Jennifer Tsui, PhD

Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

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Dr. Tsui is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and Cancer Control Program Co-Leader and Director of Cancer Care Delivery Research and Implementation Science at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also a faculty member of the USC Gehr Family Center For Health Systems Science And Innovation. Dr. Tsui is a health services researcher and implementation scientist with a focus on reducing inequities in cancer care access, quality, and outcomes through implementation of evidence-based strategies and health system, community, and policy level interventions, particularly among marginalized populations served in safety-net health care settings. Dr. Tsui currently leads a National Cancer Institute funded study that examines implementation of evidence-based strategies for HPV vaccination in safety-net settings. She is also MPI on a National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities study to examine structural racism and healthcare inequities among cervical cancer survivors. Dr. Tsui received her PhD in Health Policy & Management from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and her MPH in Epidemiology from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.


  • Use of concept mapping to inform a participatory engagement approach for implementation of evidence-based HPV vaccination strategies in safety-net clinics Implement Sci Commun. 2024 Jun 26; 5(1):71. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Understanding primary care-oncology relationships within a changing healthcare environment BMC Fam Pract. 2019 11 28; 20(1):164. . 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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