Kimberly A. Forde

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center For Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
423 Guardian Drive
722 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Fax: 215-573-5325
Lab: 215-746-8597
BA (Biology)
Columbia University, Barnard College, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2001.
MHS (Clinical Investigation)
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania , 2017.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Hepatitis C
Chronic liver disease
Liver Transplantation

Selected Publications

Sawinski D, Forde KA, Locke JE, Cohen JB, Weldon J, Shults J, Reese PP: Race but not Hepatitis C co-infection affects survival of HIV+ individuals on dialysis in contemporary practice. Kidney Int 93(3): 706-15, Mar 2018.

Serper M, Forde KA, Kaplan DE: Rare clinically significant hepatic events and hepatitis B reactivation occur more frequently following rather than during direct-acting antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C: data from a national US cohort. J Viral Hepat 25(2): 187-97, Feb 2018.

DuBrock HM, Krowka MJ, Forde KA, Krok K, Patel M, Sharkoski T, Sprys M, Lin G, Oh JK, Mottram CD, Scanlon PD, Fallon MB, Kawut SM.: Clinical Impact of Intrapulmonary Vascular Dilatation in Candidates for Liver Transplant. Chest 153(2): 414-26, Feb 2018.

Hoteit MA; Hsu, C; Levine, MH; Forde, KA; Reiss, K; Nadolski, G; Soulen, MC; Kron, ME; Helmke,S; Everson, GT; Ben-Josef, E.: Hepatic functional deterioration after locoregional therapy (LRT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) measured by hepatic cholate clearance: a pilot study American Society of Clinical Oncology 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Jan 2018 Notes: Oral presentation.

Roccaro GA, Goldberg DS, Hwang W, Judy R, Thomasson A, Kimmel SE, Forde KA, Lewis JD, Yang YX: Sustained Posttransplantation Diabetes is Associated with Long-Term Major Cardiovascular Events Following Liver Transplantation. Am J Transplant 18(1): 207-15, Jan 2018.

Cohen JB, Eddinger KC, Forde KA, Abt PL, Sawinski DL : Belatacept Compared to Tacrolimus for Kidney Transplantation: A Propensity Score Matched Cohort Study. Transplantation 101(10): 2582-2589, Oct 2017.

Byrne DD, Tate JP, Forde KA, Lim JK, Goetz MB, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Brown ST, Bedimo R, Freiberg MS, Justice AC, Kostman JR, Roy JA, Lo Re V 3rd.: Risk of Acute Liver Injury After Statin Initiation by Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Status. Clin Infect Dis. 65(9): 1542 - 1550, Oct 2017.

Kushner T, Shaw PA, Kalra A, Magaldi L, Monpara P, Bedi G, Krok K, Centkowski S, Dalldorf K, D'souza J, Halegoua-De Marzio D, Goldberg DS, Trooskin S, Levine LD, Srinivas SK, Lewis JD, Forde KA, Lo Re V 3rd: Incidence, determinants and outcomes of pregnancy-associated hepatitis B flares: A regional hospital-based cohort study. Liver Int 13594, Sept 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1111/liv.13594.

Cohen JB, Eddinger KC, Shelton B, Locke JE, Forde KA, Sawinski D.: Effect of kidney donor hepatitis C virus serostatus on renal transplant recipient and allograft outcomes. Clin Kidney J 10(4): 564-572, Aug 2017.

Cohen JB, Eddinger KC, Locke JE, Forde KA, Reese PP, Sawinski DL: Survival Benefit of Transplantation with a Deceased Diabetic Donor Kidney Compared with Remaining on the Waitlist. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 12(6): 974-982, Jun 2017.

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