Patty A Carney, Ph.D.

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Patricia A. Carney, Ph.D. is Professor of Family Medicine and Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, where she is also Associate Director for Population Studies. Dr. Carney received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1994. Her doctoral training includes two specialty areas: health services research (public health and community medicine) and educational psychology. Dr. Carney’s research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the U.S. Department of Defense and the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Carney is also involved in educational research in family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery and obstetrics and gynecology. She has authored or coauthored more than 140 publications in these areas.

Selected Publications

"A framework for evaluating diagnostic discordance in pathology discovered during research studies," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Vol: 138, Issue: 7, Page 955-961) - 2014

"Colonoscopy utilization and outcomes 2000 to 2011," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Vol: 80, Issue: 1, Page 133-143.e3) - 2014

"Differences in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and perceived risks regarding colorectal cancer screening among Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese sub-groups," Journal of Community Health (Vol: 39, Issue: 2, Page 248-265) - 2014

"Digitized Whole Slides for Breast Pathology Interpretation: Current Practices and Perceptions," Journal of Digital Imaging - 2014

"Educational interventions to improve screening mammography interpretation: A randomized controlled trial," American Journal of Roentgenology (Vol: 202, Issue: 6, Page W586-W596) - 2014



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Memberships & Associations

American Association of Preventive Oncology Society of Teachers of Family Medicine North American Primary Care Research Group