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Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH

Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Director, Center for Global Surgical Studies
Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project
Zuckerberg San Francisco General
Global Health Sciences Affiliate Faculty, UCSF Global Health Sciences

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(415) 206-4626

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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
  • 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., MPH, is director of the Center for Global Surgical Studies and San Francisco Wraparound Project, both based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). Dr. Juillard 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 postdoctoral 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. 

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 focus. 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.

  • 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
  • Outstanding Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, UCLA, 2012
  • Administrative 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
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, Junior Resident of the Year, Department of Surgery, UCLA, 2007
  • Sommer Scholarship Recipient, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 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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Most recent publications from a total of 38
  1. Ariane Christie S, Hubbard AE, Callcut RA, Hameed M, Dissak-Delon FN, Mekolo D, Saidou A, Mefire AC, Nsongoo P, Dicker RA, Cohen MJ, Juillard C. Machine Learning Without Borders? An Adaptable Tool to Optimize Mortality Prediction in Diverse Clinical Settings. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Jul 27. View in PubMed
  2. Laytin AD, Shumway M, Boccellari A, Juillard CJ, Dicker RA. ANOTHER "LETHAL TRIAD"-RISK FACTORS FOR VIOLENT INJURY AND LONG-TERM MORTALITY AMONG ADULT VICTIMS OF VIOLENT INJURY. J Emerg Med. 2018 May; 54(5):711-718. View in PubMed
  3. Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Kouo Ngamby M, Shetter E, Etoundi Mballa GA, Feldhaus I, Monono ME, Hyder AA, Dicker R, Stevens KA, Juillard C. Informing prehospital care planning using pilot trauma registry data in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2018 Mar 10. View in PubMed
  4. Shaw BI, Wangara AA, Wambua GM, Kiruja J, Dicker RA, Mweu JM, Juillard C. Geospatial relationship of road traffic crashes and healthcare facilities with trauma surgical capabilities in Nairobi, Kenya: defining gaps in coverage. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2017; 2(1):e000130. View in PubMed
  5. Saluja S, Nwomeh B, Finlayson SRG, Holterman AL, Jawa RS, Jayaraman S, Juillard C, Krishnaswami S, Mukhopadhyay S, Rickard J, Weiser TG, Yang GP, Shrime MG. Guide to research in academic global surgery: A statement of the Society of University Surgeons Global Academic Surgery Committee. Surgery. 2018 Feb; 163(2):463-466. View in PubMed
  6. Bommakanti K, Feldhaus I, Motwani G, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Trauma registry implementation in low- and middle-income countries: challenges and opportunities. J Surg Res. 2018 Mar; 223:72-86. View in PubMed
  7. Chichom-Mefire A, Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Siysi VV, Feldhaus I, Dicker R, Juillard C. Key findings from a prospective trauma registry at a regional hospital in Southwest Cameroon. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0180784. View in PubMed
  8. Kramer EJ, Dodington J, Hunt A, Henderson T, Nwabuo A, Dicker R, Juillard C. Violent reinjury risk assessment instrument (VRRAI) for hospital-based violence intervention programs. J Surg Res. 2017 Sep; 217:177-186.e2. View in PubMed
  9. Juillard C, Kouo Ngamby M, Ekeke Monono M, Etoundi Mballa GA, Dicker RA, Stevens KA, Hyder AA. Exploring data sources for road traffic injury in Cameroon: Collection and completeness of police records, newspaper reports, and a hospital trauma registry. Surgery. 2017 12; 162(6S):S24-S31. View in PubMed
  10. Laytin AD, Dicker RA, Gerdin M, Roy N, Sarang B, Kumar V, Juillard C. Comparing traditional and novel injury scoring systems in a US level-I trauma center: an opportunity for improved injury surveillance in low- and middle-income countries. J Surg Res. 2017 Jul; 215:60-66. View in PubMed
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