Geri L. Schmotzer

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OBJECTIVE Historically, researchers have experienced difficulties with the recruitment of underrepresented populations, especially for women and minorities to cancer clinical trials. This has lead to marked health disparities among these groups. The purpose of this literature review is to investigate barriers and facilitators that provide explanations for(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine the health and social circumstances, knowledge of and access to health and social services, and success at getting work among urban day laborers. METHODS We conducted an interview survey of 217 men waiting for work at several sites in San Francisco. RESULTS Day laborers were generally unsuccessful at(More)
Cervical cancer is a leading cause of death in US women, with Hispanic women at higher risk of mortality than non-Hispanic white women. While the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine represents substantial progress towards cervical cancer prevention, little is currently known about Hispanic student’s beliefs regarding the HPV vaccine. To assess the knowledge,(More)
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