Jennifer R. Klemp, PhD, MPH, MA, is a Professor of Medicine, in the Division of Medical Oncology, the Director of Cancer Survivorship, the Co-Program Leader for Cancer Prevention and Control, and the co-leader of the Cancer Care Delivery and Health Equity Disease Working Group, at the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Her clinical-research practice focuses on cancer genetics and cancer survivorship.
She received her Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 1999, her Masters in Clinical Psychology (MA) from the University of Kansas in 2003, her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PhD) from the University of Kansas in 2007 as well as completed her internship in Health Psychology at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago) in 2006.
Dr. Klemp serves on a number of national boards, is a subject matter expert in cancer genetics and survivorship, has peer reviewed funding including an NCI R01 focused on shared-care between oncology and primary care of cancer survivors. She has developed a community of practice across the region using Project ECHO for increasing access to cancer genetic education and testing, along with a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer survivorship. In 2012, she launched the 23rd start-up at the University of Kansas, focused on professional development and improving efficiency & access to evidence-based health care. She has presented nationally focusing on cancer genetics, shared decision-making regarding options to manage cancer risk and survivorship issues, and the development and implementation of cancer genetics, survivorship, and navigation programming.