Faculty ProfilesEliseo Perez-Stable, MD
1545 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Dr. Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, an internist who provides primary care, is chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF Medical Center. He is particularly interested in improving the health of poor and minority patients. In his research, he focuses on reducing health risks, such as smoking, in minority populations.
He is Co-PI of the NCI funded Redes En Accion National Latino Cancer Control Research and Education Network. He collaborates with new investigators from several institutions to help develop the tobacco control research agenda for minority populations in the US. Dr. Pérez-Stable also has an R01 grant from the Fogarty International Center/NIDA to strengthen capacity in tobacco control research and implement projects in Argentina. Dr. Pérez-Stable is Director of the UCSF Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations (MERC) and Director of the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities (CADC). MERC and CADC focus on health and health care disparities in African American, Asian American, and Latino populations with a special emphasis on cancer, cardiovascular disease, aging, and reproductive health.
He is the director of the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, a center that works to help alleviate disparities in health care and to help better understand how health professionals can communicate cross-culturally, and co-director of the UCSF Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, which is addressing issues for African Americans, Asians and Latinos in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease and reproductive health. Perez-Stable is a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of Miami||M.D.||School of Medicine||1978|
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Internal Medicine|
Children/youth, Clinic, Community-based organization, Education, Hospital, Implementation & dissemination science listservs, Implementation Science, Interdisciplinary research collaboration, International (medical), International (public health), Mentoring junior faculty or trainees, Migrants/refugees, Motivational interviewing, Older adults, People with limited English proficiency, Social marketing, Web site, assistance in grant development, cancer screening and evaluating abnormal tests, perceived risk and communicating risk of cancer, tobacco cessation and prevention, use of interpreters in LEP patientsFeatured Videos
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In the News
- Health Disparities Research Continues to Grow at UCSF (Nov 23, 2011)
- Symposium to Feature Health Care Disparities Research on October 7 (Oct 05, 2011)
|Project Title||Project Number||Fiscal Year|
|Redes En Accion::The National Hispanic/Latino Cancer Network Research Network||U54CA153511||2016|
|PROMOTING EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND DECISION-MAKING FO||P01HS010856||2006|
Stern MC, Fejerman L, Das R, Setiawan VW, Cruz-Correa MR, Perez-Stable EJ, Figueiredo JC. Variability in Cancer Risk and Outcomes Within US Latinos by National Origin and Genetic Ancestry. Curr Epidemiol Rep. 2016; 3:181-190.
Collins FS, Anderson JM, Austin CP, Battey JF, Birnbaum LS, Briggs JP, Clayton JA, Cuthbert B, Eisinger RW, Fauci AS, Gallin JI, Gibbons GH, Glass RI, Gottesman MM, Gray PA, Green ED, Greider FB, Hodes R, Hudson KL, Humphreys B, Katz SI, Koob GF, Koroshetz WJ, Lauer MS, Lorsch JR, Lowy DR, McGowan JJ, Murray DM, Nakamura R, Norris A, Perez-Stable EJ, Pettigrew RI, Riley WT, Rodgers GP, Sieving PA, Somerman MJ, Spong CY, Tabak LA, Volkow ND, Wilder EL. Basic science: Bedrock of progress. Science. 2016 Mar 25; 351(6280):1405.
Fejerman L, Ahmadiyeh N, Hu D, Huntsman S, Beckman KB, Caswell JL, Tsung K, John EM, Torres-Mejia G, Carvajal-Carmona L, Echeverry MM, Tuazon AM, Ramirez C. Genome-wide association study of breast cancer in Latinas identifies novel protective variants on 6q25. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:5260.
Salgado MV, Mejia R, Kaplan CP, Perez-Stable EJ. Smoking behavior and use of tobacco industry sponsored websites among medical students and young physicians in Argentina. J Med Internet Res. 2014; 16(2):e35.
Lee YS, Kaplan CP, Perez-Stable EJ. Elder Mistreatment among Chinese and Korean Immigrants: The Roles of Sociocultural Contexts on Perceptions and Help-Seeking Behaviors. J Aggress Maltreat Trauma. 2014; 23(1):20-44.
Ramirez A, Perez-Stable E, Penedo F, Talavera G, Carrillo JE, Fernández M, Holden A, Munoz E, San Miguel S, Gallion K. Reducing time-to-treatment in underserved Latinas with breast cancer: the Six Cities Study. Cancer. 2014 Mar 1; 120(5):752-60.
Moran A, Degennaro V, Ferrante D, Coxson PG, Palmas W, Mejia R, Perez-Stable EJ, Goldman L. Coronary heart disease and stroke attributable to major risk factors is similar in Argentina and the United States: the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Aug 4; 150(3):332-7.
Ziv E, John EM, Choudhry S, Kho J, Lorizio W, Perez-Stable EJ, Burchard EG. Genetic ancestry and risk factors for breast cancer among Latinas in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Oct; 15(10):1878-85.
Choudhry S, Coyle NE, Tang H, Salari K, Lind D, Clark SL, Tsai HJ, Naqvi M, Phong A, Ung N, Matallana H, Avila PC, Casal J, Torres A, Nazario S, Castro R, Battle NC, Perez-Stable EJ, Kwok PY, Sheppard D, Shriver MD, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Risch N, Ziv E, Burchard EG. Population stratification confounds genetic association studies among Latinos. Hum Genet. 2006 Jan; 118(5):652-64.
González Burchard E, Borrell LN, Choudhry S, Naqvi M, Tsai HJ, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Chapela R, Rogers SD, Mei R, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Arena JF, Kittles R, Perez-Stable EJ, Ziv E, Risch N. Latino populations: a unique opportunity for the study of race, genetics, and social environment in epidemiological research. Am J Public Health. 2005 Dec; 95(12):2161-8.
Horn-Ross PL, John EM, Lee M, Stewart SL, Koo J, Sakoda LC, Shiau AC, Goldstein J, Davis P, Perez-Stable EJ. Phytoestrogen consumption and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Breast Cancer Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Sep 1; 154(5):434-41.
Suarez L, Ramirez AG, Villarreal R, Marti J, McAlister A, Talavera GA, Trapido E, Perez-Stable EJ. Social networks and cancer screening in four U.S. Hispanic groups. Am J Prev Med. 2000 Jul; 19(1):47-52.
Kerlikowske KM, Katz MH, Chan AK, Perez-Stable EJ. Antimycobacterial therapy for disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Arch Intern Med. 1992 Apr; 152(4):813-7.
Gordin FM, Perez-Stable EJ, Reid M, Schecter G, Cosgriff L, Flaherty D, Hopewell PC. Stability of positive tuberculin tests: are boosted reactions valid? Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 Sep; 144(3 Pt 1):560-3.
Flegal KM, Ezzati TM, Harris MI, Haynes SG, Juarez RZ, Knowler WC, Perez-Stable EJ, Stern MP. Prevalence of diabetes in Mexican Americans, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-1984. Diabetes Care. 1991 Jul; 14(7):628-38.
Gordin FM, Perez-Stable EJ, Flaherty D, Reid ME, Schecter G, Joe L, Slutkin G, Hopewell PC. Evaluation of a third sequential tuberculin skin test in a chronic care population. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1988 Jan; 137(1):153-7.
Alcalay R, Sabogal F, Marin G, Perez-Stable E, Van Oss Marin B, Otero-Sabogal R. Patterns of mass media use among Hispanic smokers: implications for community interventions. Int Q Community Health Educ. 1987 Jan 1; 8(4):341-50.
Perez-Stable EJ, Slutkin G, Paz EA, Hopewell PC. Tuberculin reactivity in United States and foreign-born Latinos: results of a community-based screening program. Am J Public Health. 1986 Jun; 76(6):643-6.