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Jessica Olson PhD

Jessica Olson PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Equity
Division: Community Health
Program: Administration

Member of the Cancer Center
Member of the Cardiovascular Center


I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Research Experience

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • MicroRNAs
  • Women's Health
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Community-Institutional Relations
  • Public Health
  • Public Health Practice
  • Social Justice
  • Translational Medical Research
  • Leadership Positions

  • Chair, Women in Science Series
  • Publications (9)

  • Fatty Acids in Ten Species of Fish Commonly Consumed by the Anishinaabe of the Upper Great Lakes. (Dellinger MJ, Olson J, Holub B, Ripley MP) J Great Lakes Res 2018 Jun;44(3):521-526 PMID: 30270966 PMCID: PMC6157921 10/03/2018    
  • Serum S100A8/A9 and S100A12 Levels in Children With Polyarticular Forms of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Relationship to Maintenance of Clinically Inactive Disease During Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy and Occurrence of Disease Flare After Discontinuation of Therapy. (Hinze CH, Foell D, Johnson AL, Spalding SJ, Gottlieb BS, Morris PW, Kimura Y, Onel K, Li SC, Grom AA, Taylor J, Brunner HI, Huggins JL, Nocton JJ, Haines KA, Edelheit BS, Shishov M, Jung LK, Williams CB, Tesher MS, Costanzo DM, Zemel LS, Dare JA, Passo MH, Ede KC, Olson JC, Cassidy EA, Griffin TA, Wagner-Weiner L, Weiss JE, Vogler LB, Rouster-Stevens KA, Beukelman T, Cron RQ, Kietz D, Schikler K, Mehta J, Ting TV, Verbsky JW, Eberhard AB, Huang B, Giannini EH, Lovell DJ) Arthritis Rheumatol 2019 03;71(3):451-459 PMID: 30225949 PMCID: PMC6393224 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85060584463 09/19/2018       6 Citations
  • Community Breast Health Education for Immigrants and Refugees: Lessons Learned in Outreach Efforts to Reduce Cancer Disparities. (Kamaraju S, Olson J, DeNomie M, Visotcky A, Banerjee A, Asan O, Tavares E, Rao A, LaCroix M, Krause K, Neuner J, Stolley M) J Cancer Educ 2019 Dec;34(6):1092-1096 PMID: 30091014 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85051532560 08/10/2018    
  • More than a Conversation: the Power of Bringing Scientists and the Community Together to Change Perceptions About Cancer. (Olson J, Svoboda-Newman S, Gardner-Volle K, McNally M, Fabian E, Maurana C) J Cancer Educ 2019 Jun;34(3):571-576 PMID: 29508231 03/07/2018    
  • MicroRNA-21 Mediates Isoflurane-induced Cardioprotection against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury via Akt/Nitric Oxide Synthase/Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore Pathway. (Qiao S, Olson JM, Paterson M, Yan Y, Zaja I, Liu Y, Riess ML, Kersten JR, Liang M, Warltier DC, Bosnjak ZJ, Ge ZD) Anesthesiology 2015 Oct;123(4):786-798 PMID: 26259139 PMCID: PMC4573345 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942056683 08/11/2015       37 Citations
  • Gene Expression in Experimental Aortic Coarctation and Repair: Candidate Genes for Therapeutic Intervention? (LaDisa JF Jr, Bozdag S, Olson J, Ramchandran R, Kersten JR, Eddinger TJ) PLoS One 2015;10(7):e0133356 PMID: 26207811 PMCID: PMC4514739 07/25/2015       3 Citations
  • Up-regulation of microRNA-21 mediates isoflurane-induced protection of cardiomyocytes. (Olson JM, Yan Y, Bai X, Ge ZD, Liang M, Kriegel AJ, Twaroski DM, Bosnjak ZJ) Anesthesiology 2015 Apr;122(4):795-805 PMID: 25536091 PMCID: PMC4366274 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84937250884 12/24/2014       23 Citations
  • miR-21 in ischemia/reperfusion injury: a double-edged sword? (Xu X, Kriegel AJ, Jiao X, Liu H, Bai X, Olson J, Liang M, Ding X) Physiol Genomics 2014 Nov 01;46(21):789-97 PMID: 25159851 PMCID: PMC4280148 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84908453071 08/28/2014       49 Citations
  • Down-regulation of microRNA-21 is involved in the propofol-induced neurotoxicity observed in human stem cell-derived neurons. (Twaroski DM, Yan Y, Olson JM, Bosnjak ZJ, Bai X) Anesthesiology 2014 Oct;121(4):786-800 PMID: 24950164 PMCID: PMC4174986 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84914165939 06/21/2014       44 Citations
  • Last update: 06/17/2019
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