Maria Rosario Ferreira

  • 1417 Citations
19972015

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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

Research interests

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon/Rectal Cancer
  • Colonoscopy

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Research Output

  • 1417 Citations
  • 16 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Short survey

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

  • 6 Scopus citations
  • 11 Scopus citations

    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., Aug 2014, In : JAMA internal medicine. 174, 8, p. 1235-1241 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 109 Scopus citations

    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

  • 12 Scopus citations

    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

  • 10 Scopus citations