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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: Sexual and reproductive health disparities, family planning, social determinants of health, applied public health research
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2015||Emory University School of Medicine; Atlanta, GA||MD||Medicine|
|2015||Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Atlanta, GA||MPH||Behavioral Science and Health Education|
|2005||Washington University in St. Louis; St. Louis, MO||BSE||Biomedical Engineering|
Research & Professional Experience
|Current||Independent researcher – Post abortion contraception in Georgia’s abortion care facilities: a qualitative assessment; Emory University|
|2014||MPH Capstone – Collaboration to Protection: A multilevel intervention for the prevention of gonorrhea and chlamydia amongst Atlanta’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer/questioning youth; Emory University|
|2013 - 2015||Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group (GMIHRG) – Leadership Board Member, Graduate Student Researcher; Emory University|
|2013 - 2014||Independent researcher - A systematic review of theory-based interventions for reducing unintended pregnancy in the peri-abortion period; Emory University|
|2013 - 2014||Graduate student researcher, Title X Family Planning Grant Block Application Community Needs Assessment – Teen Family Planning Services; Georgia Department of Public Health|
|2009 - 2010||Biocompatibility Specialist, Corporate Toxicology and Biocompatibility Services; Boston Scientific Corporation|
|2009||R&D Engineering Intern, Sustainability Engineering, Urology and Women’s Health Division; Boston Scientific Corporation|
|2009||Senior Design Thesis: Pediatric nerve simulator probe for reconstructive surgical application; School of Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis|
|2008||Travelers Summer Research Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College|
Achievements & Recognition
|2018||UCSF AOA Housestaff Award|
|2014||Marianne Ruby, MD Research Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Emory University|
|2014||Recognition for Service, Georgia Obstetrics and Gynecology Society|
|2014||Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, Emory University|
|2013||Anne Elizabeth and Harper Gaston Scholar for Community Service, Emory University|
|2013||John E. and Doris W. McGowan MD/MPH Scholar Award, Emory University|
|2013||Medical Student Service Leadership Project Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society|
Whetstone S, Julian Z. Increasing diversity in graduate medical education. Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference
Julian Z, Mengesha B, Hart A, Williams S, Davis M, Osegura T. Structures and Self: Advancing Equity and Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. Social Medicine Consortium
Julian ZI (January, 2015). Obstetric Provider Shortage and Maldistribution: characterizing the obstetric workforce in rural Georgia. Presented on behalf of Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group. Oral presentation presented at: Maternal and Child Outreach Educator Meeting; Macon, Georgia.
Zertuche AD, Julian ZI, Pinto M, Spelke B (August, 2014). Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group: Mobilizing allied health students and local partners to put data into action. Oral presentation presented at: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Grand Rounds; Atlanta, Georgia.
Zertuche AD, Julian ZI, Pinto M, Spelke B (November, 2013). Exploring Georgia’s Obstetric Care Shortage. Oral presentation presented at: March of Dimes Georgia Chapter – 1st Annual Prematurity Summit; Macon, GA.
Julian ZI, Kim Y, Rai R, Shinnick J, Spelke B, Zertuche AD, Cota P, Dott A, Rochat R (September, 2013). Innovation in Obstetric Care: Findings from Four Literature Reviews on Alternative Models of Obstetric Care provision and Strategies for recruitment in Underserved Areas. Poster presented at: Georgia Obstetrics and Gynecology Conference; Macon, Georgia.
Smulian EA, Zahedi L, Hurvitz J, Talbot A, Williams A, Julian Z, Zertuche AD, Rochat R. Obstetric Provider Trainees in Georgia: Characteristics and Attitudes About Practice in Obstetric Provider Shortage Areas. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1341-8. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1998-9. PMID 27072048
Meyer E, Hennink M, Rochat R, Julian Z, Pinto M, Zertuche AD, Spelke B, Dott A, Cota P. Working Towards Safe Motherhood: Delays and Barriers to Prenatal Care for Women in Rural and Peri-Urban Areas of Georgia. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1358-65. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1997-x. PMID 27053128
Zertuche AD, Spelke B, Julian Z, Pinto M, Rochat R. Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group (GMIHRG): Mobilizing Allied Health Students and Community Partners to Put Data into Action. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1323-32. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-1996-y. PMID 27072049.