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Jocelyn L. Tan , M.D., FACP

Dr. Jocelyn Tan
Jocelyn L. Tan-Shalaby, M.D., FACP

Jocelyn L. Tan , M.D., FACP

I.  EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Dr. Tan holds a Bachelor of Science major in Biology from the University of the Philippines and earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of the East, Philippines. She then trained for her Internal medicine residency at the Nassau County Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Long Island NY and the Bronx NY, respectively. She completed her Medical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha Nebraska.

II.  CURRENT POSITION

Gastrointestinal Cancer Director and Clinical Trials Director at the Pittsburgh Veteran Affairs Medical Center.  

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine 

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Integrative Oncology Scholar 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 

III. Board Certification 

American Board of Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of Medical Oncology  

IV.  PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Member, Society for Integrative Oncology 

Member, American Association for Cancer Research 

Member, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Member, American College of Physicians 

Member, Association of Veteran Affairs Hematology Oncology Member AVAHO Education and Clinical trials committee

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project NSABP Member

V.  HONORS and AWARDS

Whole Health Innovation Project Grant Award: Integrative Oncology in Prostate Cancer; Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh. December  2020

Integrative Oncology Scholar, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor MI, Current cohort 2020-2021

Special Contribution Award, Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, November 2020

Finalist, Pain Challenge Competition, University of Pittsburgh March 2017

Special Thanks and Recognition STAR Awardee, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh HealthCare System – April 2016, Sept. 2016

Chief of Staff Clinical Excellence Award-Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System , Feb 2015.

PRSEF Teacher Award: Department of Neuroscience; University of Pittsburgh  2016, and 2014 

Most Outstanding Alumni Award – 2013, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, College of Medicine, Philippines.

Special Contribution Award- in Research- Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  2013

Special Thanks and Recognition STAR Awardee: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania  2008 and 2009

Outstanding Service Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplantation

Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1996

Entrance Scholar: University of the Philippines 

National College Entrance Exam, Philippines 99+ percentile

VI.  SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Tan-Shalaby J. Dietary carbohydrate intake and mortality: reflections and reactions. The Lancet Public Health; November 2018, Volume 3, Issue 11, PE517
  2. Tan-Shalaby J. The ketogenic diet-defining a role in cancer therapy. Mini Review; Integrative Food, Nutrition and Metabolism, 2018 February 9; doi:10.15761/IFNM.1000209; Volume 5(2):1-2
  3. Tan-Shalaby J.  Ketogenic Diets and Cancer, Emerging Evidence; Review Article. Federal Practitioner, February 2017 Oncology Special Issue. 
  4. Tan-Shalaby J. Ketogenic Diets – Potential Role in Cancer Management. SRL Case Rep Short Rev. 2016;2(1): 001-003. 
  5. Tan-Shalaby J. Carrick J, Edinger K, Genovese D, Liman AD, Passero VA, Shah RB.  Modified Atkin’s Diet in Advanced Cancer-Final results of a safety and feasibility trial within the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Nutrition and Metabolism. Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 August 12; 13:52 DOI: 10.1186/s12986-016-0113-y 
  6. Tan-Shalaby J. Reproducible Complete Remission of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Sorafenib in combination with Clopidogrel. BMJ Case Reports: 1 Sept 2014.
  7. Tan-Shalaby J. Prostate carcinoma presenting with bulky mediastinal and cervical lymphadenopathy BMJ Case Rep April 2013 doc 10.1136/bcr-2013-008643.
  8. Tan-Shalaby J. Complete radiographic remission with 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin after sorafenib failure in hepatocellular carcinoma: Is there a role for chemotherapy after targeted agents? BMJ Case Reports August 2013: 16 September 2013 bcr-2013-010362.R1.9
  9. Tan-Shalaby J, Seyfried TN., Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet in Advanced Cancer- A Pilot Feasibility and Safety Trial in the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Journal of Clinical Trials. November 27, 2013. 
  10. Tan-Shalaby J., Armitage JO, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Journal of the Irish
    Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons,Vol. 24, No. 3, 1995.
  11. Tan-Shalaby J., Tempero M, Malignancies after Liver Transplantation: a
    comparative review. Seminars in Liver Disease. 15(2)156-64, 1995.

Recent Abstracts and Poster Presentations 

  1. Tan-Shalaby Jocelyn, Thomas RA, Carrick J, Liman A, Passero V. Modified Ketogenic Diet in Lymphoma. Metabolic Health Summit, Renaissance Hotel, Long Beach, California January 30 to February 2, 2020
  2. Liman AD, Tan Jocelyn, Passero V, Tokarsky J, Shields J. The effect of radium-223 therapy in agent orange related veterans with metastatic castrate resistance prostate carcinoma (CRPC) The effect of radium-223 therapy in agent orange related veterans with metastatic castrate resistance prostate carcinoma (CRPC), poster presentation. ESMO Asia 2019 November.
  3. Tan, Jocelyn L, Carrick J, Genovese D, Liman A, Passero V, Edinger K, Shah R.
    Ketogenic diet in Advanced Cancer.  A pilot and feasibility trial in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare system. Poster presentation VAPHS Innovators poster exhibit July 2019
  4. Tan, Jocelyn L. Carrick, J, Passero VA, Shields J, Liman AD, Rai H, Harrold L, Modified ketogenic diet in solid tumors: A Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System case series. New Targets and New Technologies. J Clin Oncol 37,2019 (suppl; Abstract e14217)
  5. Passero VA, Liman AD, Allen K, Speerhas L, Tan Jocelyn, Harrold L etal. Creation of a virtual cancer care network for remote oncology treatment. J Clin Oncol 2019 37:15_suppl, 6546. 
  6. Tan-Shalaby JL  , Carrick J, Shields J  “Anti Platelet therapies in combination with Sorafenib and / or Transarterial chemoembolization improve hepatocellular carcinoma treatment outcomes” Abstract Poster presentation, AVAHO Association of Veteran Affairs Hematology Oncology Conference, September 2018, Chicago Illinois. 
  7. Liman  AD, Gandhi A, Liman A, Frye R, Capets JL, Shah RB, Rai H, Tan J
    Abstract“A Case of Systemic Mastocytosis with Associated Clonal Hematological Non-Mast Cell Lineage Disease (SM- AHNMD) at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System” AVAHO Conference 2018 September, Chicago IL
  8. Tan-Shalaby J.,Thomas RA, Carrick J, Liman AD, Passero VA,Patel A, Shields J. Modified ketogenic diet in lymphoma: A case series in the Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System. ASCO  American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference 2018 June ; abstract e24222.
  9. Passero VA, Liman AD, Rai H, Harrold L, Hotchkiss J, Speerhas L, Allen K, Veraldi K, Tokarsky J, Couch M, Kies K, Shields J, Tan JL Development of a virtual cancer care network for distance oncology treatment. VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA; James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center – Altoona, Altoona, PA abstract Poster Presentation; ASCO Quality Care Symposium , September 2018
  10. Tan-Shalaby J. . Carrick J, Edinger K, Genovese D, Liman AD, Passero VA, Shah RB. Modified ketogenic diet in advanced malignancies- final results of a safety and feasibility trial within the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System. American Society of Clinical Oncology ASCO Annual Conference Subcategory: New Targets and New Technologies Category: Tumor Biology Abstract Number: J Clin Oncol 34, 2016 (suppl; abstr e23173).
  11. Tan-Shalaby J, Carrick J, Genovese D, Edinger K, Liman A, Passero V, Shah R. Oral Abstract presentation : Modified Ketogenic Diet in Advanced Cancer, A Pilot Safety and Feasibility Study in the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, Final Results, AVAHO Association of VA Hematology Oncology Annual Conference, October 2-4, 2015, Marriott Wardman, Washington DC.
  12. Tan-Shalaby J, Carrick J, Shah R. Rare Case of Sero-Negative Cat-Scratch Disease masquerading as Relapsed Hodgkins Lymphoma. Poster, AVAHO conference, October 2-4, 2015, Washington DC.   
  13. The Efficacy of Abiraterone Pre- and Post- Docetaxel and Sequential Use of Enzalutamide After Abiraterone in Veteran Patients with Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate CarcinomaAndrew Liman, Jenna Shields, Megan Cockcroft, Vida Passero, Jocelyn Tan, Hema Rai, Sandra Blakowski, and Joyce Tokarsky. 
  14. Tan-Shalaby J, Carrick J, Genovese D, etal. Interim report of the modified ketogenic diet (MKD) in advanced cancer patients; A pilot feasibility and safety study in the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System; American Institute for Cancer Research Conference, Poster, Oct 2014 Washington DC.
  15. Tan-Shalaby    Reproducible Complete Remission of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Sorafenib in combination with Clopidogrel. Poster; June 26, 2014, AVAHO conference Sept 2014, Portland, Oregon.
  16. Tan-Shalaby J, Liman AD, Passero V, Carrick J, Edinger K, Shah R. Ketogenic Diet in Advanced Cancer, Poster presentation, Abstract #11, Federal Practitioner Abstract Book; AVAHO conference October 2013. Atlanta, Georgia.
  17. Liman AD, Liman A, Tan Jocelyn, Shields J. MULTIKINASE INHIBITOR SUNITINIB FOR METASTATIC ADAMANTINOMA VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, Poster presentation,  AVAHO Conference, October 2013, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

XI.  Other Research Related Activities

Peer Review

Reviewer, Journal of Evolution and Health

Reviewer, Springer Ebook publications, Nova 

Ad-hoc reviewer for British Medical Journals

Reviewer for Bentham Science Publishers eBooks, Nova Publishing

Reviewer, Journal; Medical Oncology

Reviewer, Advances in Nutrition 

Editorial Board 

Editorial Board Member: SciRes Literature Open Access Journal

Editorial Board: Austin Hematology, Gavin Publishing

Editorial Reviewer- Clinical Case Reports Journal

II.  Selected Invited Lectures, Seminars and Interviews

  1. Invited interview with Naomi Whittel. The Keto Woman Docuseries.    Estimated Release date in early/mid 2020
  2. Interview. Cancer Today news magazine. Keto Diets in Cancer. October 2019
  3. May 8, 2019 Invited commentary: Keto after 60, a doctor’s advice for losing weight with the keto diet. Medicare Allies.
  4. September 29, 2018 – Invited Speaker, Anti-Platelet therapies in combination with Sorafenib and/or trans-arterial chemoembolization improve hepatocellular carcinoma treatment outcomes. AVAHO Association of Veteran Affairs Hematology Oncology Annual Conference; Loews Chicago O’Hare, Chicago IL
  5. May 5, 2018 Invited Speaker: Ketogenic Diets: Fad, Fats, and Facts
  6. CME Program; University of the East Medical Alumni Association of America UERM MARVADC Chapter; Alumni Fundraising Spring Gala; Doubletree Hotel Tyson’s Corner ,McLean Virginia
  7. August 30, 2017 Invited Lecturer: Colorectal Cancer – Current Status and New Therapies- Gastrointestinal Lecture Series, Gastroenterology Department, Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System
  8. February 3, 2017 Invited Speaker : Beyond Chemotherapy- Role of Biologics in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer- Annual Updates in Hematology and Oncology, Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System
  9. February 12, 2016 Invited Speaker: Nutrition and Cancer- Ketogenic Diets and Cancer; Annual Updates in Hematology Oncology, VAPHS Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System
  10. Oct. 19, 2015 Speaker and Moderator: “Chemotherapy Update- Lonsurf (Trifluridine/Tipiracil) in Metastatic Colon Cancer and other New Drugs” Tan J. Colorectal Cancer Series, VAPHS Pittsburgh  PA
  11. Oct. 4, 2015 Invited Speaker : Oral Abstract Presentation, Tan-Shalaby J, Carrick J, Genovese D, Edinger K, Liman A, Passero V, Shah R. Modified Ketogenic Diet in Advanced Cancer, A Pilot Safety and Feasibility Study in the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, Final Results, AVAHO Association of VA Hematology Oncology Annual Conference, October 2-4, 2015,, Marriott Wardman, Washington DC
  12. Feb 23, 2015 Speaker: “Peritoneal carcinomatosis and the role of HIPEC” Tan J, Colorectal cancer lecture series, VAPHS Pittsburgh VA
  13. April 8, 2015 Speaker: “Eleven Nodes or Less” Tan J, Colorectal cancer lecture series, VAPHS Pittsburgh VA
  14. April 20, 2015 Speaker: “Colorectal Cancer with Liver Only Metastases”, Tan J, Colorectal cancer lecture series, VAPHS Pittsburgh VA
  15. January 9, 2015 Invited Speaker: “Nutrition and Diet in Cancer”, Tan J, Speaker, Updates in Hematology and Oncology, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System; January 9, 2015
  16. January 9, 2015 Invited Speaker: “Updates in Colorectal cancer”, Tan J, Speaker, Updates in Hematology and Oncology, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System; January 9, 2015

Community service:

 Administrator of Online Facebook Cancer support group. Keto for Cancer

Moderator and Blogger of public cancer domain: www.ketooncologist.com

Updated: December 25, 2020 JT