Maria Rosario Ferreira

  • 1352 Citations
19972016
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Research Interests

Main area of interest is colorectal cancer prevention. Work has focused on increasing adherence to colorectal cancer screening among underserved populations

Areas of clinical focus include colorectal cancer prevention, with particular nterest in patients at high risk for gastrointestinal cancer, including Lynch syndrome and familial polyposis syndromes.

Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Northwestern

Certifications and Licenses

Gastroenterology

Training Experience

1989Internship, Hospital de Santa Maria
1993Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
1998Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Lisbon

… → 1987

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Grants 2005 2016

Research Output 1997 2015

  • 1352 Citations
  • 16 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Short survey
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing the Performance of the S-TOFHLA and NVS among and between English and Spanish Speakers

Ramirez-Zohfeld, V., Rademaker, A. W., Dolan, N. C., Ferreira, M. R., Eder, M. M., Liu, D., Wolf, M. S. & Cameron, K. A., Dec 2 2015, In : Journal of Health Communication. 20, 12, p. 1458-1464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Vital Signs
literacy
Health
health
9 Citations (Scopus)
Early Detection of Cancer
Hispanic Americans
African Americans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Physicians
87 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve adherence to annual colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: A randomized clinical trial

Baker, D. W., Brown, T., Buchanan, D. R., Weil, J., Balsley, K., Ranalli, L., Lee, J. Y., Cameron, K. A., Ferreira, M. R., Stephens, Q., Goldman, S. N., Rademaker, A. & Wolf, M. S., Jan 1 2014, In : JAMA internal medicine. 174, 8, p. 1235-1241 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Health Centers
Occult Blood
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials
11 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a randomized controlled trial to assess the comparative effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve adherence to colorectal cancer screening among patients cared for in a community health center

Baker, D. W., Brown, T., Buchanan, D. R., Weil, J., Cameron, K. A., Ranalli, L., Ferreira, M. R., Stephens, Q., Balsley, K., Goldman, S. N. & Wolf, M. S., May 3 2013, In : BMC Health Services Research. 13, 1, 153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Health Centers
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials
Occult Blood
10 Citations (Scopus)

Surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy use among veterans with colon cancer: Insights from a California study

Hynes, D. M., Tarlov, E., Durazo-Arvizu, R., Perrin, R., Zhang, Q., Weichle, T., Ferreira, M. R., Lee, T., Benson, A. B., Bhoopalam, N. & Bennett, C. L., May 20 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 28, 15, p. 2571-2576 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Colonic Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Quality of Health Care