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Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. is Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine . He holds degrees from the University of Miami (B.A. and M.D.), trained in primary care general internal medicine at UCSF. Dr. Pérez-Stable's research has focused on health and health care disparities by race and ethnicity in the areas of tobacco use and cessation, cancer prevention and aging.  He has special expertise in development of risk factor reduction interventions for Latinos: 1) Program Latino Para Dejar de Fumar to decrease nicotine dependence in San Francisco Latinos; 2) En Accion Contra el Cancer to promote screening procedures for early detection of breast and cervical cancer, smoking cessation, decreased alcohol consumption, and changes in dietary habits to promote a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Perez-Stable is Director of the UCSF Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations which is focusing on health care issues in African American and Latino populations in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and reproductive health with methodological working groups on ascertainment of ethnicity, quality of care and cost effectiveness analyses.

UCSF Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations

Recent and Pending Publications

"Effects on Language, Birthplace and Acculturation on Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Latinos of Different National Origin." Under review.

"Evaluation of Abnormal Mammography in Diverse Women." Under review.

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Support for this program was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ® Princeton, New Jersey