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Center for Healthcare Policy and Research

Center for Healthcare Policy and Research

Anthony F. Jerant, M.D.

 
Anthony F. Jerant, M.D.
Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
 

Address
UC Davis Medical Center
4860 Y Street, Suite 2300
Sacramento, California 95817
Phone (916) 734-7081
e-mail afjerant@ucdavis.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Jerant is a Professor of Family Medicine. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University and completed residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar from 2000-2004. His research interests include developing and evaluating effective and resource-efficient methods of enhancing patient self-efficacy for health-related tasks; evaluating the influence of patient personality characteristics in health care and clinical research; and understanding and mitigating health disparities.

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Recent Publications


Health characteristics associated with gaining and losing private and public health insurance: a national study.  Jerant A, Fiscella K, Franks P.  Med Care. 2012 Feb;50(2):145-51.

Primary care attributes and mortality: a national person-level study.  Jerant A, Fenton JJ, Franks P.  Ann Fam Med. 2012 Jan;10(1):34-41. 

Physician counseling for colorectal cancer screening: impact on patient attitudes, beliefs, and behavior. Fenton JJ, Jerant AF, von Friederichs-Fitzwater MM, Tancredi DJ, Franks P.  J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Nov;24(6):673-81.
 
Patient-provider sex and race/ethnicity concordance: a national study of healthcare and outcomes. Jerant A, Bertakis KD, Fenton JJ, Tancredi DJ, Franks P.  Med Care. 2011 Nov;49(11):1012-20.

 

Associations between pain control self-efficacy, self-efficacy for communicating with physicians, and subsequent pain severity among cancer patients.  Jerant A, Franks P, Kravitz RL.  Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Nov;85(2):275-80. Epub 2010 Dec 15.

Tailored interactive multimedia computer programs to reduce health disparities: opportunities and challenges. Jerant A, Sohler N, Fiscella K, Franks B, Franks P.  Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Nov;85(2):323-30. Epub 2010 Dec 13.

Annual work hours across physician specialties.   Leigh JP, Tancredi D, Jerant A, Kravitz RL.  Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jul 11;171(13):1211-3. No abstract available.

Personality and risk for Alzheimer's disease in adults 72 years of age and older: a 6-year follow-up. Duberstein PR, Chapman BP, Tindle HA, Sink KM, Bamonti P, Robbins J, Jerant AF, Franks P.  Psychol Aging. 2011 Jun;26(2):351-62. Erratum in: Psychol Aging. 2011 Jun;26(2):338.

Mortality prediction by quality-adjusted life year compatible health measures: findings in a nationally representative US sample. Jerant A, Tancredi DJ, Franks P.  Med Care. 2011 May;49(5):443-50.

What Do Doctors Say When Prescribing Medications?: An Examination of Medical Recommendations From a Communication Perspective. Feng B, Bell RA, Jerant AF, Kravitz RL. Health Commun. 2011 Apr;26(3):286-96.

Personality and medication non-adherence among older adults enrolled in a six-year trial. Jerant A, Chapman B, Duberstein P, Robbins J, Franks P. Br J Health Psychol. 2011 Feb;16(Pt 1):151-69. doi: 10.1348/135910710X524219.

Tendency to adhere to provider-recommended treatments and subsequent pain severity among individuals with cancer. Jerant A, Franks P, Tancredi DJ, Saito N, Kravitz RL. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2011 Jan 16;5:23-31.

Depression treatment preferences of Hispanic individuals: exploring the influence of ethnicity, language, and explanatory models. Fernandez Y Garcia E, Franks P, Jerant A, Bell RA, Kravitz RL. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Jan-Feb;24(1):39-50.

Associations between pain control self-efficacy, self-efficacy for communicating with physicians, and subsequent pain severity among cancer patients. Jerant A, Franks P, Kravitz RL. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Tailored interactive multimedia computer programs to reduce health disparities: Opportunities and challenges. Jerant A, Sohler N, Fiscella K, Franks B, Franks P. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Physician wages across specialties: informing the physician reimbursement debate. Leigh JP, Tancredi D, Jerant A, Kravitz RL. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Oct 25;170(19):1728-34.

Personality and risk for Alzheimer's disease in adults 72 years of age and older: A 6-year follow-up. Duberstein PR, Chapman BP, Tindle HA, Sink KM, Bamonti P, Robbins J, Jerant AF, Franks P. Psychol Aging. 2010 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Personality and medication non-adherence among older adults enrolled in a six-year trial. Jerant A, Chapman B, Duberstein P, Robbins J, Franks P. Br J Health Psychol. 2010 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Effects of personality on self-rated health in a 1-year randomized controlled trial of chronic illness self-management. Jerant A, Chapman B, Duberstein P, Franks P. Br J Health Psychol. 2010 May;15(Pt 2):321-35. Epub 2009 Jul 13.

Attributes affecting the medical school primary care experience. Jerant A, Srinivasan M, Bertakis KD, Azari R, Pan RJ, Kravitz RL. Acad Med. 2010 Apr;85(4):605-13.

Five factor model personality factors moderated the effects of an intervention to enhance chronic disease management self-efficacy. Franks P, Chapman B, Duberstein P, Jerant A. Br J Health Psychol. 2009 Sep;14(Pt 3):473-87. Epub 2008 Sep 20.

Effects of personality on self-rated health in a 1-year randomized controlled trial of chronic illness self-management. Jerant A, Chapman B, Duberstein P, Franks P. Br J Health Psychol. 2009 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Home-based, peer-led chronic illness self-management training: findings from a 1-year randomized controlled trial. Jerant A, Moore-Hill M, Franks P. Ann Fam Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;7(4):319-27.

Training residents to employ self-efficacy-enhancing interviewing techniques: randomized controlled trial of a standardized patient intervention. Jerant A, Kravitz RL, Azari R, White L, García JA, Vierra H, Virata MC, Franks P. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 May;24(5):606-13. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Is personality a key predictor of missing study data? An analysis from a randomized controlled trial. Jerant A, Chapman BP, Duberstein P, Franks P. Ann Fam Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;7(2):148-56.

Increasing uptake of colorectal cancer screening. Jerant A. BMJ. 2009 Jan 8;338:a2658. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a2658. No abstract available.

Self-report adherence measures in chronic illness: retest reliability and predictive validity. Jerant A, DiMatteo R, Arnsten J, Moore-Hill M, Franks P. Medical Care. 2008 Nov;46(11):1134-9.

Personality and EQ-5D scores among individuals with chronic conditions.Jerant A, Chapman BP, Franks P. Quality of Life Research. 2008 Nov;17(9):1195-204. Epub 2008 Oct 7.

Factors associated with Hispanic/non-Hispanic white colorectal cancer screening disparities. Jerant AF, Arellanes RE, Franks P. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2008 Aug;23(8):1241-5. Epub 2008 May 24.

Health status among US Hispanics: ethnic variation, nativity, and language moderation. Jerant A, Arellanes R, Franks P. Medical Care 2008 Jul;46(7):709-17.

Determinants of racial/ethnic colorectal cancer screening disparities. Jerant AF, Fenton JJ, Franks P. Archives of Internal Medicine 2008 Jun 23;168(12):1317-24.

Depressive symptoms moderated the effect of chronic illness self-management training on self-efficacy. Jerant A, Kravitz R, Moore-Hill M, Franks P. Med Care. 2008 May;46(5):523-31.

Cigarette Prices, Smoking, and the Poor: Implications of Recent Trends. Franks P, Jerant AF, Leigh JP, Lee D, Chiem A, Lewis I, Lee S. American Journal of Public Health. 2007; 97: 1873-1877.

Effects of a tailored interactive multimedia computer program on determinants of colorectal cancer screening: A randomized controlled pilot study in physician offices. Jerant A, Kravitz RL, Rooney M, Amerson S, Kreuter M, Franks P. Patient Education and Counseling. 2007 Apr;66(1):67-74. Epub 2006 Dec 6.

Telemonitoring for patients with chronic heart failure: a systematic review. Chaudhry SI, Phillips CO, Stewart SS, Riegel B, Mattera JA, Jerant AF, Krumholz HM. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2007 Feb;13(1):56-62.

Prevalence and trends in smoking: a national rural study. Doescher MP, Jackson JE, Jerant A, Gary Hart L. Journal of Rural Health. 2006 Spring;22(2):112-8.

Studying physician effects on patient outcomes: physician interactional style and performance on quality of care indicators. Franks P, Jerant AF, Fiscella K, Shields CG, Tancredi DJ, Epstein RM. Social Science & Medicine. 2006 Jan;62(2):422-32. Epub 2005 Jul 1.