Alison DeDent, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address505 Parnassus Avenue, #M1090
San Francisco CA 94117
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-8869-0258 Additional info
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    University of California, San FranciscoMAS2022Master's Degree in Clinical Research
    University of California, San Francisco2020Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San FranciscoClinical Fellowship2020Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    University of ColoradoResidency2017Internal Medicine
    University of Toledo College of MedicineMD2014
    The Ohio State UniversityBS2009Biology
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    University of Toledo College of Medicine2014Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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    Dr. Alison DeDent specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine and sub-specializes in interstitial lung disease. She attends in the UCSF Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Clinic, the UCSF and Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the UCSF Neuro ICU, and the ZSFG Fellow's Chest Clinic.

    Her clinical research focuses on identifying, understanding, and addressing geographic (rural and low-income urban) and socioeconomic health disparities in interstitial lung disease (ILD) using implementation science, with the goal of designing innovative telehealth interventions that seek to improve health equity, access to care, and outcomes in vulnerable populations with ILD.

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    Telehealth Expansion and Access to Interstitial Lung Disease Specialty Care for Rural Populations
    American Thoracic Society Award in Interstitial Lung Disease Jul 1, 2023 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Implementation of a Virtual Interstitial Lung Disease Multidisciplinary Team Meeting with Providers Practicing in Underserved Areas: a Pilot Study
    Nina Ireland Foundation for Lung Health Jan 9, 2023 - Jan 8, 2025
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Development of a Telehealth Intervention Targeting Barriers to Early Guideline-Concordant Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Care for Rural Populations
    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation PFF Scholars Oct 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Neighborhood Health and Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2024 Mar; 21(3):402-410. DeDent AM, Collard HR, Thakur N. PMID: 37962494; PMCID: PMC10913773.
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    2. Disparities in Antifibrotic Medication Utilization Among Veterans With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest. 2023 08; 164(2):441-449. Kaul B, Lee JS, Petersen LA, McCulloch C, Rosas IO, Bandi VD, Zhang N, DeDent AM, Collard HR, Whooley MA. PMID: 36801465; PMCID: PMC10410245.
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    3. Disparities in Rural Populations With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest. 2022 Sep; 162(3):630-634. DeDent AM, Collard HR, Thakur N. PMID: 35390330; PMCID: PMC9470744.
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    4. Relative environmental and social disadvantage in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Thorax. 2022 Dec; 77(12):1237-1242. Avitzur N, Noth EM, Lamidi M, Nathan SD, Collard HR, DeDent AM, Thakur N, Johannson KA. PMID: 34949724.
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    5. Vaccine-induced interstitial lung disease: a rare reaction to COVID-19 vaccination. Thorax. 2022 01; 77(1):9-10. DeDent AM, Farrand E. PMID: 34510014.
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    6. In: Wuyts WA, Cottin V, Spagnolo P, et al., eds. Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases (ERS Monograph). Interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features. 2019; 140-152. DeDent AM, Fischer A. View Publication.
    7. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Secondary to CSF Leak and Intracranial Hypotension: A Case Report and Literature Review. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2015; 2015:538523. Hammad T, DeDent A, Algahtani R, Alastal Y, Elmer L, Medhkour A, Safi F, Assaly R. PMID: 26106495; PMCID: PMC4461750.
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