Alexandra Velasquez, MS

Title(s)Sr. Clin Resch Coordinator, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Avenue, #4511
San Francisco CA
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    University of California, San Francisco, CAMS09/2019Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership
    University of California, San Francisco, CA05/2023Leadership Development Program
    University of California, San Francisco, CA01/2022Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Alexandra graduated with a BS in Psychology with a Biology emphasis and a minor in Social and Ethnic Relations from UC Davis. Holds a MS from UCSF in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership.
    Research interests include health care disparities, language barriers, educating and empowering underserved populations, systematically training research personnel, development and innovative solutions, and process improvements.
    Currently, she is a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in kidney health; serves as a navigator for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) supporting researchers in increasing community engagement and integrating special populations. Is the lead for the SF-BUILD alumni program and co-lead for SF-BUILDing Bridges. Alexandra is also the lead, developer, instructor, and coordinator for the CIRCLE program, a program aiming to prepare a more diverse Clinical Research Workforce leading to increasing the diversity of research participants, ultimately advancing inclusive research and health equity and is part of the AVCR-IDEA office focusing on workforce development efforts.
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    1. Limited english proficiency and concordance of CKD awareness among primary care providers and patients. BMC Nephrol. 2020 12 10; 21(1):538. Velazquez AF, Velasquez A, Tuot DS. PMID: 33302896; PMCID: PMC7727194.
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    2. Interventions to Improve Blood Pressure Control Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Patients With CKD: Kidney Awareness Registry and Education Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Kidney Med. 2019 Sep-Oct; 1(5):242-252. Tuot DS, Rubinsky AD, Velasquez A, McCulloch CE, Schillinger D, Handley MA, Hsu CY, Powe NR. PMID: 32734204; PMCID: PMC7380406.
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    3. Albuminuria Testing by Race and Ethnicity among Patients with Hypertension with and without Diabetes. Am J Nephrol. 2019; 50(1):48-54. Lee J, Chu C, Guzman D, Fontil V, Velasquez A, Powe NR, Tuot DS. PMID: 31167180; PMCID: PMC6620121.
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    4. CKD Awareness in the General Population: Performance of CKD-Specific Questions. Kidney Med. 2019 Mar-Apr; 1(2):43-50. Tuot DS, Wong KK, Velasquez A, Crews DC, Zonderman AB, Evans MK, Powe NR. PMID: 32734184; PMCID: PMC7380399.
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    5. Association between health literacy and self-care behaviors among patients with chronic kidney disease. BMC Nephrol. 2018 08 06; 19(1):196. Wong KK, Velasquez A, Powe NR, Tuot DS. PMID: 30081951; PMCID: PMC6091174.
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    6. Impact of a Primary Care CKD Registry in a US Public Safety-Net Health Care Delivery System: A Pragmatic Randomized Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 08; 72(2):168-177. Tuot DS, McCulloch CE, Velasquez A, Schillinger D, Hsu CY, Handley M, Powe NR. PMID: 29699885; PMCID: PMC6057801.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    7. Acceptability of a multilevel intervention to improve blood pressure control among patients with chronic kidney disease in a public health care delivery system. Clin Kidney J. 2018 Aug; 11(4):540-548. Strait A, Velasquez A, Handley MA, Leong K, Najmabadi A, Powe NR, Tuot DS. PMID: 30094019; PMCID: PMC6070069.
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    8. Variation in Patients' Awareness of CKD according to How They Are Asked. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 09 07; 11(9):1566-1573. Tuot DS, Zhu Y, Velasquez A, Espinoza J, Mendez CD, Banerjee T, Hsu CY, Powe NR. PMID: 27340288; PMCID: PMC5012470.
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    9. The Kidney Awareness Registry and Education (KARE) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial to enhance provider and patient engagement with chronic kidney disease. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Oct 22; 16:166. Tuot DS, Velasquez A, McCulloch CE, Banerjee T, Zhu Y, Hsu CY, Handley M, Schillinger D, Powe NR. PMID: 26494562; PMCID: PMC4618520.
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    10. Assessment of printed patient-educational materials for chronic kidney disease. Am J Nephrol. 2013; 38(3):184-94. Tuot DS, Davis E, Velasquez A, Banerjee T, Powe NR. PMID: 23970127; PMCID: PMC3804301.
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