Dr. Knight completed her undergraduate training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her medical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her residency training in a combined Internal Medicine and Psychiatry program at Rush University in Chicago, and is double board certified in both specialties. She also completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in psychoneuroimmunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Dr. Knight’s research interests involve investigating the physiologic and immunologic effects that account for the relationship between psychosocial factors and clinical outcomes in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Clinically, she specializes in general and psycho-oncology psychosomatic medicine consultation and sees patients at the Tosa Center, the MCW Cancer Center, and at Froedtert Hospital. She is on faculty at the Neuroscience Research Center and is also a Clinical Member of the MCW Cancer Center in the Transplantation Biology and Immunotherapy Research Program.
- Knight JM, Avery EF, Janssen I, Powell LH: Cortisol and depressive symptoms in a population-based cohort of midlife women. Psychosomatic Medicine 2010; 72:855-861.