Shereen Katrak, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address4150 Clement Street, #101
San Francisco CA 94121
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    Oregon Health & Science University2010
    UC BerkeleyMPH2010
    Duke University Health SystemResidency2013Internal Medicine
    UCSFFellowship2016Infectious Diseases

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    Dr. Shereen Katrak is a specialist in infectious diseases, those caused by microorganisms such as viruses and bacteria. Her expertise includes HIV and tuberculosis. She cares for patients at both UCSF and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

    Katrak's research focuses on how to ensure that patients get appropriate screening and treatment to prevent tuberculosis. She also studies the treatment of patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis and the management of immunocompromised patients with tuberculosis.

    After earning a master of public health degree at the University of California, Berkeley, Katrak earned her medical degree at Oregon Health & Science University. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the Duke University Health System, followed by a fellowship in infectious diseases at UCSF.
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    1. 1881. Costs of Treating Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in California, 2022. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2023 Nov 27; 10(Supplement_2):ofad500.1709. Katrak KS, Wang WR, Barry BP. .
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    2. Can Primary Care Drive Tuberculosis Elimination? Increasing Latent Tuberculosis Infection Testing and Treatment Initiation at a Community Health Center with a Large Non-U.S.-born Population. J Immigr Minor Health. 2023 Aug; 25(4):803-815. Tang AS, Mochizuki T, Dong Z, Flood J, Katrak SS. PMID: 36652151; PMCID: PMC9847435.
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    3. Solid organ transplant recipients with tuberculosis disease in California, 2010 to 2020. Am J Transplant. 2023 03; 23(3):401-407. Katrak S, Han E, Readhead A, Fung M, Keh C, Flood J, Barry P. PMID: 36695700.
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    4. Latent Tuberculosis Infection Testing and Treatment at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Southern California: A Quality Improvement Project. J Nurs Care Qual. 2022 Apr-Jun 01; 37(2):155-161. Truax FN, Low J, Mochizuki T, Asfaha S, Nguyen TN, Carson M, Katrak S, Shah N, Nguyen D. PMID: 34261089.
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    5. Association of Tumor Necrosis Factor α Inhibitor Use with Diagnostic Features and Mortality of Tuberculosis in the United States, 2010-2017. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Feb; 9(2):ofab641. Katrak SS, Li R, Reynolds S, Marks SM, Probst JR, Chorba T, Winthrop K, Castro KG, Goswami ND. PMID: 35106318; PMCID: PMC8801225.
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    6. Bedaquiline for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and QTc prolongation in California. J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2021 May; 23:100216. Katrak S, Lowenthal P, Shen R, True L, Henry L, Barry P. PMID: 33598568; PMCID: PMC7868725.
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    7. Preventing Tuberculosis Disease: Making a Case for Enhanced Tuberculosis Screening in People Immigrating to Low-incidence Countries. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 11 27; 69(12):2109-2111. Katrak S, Barry P. PMID: 30855071.
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    8. 1392. Tuberculosis Disease in Recipients of Organ-Transplantation, California 2010–2017. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Oct 23; 6(Supplement_2):s506-s506. Katrak KS, Westenhouse WJ, BARRY BP, Flood FJ. .
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    9. Persistent Parasitemia Despite Dramatic Reduction in Malaria Incidence After 3 Rounds of Indoor Residual Spraying in Tororo, Uganda. J Infect Dis. 2019 03 15; 219(7):1104-1111. Nankabirwa JI, Briggs J, Rek J, Arinaitwe E, Nayebare P, Katrak S, Staedke SG, Rosenthal PJ, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Kamya MR, Dorsey G, Greenhouse B. PMID: 30383230; PMCID: PMC6420168.
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    10. Latent Tuberculosis and Current Health Disparities in California: Making the Invisible Visible. Am J Public Health. 2018 11; 108(S4):S242-S245. Katrak S, Flood J. PMID: 30383424; PMCID: PMC6215375.
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    11. Clinical consequences of submicroscopic malaria parasitaemia in Uganda. Malar J. 2018 Feb 05; 17(1):67. Katrak S, Nayebare P, Rek J, Arinaitwe E, Nankabirwa JI, Kamya M, Dorsey G, Rosenthal PJ, Greenhouse B. PMID: 29402282; PMCID: PMC5800031.
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    12. Performance of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for the Identification of Submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum Infection in Uganda. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 12; 97(6):1777-1781. Katrak S, Murphy M, Nayebare P, Rek J, Smith M, Arinaitwe E, Nankabirwa JI, Kamya M, Dorsey G, Rosenthal PJ, Greenhouse B. PMID: 29016335; PMCID: PMC5805042.
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    13. Characterizing microscopic and submicroscopic malaria parasitaemia at three sites with varied transmission intensity in Uganda. Malar J. 2016 09 15; 15:470. Rek J, Katrak S, Obasi H, Nayebare P, Katureebe A, Kakande E, Arinaitwe E, Nankabirwa JI, Jagannathan P, Drakeley C, Staedke SG, Smith DL, Bousema T, Kamya M, Rosenthal PJ, Dorsey G, Greenhouse B. PMID: 27628178; PMCID: PMC5024471.
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    14. Patterns of Healthcare Utilization Among Veterans Infected With Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Coinfected With HIV/HCV: Unique Burdens of Disease. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Sep; 3(3):ofw173. Katrak S, Park LP, Woods C, Muir A, Hicks C, Naggie S. PMID: 27704025; PMCID: PMC5047416.
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    15. Evaluating the epidemiology of P. falciparum parasitemia in three areas of Uganda with different transmission intensities. Annals of Global Health. 2016 Aug 20; 82(3):518-519. Obasi OH, Rek RJ, Nayebare NP, Katureeba KA, Kakande KE, Arinaitwe AE, Staedke SS, Kamya KM, Katrak KS, Jagannathan JP, Dorsey DG, Greenhouse GB. .
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    16. Community-wide Prevalence of Malaria Parasitemia in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Populations in a High-Transmission Setting in Uganda. J Infect Dis. 2016 06 15; 213(12):1971-8. Katrak S, Day N, Ssemmondo E, Kwarisiima D, Midekisa A, Greenhouse B, Kamya M, Havlir D, Dorsey G. PMID: 26908725; PMCID: PMC4878723.
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    17. Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis in a renal transplant recipient manifesting as hemorrhagic, ring-enhancing mass lesions. Transpl Infect Dis. 2015 Oct; 17(5):744-50. Babik JM, Katrak S, Miller S, Shah M, Chin-Hong P. PMID: 26252540.
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    18. Visceral leishmaniasis-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a traveler returning from a pilgrimage to the Camino de Santiago. J Travel Med. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6):429-32. Watkins ER, Shamasunder S, Cascino T, White KL, Katrak S, Bern C, Schwartz BS. PMID: 25145768.
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    19. Integrated screening for tuberculosis and HIV in tuberculosis contact investigations: lessons learned in North Carolina. Public Health Rep. 2014 Jan-Feb; 129 Suppl 1:21-5. Stout JE, Katrak S, Goswami ND, Norton BL, Fortenberry ER, Foust E, Leone PA. PMID: 24385645; PMCID: PMC3862984.
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    20. Safety and tolerability of artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria in young HIV-infected and uninfected children. Malar J. 2009 Nov 30; 8:272. Katrak S, Gasasira A, Arinaitwe E, Kakuru A, Wanzira H, Bigira V, Sandison TG, Homsy J, Tappero JW, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. PMID: 19948038; PMCID: PMC2789094.
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    21. Effect of a US National Institutes of Health programme of clinical trials on public health and costs. Lancet. 2006 Apr 22; 367(9519):1319-27. Johnston SC, Rootenberg JD, Katrak S, Smith WS, Elkins JS. PMID: 16631910.
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