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

"The MPATH-Dx reporting schema for melanocytic proliferations and melanoma," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (Vol: 70, Issue: 1, Page 131-141) - 2014

"Association between documented family history of cancer and screening for breast and colorectal cancer," Preventive Medicine (Vol: 57, Issue: 5, Page 679-684) - 2013

"Development of a diagnostic test set to assess agreement in breast pathology: Practical application of the Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS)," BMC Women's Health (Vol: 13, Issue: 1, ) - 2013

"Diagnostic mammography: Identifying minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria," Radiology (Vol: 267, Issue: 2, Page 359-367) - 2013

"Establishing a Gold Standard for Test Sets. Variation in Interpretive Agreement of Expert Mammographers," Academic Radiology (Vol: 20, Issue: 6, Page 731-739) - 2013


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Memberships & Associations

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