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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
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

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.

Michelle C. Kondo, Kent DW Bream, Frances K. Barg, Charles C. Branas: A random spatial sampling method in a rural developing nation. BMC Public Health 14(338), 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.

A.S. Kilaru, J. Perrone, C.L. Auriemma, F.S. Shofer, F.K. Barg, Z.F. Meisel: Evidence-based narratives to improve recall of opioid prescribing guidelines: A randomized experiment. Academic Emergency Medicine 21(3): 244-249, March 2014.

J.L. Starrels, B. Wu, D. Peyser, D.D. Fox, A. Batchelder, F. K. Barg, J. H. Arnsten, C.O Cunningham: It made my life a little easier: Primary care providers' beliefs and attitudes about using opioid treatment agreements. Journal of Opioid Managment 10(2): 95-102, March-April 2014.

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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