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UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
550 16th Street, 7th Floor
OBGYN, Mailstop 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143-0132
|Mission Bay||(415) 476 - 5192||(415) 476 - 1811|
|Mount Zion||(415) 353 - 9240||(415) 353 - 9509|
|San Francisco General Hospital||(415) 206 - 3061||(415) 206 - 3112|
Research/Clinical Interests: Substance use, social determinants of health, health disparities, family planning
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2016||Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD||MD||Medicine|
|2011||Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD||Teaching Certificate||Secondary Education|
|2009||Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA||BA||Chemistry|
Research & Professional Experience
|2015||Dept. of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins; Analyze cost-effectiveness of and indication for endometrial biopsy for women who underwent the procedure at a single hospital in the last decade.|
|2012-2014||NIDA, National Institutes of Health; Recorded in vivo spike activity in anesthetized mice and awake, behaving rats; coded a custom data analysis software package to analyze field potential recordings in mice.|
|2011-2012||NIAAA, National Institutes of Health; Investigated the effect of ethanol on the plasticity of dendritic spines in the mouse basal ganglia using an alcohol dependence model called “Drinking in the Dark.”|
|2009-2011||Baltimore City Public Schools, High School Chemistry Instructor; Developed and implemented a standards-aligned chemistry curriculum as an employee of the city’s school system and a 2009 corps member in Teach For America|
|2007-2009||Dept. of Chemistry, Grinnell College; Collaborated with professor to develop roadmap to molecular targets and optimized reactions in synthetic pathway toward a novel anti-tumor isoxazolidine.|
Achievements & Recognition
|2017||San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Julius R. Krevan’s Award for Clinical Excellence|
|2014||Community Service Award, Student Outreach Resource Center, Johns Hopkins|
|2013||William Walker Award, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins|
|2013||Diversity Recognition Award, Diversity Leadership Council, Johns Hopkins|
|2012||Service Scholarship, Student Outreach Resource Center, Johns Hopkins|
|2012||Highest Honors Poster Award, IRTA Poster Day, National Institutes of Health|
|2011||The Reginald F. Lewis Outstanding Teaching Award, Baltimore City Schools|
Wilcox, M.V., Orlando, M.S., Rand, C.S., Record, J. Christmas, C., Ziegelstein, R.C., & Hanyok, L.A. (2015). Medical students’ perception of the patient-centered learning environment
Presented at: Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, Toronto, ON CAN.
Haynes, M.R., Gaglani, S.M., Wilcox, M.V., Mitchell, T., Clever, S.L., DeLeon, V., & Goldberg, H. (2013). Learning Through Osmosis: A Collaborative Platform For Medical Education
Presented at: AAMC MedEdPortal Poster Session, Philadelphia, PA.
Wilcox, M.V., Kusumoto, I., & Bonci, A. (2013). Cocaine Induces Synaptic Strengthening of Inputs to the Insular Cortex
Presented at: AMA Research Symposium, AMA Interim Meeting, National Harbor, Baltimore, MD.
Wilcox, M.V., Mains, T.E., & Gadwal, S. (2013). Addressing Diversity in the Health Care Workforce: Medical Education Resources Initiative for Teens (MERIT)
Presented at: Action for Equity Poster Session, Urban Health Institute Social Determinants of Health Symposium, Baltimore, MD.
Wilcox, M.V., Sherazee, N., Sprow, G., Bock, R., Thiele, T.E., & Alvarez, V.A. (2012). Absence of Major Changes of Striatal Synaptic Morphology of A Mouse Model of Binge-Like Ethanol Drinking
Presented at: Postbac Poster Day, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Baltimore, MD.
Sherazee, N., Wilcox, M.V., Sprow, G., Bock, R., Thiele, T.E., & Alvarez, V.A. (2011). Morphological Analysis of Dendritic Spines of Medium Spiny Neurons of A Mouse Model of Binge-Like Ethanol Drinking
Presented at: Neuroscience 2011, Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.
Mains, T.E. & Wilcox, M.V. (2014). MERIT: Supporting Tomorrow’s Health Care Leaders Today
Presented at: AAMC Medical Education Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Mains, T.E., Wilcox, M.V., & Wright, S.M. Medical Education Resources Initiative For Teens program in Baltimore: A model pipeline program built on four pillars. Education for Health: Change in Learning and Practice. 2016, Jan-Apr; 29(1): 47-50
Wilcox, M.V., Cuzon Carlson, V.C., Sherazee, N., Sprow, G.M., Bock, R., Thiele, T.E., Lovinger, D.M., & Alvarez, V.A. Repeated Binge-Like Ethanol Drinking Alters Ethanol Drinking Patterns and Depresses Striatal GABAergic Transmission. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014, Feb; 39(3): 579-594.
Cui, C., Noronha, A., Morikawa, H., Alvarez, V.A., Stuber, G.D., Szumlinski, K.K., Kash, T.L., Roberto, M., & Wilcox, M.V. New insights on neurobiological mechanisms underlying alcohol addiction. Neuropharmacology. 2013, Apr; 67(C): 223-232.
Meyers M.J., Long S.A., Pelc M.J., Wang J.L., Bowen S.J., Schweitzer B.A., Wilcox M.V., McDonald J., Smith S.E., Foltin S., Rumsey J., Yang Y.S., Walker M.C., Kamtekar S., Beidler D., &Thorarensen A. Discovery of novel spirocyclic inhibitors of fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH). Part 2. Discovery of 7-azaspiro[3.5]nonane urea PF-04862853, an orally efficacious inhibitor of fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) for pain. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 2011, Nov; 21(21): 6545–6553.