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Anna M. Nápoles, MPH, PhD

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Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF

ans@medicine.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-6290 (voice)
Box 0856, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0856

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Education

Pomona College, Claremont, CA, B.A., 1980, Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, CA, M.P.H., 1983, Public Health Admin.
University of California, Berkeley, CA, Ph.D., 1998, Epidemiology
OBSSR/NIH Summer Training Institute for Randomized Clinical Trials of Behavioral Interventions, Fellow, 2001, Randomized Controlled Trials of Behavioral Interventions


Professional Experience

  • 1976-1980
    Research Assistant, Pomona College Psychology Department
  • 1980-1982
    Research Assistant, University of California Berkeley
  • 1982-1983
    Administrative Intern, La Clinica de la Raza
  • 1983-1985
    Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Rehabilitation Offices of Robert Rios
  • 1985-1989
    Branch Manager, CONSERVCO, Travelers Insurance Company
  • 1990-1993
    Sr. Research Associate, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  • 1993-2000
    Project Director, National Hispanic Leadership Initiative on Cancer, Dept. of Medicine, UCSF
  • 1993-2001
    Assistant Director, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, UCSF
  • 1998-2001
    Research Specialist, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, Department of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2001-2002
    Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley (UCB)
  • 2001-2009
    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2009-present
    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1980
    Chicana of the Year, Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA
  • 1995-97
    Graduate Division Fellowships, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1997
    School of Public Health Alumni Association Award, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1997 and 1998
    Northern California Cancer Center, Cancer Information Service, Northern California and Nevada Region, Certificate of Appreciation
  • 1998
    Northern California Cancer Center, Cancer Information Service, Northern California and Nevada Region, 5th Year Anniversary Special Recognition Award
  • 1999
    On Lok's 30th Street Senior Center 20th Anniversary Recognition Award
  • 2000
    Nominee, UCSF Chancellor's Award for Public Service
  • 2003
    Redes En Acción: The National Hispanic/Latino Cancer Network 2003 Rising Star in Cancer Research Award
  • 2003
    The Robert H. Crede Award for Excellence in Community Service, Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF
  • 2009
    The Robert H. Crede Award for Excellence in Community Service, Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Rosales M, Ashing K, Napoles A. Quality of cancer follow-up care: a focus on Latina breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Sep; 8(3):364-71.
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  2. Nápoles AM, Santoyo-Olsson J, Stewart AL. Methods for translating evidence-based behavioral interventions for health-disparity communities. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013; 10:E193.
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  3. Bloom JR, Stewart SL, Napoles AM, Hwang ES, Livaudais JC, Karliner L, Kaplan CP. Quality of life of Latina and Euro-American women with ductal carcinoma in situ. Psychooncology. 2013 May; 22(5):1008-16.
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  4. Nápoles AM, Ortíz C, O'Brien H, Sereno AB, Kaplan CP. Coping resources and self-rated health among Latina breast cancer survivors. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2011 Sep; 38(5):523-31.
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  5. Nápoles AM, Chadiha LA. Advancing the science of recruitment and retention of ethnically diverse populations. Gerontologist. 2011 Jun; 51 Suppl 1:S142-6.
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  6. Nápoles AM, Santoyo-Olsson J, Farren G, Olmstead J, Cabral R, Ross B, Gregorich SE, Stewart AL. The patient-reported Clinicians' Cultural Sensitivity Survey: a field test among older Latino primary care patients. Health Expect. 2012 Mar; 15(1):63-77.
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  7. Napoles AM, Chadiha L, Eversley R, Moreno-John G. Reviews: developing culturally sensitive dementia caregiver interventions: are we there yet? Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2010 Aug; 25(5):389-406.
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  8. Nápoles AM, Santoyo-Olsson J, Karliner LS, O'Brien H, Gregorich SE, Pérez-Stable EJ. Clinician ratings of interpreter mediated visits in underserved primary care settings with ad hoc, in-person professional, and video conferencing modes. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Feb; 21(1):301-17.
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  9. Nápoles AM, Gregorich SE, Santoyo-Olsson J, O'Brien H, Stewart AL. Interpersonal processes of care and patient satisfaction: do associations differ by race, ethnicity, and language? Health Serv Res. 2009 Aug; 44(4):1326-44.
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  10. Nápoles-Springer AM, Ortíz C, O'Brien H, Díaz-Méndez M. Developing a culturally competent peer support intervention for Spanish-speaking Latinas with breast cancer. J Immigr Minor Health. 2009 Aug; 11(4):268-80.
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  11. Nápoles-Springer AM, Ortíz C, O'Brien H, Díaz-Méndez M, Pérez-Stable EJ. Use of cancer support groups among Latina breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2007 Sep; 1(3):193-204.
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  12. Stewart AL, Nápoles-Springer AM, Gregorich SE, Santoyo-Olsson J. Interpersonal processes of care survey: patient-reported measures for diverse groups. Health Serv Res. 2007 Jun; 42(3 Pt 1):1235-56.
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  13. Nápoles-Springer AM, Livaudais JC, Bloom J, Hwang S, Kaplan CP. Information exchange and decision making in the treatment of Latina and white women with ductal carcinoma in situ. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2007; 25(4):19-36.
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