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UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
490 Illinois Street
10th Floor, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94158
|Mission Bay||(415) 476 - 5192||(415) 476 - 1811|
|Mount Zion||(415) 353 - 9240||(415) 353 - 9509|
|San Francisco General Hospital||(628) 206 - 3061||(628) 206 - 3112|
Research/Clinical Interests: Health equity, reproductive justice, medical pedagogy, political advocacy training
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2018||University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA||MD||Medicine|
|2017||Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Boston, MA||MPH||Health Policy|
|2012||Mills College, Oakland, CA||Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program|
|2010||Stanford University, Stanford, CA||BA||Human Biology (International Health and Infectious Diseases)|
Research & Professional Experience
|2016-2018||Understanding the impact of the Program in Medical Education – Health Equity on UCSD’s School of Medicine Student Body|
|2016-2017||MPH Practicum – An analysis of minors’ motivations for seeking judicial bypass for Massachusetts’s parental involvement requirement for abortions|
|2016-2016||Exploring sexual minority women’s attitudes, knowledge, and experiences regarding HPV and the HPV vaccine|
|2013-2015||Addressing the Gap between Medical Students’ Attitudes and Knowledge in Care of LGBTQIA Patients|
|2013-2014||Evaluating Kaiser Permanente community-based HIV test & treat initiative across 7 U.S. cities|
|2012-2013||UC Berkeley School of Public Health Research Assistant exploring the impacts of pediatric obesity interventions in Alameda and San Francisco Counties|
|2010-2013||Berkeley Free Clinic Viral Hepatitis Counselor and Coordinator|
Achievements & Recognition
|2018||San Miguel Scholarship|
|2017||MacKenzie Foundation Scholarship|
|2017||North American Forum on Family Planning Scholarship|
|2016||Gold Humanism Honor Society|
|2015||United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award|
|2015||Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Loan Relief Award|
|2015||Oliver Goldsmith, MD Scholarship|
|2013||Program in Medical Education – Health Equity (PRIME-HEq) Scholarship|
Munir N, Anudokem K, Patton N, Tantoco N. Multidisciplinary Initiatives to Tackle Racial Bias: Reflections from UC San Diego School of Medicine presented at: PRIME-HEq Research Day; La Jolla, CA, USA. February, 2018.
Ferrel, VK & Tantoco, NK. Prospective Analysis of Clinical Skills, Attitudes, and Knowledge of LGBTQIA Communities at UC San Diego School of Medicine presented at: Public Health Research Day; La Jolla, CA, USA. April 2016.
Ferrel, VK & Tantoco, NK. Intersections of LGBTQ Health: Addressing the Gap between Medical Students’ Attitudes and Knowledge in Care of LGBTQIA Patients Oral Presentation presented at: Teaching Diversity Conference; La Jolla, CA, USA. January, 2015.
Garcia K, Digiammarino AA, Lopez CG, Tantoco NK, Willies-Jacobo L. Teaching Health Curriculum and Mentoring at Lincoln High School Oral Presentation presented at: Teaching Diversity Conference; La Jolla, CA, USA. January, 2015.
Tantoco NK, Mardy AH, Downum SL, Norton ME, Sparks TN. Progression to nonimmune hydrops fetalis in fetuses with increased nuchal translucency. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Pregnancy Meeting (Virtual). January 2021
Tantoco NK. "They Would Be Disappointed": An Analysis of Minors' Motivations for Seeking Judicial Bypass of Massachusetts's Parental Consent Requirement for Abortions Poster presented at: North American Forum on Family Planning; Atlanta, GA, USA. October, 2017
Barboza J., Lopez C, Tantoco N, Burton B, Choo-loy K, Lee J, Garcia K, Willies-Jacobo, L. (April, 2017). Lincoln High School - Health Equity (LHS-HEq) Mentorship Program Poster presented at: Public Health Research Day; La Jolla, CA, USA.
Ferrel, VK & Tantoco, NK. Intersections of LGBTQ Health: Increasing Student-Doctor Awareness of LGBTQIA Communities Poster presented at: Building Healthy Communities Summit; Riverside, CA, USA. September, 2015.
Janiak E, Fulcher IR, Cottrill AA, Tantoco N, Mason AH, Fortin J, Sabino J, Goldberg AB. Massachusetts' Parental Consent Law and Procedural Timing Among Adolescents Undergoing Abortion. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Apr 5. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003190. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 30969206
Falbe J, Friedman LE, Sokal-Gutierrez K, Thompson HR, Tantoco NK, Madsen KA. "She Gave Me the Confidence to Open Up": Bridging Communication by Promotoras in a Childhood Obesity Intervention for Latino Families. Health Educ Behav. 2017 Oct;44(5):728-737. doi: 10.1177/1090198117727323. Epub 2017 Aug 30. PMID: 28851237
Thompson HR, Haguewood R, Tantoco N, Madsen KA. Lessons Learned: A Strategic Alliance to Improve Elementary Physical Education in an Urban School District. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015 Autumn;9(3):363-70. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2015.0058. PMID: 26548787
Falbe J, Cadiz AA, Tantoco NK, Thompson HR, Madsen KA. Active and Healthy Families: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Culturally Tailored Obesity Intervention for Latino Children. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Jul-Aug;15(4):386-95. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2015.02.004. Epub 2015 Apr 28. PMID: 25937516
Ramage TM, Chang FL, Shih J, Alvi RS, Quitoriano GR, Rau V, Barbour KC, Elphick SA, Kong CL, Tantoco NK, Ben-Tzur D, Kang H, McCreery MS, Huang P, Park A, Uy J, Rossi MJ, Zhao C, Di Geronimo RT, Stratmann G, Sall JW. Distinct long-term neurocognitive outcomes after equipotent sevoflurane or isoflurane anaesthesia in immature rats. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Jun;110 Suppl 1:i39-46. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet103. Epub 2013 Apr 16. PMID: 23592692
Tantoco N, Tran N, Matinrad H, Lough M, Fonseca S. Protect public health by stopping the pipeline into immigration detention. San Francisco Examiner. June 28, 2020.Publications on PubMed