Thyroid Cancer, Iodine-Refractory Thyroid cancer
Dr. Semrad is an Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor in Endocrinology. At the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis she serves as the medical director for the physician assistant program as well as an instructor of record for the first year NPPA Endocrine course. She is a Co-fellowship director for the Endocrinology Fellowship program as well as a faculty mentor for medical students.
She co-founded UC Davis Medical Center's newly established multidisciplinary thyroid cancer clinic. She co-chairs the Endocrine tumor board with the Department of Otolaryngology and Endocrine Surgery and Medical Oncology. Her clinical interests include thyroid cancer. Semrad's research interests focus on health outcomes in thyroid cancer and iodine-refractory thyroid cancer.
Endocrinology Co-fellowship Director
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Clinic
4860 Y St., Suite 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
General Otolaryngology Clinic
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 5200
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.A./B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1999
UC Davis, Sacramento, California, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, 2009
Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU), 2009
American Thyroid Association (ATA)
Select Honors and Awards:
Early medical student education, 2011
Telemedicine CCHP Grant, 2010
Select Recent Publications:
Semrad TJ, Semrad AM, Farwell DG, Chen Y, Cress R. Initial Treatment Patterns in Younger Adult Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in California. Thyroid. 2015 Mar 23.
Allen ME, Semrad A, Yang AD, Martinez SR. Parathyroid carcinoma survival: improvements in the era of intact parathyroid hormone monitoring? Rare Tumors. 2013 May 2; 5(1): e12. doi: 10.4081/rt.2013.e12. Print 2013 Feb 11.
Yeran Bao, MD, James Wall, MD, Alison Semrad, DO, Wen T. Shen, MD, Stephen S. Lippman, MD, PhD, Arthur L. M. Swislocki, MD, Dolores M. Shoback, MD, Quan-Yang Duh, MD. A Case of Reoperative Parathyroidectomy in Tandem with Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. World Journal of Endocrine Surgery. January-April 2011 3(1): 47-51 (epub).