Debby Oh

Title(s)Data Scientist, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th. Street, #2633
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAPhD06/2009Epidemiology
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UKMSc09/2002Public Health Nutrition
    Princeton University, Princeton, NJAB06/2000Molecular Biology

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    Debby is a data scientist at UCSF with a background in epidemiology and graphic design. Her work involves analyzing and visualizing data from the cancer registry, electronic health records, census, and other public data sources. She led the development of several interactive visualization websites including the UCSF Health Atlas, California Health Maps, Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry dashboard and UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center dashboard. She is part of the DREAM Lab at UCSF, which focuses on Disparities Research: Environments And Multi-omics.

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    1. Groundwater constituents and the incidence of kidney cancer. Cancer. 2023 10 15; 129(20):3309-3317. Soerensen SJC, Montez-Rath ME, Cheng I, Gomez SL, Oh DL, Jackson C, Li J, Rehkopf D, Chertow GM, Langston ME, Ganesan C, Pao AC, Chung BI, Leppert JT. PMID: 37287332.
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    2. Disparities in cancer incidence by rurality in California. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2023 04 11; 115(4):385-393. Oh DL, Schumacher K, Yang J, Wang K, Lin K, Gomez SL, Shariff-Marco S. PMID: 36622036; PMCID: PMC10086626.
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    3. Neighborhood-level COVID vaccination and booster disparities: A population-level analysis across California. SSM Popul Health. 2023 Jun; 22:101366. Oh DL, Kemper KE, Meltzer D, Canchola AJ, Bibbins-Domingo K, Lyles CR. PMID: 36873265; PMCID: PMC9982676.
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    4. Factors that influence treatment decisions: A qualitative study of racially and ethnically diverse patients with low- and very-low risk prostate cancer. Cancer Med. 2023 03; 12(5):6307-6317. Guan A, Shim JK, Allen L, Kuo MC, Lau K, Loya Z, Brooks JD, Carroll PR, Cheng I, Chung BI, DeRouen MC, Frosch DL, Golden T, Leppert JT, Lichtensztajn DY, Lu Q, Oh DL, Sieh W, Wadhwa M, Gomez SL, Shariff-Marco S. PMID: 36404625; PMCID: PMC10028041.
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    5. Neighborhood Factors Associated with COVID-19 Cases in California. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 12; 10(6):2653-2662. Oh DL, Meltzer D, Wang K, Canchola AJ, DeRouen MC, McDaniels-Davidson C, Gibbons J, Carvajal-Carmona L, Nodora JN, Hill L, Gomez SL, Martinez ME. PMID: 36376642; PMCID: PMC9662780.
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    6. Patient-reported supportive care needs among Asian American cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Nov; 30(11):9163-9170. Wang K, Ma C, Li FM, Truong A, Shariff-Marco S, Chu JN, Oh DL, Allen L, Kuo MC, Wong C, Bui H, Chen J, Gomez SL, Nguyen TT, Tsoh JY. PMID: 36040670; PMCID: PMC9424805.
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    7. Changes in Cancer Mortality by Race and Ethnicity Following the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in California. Front Oncol. 2022; 12:916167. Martinez ME, Gomez SL, Canchola AJ, Oh DL, Murphy JD, Mehtsun W, Yabroff KR, Banegas MP. PMID: 35912225; PMCID: PMC9327742.
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    8. From Cancer Epidemiology to Policy and Practice: the Role of a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Curr Epidemiol Rep. 2022; 9(1):10-21. Hiatt RA, Sibley A, Venkatesh B, Cheng J, Dixit N, Fox R, Ling P, Nguyen T, Oh D, Palmer NR, Pasick RJ, Potter MB, Somsouk M, Vargas RA, Vijayaraghavan M, Ashworth A. PMID: 35342686; PMCID: PMC8935108.
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    9. Integration of electronic pathology reporting with clinical trial matching for advanced prostate cancer. Urol Oncol. 2021 08; 39(8):494.e7-494.e14. Borno HT, Duffy C, Zhang S, Canchola AJ, Loya Z, Golden T, Oh DL, Odisho AY, Gomez S. PMID: 33419644.
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    10. Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on 1-year survival in glioblastoma patients. Neurooncol Adv. 2020 Jan-Dec; 2(1):vdaa080. Moghavem N, Oh DL, Santiago-Rodríguez EJ, Tate WJ, Gomez SL, Thomas R. PMID: 32743549; PMCID: PMC7388609.
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    11. Changes in Colorectal Cancer 5-Year Survival Disparities in California, 1997-2014. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 06; 29(6):1154-1161. Oh DL, Santiago-Rodríguez EJ, Canchola AJ, Ellis L, Tao L, Gomez SL. PMID: 32371552; PMCID: PMC7269803.
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    12. Adult health burden and costs in California during 2013 associated with prior adverse childhood experiences. PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0228019. Miller TR, Waehrer GM, Oh DL, Purewal Boparai S, Ohlsson Walker S, Silverio Marques S, Burke Harris N. PMID: 31990957; PMCID: PMC6986705.
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    13. Disease burden of adverse childhood experiences across 14 states. PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0226134. Waehrer GM, Miller TR, Silverio Marques SC, Oh DL, Burke Harris N. PMID: 31990910; PMCID: PMC6986706.
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    14. Breast Cancer in San Francisco: Disentangling Disparities at the Neighborhood Level. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 12; 28(12):1968-1976. Guan A, Lichtensztajn D, Oh D, Jain J, Tao L, Hiatt RA, Gomez SL, Fejerman L, San Francisco Cancer Initiative Breast Cancer Task Force. PMID: 31548180; PMCID: PMC6891202.
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    15. Review of Tools for Measuring Exposure to Adversity in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Health Care. 2018 Nov - Dec; 32(6):564-583. Oh DL, Jerman P, Purewal Boparai SK, Koita K, Briner S, Bucci M, Harris NB. PMID: 30369409.
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    16. Ameliorating the biological impacts of childhood adversity: A review of intervention programs. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 07; 81:82-105. Purewal Boparai SK, Au V, Koita K, Oh DL, Briner S, Burke Harris N, Bucci M. PMID: 29727766.
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    17. Systematic review of pediatric health outcomes associated with childhood adversity. BMC Pediatr. 2018 02 23; 18(1):83. Oh DL, Jerman P, Silvério Marques S, Koita K, Purewal Boparai SK, Burke Harris N, Bucci M. PMID: 29475430; PMCID: PMC5824569.
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    18. Prevent, Screen, Heal: Collective Action to Fight the Toxic Effects of Early Life Adversity. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Sep - Oct; 17(7S):S14-S15. Burke Harris N, Silvério Marques S, Oh D, Bucci M, Cloutier M. PMID: 28865647.
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    19. Toxic Stress in Children and Adolescents. Adv Pediatr. 2016 08; 63(1):403-28. Bucci M, Marques SS, Oh D, Harris NB. PMID: 27426909.
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    20. Comorbidities in patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation or chronic idiopathic constipation: a review of the literature from the past decade. Postgrad Med. 2013 Mar; 125(2):40-50. Nellesen D, Chawla A, Oh DL, Weissman T, Lavins BJ, Murray CW. PMID: 23816770.
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    21. Determinants of smoking initiation among women in five European countries: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health. 2010 Feb 17; 10:74. Oh DL, Heck JE, Dresler C, Allwright S, Haglund M, Del Mazo SS, Kralikova E, Stucker I, Tamang E, Gritz ER, Hashibe M. PMID: 20163736; PMCID: PMC2833141.
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    22. Evaluation of adherence and factors affecting adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy among White, Hispanic, and Black men in the MACS Cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Oct 01; 52(2):290-3. Oh DL, Sarafian F, Silvestre A, Brown T, Jacobson L, Badri S, Detels R. PMID: 19521251; PMCID: PMC2815178.
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