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Francesca Nicosia, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Institute for Health & Aging
SchoolSchool of Nursing
Phone415-221-4810 ext. 23446
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-4040-7625 Additional info
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    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAPhD06/2017Medical Anthropology
    University of Colorado, Denver, Denver, COMA05/2010Medical Anthropology
    DePauw University, Greencastle, INBA05/2002Sociology & Anthropology

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    1. Nicosia FM, Lisha NE, Chesney MA, Subak LL, Plaut TM, Huang A. Strategies for evaluating self-efficacy and observed success in the practice of yoga postures for therapeutic indications: methods from a yoga intervention for urinary incontinence among middle-aged and older women. BMC Complement Med Ther. 2020 May 14; 20(1):148. PMID: 32408868.
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    2. Nicosia FM, Spar MJ, Neumann A, Silvestrini MC, Barrientos M, Brown RT."The more they know, the better care they can give”: patient perspectives on measuring functional status in primary care. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2020; In press.
    3. Gibson CJ, Grasso J, Li Y, Purcell N, Tighe J, Zamora K, Nicosia F, Seal KH. An Integrated Pain Team Model: Impact on Pain-Related Outcomes and Opioid Misuse in Patients with Chronic Pain. Pain Med. 2020 Feb 25. PMID: 32100002.
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    4. Schopfer DW, Nicosia FM, Ottoboni L, Whooley MA. Patient Perspectives on Declining to Participate in Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation: A MIXED-METHODS STUDY. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2020 Feb 19. PMID: 32084030.
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    5. Nicosia FM; Nadra LE; Chesney MA; Subak LL; Plaut TM; Huang A.. Strategies for Evaluating Self-Efficacy and Observed Success in the Practice of Yoga Postures for Therapeutic Indications: Methods from a Yoga Intervention for Urinary Incontinence among Middle-aged and Older Women. BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies. 2020; (In press).
    6. Silvestrini MC, Nicosia F, Spar MJ, Gibson C, Brown RT."We have a long way to go": A case study examination of older women Veterans' experiences in VA primary care. INQUIRY. 2020; In press.
    7. Miaskowski C, Blyth F, Nicosia F, Haan M, Keefe F, Smith A, Ritchie C. A Biopsychosocial Model of Chronic Pain for Older Adults. Pain Med. 2019 Dec 17. PMID: 31846035.
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    8. Nicosia FM, Spar MJ, Stebbins M, Sudore RL, Ritchie CS, Lee KP, Rodondi K, Steinman MA. What Is a Medication-Related Problem? A Qualitative Study of Older Adults and Primary Care Clinicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Mar; 35(3):724-731. PMID: 31677102.
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    9. Nicosia FM, Spar MJ, Steinman MA, Lee SJ, Brown RT. Making Function Part of the Conversation: Clinician Perspectives on Measuring Functional Status in Primary Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 03; 67(3):493-502. PMID: 30506667.
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    10. Nicosia FM, Park LG, Gray CP, Yakir MJ, Hung DY. Nurses' Perspectives on Lean Redesigns to Patient Flow and Inpatient Discharge Process Efficiency. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2018 Jan-Dec; 5:2333393618810658. PMID: 30480041.
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    11. Hung D, Truong Q, Yakir M, Nicosia F. Hospital-Community Partnerships to Aid Transitions for Older Adults: Applying the Care Transitions Framework. J Nurs Care Qual. 2018 Jul/Sep; 33(3):221-228. PMID: 29035905.
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    12. Spar MJ, Nicosia FM, Steinman MA, Brown RT. Current approaches to measuring functional status among older adults in VA primary care clinics. Fed Pract. 2017 Sep; 34(9):26-31. PMID: 29706753.
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    13. Nicosia, FM.The Turn Toward Value: An ethnography of efficiency and satisfaction in the American hospital. 2017.
    14. Scott De La Cruz, Francesca Nicosia, Eva Aagaard .Documentary Effects on Medical Student Attitudes and Skills Regarding Nutrition at the End of life. Creative Education. 2014; 5(2).
    15. Nicosia, FM.Ecology, embodiment and aesthetics of death in Hurricane Katrina. Mortality. 2009; 14(1).