Francesca M Gany

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cancer screening and Haitian immigrants: the primary care provider factor
    Francesca Gany
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:255-61. 2008
  2. pmc Patient satisfaction with different interpreting methods: a randomized controlled trial
    Francesca Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, OBV, CD 401, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:312-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint New York City's immigrant minorities. Reducing cancer health disparities
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Cancer 107:2071-81. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, knowledge, and health-seeking behaviors of five immigrant minority communities in the prevention and screening of cancer: a focus group approach
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, NYU School of Medicine, Primary Care Division, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ethn Health 11:19-39. 2006
  5. pmc Drive-by readings: a creative strategy for tuberculosis control among immigrants
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, BCD D 401, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:117-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Reducing clinical errors in cancer education: interpreter training
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:560-4. 2010
  7. pmc The impact of medical interpretation method on time and errors
    Francesca Gany
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:319-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Arab American immigrants in New York: health care and cancer knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs
    Susan M Shah
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, 462 First Avenue, OBV CD402, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:429-36. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding immigrant Chinese Americans' participation in cancer screening and clinical trials
    Jennifer S Lin
    New York University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Community Health 30:451-66. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Language discordance and testing for latent tuberculosis infection among recent Asian and Latino immigrants
    Jennifer C F Leng
    Center for Immigrant Health, Division of Primary Care, NYU School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Community Health 36:228-30. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications28

  1. pmc Cancer screening and Haitian immigrants: the primary care provider factor
    Francesca Gany
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:255-61. 2008
    ..To address this gap, we assessed the cancer screening practices, attitudes, and beliefs of primary care providers serving the Haitian community...
  2. pmc Patient satisfaction with different interpreting methods: a randomized controlled trial
    Francesca Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, OBV, CD 401, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:312-8. 2007
    ..Innovative medical interpreting strategies, including remote simultaneous medical interpreting (RSMI), have arisen to address the language barrier. This study evaluates the impact of interpreting method on patient satisfaction...
  3. ncbi request reprint New York City's immigrant minorities. Reducing cancer health disparities
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Cancer 107:2071-81. 2006
    ..These initiatives serve as models to address community, systems, physician, and cancer research gaps in immigrant communities. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  4. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, knowledge, and health-seeking behaviors of five immigrant minority communities in the prevention and screening of cancer: a focus group approach
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, NYU School of Medicine, Primary Care Division, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ethn Health 11:19-39. 2006
    ..The prevalent misinformation observed among all groups warrants the prompt development of culturally competent programs for cancer control with immigrant minorities...
  5. pmc Drive-by readings: a creative strategy for tuberculosis control among immigrants
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, BCD D 401, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:117-9. 2005
    ..We explored an innovative strategy for targeted testing and disease management among immigrant communities at risk for tuberculosis...
  6. doi request reprint Reducing clinical errors in cancer education: interpreter training
    Francesca M Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:560-4. 2010
    ..It is important to train medical interpreters and to ensure their availability in cancer education encounters to minimize the risk for errors...
  7. pmc The impact of medical interpretation method on time and errors
    Francesca Gany
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:319-23. 2007
    ..Twenty-two million Americans have limited English proficiency. Interpreting for limited English proficient patients is intended to enhance communication and delivery of quality medical care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Arab American immigrants in New York: health care and cancer knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs
    Susan M Shah
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, 462 First Avenue, OBV CD402, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:429-36. 2008
    ..The data revealed the importance of providing culturally and linguistically appropriate health interventions in partnership with trusted community leaders, and the need for follow-up research of this understudied immigrant population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding immigrant Chinese Americans' participation in cancer screening and clinical trials
    Jennifer S Lin
    New York University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Community Health 30:451-66. 2005
    ..Health education efforts and clinical trial recruitment in this community must involve community physicians...
  10. doi request reprint Language discordance and testing for latent tuberculosis infection among recent Asian and Latino immigrants
    Jennifer C F Leng
    Center for Immigrant Health, Division of Primary Care, NYU School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Community Health 36:228-30. 2011
    ..There were no significant differences between language concordant and discordant patients. In this at-risk population, every patient in clinical care should be considered for testing if indicated by country of origin...
  11. pmc Colon cancer knowledge and attitudes in an immigrant Haitian community
    Fritz Francois
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:319-25. 2009
    ..To qualitatively evaluate the views of Haitian immigrants on cancer and the influence of cultural and socio-ecological factors on cancer screening behavior...
  12. ncbi request reprint Working with interpreters: an interactive Web-based learning module
    Adina Kalet
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Med 77:927. 2002
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  13. doi request reprint African immigrant health
    Homer Venters
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University, VA NY Harbor HCS 423 E 23rd St, New York, NY, 10010, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:333-44. 2011
    ..More information must be gathered in the broad categories of chronic disease, health attitudes and health access to better promote the health of African immigrants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Paan and Gutka in the United States: an emerging threat
    Jyotsna Changrani
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:103-8. 2005
    ..The medical, dental, and public health communities need to join forces to combat this emerging threat...
  15. doi request reprint Detection of depression with different interpreting methods among Chinese and Latino primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer C F Leng
    Department of Medicine, Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:234-41. 2010
    ..41). The diagnosis of depression among BDI-FS positive patients in our population was low, particularly among Chinese-speakers. RSMI could be an important part of a multi-faceted approach to improving the detection of depression...
  16. pmc Can a web-based curriculum improve students' knowledge of, and attitudes about, the interpreted medical interview?
    Adina L Kalet
    Section of Primary Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:929-34. 2005
    ..To develop and evaluate a web-based curriculum to introduce first year medical students to the knowledge and attitudes necessary for working with limited English proficient (LEP) patients through interpreters...
  17. ncbi request reprint Online cancer education and immigrants: effecting culturally appropriate websites
    Jyotsna Changrani
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:183-6. 2005
    ..The online population is becoming increasingly diverse. Cancer information websites are a popular destination. However, culturally-appropriate cancer information websites are lacking...
  18. doi request reprint A community intervention: AMBER: Arab American breast cancer education and referral program
    Claudia Ayash
    NYU School of Medicine, NYU Cancer Institute, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:1041-7. 2011
    ..The AMBER model is an important intervention for breast cancer screening and care in the underserved Arab American community...
  19. pmc Access to multilingual medication instructions at New York City pharmacies
    Linda Weiss
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 84:742-54. 2007
    ..Pharmacists should post signs and make other efforts to inform patients about the language resources available to them...
  20. pmc Initial behavioral health assessment of Asian Americans. Part 1. Key principles
    Henry Chung
    Pfizer, Inc, 235 East 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
    West J Med 176:233-6. 2002
  21. pmc Part 2. Putting principles into practice
    Henry Chung
    Pfizer, Inc, 235 East 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
    West J Med 176:236-8. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint "Every diseaseā€¦man can get can start in this cab": focus groups to identify south Asian taxi drivers' knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about cardiovascular disease and its risks
    Francesca M Gany
    Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service IH and CDS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:986-92. 2013
    ..Interventions to lower CVD risk among SA taxi drivers should be multi-level and involve the individual drivers and the taxi industry. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the Hispanic or latino population in health research: a systematic review
    Abraham Aragones
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 300 E 66th Street 15th Floor, New York, NY, 10065, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:429-39. 2014
    ..The lack of detailed characterization of this population ultimately creates roadblocks in translating evidence into practice when providing care to the large and increasingly diverse Hispanic population in the US. ..
  24. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to public health insurance enrollment in newly arrived immigrant adolescents and young adults in New York state
    Adelaide A Hearst
    Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Avenue, Bellevue C and D, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:580-5. 2010
    ..To increase enrollment, we suggest school-based approaches to education and enrollment, increased presence of facilitated enrollers, and increased visibility of existing informational outlets...
  25. pmc An academic dental center grapples with oral cancer disparities: current collaboration and future opportunities
    A Ross Kerr
    Department of Oral Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Dent Educ 68:531-41. 2004
    ..Improving the quality of life of patients during and following treatment for oral cancer is another important area that has great opportunity for dental-medical collaboration...
  26. ncbi request reprint Good provider, good patient: changing behaviors to eliminate disparities in healthcare
    Heike Thiel de Bocanegra
    Center for Immigrant Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:SP20-8. 2004
    ..5) The medical system should focus on community empowerment in addition to individual empowerment. (6) Accessible and understandable health outcome data will empower the community to participate in the elimination of health disparities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Follow-up care after a diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in an Asian immigrant cohort
    Alex Cho
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:29-32. 2006
    ..To study the rate at which Helicobacter pylori infection is treated in an immigrant cohort after diagnosis by esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of repeat esophagogastroduodenoscopy to detect gastric cancer in a Chinese immigrant cohort
    Alex Cho
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:606-11. 2006
    ..To study the feasibility of using repeat esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) to screen for Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer in an Asian immigrant cohort...

Research Grants1

  1. CANCER AWARENESS NETWORK FOR IMMIGRANT MINORITY POPULATI
    Francesca Gany; Fiscal Year: 2004
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