Karen Kuntz
Office Address:
D360 Mayo
Mailing Address:

420 Delaware St SE
MMC 729 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Karen Kuntz, ScD

Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management


Co-Leader Screening, Prevention, Etiology and Cancer Survivorship (SPECS) Program, Masonic Cancer Center (MCC)


ScD, Biostatistics, Harvard University, 1993
MS, Biostatistics, Harvard University, 1990
BA, Biology, University of California-Santa Cruz, 1983


My expertise is in the field of medical decision making, which includes the use of simulation modeling to evaluate clinical and public health strategies; the description of biases that can occur in disease modeling; the evaluation of trends in colorectal cancer incidence and mortality; statistical evaluation of the obesity epidemic; and the impact of disparities in cancer-related outcomes. 


Chronic diseases, methods, decision analysis, simulation modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis, cancer screening.

Professional Associations

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

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