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Nynikka R. A. Palmer, DrPH, MPH

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Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, UCSF

PalmerN@medsfgh.ucsf.edu

Box 1354, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1354

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Education

Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, BS, 05/00, Community Health Education
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, MPH, 05/02, Behavioral Science Health Education
University of Texas, Houston, TX, DrPH, 08/10, Health Promotion Behavioral Science
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, Fellowship, 09/13, Cancer Prevention & Control – Cancer Survivorship


Professional Experience

  • 1998-1998
    Summer Intern, National Immunization Project, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
  • 1998-2000
    Research Interviewer, Starting Early Starting Smart Project, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • 2000-2000
    Public Health Intern, Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, Baltimore City Health Department, Baltimore, MD
  • 2000-2002
    Graduate Research Assistant, Healthy Body Healthy Spirit and Go Girls!, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • 2001-2002
    Program Operations Assistant, National Center for HIV, STD & TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
  • 2002-2005
    Mission Delivery Manager, South Atlantic Division, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
  • 2003-2005
    Instructor, Department of Social Sciences, Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA
  • 2006-2006
    Cancer Prevention Fellow, Patient Medication Knowledge Study, General Internal Medicine, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • 2006-2008
    Project Director, Exploring Influenza Vaccine Attitudes: A Community Partnership. Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX
  • 2007-2007
    Project Director, Assessing Problem Areas in Referrals for Chronic Hematological Malignancies, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX
  • 2007-2010
    Predoctoral Fellow, Cancer Education and Career Development Program, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX
  • 2009-2010
    Research Coordinator, Controlled Trial of Goal-Setting for Diabetes Control in Minority Communities, Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • 2011-2011
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 2010-2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention and Control Traineeship Focusing on Cancer Survivorship, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 2013-present
    Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 1997-2000
    Regents Associate Scholarship, Morgan State University
  • 2000
    Golden Key National Honor Society, Morgan State University
  • 2000
    Outstanding Practicum Experience Award, Morgan State University
  • 2001
    Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research Scholar, Northern California Cancer Center
  • 2003
    Doctoral Application Support Award, Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research
  • 2004
    Excellence in Community Outreach – Mission Delivery, American Cancer Society
  • 2010
    Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, University of Texas School of Public Health
  • 2011
    Health Equity Leadership Institute Scholar, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, University of Wisconsin.

Selected Publications

  1. Palmer NR, Geiger AM, Lu L, Case LD, Weaver KE. Impact of rural residence on forgoing healthcare after cancer because of cost. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Oct; 22(10):1668-76.
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  2. Palmer NR, Geiger AM, Felder TM, Lu L, Case LD, Weaver KE. Racial/Ethnic disparities in health care receipt among male cancer survivors. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jul; 103(7):1306-13.
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  3. Weaver KE, Palmer N, Lu L, Case LD, Geiger AM. Rural-urban differences in health behaviors and implications for health status among US cancer survivors. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Aug; 24(8):1481-90.
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  4. Palmer NR, Bartholomew LK, McCurdy SA, Basen-Engquist KM, Naik AD. Transitioning from active treatment: colorectal cancer survivors' health promotion goals. Palliat Support Care. 2013 Apr; 11(2):101-9.
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  5. Palmer NR, Tooze JA, Turner AR, Xu J, Avis NE. African American prostate cancer survivors' treatment decision-making and quality of life. Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Jan; 90(1):61-8.
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  6. Naik AD, Palmer N, Petersen NJ, Street RL, Rao R, Suarez-Almazor M, Haidet P. Comparative effectiveness of goal setting in diabetes mellitus group clinics: randomized clinical trial. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 14; 171(5):453-9.
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  7. Felder TM, Palmer NR, Lal LS, Mullen PD. What is the evidence for pharmaceutical patient assistance programs? A systematic review. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Feb; 22(1):24-49.
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