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Chenery Lowe, ScM '18, PhD '22, is a genetic counselor who studies patient-provider communication and how to improve it.

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Research Interests

Patient-provider communication; implicit bias; health literacy; communication training interventions; genetic counseling
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/ National Institutes of Health
Kenyon College
Chenery Lowe is a genetic counselor and healthcare communications researcher. Her primary focus is patient-provider communication. Her research interests include clinician training in interpersonal skills, interventions to improve patient-provider communication, implicit bias, health literacy, and health equity.
Honors & Awards
Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship - Full Member Award 2021
Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health
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Recent publications
  • Lowe, C., Setzer, M., & Roter, D. L. (2022). Assessing genetic counselor communication in response to virtual, asynchronous simulated video prompts. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 31(2), 424–432.
  • Lowe, C. L., Beach, M. C., & Roter, D. L. (2020). Genetic counselor implicit bias and its effects on cognitive and affective exchanges in racially discordant simulations. Journal of Genetic Counseling, jgc4.1243.
  • Lowe, C., Beach, M. C., & Roter, D. L. (2019). Individuation and implicit racial bias in genetic counseling communication. Patient Education and Counseling.
  • Skelton, K. R., Lowe, C., Zaltz, D. A., & Benjamin-Neelon, S. E. (2020). Garden-based interventions and early childhood health: An umbrella review. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17(1), 121.
  • Similuk, M. N., Yan, J., Ghosh, R., Oler, A. J., Franco, L. M., Setzer, M. R., Kamen, M., Jodarski, C., DiMaggio, T., Davis, J., Gore, R., Jamal, L., Borges, A., Gentile, N., Niemela, J., Lowe, C., Jevtich, K., Yu, Y., Hullfish, H., … Walkiewicz, M. A. (2022). Clinical exome sequencing of 1000 families with complex immune phenotypes: Toward comprehensive genomic evaluations. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 150(4), 947–954.