Sun Cotter, MPH

Title(s)Deputy Director, UCGHI, GHS - Central Admin
SchoolChancellor/EVC/FAS
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LAMPH2009International Health & Development, Reproductive Health
    Willamette University, Salem, ORBA2003Rhetoric & Media Studies and Art Studio (Minor: Women's Studies)
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    SEEDS, Berkeley, CA2019Mediation & Conflict Resolution
    Restorative Justice Center UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA2021Restorative Justice and Restorative Practice in Colleges & Universities

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    Sun Yu Cotter, MPH is the Deputy Director for the University of California Global Health Institute. She serves as the co-chair of the UCGHI Black Lives Matter Task Force, co-chair of the UCSF Anti-Racism in Research Task Force, member of the UC Office of the President's Anti-Racism Working Group, and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion champion. Sun is a multi-lingual global health professional certified in conflict and mediation and trained in restorative justice with 15+ years of experience in academic, non-profit, and private settings. She has extensive experience in project management, research management and implementation of large international clinical research trials funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, National Institutes of Health; management of international development projects funded by U.S. Agency for International Development and Millennium Challenge Corporation. She also has experience in electronic data collection, custom-mobile application development for clinical research trails in developing country settings (user-interface, user-experience, database architecture). Global health research experience in the following areas: maternal neonatal and child health, family planning, abortion/post-abortion care, reproductive health, infectious diseases, childhood mortality, childhood morbidity, and mass drug administration.
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    1. Community Hand-Dug Wells for Trachoma: A Cluster-Randomized Trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Feb 01. Aragie S, Gebresillasie S, Chernet A, Shiferaw A, Tadesse Z, Zerihun M, Varnado NE, Cotter SY, Wittberg DM, Zhou Z, Callahan EK, Nash SD, Aiemjoy K, Keenan JD. PMID: 33534742.
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    2. Person-centered maternity care and postnatal health: associations with maternal and newborn health outcomes. AJOG Glob Rep. 2021 Feb; 1(1):100005. Sudhinaraset M, Landrian A, Golub GM, Cotter SY, Afulani PA. PMID: 33889853.
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    3. Comparison of Smartphone Photography, Single-Lens Reflex Photography, and Field-Grading for Trachoma. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 12; 103(6):2488-2491. Nesemann JM, Seider MI, Snyder BM, Maamari RN, Fletcher DA, Haile BA, Tadesse Z, Varnado NE, Cotter SY, Callahan EK, Emerson PM, Margolis TP, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. PMID: 33021196.
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    4. Development and validation of a person-centered abortion scale: the experiences of care in private facilities in Kenya. BMC Womens Health. 2020 09 19; 20(1):208. Sudhinaraset M, Landrian A, Afulani PA, Phillips B, Diamond-Smith N, Cotter S. PMID: 32950052.
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    5. Patient-experience during delivery in public health facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India. Health Policy Plan. 2020 03 01; 35(2):244. Montagu D, Landrian A, Kumar V, Phillips BS, Singhal S, Mishra S, Singh S, Cotter SY, Singh VP, Kajal F, Sudhinaraset M. PMID: 31713606.
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    6. Person-centred care for abortion services in private facilities to improve women's experiences in Kenya. Cult Health Sex. 2021 Feb; 23(2):224-239. Cotter SY, Sudhinaraset M, Phillips B, Seefeld CA, Mugwanga Z, Golub G, Ikiugu E. PMID: 32105189.
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    7. High-throughput sequencing of pooled samples to determine community-level microbiome diversity. Ann Epidemiol. 2019 11; 39:63-68. Ray KJ, Cotter SY, Arzika AM, Kim J, Boubacar N, Zhou Z, Zhong L, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Doan T. PMID: 31635933.
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    8. Comparison of anthropometric indicators to predict mortality in a population-based prospective study of children under 5 years in Niger. Public Health Nutr. 2020 02; 23(3):538-543. O'Brien KS, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Oldenburg CE. PMID: 31496465.
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    9. Biannual mass azithromycin distributions and malaria parasitemia in pre-school children in Niger: A cluster-randomized, placebo-controlled trial. PLoS Med. 2019 06; 16(6):e1002835. Arzika AM, Maliki R, Boubacar N, Kane S, Cotter SY, Lebas E, Cook C, Bailey RL, West SK, Rosenthal PJ, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Keenan JD, MORDOR Study Group . PMID: 31237871.
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    10. Linear growth in preschool children treated with mass azithromycin distributions for trachoma: A cluster-randomized trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 06; 13(6):e0007442. Keenan JD, Gebresillasie S, Stoller NE, Haile BA, Tadesse Z, Cotter SY, Ray KJ, Aiemjoy K, Porco TC, Callahan EK, Emerson PM, Lietman TM. PMID: 31166952.
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    11. Mass Oral Azithromycin for Childhood Mortality: Timing of Death After Distribution in the MORDOR Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 05 30; 68(12):2114-2116. Porco TC, Hart J, Arzika AM, Weaver J, Kalua K, Mrango Z, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, O'Brien KS, Fry DM, Vanderschelden B, Oldenburg CE, West SK, Bailey RL, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Macrolides Oraux pour Réduire les Décès avec un Oeil sur la Résistance (MORDOR) Study Group . PMID: 30561577.
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    12. Community-level Association between Clinical Trachoma and Ocular Chlamydia Infection after MASS Azithromycin Distribution in a Mesoendemic Region of Niger. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2019 08; 26(4):231-237. Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Oldenburg CE. PMID: 30957594.
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    13. Mass Azithromycin Distribution to Prevent Childhood Mortality: A Pooled Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Trials. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 03; 100(3):691-695. Oldenburg CE, Arzika AM, Amza A, Gebre T, Kalua K, Mrango Z, Cotter SY, West SK, Bailey RL, Emerson PM, O'Brien KS, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. PMID: 30608051.
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    14. Sensitivity and specificity of computer vision classification of eyelid photographs for programmatic trachoma assessment. PLoS One. 2019; 14(2):e0210463. Kim MC, Okada K, Ryner AM, Amza A, Tadesse Z, Cotter SY, Gaynor BD, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Porco TC. PMID: 30742639.
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    15. Community-level chlamydial serology for assessing trachoma elimination in trachoma-endemic Niger. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 01; 13(1):e0007127. Kim JS, Oldenburg CE, Cooley G, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Keenan JD, Gaynor BD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Martin DL. PMID: 30689671.
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    16. Evaluating concordance between government administrative data and externally collected data among high-volume government health facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India. Glob Health Action. 2019; 12(1):1619155. Phillips BS, Singhal S, Mishra S, Kajal F, Cotter SY, Sudhinaraset M. PMID: 31159680.
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    17. The Effect of Antibiotic Selection Pressure on the Nasopharyngeal Macrolide Resistome: A Cluster-randomized Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 11 13; 67(11):1736-1742. Keenan JD, Chin SA, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cevallos V, Cotter SY, Zhou Z, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Rapid Elimination of Trachoma (PRET) Study Group . PMID: 29897440.
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    18. Safety of azithromycin in infants under six months of age in Niger: A community randomized trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 11; 12(11):e0006950. Oldenburg CE, Arzika AM, Maliki R, Kane MS, Lebas E, Ray KJ, Cook C, Cotter SY, Zhou Z, West SK, Bailey R, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, MORDOR Study Group . PMID: 30419040.
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    19. Childhood Mortality After Mass Distribution of Azithromycin: A Secondary Analysis of the PRET Cluster-randomized Trial in Niger. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 11; 37(11):1082-1086. O'Brien KS, Cotter SY, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Stoller NE, Zhou Z, West SK, Bailey RL, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Lietman TM. PMID: 29561511.
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    20. Mass azithromycin distribution for hyperendemic trachoma following a cluster-randomized trial: A continuation study of randomly reassigned subclusters (TANA II). PLoS Med. 2018 08; 15(8):e1002633. Keenan JD, Tadesse Z, Gebresillasie S, Shiferaw A, Zerihun M, Emerson PM, Callahan K, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, Porco TC, Oldenburg CE, Lietman TM. PMID: 30106956.
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    21. Mass Azithromycin Distribution and Community Microbiome: A Cluster-Randomized Trial. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Aug; 5(8):ofy182. Doan T, Hinterwirth A, Arzika AM, Cotter SY, Ray KJ, O'Brien KS, Zhong L, Chow ED, Zhou Z, Cummings SL, Fry D, Oldenburg CE, Worden L, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. PMID: 30151409.
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    22. Anthropometry and Malaria among Children in Niger: A Cross-Sectional Study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 09; 99(3):665-669. O'Brien KS, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Gaynor BD, Lietman TM, Oldenburg CE. PMID: 30014814.
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    23. Annual Versus Biannual Mass Azithromycin Distribution and Malaria Parasitemia During the Peak Transmission Season Among Children in Niger. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 06; 37(6):506-510. Oldenburg CE, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Gaynor BD. PMID: 29088030.
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    24. Azithromycin to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 26; 378(17):1583-1592. Keenan JD, Bailey RL, West SK, Arzika AM, Hart J, Weaver J, Kalua K, Mrango Z, Ray KJ, Cook C, Lebas E, O'Brien KS, Emerson PM, Porco TC, Lietman TM, MORDOR Study Group . PMID: 29694816.
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    25. Comparison of Mass Azithromycin Coverage Targets of Children in Niger: A Cluster-Randomized Trachoma Trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 02; 98(2):389-395. Oldenburg CE, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Gaynor BD, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. PMID: 29260659.
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    26. Effectiveness of expanding annual mass azithromycin distribution treatment coverage for trachoma in Niger: a cluster randomised trial. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018 05; 102(5):680-686. Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, West SK, Bailey RL, Porco TC, Gaynor BD, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Oldenburg CE. PMID: 28893761.
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    27. Mass Azithromycin and Malaria Parasitemia in Niger: Results from a Community-Randomized Trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Sep; 97(3):696-701. O'Brien KS, Cotter SY, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Stoller NE, Zhou Z, Cotter C, West SK, Bailey RL, Rosenthal PJ, Gaynor BD, Porco TC, Lietman TM. PMID: 28722569.
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    28. Gut Microbial Diversity in Antibiotic-Naive Children After Systemic Antibiotic Exposure: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 05 01; 64(9):1147-1153. Doan T, Arzika AM, Ray KJ, Cotter SY, Kim J, Maliki R, Zhong L, Zhou Z, Porco TC, Vanderschelden B, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. PMID: 28402408.
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    29. A Cluster-Randomized Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Targeting Trachoma Treatment to Children. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 03 15; 64(6):743-750. Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Cotter SY, Stoller NE, Zhou Z, Bailey RL, Mabey DC, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Gaynor BD, West SK, Lietman TM. PMID: 27956455.
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    30. Agreement between novice and experienced trachoma graders improves after a single day of didactic training. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun; 100(6):762-5. Prasad BP, Bhatta RC, Chaudhary J, Sharma S, Mishra S, Cuddapah PA, Stoller NE, Yu SN, Rahman SA, Deiner M, Keenan JD, Gaynor BD. PMID: 26405104.
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    31. Inter-Rater Agreement between Trachoma Graders: Comparison of Grades Given in Field Conditions versus Grades from Photographic Review. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2015; 22(3):162-9. Gebresillasie S, Tadesse Z, Shiferaw A, Yu SN, Stoller NE, Zhou Z, Emerson PM, Gaynor BD, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. PMID: 26158573.
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    32. Does mass azithromycin distribution impact child growth and nutrition in Niger? A cluster-randomized trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Sep; 8(9):e3128. Amza A, Yu SN, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Stoller NE, Zhou Z, West SK, Bailey RL, Gaynor BD, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Lietman TM. PMID: 25210836.
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    33. Importance of including borderline cases in trachoma grader certification. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Sep; 91(3):577-9. Gaynor BD, Amza A, Gebresailassie S, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Stoller NE, Yu SN, Cuddapah PA, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. PMID: 25002297.
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    34. Reliability of trachoma clinical grading--assessing grading of marginal cases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May; 8(5):e2840. Rahman SA, Yu SN, Amza A, Gebreselassie S, Kadri B, Baido N, Stoller NE, Sheehan JP, Porco TC, Gaynor BD, Keenan JD, Lietman TM. PMID: 24784355.
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    35. Impact of mass azithromycin distribution on malaria parasitemia during the low-transmission season in Niger: a cluster-randomized trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May; 90(5):846-51. Gaynor BD, Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Lawan O, Maman L, Stoller NE, Yu SN, Chin SA, West SK, Bailey RL, Rosenthal PJ, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Lietman TM. PMID: 24615132.
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    36. Follicle size in trachoma: assessment of a well-known trachoma grading diagram. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May; 98(5):706-8. Morberg DP, Amza A, Gebresillasie S, Tadesse Z, Yu SN, Stoller NE, Emerson PM, Gaynor BD, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. PMID: 24505036.
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    37. The association between latrine use and trachoma: a secondary cohort analysis from a randomized clinical trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Oct; 89(4):717-20. Haile M, Tadesse Z, Gebreselassie S, Ayele B, Gebre T, Yu SN, Stoller NE, Gaynor BD, Porco TC, Emerson PM, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. PMID: 24002488.
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    38. The easiest children to reach are most likely to be infected with ocular Chlamydia trachomatis in trachoma endemic areas of Niger. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(1):e1983. Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Yu SN, Stoller NE, Bhosai SJ, Zhou Z, McCulloch CE, West SK, Bailey RL, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Gaynor BD. PMID: 23326612.
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    39. A cluster-randomized controlled trial evaluating the effects of mass azithromycin treatment on growth and nutrition in Niger. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jan; 88(1):138-143. Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Stoller NE, Yu SN, Zhou Z, West SK, Mabey DCW, Bailey RL, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Gaynor BD. PMID: 23208876.
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    40. Community risk factors for ocular Chlamydia infection in Niger: pre-treatment results from a cluster-randomized trachoma trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1586. Amza A, Kadri B, Nassirou B, Stoller NE, Yu SN, Zhou Z, Chin S, West SK, Bailey RL, Mabey DC, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Gaynor BD, PRET Partnership . PMID: 22545165.
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    41. Reliability of measurements performed by community-drawn anthropometrists from rural Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e30345. Ayele B, Aemere A, Gebre T, Tadesse Z, Stoller NE, See CW, Yu SN, Gaynor BD, McCulloch CE, Porco TC, Emerson PM, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. PMID: 22291939.
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    42. Comparison of annual versus twice-yearly mass azithromycin treatment for hyperendemic trachoma in Ethiopia: a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2012 Jan 14; 379(9811):143-51. Gebre T, Ayele B, Zerihun M, Genet A, Stoller NE, Zhou Z, House JI, Yu SN, Ray KJ, Emerson PM, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Gaynor BD. PMID: 22192488.
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