Underlining denotes a mentored trainee (resident, post doc/fellow, graduate or undergraduate student)

Fowler, J.M., Carpenter, K.M., Gupta, P., Golden-Kreutz, D.M., Andersen B.L. (2004). The gynecologic oncology consult: Symptom presentation and concurrent symptoms of depression and anxiety. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 103, 1211-1217(PDF)

Carpenter, K.M., & Andersen, B.L. (2005). Reclassification will not make the pain go away: Peer commentary on Binik’s “Should dyspareunia be retained as a sexual dysfunction in DSM-V? A painful classification decision. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 34, 23-61. (PDF)

Golden-Kreutz, D.M., Thornton, L.M., Wells-diGregorio, S.M., Frierson, G.M., Jim, H.S., Carpenter, K.M., Shelby, R.A., & Andersen, B.L. (2005). Traumatic stress, perceived global stress, and life events: Prospectively predicting quality of life in breast cancer patients. Health Psychology, 24, 288-296(PDF)

Andersen, B.L., Carpenter, K.M., Yang, H.C., & Shapiro, C. (2007). Sexual well-being among partnered women with breast cancer recurrence. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25, 3151-3157. (PDF)

Ancker, J.S., Carpenter, K.M., Greene, P., Hoffmann, R., Kukafka, R., Marlow, L.A.V., Prigerson, H.G., Quillin, J.M. (2009). Peer-to-peer communication, cancer prevention, and the internet. Journal of Health Communication, 14 (Suppl 1), 38-46. (PDF)

Diefenbach, M., Turner, G., Carpenter, K.M., Sheldon, L., Mustian, K., Gerend, M., Rini, C., von Wagner, C., Gritz, E.R., McQueen, A., Prayor-Patterson, H. (2009). Cancer and patient communication. Journal of Health Communication, 14 (Suppl 1), 57-65.

Carpenter, K.M., Andersen, B.L., Fowler, J.M., & Maxwell, G.L. (2009). Sexual self schema as a moderator of sexual and psychological outcomes for gynecologic cancer survivors. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38, 828-841(PDF)

Levin, A.O., Carpenter, K.M., Fowler, J.M., Brothers, B., Andersen, B.L., & Maxwell, G.L. (2010). Sexual morbidity associated with poorer psychological adjustment among gynecological cancer survivors. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 20, 461-470(PDF)

Carpenter, K.M., Fowler, J.M., Maxwell, G.L., & Andersen, B.L. (2010). Direct and buffering effects of social support among gynecologic cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 79-90. (PDF)

Wells-di Gregorio, S.M., Carpenter, K.M., Dorfman, C., Yang, H.C., Simonelli, L., & Carson, W.E. III. (2012).  Impact of breast cancer recurrence and cancer-related stress on spouse health and immunity. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 26, 228-233. (PDF)

Carpenter, K.M., Eisenberg, S., Low, C., Beran, T., Weltfreid, S., Jorge, A., & Stanton, A.L. (2014). Characterizing biased cancer-related cognitive processing: Relationships With BRCA1/2 genetic mutation status, personal cancer history, age, and prophylactic surgery.  Health Psychology, 33, 1003-1011. (PDF)

Hoyt, M. & Carpenter, K.M. (2014). Sexual self-schema and depressive symptoms after prostate cancer.  Psycho-Oncology.  Advance online publication.  doi: 10.1002/pon.3601 (PDF)

Neff, R., McCann, G.A., Carpenter, K.M., Cohn, D.E., Noria, S., Mikami, D., & O’Malley, D. (2014).  Is bariatric surgery and option for women with gynecologic cancer? Examining weight loss counseling practices and training among gynecologic oncology providers.  Gynecologic Oncology.  Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.06.006 (PDF)

Brothers, B.M., Carpenter, K.M., Shelby, R.A., Thornton, L.M., Frierson, G.F., Patterson, K.L., & Andersen, B.L.  (2015). Dissemination of an evidence-based treatment for cancer patients:  Training is the necessary first step. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 5, 103-112.  DOI: 10.1007/s13142-014-0273-0 (PDF)

Berger AM, Mooney K, Alvarez-Perez A, Breitbart WS, Carpenter KM, Cella D, Cleeland C, Dotan E, Eisenberger MA, Escalante CP, Jacobsen PB, Jankowski C, LeBlanc T, Ligibel JA, Loggers ET, Mandrell B, Murphy BA, Palesh O, Pirl WF, Plaxe SC, Riba MB, Rugo HS, Salvador C, Wagner LI, Wagner-Johnston ND, Zachariah, FJ, Bergman MA, Smith C. (2015). Cancer-Related Fatigue, version 2.2015. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 13, 1012-1039. (PDF)

Rath, K., Huffman, L., Phillips, G.S., Carpenter, K.M., & Fowler, J.M.  (2015). Burnout and associated factors among members of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.  American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 213(6), 824.e1-e9. (PDF)

Bober, S.L., Reese, J.B., Barbera, L., Bradford, A., Carpenter, K.M., Goldfarb, S., Lindau, S., Carter, J.  (2016).  How to ask and what to do: A guide for clinical inquiry and intervention regarding female sexual health after cancer. Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care, 10, 44-54. PMID: 26716390 (PDF)

Zaleta, A., Neff, R., McCann, G., O’Malley, D, & Carpenter, K.M.  (2017).  Perceptions of weight management counseling among gynecologic cancer survivors: Opportunities for enhancing survivorship care.  Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(5), 1537-1545. PMID: 28050708. (PDF)


Carpenter, K.M., Black, L., Salani, R., Fowler, J., & Andersen, B.L.  Enhancing sexuality following gynecologic cancer diagnosis and treatment: Results from a controlled clinical trial.

Black, L., Conroy, K., Andersen, B.L., & Carpenter, K.M. Pain, distress, and sexual function among gynecologic and breast cancer survivors participating in a psychosexual intervention trial.

Bradford, A., Bober, S.L., Barbera, L., Carpenter, K.M., Goldfarb, S., Lindau, S., Reese, J.B., Carter, J.  Clinical inquiry and intervention regarding female sexual health after cancer:  Special considerations.

Neff, R., Carpenter, K.M., Zaleta, A., Baekes, F., Cohn, D., Copeland, L., Fowler, J., Salani, R., & O’Malley, D.  Examining weight loss counseling preferences among gynecologic cancer survivors.


Andersen, B.L., & Carpenter, K.M. (2003). Psychological responses and sexual outcomes of gynecologic cancer. In J.J. Sciarra (Ed.), Gynecology and Obstetrics (pp. 1-18). Philadelphia: Harper & Row.

Carpenter, K.M., & Andersen, B.L. (2005). Psychological issues. In: J. Berek & N. Hacker (Eds.), Practical Gynecologic Oncology (pp. 863-884). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Carpenter, K.M., & Andersen, B.L. (2007). Cancer: Gynaecologic. In S. Ayers, A. Baum, C. McManus, S. Newman, K. Walston, J. Weinman, et al. (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine (pp. 591-594). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Carpenter, K.M., & Andersen, B.L. (2008). Psychological and sexual aspects of gynecologic cancer. Global Library of Women’s Medicine. Available at:

Levin, A.O., Carpenter, K.M., & Andersen, B.L. (2010). Psychological issues. In: J. Berek N. Hacker (Eds.), Gynecologic Oncology (pp. 860-876). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Carpenter, K.M., Williams, K., & Worly, B.  (2017).  Treating women’s orgasmic difficulties. In Peterson, Z.D. (Ed.), Handbook of Sex Therapy, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Carpenter, K.M., & Black, L. L. (forthcoming).  Sexual dysfunction/Infertility.  In Fingeret, M. & Teo, I. (Eds.), Body Image and Cancer, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.