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Kimberly Myers

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
Mailbox: H134

Associate Professor of Humanities and English

English (Penn State University), Bioethics Program (Penn State University)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. in literature (1996)
Major Fields: 19th- and 20th-Century British literature and 20th-Century American literature
Dissertation: Dance and Liminality in the Mind and Works of William Butler Yeats

Wake Forest University
M.A. in literature (1987)
Thesis: Yeats’s Romanticism: Literary Development of the Themes of Poetry, Beauty, and Love

Mars Hill College
B.A. in English (1983)
B.A. in Spanish (1983)

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Certified practitioner of MBT1 Step I and Step II Instruments. The Center for Applications of Psychological Type. Gainesville FL.

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  1. Hess CB, Singer M, Khaku A, Malinou J, Juliano JJ, Varlotto JM, Wagner H, Liao J, Myers KR, Levine MP, Mackley HB. Optimal Frequency of Psychosocial Distress Screening in Radiation Oncology. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Jul; 11(4):298-302.
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  2. Myers KR, George DR. Humanities mini-course curricula for midcareer health professionals at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Acad Med. 2012 Aug; 87(8):1132-7.
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  3. Myers KR, Green MJ. Storytelling: a novel intervention for hypertension. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jan 18; 154(2):129-30.
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  4. Green MJ, Myers KR. Graphic medicine: use of comics in medical education and patient care. BMJ. 2010; 340:c863.
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  5. Myers KR. W. B. Yeats's Steinach operation, Hinduism, and the severed-head plays of 1934-1935. Lit Med. 2009; 28(1):102-37.
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  6. Myers KR. Coming out: considering the closet of illness. J Med Humanit. 2004; 25(4):255-70.
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