Christine Bower Baca

A Short Biography:

Dr. Christine m Bower-Baca is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. This position also provides a joint appointment at West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration, which has obtained funding to develop and implement Epilepsy Centers of Excellence. She will continue to work on long-term outcomes and their potential barriers to coordinated care for patients with epilepsy. She is particularly interested in developing models of coordinated care in vulnerable groups such as persons with no insurance, language barriers, race/ethnic minorities, and children. Additionally, Dr. Bower Baca is exploring new research projects related to post-traumatic epilepsy in returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.

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UCLA Associate Professor In-Residence, Neurology

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A selected list of publications:

Baca Christine Bower, Vickrey Barbara G, Hays Ron D, Vassar Stefanie D, Berg Anne T   Differences in child versus parent reports of the child's health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy and healthy siblings Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, ; 13(6): 778-86.
Baca Christine Bower, Cheng Eric M, Spencer Susan S, Vassar Stefanie, Vickrey Barbara G, Vickrey Barbara G   Racial differences in patient expectations prior to resective epilepsy surgery Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 2009; 15(4): 452-5.

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