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Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, MSCE

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
B.A. (Chemistry, Mathematics - Summa Cum Laude)
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 1998.
Ph.D. (Molecular Cell Biology)
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2007.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2007.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Bazen A, Barg FK, Takeshita J: Research Techniques Made Simple: An Introduction to Qualitative Research. J Invest Dermatol 141(2): 241-47, Feb 2021.

Takeshita J, Wang S, Loren AW, Mitra N, Shults J, Shin DB, Sawinski D: Association of Racial/Ethnic and Gender Concordance Between Patients and Physicians with Patient Experience Ratings. JAMA Netw Open 3(11): e2024583, Nov 2020.

Holmes A, Williams C, Wang S, Barg FK, Takeshita J.: Content Analysis of Psoriasis and Eczema Direct-to-Consumer Advertisements. Cutis 106(03): 147-50, Sep 2020.

Barbieri JS, Shin DB, Wang S, Margolis DJ, Takeshita J: Association of Race/Ethnicity and Sex With Differences in Health Care Use and Treatment for Acne JAMA Dermatol 156(3): 312-19, Mar 2020.

Wan J, Oganisian A, Spieker AJ, Hoffstad OJ, Mitra N, Margolis DJ, Takeshita J: Racial/Ethnic Variation in Use of Ambulatory and Emergency Care for Atopic Dermatitis Among U.S. Children. J Invest Dermatol 139(9): 1906-13.e1, Sep 2019.

Takeshita J, Eriksen WT, Raziano VT, Bocage C, Hur L, Shah RV, Gelfand JM, Barg FK: Racial Differences in Perceptions of Psoriasis Therapies: Implications for Racial Disparities in Psoriasis Treatment. J Invest Dermatol 139(8): 672-79.e1, Aug 2019.

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 J Am Acad Dermatol 78(1): 200-203, Jan 2018.

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 77(6): 1060-67, Dec 2017.

Takeshita J, Callis Duffin K, Shin DB, Krueger GG, Robertson AD, Troxel AB, Van Voorhees AS, Gelfand JM : Patient-reported outcomes for psoriasis patients with clear versus almost clear skin in the clinical setting. J Am Acad Dermatol 71(4): 633-41, Oct 2014.

Takeshita J, Wang S, Shin DB, Callis Duffin K, Krueger GG, Kalb RE, Weisman JD, Sperber BR, Stierstorfer MB, Brod BA, Schleicher SM, Robertson AD, Linn KA, Shinohara RT, Troxel AB, Van Voorhees AS, Gelfand JM : Comparative effectiveness of less commonly used systemic monotherapies and common combination therapies for moderate to severe psoriasis in the clinical setting. J Am Acad Dermatol 71(6): 1167-75, Dec 2014.

Chung J, Callis Duffin K, Takeshita J, Shin DB, Krueger GG, Robertson AD, Troxel AB, Van Voorhees AS, Edson-Heredia E, Gelfand JM : Palmoplantar psoriasis is associated with greater impairment of health-related quality of life compared with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol 71(4): 623-32, Oct 2014.

Callis Duffin K, Yeung H, Takeshita J, Krueger GG, Robertson AD, Troxel AB, Shin DB, Van Voorhees AS, Gelfand JM: Patient satisfaction with treatments for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in clinical practice. Br J Dermatol 170(3): 672-80, Mar 2014.

Yeung H, Takeshita J, Mehta NN, Kimmel SE, Ogdie A, Margolis DJ, Shin DB, Attor R, Troxel AB, Gelfand JM: Psoriasis severity and the prevalence of major medical comorbidity: a population-based study. JAMA Dermatol 149(10): 1173-9, Oct 2013.

Takeshita J, Wang S, Shin DB, Mehta NN, Kimmel SE, Margolis DJ, Troxel AB, Gelfand JM : Effect of psoriasis severity on hypertension control: a population-based study in the United Kingdom. JAMA Dermatol 151(2): 161-9, Feb 2015.

Nelson CA, Takeshita J, Wanat KA, Bream KDW, Holms JH, Koenig HC, Roth RR, Vuppalapati A, James WD, Kovarik CL: 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, Mar 2016.

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

Takeshita J, Grewal S, Langan SM, Mehta NN, Ogdie A, Van Voorhees AS, Gelfand JM: Psoriasis and Comorbid Diseases: Epidemiology. J Am Acad Dermatol 76(3): 377-90, Mar 2017.

Takeshita J, Grewal S, Langan SM, Mehta NN, Ogdie A, Van Voorhees AS, Gelfand JM : Psoriasis and Comorbid Diseases: Implications for Management J Am Acad Dermatol 76(3): 393 - 403, Mar 2017.

Takeshita J, Shin DB, Ogdie A, Gelfand JM: Risk of Serious Infection, Opportunistic Infection and Herpes Zoster Among Patients With Psoriasis in the United Kingdom. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 138(8): 1726-35, Aug 2018.

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