Affiliation: University of California
- How a cancer education group serves the underserved: 'family' ties and battling cancerDaniel Dohan
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Patient Educ Couns 87:212-6. 2012..Socially disadvantaged cancer patients have unmet educational needs, but we know little about how educational groups might help. This exploratory study examines how a group education program met underserved patients' needs...
- Barriers beyond words: cancer, culture, and translation in a community of Russian speakersDaniel Dohan
Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, UCSF Box 0936, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:300-5. 2007..Language and culture relate in complex ways. Addressing this complexity in the context of language translation is a challenge when caring for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP)...
- Genetic testing for vulnerable populations: what kinds of communication we need and do not needDean Schillinger
University of California, San Francisco, Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Am J Bioeth 8:12-4. 2008
- Social stigma and the dilemmas of providing care to substance users in a safety-net emergency departmentStuart Henderson
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1336-49. 2008..We discuss how these themes relate to care dynamics and social stigma in the safety-net setting...
- Recruiting minorities where they receive care: Institutional barriers to cancer clinical trials recruitment in a safety-net hospitalGalen Joseph
Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 30:552-9. 2009..The purpose of this exploratory case study was to examine how institutional factors impacted recruitment and enrollment in a public hospital clinic frequented by minority patients...
- Diversity of participants in clinical trials in an academic medical center: the role of the 'Good Study Patient?'Galen Joseph
Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Cancer 115:608-15. 2009..The objective of the current research was to document specifically how these barriers impede recruitment in the clinical setting...
- Recruitment practices and the politics of inclusion in cancer clinical trialsGalen Joseph
Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine University of California, San Francisco, USA
Med Anthropol Q 26:338-60. 2012..Given the heterogeneity of clinical trials, research infrastructures, and the U.S. health care system, the meanings of inclusion in research are multiple, and inclusion by itself does not ensure equity...
- Using navigators to improve care of underserved patients: current practices and approachesDaniel Dohan
Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Cancer 104:848-55. 2005..In this report, the authors have 1) defined patient navigation, distinguishing it from other cancer support services; 2) described how programs are organized; and 3) discussed the need for research on program effectiveness...
- Managing indigent care: a case study of a safety-net emergency departmentDaniel Dohan
Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, 94118, USA
Health Serv Res 37:361-76. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: Safety-net facilities often face problems similar to those in County ED. Future research should assess the extent to which the everyday management of these problems in County ED resembles that in other safety-net facilities...