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Kathryn Flynn, PhD

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Kathryn Flynn, PhD

Professor

Locations

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Hematology and Oncology

Biography

Dr. Kathryn Flynn is a Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Hematology and Oncology. She is also the Senior Scientific Director for Patient-Reported Outcomes in the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR). She was trained in sociology (BA, MS) and population health sciences (PhD).

Leadership Positions

  • Senior Scientific Director for Patient-Reported Outcomes Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research

Research Interests

Dr. Flynn’s research focuses on the measure development and analysis of patient-reported outcomes as well as mixed methods approaches to understanding and improving patient-provider communication and patient decision making. She was a co-investigator in the PROMIS Network – NIH Roadmap initiative to standardize patient-reported outcomes measurement across diseases. She co-led development of the PROMIS Sexual Function and Satisfaction measure. She currently co-leads an NICHD R21 as well as a 14-site NCI-funded R01 examining clinical and patient-reported outcomes among patients with chronic myeloid leukemia who discontinue targeted therapies.

Publications