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Emilia Basilio, MD MPH

Assistant Professor
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Contact Information:

UCSF, Department of Obestetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
490 Illinois Street, Floor 10
OBGYN, Mailstop 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143-0132

Research/Clinical Interests

Clinical interests include health disparities in the Latinx community and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts at UCSF.

Research interests include language barriers in obstetric care, environmental justice, and the predictive value of fetal echo in the progression of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome



Institution Degree Field of Study
2023 University of California, San Francisco Fellowship Maternal-Fetal Medicine
2020 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2016 University of California, Irvine M.D. Medicine

Achievements & Recognition

Year         Major Honors

2021-2022    Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, School of Medicine, UCSF

2019              Resident Award for Excellence in Obstetrics, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

2018              Best Second Year Teaching Resident, School of Medicine, UCSF

Selected Publications

1) Fernandez ACG, Basilio E, Benmarhnia T, Gaw SL, Robinson JF, Padula AM. Retrospective Analysis of Wildfire Smoke Exposure and Birth Weight Outcomes in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Environ. Res.: Health 2023, 1 (2), 025009. 

2) Cassidy, A. G.; Li, L.; Golan, Y.; Gay, C.; Lin, C. Y.; Jigmeddagva, U.; Chidboy, M. A.; Ilala, M.; Buarpung, S.; Gonzalez, V. J.; Basilio, E.; Duck, M.; Murtha, A. P.; Wu, A. H. B.; Lynch, K. L.; Asiodu, I. V.; Prahl, M. K.; Gaw, S. L. Assessment of Adverse Reactions, Antibody Patterns, and 12-Month Outcomes in the Mother-Infant Dyad After COVID-19 MRNA Vaccination in Pregnancy. JAMA Network Open 2023, 6 (7), e2323405. 

3) Basilio E, Ozarslan N, Buarpung S, Benmarhnia T, Padula AM, Robinson JF, Gaw SL. Gestational age-dependent decrease in fetal Hofbauer cells in placentas from pregnancies exposed to wildfire smoke in California. medRxiv 2023.01.11.23284125.

4) Basilio E, Chen R, Fernandez AC, Padula AM, Robinson JF, Gaw SL. Wildfire Smoke Exposure during Pregnancy: A Review of Potential Mechanisms of Placental Toxicity, Impact on Obstetric Outcomes, and Strategies to Reduce Exposure. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 Oct 22; 19(21):13727. 

5) Golan Y, Prahl M, Cassidy AG, Gay C, Wu AHB, Jigmeddagva U, Lin CY, Gonzalez VJ, Basilio E, Warrier L, Buarpung S, Li L, Asiodu IV, Ahituv N, Flaherman VJ, Gaw SL. COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination in Lactation: Assessment of adverse events and vaccine related antibodies in mother-infant dyads. Front Immunology. 2021 Nov 3;12:777103.