Description of Research Expertise:
Barriers to accessing cancer screening
Barriers to accessing clinical trials
Colorectal cancer screening
Breast cancer screening
Sherry, V., Schneider, S., Ranganathan, A., Guerra: Screening for and Managing Distress in Patients with Metastatic Lung Cancer. In press.
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 21 (3): 379-83,2017.
Hoffman RL, Bryant B, Allen SR, Lee MJ, Aarons CB: Using community outreach to explore health-related beliefs and improve surgeon-patient engagement. Journal of Surgical Research; 2016: 206(2) 206 (2): 411-417,2016.
Lamanna A, Sheafer H, Guerra C: Colorectal Cancer Screening Navigation
for the Underserved: Experience of
an Urban Program Gastroenterology & Hepatology 12 (9): 547-551,2016.
Vapiwala: Putting a Finger on Cancer Disparities: Replacing Urban Myths with Community Wisdom JAMA Oncology 2 (8): 996-8,2016.
Morland TB, Synnestvedt M, Honeywell S Jr, Yang F, Armstrong K: Effect of a Financial Incentive for Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence on the Appropriateness of Colonoscopy Orders. Am J Med Qual : 2016.
Lamanna A, Broadwater A, Guerra C: Implementation of a Patient Navigation Program Designed to Increase Awareness and Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in an Urban, Underserved Population DDW : 2016.
Al Dia Latino Doctors of 2016 http://aldianews.com/articles/culture/health/meet-latino-doctors-2016/42854 : 2016.
Ephrem E, Langer CJ, Bauml J: Frequency of ALK rearrangement among patients (pts) with non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), stratified by race. Journal of Clinical Oncology 34 (15): e13068-e13068,2016.
Lanken PN, Novack DH, Daetwyler C, Gallop R, Landis JR, Lapin J, Subramaniam GA: Efficacy of an internet-based learning module and small-group debriefing on trainees' attitudes and communication skills toward patients with substance use disorders: results of a cluster randomized controlled trial. Acad Med 90 (3): 345-54,2015.
Ramos, J, Mehta, S; Lamanna, A; Kochman, M; Guerra: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Year of a Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation Program at an Academic Medical Center Digestive Disease Weekly : 2014.