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Catherine J. Juillard, MD, MPH

About

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.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery, 2013
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2012

Fellowship

Trauma Surgical Critical Care, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2014

Residency

General Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2012

Degrees

MPH, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005

Recognitions

  • American College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship, 2018-2020
  • International Association for Trauma,
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2017
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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services

Areas of Focus

Trauma

Research

Publications

Link to my PubMed publications

Current Funding

  1. Smartphone ultrasonography to improve diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening injuries for trauma patients in Cameroon - NIH R21TW012609 (Co-Investigator)
  2. Strengthening the Quantitative Pipeline for Multidisciplinary Trauma Research in Cameroon - NIH 1D43TW012186-01 (Multiple Principle-Investigators)
  3. Harnessing Data Science to Promote Equity in Injury and Surgery for Africa - NIH 1D43TW012186-01 (Multiple Principle-Investigators)
  4. Research Start-Up Award - UCLA Department of Surgery (Principal-Investigator)
  5. Implicit Bias in the Trauma Resuscitation Bay: Disparities in Care for Marginalized Groups - Health Equity & Translational Social Science Theme Seed Grant, David Geffen School of Medicine/Clinical and Translational Science Institute (DGSOM/CTSI), University of California, Los Angeles (Principal-Investigator)
  6. Faster Emergency Medical Services Can Reduce Disability Adjusted Life Years by 27% in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) - United States Agency for International Development: Development Innovation Venture (USAID DIV) Stage II Grant (Evaluation Principal-Investigator)
  7. Optimization of mHealth follow-up in Cameroon: A multi-methods approach - Global Health Seed Grant, Global Health Program, David Geffen School of Medicine University of California, Los Angeles (Principal-Investigator)

Recognitions

  • American College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship, 2018-2020
  • International Association for Trauma,
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2017
  • West African College of Surgeons International Visiting Professorship Award, Association for Academic Surgery, 2016
  • International Association for Trauma, Surgery, and Intensive Care (IATSIC) Best Free Paper Presentation, 46th World Congress of Surgery, 2015
  • International Association for Trauma, Surgery, and Intensive Care (IATSIC) Best Poster Award, 46th World Congress of Surgery, 2015
  • Outstanding Chief Resident Golden Scalpel Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine, 2012
  • Wiley Barker Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011
  • Sommer Scholar, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
  • Junior Resident of the Year, UCLA Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2007
  • Outstanding First Year Resident, UCLA Department of Surgery, 2006