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Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd

Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd

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Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
141-2 Anatomy and Chemistry
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-1830
Fax: 215-662-3591
Education:
B.A. (International Affairs)
George Washington University , 1974.
M.Ed. (Rehabilitation Counseling)
University of Pittsburgh , 1976.
PhD (Medical Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania , 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

Mixed Methods approach with focus on the uneven distribution of risk and disease among ethnic groups.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Culture in medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Depression in older adults, Cancer Prevention.

Selected Publications

Rinad S. Beidas, Breah Paciotti, Fran Barg, Andrea R. Branas, Justin C. Brown, Karen Glanz, Angela DeMichele, Laura DiGiovanni, Domenick Salvatore, Kathryn H. Schmitz: A hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of an evidence-based exercise intervention for breast cancer survivors. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs(50), 338-345, November 2014.

Meghan B. Lane-Fall, Rinad S. Beidas, Jose L. Pascual, Meredith L. Collard, Hannah G. Peifer, Tyler J. Chavez, Mark E. Barry, Jacob T. Gutsche, Scott D. Halpern, Lee A. Fleisher, Frances K. Barg: Handoffs and transitions in critical care (HATRICC): Protocol for a mixed methods study of operating room to intensive care unit handoffs. BMC Surgery 14(96), November 2014.

Susan Lysaght Hurley, Frances K. Barg, Neville Strumpf, Mary Ersek: Same Agency, Different Teams: Perspectives From Home and Inpatient Hospice Care. Qualitative Health Research October 2014.

DK Costa, FK Barg, DA Asch, JM Kahn: Facilitators of an interprofessional approach to care in medical and mixed medical/surgical ICUs: a multi-center qualitative study. Research in Nursing & Health 37(4): 326-335, August 2014.

Maureen George, Shimrit Keddem, Frances K. Barg, Sarah Green, Karen Glanz: Urban adults' perceptions of factors influencing asthma control. Journal of Asthma Page: epub ahead of print, July 23 2014.

Marilyn M. Schapira, Elizabeth Mackenzie, Regina Lam, David Casarett, Christina M. Seluzicki, Frances Barg, Jun J. Mao: Breast cancer survivors' willingness to participate in an acupuncture clinical trial: A qualitative study. Supportive Care in Cancer 22(5): 1207-15, May 2014.

K.E. Roberts, C.P. Bonafide, C.W. Paine, B. Paciotti, K.M. Tibbetts, R. Keren, F.K. Barg, J.H. Holmes: Barriers to calling for urgent assistance despite a comprehensive pediatric response system. American Journal of Critical Care 23(3): 223-229, May 2014.

Susan Lysaght, Neville Strumpf, Frances K. Barg, Mary Ersek: Not quite seamless: Transitions between home and inpatient hospice. Journal of Palliative Medicine 17(4): 428-34, April 2014.

B. Paciotti, K.E. Roberts, K. M. Tibbetts, C.W. Paine, R. Keren, F.K. Barg, J.H. Holmes, C.P. Bonafide: Physician attitudes toward family-activated medical emergency teams for hospitalized children. Joint Commission Journal of Quality Patient Safety 40(4): 187-192, April 2014.

Austin Kilaru, Sarah Gadsden, Jeanmarie Perrone, Breah Paciotti, Frances K. Barg, Zachary Meisel: How Do Physicians Adopt and Apply Opioid Prescription Guidelines in the Emergency Department? A Qualitative Study. Annals of Emergency Medicine April 14 2014.

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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