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Nancy Burke, PHD, PhD

Nancy Burke, PHD, PhD

Associate Professor


Phone: 415-514-9419

Fax: 415-502-3179

3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights

Nancy J. Burke, PhD Personal Webpage


(For a complete list of publications, see the personal webpage, above).

  1. 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.
  2. Taylor VM, Bastani R, Burke N, Talbot J, Sos C, Liu Q, Do H, Jackson JC, Yasui Y. Evaluation of a hepatitis B lay health worker intervention for cambodian americans. J Community Health. 2013 Jun; 38(3):546-53.
  3. Burke NJ, Ed. Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) on and off the Island. 2013.
  4. Villero O, Burke NJ. Beyond Coping: Spirituality and Filipina Transnationals with Experience of Breast Cancer. In Chronic Illness, Spirituality and Healing: Diverse Disciplinary, Religious and Cultural Perspectives, Stoltzfus M, Green R, and Schumm D (Eds.). Palgrave. 2013.
  5. Taylor VM, Burke NJ, Sos C, Do HH, Liu Q, Yasui Y. Community health worker hepatitis B education for cambodian american men and women. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013; 14(8):4705-9.
  6. Collins SP, Goldenberg SM, Burke NJ, Bojorquez-Chapela I, Silverman JG, Strathdee SA. Situating HIV risk in the lives of formerly trafficked female sex workers on the Mexico-US border. AIDS Care. 2013 Apr; 25(4):459-65.
  7. Taylor VM, Burke N, Do H, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Bastani R. HPV vaccination uptake among Cambodian mothers. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Mar; 27(1):145-8.
  8. Taylor VM, Bastani R, Burke N, Talbot J, Sos C, Liu Q, Carey Jackson J, Yasui Y. Factors associated with hepatitis B testing among Cambodian American men and women. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Feb; 14(1):30-8.
  9. Wong-Kim E, Burke NJ. A Passage to a Good Death: End of Life Care for Asian Americans. Yoo GJ, Nhung Le M, Oda A, Eds. Handbook of Asian American Health. 2012.
  10. Burke NJ, Villero O, Guerra C. Passing through: meanings of survivorship and support among Filipinas with breast cancer. Qual Health Res. 2012 Feb; 22(2):189-98.
  11. Burke NJ, Do HH, Talbot J, Sos C, Svy D, Taylor VM. Chumnguh thleum: understanding liver illness and hepatitis B among Cambodian immigrants. J Community Health. 2011 Feb; 36(1):27-34.
  12. Walsh JM, Karliner L, Burke N, Somkin CP, Pham LA, Pasick R. Physicians' approaches to recommending colorectal cancer screening: a qualitative study. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Sep; 25(3):385-90.
  13. Joseph G, Burke NJ, Tuason N, Barker JC, Pasick RJ. Perceived susceptibility to illness and perceived benefits of preventive care: an exploration of behavioral theory constructs in a transcultural context. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):71S-90S.
  14. Washington PK, Burke NJ, Joseph G, Guerra C, Pasick RJ. Adult daughters' influence on mothers' health-related decision making: an expansion of the subjective norms construct. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):129S-44S.
  15. Burke NJ, Joseph G, Pasick RJ, Barker JC. Theorizing social context: rethinking behavioral theory. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):55S-70S.
  16. Pasick RJ, Barker JC, Otero-Sabogal R, Burke NJ, Joseph G, Guerra C. Intention, subjective norms, and cancer screening in the context of relational culture. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):91S-110S.
  17. Pasick RJ, Burke NJ, Barker JC, Joseph G, Bird JA, Otero-Sabogal R, Tuason N, Stewart SL, Rakowski W, Clark MA, Washington PK, Guerra C. Behavioral theory in a diverse society: like a compass on Mars. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):11S-35S.
  18. Pasick RJ, Burke NJ. In Memoriam: Sabra F. Woolley, PhD. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):5S-6S.
  19. Burke NJ, Bird JA, Clark MA, Rakowski W, Guerra C, Barker JC, Pasick RJ. Social and cultural meanings of self-efficacy. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Oct; 36(5 Suppl):111S-28S.
  20. Considering culture in physician-- patient communication during colorectal cancer screening. Qual Health Res. 2009 Jun; 19(6):778-89.
  21. Pasick RJ, Burke NJ. A critical review of theory in breast cancer screening promotion across cultures. Annu Rev Public Health. 2008; 29:351-68.
  22. Do HH, Taylor VM, Burke N, Yasui Y, Schwartz SM, Jackson JC. Knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors, traditional health beliefs, and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women. J Immigr Minor Health. 2007 Apr; 9(2):109-14.
  23. Woodall ED, Taylor VM, Yasui Y, Ngo-Metzger Q, Burke N, Thai H, Jackson JC. Sources of health information among Vietnamese American men. J Immigr Minor Health. 2006 Jul; 8(3):263-71.
  24. Choe JH, Taylor VM, Yasui Y, Burke N, Nguyen T, Acorda E, Jackson JC. Health care access and sociodemographic factors associated with hepatitis B testing in Vietnamese American men. J Immigr Minor Health. 2006 Jul; 8(3):193-201.
  25. Choe JH, Tu SP, Lim JM, Burke NJ, Acorda E, Taylor VM. "Heat in their intestine": colorectal cancer prevention beliefs among older Chinese Americans. Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(1):248-54.
  26. Taylor VM, Choe JH, Yasui Y, Li L, Burke N, Jackson JC. Hepatitis B awareness, testing, and knowledge among Vietnamese American men and women. J Community Health. 2005 Dec; 30(6):477-90.
  27. Taylor VM, Yasui Y, Burke N, Choe JH, Acorda E, Jackson JC. Hepatitis B knowledge and testing among Vietnamese-American women. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(4):761-7.
  28. Taylor VM, Schwartz SM, Yasui Y, Burke N, Shu J, Lam DH, Jackson JC. Pap testing among Vietnamese women: health care system and physician factors. J Community Health. 2004 Dec; 29(6):437-50.
  29. Burke NJ, Jackson JC, Thai HC, Stackhouse F, Nguyen T, Chen A, Taylor VM. 'Honoring tradition, accepting new ways': development of a hepatitis B control intervention for Vietnamese immigrants. Ethn Health. 2004 May; 9(2):153-69.
  30. Taylor VM, Yasui Y, Burke N, Nguyen T, Acorda E, Thai H, Qu P, Jackson JC. Pap testing adherence among Vietnamese American women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Apr; 13(4):613-9.
  31. Burke NJ, Jackson JC, Thai HC, Lam DH, Chan N, Acorda E, Taylor VM. "Good health for new years": development of a cervical cancer control outreach program for Vietnamese immigrants. J Cancer Educ. 2004; 19(4):244-50.
  32. Taylor VM, Yasui Y, Burke N, Nguyen T, Chen A, Acorda E, Choe JH, Jackson JC. Hepatitis B testing among Vietnamese American men. Cancer Detect Prev. 2004; 28(3):170-7.