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Sarah M. Tiggelaar, M.D.

Sarah M. Tiggelaar, M.D.

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Family Medicine

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About Me

Certified Specialties

Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Family Medicine (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Family Medicine Obstetrics, University Of Tennessee Program-Memphis (USA). 2015 - 2016

Residency, Family Medicine, Idaho State University-Family Practice GME. 2012 - 2015

Education

MD | Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. 2012

Awards

AMA Physician's Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education. 2020

Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. 2018

ISU Family Medicine Quality Project Award. 2015

AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education. 2014

Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians Student Family Med Award • For dedication to and promotion of family medicine ideals. 2012

Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians Student Family Med Award • For dedication to and promotion of family medicine ideals. 2012

Gold Foundation Research Grant – for medical school summer project. 2008

Tennessee SEARCH Grant – for research in rural community health. 2008

Inductee into Microbes and Defense Academic Society, VUSOM. 2008

Phi Beta Kappa Inductee. 2006

High Honors in Biology •Thesis on X-ray Diffraction Studies of Amyloids. 2006

Summa cum laude, College of Arts and Science. 2006

Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society Inductee. 2005

Dean's List of Academic Excellence, College of Arts and Science. 2002 - 2006

Girl Scout Gold Award. 2002

Publications

Journal Articles

Cervical cancer prevention-related knowledge and attitudes among female undergraduate students from different ethnic groups within China, a survey-based study.

Wu E, Tiggelaar SM, Jiang T, Zhao H, Wu R, Wu R, Xu F

Women & health.. 2018 July 58 (6):661-684. Epub 07/06/2017.

Structural studies of truncated forms of the prion protein PrP.

Wan W, Wille H, Stöhr J, Kendall A, Bian W, McDonald M, Tiggelaar S, Watts JC, Prusiner SB, Stubbs G

Biophysical journal.. 2015 March 24108 (6):1548-1554. Epub 1900 01 01.

The diversity of human papillomavirus infection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women in Yunnan, China.

Zhang HY, Fei MD, Jiang Y, Fei QY, Qian H, Xu L, Jin YN, Jiang CQ, Li HX, Tiggelaar SM, Smith JS, Sahasrabuddhe VV, Qiao YL

Virology journal.. 2014 December 711 :202. Epub 12/07/2014.

HPV knowledge and vaccine acceptability in Appalachian Tennessee and Kentucky, USA.

Tiggelaar SM, Rafalski M, Davidson MA, Hu Y, Burnett L

The journal of family planning and reproductive health care. 2014 January 40 (1):75-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

A multi-center survey of age of sexual debut and sexual behavior in Chinese women: suggestions for optimal age of human papillomavirus vaccination in China.

Zhao FH, Tiggelaar SM, Hu SY, Xu LN, Hong Y, Niyazi M, Gao XH, Ju LR, Zhang LQ, Feng XX, Duan XZ, Song XL, Wang J, Yang Y, Li CQ, Liu JH, Liu JH, Lu YB, Li L, Zhou Q, Liu JF, Zhao N, Schmidt JE, Qiao YL

Cancer epidemiology.. 2012 August 36 (4):384-90. Epub 02/27/2012.

Age-specific human papillomavirus antibody and deoxyribonucleic acid prevalence: a global review.

Tiggelaar SM, Lin MJ, Viscidi RP, Ji J, Smith JS

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.. 2012 February 50 (2):110-31. Epub 1900 01 01.

HPV prevalence and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among HIV-infected women in Yunnan Province, China: a pilot study.

Zhang HY, Tiggelaar SM, Sahasrabuddhe VV, Smith JS, Jiang CQ, Mei RB, Wang XG, Li ZA, Qiao YL

Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP.. 2012 13 (1):91-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

A multi-center survey of HPV knowledge and attitudes toward HPV vaccination among women, government officials, and medical personnel in China.

Zhao FH, Tiggelaar SM, Hu SY, Zhao N, Hong Y, Niyazi M, Gao XH, Ju LR, Zhang LQ, Feng XX, Duan XZ, Song XL, Wang J, Yang Y, Li CQ, Liu JH, Liu JH, Lu YB, Li L, Zhou Q, Liu JF, Xu LN, Qiao YL

Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP.. 2012 13 (5):2369-78. Epub 1900 01 01.

Neutron fibre diffraction studies of amyloid using H2O/D2O isotopic replacement.

Tiggelaar SM, Mossou E, Callow P, Callow S, Teixeira SC, Mitchell EP, Mitraki A, Forsyth VT

Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural biology and crystallization communications.. 2011 March 167 (Pt 3):332-5. Epub 02/23/2011.

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