Faculty Publications


Agrawal, D., B. Elsbernd, A. Singal and D. Rockey (2015). "Gastric residual volume after split-dose compared with evening-before polyethylene glycol bowel preparation." Gastrointest Endosc.

Agwu, A. L., L. Lee, J. A. Fleishman, C. Voss, B. R. Yehia, K. N. Althoff, R. Rutstein, W. C. Mathews, A. Nijhawan, R. D. Moore, A. H. Gaur and K. A. Gebo (2015). "Aging and loss to follow-up among youth living with human immunodeficiency virus in the HIV Research Network." J Adolesc Health 56(3): 345-351.

Ali, M., A. Yopp, P. Gopal, M. S. Beg, H. Zhu, W. Lee and A. G. Singal (2015). "A Variant in PNPLA3 Associated With Fibrosis Progression but not Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Hepatitis C Virus Infection." Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol.

Ali, S. K., K. R. Reveles, R. Davis, E. M. Mortensen, C. R. Frei and I. Mansi (2015). "The association of statin use and gonado-sexual function in women: a retrospective cohort analysis." J Sex Med 12(1): 83-92.

Alvarez, C. A., E. M. Mortensen, U. E. Makris, D. R. Berlowitz, L. A. Copeland, C. B. Good, M. E. Amuan and M. J. Pugh (2015). "Association of skeletal muscle relaxers and antihistamines on mortality, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits in elderly patients: a nationwide retrospective cohort study." BMC Geriatr 15: 2.

Alvarez, C. A., I. J. Neeland and D. K. McGuire (2015). "Sodium-glucose co-transporter inhibition in the treatment of diabetes: sweetening the pot." Diab Vasc Dis Res 12(2): 74-77.

Amarasingham, R., F. Velasco, B. Xie, C. Clark, Y. Ma, S. Zhang, D. Bhat, B. Lucena, M. Huesch and E. A. Halm (2015). "Electronic medical record-based multicondition models to predict the risk of 30 day readmission or death among adult medicine patients: validation and comparison to existing models." BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 15: 39.

Augustyn, A., L. Peng, A. G. Singal and A. C. Yopp (2015). "Surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma secondary to cardiogenic cirrhosis in patients with congenital heart disease." Clin Res Cardiol 104(5): 446-449.

Badillo, R., R. Schmidt, E. M. Mortensen, C. R. Frei and I. Mansi (2015). "Statin therapy and gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a retrospective cohort study with propensity score-matching." Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 24(8): 849-857.

Beaber, E. F., J. J. Kim, M. M. Schapira, A. N. Tosteson, A. G. Zauber, A. M. Geiger, A. Kamineni, D. L. Weaver and J. A. Tiro (2015). "Unifying screening processes within the PROSPR consortium: a conceptual model for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening." J Natl Cancer Inst 107(6): djv120.

Bowen, M. E., L. Xuan, I. Lingvay and E. A. Halm (2015). "Random blood glucose: a robust risk factor for type 2 diabetes." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100(4): 1503-1510.

Copeland, L. A., J. E. Zeber, E. Y. Sako, E. M. Mortensen, M. J. Pugh, C. P. Wang, M. I. Restrepo, J. Flynn, A. A. MacCarthy and V. A. Lawrence (2015). "Serious mental illnesses associated with receipt of surgery in retrospective analysis of patients in the Veterans Health Administration." BMC Surg 15: 74.

Crowell, T. A., S. A. Berry, J. A. Fleishman, R. W. LaRue, P. T. Korthuis, A. E. Nijhawan, R. D. Moore and K. A. Gebo (2015). "Impact of hepatitis coinfection on healthcare utilization among persons living with HIV." J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 68(4): 425-431.

Crowell, T. A., K. A. Gebo, J. N. Blankson, P. T. Korthuis, B. R. Yehia, R. M. Rutstein, R. D. Moore, V. Sharp, A. E. Nijhawan, W. C. Mathews, L. H. Hanau, R. B. Corales, R. Beil, C. Somboonwit, H. Edelstein, S. L. Allen and S. A. Berry (2015). "Hospitalization Rates and Reasons Among HIV Elite Controllers and Persons With Medically Controlled HIV Infection." J Infect Dis 211(11): 1692-1702.

Dalton-Fitzgerald, E., J. Tiro, P. Kandunoori, E. A. Halm, A. Yopp and A. G. Singal (2015). "Practice patterns and attitudes of primary care providers and barriers to surveillance of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis." Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 13(4): 791-798 e791.

Davis, R., K. R. Reveles, S. K. Ali, E. M. Mortensen, C. R. Frei and I. Mansi (2015). "Statins and male sexual health: a retrospective cohort analysis." J Sex Med 12(1): 158-167.

Edwards, T. C., D. C. Lavallee, Z. Bauer, B. A. Comstock, J. G. Jarvik, D. L. Patrick, U. E. Makris and J. L. Friedly (2015). "Problem areas identified as important to older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis." Spine J 15(7): 1636-1644.

Elmunzer, B. J., A. G. Singal, J. B. Sussman, A. R. Deshpande, D. A. Sussman, M. L. Conte, B. A. Dwamena, M. A. Rogers, P. S. Schoenfeld, J. M. Inadomi, S. D. Saini and A. K. Waljee (2015). "Comparing the effectiveness of competing tests for reducing colorectal cancer mortality: a network meta-analysis." Gastrointest Endosc 81(3): 700-709 e703.

Gerber, D. E., S. L. Pruitt and E. A. Halm (2015). "Should criteria for inclusion in cancer clinical trials be expanded?" J Comp Eff Res 4(4): 289-291.

Goebel, M., A. G. Singal, J. Nodora, S. F. Castaneda, E. Martinez, C. Doubeni, A. Laiyemo and S. Gupta (2015). "How can we boost colorectal and hepatocellular cancer screening among underserved populations?" Curr Gastroenterol Rep 17(6): 22.

Higashi, R. T., S. J. Craddock Lee, T. Leonard, E. L. Cuate, J. Cole and S. L. Pruitt (2015). "Multiple Comorbidities and Interest in Research Participation Among Clients of a Nonprofit Food Distribution Site." Clin Transl Sci 8(5): 584-590.

Iroh, P. A., H. Mayo and A. E. Nijhawan (2015). "The HIV Care Cascade Before, During, and After Incarceration: A Systematic Review and Data Synthesis." Am J Public Health 105(7): e5-16.

Kahn, B., Z. Freeland, P. Gopal, D. Agrawal, C. A. Mayorga, R. Mithani, C. S. Skinner, E. A. Halm and A. G. Singal (2015). "Predictors of guideline concordance for surveillance colonoscopy recommendations in patients at a safety-net health system." Cancer Causes Control 26(11): 1653-1660.

Karnik, R. and A. G. Singal (2015). "To "B" or not to "B": efficacy of a neonatal hepatitis B vaccination program to prevent primary liver cancer and end-stage liver disease." Gastroenterology 148(5): 1073-1075.

Khalil, D., M. Boktor, E. M. Mortensen, C. R. Frei and I. Mansi (2015). "Comparison of frequency of inflammatory bowel disease and noninfectious gastroenteritis among statin users versus nonusers." Am J Cardiol 115(10): 1396-1401.

Khambaty, M., A. G. Singal and P. Gopal (2015). "Spirochetes as an almost forgotten cause of hepatitis." Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 13(2): A21-22.

Khan-Gates, J. A., J. L. Ersek, J. M. Eberth, S. A. Adams and S. L. Pruitt (2015). "Geographic Access to Mammography and Its Relationship to Breast Cancer Screening and Stage at Diagnosis: A Systematic Review." Womens Health Issues 25(5): 482-493.

Kim, J. J., A. N. Tosteson, A. G. Zauber, B. L. Sprague, N. K. Stout, O. Alagoz, A. Trentham-Dietz, K. Armstrong, S. L. Pruitt and C. M. Rutter (2016). "Cancer Models and Real-world Data: Better Together." J Natl Cancer Inst 108(2).

Kimple, R. J. and D. J. Sher (2015). "Human papillomavirus and head and neck cancer." Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 92(2): 196-199.

Koshy, M., R. Malik, U. Mahmood, Z. Husain and D. J. Sher (2015). "Stereotactic body radiotherapy and treatment at a high volume facility is associated with improved survival in patients with inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer." Radiother Oncol 114(2): 148-154.

Koshy, M., R. Malik, U. Mahmood, Z. Husain, R. R. Weichselbaum and D. J. Sher (2015). "Prevalence and Predictors of Inappropriate Delivery of Palliative Thoracic Radiotherapy for Metastatic Lung Cancer." J Natl Cancer Inst 107(12).

Koshy, M., R. Malik, U. Mahmood, C. G. Rusthoven and D. J. Sher (2015). "Comparative effectiveness of aggressive thoracic radiation therapy and concurrent chemoradiation therapy in metastatic lung cancer." Pract Radiat Oncol 5(6): 374-382.

Koshy, M., R. Malik, M. Spiotto, U. Mahmood, R. Weichselbaum and D. Sher (2015). "Disparities in treatment of patients with inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a population-based analysis." J Thorac Oncol 10(2): 264-271.

Koshy, M., R. Malik, R. R. Weichselbaum and D. J. Sher (2015). "Increasing radiation therapy dose is associated with improved survival in patients undergoing stereotactic body radiation therapy for stage I non-small-cell lung cancer." Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 91(2): 344-350.

Kumbhani, D. J., S. P. Marso, C. A. Alvarez and D. K. McGuire (2015). "State-of-the-Art: Hypo-responsiveness to oral antiplatelet therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus." Curr Cardiovasc Risk Rep 9: 4.

Laccetti, A. L., S. L. Pruitt, L. Xuan, E. A. Halm and D. E. Gerber (2015). "Effect of prior cancer on outcomes in advanced lung cancer: implications for clinical trial eligibility and accrual." J Natl Cancer Inst 107(4).

Mak, R. H., G. Hermann, J. H. Lewis, H. J. Aerts, E. H. Baldini, A. B. Chen, Y. L. Colson, F. H. Hacker, D. Kozono, J. O. Wee, Y. H. Chen, P. J. Catalano, K. K. Wong and D. J. Sher (2015). "Outcomes by tumor histology and KRAS mutation status after lung stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer." Clin Lung Cancer 16(1): 24-32.

Makam, A. N. and O. K. Nguyen (2015). "Use of cardiac biomarker testing in the emergency department." JAMA Intern Med 175(1): 67-75.

Makam, A. N., O. K. Nguyen and A. D. Auerbach (2015). "Diagnostic accuracy and effectiveness of automated electronic sepsis alert systems: A systematic review." J Hosp Med 10(6): 396-402.

Makris, U. E., R. T. Higashi, E. G. Marks, L. Fraenkel, J. E. Sale, T. M. Gill and M. C. Reid (2015). "Ageism, negative attitudes, and competing co-morbidities--why older adults may not seek care for restricting back pain: a qualitative study." BMC Geriatr 15: 39.

Makris, U. E., M. J. Pugh, C. A. Alvarez, D. R. Berlowitz, B. J. Turner, K. Aung and E. M. Mortensen (2015). "Exposure to High-Risk Medications is Associated With Worse Outcomes in Older Veterans With Chronic Pain." Am J Med Sci 350(4): 279-285.

Mansi, I. (2015). "Statin Adverse Events in Primary Prevention: Between Randomized Trials and Observational Studies." Am J Med Sci 350(4): 330-337.

Mansi, I., C. R. Frei, C. P. Wang and E. M. Mortensen (2015). "Statins and New-Onset Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Complications: A Retrospective Cohort Study of US Healthy Adults." J Gen Intern Med 30(11): 1599-1610.

Martin, J., G. Khatri, P. Gopal and A. G. Singal (2015). "Accuracy of ultrasound and noninvasive markers of fibrosis to identify patients with cirrhosis." Dig Dis Sci 60(6): 1841-1847.

Mehta, A. and A. G. Singal (2015). "Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance: Does Alpha-Fetoprotein Have a Role?" Gastroenterology 149(3): 816-817.

Meier, A., A. Yopp, H. Mok, P. Kandunoori, J. Tiro and A. G. Singal (2015). "Role functioning is associated with survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma." Qual Life Res 24(7): 1669-1675.

Mortensen, E. M. (2015). "Editorial Commentary: The Mismatch Between Physicians' Expectations and Microbiologic Reality." Clin Infect Dis 61(9): 1411-1412.

Mortensen, E. M. (2015). "Not just pathophysiology." J Gen Intern Med 30(6): 699-700.

Nguyen, L. T., C. T. Sullivan and A. N. Makam (2015). "The Diagnostic Cascade of Incidental Findings: A Teachable Moment." JAMA Intern Med 175(7): 1089-1090.

Nguyen, O. K., C. V. Chan, A. Makam, H. Stieglitz and R. Amarasingham (2015). "Envisioning a social-health information exchange as a platform to support a patient-centered medical neighborhood: a feasibility study." J Gen Intern Med 30(1): 60-67.

Nijhawan, A. E., E. Kitchell, S. S. Etherton, P. Duarte, E. A. Halm and M. K. Jain (2015). "Half of 30-Day Hospital Readmissions Among HIV-Infected Patients Are Potentially Preventable." AIDS Patient Care STDS 29(9): 465-473.

Ogdie, A., A. A. Shah, U. E. Makris, Y. Jiang, A. E. Nelson, A. H. Kim, S. T. Angeles-Han, F. V. Castelino, A. Golding, E. Muscal, J. M. Kahlenberg and F. K. Barg (2015). "Barriers and facilitators of a career as a physician scientist among rheumatologists in the United States." Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken).

Pandey, A., F. Raza, A. Velasco, S. Brinker, C. Ayers, S. R. Das, D. E. Morisky, E. A. Halm and W. Vongpatanasin (2015). "Comparison of Morisky Medication Adherence Scale with therapeutic drug monitoring in apparent treatment-resistant hypertension." J Am Soc Hypertens 9(6): 420-426 e422.

Parikh, N. D., A. K. Waljee and A. G. Singal (2015). "Downstaging hepatocellular carcinoma: A systematic review and pooled analysis." Liver Transpl 21(9): 1142-1152.

Patel, J., A. Yopp, A. Waljee and A. G. Singal (2015). "Development and Internal Validation of a Model for Early Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Cirrhosis." J Clin Gastroenterol.

Patel, N., L. Tong, C. Ahn, A. G. Singal and S. Gupta (2015). "Post-polypectomy Guideline Adherence: Importance of Belief in Guidelines, Not Guideline Knowledge or Fear of Missed Cancer." Dig Dis Sci 60(10): 2937-2945.

Patel, N., A. C. Yopp and A. G. Singal (2015). "Diagnostic delays are common among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma." J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13(5): 543-549.

Pruitt, S. L., S. J. Lee, J. A. Tiro, L. Xuan, J. M. Ruiz and S. Inrig (2015). "Residential racial segregation and mortality among black, white, and Hispanic urban breast cancer patients in Texas, 1995 to 2009." Cancer 121(11): 1845-1855.

Reveles, K. R., T. R. Juday, M. J. Labreche, E. M. Mortensen, J. M. Koeller, D. Seekins, C. U. Oramasionwu, M. Bollinger, L. A. Copeland, X. Jones and C. R. Frei (2015). "Comparative value of four measures of retention in expert care in predicting clinical outcomes and health care utilization in HIV patients." PLoS One 10(3): e0120953.

Reveles, K. R., E. M. Mortensen, R. T. Attridge and C. R. Frei (2015). "Comparative-effectiveness of vancomycin and linezolid as part of guideline-recommended empiric therapy for healthcare-associated pneumonia." BMC Res Notes 8: 450.

Rhodes, R. L., S. Kazi, L. Xuan, R. Amarasingham and E. A. Halm (2015). "Initial Development of a Computer Algorithm to Identify Patients With Breast and Lung Cancer Having Poor Prognosis in a Safety Net Hospital." Am J Hosp Palliat Care.

Rhodes, R. L., F. Nazir, S. Lopez, L. Xuan, A. E. Nijhawan, N. E. Alexander-Scott and E. A. Halm (2015). "Use and Predictors of End-of-Life Care Among HIV Patients in a Safety Net Health System." J Pain Symptom Manage.

Rivera, C. M., L. A. Copeland, C. J. McNeal, E. M. Mortensen, M. J. Pugh and D. J. MacCarthy (2015). "Use of Health Care System-Supplied Aspirin by Veterans With Postoperative Heart Attack or Unstable Angina." Am J Med Sci 350(4): 263-267.

Robbins, R., C. Tian, A. Singal and D. Agrawal (2015). "Periprocedural management of aspirin during colonoscopy: a survey of practice patterns in the United States." Gastrointest Endosc 82(5): 895-900.

Savitz, S. T., R. C. Chen and D. J. Sher (2015). "Cost-effectiveness analysis of neurocognitive-sparing treatments for brain metastases." Cancer.

Sher, D. J. (2015). "Economic Benefits of Palliative Care Consultation Continue to Unfold." J Clin Oncol 33(25): 2723-2724.

Sher, D. J., M. J. Fidler, M. J. Liptay and M. Koshy (2015). "Comparative effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy versus chemotherapy alone followed by surgery for patients with stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer." Lung Cancer 88(3): 267-274.

Sher, D. J., M. J. Fidler, C. W. Seder, M. J. Liptay and M. Koshy (2015). "Relationship Between Radiation Therapy Dose and Outcome in Patients Treated With Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy and Surgery for Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Population-Based, Comparative Effectiveness Analysis." Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 92(2): 307-316.

Sibila, O., E. Laserna, D. J. Maselli, J. F. Fernandez, E. M. Mortensen, A. Anzueto, G. Waterer and M. I. Restrepo (2015). "Risk factors and antibiotic therapy in P. aeruginosa community-acquired pneumonia." Respirology 20(4): 660-666. Singal, A. G. (2015). "The reply." Am J Med 128(3): e27.

Singal, A. G. and H. B. El-Serag (2015). "Hepatocellular Carcinoma From Epidemiology to Prevention: Translating Knowledge into Practice." Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 13(12): 2140-2151.

Singal, A. G., S. Gupta, J. A. Tiro, C. S. Skinner, K. McCallister, J. M. Sanders, W. P. Bishop, D. Agrawal, C. A. Mayorga, C. Ahn, A. C. Loewen, N. O. Santini and E. A. Halm (2015). "Outreach invitations for FIT and colonoscopy improve colorectal cancer screening rates: A randomized controlled trial in a safety-net health system." Cancer.

Skinner, C. S., S. Gupta, E. A. Halm, S. Wright, K. McCallister, W. Bishop, N. Santini, C. Mayorga, D. Agrawal, B. Moran, J. M. Sanders and A. G. Singal (2015). "Development of the Parkland-UT Southwestern Colonoscopy Reporting System (CoRS) for evidence-based colon cancer surveillance recommendations." J Am Med Inform Assoc.

Skinner, C. S., E. A. Halm, W. P. Bishop, C. Ahn, S. Gupta, D. Farrell, J. Morrow, M. Julka, K. McCallister, J. M. Sanders, E. Marks and S. M. Rawl (2015). "Impact of Risk Assessment and Tailored versus Nontailored Risk Information on Colorectal Cancer Testing in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24(10): 1523-1530.

Teshome, B. F., G. C. Lee, K. R. Reveles, R. T. Attridge, J. Koeller, C. P. Wang, E. M. Mortensen and C. R. Frei (2015). "Application of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus risk score for community-onset pneumonia patients and outcomes with initial treatment." BMC Infect Dis 15: 380.

Tiro, J. A., J. M. Sanders, S. L. Pruitt, C. F. Stevens, C. S. Skinner, W. P. Bishop, S. Fuller and D. Persaud (2015). "Promoting HPV Vaccination in Safety-Net Clinics: A Randomized Trial." Pediatrics 136(5): 850-859.

Townsend, J. L., S. Shanbhag, J. Hancock, K. Bowman and A. E. Nijhawan (2015). "Histoplasmosis-Induced Hemophagocytic Syndrome: A Case Series and Review of the Literature." Open Forum Infect Dis 2(2): ofv055.

Tujios, S. R., S. Rahnama-Moghadam, J. B. Elmunzer, R. Kwon, A. G. Singal, M. A. Anderson, E. J. Wamsteker, J. R. Taylor, J. Scheiman, G. Elta, R. J. Fontana and C. R. Piraka (2015). "Transpapillary Gallbladder Stents Can Stabilize or Improve Decompensated Cirrhosis in Patients Awaiting Liver Transplantation." J Clin Gastroenterol 49(9): 771-777.

Turer, C. B. (2015). "Tools for Successful Weight Management in Primary Care." Am J Med Sci. Turer, C. B., C. Upperman, Z. Merchant, S. Montano and G. Flores (2015). "Primary-Care Weight-Management Strategies: Parental Priorities and Preferences." Acad Pediatr.

Westover, A. N., T. M. Kashner, T. M. Winhusen, R. M. Golden, P. A. Nakonezny, B. Adinoff and S. S. Henley (2015). "A systematic approach to subgroup analyses in a smoking cessation trial." Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 41(6): 498-507.

Westover, A. N., P. A. Nakonezny, C. E. Barlow, W. Vongpatanasin, B. Adinoff, E. S. Brown, E. M. Mortensen, E. A. Halm and L. F. DeFina (2015). "Exercise outcomes in prevalent users of stimulant medications." J Psychiatr Res 64: 32-39.

Westover, K. D., B. W. Loo, Jr., D. E. Gerber, P. Iyengar, H. Choy, M. Diehn, R. Hughes, J. Schiller, J. Dowell, Z. Wardak, D. Sher, A. Christie, X. J. Xie, I. Corona, A. Sharma, M. E. Wadsworth and R. Timmerman (2015). "Precision Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy in Poor Performing Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Phase 1 Dose Escalation Trial." Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 93(1): 72-81.

Yehia, B. R., A. J. Stephens-Shields, J. A. Fleishman, S. A. Berry, A. L. Agwu, J. P. Metlay, R. D. Moore, W. Christopher Mathews, A. Nijhawan, R. Rutstein, A. H. Gaur and K. A. Gebo (2015). "The HIV Care Continuum: Changes over Time in Retention in Care and Viral Suppression." PLoS One 10(6): e0129376.

Yopp, A. C., A. Mokdad, H. Zhu, J. C. Mansour, G. C. Balch, M. A. Choti and A. G. Singal (2015). "Infiltrative Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Natural History and Comparison with Multifocal, Nodular Hepatocellular Carcinoma." Ann Surg Oncol.

Zacharias, T., W. Wang, D. Dao, H. Wojciechowski, W. M. Lee, S. Do and A. G. Singal (2015). "HBV Outreach Programs Significantly Increase Knowledge and Vaccination Rates Among Asian Pacific Islanders." J Community Health 40(4): 619-624.

Ziel, E., G. Hermann, N. Sen, P. Bonomi, M. J. Liptay, M. J. Fidler, M. Batus, W. H. Warren, G. Chmielewski and D. J. Sher (2015). "Survival Benefit of Surgery after Chemoradiotherapy for Stage III (N0-2) Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Is Dependent on Pathologic Nodal Response." J Thorac Oncol 10(10): 1475-1480.


Nguyen OK, Chan CV, Makam A, Stieglitz H, Amarasingham R. Envisioning a Social-Health Information Exchange as a Platform to Support a Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood: A Feasibility Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25092009 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Makam AN, Boscardin WJ, Miao Y, Steinman MA. Risk of thiazide-induced metabolic adverse events in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jun;62(6):1039-45. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12839. Epub 2014 May 13.  PMID: 24823661 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Makam AN, Auerbach AD, Steinman MA. Blood culture use in the emergency department in patients hospitalized with respiratory symptoms due to a nonpneumonia illness. J Hosp Med. 2014 Aug;9(8):521-4. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2205. Epub 2014 Apr 22. PMID: 24753399 [PubMed - in process]

Makam AN, Auerbach AD, Steinman MA. Blood culture use in the emergency department in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May;174(5):803-6. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13808. No abstract available. PMID: 24614986 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Oresanya L, Makam AN, Belkin M, Moneta GL, Conte MS. Factors associated with primary vein graft occlusion in a multicenter trial with mandated ultrasound surveillance. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Apr;59(4):996-1002. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.10.096. Epub 2013 Dec 20. PMID: 24361199 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Ward IM, Mortensen EM, Battafarano DF, Frei CR, Mansi I. Association of Statins and Risk of Fractures in a Military Health System: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Jul 28. pii: 1060028014545038. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25070396 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Copeland LA, Sako EY, Zeber JE, Pugh MJ, Wang CP, MacCarthy AA, Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM, Lawrence VA. Mortality after cardiac or vascular operations by preexisting serious mental illness status in the Veterans Health Administration. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2014 Sep-Oct;36(5):502-8. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2014.04.003. Epub 2014 May 23. PMID: 24957928 [PubMed - in process]

Mortensen EM, Halm EA, Pugh MJ, Copeland LA, Metersky M, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Alvarez CA, Frei CR, Good C, Restrepo MI, Downs JR, Anzueto A. Association of azithromycin with mortality and cardiovascular events among older patients hospitalized with pneumonia. JAMA. 2014 Jun 4;311(21):2199-208. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.4304. PMID: 24893087 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Alvarez CA, Giuliano CA, Haase KK, Thompson KA, Frei CR, Forcade NA, Brouse SD, Mortensen EM, Bell T, Bedimo RJ, Toups NM, Hall RG 2nd. Empiric Weight-Based Vancomycin in Intensive Care Unit Patients With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24762747 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Tang VL, Halm EA, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. Predictors of rehospitalization after admission for pneumonia in the veterans affairs healthcare system. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun;9(6):379-83. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2184. Epub 2014 Mar 19. PMID: 24648401 [PubMed - in process]

Mansi I, Leuschen J, Mortensen EM. Cataracts and statin use--reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;132(3):365-6. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.75. No abstract available. PMID: 24626836 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mansi I, Leuschen J, Mortensen EM. Statin use and cataract--reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;132(3):364-5. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.40. No abstract available. PMID: 24626834 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mansi I, Leuschen J, Mortensen EM. Statins and cataract--reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;132(3):363. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.8267. No abstract available. PMID: 24626833 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Mansi I, Mortensen EM, Frei CR. Statins and musculoskeletal adverse events--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1;174(2):303-4. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12683. No abstract available. PMID: 24493610 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Wu A, Good C, Downs JR, Fine MJ, Pugh MJ, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. The association of cardioprotective medications with pneumonia-related outcomes.  PLoS One. 2014 Jan 28;9(1):e85797. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085797. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24489672 [PubMed - in process]    Free PMC Article 

Johnson CS, Frei CR, Metersky ML, Anzueto AR, Mortensen EM. Pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pulm Med. 2014 Jan 27;14:7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2466-14-7. PMID: 24468062 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article

Laserna E, Sibila O, Fernandez JF, Maselli DJ, Mortensen EM, Anzueto A, Waterer G, Restrepo MI.  Impact of macrolide therapy in patients hospitalized with Pseudomonas aeruginosa community- acquired pneumonia. Chest. 2014 May;145(5):1114-20. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-1607. PMID: 24458223 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Burden M, Mortensen EM. New ways to look at old patterns? Sequence analysis to analyze patterns of clinical stability in community-acquired pneumonia. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Apr;29(4):554-5. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2760-2. No abstract available. PMID: 24430930 [PubMed - in process]

Pruitt SL, Leonard T, Zhang S, Schootman M, Halm EA, Gupta S. Physicians, clinics, and neighborhoods: multiple levels of influence on colorectal cancer screening. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul;23(7):1346-55. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1130. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PMID: 24732630 [PubMed - in process]

Schootman M, Lian M, Pruitt SL, Deshpande AD, Hendren S, Mutch M, Jeffe DB, Davidson N. Hospital and geographic variability in thirty-day all-cause mortality following colorectal cancer surgery. Health Serv Res. 2014 Aug;49(4):1145-64. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12171a. Epub 2014 Mar 27. PMID: 24673560 [PubMed - in process]

de Vries S, Jeffe DB, Pruitt SL, Davidson NO, Schootman M. Patient, hospital, and geographic disparities associated with comanagement during hospitalization for colorectal cancer surgery. J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr;9(4):226-31. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2161. Epub 2014 Feb 3. PMID: 24493477 [PubMed - in process]

Makris UE, Abrams RC, Gurland B, Reid MC. Management of persistent pain in the older patient: a clinical review. JAMA. 2014 Aug 27;312(8):825-36. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.9405. PMID: 25157726 [PubMed - in process]

Makris UE, Melhado T, Lee SC, Hamann HA, Walke LM, Gill TM, Fraenkel L. Illness representations of restricting back pain: the older Person’s perspective. Pain Med. 2014 Jun;15(6):938-46. Epub 2014 Feb 20.PMID: 25075398 [PubMed - in process]

Solow EB, Kazi S, Makris UE. Update in rheumatology: evidence published in 2013. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Aug 5;161(3):200-4. doi: 10.7326/M14-0287. No abstract available.  PMID: 24722650 [PubMed - in process] 

Makris UE, Fraenkel L, Han L, Leo-Summers L, Gill TM. Risk factors for restricting back pain in older persons. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014 Jan;15(1):62-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2013.09.013. Epub 2013 Nov 15. PMID: 24239445 [PubMed - in process]

Yang C, Xu M, Xuan L, Jiang X, Huang M. Identification and expression analysis of twenty ARF genes in Populus. Gene. 2014 Jul 10;544(2):134-44. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.04.067. Epub 2014 Apr 29.  PMID: 24786213 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Lin JJ, Lake J, Wall MM, Berman AR, Salazar-Schicchi J, Powell C, Keller SM, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Association of patient-provider communication domains with lung cancer treatment. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Sep;9(9):1249-54. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000281. PMID: 25122421 [PubMed - in process]

Dalton-Fitzgerald E, Tiro J, Kandunoori P, Halm EA, Yopp A, Singal AG. Practice Patterns and Attitudes of Primary Care Providers and Barriers to Surveillance of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jul 11. pii: S1542-3565(14)00987-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.06.031. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25019694 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Tiro JA, Kamineni A, Levin TR, Zheng Y, Schottinger JS, Rutter CM, Corley DA, Skinner CS, Chubak J, Doubeni CA, Halm EA, Gupta S, Wernli KJ, Klabunde C. The colorectal cancer screening process in community settings: a conceptual model for the population -based research optimizing screening through personalized regimens consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul;23(7):1147-58. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1217. Epub 2014 Jun 10. PMID: 24917182 [PubMed - in process]

Mortensen EM, Halm EA, Pugh MJ, Copeland LA, Metersky M, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Alvarez CA, Frei CR, Good C, Restrepo MI, Downs JR, Anzueto A. Association of azithromycin with mortality and cardiovascular events among older patients hospitalized with pneumonia. JAMA. 2014 Jun 4;311(21):2199-208. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.4304. PMID: 24893087 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Federman AD, Wolf MS, Sofianou A, Martynenko M, O'Connor R, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Self-management behaviors in older adults with asthma: associations with health literacy. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 May;62(5):872-9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12797. Epub 2014 Apr 29.  PMID: 24779482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Pruitt SL, Leonard T, Zhang S, Schootman M, Halm EA, Gupta S. Physicians, clinics, and neighborhoods: multiple levels of influence on colorectal cancer screening.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul;23(7):1346-55. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1130. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PMID: 24732630 [PubMed - in process]

Lin JJ, Mhango G, Wall MM, Lurslurchachai L, Bond KT, Nelson JE, Berman AR, Salazar-Schicchi J, Powell C, Keller SM, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Cultural factors associated with racial disparities in lung cancer care. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 May;11(4):489-95. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201402-055OC. PMID: 24701981 [PubMed - in process]

Tang VL, Halm EA, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. Predictors of rehospitalization after admission for pneumonia in the veterans affairs healthcare system. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun;9(6):379-83. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2184. Epub 2014 Mar 19. PMID: 24648401 [PubMed - in process]

Rhodes RL, Tindall K, Xuan L, Paulk ME, Halm EA. Communication About Advance Directives and End-of-Life Care Options Among Internal Medicine Residents. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24418692 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Brinker S, Pandey A, Ayers C, Price A, Raheja P, Arbique D, Das SR, Halm EA, Kaplan NM, Vongpatanasin W. Therapeutic drug monitoring facilitates blood pressure control in resistant hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 4;63(8):834-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.067. Epub 2013 Dec 4. No abstract available. PMID: 24315901 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Federman AD, Wolf MS, Sofianou A, O'Conor R, Martynenko M, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Asthma outcomes are poor among older adults with low health literacy. J Asthma. 2014 Mar;51(2):162-7. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2013.852202. Epub 2013 Nov 14. PMID: 24102556 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Bowen ME, Bosworth HB, Roumie CL. Blood pressure control in a hypertension telemedicine intervention: Does distance to primary care matter? The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. In press.

Mansi I, Frei CR, Pugh MJ, Mortensen EM. Psychologic disorders and statin use: a propensity score-matched analysis. Pharmacotherapy. 2013 Jun;33(6):615-26. doi: 10.1002/phar.1272.

Ristvedt SL, Pruitt SL, Trinkaus KM. Appraisal of emerging symptoms of colorectal cancer: associations with dispositional, demographic, and tumor characteristics. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2013 May 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Pruitt SL, Harzke AJ, Davidson NO, Schootman M. Do diagnostic and treatment delays for colorectal cancer increase risk of death? Cancer Causes Control. 2013 May;24(5):961-77. doi: 10.1007/s10552-013-0172-6. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Lemay AC, Anzueto A, Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM. Predictors of Long-term Mortality After Severe Sepsis in the Elderly. American Journal of Medical Science. 2013 May 17. [Epub ahead of print].

Pugh MJ, Marcum ZA, Copeland LA, Mortensen EM, Zeber JE, Noël PH, Berlowitz DR, Downs JR, Good CB, Alvarez C, Amuan ME, Hanlon JT. The Quality of Quality Measures: HEDIS® Quality Measures for Medication Management in the Elderly and Outcomes Associated with New Exposure. Drugs & Aging. 2013 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Krauskopf KA, Sofianou A, Goel MS, Wolf MS, Wilson EA, Martynenko ME, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Feldman JM, Federman AD, Wisnivesky JP. Depressive symptoms, low adherence, and poor asthma outcomes in the elderly. Journal of Asthma. 2013 Apr;50(3):260-6. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2012.757779.

Bowen ME, Neuhauser D. Understanding and Managing Variation: 3 Different Perspectives. Implementation Science. 2013 April 19; 8(Suppl 1):S1

Sibila O, Mortensen EM, Anzueto A, Laserna E, Restrepo MI. Prior Cardiovascular disease increases long-term mortality in COPD patients with pneumonia. European Respiratory Journal. 2013 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Bowen ME, Cavanaugh KL, Wolff K, Davis D, Gregory B, Rothman RL. Numeracy and dietary intake in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2013 Mar-Apr;39(2):240-7. doi:10.1177/0145721713475841.

Federman AD, Wolf M, Sofianou A, Wilson EA, Martynenko M, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. The association of health literacy with illness and medication beliefs among older adults with asthma. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013 Mar 20. doi:pii: S0738-3991(13)00084-0. 10.1016/j.pec.2013.02.013. [Epub ahead of print]

Sigel K, Mhango G, Cohen J, Halm EA, Mandeli J, Strauss G, Wisnivesky J. Outcomes after adjuvant platinum-based chemotherapy in elderly NSCLC patients with T4 disease. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2013 Mar;20(3):1013-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-012-2717-4.

T Chien LC, Schootman M, Pruitt SL. The modifying effect of patient location on stage-specific survival following colorectal cancer using geosurvival models. Cancer Causes & Control. 2013 Mar;24(3):473-84. doi: 10.1007/s10552-012-0134-4

Klier CM, Grylli C, Amon S, Fiala C, Weizmann-Henelius G, Pruitt SL, Putkonen H. Is the introduction of anonymous delivery associated with a reduction of high neonaticide rates in Austria? A retrospective study. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2013 Mar;120(4):428-34. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12099.

Alvarez CA, Clark CA, Zhang S, Halm EA, Shannon JJ, Girod CE, Cooper L, Amarasingham R. Predicting out of intensive care unit cardiopulmonary arrest or death using electronic medical record data. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2013 Feb 27;13:28. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-13-28.

Calvillo-King L, Arnold D, Eubank KJ, Lo M, Yunyongying P, Stieglitz H, Halm EA. Impact of social factors on risk of readmission or mortality in pneumonia and heart failure: systematic review. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Feb;28(2):269-82. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2235-x.

Magulick JP, Frei CR, Ali SK, Mortensen EM, Pugh MJ, Oramasionwu CU, Daniels KR, Mansi IA. The Effect of Statin Therapy on the Incidence of Infections: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis. American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2013 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Bergamo C, Lin JJ, Smith C, Lurslurchachai L, Halm EA, Powell CA, Berman A, Schicchi JS, Keller SM, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Evaluating beliefs associated with late-stage lung cancer presentation in minorities. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2013 Jan;8(1):12-8. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3182762ce4.