Alison DeDent, MD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Alison DeDent specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine and sub-specializes in interstitial lung disease. She attends in the UCSF Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Clinic, the UCSF and Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the UCSF Neuro ICU, and the ZSFG Fellow's Chest Clinic.

Her clinical research focuses on identifying, understanding, and addressing geographic (rural and low-income urban) and socioeconomic health disparities in interstitial lung disease (ILD) using implementation science, with the goal of designing innovative telehealth interventions that seek to improve health equity, access to care, and outcomes in vulnerable populations with ILD.


Neighborhood Health and Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Annals of the American Thoracic Society

DeDent AM, Collard HR, Thakur N

Disparities in Antifibrotic Medication Utilization Among Veterans with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.


Kaul B, Lee JS, Petersen LA, McCulloch C, Rosas IO, Bandi VD, Zhang N, DeDent AM, Collard HR, Whooley MA

Relative environmental and social disadvantage in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.


Avitzur N, Noth EM, Lamidi M, Nathan SD, Collard HR, DeDent AM, Thakur N, Johannson KA

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Secondary to CSF Leak and Intracranial Hypotension: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Case reports in neurological medicine

Hammad T, DeDent A, Algahtani R, Alastal Y, Elmer L, Medhkour A, Safi F, Assaly R