Education

  • Colby College, B.A., 05/2007, History
  • Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, M.P.H., 05/2011, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, M.D., 06/2015, Medicine, Global Health
  • University of California, San Francisco, Intern, 06/2016, Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco, Resident, 06/2018, Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 2006
    Linda K. Cotter Scholarship, Colby College
  • 2006, 2007
    New England Small Colleges Athletic Conference Spring All-Academic Team, Colby College
  • 2007
    Graduated with Distinction in History, Colby College
  • 2011
    Master of Public Health Capstone Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research
  • 2012
    Benjamin H. Kean Traveling Fellowship in Tropical Medicine, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • 2013
    Office of Global Health Travel Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • 2014
    Best Poster Prize, 46th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology
  • 2022
    Global Oncology Young Investigator Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation

Selected Publications

  1. Nomburg J, Bullman S, Nasrollahzadeh D, Collisson EA, Abedi-Ardekani B, Akoko LO, Atkins JR, Buckle GC, Gopal S, Hu N, Kaimila B, Khoshnia M, Malekzadeh R, Menya D, Mmbaga BT, Moody S, Mulima G, Mushi BP, Mwaiselage J, Mwanga A, Newton Y, Ng DL, Radenbaugh A, Rwakatema DS, Selekwa M, Schüz J, Taylor PR, Vaske C, Goldstein A, Stratton MR, McCormack V, Brennan P, DeCaprio JA, Meyerson M, Mmbaga EJ, Van Loon K. An international report on bacterial communities in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Int J Cancer. 2022 Dec 01; 151(11):1947-1959.  View on PubMed
  2. Buckle GC, Mmbaga EJ, Paciorek A, Akoko L, Deardorff K, Mgisha W, Mushi BP, Mwaiselage J, Hiatt RA, Zhang L, Van Loon K. Risk Factors Associated With Early-Onset Esophageal Cancer in Tanzania. JCO Glob Oncol. 2022 02; 8:e2100256.  View on PubMed
  3. Buckle GC, Mrema A, Mwachiro M, Ringo Y, Selekwa M, Mulima G, Some FF, Mmbaga BT, Mody GN, Zhang L, Paciorek A, Akoko L, Ayuo P, Burgert S, Bukusi E, Charles A, Chepkemoi W, Chesumbai G, Kaimila B, Kenseko A, Kibwana KS, Koech D, Macharia C, Moirana EN, Mushi BP, Mremi A, Mwaiselage J, Mwanga A, Ndumbalo J, Nvakunga G, Ngoma M, Oduor M, Oloo M, Opakas J, Parker R, Seno S, Salima A, Servent F, Wandera A, Westmoreland KD, White RE, Williams B, Mmbaga EJ, Van Loon K, of the African Esophageal Cancer Consortium (AfrECC). Treatment outcomes of esophageal cancer in Eastern Africa: protocol of a multi-center, prospective, observational, open cohort study. BMC Cancer. 2022 Jan 19; 22(1):82.  View on PubMed
  4. Nyagabona SK, Luhar R, Ndumbalo J, Mvungi N, Ngoma M, Meena S, Siu S, Said M, Mwaiselage J, Tarimo E, Buckle G, Selekwa M, Mushi B, Mmbaga EJ, Van Loon K, DeBoer RJ. Views from Multidisciplinary Oncology Clinicians on Strengthening Cancer Care Delivery Systems in Tanzania. Oncologist. 2021 07; 26(7):e1197-e1204.  View on PubMed
  5. Mushi BP, Mwachiro MM, Buckle G, Kaimila BN, Mulima G, Kayamba V, Kelly P, Akoko L, Mmbaga EJ, Selekwa M, Ringo Y, Pritchett N, White RE, Topazian MD, Fleischer DE, Dawsey SM, Van Loon K. Improving Access to Self-Expanding Metal Stents for Patients With Esophageal Cancer in Eastern Africa: A Stepwise Implementation Strategy. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 01; 7:118-126.  View on PubMed
  6. Buckle GC. Esophageal sponge sampling: A promising approach for early detection of esophageal cancer in Africa's high-incidence region. Int J Cancer. 2021 04 01; 148(7):1546-1547.  View on PubMed
  7. Mmbaga EJ, Mushi BP, Deardorff K, Mgisha W, Akoko LO, Paciorek A, Hiatt RA, Buckle GC, Mwaiselage J, Zhang L, Van Loon K. A Case-Control Study to Evaluate Environmental and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Esophageal Cancer in Tanzania. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 02; 30(2):305-316.  View on PubMed
  8. Buckle GC, Mahapatra R, Mwachiro M, Akoko L, Mmbaga EJ, White RE, Bent S, Van Loon K. Optimal management of esophageal cancer in Africa: A systemic review of treatment strategies. Int J Cancer. 2021 03 01; 148(5):1115-1131.  View on PubMed
  9. DeBoer RJ, Ndumbalo J, Meena S, Ngoma MT, Mvungi N, Siu S, Selekwa M, Nyagabona SK, Luhar R, Buckle G, Lin TK, Breithaupt L, Kennell-Heiling S, Mushi B, Philipo GS, Mmbaga EJ, Mwaiselage J, Van Loon K. Development of a theory-driven implementation strategy for cancer management guidelines in sub-Saharan Africa. Implement Sci Commun. 2020; 1:24.  View on PubMed
  10. Herricks JR, Hotez PJ, Wanga V, Coffeng LE, Haagsma JA, Basáñez MG, Buckle G, Budke CM, Carabin H, Fèvre EM, Fürst T, Halasa YA, King CH, Murdoch ME, Ramaiah KD, Shepard DS, Stolk WA, Undurraga EA, Stanaway JD, Naghavi M, Murray CJL. The global burden of disease study 2013: What does it mean for the NTDs? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 08; 11(8):e0005424.  View on PubMed
  11. GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Diarrhea Collaborators. Burden of diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2015: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease study. Int J Public Health. 2017; 1-13.  View on PubMed
  12. Buckle G, Maranda L, Skiles J, Ong'echa JM, Foley J, Epstein M, Vik TA, Schroeder A, Lemberger J, Rosmarin A, Remick SC, Bailey JA, Vulule J, Otieno JA, Moormann AM. Factors influencing survival among Kenyan children diagnosed with endemic Burkitt lymphoma between 2003 and 2011: A historical cohort study. Int J Cancer. 2016 Sep 15; 139(6):1231-40.  View on PubMed
  13. GBD 2013 DALYs and HALE Collaborators, Murray CJ, Barber RM, Foreman KJ, Abbasoglu Ozgoren A, Abd-Allah F, Abera SF, Aboyans V, Abraham JP, Abubakar I, Abu-Raddad LJ, Abu-Rmeileh NM, Achoki T, Ackerman IN, Ademi Z, Adou AK, Adsuar JC, Afshin A, Agardh EE, Alam SS, Alasfoor D, Albittar MI, Alegretti MA, Alemu ZA, Alfonso-Cristancho R, Alhabib S, Ali R, Alla F, Allebeck P, Almazroa MA, Alsharif U, Alvarez E, Alvis-Guzman N, Amare AT, Ameh EA, Amini H, Ammar W, Anderson HR, Anderson BO, Antonio CA, Anwari P, Arnlöv J, Arsic Arsenijevic VS, Artaman A, Asghar RJ, Assadi R, Atkins LS, Avila MA, Awuah B, Bachman VF, Badawi A, Bahit MC, Balakrishnan K, Banerjee A, Barker-Collo SL, Barquera S, Barregard L, Barrero LH, Basu A, Basu S, Basulaiman MO, Beardsley J, Bedi N, Beghi E, Bekele T, Bell ML, Benjet C, Bennett DA, Bensenor IM, Benzian H, Bernabé E, Bertozzi-Villa A, Beyene TJ, Bhala N, Bhalla A, Bhutta ZA, Bienhoff K, Bikbov B, Biryukov S, Blore JD, Blosser CD, Blyth FM, Bohensky MA, Bolliger IW, Bora Basara B, Bornstein NM, Bose D, Boufous S, Bourne RR, Boyers LN, Brainin M, Brayne CE, Brazinova A, Breitborde NJ, Brenner H, Briggs AD, Brooks PM, Brown JC, Brugha TS, Buchbinder R, Buckle GC, Budke CM, Bulchis A, Bulloch AG, Campos-Nonato IR, Carabin H, Carapetis JR, Cárdenas R, Carpenter DO, Caso V, Castañeda-Orjuela CA, Castro RE, Catalá-López F, Cavalleri F, Çavlin A, Chadha VK, Chang JC, Charlson FJ, Chen H, Chen W, Chiang PP, Chimed-Ochir O, Chowdhury R, Christensen H, Christophi CA, Cirillo M, Coates MM, Coffeng LE, Coggeshall MS, Colistro V, Colquhoun SM, Cooke GS, Cooper C, Cooper LT, Coppola LM, Cortinovis M, Criqui MH, Crump JA, Cuevas-Nasu L, Danawi H, Dandona L, Dandona R, Dansereau E, Dargan PI, Davey G, Davis A, Davitoiu DV, Dayama A, De Leo D, Degenhardt L, Del Pozo-Cruz B, Dellavalle RP, Deribe K, Derrett S, Des Jarlais DC, Dessalegn M, Dharmaratne SD, Dherani MK, Diaz-Torné C, Dicker D, Ding EL, Dokova K, Dorsey ER, Driscoll TR, Duan L, Duber HC, Ebel BE, Edmond KM, Elshrek YM, Endres M, Ermakov SP, Erskine HE, Eshrati B, Esteghamati A, Estep K, Faraon EJ, Farzadfar F, Fay DF, Feigin VL, Felson DT, Fereshtehnejad SM, Fernandes JG, Ferrari AJ, Fitzmaurice C, Flaxman AD, Fleming TD, Foigt N, Forouzanfar MH, Fowkes FG, Paleo UF, Franklin RC, Fürst T, Gabbe B, Gaffikin L, Gankpé FG, Geleijnse JM, Gessner BD, Gething P, Gibney KB, Giroud M, Giussani G, Gomez Dantes H, Gona P, González-Medina D, Gosselin RA, Gotay CC, Goto A, Gouda HN, Graetz N, Gugnani HC, Gupta R, Gupta R, Gutiérrez RA, Haagsma J, Hafezi-Nejad N, Hagan H, Halasa YA, Hamadeh RR, Hamavid H, Hammami M, Hancock J, Hankey GJ, Hansen GM, Hao Y, Harb HL, Haro JM, Havmoeller R, Hay SI, Hay RJ, Heredia-Pi IB, Heuton KR, Heydarpour P, Higashi H, Hijar M, Hoek HW, Hoffman HJ, Hosgood HD, Hossain M, Hotez PJ, Hoy DG, Hsairi M, Hu G, Huang C, Huang JJ, Husseini A, Huynh C, Iannarone ML, Iburg KM, Innos K, Inoue M, Islami F, Jacobsen KH, Jarvis DL, Jassal SK, Jee SH, Jeemon P, Jensen PN, Jha V, Jiang G, Jiang Y, Jonas JB, Juel K, Kan H, Karch A, Karema CK, Karimkhani C, Karthikeyan G, Kassebaum NJ, Kaul A, Kawakami N, Kazanjan K, Kemp AH, Kengne AP, Keren A, Khader YS, Khalifa SE, Khan EA, Khan G, Khang YH, Kieling C, Kim D, Kim S, Kim Y, Kinfu Y, Kinge JM, Kivipelto M, Knibbs LD, Knudsen AK, Kokubo Y, Kosen S, Krishnaswami S, Kuate Defo B, Kucuk Bicer B, Kuipers EJ, Kulkarni C, Kulkarni VS, Kumar GA, Kyu HH, Lai T, Lalloo R, Lallukka T, Lam H, Lan Q, Lansingh VC, Larsson A, Lawrynowicz AE, Leasher JL, Leigh J, Leung R, Levitz CE, Li B, Li Y, Li Y, Lim SS, Lind M, Lipshultz SE, Liu S, Liu Y, Lloyd BK, Lofgren KT, Logroscino G, Looker KJ, Lortet-Tieulent J, Lotufo PA, Lozano R, Lucas RM, Lunevicius R, Lyons RA, Ma S, Macintyre MF, Mackay MT, Majdan M, Malekzadeh R, Marcenes W, Margolis DJ, Margono C, Marzan MB, Masci JR, Mashal MT, Matzopoulos R, Mayosi BM, Mazorodze TT, Mcgill NW, Mcgrath JJ, Mckee M, Mclain A, Meaney PA, Medina C, Mehndiratta MM, et al. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. Lancet. 2015 Nov 28; 386(10009):2145-91.  View on PubMed
  14. Mostert S, Lam CG, Njuguna F, Patenaude AF, Kulkarni K, Salaverria C, SIOP PODC Global Taskforce on Hospital Detention Practices. Hospital detention practices: statement of a global taskforce. Lancet. 2015 Aug 15; 386(9994):649.  View on PubMed
  15. Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2015 Aug 22; 386(9995):743-800.  View on PubMed
  16. GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2015 Jan 10; 385(9963):117-71.  View on PubMed
  17. Moormann AM, Skiles J, Otieno J, Buckle GC and Vik TA. Blood and Lymphatic Cancer: Targets and Therapy. Optimal management of endemic Burkitt lymphoma: a holistic approach mindful of limited resources. 2014; (4):91-99.  View on PubMed
  18. Hotez PJ, Alvarado M, Basáñez MG, Bolliger I, Bourne R, Boussinesq M, Brooker SJ, Brown AS, Buckle G, Budke CM, Carabin H, Coffeng LE, Fèvre EM, Fürst T, Halasa YA, Jasrasaria R, Johns NE, Keiser J, King CH, Lozano R, Murdoch ME, O'Hanlon S, Pion SD, Pullan RL, Ramaiah KD, Roberts T, Shepard DS, Smith JL, Stolk WA, Undurraga EA, Utzinger J, Wang M, Murray CJ, Naghavi M. The global burden of disease study 2010: interpretation and implications for the neglected tropical diseases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jul; 8(7):e2865.  View on PubMed
  19. Buckle GC, Collins JP, Sumba PO, Nakalema B, Omenah D, Stiffler K, Casper C, Otieno JA, Orem J, Moormann AM. Factors influencing time to diagnosis and initiation of treatment of endemic Burkitt Lymphoma among children in Uganda and western Kenya: a cross-sectional survey. Infect Agent Cancer. 2013 Sep 30; 8(1):36.  View on PubMed
  20. Nakabayashi M, Xie W, Buckle G, Bubley G, Ernstoff MS, Walsh W, Morganstern DE, Kantoff PW, Taplin ME. Long-term follow-up of a phase II trial of chemotherapy plus hormone therapy for biochemical relapse after definitive local therapy for prostate cancer. Urology. 2013 Mar; 81(3):611-6.  View on PubMed

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