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Marissa A. Boeck, M.D., MPH

Marissa A. Boeck, M.D., MPH

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Trauma & Emergency Surgery

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  • Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, New York, NY, B.A., Philosophy, 2006
  • Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, M.D., 2011
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, M.P.H., 2015
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia, General Surgery, 2011-2018
  • University of California San Francisco, Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery, 2018-2020
  • Center for Global Health Post-Graduate Fellow in Global Health at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2015-2016
  • Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellow at the Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2015-2016
  • Acute care surgery
  • Surgical critical care
  • Trauma surgery
  • Global surgery
  • Gun violence
  • Injury prevention
  • Public health
  • Surgical system strengthening in low-resource settings
  • Trauma system development in low-resource settings

Marissa A. Boeck, M.D., M.P.H. is a clinical fellow in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at UCSF. She has a B.A. in Philosophy from the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, and received her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College in 2011. Dr. Boeck completed her general surgical residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia in 2018, during which time she obtained a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the first of two research years away from clinical duties. The second was spent in Santa Cruz, Bolivia working on hospital-based trauma registry implementation, and developing the city's trauma and emergency response system. Dr. Boeck's professional passions include global public health, especially as it relates to injury prevention, gun violence, emergency response, and trauma and surgical system strengthening in low-resource settings, diversity in the surgical workforce, and the power of social media in medicine.

Most recent publications from a total of 18
  1. Eyob B, Boeck MA, FaSiOen P, Cawich S, Kluger MD. Ensuring safe surgical care across resource settings via surgical outcomes data & quality improvement initiatives. Int J Surg. 2019 Aug 05. View in PubMed
  2. Ludi E, Boeck M, South S, Monasterio J, Swaroop M, Foianini E. Geriatric trauma in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. J Surg Res. 2019 Jul 09; 244:212-217. View in PubMed
  3. Cherukupalli S, Bhatia MB, Boeck MA, Blair KJ, Nagarajan N, Gupta S, Tatebe LC, Sharma S, Bhalla A, Nwomeh BC, Swaroop M. SOSAS Study in Rural India: Using Accredited Social Health Activists as Enumerators. Ann Glob Health. 2019 Mar 14; 85(1). View in PubMed
  4. Mwita C, Negesa R, Boeck M, Wandera A. Open abdomen management and outcomes: two case reports from western Kenya and a review of literature from Africa. Pan Afr Med J. 2019; 32:33. View in PubMed
  5. Boeck MA, Goodman LF, Lin Y, Wilczak B, Tefera G. American College of Surgeons Member Involvement in Global Surgery: Results from the 2015 Operation Giving Back Survey. World J Surg. 2018 Jul; 42(7):2018-2027. View in PubMed
  6. Logghe HJ, Selby LV, Boeck MA, Stamp NL, Chuen J, Jones C. The academic tweet: Twitter as a tool to advance academic surgery. J Surg Res. 2018 06; 226:viii-xii. View in PubMed
  7. Logghe HJ, Boeck MA, Gusani NJ, Hardaway JC, Hughes KA, Mouawad NJ, Kulaylat AN, Hoffman RL, Turner P, Jones C, Leichtle SW. Best Practices for Surgeons' Social Media Use: Statement of the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Mar; 226(3):317-327. View in PubMed
  8. Boeck MA, Callese TE, Nelson SK, Schuetz SJ, Fuentes Bazan C, Saavedra Laguna JMP, Shapiro MB, Issa NM, Swaroop M. The development and implementation of a layperson trauma first responder course in La Paz, Bolivia: A pilot study. Injury. 2018 May; 49(5):885-896. View in PubMed
  9. Peck G, Blitzer D, Boeck MA, de Moya M, Ferrada P, Vaz Ferreira R, Gracias V, Meara JG, Mejia Toro D, Ribeiro M, Rodas E, Sakran JV, Schroeder ME, Milena del Valle A, Zakrison TL. Acute care surgery’s role in expanding the surgical workforce in Latin America. ACS Bulletin. 2017; 102(9):26-35. View in PubMed
  10. Blair KJ, Boeck MA, Gallardo Barrientos JL, Hidalgo López JL, Helenowski IB, Nwomeh BC, Shapiro MB, Swaroop M. Assessment of Surgical and Trauma Capacity in Potosí, Bolivia. Ann Glob Health. 2017 Mar - Apr; 83(2):262-273. View in PubMed
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  1. Boeck MA, South S, Foianini E, Morales Gutierrez O, Toledo G, Juaregui L, Camacho Mansilla JC, Mercado P, Haider AH, Swaroop M. Capturing Injury Mortality Data Through Hospital-Based Trauma Registries in Low-Resource Settings: The Bolivian Trauma Initiative Experience. Poster presentation. Bethune Round Table. Toronto, CA. May 2018.
  2. Boeck MA, South S, Foianini E, Jauregui L, Morales Guitierrez O, Toledo G, Camacho Mansilla J, Mercado P, Haider AH, Swaroop M. A Golden Hour? Assessing Time to Hospital Presentation for Trauma Patients in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. QuickShot Oral Presentation. AAS/SUS 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Jacksonville, FL. February 2018.
  3. Boeck MA, Foianini JE, Toledo G, Camacho JC, Morales Gutiérrez O, Jauregui L, Mercado P, Haider AH, Swaroop M. Injuries in Bolivia: Initial Trauma Registry Results from Five Hospitals in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Oral presentation. XXIX Panamerican Trauma Congress. Maceió, BR. November 2016.
  4. Boeck MA, Goodman LF, Lin Y, Wilczak B, Tefera G. American College of Surgeons Member Involvement in Global Surgery: Results from the 2015 Operation Giving Back Survey. Poster presentation. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. October 2016.
  5. Boeck MA, Foianini JE, Toledo G, Camacho JC, Morales Gutierrez O, Jauregui L, Mercado Barba PJ, Rocabado Laguna JGG, Haider AH, Swaroop M. Framework-Based, Theory-Driven Methodology for Sustainable Trauma Registries in Resource-Limited Settings: The Bolivian Trauma Initiative Experience. Poster presentation. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. October 2016.
  6. Boeck MA, Callese TE, Nelson SK, Schuetz SJ, Miller CG, Fuentes Bazan C, Simons Gonzales JR, Cabrera Vargas M, Ruderman LW, Gallardo JL, Laguna Saavedra JMP, Issa N, Shapiro MB, Swaroop M. Trauma First Responder Course Participant Characteristics & Experiences in La Paz & Potosí, Bolivia. QuickShot Oral Presentation. AAS/SUS 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Jacksonville, FL. February 2016.
  7. Boeck MA, Blair KJ, Foianini JE, Toledo G, Camacho Mansilla JC, Perry H, Nwomeh B, Swaroop M. A Baseline Evaluation Of Trauma Management And Emergency Response Capacity In Santa Cruz De La Sierra, Bolivia. Mini-oral Presentation. XXVIII Panamerican Trauma Congress. Santa Cruz, BO. November 2015.
  8. Boeck MA, Foianini JE, Perry H, Mata LV, Jayaraman S, Aboutanos M, Swaroop M. The Implementation of a Hospital-Based Trauma Registry in Santa Cruz De La Sierra, Bolivia: A Pilot Study. Oral Presentation. XXVIII Panamerican Trauma Congress. Santa Cruz, BO. November 2015.
  9. Boeck MA, Schuetz SJ, Miller CG, Helenowski IB, Simons Gonzales JR, Cabrera Vargas M, Ruderman LW, Gallardo JL, Laguna Saavedra JMP, Issa N, Shapiro MB, Swaroop M. Evaluation of the Northwestern Trauma and Surgical Initiative's Trauma First Responder Course in Potosí, Bolivia. Oral Presentation. AAST/IATSIC Paper Session at 46th World Congress of Surgery. Bangkok, TH. August 2015.
  10. Boeck MA, Nagarajan N, Gupta S, Varadaraj V, Groen RS, Shrestha S, Gurung S, Kushner AL, Nwomeh B, Swaroop M. Assessing Access to Surgical Care in Nepal via a Countrywide Survey. Oral Presentation. Bethune Round Table. Calgary, CA. June 2015.
  11. Boeck MA, Schuetz SJ, Miller CG, Helenowski IB, Simons Gonzales JR, Cabrera Vargas M, Ruderman LW, Gallardo JL, Laguna Saavedra JMP, Issa N, Shapiro MB, Swaroop M. Emergency Experiences of Trauma First Responder Course Participants in Potosí, Bolivia. Oral Presentation. 19th World Congress on Disaster & Emergency Medicine. Cape Town, ZA. April 2015.
  12. Boeck MA, Schuetz SJ, Miller CG, Helenowski IB, Simons Gonzales JR, Cabrera Vargas M, Ruderman LW, Gallardo JL, Fuentes Bazan C, Laguna Saavedra JMP, Issa N, Shapiro MB, Swaroop M. A Novel Trauma First Responder Course in Potosí, Bolivia: Initial Results. Poster Presentation. CUGH Global Health Conference. Boston, MA. March 2015.
  13. Boeck MA, Woo Y, Kushner AL, Arnell TD, Hardy MA. The Role of International Electives in a Surgical Residency Program. QuickShot Oral Presentation. AAS/SUS 10th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV. February 2015.
  14. Boeck M, Vahdat LT. Age and the Incidence of Adverse Events in Older Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy. Poster presentation. American Geriatrics Society Scientific Meeting. Chicago, IL. April-May 2009.
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