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Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD

Title(s)Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
Phone415-514-0892
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research2008 Graduate Division (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San FranciscoSpecialty Residency2003HIV/AIDS Ambulatory Care
    University of California San Francisco Medical CenterResidency2002Pharmacy Practice
    University of California, San FranciscoPharm.D.2001 Pharmacy

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    Dr. Cocohoba is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Cocohoba specializes in HIV/AIDS Ambulatory Care. She serves as the clinical pharmacist at the UCSF Womens’ HIV Program (WHP) where she supports antiretroviral therapy, patient adherence, chronic disease management, and opioid stewardship. She also serves as a faculty advisor and research mentor for the Mabuhay Health Center, a UCSF student-run free clinic. Dr. Cocohoba conducts research on pharmacy-based interventions to improve adherence to HIV antiretroviral medicines, antiretroviral therapy concordance with national treatment guidelines, sex-related HIV treatment disparities, patient/provider communication, and on health of Filipino-Americans.

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    Improving Retention in Care, Adherence and HIV prevention Behaviors of Minorities with HIV through Medication Therapy Management of HIV Disease in Community Pharmacies
    NIH U65PS004275Sep 30, 2013 - Sep 29, 2016
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Beyond Pill-Counting: Effect of Pharmacist Counseling on Antiretroviral Adherence
    NIH/NIMH K23MH087218Apr 1, 2010 - Mar 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Mills JC, Pence BW, Edmonds A, Adedimeji A, Schwartz RM, Kassaye S, Cocohoba J, Cohen MH, Neigh G, Fischl MA, Kempf MC, Adimora AA. The Impact of Cumulative Depression Along the HIV Care Continuum in Women Living With HIV During the Era of Universal Antiretroviral Treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Nov 01; 82(3):225-233. PMID: 31335585.
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    2. Kerchberger AM, Sheth AN, Angert CD, Mehta CC, Summers NA, Ofotokun I, Gustafson D, Weiser SD, Sharma A, Adimora AA, French AL, Augenbraun M, Cocohoba J, Kassaye S, Bolivar H, Govindarajulu U, Konkle-Parker D, Golub ET, Lahiri CD. Weight Gain Associated with Integrase Stand Transfer Inhibitor Use in Women. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 28. PMID: 31504324.
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    3. Tamraz B, Reisner L, French AL, King ST, Fischl MA, Ofotokun I, Kashuba A, Milam J, Murphy K, Augenbraun M, Liu C, Finley PR, Aouizerat B, Cocohoba J, Gange S, Bacchetti P, Greenblatt RM. Association between Use of Methadone, Other Central Nervous System Depressants, and QTc Interval-Prolonging Medications and Risk of Mortality in a Large Cohort of Women Living with or at Risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection. Pharmacotherapy. 2019 Sep; 39(9):899-911. PMID: 31332819.
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    4. Lopez MI, Cocohoba J, Cohen SE, Trainor N, Levy MM, Dong BJ. Implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis at a community pharmacy through a collaborative practice agreement with San Francisco Department of Public Health. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2019 Aug 09. PMID: 31405804.
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    5. Chandran A, Benning L, Musci RJ, Wilson TE, Milam J, Adedimeji A, Parish C, Adimora AA, Cocohoba J, Cohen MH, Holstad M, Kassaye S, Kempf MC, Golub ET. The Longitudinal Association between Social Support on HIV Medication Adherence and Healthcare Utilization in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. AIDS Behav. 2019 Aug; 23(8):2014-2024. PMID: 30311104.
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    6. Cuca YP, Shumway M, Machtinger EL, Davis K, Khanna N, Cocohoba J, Dawson-Rose C. The Association of Trauma with the Physical, Behavioral, and Social Health of Women Living with HIV: Pathways to Guide Trauma-informed Health Care Interventions. Womens Health Issues. 2019 Sep - Oct; 29(5):376-384. PMID: 31303419.
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    7. E. Witt, J. Zhu, H. Kirkham, J. Cocohoba, M. Stebbins. PBI36 CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE: ADHERENCE TO BIOLOGICS AND HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION IN A TERTIARY MEDICAL CENTER. Value in Health. 2019 May 1; 22:s54.
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    8. Cocohoba J, Pohlman B, Tran JS, Kirkham H, Joyce C, Clark K, Stebbins M. Modeling specialty medicine access: Understanding key health system processes and players. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2019 Jan - Feb; 59(1):43-50.e3. PMID: 30416069.
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    9. Mills JC, Pence BW, Todd JV, Bengtson AM, Breger TL, Edmonds A, Cook RL, Adedimeji A, Schwartz RM, Kassaye S, Milam J, Cocohoba J, Cohen M, Golub E, Neigh G, Fischl M, Kempf MC, Adimora AA. Cumulative Burden of Depression and All-Cause Mortality in Women Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 10 30; 67(10):1575-1581. PMID: 29618020.
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    10. Ly W, Cocohoba J, Chyorny A, Halpern J, Auerswald C, Myers J. Perspectives on Integrated HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Testing Among Persons Entering a Northern California Jail: A Pilot Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 06 01; 78(2):214-220. PMID: 29474267.
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    11. Todd JV, Cole SR, Wohl DA, Simpson RJ, Jonsson Funk M, Brookhart MA, Cocohoba J, Merenstein D, Sharma A, Lazar J, Milam J, Cohen M, Gange S, Lewis TT, Burkholder G, Adimora AA. Underutilization of Statins When Indicated in HIV-Seropositive and Seronegative Women. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2017 Nov; 31(11):447-454. PMID: 29087746.
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    12. Dong BJ, Lopez M, Cocohoba J. Pharmacists performing hepatitis C antibody point-of-care screening in a community pharmacy: A pilot project. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2017 Jul - Aug; 57(4):510-515.e2. PMID: 28602784.
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    13. Ludema C, Cole SR, Eron JJ, Holmes GM, Anastos K, Cocohoba J, Cohen MH, Cooper HLF, Golub ET, Kassaye S, Konkle-Parker D, Metsch L, Milam J, Wilson TE, Adimora AA. Health Insurance Type and Control of Hypertension Among US Women Living With and Without HIV Infection in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Am J Hypertens. 2017 Jun 01; 30(6):594-601. PMID: 28407044.
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    14. Empson S, Cuca YP, Cocohoba J, Dawson-Rose C, Davis K, Machtinger EL. Seeking Safety Group Therapy for Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorder and PTSD among Transgender Women Living with HIV: A Pilot Study. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2017 Sep-Oct; 49(4):344-351. PMID: 28524758.
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    15. Ludema C, Cole SR, Eron JJ, Edmonds A, Holmes GM, Anastos K, Cocohoba J, Cohen M, Cooper HL, Golub ET, Kassaye S, Konkle-Parker D, Metsch L, Milam J, Wilson TE, Adimora AA. Impact of Health Insurance, ADAP, and Income on HIV Viral Suppression Among US Women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study, 2006-2009. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 11 01; 73(3):307-312. PMID: 27763995.
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    16. Hanna DB, Jung M, Xue X, Anastos K, Cocohoba JM, Cohen MH, Golub ET, Hessol NA, Levine AM, Wilson TE, Young MA, Kaplan RC. Trends in Nonlipid Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Management in the Women's Interagency HIV Study and Association with Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2016 10; 30(10):445-454. PMID: 27749112.
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    17. Cocohoba J. Pharmacists caring for transgender persons. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 02 01; 74(3):170-174. PMID: 27486064.
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    18. Corelli RL, Muchnik MA, Beechinor RJ, Fong G, Vogt EM, Cocohoba JM, Tsourounis C, Hudmon KS. Perceptions and Cost-Analysis of a Multiple Mini-Interview in a Pharmacy School Admissions Process. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015 Nov 25; 79(9):135. PMID: 26839425.
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    19. Jennifer Cocohoba. HIV in the United States: a pharmacy perspective. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 2014 Dec 1; 44(4):177-178.
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    20. Cook JA, Burke-Miller JK, Grey DD, Cocohoba J, Liu C, Schwartz RM, Golub ET, Anastos K, Steigman PJ, Cohen MH. Do HIV-positive women receive depression treatment that meets best practice guidelines? AIDS Behav. 2014 Jun; 18(6):1094-102. PMID: 24402689.
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    21. Hanna DB, Hessol NA, Golub ET, Cocohoba JM, Cohen MH, Levine AM, Wilson TE, Young M, Anastos K, Kaplan RC. Increase in single-tablet regimen use and associated improvements in adherence-related outcomes in HIV-infected women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Apr 15; 65(5):587-96. PMID: 24326606.
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    22. Cocohoba J, Dong BJ, Johnson MO, Saberi P. Reporting of critical information in studies of pharmacists in HIV care. Int J Pharm Pract. 2014 Dec; 22(6):375-85. PMID: 24467531.
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    23. Cocohoba J, Comfort M, Kianfar H, Johnson MO. A qualitative study examining HIV antiretroviral adherence counseling and support in community pharmacies. J Manag Care Pharm. 2013 Jul-Aug; 19(6):454-60. PMID: 23806059.
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    24. Cocohoba JM, Murphy P, Pietrandoni G, Guglielmo BJ. Improved antiretroviral refill adherence in HIV-focused community pharmacies. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2012 Sep-Oct; 52(5):e67-73. PMID: 23023860.
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    25. Murphy P, Cocohoba J, Tang A, Pietrandoni G, Hou J, Guglielmo BJ. Impact of HIV-specialized pharmacies on adherence and persistence with antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Sep; 26(9):526-31. PMID: 22860900.
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    26. Cocohoba JM, Althoff KN, Cohen M, Hu H, Cunningham CO, Sharma A, Greenblatt RM. Pharmacist counseling in a cohort of women with HIV and women at risk for HIV. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2012; 6:457-63. PMID: 22791983.
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    27. Saberi P, Dong BJ, Johnson MO, Greenblatt RM, Cocohoba JM. The impact of HIV clinical pharmacists on HIV treatment outcomes: a systematic review. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2012; 6:297-322. PMID: 22536064.
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    28. Sherman EM, Cocohoba JM, Neff SE, Dong BJ. Health care provider satisfaction with telephone consultations provided by pharmacists and physicians at the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center. Ann Pharmacother. 2011 Dec; 45(12):1499-505. PMID: 22085777.
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    29. Cocohoba J. Making sense of side effects. BETA. 2011 Fall-Winter; 23(4):19-29. PMID: 22567824.
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    30. Cocohoba JM, Althoff KN, Godfrey R, Palella FJ, Greenblatt RM. Influence of gender on receipt of guideline-based antiretroviral therapy in the era of HAART. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(1):20-9. PMID: 21732716.
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    31. Lao CK, Gruta C, John MD, Cocohoba J. A comparison of tenofovir-associated renal function changes in HIV-infected African Americans vs Caucasians. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Jun; 103(6):518-22. PMID: 21830636.
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    32. J. Cocohoba, P. Murphy, G. Pietrandoni, J. Guglielmo. PIN36 ANTIRETROVIRAL REFILL ADHERENCE IN COMMUNITY HIV SPECIALTY PHARMACIES (HIV-SP) VERSUS NON-SPECIALIZED PHARMACIES (NSP). Value in Health. 2011 May 1; 14(3):a120.
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    33. Elizabeth M. Sherman, Jennifer M. Cocohoba, Betty J. Dong. Raltegravir Intensification Therapy in Two Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients with Undetectable Viremia and Discordant CD4+ Response. Pharmacotherapy The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy. 2011 May 1; 31(5):525-525.
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    34. Yi T, Cocohoba J, Cohen M, Anastos K, DeHovitz JA, Kono N, Hanna DB, Hessol NA. The impact of the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) on use of highly active antiretroviral and antihypertensive therapy among HIV-infected women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Mar 01; 56(3):253-62. PMID: 21239994.
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    35. Cocohoba J, Hsu T, Greenblatt RM. Community Pharmacy Use Patterns of Women with HIV and Women At Risk for HIV in the San Francisco Bay Area. J Pharm Technol. 2010 Sep-Oct; 26(5):271-275. PMID: 26478916.
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    36. Cocohoba J. Hormonal contraception for HIV positive women. BETA. 2010 Winter-Spring; 22(2):36-40. PMID: 21032956.
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    37. Cocohoba J. The SWITCHMRK studies: substitution of lopinavir/ritonavir with raltegravir in HIV-positive individuals. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2009 Dec; 7(10):1159-63. PMID: 19968507.
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    38. Cocohoba J, Ramay B, Patterson S. HIV postexposure prophylaxis availability in U.S. rural hospitals. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008 Oct 01; 65(19):1796-7. PMID: 18796416.
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    39. Cocohoba J, Dong BJ. Raltegravir: the first HIV integrase inhibitor. Clin Ther. 2008 Oct; 30(10):1747-65. PMID: 19014832.
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    40. El-Ibiary SY, Cocohoba JM. Effects of HIV antiretrovirals on the pharmacokinetics of hormonal contraceptives. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2008 Jun; 13(2):123-32. PMID: 18465473.
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    41. Cocohoba J, Wang QJ, Cox C, Gange SJ, Cohen M, Glesby M, DeHovitz JA, Greenblatt RM. Consistency of initial antiretroviral therapy with HIV treatment guidelines in a US cohort of HIV-infected women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Mar 01; 47(3):377-83. PMID: 18176324.
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    42. Robinson CA, Cocohoba J, MacDougall C, John MD, Guglielmo BJ. Discordance between ambulatory care clinic and community pharmacy medication databases for HIV-positive patients. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2007 Sep-Oct; 47(5):613-5. PMID: 17848351.
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    43. Jennifer Cocohoba, Betty J. Dong. ARV Medication Errors: Experience of a Community-Based HIV Specialty Clinic and Review of the Literature. Hospital Pharmacy. 2007 Aug 1; 42(8):720-728.
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    44. El-Ibiary S, Cocohoba J. Refusals by pharmacists to dispense emerging contraception: a critique. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Sep; 108(3 Pt 1):692; author reply 692-3. PMID: 16946232.
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    45. Dong BJ, Cocohoba JM. Tipranavir: a protease inhibitor for HIV salvage therapy. Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Jul-Aug; 40(7-8):1311-21. PMID: 16788094.
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    46. Graves D, Cocohoba J, Gruta C, Goldschmidt R. Potential adverse effects and inferior efficacy in ARV treatment. J Natl Med Assoc. 2004 May; 96(5):692-3; author reply 693. PMID: 15160990.
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    47. Cocohoba JM, McNicholl IR. Valganciclovir: an advance in cytomegalovirus therapeutics. Ann Pharmacother. 2002 Jun; 36(6):1075-9. PMID: 12022911.
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