Kathleen Kerr

Professor, Biostatistics

1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 357232

Seattle, WA 98195-

206-543-2507
katiek@uw.edu

Research Interests

Gene expression microarrays; experimental design; biomarkers

Education

PhD Statistics, University of California Los Angeles, 1999

MA Mathematics, University of California Los Angeles, 1995

MS Statistics, University of California Los Angeles, 1998

BA Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College, 1993

In the News

Accuracy of second opinions influenced by knowledge of first diagnosis
JAMA Dermatology, 08/10/2022

Melanoma Overdiagnosis: Awareness May Not Change Behavior
Dermatology Times, 05/29/2022

Many pathologists agree overdiagnosis of skin cancer happens, but don’t change diagnosis behavior
UW News, 05/03/2022

New research yields insight into skin cancer overdiagnosis
Biostatistics News, 04/20/2022