• Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

O'Regan A, Fish LJ, Makarushka C, Somers T, Fitzgerald Jones K, Merlin JS, Dinan M, Oeffinger K, Check D. Managing Chronic Pain in Cancer Survivorship: Communication Challenges and Opportunities as Described by Cancer Survivors. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Mar 17:10499091231164634. doi: 10.1177/10499091231164634. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36927121

Check DK, Jones KF, Fish LJ, Dinan MA, Dunbar TK, Farley S, Ma J, Merlin JS, O'Regan A, Oeffinger KC. Clinician Perspectives on Managing Chronic Pain After Curative-Intent Cancer Treatment. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jan 3:OP2200410. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00410. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36595729
  • ​Benedict Alter, MD, PhD

Alter B, Santosa H, Nguyen QH, Huppert TJ, Wasan AD. Offset analgesia is associated with opposing modulation of medial versus dorsolateral prefrontal cortex activations: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Mol Pain. 2022 Jan 27:17448069221074991. doi: 10.1177/17448069221074991. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35083928

Vidri R, Emerick T, Alter B, Brancolini S. Managing vasovagal reactions in the outpatient pain clinic setting: a review for pain medicine physicians not trained in anesthesiology. Pain Med. 2021 Dec 23:pnab345. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnab345. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34940879 
  • Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MPH

Schweiberger K, Verma R, Faulds S, Jonassaint CR, White GE, Ray KN. Scheduled and attended pediatric primary care telemedicine appointments during COVID-19. Pediatr Res. 2023 Jan 23:1-8. doi: 10.1038/s41390-023-02481-w. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36690746

Jonassaint CR, O'Brien J, Nardo E, Feldman R, Stanton M, DeCastro L, Abebe KZ. Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in Sickle Cell Disease Compared to Other Chronic Conditions: a Population-Based Study of Black American Adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Oct 11. doi: 10.1007/s11606-022-07786-w. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36220945
  • ​Cristina Murray-Krezan, PhD

Rodriguez L, Murray-Krezan C, Regino L, Tellez M, Vasquez C, Sandoval V, Perez Rodriguez D, Pedigo B, Page-Reeves J. A Study of a Culturally and Contextually Situated Multimedia Approach to Recruit a Hard-to-Reach Spanish-Speaking Population for a Randomized Control Trial (RCT). J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2022 May 18;:15562646221102682. doi: 10.1177/15562646221102682. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35585705.
  • Maria Pacella-LaBarbara, PhD

Suffoletto B, Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Huber J, Delgado MK, McDonald C. Effectiveness of a Text Message Intervention to Reduce Texting While Driving Among Targeted Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Adolesc Health. 2022 Jun 18:S1054-139X(22)00464-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.05.016. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35725538
  • Shari Rogal, MD, MPH

Adejumo AC, Yakovchenko V, Morgan TR, Spoutz P, Chia L, Bajaj JS, Chang MF, Dominitz JA, Rogal SS. The road to pandemic recovery: Tracking COVID-19's impact on cirrhosis care and outcomes among 111,558 veterans. Hepatology. 2023 Jan 30. doi: 10.1097/HEP.0000000000000306. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36705024

Chaudhari RB, Duong N, Shrestha S, Badal B, Dharia N, Robalino Gonzaga E, Spoutz P, Chia L, Wade JB, Rogal S, Bajaj JS. Patient and provider-level factors that underlie alcohol use disorder treatment offer and acceptance in veterans with cirrhosis. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2022 Mar 20. doi: 10.1111/acer.14809. Online ahead of print. PMID: 3531208
  • Katie Suda, PharmD, MS

Solanki PA, Hubbard CC, Poggensee L, Evans CT, Suda KJ. Adverse outcomes associated with opioid prescription by dentists in the Veterans Health Administration: A national cross-sectional study from 2015 to 2018. J Public Health Dent. 2023 Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12560. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36799865

Kim KC, Khouja T, Burgette JM, Evans CT, Calip GS, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. Trends in Dispensed Prescriptions for Opioids, Sedatives, Benzodiazepines, Gabapentin, and Stimulants to Children by General Dentists, 2012-2019. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2022 Dec 27. doi: 10.1002/pds.5589. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36573575

Warholak T, Barner JC, Unni E, Thomas TF, Devraj R, Quiñones-Boex AC, Blakely ML, Clark MA, Irwin AN, Nagel-Edwards K, Suda KJ, Zgarrick D, Young HN, Nau D, Planas LG. Reliability and Validity Evidence for an Academic Gender Equity Questionnaire. Am J Pharm Educ. 2022 Nov 4:ajpe9049. doi: 10.5688/ajpe9049. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36332918

Yan CH, Hubbard CC, Lee TA, Sharp LK, Evans CT, Calip GS, Rowan SA, McGregor JC, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. Impact of Hydrocodone Rescheduling on Dental Prescribing of Opioids. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2022 Jun 16:23800844221102830. doi: 10.1177/23800844221102830. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35708454

Suda KJ, Kim KC, Hernandez I, Gellad WF, Rothenberger S, Campbell A, Malliart L, Tadrous M. The global impact of COVID-19 on drug purchases: A cross-sectional time series analysis. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021 Dec 24:S1544-3191(21)00563-X. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2021.12.014. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35094929

Suda KJ, Traversa A, Patel U, Poggensee L, Fitzpatrick MA, Wilson GM, Evans CT. Uptake in newly approved antibiotics prescribed to patients with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE). Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Nov 24:1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.452. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34814961
  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Hailey Bulls, PhD

Jones KF, Fu MR, Wood Magee L, Merlin J, Check DK, McTernan M, Bernacki R, Bulls HW. "It Is So Easy For Them to Dismiss": A Phenomenological Study of Cancer Survivors with Chronic Cancer-Related Pain. J Palliat Med. 2023 Mar 21. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0538. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36944115

Bulls HW, Hamm M, Wasilko R, Cameron FA, Belin S, Goodin BR, Liebschutz JM, Wozniak A, Sabik LM, Schenker Y, Merlin JS. "I Refused to Get Addicted to Opioids": Exploring Attitudes about Opioid Use Disorder in Patients with Advanced Cancer Pain and their Support People. J Pain. 2023 Jan 26:S1526-5900(23)00023-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2023.01.015. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36709854

Jones KF, Malinowski J, Paice J, Childers J, Bulls HW, Morrison J, Ho JJ, Alsbrook K, Nugent S, Broglio K, Nickels K, Holbein M, Parajuli J, Merlin JS. Opioid prescribing considerations in patients with cancer and substance misuse and use disorder: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2022 Nov 21. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-22-00007. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36404752


  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

Neale KJ, Weimer MB, Davis MP, Jones KF, Kullgren JG, Kale SS, Childers J, Broglio K, Merlin JS, Peck S, Francis SY, Bango J, Jones CA, Sager Z, Ho JJ. Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Buprenorphine. J Palliat Med. 2023 Jan;26(1):120-130. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0399. Epub 2022 Sep 6. PMID: 36067137

  • Cristina Murray-Krezan, PhD

Erhardt E, Murray-Krezan C, Regino L, Perez D, Bearer EL, Page-Reeves J. Associations between depression and diabetes among Latinx patients from low-income households in New Mexico. Soc Sci Med. 2023 Mar;320:115713. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2023.115713. Epub 2023 Jan 21.PMID: 36706540

Murray-Krezan C, Dopp A, Tarhuni L, Carmody MD, Becker K, Anderson J, Komaromy M, Meredith LS, Watkins KE, Wagner K, Page K; CLARO Study Group. Screening for opioid use disorder and co-occurring depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in primary care in New Mexico. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2023 Jan 27;18(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s13722-023-00362-5. PMID: 36707910
  • ​Maria Pacella-LaBarbara, PhD

Hruska B, Patterson PD, Doshi AA, Guyette MK, Wong AH, Chang BP, Suffoletto BP, Pacella-LaBarbara ML. Examining the prevalence and health impairment associated with subthreshold PTSD symptoms (PTSS) among frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Psychiatr Res. 2023 Feb;158:202-208. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.12.045. Epub 2022 Dec 28. PMID: 36592534

Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Plaitano EG, Chang BP. An evidence-based approach to emergency department patients at risk for posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Emerg Med Pract. 2023 Jan 1;25(1):1-28. Epub 2023 Jan 1. PMID: 36592367

  • Shari Rogal, MD, MPH

Adejumo A, Noll A, Rogal SS, Yakovchenko V, Chia L, Spoutz P, Morgan TR, Bajaj J. Dementia frequently co-exists with hepatic encephalopathy but not other cirrhosis complications in US Veterans. Am J Gastroenterol. 2023 Mar 1;118(3):475-480. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000002189. Epub 2023 Jan 17. PMID: 36649134

Rosenblum RE, Rogal SS, Park ER, Impagliazzo C, Abdulhay LB, Grosse PJ, Temel JS, Arnold RM, Schenker Y. National Survey Using CFIR to Assess Early Outpatient Specialty Palliative Care Implementation. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Mar;65(3):e175-e180. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.11.019. Epub 2022 Nov 30. PMID: 36460231

Alexandre W, Muhammad H, Agbalajobi O, Zhang G, Gmelin T, Adejumo A, Noll A, Jonassaint NL, DiMartini A, Bataller R, Rogal SS. Alcohol treatment discussions and clinical outcomes among patients with alcohol-related cirrhosis. BMC Gastroenterol. 2023 Feb 2;23(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s12876-023-02656-z. PMID: 36732709

Yakovchenko V, Rogal SS, Goodrich DE, Lamorte C, Neely B, Merante M, Gibson S, Scott D, McCurdy H, Nobbe A, Morgan TR, Chinman MJ. Getting to implementation: Adaptation of an implementation playbook. Front Public Health. 2023 Jan 6;10:980958. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.980958. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36684876

  • Katie Suda, PharmD, MS

Sharp LK, Solanki P, Boyer T, Vivo A, Kale I, Hughes AM, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Evans CT, Suda KJ. A qualitative exploration of dentists' opioid prescribing decisions within United States Veterans Affairs facilities. Pain. 2023 Apr 1;164(4):749-757. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002759. Epub 2022 Aug 17.PMID: 35984367

Wilson GM, Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Poggensee L, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Echevarria K, Suda KJ. Clostridioides difficile infection following dental antibiotic prescriptions in a cohort of US veterans. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023 Mar;44(3):494-496. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.516. Epub 2022 Feb 21. PMID: 35188097

Werth BJ, Dilworth TJ, Escobar ZK, Gross AE, Suda KJ, Morris AM, McGregor JC, Kuper K. Reporting behaviors and perceptions toward the National Healthcare Safety Network antimicrobial use (AU) and antimicrobial resistance (AR) modules. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023 Mar;44(3):406-412. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.131. Epub 2022 Jun 15. PMID: 35702922

Suda KJ, Costello BJ, Sutherland SE, Kalenderian E. RE: Maxillofacial Surgeons Beware: Some AHA "Moderate Risk" Patients Develop Endocarditis After Exodontia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2023 Mar;81(3):261. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2022.12.011. PMID: 36868680

Roy PJ, Kim KC, Suda K, Luo J, Wang X, Olejniczak D, Liebschutz JM. Impact of COVID-19-related regulatory changes on nationwide access to buprenorphine: An interrupted time series design. Drug Alcohol Depend Rep. 2023 Mar;6:100135. doi: 10.1016/j.dadr.2023.100135. Epub 2023 Jan 20. PMID: 36694665

Choi Y, Santhireswaran A, Chu C, Suda KJ, Hernandez I, Magnani JW, Tadrous M. Effects of the July 2018 worldwide valsartan recall and shortage on global trends in antihypertensive medication use: a time-series analysis in 83 countries. BMJ Open. 2023 Jan 27;13(1):e068233. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068233. PMID: 36707121


  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

Check DK, Baggett CD, Kim K, Merlin JS, Oeffinger KC, Winn AN, Roberts MC, Robinson T, Dinan MA. Concurrent prescribing of opioids with other sedating medications after cancer diagnosis: a population-level analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Dec;30(12):9781-9791. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07439-y. Epub 2022 Nov 18. PMID: 36396793

Schiavon S, Davies E, Mildrum Chana S, Scarinci IC, Merlin JS, May J, Cropsey KL. Oncology Patient Smoking Cessation Treatment Preferences: Perceptions Across Former and Current Cigarette Smokers. J Cancer Educ. 2022 Dec;37(6):1975-1981. doi: 10.1007/s13187-021-02068-1. Epub 2021 Sep 14. PMID: 34518990

Rofé KL, Marshall BDL, Merlin JS, Trivedi AN, Shireman TI, Schmidt C, Moyo P. Nonpharmacologic management of chronic pain in the United States' Medicare population: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2022 Sep 1;20(9):2361-2369. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-21-00467. PMID: 35976050

Ho JJ, Jones KF, Sager Z, Neale K, Childers JW, Loggers E, Merlin JS. Barriers to Buprenorphine Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder in Hospice and Palliative Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2022 Aug;64(2):119-127. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.05.004. Epub 2022 May 10. PMID: 35561938

Fitzgerald Jones K, Ho JJ, Merlin JS, Weimer M, Sager Z, Kapo J, Childers J. The X Waiver to Prescribe Buprenorphine: The Why and How. J Palliat Med. 2022 Jul;25(7):1021-1023. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0170. PMID: 35775892

Boss RD, Creutzfeldt CJ, Fausto JA, Gonzales MJ, Grudzen CR, Hurd CJ, Kamal AH, Lam DY, Lindvall C, Merlin JS, Reinke LF, Roeland EJ, Rosenberg AR, Sanders JJ, Smith CB, Sullivan DR, Tjia J, Walling AM. Leading from the Heart. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2022 Jun;63(6):e645-e646. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.02.012. PMID: 35595379

Jones KF, Laury E, Sanders J, Starr LT, Rosa WE, Booker SQ, Wachterman M, Jones CA, Hickman S, Merlin JS, Meghani SH. Author Response to Reader's Comments to Fitzgerald Jones et al., Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Delivering Antiracist Care to Black Americans. J Palliat Med. 2022 Mar;25(3):347-348. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2021.0673. PMID: 35230905

Jones KF, Laury E, Sanders JJ, Starr LT, Rosa WE, Booker SQ, Wachterman M, Jones CA, Hickman S, Merlin JS, Meghani SH. Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Delivering Antiracist Care to Black Americans. J Palliat Med. 2022 Mar;25(3):479-487. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2021.0502. Epub 2021 Nov 16. PMID: 34788577

Jones KF, Merlin JS. Approaches to opioid prescribing in cancer survivors: Lessons learned from the general literature. Cancer. 2022 Feb 1;128(3):449-455. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33961. Epub 2021 Oct 11. PMID: 34633657

Merlin JS, Wachterman MW, Becker WC, Bohnert ASB. Serious Illness and Limitations of Death Certificate-Based Data: Urgent Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic. Am J Public Health. 2022 Feb;112(S1):S36-S38. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2021.306409.

Kennedy AJ, Wessel CB, Levine R, Downer K, Raymond M, Osakue D, Hassan I, Merlin JS, Liebschutz JM. Factors Associated with Long-Term Retention in Buprenorphine-Based Addiction Treatment Programs: a Systematic Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Feb;37(2):332-340. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06448-z. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33469778

Ho JJ, Jones KF, Sager Z, Wakeman S, Merlin JS. De-Stigmatizing the Language of Addiction #429. J Palliat Med. 2022 Jan;25(1):155-157. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2021.0478. PMID: 34978913

Townsend TN, Bohnert ASB, Merlin JS. Opioid Prescribing to Patients With Advanced Cancer: Unanswered Questions. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Jan 20;40(3):311-312. doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.02086. Epub 2021 Dec 8. PMID: 34878802

Kennedy AJ, McGinnis KA, Merlin JS, Edelman EJ, Gordon AJ, Korthuis PT, Skanderson M, Williams EC, Wyse J, Oldfield B, Bryant K, Justice A, Fiellin DA, Kraemer KL. Impact of intensity of behavioral treatment, with or without medication treatment, for opioid use disorder on HIV outcomes in persons with HIV. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 Jan;132:108509. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108509. Epub 2021 May 29. PMID: 34130128

Jones KF, Ho JJ, Sager Z, Childers J, Merlin J. Adapting Palliative Care Skills to Provide Substance Use Disorder Treatment to Patients With Serious Illness. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Jan;39(1):101-107. doi: 10.1177/1049909121999783. Epub 2021 Mar 9. PMID: 33685244
  • Hailey Bulls, PhD

Cohen MG, Althouse AD, Arnold RM, Bulls HW, White DB, Chu E, Rosenzweig MQ, Smith KJ, Schenker Y. Hope and advance care planning in advanced cancer: Is there a relationship? Cancer. 2022 Mar 15;128(6):1339-1345. doi: 10.1002/cncr.34034. Epub 2021 Nov 17. PMID: 34787930

Bulls HW, Chang PH, Brownstein NC, Zhou JM, Hoogland AI, Gonzalez BD, Johnstone P, Jim HSL. Patient-reported symptom burden in routine oncology care: Examining racial and ethnic disparities. Cancer Rep (Hoboken). 2022 Mar;5(3):e1478. doi: 10.1002/cnr2.1478. Epub 2021 Jun 24. PMID: 34165256
  • Benedict Alter, MD, PhD

Alter BJ, Santosa H, Nguyen QH, Huppert TJ, Wasan AD. Offset analgesia is associated with opposing modulation of medial versus dorsolateral prefrontal cortex activations: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Mol Pain. 2022 Jan-Dec;18:17448069221074991. doi: 10.1177/17448069221074991. PMID: 35083928
  • Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH

Chang HH, Chiang JH, Wang CS, Chiu PF, Abdel-Kader K, Chen H, Siew ED, Yabes J, Murugan R, Clermont G, Palevsky PM, Jhamb M. Predicting Mortality Using Machine Learning Algorithms in Patients Who Require Renal Replacement Therapy in the Critical Care Unit. J Clin Med. 2022 Sep 8;11(18):5289. doi: 10.3390/jcm11185289. PMID: 36142936

Ernecoff NC, Bell LF, Arnold RM, Shea CM, Switzer GE, Jhamb M, Schell JO, Kavalieratos D. Clinicians' Perceptions of Collaborative Palliative Care Delivery in Chronic Kidney Disease. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2022 Aug;64(2):168-177. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.04.167. Epub 2022 Apr 11. PMID: 35417752

Bennett PN, Kohzuki M, Bohm C, Roshanravan B, Bakker SJL, Viana JL, MacRae JM, Wilkinson TJ, Wilund KR, Van Craenenbroeck AH, Sakkas GK, Mustata S, Fowler K, McDonald J, Aleamañy GM, Anding K, Avin KG, Escobar GL, Gabrys I, Goth J, Isnard M, Jhamb M, Kim JC, Li JW, Lightfoot CJ, McAdams-DeMarco M, Manfredini F, Meade A, Molsted S, Parker K, Seguri-Orti E, Smith AC, Verdin N, Zheng J, Zimmerman D, Thompson S; Global Renal Exercise Network (GREX). Global Policy Barriers and Enablers to Exercise and Physical Activity in Kidney Care. J Ren Nutr. 2022 Jul;32(4):441-449. doi: 10.1053/j.jrn.2021.06.007. Epub 2021 Aug 13. PMID: 34393071

Tobin DG, Lockwood MB, Kimmel PL, Dember LM, Eneanya ND, Jhamb M, Nolin TD, Becker WC, Fischer MJ; HOPE Consortium. Opioids for chronic pain management in patients with dialysis-dependent kidney failure. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2022 Feb;18(2):113-128. doi: 10.1038/s41581-021-00484-6. Epub 2021 Oct 7. PMID: 34621058
  • Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MPH

Williamson AA, Soehner AM, Boyd RC, Buysse DJ, Harvey AG, Jonassaint CR, Franzen PL, Goldstein TR. A protocol for applying health equity-informed implementation science models and frameworks to adapt a sleep intervention for adolescents at risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Front Public Health. 2022 Oct 12;10:971754. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.971754. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36311565

​Ampomah MA, Drake JA, Anum A, Amponsah B, Dei-Adomakoh Y, Anie K, Mate-Kole CC, Jonassaint CR, Kirkham FJ. A case-control and seven-year longitudinal neurocognitive study of adults with sickle cell disease in Ghana. Br J Haematol. 2022 Nov;199(3):411-426. doi: 10.1111/bjh.18386. Epub 2022 Aug 26. PMID: 36017640

Jonassaint CR, Lukombo I, Feldman R, Driscoll J, Eack SM, Abebe KZ, De Castro L. Differences in the prevalence of mental health disorders among Black American adults with sickle cell disease compared to those with non-heritable medical conditions or no medical conditions. Br J Haematol. 2022 Feb;196(4):1059-1068. doi: 10.1111/bjh.17962. Epub 2021 Dec 3. PMID: 34859423

Rao N, Perdomo S, Jonassaint C. A Novel Method for Digital Pain Assessment Using Abstract Animations: Human-Centered Design Approach. JMIR Hum Factors. 2022 Jan 7;9(1):e27689. doi: 10.2196/27689. PMID: 34994697
  • Cristina Murray-Krezan, PhD

Litwin AH, Lum PJ, Taylor LE, Mehta SH, Tsui JI, Feinberg J, Kim AY, Norton BL, Heo M, Arnsten J, Meissner P, Karasz A, Mckee MD, Ward JW, Johnson N, Pericot-Valverde I, Agyemang L, Stein ES, Thomas A, Borsuk C, Blalock KL, Wilkinson S, Wagner K, Roche J, Murray-Krezan C, Anderson J, Jacobsohn V, Luetkemeyer AF, Falade-Nwulia O, Page K; HERO Study Group. Patient-centred models of hepatitis C treatment for people who inject drugs: a multicentre, pragmatic randomised trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Dec;7(12):1112-1127. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(22)00275-8. PMID: 36370741

Ober AJ, Murray-Krezan C, Page K, Friedmann PD, Chan Osilla K, Ryzewicz S, Huerta S, Mazer MW, Leamon I, Messineo G, Watkins KE, Nuckols T, Danovitch I. The Substance Use Treatment and Recovery Team (START) study: protocol for a multi-site randomized controlled trial evaluating an intervention to improve initiation of medication and linkage to post-discharge care for hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2022 Jul 28;17(1):39. doi: 10.1186/s13722-022-00320-7. PMID: 35902888

Page K, Murray-Krezan C, Leeman L, Carmody M, Stephen JM, Bakhireva LN. Prevalence of marijuana use in pregnant women with concurrent opioid use disorder or alcohol use in pregnancy. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2022 Jan 6;17(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s13722-021-00285-z. PubMed PMID: 34991713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8734065..
  • Maria Pacella-LaBarbara, PhD

Suffoletto B, Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Huber J, Delgado MK, McDonald C. Effectiveness of a Text Message Intervention to Reduce Texting While Driving Among Targeted Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Adolesc Health. 2022 Oct;71(4):423-431. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.05.016. Epub 2022 Jun 18. PMID: 35725538 Clinical Trial.

Suffoletto B, Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Huber J, Delgado MK, McDonald C. Effectiveness of a Text Message Intervention Promoting Seat Belt Use Among Young Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Sep 1;5(9):e2231616. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.31616. PMID: 36129713 Clinical Trial.

Hruska B, Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Castro IE, George RL, Delahanty DL. Incorporating community-level risk factors into traumatic stress research: Adopting a public health lens. J Anxiety Disord. 2022 Mar;86:102529. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2022.102529. Epub 2022 Jan 11. PMID: 35074683
  • Shari Rogal, MD, MPH

Rogal SS, Hansen L, Patel A, Ufere NN, Verma M, Woodrell C, Kanwal F. AASLD Practice Guidance: Palliative care and symptom-based management in decompensated cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2022 Sep;76(3):819-853. doi: 10.1002/hep.32378. Epub 2022 Apr 22. PMID: 35103995

Yakovchenko V, Morgan TR, Miech EJ, Neely B, Lamorte C, Gibson S, Beste LA, McCurdy H, Scott D, Gonzalez RI, Park AM, Powell BJ, Bajaj JS, Dominitz JA, Chartier M, Ross DB, Chinman MJ, Rogal SS. Core implementation strategies for improving cirrhosis care in the Veterans Health Administration. Hepatology. 2022 Aug;76(2):404-417. doi: 10.1002/hep.32395. Epub 2022 Mar 17. PMID: 35124820

Bachrach RL, Rogal SS. Assessment of Alcohol and Other Substance Use in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2022 May 23;20(2):61-65. doi: 10.1002/cld.1203. eCollection 2022 Aug. PMID: 36033430
  • Katie Suda, PharmD, MS

Ho M, Tadrous M, Iacono A, Suda K, Gomes T. Outpatient purchasing patterns of hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin in the USA and Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time series analysis from 2016 to 2021. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Dec 23;78(1):242-251. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkac382. PMID: 36374569

Fitzpatrick MA, Wirth M, Nguyen J, Suda KJ, Weaver FM, Burns S, Collins E, Safdar N, Patel U, Evans CT. Clinical outcomes associated with guideline-discordant management of asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infection in hospitalized patients with neurogenic bladder. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022 Dec 9;2(1):e195. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.348. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36712473

Chalasani R, Krishnamurthy S, Suda KJ, Newman TV, Delaney SW, Essien UR. Pursuing Pharmacoequity: Determinants, Drivers, and Pathways to Progress. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2022 Dec 1;47(6):709-729. doi: 10.1215/03616878-10041135. PMID: 35867522

Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Poggensee L, Echevarria K, Hubbard CC, McGregor JC, Evans CT. Antibiotic prophylaxis prescriptions prior to dental visits in the Veterans' Health Administration (VHA), 2015-2019. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Nov;43(11):1565-1574. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.521. Epub 2022 Feb 22. PMID: 35189986

Wilson GM, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Smith BM, Gonzalez B, Jones M, Schweizer ML, Evans M, Evans CT. Comparative effectiveness of antibiotic therapy for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) bloodstream infections in hospitalized US veterans. JAC Antimicrob Resist. 2022 Oct 26;4(5):dlac106. doi: 10.1093/jacamr/dlac106. eCollection 2022 Oct. PMID: 36320448

Rovelsky SA, Vu M, Barrett AK, Bukowski K, Wei X, Burk M, Jones M, Echevarria K, Suda KJ, Cunningham F, Madaras-Kelly KJ; UTI Management Improvement Group. Outpatient treatment and clinical outcomes of bacteriuria in veterans: A retrospective cohort analysis. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022 Oct 12;2(1):e168. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.285. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36483437

Khouja T, Polk DE, Suda KJ. Opioid prescribing by oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, 2016-2019. J Public Health Dent. 2022 Sep;82(4):491-494. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12544. Epub 2022 Oct 9. PMID: 36210548

Khouja T, Tadrous M, Suda KJ. Global consumption of antimicrobials: impact of the WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and 2019 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)-authors' response. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Sep 30;77(10):2889-2890. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkac274. PMID: 35978479

Ramanathan S, Albarillo FS, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Poggensee L, Vivo A, Evans ME, Jones M, Safdar N, Pfeiffer C, Smith B, Wilson G, Evans CT. Infectious Disease Consults of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bloodstream Infection and Impact on Health Outcomes. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Sep 9;9(9):ofac456. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofac456. eCollection 2022 Sep. PMID: 36168551

Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Poggensee L, Gonzalez B, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Echevarria K, McGregor JC, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. High Prescribing of Antibiotics is Associated with High Prescribing of Opioids in Medical and Dental Providers. Pharmacotherapy. 2022 Sep;42(9):716-723. doi: 10.1002/phar.2720. Epub 2022 Aug 8. PMID: 35869691

Claeys KC, Trautner BW, Leekha S, Coffey KC, Crnich CJ, Diekema D, Fakih MG, Goetz MB, Gupta K, Jones MM, Leykum L, Liang SY, Pineles L, Pleiss A, Spivak ES, Suda KJ, Taylor J, Rhee C, Morgan DJ. Optimal Urine Culture Diagnostic Stewardship Practice- Results from an Expert Modified-Delphi Procedure. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Aug 31;75(3):382-389. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab987. PMID: 34849637

Suda KJ, Evans CT, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Poggensee L, Gonzalez B, Hubbard CC, Vivo A, Cunningham FE, McGregor JC, Gellad WF. Opioid Prescribing by Dentists in the Veterans Health Administration. Am J Prev Med. 2022 Sep;63(3):371-383. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2022.01.023. Epub 2022 Mar 24. PMID: 35341616

Boyer TL, Blosnich JR, Hubbard CC, Sharp LK, Cashy JP, Suda KJ. Comparing Outpatient Opioids, High-Risk Prescribing, and Opioid Poisoning Between Transgender and Cisgender Veterans: A Cross-sectional Analysis. Am J Prev Med. 2022 Aug;63(2):168-177. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2022.02.011. Epub 2022 Apr 5. PMID: 35396161

Khouja T, Zhou J, Gellad WF, Mitsantisuk K, Hubbard CC, Yan CH, Sharp LK, Calip GS, Evans CT, Suda KJ. Serious opioid-related adverse outcomes associated with opioids prescribed by dentists. Pain. 2022 Aug 1;163(8):1571-1580. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002545. Epub 2021 Nov 25. PMID: 35838648

Tichy EM, Hoffman JM, Suda KJ, Rim MH, Tadrous M, Cuellar S, Clark JS, Ward J, Schumock GT. ​​National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2022Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2022 Jul 8;79(14):1158-1172. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxac102. PMID: 35385103

Ramanathan S, Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Guihan M, Goedken CC, Safdar N, Evans M, Jones M, Pfeiffer CD, Perencevich EN, Rubin M, Evans CT; QUERI CARRIAGE Program. A survey of infection control strategies for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Department of Veterans' Affairs facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jul;43(7):939-942. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.328. Epub 2020 Sep 22. PMID: 32959749

Gomes T, Kim KC, Suda KJ, Garg R, Tadrous M. International trends in prescription opioid sales among developed and developing economies, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional analysis of 66 countries. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2022 Jul;31(7):779-787. doi: 10.1002/pds.5443. Epub 2022 Apr 30. PMID: 35460142

Yan CH, Lee TA, Sharp LK, Hubbard CC, Evans CT, Calip GS, Rowan SA, McGregor JC, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. Trends in Opioid Prescribing by General Dentists and Dental Specialists in the U.S., 2012-2019. Am J Prev Med. 2022 Jul;63(1):3-12. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2022.01.009. Epub 2022 Feb 26. PMID: 35232618

Hubbard CC, Evans CT, Calip GS, Zhou J, Rowan SA, Suda KJ. Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Procedures, 2016-2018. Am J Prev Med. 2022 Jun;62(6):943-948. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2021.11.004. Epub 2022 Jan 7. PMID: 35012829

Hughes AM, Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Kale IO, Vivo A, Boyer TL, Solanki PA, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Sharp LK, Echevarria KL, Suda KJ. A qualitative approach to examining antimicrobial prescribing in the outpatient dental setting. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 24;2(1):e102. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.242. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36483419

Economos ET, Goedken CC, Sherlock SH, Suda KJ, Goetz M, Balkenende E, Chasco EE, Scherer AM, Goto M, Perencevich EN, Schacht Reisinger H, Livorsi DJ; Veterans’ Affairs–Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Practice–Based Research Network (VA-CDC PBRN). Investigation of factors influencing inpatient antibiotic prescribing decisions in the Veterans' Health Administration. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 23;2(1):e99. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.230. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36483404

Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Ramanathan S, Wilson G, Poggensee L, Evans M, Jones MM, Pfeiffer CD, Klutts JS, Perencevich E, Rubin M, Evans CT; QUERI CARRIAGE Program. Increased carbapenemase testing following implementation of national VA guidelines for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE). Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 2;2(1):e88. doi: 10.1017/ash.2021.220. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36483386

Singh N, Poggensee L, Huang Y, Evans CT, Suda KJ, Bulman ZP. Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of viridans group streptococci isolates in the United States from 2010 to 2020. JAC Antimicrob Resist. 2022 May 19;4(3):dlac049. doi: 10.1093/jacamr/dlac049. eCollection 2022 Jun. PMID: 35599725

Vivo A, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Jones MM, Perencevich EN, Rubin MA, Ramanathan S, Wilson GM, Evans ME, Evans CT. Epidemiology and outcomes associated with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2022 May 24;22(1):491. doi: 10.1186/s12879-022-07436-w. PMID: 35610601

Khouja T, Mitsantisuk K, Tadrous M, Suda KJ. Global consumption of antimicrobials: impact of the WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and 2019 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Apr 27;77(5):1491-1499. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkac028. PMID: 35178565

Vivo A, Durkin MJ, Kale I, Boyer T, Fitzpatrick MA, Evans CT, Jurasic MM, Gibson G, Suda KJ. Opportunities for penicillin allergy evaluation in dental clinics. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022 Apr 11;2(1):e58. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.18. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36483385

Schneider T, Gomes T, Hayes KN, Suda KJ, Tadrous M. Comparisons of Insulin Spending and Price Between Canada and the United States. Mayo Clin Proc. 2022 Mar;97(3):573-578. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.11.028. Epub 2022 Feb 5. PMID: 35135692

Patel UC, Ismail G, Suda KJ, Sabzwari R, Pacheco SM, Bhoopalam S. Evaluating the Impact of a Urinalysis to Reflex Culture Process Change in the Emergency Department at a Veterans Affairs Hospital. Fed Pract. 2022 Feb;39(2):76-81. doi: 10.12788/fp.0221. Epub 2022 Feb 12. PMID: 35444388

Thompson W, Teoh L, Hubbard CC, Marra F, Patrick DM, Mamun A, Campbell A, Suda KJ. Patterns of dental antibiotic prescribing in 2017: Australia, England, United States, and British Columbia (Canada). Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Feb;43(2):191-198. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.87. Epub 2021 Apr 5. PMID: 33818323

Mody L, Akinboyo IC, Babcock HM, Bischoff WE, Cheng VC, Chiotos K, Claeys KC, Coffey KC, Diekema DJ, Donskey CJ, Ellingson KD, Gilmartin HM, Gohil SK, Harris AD, Keller SC, Klein EY, Krein SL, Kwon JH, Lauring AS, Livorsi DJ, Lofgren ET, Merrill K, Milstone AM, Monsees EA, Morgan DJ, Perri LP, Pfeiffer CD, Rock C, Saint S, Sickbert-Bennett E, Skelton F, Suda KJ, Talbot TR, Vaughn VM, Weber DJ, Wiemken TL, Yassin MH, Ziegler MJ, Anderson DJ; SHEA Research Committee. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) research agenda for healthcare epidemiology. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Feb;43(2):156-166. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.25. Epub 2021 Jan 25. PMID: 33487199

Hernandez I, Gabriel N, He M, Guo J, Tadrous M, Suda KJ, Magnani JW. Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adversity in individuals receiving anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation: A nationally representative administrative health claims analysis. Am Heart J Plus. 2022 Jan;13:100096. doi: 10.1016/j.ahjo.2022.100096. Epub 2022 Feb 4. PMID: 35136865

Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Poggensee L, Vivo A, Wilson G, Jones MM, Evans M, Safdar N, Evans CT. Treatment of extensively-drug resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter and impact on clinical outcomes in U.S. veterans affairs (VA) medical centers. Am J Infect Control. 2022 Sep;50(9):1020-1025. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2022.01.011. Epub 2022 Jan 30. PMID: 35108579

Balbale SN, Cao L, Trivedi I, Stulberg JJ, Suda KJ, Gellad WF, Evans CT, Jordan N, Keefer LA, Lambert BL. 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. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2022 Jan 5;79(2):78-93. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxab363. PMID: 34491281
  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Hailey Bulls, PhD

Bulls HW, Hamm M, Wasilko R, de Abril Cameron F, Belin S, Goodin BR, Liebschutz JM, Wozniak A, Sabik LM, Merlin JS, Schenker Y. Manifestations of Opioid Stigma in Patients With Advanced Cancer: Perspectives From Patients and Their Support Providers. JCO Oncol Pract. JCO Oncol Pract. 2022 Oct;18(10):e1594-e1602. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00251. Epub 2022 Jul 25. PMID: 35878073

Jones KF, Khodyakov D, Arnold R, Bulls H, Dao E, Kapo J, Meier D, Paice J, Liebschutz J, Ritchie C, Merlin JS. Consensus-Based Guidance on Opioid Management in Individuals With Advanced Cancer-Related Pain and Opioid Misuse or Use Disorder. JAMA Oncol. 2022 Aug 1;8(8):1107-1114. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2022.2191. PMID: 35771550

Jones KF, Abdulhay LB, Orris SR, Merlin JS, Schenker Y, Bulls HW. The Relevance of State Laws Regulating Opioid Prescribing for People Living with Serious Illness. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2022 Aug;64(2):119-127. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.05.004. Epub 2022 May 10. PMID: 35561938

Sabik LM, Eom KY, Sun Z, Merlin JS, Bulls HW, Moyo P, Pruskowski JA, van Londen GJ, Rosenzweig M, Schenker Y. Patterns and Trends in Receipt of Opioids Among Patients Receiving Treatment for Cancer in a Large Health System. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2022 Mar 1;20(5):460-467.e1. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2021.7104. PMID: 35231900

Bulls HW, Chu E, Goodin BR, Liebschutz JM, Wozniak A, Schenker Y, Merlin JS. Framework for opioid stigma in cancer pain. Pain. 2022 Feb 1;163(2):e182-e189. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002343.​

  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Shari Rogal, MD, MPH; 

Ashcraft LE, Moon DJ, Merlin JS, Eack SM, Rogal SS. Quantifying implementation strategy and dissemination channel preferences and experiences for pain management in primary care: a novel implementer-reported outcome. Implement Sci Commun. 2022 Dec 9;3(1):128. doi: 10.1186/s43058-022-00378-z. PMID: 36494841

Rogal SS, Chinman MJ, DeMonte W, Gibson S, Hoyt-Trapp S, Klima GJ, Jonassaint NL, Liebschutz JM, Kraemer KL, Merlin J. Using Intervention Mapping to Develop a Novel Pain Self-Management Intervention for People with Cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2022 Nov;67(11):5063-5078. doi: 10.1007/s10620-022-07380-4. Epub 2022 Feb 11. PMID: 35147816

  • Shari Rogal, MD, MPH; Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MPH

​Rogal SS, Jonassaint C, Ashcraft L, Freburger J, Yakovchenko V, Kislovskiy Y, Phares A, Hershberger G, Goodrich DE, Chinman M. Getting To Implementation (GTI)-Teach: A seven-step approach for teaching the fundamentals of implementation science. J Clin Transl Sci. 2022 Jun 17;6(1):e100. doi: 10.1017/cts.2022.420. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36106128


  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

LaRowe LR, Cleveland JD, Long DM, Nahvi S, Cachay ER, Christopoulos KA, Crane HM, Cropsey K, Napravnik S, O'Cleirigh C, Merlin JS, Ditre JW. Prevalence and impact of comorbid chronic pain and cigarette smoking among people living with HIV. AIDS Care. 2021 Dec;33(12):1534-1542. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1883511. Epub 2021 Feb 17. PMID: 33594924

Kennedy AJ, Hilmes MK, Waddell L, Bartow AB, Baxter CM, Hadi CM, Snyder GM, Merlin JS. Retesting for severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): Patterns of testing from a large US healthcare system. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Aug;42(8):1023-1025. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.413. Epub 2020 Aug 10. PMID: 32772941

Singhvi DG, Nouraie M, Kessinger C, McMahon DK, Weinman R, Crothers K, Huang L, Bon J, Morris A, Merlin J. Brief Report: Association Between Pain, Pulmonary Function, and Respiratory Symptoms in People With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021 Aug 15;87(5):1161-1166. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002696. PMID: 33871410

Kennedy AJ, Hassan I, Cameron FA, Gobao V, Edelman EJ, Ho K, Fisk S, Hamm M, Merlin JS. Barriers and Facilitators to Providing HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Among Buprenorphine Prescribers: A Pilot Qualitative Study. J Addict Med. 2021 May-Jun 01;15(3):261-263. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000729. PMID: 32909982

King C, Arnold R, Dao E, Kapo J, Liebschutz J, Meier D, Paice J, Ritchie C, Czajkowski K, Khodyakov D, Merlin J. Consensus-based approach to managing opioids, including opioid misuse and opioid use disorder, in patients with serious illness: protocol for a modified Delphi process. BMJ Open. 2021 May 19;11(5):e045402. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045402. PMID: 34011593

Serota DP, Capozzi C, Lodi S, Colasanti JA, Forman LS, Tsui JI, Walley AY, Lira MC, Samet J, Del Rio C, Merlin JS. Predictors of pain-related functional impairment among people living with HIV on long-term opioid therapy. AIDS Care. 2021 Apr;33(4):507-515. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2020.1748866. Epub 2020 Apr 3. PMID: 32242463

Wilson JD, Abebe KZ, Kraemer K, Liebschutz J, Merlin J, Miller E, Kelley D, Donohue J. Trajectories of Opioid Use Following First Opioid Prescription in Opioid-Naive Youths and Young Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Apr 1;4(4):e214552. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.4552. PMID: 33885777

Ngo B, Liebschutz JM, Cheng DM, Colasanti JA, Merlin JS, Armstrong WS, Forman LS, Lira MC, Samet JH, Del Rio C, Tsui JI. Hazardous alcohol use is associated with greater pain interference and prescription opioid misuse among persons living with HIV and chronic pain. BMC Public Health. 2021 Mar 22;21(1):564. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10566-6. PMID: 33752634 

Merlin JS, Hamm M, de Abril Cameron F, Baker V, Brown DA, Cherry CL, Edelman EJ, Evangeli M, Harding R, Josh J, Kemp HI, Lichius C, Madden VJ, Nkhoma K, O'Brien KK, Parker R, Rice A, Robinson-Papp J, Sabin CA, Slawek D, Scott W, Tsui JI, Uebelacker LA, Wadley AL, Goodin BR. SPECIAL ISSUE HIV and CHRONIC PAIN (The Global Task Force for Chronic Pain in People with HIV (PWH): Developing a research agenda in an emerging field). AIDS Care. 2021 Mar 22:1-9. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1902936. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33745403

Jones KF, Fu MR, Merlin JS, Paice JA, Bernacki R, Lee C, Wood LJ. Exploring Factors Associated With Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Cancer Survivors: An Integrative Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Feb;61(2):395-415. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.015. Epub 2020 Aug 19. PMID: 32822751

Hagle HN, Martin M, Winograd R, Merlin J, Finnell DS, Bratberg JP, Gordon AJ, Johnson C, Levy S, MacLane-Baeder D, Northup R, Weinstein Z, Lum PJ. Dismantling racism against Black, Indigenous, and people of color across the substance use continuum: A position statement of the association for multidisciplinary education and research in substance use and addiction. Subst Abus. 2021;42(1):5-12. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2020.1867288. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33465013
  • Hailey Bulls, PhD

Gonzalez BD, Eisel SL, Bowles KE, Hoogland AI, James BW, Small BJ, Sharpe S, Hyland KA, Bulls HW, Christy SM, Mansfield J, Nelson AM, Alla R, Maharaj K, Kennedy B, Lafranchise E, Williams NL, Jennewein S, Oswald LB, Postow MA, Dicker AP, Jim HSL. Meta-Analysis of Quality of Life in Cancer Patients Treated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 Sep 11:djab171. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djab171. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34508604

Nelson AM, Hyland KA, Small B, Kennedy B, Mishra A, Hoogland AI, Bulls HW, Jim HSL, Jacobsen PB. Contribution of Sleep Disruption and Sedentary Behavior to Fatigue in Survivors of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant. Ann Behav Med. 2021 Aug 23;55(9):870-878. doi: 10.1093/abm/kaaa110. PMID: 33410478

Bulls HW, Hoogland AI, Small BJ, Kennedy B, James BW, Arboleda BL, Shahzad MMK, Gonzalez BD, Jim HSL. Lagged Relationships Among Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Sleep Quality, and Physical Activity During and After Chemotherapy. Ann Behav Med. 2021 Aug 23;55(9):844-852. doi: 10.1093/abm/kaaa101. PMID: 33196081

Cohen MG, Althouse AD, Arnold RM, Bulls HW, White D, Chu E, Rosenzweig M, Smith K, Schenker Y. Is Advance Care Planning Associated With Decreased Hope in Advanced Cancer? JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Feb;17(2):e248-e256. doi: 10.1200/OP.20.00039. Epub 2020 Jun 12. PMID: 32530807
  • Bendict Alter, MD, PhD

Alter BJ, Navlani R, Abdullah L, Wasan AD, Heres E. The Use of Telemedicine to Support Interventional Pain Care: Case Series and Commentary. Pain Med. 2021 Dec 11;22(12):2802-2805. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnab183. PMID: 34086929

Smith MD, Emerick T, Brancolini S, Alter B. Clearing up the Confusion: What to Do with Ethanol and Ethanol Metabolites in Urine Drug Screens. Pain Med. 2021 Oct 8;22(10):2401-2413. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnab068. PMID: 33595647

Alter BJ, Anderson NP, Gillman AG, Yin Q, Jeong JH, Wasan AD. Hierarchical clustering by patient-reported pain distribution alone identifies distinct chronic pain subgroups differing by pain intensity, quality, and clinical outcomes. PLoS One. 2021 Aug 4;16(8):e0254862. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254862. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34347793

Shah N, Engle AM, Raggi E, Alter B, Emerick T. Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation: An Alternative Treatment Modality for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy. Pain Med. 2021 Mar 18;22(3):749-753. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa382. PMID: 33164080
  • Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH

Switzer GE, Puttarajappa CM, Kane-Gill SL, Fried LF, Abebe KZ, Kellum JA, Jhamb M, Bruce JG, Kuniyil V, Conway PT, Knight R, Murphy J, Palevsky PM. Patient-Reported Experiences after Acute Kidney Injury across Multiple Health-Related Quality-of-Life Domains. Kidney360. 2021 Dec 8;3(3):426-434. doi: 10.34067/KID.0002782021. eCollection 2022 Mar 31. PMID: 35582179

Miskulin DC, Jiang H, Gul A, Pankratz VS, Paine SS, Gassman JJ, Jhamb M, Kwong RY, Negrea L, Ploth DW, Shaffi SK, Harford AM, Zager PG. Comparison of Dialysis Unit and Home Blood Pressures: An Observational Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2021 Nov;78(5):640-648. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2021.04.013. Epub 2021 Jun 16. PMID: 34144104

Lee J, Abdel-Kader K, Yabes JG, Cai M, Chang HH, Jhamb M. Association of Self-Rated Health With Functional Limitations in Patients With CKD. Kidney Med. 2021 Jun 25;3(5):745-752.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.xkme.2021.04.010. eCollection 2021 Sep-Oct. PMID: 34693255

Chowdhury R, Jhamb M. Intradialytic exercise improves left ventricular mass in hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int. 2021 Jun;99(6):1272-1274. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2021.03.023. PMID: 34023028

Mclaren S, Jhamb M, Unruh M. Using Patient-Reported Measures to Improve Outcomes in Kidney Disease. Blood Purif. 2021;50(4-5):649-654. doi: 10.1159/000515640. Epub 2021 Apr 12. PMID: 33845477

Ernecoff NC, Abdel-Kader K, Cai M, Yabes J, Shah N, Schell JO, Jhamb M. ​Implementation of Surprise Question Assessments using the Electronic Health Record in Older Adults with Advanced CKD. Kidney360. 2021 Apr 1;2(6):966-973. doi: 10.34067/KID.0007062020. eCollection 2021 Jun 24. PMID: 35373084

Brintz CE, Cheatle MD, Dember LM, Heapy AA, Jhamb M, Shallcross AJ, Steel JL, Kimmel PL, Cukor D; HOPE Consortium. Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Opioid Reduction in Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease. Semin Nephrol. 2021 Jan;41(1):68-81. doi: 10.1016/j.semnephrol.2021.02.007. PMID: 33896475
  • Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MPH

Morone NE, Herbeck BB, Huang Y, Abebe KZ, Rollman BL, Jonassaint CR. The Impact of Optimism and Pain Interference on Response to Online Behavioral Treatment for Mood and Anxiety Symptoms. Psychosom Med. 2021 Nov-Dec 01;83(9):1067-1074. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000980. PMID: 34267085

Johnson AE, Talabi MB, Bonifacino E, Culyba AJ, Davis EM, Davis PK, De Castro LM, Essien UR, Maria Gonzaga A, Hogan MV, James AJ, Jonassaint CR, Jonassaint NL, Matheo L, Nance MA, Napoé GS, Olafiranye O, Owusu-Ansah S, Pierson-Brown TN, Conrad Smith AJ, Suber TL, Torres O, Tripp R, Ufomata E, Wilson JD, South-Paul JE. Racial Diversity Among American Cardiologists: Implications for the Past, Present, and Future. Circulation. 2021 Jun 15;143(24):2395-2405. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.053566. Epub 2021 Jun 14. PMID: 34125564

Badawy SM, Abebe KZ, Reichman CA, Checo G, Hamm ME, Stinson J, Lalloo C, Carroll P, Saraf SL, Gordeuk VR, Desai P, Shah N, Liles D, Trimnell C, Jonassaint CR. Comparing the Effectiveness of Education Versus Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Protocol for the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Real-time Pain Management Intervention for Sickle Cell via Mobile Applications (CaRISMA) Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 May 14;10(5):e29014. doi: 10.2196/29014. PMID: 33988517

Jonassaint CR. If you Can't Assess It, How Can you Treat It? Improving Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease. J Emerg Nurs. 2021 Jan;47(1):10-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2020.10.007. PMID: 33390216
  • Cristina Murray-Krezan, PhD

Meredith LS, Komaromy MS, Cefalu M, Murray-Krezan C, Page K, Osilla KC, Dopp AR, Leamon I, Tarhuni L, Hindmarch G, Jacobsohn V, Watkins KE. Design of CLARO (Collaboration Leading to Addiction Treatment and Recovery from other Stresses): A randomized trial of collaborative care for opioid use disorder and co-occurring depression and/or posttraumatic stress disorder. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 May;104:106354. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2021.106354. Epub 2021 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 33713840; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8432760.

Page-Reeves J, Murray-Krezan C, Regino L, Perez J, Bleecker M, Perez D, Wagner B, Tigert S, Bearer EL, Willging CE. A randomized control trial to test a peer support group approach for reducing social isolation and depression among female Mexican immigrants. BMC Public Health. 2021 Jan 11;21(1):119. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09867-z. PubMed PMID: 33430845; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7798010.
  • Maria Pacella-LaBarbara, PhD

Brienza A, Suffoletto BP, Kuhn E, Germain A, Jaramillo S, Repine M, Callaway CW, Pacella-LaBarbara ML. The role of specific sources of social support on postinjury psychological symptoms. Rehabil Psychol. 2021 Nov;66(4):600-610. doi: 10.1037/rep0000388. Epub 2021 Aug 16. PMID: 34398631

Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Park YL, Patterson PD, Doshi A, Guyette MK, Wong AH, Chang BP, Suffoletto BP. COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Intent Among Emergency Healthcare Workers: A Cross-Sectional Survey. J Occup Environ Med. 2021 Oct 1;63(10):852-856. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002298. PMID: 34138823

Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Maltese C, McConaghy M, Porter J, Young ML, Suffoletto B. Distress tolerance among emergency department patients in acute pain: Associations with substance use treatment. Stress Health. 2021 Aug;37(3):588-595. doi: 10.1002/smi.3020. Epub 2021 Jan 1. PMID: 33369098

Hruschak VJ, Yuan Y, Ringwald W, Beaugard C, Repine M, Pacella-LaBarbara M, Rosen D, Cochran G. Pain Appraisals in Patients with Physical Injury: Assessing the Role of Distress Tolerance in the Relationship between Depression and Pain Catastrophizing. Health Soc Work. 2021 Aug 5;46(3):187-198. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlab021. PMID: 34312666
  • Shari Rogal, MD, MPH

Yakovchenko V, Morgan TR, Chinman MJ, Powell BJ, Gonzalez R, Park A, Malone PS, Chartier M, Ross D, Rogal SS. Mapping the road to elimination: a 5-year evaluation of implementation strategies associated with hepatitis C treatment in the veterans health administration. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Dec 18;21(1):1348. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-07312-4. PMID: 34922538

Agbalajobi OM, Gmelin T, Moon AM, Alexandre W, Zhang G, Gellad WF, Jonassaint N, Rogal SS. Characteristics of opioid prescribing to outpatients with chronic liver diseases: A call for action. PLoS One. 2021 Dec 17;16(12):e0261377. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261377. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34919585

Rabiee A, Taddei T, Aytaman A, Rogal SS, Kaplan DE, Morgan TR. Development and Implementation of Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Boards in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System: A 10-Year Experience. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Sep 28;13(19):4849. doi: 10.3390/cancers13194849. PMID: 34638333

Gonzalez R, Park A, Yakovchenko V, Rogal S, Chartier M, Morgan TR, Ross D. HCV Elimination in the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2021 Aug 18;18(1):1-6. doi: 10.1002/cld.1150. eCollection 2021 Jul. PMID: 34484696

Rogal S, Youk A, Agbalajobi O, Zhang H, Gellad W, Fine MJ, Belperio P, Morgan T, Good CB, Kraemer K. Medication Treatment of Active Opioid Use Disorder in Veterans With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 Jul 1;116(7):1406-1413. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001228. PMID: 33811202

Rogal SS, Yakovchenko V, Gonzalez R, Park A, Beste LA, Rozenberg-Ben-Dror K, Bajaj JS, Scott D, McCurdy H, Comstock E, Sidorovic M, Gibson S, Lamorte C, Nobbe A, Chartier M, Ross D, Dominitz JA, Morgan TR. The Hepatic Innovation Team Collaborative: A Successful Population-Based Approach to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance. Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 7;13(9):2251. doi: 10.3390/cancers13092251. PMID: 34067177

Moghe A, Yakovchenko V, Morgan T, McCurdy H, Scott D, Rozenberg-Ben-Dror K, Rogal S. Strategies to Improve Delivery of Cirrhosis Care. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2021 May 24:1-11. doi: 10.1007/s11938-021-00345-y. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34054289

Cashion W, Gellad WF, Sileanu FE, Mor MK, Fine MJ, Hale J, Hall DE, Rogal S, Switzer G, Ramkumar M, Wang V, Bronson DA, Wilson M, Gunnar W, Weisbord SD. Source of Post-Transplant Care and Mortality among Kidney Transplant Recipients Dually Enrolled in VA and Medicare. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Mar 8;16(3):437-445. doi: 10.2215/CJN.10020620. Epub 2021 Feb 18. PMID: 33602753

Kim NJ, Jacob DA, Ioannou GN, John BV, Rogal S, Rozenberg-Ben-Dror K. Rates and Predictors of Undergoing Different Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening Tests in Patients With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 Feb 1;116(2):411-415. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001000. PMID: 33252455
  • Katie Suda, PharmD, MS

Hernandez I, Gabriel N, He M, Guo J, Tadrous M, Suda KJ, Magnani JW. COVID-19 and Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation: An Analysis of US Nationwide Pharmacy Claims Data. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Dec 21;10(24):e023235. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.121.023235. Epub 2021 Dec 16. PMID: 34913359

Zeitouny S, Suda KJ, Mitsantisuk K, Law MR, Tadrous M. Mapping global trends in vaccine sales before and during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional time-series analysis. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Dec;6(12):e006874. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-006874. PMID: 3485752

Callaway Kim K, Tadrous M, Kane-Gill SL, Barbash IJ, Rothenberger SD, Suda KJ. Changes in Purchases for Intensive Care Medicines During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Global Time Series Study. Chest. 2021 Dec;160(6):2123-2134. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.08.007. Epub 2021 Aug 11. PMID: 34389295

Chalasani R, Shinabery JM, Goetz CT, Chang CH, Yang Q, Suda KJ, Gellad WF. Buprenorphine Dispensing in Pennsylvania During the COVID-19 Pandemic, January to October 2020. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Dec;36(12):3915-3917. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-07083-y. Epub 2021 Aug 10. PMID: 34378112

Carlsen DB, Durkin MJ, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Patel U, Poggensee L, Fitzpatrick MA, Echevarria K, McGregor J, Evans CT, Suda KJ. Concordance of antibiotic prescribing with the American Dental Association acute oral infection guidelines within Veterans' Affairs (VA) dentistry. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Dec;42(12):1422-1430. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.16. Epub 2021 Mar 2. PMID: 33650474

Caniff KE, Young LR, Truong S, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Poggensee L, Fitzpatrick MA, Evans CT, Suda KJ. Postextraction infection and antibiotic prescribing among veterans receiving dental extractions. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Dec;42(12):1431-1436. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.15. Epub 2021 Mar 2. PMID: 33650471

Wilson GM, Fitzpatrick MA, Walding K, Gonzalez B, Schweizer ML, Suda KJ, Evans CT. Evaluating the clinical effectiveness of new beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor combination antibiotics: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2021 Nov 25;1(1):e53. doi: 10.1017/ash.2021.217. eCollection 2021. PMID: 36168482

Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Poggensee L, Gonzalez B, Gibson G, Jurasic MM, Echevarria K, McGregor JC, Cunningham F, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. Outpatient Prescribing of Antibiotics and Opioids by Veterans Health Administration Providers, 2015-2017. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Nov;61(5):e235-e244. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2021.05.009. Epub 2021 Aug 8. PMID: 34376291

Suda KJ, Clore GS, Evans CT, Reisinger HS, Kale I, Echevarria K, Sherlock SH, Perencevich EN, Goetz MB; VA-CDC Practice-Based Research Network. Acceptability and effectiveness of antimicrobial stewardship implementation strategies on fluoroquinolone prescribing. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Nov;42(11):1361-1368. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.10. Epub 2021 Apr 12. PMID: 33843527

Balbale SN, Cao L, Trivedi I, Stulberg JJ, Suda KJ, Gellad WF, Evans CT, Lambert BL, Jordan N, Keefer LA. High-Dose Opioid Use Among Veterans with Unexplained Gastrointestinal Symptoms Versus Structural Gastrointestinal Diagnoses. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Nov;66(11):3938-3950. doi: 10.1007/s10620-020-06742-0. Epub 2021 Jan 1. PMID: 33385263

Wilson GM, Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Bartle B, Pfeiffer CD, Jones M, Rubin MA, Perencevich E, Evans M, Evans CT; QUERI CARRIAGE Program. Risk Factors Associated With Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Positive Cultures in a Cohort of US Veterans. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 20;73(8):1370-1378. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab415. PMID: 33973631

Sayood SJ, Botros M, Suda KJ, Foraker R, Durkin MJ. Attitudes toward using clinical decision support in community pharmacies to promote antibiotic stewardship. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021 Sep-Oct;61(5):565-571. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2021.04.008. Epub 2021 Apr 15. PMID: 33962894

Khouja T, Tadrous M, Matusiak L, Suda K. Opioid Prescribing in United States Health Systems, 2015 to 2019. Value Health. 2021 Sep;24(9):1279-1284. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2021.04.1274. Epub 2021 Jun 24. PMID: 34452707

Hernandez I, Tadrous M, Magnani JW, Guo J, Suda KJ. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Anticoagulant Sales: A Cross-Sectional Analysis Across 39 Countries. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2021 Sep;21(5):581-583. doi: 10.1007/s40256-021-00475-9. Epub 2021 Mar 26. PMID: 33768423

Stroupe KT, Nazi K, Hogan TP, Poggensee L, Wakefield B, Martinez RN, Etingen B, Shimada S, Suda KJ, Huo Z, Cao L, Smith BM. Web-based patient portal use and medication overlap from VA and private-sector pharmacies among older veterans. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2021 Aug;27(8):983-994. doi: 10.18553/jmcp.2021.27.8.983. PMID: 34337984

Balbale SN, Cao L, Trivedi I, Stulberg JJ, Suda KJ, Gellad WF, Evans CT, Lambert BL, Keefer LA, Jordan N. Characteristics of Opioid Prescriptions to Veterans With Chronic Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Disorders Dually Enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D. Mil Med. 2021 Aug 28;186(9-10):943-950. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usa095. PMID: 33693755

Knobloch MJ, Musuuza J, Baubie K, Saban KL, Suda KJ, Safdar N. Nurse practitioners as antibiotic stewards: Examining prescribing patterns and perceptions. Am J Infect Control. 2021 Aug;49(8):1052-1057. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.01.018. Epub 2021 Jan 29. PMID: 33524451

Shakeri A, Konstantelos N, Chu C, Antoniou T, Feld J, Suda KJ, Tadrous M. Global Utilization Trends of Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Time Series Analysis. Viruses. 2021 Jul 7;13(7):1314. doi: 10.3390/v13071314. PMID: 34372520

Livorsi DJ, Suda KJ, Cunningham Goedken C, Hockett Sherlock S, Balkenende E, Chasco EE, Scherer AM, Goto M, Perencevich EN, Goetz MB, Reisinger HS; Veterans Affairs-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Practice-Based Research Network. The feasibility of implementing antibiotic restrictions for fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins: a mixed-methods study across 15 Veterans Health Administration hospitals. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2021 Jul 15;76(8):2195-2203. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkab138. PMID: 34015115

Tichy EM, Hoffman JM, Suda KJ, Rim MH, Tadrous M, Cuellar S, Clark JS, Wiest MD, Matusiak LM, Schumock GT. National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2021. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021 Jul 9;78(14):1294-1308. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxab160. PMID: 33880494

Teoh L, Thompson W, Hubbard CC, Gellad W, Finn K, Suda KJ. Comparison of Dental Benzodiazepine Prescriptions From the U.S., England, and Australia From 2013 to 2018. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Jul;61(1):73-79. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2021.01.025. Epub 2021 Mar 26. PMID: 33775512

Wirth MS, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Wilson GM, Ramanathan S, Evans ME, Jones MM, Pfeiffer CD, Evans CT. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae epidemiology in Veterans' Affairs medical centers varies by facility characteristics. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jul;42(7):885-889. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1323. Epub 2020 Dec 11. PMID: 33305715

Goedken CC, Guihan M, Brown CR, Ramanathan S, Vivo A, Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Poggensee L, Perencevich EN, Rubin M, Reisinger HS, Evans M, Evans CT. Evaluation of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) guideline implementation in the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers using the consolidated framework for implementation research. Implement Sci Commun. 2021 Jun 29;2(1):69. doi: 10.1186/s43058-021-00170-5. PMID: 34187592

Ellsworth EM, Bacigalupo KJ, Palla KR, Limaye SS, Walkosz MJ, Szczecinski ST, Suda KJ. Risk Factors and Antipsychotic Usage Patterns Associated With Terminal Delirium in a Veteran Long-Term Care Hospice Population. Fed Pract. 2021 May;38(5):202-208. doi: 10.12788/fp.0131. PMID: 34177228

Suda KJ, Tadrous M. Sum of the parts: Ensuring a resilient global drug supply chain. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 May;42(5):598-599. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.138. Epub 2021 Mar 29. PMID: 33775273

Hubbard CC, Evans CT, Calip GS, Rowan SA, Gellad WF, Campbell A, Gross AE, Hershow RC, McGregor JC, Sharp LK, Suda KJ. Characteristics Associated With Opioid and Antibiotic Prescribing by Dentists. Am J Prev Med. 2021 May;60(5):648-657. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.11.017. Epub 2021 Mar 19. PMID: 33745816

Shakeri A, Gomes T, Suda K, Tadrous M. Choppy waters: The importance of accounting for shifting drug utilization during the COVID-19 pandemic in future observational drug-related studies. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2021 May;128(5):649-651. doi: 10.1111/bcpt.13568. Epub 2021 Feb 19. PMID: 33548160

Basu S, Shao H, Luo J, Lipska K, Suda KJ, Yudkin JS. 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. J Diabetes Complications. 2021 Apr;35(4):107839. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2020.107839. Epub 2020 Dec 31. PMID: 33455873

Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Poggensee L, Vivo A, Wirth M, Wilson G, Evans M, Evans CT. Epidemiology and clinical outcomes associated with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter in US Veterans' Affairs (VA) medical centers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Mar;42(3):305-310. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.450. Epub 2020 Sep 30. PMID: 32993829

McGregor JC, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ. Expanding Antimicrobial Stewardship Through Quality Improvement. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e211072. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1072. PMID: 33635323
Wilson GM, Fitzpatrick M, Walding K, Gonzalez B, Schweizer ML, Suda KJ, Evans CT. Meta-analysis of Clinical Outcomes Using Ceftazidime/Avibactam, Ceftolozane/Tazobactam, and Meropenem/Vaborbactam for the Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5;8(2):ofaa651. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa651. eCollection 2021 Feb. PMID: 33598503

Gross AE, Suda KJ, Zhou J, Calip GS, Rowan SA, Hershow RC, Perez R, Evans CT, McGregor JC. Serious antibiotic-related adverse effects following unnecessary dental prophylaxis in the United States. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Jan;42(1):110-112. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1261. Epub 2020 Nov 11. PMID: 33172505
  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Hailey Bulls, PhD

Merlin JS, Khodyakov D, Arnold R, Bulls HW, Dao E, Kapo J, King C, Meier D, Paice J, Ritchie C, Liebschutz JM. Expert Panel Consensus on Management of Advanced Cancer-Related Pain in Individuals With Opioid Use Disorder. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Dec 1;4(12):e2139968. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.39968. PMID: 34962565

Merlin JS, Althouse A, Feldman R, Arnsten JH, Bulls HW, Liebschutz JM, Nugent SM, Orris SR, Rohac R, Starrels JL, Morasco BJ, Kansagara D. Analysis of State Cannabis Laws and Dispensary Staff Recommendations to Adults Purchasing Medical Cannabis. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Sep 1;4(9):e2124511. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.24511. PMID: 34524435

Bulls HW, Bell LF, Orris SR, Goodin BR, Liebschutz JM, Wozniak A, Merlin JS, Schenker Y. Exemptions to state laws regulating opioid prescribing for patients with cancer-related pain: A summary. Cancer. 2021 Sep 1;127(17):3137-3144. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33639. Epub 2021 May 27. PMID: 34043811

Richard EL, Althouse AD, Arnsten JH, Bulls HW, Kansagara D, Kerbag MN, Lichius C, Lipsey D, Morasco BJ, Nugent SM, Merlin JS, Starrels JL. How medical are states' medical cannabis policies?: Proposing a standardized scale. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 Aug;94:103202. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103202. Epub 2021 Mar 23. PMID: 33765514

Schenker Y, Hamm M, Bulls HW, Merlin JS, Wasilko R, Dawdani A, Kenkre B, Belin S, Sabik LM. This Is a Different Patient Population: Opioid Prescribing Challenges for Patients With Cancer-Related Pain. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Jul;17(7):e1030-e1037. doi: 10.1200/OP.20.01041. Epub 2021 Apr 13. PMID: 33848194


  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

Buonora M, Perez HR, Stumph J, Allen R, Nahvi S, Cunningham CO, Merlin JS, Starrels JL. Medical Record Documentation About Opioid Tapering: Examining Benefit-to-Harm Framework and Patient Engagement. Pain Med. 2020 Oct 1;21(10):2574-2582. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz361. PMID: 32142143

Aggarwal S, DeBerry JJ, Ahmad I, Lynn P, Dewitte C, Malik S, Merlin JS, Goodin BR, Heath SL, Matalon S. Heme attenuates beta-endorphin levels in leukocytes of HIV positive individuals with chronic widespread pain. Redox Biol. 2020 Sep;36:101684. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2020.101684. Epub 2020 Aug 13. PMID: 32828015

Yeung SJ, Qdaisat A, Chaftari P, Lipe D, Merlin J, Rajha E, Wechsler A, Sandoval M, Viets J, Al-Breiki A, Shah M, Pandey R, Kamal M, Khattab O, Toale K, Wattana M, Elsayem A, Gaeta S, Brock P, Reyes-Gibby C, Alagappan K. Diagnosis and management of immune-related adverse effects of immune checkpoint therapy in the emergency department. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2020 Aug 30;1(6):1637-1659. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12209. eCollection 2020 Dec. PMID: 33392573

Young SR, Azari S, Becker WC, Edelman EJ, Liebschutz JM, Roy P, Starrels JL, Merlin JS. Common and Challenging Behaviors Among Individuals on Long-term Opioid Therapy. J Addict Med. 2020 Jul/Aug;14(4):305-310. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000587. PMID: 31855919

Edelman EJ, Li Y, Barry D, Brennan Braden J, Crystal S, Kerns RD, Gaither JR, Gordon KS, Manhapra A, Merlin JS, Moore BA, Oldfield BJ, Park LS, Rentsch CT, Skanderson M, Williams EC, Justice AC, Tate JP, Becker WC, Marshall BDL. Trajectories of Self-Reported Opioid Use Among Patients With HIV Engaged in Care: Results From a National Cohort Study..J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 May 1;84(1):26-36. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002310. PMID: 32267658

Strath LJ, Sorge RE, Owens MA, Gonzalez CE, Okunbor JI, White DM, Merlin JS, Goodin BR. Sex and Gender are Not the Same: Why Identity Is Important for People Living with HIV and Chronic Pain. J Pain Res. 2020 Apr 24;13:829-835. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S248424. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32425587

Riggs KR, Hoge AE, DeRussy AJ, Montgomery AE, Holmes SK, Austin EL, Pollio DE, Kim YI, Varley AL, Gelberg L, Gabrielian SE, Blosnich JR, Merlin J, Gundlapalli AV, Jones AL, Gordon AJ, Kertesz SG. Prevalence of and Risk Factors Associated With Nonfatal Overdose Among Veterans Who Have Experienced Homelessness. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 2;3(3):e201190. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1190. PMID: 32181829

Starrels JL, Young SR, Azari SS, Becker WC, Jennifer Edelman E, Liebschutz JM, Pomeranz J, Roy P, Saini S, Merlin JS. Disagreement and Uncertainty Among Experts About how to Respond to Marijuana Use in Patients on Long-term Opioids for Chronic Pain: Results of a Delphi Study. Pain Med. 2020 Feb 1;21(2):247-254. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz153. PMID: 31393585

  • Hailey Bulls, PhD

Hoogland AI, Mansfield J, Lafranchise EA, Bulls HW, Johnstone PA, Jim HSL. eHealth literacy in older adults with cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 Jul;11(6):1020-1022. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2019.12.015. Epub 2020 Jan 6. PMID: 31917114

Terry EL, Booker SQ, Cardoso JS, Sibille KT, Bartley EJ, Glover TL, Vaughn IA, Thompson KA, Bulls HW, Addison AS, Staud R, Hughes LB, Edberg JC, Redden DT, Bradley LA, Goodin BR, Fillingim RB. Neuropathic-Like Pain Symptoms in a Community-Dwelling Sample with or at Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis. Pain Med. 2020 Jan 1;21(1):125-137. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz112. PMID: 31150093

  • Benedict Alter, MD, PhD

Alter BJ, Aung MS, Strigo IA, Fields HL. Onset hyperalgesia and offset analgesia: Transient increases or decreases of noxious thermal stimulus intensity robustly modulate subsequent perceived pain intensity. PLoS One. 2020 Dec 8;15(12):e0231124. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231124. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33290407

Emerick T, Alter B, Jarquin S, Brancolini S, Bernstein C, Luong K, Morrisseyand S, Wasan A. Telemedicine for Chronic Pain in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond. Pain Med. 2020 Sep 1;21(9):1743-1748. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa220. PMID: 32914858

Wasan AD, Alter BJ, Edwards RR, Argoff CE, Sehgal N, Walk D, Moeller-Bertram T, Wallace MS, Backonja M. Test-Retest and Inter-Examiner Reliability of a Novel Bedside Quantitative Sensory Testing Battery in Postherpetic Neuralgia Patients. J Pain. 2020 Jul-Aug;21(7-8):858-868. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.11.013. Epub 2019 Dec 11. PMID: 31837446​

  • Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH

Labib M, Bohm C, MacRae JM, Bennett PN, Wilund KR, McAdams-DeMarco M, Jhamb M, Mustata S, Thompson S; Global Renal EXercise Network. An International Delphi Survey on Exercise Priorities in CKD. Kidney Int Rep. 2020 Dec 18;6(3):657-668. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.12.001. eCollection 2021 Mar. PMID: 33732980

Roy PJ, Weltman M, Dember LM, Liebschutz J, Jhamb M; HOPE Consortium. Pain management in patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2020 Nov;29(6):671-680. doi: 10.1097/MNH.0000000000000646. PMID: 32941189

Lee J, Steel J, Roumelioti ME, Erickson S, Myaskovsky L, Yabes JG, Rollman BL, Weisbord S, Unruh M, Jhamb M. Psychosocial Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease on Hemodialysis. Kidney360. 2020 Oct 20;1(12):1390-1397. doi: 10.34067/KID.0004662020. eCollection 2020 Dec 31. PMID: 35372893

Ramer SJ, Baddour NA, Siew ED, Salat H, Bian A, Stewart TG, Wong SPY, Jhamb M, Abdel-Kader K. Nephrology Provider Surprise Question Response and Hospitalizations in Older Adults with Advanced CKD. Am J Nephrol. 2020;51(8):641-649. doi: 10.1159/000509046. Epub 2020 Jul 28. PMID: 32721980

Jakubowski KP, Jhamb M, Yabes J, Gujral S, Oberlin LE, Bender FH, Steel JL. Technology-assisted cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention for end-stage renal disease. Transl Behav Med. 2020 Aug 7;10(3):657-663. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz077. PMID: 31131853

Abdel-Kader K, Jhamb M. EHR-Based Clinical Trials: The Next Generation of Evidence. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Jul 1;15(7):1050-1052. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11860919. Epub 2020 Feb 24. PMID: 32094245

Jhamb M, Tucker L, Liebschutz J. When ESKD complicates the management of pain. Semin Dial. 2020 May;33(3):286-296. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12881. Epub 2020 May 4. PMID: 32367543

Jhamb M, Ran X, Abdalla H, Roumelioti ME, Hou S, Davis H, Patel SR, Yabes J, Unruh M. Association of Sleep Apnea with Mortality in Patients with Advanced Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Feb 7;15(2):182-190. doi: 10.2215/CJN.07880719. Epub 2020 Jan 22. PMID: 31969341

  • Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MPH

Ford S, Buscemi J, Hirko K, Laitner M, Newton RL, Jonassaint C, Fitzgibbon M, Klesges LM. Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) urges Congress to ensure efforts to increase and enhance broadband internet access in rural areas. Transl Behav Med. 2020 May 20;10(2):489-491. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz035. PMID: 31220317

Jonassaint CR, Belnap BH, Huang Y, Karp JF, Abebe KZ, Rollman BL. Racial Differences in the Effectiveness of Internet-Delivered Mental Health Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Feb;35(2):490-497. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05542-1. Epub 2019 Nov 19. PMID: 31745855

Jonassaint CR, Kang C, Prussien KV, Yarboi J, Sanger MS, Wilson JD, De Castro L, Shah N, Sarkar U. Feasibility of implementing mobile technology-delivered mental health treatment in routine adult sickle cell disease care. Transl Behav Med. 2020 Feb 3;10(1):58-67. doi: 10.1093/tbm/iby107. PMID: 30508141

  • Cristina Murray-Krezan, PhD

Bhardwaj NR, Murray-Krezan C, Carr S, Krashin JW, Singh RH, Gonzales AL, Espey E. Traveling for rights: Abortion trends in New Mexico after passage of restrictive Texas legislation. Contraception. 2020 Aug;102(2):115-118. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2020.05.003. Epub 2020 May 19. PubMed PMID: 32416143.

Hettema JE, Cockrell SA, Phillips C, Madaras A, Perez M, Arnink C, Anderson J, Baca M, Hoff C, Murray-Krezan C. Project TEMPO (Teens Exploring and Managing Prevention Options): Preliminary Impact on Unprotected Sex Among Teens at Risk for Unintended Pregnancy. Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health Care. 2020 April. doi: 10.24966/CMPH-1978/100063.

Kivlighan KT, Murray-Krezan C, Schwartz T, Shuster G, Cox K. Improved breastfeeding duration with Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative implementation in a diverse and underserved population. Birth. 2020 Mar;47(1):135-143. doi: 10.1111/birt.12468. Epub 2019 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 31788842.

  • Maria Pacella-LaBarbara, PhD

Pacella-LaBarbara M, Larsen SE, Jaramillo S, Suffoletto B, Callaway C. Event centrality following treatment for physical injury in the emergency department: Associations with posttraumatic outcomes. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2020 Nov-Dec;67:77-82. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2020.09.002. Epub 2020 Sep 30. PMID: 33065405

Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Suffoletto BP, Kuhn E, Germain A, Jaramillo S, Repine M, Callaway CW. A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of the PTSD Coach App Following Motor Vehicle Crash-related Injury. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Nov;27(11):1126-1139. doi: 10.1111/acem.14000. Epub 2020 May 19. PMID: 32339359

Wong AH, Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Ray JM, Ranney ML, Chang BP. Healing the Healer: Protecting Emergency Health Care Workers' Mental Health During COVID-19. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Oct;76(4):379-384. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2020.04.041. Epub 2020 May 3. PMID: 32534830

Jaramillo S, Flickinger KL, Repine M, Pacella-LaBarbara M, Callaway CW, Koller A, Cullison K, Rittenberger JC. Cardiac arrest survivors lost to follow-up after 3-Months, 6-Months and 1-Year. Resuscitation. 2020 May;150:8-16. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.02.026. Epub 2020 Mar 10. PMID: 32169605

Cochran G, Pacella ML, Ringwald W, Repine M, Hruschak V, Beaugard C, Sewall C, Rosen D, Alarcon LH, Tarkin IS, Moloney GB, Corcos A. Opioid use patterns and risk characteristics among injured patients. Subst Abus. 2020;41(1):24-28. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1635065. Epub 2019 Jul 15. PMID: 31306083

  • Shari Rogal, MD, MPH

Rogal SS, Powell BJ, Chinman M; Gastroenterology and Hepatology Implementation Research Group. Moving Toward Impact: An Introduction to Implementation Science for Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists. Gastroenterology. 2020 Dec;159(6):2007-2012. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.07.063. Epub 2020 Sep 18. PMID: 32950522

Rogal SS, Yakovchenko V, Morgan T, Bajaj JS, Gonzalez R, Park A, Beste L, Miech EJ, Lamorte C, Neely B, Gibson S, Malone PS, Chartier M, Taddei T, Garcia-Tsao G, Powell BJ, Dominitz JA, Ross D, Chinman MJ. Getting to implementation: a protocol for a Hybrid III stepped wedge cluster randomized evaluation of using data-driven implementation strategies to improve cirrhosis care for Veterans. Implement Sci. 2020 Oct 21;15(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s13012-020-01050-7. PMID: 33087156

Rogal SS. Opioid Avoidance After Liver Transplantation: The Ever-Shifting Pain Management Paradigm. Liver Transpl. 2020 Oct;26(10):1221-1223. doi: 10.1002/lt.25865. Epub 2020 Sep 9. PMID: 32772488

Shaikh OS, Rogal S, Malik A, Sharma V, Cacciarelli T. Liver Transplant From Increased-Risk Donors in the Era of Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C. Exp Clin Transplant. 2020 Oct;18(5):605-611. doi: 10.6002/ect.2019.0065. Epub 2019 Jul 19. PMID: 31324136

Rogal SS, Yakovchenko V, Gonzalez R, Park A, Lamorte C, Gibson SP, Chartier M, Ross D, Comstock E, Bajaj JS, Morgan TR. Characterizing patient-reported outcomes in veterans with cirrhosis. PLoS One. 2020 Sep 11;15(9):e0238712. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238712. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32915828

Rogal SS, Chinman M, Gellad WF, Mor MK, Zhang H, McCarthy SA, Mauro GT, Hale JA, Lewis ET, Oliva EM, Trafton JA, Yakovchenko V, Gordon AJ, Hausmann LRM. Tracking implementation strategies in the randomized rollout of a Veterans Affairs national opioid risk management initiative. Implement Sci. 2020 Jun 23;15(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s13012-020-01005-y. PMID: 32576214

Rogal S, Youk A, Zhang H, Gellad WF, Fine MJ, Good CB, Chartier M, DiMartini A, Morgan T, Bataller R, Kraemer KL. Impact of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment on Clinical Outcomes Among Patients With Cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2020 Jun;71(6):2080-2092. doi: 10.1002/hep.31042. Epub 2020 May 22. PMID: 31758811

Yakovchenko V, Miech EJ, Chinman MJ, Chartier M, Gonzalez R, Kirchner JE, Morgan TR, Park A, Powell BJ, Proctor EK, Ross D, Waltz TJ, Rogal SS. Strategy Configurations Directly Linked to Higher Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Starts: An Applied Use of Configurational Comparative Methods. Med Care. 2020 May;58(5):e31-e38. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001319. PMID: 32187105

Dunn MA, Rogal SS, Duarte-Rojo A, Lai JC. Physical Function, Physical Activity, and Quality of Life After Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2020 May;26(5):702-708. doi: 10.1002/lt.25742. PMID: 32128971

Zhang G, Patel K, Moghe A, Reid A, Serper M, Calgaro L, Gibson S, Zickmund S, Shaikh O, Rogal S. Provider Perceptions of Hepatitis C Treatment Adherence and Initiation. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 May;65(5):1324-1333. doi: 10.1007/s10620-019-05877-z. Epub 2019 Oct 23. PMID: 31642008

Moon AM, Jiang Y, Rogal SS, Tapper EB, Lieber SR, Barritt AS 4th. Letter: are opioid prescriptions associated with hepatic encephalopathy in patients with compensated cirrhosis? Authors' reply. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2020 Apr;51(7):743-744. doi: 10.1111/apt.15669. PMID: 32162370

Moon AM, Jiang Y, Rogal SS, Tapper EB, Lieber SR, Barritt AS 4th. Opioid prescriptions are associated with hepatic encephalopathy in a national cohort of patients with compensated cirrhosis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2020 Mar;51(6):652-660. doi: 10.1111/apt.15639. Epub 2020 Jan 21. PMID: 31960985

Moon AM, Jiang Y, Rogal SS, Becker J, Barritt AS 4th. In inpatients with cirrhosis opioid use is common and associated with length of stay and persistent use post-discharge. PLoS One. 2020 Feb 26;15(2):e0229497. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229497. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32101574

  • Katie Suda, PharmD, MS

Patel H, DiDomenico RJ, Suda KJ, Schumock GT, Calip GS, Lee TA. Risk of cardiac events with azithromycin-A prediction model. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 15;15(10):e0240379. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240379. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33057356

Zhou J, Calip GS, Rowan S, McGregor JC, Perez RI, Evans CT, Gellad WF, Suda KJ. Potentially Inappropriate Medication Combination with Opioids among Older Dental Patients: A Retrospective Review of Insurance Claims Data.
Pharmacotherapy. 2020 Oct;40(10):992-1001. doi: 10.1002/phar.2452. Epub 2020 Sep 2. PMID: 32767780

Shakeri A, Srimurugathasan N, Suda KJ, Gomes T, Tadrous M. Spending on Hepatitis C Antivirals in the United States and Canada, 2014 to 2018. Value Health. 2020 Sep;23(9):1137-1141. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2020.03.021. Epub 2020 Jul 28. PMID: 32940230

Patel H, Calip GS, DiDomenico RJ, Schumock GT, Suda KJ, Lee TA. Comparison of Cardiac Events Associated With Azithromycin vs Amoxicillin. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Sep 1;3(9):e2016864. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16864. PMID: 32930780
Teoh L, Thompson W, Suda K. Antimicrobial stewardship in dental practice. J Am Dent Assoc. 2020 Aug;151(8):589-595. doi: 10.1016/j.esmoop.2020.04.023. PMID: 32718488

Sarna KV, Griffin T, Tarlov E, Gerber BS, Gabay MP, Suda KJ. Trends in gender composition on editorial boards in leading medicine, nursing, and pharmacy journals. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020 Jul-Aug;60(4):565-570. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2019.12.018. Epub 2020 Jan 15. PMID: 31953121

Tichy EM, Schumock GT, Hoffman JM, Suda KJ, Rim MH, Tadrous M, Stubbings J, Cuellar S, Clark JS, Wiest MD, Matusiak LM, Hunkler RJ, Vermeulen LC. National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2020. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2020 Jul 23;77(15):1213-1230. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxaa116. PMID: 32412055

Hamilton LA, Suda KJ, Heidel RE, McDonough SLK, Hunt ME, Franks AS. The role of online learning in pharmacy education: A nationwide survey of student pharmacists. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2020 Jun;12(6):614-625. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2020.01.026. Epub 2020 Feb 18. PMID: 32482262

Ramanathan S, Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Burns SP, Jones MM, LaVela SL, Evans CT. Multidrug-resistant gram-negative organisms and association with 1-year mortality, readmission, and length of stay in Veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders. Spinal Cord. 2020 May;58(5):596-608. doi: 10.1038/s41393-019-0393-y. Epub 2019 Dec 11. PMID: 31827257
Fitzpatrick MA, Albarillo F, Santarossa M, Evans CT, Suda KJ. Variability in antifungal stewardship strategies among Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research Network facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 May;41(5):585-589. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.76. Epub 2020 Apr 7. PMID: 32252846

Suda KJ, Zhou J, Rowan SA, McGregor JC, Perez RI, Evans CT, Gellad WF, Calip GS. Overprescribing of Opioids to Adults by Dentists in the U.S., 2011-2015. Am J Prev Med. 2020 Apr;58(4):473-486. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2019.11.006. Epub 2020 Feb 4. PMID: 32033856
Derefinko KJ, Salgado García FI, Johnson KC, Hand S, Murphy JG, McDevitt-Murphy M, Suda KJ, Andrasik F, Bursac Z, Chiu CY, Talley K, Brooks JH. A randomized pilot program to reduce opioid use following dental surgery and increase safe medication return. Addict Behav. 2020 Mar;102:106190. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106190. Epub 2019 Oct 23. PMID: 31704436
Patel H, Calip GS, DiDomenico RJ, Schumock GT, Suda KJ, Lee TA. Prevalence of Cardiac Risk Factors in Patients Prescribed Azithromycin before and after the 2012 FDA Warning on the Risk of Potentially Fatal Heart Rhythms. Pharmacotherapy. 2020 Feb;40(2):107-115. doi: 10.1002/phar.2355. Epub 2020 Jan 14. PMID: 31867748

Musuuza JS, McKinley L, Keating JA, Obasi C, Knobloch MJ, Crnich C, Evans CT, Evans ME, Livorsi D, Morgan DJ, Perencevich EN, Reisinger HS, Schweizer ML, Suda KJ, Simbartl LA, Safdar N. Correlation of prevention practices with rates of health care-associated Clostridioides difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jan;41(1):52-58. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.290. Epub 2019 Oct 29. PMID: 31658933

  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Hailey Bulls, PhD

Merlin JS, Young SR, Arnold R, Bulls HW, Childers J, Gauthier L, Giannitrapani KF, Kavalieratos D, Schenker Y, Wilson JD, Liebschutz JM. Managing Opioids, Including Misuse and Addiction, in Patients With Serious Illness in Ambulatory Palliative Care: A Qualitative Study. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jul;37(7):507-513. doi: 10.1177/1049909119890556. Epub 2019 Nov 25. PMID: 31763926
  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA; Shari Rogal, MD, MPH

Nugent SM, Meghani SH, Rogal SS, Merlin JS. Medical cannabis use among individuals with cancer: An unresolved and timely issue. Cancer. 2020 Jan 1;126(9):1832-1836. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32732. Epub 2020 Feb 3. PMID: 32012232