Marlena Hartman-Filson, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator
Marlena Hartman-Filson joined the Division of General Internal Medicine in 2017 and works with Dr. Maya Vijayaraghavan as a Clinical Research Coordinator. She assists Dr. Vijayaraghavan with two studies that focus on tobacco use in homeless populations and the implementation of smoke-free policies in supportive housing units. Marlena comes to DGIM from the Division of HIV, ID and Global Medicine, where she worked as CRC for several international studies on HIV and pulmonary disease. Prior to her time with UCSF, she served as an outreach worker for Street Outreach Services, a mobile medical van that provides urgent care visits and case management to the city’s homeless population. Marlena holds a BA from Carleton College, where she majored in Biology and minored in Women and Gender Studies.
- Alternative flavored and unflavored tobacco product use and cigarette quit attempts among current smokers experiencing homelessness.
- Smoke-Free Home Intervention in Permanent Supportive Housing: A Multi-Faceted Intervention Pilot.
- Pneumoproteins are associated with pulmonary function in HIV-infected persons.
- Exposure to pro- and anti-tobacco messages online and off-line among people experiencing homelessness.
- The NF-?B inhibitory proteins I?Ba and I?Bß mediate disparate responses to inflammation in fetal pulmonary endothelial cells.