Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Department: Dermatology

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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
7th Floor, South Tower
Suite 728
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Chemistry, Mathematics - Summa Cum Laude)
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 1998.
Ph.D. (Molecular Cell Biology)
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2007.
M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2007.
M.S.C.E.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Fischer AH, Shin DB, Gelfand JM, Takeshita J: Health Care Utilization for Psoriasis in the United States Differs by Race: An Analysis of the 2001-2013 Medical Expenditures Panel Surveys Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology In Press.

Fischer AH, Shin DB, Margolis DJ, Takeshita J : Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Care Utilization for Childhood Eczema: An Analysis of the 2001-2013 Medical Expenditures Panel Surveys Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology September 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.08.035.

Takeshita, J., Gelfand, J.M., Li, P., Pinto, L., Yu, X., Rao, P., Viswanathan, H.N., Doshi, J.A. : Psoriasis in the U.S. Medicare Population: Prevalence, Treatment, and Factors Associated with Biologic Use. J Invest Dermatol 135(6): 1057-1065, 2015.

Doshi, J.A., Takeshita, J., Pinto, L., Li, P., Yu, X., Rao, P., Viswanathan, H.N., Gelfand, J.M. : Factors Associated with Adherence, Discontinuation, Switching, and Restarting Biologic Therapy Among Psoriasis Patients in the U.S. Medicare Population. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 74(6): 1057-1065, 2016.

Takeshita, J., Shin, D.B., Ogdie, A., Gelfand, J.M.: Increased Risk of Pneumonia Among Patients with Psoriasis: A Population-Based Cohort Study in the United Kingdom. J Invest Dermatol 135(Suppl 1)(S50), May 2015 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Takeshita, J., Wang, S., Shin, D.B., Mehta, N.N., Kimmel, S.E., Margolis, D.J., Troxel, A.B., Gelfand, J.M. : Effect of psoriasis severity on hypertension control: a population-based study in the United Kingdom. JAMA dermatology 151(2): 161-9, Feb 2015.

Takeshita, J., Callis Duffin, K., Shin, D.B., Krueger, G.G., Robertson, A.D., Troxel, A.B., Van Voorhees, A.S., Gelfand, J.M. : Patient-reported outcomes for psoriasis patients with clear versus almost clear skin in the clinical setting. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 71(4): 633-41, Oct 2014.

Takeshita, J., Wang, S., Shin, D.B., Callis Duffin, K., Krueger, G.G., Kalb, R.E., Weisman, J.D., Sperber, B.R., Stierstorfer, M.B., Brod, B.A., Schleicher, S.M., Robertson, A.D., Linn, K.A., Shinohara, R.T., Troxel, A.B., Van Voorhees, A.S., Gelfand, J.M. : Comparative effectiveness of less commonly used systemic monotherapies and common combination therapies for moderate to severe psoriasis in the clinical setting. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 71(6): 1167-75, 2014.

Takeshita, J., Mohler, E.R., Parasuram K., Moore, J., Rogers, W.T., Zhang, L., Gelfand, J.M., Mehta, N.N. : Endothelial cell-, platelet-, and monocyte/macrophage-derived microparticles are elevated in psoriasis beyond cardiometabolic risk factors. Journal of the American Heart Association 3(1): e000507, 2014.

Chung, J., Callis Duffin, K., Takeshita, J., Shin, D.B., Krueger, G.G., Robertson, A.D., Troxel, A.B., Van Voorhees, A.S., Edson-Heredia, E., Gelfand, J.M. : Palmoplantar psoriasis is associated with greater impairment of health-related quality of life compared with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 71(4): 623-32, 2014.

Callis Duffin K, Yeung H, Takeshita J, Krueger G G, Robertson A D, Troxel A B, Shin D B, Van Voorhees A S, Gelfand J M: Patient satisfaction with treatments for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in clinical practice. The British Journal of Dermatology 170(3): 672-80, 2014.

Yeung, H., Takeshita, J., Mehta N.N., Kimmel, S.E., Ogdie, A., Margolis, D.J., Shin, D.B., Attor, R., Troxel, A.B., Gelfand, J.M. : Psoriasis severity and the prevalence of major medical comorbidity: a population-based study. JAMA Dermatology 149(10): 1173-9, 2013.

Nelson, C.A., Takeshita, J., Wanat, K.A., Bream, K.D.W., Holms, J.H., Koenig, H.C., Roth, R.R., Vuppalapati, A., James, W.D., Kovarik, C.L. : Impact of Store-and-Forward Teledermatology on Outpatient Dermatologic Care: A Prospective Study in an Urban Underserved Primary Care Setting. Am Acad Dermatol 74(3): 484-490.e1, 2015.

Grewal, S.K., Wan, J., Denburg, M.R., Shin, D.B., Takeshita, J., Gelfand, J.M. : The Risk of IgA Nephropathy and Glomerular Disease in Patients with Psoriasis: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Br J Dermatol 176(5): 1366, 2016.

Benoit BM, Jariwala N, O'Connor G, Oetjen LK, Whelan TM, Werth A, Troxel AB, Sicard H, Zhu L, Miller C, Takeshita J, McVicar DW, Kim BS, Rook AH, Wysocka M. : CD164 identifies CD4+ T cells highly expressing genes associated with malignancy in Sézary syndrome: the Sézary signature genes, FCRL3, Tox, and miR-214. Arch Dermatol Res 309(1): 11, 2017.

Jariwala N, Benoit B, Kossenkov AV, Oetjen LK, Whelan TM, Cornejo CM, Takeshita J, Kim BS, Showe LC, Wysocka M, Rook AH. : TIGIT and Helios Are Highly Expressed on CD4+ T Cells in Sézary Syndrome Patients. J Invest Dermatol 137(1): 257, 2017.

Ogdie A, Harter L, Shin D, Baker J, Takeshita J, Choi HK, Love TJ, Gelfand JM. : The Risk of Fracture Among Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis: A Population-Based Study. Ann Rheum Dis 76(5): 882, 2017.

Takeshita, J., Grewal, S., Langan, S.M., Mehta, N.N., Ogdie, A., Van Voorhees, A.S., Gelfand, J.M. : Psoriasis and Comorbid Diseases: Epidemiology. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 76(3): 377, 2017.

Takeshita, J., Grewal, S., Langan, S.M., Mehta, N.N., Ogdie, A., Van Voorhees, A.S., Gelfand, J.M. : Psoriasis and Comorbid Diseases: Implications for Management. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 76(3): 393, 2017.

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