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    J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentFamily Community Medicine
    Address1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 80
    San Francisco CA 94110
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      Harvard School of Public Health2014Emerging Public Health Professional Award
      German Marshall Fund2014 - 2015Marshall Memorial Fellow
      UCSF2014 - 2015Hellman Family Award for Early-Career Faculty
      UCSF2014Young Innovators
      Ohio State University Alumni Association2012Early Career Achievement Award
      National Medical Association2011Top 40 Leaders Under 40

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      Dr. Nwando Olayiwola is a family physician, the Director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care, and Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. Her role is to support the Center in achieving strategic objectives around primary care transformation and systems redesign regionally, nationally and internationally. Prior to this, Dr. Olayiwola served as the Chief Medical Officer of the largest Federally Qualified Health Center system in Connecticut, Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI), where she developed expertise in medical administration, translational and implementation research, professional development, systems based and quality improvement and practice transformation of twelve primary care practices into Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Her work led to CHCI being one of the first organizations in the United States to receive both the NCQA Level 3 PCMH and Joint Commission PCMH Recognitions. She has been a leader in harnessing technology to increase access to care for underserved and disenfranchised populations and is an expert in the areas of health systems reform, practice transformation, health information technology and primary care redesign.

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      Health systems reform, practice transformation, health information technology, primary care redesign, Patient-centered Medical Homes, care for the underserved, electronic health record optimization, social determinants of health

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      1. Olayiwola JN. Racism in Medicine: Shifting the Power. Ann Fam Med. 2016 May; 14(3):267-9. PMID: 27184998.
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      2. Olayiwola JN, Anderson D, Jepeal N, Aseltine R, Pickett C, Yan J, Zlateva I. Electronic Consultations to Improve the Primary Care-Specialty Care Interface for Cardiology in the Medically Underserved: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Fam Med. 2016 Mar; 14(2):133-40. PMID: 26951588.
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      3. Olayiwola JN, Rubin A, Slomoff T, Woldeyesus T, Willard-Grace R. Strategies for Primary Care Stakeholders to Improve Electronic Health Records (EHRs). J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jan-Feb; 29(1):126-34. PMID: 26769884.
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      4. Olayiwola JN, Shih JA, Shiow STE, Wee HL. . Could Values and Social Structures in Singapore Facilitate Attainment of Patient-Focused, Cultural, and Linguistic Competency Standards in a Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot?. Journal of Patient Experience. 2015; 2(2):37-42.
      5. Grumbach K, Olayiwola JN. Patient empanelment: the importance of understanding who is at home in the medical home. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr; 28(2):170-2. PMID: 25748755.
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      6. Olayiwola JN, Bodenheimer T, Dubé K, Willard-Grace R, Grumbach K. . Blue Shield of California Foundation. Facilitating Care Integration in Community Health Centers: A Conceptual Framework and Literature Review on Best Practices for integration into the Medical Neighborhood. 2014.
      7. Olayiwola JN. . San Francisco Medicine. Acultural Competency: What I Did Not Learn in Medical School, Residency, or the Real World. 2014; 87(1):15-16.
      8. Jepeal N, Zlateva I, Wang J, Olayiwola JN. Strengthening the role the workforce plays in health policy engagement in underserved communities: lessons from a multi-site federally qualified health center. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 Feb; 25(1):29-36. PMID: 24509010.
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      9. Nielsen M, Olayiwola JN, Grundy P, Grumbach K, Shaljian M. . Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative. The Patient Centered Medical Home’s Impact on Cost and Quality: An Annual Update of the Evidence, 2012-2013. 2014.
      10. Nigro SC, Sobieraj DM, Olayiwola JN. . In: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Ambulatory Care Pharmacists Survival Guide, 3rd Edition. Weekly Basal Insulin Titration To Improve Glycemic Control. 2013; 96-99.
      11. Olayiwola JN, Irizarry OC, O'Connell K, Milan S. Living Smart, Living Fit: a patient-centered program to improve perinatal outcomes in a community health center population. J Prim Care Community Health. 2013 Jan; 4(1):31-5. PMID: 23799687.
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      12. Anderson DR, Olayiwola JN. Community health centers and the patient-centered medical home: challenges and opportunities to reduce health care disparities in America. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3):949-57. PMID: 24212146.
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      13. Li Z, Wu C, Olayiwola JN, Hilaire DS, Huang JJ. Telemedicine-based digital retinal imaging vs standard ophthalmologic evaluation for the assessment of diabetic retinopathy. Conn Med. 2012 Feb; 76(2):85-90. PMID: 22670358.
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      14. Sobieraj DM, Nigro SC, Olayiwola JN. . Targeted Hypertension Medication Therapy Management in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Pharmacy Journal of New England. 2011; 8(1):16-23.
      15. Olayiwola JN, Sobieraj DM, Kulowski K, St. Hilaire D. . Predictors of Diabetic Retinopathy in a Community Health Center Population. Diabetes Spectrum. 2011; 24(4):218-223.
      16. Olayiwola JN, Sobieraj DM, Kulowski K, St Hilaire D, Huang JJ. Improving diabetic retinopathy screening through a statewide telemedicine program at a large federally qualified health center. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Aug; 22(3):804-16. PMID: 21841280.
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      17. Olayiwola JN, Baldwin DM, Jatau AS. . Strategies to Eliminate Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Breast and Cervical Cancer Detection. The Female Patient. 2008; 33:44-48.
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