Majorie Kagawa-Singer

Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, PhD, MA, MN, RN

Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Asian American Studies



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Scientific Interests

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

Highlighted Publications

Kagawa Singer M, Dressler W, George S; NIH Expert Panel. Culture: The missing link in health research. Soc Sci Med. 2016 Dec;170:237-246. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.07.015. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Kagawa Singer M, Dressler W, George S, Elwood W, NIH Expert Panel. The cultural framework for health: An integrative approach for research and program design and evaluation. ResearchGate 2015.

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, 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.