Pharmacoequity Publications

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, November/December 2022

Geographic Accessibility of COVID-19 Test to Treat Sites by Race, Ethnicity, Age, and Rurality
Rohan Khazanchi, MD, MPH; Andrew Strumpf, MPH; Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Samuel D. Powers, MA; Kathleen A. McManus, MD, MSCR
JAMA Network Open, November 9, 2022

Association of Race and Ethnicity With Oral Anticoagulation and Associated Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Findings From the Get With The Guidelines–Atrial Fibrillation Registry
Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH; Karen Chiswell, PhD; Lisa A. Kaltenbach, MS; Tracy Y. Wang, MD, MHS, MSc; Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, MSc; Kevin L. Thomas, MD; Mintu P. Turakhia, MD, MAS; Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM; Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH; Margaret C. Fang, MD, MPH; Jared W. Magnani, MD, MSc; Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc; Jonathan P. Piccini Sr, MD
JAMA Cardiology, October 26, 2022

Association of Neighborhood Disadvantage and Anticoagulation for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in the Veterans Health Administration: the REACH-AF Study
Annie McDermott BS, Nadejda Kim MA, Leslie R.M. Hausmann PhD, MS, Jared W. Magnani MD, MSc, Chester B. Good MD, MPH, Terrence M.A. Litam MHA, Maria K. Mor PhD, Toluwa D. Omole BS, Walid F. Gellad MD, MPH, Michael J. Fine MD, MSc & Utibe R. Essien MD, MPH
Journal of General Internal Medicine, September 23, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fibrillation Trials: CABANA and Beyond
Tarryn Tertulien, Jared W Magnani, Utibe R Essien
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, November 9, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
JGIM, May 2020

Comparison of Oral Anticoagulant Use and Stroke Risk Among Older Adults Newly-Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Living in Urban-Versus-Rural Areas
Jingchuan Guo, Meiqi He, Jared W Magnani, Maria M Brooks, Walid F Gellad, Inmaculada Hernandez
American Journal of Cardiology, September 1, 2020