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 707
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

cancer prevention and care; healthcare delivery research; mixed-methods research; clinical epidemiology; implementation science

Selected Publications

Gorman JR, Drizin JH, Al-Ghadban FA, Rendle KA: Adaptation and feasibility of a multimodal mindfulness-based intervention to promote sexual health in cancer survivorship. Transl Behav Med Epub ahead of print, June 2021.

Ogden SN, Leskinen EA, Sarma EA, Wainwright JV, Rendle KA: Effects of Message Framing on Cervical Cancer Screening Knowledge and Intentions Related to Primary HPV Testing. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) Epub ahead of print, April 2021.

Sarma EA, Quaife SL, Rendle KA, Kobrin SC: Negative cancer beliefs: Socioeconomic differences from the awareness and beliefs about cancer survey. Psychooncology 30(4), April 2021 Notes: Epub 2020 Oct 25.

National Cancer Institute’s PROSPR Consortium, Corley DA, Sedki M, Ritzwoller DP, Greenlee RT, Neslund-Dudas C, Rendle KA, Honda SA, Schottinger JE, Udaltsova N, Vachani A, Kobrin S, Li CI, Haas JS: Cancer Screening During the Coronavirus Disease-2019 Pandemic: A Perspective From the National Cancer Institute's PROSPR Consortium. Gastroenterology 160(4): 999-1002, March 2021 Notes: Epub 2020 Oct 21.

Williamson AA, Milaniak I, Watson B, Cicalese O, Fiks AG, Power TJ, Barg FK, Beidas RS, Mindell JA, & Rendle KA: Early Childhood Sleep Intervention in Urban Primary Care: Clinician and Caregiver Perspectives. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 45(8): 933-945, Sept 2020 Notes: **Awarded Best Article.

Beaber EF, Kamineni A, Kobrin SC, Tiro JA, & Rendle KA: Understanding organizational factors across diverse U.S. healthcare systems. 11th Annual International Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference (Durham, NC) June 2020 Notes: Conference Poster Accepted (peer-reviewed).

Kaufman T, Rendle KA, Aakhus E, Braun J, Bilger A, Gabriel PE, Nimgaonkar V, Shah A, Shulman L, Trotta R, Bekelman J, Barg F: Views from Patients with Cancer in the Setting of Unplanned Acute Care: Informing Approaches to Reduce Healthcare Utilization. Journal of Oncology Practice June 2020.

Effect of CT Image Reconstruction Parameters on Radiomic Phenotyping of the Lung Parenchyma: A Preliminary Study in the NCI PROSPR Screening Cohort: Effect of CT Image Reconstruction Parameters on Radiomic Phenotyping of the Lung Parenchyma: A Preliminary Study in the NCI PROSPR Screening Cohort. American Thoracic Society International Conference (Philadelphia, PA) May 2020 Notes: Conference Poster (Peer-Reviewed).

Rendle KA, Saia CA, Horst MA, Wainwright J, Barg FK, Kontos D, Schnall MD, Vachani A: More than one: Evaluating intra-system variation in the implementation and impact of lung cancer screening. 44th Annual American Society of Preventive Oncology Conference (Tucson, AZ) March 2020 Notes: Conference Poster (peer-reviewed).

Sarma E, Rendle KA, Kobrin SC: Cancer symptom awareness in the US: Sociodemographic differences in a population-based survey of adults. Prev Med 132, March 2020.

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