Dr. Quinn has a Ph.D. in health psychology from Florida State University and post-graduate training in biomedical ethics. She is a Senior Member of Moffitt Cancer Center in the Health Outcomes and Behavior Program and Professor at the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine, Department of Oncologic Sciences. She is Director of the Moffitt Survey Methods Core.
Gwen’s research focuses on assessing the behavioral determinants of cancer patients’ decisions about provider recommendations. Current projects include training health care providers to discuss reproductive health and fertility preservation with AYA patients; adult and pediatric oncology health care providers barriers to discussion about sexuality and fertility; barriers to clinical trial participation; LGBTQ cancer health issues; ethical issues in genetic testing for hereditary cancer; the use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) for hereditary cancer populations; and training researchers to conduct research with high risk populations.