Alon Unger, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2007 Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2020Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Alon Unger, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He went to medical school at UCSF and completed dual residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UCLA. He also completed a Masters in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and he has worked in various settings including South Africa, Uganda, Thailand and Brazil. He recently completed one year of service to Doctors without Borders in Myanmar as the HIV advisor to a large treatment program.

    Currently, Alon attends on the inpatient medicine service supervising residents and medical students, and also works part-time at the San Francisco General Hospital. He has a long-standing interest in global health, and he has been involved in research and service projects in both communicable and non-communicable diseases in slum settings.

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    1. Hypertension in a Brazilian urban slum population. J Urban Health. 2015 Jun; 92(3):446-59. Unger A, Felzemburgh RD, Snyder RE, Ribeiro GS, Mohr S, Costa VB, Melendez AX, Reis RB, Santana FS, Riley LW, Reis MG, Ko AI, . PMID: 25920334.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Arch Dis Child. Children's health in slum setting. 2013; 10(98):799-805. Unger A. .
    3. Factors associated with mortality in patients with drug-susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis. BMC Infect Dis. 2011 Jan 03; 11:1. Nahid P, Jarlsberg LG, Rudoy I, de Jong BC, Unger A, Kawamura LM, Osmond DH, Hopewell PC, Daley CL. PMID: 21199579.
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    4. Am J Trop Med Hyg. Association of treatment of American cutaneous leishmaniasis prior to ulcer developmen with high rate of failure in northeastern Brazil. 2009; 4(80):574-9. Unger A, O'Neal S, Machado PR, Guimaraes LH, Morgan DJ, Schriefer A, Bacellar O, Glesby MJ, Carvalho EM.
    5. Slum health: from understanding to action. PLoS Med. 2007 Oct; 4(10):1561-6. Unger A, Riley LW. PMID: 17958462.
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    6. Slum health: diseases of neglected populations. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2007 Mar 07; 7:2. Riley LW, Ko AI, Unger A, Reis MG. PMID: 17343758.
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    7. Treatment outcomes of patients with HIV and tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Jun 01; 175(11):1199-206. Nahid P, Gonzalez LC, Rudoy I, de Jong BC, Unger A, Kawamura LM, Osmond DH, Hopewell PC, Daley CL. PMID: 17290042.
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    8. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. Slum health: diseases of neglected populations. 2007; 7(7):1-6. Riley LW, Ko AI, Unger A, Reis MG.
    9. PLoS Med. Slum health: from understanding to action. 2007; 10(4):1561-6. Unger A, Riley LW.
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