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UCSF

ObGyn&RS

Residency Program

Katherine Brown, MD
Katherine Brown, MD
Resident Physician - PGY 3

Katherine.Brown@ucsf.edu

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Main Address

UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
550 16th Street, 7th Floor
OBGYN, Mailstop 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143-0132

Location Office Phone Fax
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:  Health disparities, social determinants of health, family planning, reproductive rights, adolescent health, global health

Education/Training

Year

Institution Degree Field of Study
current University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2014 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons MD Medicine
2009 University of Pennsylvania BA Economics, Chemistry

Research & Professional Experience

Year

 
2014 Guangdong Provincial Center for STI Control and Prevention, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
African Sex workers in China: A Qualitative Study, PI: Joseph Tucker
2012-2014 Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family Planning Division, PI: Paula Castaño
2013 Adolescent Pregnancy Project of Washington Heights, Curriculum Coordinator and Group Facilitator
2011 Guangdong Provincial Center for STI Control and Prevention, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
African Migrants in Guangzhou: A needs assessment, PI: Joseph Tucker
2010-2014 Columbia Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership - Student Clinician and Outreach Chair
2009-2010 National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, China CDC, Beijing, China. PI: Ning Wang
2009 University of Pennsylvania Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA
2008-2009 TruthAIDS, Philadelphia, PA

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2014 Thomas F. Cock Prize, Excellence in Obstetrics & Gynecology
2013 Gold Humanism Honor Society
2010-2014 Daniel Noyes Brown Primary Care Scholar
2009 Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Presentations

Brown K, Steinauer J, Turk J, Jackson A. Increasing diversity in family planning may be the key to increasing abortion access: Data from the Ryan Program. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at 2016 North American Forum on Family Planning Denver, Colorado.

Brown K, Castelnuovo N, Paladine H. Attitudes toward teen pregnancy among adolescents and medical students participating in a service-learning program at P&S. Oral presentation at 2014 Tri-Department Community Medicine Resident and Student Research Forum, New York, NY.

Castaño P, Vander Haar E, Brown K, Alyafi M, Velasco M, Kaplan A, Westhoff C. Yes we can: Quickstart of Mirena® levornorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS). Abstract accepted for poster presentation at 2014 North American Forum on Family Planning, Miami, Florida.

Kuperman J, Brown K, Edison N, Westhoff C, Castaño P. Unmet postpartum sterilization demand at an urban tertiary care center: associated factors and alternate contraception. Poster presented at 2013 North American Forum on Family Planning, Seattle, Washington.

Zang C, Jia Z, Brown K, Reilly K, Wang J, Wang N. Heterosexual risk of HIV infection in China: systemic review and meta-analysis. Electronic poster presentation at 2010 International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Publications 

Wang H, Brown KS, Wang G, Ding G, Zang C, Wang J, Reilly KH, Chen H, Wang N. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Sep 1;117(2-3):226-32. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.02.006. Epub 2011 Mar 12. PMID: 21402453

Kuperman J, Brown K, Edison N, Westhoff C, Castaño P. Unmet postpartum sterilization demand at an urban tertiary care center: associated factors and alternate contraception. Contraception 2013; 88(3):470.

Wang H, Reilly KH, Brown K, Jin X, Xu J, Ding G, Zang C, Wang J, Wang N. HIV incidence and associated risk factors among female sex workers in a high HIV-prevalence area of China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2012; 39(11):835-41.

Wang K and Brown K (co-first authors), Shen SY, Tucker J. Social network-based interventions to promote condom use: a systematic review. AIDS Behav. 2011; 15(7):1298-308.

Wang HB and Brown K (co-first authors), Wang GX, Ding GW, Zang CP, Wang JJ, Reilly K, Chen H, Wang N. Knowledge of HIV seropositivity is a predictor for initiation of illicit drug use: incidence of drug use initiation among female sex workers in a high HIV-prevalence area of China. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2011; 117(2-3):226-32.

Zang CP, Jia ZW, Brown K, Reilly KH, Wang JJ, Wang N. Heterosexual risk of HIV infection in China: systematic review and meta-analysis. Chin Med J. 2011 Jun; 124(12):1890-6.

Wang H, Li G, Brown K, Smith K, Jin X, Dong R, Wang N. The characteristics and risk factors for HIV infection among Beijing drug users in different settings. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2011; 113(1): 37-45.

Xu JJ, Zhang M, Brown K, Reilly K, Wang H, Hu Q, Ding H, Chu Z, Bice T, Shang H. Syphilis and HIV seroconversion among a 12-month prospective cohort of men who have sex with men in Shenyang, China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2010; 37(7): 432-439.

Xu JJ, Brown K, Ding G, Wang H, Zhang G, Reilly K, Li Q, Wang G, Wang N. Factors associated with HIV testing history and HIV-test result follow-up among female sex workers in two cities in Yunnan, China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2011; 38(2):89-95.

Wang H, Chen R, Sharp G, Brown K, Smith K, Ding G, Jin X, Xu J, Dong R, Wang N. Mobility, risk behavior and HIV/STI rates among female sex workers in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010; 10:198.

Wang H, Smith K, Brown K, Wang G, Chang D, Ding G, Jin X, Reilly K, Wang N. Prevalence, incidence, and persistence of syphilis infection among female sex workers in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China. Epidemiology and Infection 2010; 15:1-9.

Zang C, Jia Z, Brown K, Reilly K, Wang J, Wang N. Heterosexual risk of HIV infection in China: systemic review and meta-analysis. Electronic poster presentation at 2010 International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria.