Sherri O. Stuver, ScD

Clinical Professor, Epidemiology
Sherri Stuver
Talbot – 323E
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Dr. Stuver's research has focused on virus-associated disease and malignancy, especially those related to hepatitis C virus and human T-lymphotropic virus type I infections. She was the principal investigator of a community-based cohort study in Japan investigating viral and nonviral risk factors for progression of hepatitis C virus infection to liver damage and hepatocellular carcinoma. She also is a Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Quality and Patient Safety at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she is involved in projects related to assessing the quality of care. Dr. Stuver is the Director of the Epidemiology Doctoral Program. She teaches Concepts and Methods of Epidemiology and Intermediate Epidemiology.


  • Harvard University, ScD
  • Harvard-Radcliffe College, AB

Classes Taught

  • SPHEP770
  • SPHEP850
  • SPHEP911
  • SPHEP980


  • Published on 5/1/2019

    Werler MM, Stuver SO, Healey MA, LaMorte WW. The Future of Teaching Epidemiology. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 May 01; 188(5):825-829. PMID: 30865216.

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  • Published on 12/13/2018

    Wong CI, Zerillo JA, Stuver SO, Siegel JH, Jacobson JO, McNiff KK. Role of Adverse Events in Unscheduled Hospitalizations Among Patients With Solid Tumors Who Receive Medical Oncology Treatment. J Oncol Pract. 2019 Jan; 15(1):e39-e45. PMID: 30543763.

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  • Published on 8/15/2017

    Bacon KL, Stuver SO, Cozier YC, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L, Ruiz-Narváez EA. Perceived racism and incident diabetes in the Black Women's Health Study. Diabetologia. 2017 Nov; 60(11):2221-2225. PMID: 28812096.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Bamia C, Stuver S, Trichopoulos D. . Cancer of the liver and biliary tract. In: Adami H-O, Hunter DJ, Lagiou P, Mucci L, eds. Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology. Third Edition. Oxford University Press. London. 2017.

  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Kilbridge KL, Glotzbecker B, Rosenbaum CH, Morelli E, Hsieh C, Stuver SO, Yenulevich E, Jacobson JO. The challenges of improving peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) care instructions at hospital discharge. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017; 35(8 suppl):175.

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  • Published on 11/22/2016

    Lyons JG, Ensrud KE, Schousboe JT, McCulloch CE, Taylor BC, Heeren TC, Stuver SO, Fredman L. Slow Gait Speed and Risk of Long-Term Nursing Home Residence in Older Women, Adjusting for Competing Risk of Mortality: Results from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Dec; 64(12):2522-2527. PMID: 27874194.

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  • Published on 9/14/2016

    Brooks GA, Stuver SO, Zhang Y, Gottsch S, Fraile B, McNiff K, Dodek A, Jacobson JO. Characteristics Associated with In-Hospital Death among Commercially Insured Decedents with Cancer. J Palliat Med. 2017 Jan; 20(1):42-47. PMID: 27626711.

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  • Published on 3/24/2016

    Stuver SO, McNiff K, Fraile B, Odejide O, Abel GA, Dodek A, Jacobson JO. Novel Data Sharing Between a Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Private Payer to Better Understand Care at the End of Life. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Aug; 52(2):161-9. PMID: 27033156.

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  • Published on 1/12/2016

    Stuver SO, Lyons J, Coviello A, Fredman L. Feasibility of 24-Hr Urine Collection for Measurement of Biomarkers in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2017 11; 36(11):1393-1408. PMID: 26759387.

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  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Brooks G, Stuver SO, Zhang Y, Gottsch S, Fraile B, McNiff KK, Dodek A, Jacobson JO. Characteristics associated with in-hospital death in commercially insured decedent. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2016; 34(7_suppl):36.

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