Erin Linnenbringer, PhD, MS

Erin Linnenbringer, PhD, MS

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, and Assistant Director, Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Dr. Linnenbringer studies of the dynamic interplay among genetic, social, and behavioral factors that influence population health and health disparities. In her current research projects, Dr. Linnenbringer works closely with community members, clinicians, and researcher to collaboratively incorporate information on genomic risk factors and social determinants of health into interventions designed to increase health equity. She also contributes to several other NIH-funded research projects designed to optimize the return of genetic and other research findings to study participants.


  • 2014: PhD, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2003: MS, Genetic Counseling, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago

Selected Research Publications

Genetic Counseling and Testing in African American Patients With Breast Cancer: A Nationwide Survey of US Breast Oncologists.
  • Ademuyiwa FO, Salyer P, Tao Y, [...] Linnenbringer E, [...] Bierut L
  • J Clin Oncol 2021

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