Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd

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Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health
Graduate Group Affiliations

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

Beidas RS, Williams NJ, Becker-Haimes EM, Aarons GA, Barg FK, Evans AC, Jackson K, Jones D, Hadley T, Hoagwood K, Marcus SC, Neimark G, Rubin RM, Schoenwald SK, Adams DR, Walsh LM, Zentgraf K, Mandell DS: A repeated cross-sectional study of clinicians' use of psychotherapy techniques during 5 years of a system-wide effort to implement evidence-based practices in Philadelphia. Implementation Science 14(1): doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0912-4, June 2019.

Garland SN, Xie SX, DuHamel K, Bao T, Li Q, Barg FK, Song S, Kantoff P, Gehrman P, Mao JJ: Acupuncture Versus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Page: epub ahead of print, April 2019.

Becker TD, Ho-Foster AR, Poku OB, Marobela S, Mehta H, Cao DTX, Yang LS, Blank LI, Dipatane VI, Moeng LR, Molebatsi K, Eisenberg MM, Barg FK, Blank MB, Opondo PR, Yang LH: "It's When the Trees Blossom": Explanatory Beliefs, Stigma, and Mental Illness in the Context of HIV in Botswana. Qualitative Health Research epub ahead of print: doi: 10.1177/1049732319827523, Feb 2019.

Takeshita J, Eriksen WT, Raziano VT, Bocage C, Hur L, Shah RV, Gelfand JM, Barg FK: Racial Differences in Perceptions of Psoriasis Therapies: Implications for Racial Disparities in Psoriasis Treatment. Journal of Investigative Dermatology epub ahead of print: doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.12.032, Feb 2019.

Angela Ross Perfetti, Hannah Peifer, Scott Massa, Laura J. Di Taranti, Mahrukh Choudhary,Meredith Collard, Della George, Cecilia Wang, Rinad Beidas, Frances K. Barg and Meghan B. Lane-Fall: Mixing Beyond Measure:Integrating Methods ina Hybrid Effectiveness– Implementation Study of Operating Room to Intensive Care Unit Handoffs. Journal of Mixed Methods Research epub ahead of print: DOI: 10.1177/1558689819844038, 2019.

Rasooly IR, Beidas RS, Wolk CB, Barg F, Landrigan CP, Schondelmeyer AS, Brady PW, McLeod LM, Bonafide CP: Measuring overuse of continuous pulse oximetry in bronchiolitis and developing strategies for large-scale deimplementation: study protocol for a feasibility trial. BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies in press, 2019.

JT Mauch, FA Enriquez, JA Shea, FK Barg, IA Rhemtulla, RB Broach, SL Thrippleton, JP Fischer: The Abdominal Hernia-Q: Development, Psychometric Evaluation, and Prospective Testing. Annals of Surgery(10.1097/SLA.0000000000003144.), December 2018.

Sinnenberg Lauren, Mancheno Christina, Barg Frances K, Asch David A, Rivard Christy Lee, Horst-Martz Emma, Buttenheim Alison, Ungar Lyle, Merchant Raina: Content Analysis of Metaphors About Hypertension and Diabetes on Twitter: Exploratory Mixed-Methods Study. JMIR diabetes 3(4): e11177, Dec 2018.

Zebrowski Alexis M, Ellis Darcy E, Barg Frances K, Sperber Nina R, Bernhardt Barbara A, Denny Joshua C, Dexter Paul R, Ginsburg Geoffrey S, Horowitz Carol R, Johnson Julie A, Levy Mia A, Orlando Lori A, Pollin Toni I, Skaar Todd C, Kimmel Stephen E: Qualitative study of system-level factors related to genomic implementation. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics Nov 2018.

Krutsinger Dustin C, McMahon Jacqueline, Stephens-Shields Alisa J, Bayes Brian, Brooks Steven, Hitsman Brian L, Lubitz Su Fen, Reyes Celine, Schnoll Robert A, Ryan Greysen S, Mercede Ashley, Patel Mitesh S, Reale Catherine, Barg Fran, Karlawish Jason, Polsky Daniel, Volpp Kevin G, Halpern Scott D: Randomized evaluation of trial acceptability by INcentive (RETAIN): Study protocol for two embedded randomized controlled trials. Contemporary clinical trials 76: 1-8, Nov 2018.

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