Suzanne Barakat, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Family Community Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Title(s)Executive Director, UCSF Health and Human Rights Initiative


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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2017Family & Community Medicine
    University of North Carolina, Chapel HillMD2014
    University of North Carolina, Chapel HillBS2009Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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    The White House2021The White House Fellowship Regional Finalist
    UCSF2016UCSF Chancellor’s Award for Public Service: Thomas N. Burbridge Public Service Award
    The Moth2015GrandSLAM Champion, Castro Theatre, San Francisco
    UCSF2014Resident Teaching Award in Ob/Gyn
    UNC2013UNC School of Medicine International Fellowship
    UNC2011UNC Eugene S. Mayer Community Honor Society for Community Service
    UNC2008UNC Clinical Laboratory Science Louise M. Ward Scholarship
    UNC2008Carolina Undergraduate Health Fellowship

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    Notable Presentations:
    • TED talk: “Islamophobia killed my brother. Let’s end the hate.” 2016 Nov.
    • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Plenary Keynote: “Allyship in Times of Adversity.” Washington, DC. 2018 May.
    • Exponent Philanthropy Plenary Keynote: “From Biases to Strength.” Philadelphia, PA. 2018 Sept.
    • Grand Rounds: “Allyship & Accountability in the Workplace.” Kaiser Richmond & Kaiser Oakland. 2019 Aug & 2019 Sept.
    • Grand Rounds: “Challenging Islamophobia.” UCSF-SFGH. 2015 Sept & 2017 Feb.
    • Roundtable discussion with President Barack Obama. Baltimore, MD. 2016 Feb.
    • Roundtable discussion with Mayor Ed Lee. San Francisco, CA. 2017 Feb.
    • Parliament of the World's Religions Plenary Keynote. Salt Late City, Utah. 2015 Oct.
    • Doctors for America Webinar: “Health Professionals Facing Racism.” 2020 June.
    • Global Health Clinical Scholars Lecture: “Implicit Bias & Global Health.” UCSF Global Health Pathway. 2017. 2018. 2019. 2020
    • Notable media interviews: Anderson Cooper, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The New Yorker, NPR, AJ+, The SF Chronicle

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    1. Factor analysis of depression symptoms across five broad cultural groups. J Affect Disord. 2021 03 01; 282:227-235. Goodmann DR, Daouk S, Sullivan M, Cabrera J, Liu NH, Barakat S, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. PMID: 33418371.
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    2. Common and Country-Specific Characteristics Associated With Suicidality in the Arab Region. J Clin Psychiatry. 2020 12 22; 82(1). Daouk S, Awaad R, Ahmed B, Barakat S, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. PMID: 33356022.
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    3. Children and adolescents attempting to participate in a worldwide online depression screener. Psychiatry Res. 2020 09; 291:113250. Stephens TN, Tran MM, Bunge EL, Liu NH, Barakat S, Garza M, Leykin Y. PMID: 32622170.
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    4. Sexual orientation and treatment-seeking for depression in a multilingual worldwide sample. J Affect Disord. 2016 Dec; 206:87-93. Rutter TM, Flentje A, Dilley JW, Barakat S, Liu NH, Gross MS, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. PMID: 27466746.
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    5. What do we know about gestational diabetes mellitus and risk for postpartum depression among ethnically diverse low-income women in the USA? Arch Womens Ment Health. 2014 Dec; 17(6):587-92. Barakat S, Martinez D, Thomas M, Handley M. PMID: 25298252.
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    6. Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology,(6th ed). Chapter 9: Diabetes During Pregnancy. 2013; 483. Callahan TL, Caughey AB. View Publication.
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