Gabriela Schmajuk, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address4150 Clement St
San Francisco CA 94121
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    HarvardA.B.Biochemical Sciences
    University of PennsylvaniaMDMedicine
    Brigham and Women's HospitalInternal Medicine
    Stanford UniversityMScEpidemiology
    Stanford HospitalRheumatology

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    Incorporating PRO Data into RA Clinical Encounters using Health-IT (PACT)
    AHRQ R01HS025405Apr 1, 2018 - Jan 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A rational approach to liver toxicity monitoring in methotrexate users
    NIH/NIAMS K23AR063770Jan 15, 2013 - Dec 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Murray SG, Avati A, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Automated and flexible identification of complex disease: building a model for systemic lupus erythematosus using noisy labeling. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Nov 22. PMID: 30476175.
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    2. Schmajuk G, Jafri K, Evans M, Shiboski S, Gianfrancesco M, Izadi Z, Patterson SL, Aggarwal I, Sarkar U, Dudley RA, Yazdany J. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) prophylaxis patterns among patients with rheumatic diseases receiving high-risk immunosuppressant drugs. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2018 Nov 03. PMID: 30449650.
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    3. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Further Lessons in Pneumocystis Pneumonia Prophylaxis. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Nov 01; 178(11):1565-1566. PMID: 30398556.
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    4. Ragouzeos D, Gandrup J, Berrean B, Li J, Murphy M, Trupin L, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. "Am I OK?" using human centered design to empower rheumatoid arthritis patients through patient reported outcomes. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Oct 28. PMID: 30446358.
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    5. Gianfrancesco MA, Tamang S, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. Potential Biases in Machine Learning Algorithms Using Electronic Health Record Data. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Aug 20. PMID: 30128552.
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    6. Izadi Z, Katz PP, Schmajuk G, Gandrup J, Li J, Gianfrancesco M, Yazdany J. Effects of language, insurance and race/ethnicity on measurement properties of the PROMIS Physical Function Short Form 10a in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Aug 12. PMID: 30099861.
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    7. Li J, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Izadi Z, Gianfrancesco M, Goglin S, Schmajuk G. Capturing a Patient-Reported Measure of Physical Function Through an Online Electronic Health Record Patient Portal in an Ambulatory Clinic: Implementation Study. JMIR Med Inform. 2018 May 09; 6(2):e31. PMID: 29743158.
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    8. Patterson SL, Schmajuk G, Jafri K, Yazdany J, Katz P. Obesity Independently Associates with Worse Patient-Reported Outcomes in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 May 08. PMID: 29740985.
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    9. Gianfrancesco MA, Schmajuk G, Haserodt S, Trupin L, Izadi Z, Jafri K, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Dudley RA, Yazdany J. Correction to: Hydroxychloroquine dosing in immune-mediated diseases: implications for patient safety. Rheumatol Int. 2018 02; 38(2):319. PMID: 29273937.
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    10. Schmajuk G, Hoyer BF, Aringer M, Johnson SR, Daikh DI, Dörner T. Multi-center Delphi Exercise Reveals Important Key Items for Classifying Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Dec 29. PMID: 29287313.
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    11. Gianfrancesco MA, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. The impact of smoking on disease measures in rheumatoid arthritis: the need for appropriate adjustment of time-varying confounding. Rheumatol Int. 2018 02; 38(2):313-314. PMID: 29209792.
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    12. Murray SG, Yim JWL, Croci R, Rajkomar A, Schmajuk G, Khanna R, Cucina RJ. Using Spatial and Temporal Mapping to Identify Nosocomial Disease Transmission of Clostridium difficile. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Dec 01; 177(12):1863-1865. PMID: 29059280.
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    13. Jafri K, Ogdie A, Qasim A, Patterson SL, Gianfrancesco M, Izadi Z, Katz P, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. Discordance of the Framingham cardiovascular risk score and the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association risk score in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Feb; 37(2):467-474. PMID: 28993952.
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    14. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Leveraging the electronic health record to improve quality and safety in rheumatology. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Oct; 37(10):1603-1610. PMID: 28852846.
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    15. Gianfrancesco MA, Schmajuk G, Haserodt S, Trupin L, Izadi Z, Jafri K, Shiboski S, Sirota M. Hydroxychloroquine dosing in immune-mediated diseases: implications for patient safety. Rheumatol Int. 2017 10; 37(10):1611-1618. PMID: 28748425.
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    16. Kidambi TD, Schmajuk G, Gross AJ, Ostroff JW, Terdiman JP, Lee JK. Endoscopy is of low yield in the identification of gastrointestinal neoplasia in patients with dermatomyositis: A cross-sectional study. World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Jul 14; 23(26):4788-4795. PMID: 28765700.
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    17. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Trupin L, Yazdany J. Variations in Radiographic Procedure Use for Medicare Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 May; 69(5):642-648. PMID: 27390167.
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    18. Katz P, Margaretten M, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J, Yelin E. Reply. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Mar; 69(3):455-456. PMID: 28129462.
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    19. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Trupin L, Li J, Sarkar U, Ludwig D, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Dudley RA, Murray S, Yazdany J. Using health-system-wide data to understand hepatitis B virus prophylaxis and reactivation outcomes in patients receiving rituximab. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar; 96(13):e6528. PMID: 28353614.
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    20. Tonner C, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. A new era of quality measurement in rheumatology: electronic clinical quality measures and national registries. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2017 Mar; 29(2):131-137. PMID: 27941392.
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    21. Katz PP, Andrews J, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Yelin E. Is frailty a relevant concept in SLE? Lupus Sci Med. 2017; 4(1):e000186. PMID: 28243456.
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    22. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Miao Y, Yazdany J, Gannon J, Boscardin WJ, Daikh DI, Steinman MA. Folic Acid Supplementation Is Suboptimal in a National Cohort of Older Veterans Receiving Low Dose Oral Methotrexate. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0168369. PMID: 27977768.
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    23. Yazdany J, Robbins M, Schmajuk G, Desai S, Lacaille D, Neogi T, Singh JA, Genovese M, Myslinski R, Fisk N, Francisco M, Newman E. Development of the American College of Rheumatology's Rheumatoid Arthritis Electronic Clinical Quality Measures. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Nov; 68(11):1579-1590. PMID: 27564778.
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    24. Yazdany J, Myslinski R, Miller A, Francisco M, Desai S, Schmajuk G, Lacaille D, Barber CE, Orozco C, Bunyard M, Bergman MJ, Passo M, Matteson EL, Olson R, Silverman S, Warren R, Nola K, Robbins M. Methods for Developing the American College of Rheumatology's Electronic Clinical Quality Measures. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Oct; 68(10):1402-9. PMID: 27390129.
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    25. Bays A, Wahl E, Daikh DI, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. Implementation of disease activity measurement for rheumatoid arthritis patients in an academic rheumatology clinic. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 08 15; 16(a):384. PMID: 27527720; PMCID: PMC4986364.
    26. Katz PP, Barton J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J, Ruiz PJ, Yelin E. Poverty, Depression, or Lost in Translation? Ethnic and Language Variation in Patient-Reported Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 May; 68(5):621-8. PMID: 26414775; PMCID: PMC4809778 [Available on 05/01/17].
    27. Murray SG, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Gensler L, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Gansky SA, Yazdany J. National Lupus Hospitalization Trends Reveal Rising Rates of Herpes Zoster and Declines in Pneumocystis Pneumonia. PLoS One. 2016; 11(1):e0144918. PMID: 26731012; PMCID: PMC4701172.
    28. Katz P, Margaretten M, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J, Yelin E. Role of Sleep Disturbance, Depression, Obesity, and Physical Inactivity in Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Jan; 68(1):81-90. PMID: 25779719.
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    29. Yazdany J, Tonner C, Schmajuk G. Use and Spending for Biologic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis Among US Medicare Beneficiaries. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Sep; 67(9):1210-8. PMID: 25776035; PMCID: PMC4573380.
    30. Scheibe MM, Imboden JB, Schmajuk G, Margaretten M, Graf JD, Chen AH, Yelin EH, Yazdany J. Efficiency Gains for Rheumatology Consultation Using a Novel Electronic Referral System in a Safety-Net Health Setting. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Aug; 67(8):1158-63. PMID: 25623810; PMCID: PMC4515392.
    31. Andrews JS, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Barton J, Margaretten M, Yazdany J, Yelin EH, Katz PP. Muscle Strength and Changes in Physical Function in Women With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Aug; 67(8):1070-7. PMID: 25623919; PMCID: PMC4515406.
    32. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Yazdany J. Factors associated with access to rheumatologists for Medicare patients. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2016 Feb; 45(4):511-8. PMID: 26319646; PMCID: PMC4561995 [Available on 02/01/17].
    33. Murray SG, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Lawson E, Cascino M, Barton J, Margaretten M, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Yazdany J. A population-based study of infection-related hospital mortality in patients with dermatomyositis/polymyositis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 May; 67(5):673-80. PMID: 25331828; PMCID: PMC4404175.
    34. Schmajuk G, Bozic KJ, Yazdany J. Using medicare data to understand health care value--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Mar; 175(3):462-3. PMID: 25730567.
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    35. Yelin E, Yazdany J, Tonner C, Trupin L, Criswell LA, Katz P, Schmajuk G. Interactions between patients, providers, and health systems and technical quality of care. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Mar; 67(3):417-24. PMID: 25132660; PMCID: PMC4320034.
    36. Andrews JS, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Barton J, Margaretten M, Yazdany J, Yelin EH, Katz PP. Muscle strength, muscle mass, and physical disability in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Jan; 67(1):120-7. PMID: 25049114; PMCID: PMC4280326.
    37. Slavotinek A, Kaylor J, Pierce H, Cahr M, DeWard SJ, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Alsadah A, Salem F, Schmajuk G, Mehta L. CRB2 mutations produce a phenotype resembling congenital nephrosis, Finnish type, with cerebral ventriculomegaly and raised alpha-fetoprotein. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Jan 08; 96(1):162-9. PMID: 25557780; PMCID: PMC4289687.
    38. Yazdany J, Tonner C, Schmajuk G, Lin GA, Trivedi AN. Receipt of glucocorticoid monotherapy among Medicare beneficiaries with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Oct; 66(10):1447-55. PMID: 25244314; PMCID: PMC4459885.
    39. Schmajuk G, Bozic KJ, Yazdany J. Using Medicare data to understand low-value health care: the case of intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct; 174(10):1702-4. PMID: 25156406; PMCID: PMC4222674.
    40. Schmajuk G, Miao Y, Yazdany J, Boscardin WJ, Daikh DI, Steinman MA. Identification of risk factors for elevated transaminases in methotrexate users through an electronic health record. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Aug; 66(8):1159-66. PMID: 24470205; PMCID: PMC4112168.
    41. Su R, Schmajuk G. Proteome-wide analysis and CXCL4 in systemic sclerosis. N Engl J Med. 2014 04 17; 370(16):1562. PMID: 24738678.
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    42. Yazdany J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Katz PP, Yelin EH. Quality of care in systemic lupus erythematosus: the association between process and outcome measures in the Lupus Outcomes Study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Aug; 23(8):659-66. PMID: 24614054; PMCID: PMC4117346.
    43. Schmajuk G, Solomon DH, Yazdany J. Patterns of disease-modifying antirheumatic drug use in rheumatoid arthritis patients after 2002: a systematic review. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec; 65(12):1927-35. PMID: 23926092; PMCID: PMC4204800.
    44. Margaretten ME, Katz P, Schmajuk G, Yelin E. Missed opportunities for depression screening in patients with arthritis in the United States. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Dec; 28(12):1637-42. PMID: 23897128; PMCID: PMC3832729.
    45. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Underestimation of the reliability of codes for rheumatoid arthritis within administrative data: comment on the article by Ng et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 May; 65(5):835-6. PMID: 23212977.
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    46. Stephens C, Sackett N, Pierce R, Schopfer D, Schmajuk G, Moy N, Bachhuber M, Wallhagen MI, Lee SJ. Transitional care challenges of rehospitalized veterans: listening to patients and providers. Popul Health Manag. 2013 Oct; 16(5):326-31. PMID: 23560514; PMCID: PMC3780306.
    47. Yazdany J, Schmajuk G, Robbins M, Daikh D, Beall A, Yelin E, Barton J, Carlson A, Margaretten M, Zell J, Gensler LS, Kelly V, Saag K, King C. Choosing wisely: the American College of Rheumatology's Top 5 list of things physicians and patients should question. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Mar; 65(3):329-39. PMID: 23436818; PMCID: PMC4106486.
    48. Barton JL, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Graf J, Imboden J, Yelin EH, Schillinger D. Poor knowledge of methotrexate associated with older age and limited English-language proficiency in a diverse rheumatoid arthritis cohort. Arthritis Res Ther. 2013; 15(5):R157. PMID: 24432366; PMCID: PMC3978686.
    49. Katz PP, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Margaretten M, Barton J, Criswell LA, Yelin EH. Sex differences in assessment of obesity in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Jan; 65(1):62-70. PMID: 22833513; PMCID: PMC3501549.
    50. Yazdany J, Trupin L, Tonner C, Dudley RA, Zell J, Panopalis P, Schmajuk G, Julian L, Katz P, Criswell LA, Yelin E. Quality of care in systemic lupus erythematosus: application of quality measures to understand gaps in care. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct; 27(10):1326-33. PMID: 22588825; PMCID: PMC3445683.
    51. Schmajuk G, Trivedi AN, Solomon DH, Yelin E, Trupin L, Chakravarty EF, Yazdany J. Receipt of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Medicare managed care plans. JAMA. 2011 Feb 02; 305(5):480-6. PMID: 21285425; PMCID: PMC3172813.
    52. Gillis JZ, Panopalis P, Schmajuk G, Ramsey-Goldman R, Yazdany J. Systematic review of the literature informing the systemic lupus erythematosus indicators project: reproductive health care quality indicators. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Jan; 63(1):17-30. PMID: 20734353.
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    53. Yazdany J, Trupin L, Kaiser R, Schmajuk G, Gillis JZ, Chakravarty E, Schwarz EB. Contraceptive counseling and use among women with systemic lupus erythematosus: a gap in health care quality? Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Mar; 63(3):358-65. PMID: 21080446; PMCID: PMC3115517.
    54. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Drug monitoring in systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jun; 40(6):559-75. PMID: 21030066.
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    55. Schmajuk G, Yelin E, Chakravarty E, Nelson LM, Panopolis P, Yazdany J. Osteoporosis screening, prevention, and treatment in systemic lupus erythematosus: application of the systemic lupus erythematosus quality indicators. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Jul; 62(7):993-1001. PMID: 20589692; PMCID: PMC2953549.
    56. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Yelin E. Hydroxychloroquine treatment in a community-based cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Mar; 62(3):386-92. PMID: 20391485; PMCID: PMC2947342.
    57. Schmajuk G, Chakravarty EF. Arthritis: in the eye of the beholder? J Rheumatol. 2009 Sep; 36(9):1858-60. PMID: 19738206.
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    58. Sainani KL, Schmajuk G, Liu V. A caution on interpreting odds ratios. Sleep. 2009 Aug; 32(8):976. PMID: 19725246; PMCID: PMC2717202.
    59. Schmajuk G, Genovese MC. First report of idiopathic granulomatous mastitis treated with methotrexate monotherapy. J Rheumatol. 2009 Jul; 36(7):1559-60. PMID: 19567642.
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    60. Schmajuk G, Bush TM, Burkham J, Krishnan E, Chung L. Characterizing systemic sclerosis in Northern California: focus on Asian and Hispanic patients. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2009 May-Jun; 27(3 Suppl 54):22-5. PMID: 19796557.
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    61. Yazdany J, Panopalis P, Gillis JZ, Schmajuk G, MacLean CH, Wofsy D, Yelin E. A quality indicator set for systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Mar 15; 61(3):370-7. PMID: 19248127; PMCID: PMC2748348.
    62. Schmajuk G, Schneeweiss S, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Setoguchi S, Avorn J, Levin R, Solomon DH. Treatment of older adult patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: improved but not optimal. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Aug 15; 57(6):928-34. PMID: 17665462.
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