Dejana Braithwaite, PhD

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Dejana Braithwaite, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

dejana.braithwaite@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-8019 (voice)
Box 0560, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0560

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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Breast Oncology» Cancer Control

Education

1994 University of London, England, German Literature
1998, London Guildhall University, UK, BSc, Psychology/Psychobiology
1999, University College London, UK, MSc, Health Psychology
2004, Cambridge University, Institute of Public Health, UK, PhD, Epidemiology/Behavioral Science
2007, UCSF Breast Cancer Center, Fellowship, Breast Cancer Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 2004-2007
    Postdoctoral Fellow, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 2007-present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 2000-04
    Predoctoral Fellowship Award, Cancer Research UK (United Kingdom)
  • 2003
    Scholar in Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research
  • 2007
    Cancer Prevention Research Fellowship from the Prevent Cancer Foundation/American Society for Preventive Oncology
  • 2009
    UCSF Breast Cancer SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence), Developmental Award
  • 2009
    Hellman Family Foundation Award for Early Career Faculty at UCSF
  • 2010
    Best Poster Award, UCSF Breast Oncology Program

Selected Publications

  1. Akinyemiju T, Ogunsina K, Sakhuja S, Ogbhodo V, Braithwaite D. Life-course socioeconomic status and breast and cervical cancer screening: analysis of the WHO's Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE). BMJ Open. 2016 Nov 22; 6(11):e012753.
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  2. Akinyemiju T, Ogunsina K, Okwali M, Sakhuja S, Braithwaite D. Lifecourse Socioeconomic Status and Cancer-Related Risk Factors: Analysis of the WHO study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE). Int J Cancer. 2016 Nov 4.
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  3. Demb J, Allen I, Braithwaite D. Utilization of screening mammography in older women according to comorbidity and age: protocol for a systematic review. Syst Rev. 2016 Oct 4; 5(1):168.
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  4. Din N, Allen IE, Satariano WA, Demb J, Braithwaite D. Alcohol consumption and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis: The health and functioning in women study. Breast Dis. 2016 Jul 28; 36(2-3):77-89.
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  5. Hubbard RA, O'Meara ES, Henderson LM, Hill D, Braithwaite D, Haas JS, Lee CI, Sprague BL, Alford-Teaster J, Tosteson AN, Wernli KJ, Onega T. Multilevel factors associated with long-term adherence to screening mammography in older women in the U.S. Prev Med. 2016 May 31; 89:169-177.
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  6. Swede H, Sarwar A, Magge A, Braithwaite D, Cook LS, Gregorio DI, Jones BA, R Hoag J, Gonsalves L, L Salner A, Zarfos K, Andemariam B, Stevens RG, G Dugan A, Pensa M, A Brockmeyer J. Mortality risk from comorbidities independent of triple-negative breast cancer status: NCI-SEER-based cohort analysis. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 May; 27(5):627-36.
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  7. Braithwaite D, Demb J, Henderson LM. Optimal breast cancer screening strategies for older women: current perspectives. Clin Interv Aging. 2016; 11:111-25.
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  8. Braithwaite D, Walter LC, Izano M, Kerlikowske K. Benefits and Harms of Screening Mammography by Comorbidity and Age: A Qualitative Synthesis of Observational Studies and Decision Analyses. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 May; 31(5):561-72.
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  9. Izano M, Wei EK, Tai C, Swede H, Gregorich S, Harris TB, Klepin H, Satterfield S, Murphy R, Newman AB, Rubin SM, Braithwaite D. Chronic inflammation and risk of colorectal and other obesity-related cancers: The health, aging and body composition study. Int J Cancer. 2016 Mar 1; 138(5):1118-28.
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  10. Henderson LM, O'Meara ES, Braithwaite D, Onega T. Performance of digital screening mammography among older women in the United States. Cancer. 2015 May 1; 121(9):1379-86.
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  11. Izano M, Satariano WA, Hiatt RA, Braithwaite D. Smoking and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis: the health and functioning in women study. Cancer Med. 2015 Feb; 4(2):315-24.
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  12. Epplein M, Bostick RM, Mu L, Ogino S, Braithwaite D, Kanetsky PA. Challenges and opportunities in international molecular cancer prevention research: An ASPO Molecular Epidemiology and the Environment and International Cancer Prevention Interest Groups Report. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Nov; 23(11):2613-7.
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  13. Swede H, Andemariam B, Gregorio DI, Jones BA, Braithwaite D, Rohan TE, Stevens RG. Adverse events in cancer patients with sickle cell trait or disease: case reports. Genet Med. 2015 Mar; 17(3):237-41.
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  14. Hiatt RA, Porco TC, Liu F, Balke K, Balmain A, Barlow J, Braithwaite D, Diez-Roux AV, Kushi LH, Moasser MM, Werb Z, Windham GC, Rehkopf DH. A multilevel model of postmenopausal breast cancer incidence. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Oct; 23(10):2078-92.
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  15. Izano M, Satariano WA, Tammemagi MC, Ragland D, Moore DH, Allen E, Naeim A, Sehl ME, Hiatt RA, Kerlikowske K, Sofrygin O, Braithwaite D. Long-term outcomes among African-American and white women with breast cancer: what is the impact of comorbidity? J Geriatr Oncol. 2014 Jul; 5(3):266-75.
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  16. Izano M, Satariano WA, Hiatt RA, Braithwaite D. The impact of functional limitations on long-term outcomes among African-American and white women with breast cancer: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(10):e003232.
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  17. O'Meara ES, Zhu W, Hubbard RA, Braithwaite D, Kerlikowske K, Dittus KL, Geller B, Wernli KJ, Miglioretti DL. Mammographic screening interval in relation to tumor characteristics and false-positive risk by race/ethnicity and age. Cancer. 2013 Nov 15; 119(22):3959-67.
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  18. Wernli KJ, Kitahara CM, Tamers SL, Al-Temimi MH, Braithwaite D. Undertaking cancer research in international settings: report from the american society for preventive oncology special interest group on international issues in cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Sep; 22(9):1638-41.
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  19. Castillo-Trivino T, Braithwaite D, Bacchetti P, Waubant E. Rituximab in relapsing and progressive forms of multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e66308.
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  20. Dittus K, Geller B, Weaver DL, Kerlikowske K, Zhu W, Hubbard R, Braithwaite D, O'Meara ES, Miglioretti DL. Impact of mammography screening interval on breast cancer diagnosis by menopausal status and BMI. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Nov; 28(11):1454-62.
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