Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd

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Emeritus Professor CE of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

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Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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

Emily A. Largent, Whitney Eriksen, Frances K. Barg, Ryan Greysen, Scott D. Halpern: Participants' perspectives on payment for research participation: A qualitative study. Ethics & Human Research 44(6): 14-22. DOI: 10.1002/eahr.500147, November 2022.

Galligan MM, Goldstein L, Garcia SM, Kellom K, Wolfe HA, Haggerty M, DeBrocco D, Barg FK, Friedlaender E: A Qualitative Study of Resident Experiences With Clinical Event Debriefing. Hospital Pediatrics Page: doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2022-006606, October 2022.

Neergaard R, Jones NL, Roebuck C, Rendle KA, Barbati Z, Peterson B, Tebas P, Mounzer K, Metzger D, Montaner LJ, Dube K, Barg FK: "I know that I was part of making a difference": Participant motivations for joining a cure-directed HIV trial with an analytical treatment interruption. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses Page: doi: 10.1089/AID.2022.0040, August 2022.

Saine ME, Schnellinger EM, Liu M, Diamond JM, Crespo MM, Prenner S, Potluri V, Bermudez C, Mentch H, Moore M, Besharatian B, Goldberg DS, Barg FK, Reese PP: Decision-making among hepatitis C virus-negative transplant candidates offered organs from donors with HCV infection. Transplant Direct 8(8): doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000001341, July 2022.

Levoy K, Wool J, Ashare RL, Rosa WE, Barg FK, Meghani SH.: "It's rougher on me than it is on him": Family caregiver-generated and prioritized illness concerns while patients undergo cancer treatments. JCO Oncology Practice Page: doi: 10.1200/OP.21.00164, April 2022.

Shea JA, Bellini LM, Desai SV, Barg FK, Eriksen W, Wietlisbach LE, Yakubu AR, Asch DA: Exploring Residents’ Well-being and Burnout via Qualitative Ecological Momentary Assessment. Academic Medicine Mar 2022.

Osokpo OH, Lewis LM, Ikeaba U, Chittams J, Barg FK, Riegel B: Self-care of African immigrant adults with chronic illness. Clinical Nursing Research Page: doi: 10.1177/10547738211056168, March 2022.

Kearney MD, Barg FK, Alexis D, Higginbotham E, Aysola J: Employee Health and Wellness Outcomes Associated With Perceived Discrimination in Academic Medicine: A Qualitative Analysis. JAMA Network Open 5(1): doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.45243, Jan 2022.

Cronholm PF, Kellum WE, Lawer JAR, Farris AM, Jacobs LM, Wood JC, Barg FK: Developing a research agenda for adults with complex health and social needs. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 33(3): 1597-1611, 2022.

Larissa E Wietlisbach, David A Asch, Whitney Eriksen, Frances K Barg, Lisa M Bellini, Sanjay V Desai, Abdul-Rakeem Yakubu, Judy A Shea : Using poetry to elicit internal medicine residents' perspectives on wellness. Postgrad Med J Page: doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2021-141493, 2022.

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