Past Publications

2021

The global impact of COVID-19 on drug purchases: A cross-sectional time series analysis
Katie J Suda, Katherine Callaway Kim, Inmaculada Hernandez, Walid F Gellad, Scott Rothenberger, Allen Campbell, Lisa Malliart, Mina Tadrous
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, December 24, 2021

Variation by Race in Antibiotics Prescribed for Hospitalized Patients With Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Alysse G. Wurcel, MD, MS; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Christina Ortiz, BS; Xiaoqing Fu, MS; Christian Mancini, BS; Yuqing Zhang, DSc; Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc
JAMA Network Open, December 23, 2021

Concordance of antibiotic prescribing with the American Dental Association acute oral infection guidelines within Veterans' Affairs (VA) dentistry
Daniel B Carlsen, Michael J Durkin, Gretchen Gibson, M Marianne Jurasic, Ursula Patel, Linda Poggensee, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Kelly Echevarria, Jessina McGregor, Charlesnika T Evans, Katie J Suda
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, December 2021

Assessing the impact of adding pharmacist management services to an existing discharge planning program on 30-day readmissions
Samuel K. Peasah, Tracy Hammond, Vanessa Campbell, Yushu Liu, Melinda Morgan, Shannon Kearney, Chester B. Good
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, December 18, 2021

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

COVID‐19 and Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation: An Analysis of US Nationwide Pharmacy Claims Data
Inmaculada Hernandez, Nico Gabriel, Meiqi He, Jingchuan Guo, Mina Tadrous, Katie J. Suda, and Jared W. Magnani
Journal of the American Heart Association, December 16, 2021

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

Persistent polypharmacy and fall injury risk: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
Lingshu Xue, Robert M Boudreau, Julie M Donohue, Janice C Zgibor, Zachary A Marcum, Tina Costacou, Anne B Newman, Teresa M Waters, Elsa S Strotmeyer
BMC Geriatrics, December 15, 2021

Trends in Anticoagulation Prescription Spending Among Medicare Part D and Medicaid Beneficiaries Between 2014 and 2019
Angela Duvalyan; Ambarish Pandey; Muthiah Vaduganathan; Utibe R. Essien; Ethan A. Halm; Gregg C. Fonarow; Andrew Sumarsono
Journal of the American Heart Association, December 10, 2021

Changes in the Use of Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection After Confirmatory Trial Failure
Rachel E Sachs, Kyle A Gavulic, Julie M Donohue, Stacie B Dusetzina
JAMA Internal Medicine, December 6, 2021

Mapping global trends in vaccine sales before and during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional time-series analysis
Seraphine Zeitouny, Katie J Suda, Kannop Mitsantisuk, Michael R Law, Mina Tadrous
BMJ Global Health, December 2, 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, Katie J Suda
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, December 2021

Trends and regional variation in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in Switzerland: a population-based small area analysis
A N Frei, W F Gellad, M M Wertli, A G Haynes, A Chiolero, N Rodondi, R Panczak, D Aujesky
Osteoporosis International, December 2021

Primary care provider payment models and adherence to anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation
Lanting Yang, Jingchuan Guo, Qingfeng Liang, Terri V Newman, Walid F Gellad, Inmaculada Hernandez
Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, December 2021

Uptake in newly approved antibiotics prescribed to patients with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE)
Katie J Suda, Alfredo Traversa, Ursula Patel, Linda Poggensee, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Geneva M Wilson, Charlesnika T Evans
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, November 24, 2021

Association of Race and Ethnicity and Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Dually Enrolled in VA and Medicare: Effects of Medicare Part D on Prescribing Disparities
Utibe R. Essien, Nadejda Kim, Jared W. Magnani, Chester B. Good, Terrence M. A. Litam, Leslie R. M. Hausmann, Maria K. Mor, Walid F. Gellad, and Michael J. Fine
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, November 15, 2021

Racial and Urban-Rural Difference in the Frequency of Ischemic Stroke as Initial Manifestation of Atrial Fibrillation
Jingchuan Guo, Nico Gabriel, Jared W Magnani, Utibe R Essien, Walid F Gellad, Maria M Brooks, Ludovic Trinquart, Emelia J Benjamin, Inmaculada Hernandez
Frontiers in Public Health, November 5, 2021

Racial and Ethnic Representation in Atrial Fibrillation Trials: CABANA and Beyond
Tarryn Tertulien, Jared W Magnani, Utibe R Essien
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, November 9, 2021

Infection incidence and management in multiple sclerosis patients after initiating disease-modifying therapy
Elizabeth C.S. Swart, Douglas Mager, Natasha Parekh, Rock A. Heyman, Rochelle Henderson, Kiraat Munshi, Gail Bridges, and Chester B. Good
Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, November 1, 2021

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, October 29, 2021

A Policy Prescription for Reducing Health Disparities—Achieving Pharmacoequity
Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Stacie B. Dusetzina, PhD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA, October 22, 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

An Unnecessary Gift for COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics: The Medical Countermeasure Priority Review Voucher
Reshma Ramachandran, MD, MPP, Ravi Gupta, MD, and Jing Luo, MD, MPH
American Journal of Public Health, October 14, 2021

Adapting to a new normal: Antiracism as a core public health principle
Utibe R. Essien, Eloho O. Ufomata
PLOS Global Public Health, October 13, 2021

Recent Trends in Medicaid Spending and Use of Drugs With US Food and Drug Administration Accelerated Approval
Rachel E. Sachs, JD, MPH; Kyle A. Gavulic, BA; Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Stacie B. Dusetzina, PhD
JAMA Health Forum, October 8, 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

Emerging treatments for lupus nephritis: health equity considerations in clinical research and coverage
Terri V Newman, PharmD, MS, Jingchuan Guo, MD, PhD, Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, October 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, September 21, 2021

Re: Negative treatments… changing our words to drive deprescribing
Thomas R Radomski
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, September 15, 2021

Disparate Impact: How Colorblind Policies Exacerbate Black-White Health Inequities
Scott W Delaney, Utibe R Essien, Amol Navathe
Annals of Internal Medicine, September 14, 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

Sex differences in atrial fibrillation: patient-reported outcomes and the persistent toll on women
Raisa L Silva, Emily N Guhl, Andrew D Althouse, Brandon Herbert, Michael Sharbaugh, Utibe R Essien, Leslie R M Hausmann, Jared W Magnani
American Journal of Preventive Cardiology, September 3, 2021

Risk for Post-Colonoscopy Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Patients with and without Antibiotic Exposure: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Ravy K. Vajravelu, MD MSCE, Jordan M. Shapiro, MD, Josephine Ni, MD, Shivani U. Thanawala, MD, James D. Lewis, MD MSCE, Hashem B. El-Serag, MD MPH
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, September 2, 2021

Collaborative Public Health Strategies to Combat e-Cigarette Regulation Loopholes
Kar-Hai Chu, PhD; Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH; Jaime E. Sidani, PhD, MPH, CHES
JAMA Pediatrics, August 16, 2021

Changes in Purchases for Intensive Care Medicines During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Global Time Series Study
Katherine Callaway Kim, MPH, Mina Tadrous, PharmD, PhD, Sandra L. Kane-Gill, PharmD, FCCP, Ian J. Barbash, MD, Scott Rothenberger, PhD, Katie J. Suda, PharmD, FCCP
Chest, August 11, 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

Neighborhoods with Greater Prevalence of Minority Residents Have Lower Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Adherence
Priya V Borker, Emely Carmona, Utibe R Essien, Gul Jana Saeed, S Mehdi Nouraie, Jessie P Bakker, Christy J Stitt, Mark S Aloia, Sanjay R Patel
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, August 1, 2021

Web-based patient portal use and medication overlap from VA and private-sector pharmacies among older veterans
Kevin T Stroupe, Kim Nazi, Timothy P Hogan, Linda Poggensee, Bonnie Wakefield, Rachael N Martinez, Bella Etingen, Stephanie Shimada, Katie J Suda, Zhiping Huo, Lishan Cao, Bridget M Smith
Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, August 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

Pharmacoequity: a new goal for ending disparities in U.S. health care
Utibe Essien
STAT News, July 28, 2021

Disparities in Anticoagulant Therapy Initiation for Incident Atrial Fibrillation by Race/Ethnicity Among Patients in the Veterans Health Administration System
Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Nadejda Kim, MA; Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD, MS; Maria K. Mor, PhD; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Jared W. Magnani, MD, MSc; Terrence M. A. Litam, MHA; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc
JAMA Network Open, July 28, 2021

Body-mass index and diabetes risk in 57 low-income and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional study of nationally representative, individual-level data in 685 616 adults
Felix Teufel, Jacqueline A Seiglie, Pascal Geldsetzer, Michaela Theilmann, Maja E Marcus, Cara Ebert, William Andres Lopez Arboleda, Kokou Agoudavi, Glennis Andall-Brereton, Krishna K Aryal, Brice Wilfried Bicaba, Garry Brian, Pascal Bovet, Maria Dorobantu, Mongal Singh Gurung, David Guwatudde, Corine Houehanou, Dismand Houinato, Jutta M Adelin Jorgensen, Gibson B Kagaruki, Khem B Karki, Demetre Labadarios, Joao S Martins, Mary T Mayige, Roy Wong McClure, Joseph Kibachio Mwangi, Omar Mwalim, Bolormaa Norov, Sarah Crooks, Farshad Farzadfar, Sahar Saeedi Moghaddam, Bahendeka K Silver, Lela Sturua, Chea Stanford Wesseh, Andrew C Stokes, Utibe R Essien, Jan-Walter De Neve, Rifat Atun, Justine I Davies, Sebastian Vollmer, Till W Bärnighausen, Mohammed K Ali, James B Meigs, Deborah J Wexler, Jennifer Manne-Goehler
Lancet, July 17, 2021

Personal Formularies of Primary Care Physicians Across 4 Health Care Systems
William Galanter, MD, PhD; Tewodros Eguale, MD, PhD; Walid Gellad, MD; Bruce Lambert, PhD; Maria Mirica, PhD; John Cashy, PhD; Alejandra Salazar, PharmD; Lynn A. Volk, MPH; Suzanne Falck, MD; John Shilka, PharmD; Elizabeth Van Dril, PharmD ; Jennie Jarrett, PharmD; John Zulueta, MD; Julie Fiskio, BS; John Orav, PhD; Diana Norwich, BS; Samuel Bennett, BS; Diane Seger, PharmD; Adam Wright, PhD; Jeffrey A. Linder, MD; Gordon Schiff, MD
JAMA Network Open, July 15, 2021

The Costs of Delayed Generic Drug Entry: Evidence from a Controversial Prostate Cancer Drug Patent
David Miller, Benedic Ippolito, Inmaculada Hernandez, Benjamin Davies
Journal of General Internal Medicine, July 13, 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

A comparison of methods for measuring spatial access to health care
Coleman Drake PhD, Dylan Nagy MS, Thuy Nguyen PhD, Kevin L. Kraemer MD, Christina Mair PhD, David Wallace MD, Julie Donohue PhD
Health Services Research, July 11, 2021

Association Between Neighborhood-Level Poverty and Incident Atrial Fibrillation: a Retrospective Cohort Study
Utibe R Essien, Megan E McCabe, Kiarri N Kershaw, Quentin R Youmans, Michael J Fine, Clyde W Yancy, Sadiya S Khan
Journal of General Internal Medicine, July 8, 2021

Global Utilization Trends of Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Time Series Analysis
Ahmad Shakeri, Natalia Konstantelos, Cherry Chu, Tony Antoniou, Jordan Feld, Katie J. Suda, and Mina Tadrous
Viruses, July 7, 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

Determining the prevalence and risk factors for prescription drug unaffordability
N S Donnenberg, I Hernandez, D P Normolle
Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, June 29, 2021

Evaluation of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) guideline implementation in the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers using the consolidated framework for implementation research
Cassie Cunningham Goedken, Marylou Guihan, Charnetta R Brown, Swetha Ramanathan, Amanda Vivo, Katie J Suda, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, Linda Poggensee, Eli N Perencevich, Michael Rubin, Heather Schacht Reisinger, Martin Evans, Charlesnika T Evans
Implementation Science Communications, June 29, 2021

Marked Increase in Sales of Erectile Dysfunction Medication During COVID-19
Inmaculada Hernandez PharmD, PhD, Zeynep Gul MD, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, & Benjamin J. Davies MD
Journal of General Internal Medicine, June 25, 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

Trends and regional variation in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in Switzerland: a population-based small area analysis
A.N. Frei, W.F. Gellad, M.M. Wertli, A.G. Haynes, A. Chiolero, N. Rodondi, R. Panczak, & D. Aujesky
Osteoporosis International, June 22, 2021

The centralization of bladder cancer care and its implications for patient travel distance
Kelly R Pekala, Jonathan G Yabes, Jathin Bandari, Michelle Yu, Benjamin J Davies, Lindsay M Sabik, Jeremy M Kahn, Bruce L Jacobs
Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, June 20, 2021

Reply to: Neighborhoods with 25% Minority Residents are Still Mostly White
Priya V Borker, Emely Carmona, Utibe R Essien, Gul Jana Saeed, S Mehdi Nouraie, Jessie P Bakker, Christy J Stitt, Mark S Aloia, Sanjay R Patel
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, June 16, 2021

Racial Diversity Among American Cardiologists: Implications for the Past, Present, and Future
Amber E Johnson, Mehret Birru Talabi, Eliana Bonifacino, Alison J Culyba, Esa M Davis, Paula K Davis, Laura M De Castro, Utibe R Essien, Alda Maria Gonzaga, MaCalus V Hogan, Alaina J James, Charles R Jonassaint, Naudia L Jonassaint, Loreta Matheo, Melonie A Nance, G Sarah Napoé, Oladipupo Olafiranye, Sylvia Owusu-Ansah, Tomar N Pierson-Brown, A J Conrad Smith, Tomeka L Suber, Orquidia Torres, Rickquel Tripp, Eloho Ufomata, J Deanna Wilson, Jeannette E South-Paul
Circulation, June 15, 2021

Socially optimal pandemic drug dosing
Garth W Strohbehn, William F Parker, Pankti D Reid, Walid F Gellad
Lancet Global Health, June 14, 2021

How To Improve Consumer Plan Selection In ACA Marketplaces—Part 1
David Anderson, Coleman Drake, Petra W. Rasmussen
Health Affairs Blog, June 3, 2021

Factors Associated With Off-Label Utilization of Second-Generation Antipsychotics Among Publicly Insured Adults
Marcela Horvitz-Lennon, Rita Volya, Simon Hollands, Katya Zelevinsky, Andrew Mulcahy, Julie M Donohue, Sharon-Lise T Normand
Psychiatric Services, June 2, 2021

Social determinants of atrial fibrillation
Utibe R Essien, Jelena Kornej, Amber E Johnson, Lucy B Schulson, Emelia J Benjamin, Jared W Magnani
Nature Reviews Cardiology, June 2, 2021

Trends in the Use of Conventional and New Pharmaceuticals for Hemophilia Treatments Among Medicaid Enrollees, 2005-2020
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Deanna Rowe, PharmD, MS; Walid F Gellad, MD, MPH; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, June 2, 2021

Association of income and educational attainment in hospitalization events in atrial fibrillation
Tarryn Tertulien, Yimin Chen, Andrew D Althouse, Utibe R Essien, Amber Johnson, Jared W Magnani
American Journal of Preventive Cardiology, June 1, 2021

Feasibility of a pharmacy-led intervention to de-implement non-guideline-concordant proton pump inhibitor use
Jackson S Musuuza, Emily Fong, Paul Lata, Katie Willenborg, Mary Jo Knobloch, Margaret J Hoernke, Andrew R Spiel, Jessica S Tischendorf, Katie J Suda, Nasia Safdar
Implementation Science Communications, June 1, 2021

Machine Learning to Identify Diabetes Patients Initiating SGLT2i at High-Risk of Acute Kidney Injury
Lanting Yang, Nico Gabriel, Inmaculada Hernandez, Almut G. Winterstein, Stephen Kimmel, and Jingchuan Guo
Diabetes, June 2021

The feasibility of implementing antibiotic restrictions for fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins: a mixed-methods study across 15 Veterans Health Administration hospitals
Daniel J Livorsi, Katie J Suda, Cassie Cunningham Goedken, Stacey Hockett Sherlock, Erin Balkenende, Emily E Chasco, Aaron M Scherer, Michihiko Goto, Eli N Perencevich, Matthew Bidwell Goetz, Heather Schacht Reisinger on behalf of the Veterans Affairs-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Practice-Based Research Network
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, May 20, 2021

Significance and Factors Associated with Antipsychotic Polypharmacy Utilization Among Publicly Insured US Adults
Marcela Horvitz-Lennon, Rita Volya, Katya Zelevinsky, Mimi Shen, Julie M. Donohue, Andrew Mulcahy & Sharon-Lise T. Normand
Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, May 19, 2021

Risk Factors Associated with Carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE) Positive Cultures in a Cohort of U.S. Veterans
Geneva M Wilson, MPH, PhD, Katie J Suda, MS, PharmD, FCCP, Margaret A Fitzpatrick, MS, MD, Brian Bartle, MS, Christopher D Pfeiffer, MHS, MD, Makoto Jones, MS, MD, Michael A Rubin, MS, MD, PhD, Eli Perencevich, MS, MD, Martin Evans, MD, Charlesnika T Evans, MPH, PhD, QUERI CARRIAGE Program
Clinical Infectious Diseases, May 11, 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

Risk Factors and Antipsychotic Usage Patterns Associated With Terminal Delirium in a Veteran Long-Term Care Hospice Population
Emily M Ellsworth, Kevin J Bacigalupo, Kavita R Palla, Seema S Limaye, Margaret J Walkosz, Sandra T Szczecinski, Katie J Suda
Federal Practitioner, May 2021

Surviving and Thriving as Leaders in General Internal Medicine-Reply
Utibe R Essien, Renuka Tipirneni, Lucinda B Leung, Madeline R Sterling
Journal of General Internal Medicine, May 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

Diffusion and adoption of the surgical robot in urology
Anup A. Shah, Jathin Bandari, Daniel Pelzman, Benjamin J. Davies, and Bruce L. Jacobs
Translational Andrology and Urology, 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

Attitudes toward using clinical decision support in community pharmacies to promote antibiotic stewardship
Sena J. Sayood, Margaret Botros, Katie J. Suda, Randi Foraker, Michael J. Durkin
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, April 14, 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

Estimates of insulin needs and dispensation given wastage, alternative glycemic targets, and non-insulin therapies in US populations with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A microsimulation study
Sanjay Basu, Hui Shao, Jing Luo, Kasia Lipska, Katie J Suda, John S Yudkin
Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications, April 2021

Health care utilization and costs associated with switching from DPP-4i to GLP-1RA or SGLT2i: an observational cohort study
Terri Victoria Newman, Kiraat D Munshi, Lynn M Neilson, Chester B Good, Elizabeth C S Swart, Yan Huang, Rochelle Henderson, Natasha Parekh
Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, April 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

Podcasting: A Medium for Amplifying Racial Justice Discourse, Reflection, and Representation Within Graduate Medical Education
Salmaan Kamal, Shreya P Trivedi, Utibe R Essien, Saman Nematollahi
Journal of Graduate Medical Education, February 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

Economic assessment of changes to an existing medication therapy management program of a large regional health plan
Samuel K Peasah, PhD, MBA, RPh, Tracy Hammonds, PhD, Yushu Liu, PhD, Vanessa Campbell, PharmD, Chronis Manolis, RPh, Chester B Good, MD, MPH
Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, February 2021

The Groundwater of Racial and Ethnic Disparities Research: A Statement From Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
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 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

2020

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

Estimates of insulin needs and dispensation given wastage, alternative glycemic targets, and non-insulin therapies in US populations with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A microsimulation study
Sanjay Basu, Hui Shao, Jing Luo, Kasia Lipska, Katie J. Suda, John S. Yudkin
Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, December 31, 2020

Early initiation of prophylactic anticoagulation for prevention of COVID-19 mortality: a nationwide cohort study of hospitalized patients in the United States
Christopher T Rentsch, Joshua A Beckman, Laurie Tomlinson, Walid F Gellad, Charles Alcorn, Farah Kidwai-Khan, Melissa Skanderson, Evan Brittain, Joseph T King, Yuk-Lam Ho, Svetlana Eden, Suman Kundu, Michael F Lann, Robert A Greevy, P Michael Ho, Paul A Heidenreich, Daniel A Jacobson, Ian J Douglas, Janet P Tate, Stephen JW Evans, David Atkins, Amy C Justice, Matthew S Freiberg
BMJ, December 11, 2020

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae epidemiology in Veterans’ Affairs medical centers varies by facility characteristics
Marissa S. Wirth, Margaret A. Fitzpatrick, Katie J. Suda, Geneva M. Wilson, Swetha Ramanathan, Martin E. Evans, Makoto M. Jones, Christopher D. Pfeiffer, and Charlesnika T. Evans
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, December 11, 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

Early- and Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis Under 3 Years of Medicaid Expansion
Lauren Lin BS, Aparna Soni PhD, Lindsay M. Sabik PhD, Coleman Drake PhD
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, November 12, 2020

Cardiovascular disease risk and the time to insulin initiation for Medicaid enrollees with type 2 diabetes
Lingshu Xue, Elsa S Strotmeyer, Janice Zgibor, Tina Costacou, Robert Boudreau, David Kelley, Julie M Donohue
Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology, November 11, 2020

More Safety Data Would Be Nice, But We Need a Vaccine Now
Walid Gellad
Wired, November 11, 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

Risk of cardiac events with azithromycin—A prediction model
Haridarshan Patel, Robert J. DiDomenico, Katie J. Suda, Glen T. Schumock, Gregory S. Calip, Todd A. Lee
PLOS One, October 15, 2020

Coverage, Formulary Restrictions, and Out-of-Pocket Costs for Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors and Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists in the Medicare Part D Program
Jing Luo, MD, MPH; Robert Feldman, MS; Scott D. Rothenberger, PhD; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, October 15, 2020

 

Trump’s ‘Miracle Cure’ for Covid Is a Logistical Nightmare
Walid Gellad
Wired, October 12, 2020

Confronting State Medicaid Drug Spending Pressures
Rachel E. Sachs, JD, MPH; Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Stacie B. Dusetzina, PhD
JAMA, October 9, 2020

Implementation Science to Address Health Disparities During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Karla I. Galaviz, Jessica Y. Breland, Mechelle Sanders, Khadijah Breathett, Alison Cerezo, Oscar Gil, John M. Hollier, Cassondra Marshall, J. Deanna Wilson, and Utibe R. Essien
Health Equity, Octiber 5, 2020

Effect of Carving in Pharmacy Benefits on Utilization and Costs
Natasha Parekh , MD, MS, Sarah Papa , MS, Alek Drnach , MS, Laura Spiegel , BS, Yan Huang , MS, Chronis Manolis , RPh, Chester B. Good , MD, MPH
Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, October 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

Assessment of Use and Safety of Edaravone for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Michelle Vu, PharmD, MPH; Kathryn Tortorice, PharmD, BCPS; Jennifer Zacher, PharmD, BCPP; Diane Dong, RN, MS, MPH; Kwan Hur, PhD; Rongping Zhang, MS; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Peter A. Glassman, MBBS, MSc; Francesca E. Cunningham, PharmD
JAMA Network Open, October 7, 2020

Identifying Outcome Measures for Migraine Value‐Based Contracting Using the Delphi Method
Elizabeth C. S. Swart BS, Chester B. Good MD, MPH, Rochelle Henderson PhD, Chronis Manolis RPh, Claire Yanta MD, Natasha Parekh MD, MS, Lynn M. Neilson PhD
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, September 30, 2020

Evaluation of Low-Value Diagnostic Testing for 4 Common Conditions in the Veterans Health Administration
Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS; Robert Feldman, MS; Yan Huang, MS; Florentina E. Sileanu, MS; Carolyn T. Thorpe, PhD, MPH; Joshua M. Thorpe, PhD, MPH; Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, September 22, 2020

The Relationship Between Take-up of Prescription Drug Subsidies and Medicaid Among Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries
Eric T. Roberts PhD, Alexandra Glynn BA, Julie M. Donohue PhD, & Lindsay M. Sabik PhD 
Journal of General Ineternal Medicine, September 21, 2020

Comparison of Cardiac Events Associated With Azithromycin vs Amoxicillin
Haridarshan Patel, PharmD, PhD; Gregory S. Calip, PharmD, MPH, PhD; Robert J. DiDomenico, PharmD; Glen T. Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD; Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS; Todd A. Lee, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Network Open, September 15, 2020

Association of Fine Particulate Matter and Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Zachary J. Rhinehart, MD; Ellen Kinnee, MS; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Melissa Saul, MS; Emily Guhl, MD; Jane E. Clougherty, MSc, ScD; Jared W. Magnani, MD, MSc
JAMA Network Open, September 15, 2020

National Trends in Outpatient Mental Health Service Use Among Adults Between 2008 and 2015
Hayley D Germack, Coleman Drake, Julie M Donohue, Ezra Golberstein, Susan H Busch
Psychiatric Services, September 10, 2020

Stop Yelling About a Rushed Vaccine, and Start Planning for It
Walid Gellad
Wired, September 11, 2020

Estimating Discounts for Top Spending Drugs in Medicare Part D
Inmaculada Hernandez PharmD, PhD, Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez PharmD, Chester B. Good MD, MPH & Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH 
Journal of General Internal Medicine, September 9, 2020

Characteristics Of Biomedical Industry Payments To Teaching Hospitals
Timothy S. Anderson, Walid F. Gellad, and Chester B. Good
Health Affairs, September 8, 2020

Drug Shortages and Group Purchasing Organizations-Reply
Julie M Donohue, Inmaculada Hernandez, Tina Batra Hershey
JAMA, August 25, 2020

Policies to Improve Substance Use Disorder Treatment With Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
Coleman Drake, PhD, Jiani Yu, PhD, Nicole Lurie, MD, Kevin Kraemer, MD, MSc, Daniel Polsky, PhD, and Krisda H. Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP
Journal of Addiction Medicine, August 21, 2020

Discontinuation of Statins in Veterans Admitted to Nursing Homes near the End of Life
Carolyn T. Thorpe PhD, MPH, Florentina E. Sileanu MS, Maria K. Mor PhD, Xinhua Zhao PhD, Sherrie Aspinall PharmD, MSc, Mary Ersek PhD, RN, Sydney Springer PharmD, MS, Joshua D. Niznik PharmD, PhD, Michelle Vu PharmD, MPH, Loren J. Schleiden MS, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Jacob Hunnicutt PhD, Joshua M. Thorpe PhD, MPH, Joseph T. Hanlon PharmD, MS 
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, August 12, 2020

Trends in List and Net Prices of Self-administered Systemic Psoriasis Therapies Manufactured by US-Based Pharmaceutical Companies
Laura K. Ferris, MD, PhD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Dermatology, August 12, 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

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Population-Level Covid-19 Mortality
Cary P. Gross MD, Utibe R. Essien MD, MPH, Saamir Pasha MPH, Jacob R. Gross, Shi-yi Wang MD, PhD, & Marcella Nunez-Smith MD, MHS
Journal of General Internal Medicine, August 4, 2020

Mechanical ventilators: the evidence of effectiveness
Jonathan J. Darrow and Jing Luo
Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, August 4, 2020

Antimicrobial stewardship in dental practice
Leanne Teoh, BDSc , Wendy Thompson, PhD, Katie Suda, PharmD
Journal of the American Dental Association, August 1, 2020

COVID-19 and School Closures
Julie M. Donohue, PhD; Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
JAMA, July 29, 2020

Drug Prices, Rebates, and Discounts—Reply
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA, July 28, 2020

Antihypertensive Deprescribing in Older Adult Veterans at End of Life Admitted to Veteran Affairs Nursing Homes
Michelle Vu, Florentina E Sileanu, Sherrie L Aspinall, Joshua D Niznik, Sydney P Springer, Maria K Mor, Xinhua Zhao, Mary Ersek, Joseph T Hanlon, Walid F Gellad, Loren J Schleiden, Joshua M Thorpe, Carolyn T Thorpe 
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, July 25, 2020

Cost and Access Implications of Defining CAR-T Therapy as a Drug
Rohan Chalasani, BA; Tina B. Hershey, JD, MPH; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Health Forum, July 22, 2020

Association between Medicaid expansion, dental coverage policies for adults, and children's receipt of preventive dental services
Tumader Khouja BDS, MPH, PhD, Jacqueline M. Burgette DMD, PhD, Julie M. Donohue PhD, Eric T. Roberts PhD
Health Services Research, July 22, 2020

The US Is Paying Way Too Much for Remdesivir
Rohan Chalasani and Walid Gellad
Wired, July 17, 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

Evaluation of Frequency of Encounters With Primary Care Physicians vs Visits to Community Pharmacies Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Lucas A. Berenbrok, PharmD, MS; Nico Gabriel, MA; Kim C. Coley, PharmD; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Network Open, July 15, 2020

Real-World Direct Comparison of the Effectiveness and Safety of Apixaban, Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, and Warfarin in Medicare Beneficiaries With Atrial Fibrillation
Lanting Yang MPH, Maria M. Brooks PhD, Nancy W. Glynn PhD, Yuting Zhang PhD, Samir Saba MD, Inmaculada Hernandez PharmD, PhD
The American Journal of Cardiology, July 1, 2020

Prioritizing Equity in a Time of Scarcity: The COVID-19 Pandemic
Utibe R. Essien MD, MPH, Nwamaka D. Eneanya MD, MPH & Deidra C. Crews MD, ScM 
Journal of General Internal Medicine, June 30, 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

Initial Experience Prescribing Commercial Tafamidis, the Most Expensive Cardiac Medication in History
Ahmad Masri, MD, MS; Hongya Chen, PharmD; Catherine Wong, MD; Katherine L. Fischer, MSN, RN; Chafic Karam, MD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Stephen B. Heitner, MD
JAMA Cardiology, June 17, 2020

Comparison of Oral Anticoagulant Use and Stroke Risk among Older Adults Newly-Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Living in Urban-vs-Rural Areas
Jingchuan Guo MD PhD, Meiqi He MS, Jared W Magnani MD, Maria M Brooks PhD, Walid F Gellad MD, Inmaculada Hernandez PharmD PhD
The American Journal of Cardiology, June 17, 2020

A Test of Diversity — What USMLE Pass/Fail Scoring Means for Medicine
Quentin R. Youmans, M.D., Utibe R. Essien, M.D., M.P.H., and Quinn Capers, IV, M.D.
NEJM, June 18, 2020

The role of online learning in pharmacy education: A nationwide survey of student pharmacists
Leslie A. Hamilton, Katie J. Suda, R. Eric Heidel, Sharon L. K. McDonough, Molly E. Hunt, Andrea S. Franks
Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, June 2020

Interpreting COVID-19 Test Results: a Bayesian Approach
Chester B. Good MD, MPH, Inmaculada Hernandez Pharm D, PhD & Kenneth Smith MD, MS
Journal of General Internal Medicine, June 3, 2020

Treatments don’t work if we can’t afford them: the global need for open and equitable access to remdesivir
Jing Luo, Gregg Gonsalves, Amy Kapczynski
The BMJ Opinion, June 3, 2020

National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2020
Eric M Tichy, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FCCP, FAST, Glen T Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD, FCCP, James M Hoffman, PharmD, MS, Katie J Suda, PharmD, MS, Matthew H Rim, PharmD, MS, Mina Tadrous, PharmD, MS, PhD, JoAnn Stubbings, BSPharm, MHCA, Sandra Cuellar, PharmD, BCOP, John S Clark, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP, Michelle D Wiest, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, Linda M Matusiak, MPA, Robert J Hunkler, MBA, Lee C Vermeulen, BSPharm, MS, FCCP, FFIP
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, May 15, 2020

How to Use Social Media in Urologic Practice
Anup A Shah, Benjamin J Davies
European Urology Focus, May 15, 2020

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

A Multifaceted Antimicrobial Stewardship Program for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Cystitis in Nursing Home Residents
David A. Nace, MD, MPH; Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS; Christopher J. Crnich, MD, PhD; Paul J. Drinka, MD; Steven J. Schweon, RN; Gulsum Anderson, PhD; Subashan Perera, PhD
JAMA Internal Medicine, May 11, 2020

Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Events in Patients on Antidementia Medications
Meiqi He, MS, James M. Stevenson, PharmD, MS, Yuting Zhang, PhD, Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, May 8, 2020

Impact of Healthcare Delivery System Type on Clinical, Utilization, and Cost Outcomes of Patient-Centered Medical Homes: a Systematic Review
Clark A Veet, Thomas R Radomski, Christopher D'Avella, Inmaculada Hernandez, Charles Wessel, Elizabeth C S Swart, William H Shrank, Natasha Parekh
JGIM, April 2020

Insulin access and affordability in the USA: anticipating the first interchangeable insulin product
Jing Luo, Aaron S Kesselheim, Ameet Sarpatwari
The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, March 20, 2020

Decreasing Health Care Spending Through Market Competition—A Case for the Rapid Adoption of Adalimumab Biosimilars
Jennifer D. Claytor, MD, MS; Walid Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Internal Medicine, March 30, 2020

The Skyrocketing Cost of Rectal Indomethacin
B. Joseph Elmunzer, MD, MSc; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Internal Medicine, March 9, 2020

Drug Shortages in the United States: Are Some Prices Too Low?
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH; Julie M. Donohue, PhD
JAMA, March 3, 2020

Changes in List Prices, Net Prices, and Discounts for Branded Drugs in the US, 2007-2018
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, PharmD; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA, March 3, 2020

Sponsorship and Funding for Gene Therapy Trials in the United States
Zachary Kassir, BA; Ameet Sarpatwari, PhD, JD; Brian Kocak, BS; Courtney C. Kuza, PhD, MPH; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA, March 3, 2020

Latent Classes of Adherence to Oral Anticoagulation Therapy Among Patients With a New Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation
Nemin Chen, MPH; Maria M. Brooks, PhD; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Network Open, February 19, 2020

Older Patient and Caregiver Perspectives on Medication Value and Deprescribing: A Qualitative Study
Aimee N. Pickering, MD, Megan E. Hamm, PhD, Alicia Dawdani, BS, Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, Carolyn T. Thorpe, PhD, MPH, Walid F. Gellad, MD, Thomas R. Radomski, MD
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, February 17, 2020

Incidence and Predictors of Aspirin Discontinuation in Older Adult Veteran Nursing Home Residents at End of Life
Sydney P. Springer PharmD, MS, Maria K. Mor PhD, Florentina Sileanu MS, Xinhua Zhao PhD, Sherrie L. Aspinall PharmD, MSc, Mary Ersek PhD, RN, Joshua D. Niznik PharmD, PhD, Joseph T. Hanlon PharmD, MS, Jacob Hunnicutt PhD, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Loren J. Schleiden MS, Joshua M. Thorpe PhD, MPH, Carolyn T. Thorpe PhD, MPH
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, February 13, 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

Race/Ethnicity and Sex-Related Differences in Direct Oral Anticoagulant Initiation in Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation: A Retrospective Study of Medicare Data
Essien UR, Magnani JW, Chen N, Gellad WF, Fine MJ, Hernandez I
Journal of the National Medical Association, February 5, 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

Disclosure of Article Funding and Conflicts of Interest in High-Impact Clinical Journals
Timothy S. Anderson, Colette DeJong, Chester B. Good, Walid F. Gellad
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 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

Differences Between Managed Care and Fee-for-Service Medicaid in the Use of Generics for High-Rebate Drugs: The Cases of Insulin Glargine and Glatiramer
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD, and Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, February 2020

Origins of the Crisis in Insulin Affordability and Practical Advice for Clinicians on Using Human Insulin
Jing Luo, Walid F. Gellad
Current Diabetes Reports, January 29, 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

Impact of community pharmacist-led interventions in chronic disease management on clinical, utilization, and economic outcomes: An umbrella review
Terri V. Newman, Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, Natasha Parekh, Elizabeth C.S. Swart, Michele Klein-Fedyshin, William H. Shrank, Inmaculada Hernandez
Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, January 14, 2020

Impact of Healthcare Delivery System Type on Clinical, Utilization, and Cost Outcomes of Patient-Centered Medical Homes: a Systematic Review
Clark A. Veet, Thomas R. Radomski, Christopher D’Avella, Inmaculada Hernandez, Charles Wessel, Elizabeth C. S. Swart, William H. Shrank, Natasha Parekh
Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 6, 2020

2019
 

Trends in List Prices, Net Prices, and Discounts for Originator Biologics Facing Biosimilar Competition
Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, PharmD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Network Open, December 13, 2019

Impact of direct-to-consumer drug advertising during the Super Bowl on drug utilization
Matthew P.Gray, Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, Nemin Chen, Chester B. Good, Inmaculada Hernandez
Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, December 9, 2019

Effectiveness and Safety of Restarting Oral Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation after an Intracranial Hemorrhage: Analysis of Medicare Part D Claims Data from 2010-2016
Terri V. Newman, Nemin Chen, Meiqi He, Samir Saba, Inmaculada Hernandez
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, December 6, 2019

Rural-Urban Differences In Individual-Market Health Plan Affordability After Subsidy Payment Cuts
David Anderson, Jean M. Abraham, and Coleman Drake
Health Affairs, December 2019

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

Impact of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment on Clinical Outcomes among Patients with Cirrhosis
Shari Rogal, Ada Youk, Hongwei Zhang, Walid F. Gellad, Michael J. Fine, Chester B. Good, Maggie Chartier, Andrea DiMartini, Timothy Morgan, Ramon Bataller, Kevin L. Kraemer
Hepatology, November 23, 2019

Academic Detailing in the New Era of Diabetes Medication Management
Jing Luo, Ellen Dancel, Sandeep Bains, Paul Fanikos, Michael A. Fischer
Current Diabetes Reports, November 21, 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

Reply to Comment on Low‐Value Prostate Cancer Screening Among Older Men Within the Veterans Health Administration
Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, October 22, 2019

Adalimumab and the Challenges for Biosimilars
Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH
JAMA, October 23, 2019

Review of purchases of unapproved medications by the Veterans Health Administration
Ron L Carico, Jr., Pharm.D., M.P.H, Thomas R Emmendorfer, Pharm.D, Sherrie L Aspinall, Pharm.D., M.Sc, Margaret T Mizah, Pharm.D, Chester B Good, M.D., M.P.H
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, October 19, 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

Association between physician adoption of a new oral anti-diabetic medication and Medicare and Medicaid drug spending
Ilinca D. Metes, Lingshu Xue, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Haiden A. Huskamp, Walid F. Gellad, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Seth Richards-Shubik, Hasan Guclu & Julie M. Donohue
BMC Health Services Research, October 16, 2019

Variation in Prescription Drug Prices by Retail Pharmacy Type: A National Cross-sectional Study
Jing Luo, MD, MPH; Martin Kulldorff, PhD; Ameet Sarpatwari, JD, PhD; Ajinkya Pawar, PhD; Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH
Annals of Internal Medicine, October 1, 2019

Association Between Having an Automatic Reenrollment Option and Reenrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplaces
Coleman Drake, PhD; David M. Anderson, MS
JAMA Internal Medicine, September 23, 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

Evidence of Background Checks in an Online Firearms Marketplace
Coleman Drake, PhD, Ashley M. Hernandez, MSPH, Yang Liu, PhD, Adam H. Schwartz, PhD, Maria E. Sundaram, MSPH, PhD
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, in press.

Adherence to Anticoagulation and Risk of Stroke Among Medicare Beneficiaries Newly Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation
Inmaculada Hernandez, Meiqi He, Maria M. Brooks, Samir Saba, Walid F. Gellad
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, September 16, 2019

Varenicline and Nicotine Replacement Use Associated With US Food and Drug Administration Drug Safety Communications
Ravi J. Desai, BS; Meghan M. Good, PharmD; Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, PharmD; Andrew Henriksen, BS Pharm; Francesca Cunningham, PharmD; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH
JAMA Network Open, September 4, 2019

Optimizing the Role of Community Pharmacists in Managing the Health of Populations: Barriers, Facilitators, and Policy Recommendations
Terri V. Newman, PharmD, Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD, Donna Keyser, PhD, MBA, Alvaro San-Juan Rodriguez, PharmD, Elizabeth C.S. Swart, BS, William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS, Natasha Parekh, MD, MS
Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, September 2, 2019

Prescription 2020: Democratic Candidates And Drug Pricing
Rohan Chalasani, Julie M. Donohue, Walid F. Gellad
Health Affairs Blog, August 29, 2019

Trends in Prices, Market Share, and Spending on Self-administered Disease-Modifying Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis in Medicare Part D
Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, PharmD; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Rock A. Heyman, MD; Natasha Parekh, MD, MS; William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Neurology, August 26, 2019

Advancing the Science of Deprescribing: A Novel Comprehensive Conceptual Framework
Amy Linsky, MD, MSc, Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH, Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH, Mark W. Friedberg, MD, MPP
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, August 20, 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

Senate Hearings On Drug Prices: Many Questions, Few (Useful) Answers
Inmaculada Hernandez, Walid F. Gellad
Health Affairs Blog, July 24, 2019

Number of Manufacturers and Generic Drug Pricing From 2005 to 2017
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Natasha Parekh, MD, MS; Meiqi He, MS; and William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS
The American Journal of Managed Care, July 15, 2019

Low‐Value Prostate Cancer Screening Among Older Men Within the Veterans Health Administration
Thomas R. Radomski MD, MS; Yan Huang MS; Seo Young Park PhD; Florentina E. Sileanu MS; Carolyn T. Thorpe PhD, MPH; Joshua M. Thorpe PhD, MPH; Michael J. Fine MD, MSc; Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, July 5, 2019

Statins for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Natasha Parekh, MD, MS
Annals of Internal Medicine, July 2, 2019

Individual market health plan affordability after cost‐sharing reduction subsidy cuts
Coleman Drake PhD, Jean M. Abraham PhD
Health Services Research, June 20, 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

Trajectories of Oral Anticoagulation Adherence Among Medicare Beneficiaries Newly Diagnosed With Atrial Fibrillation
Inmaculada Hernandez, Meiqi He, Nemin Chen, Maria M. Brooks, Samir Saba, and Walid F. Gellad
Journal of the American Heart Association, 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

The Limitations of Poor Broadband Internet Access for Telemedicine Use in Rural America: An Observational Study
Coleman Drake, PhD; Yuehan Zhang, ScM; Krisda H. Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP; Daniel Polsky, PhD
Annals of Internal Medicine, May 21. 2019

Use of a medication-based risk adjustment index to predict mortality among veterans dually-enrolled in VA and medicare
Thomas R. Radomski, Xinhua Zhao, Joseph T. Hanlon, Joshua M. Thorpe, Carolyn T. Thorpe, Jennifer G. Naples, Florentina E. Sileanu, John P. Cashy, Jennifer A. Hale, Maria K. Mor, Leslie R.M. Hausmann, Julie M. Donohue, Katie J. Suda, Kevin T. Stroup, Chester B. Good, Michael J. Fine, Walid F. Gellad
Healthcare, April 26, 2019

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Using Pacemakers versus Defibrillators in Patients with Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: The United States Experience from 2007 to 2014
Saba S, McLaughlin T, He M, Althouse A, Mulukutla S, Hernandez I
Heart Rhythm, April 17, 2019

Disparities in Quality of Primary Care by Resident and Staff Physicians: Is There a Conflict Between Training and Equity?
Utibe R. Essien, Wei He, Alaka Ray, Yuchiao Chang, Jonathan R. Abraham, Daniel E. Singer, Steven J. Atlas
Journal of General Internal Medicine, April 8, 2019

Savings from the EpiPen Authorized Generic: a Retrospective Analysis of Medicaid Data
Inmaculada Hernandez, William H. Shrank, Chester B. Good, Walid F. Gellad
Journal of General Internal Medicine, April 3, 2019

A New Safe Harbor — Turning Drug Rebates into Discounts in Medicare Part D
Walid F. Gellad, M.D., M.P.H., Molly Ennis, M.P.H., and Courtney C. Kuza, Ph.D., M.P.H.
The New England Journal of Medicine, April 3, 2019

Trends in Medicaid Prices, Market Share, and Spending on Long-Acting Insulins, 2006-2018
Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA, March 25, 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

On The Use Of List Prices In Drug Pricing Research
Inmaculada Hernandez, Walid Gellad
Health Affairs Blog, March 14, 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

Assessment of Price Changes of Existing Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors After the Market Entry of Competitors
Alvaro San-Juan-Rodriguez, PharmD; Max V. Prokopovich, BS; William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS; Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD
JAMA Internal Medicine, February 18, 2019

Associations Between Polypharmacy, Symptom Burden, and Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced, Life-Limiting Illness
Yael Schenker, Seo Young Park, Kwonho Jeong, Jennifer Pruskowski, Dio Kavalieratos, Judith Resick, Amy Abernethy, Jean S. Kutner
Journal of General Internal Medicine, February 4, 2019

Deprescribing in Advanced Illness: Aligning Patient, Clinician, and Health Plan Goals
Natasha Parekh, Yael Schenker, Chester B. Good, Lynn Neilson, William H. Shrank
Journal of General Internal Medicine, February 4, 2019

Development of a required longitudinal residency experience focused on deprescribing
Jennifer Pruskowski, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, CPE, Heather Sakely, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, Steven Handler, M.D., Ph.D., CMD
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, January 21, 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

Assessment of Spending in Medicare Part D If Medication Prices From the Department of Veterans Affairs Were Used
Brett Venker, PharmD; Kevin B. Stephenson, MD; Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
JAMA Internal Medicine, January 14, 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

Treating Pain—The Cannabis Conundrum
Chester B. Good, MD, MPH; Natasha Parekh, MD, MS; Kavita Fischer, MD; James Schuster, MD; Chronis Manolis, RPh; William Shrank, MD, MSHS
Annals of Internal Medicine, January 8, 2019

The Contribution Of New Product Entry Versus Existing Product Inflation In The Rising Costs Of Drugs
Inmaculada Hernandez, Chester B. Good, David M. Cutler, Walid F. Gellad, Natasha Parekh, and William H. Shrank
Health Affairs, January 7, 2019

2018

2017

  • Gellad, WF, Thorpe, CT, Steiner, JF, Voils, CI. The myths of medication adherence. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2017 Oct 10; 26(12): 1437-1441.
  • Kabiri M, Chhatwal J, Donohue JM, Roberts MS, James AE, Dunn MA, Gellad MF. Long-term Disease and Economic Outcomes of Prior Authorization Criteria for Hepatitis C Treatment in Pennsylvania Medicaid. Healthcare. 2017 Sep;5(3):105-111. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2016.11.001. Epub 2016 Dec 5.
  • Frazier, W, Cochran, G, Lo-Ciganic, WH, Gellad, WF, Gordon, AJ, Chang, CH, Donohue, JM. Medication-Assisted Treatment and Opioid Use Before and After Overdose in Pennsylvania Medicaid. JAMA. 2017; 318(8): 750-752.
  • Friedberg MW, Gellad WF, Prasad V. Limitations Concerning the Association of Physician Sex and Patient Outcomes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jul 1;177(7):1058. 
  • Almutairi AR, Zhou L, Gellad WF, Lee JK, Slack MK, Martin JR, Lo-Ciganic WH. Effectiveness and Safety of Non-vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation and Venous Thromboembolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses. Clin Ther. 2017 Jul;39(7):1456-1478.
  • Cochran, G, Gordon, AJ, Gellad, WF, Chang, CH, Lobo, C, Cole, E, Frazier, W. Medicaid prior authorization and opioid medication abuse and overdose. American Journal of Managed Care. 2017 May 26; 23(5): e164-e171.
  • Gellad WF, Kesselheim AS. Accelerated Approval and Expensive Drugs - A Challenging Combination. N Engl J Med. 2017 May 25;376(21):2001-2004. 
  • Donohue, JM, Angus, DC. National Shortages of Generic Sterile Injectable Drugs: Norepinephrine as a Case Study of Potential Harm. JAMA 2017; 317(14), 1415-1417.
  • Radomski TR, Zhao X, Thorpe CT, Thorpe JM, Naples JG, Mor MK, Good CB, Fine MJ, Gellad WF. The Impact of Medication-Based Risk Adjustment on the Association Between Veteran Health Outcomes and Dual Health System Use. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Sep;32(9):967-973. doi: 10.1007/s11606-017-4064-4. Epub 2017 May 1.
  • Gellad WF. Commentary on Daubresse et al. (2017): An epidemic of outdated data. Addiction. 2017 Jun;112(6):1054-1055.
  • Suda KJ, Smith BM, Bailey L, Gellad WF, Huo Z, Burk M, Cunningham F, Stroupe KT. Opioid dispensing and overlap in veterans with non-cancer pain eligible for Medicare Part D. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2017 May - Jun;57(3):333-340.
  • Gellad WF, Good CB, Shulkin DJ. Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in the United States: Lessons From the Department of Veterans Affairs. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 May 1;177(5):611-612. 
  • Davies BJ, Hwang, TJ, Kesselheim, AS. Ensuring access to injectable generic drugs—the case of intravesical BCG for bladder cancer. New England Journal of Medicine, 2017, 376(15): 1401-1403.
  • Gellad WF, Cunningham FE, Good CB, Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Bair B, Roman K, Zickmund SL. Pharmacy Use in the First Year of the Veterans Choice Program: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation. Med Care. 2017 Jul;55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1:S26-S32.
  • Tang Y, Horvitz-Lennon M, Gellad WF, Lave JR, Chang CH, Normand SL, Donohue JM. Prescribing of Clozapine and Antipsychotic Polypharmacy for Schizophrenia in a Large Medicaid Program. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Jun 1. Epub 2017 Feb 15.
  • Stroupe KT, Smith BM, Bailey L, Adas J, Gellad WF, Suda K, Huo Z, Tully S, Burk M, Cunningham F. Medication Acquisition by Veterans Dually Eligible for Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D Pharmacy Benefits. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 Feb; 74(3): 140-150.
  • Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Gellad WF, Good CB, Hanlon JT, Mor MK, Pleis JR, Schleiden LJ, Van Houtven CH. Dual Health Care System Use and High-Risk Prescribing in Patients With Dementia: A National Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Feb; 166(3): 157-163.
  • Gellad WF, Zhao X, Thorpe CT, Thorpe JM, Sileanu FE, Cashy JP, Mor M, Hale JA, Radomski T, Hausmann LR, Fine MJ, Good CB. Overlapping Buprenorphine, Opioid, and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions Among Veterans Dually Enrolled in Department of Veterans of Medicare Part D. Subst Abuse. 2017 Jan-Mar; 38(1): 22-25. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2016.1267071.

2016

  • Cochran G, Gordon AJ, Lo-Ciganic WH, Gellad WF, Frazier W, Lobo C, Chang CH, Zheng P, Donohue JM. An Examination of Claims-Based Predictors of Overdose from a Large Medicaid Program. Med Care. 2016 Dec. Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000676
  • Marcum ZA, Gellad WF. Improving Medication Adherence: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Nov. epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1007/s11606-016-3927-4.
  • Naples JG, Gellad WF, Hanlon JT. The Role of Opioid Analgesics in Geriatric Pain Management. Clin Geriatr Med. 2016 Nov;32(4):725-735.
  • Roberts AW, Gellad WF, Skinner AC. Lock-In Programs and the Opioid Epidemic: A Call for Evidence. Am J Public Health. 2016 Nov;106(11):1918-1919.
  • Rottman BM, Marcum ZA, Thorpe CT, Gellad WF. Medication Adherence as a Learning Process: Insights from Cognitive Psychology. Health Psychol Rev. 2016 Oct 5:1-37.
  • Thorpe CT, Fowler NR, Harrigan K, Zhao X, Kang Y, Hanlon JT, Gellad WF, Schleiden LJ, Thorpe JM. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Initiation and Discontinuation of Antidementia Drugs by Medicare Beneficiaries. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Sep;64(9):1806-14.
  • Gellad WF, Good CB. Prescription of Brand-Name Medications When Generic Alternatives Are Available-Patently Unfair. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Sep 1;176(9):1323-4.
  • Lo-Ciganic WH, Donohue JM, Jones BL, Perera S, Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Marcum ZA, Gellad WF. Trajectories of Diabetes Medication Adherence and Hospitalization Risk: A Retrospective Cohort Study in a Large State Medicaid Program. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Sep;31(9):1052-60.
  • Lo-Ciganic WH, Gellad WF, Huskamp HA, Choudhry NK, Chang CC, Zhang R, Jones BL, Guclu H, Richards-Shubik S, Donohue JM. Who Were the Early Adopters of Dabigatran?: An Application of Group-based Trajectory Models. Med Care. 2016 Jul;54(7):725-32.
  • Cochran GT, Engel RJ, Hruschak VJ, Tarter RE. Prescription Opioid Misuse Among Rural Community Pharmacy Patients: Pilot Study for Screening and Implications for Future Practice and Research. J Pharm Pract. 2016 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Marcum ZA, Perera S, Thorpe JM, Switzer GE, Castle NG, Strotmeyer ES, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Phillips CL, Rubin S, Zucker-Levin AR, Bauer DC, Shorr RI, Kang Y, Gray SL, Hanlon JT; Health ABC Study. Antidepressant Use and Recurrent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Findings From the Health ABC Study. Ann Pharmacother. 2016 Jul;50(7):525-33.
  • Marcum ZA, Bellon JE, Li J, Gellad WF, Donohue JM. New chronic disease medication prescribing by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and primary care physicians: a cohort study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jul 27;16:312.
  • Donohue JM, Normand SL, Horvitz-Lennon M, Men A, Berndt ER, Huskamp HA. Regional Variation in Physician Adoption of Antipsychotics: Impact on US Medicare Expenditures. J Ment Health Policy Econ. 2016 Jun;19(2):69-78.
  • Gordon A, Lo-Ciganic WH, Cochran G, Gellad WF, Cathers T, Donohue JM. Treatment Quality for Buprenorphine Care: The Pot at the End of the Rainbow. J Addict Med. 2016 May-Jun;10(3):210-1.
  • Cochran G, Bacci JL, Ylioja T, Hruschak V, Miller S, Seybert AL, Tarter R. Prescription opioid use: Patient characteristics and misuse in community pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2016 May-Jun;56(3):248-256.e6.
  • Radomski TR, Zhao X, Thorpe CT, Thorpe JM, Good CB, Mor MK, Fine MJ, Gellad WF. VA and Medicare Utilization Among Dually Enrolled Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes: A Latent Class Analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 May;31(5):524-31.
  • Baksh SN, Gellad WF, Alexander GC. Maximizing the Post-Approval Safety of Flibanserin: A Role for Regulators, Clinicians, and Patients. Drug Saf. 2016 May;39(5):375-80.
  • Lo-Ciganic WH, Gellad WF, Gordon AJ, Cochran G, Zemaitis MA, Cathers T, Kelley D, Donohue JM. Association between trajectories of buprenorphine treatment and emergency department and in-patient utilization. Addiction. 2016 May;111(5):892-902.
  • Stroupe KT, Bailey L, Gellad WF, Suda K, Huo Z, Martinez R, Burk M, Cunningham F, Smith BM. Veterans' Pharmacy and Health Care Utilization Following Implementation of the Medicare Part D Pharmacy Benefit. Med Care Res Rev. 2016 Apr 17. pii: 1077558716643887.
  • Cochran G, Gordon AJ, Field C, Bacci J, Dhital R, Ylioja T, Stitzer M, Kelly T, Tarter R. Developing a framework of care for opioid medication misuse in community pharmacy. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2016 Mar-Apr;12(2):293-301.
  • Tang Y, Chang CC, Lave JR, Gellad WF, Huskamp HA, Donohue JM. Patient, Physician and Organizational Influences on Variation in Antipsychotic Prescribing Behavior. J Ment Health Policy Econ. 2016 Mar;19(1):45-59.
  • Gellad WF. The Veterans Choice Act and Dual Health System Use. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Feb;31(2):153-4.
  • Radomski TR, Good CB, Thorpe CT, Zhao X, Marcum ZA, Glassman PA, Lowe J, Mor MK, Fine MJ, Gellad WF. Variation in Formulary Management Practices Within the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2016 Feb;22(2):114-20.
  • Lee JS, Giesler DL, Gellad WF, Fine MJ. Antibiotic Therapy for Adults Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review. JAMA. 2016 Feb 9;315(6):593-602.
  • Good CB, Gellad WF. Off-label Drug Use and Adverse Drug Events: Turning up the Heat on Off-label Prescribing. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan;176(1):63-4.

2015

  • Marcum ZA, Perera S, Newman AB, Thorpe JM, Switzer GE, Gray SL, Simonsick EM, Shorr RI, Bauer DC, Castle NG, Studenski SA, Hanlon JT; Health ABC Study. Antihypertensive Use and Recurrent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Findings From the Health ABC Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015 Dec;70(12):1562-8. 
  • Marcum ZA, Perera S, Thorpe JM, Switzer GE, Gray SL, Castle NG, Strotmeyer ES, Simonsick EM, Bauer DC, Shorr RI, Studenski SA, Hanlon JT; Health ABC Study, USA. Anticholinergic Use and Recurrent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Findings From the Health ABC Study. Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Nov;49(11):1214-21.
  • Gordon AJ, Lo-Ciganic WH, Cochran G, Gellad WF, Cathers T, Kelley D, Donohue JM. Patterns and Quality of Buprenorphine Opioid Agonist Treatment in a Large Medicaid Program. J Addict Med. 2015 Nov-Dec;9(6):470-7.
  • Rocco P, Gellad WF, Donohue JM. Modernizing Medicaid Managed Care: Can States Meet the Data Challenges? JAMA. 2015 Oct 20;314(15):1559-60.
  • Anderson TS, Good CB, Gellad WF. Prevalence and compensation of academic leaders, professors, and trustees on publicly traded US healthcare company boards of directors: cross sectional study. BMJ. 2015 Sep 29;351:h4826.
  • Lund BC, Carrel M, Gellad WF, Chrischilles EA, Kaboli PJ. Incidence- Versus Prevalence-Based Measures of Inappropriate Prescribing in the Veterans Health Administration. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Aug;63(8):1601-7.
  • Gellad WF, Flynn KE, Alexander GC. Evaluation of Flibanserin: Science and Advocacy at the FDA. JAMA. 2015 Sep 1;314(9):869-70.
  • Cochran G, Field C, Lawson K. Pharmacists Who Screen and Discuss Opioid Misuse With Patients: Future Directions for Research and Practice. J Pharm Pract. 2015 Aug;28(4):404-12.
  • Lo-Ciganic WH, Donohue JM, Thorpe JM, Perera S, Thorpe CT, Marcum ZA, Gellad WF. Using machine learning to examine medication adherence thresholds and risk of hospitalization. Med Care. 2015 Aug;53(8):720-8.  
  • Donohue JM, Papademetriou E, Henderson RR, Frazee SG, Eibner C, Mulcahy AW, Mehrotra A, Bharill S, Cui C, Stein BD, Gellad WF. Early Marketplace Enrollees Were Older And Used More Medication Than Later Enrollees; Marketplaces Pooled Risk. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Jun;34(6):1049-56.
  • Thorpe CT, Johnson H, Dopp AL, Thorpe JM, Ronk K, Everett CM, Palta M, Mott DA, Chewning B, Schleiden L, Smith MA. Medication oversupply in patients with diabetes. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2015 May-Jun;11(3):382-400. 
  • Anderson TS, Huskamp HA, Epstein AJ, Barry CL, Men A, Berndt ER, Horvitz-Lennon M, Normand SL, Donohue JM. Antipsychotic prescribing: do conflict of interest policies make a difference? Med Care. 2015 Apr;53(4):338-45.  
  • Thorpe CT, Gellad WF, Good CB, Zhang S, Zhao X, Mor M, Fine MJ. Tight glycemic control and use of hypoglycemic medications in older veterans with type 2 diabetes and comorbid dementia. Diabetes Care. 2015 Apr;38(4):588-95. 
  • Marcum ZA, Driessen J, Thorpe CT, Donohue JM, Gellad WF. Regional variation in use of a new class of antidiabetic medication among medicare beneficiaries: the case of incretin mimetics. Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Mar;49(3):285-92.
  • Prentice JC, Conlin PR, Gellad WF, Edelman D, Lee TA, Pizer SD. Long-term outcomes of analogue insulin compared with NPH for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Mar 1;21(3):e235-43.
  • Bao Y, Tang Y, Donohue J. Retaining Part D's comprehensive coverage of antidepressants: not a silver bullet. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Mar;72(3):201-2.
  • Cochran G, Woo B, Lo-Ciganic WH, Gordon AJ, Donohue JM, Gellad WF. Defining Nonmedical Use of Prescription Opioids Within Health Care Claims: A Systematic Review. Subst Abus. 2015;36(2):192-202.
  • Gellad WF, Zhao X, Thorpe CT, Mor MK, Good CB, Fine MJ. Dual use of Department of Veterans Affairs and medicare benefits and use of test strips in veterans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jan;175(1):26-34.
  • Zullig LL, Gellad WF, Moaddeb J, Crowley MJ, Shrank W, Granger BB, Granger CB, Trygstad T, Liu LZ, Bosworth HB. Improving diabetes medication adherence: successful, scalable interventions. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2015 Jan 23;9:139-49.
  • Hanlon JT, Aspinall SL, Handler SM, Gellad WF, Stone RA, Semla TP, Pugh MJ, Dysken MW. Potentially suboptimal prescribing for older veteran nursing home patients with dementia. Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Jan;49(1):20-8.
  • Lo-Ciganic WH, Perera S, Gray SL, Boudreau RM, Zgibor JC, Strotmeyer ES, Donohue JM, Bunker CH, Newman AB, Simonsick EM, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Caserotti P, Harris T, Shorr RI, Hanlon JT; Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. Statin use and decline in gait speed in community-dwelling older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jan;63(1):124-9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13134.

2014

  • Prentice JC, Conlin PR, Gellad WF, Edelman D, Lee TA, Pizer SD. Capitalizing on prescribing pattern variation to compare medications for type 2 diabetes. Value Health. 2014 Dec;17(8):854-62.
  • Gellad WF, Stein BD, Ruder T, Henderson R, Frazee SG, Mehrotra A, Donohue JM. Geographic variation in receipt of psychotherapy in children receiving attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medications. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Nov;168(11):1074-6.
  • Crandall CJ, Newberry SJ, Diamant A, Lim YW, Gellad WF, Booth MJ, Motala A, Shekelle PG. Comparative effectiveness of pharmacologic treatments to prevent fractures: an updated systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Nov;161(10):711-23. 
  • Donohue JM. The impact and evolution of Medicare Part D. N Engl J Med. 2014 Aug 21;371(8):693-5. 
  • Anderson TS, Good CB, Gellad WF. Potential conflicts of interest for academic medical center leaders--reply. JAMA. 2014 Aug 6;312(5):558-9. 
  • Tang Y, Gellad WF, Men A, Donohue JM. Impact of medicare part D plan features on use of generic drugs. Med Care. 2014 Jun;52(6):541-8.
  • Anderson TS, Dave S, Good CB, Gellad WF. Academic medical center leadership on pharmaceutical company boards of directors. JAMA. 2014 Apr 2;311(13):1353-5.
  • Gellad WF, Choi P, Mizah M, Good CB, Kesselheim AS. Assessing the chiral switch: approval and use of single-enantiomer drugs, 2001 to 2011. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Mar 1;20(3):e90-7.
  • Donohue J, O'Malley AJ, Horvitz-Lennon M, Taub AL, Berndt ER, Huskamp HA. Changes in physician antipsychotic prescribing preferences, 2002-2007. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 Mar 1;65(3):315-22. PMID: 24337224.
  • Marcum ZA, Driessen J, Thorpe CT, Gellad WF, Donohue JM. Effect of multiple pharmacy use on medication adherence and drug-drug interactions in older adults with Medicare Part D. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Feb;62(2):244-52.
  • Gellad WF. Targeted cancer therapy: from bench to bedside to patient. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Feb 1;32(4):268-70.
  • James AE 3rd, Gellad WF, Primack BA. Implications of new insurance coverage for access to care, cost-sharing, and reimbursement. JAMA. 2014 Jan 15;311(3):241-2.

2013

  • Hanlon JT, Boudreau RM, Perera S, Strotmeyer ES, Newman AB, Simonsick EM, Shorr RI, Bauer DC, Donohue JM. Racial differences in antilipemic use and lipid control in high-risk older adults: post-Medicare Part D. Am Heart J. 2013 Oct;166(4):792-7. 
  • Borrero S, Zhao X, Mor MK, Schwarz EB, Good CB, Gellad WF. Adherence to hormonal contraception among women veterans: differences by race/ethnicity and contraceptive supply. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug;209(2):103.e1-11.  
  • Gellad WF, Donohue JM, Zhao X, Mor MK, Thorpe CT, Smith J, Good CB, Fine MJ, Morden NE. Brand-name prescription drug use among Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D patients with diabetes: a national cohort comparison. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jul;159(2):105-14.
  • Gallini A, Donohue JM, Huskamp HA. Diffusion of antipsychotics in the US And French markets, 1998-2008. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Jul;64(7):680-7.
  • Gellad WF, Yealy D, Fine M. Computers and the diagnosis of pneumonia. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr;173(8):701-2.
  • Huskamp HA, O'Malley AJ, Horvitz-Lennon M, Taub AL, Berndt ER, Donohue JM. How quickly do physicians adopt new drugs? The case of second-generation antipsychotics. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Apr 1;64(4):324-30.

2012

  • Gellad WF, Aspinall SL, Handler SM, Stone RA, Castle N, Semla TP, Good CB, Fine MJ, Dysken M, Hanlon JT. Use of antipsychotics among older residents in VA nursing homes. Med Care. 2012 Nov;50(11):954-60.
  • Gellad W, Mor M, Zhao X, Donohue J, Good C. Variation in use of high-cost diabetes mellitus medications in the VA healthcare system. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Nov;172(20):1608-9.  
  • Zhang Y, Gellad WF, Zhou L, Lin YJ, Lave JR. Access to and use of $4 generic programs in Medicare. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct;27(10):1251-7.
  • Primack BA, Hopkins M, Hallett C, Carroll MV, Zeller M, Dachille K, Kim KH, Fine MJ, Donohue JM. US health policy related to hookah tobacco smoking. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep;102(9):e47-51.
  • Donohue JM, Marcum ZA, Gellad WF, Lave JR, Men A, Hanlon JT. Medicare Part D and potentially inappropriate medication use in the elderly. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Sep;18(9):e315-22.
  • Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Kennelty KA, Gellad WF, Schulz R. The impact of family caregivers on potentially inappropriate medication use in noninstitutionalized older adults with dementia. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2012 Aug;10(4):230-41.
  • Gellad WF, Good CB, Amuan ME, Marcum ZA, Hanlon JT, Pugh MJ. Facility-level variation in potentially inappropriate prescribing for older veterans. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jul;60(7):1222-9.  
  • Marcum ZA, Gellad WF. Medication adherence to multidrug regimens. Clin Geriatr Med. 2012 May;28(2):287-300.  
  • Gellad WF, Donohue JM, Zhao X, Zhang Y, Banthin JS. The financial burden from prescription drugs has declined recently for the nonelderly, although it is still high for many. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Feb;31(2):408-16.
  • Donohue JM, Morden NE, Gellad WF, Bynum JP, Zhou W, Hanlon JT, Skinner J. Sources of regional variation in Medicare Part D drug spending. N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb;366(6):530-8.
  • Thorpe CT, Lassila HC, O'Neil CK, Thorpe JM, Hanlon JT, Maher RL Jr. Reconsideration of key articles regarding medication-related problems in older adults from 2011. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2012 Feb;10(1):2-13.