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    Janet Wojcicki, PhD, MPH

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 20
    San Francisco CA 94110
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      1. Robson JO, Verstraete SG, Shiboski S, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. A Risk Score for Childhood Obesity in an Urban Latino Cohort. J Pediatr. 2016 May; 172:29-34.e1. PMID: 26952117.
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      2. Elwan D, de Schweinitz P, Wojcicki JM. Beverage consumption in an Alaska Native village: a mixed-methods study of behaviour, attitudes and access. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2016; 75:29905. PMID: 26928369.
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      3. Wojcicki JM, Olveda R, Heyman MB, Elwan D, Lin J, Blackburn E, Epel E. Cord blood telomere length in Latino infants: relation with maternal education and infant sex. J Perinatol. 2016 Mar; 36(3):235-41. PMID: 26633142.
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      4. Olp LN, Minhas V, Gondwe C, Kankasa C, Wojcicki J, Mitchell C, West JT, Wood C. Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy on Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV) Transmission Among HIV-Infected Zambian Children. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Oct; 107(10). PMID: 26185193.
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      5. Wojcicki JM, Nxumalo NC, Masuku S. Preventing mother-to-child transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus in Southern Africa. Acta Paediatr. 2015 Dec; 104(12):1211-4. PMID: 26080651.
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      6. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB, Elwan D, Shiboski S, Lin J, Blackburn E, Epel E. Telomere length is associated with oppositional defiant behavior and maternal clinical depression in Latino preschool children. Transl Psychiatry. 2015; 5:e581. PMID: 26080316.
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      7. Wojcicki JM, Young MB, Perham-Hester KA, de Schweinitz P, Gessner BD. Risk Factors for Obesity at Age 3 in Alaskan Children, Including the Role of Beverage Consumption: Results from Alaska PRAMS 2005-2006 and Its Three-Year Follow-Up Survey, CUBS, 2008-2009. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0118711. PMID: 25793411.
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      8. Nxumalo NC, Wojcicki JM, Magowe M. The changing role of the primary school teacher in Swaziland in the context of HIV/AIDS: teacher as caretaker and economic provider. Malawi Med J. 2015 Mar; 27(1):29-33. PMID: 26137196.
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      9. Nagata JM, Hagan MJ, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. No Association between Obesity and Behavior in Low-income, Preschool Latino Children. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015; 26(2):410-20. PMID: 25913339.
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      10. Wojcicki JM. The double burden household in sub-Saharan Africa: maternal overweight and obesity and childhood undernutrition from the year 2000: results from World Health Organization Data (WHO) and Demographic Health Surveys (DHS). BMC Public Health. 2014; 14(1):1124. PMID: 25361562; PMCID: PMC4233103.
      11. Verstraete SG, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. Breastfeeding offers protection against obesity in children of recently immigrated Latina women. J Community Health. 2014 Jun; 39(3):480-6. PMID: 24249439.
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      12. Crabtree KL, Wojcicki JM, Minhas V, Smith DR, Kankasa C, Mitchell CD, Wood C. Risk factors for early childhood infection of human herpesvirus-8 in Zambian children: the role of early childhood feeding practices. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Feb; 23(2):300-8. PMID: 24296855; PMCID: PMC3939055 [Available on 02/01/15].
      13. Ciechanowska A, Ladyzynski P, Wojcicki JM, Sabalinska S, Krzymien J, Pulawska E, Karnafel W, Foltynski P, Kawiak J. Microdialysis monitoring of glucose, lactate, glycerol, and pyruvate in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis. Int J Artif Organs. 2013 Dec; 36(12):869-77. PMID: 24362895.
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      14. Wojcicki JM. Hyperphosphatemia is associated with anemia in adults without chronic kidney disease: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES): 2005-2010. BMC Nephrol. 2013; 14:178. PMID: 23965134; PMCID: PMC3765322.
      15. Holbrook KE, White MC, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. Maternal sociodemographic characteristics and the use of the Iowa Infant Attitude Feeding Scale to describe breastfeeding initiation and duration in a population of urban, Latina mothers: a prospective cohort study. Int Breastfeed J. 2013; 8(1):7. PMID: 23835065; PMCID: PMC3711781.
      16. Wojcicki JM, Geissler JD, Stokes CW, Heyman MB, Tran CT. The use of the RESPeRATE device to lower blood pressure in inner city obese adolescents and children: a pilot feasibility study. High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev. 2013 Jun; 20(2):89-92. PMID: 23653175.
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      17. Wojcicki JM. Healthy hospital food initiatives in the United States: time to ban sugar sweetened beverages to reduce childhood obesity. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Jun; 102(6):560-1. PMID: 23445326.
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      18. Wojcicki JM, Geissler J. The Spanish translation of the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale and the use of the word "desgraciada". Transcult Psychiatry. 2013 Feb; 50(1):152-4. PMID: 23589481.
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      19. Zahir N, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. No association between childcare and obesity at age 4 in low-income Latino children. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Apr; 8(2):e24-8. PMID: 23239621.
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      20. Dalal DH, Patton D, Wojcicki JM, Clark AL, Garnett EA, Heyman MB. Quality of life in patients postcolectomy for pediatric-onset ulcerative colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Oct; 55(4):425-8. PMID: 22437468.
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      21. Wojcicki JM, Schwartz N, Jiménez-Cruz A, Bacardi-Gascon M, Heyman MB. Acculturation, dietary practices and risk for childhood obesity in an ethnically heterogeneous population of Latino school children in the San Francisco bay area. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Aug; 14(4):533-9. PMID: 22101726.
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      22. Wojcicki JM, Jimenez-Cruz A, Bacardi-Gascon M, Schwartz N, Heyman MB. Bimodal distribution of risk for childhood obesity in urban Baja California, Mexico. J Urban Health. 2012 Aug; 89(4):628-38. PMID: 22669641; PMCID: PMC3535143.
      23. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Reducing childhood obesity by eliminating 100% fruit juice. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep; 102(9):1630-3. PMID: 22813423; PMCID: PMC3482038.
      24. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Adolescent nutritional awareness and use of food labels: results from the National Nutrition Health and Examination Survey. BMC Pediatr. 2012; 12:55. PMID: 22639924; PMCID: PMC3407473.
      25. Nattiv R, Wojcicki JM, Garnett EA, Gupta N, Heyman MB. High-dose infliximab for treatment of pediatric ulcerative colitis: a survey of clinical practice. World J Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar 21; 18(11):1229-34. PMID: 22468086; PMCID: PMC3309912.
      26. Wojcicki JM. Peptide YY in children: a review. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(3-4):227-32. PMID: 22768648.
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      27. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Use of food labels, awareness of nutritional programmes and participation in the special supplemental program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2005-2006). Matern Child Nutr. 2013 Jul; 9(3):299-308. PMID: 22171961; PMCID: PMC4008321.
      28. Wild YK, Heyman MB, Vittinghoff E, Dalal DH, Wojcicki JM, Clark AL, Rechmann B, Rechmann P. Gastroesophageal reflux is not associated with dental erosion in children. Gastroenterology. 2011 Nov; 141(5):1605-11. PMID: 21820389; PMCID: PMC3202657.
      29. Wojcicki JM, Holbrook K, Lustig RH, Caughey AB, Muñoz RF, Heyman MB. Infant formula, tea, and water supplementation of latino infants at 4-6 weeks postpartum. J Hum Lact. 2011 May; 27(2):122-30. PMID: 21527796; PMCID: PMC3139537.
      30. Minhas V, Crabtree KL, Chao A, Wojcicki JM, Sifuniso AM, Nkonde C, Kankasa C, Mitchell CD, Wood C. The Zambia Children's KS-HHV8 Study: rationale, study design, and study methods. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 May 1; 173(9):1085-92. PMID: 21447476; PMCID: PMC3121218.
      31. Wojcicki JM. Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a review of the literature. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Mar; 20(3):341-7. PMID: 21434834; PMCID: PMC3058894.
      32. Wojcicki JM, Holbrook K, Lustig RH, Epel E, Caughey AB, Muñoz RF, Shiboski SC, Heyman MB. Chronic maternal depression is associated with reduced weight gain in latino infants from birth to 2 years of age. PLoS One. 2011; 6(2):e16737. PMID: 21373638; PMCID: PMC3044151.
      33. Jiménez-Cruz A, Wojcicki JM, Bacardí-Gascón M, Castellón-Zaragoza A, García-Gallardo JL, Schwartz N, Heyman MB. Maternal BMI and migration status as predictors of childhood obesity in Mexico. Nutr Hosp. 2011 Jan-Feb; 26(1):187-93. PMID: 21519746; PMCID: PMC3139543.
      34. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Malnutrition and the role of the soft drink industry in improving child health in sub-Saharan Africa. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1617-21. PMID: 21059717; PMCID: PMC3139541.
      35. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Maternal omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and risk for perinatal maternal depression. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011 May; 24(5):680-6. PMID: 20925595; PMCID: PMC3119925.
      36. Patton D, Gupta N, Wojcicki JM, Garnett EA, Nobuhara K, Heyman MB. Postoperative outcome of colectomy for pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Aug; 51(2):151-4. PMID: 20410838; PMCID: PMC3119923.
      37. Wojcicki JM, van der Straten A, Padian N. Bridewealth and sexual and reproductive practices among women in Harare, Zimbabwe. AIDS Care. 2010 Jun; 22(6):705-10. PMID: 20467936; PMCID: PMC3139542.
      38. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Let's Move--childhood obesity prevention from pregnancy and infancy onward. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 22; 362(16):1457-9. PMID: 20393165; PMCID: PMC3250598.
      39. Bongiovanni TR, Clark AL, Garnett EA, Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Impact of gluten-free camp on quality of life of children and adolescents with celiac disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):e525-9. PMID: 20156892; PMCID: PMC3334335.
      40. Wojcicki JM, Gugig R, Tran C, Kathiravan S, Holbrook K, Heyman MB. Early exclusive breastfeeding and maternal attitudes towards infant feeding in a population of new mothers in San Francisco, California. Breastfeed Med. 2010 Feb; 5(1):9-15. PMID: 19772374; PMCID: PMC2936253.
      41. Wojcicki JM, Gugig R, Kathiravan S, Holbrook K, Heyman MB. Maternal knowledge of infant feeding guidelines and label reading behaviours in a population of new mothers in San Francisco, California. Matern Child Nutr. 2009 Jul; 5(3):223-33. PMID: 19888918; PMCID: PMC3252047.
      42. Wojcicki J, Mwanahamuntu M, Minhas V, Djokic B, Kankasa C, Klaskala W, Brayfield B, Phiri S, Wood C, Mitchell CD. Mortality among HIV-1- and human herpesvirus type 8-affected mother-infant pairs in Zambia. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Sep; 17(9):2238-43. PMID: 18768489; PMCID: PMC2892478.
      43. Wojcicki JM, Hessol NA, Heyman MB, Fuentes-Afflick E. Risk factors for macrosomia in infants born to Latina women. J Perinatol. 2008 Nov; 28(11):743-9. PMID: 18596709.
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      44. Heyman MB, Garnett EA, Wojcicki J, Gupta N, Davis C, Cohen SA, Gold BD, Kirschner BS, Baldassano RN, Ferry GD, Winter HS, Kaplan S. Growth hormone treatment for growth failure in pediatric patients with Crohn's disease. J Pediatr. 2008 Nov; 153(5):651-8, 658.e1-3. PMID: 18589450; PMCID: PMC2590584.
      45. Golden DW, Wojcicki JM, Jhee JT, Gilpin SL, Sawyer JR, Heyman MB. Body mass index and elbow range of motion in a healthy pediatric population: a possible mechanism of overweight in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008 Feb; 46(2):196-201. PMID: 18223380; PMCID: PMC3252045.
      46. Wojcicki JM, Kankasa C, Mitchell C, Wood C. Traditional practices and exposure to bodily fluids in Lusaka, Zambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2007 Jan; 12(1):150-5. PMID: 17207159.
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      47. Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Healthier choices and increased participation in a middle school lunch program: effects of nutrition policy changes in San Francisco. Am J Public Health. 2006 Sep; 96(9):1542-7. PMID: 16873747; PMCID: PMC1551958.
      48. Wojcicki JM. Socioeconomic status as a risk factor for HIV infection in women in East, Central and Southern Africa: a systematic review. J Biosoc Sci. 2005 Jan; 37(1):1-36. PMID: 15688569.
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      49. Wojcicki JM, Newton R, Urban M, Stein L, Hale M, Patel M, Ruff P, Sur R, Bourboulia D, Sitas F. Low socioeconomic status and risk for infection with human herpesvirus 8 among HIV-1 negative, South African black cancer patients. Epidemiol Infect. 2004 Dec; 132(6):1191-7. PMID: 15635980; PMCID: PMC2870214.
      50. Choi KH, Wojcicki J, Valencia-Garcia D. Introducing and negotiating the use of female condoms in sexual relationships: qualitative interviews with women attending a family planning clinic. AIDS Behav. 2004 Sep; 8(3):251-61. PMID: 15475674.
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      51. Wojcicki JM. Traditional behavioural practices, the exchange of saliva and HHV-8 transmission in sub-Saharan African populations. Br J Cancer. 2003 Nov 17; 89(10):2016-7. PMID: 14612917; PMCID: PMC2394457.
      52. Wojcicki JM, Newton R, Urban MI, Stein L, Hale M, Patel M, Ruff P, Sur R, Bourboulia D, Sitas F. Risk factors for high anti-HHV-8 antibody titers (> or =1:51,200) in black, HIV-1 negative South African cancer patients: a case control study. BMC Infect Dis. 2003 Sep 12; 3:21. PMID: 12971827; PMCID: PMC222909.
      53. Wojcicki JM. "She drank his money": survival sex and the problem of violence in taverns in Gauteng province, South Africa. Med Anthropol Q. 2002 Sep; 16(3):267-93. PMID: 12227257.
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      54. Wojcicki JM. Commercial sex work or ukuphanda? Sex-for-money exchange in Soweto and Hammanskraal area, South Africa. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2002 Sep; 26(3):339-70. PMID: 12555904.
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      55. Wojcicki JM, Malala J. Condom use, power and HIV/AIDS risk: sex-workers bargain for survival in Hillbrow/Joubert Park/Berea, Johannesburg. Soc Sci Med. 2001 Jul; 53(1):99-121. PMID: 11380165.
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