Amy McQueen, PhD

Amy McQueen, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Applying social psychology and health behavior theory to the development, implementation and evaluation of behavioral interventions designed to increase individuals' preventative behaviors, specifically in breast and colorectal cancer screening. Understanding the casual mechanisms underlying the inter-relations between health behaviors and cognitive, psychosocial and environmental determinants. Other interests include patient-physician communication, patient compliance, health risk communication and quantitative methods inclouding casual modeling, meta-analysis and psychometrics.


  • 1999: MA, social psychology, University of Houston
  • 2002: PhD, social psychology, University of Houston


  • 2003 - 2006: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Selected Research Publications

Leveling the Playing Field: Mailing Pharmacotherapy to Medicaid Members Who Smoke.
  • McQueen A, Wartts JG, Garg R, Carpenter KM , Kreuter MW
  • Am J Prev Med 2023
Cervical cancer risk and screening among women seeking assistance with basic needs.
  • Kuroki LM, Massad LS, Woolfolk C, [...] McQueen A, Kreuter MW
  • Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021

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