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Judith Walsh, M.D.

Internist

Dr. Judith Walsh is a primary care internist with special interest and expertise in disease prevention and health promotion. She is fluent in Spanish.

Walsh completed her medical and public health training at the University of California, Los Angeles. Upon graduating from medical school in 1987, she moved to San Francisco to complete an internal medicine residency at UCSF and a fellowship in clinical epidemiology at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center of UCSF. She was board certified in internal medicine in 1990.

Walsh holds a faculty position at UCSF where she is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents. Additionally, Walsh does research in the area of disease prevention.

Clinics

Women's Health Primary Care
2356 Sutter St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 885-7788
Fax: (415) 353-2494

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Judith Walsh

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

UCLA 1987

Residencies

UCSF, Internal Medicine

Fellowships

Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Clinical Epidemiology

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Walsh JM, Potter MB, Arora M, Gildegorin G, Terdiman J. A workplace colorectal cancer screening program in firefighters: lessons learned. Occup Med (Lond). 2014 Jun; 64(4):255-8.
  2. Walsh JM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, Jenkins J, Potter MB. The FLU-FOBT Program in community clinics: durable benefits of a randomized controlled trial. Health Educ Res. 2012 Oct; 27(5):886-94.
  3. Walsh J, Arora M, Hosenfeld C, Ladabaum U, Kuppermann M, Knight SJ. Preferences for genetic testing to identify hereditary colorectal cancer: perspectives of high-risk patients, community members, and clinicians. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Mar; 27(1):112-9.
  4. Walsh JM, McNamara M, Miller RG, Schwarz EB. Update in women's health for the general internist. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Feb; 27(2):232-7.
  5. Walsh JM, Salazar R, Nguyen TT, Kaplan C, Nguyen LK, Hwang J, McPhee SJ, Pasick RJ. Healthy colon, healthy life: a novel colorectal cancer screening intervention. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jul; 39(1):1-14.
  6. Walsh JM, Karliner L, Burke N, Somkin CP, Pham LA, Pasick R. Physicians' approaches to recommending colorectal cancer screening: a qualitative study. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Sep; 25(3):385-90.
  7. Walsh JM, Salazar R, Kaplan C, Nguyen L, Hwang J, Pasick RJ. Healthy colon, healthy life (colon sano, vida sana): colorectal cancer screening among Latinos in Santa Clara, California. J Cancer Educ. 2010 Mar; 25(1):36-42.
  8. Walsh JM, Beattie MS, Charney P. Update in women's health. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Apr; 25(4):363-8.
  9. Marshall DA, Johnson FR, Kulin NA, Ozdemir S, Walsh JM, Marshall JK, Van Bebber S, Phillips KA. How do physician assessments of patient preferences for colorectal cancer screening tests differ from actual preferences? A comparison in Canada and the United States using a stated-choice survey. Health Econ. 2009 Dec; 18(12):1420-39.
  10. Afable-Munsuz A, Liang SY, Ponce NA, Walsh JM. Acculturation and colorectal cancer screening among older Latino adults: differential associations by national origin. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Aug; 24(8):963-70.
  11. Potter MB, Namvargolian Y, Hwang J, Walsh JM. Improving colorectal cancer screening: a partnership between primary care practices and the American Cancer Society. J Cancer Educ. 2009; 24(1):22-7.
  12. Potter MB, Phengrasamy L, Hudes ES, McPhee SJ, Walsh JM. Offering annual fecal occult blood tests at annual flu shot clinics increases colorectal cancer screening rates. Ann Fam Med. 2009 Jan-Feb; 7(1):17-23.
  13. Huang AJ, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kim SE, Wong ST, Kaplan CP, Walsh JM, Iwaoka-Scott AY, Sawaya GF. Preferences for human papillomavirus testing with routine cervical cancer screening in diverse older women. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Sep; 23(9):1324-9.
  14. Kim SE, Pérez-Stable EJ, Wong S, Gregorich S, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Kaplan CP. Association between cancer risk perception and screening behavior among diverse women. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Apr 14; 168(7):728-34.
  15. Walsh JM, Sundaram V, McDonald K, Owens DK, Goldstein MK. Implementing effective hypertension quality improvement strategies: barriers and potential solutions. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2008 Apr; 10(4):311-6.
  16. Walsh JM, McDonald KM, Shojania KG, Sundaram V, Nayak S, Lewis R, Owens DK, Goldstein MK. Quality improvement strategies for hypertension management: a systematic review. Med Care. 2006 Jul; 44(7):646-57.
  17. Salpeter SR, Walsh JM, Greyber E, Salpeter EE. Brief report: Coronary heart disease events associated with hormone therapy in younger and older women. A meta-analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Apr; 21(4):363-6.
  18. Salazar R, Walsh JM. Breast cancer screening is risky business. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Apr; 21(4):393-4.
  19. Walsh JM, Salazar R, Terdiman JP, Gildengorin G, Pérez-Stable EJ. Promoting use of colorectal cancer screening tests. Can we change physician behavior? J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Dec; 20(12):1097-101.
  20. Velayos FS, Terdiman JP, Walsh JM. Effect of 5-aminosalicylate use on colorectal cancer and dysplasia risk: a systematic review and metaanalysis of observational studies. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Jun; 100(6):1345-53.

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