Kiran H. Clair

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine
B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2008, International Relations/Political Science
B.S., University of California, San Diego, 2008, General Biology
M.D., University of California, Irvine, 2014
Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, 2018, Residency
M.S., University of California, Irvine, 2020, Biomedical and Translational Science
Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2022, Gynecologic Oncology
Phone: (714) 456-7971
Fax: (714) 456-6632
University of California, Irvine
3800 W. Chapman Ave.
Suite 3400
Mail Code: 3200
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Disparities in cancer care; health services
Awards and Honors
2011 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Summer Fellowship
2017 Outstanding Contribution to Medical Student Education
2018 Chief Resident Louis Smith, MD Humanitarian Award
Journal Articles, Peer Reviewed
1. Barbero S, Barila D, Mielgo A, Stagni V, Clair KH, Stupack DG. Identification of a critical tyrosine residue in caspase 8 that promotes cell migration. J. Biol. Chem. May 2008;13031-13034. PMID:18216014

2. Mielgo A, Torres VA, Clair KH, Stupack DG. Paclitaxel promotes a caspase 8-mediated apoptosis through death effector domain association with microtubules. Oncogene. Oct 2009;3551-62. PMID:19668227

3. Dhillon R, Clair KH, Fraden M. Hypertension in populations of different ethnic origins. Lancet. July 2014;384(9939): 234. PMID: PMC4438759

4. Clair KH, Wolford J, Veran-Taguibao S, Kim G, Eskander R. Primary Low-Grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma of the Omentum. Gynecologic Oncology Reports. August 2017;119-121. PMCID: PMC5554916

5. Clair KH, Tewari KT. Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers: Indications, Techniques, and Controversies. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. May 2020; PMID:32410262

6. Clair KH, Gallegos N, Bristow RE. Successful treatment of metastatic gestational choriocarcinoma with pembrolizumab: A case for immune checkpoint salvage therapy in trophoblastic tumors. Gynecologic Oncology Reports. September 2020; PMID:32964090

7. Clair KH, Wolford J, Zell JA, Bristow RE. Surgical Management of Gynecologic Cancers. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. January 2021; PMID:33220810

8. Clair KH, Bristow RE. Looking at Cancer Health Disparities in Gynecologic Oncology in 2020. Current Opinions in Obstetrics and Gynecology. August 2021; PMID:34183551

9. Clair KH, Bristow RE. The urban-rural gap: disparities in ovarian cancer survival among patients treated at tertiary centers. Gynecologic Oncology. October 2021; PMID: 34629166

10. Del Rosario M, Chang J, Ziogas A, Clair KH, Bristow RE, Tanjasiri SP, Zell JA. Differential Effects of Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Insurance on Disease-Specific Survival in Rectal Cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. March 2022; PMID: 35849491
2/2020 – 3/2021 American Cancer Society Comprehensive Community Grant Support: $10,000
Professional Societies
Society of Gynecologic Oncology
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
California Medical Association
American Medical Association
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