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Rena J. Pasick, DrPH

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Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF; Assistant Director, Community Education and Outreach

rena.pasick@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-9415
Box 0981, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0981

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Education

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.S., Dental Hygiene, 1972
George Washington University, Washington, D.C., M.A., Health Care Administration, 1978
University of California, Berkeley, M.P.H., Health Education, 1980
University of California, Berkeley, Dr. P.H., Health Policy and Administration, 1985


Professional Experience

  • 1977-1979
    Health Policy Consultant (F/T), Office of Health Information and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C.
  • 1981-1984
    Teaching Assistant/Research Assistant, Dept. of Social & Admin. Health Sciences, UC Berkeley
  • 1985-1987
    Project Director, Health Promotion for Minorities in California, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
  • 1985-1988
    Lecturer (Health Promotion and Aging), Dept of Social and Administrative Health Sciences, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
  • 1987-1988
    Project Coordinator, Community and Home Injury Prevention Project for Seniors, San Francisco Department of Health
  • 1989-1991
    Affiliated Faculty, Institute for Health and Aging, UC San Francisco
  • 1989-2002
    Assistant Director, Prevention Sciences, Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA, 1989-1993; Associate Director, 1993-1998; Director, 1998-2002
  • 2002-2007
    Associate Professor of Medicine; University of California, San Francisco
  • 2002-present
    Associate Director for Community Education and Outreach, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 2007-present
    Adjunct Professor of Medicine; University of California, San Francisco

Selected Publications

  1. Kaplan CP, Livaudais-Toman J, Tice JA, Kerlikowske K, Gregorich SE, Perez-Stable EJ, Pasick RJ, Chen A, Quinn J, Karliner LS. A randomized, controlled trial to increase discussion of breast cancer in primary care. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Apr 24.
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  2. Yoo GJ, Levine EG, Pasick R. Breast cancer and coping among women of color: a systematic review of the literature. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Mar; 22(3):811-24.
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  3. Wang JH, Adams IF, Pasick RJ, Gomez SL, Allen L, Ma GX, Lee MX, Huang E. Perceptions, expectations, and attitudes about communication with physicians among Chinese American and non-Hispanic white women with early stage breast cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Dec; 21(12):3315-25.
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  4. Wang JH, Adams IF, Tucker-Seeley R, Gomez SL, Allen L, Huang E, Wang Y, Pasick RJ. A mixed method exploration of survivorship among Chinese American and non-Hispanic White breast cancer survivors: the role of socioeconomic well-being. Qual Life Res. 2013 Dec; 22(10):2709-20.
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  5. Lyles CR, López A, Pasick R, Sarkar U. "5 mins of uncomfyness is better than dealing with cancer 4 a lifetime": an exploratory qualitative analysis of cervical and breast cancer screening dialogue on Twitter. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Mar; 28(1):127-33.
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  6. Pérez-Stable EJ, Afable-Munsuz A, Kaplan CP, Pace L, Samayoa C, Somkin C, Nickleach D, Lee M, Márquez-Magaña L, Juarbe T, Pasick RJ. Factors influencing time to diagnosis after abnormal mammography in diverse women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Feb; 22(2):159-66.
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  7. 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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  8. Pasick RJ, Kagawa-Singer M, Stewart SL, Pradhan A, Kidd SC. The Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research: impact and outcome over 12 years. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Jun; 27(3):443-9.
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  9. 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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  10. Walsh JM, Salazar R, Nguyen TT, Kaplan C, Nguyen LK, Hwang J, McPhee SJ, Pasick RJ. Healthy colon, healthy life: a novel colorectal cancer screening intervention. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jul; 39(1):1-14.
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  11. Walsh JM, Karliner L, Burke N, Somkin CP, Pham LA, Pasick R. Physicians' approaches to recommending colorectal cancer screening: a qualitative study. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Sep; 25(3):385-90.
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  12. Walsh JM, Salazar R, Kaplan C, Nguyen L, Hwang J, Pasick RJ. Healthy colon, healthy life (colon sano, vida sana): colorectal cancer screening among Latinos in Santa Clara, California. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Mar; 25(1):36-42.
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  13. 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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  14. Pasick RJ, Burke NJ. In Memoriam: Sabra F. Woolley, PhD. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):5S-6S.
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  15. 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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  16. Stewart SL, Rakowski W, Pasick RJ. Behavioral constructs and mammography in five ethnic groups. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):36S-54S.
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Burke NJ, Bird JA, Clark MA, Rakowski W, Guerra C, Barker JC, Pasick RJ. Social and cultural meanings of self-efficacy. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):111S-28S.
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