Mary-Margaret Chren, MD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Professor In Residence, Department of Dermatology, UCSF; Staff Dermatologist, San Francisco VA Medical Center

chrenm@derm.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-9757
UCSF Box 0808
San Francisco, CA 94143-0808

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Education

Smith College, Northampton, MA, A.B., 1974, Biological Sciences
Yale University, New Haven, CT, M.D., 1978, Medicine
The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 1979, Internal Medicine
Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, 1982, Internal Medicine
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, 1989, Dermatology
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, 1991, Research fellowship, Clinical Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 1980
    General practice, North Central Community Health Center, San Jose, CA
  • 1983 - 1985
    Private practice of Internal Medicine, Acton Medical Associates, Acton, MA
  • 1985 - 1986
    Director, Case Western Reserve University Health Service, Cleveland, OH
  • 1989 - 1991
    Senior Instructor in Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH
  • 1991 - 1997
    Asst Prof of Dermatology, Senior Instructor in Medicine, Case Western Reserve U, Cleveland Staff Physician, Dermatology Service, VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • 1997 - 1999
    Asst Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of California at San Francisco
  • 1997 - present
    Staff Physician, Dermatology Service, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999 - 2005
    Associate Professor in Residence, University of California at San Francisco
  • 2001 - present
    Director, Health Svcs Research Enhancement Award Prog, VA Med Ctr, San Francisco, CA
  • 2005 - present
    Professor in Residence, University of California at San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • A.B. magna cum laude with high honors
  • Chief Resident in Dermatology
  • Leaders' Society of Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award
  • 1997
    Special Editor, Archives of Dermatology theme issue on quality of care
  • Expert Advisory Panel, United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
  • 2002
    Invited Speaker, Plenary Session, American Academy of Dermatology 2002 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • 2004
    Special co-Editor, Journal of Investigative Dermatology focused issue on Burden of Skin Disease
  • 2004
    Co-Presider, Plenary Sessions, Society for Invest Derm annual mtgs

Selected Publications

  1. Katz KA, Reid EE, Chren MM. The good, the bad, and the ugly of free drug samples. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Nov 1; 150(11):1238.
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  2. Galles E, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Linos E, Grewal S, Chren MM. Patient-reported outcomes of electrodessication and curettage for treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 71(5):1026-8.
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  3. Linos E, Schroeder SA, Chren MM. Potential overdiagnosis of basal cell carcinoma in older patients with limited life expectancy. JAMA. 2014 Sep 10; 312(10):997-8.
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  4. Wehner MR, Chren MM, Shive ML, Resneck JS, Pagoto S, Seidenberg AB, Linos E. Twitter: an opportunity for public health campaigns. Lancet. 2014 Jul 12; 384(9938):131-2.
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  5. He SY, McCulloch CE, Boscardin WJ, Chren MM, Linos E, Arron ST. Self-reported pigmentary phenotypes and race are significant but incomplete predictors of Fitzpatrick skin phototype in an ethnically diverse population. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Oct; 71(4):731-7.
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  6. Katz KA, Reid EE, Chren MM. Drug samples in dermatology: out of the closet, into the dustbin. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 May 1; 150(5):483-5.
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  7. Wehner MR, Chren MM, Nameth D, Choudhry A, Gaskins M, Nead KT, Boscardin WJ, Linos E. International Prevalence of Indoor Tanning: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Apr 1; 150(4):390-400.
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  8. Mathias SD, Chren MM, Colwell HH, Yim YM, Reyes C, Chen DM, Fosko SW. Assessing health-related quality of life for advanced Basal cell carcinoma and Basal cell carcinoma nevus syndrome: development of the first disease-specific patient-reported outcome questionnaires. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Feb 1; 150(2):169-76.
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  9. Linos E, Landefeld CS, Chren MM. Treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Dec 9; 173(22):2097.
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  10. Chren MM. Response to rogers et Al. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 134(4):1135-6.
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  11. Shive M, Linos E, Berger T, Wehner M, Chren MM. Itch as a patient-reported symptom in ambulatory care visits in the United States. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 69(4):550-6.
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  12. Linos E, Wehner MR, Frosch DL, Walter L, Chren MM. Patient-reported problems after office procedures. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 8; 173(13):1249-50.
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  13. Linos E, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Boscardin WJ, Landefeld CS, Chren MM. Treatment of nonfatal conditions at the end of life: nonmelanoma skin cancer. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jun 10; 173(11):1006-12.
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  14. Whited JD, Warshaw EM, Edison KE, Kapur K, Thottapurathu L, Raju S, Cook B, Engasser H, Pullen S, Parks P, Sindowski T, Motyka D, Brown R, Moritz TE, Datta SK, Chren MM, Marty L, Reda DJ. Effect of store and forward teledermatology on quality of life: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May; 149(5):584-91.
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  15. Hamilton JR, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Chren MM. Rerecurrence 5 years after treatment of recurrent cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May; 149(5):616-8.
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  16. Mihalis EL, Wysong A, Boscardin WJ, Tang JY, Chren MM, Arron ST. Factors affecting sunscreen use and sun avoidance in a U.S. national sample of organ transplant recipients. Br J Dermatol. 2013 Feb; 168(2):346-53.
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  17. Hausauer AK, Maurer T, Leslie KS, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Chren MM. Recurrence after treatment of cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Feb; 149(2):239-41.
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  18. Chren MM, Linos E, Torres JS, Stuart SE, Parvataneni R, Boscardin WJ. Tumor recurrence 5 years after treatment of cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 May; 133(5):1188-96.
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  19. Paller AS, Chren MM. Out of the skin of babes: measuring the full impact of atopic dermatitis in infants and young children. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Nov; 132(11):2494-6.
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  20. Gogia R, Binstock M, Hirose R, Boscardin WJ, Chren MM, Arron ST. Fitzpatrick skin phototype is an independent predictor of squamous cell carcinoma risk after solid organ transplantation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Apr; 68(4):585-91.
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