Keck School Faculty

Christine Naschak Feifer

Christine Naschak Feifer

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Vice Chair for Faculty and Staff Development
Family Medicine
HSA Unit 22 A-6 6432 1000 S. Fremont Avenue Health Sciences Campus Alhambra

Health system change and academic departments Ann Fam Med. 2014 Mar-Apr; 12(2):180-1. . View in PubMed

Cosmetic services in the family health center: a roadmap Fam Med. 2011 Feb; 43(2):121-2. . View in PubMed

Study of a novel curriculum on electronic communication in family medicine residencies Fam Med. 2010 May; 42(5):314-21. . View in PubMed

Functional outcomes of older overweight cancer survivors after diet and exercise JAMA. 2009 Aug 26; 302(8):845; author reply 845-6. . View in PubMed

Teaching physician-patient e-mail communication skills in a residency program Fam Med. 2008 Mar; 40(3):160-1. . View in PubMed

Implementing change in primary care practices using electronic medical records: a conceptual framework Implement Sci. 2008 Jan 16; 3:3. . View in PubMed

Different paths to high-quality care: three archetypes of top-performing practice sites Ann Fam Med. 2007 May-Jun; 5(3):233-41. . View in PubMed

Using a summary measure for multiple quality indicators in primary care: the Summary QUality InDex (SQUID) Implement Sci. 2007 Apr 02; 2:11. . View in PubMed

Improving diabetes care through a multicomponent quality improvement model in a practice-based research network Am J Med Qual. 2007 Jan-Feb; 22(1):34-41. . View in PubMed

Challenges to improving chronic disease care and training in residencies Acad Med. 2006 Aug; 81(8):696-701. . View in PubMed

Initial steps taken by nine primary care practices to implement alcohol screening guidelines with hypertensive patients: the AA-TRIP project Subst Abus. 2006 Jun; 27(1-2):61-70. . View in PubMed

The logic behind a multimethod intervention to improve adherence to clinical practice guidelines in a nationwide network of primary care practices Eval Health Prof. 2006 Mar; 29(1):65-88. . View in PubMed

Effect of terminal digit preference on blood pressure measurement and treatment in primary care Am J Hypertens. 2006 Feb; 19(2):147-52. . View in PubMed

The effect of ethnicity on outcomes in a practice-based trial to improve cardiovascular disease prevention Int J Equity Health. 2004 Dec 07; 3(1):12. . View in PubMed

A multimethod quality improvement intervention to improve preventive cardiovascular care: a cluster randomized trial Ann Intern Med. 2004 Oct 05; 141(7):523-32. . View in PubMed

Strategies for increasing adherence to clinical guidelines and improving patient outcomes in small primary care practices Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2004 Aug; 30(8):432-41. . View in PubMed

From research to daily clinical practice: what are the challenges in "translation"? Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2004 May; 30(5):235-45.. View in PubMed

Self-managing teams: a strategy for quality improvement Top Health Inf Manage. 2003 Jan-Mar; 24(1):21-8. . View in PubMed

System supports for chronic illness care and their relationship to clinical outcomes Top Health Inf Manage. 2001 Nov; 22(2):65-72. . View in PubMed

A pilot study: locus of control and spiritual beliefs in alcoholics anonymous and smart recovery members Addict Behav. 2000 Jul-Aug; 25(4):633-40. . View in PubMed

Post-match disorder: how to cope when your program fails to match Fam Med. 1996 Mar; 28(3):211-3. . View in PubMed

The impact of maternal health improvement on perinatal survival: cost-effective alternatives Int J Health Plann Manage. 1994 Apr-Jun; 9(2):131-49. . View in PubMed

Chris Feifer, DrPH, Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, serves as the department administrator for the Department of Family Medicine and as the program evaluator for the Primary Care PA Program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Feifer received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with highest honors in geological sciences. She also earned her Master of Arts and her Dr.P.H. from the University of California Los Angeles. She has served as a community health educator in the Peace Corps and has worked in health policy research for the Rand Corporation. Feifer serves the program in obtaining evaluation data for ongoing accreditation and teaches periodically.
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