Jacqueline R Ho, MD

Education

Fellowship

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
2015-Current

Graduate School

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Master of Science, Biomedical, Clinical, and Translational Investigations
Postdoctoral Scholars Program
2015-Current

Residency

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2012‐2012

Internship

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2011‐2012

Medical School

University of California, Irvine
San Francisco, CA
Doctor of Medicine
2007‐2011

University

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Molecular and Cell Biology
2003‐2007

High School

Mercy High School
Burlingame, CA
1999‐2003


Awards/Honors

  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Excellence In-Training Research Award – “Oocyte cryopreservation is as effective as embryo cryopreservation in achieving live births”
    2016
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society In-­‐Training Scholarship Award
    2016
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society In-­‐Training Scholarship Award
    2015
  • North American Menopause Society Medical Resident In-­‐Training Award
    2014
  • UC Irvine Chapter Junior Alpha Omega Alpha
    2010
  • Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society Member
    2009
  • UC Irvine Basic Science Certificate of Excellence
    2008, 2009
  • Department of Molecular and Cell Biology Honors Program
    2007
  • California Alumni Association Scholarship in Leadership
    2005, 2007

Publications

  • Ho J, Maa J, Liou P, Lager J. Laparoscopic Management of a Canal of Nuck Cyst. Case Reports for the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Jan 2015. e2014.002134.
  • Panchal H, Vranizan K, Lee C, Ho J, Ngai J, Timiras P. Early Anti-Oxidative and Anti-Proliferative Curcumin Effects on Neuroglioma Cells Suggest Therapeutic Targets. Neurochemical Research 2008 Sep; 33(9):1701-10.
  • Yaghmaie F, Saeed O, Garan SA, Gouw AM, Tran T, Ho J, Zhao LY, Voelker MA, Timiras PS. A Study of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Receptor Immunoreactivity in the Supraoptic Nucleus of Young and Old Female B6D2F1 Mice. Supplement to The FASEB Journal. 2006;20:A536.

Presentations

  • Ho J, Salem W, Ma L, Savjani G Kumar A, Terry MB, Stanczyk FZ. Antimullerian hormone in prepubertal and adolescent girls. Oral Presentation at the 72nd annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Ho J, Arrach N, Salem W, Ingles S, Bendikson K, Chung K, Paulson R, Ahmady A. Discordance rates between day 3 and day 5 chromosome results and the predictive value of time lapse morphokinetics. Poster Presentation at the 72nd annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Ho J, Arrach N, Salem W, Ingles S, Chung K, Paulson R, Bendikson K, Ahmady A. Elevated mitochondrial DNA in embryos reflects aneuploidy and correlates with developmental arrest. Poster Presentation at the 72nd annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Ho J, Woo I, Bendikson K, Paulson R, Chung K. Cryopreserved oocytes are as effective as cryopreserved embryos in achieving live births. Poster Presentation at the 64th annual Pacific Coast Reproductive Conference, March 2016. Research award won.
  • Ho J, Noel M, Cao CN, Mok-Lin E, Cedars MI, Huddleston HG. Semen Parameters and Paternal Age Do Not Effect Outcomes in Oocyte Recipient Cycles. Poster Presentation at the 63rd annual Pacific Coast Reproductive Conference, March 2015.
  • Noel M, Ho J, Cao CN, Mok-Lin E, Cedars MI, Huddleston HG. Pregnancy Rates Significantly Decrease in Oocyte Recipients Who Fail Fresh Transfer Regardless of Transfer Day. Poster Presentation at the 63rd annual Pacific Coast Reproductive Conference, March 2015. 3
  • Ho J, Kao CN, Kuzmich L, Shinkai K, Cedars MI, Huddleston. What does an elevated DHEAS mean? Investigation of an isolated elevation of DHEAS in PCOS. Supplement to Fertility and Sterility, Volume 100, Issue 3, Supplement, Pages A1-A2, S1-S572. Poster presentation at the 69th American Society of Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, Oct 2013. Manuscript in progress
  • Ho J, Hoffman J, Cardenas M, Smith J, Klatsky P, Herndon CN. Demographics of women from low-resource, immigrant communities presenting for initial infertility care in the United States. Supplement to Fertility and Sterility, Volume 100, Issue 3, Supplement, Pages A1-A2, S1-S572. Poster presentation at the 69th American Society of Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, Oct 2013. Manuscript in progress
  • Ho J, Jain N, Olamendi S, Pick D, Mucksavage P, Lee J, Carpenter P, Zi X, Louie M, Clayman R, McDougall E. Effects of Laminin 332 on in vitro growth of TEU-2 cells on Electospun Polymer for a Bladder Graft Model. Supplement to J Endourol. 2010 Sep;24 Suppl 1:A1-394. Poster presentation at the 28th World Congress of Endourology; Chicago, IL. September 2010.
  • Kerbl D, Mucksavage P, Ho J, Pick D, Beck S, Lee J, Louie M, McDougall E. Non-Contrast Computed Tomography Histogram Analysis for Differing Renal Calculi Compositions. Supplement to J Endourol. 2010 Sep;24 Suppl 1:A1-394. Poster presentation at the 28th World Congress of Endourology; Chicago, IL. September 2010.
  • Mucksavage P, Kerbl D, Ho J, Said S, Pick D, Lee J, Clayman R, Louie M, McDougall E. Institution of Early Discharge Plan Reduces Length of Stay Without Compromising Patient Outcomes. Supplement to J Endourol. 2010 Sep;24 Suppl 1:A1-394. Poster presentation at the 28th World Congress of Endourology; Chicago, IL. September 2010.
  • Mucksavage P, Kerbl D, Ho J, Pick D, Lee J, Louie M, McDougall E. Differences in Grip Forces Among Various Robotic Instruments and da Vinci Surgical Platforms. Supplement to J Endourol. 2010 Sep;24 Suppl 1:A1-394. Poster presentation at the 25th Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA. May, 2010.

Research experience

Fellowship
University of Southern California

  • Investigation of cell free DNA as a noninvasive biomarker for embryo quality
  • A comparison of pregnancy outcomes between frozen oocyte embryo transfer (FOET) vs traditional frozen embryo transfer
  • Change in AMH following myomectomy with tourniquet vs. vasopressin
  • Early estradiol and metabolic dysfunction in postmenopausal women

Residency
University of California, San Francisco

  • Investigation of DHEAS elevations in polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Research in clinical assisted reproductive technology: semen parameters and paternal age on pregnancy outcomes
  • Research on San Francisco’s underserved population seeking infertility care

Graduate
University of California, Irvine

  • Research on minimally invasive urology, synthetic materials in the use of bladder grafts
  • The effect of installation of fuel-efficient stoves in rural Chiapas, Mexico on indoor air pollution and pulmonary function

Undergraduate
Timiras Lab. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories

  • Investigated the mechanism of curcumin in rat glioma cells, which has been found to act as an antioxidant with neuroprotective properties.

Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute

  • Research contributing to a worldwide multi-locus sequencing type project of strains of B. cereus, closely related to B. anthracis, investigating

Service

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Makarere University
    Kampala, Uganda – Clinical Rotation
    2013
  • UC Irvine School of Medicine – Biochemistry Tutor
    2008
  • Child Family Health International, Amazon Community Medicine Intern
    2006
  • UC Berkeley Organic Chemistry Tutor
    2005-2007

Extracurricular

  • Resident member on the UCSF Quality Improvement Executive Committee
    2015
  • Designing Clinical Research Course, UCSF Clinical & Translational Research
    2012

Society Memberships

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
    2015-current
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
    2015-current
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, junior fellow
    2011-present
  • American Medical Association – UCI Chapter President
    2008-2009
  • Orange County Medical Association
    2008-2009

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish – functional fluency