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Katherine Brown, MD, MAS
Obstetrics, Gynecology, Gynecologic Surgery, and Family Planning
Assistant Professor
 
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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2356 Sutter Street, J-140
San Francisco, CA 94143

Clinic Location: Mt. Zion, Mission Bay Gateway
Clinic Phone: 415-885-7788
Academic Fax: 415-353-9509
Academic Assistant: 415-353-7193, 415-353-2081

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Brown is a general obstetrician-gynecologist and is fellowship-trained in family planning. She provides full-scope reproductive healthcare. She is a passionate advocate for reproductive health, choice, and justice. Her research focuses on exploring and improving the reproductive health experiences of Black women.
 
 

Education/Training

Year

Institution Degree Field of Study
2020 University of California, San Francisco Fellowship Family Planning
2020 University of California, San Francisco MAS Clinical Research
2018 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

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2018 UCSF Exceptional Physician Award
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

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.