Deborah Karasek, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address490 Illinois Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, BerkeleyPhD08/2017Epidemiology
    University of California, BerkeleyMPH05/2008Epidemiology/Biostatistics
    Stanford University, Stanford, CABA06/2003Human Biology

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    1. Risk and Protective Factors for Preterm Birth Among Black Women in Oakland, California. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2020 Oct 09. McLemore MR, Berkowitz RL, Oltman SP, Baer RJ, Franck L, Fuchs J, Karasek DA, Kuppermann M, McKenzie-Sampson S, Melbourne D, Taylor B, Williams S, Rand L, Chambers BD, Scott K, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. PMID: 33034878.
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    2. The 2016 presidential election and periviable births among Latina women. Early Hum Dev. 2020 Dec; 151:105203. Gemmill A, Catalano R, Alcalá H, Karasek D, Casey JA, Bruckner TA. PMID: 33091853.
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    3. Newborn metabolic vulnerability profile identifies preterm infants at risk for mortality and morbidity. Pediatr Res. 2020 Oct 01. Oltman SP, Rogers EE, Baer RJ, Jasper EA, Anderson JG, Steurer MA, Pantell MS, Petersen MA, Partridge JC, Karasek D, Ross KM, Feuer SK, Franck LS, Rand L, Dagle JM, Ryckman KK, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. PMID: 33003189.
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    4. Associations between historical redlining and birth outcomes from 2006 through 2015 in California. PLoS One. 2020; 15(8):e0237241. Nardone AL, Casey JA, Rudolph KE, Karasek D, Mujahid M, Morello-Frosch R. PMID: 32764800.
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    5. Examining the Impact of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Pandemic-Related Hardship on Adverse Pregnancy and Infant Outcomes: Design and Launch of the HOPE COVID-19 Study. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2020 Jul 22; 1(2):7. Laura L. Jelliffe-Pawlowski, Scott P. Oltman, Larry Rand, Karen A. Scott, Miriam Kuppermann, Rebecca Baer, April Bell, Gretchen Bandoli, Jean Costello, Nadia Diamond-Smith, Elissa Epel, Rebecca Jackson, Fei Jiang, Deborah A. Karasek, Christina Lindan, Allison O’Leary, Jeffrey Olgin, Matt Pantell, Alison Paquette, Nisha Parikh, Noah Peyser, Xianhua Piao, Aric Prather, George Rutherford, Kelli K. Ryckman, Martina Steurer-Muller, Jodi Stookey, Ganapati Srinivasa, Hollis Wright, Charles E. McCulloch, Brian Piening, Elizabeth E. Rogers, Christina Chambers. .
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    6. Stillbirths and live births in the periviable period. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 09; 49:8-12. Elser H, Gemmill A, Casey JA, Karasek D, Bruckner T, Mayo JA, Lee HC, Stevenson DK, Shaw GM, Catalano R. PMID: 32648545.
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    7. Predicting mortality from 57 economic, behavioral, social, and psychological factors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 07 14; 117(28):16273-16282. Puterman E, Weiss J, Hives BA, Gemmill A, Karasek D, Mendes WB, Rehkopf DH. PMID: 32571904.
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    8. Neighborhood Privilege, Preterm Delivery, and Related Racial/Ethnic Disparities: An Intergenerational Application of the Index of Concentration at the Extremes. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 05 05; 189(5):412-421. Shrimali BP, Pearl M, Karasek D, Reid C, Abrams B, Mujahid M. PMID: 31909419.
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    9. Collective Optimism and Selection Against Male Twins in Utero. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2020 02; 23(1):45-50. Catalano RA, Goldman-Mellor S, Karasek DA, Gemmill A, Casey JA, Elser H, Bruckner TA, Hartig T. PMID: 31983362.
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    10. 855: Risk of adverse birth outcome among Black women with post-traumatic stress disorder. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2020 Jan 1; 222(1):s535. Brittany D. Chambers, Rebecca J. Baer, Gretchen Bandoli, Jennifer Felder, Sky K. Feuer, Elena Flowers, Linda Franck, Anu Manchikanti Gomez, Deborah Karasek, Nichole L. Nidey, Scott P. Oltman, Elizabeth Rogers, Karen Scott, Larry Rand, Kelli K. Ryckman, Laura L. Jelliffe-Pawlowski. .
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    11. Reproductive suppression and longevity in human birth cohorts. Am J Hum Biol. 2020 05; 32(3):e23353. Saxton KB, Gemmill A, Casey JA, Elser H, Karasek D, Catalano R. PMID: 31808608.
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    12. The Impact of the Revised WIC Food Package on Maternal Nutrition During Pregnancy and Postpartum. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 08 01; 188(8):1493-1502. Hamad R, Batra A, Karasek D, LeWinn KZ, Bush NR, Davis RL, Tylavsky FA. PMID: 31094428.
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    13. Socioeconomic Status, Preeclampsia Risk and Gestational Length in Black and White Women. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019 12; 6(6):1182-1191. Ross KM, Dunkel Schetter C, McLemore MR, Chambers BD, Paynter RA, Baer R, Feuer SK, Flowers E, Karasek D, Pantell M, Prather AA, Ryckman K, Jelliffe-Pawlowski L. PMID: 31368002.
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    14. Association of Preterm Births Among US Latina Women With the 2016 Presidential Election. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 07 03; 2(7):e197084. Gemmill A, Catalano R, Casey JA, Karasek D, Alcalá HE, Elser H, Torres JM. PMID: 31322687.
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    15. Sun Smoke in Sweden: Perinatal Implications of the Laki Volcanic Eruptions, 1783-1784. Epidemiology. 2019 05; 30(3):330-333. Casey JA, Gemmill A, Elser H, Karasek D, Catalano R. PMID: 30789427.
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    16. 479: One-year mortality risk by complication for Black compared to White preterm infants. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2019 Jan 1; 220(1):s320. Scott P. Oltman, Brittany D. Chambers, Rebecca J. Baer, Monica R. McLemore, Karen Scott, Deborah Karasek, Miriam Kuppermann, Martina A. Steurer, James G. Anderson, Matthew Pantell, Elizabeth E. Rogers, Kelli K. Ryckman, Larry Rand, Laura L. Jelliffe-Pawlowski. .
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    17. 690: Racial disparities in preterm birth risk by risk factor grouping. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2019 Jan 1; 220(1):s455-s456. Brittany Chambers, Rebecca J. Baer, Scott P. Oltman, Monica R. McLemore, Karen Scott, Deborah Karasek, Miriam Kuppermann. .
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    18. 695: Recurrence of early preterm, late preterm, and early term birth by race/ethnicity and insurance status. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2019 Jan 1; 220(1):s459. Deborah Karasek, Rebecca J. Baer, James G. Anderson, Jennet Arcara, Rachel Berkowitz, Brittany D. Chambers, Sky Feuer, Elena Flowers, Jonathan Fuchs, Anu Manchikanti Gomez, Rita Hamad, Miriam Kuppermann, Tania Pacheco-Werner, Matt Pantell, Scott P. Oltman, Larry Rand, Kelli K. Ryckman, Laura Jelliffe-Pawlwski. .
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    19. Retirements of Coal and Oil Power Plants in California: Association With Reduced Preterm Birth Among Populations Nearby. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 08 01; 187(8):1586-1594. Casey JA, Karasek D, Ogburn EL, Goin DE, Dang K, Braveman PA, Morello-Frosch R. PMID: 29796613.
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    20. Increase in fertility following coal and oil power plant retirements in California. Environ Health. 2018 05 02; 17(1):44. Casey JA, Gemmill A, Karasek D, Ogburn EL, Goin DE, Morello-Frosch R. PMID: 29720194.
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    21. Reproductive suppression, birth defects, and periviable birth. Evol Appl. 2018 Jun; 11(5):762-767. Catalano R, Bruckner TA, Karasek D, Yang W, Shaw GM. PMID: 29875817.
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    22. Understanding periviable birth: A microeconomic alternative to the dysregulation narrative. Soc Sci Med. 2019 07; 233:281-284. Catalano R, Bruckner T, Avalos LA, Stewart H, Karasek D, Kariv S, Gemmill A, Saxton K, Casey J. PMID: 29274689.
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    23. Separating the Bruce and Trivers-Willard effects in theory and in human data. Am J Hum Biol. 2018 03; 30(2). Catalano R, Gemmill A, Casey J, Karasek D, Stewart H, Saxton K. PMID: 29083077.
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    24. Cohort Variation in Selection During Pregnancy and Risk of Selected Birth Defects Among Males. Epidemiology. 2017 07; 28(4):580-586. Bruckner TA, Karasek D, Yang W, Shaw GM, Catalano RA. PMID: 28346269.
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    25. Lifespan adversity and later adulthood telomere length in the nationally representative US Health and Retirement Study. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 10 18; 113(42):E6335-E6342. Puterman E, Gemmill A, Karasek D, Weir D, Adler NE, Prather AA, Epel ES. PMID: 27698131.
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    26. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Role of Childhood Adversities for Mental Disorders Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescents. Epidemiology. 2016 09; 27(5):697-704. Ahern J, Karasek D, Luedtke AR, Bruckner TA, van der Laan MJ. PMID: 27196805.
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    27. Shared risk aversion in spontaneous and induced abortion. Hum Reprod. 2016 May; 31(5):1113-9. Catalano R, Bruckner TA, Karasek D, Adler NE, Mortensen LH. PMID: 26965433.
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    28. Racial and ethnic differences in women's preferences for features of contraceptive methods. Contraception. 2016 05; 93(5):406-11. Jackson AV, Karasek D, Dehlendorf C, Foster DG. PMID: 26738619.
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    29. Stroke-attributable death among older persons during the great recession. Econ Hum Biol. 2016 05; 21:56-63. Falconi A, Gemmill A, Karasek D, Goodman J, Anderson B, Lee M, Bellows B, Catalano R. PMID: 26744999.
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    30. Abortion Patients' Experience and Perceptions of Waiting Periods: Survey Evidence before Arizona's Two-visit 24-hour Mandatory Waiting Period Law. Womens Health Issues. 2016 Jan-Feb; 26(1):60-6. Karasek D, Roberts SC, Weitz TA. PMID: 26626710.
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    31. Do macroeconomic contractions induce or 'harvest' suicides? A test of competing hypotheses. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Nov; 69(11):1071-6. Gemmill A, Falconi A, Karasek D, Hartig T, Anderson E, Catalano R. PMID: 26188057.
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    32. Timing of birth: Parsimony favors strategic over dysregulated parturition. Am J Hum Biol. 2016 Jan-Feb; 28(1):31-5. Catalano R, Goodman J, Margerison-Zilko C, Falconi A, Gemmill A, Karasek D, Anderson E. PMID: 25998321.
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    33. Twins less frequent than expected among male births in risk averse populations. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2015 Jun; 18(3):314-20. Karasek D, Goodman J, Gemmill A, Falconi A, Hartig T, Magganas A, Catalano R. PMID: 25917386.
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    34. 16. A Home of One's Own: Formerly Homeless Youth's Experiences of Transition into Permanent Supportive Housing. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2015 Feb 1; 56(2):s9. Sarah Brothers, Jeffrey Schonberg, Jessica Lin, Deborah Karasek, Colette Auerswald. .
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    35. Cervical cancer precursors and hormonal contraceptive use in HIV-positive women: application of a causal model and semi-parametric estimation methods. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e101090. Leslie HH, Karasek DA, Harris LF, Chang E, Abdulrahim N, Maloba M, Huchko MJ. PMID: 24979709.
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    36. Very low birthweight: dysregulated gestation versus evolutionary adaptation. Soc Sci Med. 2014 May; 108:237-42. Catalano R, Karasek D, Gemmill A, Falconi A, Goodman J, Magganas A, Hartig T. PMID: 24593927.
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    37. Delayed pregnancy testing and second-trimester abortion: can public health interventions assist with earlier detection of unintended pregnancy? Contraception. 2014 May; 89(5):400-6. Swanson M, Karasek D, Drey E, Foster DG. PMID: 24636226.
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    38. Patient contraceptive preferences and disparities in the use of effective contraceptive methods in the United States. Contraception. 2013 Sep 1; 88(3):466. A. Jackson, D. Karasek, C. Dehlendorf, D. Foster. .
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    39. Contraceptive features preferred by black and Latina women. Contraception. 2013 Aug 1; 88(2):311. A. Jackson, D. Karasek, C. Dehlendorf, D. Greene-Foster. .
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    40. The contribution of attenuated selection in utero to small-for-gestational-age (SGA) among term African American male infants. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Jul; 88:83-9. Goodman JM, Karasek D, Anderson E, Catalano RA. PMID: 23702213.
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    41. Contraceptive features preferred by women at high risk of unintended pregnancy. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Sep; 44(3):194-200. Lessard LN, Karasek D, Ma S, Darney P, Deardorff J, Lahiff M, Grossman D, Foster DG. PMID: 22958664.
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    42. Women's empowerment and ideal family size: an examination of DHS empowerment measures in Sub-Saharan Africa. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Jun; 38(2):78-89. Upadhyay UD, Karasek D. PMID: 22832148.
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    43. Unprotected intercourse among women wanting to avoid pregnancy: attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs. Womens Health Issues. 2012 May-Jun; 22(3):e311-8. Biggs MA, Karasek D, Foster DG. PMID: 22555219.
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    44. Evaluating the clinical competency of nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants learning to provide aspiration abortions. Contraception. 2012 Mar 1; 85(3):324. A. Levi, D. Karasek, D. Taylor, S. Nyborg, M. Battistelli. .
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    45. Social norms, collective efficacy, and smoking cessation in urban neighborhoods. Am J Public Health. 2012 Feb; 102(2):343-51. Karasek D, Ahern J, Galea S. PMID: 22390449.
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    46. Inability to predict postpartum hemorrhage: insights from Egyptian intervention data. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2011 Nov 28; 11:97. Prata N, Hamza S, Bell S, Karasek D, Vahidnia F, Holston M. PMID: 22123123.
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    47. Attitudes toward unprotected intercourse and risk of pregnancy among women seeking abortion. Womens Health Issues. 2012 Mar; 22(2):e149-55. Foster DG, Higgins JA, Karasek D, Ma S, Grossman D. PMID: 22000817.
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    48. Interest in using intrauterine contraception when the option of self-removal is provided. Contraception. 2011 Sep 1; 84(3):318. D. Foster, D. Karasek, D. Grossman, P. Darney, E. Schwarz. .
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    49. Training to competence and beyond: evaluation of a standardized training program for establishing and maintaining competence in early aspiration abortion care. Contraception. 2011 Sep 1; 84(3):314. D. Taylor, A. Levi, J. Waldman, S. Goodman, M. Battistelli, D. Karasek, T. Weitz. .
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    50. Interest in using intrauterine contraception when the option of self-removal is provided. Contraception. 2012 Mar; 85(3):257-62. Foster DG, Karasek D, Grossman D, Darney P, Schwarz EB. PMID: 22067772.
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    51. Community-based provision of DMPA in Tigray, Ethiopia: Task shifting to reach women. Contraception. 2010 Aug 1; 82(2):198. N. Prata, A. Gessessew, A. Cartwright, D. Karasek, M. Potts. .
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