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Joan Neuner MD, MPH

Joan Neuner MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Program: Administration


  • The importance of physicians' risk perception in osteoporosis treatment decision making. (Neuner JM, Schapira MM) J Clin Densitom 2012 Jan-Mar;15(1):49-54 PMID 22075328
  • The association of robotic surgical technology and hospital prostatectomy volumes: increasing market share through the adoption of technology. (Neuner JM, See WA, Pezzin LE, Tarima S, Nattinger AB) Cancer 2012 Jan 15;118(2):371-7 PMID 21717434
  • Fracture risk and adjuvant hormonal therapy among a population-based cohort of older female breast cancer patients. (Neuner JM, Yen TW, Sparapani RA, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Osteoporos Int 2011 Nov;22(11):2847-55 PMID 21170643
  • Heightened attention to medical privacy: challenges for unbiased sample recruitment and a possible solution. (Nattinger AB, Pezzin LE, Sparapani RA, Neuner JM, King TK, Laud PW) Am J Epidemiol 2010 Sep 15;172(6):637-44 PMID 20660123
  • The relationship of health numeracy to cancer screening. (Schapira MM, Neuner J, Fletcher KE, Gilligan MA, Hayes E, Laud P) J Cancer Educ 2011 Mar;26(1):103-10 PMID 20577913
  • Elderly breast cancer survivors accurately self-report key treatment information. (Yen TW, Sparapani RA, Guo C, Neuner JM, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Feb;58(2):410-2 PMID 20370882
  • A framework for health numeracy: how patients use quantitative skills in health care. (Schapira MM, Fletcher KE, Gilligan MA, King TK, Laud PW, Matthews BA, Neuner JM, Hayes E) J Health Commun 2008 Jul-Aug;13(5):501-17 PMID 18661390
  • Update in women's health 2006-2007. (Zebrack JR, Gonzaga AM, Neuner JM, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 2008 Jan;23(1):93-9 PMID 18046610
  • Exploring the surgeon volume outcome relationship among women with breast cancer. (Nattinger AB, Laud PW, Sparapani RA, Zhang X, Neuner JM, Gilligan MA) Arch Intern Med 2007 Oct 8;167(18):1958-63 PMID 17923595
  • A randomized study of the effect of 5-year and lifetime hip fracture risk information on physician recommendations for management of low bone density. (Neuner JM, Laud PW, Schapira MM) J Clin Densitom 2007 Oct-Dec;10(4):370-5 PMID 17888700
  • Update in women's health. (Mitchell JL, Zebrack JR, Davids SL, Nattinger AB, Neuner JM) J Gen Intern Med 2007 Sep;22(9):1351-64 PMID 17690943
  • Racial and socioeconomic disparities in bone density testing before and after hip fracture. (Neuner JM, Zhang X, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 2007 Sep;22(9):1239-45 PMID 17594131
  • Long-term opioid contract use for chronic pain management in primary care practice. A five year experience. (Hariharan J, Lamb GC, Neuner JM) J Gen Intern Med 2007 Apr;22(4):485-90 PMID 17372797
  • Disparities in colon cancer screening in the Medicare population. (Ananthakrishnan AN, Schellhase KG, Sparapani RA, Laud PW, Neuner JM) Arch Intern Med 2007 Feb 12;167(3):258-64 PMID 17296881
  • Relationship between number of breast cancer operations performed and 5-year survival after treatment for early-stage breast cancer. (Gilligan MA, Neuner J, Zhang X, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Am J Public Health 2007 Mar;97(3):539-44 PMID 17267725
  • Surgeon characteristics and variations in treatment for early-stage breast cancer. (Gilligan MA, Neuner J, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Arch Surg 2007 Jan;142(1):17-22 PMID 17224496
  • Bone density testing in older women and its association with patient age. (Neuner JM, Binkley N, Sparapani RA, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) J Am Geriatr Soc 2006 Mar;54(3):485-9 PMID 16551317
  • Decentralization of breast cancer surgery in the United States. (Neuner JM, Gilligan MA, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Haggstrom D, Nattinger AB) Cancer 2004 Sep 15;101(6):1323-9 PMID 15368323
  • The continuing evolution of women's health. (Schapira MM, Neuner J) J Gen Intern Med 2004 Jul;19(7):810-1 PMID 15209598
  • Effects of estrogen plus progestin on risk of fracture and bone mineral density: the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial. (Cauley JA, Robbins J, Chen Z, Cummings SR, Jackson RD, LaCroix AZ, LeBoff M, Lewis CE, McGowan J, Neuner J, Pettinger M, Stefanick ML, Wactawski-Wende J, Watts NB, Women's Health Initiative Investigators) JAMA 2003 Oct 1;290(13):1729-38 PMID 14519707
  • Physician counseling on hormone replacement therapy and bone loss: do socioeconomic and racial characteristics of women influence counseling? (Neuner JM, McCarthy EP, Davis RB, Phillips RS) J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2003 Jun;12(5):495-504 PMID 12869297
  • Diagnosis and management of adults with pharyngitis. A cost-effectiveness analysis. (Neuner JM, Hamel MB, Phillips RS, Bona K, Aronson MD) Ann Intern Med 2003 Jul 15;139(2):113-22 PMID 12859161
  • Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in patients with vertebral compression fractures. (Neuner JM, Zimmer JK, Hamel MB) J Am Geriatr Soc 2003 Apr;51(4):483-91 PMID 12657067
  • Grants and Awards

  • Developing a Bilingual Measure of Health Numeracy for Use in Cancer Care-R2 (#9207438 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2015) Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
  • Determining the Clinical Significance of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unknown Significance (#9208072 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014) Sponsor: Mayo Clinic Rochester
  • Adoption of Osteroporosis Screening in Older Women (#9203079 09/30/2003 - 08/31/2009) Sponsor: NIH Aging
  • Adverse Bony Effects of Breast Cancer Therapies-R1 (#9207004 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2015) Sponsor: American Cancer Society National
  • Determining the Clinical Significance of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unknown Significance (#9207064 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2013) Sponsor: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation