Frances K. Barg

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Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Leader, Guatemala Health Initiative
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives
Senior Scholar, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Professor, University of Pennylvania, Department of Anthropology
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
Graduate Group Affiliations
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

Bhat A, Bennett IM, Bauer AM, Beidas RS, Eriksen W, Barg FK, Gold R, Unützer J.: Longitudinal Remote Coaching for Implementation of Perinatal Collaborative Care: A Mixed-Methods Analysis. Psychiatric Services Page: doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900341, 2020.

Campelia GD, Barg FK, Kirkpatrick JN, Hull SC.: Care Labor in VAD Therapy: Some Feminist Concerns. Perspectives in Biological Medicine 62(4): 640-656, Dec 2019.

Nieblas-Bedolla E, Bream KDW, Rollins A, Barg FK: Ongoing challenges in access to diabetes care among the indigenous population: perspectives of individuals living in rural Guatemala. International Journal of Equity in Health 18(1): 180, November 2019.

Meghani SH, Wool J, Davis J, Yeager KA, Mao JJ, Barg FK.: When patients take charge of opioids: Self-management concerns and practices among cancer outpatients in the context of opioid crisis. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 19: epub ahead of print, November 2019.

Meghani SH, Wool J, Davis J, Yeager KA, Mao JJ, Barg FK: When patients take charge of opioids: Self-management concerns and practices among cancer outpatients in the context of opioid crisis. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 19: epub ahead of print, November 2019.

Romero SAD, Jiang E, Bussell J, Eriksen W, Duhamel KN, Barg FK, Mao JJ : What makes one respond to acupuncture for insomnia? Perspectives of cancer survivors. Palliative & Supportive Care Page: doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000762, Oct 2019.

Sahota PC, Cakouros BE, Russell R, Hassler M, Blank MB, Barg FK: Causal Pathways Between Severe Mental Illness and Behaviors Related to HIV: Patient Perspectives. Community Mental Health Journal Page: doi: 10.1007/s10597-019-00466-w, Sept 2019.

Quinn SM, Fernandez H, McCorkle T, Rogers R, Hussain S, Ford CA, Barg FK, Ginsburg KR, Amaral : The role of resilience in healthcare transitions among adolescent kidney transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation epub ahead of print: doi: 10.1111/petr.13559, Aug 2019.

Dowzicky PM, Shah AA, Barg FK, Eriksen WT, McHugh MD, Kelz RR: An Assessment of Patient, Caregiver, and Clinician Perspectives on the Post-Discharge Phase of Care. Annals of Surgery epub ahead of print, July 2019.

Ross Perfetti A, Abboud S, Behme M, Barg FK: Understanding wellness and barriers to care among Iraqi refugee women in the United States. Health and Social Care in the Community epub ahead of print: doi: 10.1111/hsc.12810, July 2019.

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Last updated: 01/31/2020
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