Jennifer Barton

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
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    University of California, San FranciscoCert2007 Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
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    UCSF2012Ephraim P. Engleman Award for Excellence in the Field of Arthritis
    Hellman Fellows Fund2009  - 2010Hellman Family Early Career Award
    American College of Rheumatology2008Distinguished Fellow Award
    University of Rochester2004  - 2005Chief Resident, Internal Medicine

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    Jennifer Barton, MD, is an academic rheumatologist with a research focus on health communication and rheumatic diseases. Dr. Barton has received a career development award from the American College of Rheumatology as well as a Hellman Family Early Career Award to study patient-physician discordance around assessment of disease severity in rheumatoid arthritis. She has conducted research on disparities in utilization and outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Barton has an interest in the development and implementation of educational materials and decision support tools for vulnerable populations with rheumatoid arthritis. In her ongoing and pending research grants, Dr. Barton draws on her expertise in the field of health communication, health disparities and the rheumatic diseases as well as her work as a clinical rheumatologist serving vulnerable populations at San Francisco General Hospital.

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    Goal concordance in rheumatoid arthritis in diverse populations
    NIH K23AR064372Apr 6, 2015 - Mar 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIAMS Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center
    NIH P60AR053308Jan 1, 2006 - Apr 30, 2017
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Barton JL, Trupin L, Schillinger D, Evans-Young G, Imboden J, Montori VM, Yelin E. Use of Low-Literacy Decision Aid to Enhance Knowledge and Reduce Decisional Conflict Among a Diverse Population of Adults With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results of a Pilot Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Jul; 68(7):889-98. PMID: 26605752.
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    2. Ratanawongsa N, Barton J, Lyles CR, Wu M, Yelin EH, Martinez D, Schillinger D, et al. Computer use, language, and literacy in safety net clinic communication. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Jun 6. PMID: 27274017.
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    3. Barton JL, Katz P. The Patient Experience: Patient-Reported Outcomes in Rheumatology. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2016 May; 42(2):xv-xvi. PMID: 27133498.
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    4. Ratanawongsa N, Barton J, Lyles CR, Wu M, Yelin EH, Martinez D, Schillinger D. Association Between Clinician Computer Use and Communication With Patients in Safety-Net Clinics. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan 1; 176(1):125-8. PMID: 26619393.
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    5. Barton JL, Koenig CJ, Evans-Young G, Trupin L, Anderson J, Ragouzeos D, Breslin M, Morse T, Schillinger D, Montori VM, Yelin EH. The design of a low literacy decision aid about rheumatoid arthritis medications developed in three languages for use during the clinical encounter. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014; 14:104. PMID: 25649726; PMCID: PMC4363399.
    6. Barton JL, Trupin L, Tonner C, Imboden J, Katz P, Schillinger D, Yelin E. English language proficiency, health literacy, and trust in physician are associated with shared decision making in rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2014 Jul; 41(7):1290-7. PMID: 24931952; PMCID: PMC4286372.
    7. Ratanawongsa N, Barton JL, Schillinger D, Yelin EH, Hettema JE, Lum PJ. Ethnically diverse patients' perceptions of clinician computer use in a safety-net clinic. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Nov; 24(4):1542-51. PMID: 24185151; PMCID: PMC4554529.
    8. Barton J, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Graf J, Imboden J, Yelin EH, Schillinger D. Poor knowledge of methotrexate associated with older age and limited English language proficiency in a diverse rheumatoid arthritis cohort. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2013; R157(15).
    9. Yazdany J, Schmajuk G, Robbins M, Daikh D, Beall A, Yelin E, Barton J, Carlson A, Margaretten M, Zell J, Gensler LS, Kelly V, Saag K, King C. Choosing wisely: the American College of Rheumatology's Top 5 list of things physicians and patients should question. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Mar; 65(3):329-39. PMID: 23436818; PMCID: PMC4106486.
    10. Katz PP, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Margaretten M, Barton J, Criswell LA, Yelin EH. Sex differences in assessment of obesity in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Jan; 65(1):62-70. PMID: 22833513; PMCID: PMC3501549.
    11. Barton JL, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Graf J, Imboden J, Yelin EH, Schillinger D. Poor knowledge of methotrexate associated with older age and limited English-language proficiency in a diverse rheumatoid arthritis cohort. Arthritis Res Ther. 2013; 15(5):R157. PMID: 24432366; PMCID: PMC3978686.
    12. Barton JL, Pincus L, Yazdany J, Richman N, McCalmont TH, Gensler L, Dall'era M, Fye KH. Association of Sweet's Syndrome and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Case Rep Rheumatol. 2011; 2011:242681. PMID: 22937442; PMCID: PMC3420725.
    13. Barton JL, Trupin L, Schillinger D, Gansky SA, Tonner C, Margaretten M, Chernitskiy V, Graf J, Imboden J, Yelin E. Racial and ethnic disparities in disease activity and function among persons with rheumatoid arthritis from university-affiliated clinics. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Sep; 63(9):1238-46. PMID: 21671414; PMCID: PMC3169768.
    14. Margaretten M, Barton J, Julian L, Katz P, Trupin L, Tonner C, Graf J, Imboden J, Yelin E. Socioeconomic determinants of disability and depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Feb; 63(2):240-6. PMID: 20824800; PMCID: PMC3716282.
    15. Barton JL, Imboden J, Graf J, Glidden D, Yelin EH, Schillinger D. Patient-physician discordance in assessments of global disease severity in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Jun; 62(6):857-64. PMID: 20535797; PMCID: PMC2885009.
    16. Barton JL. Patient preferences and satisfaction in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with biologic therapy. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2009; 3:335-44. PMID: 20016797; PMCID: PMC2792871.
    17. Barton JL, Criswell LA, Kaiser R, Chen YH, Schillinger D. Systematic review and metaanalysis of patient self-report versus trained assessor joint counts in rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2009 Dec; 36(12):2635-41. PMID: 19918045; PMCID: PMC2874463.
    18. Margaretten M, Yelin E, Imboden J, Graf J, Barton J, Katz P, Julian L. Predictors of depression in a multiethnic cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Nov 15; 61(11):1586-91. PMID: 19877099; PMCID: PMC2835470.
    19. Kaiser R, Barton JL, Chang M, Catanese JJ, Li Y, Begovich AB, Criswell LA. Factor V Leiden and thrombosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a meta-analysis. Genes Immun. 2009 Jul; 10(5):495-502. PMID: 19421222; PMCID: PMC2766554.
    20. Barton JL. The role of race in patient preferences for treatment in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Apr 15; 61(4):411-2. PMID: 19333992.
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    21. Laing FC, Van Dalsem VF, Marks WM, Barton JL, Martinez DA. Dermoid cysts of the ovary: their ultrasonographic appearances. Obstet Gynecol. 1981 Jan; 57(1):99-104. PMID: 7454183.
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    22. Martinez DA, Barton JL. Estimation of fetal body and fetal head volumes: description of technique and nomograms for 18 to 41 weeks of gestation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1980 May 1; 137(1):78-84. PMID: 7369291.
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