Faculty ProfilesCelia Kaplan, DrPH
3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
San Francisco, CA 94118
Advice lines, Brief implementation science training courses, Cancer prevention, Children/youth, Clinic, Decision aids, Department of public health, Implementation Science, Interdisciplinary research collaboration, Latino health, Lung Cancer Screening, Mentoring junior faculty or trainees, Migrants/refugees, Older adults, Socioeconomically marginalized groups, Web site, Works-in-progress seminars, cancer, clinical trials participation, limited English proficiencyRelated Web Sites
Recent Articles (104)
Palmer NR, Gregorich SE, Livaudais-Toman J, Jih J, Kaplan CP. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Prostate Cancer Survivors' Perceived Engagement in Treatment Decision-Making. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 Mar 07.
Klinger EV, Kaplan CP, St. Hubert S, Birdwell RL, Haas JS. Patient and Provider Perspectives on Mammographic Breast Density Notification Legislation. Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice. 2016.
Stewart SL, Kaplan CP, Lee R, Joseph G, Karliner L, Livaudais-Toman J, Pasick RJ.. Validation of an Efficient Screening Tool to Identify Low-Income Women at High Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer. Public Health Genomics. 2016; (ePub).
Stewart SL, Kaplan CP, Lee R, Joseph G, Karliner L, Livaudais-Toman J, Pasick RJ. Validation of an Efficient Screening Tool to Identify Low-Income Women at High Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer. Public Health Genomics. 2016; 19(6):342-351.
Salgado MV, Mejía RM, Kaplan CP, Pérez-Stable EJ. Smoking-Related Attitudes and Knowledge Among Medical Students and Recent Graduates in Argentina: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 May; 32(5):549-555.
Howe R, Hassett MJ, Wheelock A, O’Donoghue C, Kaplan C, Ozanne EM. Costs matter: The impact of disclosing treatment costs and provider profit on patients’ decisions. Journal of Cancer Policy. 2016.
Pasick RJ, Joseph G, Stewart S, Kaplan C, Lee R, Luce J, Davis S, Marquez T, Nguyen T, Guerra C. Effective Referral of Low-Income Women at Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer to Genetic Counseling: A Randomized Delayed Intervention Control Trial. Am J Public Health. 2016 Oct; 106(10):1842-8.
Alderete E, Gregorich SE, Monteban M, Kaplan CP, Mejia R, Livaudais-Toman J, Pérez-Stable EJ. Effect of appreciation for Indigenous cultures and exposure to racial insults on alcohol and drug use initiation among multiethnic Argentinean youth. Prev Med. 2016 Apr; 85:60-8.
Kaplan CP, Nápoles A, Davis S, Lopez M, Pasick RJ, Livaudais-Toman J, Pérez-Stable EJ. Latinos and Cancer Information: Perspectives of Patients, Health Professionals and Telephone Cancer Information Specialists. J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2016; 9(2):154-167.
Livaudais-Toman J, Karliner LS, Tice JA, Kerlikowske K, Gregorich S, Pérez-Stable EJ, Pasick RJ, Chen A, Quinn J, Kaplan CP. Impact of a primary care based intervention on breast cancer knowledge, risk perception and concern: A randomized, controlled trial. Breast. 2015 Dec; 24(6):758-66.
Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Narine S, Gregorich S, Livaudais-Toman J, Nguyen T, Leykin Y, Roach M, Small EJ. Knowledge and attitudes regarding clinical trials and willingness to participate among prostate cancer patients. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Nov; 45(Pt B):443-448.
Mejia R, Pérez Stable EJ, Kaplan CP, Gregorich SE, Livaudais-Toman J, Peña L, Alderete M, Schoj V, Alderete E. Effectiveness of an Intervention to Teach Physicians How to Assist Patients to Quit Smoking in Argentina. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 May; 18(5):1101-9.
Kaplan CP, Livaudais-Toman J, Tice JA, Kerlikowske K, Gregorich SE, Pérez-Stable EJ, Pasick RJ, Chen A, Quinn J, Karliner LS. A randomized, controlled trial to increase discussion of breast cancer in primary care. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul; 23(7):1245-53.
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 Feb 06; 16(2):e35.
Bravo C, O'Donoghue C, Kaplan CP, Luce J, Ozanne E. Can mHealth Improve Risk Assessment in Underserved Populations? Acceptability of a Breast Health Questionnaire App in Ethnically Diverse, Older, Low-Income Women. J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2014; 7(4).
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.
Livaudais-Toman J, Burke NJ, Napoles A, Kaplan CP. Health Literate Organizations: Are Clinical Trial Sites Equipped to Recruit Minority and Limited Health Literacy Patients? J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2014; 7(4):1-13.
Fehniger J, Livaudais-Toman J, Karliner L, Kerlikowske K, Tice JA, Quinn J, Ozanne E, Kaplan CP. Perceived versus objective breast cancer risk in diverse women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 May; 23(5):420-7.
López ME, Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Hwang ES, Livaudais JC, Karliner LS. Satisfaction with treatment decision-making and treatment regret among Latinas and non-Latina whites with DCIS. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Jan; 94(1):83-9.
Parikh AR, Kaplan CP, Burke NJ, Livaudais-Toman J, Hwang ES, Karliner LS. Ductal carcinoma in situ: knowledge of associated risks and prognosis among Latina and non-Latina white women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Sep; 141(2):261-8.
Fehniger J, Lin F, Beattie MS, Joseph G, Kaplan C. Family communication of BRCA1/2 results and family uptake of BRCA1/2 testing in a diverse population of BRCA1/2 carriers. J Genet Couns. 2013 Oct; 22(5):603-12.
Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Dohan D, Shelley Hwang E, Melisko M, Nickleach D, Quinn JA, Haas J. Clinical trial discussion, referral, and recruitment: physician, patient, and system factors. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 May; 24(5):979-88.
López ME, Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Livaudais JC, Hwang ES, Stewart SL, Bloom J, Karliner L. Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): posttreatment follow-up care among Latina and non-Latina White women. J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Jun; 7(2):219-26.
Pérez-Stable EJ, Afable-Munsuz A, Kaplan CP, Pace L, Samayoa C, Somkin C, Nickleach D, Lee M, Márquez-Magaña L, Juarbe T, Pasick RJ. Factors influencing time to diagnosis after abnormal mammography in diverse women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Feb; 22(2):159-66.
Bloom JR, Stewart SL, Napoles AM, Hwang ES, Livaudais JC, Karliner L, Kaplan CP. Quality of life of Latina and Euro-American women with ductal carcinoma in situ. Psychooncology. 2013 May; 22(5):1008-16.
Joseph G, Kaplan C, Luce J, Lee R, Stewart S, Guerra C, Pasick R. Efficient identification and referral of low-income women at high risk for hereditary breast cancer: a practice-based approach. Public Health Genomics. 2012; 15(3-4):172-80.
Santoyo-Olsson J, Phan L, Stewart AL, Kaplan C, Moreno-John G, Nápoles AM. A randomized trial to assess the effect of a research informational pamphlet on telephone survey completion rates among older Latinos. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jul; 33(4):624-7.
Alderete E, Monteban M, Gregorich S, Kaplan CP, Mejía R, Pérez-Stable EJ. Smoking and exposure to racial insults among multiethnic youth in Jujuy, Argentina. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Mar; 23 Suppl 1:37-44.
Wong ST, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kim SE, Gregorich SE, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Washington AE, Kaplan CP. Using visual displays to communicate risk of cancer to women from diverse race/ethnic backgrounds. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Jun; 87(3):327-35.
Salgado MV, Pérez-Stable EJ, Primack BA, Kaplan CP, Mejia RM, Gregorich SE, Alderete E. Association of media literacy with cigarette smoking among youth in Jujuy, Argentina. Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 May; 14(5):516-21.
Livaudais JC, Hwang ES, Karliner L, Nápoles A, Stewart S, Bloom J, Kaplan CP. Adjuvant hormonal therapy use among women with ductal carcinoma in situ. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2012 Jan; 21(1):35-42.
Kaplan CP, Karliner LS, Hwang ES, Bloom J, Stewart S, Nickleach D, Quinn J, Thrasher A, Nápoles AM. The effect of system-level access factors on receipt of reconstruction among Latina and white women with DCIS. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Oct; 129(3):909-17.
Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Hwang ES, Bloom J, Stewart S, Nickleach D, Karliner L. Selection of treatment among Latina and non-Latina white women with ductal carcinoma in situ. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Feb; 20(2):215-23.
Haas JS, Brawarsky P, Iyer A, Fitzmaurice GM, Neville BA, Earle C, Kaplan CP. Association of local capacity for endoscopy with individual use of colorectal cancer screening and stage at diagnosis. Cancer. 2010 Jun 15; 116(12):2922-31.
Walsh JM, Salazar R, Kaplan C, Nguyen L, Hwang J, Pasick RJ. Healthy colon, healthy life (colon sano, vida sana): colorectal cancer screening among Latinos in Santa Clara, California. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Mar; 25(1):36-42.
Bowen DJ, Kreuter M, Spring B, Cofta-Woerpel L, Linnan L, Weiner D, Bakken S, Kaplan CP, Squiers L, Fabrizio C, Fernandez M.. How we design feasibility studies. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2009; 36(5):452-457.
Huang AJ, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kim SE, Wong ST, Kaplan CP, Walsh JM, Iwaoka-Scott AY, Sawaya GF. Preferences for human papillomavirus testing with routine cervical cancer screening in diverse older women. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Sep; 23(9):1324-9.
Kim SE, Pérez-Stable EJ, Wong S, Gregorich S, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Kaplan CP. Association between cancer risk perception and screening behavior among diverse women. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Apr 14; 168(7):728-34.
Karliner LS, Napoles-Springer A, Kerlikowske K, Haas JS, Gregorich SE, Kaplan CP. Missed opportunities: family history and behavioral risk factors in breast cancer risk assessment among a multiethnic group of women. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Mar; 22(3):308-14.
Nápoles-Springer AM, Livaudais JC, Bloom J, Hwang S, Kaplan CP. Information exchange and decision making in the treatment of Latina and white women with ductal carcinoma in situ. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2007; 25(4):19-36.
Nguyen TT, Gildengorin G, Gregorich SE, McPhee SJ, Kaplan CP. Smoking susceptibility and attitudes toward smoking among Chinese and Vietnamese American adolescents. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2007; 6(3-4):167-81.
Kaplan CP, Haas JS, Pérez-Stable EJ, Gregorich SE, Somkin C, Des Jarlais G, Kerlikowske K. Breast cancer risk reduction options: awareness, discussion, and use among women from four ethnic groups. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Jan; 15(1):162-6.
Haas JS, Kaplan CP, Des Jarlais G, Gildengoin V, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kerlikowske K. Perceived risk of breast cancer among women at average and increased risk. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2005 Nov; 14(9):845-51.
Livaudais JC, Kaplan CP, Haas JS, Pérez-Stable EJ, Stewart S, Jarlais GD. Lifestyle behavior counseling for women patients among a sample of California physicians. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2005 Jul-Aug; 14(6):485-95.
Des Jarlais G, Kaplan CP, Haas JS, Gregorich SE, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kerlikowske K. Factors affecting participation in a breast cancer risk reduction telephone survey among women from four racial/ethnic groups. Prev Med. 2005 Sep-Oct; 41(3-4):720-7.
Juarbe TC, Kaplan CP, Somkin CP, Pasick R, Gildengorin G, Pérez-Stable EJ. Are risk factors for breast cancer associated with follow-up procedures in diverse women with abnormal mammography? Cancer Causes Control. 2005 Apr; 16(3):245-53.
Haas JS, Phillips KA, Sonneborn D, McCulloch CE, Baker LC, Kaplan CP, Pérez-Stable EJ, Liang SY. Variation in access to health care for different racial/ethnic groups by the racial/ethnic composition of an individual's county of residence. Med Care. 2004 Jul; 42(7):707-14.
Haas JS, Kaplan CP, Gregorich SE, Pérez-Stable EJ, Des Jarlais G. Do physicians tailor their recommendations for breast cancer risk reduction based on patient's risk? J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Apr; 19(4):302-9.
Walsh JM, Kaplan CP, Nguyen B, Gildengorin G, McPhee SJ, Pérez-Stable EJ. Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in Latino and Vietnamese Americans. Compared with non-Latino white Americans. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Feb; 19(2):156-66.
Kaplan CP, Pérez-Stable EJ, Fuentes-Afflick E, Gildengorin V, Millstein S, Juarez-Reyes M. Smoking cessation counseling with young patients: the practices of family physicians and pediatricians. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Jan; 158(1):83-90.
Haas JS, Lee LB, Kaplan CP, Sonneborn D, Phillips KA, Liang SY. The association of race, socioeconomic status, and health insurance status with the prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents. Am J Public Health. 2003 Dec; 93(12):2105-10.
Kaplan CP, Zabkiewicz D, McPhee SJ, Nguyen T, Gregorich SE, Disogra C, Hilton JF, Jenkins C. Health-compromising behaviors among Vietnamese adolescents: the role of education and extracurricular activities. J Adolesc Health. 2003 May; 32(5):374-83.
Kaplan CP, Erickson P, Juarez-Reyes M.. Acculturation, Gender Role Orientation, and Reproductive Risk-Taking Behavior among Latina Adolescent Family Planning Clients. Journal of Adolescent Research. 2002; 17(2):103-121.
Wagner TH, Hu T, Dueñas GV, Kaplan CP, Nguyen BH, Pasick RJ. Does willingness to pay vary by race/ethnicity? An analysis using mammography among low-income women. Health Policy. 2001 Dec; 58(3):275-88.
Kaplan CP, Erickson PI, Stewart SL, Crane LA. Young Latinas and abortion: the role of cultural factors, reproductive behavior, and alternative roles to motherhood. Health Care Women Int. 2001 Oct-Nov; 22(7):667-89.
Kaplan CP, Hilton JF, Park-Tanjasiri S, Pérez-Stable EJ. The effect of data collection mode on smoking attitudes and behavior in young African American and Latina women. Face-to-face interview versus self-administered questionnaires. Eval Rev. 2001 Aug; 25(4):454-73.
Kaplan CP, Nápoles-Springer A, Stewart SL, Pérez-Stable EJ. Smoking acquisition among adolescents and young Latinas: the role of socioenvironmental and personal factors. Addict Behav. 2001 Jul-Aug; 26(4):531-50.
Pérez-Stable EJ, Juarez-Reyes M, Kaplan C, Fuentes-Afflick E, Gildengorin V, Millstein S. Counseling smoking parents of young children: comparison of pediatricians and family physicians. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Jan; 155(1):25-31.
Kaplan CP, Bastani R, Belin TR, Marcus A, Nasseri K, Hu MY. Improving follow-up after an abnormal pap smear: results from a quasi-experimental intervention study. J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 2000 Sep; 9(7):779-90.
Marcus AC, Kaplan CP, Crane LA, Berek JS, Bernstein G, Gunning JE, McClatchey MW. Reducing loss-to-follow-up among women with abnormal Pap smears. Results from a randomized trial testing an intensive follow-up protocol and economic incentives. Med Care. 1998 Mar; 36(3):397-410.
Campbell K, Kaplan CP.. The Relationship between Acculturation and Cigarette Smoking Beliefs of Hispanic Women. Journal of Health Behavior. 1997; 21(1):12-20.
Bastani R, Kaplan CP, Maxwell AE, Nisenbaum R, Pearce J, Marcus AC. Initial and repeat mammography screening in a low income multi-ethnic population in Los Angeles. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 1995 Mar; 4(2):161-7.
Kaplan CP, Bastani R. . Low-income Women with Cervical Abnormalities: Individual and System Factors Affecting Follow-up. Journal of Women's Health. 1995; 4(2):155-160.
Marcus AC, Crane LA, Kaplan CP, Reading AE, Savage E, Gunning J, Bernstein G, Berek JS. Improving adherence to screening follow-up among women with abnormal Pap smears: results from a large clinic-based trial of three intervention strategies. Med Care. 1992 Mar; 30(3):216-30.
Marcus AC, Crane LA, Kaplan CP, Goodman KJ, Savage E, Gunning J. Screening for cervical cancer in emergency centers and sexually transmitted disease clinics. Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Mar; 75(3 Pt 1):453-5.
Rochelson B, Kaplan C, Guzman E, Arato M, Hansen K, Trunca C. A quantitative analysis of placental vasculature in the third-trimester fetus with autosomal trisomy. Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Jan; 75(1):59-63.
Jih J, Quema La Chica P, Antonio L, Villero O, Roque M, Domingo J, Landicho J, Napoles A, Kaplan CP, Nguyen TT. . Application of Photovoice with Focus Groups to Explore Dietary Behaviors of Older Filipino Adults with Cardiovascular Disease (Submitted).
Chan B, Lyles C, Kaplan C, Lam R, Karliner L.. A Comparison of Electronic Patient Portal Use Among Patients with Resident and Attending Primary Care Providers (Submitted).
O’Donoghue C, Kaplan C, Howe R, Esserman LJ, Pérez-Stable EJ, Ozanne EM.. Tablet-based collection of patient-reported data in diverse, low-income populations: A case study in breast cancer risk assessment (Sumitted).
Ozanne E, Karliner L, Tice JA, Haas J, Livaudais-Toman J, Kaplan C.. An intervention to increase patient-physician discussion of lifestyle risk factors for breast cancer: A randomized clinical trial (Submitted).
Kaplan C, Siegel A, Leykin Y, Palmer, N, Borno H, Bielenberg J, Livaudais-Toman J, Ryan C, Smal EJ.. A bilingual Internet-based targeted advertising campaign for prostate cancer clinical trials: assessing the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a novel recruitment strategy (Submitted).