Dana Francis is a social worker who specializes in working with adults with bleeding disorders, their spouses, partners and family members to provide resources and counseling. His mission has been to address the issue of men's emotional isolation, and he has worked to create forums and ongoing groups for men to gather and share strategies for coping with the challenges of living with a bleeding disorder. He also works with pediatric patients with bleeding disorders in UCSF's Pediatric Hematology Clinic in Santa Rosa. Before joining UCSF in 2000. Francis was a health educator with the Hemophilia Council of California for 12 years.
Francis earned an undergraduate degree in psychology from Westfield State College in Westfield, Mass., and a master's degree in social work at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has served on the National Hemophilia Foundation's (NHF) Social Work Working Group, has written articles about hemophilia for the NHF publication HemAware, and is a regular contributor to Infusions, the newsletter of the Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California. He was awarded the Jill Solomon National Hemophilia Foundation Social Work Award in 1996.
Hemophilia Treatment Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor, Suite A-502
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2421
Fax: (415) 353-2467
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.