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
  • SPHEP980


  • 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 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 1/1/2016

    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. 2016 Jan 01; 733464815624153. PMID: 26759387.

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  • Published on 8/4/2015

    Zerillo JA, Stuver SO, Fraile B, Dodek AD, Jacobson JO. Understanding Oral Chemotherapy Prescribing Patterns at the End of Life at a Comprehensive Cancer Center: Analysis of a Massachusetts Payer Claims Database. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Sep; 11(5):372-7. PMID: 26243650.

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  • Published on 5/1/2015

    Rothman KJ, Stuver SO. In: Olsen J, Greene N, Saracci R, Trichopoulos D, eds. Teaching Epidemiology. Fourth Edition. Teaching a first course in epidemiologic principles and methods. Oxford University Press. London. 2015; 67-81.

  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Li JW, Morway L, Velasquez A, Weingart SN, Stuver SO. Perceptions of medical errors in cancer care: an analysis of how the news media describe sentinel events. J Patient Saf. 2015 Mar; 11(1):42-51. PMID: 24080724.

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  • Published on 2/9/2015

    Bacon KL, Heeren T, Keysor JJ, Stuver SO, Cauley JA, Fredman L. Longitudinal and Reciprocal Relationships Between Depression and Disability in Older Women Caregivers and Noncaregivers. Gerontologist. 2016 Aug; 56(4):723-32. PMID: 26035874.

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