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Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Ph.D.
Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Ph.D.


Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Asian American Studies
Member, JCCC Healthy and At-Risk Populations Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 825-9481

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Marjorie Kagawa-Singer's research focuses on the sociocultural aspects of health, cancer and chronic diseases in diverse ethnic populations and developing cultural competence in health practice.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Kaur JS, Coe K, Rowland J, Braun KL, Conde FA, Burhansstipanov L, Heiney S, Kagawa-Singer M, Lu Q, Witte C. Enhancing life after cancer in diverse communities. Cancer. 2012 Nov 1;118(21):5366-73. Epub 2012 Mar 20

Braun KL, Kagawa-Singer M, Holden AE, Burhansstipanov L, Tran JH, Seals BF, Corbie-Smith G, Tsark JU, Harjo L, Foo MA, Ramirez AG. Cancer patient navigator tasks across the cancer care continuum. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Feb;23(1):398-413.

Kagawa-Singer M. Impact of culture on health outcomes. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Oct;33 Suppl 2:S90-5.

Kagawa-Singer M, Dadia AV, Yu MC, Surbone A. Cancer, culture, and health disparities: time to chart a new course? CA Cancer J Clin. 2010 Jan-Feb;60(1):12-39.

Kagawa-Singer M, Padilla GV, Ashing-Giwa K. Health-related quality of life and culture. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2010 Feb;26(1):59-67.