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Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD

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Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF; Associate Director of Population Sciences, and Leader, Cancer Control Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

rhiatt@epi.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-8113 (voice)
Box 0560, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0560

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Education

Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, B.A., 1964, Zoology
Univ. of Michigan Med School, Ann Arbor, MI, M.D., 1968, Medicine
San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, Internship, 1969
U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, San Francisco, CA, Residency, 1971
Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA, MPH, PhD, 1972, 1980, Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 1972-1973
    Research Associate, Institute of Pathobiology, Haile Sellassie I. University Addis Ababa, Ethiopia George Williams Hooper Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1974
    Clinical Instructor in Medicine & Director, Employee Health Service, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California Medical School, San Francisco CA
  • 1974, 1976-81
    Physician, Berkeley and Hayward Industrial Medical Groups, Berkeley and Hayward, CA
  • 1974-1976
    Chief, Parasitology Section, San Juan Laboratories, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Center for Disease Control, US Public Health Service
  • 1977-1998
    Epidemiologist, Medical Methods Research (77-84), Senior Epidemiologist (85-90), Assistant Director (91-98), Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA
  • 1980-1987
    Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1981-1997
    Lecturer, Department of Biomedical and Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1981-1986
    Physician, Internal Medicine, Berkeley Family Practice Medical Group, Berkeley, CA
  • 1988-1998
    Associate Director for Detection, Prevention & Education (88-92), Director of Prevention Sciences (93-98), Northern California Cancer Center, CA
  • 1998-2003
    Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • 2003-present
    Associate Director of Population Sciences, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2006-2010
    Co-Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2010-present
    Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 1967-68
    Victor Vaughn Medical Historical Society, University of Michigan Medical School
  • 1968
    Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Children's Bureau Fellowship, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 2001
    National Institutes of Health Merit Award, Quality of Cancer Care Committee
  • 2002
    National Institutes of Health Merit Award, Cancer Progress Report
  • 2002
    National Institutes of Health Director's Award, Cancer Progress Report
  • Memberships: American Public Health Association, Society for Epidemiologic Research, American Society of Preventive Oncology (President 2003-05), American Epidemiological Society, American College of Epidemiology (President 1998-99), American College of Preventive Medicine, American Association of Cancer Research, Extramural Research Council, American Cancer Society

Selected Publications

  1. 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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  2. Biro FM, Greenspan LC, Galvez MP, Pinney SM, Teitelbaum S, Windham GC, Deardorff J, Herrick RL, Succop PA, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH, Wolff MS. Onset of breast development in a longitudinal cohort. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec; 132(6):1019-27.
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  3. 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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  4. Elson SL, Hiatt RA, Anton-Culver H, Howell LP, Naeim A, Parker BA, Van't Veer LJ, Hogarth M, Pierce JP, Duwors RJ, Hajopoulos K, Esserman LJ. The Athena Breast Health Network: developing a rapid learning system in breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and care. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jul; 140(2):417-25.
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  5. Hiatt RA, Sulsky S, Aldrich MC, Kreiger N, Rothenberg R. Promoting innovation and creativity in epidemiology for the 21st century. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 Jul; 23(7):452-4.
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  6. Hahn EE, Ganz PA, Melisko ME, Pierce JP, von Friederichs-Fitzwater M, Lane KT, Hiatt RA. Provider perceptions and expectations of breast cancer posttreatment care: a University of California Athena Breast Health Network project. J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Sep; 7(3):323-30.
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  7. Khoury MJ, Lam TK, Ioannidis JP, Hartge P, Spitz MR, Buring JE, Chanock SJ, Croyle RT, Goddard KA, Ginsburg GS, Herceg Z, Hiatt RA, Hoover RN, Hunter DJ, Kramer BS, Lauer MS, Meyerhardt JA, Olopade OI, Palmer JR, Sellers TA, Seminara D, Ransohoff DF, Rebbeck TR, Tourassi G, Winn DM, Zauber A, Schully SD. Transforming epidemiology for 21st century medicine and public health. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Apr; 22(4):508-16.
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  8. Wong ML, Clarke CA, Yang J, Hwang J, Hiatt RA, Wang S. Incidence of non-small-cell lung cancer among California Hispanics according to neighborhood socioeconomic status. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Mar; 8(3):287-94.
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  9. Braithwaite D, Izano M, Moore DH, Kwan ML, Tammemagi MC, Hiatt RA, Kerlikowske K, Kroenke CH, Sweeney C, Habel L, Castillo A, Weltzien E, Caan B. Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: a prospective observational study and systematic review. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Nov; 136(2):521-33.
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  10. Deppen SA, Aldrich MC, Hartge P, Berg CD, Colditz GA, Petitti DB, Hiatt RA. Cancer screening: the journey from epidemiology to policy. Ann Epidemiol. 2012 Jun; 22(6):439-45.
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  11. Braithwaite D, Moore DH, Satariano WA, Kwan ML, Hiatt RA, Kroenke C, Caan BJ. Prognostic impact of comorbidity among long-term breast cancer survivors: results from the LACE study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jul; 21(7):1115-25.
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  12. Mahabir S, Aagaard K, Anderson LM, Herceg Z, Hiatt RA, Hoover RN, Linet MS, Medina D, Potischman N, Tretli S, Trichopoulos D, Troisi R. Challenges and opportunities in research on early-life events/exposures and cancer development later in life. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Jun; 23(6):983-90.
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  13. Ponce NA, Tsui J, Knight SJ, Afable-Munsuz A, Ladabaum U, Hiatt RA, Haas JS. Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancer. Cancer. 2012 Mar 15; 118(6):1656-63.
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  14. Willett WC, Colditz GA, Hiatt RA. Combating environmental causes of cancer. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 9; 364(23):2266; author reply 2267-8.
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  15. Singh GK, Siahpush M, Hiatt RA, Timsina LR. Dramatic increases in obesity and overweight prevalence and body mass index among ethnic-immigrant and social class groups in the United States, 1976-2008. J Community Health. 2011 Feb; 36(1):94-110.
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  16. Chlebowski RT, Johnson KC, Lane D, Pettinger M, Kooperberg CL, Wactawski-Wende J, Rohan T, O'Sullivan MJ, Yasmeen S, Hiatt RA, Shikany JM, Vitolins M, Khandekar J, Hubbell FA. 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration, vitamin D intake and joint symptoms in postmenopausal women. Maturitas. 2011 Jan; 68(1):73-8.
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  17. Braithwaite D, Satariano WA, Sternfeld B, Hiatt RA, Ganz PA, Kerlikowske K, Moore DH, Slattery ML, Tammemagi M, Castillo A, Melisko M, Esserman L, Weltzien EK, Caan BJ. Long-term prognostic role of functional limitations among women with breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Oct 6; 102(19):1468-77.
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  18. Deardorff J, Ekwaru JP, Kushi LH, Ellis BJ, Greenspan LC, Mirabedi A, Landaverde EG, Hiatt RA. Father absence, body mass index, and pubertal timing in girls: differential effects by family income and ethnicity. J Adolesc Health. 2011 May; 48(5):441-7.
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  19. Hiatt RA. Invited commentary: The epicenter of translational science. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Sep 1; 172(5):525-7; discussion 528-9.
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  20. Widome R, Samet JM, Hiatt RA, Luke DA, Orleans CT, Ponkshe P, Hyland A. Science, prudence, and politics: the case of smoke-free indoor spaces. Ann Epidemiol. 2010 Jun; 20(6):428-35.
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