Jennifer Tsui, PhD

Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

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Overview

I am a health services researcher and cancer population scientist. My research focuses on disparities in cancer care delivery and cancer outcomes, particularly among racial/ethnic minority and low-income populations. I currently lead a five year study funded by the American Cancer Society to investigate health care organizational and delivery factors that impact care transitions among breast and colorectal cancer patients with Medicaid coverage. My other areas of research focus on HPV vaccination and barriers to uptake in low-income minority communities as well as disparities in cancer screening in racial/ethnic minority populations at the local, state, and national levels.My work utilizes cancer registry information, population-based surveys, geographic/spatial data, and administrative health care data to understand multilevel influences on patterns of care and care quality for cancer patients.

Publications

  • Understanding Clinic and Community Member Experiences with Implementation of Evidence-Based Strategies for HPV Vaccination in Safety-Net Primary Care Settings Prev Sci. 2023 Jun 27. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding medical mistrust and HPV vaccine hesitancy among multiethnic parents in Los Angeles J Behav Med. 2023 04; 46(1-2):100-115. . View in PubMed
  • Predictive Model for 82Rb Generator Bolus Times as a Function of Generator Lifetime J Nucl Med Technol. 2022 Mar; 50(1):38-42. . View in PubMed
  • Financial hardship among cancer survivors in Southern New Jersey Support Care Cancer. 2021 Nov; 29(11):6613-6623. . View in PubMed
  • Patterns of chronic disease management and health outcomes in a population-based cohort of Black women with breast cancer Cancer Causes Control. 2021 Feb; 32(2):157-168. . View in PubMed
  • Fragmentation of Care Among Black Women With Breast Cancer and Comorbidities: The Role of Health Systems JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 05; 17(5):e637-e644. . View in PubMed
  • Comorbidity Management in Black Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: the Role of Primary Care in Shared Care J Gen Intern Med. 2021 01; 36(1):138-146. . View in PubMed
  • Predictors of health-related quality of life among Hispanic and non-Hispanic White breast cancer survivors in New Jersey J Psychosoc Oncol. 2021; 39(5):595-612. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding primary care physician perspectives on recommending HPV vaccination and addressing vaccine hesitancy Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2021 07 03; 17(7):1961-1967. . View in PubMed
  • Racial Disparities in Post-Acute Home Health Care Referral and Utilization among Older Adults with Diabetes Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 03 19; 18(6). . View in PubMed
  • Patterns of HIV testing among women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer in the New Jersey Medicaid Program Cancer Causes Control. 2020 Oct; 31(10):931-941. . View in PubMed
  • The Women’s Circle of Health Follow-Up Study: a population-based longitudinal study of Black breast cancer survivors in New Jersey J Cancer Surviv. 2020 06; 14(3):331-346. . View in PubMed
  • Racial Disparities in Health Care Utilization at the End of Life Among New Jersey Medicaid Beneficiaries With Advanced Cancer JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 06; 16(6):e538-e548. . View in PubMed
  • Cancer Survivorship Care Roles for Primary Care Physicians Ann Fam Med. 2020 05; 18(3):202-209. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding the Impact of Insurance Coverage Across the Cancer Care Continuum: Moving Beyond Fragmented Systems and Cross-Sectional Data to Inform Policy J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 07 01; 112(7):657-658. . View in PubMed
  • Patterns in Geographic Access to Health Care Facilities Across Neighborhoods in the United States Based on Data From the National Establishment Time-Series Between 2000 and 2014 JAMA Netw Open. 2020 05 01; 3(5):e205105. . View in PubMed
  • Shared Care During Breast and Colorectal Cancer Treatment: Is It Associated With Patient-Reported Care Quality? J Healthc Qual. 2019 Sep/Oct; 41(5):281-296.. View in PubMed
  • Association of Medicaid enrollee characteristics and primary care utilization with cancer outcomes for the period spanning Medicaid expansion in New Jersey Cancer. 2019 04 15; 125(8):1330-1340. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding primary care-oncology relationships within a changing healthcare environment BMC Fam Pract. 2019 11 28; 20(1):164. . View in PubMed
  • Determinants of Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Follow-Up And Invasive Cervical Cancer Among Uninsured and Underinsured Women in New Jersey J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(2):680-701. . View in PubMed
  • Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Latina Mothers of South American and Caribbean Descent in the Eastern US Health Equity. 2019; 3(1):219-230. . View in PubMed
  • Factors Associated with Initial Mode of Breast Cancer Detection among Black Women in the Women’s Circle of Health Study J Oncol. 2019; 2019:3529651. . View in PubMed
  • A mixed-methods analysis of the capacity of the Patient-Centered Medical Home to implement care coordination services for cancer survivors Transl Behav Med. 2018 05 23; 8(3):319-327. . View in PubMed
  • Factors associated with high-risk human papillomavirus test utilization and infection: a population-based study of uninsured and underinsured women BMC Womens Health. 2018 10 03; 18(1):162. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of Patient-Provider Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Concordance on Cancer Screening: Findings from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 12; 26(12):1804-1811. . View in PubMed
  • Cancer Survivorship Care in Advanced Primary Care Practices: A Qualitative Study of Challenges and Opportunities JAMA Intern Med. 2017 12 01; 177(12):1726-1732. . View in PubMed
  • Cancer. 2016 Mar 01; 122(5):791-7. . View in PubMed
  • Household net worth, racial disparities, and hormonal therapy adherence among women with early-stage breast cancer J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 20; 33(9):1053-9. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding HPV vaccination among Latino adolescent girls in three US. regions. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Feb; 17(1):96-103. . View in PubMed
  • Factors associated with HPV awareness among mothers of low-income ethnic minority adolescent girls in Los Angeles Vaccine. 2015 Jan 03; 33(2):289-93. . View in PubMed
  • The change from brand-name to generic aromatase inhibitors and hormone therapy adherence for early-stage breast cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov; 106(11). . View in PubMed
  • Cervical cytology screening among low-income, minority adolescents in New York City following the 2009 ACOG guidelines Prev Med. 2014 Jun; 63:81-6. . View in PubMed
  • Comparative effectiveness of upfront treatment strategies in elderly women with ovarian cancer Cancer. 2014 Apr 15; 120(8):1246-54. . View in PubMed
  • Adherence to cancer prevention guidelines in 18 African countries PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e105209. . View in PubMed
  • Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Dec; 24(12):2089-98. . View in PubMed
  • Nationwide trends in the performance of inpatient hysterectomy in the United States Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 122(2 Pt 1):233-241. . View in PubMed
  • Exploring the role of neighborhood socio-demographic factors on HPV vaccine initiation among low-income, ethnic minority girls J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Aug; 15(4):732-40. . View in PubMed
  • Proximity to safety-net clinics and HPV vaccine uptake among low-income, ethnic minority girls Vaccine. 2013 Apr 12; 31(16):2028-34. . View in PubMed
  • Human papillomavirus vaccine use among adolescent girls and young adult women: an analysis of the 2007 California Health Interview Survey J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2012 Jun; 21(6):656-65. . View in PubMed
  • Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancer Cancer. 2012 Mar 15; 118(6):1656-63. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding suboptimal human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among ethnic minority girls Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Jul; 20(7):1463-72. . View in PubMed
  • Interview language: a proxy measure for acculturation among Asian Americans in a population-based survey J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Apr; 13(2):244-52. . View in PubMed
  • The impact of social communication on perceived HPV vaccine effectiveness in a low-income, minority population Ethn Dis. 2011; 21(4):495-501. . View in PubMed
  • One in four California adolescent girls have had human papillomavirus vaccination Policy Brief UCLA Cent Health Policy Res. 2009 Feb; (PB2009-3):1-6. . View in PubMed
  • Country recommendations on the inclusion of HPV vaccines in national immunization programmes among high-income countries, June 2006-January 2008 Vaccine. 2008 Dec 02; 26(51):6529-41. . View in PubMed
  • Cervical cancer screening among Thai women in Northern California J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 Apr; 17(3):393-401. . View in PubMed
  • Cervical cancer screening among foreign-born women by birthplace and duration in the United States J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007 Dec; 16(10):1447-57. . View in PubMed
  • A content analysis of news coverage of the HPV vaccine by US. newspapers, January 2002-June 2005. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2006 Sep; 15(7):803-9. . View in PubMed