Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH. is a trauma surgeon and critical care physician at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her medical degree from UCLA, where she also completed her general surgery residency training. Dr. Juillard went to the University of California, San Francisco for her fellowship training, where she was the trauma and critical care fellow at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Juillard then joined the faculty at UCSF, where she was the Director of the Center for Global Surgical Studies and the San Francisco Wraparound project before she was recruited to UCLA as Associate Professor InResidence. Her primary research interests seek to address surgical health disparities.
Dr. Juillard also has strong interest in global surgery research to improve access for quality surgical care in low and middle income countries. She has ongoing projects with partners in Cameroon and Uganda with a focus in trauma systems strengthening.
Link to my PubMed publications
1. Azemfac K, Christie SA, Carvalho M, Nana T, Fonje AN, Halle-Ekane G, Dicker R, Chichom-Mefire A, Juillard C. Acommunity-based assessment of knowledge and practice of breast self-examination and prevalence of breast disease in Southwest Cameroon. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. 2019 Jan;2928901:1-10.2. Wu N, Carvalho M, Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Nana T, Motwani G, Mbeboh S, Chendjou W, Nour FMA, Christie SA,Mefire AC, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Developing trauma audit filters for regional referral hospitals in Cameroon: mixedmethods approach. Journal Surg Res. 2018 Dec; 232:578-586.3. Christie SA, Nwomeh BC, Krishnaswami S, Yang GP, Holterman AL, Charles A, Jayaraman S, Jawa RS, Rickard J, Swaroop M, Ziad SC, Etoundi Mballa GA, Monono ME, Chichom Mefire A, Juillard C. Strengthening Surgery Strengthens Health Systems: A New Paradigm and Potential Pathway for Horizontal Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World J Surg. 2018 Nov 15. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4854-9. [Epub ahead of print]4. Laytin AD, Seyoum N, Azazh A, Zewdie A, Juillard CJ, Dicker R. The feasibility of telephone-administered interviews to evaluate long-term outcomes of trauma patients in urban Ethiopia. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2018 Nov;3:e000256.5. Christie SA, 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 Nov;85(5):921-927.6. Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Christie SA, Carvalho M, Motwani G, Delon FND, Ngamby MK, Mballa GAE, Nsongoo P, Saidou A, Mekolo D, Dicker R, Juillard C. Analysis of a National Trauma Registry in Cameroon: Implications for Prehospital Care Strengthening. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg. 2018;7(2):133-142.7. Eyler L, Mohamed S, Feldhaus I, Dicker R, Juillard C. Essential Surgery as a Component of the Right to Health: A Call to Action. Human Rights Quarterly. 2018 Aug; 40(3):641-662.8. Laytin AD, Shumway M, Boccellari A, Juillard C, Dicker RA. Another "Lethal Triad" – Risk Factors for Violent Injury and Long-Term Mortality Amount Adult Victims of Violent Injury. J Emerg Med. 2018 Apr 14. Pii: S0736-4679(18)30003-9. Doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2017.12.060. PMID: 296659859. Nwanna-Nzewunwa OC, Kouo Ngamby M, Shetter E, Etoundi Mballa GA, Feldhaus I, Eke Monono M, Hyder A, Dicker R, Stevens K, Juillard C. Informing prehospital care planning using pilot trauma registry data in Yaounde, Cameroon. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 2018 Mar doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00068-018-0939-210. Bommakanti K, Feldhaus I, Motwani G, Dicker RA, Juillard C. Trauma registry implementation in low- and middleincome countries: challenges and opportunities. J Surg Res. 2018 Mar;223:72-86.
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