Publications

Selected Publications

National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2021
Eric M Tichy, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FCCP, FAST, James M Hoffman, PharmD, MS, Katie J Suda, PharmD, MS, Matthew H Rim, PharmD, MS, Mina Tadrous, PharmD, MS, PhD, Sandra Cuellar, PharmD, BCOP, John S Clark, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP, Michelle D Wiest, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, Linda M Matusiak, MPA, Glen T Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD, FCCP
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, April 21, 2021

Reducing Low-Value Care and Improving Health Care Value
Allison H. Oakes, PhD; Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS
JAMA, April 8, 2021

Access to Affordable Insulin and Epinephrine Autoinjectors Through Federally Qualified Health Centers
Gautam Rangavajla, MD; Walid Gellad, MD; Jing Luo, MD
JAMA Health Forum, March 12, 2021

Expanding Antimicrobial Stewardship Through Quality Improvement
Jessina C. McGregor, PhD; Margaret A. Fitzpatrick, MD, MS; Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS
JAMA Network Open, February 26, 2021

Predicting Mortality Risk After a Hospital or Emergency Department Visit for Nonfatal Opioid Overdose
Jingchuan Guo, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Qingnan Yang, James L Huang, Jeremy C Weiss, Gerald Cochran, Daniel C Malone, Courtney C Kuza, Adam J Gordon, Julie M Donohue, Walid F Gellad
Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 22, 2021

 

2021 Publications

Provider and Patient-panel Characteristics Associated With Initial Adoption and Sustained Prescribing of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder
Gerald Cochran, Evan S Cole, Michael Sharbaugh, Dylan Nagy, Adam J Gordon, Walid F Gellad, Janice Pringle, Todd Bear, Jack Warwick, Coleman Drake, Chung-Chou H Chang, Ellen DiDomenico, David Kelley, Julie Donohue
Journal of Addiction Medicine, May 10, 2021

A decade of increases in Medicare Part B pharmaceutical spending: what are the drivers?
Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, Walid F Gellad, William H Shrank, Chester B Good, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, May 2021

Trajectories of Opioid Use Following First Opioid Prescription in Opioid-Naive Youths and Young Adults
J. Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH; Kaleab Z. Abebe, PhD; Kevin Kraemer, MD, MSc; Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH; Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD; David Kelley, MD; Julie Donohue, PhD
JAMA Network Open, April 21, 2021

National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2021
Eric M Tichy, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FCCP, FAST, James M Hoffman, PharmD, MS, Katie J Suda, PharmD, MS, Matthew H Rim, PharmD, MS, Mina Tadrous, PharmD, MS, PhD, Sandra Cuellar, PharmD, BCOP, John S Clark, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP, Michelle D Wiest, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, Linda M Matusiak, MPA, Glen T Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD, FCCP
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, April 21, 2021

Association of Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Socioeconomic Status With Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor Use Among Patients With Diabetes in the US
Lauren A. Eberly, MD, MPH; Lin Yang, MS; Nwamaka D. Eneanya, MD, MPH; Utibe Essien, MD, MPH; Howard Julien, MD, MPH; Ashwin S. Nathan, MD, MS; Sameed Ahmed M. Khatana, MD, MPH; Elias J. Dayoub, MD, MPH; Alexander C. Fanaroff, MD, MHS; Jay Giri, MD, MPH; Peter W. Groeneveld, MD, MS; Srinath Adusumalli, MD, MSc
JAMA Network Open, April 15, 2021

Acceptability and effectiveness of antimicrobial stewardship implementation strategies on fluoroquinolone prescribing
Katie J. Suda, Gosia S. Clore, Charlesnika T. Evans, Heather Schacht Reisinger, Ibuola Kale, Kelly Echevarria, Stacey Hockett Sherlock, Eli N. Perencevich, Matthew Bidwell Goetz for the VA-CDC Practice-Based Research Network
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, April 12, 2021

Joint Latent Class Analysis of Oral Anticoagulation Use and Risk of Stroke or Systemic Thromboembolism in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Nemin Chen, Nico Gabriel, Maria M. Brooks, & Inmaculada Hernandez
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, April 12, 2021

Emergency Department and Ambulatory Care Visits in the First Twelve Months of Coverage Under Medicaid Expansion: A Group-Based Trajectory Analysis
Mara A G Hollander, Evan S Cole, Lindsay M Sabik, Jeremy M Kahn, Chung-Chou H Chang, Marian P Jarlenski, Julie M Donohue
Annals of Emergency Medicine, April 8, 2021

Medicaid Coverage ‘Cliff’ Increases Expenses And Decreases Care For Near-Poor Medicare Beneficiaries
Eric T. Roberts, Alexandra Glynn, Noelle Cornelio, Julie M. Donohue, Walid F. Gellad, J. Michael McWilliams, and Lindsay M. Sabik
Health Affairs, April 2021

Reducing Low-Value Care and Improving Health Care Value
Allison H. Oakes, PhD; Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS
JAMA, April 8, 2021

Sum of the parts: Ensuring a resilient global drug supply chain
K.J. Suda and Mina Tadrous
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, March 29, 2021

Sources of Inertia in Health Plan Choice in the Individual Health Insurance Market
Coleman Drake, Conor Ryan, Bryan E. Dowd
SSRN, March 29, 2021

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Anticoagulant Sales: A Cross-Sectional Analysis Across 39 Countries
Inmaculada Hernandez, Mina Tadrous, Jared W. Magnani, Jingchuan Guo & Katie J. Suda
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, March 26, 2021

Comparison of Dental Benzodiazepine Prescriptions From the U.S., England, and Australia From 2013 to 2018
Leanne Teoh, BPharm (Hons), BDSc (Hons); Wendy Thompson, BSc (Hons), BDS (Hons), PhD; Colin C. Hubbard, PhD; Walid Gellad, MD, MPH; Kathryn Finn, BDS (Hons), MFDS, RCS Ed; Katie J .Suda, PharmD, MS
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, March 26, 2021

Characteristics Associated With Opioid and Antibiotic Prescribing by Dentists
Colin C. Hubbard PhD; Charlesnika T. Evans PhD, MPH; Gregory S. Calip PharmD, MPH, PhD; Susan A. Rowan DDS, MS; Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH; Allen Campbell BS; Alan E. Gross PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP; Ronald C. Hershow MD; Jessina C. McGregor PhD; Lisa K. Sharp BSN, MS, PhD; Katie J. Suda PharmD, MS
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, March 19, 2021

Integrating human services and criminal justice data with claims data to predict risk of opioid overdose among Medicaid beneficiaries: A machine-learning approach
Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Julie M. Donohue ,Eric G. Hulsey, Susan Barnes, Yuan Li, Courtney C. Kuza, Qingnan Yang, Jeanine Buchanich, James L. Huang, Christina Mair, Debbie L. Wilson, Walid F. Gellad
PLoS One, March 18, 2021

Access to Affordable Insulin and Epinephrine Autoinjectors Through Federally Qualified Health Centers
Gautam Rangavajla, MD; Walid Gellad, MD; Jing Luo, MD
JAMA Health Forum< March 12, 2021

Prescriber perspectives on low‐value prescribing: A qualitative study
Eric L. Walter MD, MBA; Alicia Dawdani BS; Alison Decker MPH; Megan E. Hamm PhD; Aimee N. Pickering MD; Joseph T. Hanlon PharmD, MS; Carolyn T. Thorpe PhD, MPH; Mark S. Roberts MD, MPP; Michael J. Fine MD, MSc; Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH; Thomas R. Radomski MD, MS
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, March 12, 2021

Characteristics of Opioid Prescriptions to Veterans With Chronic Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Disorders Dually Enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D
Salva N Balbale, Lishan Cao, Itishree Trivedi, Jonah J Stulberg, Katie J Suda, Walid F Gellad, Charlesnika T Evans, Bruce L Lambert, Laurie A Keefer, Neil Jordan
Military Medicine, March 10, 2021

Postextraction infection and antibiotic prescribing among veterans receiving dental extractions
Kaylee E. Caniff, Lisa R. Young, Shawna Truong, Gretchen Gibson, M. Marianne Jurasic, Linda Poggensee, Margaret A. Fitzpatrick, Charlesnika T. Evans, and Katie J. Suda
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, March 2, 2021

Separate and Unequal: The Cost of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on Childhood Health and Well-Being
Jared W. Magnani, Valerie Kinloch, and Utibe R. Essien
Health Equity, March 2, 2021

Expanding Antimicrobial Stewardship Through Quality Improvement
Jessina C. McGregor, PhD; Margaret A. Fitzpatrick, MD, MS; Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS
JAMA Network Open, February 26, 2021

Using Machine Learning to Identify Diabetes Patients with Canagliflozin Prescriptions at High-risk of Lower Extremity Amputation Using Real-world Data
Yang, Lanting; Gabriel, Nico; Hernandez, Inmaculada; Winterstein, Almut G; Guo, Jingchuan
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, February 19, 2021

Source of Post-Transplant Care and Mortality among Kidney Transplant Recipients Dually Enrolled in VA and Medicare
Winn Cashion, Walid F. Gellad, Florentina E. Sileanu, Maria K. Mor, Michael J. Fine, Jennifer Hale, Daniel E. Hall, Shari Rogal, Galen Switzer, Mohan Ramkumar, Virginia Wang, Douglas A. Bronson, Mark Wilson, William Gunnar and Steven D. Weisbord
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, February 18, 2021

Patterns of clinic switching and continuity of medication for opioid use disorder in a Medicaid-enrolled population
Evan S. Cole, Coleman Drake, Ellen DiDomenico, Michael Sharbaugh, Joo Yeon Kim, Dylan Nagy, Gerald Cochran, Adam J. Gordon, Walid F. Gellad, Janice Pringle, Jack Warwick, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Julie Kmiec, David Kelley and Julie M. Donohue
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, February 16, 2021

Other Voices: Vaccine distribution should not hold up school reopening
Elizabeth Miller & Julie Donohue
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 14, 2021

The Groundwater of Racial and Ethnic Disparities Research
Khadijah Breathett, Erica S. Spatz, Daniel B. Kramer, Utibe R. Essien, Rishi K. Wadhera, Pamela N. Peterson, P. Michael Ho, Brahmajee K. Nallamothu
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, February 11, 2021

Choppy Waters: The Importance of Accounting for Shifting Drug Utilization During the COVID‐19 Pandemic in Future Observational Drug‐related Studies
Ahmad Shakeri, Tara Gomes, Katie Suda, Mina Tadrous
Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, February 6, 2021

Healthcare Patterns of Pregnant Women and Children Affected by OUD in 9 State Medicaid Populations
Marian Jarlenski, Joo Yeon Kim, Katherine A Ahrens, Lindsay Allen, Anna Austin, Andrew J Barnes, Dushka Crane, Paul Lanier, Rachel Mauk, Shamis Mohamoud, Nathan Pauly, Jeffrey Talbert, Kara Zivin, Julie M Donohue
Journal of Addiction Medicine, February 5, 2021

Low-Value Diagnostic Imaging in Children with Medicaid
Jennifer R Marin, Mara A G Hollander, Kristin N Ray, Julie M Donohue, Evan S Cole
Journal of Pediatrics, February 5, 2021

Changes in Medicaid Utilization and Spending Associated with Homeless Adults' Entry into Permanent Supportive Housing
Mara A G Hollander, Evan S Cole, Julie M Donohue, Eric T Roberts
JGIM, January 29, 2021

Nurse practitioners as antibiotic stewards: Examining prescribing patterns and perceptions"
Mary Jo Knobloch, PhD, MPH, Jackson Musuuza, MBBS, MPH, PhD, Kelsey Baubie, MS, MPH, Karen L. Saban, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN, Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS, FCCP, Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD
American Journal of Infection Control, January 28, 2021

Predicting Mortality Risk After a Hospital or Emergency Department Visit for Nonfatal Opioid Overdose
Jingchuan Guo, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Qingnan Yang, James L Huang, Jeremy C Weiss, Gerald Cochran, Daniel C Malone, Courtney C Kuza, Adam J Gordon, Julie M Donohue, Walid F Gellad
Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 22, 2021

5 Ways To Sustain The Antiracism In Medicine Momentum In 2021
Utibe Essien
Forbes, January 15, 2021

Redefining Medicine's Relationship With the Media in the Era of COVID-19
Andrew D. Carlo, MD, MPH, Brian S. Barnett, MD, Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH, Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, January 1, 2021

Opportunities for Improving Population Health in the Post–COVID-19 Era
Utibe R Essien, MD, MPH , Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
Journal of Hospital Medicine, January 2021

High-Dose Opioid Use Among Veterans with Unexplained Gastrointestinal Symptoms Versus Structural Gastrointestinal Diagnoses
Salva N. Balbale, Lishan Cao, Itishree Trivedi, Jonah J. Stulberg, Katie J. Suda, Walid F. Gellad, Charlesnika T. Evans, Bruce L. Lambert, Neil Jordan & Laurie A. Keefer
Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 1, 2021

Trends in list prices, net prices, and discounts of self-administered injectable tumor necrosis factor inhibitors
Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, Vincent M Piro, Chester B Good, Walid F Gellad, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, January 2021