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Victoria Hsiao, MD, PhD
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Associate Professor


Dr. Hsiao, originally from Boulder, Colorado, received her B.A. magna cum laude in Biology from Harvard University, her Ph.D. in Pathobiology from Columbia University, and her M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and completed her fellowship training in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes at the University of Michigan Hospital. She served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center from 2010-2016. She joined the University of California – San Francisco as an Associate Clinical Professor in December 2016.

Dr. Hsiao's clinical interests are in diabetes and general endocrinology. Dr. Hsiao's research interests include patient, provider, and health plan factors affecting delivery of diabetes care and health outcomes. Her research findings have been published in the Journal of Cell Science, Diabetes Care, American Journal of Managed Care, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. She was also the recipient of the 2009 Lilly Endocrine Scholars Award from The Endocrine Society for her research on how high blood glucose levels affect bone marrow transplantation outcomes.

Awards and Honors

2010   Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010
2009   Lilly Endocrine Scholars Award Winner, The Endocrine Society, 2009-2010
2007   Board Certified in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007

Recent Articles (10)

Bilik D, McEwen LN, Brown MB, Pomeroy NE, Kim C, Asao K, Crosson JC, Duru OK, Ferrara A, Hsiao VC, Karter AJ, Lee PG, Marrero DG, Selby JV, Subramanian U, Herman WH. Thiazolidinediones and fractures: evidence from translating research into action for diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct; 95(10):4560-5.

Bilik D, McEwen LN, Brown MB, Selby JV, Karter AJ, Marrero DG, Hsiao VC, Tseng CW, Mangione CM, Lasser NL, Crosson JC, Herman WH. Thiazolidinediones, cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular mortality: translating research into action for diabetes (TRIAD). Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010 Jul; 19(7):715-21.

McEwen LN, Hsiao VC, Nota-Kirby EM, Kulpa GJ, Schmidt KG, Herman WH. Effect of a managed care disease management program on diabetes care. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Sep; 15(9):575-80.

Derr RL, Hsiao VC, Saudek CD. Antecedent hyperglycemia is associated with an increased risk of neutropenic infections during bone marrow transplantation. Diabetes Care. 2008 Oct; 31(10):1972-7.

Hsiao VC, Tian R, Long H, Der Perng M, Brenner M, Quinlan RA, Goldman JE. Alexander-disease mutation of GFAP causes filament disorganization and decreased solubility of GFAP. J Cell Sci. 2005 May 01; 118(Pt 9):2057-65.

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