Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH
Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH is a second-year RWJF Clinical Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the first Clinical Scholar sponsored by the American College of Surgeons conducting research at UCLA/RAND, deferring the completion of his general surgery residency training at Yale New Haven Hospital. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in biology/sociology and earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a master’s degree in public health at Columbia University as a Macy’s scholar. Transitioning to a surgical career in urology, his research focus includes understanding patterns of screening and awareness of prostate cancer among minorities within health care systems and in community settings. He has teamed with Bill Releford and the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP) to improve understanding about the link between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease while integrating prostate cancer awareness and screening into outreach efforts in the African American community.