Dr. Gunn is a research assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, and the Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management. Her research is primarily conducted within the Women’s Health Unit, a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. She received her Ph.D. in Health Services Research from the Boston University School of Public Health in 2015. Dr. Gunn’s research addresses how patients and providers communicate and make decisions about screening and prevention, with a particular interest in how current screening processes affect vulnerable populations who suffer poorer breast cancer outcomes. Her current projects focus on re-designing screening communication processes for low literacy women and those with limited English proficiency. Dr. Gunn has extensive experience in qualitative research methods and uses a mixed methods approach to studying cancer risk and prevention behaviors. Her work is funded in part by the 2016 AcademyHealth New Investigator Small Grant Program.