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)

Decision quality and regret with treatment decisions in women with breast cancer: Pre-operative breast MRI and breast density.
(2022 Aug)
Breast Cancer Res Treat 194(3): 607-616
Wernli KJ, Smith RE, Henderson LM, Zhao W, Durham DD, Schifferdecker K, Kaplan C, Buist DSM, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL, Onega T, Alsheik NH, Sprague BL, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Budesky J, Johnson D, Tosteson ANA

Multiplex Detection of Antibody Landscapes to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)/Influenza/Common Human Coronaviruses Following Vaccination or Infection With SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza.
(2022 Oct 3)
Clin Infect Dis 75(Supplement_2): S271-S284
Li ZN, Liu F, Jefferson S, Horner L, Carney P, Johnson MDL, King JP, Martin ET, Zimmerman RK, Wernli K, Gaglani M, Thompson M, Flannery B, Stevens J, Tumpey T, Levine MZ

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

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