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Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery in Residence
Division of General Surgery
Co-Director, Center for Global Surgical Studies
Global Health Sciences Affiliate Faculty, UCSF Global Health Sciences 

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  • Stanford University, A.B., English Literature, 1997
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, M.D., 2005
  • Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, M.P.H., 2008
  • UCLA Medical Center, Intern, Surgery, 2005-2006
  • UCLA Medical Center, Resident, Surgery, 2006-2012
  • UCSF, Fellow, Surgical Critical Care, 2012-2013
  • UCSF, Fellow, Trauma Surgery, 2013-2014
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, International Injury Research Unit, International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008-2009
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • Center for Global Surgical Studies
  • San Francisco Injury Center
  • San Francisco Wraparound Project
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Global Surgery
  • Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
  • Injury Prevention
  • Trauma Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
  • Violence Prevention
  • French, Pulaar

Catherine Juillard, M.D., M.P.H. is a general surgeon with clinical interests in general surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care. Dr. Juillard obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and her M.D. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. During her surgical residency training at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Juillard received her M.P.H. degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and was a post-doctoral fellow with the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit. After completing her General Surgery residency, she completed a fellowship in Trauma/Critical Care at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Juillard also has strong interest in global surgery research and was recently named Co-Director of the UCSF Center for Global Surgical Studies.

  • Best Free Paper Presentation, 46th International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC) Conference, 2015
  • Best Poster Award, 46th International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC) Conference, 2015
  • West African College of Surgeons International Visiting Professorship Award, Association for Academic Surgery Executive Committee and Global Affairs Committee, 2015
  • Administrative Chief Resident,, Department of Surgery, UCLA, 2012
  • Outstanding Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, UCLA, 2012
  • Golden Scalpel Teaching Award, UCLA Medical Center, 2012
  • Wiley Barker Teaching Award in Vascular Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, 2011
  • Delta Omega Honor Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
  • Sommer Scholarship Recipient, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, Junior Resident of the Year, Department of Surgery, UCLA, 2007
  • Outstanding First Year Resident, Department of Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, 2006
  • Viola Hyde Scholarship Recipient, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005
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Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Juillard served as a Peace Corps Rural Health Volunteer in Senegal, where she developed an interest in public health which carries into her current research foci. Improving access to surgical and trauma care in low- and middle-income countries through health systems strengthening is Dr. Juillard's primary research interest. Dr. Juillard also works with the San Francisco Injury Center on local injury and violence prevention.

Most recent publications from a total of 30
  1. Kisitu DK, Eyler LE, Kajja I, Waiswa G, Beyeza T, Ragland DR, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Dicker RA. The role of Ugandan District Hospital orthopedic units in the care of vulnerable road users: a cross-sectional study. Inj Epidemiol. 2016 Dec; 3(1):27. View in PubMed
  2. Juillard C, Cooperman L, Allen I, Pirracchio R, Henderson T, Marquez R, Orellana J, Texada M, Dicker RA. A decade of hospital-based violence intervention: Benefits and shortcomings. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Dec; 81(6):1156-1161. View in PubMed
  3. Lashoher A, Schneider EB, Juillard C, Stevens K, Colantuoni E, Berry WR, Bloem C, Chadbunchachai W, Dharap S, Dy SM, Dziekan G, Gruen RL, Henry JA, Huwer C, Joshipura M, Kelley E, Krug E, Kumar V, Kyamanywa P, Mefire AC, Musafir M, Nathens AB, Ngendahayo E, Nguyen TS, Roy N, Pronovost PJ, Khan IQ, Razzak JA, Rubiano AM, Turner JA, Varghese M, Zakirova R, Mock C. Implementation of the World Health Organization Trauma Care Checklist Program in 11 Centers Across Multiple Economic Strata: Effect on Care Process Measures. World J Surg. 2016 Oct 31. View in PubMed
  4. Eyler L, Hubbard A, Juillard C. Assessment of economic status in trauma registries: A new algorithm for generating population-specific clustering-based models of economic status for time-constrained low-resource settings. Int J Med Inform. 2016 Oct; 94:49-58. View in PubMed
  5. Campion EM, Juillard C, Knudson MM, Dicker R, Cohen MJ, Mackersie R, Campbell AR, Callcut RA. Reconsidering the Resources Needed for Multiple Casualty Events: Lessons Learned From the Crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. JAMA Surg. 2016 Jun 1; 151(6):512-7. View in PubMed
  6. Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Ajiko MM, Kirya F, Epodoi J, Kabagenyi F, Batibwe E, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Dicker R. Barriers and facilitators of surgical care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods study. J Surg Res. 2016 Jul; 204(1):242-50. View in PubMed
  7. Max N Brondfield, Stanley Sciortino, Catherine Juillard, Paula Fleisher, Laura A Schmidt, Rochelle Dicker.. The influence of alcohol outlets on urban trauma: a pilot study for geospatial modeling at a fine scale. Pan American Journal of Trauma, Critical Care, & Emergency Surgery. 2016; 5(1):1-10. View in PubMed
  8. Ajiko MM, Davé D, Feldhaus I, Smith RN, Juillard C, Dicker RA. Patterns of surgical presentation at an African regional referral hospital: surveillance as a step towards improving access to care. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2016 Feb 11. View in PubMed
  9. Kisitu DK, Eyler LE, Kajja I, Waiswa G, Beyeza T, Feldhaus I, Juillard C, Dicker RA. A pilot orthopedic trauma registry in Ugandan district hospitals. J Surg Res. 2016 May 15; 202(2):481-8. View in PubMed
  10. Kacker S, Bishai D, Mballa GA, Monono ME, Schneider EB, Ngamby MK, Hyder AA, Juillard CJ. Socioeconomic correlates of trauma: An analysis of emergency ward patients in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Injury. 2016 Mar; 47(3):658-64. View in PubMed
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