Patty Carney, PhD
Patricia A. Carney, PhD
Patricia A. Carney, PhD, is currently Professor of Family Medicine and of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR.
Dr. Carney received her PhD from the University of Washington. Her doctoral training included two specialty areas: Health Services Research (Public Health and Community Medicine), and Educational Psychology. Dr. Carney has contributed to the development of several research grants in breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening, detection and diagnosis funded by the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the American Cancer Society. She has also developed educational research programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology. She has led or contributed to nearly 170 publications in these research areas. In 2009, she received the NAPCRG President's Award for her contributions to research in primary care. In 2011 she became the first non-MD to achieve a Bishop Fellowship, a one year of fellowship for leadership training in development of academic partnerships.
Areas of Research Keywords
Cancer screening, medical education, community-based research.