Eliseo J Perez-Stable

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of alternative tobacco products in multiethnic youth from Jujuy, Argentina
    Ethel Alderete
    Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Regional, El Carmen 719, S S de Jujuy, 4600, Argentina
    J Environ Public Health 2010:795265. 2010
  2. pmc Smoking behavior and use of tobacco industry sponsored websites among medical students and young physicians in Argentina
    M Victoria Salgado
    Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Internet Res 16:e35. 2014
  3. pmc Association of media literacy with cigarette smoking among youth in Jujuy, Argentina
    M Victoria Salgado
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:516-21. 2012
  4. pmc Physician use of advance care planning discussions in a diverse hospitalized population
    Sonali P Kulkarni
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:620-4. 2011
  5. pmc Cigarette smoking behavior among US Latino men and women from different countries of origin
    E J Perez-Stable
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1424-30. 2001
  6. ncbi Issues in achieving compliance with antihypertensive treatment in the Latino population
    Eliseo J Perez-Stable
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0320, USA
    Clin Cornerstone 6:49-61; discussion 62-4. 2004
  7. ncbi Counseling smoking parents of young children: comparison of pediatricians and family physicians
    E J Perez-Stable
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Room A 405, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:25-31. 2001
  8. pmc Willingness to use tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer among diverse women
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:357-66. 2012
  9. ncbi Nondaily smokers should be asked and advised to quit
    Elisa K Tong
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0329, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:23-30. 2006
  10. pmc Factors influencing time to diagnosis after abnormal mammography in diverse women
    Eliseo J Perez-Stable
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:159-66. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Tobacco Use Among Argentinian Youth: A Cohort Study
    Eliseo Perez Stable; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. pmc Use of alternative tobacco products in multiethnic youth from Jujuy, Argentina
    Ethel Alderete
    Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Regional, El Carmen 719, S S de Jujuy, 4600, Argentina
    J Environ Public Health 2010:795265. 2010
    ..Findings highlight the importance of surveillance of alternative tobacco products use and availability among youth and for addressing identified risk factors...
  2. pmc Smoking behavior and use of tobacco industry sponsored websites among medical students and young physicians in Argentina
    M Victoria Salgado
    Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Internet Res 16:e35. 2014
    ..In Argentina, several cigarette brands have designed websites for the local market, which promote user participation...
  3. pmc Association of media literacy with cigarette smoking among youth in Jujuy, Argentina
    M Victoria Salgado
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:516-21. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether media literacy related to smoking is independently associated with current smoking and susceptibility to future smoking in a sample of mostly indigenous youth in Jujuy, Argentina...
  4. pmc Physician use of advance care planning discussions in a diverse hospitalized population
    Sonali P Kulkarni
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:620-4. 2011
    ..Multiethnic, multi-lingual hospitalized patients reported low rates of ACP discussions with their physicians regardless of ethnicity, English proficiency, education level or age...
  5. pmc Cigarette smoking behavior among US Latino men and women from different countries of origin
    E J Perez-Stable
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1424-30. 2001
    ..This study sought to compare smoking behavior among Latino men and women from different countries of origin...
  6. ncbi Issues in achieving compliance with antihypertensive treatment in the Latino population
    Eliseo J Perez-Stable
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0320, USA
    Clin Cornerstone 6:49-61; discussion 62-4. 2004
    ..Health care systems and plans should work on creating culturally competent health care programs to serve the needs of this diverse population...
  7. ncbi Counseling smoking parents of young children: comparison of pediatricians and family physicians
    E J Perez-Stable
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Room A 405, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:25-31. 2001
    ..Secondhand smoke is a major cause of morbidity in young children, and exposure to smoking parents is the principal source. Physician visits for young children present an opportunity to effect behavioral change among smoking parents...
  8. pmc Willingness to use tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer among diverse women
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:357-66. 2012
    ..Factors affecting women's willingness to take breast cancer chemoprevention drugs vary and are not determined solely by knowledge of risk/benefit or risk perception...
  9. ncbi Nondaily smokers should be asked and advised to quit
    Elisa K Tong
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0329, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:23-30. 2006
    ..Nondaily smokers are a growing subpopulation of smokers. Current cessation guidelines were developed for daily smokers, and how clinicians might help nondaily smokers is not clear...
  10. pmc Factors influencing time to diagnosis after abnormal mammography in diverse women
    Eliseo J Perez-Stable
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:159-66. 2013
    ..Abnormal mammograms are common, and the risk of false positives is high. We surveyed women in order to understand the factors influencing the efficiency of the evaluation of an abnormal mammogram...
  11. ncbi Lifestyle behavior counseling for women patients among a sample of California physicians
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0856, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:485-95. 2005
    ..Although the prevalence of diseases associated with these detrimental lifestyle behaviors is high among women in the United States, they may not receive adequate counseling from physicians...
  12. pmc Clinician ratings of interpreter mediated visits in underserved primary care settings with ad hoc, in-person professional, and video conferencing modes
    Anna M Napoles
    Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:301-17. 2010
    ..86). Video conferencing interpretation increases access without compromising quality, but cultural nuances may be better addressed by in-person interpreters. Professional interpretation is superior to ad hoc (OR 4.15, 95% CI 1.43, 12.09)...
  13. pmc Colorectal cancer screening: what do women from diverse ethnic groups want?
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 1545 Divisadero Street, Room 316, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:239-46. 2013
    ..Little is known about factors associated with willingness to undergo colorectal cancer (CRC) screening for personal or public health benefit among women from diverse race/ethnic groups...
  14. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in Latino and Vietnamese Americans. Compared with non-Latino white Americans
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:156-66. 2004
    ..To identify current colorectal cancer (CRC) screening practices and barriers to screening in the Latino, Vietnamese, and non-Latino white populations...
  15. pmc Using visual displays to communicate risk of cancer to women from diverse race/ethnic backgrounds
    Sabrina T Wong
    Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, UCSF, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:327-35. 2012
    ..This study evaluated how well women from diverse race/ethnic groups were able to take a quantitative cancer risk statistic verbally provided to them and report it in a visual format...
  16. ncbi The effectiveness of an advance notice letter on the recruitment of African Americans and Whites for a mailed patient satisfaction survey
    ANNA M NAPOLES-SPRINGER
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    J Aging Health 16:124S-36S. 2004
    ..Evaluate an advance notice letter for enhancing patient satisfaction survey response rates in African Americans and Whites...
  17. ncbi Factors affecting breast cancer risk reduction practices among California physicians
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Prev Med 41:7-15. 2005
    ..Little is known about the incorporation of breast cancer risk reduction therapies into clinical practice...
  18. pmc European ancestry is positively associated with breast cancer risk in Mexican women
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1074-82. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk factors for breast cancer among Latinas in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Elad Ziv
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Box 1732, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1878-85. 2006
    ..We reasoned that if genetic ancestry is associated with known breast cancer risk factors, then the results of genetic association studies would be confounded...
  20. ncbi Factors affecting participation in a breast cancer risk reduction telephone survey among women from four racial/ethnic groups
    Genevieve Des Jarlais
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Prev Med 41:720-7. 2005
    ..Little is known about the participation of minorities in health behavior research. This manuscript assesses factors associated with participation among women in four racial/ethnic groups...
  21. ncbi Cancer risk factors among men of diverse Hispanic or Latino origins
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA
    Prev Med 39:263-9. 2004
    ..However, routine risk factor data on Latino groups are lacking. Knowledge of cancer risk prevalence by ethnoregional groups is particularly important for development of effective prevention and control strategies...
  22. pmc Physician language ability and cultural competence. An exploratory study of communication with Spanish-speaking patients
    Alicia Fernandez
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:167-74. 2004
    ..We studied physician-patient dyads to determine how physician self-rated Spanish-language ability and cultural competence affect Spanish-speaking patients' reports of interpersonal processes of care...
  23. ncbi Toward evidence-based Internet interventions: A Spanish/English Web site for international smoking cessation trials
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:77-87. 2006
    ..Smokers with past (but not current) MDEs tended to be the most likely to abstain and those with current MDEs the least likely. This trend reached significance in studies 1 and 4...
  24. pmc Cancer screening among jail inmates: frequency, knowledge, and willingness
    Ingrid A Binswanger
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357183, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1781-7. 2005
    ..We determined jail inmates' knowledge of cancer screening tests, their frequency of screening, and their willingness to undergo screening in jail in order to assess preventive health services for jail inmates...
  25. pmc Association between cancer risk perception and screening behavior among diverse women
    Sue E Kim
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, A 405, Box 0856, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:728-34. 2008
    ..We measured the perception of breast, cervical, and colon cancer risks and screening in diverse women to examine the association between risk perception and screening behavior...
  26. ncbi Perceived risk of breast cancer among women at average and increased risk
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:845-51. 2005
    ..This study examined characteristics associated with perception of breast cancer risk among women at average and increased risk...
  27. pmc Are risk factors for breast cancer associated with follow-up procedures in diverse women with abnormal mammography?
    Teresa C Juarbe
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:245-53. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association of risk factors for breast cancer with reported follow-up procedures after abnormal mammography among diverse women...
  28. ncbi Variation in access to health care for different racial/ethnic groups by the racial/ethnic composition of an individual's county of residence
    Jennifer S Haas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusett 02160, USA
    Med Care 42:707-14. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi A national agenda for Latino cancer prevention and control
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 78230, USA
    Cancer 103:2209-15. 2005
    ..The results laid the foundation for a national Redes En Accion Latino cancer agenda, thus providing a useful tool for individuals and organizations engaged in cancer prevention and control efforts among the Hispanic-Latino population...
  30. pmc Poor patient comprehension of abnormal mammography results
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:432-7. 2005
    ..Screening mammography for women 50 to 69 years of age may lead to 50% having an abnormal study. We set out to determine the proportion of women who understand their abnormal mammogram results and the factors that predict understanding...
  31. pmc The language divide. The importance of training in the use of interpreters for outpatient practice
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:175-83. 2004
    ..Provision of interpreter services for non-English-speaking patients is a federal requirement. We surveyed clinicians to describe their experience using interpreters...
  32. ncbi Establishing centers to address treatment effectiveness in diverse ethnic groups: the MEDTEP experience
    A Eugene Washington
    Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, USA
    Ethn Health 7:231-42. 2002
    ..To investigate racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in health outcomes amenable to improvement through more effective delivery of health care services...
  33. ncbi Colon cancer screening in the ambulatory setting
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Box 1732, 1701 Divisadero, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Prev Med 35:209-18. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine patient and clinician factors associated with screening for colon cancer...
  34. pmc Language barriers and understanding of hospital discharge instructions
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
    Med Care 50:283-9. 2012
    ..Effective communication at hospital discharge is necessary for an optimal transition and to avoid adverse events. We investigated the association of a language barrier with patient understanding of discharge instructions...
  35. ncbi Breast cancer risk reduction options: awareness, discussion, and use among women from four ethnic groups
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:162-6. 2006
    ..With recent advances in breast cancer risk reduction practices, it is increasingly important to assess both the breadth of and disparities in use across different racial/ethnic groups...
  36. pmc Patterns of interpreter use for hospitalized patients with limited English proficiency
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:712-7. 2011
    ..Professional interpreter use improves the quality of care for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP), but little is known about interpreter use in the hospital...
  37. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk of mortality among U.S. Latinas with breast cancer
    Laura Fejerman
    Authors Affiliations Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, and Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford and Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer Res 73:7243-53. 2013
    ..003). Overall, results suggest that genetic factors and/or unmeasured differences in treatment or access to care should be further explored to understand and reduce ethnic disparities in breast cancer outcomes...
  38. pmc Impact of a primary care based intervention on breast cancer knowledge, risk perception and concern: A randomized, controlled trial
    Jennifer Livaudais-Toman
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Electronic address
    Breast 24:758-66. 2015
    ..To estimate the effects of a tablet-based, breast cancer risk education intervention for use in primary care settings (BreastCARE) on patients' breast cancer knowledge, risk perception and concern...
  39. pmc Interpreter perspectives of in-person, telephonic, and videoconferencing medical interpretation in clinical encounters
    Erika Leemann Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:226-32. 2012
    ..To examine professional medical interpreters' perspectives of in-person and remote interpreting modalities...
  40. ncbi Smoking cessation counseling with young patients: the practices of family physicians and pediatricians
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:83-90. 2004
    ..To investigate family physicians' and pediatricians' practice of and perceived barriers to smoking cessation counseling among patients 18 years and younger...
  41. pmc Immigrant generation and physical activity among Mexican, Chinese & Filipino adults in the U.S
    Aimee Afable-Munsuz
    Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 0613, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:1997-2005. 2010
    ..In the context of increasing rates of chronic disease, the study of transitions in PA among immigrants will continue to be critical to promoting the public health of diverse populations in countries such as the US...
  42. ncbi Genetic admixture and asthma-related phenotypes in Mexican American and Puerto Rican asthmatics
    Keyan Salari
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1732, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 29:76-86. 2005
    ..These results suggest that asthma severity may be influenced by genetic factors differentiating Europeans and Native Americans in Mexican Americans, although differing results for Puerto Ricans require further investigation...
  43. pmc Selection of intervention components in an internet stop smoking participant preference trial: beyond randomized controlled trials
    Stephen M Schueller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 205:159-64. 2013
    ..This suggests that providing the ability to customize previously validated resources may be a successful way to widely disseminate interventions...
  44. ncbi Adult immunization in university-based primary care and specialty practices
    Nicholas A Daniels
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Universtiy of California at San Francisco, 94115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1007-12. 2004
    ..With the exception of Russian immigrants, the study did not find that racial and ethnic minorities had lower rates of vaccination than whites...
  45. pmc Smoking behaviors among immigrant Asian Americans: rules for smoke-free homes
    Elisa K Tong
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:64-7. 2008
    ..Asian immigrants in California are significantly more likely than their counterparts in Asia to have quit smoking. Smoke-free environments may mediate this acculturation effect because such environments are not widespread in Asia...
  46. pmc Preferences for human papillomavirus testing with routine cervical cancer screening in diverse older women
    Alison J Huang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1324-9. 2008
    ..Little is known about women's attitudes toward HPV testing or how these attitudes may influence medical discussions about cervical cancer screening...
  47. pmc Admixture mapping identifies a locus on 6q25 associated with breast cancer risk in US Latinas
    Laura Fejerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:1907-17. 2012
    ..Fine-mapping within the 6q25 and possibly the 11p15 loci will lead to the discovery of the biologically functional variant/s behind this association...
  48. ncbi Perceived benefits and barriers to physical activity among older Latina women
    Teresa Juarbe
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    West J Nurs Res 24:868-86. 2002
    ..This emphasis holds promise as a feasible and effective primary care intervention for achieving increased physical-activity-related health benefits...
  49. pmc "Knowing is better": preferences of diverse older adults for discussing prognosis
    Cyrus Ahalt
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:568-75. 2012
    ..Evidence suggests that preferences for prognostic information may be culturally determined. Yet little is known about the preferences of diverse elders for discussing prognosis...
  50. pmc Risk perception and preference for prevention of Alzheimer's disease
    Sukyung Chung
    Phillip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94301, USA
    Value Health 12:450-8. 2009
    ....
  51. pmc Genome-wide association study of breast cancer in Latinas identifies novel protective variants on 6q25
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute of Human Genetics, University of California San Fancisco, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Nat Commun 5:5260. 2014
    ..These results highlight the importance of conducting research in diverse populations. ..
  52. pmc National trends in smoking behaviors among Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban men and women in the United States
    Lyzette Blanco
    Lyzette Blanco and Dennis R Trinidad are with the School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA Robert Garcia is with the Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Eliseo J Pérez Stable is with the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Martha M White, Karen Messer, and John P Pierce are with the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
    Am J Public Health 104:896-903. 2014
    ..We examined trends in smoking behaviors across 2 periods among Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans in the United States...
  53. pmc From online randomized controlled trials to participant preference studies: morphing the San Francisco Stop Smoking site into a worldwide smoking cessation resource
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Internet World Health Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e64. 2012
    ....
  54. pmc Primary care providers' views on metabolic monitoring of outpatients taking antipsychotic medication
    Christina Mangurian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:597-9. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi Access and attitudinal factors related to breast and cervical cancer rescreening: why are Latinas still underscreened?
    Regina Otero-Sabogal
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:337-59. 2003
    ..There are structural and attitudinal barriers to regular cancer screening among Latinas. Interventions that increase access to care and address women's attitudes about cancer are needed...
  56. pmc Unraveling the relationship between literacy, language proficiency, and patient-physician communication
    Rebecca L Sudore
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:398-402. 2009
    ..To examine whether the effect of health literacy (HL) on patient-physician communication varies with patient-physician language concordance and communication type...
  57. pmc Global reach of an Internet smoking cessation intervention among Spanish- and English-speaking smokers from 157 countries
    ALINNE Z BARRERA
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 7M, Box 0852, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:927-40. 2009
    ....
  58. ncbi Ethnic minority older adults participating in clinical research: developing trust
    Gina Moreno-John
    University of California at San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Aging Health 16:93S-123S. 2004
    ..A significant barrier to participation in research is mistrust of the scientific community and institutions. The aims of this article are to discuss the lack of representation of ethnic minorities in clinical research...
  59. pmc Identification of limited English proficient patients in clinical care
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1555-60. 2008
    ..Standardized means to identify patients likely to benefit from language assistance are needed...
  60. pmc Promoting use of colorectal cancer screening tests. Can we change physician behavior?
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1097-101. 2005
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is underutilized despite evidence that screening reduces mortality...
  61. pmc Latinos and Cancer Information: Perspectives of Patients, Health Professionals and Telephone Cancer Information Specialists
    Celia P Kaplan
    University of California, San Francisco
    J Health Dispar Res Pract 9:154-167. 2016
    ..Our findings underscore the importance of the physician-patient relationship as a point of intervention to address the unmet informational and psychosocial needs of Latino cancer patients...
  62. pmc Interaction between common breast cancer susceptibility variants, genetic ancestry, and nongenetic risk factors in Hispanic women
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF, San Francisco, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:1731-8. 2015
    ....
  63. pmc Patient-physicians' information exchange in outpatient cardiac care: time for a heart to heart?
    Urmimala Sarkar
    University of California, San Francisco Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Service, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:173-9. 2011
    ..Agreement between patients and physicians is an indicator of successful communication. Concordance in domains of communication among patients with heart disease and communication barriers has not been studied...
  64. ncbi Slower metabolism and reduced intake of nicotine from cigarette smoking in Chinese-Americans
    Neal L Benowitz
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:108-15. 2002
    ..We compared the rate of nicotine metabolism and the intake of nicotine per cigarette smoked among smokers of different ethnicities...
  65. ncbi Association between thyroid dysfunction and total cholesterol level in an older biracial population: the health, aging and body composition study
    Alka M Kanaya
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero St, Suite 554, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:773-9. 2002
    ..Thyroid dysfunction increases with age. Less is known about the prevalence of thyroid disease in older black adults and whether an association between thyroid function and serum cholesterol level exists, as in older white adults...
  66. ncbi The importance of race and ethnic background in biomedical research and clinical practice
    Esteban Gonzalez Burchard
    Lung Biology Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1170-5. 2003
  67. ncbi Mentoring in community-based participatory research: the RCMAR experience
    Gina Moreno-John
    University of California at San Francisco, Department of Medicine, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S33-43. 2007
    ..In addition to mentoring trainees and/or junior faculty, we also explore the bi-directional mentoring that occurs when faculty at academic health centers develop partnerships with members of their target communities...
  68. doi Use of cancer support groups among Latina breast cancer survivors
    ANNA M NAPOLES-SPRINGER
    Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:193-204. 2007
    ..Although Latina women diagnosed with breast cancer may be at greater risk of psychosocial morbidity compared to white women, few utilize support services such as support groups. Reasons for this under-use among Latinas are unknown...
  69. pmc Interpreting the outcomes of automated internet-based randomized trials: example of an International Smoking Cessation Study
    Yan Leykin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e5. 2012
    ..Internet interventions have been shown to reduce smoking rates successfully. However, improved methods of evaluating effectiveness need to be developed for large-scale Internet intervention trials...
  70. pmc Factors associated with trauma center use for elderly patients with trauma: a statewide analysis, 1999-2008
    Renee Y Hsia
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 146:585-92. 2011
    ..To estimate the likelihood of trauma center admission for injured elderly patients with trauma, determine trends in trauma center admissions, and identify factors associated with trauma center use for elderly patients with trauma...
  71. pmc Immigrant generation and diabetes risk among Mexican Americans: the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
    Aimee Afable-Munsuz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e45-52. 2013
    ..We examined whether acculturation and immigrant generation, a marker for assimilation, are associated with diabetes risk in an aging Mexican-origin population...
  72. pmc Breast and cervical cancer screening: impact of health insurance status, ethnicity, and nativity of Latinas
    Michael A Rodriguez
    Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:235-41. 2005
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  73. ncbi Ethnicity, language, specialty care, and quality of diabetes care
    Tung T Nguyen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:65-71. 2007
    ..To investigate ethnicity, language, specialty care, and quality of diabetes care in one medical center...
  74. ncbi Frequency of dementia etiologies in four ethnic groups
    Craig E Hou
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:42-7. 2006
    ..Research on dementia among ethnically diverse populations in the USA has focused primarily on Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia, but there are limited data on other neurodegenerative causes of dementia...
  75. ncbi Redes En Acción. Increasing Hispanic participation in cancer research, training, and awareness
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 107:2023-33. 2006
    ..Redes En Acción has increased participation in cancer control research, training, and awareness among Hispanic scientists and within Hispanic communities. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  76. ncbi Effectiveness of adult vaccination programs in faith-based organizations
    Nicholas A Daniels
    Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, Department of Medicine, Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S15-22. 2007
    ..This onsite, FBO adult vaccination program was effective in increasing vaccination rates and may be promising for decreasing raciallethnic disparities in vaccination rates...
  77. pmc Health literacy and access to kidney transplantation
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0532, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:195-200. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that inadequate health literacy in a hemodialysis population is common and is associated with poorer access to kidney transplant wait-lists...
  78. pmc Focus group interviews on racial and ethnic attitudes regarding adult vaccinations
    Nicholas A Daniels
    University of California, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1455-61. 2004
    ..This article examines racial and ethnic attitudes regarding recommended adult vaccinations...
  79. pmc Patients' perceptions of cultural factors affecting the quality of their medical encounters
    ANNA M NAPOLES-SPRINGER
    Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations and the Center on Aging in Diverse Communities, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944
    Health Expect 8:4-17. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify key domains of cultural competence from the perspective of ethnically and linguistically diverse patients...
  80. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk of breast cancer among U.S. Latinas
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Lung Biology Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Cancer Res 68:9723-8. 2008
    ..39; 95% CI, 1.06-2.11; P=0.013). Further work is needed to determine if the association is due to genetic differences between populations or possibly due to environmental factors not measured...
  81. ncbi Creatinine levels among Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans in the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Rudolph A Rodriguez
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 66:2368-73. 2004
    ..Although Latinos constitute the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States, little is known about the prevalence of renal disease among different Latino subgroups...
  82. pmc Accuracy of physician self-report of Spanish language proficiency
    Anne Rosenthal
    Maxine Hall Health Center, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, 94115, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:239-43. 2011
    ..In settings where no financial or other incentives are linked to language skills, simple questions may be a useful way to assess physician language proficiency...
  83. pmc Cardiovascular risk score, cognitive decline, and dementia in older Mexican Americans: the role of sex and education
    Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e004978. 2013
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  84. pmc Latino populations: a unique opportunity for the study of race, genetics, and social environment in epidemiological research
    Esteban Gonzalez Burchard
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2161-8. 2005
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  85. pmc Ending cervical cancer screening: attitudes and beliefs from ethnically diverse older women
    George F Sawaya
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:40.e1-7. 2009
    ..Guidelines support ending cervical cancer screening in women aged 65-70 years and older with previous normal testing, but little is known about older women's attitudes and beliefs about ending screening...
  86. ncbi Population stratification confounds genetic association studies among Latinos
    Shweta Choudhry
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:652-64. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that empirical assessment of the effects of stratification is critical to appropriately interpret the results of case-control studies in admixed populations...

Research Grants1

  1. Tobacco Use Among Argentinian Youth: A Cohort Study
    Eliseo Perez Stable; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The intervention will target modification of predisposing and reinforcing factors for smoking. ..