Education

Brown University, Providence, RI, ScB, 1990, Applied Mathematics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, MSc, 1993, Statistics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, PhD, 1997, Engineering

Honors & Awards

  • 2006
    DatStat Research Enhancement Award Mechanism (DREAM) DatStat, Inc.
  • 2006
    Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health UCSF/NIH K12 Career Development Award
  • 2006
    Fellow in the Teaching Scholars Program Office of Medical Education, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2006
    Tax Check-Off Award for "research projects that could make the greatest impact on California women," funded through voluntary check-off area on state income taxes California Breast Cancer Research Program
  • 2007
    Fellowship Award, Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth
  • 2008
    Innovation Profile in Innovation Exchange, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2009
    Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Award
  • 2009
    Finalist, Decision Analysis Society Practice Award Institute for Operations Research and Management Science
  • 2010
    Health/Medical Advocate of the Year Dorland Health People Awards
  • 2010
    Faith Fancher Award for Outstanding Breast Cancer Research Proposal in Underserved Populations California Breast Cancer Research Program
  • 2010
    National Best Practice recognition for UCSF Decision Services Oncology Roundtable of the Advisory Board, Washington DC
  • 2010
    National Healthcare Quality Report, Successful Strategy, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services

Selected Publications

  1. Kwon DH, Aggarwal RR, Esserman LJ, Belkora JK Prime Time for Consultation Audio Recordings: Supporting Shared Decision Making During and After the COVID-19 Era.  View on PubMed
  2. Wu SY, Lazar AA, Gubens MA, Blakely CM, Gottschalk AR, Jablons DM, Jahan TM, Wang VEH, Dunbar TL, Wong ML, Chan JW, Guthrie W, Belkora J, Yom SS Evaluation of a National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines-Based Decision Support Tool in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Nonrandomized Clinical Trial.  View on PubMed
  3. Belkora J, Chan JM, Cooperberg MR, Neuhaus J, Stupar L, Weinberg T, Broering JM, Tenggara I, Cowan JE, Rosenfeld S, Kenfield SA, Van Blarigan EL, Simko JP, Witte J, Carroll PR Development and pilot evaluation of a personalized decision support intervention for low risk prostate cancer patients.  View on PubMed
  4. Yao K, Belkora J, Lee C, Kuchta K, Pesce C, Kopkash K, Rabbitt S, Barrera E, Simovic S, Sepucha K An In-Visit Decision Aid for Surgeons to Address Decision Making for Bilateral Mastectomy for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients.  View on PubMed
  5. Sepucha KR, Langford AT, Belkora JK, Chang Y, Moy B, Partridge AH, Lee CN Impact of Timing on Measurement of Decision Quality and Shared Decision Making: Longitudinal Cohort Study of Breast Cancer Patients.  View on PubMed
  6. Shepherd SC, Hacking B, Wallace LM, Murdoch SE, Belkora J Randomised controlled trial of a repeated consultation support intervention for patients with colorectal cancer.  View on PubMed
  7. Yao K, Belkora J, Bedrosian I, Rosenberg S, Sisco M, Barrera E, Kyrillos A, Tilburt J, Wang C, Rabbitt S, Pesce C, Simovic S, Winchester DJ, Sepucha K Erratum to: Impact of an In-visit Decision Aid on Patient Knowledge about Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Pilot Study.  View on PubMed
  8. Rabow M, Small R, Jow A, Majure M, Chien A, Melisko M, Belkora J, Esserman LJ, Rugo H The value of embedding: integrated palliative care for patients with metastatic breast cancer.  View on PubMed
  9. Yao K, Belkora J, Bedrosian I, Rosenberg S, Sisco M, Barrera E, Kyrillios A, Tilburt J, Wang C, Rabbitt S, Pesce C, Simovic S, Winchester DJ, Sepucha K Impact of an In-visit Decision Aid on Patient Knowledge about Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Pilot Study.  View on PubMed
  10. Yao K, Belkora J, Sisco M, Rosenberg S, Bedrosian I, Liederbach E, Wang C Survey of the Deficits in Surgeons' Knowledge of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy.  View on PubMed
  11. Belkora J, Volz S, Loth M, Teng A, Zarin-Pass M, Moore D, Esserman L Coaching patients in the use of decision and communication aids: RE-AIM evaluation of a patient support program.  View on PubMed
  12. Belkora JK, Miller MF, Dougherty K, Gayer C, Golant M, Buzaglo JS The need for decision and communication aids: a survey of breast cancer survivors.  View on PubMed
  13. Youm J, Chan V, Belkora J, Bozic KJ Impact of socioeconomic factors on informed decision making and treatment choice in patients with hip and knee OA.  View on PubMed
  14. Bozic KJ, Chenok KE, Schindel J, Chan V, Huddleston JI, Braddock C, Belkora J Patient, surgeon, and healthcare purchaser views on the use of decision and communication aids in orthopaedic surgery: a mixed methods study.  View on PubMed
  15. Lee CN, Wetschler MH, Chang Y, Belkora JK, Moy B, Partridge A, Sepucha KR Measuring decision quality: psychometric evaluation of a new instrument for breast cancer chemotherapy.  View on PubMed
  16. Katz SJ, Belkora J, Elwyn G Shared decision making for treatment of cancer: challenges and opportunities.  View on PubMed
  17. Danesh M, Belkora J, Volz S, Rugo HS Informational needs of patients with metastatic breast cancer: what questions do they ask, and are physicians answering them?  View on PubMed
  18. Zarin-Pass M, Belkora J, Volz S, Esserman L Making better doctors: a survey of premedical interns working as health coaches.  View on PubMed
  19. Hacking B, Scott SE, Wallace LM, Shepherd SC, Belkora J Navigating healthcare: a qualitative study exploring prostate cancer patients' and doctors' experience of consultations using a decision-support intervention.  View on PubMed
  20. Stacey D, Kryworuchko J, Belkora J, Davison BJ, Durand MA, Eden KB, Hoffman AS, Koerner M, Légaré F, Loiselle MC, Street RL Coaching and guidance with patient decision aids: A review of theoretical and empirical evidence.  View on PubMed

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