Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Florence  Tangka

Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Behavioral Sciences/Health Ed.

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road ,

Atlanta , GA 30322

Atlanta

Fax: 404-727-9853

Email: ftangka@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Cancer Prevention
  • Health Economics

Education

  • Ph.D. 2001, University of Florida
  • M.S. 1994, RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey
  • B.S. 1989, University of Reading, UK

Courses Taught

  • PRS 554D: Prevention Effectiveness

Publications

  • , , Meeting the Cervical Cancer Screening Needs of Underserved Women: The Performance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in 2003-2005, Cancer Causes and Control, 27, 1081-90
  • , , Cancer Treatment Cost in the US: Has the Burden Shifted over Time?, CANCER, 116, 3477-84
  • , , Clinical and Programmatic Costs of Implementing Colorectal Cancer Screening: Evaluation of Five Programs, Evaluation and Program Planning, 34, 147-53
  • , , Data and Trends in Cancer Screening in the United States: Results from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey, CANCER, 116, 4872-81
  • , , The Impact of a National Program to Provide Free Mammograms to Low-income Uninsured Women on Breast Cancer Mortality Rates, CANCER, 116, 4456-62.
  • , , Economic Assessment of Central Cancer Registry Operations. Part II: Developing and Testing a Cost Assessment Tool, Journal of Registry Management, 36, 47-52
  • , , Is Early Detection Cost-Saving? The Case of Colorectal Cancer, Health Economics, 18, 1381-93
  • , , The Personal Financial Burden of Cancer for the Working-Aged Population. , American Journal of Mananged Care, 15, 801-806
  • , , Ambulatory Care for Cancer in the United States: Results from 2 National Surveys Comparing Visits to Physician’s Offices and Hospital Outpatient Departments, Journal of the National Medical Association , 99, 1350-1358
  • , , Meeting the mammography screening needs of underserved women: the performance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in 2002-2003 (United States), Cancer Causes & Control, 17, 1145-54
  • , , Can we predict the outcomes of national colorectal cancer screening and can predictions help us plan, Gastroenterology, 129, 1339-42
  • , , Market for colorectal cancer screening by endoscopy in the United States, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 29, 54-60