Deborah Gordon, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Anthro, History, Social Med
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San Francisco/ University of California, BerkeleyPh.D. 1984 Graduate Division (Medical Anthropology)

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    'Engaging' Tuscans in Italy in the Haplotype Map Project
    NIH/NHGRI P41HG003085Sep 30, 2003 - Aug 31, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Gordon DR, Radecki Breitkopf C, Robinson M, Petersen WO, Egginton JS, Chaffee KG, Petersen GM, Wolf SM, Koenig BA. Should Researchers Offer Results to Family Members of Cancer Biobank Participants? A Mixed-Methods Study of Proband and Family Preferences. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2019 Jan-Mar; 10(1):1-22. PMID: 30596322.
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    2. Benner P, Halpern J, Gordon DR, Popell CL, Kelley PW. Beyond Pathologizing Harm: Understanding PTSD in the Context of War Experience. J Med Humanit. 2018 Mar; 39(1):45-72. PMID: 29143889.
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    3. Benner, P. Halpern, J. Gordon, DR Popell, C. Kelley, P.Beyond pathologizing harm: Understanding PTSD in the context of war experience. Journal of Medical Humanities. 2016.
    4. Preferences Regarding Return of Genomic Results to Relatives of Research Participants, Including after Participant Death: Empirical Results from a Cancer Biobank. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 2015; 43(3):464-474 PMID: 26479556.
    5. Breitkopf CR, Petersen GM, Wolf SM, Chaffee KG, Robinson ME, Gordon DR, Lindor NM, Koenig BA. Preferences Regarding Return of Genomic Results to Relatives of Research Participants, Including after Participant Death: Empirical Results from a Cancer Biobank. J Law Med Ethics. 2015; 43(3):464-75. PMID: 26479556.
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    6. D.R. Gordon.S. Gibbon, G. Joseph, J. Mozersky et al. (eds) Breast cancer research and medical practices: transnational perspectives in the time of BRCA. Gibbon, S Joseph, G Mozersky J et al. It takes a particular world to produce and enact BRCA testing: The US had it, Italy had another. 2014; 109-126.
    7. Altshuler DM, Gibbs RA, Peltonen L, Altshuler DM, Gibbs RA, Peltonen L, Dermitzakis E, Schaffner SF, Yu F, Peltonen L, Dermitzakis E, Bonnen PE, Altshuler DM, Gibbs RA, de Bakker PI, Deloukas P, Gabriel SB, Gwilliam R, Hunt S, Inouye M, Jia X, Palotie A, Parkin M, Whittaker P, Yu F, Chang K, Hawes A, Lewis LR, Ren Y, Wheeler D, Gibbs RA, Muzny DM, Barnes C, Darvishi K, Hurles M, Korn JM, Kristiansson K, Lee C, McCarrol SA, Nemesh J, Dermitzakis E, Keinan A, Montgomery SB, Pollack S, Price AL, Soranzo N, Bonnen PE, Gibbs RA, Gonzaga-Jauregui C, Keinan A, Price AL, Yu F, Anttila V, Brodeur W, Daly MJ, Leslie S, McVean G, Moutsianas L, Nguyen H, Schaffner SF, Zhang Q, Ghori MJ, McGinnis R, McLaren W, Pollack S, Price AL, Schaffner SF, Takeuchi F, Grossman SR, Shlyakhter I, Hostetter EB, Sabeti PC, Adebamowo CA, Foster MW, Gordon DR, Licinio J, Manca MC, Marshall PA, Matsuda I, Ngare D, Wang VO, Reddy D, Rotimi CN, Royal CD, Sharp RR, Zeng C, Brooks LD, McEwen JE. Integrating common and rare genetic variation in diverse human populations. Nature. 2010 Sep 02; 467(7311):52-8. PMID: 20811451.
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    8. Connecting work environment and health: An Introduction. In: Schnall, P. Dobson, M. Roskam, E. Landsbergs,P. Bakers, D. Unhealthy work: Causes, costs and consequences. Amitaville, Baywood Publishers. . 2009; 1-15.
    9. Unhealthy work: Causes, costs and consequences. Amitaville, Baywood Publishers. 2009.
    10. Gordon, DR. Jauringui, M. Schnall, P. .Stakeholder perspectives: Searching for common ground. In: Schnall, P. Dobson, M. Roskam, E. Gordon, DR. Landsbergis, P. Baker, D. Unhealthy work: Causes, costs and consequences. Amitaville, Baywood Publishers. 2009; 173-190.
    11. Gordon DR, Ames GM, Yen IH, Gillen M, Aust B, Rugulies R, Frank JW, Blanc PD. Integrating qualitative research into occupational health: a case study among hospital workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2005 Apr; 47(4):399-409. PMID: 15824632.
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    12. Rugulies R, Braff J, Frank JW, Aust B, Gillen M, Yen IH, Bhatia R, Ames G, Gordon DR, Janowitz I, Oman D, Jacobs BP, Blanc P. The psychosocial work environment and musculoskeletal disorders: design of a comprehensive interviewer-administered questionnaire. Am J Ind Med. 2004 May; 45(5):428-39. PMID: 15095425.
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    13. D Gordon.Cancro nell'immaginario collettivo ('Cancer in collective imagination') In: . Handbook of Psico-oncologia Milano: Masson. 2002; 15-23.
    14. Narrazione e qualita' di vita alla fine della vita: cos'a impariamo? (Narrative and quality of life at the end of life: what do we learn?) In:. Salute e Territorio (Health and Community) . 2002.
    15. Informazione, comunicazione e consenso informato: risultati di un questionario ('Information, communication and informed consent: results from a questionnaire'). L'attivita' della comissione regional di bioetica. Regione Toscana, Giunta Regionale: Florence . 2001; 115-120.
    16. Narrazione e Fine della Vita: Qualita' della vita e della Morte ("Narrative and the End of Life: Quality of Life and Death") Milan: Franco Angeli. 2001.
    17. Differenze della prevenzione del tumore al seno tra donne americane e italiane. Intervista con Deborah Gordon (Differences in Prevention of breast cancer among USA and Italian women. An Interview with Deborah Gordon). Corriere della Sera. 2001.
    18. Gordon, DR Paci, E. Distante, V. Simoncini, R. Catalliotti, C. ."Being 'in sync': Communication and non in Oncological Settings. 2000.
    19. Editoriale su consenso informato: Il parere di (Editorial on informed consent. The opinion of Deborah Gordon). Attualita' in Senologia. 1999; 23.
    20. La narrazione vissuta alla fine della vita ('Lived narratives at the end of life') In: Ferrari, C. Barneschi, G. Gordon, DR. et al. Alla fine della vita. La morte tra diritti e doveri ('At the End of Life: Death between Rights and Obligations'). Firenze: Regione Toscana. 1998; 46-49.
    21. Alla fine della vita. La morte tra diritti e doveri ('At the End of Life: Death between Rights and Obligations'). Florence: Regione Toscana. 1998.
    22. Gordon DR, Paci E. Disclosure practices and cultural narratives: understanding concealment and silence around cancer in Tuscany, Italy. Soc Sci Med. 1997 May; 44(10):1433-52. PMID: 9160435.
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    23. Gordon, D. Paci, E. .Parlare o tacere: Narrazioni culturali ('To speak or be silent: Cultural narratives and cancer'). L'Arco di Giano. 1997; 14:83-99.
    24. Peruselli, C. Marinari, M. Gordon, D. .Riflessioni sui risultati di uno studio etnografico sulla qualita' della qualita' di vita e della morte in malati terminali di cancro ('Reflections on the results of an ethnographic study on the quality of life and death of terminal ill cancer patients'). Quaderni di Cure Palliative. 1997; 4(4):256-257.
    25. Gordon, DR Cini, R. Petrarchi, A Paci, E. .Information, Communication and Informed Consent. 1997.
    26. Narrative and Quality of Life In: Spilker, B. Quality of life and pharmacoeconomics in clinical trials. Second edition, Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia . 1996; 387-395.
    27. Informazione, comunicazione, e consensus informato (Information, communication, and informed consent) (Video in Italian, 35 minutes). 1996.
    28. Gordon, Dr. Cini, R. Petrarchi, A. Miccinesi, G. Paci, E. ."Stories in the Making and Unmaking: Exploring narrative in clinical practice through video". 1996.
    29. Gordon, D. .Quali nuove ricerche psicosociali nelle Cure Palliative? ('What new psycho-social research directions in Palliative care?'). Quaderni di Cure Palliative. 1995; 3(3):238-241.
    30. Gordon, D. .Lo sfondo culturale e la comunicazione della diagnosi di cancro in Toscana ('Cultural background and communication of a cancer diagnosis in Tuscany'). Psicomed. 1995.
    31. Paci, E. Gordon, D. Petrarchi, A. Cini, R. .Quanti diversi aspetti in un colloquio di cure palliative! ('So many Issues in a Palliative Care Conversation!). 1995.
    32. Gordon, D.Etica medica: Comunicare la malattia: lo sfondo culturale del terepeuta come condizione centrale nel rapporto medico/paziente ('Medical ethics and communication: The physician's cultural background as a central condition of the physician/patient relationship'). 1995; 40-44.
    33. Gordon, D. .Il "narrative," la fine della vita e la cultura ("Narrative, the end of life, and culture"). Bollettino Medico dell'Ospedale di Careggi. 1995; 3(19).
    34. The ethics of ambiguity and concealment around cancer: Interpretations through a local Italian world. In: Benner, P. Interpretive Phenomenology: Embodiment, Caring and Ethics in Health and Illness. London: Sage Publication. 1994; 279-322.
    35. La modalita' della comunicazione della malattia cancro e lo sfondo culturale ('Communication modality around cancer and cultural background'). In: Bressi, C. Invernizzi, G. La Comunicazione con il Paziente Oncologico ('Communication with the Oncological Patient'). Milano: Grafica Giuliani. 1994; 35-55.
    36. Gordon, D. .La cura domiciliare: antropologia culturale ('Home care: the view from cultrual anthropology). Journal of Medical ethics and Humanities. 1993; 2(1):17-30.
    37. Gordon, D. Venturini, A.La malattia? Se deve venire, viene lo stesso: Riflessione sulla partecipazione nei programmi di screening ('The disease?: If it's meant to come, it will come anyway:' Reflections on screening programs'). LILT. 1993; XI(2):14-15.
    38. Tanner CA, Benner P, Chesla C, Gordon DR. The phenomenology of knowing the patient. Image J Nurs Sch. 1993; 25(4):273-80. PMID: 8288293.
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    39. Aspetti etici, culturali e psicologi della comunicazione della diagnosi di tumore ('Ethical, cultural and psychological aspects of communication of a cancer diagnosis') In: Invernizzi, G. La Psico-oncologia degli Anni 90 ('Psyco-oncology in the 90's). Milano: Grafica Giuliani. 1992; 225-258.
    40. Fattori del rischio per tumore al seno: punto di vista delle donne ('Risk factors for breast cancer: the women's perspective'). In: Napoli, R. Ricerca sul Tumore al Seno. Milan: Masson. 1992.
    41. Gordon, D. .La comunicazione della diagnosi di tumore ('Communication and a cancer diagnosis). LILT. 1992; 16-18.
    42. Culture, cancer and communication in Italy. In: Pfleiderer, B. Bibeau, G. Anthropologies of Medicine: A Colloquium on West European and North American Perspectives. Curare, Special Edition 7/91. . 1991; 137-156.
    43. Gordon DR, Venturini A, Del Turco MR, Palli D, Paci E. What healthy women think, feel and do about cancer, prevention and breast cancer screening in Italy. Eur J Cancer. 1991; 27(7):913-7. PMID: 1834128.
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    44. Traversing boundaries: European and North American perspectives on medical and psychiatric anthropology. Cult Med Psychiatry. 1990 Jun; 14(2):141-310. PMID: 2401148.
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    45. Gordon DR. Embodying illness, embodying cancer. Cult Med Psychiatry. 1990 Jun; 14(2):275-97. PMID: 2401153.
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    46. 'Vivendo questa nostra storia': La voce della donna. ("Living this story of ours": The voice of the women'). In: Paci, E. Venturini, A. Dall' esperienza della Malattia una Nuova Cultura ('From the Experience of Illness a New Culture'). Firenze: Comune di Firenze e Lega Contro, Tumori. 1989; 11-57.
    47. Relationships between society, culture and biomedicine: Introduction to the essays In: Lock, M. Gordon, DR. Biomedicine Examined. Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic. 1988; 11-17.
    48. Biomedicine Examined. Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic. 1988.
    49. Tenacious assumptions in western medicine. In: Lock, M. Gordon, DR. Biomedicine Examined. Dordrecht, Kluwer Academics. . 1988; 19-56.
    50. Clinical science and clinical expertise: Changing boundaries between art and science in medicine. In: Lock, M. Gordon, Dr. Biomedicine Examined. Dordrecht, Kluwer Academics. 1988; 257-297.
    51. Gordon DR. Models of clinical expertise in American nursing practice. Soc Sci Med. 1986; 22(9):953-61. PMID: 3738566.
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    52. Pandolfi, M. Gordon, DR.The 'state of the art' of medical anthropology in Italy. Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 1986; XVII(4):90-91.
    53. American medicine: From center to periphery. Theme issue of social science and medicine. 1986; 22(9).
    54. Identifying the use and abuse of formal models in nursing practice. In: Benner, P. From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Clinical Nursing Practice. Addison Wesley, Menlo-Park . 1984; 225-243.