Family Medicine

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Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Intiatives
Senior Scholar, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
141-2 Anatomy and Chemistry
3620 Hamilton Walk
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

Abby Adler, Ashley Bush, Frances K.Barg, Guy Weissinger, Aaron T. Beck, Gregory K. Brown: A mixed methods approach to identify cognitive warning signs for suicide attempts. Archives of Suicide Research 2016.

Beidas, R.S., Stewart, R.E., Adams, D.R., Fernandez, T., Lustbader, S., Powell, B.J., Aarons, G.A., Hoagwood, K.E., Evans, A.C., Hurford, M.O., Rubin, R., Hadley, T., Mandell, D.S., Barg, F.K.: A multi-level examination of stakeholder perspectives of implementation of evidence-based practices in a large urban publicly-funded mental health system. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research December 2015.

Mai-Nhung Le, Giang T. Nguyen, Zhi Pan, Dale Dgar Maglalang, Fidelia Butt, Roxanna Bautista, Frances K. Barg: Unmet needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors. Journal of Cancer Education DOI 10.1007/s13187-015-0952-7, December 2015.

Katherine Yun, Papia Paul, Parangkush Subedi, Leela Kuikel, Giang T. Nguyen, Frances K. Barg: Help-seeking behavior and health care navigation by Bhutanese refugees. Journal of Community Health December 2015.

Andrea Knight, Michelle Vickery, Alexander Fiks, Frances Barg: Barriers and facilitators for mental healthcare in pediatric lupus and mixed connective tissue disease: a qualitative study of youth and parent perspectives Pediatric Rheumatology 13(52): doi:10.1186/s12969-015-0049-1, Nov 24 2015.

FS Ahmad, FK Barg, KH Bowles, M Alexander, LR Goldberg, B French, S Kangovi, TR Gallagher, B Paciotti, SE Kimmel: Comparing perspectives of patients, caregivers and clinicians on heart failure management. Journal of Cardiac Failure epub ahead of print, October 23 2015.

Ringle, V., Read, K., Edmunds, J., Brodman, D., Kendall, P., Barg, F., & Beidas, R.: Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of cognitive-behavioral therapy for youth anxiety in the community. Psychiatric Services. 66(9): 938-45, Sep 2015.

H deVries McClintock, FK Barg, SP Katz, M Stineman, A Krueger, PM Colletti, T Boellstorff, HR Bogner: Health care experiences and perceptions among people with and without disabilities. Disability and Health. Sept 2015.

Werner-Lin A, Barg FK, Kellom KS, Stumm KJ, Pilchman L, Tomlinson AN, Bernhardt BA.: Couple's Narratives of Communion and Isolation Following Abnormal Prenatal Microarray Testing Results. Qualitative Health Research epub ahead of print, Sept 8 2015.

Catherine L. Auriemma, Sarah M. Lyon, Lauren E. Strelec, Saida Kent, Frances K. Barg, Scott D. Halpern: Defining the medical intensive care unit in the words of patients and family members: A freelisting analysis. American Journal of Critical Care 24(4): e47-e55, July 2015.

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