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Christina Yoon, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone628-206-3514
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    NIH, Loan Repayment Program2011  - presLoan Repayment Program Award
    NIH/UCSF-GIVI CFAR2015Outstanding Early Investigator in HIV/TB Research
    UCSF, Chancellor's Fund2018Travel Award for Mid-Level Faculty
    ATS, Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis Assembly2018Early Career Achievement Award

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    Point-of-care C-reactive protein-based tuberculosis screening in people living with HIV: a randomized trial
    NIH/NHLBI R61HL146365Sep 15, 2019 - Aug 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Maximizing the impact of a mass TB screening campaign in the Marshall Islands by combining mass TB preventive therapy to active TB case finding to treatment
    TB REACH/WHO-STOP TB Partnership TB REACH Wave 6 AwardAug 17, 2018 - Feb 16, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Point-of-care C-reactive protein-based tuberculosis screening among people living with HIV: planning a comparative effectiveness trial
    NIH/NIAID R34AI134589Aug 1, 2017 - Jul 31, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Evaluation of novel tuberculosis screening strategies for people living with HIV
    NIH/NIAID K23AI114363Aug 5, 2014 - Jul 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Nathavitharana RR, Yoon C, Macpherson P, Dowdy DW, Cattamanchi A, Somoskovi A, Broger T, Ottenhoff THM, Arinaminpathy N, Lonnroth K, Reither K, Cobelens F, Gilpin C, Denkinger CM, Schumacher SG. Guidance for Studies Evaluating the Accuracy of Tuberculosis Triage Tests. J Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 08; 220(Supplement_3):S116-S125. PMID: 31593600.
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    2. Rajan JV, Semitala FC, Mehta T, Seielstad M, Montalvo L, Andama A, Asege L, Nakaye M, Katende J, Mwebe S, Kamya MR, Yoon C, Cattamanchi A. A Novel, 5-Transcript, Whole-blood Gene-expression Signature for Tuberculosis Screening Among People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 18; 69(1):77-83. PMID: 30462176.
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    3. Chaisson LH, Semitala FC, Asege L, Mwebe S, Katende J, Nakaye M, Andama AO, Marquez C, Atuhumuza E, Kamya M, Cattamanchi A, Yoon C. Point-of-care C-reactive protein and risk of early mortality among adults initiating antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2019 Apr 01; 33(5):895-902. PMID: 30649057.
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    4. Yoon C, Dowdy DW, Esmail H, MacPherson P, Schumacher SG. Screening for tuberculosis: time to move beyond symptoms. Lancet Respir Med. 2019 Mar; 7(3):202-204. PMID: 30823972.
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    5. Yoon C, Semitala FC, Cattamanchi A. Reply to Parker: Implications of Tuberculosis Sputum Culture Test Sensitivity on Accuracy of Other Diagnostic Modalities. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar 01; 199(5):665. PMID: 30525900.
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    6. Yoon C, Semitala FC, Asege L, Katende J, Mwebe S, Andama AO, Atuhumuza E, Nakaye M, Armstrong DT, Dowdy DW, McCulloch CE, Kamya M, Cattamanchi A. Yield and Efficiency of Novel Intensified Tuberculosis Case-Finding Algorithms for People Living with HIV. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar 01; 199(5):643-650. PMID: 30192649.
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    7. Farr K, Ravindran R, Strnad L, Chang E, Chaisson LH, Yoon C, Worodria W, Andama A, Ayakaka I, Bbosa Nalwanga P, Byanyima P, Kalema N, Kaswabuli S, Katagira W, Aman KD, Musisi E, Tumwine NW, Sanyu I, Ssebunya R, Davis JL, Huang L, Khan IH, Cattamanchi A. Diagnostic performance of blood inflammatory markers for tuberculosis screening in people living with HIV. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0206119. PMID: 30352099.
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    8. Yoon C, Chaisson LH, Patel SM, Allen IE, Drain PK, Wilson D, Cattamanchi A. Diagnostic accuracy of C-reactive protein for active pulmonary tuberculosis: a meta-analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Sep 01; 21(9):1013-1019. PMID: 28826451.
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    9. Yoon C, Semitala FC, Atuhumuza E, Katende J, Mwebe S, Asege L, Armstrong DT, Andama AO, Dowdy DW, Davis JL, Huang L, Kamya M, Cattamanchi A. Point-of-care C-reactive protein-based tuberculosis screening for people living with HIV: a diagnostic accuracy study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 12; 17(12):1285-1292. PMID: 28847636.
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    10. Walter ND, Miller MA, Vasquez J, Weiner M, Chapman A, Engle M, Higgins M, Quinones AM, Rosselli V, Canono E, Yoon C, Cattamanchi A, Davis JL, Phang T, Stearman RS, Datta G, Garcia BJ, Daley CL, Strong M, Kechris K, Fingerlin TE, Reves R, Geraci MW. Blood Transcriptional Biomarkers for Active Tuberculosis among Patients in the United States: a Case-Control Study with Systematic Cross-Classifier Evaluation. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Feb; 54(2):274-82. PMID: 26582831.
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    11. Jayakumar A, Vittinghoff E, Segal MR, MacKenzie WR, Johnson JL, Gitta P, Saukkonen J, Anderson J, Weiner M, Engle M, Yoon C, Kato-Maeda M, Nahid P. Serum biomarkers of treatment response within a randomized clinical trial for pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2015 Jul; 95(4):415-20. PMID: 26022314.
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    12. Yoon C, Davis JL, Huang L, Muzoora C, Byakwaga H, Scibetta C, Bangsberg DR, Nahid P, Semitala FC, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Cattamanchi A. Point-of-care C-reactive protein testing to facilitate implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy for people living with HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Apr 15; 65(5):551-6. PMID: 24346636.
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    13. Schulman JM, Yoon C, Schwarz J, Vagefi PA, Mully TW, Shinkai K. Absence of peripheral blood chimerism in graft-vs-host disease following orthotopic liver transplantation: case report and review of the literature. Int J Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 53(11):e492-8. PMID: 24372059.
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    14. Yoon C, Davis JL, Cattamanchi A. C-reactive protein and tuberculosis screening: a new trick for an old dog? Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Dec; 17(12):1656. PMID: 24200285.
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    15. Yoon C, Subramanian A, Chi A, Crothers K, Meshnick SR, Taylor SM, Beard CB, Jarlsberg LG, Lawrence GG, Avery M, Swartzman A, Fong S, Roth B, Huang L. Dihydropteroate synthase mutations in Pneumocystis pneumonia: impact of applying different definitions of prophylaxis, mortality endpoints and mutant in a single cohort. Med Mycol. 2013 Aug; 51(6):568-75. PMID: 23470037.
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    16. Yoon C, Cattamanchi A, Davis JL, Worodria W, den Boon S, Kalema N, Katagira W, Kaswabuli S, Miller C, Andama A, Albert H, Nabeta P, Gray C, Ayakaka I, Huang L. Impact of Xpert MTB/RIF testing on tuberculosis management and outcomes in hospitalized patients in Uganda. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e48599. PMID: 23139799.
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