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
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: 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, Un├╝tzer 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.

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