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David A. Ansell, MD, MPH

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  • Primary Care, Adult
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Internal Medicine (PCP)
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
Residency: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Internal Medicine
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Bias, Black Lives, and Academic Medicine.
    Ansell DA, McDonald EK
    N. Engl. J. Med.
    2015 Feb 18
  2. Regular screening mammography before the diagnosis of breast cancer reduces black:white breast cancer differences and modifies negative biological prognostic factors.
    Grabler P, Dupuy D, Rai J, Bernstein S, Ansell D.
    Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012
    2012 Sep
    135(2):549-53. doi: 10.1007/s10549-012-2193-3. Epub 2012 Aug 12.
  3. Narrative review: tetanus-a health threat after natural disasters in developing countries.
    Afshar M, Raju M, Ansell D, Bleck TP.
    Ann Intern Med. 2011
    2011 Mar 1
    154(5):329-35. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-154-5-201103010-00007. Review.
  4. The racial disparity in breast cancer mortality.
    Whitman S, Ansell D, Orsi J, Francois T.
    J Community Health. 2011
    2011 Aug
    36(4):588-96. doi: 10.1007/s10900-010-9346-2.
  5. A community effort to reduce the black/white breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago.
    Ansell D, Grabler P, Whitman S, Ferrans C, Burgess-Bishop J, Murray LR, Rao R, Marcus E.
    Cancer Causes Control. 2009
    2009 Nov
    20(9):1681-8. doi: 10.1007/s10552-009-9419-7. Epub 2009 Aug 18.
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