Amy McQueen, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Dr. McQueen has applied social psychology and health behavior theory to the development, implementation, and evaluation of behavioral interventions designed to increase individuals’ preventive behaviors; specifically, breast and colorectal cancer screening. She has a particular interest in understanding the causal mechanisms underlying the inter-relations between health behaviors and cognitive, psychosocial, and environmental determinants. Other research interests include patient-physician communication, patient compliance, health risk communication, and quantitative methods including causal modeling, meta-analysis, and psychometrics.