• Research

Research Areas

 

Community-Based Research and Interventions

Cancer Screening and Chronic Health Care Interventions in Primary Care
 
Improving Quality of Life at End of Life in Underserved Populations: End-of-life Narratives
 
Practice-based Research
 
Role of the Physicial and Social Environment in Shaping Health Behaviors
 
Substance Use and HIV Prevention
 
Transitions Clinic Network: Linking High Risk Medicaid Patients from Prison to Community Primary Care
 

Cross-Cultural Care and the Clinician-Patient RelationshipAnchor

Assessing and Developing Individuals' Inter-professional Teamwork Skills
 
Communication and the Clinician-Patient Relationship
 
Cross-Cultural Communication and Medical Decision Making at the End of Life
 
Healthcare Needs of Patients Engaged in Non-Traditional Sexual Practices
 
Patient-Centered Health Promotion
 
Patient Decision Making
 

Global Public HealthAnchor

International HIV Epidemiology and Prevention
 

Health Policy and Reducing Social Disparities in HealthAnchor

Black Infant Health (BIH) Assessment and Evaluation
 
Health Systems Reform
 
Impact of Structural Capacity on Health and Mental Health Outcomes for Children and the Population of Reproductive Age
 
Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA)
Paula Braveman, MD, MPH and Kristen Marchi, MPH
 
Primary Care Crisis and Reform
 
Quality Improvement in Medicaid
 
Research support for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America
 
Social Determinants of Infant Mortality in California
 
Use of County Level Data to Impact Local and State Health Policies
 

Integrative and Psychosocial MedicineAnchor

Alcohol and Drug Use in the Primary Care Setting
 
Depression, Distress, Self-Management and Glycemic Control in Diabetes
 
Integrative Exercise for Alzheimer’s Disease, PTSD and Back Pain
 
Interoceptive Bodily Awareness 
 
Mind-Body Interventions for Preventing Chronicity in Low Back Pain
 
Prognosis of Low Back Pain, Clinical Decision Rule
 

Medical Education

Evaluating Pipeline Programs for Minority and Disadvantaged Students
 
Evaluation of PRIME-US, A Medical School Track for Students Interested in Caring for Urban Underserved Communities
 
Factors Affecting Medical Trainee Specialty Choice and Service to Underserved Populations
 
Impact of a SFGH-Based Training Track on Students Interest in Care of the Underserved and Career Choices
 
Providers' Perceptions of Clinical Social Determinants of Health Interventions
 
Resident Education on Substance Use Disorders and Motivational Interviewing Skills
 
Resident Wellness and Burnout Prevention
 

Primary Care and Chronic Care InnovationsAnchor

Comparing Strategies for Translating Self-Management Support into Primary Care
 
Development of a Clinical Prediction Rule for the Development of Chronic Pain in Patients with Acute Low Back Pain
 
Evaluating Community-Based Interventions to Improve the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents
 
The Evidence Base for Clinical Social Determinants of Health Interventions
 
Health Coaching by Medical Assistants to Improve Control for Low-Income Patients with Diabetes, Hypertension, and/or Hyperlipidemia
 
Health Coaching to Reduce Disparities for Low-Income Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 
Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Record Optimization
 
Improving Transition Outcomes Through Accessible Health IT and Caregiver Support
 
Integrating Social Determinants Interventions into Health Care Settings
 
National Study of Physician Organizations - Understanding Differences in Practice Performance
 
Patient-Informed Decision Making with Health Coaches: A PCORI Pilot Study
 
Pediatric Help Desks: How Addressing Social Determinants of Health Affects Child Health Outcomes
 
Practice Transformation
 
Reducing Distress and Improving Glycemic Control in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
 
Tailoring Care for Younger Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
 
Understanding Medicaid MCOs' Incentives for Investing in Clinical Social Determinants of Health Interventions
 

Reproductive and Children's HealthAnchor

Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services
 
Family-Centered Well Child Care
 
Family Planning Disparities
 
Female Sexual Dysfunction as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Disease
 
Genetic Risk Factors for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women
 
Improving Detection of Female Sexual Dysfunction in Primary Care
 
Increasing Breastfeeding in the Community through Engagement of Promotoras
 
Increasing Preconception and Contraceptive Counseling in the Primary Care Setting
 
Patient Preferences for Contraceptive Counseling
 
Social Influences on Contraceptive Use
 
The Use of Community and Hospital Level Date to Improve Birth Outcomes