann SJ. Primary care physicians' use of an informed decision-making process for prostate cancer screening. Ann Fam Med 11(1):67-74, 1/2013. PMID: 23319508.
4. Linder SK, Swank PR, Vernon SW, Morgan RO, Mullen PD, Volk RJ. Is a prostate cancer screening anxiety measure invariant across two different samples of age-appropriate men? BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:52, 2012. e-Pub 6/8/2012. PMCID: PMC3408324.
5. Linder SK, Swank PR, Vernon SW, Mullen PD, Morgan RO, Volk RJ. Validity of a low literacy version of the Decisional Conflict Scale. Patient Educ Couns 85(3):521-4, 12/2011. e-Pub 2/5/2011. PMCID: PMC3121898.
6. Finnie RK, Felder TM, Linder SK, Mullen PD. Beyond reading level: a systematic review of the suitability of cancer education print and Web-based materials. J Cancer Educ 25(4):497-505, 12/2010. PMCID: PMC2933274.
7. Linder SK, Hawley ST, Cooper CP, Scholl LE, Jibaja-Weiss M, Volk RJ. Primary care physicians' reported use of pre-screening discussions for prostate cancer screening: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Fam Pract 10:19, 2009. e-Pub 3/18/2009. PMCID: PMC2666644.
8. Volk RJ, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Hawley ST, Kneuper S, Spann SJ, Miles BJ, Hyman DJ. Entertainment education for prostate cancer screening: a randomized trial among primary care patients with low health literacy. Patient Educ Couns 73(3):482-9, 12/2008. e-Pub 8/29/2008. PMCID: PMC2867348.
9. Hawley ST, Volk RJ, Krishnamurthy P, Jibaja-Weiss M, Vernon SW, Kneuper S. Preferences for colorectal cancer screening among racially/ethnically diverse primary care patients. Med Care 46(9 Suppl 1):S10-6, 9/2008. PMID: 18725820.
10. Volk RJ, Hawley ST, Kneuper S, Holden EW, Stroud LA, Cooper CP, Berkowitz JM, Scholl LE, Saraykar SS, Pavlik VN. Trials of decision aids for prostate cancer screening: a systematic review. Am J Prev Med 33(5):428-434, 11/2007. PMID: 17950409.
11. Goodrick GK, Kneuper S, Steinbauer JR. Stress perceptions in community clinic: a pilot survey of patients and physicians. J Community Health 30(2):75-88, 4/2005. PMID: 15810562.
12. Buck DS, Monteiro FM, Kneuper S, Rochon D, Clark DL, Melillo A, Volk RJ. Design and validation of the Health Professionals' Attitudes Toward the Homeless Inventory (HPATHI). BMC Med Educ 5(1):2, 1/10/2005. e-Pub 1/10/2005. PMCID: PMC545068.

Last updated: 12/9/2013