Denny Fe Garcia Agana

Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Master of Public Health, Epidemiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Hometown: Daytona Beach, FL
Research Interests: I am interested in social determinants of health related to health service utilization and health outcomes in the primary care setting.
Long-term career goals: My long-term career goal is to be an effective primary care researcher, particularly in the translation of research in the clinic setting to improve health outcomes of the patients we serve. I strive to become the bridge and translator between public health and primary care.
What philosophy guides your education: “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out.” —Steve Jobs
Date Accomplishments
March 2018
  • Essay winner for the New Voices Essay Contest: Millennial Health Professionals and the Future of Cross-Sector Partnerships. Essay will be published in the New Voices chapter of the Practical Playbook 2nd Edition
January 2018
  • Mainous A, Porter M, Agana DF, Chessman A. Institutional NIH Research Funding and a Culture of Support for Family Medicine and Their Relationship to Family Medicine Specialty Choice. Family Medicine. [In Press]​
August 2017
May 2017
March 2017
  • Letter to the editor published in Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: Fe Garcia Agana D. Re: Primary Care Patients’ Willingness to Participate in Comprehensive Weight Loss Programs: From the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network. J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Mar-Apr;30(2):264. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2017.02.160353. No abstract available. PMID: 28379835
February 2017
March 2016
  • One of the top 7 abstracts at PHHP research day
February 2016
  • Paper published in Family Medicine: Mims LD, Everard K, Hall K, Hatch R, Malaty J, Rubin D, Fe Agana D, Carek PJ. Family Medicine Clerkship Directors’ Influence on the Residency Program Selection Process: A CERA Study. Fam Med. 2016 Feb;48(2):108-13. PMID: 26950781