Sofia F Garcia

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development of self-report measures of social attitudes that act as environmental barriers and facilitators for people with disabilities
    Sofia F Garcia
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:596-603. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Priority symptoms in advanced breast cancer: development and initial validation of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network-Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast Cancer Symptom Index (NFBSI-16)
    Sofia F Garcia
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Value Health 15:183-90. 2012
  3. pmc Addressing low literacy and health literacy in clinical oncology practice
    Sofia F Garcia
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Support Oncol 8:64-9. 2010
  4. pmc Have a little faith: measuring the impact of illness on positive and negative aspects of faith
    John M Salsman
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychooncology 21:1357-61. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Environmental barriers and supports to everyday participation: a qualitative insider perspective from people with disabilities
    Joy Hammel
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:578-88. 2015
  6. pmc New English and Spanish social health measures will facilitate evaluating health determinants
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Health Psychol 33:490-9. 2014
  7. pmc Distress among young adult cancer survivors: a cohort study
    Betina Yanez
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:2403-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Environmental factors item development for persons with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury
    Allen W Heinemann
    Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:589-95. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Literacy-fair measurement of health-related quality of life will facilitate comparative effectiveness research in Spanish-speaking cancer outpatients
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Care 48:S75-82. 2010
  10. pmc Measuring social health in the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS): item bank development and testing
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Dr, Room 725, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1035-44. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Development of self-report measures of social attitudes that act as environmental barriers and facilitators for people with disabilities
    Sofia F Garcia
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:596-603. 2015
    ..To describe the development of new self-report measures of social attitudes that act as environmental facilitators or barriers to the participation of people with disabilities in society...
  2. doi request reprint Priority symptoms in advanced breast cancer: development and initial validation of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network-Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast Cancer Symptom Index (NFBSI-16)
    Sofia F Garcia
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Value Health 15:183-90. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Addressing low literacy and health literacy in clinical oncology practice
    Sofia F Garcia
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Support Oncol 8:64-9. 2010
    ..The paper also includes a list of additional resources that can be used to develop and implement health literacy initiatives in cancer care clinics...
  4. pmc Have a little faith: measuring the impact of illness on positive and negative aspects of faith
    John M Salsman
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychooncology 21:1357-61. 2012
    ..Faith items were included within the concept of meaning and spirituality...
  5. doi request reprint Environmental barriers and supports to everyday participation: a qualitative insider perspective from people with disabilities
    Joy Hammel
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:578-88. 2015
    ..To describe environmental factors that influence participation of people with disabilities...
  6. pmc New English and Spanish social health measures will facilitate evaluating health determinants
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Health Psychol 33:490-9. 2014
    ..To develop psychometrically sound, culturally relevant, and linguistically equivalent English and Spanish self-report measures of social health guided by a comprehensive conceptual model and applicable across chronic illnesses...
  7. pmc Distress among young adult cancer survivors: a cohort study
    Betina Yanez
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:2403-8. 2013
    ..This study sought to identify the prevalence of, and factors associated with, distress among young adult cancer survivors (ages 18-39)...
  8. doi request reprint Environmental factors item development for persons with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury
    Allen W Heinemann
    Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:589-95. 2015
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Literacy-fair measurement of health-related quality of life will facilitate comparative effectiveness research in Spanish-speaking cancer outpatients
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Care 48:S75-82. 2010
    ..Appropriately translated and user-friendly HRQL measures are essential to ensure inclusion of low-literate and non-English-speaking patients in comparative effectiveness research...
  10. pmc Measuring social health in the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS): item bank development and testing
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Dr, Room 725, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1035-44. 2010
    ..To develop a social health measurement framework, to test items in diverse populations and to develop item response theory (IRT) item banks...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of literacy on health-related quality of life measurement and outcomes in cancer outpatients
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:495-507. 2007
    ..Research is needed to develop measurement techniques for low literacy populations and to evaluate potential literacy-related measurement bias...
  12. pmc Physical, emotional, and social health differences between posttreatment young adults with cancer and matched healthy controls
    John M Salsman
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Cancer 120:2247-54. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the health-related quality of life (HRQL) and psychological adaptation of YAs after treatment, relative to young adults without cancer...
  13. pmc The psychosocial impact of cancer: evidence in support of independent general positive and negative components
    Jin Shei Lai
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, 729, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:195-207. 2012
    ..Research is now needed to evaluate the relationship between negative and positive impacts. This paper reports the development and validation of a measurement model capturing positive and negative psychosocial illness impacts...
  14. pmc Patient attitudes and preferences regarding literacy screening in ambulatory cancer care clinics
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 1:19-27. 2010
    ..To evaluate patient attitudes towards literacy screening, agreement between literacy tests, and associations between literacy, informed consent comprehension, and health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Standardizing patient-reported outcomes assessment in cancer clinical trials: a patient-reported outcomes measurement information system initiative
    Sofia F Garcia
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Institute for Healthcare Studies, and Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5106-12. 2007
    ..We also present our work in the fatigue domain, including a short-form measure, as a sample of PROMIS methodology and work to date. Plans for future validation and application of PROMIS measures are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint English-Spanish equivalence of the Health Literacy AssessmentUsing Talking Touchscreen Technology (Health LiTT)
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    a Department of Medical Social Sciences and Center for Patient Centered Outcomes, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 19:285-301. 2014
    ..The effect of DIF items on Health LiTT scores appeared to be trivial. English-Spanish equivalence of Health LiTT will permit researchers to determine the independent effects of limited English proficiency and limited literacy...