Katharine A. Rendle, PhD, MSW, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
51 North 39th Street
PPMC - Mutch 7
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9147
BA (Anthropology)
University of California, 2004.
MSW (Social Policy & Evaluation)
University of Michigan, 2007.
MA (Anthropology)
University of Michigan, 2008.
PhD (Social Work & Anthropology)
University of Michigan, 2014.
MPH (Epidemiology)
University of California, 2015.
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Description of Research Expertise

cervical cancer prevention; cancer screening; healthcare delivery research

Selected Publications

Rendle Katharine A, Schiffman Mark, Cheung Li C, Kinney Walter K, Fetterman Barbara, Poitras Nancy E, Lorey Thomas, Castle Philip E: Adherence patterns to extended cervical screening intervals in women undergoing human papillomavirus (HPV) and cytology cotesting. Preventive medicine 109: 44-50, April 2018 Notes: Epub Dec 2017.

Rendle KA, Quaife S, Brain K, Donnelly C, Forbes L, Gavin A, Harrison S, Simon A, Wardle J, Kobrin S: Assessing help-seeking for cancer-related symptoms in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom: Results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership. 42nd Annual ASPO Conference (New York City, NY) March 2018 Notes: Poster.

Roberts MC, Ferrer RA, Rendle KA, Kobrin SC, Taplin SH, Hesse BW, Klein WM: Lay beliefs about the accuracy and value of cancer screening: Findings from the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey. 42nd Annual ASPO Conference (New York City, NY) March 2018 Notes: poster.

Roberts MC, Ferrer R, Rendle KA, Kobrin S, Taplin SH, Klein WM: Mental models of cancer screening. Do people understand the harms and benefits of screening tests. American Journal of Preventive Medicine In press 2018.

Garrett S, Abramson C, Rendle KA, Dohan D: Approaches to decision-making among late-stage melanoma patients: A multifactorial investigation. Support Cancer Care In press 2018.

Halley Meghan C, Rendle Katharine A, Gugerty Brian, Lau Denys T, Luft Harold S, Gillespie Katherine A: Collecting Practice-level Data in a Changing Physician Office-based Ambulatory Care Environment: A Pilot Study Examining the Physician induction interview Component of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Vital and health statistics. Series 2, Data evaluation and methods research(176), 1-18, Nov 2017.

Abramson CM, Joslyn J, Rendle KA, Garrett S, Dohan D: The Promises of Computational Ethnography: Improving Transparency, Replicability, and Validity for Realist Approaches to Ethnographic Analysis. Ethnography Aug 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 Aug 22.

Rendle KA, Leskinen EA: Timing is everything: Exploring parental decisions to delay HPV vaccination. Qualitative Health Research 27(9): 1380-1390, July 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print (August 2016)- DOI: 10.1177/1049732316664499.

Kobrin S, Rendle KA: Principles for being theoretical—Increasing the impact of research conducted in primary care. European Journal of Cancer Care 26(3), May 2017.

Kobrin S, Rendle KA, Blake K, Oh A, Vinson C, Chambers D: The path to widespread use: The role of communication, healthcare delivery, and implementation sciences in HPV vaccination and screening. 31st International Papillomavirus Conference (Cape Town, South Africa) Feb 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

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