1993 Ph.D. Epidemiology Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1989 M.P.H. Epidemiology School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1977 B.S. Nursing (active R.N. and P.H.N. CA license)., San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
INDEPENDENT CONSULTING ACTIVITIES
Collaborator: Evidence reviews for Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illnesses Manual, World Health
Collaborator: Analyses, manuscripts, texts - Viral Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute
Dissertation Research Coach: Research methodology, analysis, manuscripts, Private Individuals
Writer/Editor: Grants, proposals, protocols, manuscripts, Private Individuals
Consultant: Medical and clinical and research-related literature searches and reviews, Private Individuals
2007: Archimedesmodel.com – translated informatics code to technical specifications with clinical input.
2003-2005: Eureka Research - Awarded RFP: quasi-experimental design for diabetes quality improvement program.
Analysis of DM QI project; Development of proposal for biomedical firm asthma disease registry database analysis;
1998-2001; Pharsight Corporation - Methodology, critique, and analysis and data structure to enhance efficient phase II-IV
clinical trial design utilizing population-based, health care insurance claims and academic research-quality data (Clinical trial
design for diabetes, cardiovascular, and neurologic therapeutic areas.).
2000-2001, Xoma Corporation; Epidemiologic estimates for several drug development programs utilizing public access,
population-based, research-quality data, and Internet resources (several oncology and autoimmune therapeutic areas).
1998 - RSK Health Risk Solutions, Inc; Logic algorithms for the management of outpatient left-ventricular dysfunction to
be utilized in proprietary software development.
SELECTED EMPLOYMENT PROJECTS
2006 – 2007: Director of Clinical Research; MedVantage,Inc. San Francisco. Senior Manager of Informatics content, metrics
evidence-based evaluation and technical specifications; liaison with clients, software engineers and product deployment.
2003 - 2006 Adjunct Faculty; University of San Francisco; Courses and syllabi: Epidemiology of Aging (syllabi approved
by Curriculum Committee), Applied Epidemiology: Infectious Diseases (Fall 2005), Epidemiology and Evidence-based Practice
(summer 2005), Nursing Research (masters entry, 2003), Community & Mental Health Nursing (clinical community agency
placement, undergraduate 2003-cur, masters entry 2004), Conceptual Foundations of Nursing (masters entry, 2004),
2005 Project Director; Robert Wood Johnson Local Initiative Funding Partners health promotion grant (Bay Area
2001-2002: Epidemiologist; Marin County DHHS, Epidemiology Program, Breast Cancer Research Project. State and
federal grant proposals.
1995-1998 Senior Epidemiologist; Ischemia Research and Education Foundation; San Francisco, CA 94134-3306.
Collaborated with clinicians and principle investigators from 150 academic institutions worldwide, consultant for study
design and methodology, protocol development, data analysis, report and manuscript generation. Lead epidemiologist for
the design and conduct of international study of long term follow-up of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft
1989 Epidemiologist; AIDS Surveillance; Louisiana State Health Department, New Orleans, LA
PUBLICATIONS - MANUSCRIPTS
Diamondstone LS, Aledort L, Goedert JG. All cause mortality among HIV-uninfected hemophiliacs. Haemophilia 2002 Sep 8
(5):660-7.Pubmed abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?
Dada AJ, Ajayi AO, Diamondstone L, Quinn TC, Blattner WA, Biggar RJ. Serosurvey of Haemophilus ducreyi, syphilis, and
herpes simplex virus type 2 and their association with human immunodeficiency virus among female sex workers in Lagos,
Nigeria.Sex Transm Dis. 1998 May;25(5):237-42. Pubmed abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?
Mora-Mangano C, Diamondstone LS, Ramsey J, Agrawal A, Herskowitz A, Mangano DT. Renal dysfunction after myocardial
revascularization: Risk factors, adverse outcomes, and hospital resource utilization. Ann Intern Med 1998 February; 128
(3): 194-203 Full text: http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/full/128/3/194
Diamondstone LS, Blakely S, Rice J, Clark R, Goedert JJ. Prognostic factors for all-cause mortality among hemophiliacs
infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Am J Epidemiol 1995 Aug; 142(3): 304-13 Abstract: http://aje.oupjournals.
O'Brien TR, Diamondstone L, Fried MW, Aledort LM, Eichinger S, Eyster ME, Hilgartner MW, White G, Di Bisceglie AM,
Goedert JJ. Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia in HIV seronegative men with hemophilia and sex partners of HIV
seropositive men. Multicenter Hemophilia Cohort Study. Am J Hematol 1995 Jul; 49(3): 201-6 Pubmed abstract: http:
Diamondstone LS, Tollerud DJ, Fuchs D, Wachter H, Brown LM, Maloney E, Kurman CC, Nelson DL, Blattner WA. Factors
influencing serum neopterin and beta 2-microglobulin levels in a healthy diverse population. J Clin Immunol 1994 Nov; 14
(6): 368-74 Pubmed abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?
Dada AJ, Oyewole F, Onofowakan R, Nasidi A, Harris B, Levin A, Diamondstone LS, Quinn TC, Blattner WA. Demographic
characteristics of retroviral infections (HIV-1, HIV-2, and HTLV-I) among female professional sex workers in Lagos, Nigeria.
J Acq Immune Defic Syndr 1993; 6:602-610 Pubmed abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?
Eyster ME, Diamondstone LS, Lien JM, Ehmann WC, Quan S, Goedert JJ. The natural history of hepatitis C virus infection in
multitransfused hemophiliacs: Effect of coinfection with human immunodeficiency virus. J Acq Immune Defic Syndr 1993; 6:
602-610 Pubmed abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?
PUBLICATIONS - TEXTS
Diamondstone LS. Guide to Epidemiologic Research Methods. An internet-based manual for users accessing data to assist
with the decision making process for drug development programs. Pharsight Corporation. October 2000
Levine P, Strickler H, Manns A, Diamondstone L. Hepatitis Viruses chapter in: Epidemiology of tumor associated viruses. In:
DJ McCance (ed.), Human Tumor Viruses, ASM Press, London, England 1998
Kosary CL, Diamondstone LS. Liver and intrahepatic bile duct cancer. In: Cancer Statistics Review 1973-1990. National
Cancer Institute 1993
Gove S., Diamondstone LS. Medical team interaction with female circumcision in a refugee camp, Bo' Somalia. Discussion
Paper Series, Institute for Health Policy Studies. School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 1984
PUBLICATIONS - ABSTRACTS and POSTERS
Diamondstone L. (presenter) Community Evidence-Based Health Promotion for Seniors: An EBP health promotion model for
San Francisco seniors. Northern California Kaiser Permanente. Thrive with. Research and Evidence- Based Practice.
Conference, Oakland, CA. March 2006
Diamondstone LS, Herskowitz AH, Mangano DT. A simple, clinical algorithm for identifying patients with low to high
mortality risk following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. American Heart Association, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL,
Diamondstone LS, Mangano DT, Herskowitz AH. Early, persistent left ventricular dysfunction following coronary
revascularization: Incidence, predictors, and sequelae. Heart Failure Society of America, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
Diamondstone LS, Wiktor S, Fotham E, Correa P, Manns A, Blattner WA. An exploratory hospital-based study of HLTV-
associated conditions among Blacks in New Orleans. International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV, Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil June 1997
Palefsky JM, Holly E, Diamondstone L, Ahn D. High level anal human papillomavirus infection in men with symptomatic HIV
disease. Presented at Thirteenth International Papillomavirus Workship; October 7-12, 1994; Amsterdam.
Diamondstone LS, Goedert JJ. Liver-related mortality among hemophiliacs. Society for Epidemiologic research, Keystone,
CO, June 1993
O'Brien TR, Diamondstone LS, Goedert JJ. Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia (ICL) among HIV-1 seronegative
hemophiliacs and female partners. IX International Conference on AIDS, Berlin, Germany, June 1993
Eyster ME, Diamondstone LS, Goedert JJ. "Hepatic AIDS" in persons with hemophilia coinfected with hepatitis C virus and
human immunodeficiency. American Gastroenterologic Association / American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases,
San Francisco, CA, July 1992
Eyster ME, Diamondstone LS, Goedert JJ. Hepatic AIDS in persons with hemophilia coinfected with hepatitis C virus and
human immunodeficiency. VIII International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July
Diamondstone LS, Eyster ME, Quan S, Goedert JJ. Incidence of hemophilic liver disease, 5th National forum on AIDS,
Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne diseases, Atlanta, GA, March 1992
Eyster ME, Diamondstone LS, Goedert JJ. Natural history of hepatitis C virus in hemophilic HIV-infected patients. XIII AIDS
Clinical Trials Group Meeting,Washington, DC, December 1991
Clark R, Greer D, Diamondstone LS, Hyslop N. Cumulative risk of morbidity in 65 patients infected with both HIV and
cryptococcus neoformans. International Conference on AIDS. 1990;6(1):298
Diamondstone LS, (presenter). Incidence, predictors and outcomes of renal dysfunction following coronary artery bypass
graft surgery. Grand Rounds Department of Nephrology, University of California San Diego, April 5, 1996
Diamondstone LS. (presenter) Incidence, predictors, outcomes, and cost analysis of adverse protamine-related events
among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Division of Cardiology and Marketing, Wyeth,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1996
Systems and methods for performing temporal logic queries. United States Patent 20020194009
RESEARCH METHODS & APPLIED BIOSTATISTICS PRESENTATIONS and SEMINARS
Epidemiologic research methods for clinicians and software engineers. Pharsight Corporation, 1999-2000; Conducted
informal presentations and seminars on epidemiologic research methods for clinicians. IREF, 1995-1998
Diamondstone LS. Newer techniques for handling missing data. Bay Area SAS Users Group, Stanford University, August
Diamondstone LS. Newer models for time-dependent confounders that are also intermediates. Bay Area SAS Users Group,
Kaiser Permanente Hospital, March 2000
Diamondstone LS. Left ventricular dysfunction: a new definition with implications for clinical trial design. Cardio-renal
Division. Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD, April 11, 1996
HONORS and AWARDS
1991 Society for Epidemiologic Research: Student Workshop Scholarship
1990 National Cancer Institute: Epidemiology and Biostatistics Fellowship
1989 Tulane University Scholarship: Doctoral Course Work
2009 - cur. Volunteer home energy auditor, Green@home, Acterra
2007 Database developer. Bayview Child Health Center
1999 – cur. Volunteer various local cultural/arts organizations/events
2004 - 2007 Member, Interdisciplinary Council on Aging; USF.
2004 - 2007 Member, Citywide Chronic Disease Prevention Consortium, SF DPH
2005 Co Principle Investigator, Healthy Aging Promotion in SF Senior Centers. Pilot/feasibility project