Faculty

Secondary Faculty

Emily Perito, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and biostatistics
Emily Perito, MD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • pediatric liver transplantation, long-term outcomes after liver transplantation, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic insufficiency, metabolic liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, pediatric gastroenterology

Shabnam Peyvandi, MD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Neonatal health

Kathryn Phillips, professor at UCSF
Kathryn Phillips, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • Health services research, health economics, policy analysis, personalized/precision medicine

Anne Schafer, MD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • Osteoporosis and bone metabolism, the relationships between bone, fat, and glucose metabolism, including the effects of obesity and diabetes on bone, and the skeletal regulation of energy metabolism, effects of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) on calcium metabolism and skeletal health

Hilary Seligman, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • Food insecurity, hunger, health disparities, diabetes, obesity, nutrition, nutrition policy

Michael Shlipak, professor at UCSF
Michael Shlipak, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:
  • Causes and consequences of age-related kidney disease

Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Understanding the impact of diagnostic testing on important patient outcomes and understanding the difference in access to different tests and variance in accuracy of these tests, the risk of cancer associated with incidental findings identified on ultrasound and CT imaging, and assessing patterns of radiation from diagnostic imaging

Judith Walsh-Cassidy, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:

Samuel L. Washington III, MD, MAS
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Cancer Epidemiology
    Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • healthcare disparities, outcomes research, prostate cancer, bladder cancer

Mary Whooley, professor at UCSF
Mary Whooley, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
Research Interests:
  • Clinical informatics, Big Data, depression screening, cardiovascular outcomes, cardiac rehabilitation

Affiliate Faculty

Benjamin N. Breyer, MD, MAS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
Research Interests:
  • clinical epidemiology of urologic diseases and trauma

Emeritus Faculty

Steve Cummings, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:
  • genomics, proteomics and metabolomics of aging; cellular biology of loss of muscle function and mobility in aging; osteoporosis and prevention of fractures

Tom Newman, professor emeritus at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Thomas Newman, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Clinical problems in pediatrics, such as jaundice and infections in newborn babies, urinary tract infections and cholesterol screening

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