Jessica Rubin, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Avenue, MSB
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-443-2583
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    Yale University, New Haven, CTBS05/2009Biomedical Engineering
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NYMD05/2014
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NYMPH05/212Health Care Management
    UCSF, San Francisco, CAResidency06/2017Internal Medicine
    UCSF, San Francisco, CAFellowship06/2020Gastroenterology
    UCSF, San Francisco, CAFellowship06/2021Transplant Hepatology
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    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases2020Anna S. Lok Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Award (grant)
    American Society of Transplantation2019Women's Health Community of Practice Travel Award
    UCSF Department of Medicine2017Outstanding Resident Research Award
    European Association for the Study of the Liver2016Young Investigator Award (International Liver Congress)
    Weill Cornell Medicine2014Leonard P. Tow Humanism in Medicine Award / Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Weill Cornell Medicine2014John Metcalf Polk Prize
    Weill Cornell Medicine2014Glasgow-Rubin Memorial Achievement Award
    Weill Cornell Medicine2014Elise Strang L’Esperance Prize in Public Health
    Weill Cornell Medicine2013Alpha Omega Alpha
    Weill Cornell Medicine2013Hayworth-Gold Award for Excellence in Medical Professionalism
    Yale University2007Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary

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    I am a gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist who specializes in caring for patients with liver diseases, including those awaiting liver transplantation.

    My academic mission is to improve quality of life and outcomes among patients living with liver disease. As a health services researcher, my interest lies at the intersection of pain management and hepatology. Specifically, my goal is to identify safe and effective pain control strategies that will improve outcomes and quality of life, and increase access to transplant, for liver disease patients with pain. I also studies gender disparities in patients with liver disease and undergoing liver transplant.

    After earning my undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Yale University, I completed medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College and a Master of Public Health from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. I completed my residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at UCSF.

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    1. Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample (NIS). J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Mar 18. Berry K, Rubin JB, Lai JC. PMID: 33731600.
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    2. Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use and Related Adverse Events Among Patients With Cirrhosis: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Jun; 5(6):1081-1094. Rubin JB, Lai JC, Shui AM, Hohmann SF, Auerbach A. PMID: 34141991.
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    3. Sex-Based Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence After Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2020 Dec 14. Cullaro G, Rubin J, Mehta N, Yao F, Verna EC, Lai JC. PMID: 33323764.
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    4. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in pregnancy is associated with adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes. J Hepatol. 2020 09; 73(3):516-522. Sarkar M, Grab J, Dodge JL, Gunderson EP, Rubin J, Irani RA, Cedars M, Terrault N. PMID: 32531415.
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    5. Women who undergo liver transplant have longer length of stay post-transplant compared with men. Liver Int. 2020 07; 40(7):1725-1735. Rubin JB, Cullaro G, Ge J, Lai JC. PMID: 32412164.
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    6. Gender Differences Among Patients Hospitalized With Cirrhosis in the United States. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2020 01; 54(1):83-89. Rubin JB, Sundaram V, Lai JC. PMID: 30807399.
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    7. Differential Impact of Age Among Liver Transplant Candidates With and Without Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2020 03; 26(3):349-358. Cullaro G, Rubin JB, Mehta N, Lai JC. PMID: 31610089.
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    8. Hospitalized Women With Cirrhosis Have More Nonhepatic Comorbidities and Associated Complications Than Men. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 12; 18(13):3046-3048. Rubin JB, Srisengfa YT, Albhaisi S, Acharya C, Nangia G, Shaikh T, Thacker LR, Reddy KR, Tandon P, Bajaj JS, Lai JC. PMID: 31593766.
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    9. Women on the liver transplantation waitlist are at increased risk of hospitalization compared to men. World J Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb 28; 25(8):980-988. Rubin JB, Sinclair M, Rahimi RS, Tapper EB, Lai JC. PMID: 30833803.
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    10. Acetaminophen-induced Acute Liver Failure Is More Common and More Severe in Women. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 06; 16(6):936-946. Rubin JB, Hameed B, Gottfried M, Lee WM, Sarkar M, Acute Liver Failure Study Group . PMID: 29199145.
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    11. Characteristics of paid malpractice claims settled in and out of court in the USA: a retrospective analysis. BMJ Open. 2013 Jun 20; 3(6). Rubin JB, Bishop TF. PMID: 23794584.
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    12. Coronary heart disease in young adults. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2012 Apr; 14(2):140-9. Rubin JB, Borden WB. PMID: 22249950.
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    13. Are we studying what matters? Health priorities and NIH-funded biomedical engineering research. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Jul; 38(7):2237-51. Rubin JB, Paltiel AD, Saltzman WM. PMID: 20225125.
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    14. Disruption of CXCR4 enhances osteoclastogenesis and tumor growth in bone. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Aug 28; 104(35):14062-7. Hirbe AC, Rubin J, Uluçkan O, Morgan EA, Eagleton MC, Prior JL, Piwnica-Worms D, Weilbaecher KN. PMID: 17715292.
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