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Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives
Senior Scholar, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
915 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
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

Meisel ZF, Metlay JP, Sinnenberg L, Kilaru AS, Grossestreuer A, Barg FK, Shofer FS, Rhodes KV, Perrone J: A Randomized Trial Testing the Effect of Narrative Vignettes Versus Guideline Summaries on Provider Response to a Professional Organization Clinical Policy for Safe Opioid Prescribing. Annals of Emergency Medicine Apr 2016.

Knight A, Vickery M, Fiks AG, Barg FK: The illness experience of youth with lupus/mixed connective tissue disease: a mixed methods analysis of patient and parent perspectives. Lupus Apr 2016.

Levy SE, Frasso R, Colantonio S, Reed H, Stein G, Barg FK, Mandell D, Fiks AG: Shared Decision Making and Treatment Decisions for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Academic pediatrics Apr 2016.

Garland SN, Gehrman P, Barg FK, Mao JJ: CHoosing Options for Insomnia in Cancer Effectively (CHOICE): Design of a patient centered comparative effectiveness trial of acupuncture and cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia. Contemporary Clinical Trials 47: 349-355, March 2016.

Beidas RS, Stewart RE, Benjamin WC, Adams DR, Marcus SC, Evans AC, Jackson K, Neimark G, Hurford MO, Erney J, Rubin R, Hadley TR, Barg FK, Mandell DS: Independent Contractors in Public Mental Health Clinics: Implications for Use of Evidence-Based Practices. Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) Page: appips201500234, Feb 2016 Notes: PMC4930412

Adler A, Bush A, Barg FK, Weissinger G, Beck AT, Brown GT: A mixed methods approach to identify cognitive warning signs for suicide attempts. Archives of Suicide Research Page: epub ahead of print, Jan 2016.

McClintock HD, Barg FK, Katz SP, Stineman M, Krueger A, Colletti PM, Boellstorff T, Bogner HR: Health care experiences and perceptions among people with and without disabilities. Disability and Health. 9(1): 74-82, January 2016 Notes: PMC4688170.

Parks EP, Kazak A, Kumanyika S, Lewis L, Barg FK : Perspectives on Stress, Parenting, and Children's Obesity-Related Behaviors in Black Families. Health Education and Behavior Page: epub ahead of print, January 2016 Notes: PMC4935644.

Le MN, Nguyen GT, Pan Z, Maglalang DD, Butt F, Bautista R, Nitta M, Barg FK: Unmet Needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors. Journal of Cancer Education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education Dec 2015.

Beidas RS, Stewart RE, Adams DR, Fernandez T, Lustbader S, Powell BJ, Aarons GA, Hoagwood KE, Evans AC, Hurford MO, Rubin R, Hadley, T, Mandell DS, Barg FK: A multi-level examination of stakeholder perspectives of implementation of evidence-based practices in a large urban publicly-funded mental health system. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research December 2015 Notes: PMC4903949

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