University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
James G. Kahn, MD, MPH

James G. Kahn, MD, MPH

Professor in Residence, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Selected Publications

  1. Mirzazadeh A, Biggs MA, Viitanen A, Horvath H, Wang LY, Dunville R, Barrios LC, Kahn JG, Marseille E. Do School-Based Programs Prevent HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Prev Sci. 2018 May; 19(4):490-506.
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  2. Marseille E, Mirzazadeh A, Biggs MA, P Miller A, Horvath H, Lightfoot M, Malekinejad M, Kahn JG. Effectiveness of School-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs in the USA: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Prev Sci. 2018 May; 19(4):468-489.
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  3. Chamie G, Schaffer EM, Ndyabakira A, Emperador DM, Kwarisiima D, Camlin CS, Havlir DV, Kahn JG, Kamya MR, Thirumurthy H. Comparative effectiveness of novel non-monetary incentives to promote HIV testing: a randomized trial. AIDS. 2018 Apr 19.
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  4. Parriott A, Malekinejad M, Miller AP, Marks SM, Horvath H, Kahn JG. Care Cascade for targeted tuberculosis testing and linkage to Care in Homeless Populations in the United States: a meta-analysis. BMC Public Health. 2018 Apr 12; 18(1):485.
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  5. Olwanda E, Shen J, Kahn JG, Bryant-Comstock K, Huchko MJ. Comparison of patient flow and provider efficiency of two delivery strategies for HPV-based cervical cancer screening in Western Kenya: a time and motion study. Glob Health Action. 2018; 11(1):1451455.
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  6. Huchko MJ, Kahn JG, Smith JS, Hiatt RA, Cohen CR, Bukusi E. Study protocol for a cluster-randomized trial to compare human papillomavirus based cervical cancer screening in community-health campaigns versus health facilities in western Kenya. BMC Cancer. 2017 Dec 06; 17(1):826.
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  7. Semitala FC, Camlin CS, Wallenta J, Kampiire L, Katuramu R, Amanyire G, Namusobya J, Chang W, Kahn JG, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV, Kamya MR, Geng EH. Understanding uptake of an intervention to accelerate antiretroviral therapy initiation in Uganda via qualitative inquiry. J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Dec; 20(4).
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  8. Chomsky-Higgins K, Seib C, Rochefort H, Gosnell J, Shen WT, Kahn JG, Duh QY, Suh I. Less is more: cost-effectiveness analysis of surveillance strategies for small, nonfunctional, radiographically benign adrenal incidentalomas. Surgery. 2018 Jan; 163(1):197-204.
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  9. Malekinejad M, Parriott A, Viitanen AP, Horvath H, Marks SM, Kahn JG. Yield of community-based tuberculosis targeted testing and treatment in foreign-born populations in the United States: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0180707.
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  10. Malekinejad M, Parriott A, Blodgett JC, Horvath H, Shrestha RK, Hutchinson AB, Volberding P, Kahn JG. Effectiveness of community-based condom distribution interventions to prevent HIV in the United States: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0180718.
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  11. Vreman RA, Goodell AJ, Rodriguez LA, Porco TC, Lustig RH, Kahn JG. Health and economic benefits of reducing sugar intake in the USA, including effects via non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a microsimulation model. BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 03; 7(8):e013543.
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  12. Kortz TB, Herzel B, Marseille E, Kahn JG. Bubble continuous positive airway pressure in the treatment of severe paediatric pneumonia in Malawi: a cost-effectiveness analysis. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 10; 7(7):e015344.
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  13. Schillinger D, Kahn JG. Mobilizing for a war on the home front against sugar-related morbidity and mortality. Isr J Health Policy Res. 2017; 6:32.
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  14. Salazar J, Saxena V, Kahn JG, Roberts JP, Mehta N, Volk M, Lai JC. Cost-Effectiveness of Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatment in Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplant Candidates With Compensated Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Transplantation. 2017 05; 101(5):1001-1008.
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  15. Chang W, Chamie G, Mwai D, Clark TD, Thirumurthy H, Charlebois ED, Petersen M, Kabami J, Ssemmondo E, Kadede K, Kwarisiima D, Sang N, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya M, Havlir DV, Kahn JG. Implementation and Operational Research: Cost and Efficiency of a Hybrid Mobile Multidisease Testing Approach With High HIV Testing Coverage in East Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 11 01; 73(3):e39-e45.
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  16. Zygourakis CC, Imber BS, Chen R, Han SJ, Blevins L, Molinaro A, Kahn JG, Aghi MK. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Surgical versus Medical Treatment of Prolactinomas. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2017 Apr; 78(2):125-131.
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  17. Amanyire G, Semitala FC, Namusobya J, Katuramu R, Kampiire L, Wallenta J, Charlebois E, Camlin C, Kahn J, Chang W, Glidden D, Kamya M, Havlir D, Geng E. Effects of a multicomponent intervention to streamline initiation of antiretroviral therapy in Africa: a stepped-wedge cluster-randomised trial. Lancet HIV. 2016 11; 3(11):e539-e548.
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  18. Goodell AJ, Kahn JG, Ndeki SS, Kaale E, Kaaya EE, Macfarlane SB. Modeling solutions to Tanzania's physician workforce challenge. Glob Health Action. 2016; 9:31597.
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  19. Marseille E, Kahn JG. A Revolution in Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection: Mitigating the Budgetary Impact. PLoS Med. 2016 05; 13(5):e1002031.
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  20. Burgos JL, Patterson TL, Graff-Zivin JS, Kahn JG, Rangel MG, Lozada MR, Staines H, Strathdee SA. Cost-Effectiveness of Combined Sexual and Injection Risk Reduction Interventions among Female Sex Workers Who Inject Drugs in Two Very Distinct Mexican Border Cities. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0147719.
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