Recent News

2022

Jonathan Butler, PhD

Dr. Jonathan Butler was a panel participant at the 2022 American Heart Association Scientific Session on "Structural Racism and Healthcare Disparity: Cause or Effect?".  

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November 2022

Linda Park, PhD, NP, FAAN

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Park for being named the School of Nursing program director of the National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) at the UCSF site. 

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October 2022

Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH ​​

Congratulations to Dr. Orlando Harris for being selected by the American Academy of Nursing as a distinguished nurse leader to be inducted into the 2022 Class of Fellows.

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October 2022

 

CADC mourns the loss of our former Scientist, René Salazar

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October 2022

Julio A. Lamprea-Montealegre, MD, MPH, PhD

Congratulations to Dr. Julio Lamprea-Montealegre for his CADC pilot project publication, “Association of Race and Ethnicity With Prescription of SGLT2 Inhibitors and GLP1 Receptor Agonists Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in the Veterans Health Administration System” in JAMA.  

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September 2022

Hunter Holt, MD, MAS

Congratulations to Dr. Hunter Holt for his new grant from the UIC Cancer Center Institute for Cancer Health Equity Research and for being selected as an NIH BIRCWH K12 Scholar.

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September 2022

 

Kendra Sims, PhD

Dr. Kendra Sims presented her use of UCSF’s Cardiovascular Disease Policy Model showing how much we could reduce heart attacks and strokes if the system were more equitable at the American Heart Association and was featured in MedicalNewsToday. 

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September 2022

 

Jonathan Butler, PhD

Dr. Jonathan Butler contributed to a CNN article on religion and Cardiovascular disease.  

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September 2022

 

Tor Neilands, PhD and Julene Johnson, PhD

Dr. Tor Neilands and Dr. Julene Johnson participated in the Writing a Strong Research Plan”, the second session in the “Music and Health Grant Writing Series”, sponsored by the Sound Health Network in collaboration with the NEA and NIH.

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September 2022

Maria Garcia, MD, MPH, MAS and Leah Karliner, MD, MAS 

Drs. Maria Garcia and Leah Karliner published "Equitability of Depression Screening After Implementation of General Adult Screening in Primary Care" in JAMA Network Open.

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August 2022

Samuel L. Washington III, MD, MAS

Congratulations to Dr. Samuel Washington for his new role as Director of DEI for the UCSF Dept. of Urology

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August 2022

 

Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSC, Sorbarikor Piawah, MD, MPH, and Celia Kaplan, DrPH

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velázquez Mañana for her grant from the HDFCCC Recruitment Science Research Hub RFA to evaluate Cancer Clinical Trial Participation of Black/African American and Hispanic/Latinx Adults with Celia Kaplan and Sor Piawah as co-investigators.

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July 2022

 

2022-2023 CADC Scientist Pilot Awardees

Meet our new CADC scholars: Drs. Jonathan Butler, Elaine Khoong, Aksharananda Rambachan, and Kendra Sims.

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July 2022

Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH, MPH ​​

Congratulations to Dr. Arnab Mukherjea for being elected as Vice Chair of the Steering Committee for the Alliance of California Schools & Programs of Public Health, which is supported by the California Endowment among other funders.

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July 2022

 

Linda Park, PhD, NP, FAAN

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Park for her Department of Veterans Affairs Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR) Award for her project, “Virtual Care Strategies to Improve Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation among Veterans.”

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July 2022

 

Jason Flatt, PhD, MPH ​​

Dr. Jason Flatt published “Subjective Cognitive Decline Associated with Discrimination in Medical Settings among Transgender and Nonbinary Older Adults” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

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July 2022

 

Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH, MPH ​​

Dr. Arnab Mukherjea published “Determinants of colorectal cancer screening among South Asian Americans” in the Journal of Asian Health.

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July 2022

Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSC ​​

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velázquez Mañana for being selected as one of the 2022 John A. Watson Faculty Scholars. 

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June 2022

Nynikka R. Palmer, DrPH, MPH

Congratulations to CADC Faculty Dr. Nynikka Palmer for being selected as a 2022 Recipient of the UCSF Mid-Career Development Program for Research Faculty.

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June 2022

 

Anna Oh, PhD, MPH, RN ​​

Dr. Anna Oh published "Rural and urban differences in the implementation of Virtual Integrated Patient-Aligned Care Teams" in the Journal of Rural Health.

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June 2022

Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH ​​

Dr. Orlando Harris published "Health Coaching Across the Stages of Vaccine Readiness and Action: A Practical Guide for Public Health Nurses" and “Climate Change, Public Health, Health Policy, and Nurses Training” in the American Journal of Public Health.

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June 2022

Samuel L. Washington III, MD, MAS

Congratulations to Dr. Samuel Washington for passing his American Board of Urology oral boards exam and for now being a boards certified urologist.

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June 2022

 

Nynikka Palmer, DrPH, MPH and Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSC ​​

Congratulations to CADC Faculty Dr. Nynikka Palmer and CADC Scholar Dr. Ana Velázquez Mañana for their new roles as Assistant Directors of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. 

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May 2022

Samuel L. Washington III, MD, MAS

Congratulations to Dr. Samuel Washington for for his new role as Community Outreach and Engagement liaison for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Prostate Cancer Program.

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May 2022

Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSC ​​

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velázquez Mañana for her new position as Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at ZSFG.

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May 2022

 

Leah Karliner, MD, MAS, Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSC, and Celia Kaplan, DrPH

Drs. Leah Karliner, Ana Velázquez Mañana, and Celia Kaplan published “Barriers and Facilitators to Lung Cancer Screening: A Physician Survey” in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

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May 2022

Wagahta Semere, MD, MHS

CADC Scholar Dr. Wagahta Semere presented during this year’s RCMAR Annual Meeting 2022.

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April 2022

 

Julio A. Lamprea-Montealegre, MD, MPH, PhD

CADC Scholar Dr. Julio Lamprea-Montealegre presented during this year’s RCMAR Annual Meeting 2022.

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April 2022

Sorbarikor Piawah, MD, MPH

CADC Scholar Dr. Sorbarikor Piawah presented during this year’s RCMAR Annual Meeting 2022.

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April 2022

 

Anna Oh, PhD, MPH, RN

Congratulations to CADC Scholar Dr. Anna Oh for her new position as Nurse Scientist at Stanford Health Care.

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January 2022

 

Nynikka R. Palmer, DrPH, MPH

Congratulations to CADC Faculty Dr. Nynikka Palmer for her grant “Community Engagement for the Atlas of Human Prostate Across Ancestries project” funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

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January 2022

 

Tung Nguyen, MD

Congratulations to CADC Faculty Dr. Tung Nguyen for his new appointed position as the HDFCCC Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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January 2022

Hunter Holt, MD, MAS

Congratulations to CADC Scholar Dr. Hunter Holt for his article in the Sacramento Bee and a short mention in KQED!

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January 2022

Nynikka R. Palmer, DrPH, MPH

Congratulations to CADC faculty Dr. Nynikka Palmer for her promotion as an Associate Professor in Residence in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at ZSFG.

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January 2022