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
Director, Mixed Methods Research Lab
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

Williamson AA, Milaniak I, Watson B, Cicalese O, Fiks AG, Power TJ, Barg FK, Beidas RS, Mindell JA, Rendle KA: Early Childhood Sleep Intervention in Urban Primary Care: Caregiver and Clinician Perspectives. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 45(8): 933-945, September 2020.

Muhly WT, Wohler B, Nelson MN, Tan JM, Barg FK, England W, Fazzini C, Sequera-Ramos L, Stricker PA: A qualitative assessment of factors that children, parents, and clinicians prioritize in the setting of elective anesthesia and surgery. Anesthesia Analgesia Page: doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004936, June 30 2020.

Saine ME, Szymczak JE, Moore TM, Bamford LP, Barg FK, Schnittker J, Holmes JH, Mitra N, Lo Re V 3rd: Determinants of stigma among patients with hepatitis C virus infection. Journal of Viral Hepatology Page: doi: 10.1111/jvh.13343, June 2020.

Kaufmann TL, Rendle KA, Aakhus E, Nimgaonkar V, Shah A, Bilger A, Gabriel PE, Trotta R, Braun J, Shulman LN, Bekelman JE, Barg FK: Views from patients with cancer in the setting of unplanned acute care: Informing approaches to reduce health care utilization. JCO Oncology Practice Page: doi: 10.1200/OP.20.00013, June 2020.

Williamson AA, Milaniak I, Watson B, Cicalese O, Fiks AG, Power TJ, Barg FK, Beidas RS, Mindell JA, Rendle KA: Early Childhood Sleep Intervention in Urban Primary Care: Clinician and Caregiver Perspectives. Journal of Pediatric Psychology Page: doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa024, May 20 2020.

Mante A, Hawrot K, Bvochora-Nsingo M, Chiyapo S, Balang D, Barg F, Baffic C, Monare B, Vapiwala N, Ralefala T, Metz J, Swisher-McClure S, Grover S.: Radiation Oncology Rotation in Botswana: Resident Experience and Career Interests. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics Page: doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.03.017, May 5 2020.

Bonafide CP, Xiao R, Brady PW, Landrigan CP, Brent C, Wolk CB, Bettencourt AP, McLeod L, Barg F, Beidas RS, Schondelmeyer A; Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) Network: Prevalence of Continuous Pulse Oximetry Monitoring in Hospitalized Children With Bronchiolitis Not Requiring Supplemental Oxygen. JAMA 323(15): DOI: 10.1001/jama.2020.2998, April 21 2020.

M Elle Saine, Tyler M Moore, Julia E Szymczak, Laura P Bamford, Frances K Barg, Nandita Mitra, Jason Schnittker, John H Holmes, Vincent Lo Re 3rd: Validation of a Modified Berger HIV Stigma Scale for Use Among Patients With Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection. PLoS One 15(2): e0228471, February 5 2020.

Heather Griffis, David A Asch, H Andrew Schwartz, Lyle Ungar, Alison M Buttenheim, Frances K Barg, Nandita Mitra, Raina M Merchant: Using social media to track geographic variability in language about diabetes: Analysis of diabetes-related tweets across the United States. JMIR Diabetes 5(1): DOI: 10.2196/14431, January 2020.

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.

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Last updated: 09/14/2020
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