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Emma Samelson-Jones, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-7518
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    Harvard UniversityA.B.2002Chemistry and Physics
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2009 Medicine
    Columbia University, New York2013Psychiatry Residency
    Columbia University, New York2013Public Psychiatry Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    UCSF Health2018Exceptional Physician Award
    UCSF School of Medicine2017Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching

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    Dr. Emma Samelson-Jones is a clinician-educator within the Department of Psychiatry who combines psychopharmacology and psychotherapy in her clinical practice. She is an attending psychiatrist in the Psychotic Experiences Clinic and the general Adult Psychiatry Clinic at Langley-Porter, and in the primary care practice of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mt. Zion.

    As an educator, Dr. Samelson-Jones is interested in curriculum development and teaching focused on improving the mental health care provided by primary care providers. She serves as the Psychiatry Site Director for Medical Student Education at Parnassus and the psychiatry liaison for the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship at Parnassus (PISCES Program).

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    1. Samelson-Jones E, Mancini DM, Shapiro PA. Cardiac transplantation in adult patients with mental retardation: do outcomes support consensus guidelines? Psychosomatics. 2012 Mar-Apr; 53(2):133-8. PMID: 22424161.
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    2. Samelson-Jones E. Elegy. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 16; 152(6):398-9. PMID: 20231573.
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    3. Sahara H, Shimizu A, Setoyama K, Okumi M, Oku M, Samelson-Jones E, Yamada K. Carbon monoxide reduces pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury in miniature swine. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jun; 139(6):1594-601. PMID: 19909986.
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    4. Okumi M, Fishbein JM, Griesemer AD, Gianello PR, Hirakata A, Nobori S, Moran S, Samelson-Jones E, Shimizu A, Sachs DH, Yamada K. Role of persistence of antigen and indirect recognition in the maintenance of tolerance to renal allografts. Transplantation. 2008 Jan 27; 85(2):270-80. PMID: 18212633.
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    5. Nobori S, Shimizu A, Okumi M, Samelson-Jones E, Griesemer A, Hirakata A, Sachs DH, Yamada K. Thymic rejuvenation and the induction of tolerance by adult thymic grafts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Dec 12; 103(50):19081-6. PMID: 17148614.
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    6. Yamamoto S, Teranishi K, Kamano C, Samelson-Jones E, Arakawa H, Nobori S, Okumi M, Houser S, Shimizu A, Sachs DH, Yamada K. Role of the thymus in transplantation tolerance in miniature swine: V. Deficiency of the graft-to-thymus pathway of tolerance induction in recipients of cardiac transplants. Transplantation. 2006 Feb 27; 81(4):607-13. PMID: 16495810.
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    7. Nobori S, Samelson-Jones E, Shimizu A, Hisashi Y, Yamamoto S, Kamano C, Teranishi K, Vagefi PA, Nuhn M, Okumi M, Wong B, Houser S, Sachs DH, Yamada K. Long-term acceptance of fully allogeneic cardiac grafts by cotransplantation of vascularized thymus in miniature swine. Transplantation. 2006 Jan 15; 81(1):26-35. PMID: 16421473.
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    8. Yamamoto S, Lavelle JM, Vagefi PA, Arakawa H, Samelson-Jones E, Moran S, Teranishi K, Kamano C, Fishman J, Awwad M, Neville DM, Shimizu A, Sykes M, Sachs DH, Yamada K. Vascularized thymic lobe transplantation in a pig-to-baboon model: a novel strategy for xenogeneic tolerance induction and T-cell reconstitution. Transplantation. 2005 Dec 27; 80(12):1783-90. PMID: 16378075.
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    9. M Nuhn, S Nobori, V Tchipashvili, A Shimizu, E Samelson-Jones, S Moran, H Hong, Y Hisashi, K Yazawa, C Kamano, D Sachs, K Yamada. ISLET-KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION: DETERMINING THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF ISLET EQUIVALENTS NEEDED TO CURE DIABETES IN MGH-MINIATURE SWINE. Transplantation Journal. 2004 Jul 1; 78(2):627.
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    10. H Hong, K Yamada, A Shimizu, C Kamano, E Samelson-Jones, S Moran, D Sachs, M Hertl. THE ROLE OF HOST THYMIC FUNCTION IN THE INDUCTION OF TOLERANCE ACROSS FULL MHC BARRIERS BY FK506. Transplantation Journal. 2004 Jul 1; 78(2):528.
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