The Clinical and Population Health Research (CPHR) program in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School emphasizes clinical and health services research skills, providing students the tools to conduct research on health care access, screening, treatment, quality, and outcomes. This collection showcases publications and presentations written by CPHR faculty and students.

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Publications from 2014

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A Systematic Review of Electronic Portal Usage Among Patients with Diabetes, Daniel J. Amante, Timothy P. Hogan, Sherry L. Pagoto, and Thomas M. English

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Secular trends in occurrence of acute venous thromboembolism: the Worcester venous thromboembolism study (1985 to 2009), Wei Huang, Robert J. Goldberg, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., Catarina I. Kiefe, and Frederick A. Spencer

Publications from 2013

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Association of labor induction or stimulation with infant mortality in women with failed versus successful trial of labor after prior cesarean, Han-Yang Chen, Suneet P. Chauhan, William A. Grobman, Cande V. Ananth, Anthony M. Vintzileos, and Alfred Z. Abuhamad

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Cognitive change in heart failure: a systematic review, Alexandra M. Hajduk, Catarina I. Kiefe, Sharina D. Person, Joel M. Gore, and Jane S. Saczynski

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Cognitive Status, Initiation of Lifestyle Changes and Medication Adherence after Acute Coronary Syndrome: TRACE-CORE (Transitions, Risks, and Actions in Coronary Events- Center for Outcomes Research and Education), Alexandra M. Hajduk, Catarina I. Kiefe, Molly E. Waring, Joel M. Gore, Sharina D. Person, David D. McManus, and Jane S. Saczynski

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Development and evaluation of a crosswalk between the SF-36 physical functioning scale and Health Assessment Questionnaire disability index in rheumatoid arthritis, Peter M. ten Klooster, Martijn A. H. Oude Voshaar, Barbara Gandek, Matthias S. F. Rose, Jakob B. Bjorner, Erik Taal, Cees A. W. Glas, Piet L. C. M. van Riel, and Mart A. F. J. van de Laar

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Challenges in sodium intake reduction and meal consumption patterns among participants with metabolic syndrome in a dietary trial, Jinsong Wang, Barbara C. Olendzki, Nicole M. Wedick, Gioia M. Persuitte, Annie L. Culver, Wenjun Li, Philip A. Merriam, James Carmody, Hua Julia Fang, Zhiying Zhang, Gin-Fei Olendzki, Liang Zheng, and Yunsheng Ma

Publications from 2012

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A Mixed-Methods Study To Characterize Pharmaceutical Marketing in the Nursing Home Setting: Off-Label Use of Atypical Antipsychotics, Camilla Benedicto, Jennifer L. Donovan, Terry S. Field, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Sarah Foy, Leslie R. Harrold, Abir O. Kanaan, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Jennifer Tjia, Sruthi Valluri, and Becky A. Briesacher

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Risk-assessment models for predicting venous thromboembolism among hospitalized non-surgical patients: a systematic review, Wei Huang, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., Frederick A. Spencer, Alexander S. Gallus, and Robert J. Goldberg

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An evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of the 1991 American College of Chest Physicians/Society of Critical Care Medicine and the 2001 Society of Critical Care Medicine/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society/Surgical Infection Society sepsis definition, Huifang Zhao, Stephen O. Heard, Marie T. Mullen, Sybil L. Crawford, Robert J. Goldberg, Gyorgy Frendl, and Craig M. Lilly

Publications from 2011

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Vitamin D intake from foods and supplements and depressive symptoms in a diverse Population of Older Women., Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson, Sally I. Powers, Leslie Spangler, Robert L. Brunner, Yvonne L. Michael, Joseph C. Larson, Amy E. Millen, Maria N. Bueche, Elena Salmoirago Blotcher, Simin Liu, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Judith K. Ockene, Ira S. Ockene, and JoAnn E. Manson

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Culturally appropriate storytelling to improve blood pressure: a randomized trial, Thomas K. Houston, Jeroan J. Allison, Marc Sussman, Wendy Horn, Cheryl L. Holt, John Trobaugh, Maribel Salas, Maria Pisu, Yendelela L. Cuffee, Damien Larkin, Sharina D. Person, Bruce A. Barton, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Sandral Hullett

Publications from 2010

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A modified rheumatoid arthritis disease activity score without acute-phase reactants (mDAS28) for epidemiological research, Mary Jane Bentley, Jeffrey D. Greenberg, and George W. Reed

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Venous thromboembolism risk and prophylaxis in hospitalised medically ill patients. The ENDORSE Global Survey., Jean-Francois Bergmann, Alexander T. Cohen, Victor F. Tapson, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, Ajay K. Kakkar, Bruno Deslandes, Wei Huang, Frederick A. Anderson, and ENDORSE Investigators

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Unexplained variation across US nursing homes in antipsychotic prescribing rates., Yong Chen, Becky A. Briesacher, Terry S. Field, Jennifer Tjia, Denys T. Lau, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Impact of health information technology interventions to improve medication laboratory monitoring for ambulatory patients: a systematic review., Shira H. Fischer, Jennifer Tjia, and Terry S. Field

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Venous thromboembolism risk and prophylaxis in the acute care hospital setting (ENDORSE survey): findings in surgical patients., Ajay K. Kakkar, Alexander T. Cohen, Victor F. Tapson, Jean-Francois Bergmann, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, Bruno Deslandes, Wei Huang, Frederick A. Anderson, and ENDORSE Investigators

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Age and sex differences, and changing trends, in the use of evidence-based therapies in acute coronary syndromes: perspectives from a multinational registry., Hoa L. Nguyen, Robert J. Goldberg, Joel M. Gore, Keith A. A. Fox, Kim A. Eagle, Enrique P. Gurfinkel, Frederick A. Spencer, George W. Reed Ph.D., Ann L. Quill, and Frederick A. Anderson Jr.

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Age and Sex Differences and 20-Year Trends (1986 to 2005) in Prehospital Delay in Patients Hospitalized With Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hoa L. Nguyen, Joel M. Gore, Jane S. Saczynski, Jorge L. Yarzebski, George W. Reed, Frederick A. Spencer, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Age and sex differences in duration of prehospital delay in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review., Hoa L. Nguyen, Jane S. Saczynski, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease, Ira S. Ockene and Elena Salmoirago Blotcher

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Prediction of dengue disease severity among pediatric Thai patients using early clinical laboratory indicators, James A. Potts, Robert V. Gibbons, Alan L. Rothman, Anon Srikiatkhachorn, Stephen J. Thomas, Pra-On Supradish, Stephenie C. Lemon, Daniel H. Libraty, Sharone Green, and Siripen Kalayanarooj

Publications from 2009

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Medication adherence and use of generic drug therapies, Becky A. Briesacher, Susan E. Andrade, Hassan Fouayzi, and K. Arnold Chan

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Twelve-Month Diagnosed Prevalence of Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders, and Medical Comorbidity in Massachusetts Medicare and Medicaid Members Aged 55 and Over, 2005, Robin E. Clark, Yat (Gary) Hung Leung, Wen-Chieh Lin, Faith C. Little, Elizabeth O'Connell, Darlene M. O'Connor, Jianying Zhang, Sandra Albright, and Mary Kay Browne

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Perceived accessibility of cigarettes among youth: a prospective cohort study, Chyke A. Doubeni, Wenjun Li, Hassan Fouayzi, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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High and low glycemic index mixed meals and blood glucose in youth with type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance., Lauren A. Gellar and Tonja R. Nansel

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Whole grain and legume acceptability among youths with type 1 diabetes, Lauren A. Gellar, Alisha J. Rovner, and Tonja R. Nansel

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The expanded Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events: Baseline characteristics, management practices, and hospital outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes, Shaun G. Goodman, Wei Huang, Andrew T. Yan, Andrzej Budaj, Brian M. Kennelly, Joel M. Gore, Keith A. A. Fox, Robert J. Goldberg, Frederick A. Anderson, and Expanded Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE2) Investigators

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Evaluation of composite measures of treatment response without acute-phase reactants in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Jeffrey D. Greenberg, Leslie R. Harrold, Mary Jane Bentley, Joel Kremer, George W. Reed, and Vibeke Strand

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Adherence with urate-lowering therapies for the treatment of gout, Leslie R. Harrold, Susan E. Andrade, Becky A. Briesacher, Marsha A. Raebel, Hassan Fouayzi, Robert A. Yood, and Ira S. Ockene

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Temporal trends in the use of invasive cardiac procedures for non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes according to initial risk stratification., Sean Jedrzkiewicz, Shaun G. Goodman, Raymond T. Yan, Robert C. Welsh, Jan Kornder, J. Paul DeYoung, Graham C. Wong, Barry Rose, Francois R. Grondin, Richard Gallo, Wei Huang, Joel M. Gore, Andrew T. Yan, and Canadian Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE/GRACE2) Investigators

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A Prospective Nested Case-Control Study of Dengue in Infants: Rethinking and Refining the Antibody-Dependent Enhancement Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Model., Daniel H. Libraty, Luz P. Acosta, Veronica Tallo, Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado, Analisa Bautista, James A. Potts, Richard G. Jarman, In-Kyu Yoon, Robert V. Gibbons, Job D. Brion, and Rosario Z. Capeding

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Elders with Serious Mental Illness: Lost Opportunities and New Policy Options, Darlene M. O'Connor, Faith C. Little, and Richard H. McManus

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Recent Trends in Clinical Outcomes and Resource Utilization for Pulmonary Embolism in the United States: Findings From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, B. Park, Louis M. Messina, Phong Dargon, Wei Huang, R. Ciocca, and Frederick A. Anderson

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The effect of a low-glycemic diet vs a standard diet on blood glucose levels and macronutrient intake in children with type 1 diabetes, Alisha J. Rovner, Tonja R. Nansel, and Lauren A. Gellar

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Constipation and Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Menopausal Women, Elena Salmoirago Blotcher, Sybil L. Crawford, Elizabeth A. Jackson, Judith K. Ockene, and Ira S. Ockene

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Methodological limitations of psychosocial interventions in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) A systematic review., Elena Salmoirago Blotcher and Ira S. Ockene

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Mortality following placement of drug-eluting and bare-metal stents for ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction in the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events, Phillippe Gabriel Steg, Keith A. A. Fox, Kim A. Eagle, Mark I. Furman, Frans Van de Werf, Gilles Montalescot, Shaun G. Goodman, Alvaro Avezum, Wei Huang, and Joel M. Gore

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Examining the Effects of Treatment and Patient Characteristics on Patient Profiles of Depression, Anxiety and Functionality after an Acute Coronary Syndrome, Mayra Tisminetzky, B. C. Bray, Ruben Miozzo, and Thomas J. McLaughlin

Publications from 2008

Simplified composite disease activity measures in rheumatoid arthritis: should they be used in standard care, Mary Jane Bentley and George W. Reed

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Comparison of drug adherence rates among patients with seven different medical conditions, Becky A. Briesacher, Susan E. Andrade, Hassan Fouayzi, and K. Arnold Chan

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Stress-Associated Poor Health Among Adult Immigrants with a Language Barrier in the United States, Hongliu Ding and Lee Hargraves

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Perceived accessibility as a predictor of youth smoking, Chyke A. Doubeni, Wenjun Li, Hassan Fouayzi, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Effect of varying glycemic index meals on blood glucose control assessed with continuous glucose monitoring in youth with type 1 diabetes on basal-bolus insulin regimens, Tonja R. Nansel, Lauren A. Gellar, and Adrienne McGill

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Thirty-year trends (1975-2005) in the magnitude and hospital death rates associated with complete heart block in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a population-based perspective, Hoa L. Nguyen, Darleen M. Lessard, Frederick A. Spencer, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Juan Carlos Zevallos, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Clinical and laboratory features that distinguish dengue from other febrile illnesses in endemic populations, James A. Potts and Alan L. Rothman

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Alzheimer's disease: epidemiology, genetics, and beyond, Xiao-Ping Wang and Hongliu Ding

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Changes of procedural learning in Chinese patients with non-demented Parkinson disease, Xiao-Ping Wang, Bo-Min Sun, and Hongliu Ding

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Is coronary artery disease a multifactorial inherited disorder with a sex-influenced trait, Changsheng Yang, Xiao-Ping Wang, and Hongliu Ding

Publications from 2007

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Family medicine physicians' views of how to improve chronic pain management, Linda Garufi Clark and Carole C. Upshur

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Healthy eating practices: perceptions, facilitators, and barriers among youth with diabetes, Lauren A. Gellar, Kelly Schrader, and Tonja R. Nansel

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Validity of gout diagnoses in administrative data, Leslie R. Harrold, Kenneth G. Saag, Robert A. Yood, Ted R. Mikuls, Susan E. Andrade, Hassan Fouayzi, Judith Davis, K. Arnold Chan, Marsha A. Raebel, Ann Von Worley, and Richard Platt

Publications from 2006

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Patterns and predictors of mammography utilization among breast cancer survivors, Chyke A. Doubeni, Terry S. Field, Marianne Ulcickas Yood, Sharon J. Rolnick, Charles P. Quessenberry, Hassan Fouayzi, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Feifei Wei

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Acceptability of lower glycemic index foods in the diabetes camp setting, Tonja R. Nansel, Lauren A. Gellar, and Linda Zeitzoff

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Primary care provider concerns about management of chronic pain in community clinic populations, Carole C. Upshur, Roger S. Luckmann, and Judith A. Savageau

Publications from 2005

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Disparities and survival among breast cancer patients, Terry S. Field, Diana S. M. Buist, Chyke A. Doubeni, Shelley M. Enger, Hassan Fouayzi, Gene Hart, Eli J. Korner, Lois E. Lamerato, Donald J. Bachman, Jennifer L. Ellis, Lisa J. Herrinton, Mark C. Hornbrook, Richard Krajenta, Liyan Liu, and Janice Yao

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Building a virtual cancer research organization, Mark C. Hornbrook, Gene Hart, Jennifer L. Ellis, Donald J. Bachman, Gary Ansell, Sarah M. Greene, Edward H. Wagner, Roy Pardee, Mark M. Schmidt, Ann M. Geiger, Amy L. Butani, Terry S. Field, Hassan Fouayzi, Irina Miroshnik, Liyan Liu, Robert Diseker, Karen Wells, Richard Krajenta, Lois E. Lamerato, and Christine Neslund Dudas