Wendy Cohn

Cohn, Wendy

Primary Appointment

Research Professor of Public Health Sciences, Public Health Sciences

Contact Information

PO Box 800717
Health System
Telephone: 434-924-8565

Research Interests

Evaluation Methods; Cosumer Health Informatics; Public Health

Research Description

Current Funded Research:

Principal Investigator, Building a Genome-Enabled Electronic Medical Record (GenE EMR). (Co-PIs Cohn & Knaus), funded by the National Cancer Institute. The aims of this project are to : 1) develop a family health history decision support tool that is integrated into an electronic medical record 2) To explore the contextual issues around complexities of sharing electronic health information between family members 3) To conduct two comparative effectiveness studies in high risk cancers and the use of the Health Heritage tool.

Co-Investigator, An Internet Intervention for Insomnia: Efficacy and Dissemination.(PI Ritterband), funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. The aim of this project is to conduct a national trial of the Internet intervention for insomnia (Shuti) while examining issues of cost, disparity, and predictor variables.

Co-Investigator, Telemedicine for High Risk Obstetrics in underserved areas. (PIs Rheuban & Chisolm), funded by HRSA. The aim of this project is to provide and evaluate telemedicine services for high risk obstetrical patients in underserved locations in Virginia.

Selected Publications