Karen Wernli

Affiliate Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Affiliate Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2006
MS Epidemiology, University of Texas, 1998
BS Animal Physiology, University of California (San Diego), 1995



1730 Minor Ave., Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101

Research Interests

Comparative effectiveness research; cancer screening and diagnostic, preventive services, methodology

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Trends in Annual Surveillance Mammography Participation Among Breast Cancer Survivors From 2004 to 2016.
(2022 Apr)
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 20(4): 379-386.e9
Lowry KP, Callaway KA, Lee JM, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF, Kerlikowske K, Wernli KJ, Kurian AW, Henderson LM, Stout NK

Understanding Patient and Clinical Stakeholder Perspectives to Improve Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening.
(2021 Jun 2)
Perm J 25():
Wernli KJ, Tuzzio L, Brush S, Ehrlich K, Gao H, Anderson ML, Palazzo L

Breast Density Knowledge in a Screening Mammography Population Exposed to Density Notification.
(2022 May)
J Am Coll Radiol 19(5): 615-624
Smith RE, Sprague B, Henderson LM, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL, Buist DSM, Wernli KJ, Onega T, Schifferdecker K, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Johnson D, Budesky J, Tosteson ANA

Interim Estimates of 2021-22 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness - United States, February 2022.
(2022 Mar 11)
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 71(10): 365-370
Chung JR, Kim SS, Kondor RJ, Smith C, Budd AP, Tartof SY, Florea A, Talbot HK, Grijalva CG, Wernli KJ, Phillips CH, Monto AS, Martin ET, Belongia EA, McLean HQ, Gaglani M, Reis M, Geffel KM, Nowalk MP, DaSilva J, Keong LM, Stark TJ, Barnes JR, Wentworth DE, Brammer L, Burns E, Fry AM, Patel MM, Flannery B

Cross-ancestry Genome-wide Association Studies of Sex Hormone Concentrations in Pre- and Postmenopausal Women.
(2022 Apr 1)
Endocrinology 163(4):
Haas CB, Hsu L, Lampe JW, Wernli KJ, Lindström S

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