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Galen Joseph, PhD

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joseph_galen

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, UCSF

galen.joseph@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-9421 (voice)
Box 0128, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0128

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Education

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, B.A., 1988, Anthropology
University of California, Santa Cruz, M.A., 1993, Cultural Anthropology
University of California, Santa Cruz, Ph.D., 1999, Cultural Anthropology
Yale University, Center for International & Area Studies, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2001, Migration, Globalization, & Citizenship


Professional Experience

  • 1988-1989
    Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, Immigrant Advocate Permanent Housing Program for Homeless Families
  • 1989-1991
    National Council of Jewish Women Program Manager Child Care Program for Working Women
  • 1991-2000
    University of California, Santa Cruz Instructor, Teaching Fellow, Teaching Assistant Departments of Anthropology, Sociology, Women's Studies
  • 1999-2002
    Institute for the Future , Research Manager , Palo Alto, CA
  • 2002-2003
    Criterion Consulting Ethnographic Research Consultant, Health Insurance for Faith Organizations Project
  • 2003-2004
    University of California, San Francisco, Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine; Comprehensive Cancer Center; Institute for Health and Aging
  • 2008-2013
    University of California, San Francisco, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine
  • 2013-present
    University of California, San Francisco, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine

Honors & Awards


  • 1999
    Advanced Studies Fellowship; Anthropology and Education Institute
    Spencer Foundation

  • 1998
    Spencer Foundation Dissertation Writing Fellowship
    Spencer Foundation

  • 1994
    Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship
    Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research

  • 1991
    UCSC Graduate Division Fellowship
    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • 1993
    Sigma Xi Graduate Research Grant
    Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

  • 1992
    Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention
    National Science Foundation

  • 1992
    UCSC Anthropology Department Research Grant
    University of California, Santa Cruz

  • 1987
    Wesleyan University Anthropology Department Research Grant
    Wesleyan University


Selected Publications

  1. Nickell A, Burke NJ, Cohen E, Caprio M, Joseph G. Educating Low-SES and LEP Survivors About Breast Cancer Research: Pilot Test of the Health Research Engagement Intervention. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Apr 18.
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  2. Sahra Gibbon, Galen Joseph, Jessica Mozersky, Andrea zur Nieden, Sonja Palfner, Editors. Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices: Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA. 2014.
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  3. Joseph, G. Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices: Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA. Gibbon S, Joseph G, Mozersky J, zur Nieden A, Palfner S, Editors. Genetics to the People: BRCA as public health and the dissemination of cancer risk knowledge. 2014.
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  4. Hitch K, Joseph G, Guiltinan J, Kianmahd J, Youngblom J, Blanco A. Lynch Syndrome Patients' Views of and Preferences for Return of Results Following Whole Exome Sequencing. J Genet Couns. 2014 Jan 22.
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  5. Beattie MS, Copeland K, Fehniger J, Cheung E, Joseph G, Lee R, Luce J. Genetic counseling, cancer screening, breast cancer characteristics, and general health among a diverse population of BRCA genetic testers. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Aug; 24(3):1150-66.
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  6. Beattie MS, Kopeland C, Fehniger J, Joseph G, Cheung E, Lee R, Luce J. . . Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved August 2013. Genetic Counseling, Cancer Screening, Breast Cancer Characteristics and General Health among a Diverse Population of BRCA Genetic Testers. 2013; 24(3).
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  7. Fehniger J, Lin F, Beattie MS, Joseph G, Kaplan C. Family communication of BRCA1/2 results and family uptake of BRCA1/2 testing in a diverse population of BRCA1/2 carriers. J Genet Couns. 2013 Oct; 22(5):603-12.
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  8. Joseph G, Nguyen K, Nguyen T, Stewart S, Davis S, Kevany S, Marquez T, Pasick R. Efficient identification of low-income asian american women at high risk for hepatitis B. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013; 24(4):1701-16.
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  9. Joseph G, Dohan D. Recruitment practices and the politics of inclusion in cancer clinical trials. Med Anthropol Q. 2012 Sep; 26(3):338-60.
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  10. Joseph G, Kaplan C, Luce J, Lee R, Stewart S, Guerra C, Pasick R. Efficient identification and referral of low-income women at high risk for hereditary breast cancer: a practice-based approach. Public Health Genomics. 2012; 15(3-4):172-80.
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  11. Joseph G, Kaplan C, Luce J, Lee R, Stewart S, Guerra C, Pasick R. Public Health Genomics. Efficient Identification and Referral of Low-Income Women at High Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer: A Practice-Based Approach. 2012; (15):172-180.
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  12. Joseph G, Beattie MS, Lee R, Braithwaite D, Wilcox C, Metrikin M, Lamvik K, Luce J. Pre-counseling education for low literacy women at risk of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC): patient experiences using the Cancer Risk Education Intervention Tool (CREdIT). J Genet Couns. 2010 Oct; 19(5):447-62.
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  13. Mozersky J and Joseph G. BioSocieties. Case Studies in the Co-Production of Populations and Genetics: the Making of 'At Risk' Populations. 2010; 4(5):415-439.
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  14. Gibbon S, Joseph G, Kalender U, Kampriani E, Mozersky J, Nieden AZ and Palfner S. . BioSocieties. Perspectives on globalising genomics: The case of ‘BRCA’ breast cancer research and medical practice. 2010; 4(5):407-414.
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  15. Pasick RJ, Barker JC, Otero-Sabogal R, Burke NJ, Joseph G, Guerra C. Intention, subjective norms, and cancer screening in the context of relational culture. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):91S-110S.
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  16. Washington PK, Burke NJ, Joseph G, Guerra C, Pasick RJ. Adult daughters' influence on mothers' health-related decision making: an expansion of the subjective norms construct. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):129S-44S.
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  17. Burke NJ, Joseph G, Pasick RJ, Barker JC. Theorizing social context: rethinking behavioral theory. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):55S-70S.
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  18. Pasick RJ, Burke NJ, Barker JC, Joseph G, Bird JA, Otero-Sabogal R, Tuason N, Stewart SL, Rakowski W, Clark MA, Washington PK, Guerra C. Behavioral theory in a diverse society: like a compass on Mars. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):11S-35S.
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  19. Joseph G, Burke NJ, Tuason N, Barker JC, Pasick RJ. Perceived susceptibility to illness and perceived benefits of preventive care: an exploration of behavioral theory constructs in a transcultural context. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):71S-90S.
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  20. Joseph G, Dohan D. Recruiting minorities where they receive care: Institutional barriers to cancer clinical trials recruitment in a safety-net hospital. Contemp Clin Trials. 2009 Nov; 30(6):552-9.
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