Opioids Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Latent Class Analysis of Prescribing Behavior of Primary Care Physicians in the Veterans Health Administration
Alexis K. Barrett PharmD, John P. Cashy PhD, Carolyn T. Thorpe PhD, MPH, Jennifer A. Hale BA, Kangho Suh PharmD PhD, Bruce L. Lambert PhD, William Galanter MD PhD, Jeffrey A. Linder MD MPH, Gordon D. Schiff MD, & Walid F. Gellad MD MPH
Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 6, 2022

Characteristics of opioid prescribing to outpatients with chronic liver diseases: A call for action
Olufunso M. Agbalajobi, Theresa Gmelin, Andrew M. Moon, Wheytnie Alexandre, Grace Zhang, Walid F. Gellad, Naudia Jonassaint, Shari S. Rogal
PLoS One, December 17, 2021

An Interrupted Time-series Evaluation of the Association Between State Laws Mandating Prescriber Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Discontinuation of Chronic Opioid Therapy in US Veterans
Jonathan Arnold, Xinhua Zhao, John P Cashy, Florentina E Sileanu, Maria K Mor, Patience Moyo, Carolyn T Thorpe, Chester B Good, Thomas R Radomski, Michael J Fine, Walid F Gellad
Medical Care, October 19, 2021

Black Pain Matters: Prioritizing Antiracism and Equity in the Opioid Epidemic
Utibe R Essien, Ayomipo Ifidon, Kimberly L Sue
Journal of Hospital Medicine, October 2021

Opioid-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations among patients 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, Neil Jordan, Laurie A Keefer, Bruce L Lambert
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, September 7, 2021

Buprenorphine Dispensing in Pennsylvania During the COVID-19 Pandemic, January to October 2020
Rohan Chalasani BA, Jared M. Shinabery MPH, Carrie Thomas Goetz PhD, Chung-Chou H. Chang PhD, Qingnan Yang MS, MA, Katie J. Suda PharmD, MS, FCCP & Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH
Journal of General Internal Medicine, August 10, 2021

Outpatient Prescribing of Antibiotics and Opioids by Veterans Health Administration Providers, 2015-2017
Charlesnika T. Evans PhD, MPH, Margaret A. Fitzpatrick MD, MS, Linda Poggensee MS, Beverly Gonzalez PhD, Gretchen Gibson DDS, MPH, M. Marianne Jurasic DMD, MPH, Kelly Echevarria PharmD, Jessina C. McGregor PhD, Fran Cunningham PharmD, Walid F. Gellad MD and Katie J. Suda PharmD, MS
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, August 7, 2021

Racial inequity in medication treatment for opioid use disorder: Exploring potential facilitators and barriers to use
Mara A G Hollander, Chung-Chou H Chang, Antoine B Douaihy, Eric Hulsey, Julie M Donohue
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, July 28, 2021

Use of Medications for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among US Medicaid Enrollees in 11 States, 2014-2018
Julie Donohue with the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN)
JAMA, July 13, 2021

Recreational cannabis laws and opioid-related emergency department visit rates
Coleman Drake, Jiebing Wen, Jesse Hinde, Hefei Wen
Health Economics, July 12, 2021

Medication Treatment of Active Opioid Use Disorder in Veterans With Cirrhosis
Shari Rogal, Ada Youk, Olufunso Agbalajobi, Hongwei Zhang, Walid Gellad, Michael J Fine, Pamela Belperio, Timothy Morgan, Chester B Good, Kevin Kraemer
American Journal of Gastroenterology, July 1, 2021

Opioid Prescribing in United States Health Systems, 2015 to 2019
Tumader Khouja, BDS, MPH, PhD, Mina Tadrous, PharmD, MS, PhD, Linda Matusiak, MPH, Katie Suda, PharmD, MS, FCCP
Value in Health, June 24, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Identifying sociodemographic profiles of veterans at risk for high-dose opioid prescribing using classification and regression trees
Jacob S. Lipkin, MD, Joshua M. Thorpe, PhD, MPH, Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH, Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS, Xinhua Zhao, PhD, Carolyn T. Thorpe, PhD, MPH, Florentina E. Sileanu, MS, John P. Cashy, PhD, Jennifer A. Hale, BA, Maria K. Mor, PhD, Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS, Chester B. Good, MD, MPH, Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc, Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD
Journal of Opioid Management, December 2020

Commentary on Zhou et al. (2020): Policy levers to reduce co‐prescribing of opioids and gabapentinoids and overdose risk
Patience Moyo & Julie M. Donohue
Addiction, November 20, 2020

Association between opioid dose escalation and time to death in a comfort measures only population
Dana L Abraham, Inmaculada Hernandez, Gina T Ayers, Jennifer A Pruskowski
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, October 16, 2020

Large reduction in opioid prescribing by a multipronged behavioral intervention after major urologic surgery
Bruce L. Jacobs MD, MPH, Devin Rogers BS, Jonathan G. Yabes PhD, Jathin Bandari MD, Omar M. Ayyash MD, MPH, Avinash Maganty MD, Kody M. Armann BS, Hermoon A. Worku BS, Natalie M. Pace BS, Anup Shah MD, Kelly R. Pekala MD, MS, Michelle Yu MD, Jacques E. Chelly MD, PhD, MBA, Liam C. Macleod MD, MPH, Benjamin J. Davies MD
Cancer, October 1, 2020

Potentially Inappropriate Medication Combination with Opioids among Older Dental Patients: A Retrospective Review of Insurance Claims Data
Jifang Zhou, Gregory S Calip, Susan Rowan, Jessina C McGregor, Rosanne I Perez, Charlesnika T Evans, Walid F Gellad, Katie J Suda
Pharmacotherapy, August 7, 2020

Geographic access to buprenorphine prescribers for patients who use public transit
C. Drake, J.M. Donohue, D. Nagy, C. Mair, K.L. Kraemer, D.J. Wallace
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, August 6, 2020

Using machine learning to predict risk of incident opioid use disorder among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries: A prognostic study
Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, James L. Huang, Hao H. Zhang, Jeremy C. Weiss, C. Kent Kwoh, Julie M. Donohue, Adam J. Gordon, Gerald Cochran, Daniel C. Malone, Courtney C. Kuza, Walid F. Gellad
PLOS One, July 17, 2020

Tracking Implementation Strategies in the Randomized Rollout of a Veterans Affairs National Opioid Risk Management Initiative
Shari S. Rogal, Matthew Chinman, Walid F. Gellad, Maria K. Mor, Hongwei Zhang, Sharon A. McCarthy, Genna T. Mauro, Jennifer A. Hale, Eleanor T. Lewis, Elizabeth M. Oliva, Jodie A. Trafton, Vera Yakovchenko, Adam J. Gordon & Leslie R. M. Hausmann 
Implementation Science, June 23, 2020

A Radical Proposition: Opioid-sparing Prostatectomy
Katherine M Theisen, Benjamin J Davies
European Urology Focus, May 15, 2020

Occupational Patterns of Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Among Arizona Medicaid Enrollees, 2008-2017
Rohan Chalasani, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic MS, PhD, James L. Huang PhD, Jingchuan Guo PhD, MD, MPH, Jeremy C. Weiss MD, PhD, Courtney C. Kuza PhD, MPH & Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH
Journal of General Internal Medicine, February 10, 2020

Five-Year Outcomes Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children With In Utero Opioid Exposure
Marian P. Jarlenski, Elizabeth E. Krans, Joo Yeon Kim, Julie M. Donohue, A. Everette James, David Kelley, Bradley D. Stein, and Debra L. Bogen
Health Affairs, February 3, 2020

Overprescribing of Opioids to Adults by Dentists in the U.S., 2011–2015
Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS, Jifang Zhou, MD, MPH, Susan A. Rowan, DDS, Jessina C. McGregor, PhD, Rosanne I. Perez, BS, Charlesnika T. Evans, PhD, MPH, Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH, Gregory S. Calip, PharmD, MPH, PhD
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, February 4, 2020

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Risks - Authors’ response
Martin H. Thornhill, MBBS, BDS, PhD, Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS, Michael J. Durkin, MD, MPH, Peter B. Lockhart, DDS
The Journal of the American Dental Association, January 2020

Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Medical Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders Within the VA Healthcare System Following Non-Fatal Opioid Overdose
Utibe R. Essien, Florentina E. Sileanu, Xinhua Zhao, Jane M. Liebschutz, Carolyn T. Thorpe, Chester B. Good, Maria K. Mor, Thomas R. Radomski, Leslie R. M. Hausmann, Michael J. Fine, Walid F. Gellad
Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 21, 2020

Association between Opioid Prescribing in Medicare and Pharmaceutical Company Gifts by Physician Specialty
Mara A. G. Hollander, Julie M. Donohue, Bradley D. Stein, Elizabeth E. Krans, Marian P. Jarlenski
Journal of General Internal Medicine, December 2, 2019

Is it time US dentistry ended its opioid dependence?
Martin H. Thornhill, MBBS, BDS, PhD, Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS, Michael J. Durkin, MD, MPH, Peter B. Lockhart, DDS
The Journal of the American Dental Association, October 2019

Associations Between the Specialty of Opioid Prescribers and Opioid Addiction, Misuse, and Overdose Outcomes
Carroline P Lobo, PhD, MS, Gerald Cochran, PhD, Chung-Chou H Chang, PhD, Walid F Gellad, MD, MPH, Adam J Gordon, MD, MPH, Hawre Jalal, MD, PhD, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, PhD, MS, MSPharm, Jordan F Karp, MD, David Kelley, MD, Julie M Donohue, PhD
Pain Medicine, October 18, 2019

Opioid Prescribing Safety Measures in Medicaid Enrollees With and Without Cancer
Patience Moyo PhD, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Lindsay M. Sabik PhD, Gerald T. Cochran PhD, MSW, Evan S. Cole PhD, Adam J. Gordon MD, MPH, David K. Kelley MD, MPA, Julie M. Donohue PhD
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, October 2019

Rural access to MAT in Pennsylvania (RAMP): a hybrid implementation study protocol for medication assisted treatment adoption among rural primary care providers
Gerald Cochran, Evan S. Cole, Jack Warwick, Julie M. Donohue, Adam J. Gordon, Walid F. Gellad, Todd Bear, David Kelley, Ellen DiDomenico, and Jan Pringle
Addiction Science and Clinical Practice, August 1, 2019

Patterns of Opioid Administration Among Opioid-Naive Inpatients and Associations With Postdischarge Opioid Use: A Cohort Study
Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Jason N. Kennedy, MS; Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc; Timothy D. Girard, MD, MSCI; Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, MSPharm, PhD; Catherine H. Kim, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP; Oscar C. Marroquin, MD; Patience Moyo, PhD; Chung-Chou H. Chang, PhD; Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH
Annals of Internal Medicine, June 18, 2019

Primary care physicians' perspectives on Veterans who obtain prescription opioids from multiple healthcare systems
Felicia R. Bixler, MS; Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS; Susan L. Zickmund, PhD; KatieLynn M. Roman, BA; Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD; Carolyn T. Thorpe, PhD, MPH; Jennifer A. Hale, BS; Florentina E. Sileanu, MS; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
Journal of Opioid Management, May/June 2019

Comparison of Opioid Prescribing by Dentists in the United States and England
Katie J. Suda; Michael J. Durkin; Gregory S. Calip; Walid F. Gellad; Hajwa Kim; Peter B. Lockhart; Susan A. Rowan; Martin H. Thornhill
JAMA Network Open, May 24, 2019

Evaluation of Machine-Learning Algorithms for Predicting Opioid Overdose Risk Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Opioid Prescriptions
Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, PhD; James L. Huang, PhD; Hao H. Zhang, PhD; Jeremy C. Weiss, MD, PhD; Yonghui Wu, PhD; C. Kent Kwoh, MD; Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Gerald Cochran, PhD; Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH; Daniel C. Malone, PhD; Courtney C. Kuza, PhD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, March 22, 2019

The Role of Primary Care in Improving Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Rural Medicaid Enrollees with Opioid Use Disorder
Evan S. Cole, Ellen DiDomenico, Gerald Cochran, Adam J. Gordon, Walid F. Gellad, Janice Pringle, Jack Warwick, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Joo Yeon Kim, Julie Kmiec, David Kelley, Julie M. Donohue
Journal of General Internal Medicine, March 18, 2019

Is There an Opioid Crisis in Nursing Homes?
Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CPE, Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS
The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, March 2019

Dual Receipt of Prescription Opioids From the Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D and Prescription Opioid Overdose Death Among Veterans: A Nested Case–Control Study
Patience Moyo, PhD; Xinhua Zhao, PhD; Carolyn T. Thorpe, PhD, MPH; Joshua M. Thorpe, PhD, MPH; Florentina E. Sileanu, MS; John P. Cashy, PhD; Jennifer A. Hale, BA; Maria K. Mor, PhD; Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS; Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Leslie R.M. Hausmann, PhD; Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
Annals of Internal Medicine, March 12, 2019

Protocol for evaluating the nationwide implementation of the VA Stratification Tool for Opioid Risk Management (STORM)
Matthew Chinman, Walid F. Gellad, Sharon McCarthy, Adam J. Gordon, Shari Rogal, Maria K. Mor, and Leslie R. M. Hausmann
Implementation Science, January 18, 2019

Randomized program evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration Stratification Tool for Opioid Risk Mitigation (STORM): A research and clinical operations partnership to examine effectiveness
Taeko Minegishi, MS, Austin B. Frakt, PhD, Melissa M. Garrido, PhD, Walid F. Gellad, MD,MPH, Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD, Eleanor T. Lewis, PhD, Steven D. Pizer, PhD, Jodie A. Trafton, PhD & Elizabeth M. Oliva, PhD
Substance Abuse, January 8, 2019