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Ryan Mooney

Ryan Mooney, LGC

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Midlevel - Huntsman Cancer Institute , Adjunct - Internal Medicine

Divisions: , Cardiovascular Medicine

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Genetic Counseling

Education History

Graduate Training Emory University
University of Utah

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Winskill C, Goodman MS, Daly BM, Elrick A, Mooney R, Espinel W, Kohlmann W, Kaphingst KA (2023). Predictors of Women's Intentions to Communicate Updated Genetic Test Results to Immediate and Extended Family Members. Public Health Genomics.
  2. Mooney R, Espinel W, Elrick A, Kehoe K, Kohlmann W, Kaphingst KA (2021). Uptake of genetic counseling and multi-gene panel testing among women in the Intermountain West with previous negative BRCA1 and BRCA2 results contacted for updated testing. J Genet Couns, 31(2), 470-478.
  3. Kepka D, Bodson J, Lai D, Sanchez-Birkhead AC, Davis FA, Lee D, Tavake-Pasi F, Napia E, Villalta J, Mukundente V, Mooney R, Coulter H, Stark LA (2018). Diverse caregivers' HPV vaccine-related awareness and knowledge. Ethn Health, 26(6), 811-826.
  4. Rutkoski H, Tay DL, Dixon BL, Pinzon LM, Mooney R, Winkler JR, Kepka D (2019). A Multi-state Evaluation of Oral Health Students' Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer and HPV Vaccination. J Cancer Educ, 35(5), 1017-1025.
  5. Parsons BG, Hay JL, Aspinwall LG, Zaugg K, Zhu A, Mooney RH, Klein SZ, Grossman D, Leachman SA, Wu YP (2019). Understanding Skin Screening Practices Among Children at Elevated Risk for Melanoma to Inform Interventions for Melanoma Prevention and Control. J Cancer Educ, 35(3), 509-514.
  6. Wu YP, Parsons BG, Aspinwall LG, Hay JL, Boucher KM, Caputo H, Mooney R, Grossman D, Leachman SA (2019). Parent and child perspectives on perceived barriers to child sun protection and their association with sun protection strategies among children of melanoma survivors. Pediatr Dermatol, 36(3), 317-323.
  7. Petersen J, Koptiuch C, Wu YP, Mooney R, Elrick A, Szczotka K, Keener M, Pappas L, Kanth P, Soisson A, Kohlmann W, Kaphingst KA (2018). Patterns of family communication and preferred resources for sharing information among families with a Lynch syndrome diagnosis. Patient Educ Couns, 101(11), 2011-2017.
  8. Wu YP, Parsons BG, Mooney R, Aspinwall LG, Cloyes K, Hay JL, Kohlmann W, Grossman D, Leachman SA (2018). Barriers and Facilitators to Melanoma Prevention and Control Behaviors Among At-Risk Children. J Community Health, 43(5), 993-1001.
  9. Kepka D, Bodson J, Lai D, Sanchez-Birkhead A, Villalta J, Mukundente V, Tavake-Pasi F, Davis FA, Lee D, Napia E, Mooney R, Coulter H, Stark LA (2018). Factors Associated with Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Diverse Adolescents in a Region with Low Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Rates. Health Equity, 2(1), 223-232.
  10. Rutkoski H, Fowler B, Mooney R, Pappas L, Dixon BL, Pinzon LM, Winkler J, Kepka D (2017). Pilot Test of Survey to Assess Dental and Dental Hygiene Student Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer Knowledge, Perceptions, and Clinical Practices. J Cancer Educ, 33(4), 907-914.
  11. Warner EL, Bodson J, Mooney R, Lai D, Samadder NJ, Kepka D (2017). Latinas' Colorectal Cancer Screening Knowledge, Barriers to Receipt, and Feasibility of Home-Based Fecal Immunochemical Testing. J Immigr Minor Health, 20(4), 981-990.
  12. Martin S, Warner EL, Kirchhoff AC, Mooney R, Martel L, Kepka D (2018). An Electronic Medical Record Alert Intervention to Improve HPV Vaccination Among Eligible Male College Students at a University Student Health Center. J Community Health, 43(4), 756-760.
  13. Wu YP, Stenehjem DD, Linder LA, Yu B, Parsons BG, Mooney R, Fluchel MN (2017). Adherence to Oral Medications During Maintenance Therapy Among Children and Adolescents With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Medication Refill Analysis. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 35(2), 86-93.
  14. Lai D, Bodson J, Warner EL, Ayres S, Mooney R, Kepka D (2017). Younger Age and Health Beliefs Associated with Being Overdue for Pap Testing among Utah Latinas who were Non-Adherent to Cancer Screening Guidelines. J Immigr Minor Health, 19(5), 1088-1099.
  15. Warner EL, Ding Q, Pappas L, Bodson J, Fowler B, Mooney R, Kirchhoff AC, Kepka D (2017). Health Care Providers' Knowledge of HPV Vaccination, Barriers, and Strategies in a State With Low HPV Vaccine Receipt: Mixed-Methods Study. JMIR Cancer, 3(2), e12.
  16. Mooney R, Samhouri M, Holton A, Devine KA, Kirchhoff AC, Wright J, Wu YP (2016). Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors' Perspectives on Their Internet Use for Seeking Information on Healthy Eating and Exercise. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol, 6(2), 367-371.
  17. Lai D, Bodson J, Davis FA, Lee D, Tavake-Pasi F, Napia E, Villalta J, Mukundente V, Mooney R, Coulter H, Stark LA, Sanchez-Birkhead AC, Kepka D (2016). Diverse Families' Experiences with HPV Vaccine Information Sources: A Community-Based Participatory Approach. J Community Health, 42(2), 400-412.


  1. Thompson BA, Snow AK, Koptiuch C, Kohlmann WK, Mooney R, Johnson S, Huff CD, Yu Y, Teerlink CC, Feng BJ, Neklason DW, Cannon-Albright LA, Tavtigian SV (2019). A novel ribosomal protein S20 variant in a family with unexplained colorectal cancer and polyposis. [Letter to the editor]. Clin Genet, 97(6), 943-944.