Frances K. Barg, PhD

Dr. Barg is associate professor of family medicine and community health in the school of medicine and associate professor in the department of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her academic interests include understanding health disparities, and adding sociocultural context to oncology, primary care and psychiatry research.

Dr. Barg is past president of the Southeastern Pennsylvania region of the American Cancer Society, and a member of the Pennsylvania Cancer Advisory Board. Her research has been published in CancerPsycho-OncologyCancerControlHealth Communication, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the Journal of Cancer Survivorship,  the Breast Journal, Health Education Research, Supportive Care in Care, and the Journal of Cancer Education, among others.