Elizabeth Jacobs, MD, MAPP

Division Chief of Primary Care and Value-Based Health; Professor; Associate Chair for Research

1985 …2018
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Elizabeth A. Jacobs is chief of primary care and value-based health and a professor of medicine and population health at Dell Medical School. She also serves as associate chair for research in the Department of Internal Medicine.

Prior to joining Dell Medical School, she was a professor of medicine and population health sciences and vice chair for health services research in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She attended medical school at the University of California at San Francisco and trained as a general internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship and a master’s in public policy at the University of Chicago.

Her research focus has been investigating disparities in health care, specifically in minority populations. She is recognized as an expert on developing accessible and culturally competent care for diverse populations, and her research has been supported through funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The California Endowment and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

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Research Output 1985 2018

Hispanic Americans
1 Citations

A National Study of the Use of Asymptomatic Systemic Imaging for Surveillance Following Breast Cancer Treatment (AFT-01)

The Alliance Acs-Crp Ccdr Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group, May 17 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Progesterone Receptors

Frequency and Predictors of Communication about High Blood Pressure in Rheumatoid Arthritis Visits

Bartels, C. M., Johnson, H., Alcaraz Voelker, K., Ogdie, A., McBride, P., Jacobs, E. A., Zhao, Y. Q. & Smith, M., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 24, 4, p. 210-217 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Blood Pressure

Geographic access to mammography facilities and frequency of mammography screening

Jewett, P. I., Gangnon, R. E., Elkin, E., Hampton, J. M., Jacobs, E. A., Malecki, K., LaGro, J., Newcomb, P. A. & Trentham-Dietz, A., Feb 1 2018, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 28, 2, p. 65-71.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Women's Health
Logistic Models
Odds Ratio

Go Slow to Go Fast: Successful Engagement Strategies for Patient-Centered, Multi-Site Research, Involving Academic and Community-Based Organizations

Pinsoneault, L. T., Connors, E. R., Jacobs, E. & Broeckling, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of general internal medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Participation
Patient Outcome Assessment