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2012 Publications

Perron BE, Ahmedani BK, Glass JE, Vaughn MG, Abdon A, Wu L-T. Use of Salvia divinorum in a nationally representative sample. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2012 Jan;38(1):108-13. PMID: 21834614

Ahmedani BK, McBride O, Cheng HG. Factors related to recent alcohol abstinence among individuals who received previous treatment. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2012 Jan;38(1):87-92. PMID: 21851200

Ahmedani BK, Perron BE, Ilgen MA, Abdon A, Vaughn NG, Epperson MW. Suicide thought and attempts and psychiatric treatment utilization: Informing prevention strategies. Psychiatr Serv 2012 Feb 1;63(2):186-9. PMID: 22302340

Brewer RJ, Lanfear DE, Sai-Sudhakar CB, Sundareswaran KS, RaviY, Farrar DJ, Slaughter MS. Extremes of body mass index do not impact mid-term survival after continuous flow left ventricular assist device implantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2012 Feb;31(2):167-72. PMID: 22305378

Shallom R, Smith TJ, Jansen GA, Elston Lafata J. Factors associated with adherence to chemotherapy guidelines in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer 2012 Feb;75(2):255-60. PMID: 21816502

Shires DA, Stange KC, Divine G, Ratliff S, Vashi R, Tai-Seale M, Lafata JE. Prioritization of evidence-based preventive health services during periodic health examinations. Am J Prev Med 2012 Feb;42(2):164-73. PMID: 22261213

Friedly JL, Bresnahan BW, Comstock B, Turner JA, Deyo RA, Sullivan SD, Heagerty P, Bauer Z, Nedeljkovic SS, Avins AL, Nerenz D, Jarvik JG. Study Potocol-Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections for Spinal Stenosis (LESS): a double-blink randomized controlled trial of epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis among older adults. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2012 Mar 29;13:48. PMID: 22458343

Jennings DL, Jones MC, Lanfear DE. Assessment of the heart failure pharmacotherapy of patients with continuous flow left-ventricular assist devices. Int J Artif Organs 2012 Mar;35(3):177-9. PMID: 22461112

Lanfear DE, Hrobowski TN, Peterson EL, Wells KE, Swadia TV, Spertus JA, Williams LK. Association of β-blocker exposure with outcomes in heart failure differs between African American and white patients. Circ Heart Fail 2012 Mar 1;5(2):202-8. PMID: 22260944

Swartz AL, Azuh O, Obeid LV, Sunaco AJ, Adams J, Dulchovsky S, Dobie L, Berardo DJ, Horst M, Flavo AJ, Rubinfeld I. Developing an experimental model for surgical drainage investigations: An initial report. Am J Surg 2012 Mar;203(3):388-91. PMID: 22364905

Chia CC, Rubinfeld I, Scirica BM, McMillan S. Looking beyond historical patient outcomes to improve clinical models. Science Transl Medl 2012 Apr 25;4(131):131ra49. PMID: 22539773

Ritzwoller DP, Carroll N, Delate T, O'Keeffe-Rossetti, MC, Fishman PA, Loggers ET, Aiello Bowles EJ, Elston Lafata J, Hornbrook MC. Validation of electronic data on chemotherapy and hormone therapy use in HMOs. Med Care 2012 Apr 23 [Epub]. PMID: 22531648

Singh G, Peterson EL, Wells K, Williams LK, Lanfear DE. Comparison of renal predictors for in-hospital and postdischarge mortality after hospitalized heart failure. J Cardiovasc Med 2012 Apr;13(4):246-53. PMID: 22343264

Jarvik J, Comstock B, Bresnahan B, Nedeljkovic N, Nerenz D, Bauer Z, Avins A, James K, Turner J, Heagerty P, Kessler L, Friedly J, Sullivan S, Deyo R. Study protocol: The Back Pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD) registry. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2012 May 3;13:64 PMID: 22554166

Wells KE, Peterson EL, Ahmedani BK, Severson RK, Gleason-Comstock J, Williams LK. The relationship between combination inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta-agonist use and severe asthma exacerbations in a racially diverse population. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012 May;129(5):1274-1279. PMID: 22281166

Nichols GA, Desai J, Elston Lafata J, Lawrence JM, O’Connor PJ, Pathak RD, Raebel MA, Reid RJ, Selby JV, Silverman BG, Steiner JF, Stewart WF, Vupputuri S, Waitzfelder B. Construction of a multi-site DataLink using electronic health records for the identification, surveillance, prevention and management of diabetes mellitus: the SUPREME-DM Project. Prev Chronic Dis 2012;9:E110. [Epub 2012 Jun 7]. PMID: 22677160

Aldrich MC, Kumar R, Colangelo LA, Williams LK, Sen S, Kritchevsky SB, Meibohm B, Galanter J, Hu D, Gignoux CR, Liu Y, Harris TB, Ziv E, Zmuda J, Garcia M, Leak TS, Foreman MG, Smith LJ, Fornage M, Liu K, Burchard EG; for the Health ABC and CARDIA Studies. Genetic ancestry-smoking interactions and lung function in African Americans: A cohort study. PLoS One 2012;7(6):e39541 [Epub 2012 June 21]. PMID: 22737244

Oh SS, Tcheurekdjian H, Roth LA, Nguyen EA, Sen S, Galanter JM, Davis A, Farber HJ, Gilliland FD, Kumar R, Avila PC, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Chapela R, Ford JG, Lenoir MA, Lurmann F, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Thyne S, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Williams LK, Borrell LN, Burchard EG. Effect of secondhand smoke on asthma control among black and Latino children. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012 Jun;129(6):1478-83.
PMID: 22552109

Saffar D, Williams LK, Elston Lafata J, Divine G, Pladevall M. Racial disparities in lipid control in patients with diabetes. Am J Manag Care 2012 Jun;18(6): 303-11. PMID: 22774998

Morgan JA, Paone G, Nemeh HW, Henry SE, Gurlach BWilliams CT, Lanfear DE, Tita C, Brewer RJ. Gastrointestinal bleeding with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplant 2012 Jul;31(7):715-8. PMID: 22425231

Morgan JA, Paone G, Nemeh HW, Henry SE, Gerlach B, Williams CT, Lanfear DE, Tita C, Brewer RJ. Non-cardiac surgery in patients on long-term left ventricular assist device support. J Heart Lung Transplant 2012 Jul;31(7):757-63. PMID: 22425233

Cresci S, Dorn GW, Jones PG, Beitelshees AL, Li AY, Spertus JA, Lanfear DE. Adrenergic-pathway gene variants influence β-blocker-related outcomes after acute coronary syndrome in a race-specific manner. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012 Sep 4;60(10):898-907. PMID: 22703928

Moorman AC, Gordon SC, Rupp LB, Spradling PR, Teshale EH, Lu M, Nerenz DR, Nakasato CC, Boscario JA, Henkle E, Oja-Tebbe N, Xing J, Ward JW, Holmberg SD, for the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS) Investigators. Baseline characteristics and mortality among people in care for chronic viral hepatitis: The Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS). Clin Infect Dis [Epub 2012 Sep 18]. PMID: 22990852

Hock R, Ahmedani BK. Parent perceptions of autism severity: exploring the social ecological context. Disabil Health J 2012 Oct;5(4):298-304. PMID: 23021742

Kumar R, Williams LK, Kato A, Peterson EL, Favoreto S Jr, Hulse K, Wang D, Beckman K, Thyne S, Lenoir M, Meade K, Lanfear DE, Levin AM, Favro D, Yang JJ, Weiss K, Boushey HA, Grammer L, Avila PC, Burchard EG, Schleimer R. Genetic variation in B cell-activating factor of the TNF family (BAFF) and asthma exacerbations among African American subjects. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012 Oct;130(4):996-9. PMID: 22728080

Shay LA, Dumenci L, Siminoff LA, Flocke SA, Lafata JE. Factors associated with patient reports of positive relational communication. Patient Educ Couns 2012 Oct;89(1):96-101. PMID: 22554386

Spradling PR, Rupp L, Moorman AC, Teshale EH, Gordon SC, Nakasato C, Boscarino JA, Henkle EM, Nerenz DR, Denniston MM, Holmberg SD, for the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS) Investigators. Hepatitis B and C Virus infection among 1.2 million persons with access to care: Factors associated with testing and infection prevalence. Clin Infect Dis 2012 Oct;55(8):1047-55. PMID: 22875876

Ahmedani BK, Osborne J, Nerenz DR, Haque S, Pietrantoni L, Mahone D, Smith BJ. Diagnosis, costs, and utilization for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in a U.S. health care setting. Psychosomatic 2012 Nov 27;S0033-3182 [Epub]. PMID: 23194931

Ahmedani BK, Hock RM. Health care access and treatment for children with co-morbid autism and other psychiatric conditions. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2012 Nov;47(11):1807-14. PMID: 22322982

Gordon S, Pockros P, Terrault N, Hoop R, Buikema A, Nerenz D, Hamzeh F. Impact of disease severity on health care costs in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) virus infection. Hepatology 2012 Nov;56(5):1651-60. PMID: 22610658

Levin AM, Mathias RA, Huang L, Roth LA, Daley D, Myers RA, Himes BE, Romieu I, Yang M, Eng C, Park JE, Zoratti K, Gignoux CR, Torgerson DG, Galanter JM, Huntsman S, Nguyen EA, Becker AB, Chan-Yeung M, Kozyrskyj AL, Kwok PY, Gilliland FD, Gauderman WJ, Bleecker ER, Raby BA, Meyers DA, London SJ, Martinez FD, Weiss ST, Burchard EG, Nicolae DL, Ober C, Barnes KC, Williams LK. A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for serum total IgE in diverse study populations. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012 Nov 10. pii: S0091-6749(12)01609-0. PMID: 23146381

Morgan JA, Paone G, Nemeh HW, Henry SE, Patel R, Vavra J, Williams CT, Lanfear DE, Tita C, Brewer RJ. Management of aortic valve insufficiency in patients supported by long-term continuous flow left ventricular assist devices. Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Nov;94(5):1710-2. PMID: 23098948

Salloum RG, Hornbrook MC, Fishman PA, Ritzwoller DP, O’Keefe Rossetti MC, Elston Lafata J. Adherence to surveillance care guidelines after breast and colorectal cancer treatment with curative intent. Cancer 2012 Nov 15;118(22):5644-51. PMID: 22434568

Hayek S, Escaro FC, Sattar A, Gamalski S, Wells KE, Divine G, Ahmedani BK, Lanfear DE, Pladevall M, Williams LK. Effect of ezetimibe on major atherosclerotic disease events and all-cause mortality. Am J Cardiol 2012 Dec 4. pii: S0002-9149(12)02323-5. PMID: 23219178

Myers RA, Himes BE, Gignoux CR, Yang JJ, Gauderman WJ, Rebordosa C, Xie J, Torgerson DG, Levin AM, Baurley J, Graves PE, Mathias RA, Romieu I, Roth LA, Conti D, Avila L, Eng C, Vora H, Lenoir MA, Soto-Quiros M, Liu J, Celedón JC, Farber HJ, Kumar R, Avila PC, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Thyne S, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Borrell LN, Lemanske RF Jr, Bleecker ER, Meyers DA, London SJ, Barnes KC, Raby BA, Martinez FD, Gilliland FD, Williams LK, Burchard EG, Weiss ST, Nicolae DL, Ober C. Further replication studies of the EVE Consortium meta-analysis identifies 2 asthma risk loci in European Americans. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012 Dec;130(6):1294-301. PMID: 23040885

Rumpel JA, Ahmedani BK, Peterson EL, Wells KE, Yang M, Levin AM, Yang JJ, Kumar R, Burchard EG, Williams LK. Genetic ancestry and its association with asthma exacerbations among African American subjects with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012 Dec; 130(6):1302-6. PMID: 23069492

Cancer

Shires DA, Divine G, Schum M, Gunter MJ, Baumer DL, Kasprzyk D, Montano DE, Smith JL, Elston Lafata J. Colorectal cancer screening use among insured primary care patients. American Journal of Managed Care 2011;17(7):480-488.

Feldstein AC, Perrin N, Liles EG, Smith DH, Rosales AG, Schneider JL, Lafata JE, Myers RE, Mosen DM, Glasgow RE. Primary care colorectal cancer screening recommendations patterns: Associated factors and screening outcomes. Med Decis Making Epub 2011 June 7.

Flocke SA, Stange KC, Cooper GS, Wunderlich TL, Oja-Tebbe N, Divine G, Lafata JE. Patient-rated importance and receipt of information for colorectal cancer screening. Cancer Epidemiology 2011;20(10):2168-2173. Epub 2011 Aug 3.

Hornbrook M, Fishman P, Lafata JE, Rizwoller D, O’Keefe-Rosett M, Fireman B. C-a5-03: Rapid estimates of the costs of diagnosing lung cancers. Clin Med Res 2011;9(3-4):149.

Hornbrook M, Fishman P, Lafata JE, Rizwoller D, O’Keefe-Rosett M, Fireman B. C-c1-01: Incremental health care resource costs by phase of cancer care: Aged versus non-aged patients. Clin Med Res 2011;9(3-4):145.

Billmeier SE, Ayanian JA, Zaslavshy AM, Nerenz DR, Jaklitsch MT, Rogers SO. Predictors and outcomes of limited resection for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2011;103(21):162-169. Epub 2011 Sept 29.

Elston Lafata J, Cooper GS, Divine G, Flocke S, Oja-Tebbe N, Stange KC, Wunderlich T. Patient-physician discussion of colorectal cancer screening: Delivery of the 5 ‘As’ in practice. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011;41(5):480-486.

Salloum R, Smith TJ, Jensen GA, Elston Lafata J. Using claims-based measures to predict performance status in patients with lung cancer. Cancer 2010 Oct 18 [ePUB ahead of print]

Nerenz D, Ayanian J, Simoff M, Fouad M, Harrington D, Kahn K, Rogers S, Van Ryn M, Wallace R, Weeks J, West D, Zaslavsky A. Surgery for early-stage lung cancer by race and socioeconomic status in the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance (Can CORS) Consortium. J Clin Onc 2010

Burrack R, Elston Lafata J. The cost of health care services provided to women enrolled in a community-based breast and cervical cancer screening program. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 20 2009;703-710.

Cooper GS, Schultz L, Simpkins J, Lafata JE. The Utility of Administrative Data for Measuring Adherence to Cancer Surveillance Care Guidelines. Medical Care 2007 Jan;45(1):66-45.

Malin JL, Ko C, Zyanian JZ, Harrington D, Nerenz DR, Kahn KL, Ganther-Urmie J, Catalano PJ, Zaslavshy AM, Wallace RB, Guadagnoli E, Arora NK, Roudier MD, Ganz PA. Understanding Cancer Patients Experience and Outcomes: Development and Pilot Study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Patient Survey. Supportive Care in Cancer 2006; Aug;14(8):837-48. Epub 2006 Feb 16.

Cooper G, Johnson CC, Lamerato L, Poisson LM, Schultz L, Simpkins J, Wells K, Ulcickas Yood M, Chase G, Nathanson SD, Elston Lafata J. Use of Guideline Recommended Follow Up Care in Cancer Survivors: Routine or Diagnostic Indications. Medical Care 2006 Jun;44(6):590-4.

Elston Lafata J, Divine GW, Moon C, Williams, LK. Patient-Physician Colorectal Cancer Screening Discussions and Screening Use. Journal of American Preventive Medicine. 2006;31(3):202-209.

Elston Lafata J, Ben-Menachem T, Williams LK, Moon C, Divine G. "Colorectal Cancer Screening Procedure Use among Primary Care Patients" Cancer 2005 Oct 1;104(7):1356-61

Elston Lafata J, Simpkins J, Schultz L, Chase GA, Johnson CC, Yood MU, Lamerato L, Nathanson D, Cooper G. "Routine Surveillance Care Following Cancer Treatment with Curative Intent" Medical Care 2005 Jun;43(6):592-599.

Elston Lafata J, Johnson CC, Ben-Menachem T, Morlock RJ. Socio-demographic Variation in the Receipt of Colorectal Cancer Surveillance Following Treatment with Curative Intent. Medical Care 2001;39(4):1-8.

McCarthy BD, Ulcickas Yood M, Janz NK, Boohaker EA, Ward RE, Johnson CC. Evaluation of Factors Potentially Associated with Inadequate Follow-up of Mammographic Abnormalities. Cancer, 1996;77(10):2070-6.

McCarthy BD, Ulcickas Yood M, Boohaker EA, Ward RE, Rebner M, Cole Johnson C. Inadequate Follow-up of Abnormal Mammograms. Am J Prev Med 1996;12:91-5.

McCarthy BD, Ulcickas Yood M, MacWilliam CH, Lee MJ. Screening Mammography Use: The Importance of a Population Perspective. Am J Prev Med 1996;12(2):91-5.

Boohaker EA, Ward RE, Uman JE, McCarthy BD. Patient Notification and Follow-up of Abnormal Test Results, A Physician Survey. Arch Int Med 1996;156:327-331.

Berman I, Ulcickas Yood M, Yood SM, Grant RL. Cancer Trends Unique to Georgia. J Med Assoc GA. 1993;82:29-33.

Chronic Disease

Asthma

Torgerson DG, MCASS, CHS, Harbors Study, GALA, GALA2, SAGE, CARE, CAMP, Williams LK, Sapphire, GRAAD. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of asthma in ethnically diverse North American populations. National Genetics 2011;43(9):887-892.

Williams LK, Peterson EL, Wells K, Ahmedani BK, Kumar R, Burchard EG, Chowdhry VK, Favro D, Lanfear DE, Pladevall M. Quantifying the proportion of severe asthma exacerbations attributable to inhaled corticosteroid nonadherence. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2011, 128(6):1185-1191.e2. Epub 2011 Oct 21.

Jin Y, Hu D, Peterson EL, Eng C, Levin AM, Wells K, Beckman K, Kumar R, Seibold MA, Karungi G, Zoratti A, Gaggin J, Campbell, J, Galanter J, Chapela R, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Watson HG, Meade K, Lenoir M, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Avila PC, Lanfear DE, Burchard EG, Williams LK. Dual-specificity phosphatase 1 as a pharmacogenetic modifier on inhaled steroid response among asthmatic patients. Journal of Allergy and Immunology. 2011;126(3):618-625.e1-2. Epub 2010 Jul 31.

Akuete K, Oh SS, Thyne S, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Chapela R, Meade K, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Lenoir M, Ford JG, Williams LK, Avila PC, Gonzalez Burchard E, Tcheurekdjian H. Ethnic variability in persistent asthma after in utero tobacco exposure. Pediatrics EPub 2011 Aug 22.

Williams LK, Peterson EL, Wells K, Campbell J, Wang M, Chowdhry VK, Walsh M, Enberg R, Lanfear DE, Pladevall M. A cluster-randomized trial to provide clinicians inhaled corticosteroid adherence information for their patients with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Aug;126(2):225-31, 231.e1-4. Epub 2010 May 31

Ownby DR, Peterson EL, Williams LK, Zoratti EM, Wegienka GR, Woodcroft KJ, Joseph CL, Johnson CC. Variation of dust endotoxin concentrations by location and time with homes of young children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2010 May;21(3):533-40. Epub 2010 Jan 14.

Habib ZA, Havstad SL, Wells K, Divine G, Pladevall M, Williams LK. Thiazolidinedione use and the longitudinal risk of fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Feb;95(2):592-600. Epub 2010 Jan 8.

Jin YD, Hu EL, Peterson EL, Eng C, Levin AM, Wells K, Beckman K, Kumar R, Seibold MA, Karungi G, Zoratti A, Gaggin J, Campbell J, Galanter J, Chapela R, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Watson HG, Meade K, Lenoir M, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Avilla PC, Lanfear DE, Burchard EG, Williams LK. Dual-specificity phosphatase 1 as a pharmacogenetic modifier of inhaled steroid response among asthmatic patients. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2010;126(3):618-625 e 2

Kumar R,* Seibold MA,* Aldrich MC,* Williams LK,* Reiner AP, Colangelo L, Galanter J, Gignoux C, Hu D, Sen S, Choudhry S, Peterson EL, Rodriguez-Santana J, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Nalls MA, Leak TS, O'Meara E, Meibohm B, Kritchevsky SB, Li R, Harris TB, Nickerson DA, Fornage M, Enright P, Ziv E, Smith LJ, Liu K, Burchard EG. Genetic Ancestry in Lung-Function Predictions. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 22;363(4):321-30. Epub 2010 Jul 7. [*denotes equal author contribution to the article]

Ownby DR, Partridge ME, Wegienka GR, Woodcroft KJ, Peterson EL, Joseph CL, Williams LK, Johnosn CC. Influence of dose and frequency of antigen injection on IgE development in young children: A comparison of fire ant stings and tetanus immunizations. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2009 Oct;103(4):337-41.

Tcheurekdjian H, Thyne SM, Williams LK, Via M, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Avila PC, Burchard EG. Augmentation of bronchodilator responsiveness by leukotriene modifiers in Puerto Rican and Mexican children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Jun;102(6):510-7.

Burke RR, Obeid IM, Williams LK, Morris ZQ. Two ATS recommended protocols for administration of methacholine are not equal. J Asthma. 2009;Sep;46(7):740-4.

Wells K, Pladevall M, Peterson EL, Campbell J, Wang M, Lanfear DE, Williams LK. Race-ethnic Differences in Factors Associated with Inhaled Steroid Adherence Among Adult Asthmatics. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008 Dec 15;178(12):1194-201. Epub 2008 Oct 10.

Williams LK, Oliver J, Peterson EL, Bobbit KR, McCabe MJ, Smolarek D, Havstad SL, Wegienka G, Burchard EG, Ownby DR, Johnson CC. Gene-environment interactions between CD14 C-260T and endotoxin exposure on Foxp3+ and Foxp3- CD4+ lymphocyte numbers and total serum IgE levels in early childhood. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008;100(2):128-136

Yang JJ, Burchard EG, Choudhry S, Johnson CC, Ownby DR, Favro D, Chen J, Akana M, Ha C, Kwok PY, Krajenta R, Havstad SL, Joseph CL, Seibold MA, Shriver MD, Williams LK. Differences in allergic sensitization by self-reported race and genetic ancestry. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2008 Oct;122(4):820-827.e9.

Seibold MA, Wang B, Eng C, Kumar G, Beckman KB, Sen S, Choudhry S, Meade K, Lenoir M, Watson HG, Thyne S, Williams LK, Kumar R, Weiss KB, Grammer LC, Avila PC, Schleimer RP, Burchard EG, Brenner R. An African-specific functional polymorphism in KCNMB1 shows sex-specific association with asthma severity. Hum Mol Genet 2008 Sep 1;17(17):2681-90. Epub 2008 Jun 4.

Naqvi M, Tcheurekdjian H, DeBoard JA, Williams LK, Navarro D, Castro RA, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Chapela R, Watson HG, Meade K, Rodriguez-Cintron W, LeNoir M, Thyne SM, Avila PC, Choudhry S, González Burchard E. Inhaled corticosteroids and augmented bronchodilator responsiveness in Latino and African American asthmatic patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008 Jun;100(6):551-7.

Paris J, Peterson EL, Wells K, Pladevall M, Burchard EG, Choudhry S, Lanfear DE, Williams LK. Relationship between recent short-acting β-agonist use and subsequent asthma exacerbations. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008 Nov;101(5):482-7.

Williams LK, Joseph CL, Peterson EL, Wells K, Wang M, Chowdhry VK, Walsh M, Campbell J, Rand CS, Apter AJ, Lanfear DE, Tunceli K, Pladevall M. Patients with asthma who do not fill their inhaled corticosteroids: a study of primary non-adherence. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007 Nov;120(5):1153-9. Epub 2007 Oct 22.

Simpkins J, Divine G, Wang M, Holmboe E, Pladevall M, Williams LK. Improving asthma care through recertification: a cluster randomized trial. Arch of Intern Med. 2007 Nov 12; 167(20):2240-8.

Joseph CLM, Ownby DR, Stringer S, Peterson EL, Gibson-Scipio W, Williams LK, Johnson CC. Identifying students with self-report asthma and respiratory symptoms in an urban, high school setting. J Urban Health 2007 Jan;84(1):60-9.

Joseph CLM, Peterson E, Havstad S, Johnson CC, Hoerauf S, Stringer S, Gibson-Scipio W, Ownby DR, Elston Lafata J, Pallonen U, Strecher V. A web-based, tailored asthma management program for urban, African-American high school students. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007 May;175(9):888-95.

Abraham CM, Ownby DR, Peterson EL, Wegienka G, Zoratti EM, Williams LK, Joseph CL, Johnson CC. The relationship between seroatopy and symptoms of either allergic rhinitis or asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007 May; 119(5):1099-104. Epub 2007 Apr 9.

Johnson CC, Ownby DR, Alford SH, Havstad SL, Williams LK, Zoratti EM, Peterson EL, Joseph CL. "Antibiotic exposure in early infancy and risk for childhood atopy" J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Jun;115(6):1218-24.

Elston Lafata J, Divine G, Xi H, Moon C. "Risk Factors for Emergency Department Use among Children with Asthma Using Primary Care in a Managed Care Environment." International Review of Asthma 2004;6(2):46-57.

Williams LK, Peterson EL, Ownby DR, Johnson CC. "The Relationship between Early Fever and Allergic Sensitization at Age 6 to 7 Years." Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2004;113:2; 291-296.

Williams LK, Pladevall M, Xi H, Peterson EL, Joseph C, Lafata JE, Ownby DR, Johnson CC. "Relationship between Adherence to Inhaled Corticosteroids and Poor Outcomes among Adults with Asthma." The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2004;114(6):1288-93.

Elston Lafata J, Divine G, Xi H, Moon C. "Risk factors for emergency department use among people using primary care." International Journal of Asthma, 2003.

Johnson CC, Ownby DR, Zoratti EM, Alford SH, Williams LK, Joseph CL. "Environmental epidemiology of pediatric asthma and allergy." Epidemiologic Review 2002;24(2):154-75.

Elston Lafata J, Xi H, Divine G. Asthma-related Emergency Department and Hospital Use among Children with Asthma Receiving Primary Care in a Managed Care Setting. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2002;2(4):268-275.

Zoratti EM, Havstad S, Rodriguez J, Robens-Paradise Y, Elston Lafata J, McCarthy BD. Health Service Use by African Americans and Caucasians with Asthma in a Managed Care Setting. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;158:371-377.

Diabetes

Habib ZA, Havstad SL, Wells K, Divine G, Pladevall M, Williams LK. Thiazolidinedione use and the longitudinal risk of fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Feb;95(2):592-600. Epub 2010 Jan 8.

Habib ZA, Tzogias L, Havstad SL, Wells K, Divine G, Lanfear DE, Tang J, Krajenta R, Pladevall M, Williams LK. Relationship between thiazolidinedione use and cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality among patients with diabetes: a time-updated propensity analysis. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Jun;18(6):437-47.

Tunceli K, Zeng H, Habib ZA, Williams LK. Long-term projections for diabetes-related work loss and limitations among U.S. adults. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2009 Jan;83(1):e23-5.

Elston Lafata J, Dobie E, Divine G, Ulcickas Yood M, McCarthy B. Sustained hyperglycemia among patients with diabetes: What matters when action is needed? Diabetes Care 2009; August; 32(8):1447-52.

Williams GC, Patrick H, Niemiec CP, Williams LK, Divine G, Lafata JE, Heisler M, Tunceli K, Pladevall M. Reducing the Health Risks of Diabetes: How Self-determination Theory May Help Improve Medication Adherence and Quality of Life. Diabetes Educator 2009 May-June;35(3):484-92. Epub 2009 Mar 26.

Tunceli K, Zeng H, Habib ZA, Williams LK. Long-term projections for diabetes-related work loss and limitations among U.S. adults. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2009 Jan;83(1):e23-5. Epub 2008 Dec 16.

Tunceli K, Bradley CJ, Elston Lafata J, Pladevall M, Goodman AC, Divine G, Vijan S. Glycemic Control and Absenteeism among Individuals with Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2007 May;30(5):1283-5.

Schmittdiel J, Vijan S, Fireman, B, Elston Lafata J, Oestreicher N, Selby J. Predicted Quality-Adjusted Life Years as a Composite Measure of the Clinical Value of Diabetes Risk Factor Control. Medical Care 2007 April;45(4):315-21.

Tunceli K, Pladevall M, Williams LK, Divine GW, Simpkins JC, Nag SS, Sajjan SG, Kamal-Bahl SH, Alexander CM, Lafata JE. Trends in Lipid Management among Patients with Diabetes. Endocr Pract 2006;12:380-387.

Pladevall M, Singal B, Williams LK, Brotons C, Guyer H, Sadurni J et al. A single factor underlies the metabolic syndrome: a confirmatory factor analysis. Diabetes Care 2006; 29(1):113-122.

Pladevall M, Williams, LK, Singal B, Brotons C, Guyer H, Sadurni J, Falces C, Serrano-Rios M, Shaw JE, Zimmet PZ, Haffner S. "A Single Factor Underlies the Metabolic Syndrome. A Confirmatory Factor Analysis" Diabetes Care 2006;29(1).

Pladevall M, Williams LK, Potts LA, Divine G, Xi H, Elston Lafata J. "Clinical Outcomes and Adherence to Medications Measured by Claims Data in Patients with Diabetes." Diabetes Care 2004: 27(12);2800-2805

Elston Lafata J, Baker AM, Divine G, McCarthy B, Xi H. The Use of Computerized Birthday Greeting Reminders in the Management of Patients with Diabetes. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2002;17(7):521-530.

Elston Lafata J, Martin S, Morlock R, Divine G, Xi H. Provider Type and Receipt of General and Diabetes-related Health Services among Patients with Diabetes. Medical Care 2001;39(5):491:499.

Baker A, Elston Lafata J, Ward RE, Whitehouse P, Divine G. Evaluation of a Web-based Diabetes Care Management Support System. The Joint Commission Journal of Quality Improvement 2001;27(4):179-190.

Heart Disease

Mostafa E, Krivospitskaya O, Peterson EL, Wells K, Williams LK, Lanfear DE. Relationship of loop diuretic dosing and acute changes in renal function during hospitalization for heart failure. Clinical and Experimental Cardiology 2011;2(10).

Lanfear DE, Peterson EL, Campbell J, Hemant P, Wu D, Wells K, Williams LK. Relation of worsened renal function during hospitalization for heart failure to long-term outcomes and hospitalization. American J Cardiology 2011, 107(1):74-78.

El-Rafai M, Krivospitskaya O, Peterson EL, Wells K, Williams LK, Lanfear DE. Relationship of loop diuretic dosing and acute changes in renal function during hospitalization for heart failure. 2011;2:10.

Lanfear DE, Hasan R, Gupta RC, Williams C, Czerska B, Tita C, Bazari R, Sabbah HN. Short term effects of milrinone on biomarkers of necrosis, apoptosis, and inflammation in patients with severe heart failure. J Transl Med 2009;7:67

Alquasi F, Peterson E, Williams LK, Lanfear DE. Comparing methods for identifying patients with heart failure using electronic data sources. BMC Health Services Research. 2009;Dec. 18;9(1):237.

Pladevall M, Williams K, Guyer H, Sadurni J, Falces C, Ribes A, Pare C, Brotons C, Gabreil R, Serrano-Rios M, Haffner S. "The association between Leptin and left ventricular hypertrophy: A population-based cross-sectional study." Journal of Hypertension 2003;21:1-7.

Pladevall M, Williams K, Guyer H, Sadurni J, Falces C, Ribes A, Pare C, Brotons C, Gabreil R, Serrano-Rios M, Haffner S. The Association between Leptin and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Hypertension 2003;21:1-7.

McCullough PA, O'Neill WW, Graham M, Stomel RJ, Rogers F, David S, Farhart A, Kazlauskaite R, Al-Zagoum M, Grines CL. A prospective randomized trial of triage angiography in acute coronary syndromes ineligible for thrombolytic therapy: results of the Medicine versus Angiography in Thrombolytic Exclusion (MATE) Trial. J Am Coll Cardio 1998;32:596-605.

Thompson RJ, McCullough PA, Kahn JK, O'Neill WW. A simple scoring system to predict clinical outcome after resuscitation from cardiac arrest. J Critical Illness 1998:13:298-300.

McCullough PA, Redle JD. Letter to the Editor: Amiodarone prophylaxis for atrial fibrillation after bypass surgery. New Engl J Med 1998;338:1883.

McCullough PA, O'Neill WW. Letter to the Editor: Patient care after percutaneous coronary artery interventions. Ann Intern Med 1998;128:598; discussion 599-600.

Sharma ND, Grandhi RS, Philbin EF, Weaver WD, McCullough PA. Which Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Require Chronic Anticoagulation? A Prospective Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol 1998;31:33A.

McCullough PA, Ayad O, O'Neill, Goldstein JA. Costs and Outcomes of Patients Admitted with Chest Pain and Essentially Normal Electrocardiograms. Clin Cardiol 1998;81:17-21.

McCullough PA, Thompson RJ, Tobin KJ, Kahn JK, O'Neill WW. Validation of a Decision Support Tool for the Evaluation of Cardiac Arrest Victims. Clin Cardiol 1998;21(3):195-200.

Thompson RJ, McCullough PA, Kahn JK, O'Neill WW. Prediction of Death and Neurologic Outcome in the Emergency Department in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survivors. Am J Cardiol 1998;21:22-26.

McCullough PA, Chapter 7: Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease. Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine: Principles and Practice, Second Edition. Roubin GS, O'Neill WW, Stack RS, Editors, Churchill Livingstone Inc., New York, 1998.

Franklin BA, McCullough PA, Timmis GC. Chapter 4: Exercise. Randomized Trials in Cardiovascular Disease: A Companion Volume to Eugene Braunwald's "Heart Disease." Hennekins CH, Buring JE, Ridker PM, Manson JE, Editors, W.B. Saunders Inc., New York, 1998.

McCullough PA, Goldstein, JG. Chapter 5: Heart Pressures and Catheterization. Cardiac Catheterization: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications. Uretsky BF, Editor, Blackwell Science, Inc., Boston, 1997;119-149.

Aliabadi D, Pica MC, McCullough PA, Grines CL, Safian RD, O'Neill WW, Goldstein JA. Rapid Bedside Coronary Angiography with a Portable Flouroscopic Imaging System. Cathet Cadiovasc Diagn 1997;41(4):449-455.

McCullough PA, O'Neill WW. Influence of Regional Cardiovascular Mortality on the Use of Angiography after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol 1997;79:575-80.

Stewart RE, Miller DD, Bowers TR, McCullough PA, Ponto RA, Grines CL, O'Neill WW, Juni JE, Safian RD. PET Perfusion and Vasodilator Function after Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Nuc Med 1997;38:770-777.

McCullough PA, Wolyn R, Rocher LL, Levin RN, O'Neill WW. Acute Renal Failure after Coronary Intervention: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Relationship to Mortality. Am J Med 1997;103:368-375.

Copeland M, Senkowski C, Ulcickas Yood M, Mendelsohn M, Griepp R. Breast Size as a Risk Factor for Sternal Wound Complications in Women Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Archives of Surgery 1994;129:757 759.

McCarthy BD, Beshansky JR, D'Agostino RB, and Selker HP. Missed Diagnoses of Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Emergency Department: Results from a Multicenter Study. Ann Emerg Med 1993;32:579-82.

Baker AM, Levine TB, Goldberg DA, Levine AB. Natural History and Predictors of Obesity after Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation. J of Heart & Lung Transplantation. 1992;11(6):1156-9.

McCarthy BD, Wong JB, and Selker HP. Detecting Acute Cardiac Ischemia in the Emergency Department. A Review of the Literature. J Gen Int Med 1990;5:365-373. (No abstract available)

Shalin SS, Noor H, Tokarski G, McCord J, Khoury N, McCabe KB, Sandberg KR, Morlock R, McCoullough PA. Unit Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation of an Emergency Department Cardiac Decision Unit. British Journal of Clinical Governance. 2001;6(1):40-45.

Health Economics

Tunceli K, Li K, Williams LK. Long-term Effects of Obesity on Employment and Work Limitations among U.S. Adults, 1986-1999. Obes Res. 2006;14(9).

Elston Lafata J, Moon C, Leotta C, Kolodner K, Poisson L, Lipton RB. "The Medical Care Utilization and Costs Associated with Migraine Headache." Journal of General Internal Medicine 2004;19:1006-1013

Elston Lafata J, Simpkins J, Johnson C, Lamerato, L, Poisson, L, "The Economic Impact of False Positive Cancer Screens." Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2004;13(12):2126-2132.

Kolodner K, Lipton RB, Nikil P, Lafata JE, Moon C, Leotta C, Bigal ME. " Development and Testing of a 'Claims Signature' To Identify Migraineurs in Healthplans Using Administrative Claims Data." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2004; 57:9; 959-969.

Morlock RJ, Elston Lafata J, Nerenz D, Schiller M, Rosenblum M. Expectations, Outcomes, and Medical Costs in Patients with Low Back Pain Referred to Physical Therapy. Disease Management 2002;5(4):185-188.

Hagen MD, Garber AM, Goldie SJ, Elston Lafata J, Mandelblatt J, Meltzer D, Neumann P, Siegel JE, Sox HC, Tsevat J. Does cost-effectiveness analysis make a difference? Lessons from Pap smears Medical Decision Making 2001;21(4):307.

Elston Lafata J, Martin SA, Kaatz, S, Ward RE. The Cost-Effectiveness of Different Management Strategies for Patients on Chronic Warfarin Therapy. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2000;15(1):31-37.

Elston Lafata J, Martin SA, Kaatz, S, Ward RE. Anticoagulation Clinics and Patient Self-Testing for Patients on Chronic Warfarin Therapy: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2000;9(1):S13-S19.

Morlock R, Elston Lafata J, D Eisenstein. Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Methotrexate versus Laparoscopic Treatment of Unruptured Ectopic Pregnancies. Obstetrics & Gynecology, March 2000;95(3).

Elston Lafata J, Martin SA, Kaatz, S, Ward RE. The Cost-Effectiveness of Different Management Alternatives for Patients on Anticoagulation Therapy. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2000;15(1):31-37.

Baker AM, McCarthy BD, Gurley VF, Ulcickas Yood M. Influenza Immunization in a Managed Care Organization: A Randomized, Controlled Trial and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Computerized Mailed Reminders. J. Gen Intern Med October,1998.

Weissert WG, Elston Lafata J, Williams B, Weissert C. Toward a Strategy for Reducing Potentially Avoidable Hospital Admissions Among Home Care Clients. Medical Care Research and Review 1997;54(4):439-455.

Ben-Menachem T, McCarthy BD, Fogel R, Schiffman RM, Patel RV, Zarowitz BJ, Nerenz DR, Bresalier RS. Prophylaxis for Stress-Related Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis. Crit Care Med 1996;24:338-345.

Ward RE, Gheorghiade M, Young J, Uretsky B. The Economic Outcomes of Withdrawal of Digoxin Therapy in Adult Patients with Stable Congestive Heart Failure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. July 1995;26:93-101.

Elston Lafata J, Koch GG, Weissert WG. Regression Adjusted Synthetic Estimates of Activity Limitation among the Civilian Non-institutionalized Population. American Journal of Public Health, November 1994.

McCarthy BD, Wong JB, Munoz A, Sonnenberg FA. Who should be screened for HIV infection? A cost-effectiveness analysis. Arch Int Med 1993;153:1107-16.

Zelman WN, Elston JM, Weissert WG. Financial Aspects of Adult Day Care: Results of a National Survey and Exploration of the Effects of Capacity Utilization on Unit Costs. Health Care Financing Review, Spring 1991.

Weissert WG, Elston JM, Bolda EJ, Cready CM, Zelman WM, Sloane PD, Kalsbeek WD, Mutran E, Rice TH, Koch GG. Models of Adult Day Care: Findings from a National Survey. The Gerontologist, 24(4), October 1989.

Racial Disparities

Nerenz DR, Liu YW, Williams LK, Tunceli K, Zeng H. A simulation model approach to analysis of the business case for eliminating health care disparities. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2011, 11, 31-52

Nerenz DR, Hunt KA, Escarce JJ. Health Care Organizations' Use of Data on Race/Ethnicity to Address Disparities in Health Care. Health Services Research, 2006;41(4):1444-1450.

Nerenz DR, Darling D. "Final Report - Addressing Radical and Ethical Disparities in the Context of Medicaid Managed Care: A Six-State Demonstration Project" Rockville, MD: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Nerenz DR, "Health Care Organizations' Use of Information on Race/Ethnicity to Address Disparities in Quality of Care" Health Affairs 2005;24(2), 409-416.

Elston Lafata J, Pladevall Vila M, Divine G, Ayoub MA, Philbin EF. "Are There Racial Differences in Outpatient Congestive Heart Failure Management, Hospital Use and Mortality in an Equal Access Environment" Medical Care 2004: 42(7); 680-9

Nerenz D, Currier, C. Collection of data on race/ethnicity by health plans, hospitals, and medical groups. In M. Ver Ploeg and E. Perrin (Eds) 2004. Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Other Topics

Adherence

Pladevall M, Brotons C, Gabriel R, Arnau A, Suarez C, de la Figuera M, Marquez E, Coca A, Sobrino J, Divine G, Heisler M, Williams LK, Writing Committee on behalf of the COM99 Study Group. Multicenter Cluster-Randomized Trial of a Multifactorial Intervention to Improve Antihypertensive Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control Among Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk (The COM99 Study). Circulation. 2010 Sep 21;122(12):1183-1191. Epub 2010 Sep 7.

Nau D, Steinke D, Williams LK, Austin R, Elston Lafata J, Divine G, Pladevall M. Adherence Analysis Using Visual Analog Scale Versus Claims-Based Estimation. Annals of Pharmacotherapy Epub 2007 October 9.

Williams LK, CL Joseph, EL Peterson, C Moon, H Xi, R Krajenta, R Johnson, K Wells, JC Booza, K Tunceli, JE Lafata, CC Johnson, DR Ownby, R Enberg, M Pladevall. Race-ethnicity, crime, and other factors associated with adherence to inhaled corticosteroids. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2007 Jan;119(1):168-75; Epub 2006 Nov 2

Disease Management

Prosser LA, O'Brien MA, Molinari NA, Hohman KH, Nichol KL, Wortley PM, Messonnier ML, Lieu TA. Cost-effectiveness of delivering adult influenza vaccination in non-traditional settings. Pharmacoeconomics 2008;26(2):163-178

Prosser LA, Kong J, Rusinak D, Waisbren SE. Waisbren. Expanded newborn screening: the effect of preferences for false positive test results and dietary treatments on cost-effectiveness. Med Decis Making 2008;25(1):E60

Prosser LA, Ladapo JA, Rusinak D, Waisbren SE. Parental tolerance for false-positive newborn screening results. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med

Sandberg EA, Prosser LA, Neumann P, Weinstein MC. Health state utilities in children ages 7-10 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Med Decis Making 2008;25(1):E72

Lieu TA, Ortega-Sanchez I, Ray GT, Rusinak D, Yih WK, Choo PW, Shui I, Kleinman K, Harpaz R, Prosser LA. Community and patient values for preventing zoster. Pharmacoeconomics

Heisler M, Hogan MM, Hofer TP, Schmittdiel JA, Pladevall M, Kerr EA. When More Is Not Better: Treatment Intensification Among Hypertensive Patients With Poor Medication Adherence. Circulation 2008 June 3;117(22):2884-92

Elston Lafata J, Cerghet M, Dobie E, Schultz L, Tunceli K, Reuther J, Elias S. Measuring Adherence and Persistence to Disease Modifying Agents among Patients with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of the American Pharmacist Association 2008 Nov/Dec;48(6):752-7 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19019804)

Patel N.V., Bigal ME, Kolodner KB, Leotta C, Elston Lafata J, Lipton R. "Prevalence and Impact of Migraine and Probable Migraine in a Health-Plan." Journal of Neurology 2004;63:1432-1438

Lin CM, Wu FM, Kim HK, Doyle MP, Michaels BS, Williams LK. "A comparison of hand washing techniques to remove Escherichia coli and Caliciviruses under natural or artificial fingernails. Journal of Food Protection 2003;66(12):2296-2301.

Selby J, Scanlon D, Elston Lafata J, Villagra V, Beich J, Salber PR. Valuing Disease Management Programs in Health Plans. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety 2003;29(9).

Sickels J, Elston Lafata J, Ansell JE. Point-of-Care Testing in Coagulation and Homeostasis: Implications for Patient Management. Disease Management and Health Outcomes 1999;6(5):291-301.

Lurio J, Baker A, Payne Epps R, Morgan G Sofian NS, Werb PJ. Promoting Smoking Cessation in a Managed Care Environment: An Educational Round Table Discussion. American Journal of Managed Care 1996;2(suppl):S8:S32.

McCarthy BD, Moskowitz MA. Screening Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: Patient Attitudes and Compliance. J Gen Int Med 1993;8:120-5.

Informatics

Nerenz DR. Tools for Evaluating Chronic Care Networks. Healthcare Forum Journal 1998;41:31-35.

LaVange L, Stearns S, Elston Lafata J, Koch GG, Shah B. Innovative Strategies for Analyzing Complex Survey Data with Commercial Software. Statistical Methods in Medicine 1996;5:311-319.

Kratz L, Ward RE. The National Information Infrastructure: Reengineering Health Care on a National Basis. Proceedings of the Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 13, 1995.

Ward RE, Purves T, Feldman M, Schiffman RM, Barry S, Christner M, Kipa G, McCarthy BD, Stiphout RM. Design Considerations of CareWindows, A Windows 3.0-Based Graphical Front End to a Medical Information

Management System Using A Pass-Through-Requester Architecture. Published in the Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, 1991.

Mental Health

Vaughn MG, Shook JJ, Perron BE, Abdon A, Ahmedani BK. Patterns and correlates of illicit drug selling among youth in the USA. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation 2011; 2: 103-111.

Perron BE, Glass JE, Ahmedani BK, Vaughn MG, Roberts DE, Wu L-T. The prevalence and clinical significance of inhalant withdrawal symptoms in a national sample. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation 2011; 2:69-76.

Perron BE, Ahmedani BK, Vaughn MG, Galss JE, Abdon A, Wu LT. Use of salvia divinorum in a nationally representative sample. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Kubiak SP, Ahmedani BK, Rios-Bedoya CF, Anthony JC. Stigmatizing clients with mental health conditions: An assessment of social work student attitudes. Social Work in Mental Health 2011; 9(4):253-271.

Mclean L, Ahmedani BK. Sertraline and low-dose doxepin treatment in severe agitated-anxious depression with significant gastrointestinal complaints: Two case reports. Primary Care Companion CNS Disorder 2011;13(4);pii.

Merlo LJ, Ahmedani BK, Barondess DA, Bohnert KM, Gold MS. Alcohol consumption associated with collegiate American football pre-game festivities. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2011; 116: 242-245.

Ahmedani BK, Harold RD, Fitton VA, Shifflet-Gibson ED. What adolescents can tell us: Technology and the future of social work education. Social Work Education 2011;30(7):830-846.

Ahmedani BK. Mental health stigma: Society, individuals, and the profession. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics 2011;8(2):4.1-4.16.

Ahmedani BK, Kubiak SP, Rios-Bedoya CF, Mickus M, Anthony JC. Willingness to treat drug dependence and depression: Comparisons of future health professionals. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation 2011;2:43-51.

Ahmedani BK, McBride O, Cheng HG. Factors related to recent alcohol abstinence among individuals who received previous treatment. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 2011;Epub.

Outcomes Research

Elston Lafata J, Tilley B, Nerenz DR. Evaluating Provider Group Interventions: 'When to' and 'How To'. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. March 2000;1(1):49-62.

Nerenz DR. Accountability for Health Outcomes and the Proper Unit of Analysis: What do the Experts Think? International Journal of Quality in Health Care 1998;10:539-546.

Nerenz DR. Using Outcomes Data to Compare Plans, Networks, and Providers: What is the State of the Art? International Journal of Quality in Health Care 1998;10:463-465.

Schwartz MH, Ward RE, MacWilliam CH, Verner JJ. Using Neural Networks to Identify Patients Unlikely to Achieve a Reduction in Bodily Pain Following Total Hip Replacement Surgery. Medical Care 1997;35(10)l020-1030.

MacWilliam CH, Ulcickas Yood M, Verner J, McCarthy BD, Ward RE. Patient-related Risk Factors Which Predict Poor Outcomes after Total Hip Replacement. HSR 1996;3:5.

Ward RE, MacWilliam CH, Ye E, Russman AN, Richard RR, Huber M. Development and Multi-Institutional Implementation of Coding and Transmission Standards for Health Outcomes Data. American Medical Informatics Association, 1996 Fall Symposium Proceedings;438-442.

Liu X, Liang J, Tu E, Whitelaw NA. Modeling Multidimensional Transitions in Health Care. Sociological Methods and Research 1997;25(3):284-317.

MacWilliam CH, Robens-Paradise Y, Ward RE. Outcomes Management at Henry Ford Health System's Center for Clinical Effectiveness: Current Reality and Future Vision. Group Practice Journal, 1994;43(4):49-56.

Ward RE. Implications of Comorbidity for Clinical Policy Development and Outcomes Management. Group Practice Journal, 1994;43(4):70-74.

Ward RE. Cost and Quality Management in the Henry Ford Medical Group: A Case Study on Reasons and Approaches for Outcomes Assessment in a Multispecialty Group Practice. Measuring Medicine: An Introduction to Health Status Assessment and a Framework for Application. Micheal Huber, editor. Faulkner & Gray, Washington, 1994.

Ward RE, Robens-Paradise Y, Sadlocha KA. Checklist for Developing an Outcomes Measurement Project. Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems: Business and Legal Forms. Allan Fine, editor. Thompson Publishing Group, New York, 1994.

Pharmacoepidemiology

Raebel MA, McClure DL, Simon SR, Chan KA, Feldstein A, Andrade SE, Lafata JE, Roblin D, Davis RL. Gunter MJ, Platt R. Laboratory monitoring of potassium and creatinine in ambulatory patients receiving angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers. Pharmacoepidemiology Drug Safety 2007 Jan;16(1):55-64.

Elston Lafata J, Gunter MJ, Hsu J, Kaatz S, Krajenta R, Platt R, Schultz L, Selby JV, Simon SR, Simpkins J, Soumerai SB, Uratsu C. Academic Detailing to Improve Laboratory Testing among Outpatient Medication Users. Medical Care October, 2007;45(10)

Yood MU, Lafata JE, Koro C, Wells KE, Pladevall M. Time to Pharmacotherapy Change in Response to Elevated HbA(1c) Test Results. Curr Med Res Opin 2006; 22(8):1567-1574.

Wagner AK, Chan KA, Dashevsky I, Raebel MA, Andrade SE, Lafata JE, Davis RL, Gurwitz JH, Soumerai SB, Platt R. FDA Drug Prescribing Warnings: Is the Black Box Half Empty or Half Full? Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2006 June;15(6)369-86.

Raebel MA, McClure DL, Simon SR, Chan KA, Feldstein AC, Gunter MJ, Elston Lafata J, Harrold L, Nelson WW, Platt R. Frequency of Serum Creatinine Monitoring during Allopurinol Therapy in Ambulatory Patients. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2006, Feb. 14.

Raebel MA, Carroll NM, Andrade SE, Chester EA, Lafata JE, Feldstein A, Gunter MJ, Nelson WW, Simon SR, Chan KA, Davis RL, Platt R. Monitoring of Drugs with a Narrow Therapeutic Range in Ambulatory Care. American Journal of Managed Care 2006:12(5):256-7.

Raebel MA, McClure DL, Simon SR, Chan KA, Feldstein A, Andrade SE, Lafata JE, Roblin D, Davis RL. Gunter MJ, Platt R. Laboratory Monitoring of Potassium and Creatinine in Ambulatory Patients Receiving Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Safe. 2006 Feb 8.

Lafata JE¸Schultz L, Simpkins J, Chan KA, Horn JR, Kaatz S, Long C, Platt R, Raebel MA, Smith DH, Xi H, Ulcickas Yood M. Potential Drug-Drug Interactions in the Outpatient Setting. Medical Care 2006 June; 44(6):534-41.

Allen LaPointe NM, Curtis LH, Chan KA, Kramer JM, Lafata JE, Gurwitz JH, Raebel MA, Platt R. Frequency of High-risk use of QT-prolonging Medications. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2006;15:361-368.

Raebel MA, McClure DL, Simon SR, Chan KA, Feldstein AC, Gunter MJ, Elston Lafata J, Harrold L, Nelson WW, Platt R. Frequency of Serum Creatinine Monitoring During Allopurinol Therapy in Ambulatory Patients. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2006, Feb. 14.

Raebel MA, Carroll NM, Andrade SE, Chester EA, Lafata JE, Feldstein A, Gunter MJ, Nelson WW, Simon SR, Chan KA, Davis RL, Platt R. Monitoring of Drugs with a Narrow Therapeutic Range in Ambulatory Care. Am J Managed Care, 2006:12(5):256-7.

Raebel MA, Lyons EE, Andrade SE, Chan KA, Chester EA, Davis RL, Ellis JL, Feldstein A, Gunter MJ, Elston Lafata J, Long CL, Magid DJ, Selby JV, Simon SR, Platt R. " Laboratory Monitoring of Drugs Initiation of Therapy in Ambulatory Care". Journal of General Internal Medicine 2005 Dec;(20):1120-1126.

Allen Lapointe NM, Curtis LH, Chan KA, Kramer JM, Lafata JE, Gurwitz JH, Raebel MA, Platt R. "Frequency of High Risk Use of QT-Prolonging Medications" Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2005 Sep 22; [Published on line in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com)

Devlin JW, Boleski G, Mlynarek M, Nerenz DR, Peterson E, Jankowski M, Horst HM, Zarowitz BJ. Motor Activity Assessment Scale: A Valid and Reliable Sedation Scale for use with Mechanically Ventilated Patients in an Adult Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Medicine 1999;27(7):1271-1275.

Elston Lafata J, Koch GG, Ward RE. Synthesizing Evidence from Multiple Studies: The Role of Meta-analysis in Pharmacoeconomics. Medical Care 1996;349(12):DS136-145.
Jick H, Ulcickas M. Comparison of Frequencies of Suicidal Tendencies among Patients Receiving Fluoxetine, Lofepramine, Mianserin or Trazodone. Pharmacotherapy 1992;12:451 454.

Shulman S, Dicerbo P, Ulcickas M. A Survey of Therapeutic Substitution Programs in Ten Boston Area Hospitals. Drug Information Journal 1992;26:41 52.

Jick H, Ulcickas M. Comparison of Frequencies of Suicidal Tendencies among Patients Receiving Fluoxetine, Lofepramine, Mianserin or Trazodone. Pharmacotherapy 1992;12:451-454.

Ulcickas M. The Orphan Drug Act: A Discussion of Issues Surrounding the Legislation and Its Implementation. Drug News and Perspectives 1990;3:307 308.

Richard B, Ulcickas Yood M. Approvable letters in the FDA new drug approval process. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 1989;29:680 684.

Wastila L, Ulcickas M, Lasagna L. The World Health Organization's essential drug list: the significance of "me too" and follow on research. Journal of Clinical Research and Drug Development 1989;3:105 115.

Shulman S, Ulcickas M. Update on ADR Reporting Regulations: Products Liability Implications. Journal of Clinical Research and Drug Development 1989;3:91-103.

Shulman S, Ulcickas M. Update on ADR Reporting Regulations: Products Liability Implications. J Clin Res and Drug Devel 1989;3:91-103.

Quality Improvement

Ulmer C, McFadden B, Nerenz DR (Eds). Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement. Washington DC: National Academics Press, 2009.

Elston Lafata J, Simpkins J, Kaatz S, Horn JR, Raebel MA, Schultz L, Smith DH, Ulcickas Yood M. What Do Medical Records Tell Us About Potentially Harmful Co-Prescribing? The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety 2007;July;33(7):395-400.

Williams K, Pladevall M, Fendrick AM, Lafata JE, McMahon LF. Differences in the Reporting of Care-Related Patient Injuries to Existing Reporting Systems. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety 2003;29(9):460-7.

McCarthy BD, Ulcickas Yood M, Bolton MB, Boohaker EA, MacWilliam CH, Young MJ. Redesigning Primary Care Processes to Improve the Offering of Mammography. The Use of Clinic Protocols by Nonphysicians. J Gen Intern Med 1997;12:357-363.

Nerenz DR. CQI in Health Care: Some Comments on "Can it Really Work?" International Journal for Quality in Health Care 1997;9:3-4.

Rutt WM, Baker A, McCarthy BD, Ward RE. Counselor-Driven Smoking Cessation Intervention in an Outpatient Clinic. Innovations '95: Models for Medical Management. American College of Physician Executives. 1995;106-107.

McCarthy BD, Lemoi E. A Nurse-centered Model for Preventive Care. Innovations '95: Models for Medical Management. American College of Physician Executives. 1995; 6.

De Crescenzo N, Ward RE. Designing an Effective Way to Disseminate and Categorize Practice Guidelines. Proceedings of the Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 13, 1995.

Burkman RT, Ward RE, Balchandani K, Kini S. A Continuous Quality Improvement Project to Improve the Quality of Cervical Papanicolaou Smears. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1994;84(3):470-5.

Young MJ, Ward RE, McCarthy BD, Lemoi E. Continuously Improving Primary Care. Journal of Quality Improvement, 1994;20:120-126.

McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Young MJ. Dr. Deming and Primary Care Medicine. Arch Int Med, 1994;154:381-384. (No abstract available)

Wisniewski JJ, Elston Lafata J. Continuing Education is a New Age. HMO, 35(5), September/October 1994.

Ward RE. Information Systems Support Continuous Quality. Group Practice Journal. April, 1993;42:30-35.

Ward RE. Quality Improvement Framework Used for Pap Smear Changes. Innovations '92: Models for Cost Management and Health Care Quality. American College of Physician Executives. 1992;1:340-343.

Miscellaneous

Salz T, Weinberger M, Ayanian JZ, Brewer NT, Earle CC, Elston Lafata J, Fisher DA, Weiner BJ, Sandler RS. Variation in use of surveillance colonoscopy among colorectal cancer survivors in the United States. BMC Health Serv Res 2010 Sep 1;10:256.

Wunderlich T, Cooper G, Divine G, Flocke S, Oja-Tebbe N, Stange K, Lafata JE. Inconsistencies in patient perceptions and observer ratings of shared decision making: The case of colorectal cancer screening. Patient Educ Couns 2010;80(3):358-63

Rubinfeld I, Farooq M, Velanovic V, Syed Z. Predicting surgical risk: How much data is enough? AMIA 2010 Symposium Proceedings;777.

Syed Z, Saeed M, Rubinfeld I. Identifying high-risk patients without labeled training data: Anomaly detection methodologies to predict adverse outcomes. AMIA 2010 Symposium Proceedings;772

Lafata JE, Tunceli O, Cerghet M, Sharma KP, Lipton RB. The use of migraine preventive medications among patients with and without migraine headaches. Cephalalgia 2010 Jan;30(1):97-104.

Mosen D, Feldstein A, Perrin N, Rosales AG, Smith DH, Liles E, Schneider J, Lafata JE, Myers R, Kositch M, Glasgow RE. Automated telephone calls improved completion of fecal occult blood testing. Medical Care. 2010. Aug; 48(7):604-610.

Nerenz DR, Pietrantoni L, Schultz L, Garden B, Obeid L, Swatrz A, Shatz R, Rubinfeld I. Initial experience with the Promis Measurement System in clinical populations. Value in Health 2010;13(3):A19

Nerenz DR, Pietrantoni L, Schultz L, Garden B, Shatz R. Agreement between patient with mild dementia and caregivers on the Promis Cat Measure of Perceived Cognitive Function. Value in Health 2010;13(3):A122

Nerenz DR, Pietrantoni L, Schultz L, Obeid L, Swartz A, Rubinfeld I, Velanovich V. Agreement between Promis Global Health Scale and SF-36 scores among surgical patients. Value in Health 2010;13(3):A19

Cerghet M, Dobie E, Lafata JE, Schultz L, Elias S, Reuther J, Pladevall M, Yang N. Adherence to disease modifying agents in multiple sclerosis and association with patient outcomes and cost of care. Int J MS Care 2010;12:51-58

Kind P, Elston Lafata J, Matuszewski K, Raisch D. The use of QUALYs in patient decision-making: Issues and prospects. Value in Health 2009 March/April;12(1):527-530.

Nerenz DR. Ethical issues in using data from quality management programs. European Spine Journal 2009, Aug:18 Suppl 3;321-30.

Rosenblum ML, Kalkanis S, Goldberg W, Rock J, Mikkelsen T, Remer S, Whitehouse S, Nerenz DR. Odyssey of hope: A physician's guide to communicating with brain tumor patients across the continuum of care. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 2009;92(3):241-252

Russman A, Silver B, Mitsias P, Schultz L, Zaman I, Rehman M, Nerenz DR. A significant temporal and quantitative relationship exists between high-density lipoprotein levels and acute ischemic stroke presentation. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 2009;279(1-2):53-56.

Steinke L, Lanfear DE, Dhanapal V, Kalus JS. Effect of "energy drink" consumption on hemodynamic and electrocardiographic parameters in healthy young adults. Ann Pharmacother, 2009;43:596-602

Elston Lafata J, Tunceli O, Cerghet M. Sharma K, Lipton R. The use of migraine preventive medications among patients with and without migraine headaches. Cephalalgia 2009 June 1 [Epub ahead of print]

Herrinton LJ, Liu L, Elston Lafata J, Allison JE, Andrade SE, Korner EJ, Chan KA, Platt R, Hiatt D, O'Connor S. Estimation of the Period Prevalence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease among Nine Health Plans using Computerized Diagnoses and Outpatient Pharmacy Dispensings. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2007 April;13(4):451-61.

Hasnain-Wynia R, Baker DW, Nerenz DR, Feinglass J, Beal AC, Landrum MB, Behal R, Weissman JS. Disparities in Health Care Are Drive by Who You Are or Where You Go? An Examination of the Hospital Quality Alliance Measures. Archives of Internal Medicine 2007;167:1233-1239. (Accompanying editorial – Archives of Internal Medicine 2007 Jun 25;167(12):1226-8.)

Elston Lafata J, Kolk D, Peterson EL, McCarthy BD, Weiss TW, Chen Y, Muma BK. Improving Osteoporosis Screening: Results from a Randomized Cluster Trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2007 March.

Bigal M, Kolodner K, Lafata J, Leotta C, Lipton R. Patterns of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of Migraine and Probable Migraine in a Health Plan. Cephalalgia 2006; 26(1):43-9.

Vogt T, Elston Lafata J, Tolsma D, Greene. "The Role of Research in Integrated Care Systems: The HMO Research Network " American Journal of Managed Care 2004; 10:9;543-648.

Vogt T, Elston Lafata J, Tolsma D, Greene . "The Role of Research in Integrated Care Systems: The HMO Research Network " The Permanente Journal Fall 2004; 8:4; 10-16.

Whitelaw NA, Warden G. Reexamining the Delivery System as Part of Medicare Reform. Health Affairs 1999;18(1):134-143.

Whitelaw NA, Tupper MB, Early A, Collier, P. Complementary Geriatric Practice Model. Enhancing Primary Care of Elderly People. Netting FE and Williams FG (ed), Garland Publishing, NY, 1999.

Whitelaw NA, Warden G, Wenzler MR. Current Efforts toward Implementation of an Urban Health Strategy: The Henry Ford Health System. Journal of Urban Health 1998;75(2):356-366.

Castle J. Planning GITT: The Providers. Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training. Siegler, E.L., et al. (eds), Springer Publishing Co., 1998.

Collier P, Early AT, Whitelaw N. Sharing the Care: An Innovative Geriatric Team Model supported by the John A. Hartford Foundation of New York. 1998.

Nerenz DR. State of the Art in Network Performance Measures. (Monograph). Minneapolis, MN: National Chronic Care Consortium. 1998.

Nerenz DR. Medicaid, Managed Care, and Minority Populations. (Monograph). Washington,D.C.: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. 1998.

Ward RE, Elston Lafata J. Clinical Effectiveness in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Practical Strategies in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Ed. Ransom SB, McNeeley G, Munkarah AR, Dombrowski MP, Moghissi KS. WB Saunders, New York, 1998.

Ward RE, Elston Lafata J. Clinical Effectiveness: An Emerging Discipline. Clinical Resource and Quality Management. Ed. Ransom SB. American College of Physician Executives and Health Administration Press. Tampa, FL, 1998.

Nerenz DR. Measuring Plans and Measuring Health. Annals of Internal Medicine 1997;127:751.

McNulty TF,Elston Lafata J. Chapter 18: Measuring Resource Consumption in the Hospital: The Resource Consumption Unit. Chapter in The Capitation Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Risk Arrangements, P. Boland, Editor, Berkley, 1996;377-393.

Ward RE. Cost and Quality Management in the Henry Ford Medical Group: A Case Study for Multi-Specialty Group Practices in a Managed Care Environment. Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems. Allan Fine, editor. Thompson Publishing Group, New York, 1993.

Ward RE. Clinical Practice Improvement Plan: Henry Ford Health System. Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems. Allan Fine, editor. Thompson Publishing Group, New York, 1993.

Milunsky A, Morris S, Jick H, Rothman KJ, Ulcickas M, Jick SS, Shoukimas P, Willet W. Maternal Zinc and Fetal Neural Tube Defects. Teratology 1992;46:341-348.

Milunsky A, Ulcickas M, Rothman KJ, Willet W, Jick SS, Jick H. Maternal Heat Exposure and Neural Tube Defects. JAMA 1992;268(7):882-885.

Shulman S, Dicerbo P, Ulcickas M. A Survey of Therapeutic Substitution Programs in Ten Boston Area Hospitals. Drug Information Journal 1992;26:41-52.

Milunsky A, Morris S, Jick H, Rothman KJ, Ulcickas M, Jick SS, Shoukimas P, Willet W. Maternal Zinc and Fetal Neural Tube Defects. Teratology 1992;46:341 348.

Elston JM, Koch GG, Weissert WG. Regression Adjusted Small Area Estimates of Functional Dependency in the Noninstitutionalized American Population Age 65 and Over. American Journal of Public Health, March 1991.

Weissert WG, Elston JM, Musliner MC, Mutran E. Adult Day Care Regulation: Deja Vu All Over Again. Journal of Health Policy Politics and Law, February 1990.

Weissert WG, Elston JM, Bolda EJ, Zelman WN, Mutran E, Mangum AB. Adult Day Care: Findings from a National Survey. The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1990.