Paul Krezanoski, MD, MAS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Middlebury College, Middlebury, VTBA05/2001Anthropology and Computer Science
    United States Peace Corps, Madagascar05/2005Health education
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MAMD05/2010Medicine
    MGH-Harvard Residency Training, Boston, MA06/2014Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    UCSF Master's in Clinical Research, San Francisco, CA9/2021Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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    Thrasher Research Foundation2013Early Career Award
    American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health2010Elsevier Clinical Research Award
    Global Health Council2007New Investigator in Global Health

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    I am an internist and pediatrician working at San Francisco General Hospital. Since 2003 my work has focused on malaria prevention and the use of innovative technologies and research techniques to improve health in sub-Saharan Africa. I am a former Peace Corps volunteer (Madagascar 2003-2005) and I have run two randomized controlled trials on malaria prevention in Madagascar. I am the inventor of an electronic bednet adherence tool called SmartNet that remotely tracks the use of bednet use in at-risk households and is currently undergoing pilot testing in Uganda. I am also the Founding Director of Opportunity Solutions International, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which runs microfinance and innnovative health projects in Madagascar and Swaziland. I received a BA from Middlebury College in 2001 with a combined major in Anthropology and Computer Science. I obtained my medical degree from Boston University in 2010 and completed an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency in the Harvard/MGH combined program in 2014. I received my Master's in Clinical Research from UCSF in 2021.
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    Identifying gaps between LLIN use and vector exposure to improve malaria control
    NIH K23AI139364Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Dramatic resurgence of malaria after 7 years of intensive vector control interventions in Eastern Uganda. medRxiv. 2024 Mar 16. Kamya MR, Nankabirwa JI, Arinaitwe E, Rek J, Zedi M, Maiteki-Sebuguzi C, Opigo J, Staedke SG, Oruni A, Donnelly MJ, Greenhouse B, Briggs J, Krezanoski PJ, Bousema T, Rosenthal PJ, Olwoch P, Jagannathan P, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Dorsey G. PMID: 38559091; PMCID: PMC10980127.
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    2. Social network correlates of free and purchased insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Uganda. Malar J. 2022 Nov 24; 21(1):350. Takada S, Krezanoski PJ, Nyakato V, Bátwala V, O'Malley AJ, Perkins JM, Tsai AC, Bangsberg DR, Christakis NA, Nishi A. PMID: 36434632; PMCID: PMC9700953.
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    3. East Africa International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research: Summary of Key Research Findings. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2022 10 11; 107(4_Suppl):21-32. Nankabirwa JI, Rek J, Arinaitwe E, Namuganga JF, Nsobya SL, Asua V, Mawejje HD, Epstein A, Greenhouse B, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Briggs J, Krezanoski PJ, Rosenthal PJ, Conrad M, Smith D, Staedke SG, Drakeley C, Bousema T, Andolina C, Donnelly MJ, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. PMID: 36228916; PMCID: PMC9662228.
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    4. The role of informational support from women's social networks on antenatal care initiation: qualitative evidence from pregnant women in Uganda. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2022 Sep 16; 22(1):708. Comfort AB, El Ayadi AM, Camlin CS, Tsai AC, Nalubwama H, Byamugisha J, Walker DM, Moody J, Roberts T, Senoga U, Krezanoski PJ, Harper CC. PMID: 36114484; PMCID: PMC9479405.
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    5. Remote bednet use monitoring to describe patterns of use and exposure to female Anopheles mosquitoes in an Ugandan cohort. Front Epidemiol. 2022; 2. Krezanoski PJ, Rek J, Musiime A, Otto G, Kyagamba P, Rwatooro JA, Walters K, Romanel A, Arinaitwe E, Nankabirwa JI, Drakeley CJ, Kamya M, Dorsey G. PMID: 37854770; PMCID: PMC10583855.
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    6. A qualitative study of the acceptability of remote electronic bednet use monitoring in Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2022 05 19; 22(1):1010. Alexander SM, Agaba A, Campbell JI, Nambogo N, Camlin CS, Johnson M, Dorsey G, Olson KR, Bangsberg DR, Carroll RW, Santorino D, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 35590303; PMCID: PMC9118600.
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    7. Evaluation of an accelerometer-based monitor for detecting bed net use and human entry/exit using a machine learning algorithm. Malar J. 2022 Mar 12; 21(1):85. Koudou GB, Monroe A, Irish SR, Humes M, Krezanoski JD, Koenker H, Malone D, Hemingway J, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 35279149; PMCID: PMC8917707.
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    8. House design and risk of malaria, acute respiratory infection and gastrointestinal illness in Uganda: A cohort study. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2022; 2(3):e0000063. Musiime AK, Krezanoski PJ, Smith DL, Kilama M, Conrad MD, Otto G, Kyagamba P, Asiimwe J, Rek J, Nankabirwa JI, Arinaitwe E, Akol AM, Kamya MR, Staedke SG, Drakeley C, Bousema T, Lindsay SW, Dorsey G, Tusting LS. PMID: 36962263; PMCID: PMC10022195.
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    9. House design and risk of malaria, acute respiratory infection and gastrointestinal illness in Uganda: A cohort study. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022; 2(3): e0000063. . Musiime AK, Krezanoski PJ, Smith DL, Kilama M, Conrad MD, et al. View Publication.
    10. Marked reduction in antibiotic usage following intensive malaria control in a cohort of Ugandan children. BMC Med. 2021 11 30; 19(1):294. Krezanoski PJ, Roh ME, Rek J, Nankabirwa JI, Arinaitwe E, Staedke SG, Nayiga S, Hsiang MS, Smith D, Kamya M, Dorsey G. PMID: 34844601; PMCID: PMC8630830.
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    11. Social and provider networks and women's contraceptive use: Evidence from Madagascar. Contraception. 2021 08; 104(2):147-154. Comfort AB, Harper CC, Tsai AC, Moody J, Perkins JM, Rasolofomana JR, Alperin C, Ranjalahy AN, Heriniaina R, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 33901430; PMCID: PMC8541759.
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    12. Mental health among outpatient reproductive health care providers during the US COVID-19 epidemic. Reprod Health. 2021 Feb 24; 18(1):49. Comfort AB, Krezanoski PJ, Rao L, El Ayadi A, Tsai AC, Goodman S, Harper CC. PMID: 33627155; PMCID: PMC7903398.
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    13. The association between men's family planning networks and contraceptive use among their female partners: an egocentric network study in Madagascar. BMC Public Health. 2021 01 25; 21(1):209. Comfort AB, Harper CC, Tsai AC, Perkins JM, Moody J, Rasolofomana JR, Alperin C, Schultz M, Ranjalahy AN, Heriniaina R, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 33494746; PMCID: PMC7831255.
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    14. Non-adherence to long-lasting insecticide treated bednet use following successful malaria control in Tororo, Uganda. PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0243303. Rek J, Musiime A, Zedi M, Otto G, Kyagamba P, Asiimwe Rwatooro J, Arinaitwe E, Nankabirwa J, Staedke SG, Drakeley C, Rosenthal PJ, Kamya M, Dorsey G, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 33270743; PMCID: PMC7714220.
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    15. Association between recent overnight travel and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study in Tororo. Malar J. 2020 Nov 11; 19(1):405. Arinaitwe E, Nankabirwa JI, Krezanoski P, Rek J, Kamya V, Epstein A, Rosenthal PJ, Drakeley C, Kamya MR, Dorsey G, Staedke SG. PMID: 33176793; PMCID: PMC7661187.
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    16. The impact of pill counting on resource-limited health facilities: a thematic qualitative analysis in eSwatini. Health Policy Plan. 2020 May 01; 35(4):452-460. Krezanoski JD, Matshotyana K, Nxumalo N, Comfort AB, Khumalo P, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 32073622.
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    17. Comparison of traditional methods versus SAFEcount for filling prescriptions: A pilot study of an innovative pill counting solution in eSwatini. PLoS One. 2019; 14(12):e0224323. Krezanoski PJ, Krezanoski JD, Nxumalo N, Gabert R, Comfort AB, Khumalo P, Matshotyana K. PMID: 31800584; PMCID: PMC6892485.
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    18. Objective monitoring of mosquito bednet usage and the ethical challenge of respecting study bystanders' privacy. Clin Trials. 2019 10; 16(5):466-468. Krezanoski P, Haberer J. PMID: 31368779; PMCID: PMC10561128.
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    19. How Are Insecticide-Treated Bednets Used in Ugandan Households? A Comprehensive Characterization of Bednet Adherence Using a Remote Monitor. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 08; 101(2):404-411. Krezanoski PJ, Santorino D, Agaba A, Dorsey G, Bangsberg DR, Carroll RW. PMID: 31287045; PMCID: PMC6685570.
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    20. Social norms, misperceptions, and mosquito net use: a population-based, cross-sectional study in rural Uganda. Malar J. 2019 Jun 03; 18(1):189. Perkins JM, Krezanoski P, Takada S, Kakuhikire B, Batwala V, Tsai AC, Christakis NA, Bangsberg DR. PMID: 31159821; PMCID: PMC6547474.
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    21. Quantifying bias in measuring insecticide-treated bednet use: meta-analysis of self-reported vs objectively measured adherence. J Glob Health. 2018 Jun; 8(1):010411. Krezanoski PJ, Bangsberg DR, Tsai AC. PMID: 29619211; PMCID: PMC5878861.
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    22. The effect of price on demand for and use of bednets: evidence from a randomized experiment in Madagascar. Health Policy Plan. 2017 03 01; 32(2):178-193. Comfort AB, Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 28207055.
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    23. Objective monitoring of Insecticide-treated bednet use to improve malaria prevention: SmartNet development and validation. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0168116. Krezanoski PJ, Campbell JI, Santorino D, Bangsberg DR. PMID: 28158233; PMCID: PMC5291529.
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    24. Maternal Attitudes about Objectively Monitored Bednet Use in Rural Uganda. Malar Res Treat. 2016; 2016:8727131. Krezanoski PJ, Santorino D, Nambogo N, Campbell JI, Bangsberg DR. PMID: 27840766; PMCID: PMC5090108.
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    25. Delivering insecticide-treated nets for malaria prevention: innovative strategies. Res Rep Trop Med. 2016; 7:39-47. Krezanoski PJ. PMID: 30050338; PMCID: PMC6028060.
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    26. Delivering insecticide-treated nets for malaria prevention: innovative strategies. Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine. 2016; (2016:7):39-47. Krezanoski PJ. View Publication.
    27. Household malaria knowledge and its association with bednet ownership in settings without large-scale distribution programs: Evidence from rural Madagascar. J Glob Health. 2014 Jun; 4(1):010401. Krezanoski PJ, Tsai AC, Hamer DH, Comfort AB, Bangsberg DR. PMID: 24976960; PMCID: PMC4073249.
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    28. Malaria. The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatric Global Health. 2014 Jan 1; 217-241. Krezanoski KP, Hamer HD. .
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    29. Households with young children and use of freely distributed bednets in rural Madagascar. Int Health. 2014 Mar; 6(1):29-34. Krezanoski PJ, Comfort AB, Tsai AC, Bangsberg DR. PMID: 24366350.
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    30. Effect of incentives on insecticide-treated bed net use in sub-Saharan Africa: a cluster randomized trial in Madagascar. Malar J. 2010 Jun 27; 9:186. Krezanoski PJ, Comfort AB, Hamer DH. PMID: 20579392; PMCID: PMC2909249.
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