Anna Chodos, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Fellowship, 2014 - Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco
Certificate, 2013 - Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research), University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2011 - Department of Medicine - Primary Care, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2011 - Internal Medicine, Primary Care, ZSFG, University of California, San Francisco
M.D., 2008 - School of Medicine, Harvard University
M.P.H., 2008 - School of Public Health, Harvard University
Honors and Awards
  • Richard J. Haber Excellence in Teaching in Primary Care Award, Division General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, 2015
  • Tideswell, Practice Change Leader, University of California, San Francisco, 2014
  • Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award, Division of Geriatrics, Dept of Medicine, UCSF, 2013
  • Excellent Subspecialty Clinical Fellow, Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, UCSF, 2012
  • Hartford Foundation as a Center of Excellence Scholar, John A. Hartford Foundation, 2011-2015
  • Reza Gandjei Humanism Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2011
  • Zuckerman Fellow, Harvard Center for Public Leadership, Kennedy School of Government, 2006-2007
  1. Sideman AB, Chalmer R, Ayers E, Gershon R, Verghese J, Wolf M, Ansari A, Arvanitis M, Bui N, Chen P, Chodos A, Corriveau R, Curtis L, Ehrlich AR, Farias SET, Goode C, Hill-Sakurai L, Nowinski CJ, Premkumar M, Rankin KP, Ritchie CS, Tsoy E, Weiss E, Possin KL. Lessons from Detecting Cognitive Impairment Including Dementia (DetectCID) in Primary Care. 2022. PMID: 35124639

  2. Portacolone E, Chodos A, Halpern J, Covinsky KE, Keiser S, Fung J, Rivera E, Tran T, Bykhovsky C, Johnson JK. The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Lived Experience of Diverse Older Adults Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment. 2021. PMID: 33404634

  3. Rosenwohl-Mack A, Dubbin L, Chodos A, Dulaney S, Fang ML, Merrilees J, Portacolone E. Use of Services by People Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review. 2021. PMID: 33796795

  4. Louie JK, Scott HM, Lu W, Chodos A, DuBois A, Sturtz N, Stoltey J. COVID-19-Associated Deaths in San Francisco: the Important Role of Dementia and Atypical Presentations in Long-term Care Facilities. 2020. PMID: 32935309

  5. Piña-Escudero SD, Chodos A, Weinstein CA, Allen IE, Ávila-Funes JA, Ritchie C. Subjective cognitive decline and elder mistreatment in Mexican community-dwelling older adults. 2020. PMID: 33010789

  6. Fields J, Cemballi AG, Michalec C, Uchida D, Griffiths K, Cardes H, Cuellar J, Chodos AH, Lyles CR. In-Home Technology Training Among Socially Isolated Older Adults: Findings From the Tech Allies Program. 2020. PMID: 32141373

  7. Possin KL, Merrilees JJ, Dulaney S, Bonasera SJ, Chiong W, Lee K, Hooper SM, Allen IE, Braley T, Bernstein A, Rosa TD, Harrison K, Begert-Hellings H, Kornak J, Kahn JG, Naasan G, Lanata S, Clark AM, Chodos A, Gearhart R, Ritchie C, Miller BL. Effect of Collaborative Dementia Care via Telephone and Internet on Quality of Life, Caregiver Well-being, and Health Care Use: The Care Ecosystem Randomized Clinical Trial. 2019. PMID: 31566651

  8. Farrell TW, Catlin C, Chodos AH, Naik AD, Widera E, Moye J. Caring for Unbefriended Older Adults and Adult Orphans: A Clinician Survey. 2019. PMID: 31305222

  9. Verma A, Smith AK, Harrison KL, Chodos AH. Ethical Challenges in Caring for Unrepresented Adults: A Qualitative Study of Key Stakeholders. 2019. PMID: 31059129

  10. Possin KL, Merrilees J, Bonasera SJ, Bernstein A, Chiong W, Lee K, Wilson L, Hooper SM, Dulaney S, Braley T, Laohavanich S, Feuer JE, Clark AM, Schaffer MW, Schenk AK, Heunis J, Ong P, Cook KM, Bowhay AD, Gearhart R, Chodos A, Naasan G, Bindman AB, Dohan D, Ritchie C, Miller BL. Development of an adaptive, personalized, and scalable dementia care program: Early findings from the Care Ecosystem. 2017. PMID: 28323819

  11. Chodos AH, Kushel MB, Greysen SR, Guzman D, Kessell ER, Sarkar U, Goldman LE, Critchfield JM, Pierluissi E. Hospitalization-Associated Disability in Adults Admitted to a Safety-Net Hospital. Volume 30 of Issue 12. 2015. PMID: 25986139

  12. Chodos AH, Ahalt C, Cenzer IS, Myers J, Goldenson J, Williams BA. Older jail inmates and community acute care use. 2014. PMID: 25033146

  13. Turchin A, Shubina M, Chodos AH, Einbinder JS, Pendergrass ML. Effect of board certification on antihypertensive treatment intensification in patients with diabetes mellitus. 2008. PMID: 18212279

  14. Sarween N, Chodos A, Raykundalia C, Khan M, Abbas AK, Walker LS. CD4+CD25+ cells controlling a pathogenic CD4 response inhibit cytokine differentiation, CXCR-3 expression, and tissue invasion. 2004. PMID: 15322152

  15. Eggena MP, Walker LS, Nagabhushanam V, Barron L, Chodos A, Abbas AK. Cooperative roles of CTLA-4 and regulatory T cells in tolerance to an islet cell antigen. 2004. PMID: 15210748

  16. Walker LS, Chodos A, Eggena M, Dooms H, Abbas AK. Antigen-dependent proliferation of CD4+ CD25+ regulatory T cells in vivo. 2003. PMID: 12874258

  17. Walker LS, Ausubel LJ, Chodos A, Bekarian N, Abbas AK. CTLA-4 differentially regulates T cell responses to endogenous tissue protein versus exogenous immunogen. 2002. PMID: 12444125

  18. Ausubel LJ, Chodos A, Bekarian N, Abbas AK, Walker LS. Functional tolerance is maintained despite proliferation of CD4 T cells after encounter with tissue-derived antigen. 2002. PMID: 12885158