Andrea Burnett-Hartman, PhD, MPH, is an Investigator at the KP Colorado Institute for Health Research. Her research focuses on understanding factors associated with colorectal cancer, precursor lesions, and colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Burnett-Hartman is also working to develop and test protocols for using medical informatics to extract data from electronic medical records.
Dr. Burnett-Hartman received her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan and completed her doctoral training in epidemiology at the University of Washington. While in Seattle, she completed her post-doctoral training at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her current research is aimed at understanding the clinical importance of subsets of serrated polyps, with the ultimate goal of defining the risk of colorectal cancer in those with different types of serrated polyps and improving the effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening and surveillance. She is a co-investigator for the Cancer Research Network (CRN), the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank, and the for the National Institutes of Health(NIH)-sponsored multi-site initiative, Population-based Research Optimizing Screening through Personalized Regimens (PROSPR).
Dr. Burnett-Hartman is an Affiliate Instructor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health as well as an Affiliate Investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.