Publications

Selected Publications

The Inflation Reduction Act: One step closer to pharmacoequity?
Utibe R. Essien
STAT, August 19, 2022

Myocarditis and pericarditis risk after covid-19 vaccination
Jing Luo & Walid F Gellad
The BMJ, July 13, 2022

Accelerated Approval — Taking the FDA’s Concerns Seriously
Rachel E. Sachs, J.D., M.P.H., Julie M. Donohue, Ph.D., and Stacie B. Dusetzina, Ph.D.
NEJM, July 6, 2022

Trends in Opioid Prescribing by General Dentists and Dental Specialists in the U.S., 2012–2019
Connie H. Yan PharmD, PhD, Todd A. Lee PharmD, PhD, Lisa K. Sharp PhD, Colin C. Hubbard PhD, Charlesnika T. Evans PhD, MPH, Gregory S. Calip PharmD, MPH, PhD, Susan A. Rowan DDS, MS, Jessina C. McGregor PhD, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Katie J. Suda PharmD, MS
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, February 26, 2022

Comparisons of Insulin Spending and Price Between Canada and the United States
Tyler Schneider, Tara Gomes, Kaleen N. Hayes, Katie J. Suda, Mina Tadrous
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, February 5, 2022

Myocarditis after vaccination against covid-19
Walid Gellad
The BMJ, December 16, 2021

 

2022 Publications

The US Medicaid Program: Coverage, Financing, Reforms, and Implications for Health Equity
Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Evan S. Cole, PhD; Cara V. James, PhD; Marian Jarlenski, PhD, MPH; Jamila D. Michener, PhD; Eric T. Roberts, PhD
JAMA, September 20, 2022

Getting Under the Skin: Race-Based Guidelines and the Pursuit of Pharmacoequity
Utibe R. Essien MD, MPH & Giselle Corbie MD, MSc
Journal of General Internal Medicine, September 9, 2022

Beyond Detecting and Understanding Disparities in Novel Diabetes Treatment: Need for a Major Shift in Pharmacoequity Research
Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Donna L. Washington, MD, MPH; Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc
JAMA, September 6, 2022

Opioid Prescribing by Dentists in the Veterans Health Administration
Katie J Suda, Charlesnika T Evans, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Linda Poggensee, Beverly Gonzalez, Colin C Hubbard, Amanda Vivo, Fran E Cunningham, Jessina C McGregor, Walid F Gellad
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, September 2022

County-level variation in cardioprotective antihyperglycemic prescribing among Medicare beneficiaries
Jonathan Hanna, Arash A. Nargesi, Utibe R. Essien, Veer Sangha, Zhenqiu Lin, Harlan M. Krumholz, Rohan Khera
American Journal of Preventive Cardiology, September 2022

Tracking the randomized rollout of a Veterans Affairs opioid risk management tool: A multi-method implementation evaluation using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)
Sharon A. McCarthy, Matthew Chinman, Shari S. Rogal, Gloria Klima, Leslie R. M. Hausmann, Maria K. Mor, Mala Shah, Jennifer A. Hale, Hongwei Zhang, Adam J. Gordon, Walid F. Gellad
Implementation Research and Practice, August 30, 2022

Trends in Out-of-Pocket Cost of Glucagon, 2010-2020
Margaret Zupa, MD; Robert Feldman, MS; Jing Luo, MD
JAMA Network Open, August 30, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act: One step closer to pharmacoequity?
Utibe R. Essien
STAT, August 19, 2022

Predictive Modeling for Suicide-Related Outcomes and Risk Factors among Patients with Pain Conditions: A Systematic Review
Shu Huang, Motomori O Lewis, Yuhua Bao, Prakash Adekkanattu, Lauren E Adkins, Samprit Banerjee, Jiang Bian, Walid F Gellad, Amie J Goodin, Yuan Luo, Jill A Fairless, Theresa L Walunas, Debbie L Wilson, Yonghui Wu, Pengfei Yin, David W Oslin, Jyotishman Pathak, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic
Journal of Clinical Medicine, August 17, 2022

Waiting for Godot Robot
Benjamin Davies
The Journal of Urology, August 9, 2022

The feasibility of academic detailing for acute oral pain management in outpatient dentistry: A pilot study
Ashley M Hughes, Erica Lin, Raza A Hussain, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Lisa K Sharp, Colin C Hubbard, Linda E Poggensee, Charlesnika T Evans, Jessina C McGregor, Walid F Gellad, Katie J Suda
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, August 5, 2022

Comparing Outpatient Opioids, High-Risk Prescribing, and Opioid Poisoning Between Transgender and Cisgender Veterans: A Cross-sectional Analysis
Taylor L. Boyer MPH, John R. Blosnich PhD, MPH, Colin C. Hubbard PhD, Lisa K. Sharp MA, PhD, John P. Cashy PhD, and Katie J. Suda PharmD, MS
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, August 1, 2022

Optimal Urine Culture Diagnostic Stewardship Practice—Results from an Expert Modified-Delphi Procedure
Kimberly C Claeys, Barbara W Trautner, Surbhi Leekha, K C Coffey, Christopher J Crnich, Dan J Diekema, Mohamad G Fakih, Matthew Bidwell Goetz, Kalpana Gupta, Makoto M Jones, Luci Leykum, Stephen Y Liang, Lisa Pineles, Ashley Pleiss, Emily S Spivak, Katie J Suda, Jennifer M Taylor, Chanu Rhee, Daniel J Morgan
Clinical Infectious Diseases, August 1, 2022

Serious opioid-related adverse outcomes associated with opioids prescribed by dentists
Tumader Khouja, Jifang Zhou, Walid F Gellad, Kannop Mitsantisuk, Colin C Hubbard, Connie H Yan, Lisa K Sharp, Gregory S Calip, Charlesnika T Evans, Katie J Suda
Pain, August 1, 2022

Identifying outcome measures for atrial fibrillation value-based contracting using the Delphi method
Elizabeth C S Swart, Chester B Good, Rochelle Henderson, Chronis Manolis, Yan Huang, Utibe R Essien, Lynn M Neilson
Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, August 2022

Effect of Different Interventions to Help Primary Care Clinicians Avoid Unsafe Opioid Prescribing in Opioid-Naive Patients With Acute Noncancer Pain: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
Kevin L. Kraemer, MD, MSc; Andrew D. Althouse, PhD; Melessa Salay, MPH; Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH; Eric Wright, PharmD, MPH; David Anisman, MD; Gerald Cochran, PhD, MSW; Gary Fischer, MD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Megan Hamm, PhD; Melissa Kern, MPH; Ajay D. Wasan, MD, MSc
JAMA Health Forum, July 29, 2022

Analysis of Initiating Anticoagulant Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Among Persons Experiencing Homelessness in the Veterans Affairs Health System
David A. Wilson, MPM; Osei Boadu, MD; Audrey L. Jones, PhD; Nadejda Kim, MA; Maria K. Mor, PhD; Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD, MS; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, July 22, 2022

High Prescribing of Antibiotics is Associated with High Prescribing of Opioids in Medical and Dental Providers
Charlesnika T Evans, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Linda Poggensee, Beverly Gonzalez, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Kelly Echevarria, Jessina C McGregor, Walid F Gellad, Katie J Suda
Pharmacotherapy, July 22, 2022

Whose Streets? Neighborhood-Level Determinants of Atrial Fibrillation Care
Utibe R. Essien and Amber E. Johnson
Circulation, July 18, 2022

Creation of the American Heart Association Journals’ Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Editorial Board: The Next Step to Achieving the 2024 Impact Goal
Eldrin F. Lewis, Christine Beaty, Johannes Boltze, Khadijah Breathett, Walter K. Clair, Lisa de las Fuentes, Utibe R. Essien, Heather Goodell, H. E. Hinson, Kiarri N. Kershaw, Joshua W. Knowles, Sula Mazimba, Mahasin Mujahid, Henry E. Okafor, Kyung Woo Park and Jonathan Schultz
Circulation, July 18, 2022

Barriers to and facilitators of opioid prescribing by dentists in the United States
Connie H Yan, Swetha Ramanathan, Katie J Suda, Tumader Khouja, Susan A Rowan, Charlesnika T Evans, Todd A Lee, Gregory S Calip, Walid F Gellad, Lisa K Sharp, National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Collaborative Group
Journal of the American Dental Association, July 18, 2022

Design, Implementation, and Evolution of the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN)
Kara Zivin, Lindsay Allen, Andrew J Barnes, Stefanie Junker, Joo Yeon Kim, Lu Tang, Susan Kennedy, Katherine A Ahrens, Marguerite Burns, Sarah Clark, Evan Cole, Dushka Crane, David Idala, Paul Lanier, Shamis Mohamoud, Marian Jarlenski, Mary Joan McDuffie, Jeffery Talbert, Adam J Gordon, Julie M Donohue
Medical Care, July 15, 2022

Reduction in Medicaid Rebates Paid by Pharmaceutical Manufacturers for Outpatient Injected, Inhaled, Infused, Implanted, or Instilled Drugs: The 5i Loophole
Sean Dickson; Nico Gabriel; Walid Gellad; Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, July 14, 2022

Medicaid and Accelerated Approval: Spending on Drugs with and without Proven Clinical Benefits
Rachel E. Sachs; Shelley A. Jazowski; Kyle A. Gavulic; Julie M. Donohue; Stacie B. Dusetzina
Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, July 14, 2022

Pursuing Pharmacoequity: Determinants, Drivers, and Pathways to Progress
Rohan Chalasani; Sudarshan Krishnamurthy; Katie J. Suda; Terri V. Newman; Scott W. Delaney; Utibe R. Essien
Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, July 14, 2022

Myocarditis and pericarditis risk after covid-19 vaccination
Jing Luo & Walid F Gellad
The BMJ, July 13, 2022

Diabetes Care Among Older Adults Enrolled in Medicare Advantage Versus Traditional Medicare Fee-For-Service Plans: The Diabetes Collaborative Registry
Utibe R Essien, Yuanyuan Tang, Jose F Figueroa, Terrence Michael A Litam, Fengming Tang, Philip G Jones, Ravi Patel, Rishi K Wadhera, Nihar R Desai, Sanjeev N Mehta, Mikhail N Kosiborod, Muthiah Vaduganathan
Diabetes Care, July 7, 2022

Accelerated Approval — Taking the FDA’s Concerns Seriously
Rachel E. Sachs, J.D., M.P.H., Julie M. Donohue, Ph.D., and Stacie B. Dusetzina, Ph.D.
NEJM, July 6, 2022

Use and Cost of Low-Value Health Services Delivered or Paid for by the Veterans Health Administration
Thomas R Radomski, Xinhua Zhao, Elijah Z Lovelace, Florentina E Sileanu, Liam Rose, Aaron L Schwartz, Loren J Schleiden, Allison H Oakes, Aimee N Pickering, Dylan Yang, Jennifer A Hale, Walid F Gellad, Michael J Fine, Carolyn T Thorpe
JAMA Internal Medicine, July 5, 2022

Income disparities in driving distance to health care infrastructure in the United States: a geographic information systems analysis
Jingchuan Guo, Inmaculada Hernandez, Sean Dickson, Shangbin Tang, Utibe R Essien, Christina Mair, Lucas A Berenbrok
BMC Research Notes, June 27, 2022

Impact of Hydrocodone Rescheduling on Dental Prescribing of Opioids
C H Yan, C C Hubbard, T A Lee, L K Sharp, C T Evans, G S Calip, S A Rowan, J C McGregor, W F Gellad, K J Suda
JDR Clinical & Translational Research, June 16, 2022

Reporting behaviors and perceptions toward the National Healthcare Safety Network antimicrobial use (AU) and antimicrobial resistance (AR) modules
Brian J Werth, Thomas J Dilworth, Zahra Kassamali Escobar, Alan E Gross, Katie J Suda, Andrew M Morris, Jessina C McGregor, Kristi Kuper
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, June 15, 2022

Association of Race and Ethnicity on the Management of Acute Non−ST‐Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Tarryn Tertulien, Stephen T Broughton, Gretchen Swabe, Utibe R Essien, Jared W Magnani
Journal of the American Heart Association, June 14, 2022

Doctor's Orders: An Rx to Curb Rising Drug Costs
Alexander Reardon, MD, Utibe Essien, MD, MPH, Jing Luo, MD, MPH, and Quentin R. Youmans, MD, MSc
MedPage Today, June 14, 2022

Building Inclusion and Belonging in Training Environments
Quentin R. Youmans, MD, MSc; Maria Maldonado, MD; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Katherine Lupton, MD
Journal of Graduate Medical Education, June 2022

Projected Impact of the Medicare Part D Senior Savings Model (SSM) on Diabetes-Related Health and Economic Outcomes Among Insulin Users Covered by Medicare
Hui Shao, Dawei Guan, Jingchuan Guo, Tianze Jiao, Yongkang Zhang, Jing Luo, Lizheng Shi, Vivian Fonseca, Joshua D Brown
Diabetes Care, June 14, 2022

Initial opioid prescribing and subsequent opioid use after dental procedures among opioid-naive patients in Pennsylvania Medicaid, 2012 through 2017
Tumader Khouja, Paul A Moore, Jonathan G Yabes, Robert J Weyant, Julie M Donohue
Journal of the American Dental Association, June 1, 2022

Effect of Deintensifying Diabetes Medications on Negative Events in Older Veteran Nursing Home Residents
Joshua D. Niznik; Xinhua Zhao; Florentina Slieanu; Maria K. Mor; Sherrie L. Aspinall; Walid F. Gellad; Mary Ersek; Ryan P. Hickson; Sydney P. Springer; Loren J. Schleiden; Joseph T. Hanlon; Joshua M. Thorpe; Carolyn T. Thorpe
Diabetes Care, May 27, 2022

Epidemiology and outcomes associated with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a retrospective cohort study
Amanda Vivo, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Katie J Suda, Makoto M Jones, Eli N Perencevich, Michael A Rubin, Swetha Ramanathan, Geneva M Wilson, Martin E Evans, Charlesnika T Evans
BMC Infectious Diseases, May 24, 2022

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on Screening for Atrial Fibrillation
Tarryn Tertulien, MD, MSc; Quentin R. Youmans, MD, MSc; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH
JAMA, May 24, 2022

Developing and validating a machine-learning algorithm to predict opioid overdose in Medicaid beneficiaries in two US states: a prognostic modelling study
Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Julie M Donohue, Qingnan Yang, James L Huang, Ching-Yuan Chang, Jeremy C Weiss, Jingchuan Guo, Hao H Zhang, Gerald Cochran, Adam J Gordon, Daniel C Malone, Chian K Kwoh, Debbie L Wilson, Courtney C Kuza, Walid F Gellad
The Lancet Digital Health, May 24, 2022

Follow-up after ED visits for opioid use disorder: Do they reduce future overdoses?
The Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, May 20, 2022

Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of viridans group streptococci isolates in the United States from 2010 to 2020
Nidhi Singh, Linda Poggensee, Yanqin Huang, Charlesnika T Evans, Katie J Suda, Zackery P Bulman
JAC Antimicrobial Resistance, May 19, 2022

Gender equity perceptions among social and administrative science faculty: A qualitative evaluation
Tyan F Thomas, Radhika Devraj, Ana C Quiñones-Boex, Lourdes G Planas, Elizabeth Unni, Jamie C Barner, Michelle L Blakely, Michelle A Clark, Adriane N Irwin, Karen Nagel-Edwards, Katie J Suda, David Zgarrick, Henry N Young, David P Nau, Terri Warholak
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, May 17, 2022

Relation of Household Income to Access and Adherence to Combination Sacubitril/Valsartan in Heart Failure: A Retrospective Analysis of Commercially Insured Patients
Amber E. Johnson, Gretchen M. Swabe, Daniel Addison, Utibe R. Essien, Khadijah Breathett, LaPrincess C. Brewer, Sula Mazimba, Selma F. Mohammed and Jared W. Magnani
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, May 13, 2022

Nonprofit drugmaker Civica Rx is taking aim at the high insulin prices harming people with diabetes
Jing Luo
The Conversation, May 9, 2022

Affirmative Action Bans and Enrollment of Students From Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups in U.S. Public Medical Schools
Dan P Ly, Utibe R Essien, Andrew R Olenski, Anupam B Jena
Annals of Internal Medicine, May 3, 2022

Postpartum Follow-up Care for Pregnant Persons With Opioid Use Disorder and Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Marian Jarlenski, Qingwen Chen, Katherine A Ahrens, Lindsay Allen, Anna E Austin, Catherine Chappell, Julie M Donohue, Lindsay Hammerslag, Paul Lanier, Mary Joan McDuffie, Jeffrey Talbert, Lu Tang, Elizabeth E Krans, Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN)
Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 1, 2022

Implementing Equity: Improving Blood Pressure and Glycemic Control Among Adults With Heart Failure
Madeline R. Sterling and Utibe R. Essien
Circulation: Heart Failure, April 28, 2022

Area Deprivation Index and Oral Anticoagulation in New Onset Atrial Fibrillation
Toluwa D Omole, Jianuhi Zhu, William Garrard, Floyd W Thoma, Suresh Mulukutla, Annie McDermott, Brandon M Herbert, Utibe R Essien, Jared W Magnani
American Journal of Preventive Cardiology, April 27, 2022

International trends in prescription opioid sales among developed and developing economies, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional analysis of 66 countries
Tara Gomes PhD, Katherine Callaway Kim MPH, Katie J. Suda PharmD, M.S., FCCP, Ria Garg BSc, Mina Tadrous PharmD, PhD
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, April 23, 2022

Perspectives on Anti-Black Racism and Mitigation Strategies Among Faculty Experts at Academic Medical Centers
Dedeepya Konuthula, MD; Flor de Abril Cameron, MPH; Naudia Jonassaint, MD, MHS; Eloho Ufomata, MD; Orquidia Torres, MD, MS; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Megan E. Hamm, PhD; Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD; Maya I. Ragavan, MD, MPH, MS
JAMA Network Open, April 22, 2022

Prevalence and Cost of Care Cascades Following Low-Value Preoperative Electrocardiogram and Chest Radiograph Within the Veterans Health Administration
Aimee N. Pickering MD, Xinhua Zhao PhD, Florentina E. Sileanu MS, Elijah Z. Lovelace MS, Liam Rose PhD, Aaron L. Schwartz MD, PhD, Allison H. Oakes PhD, Jennifer A Hale BS, Loren J. Schleiden MS, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Michael J. Fine MD, MSc, Carolyn T. Thorpe PhD, MPH & Thomas R. Radomski MD, MS
Journal of General Internal Medicine, April 20, 2022

Potential Gains in Life Expectancy Associated With Achieving Treatment Goals in US Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Hamed Kianmehr, PhD; Ping Zhang, PhD; Jing Luo, MD; Jingchuan Guo, MD, PhD; Meda E. Pavkov, PhD; Kai McKeever Bullard, PhD; Edward W. Gregg, PhD; Naykky Singh Ospina, MD; Vivian Fonseca, MD; Lizheng Shi, PhD; Hui Shao, MD, PhD
JAMA Network Open, April 18, 2022

Equitable Representation in Clinical Trials: Looking Beyond Table 1
Sachin J Shah, Utibe R Essien
Circulation, April 14, 2022

National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2022
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, Jennifer Ward, MBA, Glen T Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD, FCCP
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, April 6, 2022

Comparing Outpatient Opioids, High-Risk Prescribing, and Opioid Poisoning Between Transgender and Cisgender Veterans: A Cross-sectional Analysis
Taylor L Boyer, John R Blosnich, Colin C Hubbard, Lisa K Sharp, John P Cashy, Katie J Suda
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, April 5, 2022

Measuring Quality Effects in Equilibrium
Seth Richards-Shubik, Mark S. Roberts, Julie M. Donohue
Journal of Health Economics, April 2, 2022

Sources of inertia in the individual health insurance market
Coleman Drake, Conor Ryan, Bryan Dowd
Journal of Public Economics, April 2022

Racial and ethnic disparities in rifaximin use and subspecialty referrals for patients with hepatic encephalopathy in the United States
Elliot B. Tapper, Utibe R. Essien, Zhe Zhao, Nneka N. Ufere, Neehar D. Parikh
Journal of Hepatology, March 30, 2022

Association of Formulary Restrictions and Initiation of an SGLT2i or GLP1-RA among Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes
Jing Luo, Nico Gabriel, Mary Korytkowski, Inmaculada Hernandez, Walid F Gellad
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, March 25, 2022

Opioid Prescribing by Dentists in the Veterans Health Administration
Katie J Suda, Charlesnika T Evans, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Linda Poggensee, Beverly Gonzalez, Colin C Hubbard, Amanda Vivo, Fran E Cunningham, Jessina C McGregor, Walid F Gellad
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, March 24, 2022

Changes in Predicted Opioid Overdose Risk Over Time in A State Medicaid Program: A Group-Based Trajectory Modeling Analysis
Jingchuan Guo, Walid F. Gellad, Qingnan Yang, Jeremy C. Weiss, Julie M. Donohue, Gerald Cochran, Adam J. Gordon, Daniel C. Malone, C. Kent Kwoh, Courtney C. Kuza, Debbie L. Wilson, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic
Addiction, March 21, 2022

A Road Map to Rigor and Relevance in Pharmaceutical Policy Research
Julie M. Donohue
The Milbank Quarterly, March 7, 2022

Explaining Racial-ethnic Disparities in the Receipt of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy
Gao, Yitong Alice MPH; Drake, Coleman PhD; Krans, Elizabeth E. MD, MSc; Chen, Qingwen MS; Jarlenski, Marian P. PhD, MPH
Journal of Addiction Medicine, March 3, 2022

Dosing profiles of concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine use associated with overdose risk among US Medicare beneficiaries: Group-based multi-trajectory models
Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Ting Wang, Yong Ge, Bobby L Jones, James L Huang, Ching-Yuan Chang, Debbie L Wilson, Jeannie K Lee, Gary M Reisfield, Chian K Kwoh, Chris Delcher, Khoa A Nguyen, Lili Zhou, Ronald I Shorr, Jingchuan Guo, Zachary A Marcum, Christopher A Harle, Haesuk Park, Almut Winterstein, Seonkyeong Yang, Pei-Lin Huang, Lauren Adkins, Walid F Gellad
Addiction, February 28, 2022

Initial opioid prescribing and subsequent opioid use after dental procedures among opioid-naive patients in Pennsylvania Medicaid, 2012 through 2017
Tumader Khouja, Paul A Moore, Jonathan G Yabes, Robert J Weyant, Julie M Donohue
Journal of the American Dental Association, February 28, 2022

Trends in Opioid Prescribing by General Dentists and Dental Specialists in the U.S., 2012–2019
Connie H. Yan PharmD, PhD, Todd A. Lee PharmD, PhD, Lisa K. Sharp PhD, Colin C. Hubbard PhD, Charlesnika T. Evans PhD, MPH, Gregory S. Calip PharmD, MPH, PhD, Susan A. Rowan DDS, MS, Jessina C. McGregor PhD, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Katie J. Suda PharmD, MS
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, February 26, 2022

Antibiotic prophylaxis prescriptions prior to dental visits in the Veterans' Health Administration (VHA), 2015-2019
Katie J Suda, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Linda Poggensee, Kelly Echevarria, Colin C Hubbard, Jessina C McGregor, Charlesnika T Evans
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, February 22, 2022

Clostridioides difficile infection following dental antibiotic prescriptions in a cohort of US veterans
Geneva M Wilson, Charlesnika T Evans, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Linda Poggensee, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Kelly Echevarria, Katie J Suda
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, February 21, 2022

Global consumption of antimicrobials: impact of the WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and 2019 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)
Tumader Khouja, Kannop Mitsantisuk, Mina Tadrous, Katie J Suda
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, February 18, 2022

Development of a Metric to Detect and Decrease Low-Value Prescribing in Older Adults
Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS; Alison Decker, MPH; Dmitry Khodyakov, PhD; Carolyn T. Thorpe, PhD, MPH; Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS; Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP; Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, February 15, 2022

Presence 5 for Racial Justice Workshop: Fostering Dialogue Across Medical Education to Disrupt Anti-Black Racism in Clinical Encounters
Megha Shankar, Kelsey Henderson, Raquel Garcia, Gabrielle Li, KeAndrea Titer, Rhonda Graves Acholonu, Utibe R Essien, Cati Brown-Johnson, Joy Cox, Jonathan G Shaw, Marie Christine Haverfield, Kenji Taylor, Sonoo Thadaney Israni, Donna Zulman
MedEdPORTAL, February 10, 2022

Race, Racism, Civil Rights Law, And The Equitable Allocation Of Scarce COVID-19 Treatments
Rohan Khazanchi, Jasmine Marcelin, Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir, Utibe Essien
Health Affairs Forefront, February 10, 2022

A competing risks regression model for the association between time-varying opioid exposure and risk of overdose
Xingyuan Li, Chung-Chou H Chang, Julie M Donohue, Robert T Krafty
Statistical Methods in Medical Research, February 9, 2022

Reducing Health Disparities Through Achieving Pharmacoequity-Reply
Utibe R Essien, Stacie B Dusetzina, Walid F Gellad
JAMA, February 8, 2022

Comparisons of Insulin Spending and Price Between Canada and the United States
Tyler Schneider, Tara Gomes, Kaleen N. Hayes, Katie J. Suda, Mina Tadrous
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, February 5, 2022

Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adversity in individuals receiving anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation: A nationally representative administrative health claims analysis
Inmaculada Hernandez, Nico Gabriel, Meiqi He, Jingchuan Guo, Mina Tadrous, Katie J Suda, Jared W Magnani
American Heart Journal Plus: Cardiology Research and Practice, February 4, 2022

Burning in “Other Suns”: The Effects of Residential Segregation on Cardiovascular Health
Utibe R. Essien and Quentin R. Youmans
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, February 2, 2022

A Career Life-cycle Perspective on Women's Health and Safety: Insights from the Defense Health Board Report on Military Women's Health
Kaplan, Robert S. MD; Chukwura, Chizoba L. MPH; Gorman, Gregory H. MD; Lee, Vivian S. MD; Good, Chester B. MD; Martin, Kathleen L. MS; Parkinson, Michael D. MD
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, February 1, 2022

Evaluating the Impact of a Urinalysis to Reflex Culture Process Change in the Emergency Department at a Veterans Affairs Hospital
Ursula C Patel, Georgiana Ismail, Katie J Suda, Rabeeya Sabzwari, Susan M Pacheco, Sudha Bhoopalam
Federal Practitioner, February 2022

Patterns of dental antibiotic prescribing in 2017: Australia, England, United States, and British Columbia (Canada)
Wendy Thompson, Leanne Teoh, Colin C Hubbard, Fawziah Marra, David M Patrick, Abdullah Mamun, Allen Campbell, Katie J Suda
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, February 2022

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) research agenda for healthcare epidemiology
Lona Mody, Ibukunoluwa C Akinboyo, Hilary M Babcock, Werner E Bischoff, Vincent Chi-Chung Cheng, Kathleen Chiotos, Kimberly C Claeys, K C Coffey, Daniel J Diekema, Curtis J Donskey, Katherine D Ellingson, Heather M Gilmartin, Shruti K Gohil, Anthony D Harris, Sara C Keller, Eili Y Klein, Sarah L Krein, Jennie H Kwon, Adam S Lauring, Daniel J Livorsi, Eric T Lofgren, Katreena Merrill, Aaron M Milstone, Elizabeth A Monsees, Daniel J Morgan, Luci P Perri, Christopher D Pfeiffer, Clare Rock, Sanjay Saint, Emily Sickbert-Bennett, Felicia Skelton, Katie J Suda, Thomas R Talbot, Valerie M Vaughn, David J Weber, Timothy L Wiemken, Mohamed H Yassin, Matthew J Ziegler, Deverick J Anderson, SHEA Research Committee
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, February 2022

Comparison of oral anticoagulation use and adherence among Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in stand-alone prescription drug plans vs Medicare Advantage prescription drug plans
Terri Victoria Newman, Nico Gabriel, Qinfeng Liang, Coleman Drake, Samar R El Khoudary, Chester B Good, Walid F Gellad, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, February 2022

Treatment of Extensively-drug Resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter and Impact on Clinical Outcomes in U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers
Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Katie J Suda, Linda Poggensee, Amanda Vivo, Geneva Wilson, Makoto M Jones, Martin Evans, Nasia Safdar, Charlesnika T Evans
American Journal of Infection Control, January 30, 2022

Incidence and Predictors of Primary Nonadherence to Sodium Glucose Co-transporter 2 Inhibitors and Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Agonists in a Large Integrated Healthcare System
Jing Luo MD, MPH, Robert Feldman BS, Scott Rothenberger PhD, Mary Korytkowski MD, Michael A. Fischer MD, MS, & Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH
Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 19, 2022

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on new starts to oral oncology medications in the US
Lynn Neilson, Monal Kohli, Kiraat D Munshi, Samuel K Peasah, Rochelle Henderson, Vida Passero, Chester B Good
Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice, January 11, 2022

Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Procedures, 2016-2018
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