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Francesca M Gany, M.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor; Dir Ctr Imm Health Career Adv for Med Students
Department of Medicine (GIM Div)

Contact Info

Address
530 First Ave
Room D401
Bellevue C&D Building
New York, NY 10016-6481

212-263-8897
212-263-8234
Francesca.Gany@nyumc.org

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Education

1991-1992 — NYUMC Primary Care Program; Chief Resident, Residency
— Primary Care/Health Policy at NYUMC, Clinical Fellowships
— Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Medical Education

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Research Interests

Immigrant Health and Health Disparities

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Do Our Patients Have Enough to Eat?: Food Insecurity among Urban Low-income Cancer Patients
Gany, Francesca; Lee, Trevor; Ramirez, Julia; Massie, Dana; Moran, Alyssa; Crist, Michael; McNish, Thelma; Winkel, Gary; Leng, Jennifer C
2014 ;25(3):1153-1168, Journal of health care for the poor & underserved
— id: 1179832, year: 2014, vol: 25, page: 1153, stat: Journal Article,

Toxicity of gutkha, a smokeless tobacco product gone global: is there more to the toxicity than nicotine?
Willis, Daniel N; Popovech, Mary A; Gany, Francesca; Hoffman, Carol; Blum, Jason L; Zelikoff, Judith T
2014 ;11(1):919-933, International journal of environmental research & public health
— id: 741152, year: 2014, vol: 11, page: 919, stat: Journal Article,

Characterization of the Hispanic or Latino Population in Health Research: A Systematic Review
Aragones, Abraham; Hayes, Susan L; Chen, Mei Hsuan; Gonzalez, Javier; Gany, Francesca M
2013 Jan;:429-439, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 900702, year: 2013, vol: , page: 429, stat: Journal Article,

Smokeless Tobacco: How Exposed are Our Schoolchildren?
Gany, Francesca; Rastogi, Natasha; Suri, Anuj; Hass, Cara; Bari, Sehrish; Leng, Jennifer
2013 Aug;38(4):750-752, Journal of community health
— id: 489102, year: 2013, vol: 38, page: 750, stat: Journal Article,

The Smokeless Tobacco Product, Gutkha, Alters Sperm Health in Exposed Mice
Koenig, K. P.; Dougherty-Lyons, S.; Willis, D.; Hoffman, C.; Blum, J.; Gany, F.; Zelikoff, J. T.
2013 SEP;54 1 1:S50-S50, Environmental & molecular mutagenesis
— id: 540552, year: 2013, vol: 54 1 1, page: S50, stat: Journal Article,

"Every disease...man can get can start in this cab": Focus Groups to Identify South Asian Taxi Drivers' Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs About Cardiovascular Disease and Its Risks
Gany, Francesca M; Gill, Pavan P; Ahmed, Ayaz; Acharya, Sudha; Leng, Jennifer
2012 Jul;:986-992, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 179231, year: 2012, vol: , page: 986, stat: Journal Article,

Food Insecurity: Limitations of Emergency Food Resources for Our Patients
Gany, Francesca; Bari, Sehrish; Crist, Michael; Moran, Alyssa; Rastogi, Natasha; Leng, Jennifer
2012 Jul;:552-558, Journal of urban health
— id: 179232, year: 2012, vol: , page: 552, stat: Journal Article,

Culturally tailored health camps and cardiovascular risk among South Asian immigrants
Gany, Francesca; Levy, Andrew; Basu, Piali; Misra, Shantum; Silberstein, Jacob; Bari, Sehrish; Gill, Pavan; Keller, Norma; Changrani, Jyotsna; Leng, Jennifer C
2012 May;23(2):615-625, Journal of health care for the poor & underserved
— id: 179234, year: 2012, vol: 23, page: 615, stat: Journal Article,

Cooking Oil Fumes and Lung Cancer: A Review of the Literature in the Context of the U.S. Population
Lee, Trevor; Gany, Francesca
2012 Jun;:646-652, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 179233, year: 2012, vol: , page: 646, stat: Journal Article,

Identifying the informational and psychosocial needs of Chinese immigrant cancer patients: a focus group study
Leng, Jennifer; Lee, Trevor; Sarpel, Umut; Lau, Jessy; Li, Yanjun; Cheng, Connie; Chang, Ming-der; Gany, Francesca
2012 Apr;:3221-3229, Supportive care in cancer
— id: 172976, year: 2012, vol: , page: 3221, stat: Journal Article,

Toxicology of smokeless tobacco: implications for immune, reproductive, and cardiovascular systems
Willis, Daniel; Popovech, Mary; Gany, Francesca; Zelikoff, Judith
2012 Jul;15(5):317-331, Journal of toxicology & environmental health. Pt. B. Critical reviews
— id: 174399, year: 2012, vol: 15, page: 317, stat: Journal Article,

A Community Intervention: AMBER: Arab American Breast Cancer Education and Referral Program
Ayash, Claudia; Axelrod, Deborah; Nejmeh-Khoury, Sana; Aziz, Arwa; Yusr, Afrah; Gany, Francesca M
2011 Dec;13(6):1041-1047, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 140520, year: 2011, vol: 13, page: 1041, stat: Journal Article,

Hypertension beliefs and practices among South Asian immigrants: a focus group study
Changrani J; Pandya S; Mukherjee-Ratnam BR; Acharya S; Ahmed A; Leng J; Gany F
2011 ;9:98-103, Journal of immigrant & refugee studies
— id: 133329, year: 2011, vol: 9, page: 98, stat: Journal Article,

Targeting Social and Economic Correlates of Cancer Treatment Appointment Keeping among Immigrant Chinese Patients
Gany F; Ramirez J; Chen S; Leng JC
2011 Feb;88(1):98-103, Journal of urban health
— id: 120756, year: 2011, vol: 88, page: 98, stat: Journal Article,

Mexican urban occupational health in the US: a population at risk
Gany, Francesca; Dobslaw, Rebecca; Ramirez, Julia; Tonda, Josana; Lobach, Iryna; Leng, Jennifer
2011 Apr;36(2):175-179, Journal of community health
— id: 138163, year: 2011, vol: 36, page: 175, stat: Journal Article,

Diabetes care and language discordance among Chinese and Latino primary care patients
Gany, Francesca; Leng, Jennifer C F; Winston, Ginger; Tseng, Chi-Hong; Qin, Angie; Changrani, Jyotsna
2011 Autumn;21(4):473-479, Ethnicity & disease
— id: 162038, year: 2011, vol: 21, page: 473, stat: Journal Article,

Cancer portal project: a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care among Hispanic patients
Gany, Francesca; Ramirez, Julia; Nierodzick, Mary Lynn; McNish, Thelma; Lobach, Iryna; Leng, Jennifer
2011 Jan;7(1):31-38, Journal of oncology practice
— id: 131970, year: 2011, vol: 7, page: 31, stat: Journal Article,

Doctor, what do I have? Limited-English proficient patients and cancer diagnosis knowledge
Leng CF; Yogendran L; Massie D; Ramirez J; Lee T; Lobach I; Gany F
2011 ;29(Suppl):?-? #6100, Journal of clinical oncology
— id: 132474, year: 2011, vol: 29, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Language discordance and testing for latent tuberculosis infection among recent Asian and Latino immigrants
Leng, Jennifer C F; Changrani, Jyotsna; Gany, Francesca M
2011 Apr;36(2):228-230, Journal of community health
— id: 138311, year: 2011, vol: 36, page: 228, stat: Journal Article,

Mental health concerns among African immigrants
Venters, Homer; Adekugbe, Olayinka; Massaquoi, Jacob; Nadeau, Cheryl; Saul, Jack; Gany, Francesca
2011 Aug;13(4):795-797, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 138312, year: 2011, vol: 13, page: 795, stat: Journal Article,

African immigrant health
Venters, Homer; Gany, Francesca
2011 Apr;13(2):333-344, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 138356, year: 2011, vol: 13, page: 333, stat: Journal Article,

A randomized controlled trial of a multilevel intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among Latino immigrants in a primary care facility
Aragones, Abraham; Schwartz, Mark D; Shah, Nirav R; Gany, Francesca M
2010 Jun;25(6):564-567, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 116474, year: 2010, vol: 25, page: 564, stat: Journal Article,

Reducing clinical errors in cancer education: interpreter training
Gany, Francesca M; Gonzalez, Carlos Javier; Basu, Gaurab; Hasan, Abdullah; Mukherjee, Debjani; Datta, Minakshi; Changrani, Jyotsna
2010 Dec;25(4):560-564, Journal of cancer education
— id: 115417, year: 2010, vol: 25, page: 560, stat: Journal Article,

Barriers and facilitators to public health insurance enrollment in newly arrived immigrant adolescents and young adults in new york state
Hearst, Adelaide A; Ramirez, Julia M; Gany, Francesca M
2010 Aug;12(4):580-585, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 110863, year: 2010, vol: 12, page: 580, stat: Journal Article,

Detection of depression with different interpreting methods among chinese and latino primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial
Leng, Jennifer C F; Changrani, Jyotsna; Tseng, Chi-Hong; Gany, Francesca
2010 Apr;12(2):234-241, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 108425, year: 2010, vol: 12, page: 234, stat: Journal Article,

EDUCATE, SCREEN, AND REFER: THE USE OF CULTURALLY FAMILIAR HEALTH CAMPS TO IDENTIFY CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN SOUTH ASIAN IMMIGRANTS
Levy, Andrew; Gany, Francesca; Leng, Jennifer; Basu, Piali; Changrani, Jyotsna; Ayinikal, Anto; Mantha-Thaler, Kamala; Poretsky, Leonid; Keller, Norma
2010 JUN ;25(9):261-262, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 115898, year: 2010, vol: 25, page: 261, stat: Journal Article,

South Asians and risk of cardiovascular disease: current insights and trends
Mangalmurti, Sandeep S; Paley, Ari; Gany, Francesca; Fisher, Edward A; Hochman, Judith S
2010 Autumn;20(4):474-478, Ethnicity & disease
— id: 125449, year: 2010, vol: 20, page: 474, stat: Journal Article,

Cancer screening practices among physicians serving Chinese immigrants
Aragones, Abraham; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Gany, Francesca
2009 Feb;20(1):64-73, Journal of health care for the poor & underserved
— id: 95044, year: 2009, vol: 20, page: 64, stat: Journal Article,

Mexican immigrant male knowledge and support toward breast and cervical cancer screening
de Bocanegra, Heike Thiel; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Herrera, Angelica P; Gany, Francesca
2009 ;11(4):326- 333, Journal of immigrant health
— id: 106904, year: 2009, vol: 11, page: 326, stat: Journal Article,

Colon Cancer Knowledge and Attitudes in an Immigrant Haitian Community
Francois, Fritz; Elysee, Greta; Shah, Susan; Gany, Francesca
2009 Aug;11(4):319-325, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 78625, year: 2009, vol: 11, page: 319, stat: Journal Article,

Mexican Immigrant Male Knowledge and Support Toward Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
Thiel de Bocanegra, Heike; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Herrera, Angelica P; Gany, Francesca
2009 Aug;11(4):326-333, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 90137, year: 2009, vol: 11, page: 326, stat: Journal Article,

Online cancer support groups: Experiences with underserved immigrant Latinos
Changrani, Jyotsna; Lieberman, Morton; Golant, Mitch; Rios, Peggy; Damman, Jennifer; Gany, Francesca
2008 ;15(10):55-62 Oct, Primary psychiatry
— id: 97119, year: 2008, vol: 15, page: 55, stat: Journal Article,

Cancer screening and Haitian immigrants: the primary care provider factor
Gany, Francesca; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Aragones, Abraham
2008 Jun;10(3):255-261, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 78684, year: 2008, vol: 10, page: 255, stat: Journal Article,

Arab American Immigrants in New York: Health Care and Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs
Shah, Susan M; Ayash, Claudia; Pharaon, Nora Alarifi; Gany, Francesca M
2008 Oct;10(5):429-436, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 78830, year: 2008, vol: 10, page: 429, stat: Journal Article,

The impact of medical interpretation method on time and errors
Gany, Francesca; Kapelusznik, Luciano; Prakash, Kavitha; Gonzalez, Javier; Orta, Lurmag Y; Tseng, Chi-Hong; Changrani, Jyotsna
2007 Nov;22 Suppl 2:319-323, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 75479, year: 2007, vol: 22 Suppl 2, page: 319, stat: Journal Article,

Patient satisfaction with different interpreting methods: a randomized controlled trial
Gany, Francesca; Leng, Jennifer; Shapiro, Ephraim; Abramson, David; Motola, Ivette; Shield, David C; Changrani, Jyotsna
2007 Nov;22 Suppl 2:312-318, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 75478, year: 2007, vol: 22 Suppl 2, page: 312, stat: Journal Article,

A clinical trials recruitment education program for immigrant Chinese Americans
Lin, JS; Finlay, A; Tu, A; Gany, FM
2007 ;5(1):95-110, Journal of immigrant & refugee services
— id: 643642, year: 2007, vol: 5, page: 95, stat: Journal Article,

Access to multilingual medication instructions at New York City pharmacies
Weiss, Linda; Gany, Francesca; Rosenfeld, Peri; Carrasquillo, Olveen; Sharif, Iman; Behar, Elana; Ambizas, Emily; Patel, Priti; Schwartz, Lauren; Mangione, Robert
2007 Nov;84(6):742-754, Journal of urban health
— id: 78831, year: 2007, vol: 84, page: 742, stat: Journal Article,

Comment on "Patterns of communication through interpreters: a detailed sociolinguistic analysis"
Aragones, Abraham; Gany, Francesca
2006 Dec;21(12):1357-1357, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 78833, year: 2006, vol: 21, page: 1357, stat: Journal Article,

Paan and Gutka Use in the United States: A Pilot Study in Bangladeshi and Indian-Gujarati Immigrants in New York City
Changrani, J; Gany, FM; Cruz, G; Kerr, R; Katz, R
2006 ;4(1):99-110, Journal of immigrant & refugee studies
— id: 156654, year: 2006, vol: 4, page: 99, stat: Journal Article,

Follow-up care after a diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in an Asian immigrant cohort
Cho, Alex; Chaudhry, Amina; Minsky-Primus, Lisa; Tso, Alan; Perez-Perez, Guillermo; Diehl, David L; Marcus, Stuart G; Gany, Francesca M
2006 Jan;40(1):29-32, Journal of clinical gastroenterology
— id: 61482, year: 2006, vol: 40, page: 29, stat: Journal Article,

Acceptance of repeat esophagogastroduodenoscopy to detect gastric cancer in a chinese immigrant cohort
Cho, Alex; Chaudhry, Amina; Minsky-Primus, Lisa; Tso, Alan; Perez-Perez, Guillermo; Diehl, David; Marcus, Stuart G; Gany, Francesca M
2006 Aug;40(7):606-611, Journal of clinical gastroenterology
— id: 68529, year: 2006, vol: 40, page: 606, stat: Journal Article,

Attitudes, knowledge, and health-seeking behaviors of five immigrant minority communities in the prevention and screening of cancer: a focus group approach
Gany, Francesca M; Herrera, Angelica P; Avallone, Michelle; Changrani, Jyotsna
2006 Feb;11(1):19-39, Ethnicity & health
— id: 63801, year: 2006, vol: 11, page: 19, stat: Journal Article,

New York City's immigrant minorities: reducing cancer health disparities
Gany, Francesca M; Shah, Susan M; Changrani, Jyotsna
2006 ;107(8 Suppl):2071-2081, Cancer
— id: 68717, year: 2006, vol: 107, page: 2071, stat: Journal Article,

Patterns and reasons of paan and gutka use in the Indian-Gujarati community in New York City
Changrani, JG; Cruz, GD; Kerr, AR; Katz, RV; Gany, FM
2005 ;1(1):120-121 APR, Oral oncology
— id: 154393, year: 2005, vol: 1, page: 120, stat: Journal Article,

Online cancer education and immigrants: effecting culturally appropriate websites
Changrani, Jyotsna; Gany, Francesca
2005 Fall;20(3):183-186, Journal of cancer education
— id: 63731, year: 2005, vol: 20, page: 183, stat: Journal Article,

Paan and Gutka in the United States: an emerging threat
Changrani, Jyotsna; Gany, Francesca
2005 Apr;7(2):103-108, Journal of immigrant health
— id: 56037, year: 2005, vol: 7, page: 103, stat: Journal Article,

More innovative strategies needed to achieve the goal of tuberculosis elimination - Response
Gany, F; Changrani, J
2005 OCT ;95(10):1675-1675, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 58655, year: 2005, vol: 95, page: 1675, stat: Journal Article,

Drive-by readings: a creative strategy for tuberculosis control among immigrants
Gany, Francesca M; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Changrani, Jyotsna
2005 Jan;95(1):117-119, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 48113, year: 2005, vol: 95, page: 117, stat: Journal Article,

Can a web-based curriculum improve students' knowledge of, and attitudes about, the interpreted medical interview?
Kalet, Adina L; Mukherjee, Debjani; Felix, Karla; Steinberg, Sarah E; Nachbar, Martin; Lee, Amy; Changrani, Joytsna; Gany, Francesca
2005 Oct;20(10):929-934, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 66677, year: 2005, vol: 20, page: 929, stat: Journal Article,

Beliefs about betel quid and gutkha chewing in an Indian population
Kerr, AR; Jean, Y; Verma, S; Cruz, GD; Gany, FM; Changrani, JG; Sur, J; Gupta, J; Katz, RV
2005 APR ;1(1):71-71, Oral oncology
— id: 62537, year: 2005, vol: 1, page: 71, stat: Journal Article,

Understanding immigrant Chinese Americans' participation in cancer screening and clinical trials
Lin, Jennifer S; Finlay, Alyssa; Tu, Angela; Gany, Francesca M
2005 Dec;30(6):451-466, Journal of community health
— id: 62399, year: 2005, vol: 30, page: 451, stat: Journal Article,

Good provider, good patient: changing behaviors to eliminate disparities in healthcare
de Bocanegra HT; Gany F
2004 ;10 Special Issue:SP20-8 Sep, American journal of managed care
— id: 81364, year: 2004, vol: 10 Special Issue, page: SP20, stat: Journal Article,

An academic dental center grapples with oral cancer disparities: current collaboration and future opportunities
Kerr, A Ross; Changrani, Jyotsna G; Gany, Francesca M; Cruz, Gustavo D
2004 May;68(5):531-541, Journal of dental education
— id: 156533, year: 2004, vol: 68, page: 531, stat: Journal Article,

Good provider, good patient: changing behaviors to eliminate disparities in healthcare
Thiel de Bocanegra, Heike; Gany, Francesca
2004 Sep;10 Spec No:SP20-SP28, American journal of managed care
— id: 159181, year: 2004, vol: 10 Spec No, page: SP20, stat: Journal Article,

Initial behavioral health assessment of Asian Americans. Part 1. Key principles
Chung, Henry; Nguyen, Dustin; Gany, Francesca
2002 Sep;176(4):233-236, Western journal of medicine
— id: 68530, year: 2002, vol: 176, page: 233, stat: Journal Article,

Part 2. Putting principles into practice
Chung, Henry; Nguyen, Dustin; Gany, Francesca
2002 Sep;176(4):236-238, Western journal of medicine
— id: 44871, year: 2002, vol: 176, page: 236, stat: Journal Article,

Working with interpreters: an interactive Web-based learning module
Kalet, Adina; Gany, Francesca; Senter, Lindsay
2002 Sep;77(9):927-927, Academic medicine
— id: 36047, year: 2002, vol: 77, page: 927, stat: Journal Article,

Culture and multicultural competence
Ferran E; Tracy LG; Gany FM; Kramer EJ
Immigrant women's health: problems and solutions San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass Publishers., 1999,
— id: 4192, year: 1999, vol: , page: 19, stat: Chapter,

Be a player or be a victim: Description and evaluation of a health policy curriculum for primary care residents
Rein, S B; Reisman, A; Gany, F; Lipkin, M
1999 Apr 29-May 1;14(SUPPL. 2):152-152, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 15901, year: 1999, vol: 14, page: 152, stat: Journal Article,

Maternal-child immigrant health training: changing knowledge and attitudes to improve health care delivery
Gany F; de Bocanegra HT
1996 Jan;27(1):23-31, Patient education & counseling
— id: 12686, year: 1996, vol: 27, page: 23, stat: Journal Article,

Overcoming barriers to improving the health of immigrant women
Gany, F; Thiel de Bocanegra, H
1996 Aug-Oct;51(4):155-160, Journal of the American Medical Womens Association (1972)
— id: 97802, year: 1996, vol: 51, page: 155, stat: Journal Article,

Language barriers in medicine in the United States
Woloshin, S; Bickell, N A; Schwartz, L M; Gany, F; Welch, H G
1995 Mar 1;273(9):724-728, JAMA
— id: 97803, year: 1995, vol: 273, page: 724, stat: Journal Article,

IMMIGRANT HEALTH AND THE EPIDEMIOLOGIC LITERATURE - CLOSING THE GAPS
GANY, F; BOCANEGRA, M; FRUCHTER, R
1993 APR ;41(2):A587-A587, Clinical research
— id: 54308, year: 1993, vol: 41, page: A587, stat: Journal Article,

INTEROBSERVER VARIABILITY IN READING TUBERCULIN SKIN-TESTS AND SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL DECISIONS
SCHWARTZ, MD; GANY, F; HU, HP; LUCK, C; WINFIELD, S
1993 APR ;41(2):A550-A550, Clinical research
— id: 54306, year: 1993, vol: 41, page: A550, stat: Journal Article,

Available epidemiologic data on New York's Latino population: a critical review of the literature
Thiel de Bocanegra H; Gany F; Fruchter R
1993 Fall;3(4):413-426, Ethnicity & disease
— id: 13335, year: 1993, vol: 3, page: 413, stat: Journal Article,

Screening devices for diminished cognitive capacity
Strain, J J; Fulop, G; Lebovits, A; Ginsberg, B; Robinson, M; Stern, A; Charap, P; Gany, F
1988 Jan;10(1):16-23, General hospital psychiatry
— id: 97804, year: 1988, vol: 10, page: 16, stat: Journal Article,