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Jennifer A. Wenzel, Ph.D.

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  • Joint Appointment in Oncology

Research Interests

improve care experiences for patients and families and addressing health disparities. My major contribution has been the innovative extension of nurse-community patient navigator navigation interventions to include family or other patient-designated care partners. more



  • Joint Appointment in Oncology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Wenzel, J., Mbah, O., Xu, J., Moscou-Jackson, G., Saleem, H., Sakyi, K., & Ford, J. (2014).  A Model of Cancer Clinical Trial Decision-making informed by African American cancer patients. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  Advance online publication.  doi: 10.1007/s40615-014-0063-x

Hawk, E., Habermann, E., Ford, J., Wenzel, J., Brahmer, J., Chen, M., Vickers, S. (2014). Five NCI-designated cancer centers’ data collection on Racial/Ethnic minority participation in therapeutic trials – A current view and opportunities for improvement. Cancer, 120 (S7), 1113-1121.

Wenzel, J., Griffith, K., Shang, J., Thompson, C., Hedlin, H., Stewart, K., DeWeese, T., & Mock, V.  (2013). Impact of a home-based walking intervention on outcomes of sleep quality, emotional distress, and fatigue in patients undergoing treatment for solid tumors.  The Oncologist,18(4), 476-484. [selected for CME module]

Wenzel, J., Jones, R., Klimmek, R., Szanton, S., & Krumm, S. (2012).  Exploring the Role of Community Health Workers in Providing Cancer Navigation:  Perceptions of African American Seniors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 39(3), E288-298

Ropka, M. E., Wenzel, J., Phillips, E. K., Siadaty, M., & Philbrick, J. T. (2006).  Uptake rates for breast cancer genetic testing: A systematic review. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 15, 840-855

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