Aziz Elnaggar, MBBS, MPH

Title(s)Clinical Research Supervisor, Community Health Systems
SchoolSchool of Nursing
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    Ain Shams University , Cairo, EgyptMBBS2011Medicine and Surgery
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA MPH2016Epidemiology

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    As a Clinical Research Supervisor in the Community Health Systems department at UCSF, my career has been dedicated to investigating critical aspects of healthcare, with a particular focus on cardiovascular diseases and patient self-care.
    Through collaborative efforts, I have contributed to several impactful research publications, exploring topics such as home-based cardiac rehabilitation and its association with improved patient outcomes, as well as the application of mobile technology to sustain physical activity post cardiac rehabilitation.
    Additionally, I have been involved in a pilot randomized controlled trial that assessed the effectiveness of a mobile health intervention in promoting physical activity among adults after cardiac rehabilitation. Furthermore, I have conducted qualitative research to gain insights into the perceptions and experiences of older adults with coronary heart disease in using mobile technology for medication adherence.
    My educational background includes an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBBS in Medicine and Surgery from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. With a steadfast commitment to advancing healthcare research, my aim is to continue contributing to meaningful studies that positively impact patient care and community health outcomes.

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    1. Cardiac Rehabilitation During the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Potential for Digital Technology to Support Physical Activity Maintenance: Qualitative Study. JMIR Cardio. 2024 Mar 14; 8:e54823. Park LG, Chi S, Pitsenbarger S, Johnson JK, Shah AJ, Elnaggar A, von Oppenfeld J, Cho E, Harzand A, Whooley MA. PMID: 38483450; PMCID: PMC10941834.
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    2. Association of Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation With Lower Mortality in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: Results From the Veterans Health Administration Healthy Heart Program. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 03 07; 12(5):e025856. Krishnamurthi N, Schopfer DW, Shen H, Rohrbach G, Elnaggar A, Whooley MA. PMID: 36856057; PMCID: PMC10111465.
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    3. Applying Mobile Technology to Sustain Physical Activity After Completion of Cardiac Rehabilitation: Acceptability Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2021 Sep 02; 8(3):e25356. Elnaggar A, von Oppenfeld J, Whooley MA, Merek S, Park LG. PMID: 34473064; PMCID: PMC8446842.
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    4. Mobile Health Intervention Promoting Physical Activity in Adults Post Cardiac Rehabilitation: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Apr 16; 5(4):e20468. Park LG, Elnaggar A, Lee SJ, Merek S, Hoffmann TJ, Von Oppenfeld J, Ignacio N, Whooley MA. PMID: 33861204; PMCID: PMC8087971.
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    5. Perceptions and experiences of using mobile technology for medication adherence among older adults with coronary heart disease: A qualitative study. Digit Health. 2020 Jan-Dec; 6:2055207620926844. Park LG, Ng F, K Shim J, Elnaggar A, Villero O. PMID: 32489672; PMCID: PMC7241207.
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    6. Patients' Use of Social Media for Diabetes Self-Care: Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2020 04 24; 22(4):e14209. Elnaggar A, Ta Park V, Lee SJ, Bender M, Siegmund LA, Park LG. PMID: 32329745; PMCID: PMC7210496.
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