Deborah Grady, MD, MPH is Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and of Medicine, Vice Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Director of the UCSF/Mount Zion Women's Health Clinical Research Center and the UCSF Women's Health Faculty Development Program.
Dr. Alison Huang is a general internist and women’s health researcher at the University of California San Francisco who is dedicated to advancing scientific understanding and improving clinical management of menopause- and aging-related health conditions in women.
Dr. Vanessa Jacoby is an obstetrician gynecologist with a research program focused on surgical gynecology. She has studied long-term health outcomes of hysterectomy and oophorectomy. She is the principal investigator of prospective cohort study of women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations who undergo risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy funded by the American Cancer Society. Most recently, her research has focused on studies of new minimally invasive treatments for women with uterine fibroids.
I have focused my clinical research in the field of type 2 diabetes and obesity and have developed a three-pronged research program that is unified under this theme. The first arm consists of using existing cohort studies to test novel biomarkers that predict diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The second arm is to create a South Asian cohort to study these risk factors in a very high risk group. The final arm is to test behavioral interventions to prevent the onset of diabetes.
Dr. Karla Kerlikowske is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF, Co-Director of the Women’s Clinic and Director of the Women’s Health Fellowship at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Her clinical research focuses on cancer epidemiology including studies of breast imaging, breast cancer risk assessment, breast density and epidemiology of invasive breast cancer and DCIS.