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Paul Wesson, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-502-1000 ext. 14615
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-7033-1038 Additional info
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    University of California, San FranciscoNIMH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship2019AIDS Prevention Studies
    University of California, BerkeleyPhD2016Epidemiology
    Stanford UniversityBA2006Human Biology
    University of California, San Francisco, CA03/2020Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    University of California, San Francisco2019John A. Watson Faculty Scholar
    University of California, Berkeley2011Chancellor's Fellowship for Graduate Study

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    1. Reid M, Gupta R, Roberts G, Goosby E, Wesson P. Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC): Dominance analysis across 183 countries highlights importance of strengthening health workforce. PLoS One. 2020; 15(3):e0229666. PMID: 32130241.
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    2. McFarland W, Wesson P, Turner C, Lin J, Amelia de Sousa Mascena Veras M, Yan H, Raymond HF, Wilson EC. High HIV incidence among young and racial/ethnic minority transgender women in San Francisco: results of a longitudinal cohort study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 Jan 31. PMID: 32032305.
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    3. Wesson PD, McFarland W, Qin CC, Mirzazadeh A. Software Application Profile: The Anchored Multiplier calculator-a Bayesian tool to synthesize population size estimates. Int J Epidemiol. 2019 12 01; 48(6):1744-1749. PMID: 31106350.
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    4. Reid M, Roberts G, Goosby E, Wesson P. Monitoring Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in high Tuberculosis burden countries: Tuberculosis mortality an important tracer of UHC service coverage. PLoS One. 2019; 14(10):e0223559. PMID: 31665144.
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    5. Wesson P, Lippman SA, Neilands TB, Twine R, Ahern J, Gómez-Olivé FX, Peacock D, MacPhail C, Kahn K, Pettifor A. Multilevel Gender-Equitable Norms and Risk of HIV and Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Acquisition Among Young South African Women: A Longitudinal Analysis of the HIV Prevention Trials Network 068 Cohort. J Adolesc Health. 2019 Dec; 65(6):730-737. PMID: 31543406.
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    6. Raymond HF, McFarland W, Wesson P. Estimated Population Size of Men Who Have Sex with Men, San Francisco, 2017. AIDS Behav. 2019 Jun; 23(6):1576-1579. PMID: 30382454.
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    7. Wesson PD, Adhikary R, Jonas A, Gerndt K, Mirzazadeh A, Katuta F, Maher A, Banda K, Mutenda N, McFarland W, Lowrance D, Prybylski D, Patel S. Estimating the Population Size of Female Sex Workers in Namibia Using a Respondent-Driven Sampling Adjustment to the Reverse Tracking Method: A Novel Approach. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2019 Mar 14; 5(1):e11737. PMID: 30869646.
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    8. Ghayomzadeh M, Earnest CP, SeyedAlinaghi S, Wesson P, Taj L, Rezaei S, Navalta JW, Mohraz M, Gharakhanlou R, Voltarelli FA. Effects of Aerobic Dance Training on Psychological Well-Being and Immune Function of Women Living With HIV. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2019 Mar-Apr; 30(2):238-244. PMID: 30822296.
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    9. Wesson PD, Mirzazadeh A, McFarland W. A Bayesian approach to synthesize estimates of the size of hidden populations: the Anchored Multiplier. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 10 01; 47(5):1636-1644. PMID: 29931067.
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    10. Wesson P, Lechtenberg R, Reingold A, McFarland W, Murgai N. Evaluating the Completeness of HIV Surveillance Using Capture-Recapture Models, Alameda County, California. AIDS Behav. 2018 Jul; 22(7):2248-2257. PMID: 28828535.
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    11. Paul Wesson, Redha F. Qabazard, Erin C. Wilson, Willi McFarland, H. Fisher Raymond. Estimating the population size of transgender women in San Francisco using multiple methods, 2013. International Journal of Transgenderism. 2018 Jan 2; 19(1):1-6.
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    12. Wesson P, Reingold A, McFarland W. Theoretical and Empirical Comparisons of Methods to Estimate the Size of Hard-to-Reach Populations: A Systematic Review. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jul; 21(7):2188-2206. PMID: 28078496.
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    13. See I, Wesson P, Gualandi N, Dumyati G, Harrison LH, Lesher L, Nadle J, Petit S, Reisenauer C, Schaffner W, Tunali A, Mu Y, Ahern J. Socioeconomic Factors Explain Racial Disparities in Invasive Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Disease Rates. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 03 01; 64(5):597-604. PMID: 28362911.
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    14. Isaac See, Yi Mu, Nicole Gualandi, Ghinwa Dumyati, Lee H. Harrison, Ruth Lynfield, Joelle Nadle, Susan Petit, Claire Reisenauer, William Schaffner, Amy Tunali, Paul Wesson, Jennifer Ahern. Socioeconomic Factors Explain Racial Disparities in Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccocus aureus Disease Rates. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2015 Dec 9; 2(suppl_1).
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    15. Wesson P, Handcock MS, McFarland W, Raymond HF. If You Are Not Counted, You Don't Count: Estimating the Number of African-American Men Who Have Sex with Men in San Francisco Using a Novel Bayesian Approach. J Urban Health. 2015 Dec; 92(6):1052-64. PMID: 26392276.
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    16. P. D. Wesson, M. S. Handcock, W. McFarland, H. F. Raymond. If you are not counted, you don't count: Estimating the number of African-American Men who have Sex with Men in San Francisco. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2015 Oct 1; 44(suppl_1):i39-i39.
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