Keck School Faculty

Barbara Turner

Barbara Turner

Clinical Professor of Medicine (Part-Time)
2020 Zonal Ave. Off Campus Los Angeles


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Viral Hepatitis Testing Recognition Award, 2016

American Board of Internal Medicine: Kimball Scholar of the American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012

Integrating Management of Hepatitis C Infection into Primary Care: the Key to Hepatitis C Elimination Efforts J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Apr 28. . View in PubMed

Educating Primary Care Providers and Associate Care Providers About Hepatitis C Screening of Baby Boomers: a Multi-practice Study J Cancer Educ. 2022 02; 37(1):217-223. . View in PubMed

Integrating primary care and childhood cancer survivorship care: a scoping review protocol BMJ Open. 2022 05 16; 12(5):e059050. . View in PubMed

Association of nonpharmacologic chronic pain management with function in a low-income population: Evidence from a survey of a sample of Latinos from five states PM R. 2021 Aug 31. . View in PubMed

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Varies Widely by Calculator and Race/Ethnicity in a Majority Latinx Cohort Living with HIV J Immigr Minor Health. 2020 Apr; 22(2):323-335. . View in PubMed

Telephone or Visit-Based Community Health Worker Care Management for Uncontrolled Diabetes Mellitus: A Longitudinal Study J Community Health. 2020 12; 45(6):1123-1131. . View in PubMed

Improving HCV Risk Assessment and Testing in a Federally Qualified Health Center Setting in Baltimore, Maryland J Community Health. 2020 08; 45(4):712-716. . View in PubMed

Patient and provider-level barriers to hepatitis C screening and linkage to care: A mixed-methods evaluation J Viral Hepat. 2020 07; 27(7):680-689. . View in PubMed

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program for Low-Income Patients: Themes from a Qualitative Inquiry Pain Med. 2020 02 01; 21(2):e1-e8. . View in PubMed

GAL3 receptor knockout mice exhibit an alcohol-preferring phenotype Addict Biol. 2019 09; 24(5):886-897. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of a Multifaceted Intervention to Reduce Health Disparities in Hepatitis C Screening: A Pre-Post Analysis Hepatology. 2019 07; 70(1):40-50. . View in PubMed

Significant Increase in Risk of Fibrosis or Cirrhosis at Time of HCV Diagnosis for Hispanics With Diabetes and Obesity Compared With Other Ethnic Groups Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 06; 17(7):1356-1363. . View in PubMed

The Cost of Cure: Barriers to Access for Hepatitis C Virus Treatment in South Texas J Oncol Pract. 2019 02; 15(2):61-63. . View in PubMed

Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Care: Complexity of Implementation in Primary Care Practices Serving Disadvantaged Populations Ann Intern Med. 2019 12 17; 171(12):865-874. . View in PubMed

Cost-Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Screening and Treatment in Low-Income, Primarily Hispanic Baby Boomers J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(3):1053-1067. . View in PubMed

Transactive Response DNA-Binding Protein 43 Abnormalities after Traumatic Brain Injury J Neurotrauma. 2018 Aug 10. . View in PubMed

Randomized Trial of a Low-Literacy Chronic Pain Self-Management Program: Analysis of Secondary Pain and Psychological Outcome Measures J Pain. 2018 12; 19(12):1471-1479. . View in PubMed

Is the association of deliberate self-harm with emotional relief stable or dependent on emotional context? J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry. 2018 09; 60:61-68.. View in PubMed

Implementation of the Chronic Care Model to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension Control: Benefits Take Time J Gen Intern Med. 2018 09; 33(9):1498-1503. . View in PubMed

Digital phenotyping of suicidal thoughts Depress Anxiety. 2018 07; 35(7):601-608. . View in PubMed

Personality pathology and intentional self-harm: cross-cutting insights from categorical and dimensional models Curr Opin Psychol. 2018 06; 21:55-59. . View in PubMed

Randomized Trial of Chronic Pain Self-Management Program in the Community or Clinic for Low-Income Primary Care Patients J Gen Intern Med. 2018 05; 33(5):668-677. . View in PubMed

Prescription Opioid Use is Associated with Virologic Failure in People Living with HIV AIDS Behav. 2018 04; 22(4):1323-1328. . View in PubMed

An Electronic Health Record-based Intervention to Promote Hepatitis C Virus Testing Among Adults Born Between 1945 and 1965: A Cluster-randomized Trial Med Care. 2018 03; 56(3):274. . View in PubMed

Increasing Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders: Meeting the Challenge in Primary Care : Commentary on Williams et al, Barriers to and Facilitators of Alcohol Use Disorder Pharmacotherapy in Primary Care: A Qualitative Study in Five VA Clinics. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 03; 33(3):236-237. . View in PubMed

Glutathione monoethyl ester prevents TDP-43 pathology in motor neuronal NSC-34 cells Neurochem Int. 2018 01; 112:278-287. . View in PubMed

Association of Regulatory T-Cell Expansion With Progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Study of Humans and a Transgenic Mouse Model JAMA Neurol. 2018 06 01; 75(6):681-689. . View in PubMed

Rilmenidine promotes MTOR-independent autophagy in the mutant SOD1 mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis without slowing disease progression Autophagy. 2018; 14(3):534-551. . View in PubMed

Unequal Pay for Equal Work: Where Are We Now? Ann Intern Med. 2018 11 06; 169(9):654-655.. View in PubMed

Fatigue Moderates the Relationship Between Perceived Stress and Suicidal Ideation: Evidence From Two High-Resolution Studies J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2018 Jan-Feb; 47(1):116-130. . View in PubMed

Identification and Characterization of Families That Are Positively Deviant for Childhood Obesity in a Latino Population: A Case-Control Study J Obes. 2018; 2018:9285164. . View in PubMed

Long-distance dispersal over land by fishes: extremely rare ecological events become probable over millennial timescales Proc Biol Sci. 2018 06 27; 285(1881). . View in PubMed

Improving support and education of low-income baby boomers diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection through universal screening J Clin Nurs. 2017 Dec; 26(23-24):4605-4612. . View in PubMed

Less Exercise and More Drugs: How a Low-Income Population Manages Chronic Pain Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Nov; 98(11):2111-2117. . View in PubMed

Combination of valproic acid and morpholino splice-switching oligonucleotide produces improved outcomes in spinal muscular atrophy patient-derived fibroblasts Neurochem Int. 2017 Sep; 108:213-221. . View in PubMed

Examination of real-time fluctuations in suicidal ideation and its risk factors: Results from two ecological momentary assessment studies J Abnorm Psychol. 2017 Aug; 126(6):726-738. . View in PubMed

Trajectory of systolic blood pressure in a low-income, racial-ethnic minority cohort with diabetes and baseline uncontrolled hypertension J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2017 Jul; 19(7):722-730. . View in PubMed

Gaps in the Public's Knowledge About Chronic Pain: Representative Sample of Hispanic Residents From 5 States J Pain. 2017 Jun; 18(6):628-636. . View in PubMed

Emerging therapies and challenges in spinal muscular atrophy Ann Neurol. 2017 Mar; 81(3):355-368. . View in PubMed

Colorectal Cancer Screening in the United States: What Is the Best FIT? Ann Intern Med. 2017 Feb 21; 166(4):297-298.. View in PubMed

FIB-4 and imaging for measuring fibrosis in hepatitis C virus Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Feb; 29(2):192-198. . View in PubMed

Emotion Regulation in Borderline Personality Disorder: An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Instructed Acceptance and Suppression Behav Ther. 2017 11; 48(6):750-764. . View in PubMed

Borderline Personality Disorder and the Effects of Instructed Emotional Avoidance or Acceptance in Daily Life J Pers Disord. 2017 08; 31(4):483-502. . View in PubMed

Examining the reach of a brief alcohol intervention service in routine practice at a level 1 trauma center J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 08; 79:29-33. . View in PubMed

Characterizing Interpersonal Difficulties Among Young Adults Who Engage in Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Using a Daily Diary Behav Ther. 2017 05; 48(3):366-379. . View in PubMed

TDP-43 mutations causing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are associated with altered expression of RNA-binding protein hnRNP K and affect the Nrf2 antioxidant pathway Hum Mol Genet. 2017 05 01; 26(9):1732-1746. . View in PubMed

The complex effects of demographic history on the estimation of substitution rate: concatenated gene analysis results in no more than twofold overestimation Proc Biol Sci. 2017 08 16; 284(1860). . View in PubMed

Synapse Dysfunction of Layer V Pyramidal Neurons Precedes Neurodegeneration in a Mouse Model of TDP-43 Proteinopathies Cereb Cortex. 2017 07 01; 27(7):3630-3647. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C in difficult-to-treat patients in a safety-net health system: a retrospective cohort study BMC Med. 2017 11 20; 15(1):204. . View in PubMed

Induction of the unfolded protein response in familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and association of protein-disulfide isomerase with superoxide dismutase 1 J Biol Chem. 2017 07 14; 292(28):12007. . View in PubMed

Occurrence and co-occurrence of nonsuicidal self-injury and disordered eating in a daily diary study: Which behavior, when? Psychiatry Res. 2016 Dec 30; 246:39-47.. View in PubMed

Comparing two sampling methods to engage hard-to-reach communities in research priority setting BMC Med Res Methodol. 2016 Oct 28; 16(1):146. . View in PubMed

Hospital-Based Hepatitis C Screening of Baby Boomers in a Majority Hispanic South Texas Cohort: Successes and Barriers to Implementation Public Health Rep. 2016 May-Jun; 131 Suppl 2:74-83. . View in PubMed

Disease Mechanisms in ALS: Misfolded SOD1 Transferred Through Exosome-Dependent and Exosome-Independent Pathways Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2016 Apr; 36(3):377-81. . View in PubMed

Novel Measure of Opioid Dose and Costs of Care for Diabetes Mellitus: Opioid Dose and Health Care Costs J Pain. 2016 Mar; 17(3):319-27. . View in PubMed

In response to "National cohort study of opioid analgesic dose and risk of future hospitalization" J Hosp Med. 2016 Feb; 11(2):156. . View in PubMed

Practical Approach to Detection and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease for the Primary Care ClinicianAm J Med. 2016 Feb; 129(2):153-162. e7. . View in PubMed

Drug Overdose: Differing Risk Models for Women and Men among Opioid Users with Non-Cancer Pain Pain Med. 2016 12; 17(12):2268-2279. . View in PubMed

The Reply Am J Med. 2016 09; 129(9):e207-8. . View in PubMed

The role of interpersonal conflict and perceived social support in nonsuicidal self-injury in daily life J Abnorm Psychol. 2016 05; 125(4):588-98. . View in PubMed

Diabolical survival in Death Valley: recent pupfish colonization, gene flow and genetic assimilation in the smallest species range on earth Proc Biol Sci. 2016 01 27; 283(1823). . View in PubMed

Creating a Culture of Safety Around Bar-Code Medication Administration: An Evidence-Based Evaluation Framework J Nurs Adm. 2016 Jan; 46(1):30-7. . View in PubMed

Enhancing survival motor neuron expression extends lifespan and attenuates neurodegeneration in mutant TDP-43 mice Hum Mol Genet. 2016 09 15; 25(18):4080-4093. . View in PubMed

High priority for hepatitis C screening in safety net hospitals: Results from a prospective cohort of 4582 hospitalized baby boomers Hepatology. 2015 Nov; 62(5):1388-95. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Analysis of Opioid Analgesic Dose and Diabetes Quality of Care Measures Pain Med. 2015 Nov; 16(11):2134-41. . View in PubMed

Exposure to High-Risk Medications is Associated With Worse Outcomes in Older Veterans With Chronic Pain Am J Med Sci. 2015 Oct; 350(4):279-85. . View in PubMed

Drug Overdose in a Retrospective Cohort with Non-Cancer Pain Treated with Opioids, Antidepressants, and/or Sedative-Hypnotics: Interactions with Mental Health Disorders J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 30(8):1081-96. . View in PubMed

Implementing hospital-based baby boomer hepatitis C virus screening and linkage to care: Strategies, results, and costs J Hosp Med. 2015 Aug; 10(8):510-6. . View in PubMed

National cohort study of opioid analgesic dose and risk of future hospitalization J Hosp Med. 2015 Jul; 10(7):425-31. . View in PubMed

A qualitative study of veterans on long-term opioid analgesics: barriers and facilitators to multimodality pain management Pain Med. 2015 Apr; 16(4):726-32. . View in PubMed

Assessing risk for drug overdose in a national cohort: role for both daily and total opioid dose? J Pain. 2015 Apr; 16(4):318-25.. View in PubMed

Behavioral support intervention for uncontrolled hypertension: a complier average causal effect (CACE) analysis Med Care. 2015 Feb; 53(2):e9-e15. . View in PubMed

Pain management and opioid risk mitigation in the military Mil Med. 2014 May; 179(5):553-8. . View in PubMed

A qualitative study of family healthy lifestyle behaviors of Mexican-American and Mexican immigrant fathers and mothers J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr; 114(4):562-9. . View in PubMed

High risk of obesity and weight gain for HIV-infected uninsured minorities J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Feb 01; 65(2):e33-40. . View in PubMed

Cost-effectiveness of a peer and practice staff support intervention Am J Manag Care. 2014 03; 20(3):253-60. . View in PubMed

Improving stroke education performance measures scores: the impact of a stroke nurse coordinator J Neurosci Nurs. 2013 Dec; 45(6):332-7. . View in PubMed

Making the case for the benefits of primary care from observational studies: does an ounce of prevention take a pound of doctor visits? Ann Intern Med. 2013 Oct 01; 159(7):494-5.. View in PubMed

Clinician suspicion of an alcohol problem: an observational study from the AAFP National Research Network Ann Fam Med. 2013 Jan-Feb; 11(1):53-9. . View in PubMed

Systematic review: effect of alcohol intake on adherence to outpatient medication regimens for chronic diseases J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2012 Nov; 73(6):899-910. . View in PubMed

A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertension J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct; 27(10):1258-64. . View in PubMed

Limited PSA testing in indigent men in South Texas: an appropriate care or missing a prevention opportunity? Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Sep; 21(9):1489-96.. View in PubMed

Utilizing a diabetic registry to manage diabetes in a low-income Asian American population Popul Health Manag. 2012 Aug; 15(4):207-15. . View in PubMed

Qualitative analysis of peer coaches' experiences with counseling African Americans about reducing heart disease risk J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Feb; 27(2):167-72. . View in PubMed

The complexity of measuring clinical complexity Ann Intern Med. 2011 Dec 20; 155(12):851-2. . View in PubMed

Emotional responses of mothers of late-preterm and term infants J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2011 Nov-Dec; 40(6):719-31. . View in PubMed

A retrospective cohort study of the potency of lipid-lowering therapy and race-gender differences in LDL cholesterol control BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2011 Sep 30; 11:58. . View in PubMed

Low use of opioid risk reduction strategies in primary care even for high risk patients with chronic pain J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Sep; 26(9):958-64. . View in PubMed

Primary care providers' perspective on prescribing opioids to older adults with chronic non-cancer pain: a qualitative study BMC Geriatr. 2011 Jul 14; 11:35. . View in PubMed

Blood pressure screenings through community nursing health fairs: motivating individuals to seek health care follow-up J Community Health Nurs. 2011 Jul; 28(3):119-29. . View in PubMed

Racial differences in primary care opioid risk reduction strategies Ann Fam Med. 2011 May-Jun; 9(3):219-25. . View in PubMed

Effect of alcohol consumption on biological markers associated with risk of coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of interventional studies BMJ. 2011 Feb 22; 342:d636. . View in PubMed

Association of alcohol consumption with selected cardiovascular disease outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ. 2011 Feb 22; 342:d671. . View in PubMed

Association of black race with follow-up of an abnormal prostate-specific antigen test J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Feb; 103(2):150-7. . View in PubMed

Alcohol and sleep problems in primary care patients: a report from the AAFP National Research Network Ann Fam Med. 2010 Nov-Dec; 8(6):484-92. . View in PubMed

The role of peer patients in chronic disease management Ann Intern Med. 2010 Oct 19; 153(8):544-5. . View in PubMed

Characteristics of older adults receiving opioids in primary care: treatment duration and outcomes Pain Med. 2010 Jul; 11(7):1063-71. . View in PubMed

Outcomes associated with opioid use in the treatment of chronic noncancer pain in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Jul; 58(7):1353-69. . View in PubMed

Systematic review: treatment agreements and urine drug testing to reduce opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jun 01; 152(11):712-20. . View in PubMed

Chronic noncancer pain management and opioid overdose: time to change prescribing practices Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jan 19; 152(2):123-4. . View in PubMed

Racial disparities in hypertension control, but not treatment intensification Am J Hypertens. 2010 Jan; 23(1):54-61. . View in PubMed

Methodological challenges and limitations of research on alcohol consumption and effect on common clinical conditions: evidence from six systematic reviews J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Oct; 24(10):1156-60. . View in PubMed

Gaps in addressing problem drinking: overcoming primary care and alcohol treatment deficiencies Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2009 Oct; 11(5):345-52. . View in PubMed

Barriers to adherence and hypertension control in a racially diverse representative sample of elderly primary care patients Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Aug; 18(8):672-81. . View in PubMed

Undiagnosed hepatitis C on the general medicine and trauma services of two urban hospitals J Infect. 2009 Jul; 59(1):62-9. . View in PubMed

Effect of patient comorbidities on filling of antihypertensive prescriptions Am J Manag Care. 2009 Jan; 15(1):24-30. . View in PubMed

Reasons patients with a positive fecal occult blood test result do not undergo complete diagnostic evaluation Ann Fam Med. 2009 Jan-Feb; 7(1):11-6. . View in PubMed

Prescription opioids, overdose deaths, and physician responsibility JAMA. 2008 Dec 10; 300(22):2672-3. . View in PubMed

The impact of concordant and discordant conditions on the quality of care for hyperlipidemia J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Aug; 23(8):1208-13. . View in PubMed

Effect of unrelated comorbid conditions on hypertension management Ann Intern Med. 2008 Apr 15; 148(8):578-86. . View in PubMed

Overcoming poor attendance to first scheduled colonoscopy: a randomized trial of peer coach or brochure support J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jan; 23(1):58-63. . View in PubMed

Measuring quality of care in patients with multiple clinical conditions: summary of a conference conducted by the Society of General Internal Medicine J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Aug; 22(8):1206-11. . View in PubMed

Trials that matter: CD4+ T-lymphocyte count-guided interruption of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients Ann Intern Med. 2007 May 01; 146(9):682-3. . View in PubMed

On-site medical care in methadone maintenance: associations with health care use and expenditures J Subst Abuse Treat. 2007 Mar; 32(2):143-51. . View in PubMed

Effect of dysthymia on receipt of HAART by minority HIV-infected women J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Dec; 21(12):1235-41. . View in PubMed

Research letter: Do physicians discuss political issues with their patients? J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Apr; 21(4):400-1.. View in PubMed

Effect of drug and medical treatment on wide geographic variations in repeated emergency department use by HIV-infected drug users J Opioid Manag. 2006 Mar-Apr; 2(2):105-12. . View in PubMed

Principles to consider in defining new directions in internal medicine training and certification J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Mar; 21(3):276-8. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of complete diagnostic examination in clinical practice settings Cancer Detect Prev. 2006; 30(6):545-51. . View in PubMed

Availability of medical care services in drug treatment clinics associated with lower repeated emergency department use Med Care. 2005 Oct; 43(10):985-95. . View in PubMed

Barriers and facilitators to primary care or human immunodeficiency virus clinics providing methadone or buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence Arch Intern Med. 2005 Aug 8-22; 165(15):1769-76. . View in PubMed

Seasonal variation in undiagnosed HIV infection on the general medicine and trauma services of two urban hospitals J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Apr; 20(4):324-30. . View in PubMed

Unequal pay for equal work: the gender gap in academic medicine Ann Intern Med. 2004 Aug 03; 141(3):238-40. . View in PubMed

A survey of women regarding factors affecting colorectal cancer screening compliance Prev Med. 2004 Jun; 38(6):669-75. . View in PubMed

Predicting adherence to colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy on the basis of physician appointment-keeping behavior Ann Intern Med. 2004 Apr 06; 140(7):528-32. . View in PubMed

Impact of a physician-oriented intervention on follow-up in colorectal cancer screening Prev Med. 2004 Apr; 38(4):375-81. . View in PubMed

Symptom-based framework for assessing quality of HIV care Int J Qual Health Care. 2004 Feb; 16(1):41-50. . View in PubMed

Effects of long-term, medically supervised, drug-free treatment and methadone maintenance treatment on drug users' emergency department use and hospitalization Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Dec 15; 37 Suppl 5:S457-63. . View in PubMed

Antiretroviral adherence interventions: a review of current literature and ongoing studies Top HIV Med. 2003 Nov-Dec; 11(6):185-98. . View in PubMed

Physician-reported reasons for limited follow-up of patients with a positive fecal occult blood test screening result Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Sep; 98(9):2078-81. . View in PubMed

Underdiagnosis of depression in HIV: who are we missing? J Gen Intern Med. 2003 Jun; 18(6):450-60.. View in PubMed

Physician and patient factors associated with ordering a colon evaluation after a positive fecal occult blood test J Gen Intern Med. 2003 May; 18(5):357-63. . View in PubMed

Relationship of gender, depression, and health care delivery with antiretroviral adherence in HIV-infected drug users J Gen Intern Med. 2003 Apr; 18(4):248-57. . View in PubMed

Interest in healthy diet and physical activity interventions peripartum among female partners of active duty military Mil Med. 2003 Apr; 168(4):320-5. . View in PubMed

Outpatient patterns of care and longitudinal intensity of antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected drug users Med Care. 2002 Oct; 40(10):976-95. . View in PubMed

Effect of medical, drug abuse, and mental health care on receipt of dental care by drug users J Subst Abuse Treat. 2002 Oct; 23(3):239-46. . View in PubMed

Adherence to antiretroviral therapy by human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients J Infect Dis. 2002 May 15; 185 Suppl 2:S143-51. . View in PubMed

HIV-1 RNA viral load monitoring in HIV-infected drug users on antiretroviral therapy: relationship with outpatient care patterns J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Mar 01; 29(3):270-4. . View in PubMed

The effect of ethnicity and maternal birthplace on small-for-gestational-age deliveries to HIV-infected women J Urban Health. 2002 Mar; 79(1):147-60. . View in PubMed

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