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Department of Medicine

  Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine Newsletter

  • GIM News
  • Donna L. Bishop, Editor
  • Next issue:
    October 2017
  • Submission deadline:
    September 29th, 2017
  • E-mail: Donna Bishop


  1. Albert SM, Raviotta JM, Lin CJ, Edelstein O, Smith KJ. Cost-Effectiveness of a Statewide Falls Prevention Program in Pennsylvania: Healthy Steps for Older Adults. Am J Manag Care. 2016 Oct;22:638-644. PMID: 28557514.
  2. Amin P, Buranosky R, Chang JC. Physicians' Perceived Roles, as Well as Barriers, Toward Caring for Women Sex Assault Survivors. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Jan - Feb;27(1):43-49. PMID: 27863981.
  3. Barbash IJ, Zhang H, Angus DC, Reis SE, Chang CH, Pike FR, Kahn JM. Differences in Hospital Risk-standardized Mortality Rates for Acute Myocardial Infarction When Assessed Using Transferred and Nontransferred Patients. Med Care. 2017 May;55(5):476-482. PMID: 28002203.
  4. Barnato AE, Schenker Y, Tiver G, Dew MA, Arnold RM, Nunez ER, Reynolds CF 3rd. Storytelling in the Early Bereavement Period to Reduce Emotional Distress Among Surrogates Involved in a Decision to Limit Life Support in the ICU: A Pilot Feasibility Trial. Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan;45(1):35-46. PMID: 27618273.
  5. Barnato AE, Moore R, Moore CG, Kohatsu ND, Sudore RL. Financial Incentives to Increase Advance Care Planning Among Medicaid Beneficiaries: Lessons Learned From Two Pragmatic Randomized Trials. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28450218.
  6. Becker CL, Arnold RM, Park SY, Rosenzweig M, Smith TJ, White DB, Smith KJ, Schenker Y. A cluster randomized trial of a primary palliative care intervention (CONNECT) for patients with advanced cancer: protocol and key design considerations. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Mar;54:98-104. PMID: 28104470.
  7. Berlacher K, Arnold RM, Reitschuler-Cross E, Teuteberg J, Teuteberg W. The Impact of Communication Skills Training on Cardiology Fellows' and Attending Physicians' Perceived Comfort with Difficult Conversations. J Palliat Med. 2017 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28437212.
  8. Birru Talabi M, Clowse MEB, Schwarz EB, Callegari LS, Moreland L, Borrero S. Family Planning Counseling for Women with Rheumatic Diseases. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28437837.
  9. Blosnich JR, Marsiglio MC, Dichter ME, Gao S, Gordon AJ, Shipherd JC, Kauth MR, Brown GR, Fine MJ. Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Medical Conditions Among Transgender Veterans. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Apr;52(4):491-498. PMID: 28161034.
  10. Bornemann K, Croswell E, Abaye M, Bryce CL, Chang CH, Good DS, Freehling Heiles CA, Dew MA, Boulware LE, Tevar AD, Myaskovsky L. Protocol of the KTFT-TALK study to reduce racial disparities in kidney transplant evaluation and living donor kidney transplantation. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Feb;53:52-59. PMID: 27923612.
  11. Borrero S, Callegari LS, Zhao X, Mor MK, Sileanu FE, Switzer G, Zickmund S, Washington DL, Zephyrin LC, Schwarz EB. Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use Among Women Veterans: The ECUUN Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28432564.
  12. Brosnahan G, Abebe KZ, Rahbari-Oskoui FF, Patterson CG, Bae KT, Schrier RW, Braun WE, Chapman AB, Flessner MF, Harris PC, Perrone RD, Steinman TI, Torres VE, The Halt Pkd Investigators. Effect of statin therapy on the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. A secondary analysis of the HALT PKD trials. Curr Hypertens Rev. 2017 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28460625.
  13. Bruine de Bruin W, Wallin A, Parker AM, Strough J, Hanmer J. Effects of Anti- Versus Pro-Vaccine Narratives on Responses by Recipients Varying in Numeracy: A Cross-Sectional Survey-Based Experiment. Med Decis Making. 2017 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28474962.
  14. Bulova P. Going Beyond the Checklist with Hybrid Simulation. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun;32(6):595-596. PMID: 28247167.
  15. Bump GM. Capsule Commentary on Duong et al., Exploring Physician Perspectives of Residency Holdover Handoffs: a Qualitative Study to Understand an Increasingly Important Type of Handoff. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun;32(6):682. PMID: 28243879.
  16. Bump GM, Coots N, Liberi CA, Minnier TE, Phrampus PE, Gosman G, Metro DG, McCausland JB, Buchert A. Comparing Trainee and Staff Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture. Acad Med. 2017 Jan;92(1):116-122. PMID: 27276009.
  17. Callegari LS, Zhao X, Schwarz EB, Rosenfeld E, Mor MK, Borrero S. Racial/ethnic differences in contraceptive preferences, beliefs, and self-efficacy among women veterans. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 May;216(5):504.e1-504.e10. PMID: 28063910.
  18. Callegari LS, Aiken AR, Dehlendorf C, Cason P, Borrero S. Addressing potential pitfalls of reproductive life planning with patient-centered counseling. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Feb;216(2):129-134. PMID: 27776920.
  19. Chang CH. Applications of the propensity score weighting method in psychogeriatric research: correcting selection bias and adjusting for confounders. Int Psychogeriatr. 2017 May;29(5):703-706. PMID: 28095944
  20. Chang JC, Holland CL, Tarr JA, Rubio D, Rodriguez KL, Kraemer KL, Day N, Arnold RM. Perinatal Illicit Drug and Marijuana Use. Am J Health Promot. 2017 Jan;31(1):35-42. PMID: 26559718.
  21. Cherukuri A, Salama AD, Carter CR, Landsittel D, Arumugakani G, Clark B, Rothstein DM, Baker RJ. Reduced human transitional B cell T1/T2 ratio is associated with subsequent deterioration in renal allograft function. Kidney Int. 2017 Jan;91(1):183-195. PMID: 28029430.
  22. Childers JW, Back AL, Tulsky JA, Arnold RM. REMAP: A Framework for Goals of Care Conversations. J Oncol Pract. 2017 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28445100.
  23. Chung T, Ye F, Hipwell AE, Stepp SD, Miller E, Borrero S, Hawk M. Alcohol and marijuana use in pathways of risk for sexually transmitted infection in white and black adolescent females. Subst Abus. 2017 Jan-Mar;38(1):77-81. PMID: 27897467.
  24. Cochran G, Gordon AJ, Lo-Ciganic WH, Gellad WF, Frazier W, Lobo C, Chang CH, Zheng P, Donohue JM. An Examination of Claims-based Predictors of Overdose from a Large Medicaid Program. Med Care. 2017 Mar;55(3):291-298. PMID: 27984346.
  25. Colditz JB, Ton JN, James AE, Primack BA. Toward Effective Water Pipe Tobacco Control Policy in the United States: Synthesis of Federal, State, and Local Policy Texts. Am J Health Promot. 2017 Jul;31(4):302-309. PMID: 26730559.
  26. Conroy MB, Bryce CL, McTigue KM, Tudorascu D, Gibbs BB, Comer D, Hess R, Huber K, Simkin-Silverman LR, Fischer GS. Promoting weight maintenance with electronic health record tools in a primary care setting: Baseline results from the MAINTAIN-pc trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Mar;54:60-67. PMID: 28089764.
  27. Dichter ME, Wagner C, Borrero S, Broyles L, Montgomery AE. Intimate partner violence, unhealthy alcohol use, and housing instability among women veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Psychol Serv. 2017 May;14(2):246-249. PMID: 28481611.
  28. DePasse JV, Smith KJ, Raviotta JM, Shim E, Nowalk MP, Zimmerman RK, Brown ST. Does choice of influenza vaccine type change disease burden and cost-effectiveness in the US? An agent-based modeling study. Am J Epidemiol. 2017;185:822-831. PMID: 28402385.
  29. DePasse JV, Nowalk MP, Smith KJ, Raviotta JM, Shim E, Zimmerman RK, Brown ST. Does cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccine choice vary across the U.S.? An agent-based modeling study. Vaccine. 2017 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28606814.
  30. Dewitt B, Davis A, Fischhoff B, Hanmer J. An Approach to Reconciling Competing Ethical Principles in Aggregating Heterogeneous Health Preferences. Med Decis Making. 2017 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28453945.
  31. Dodge HH, Zhu J, Hughes TF, Snitz BE, Chang CH, Jacobsen EP, Ganguli M. Cohort effects in verbal memory function and practice effects: a population-based study. Int Psychogeriatr. 2017 Jan;29(1):137-148. PMID: 27725002.
  32. Edelman K, Tudorascu D, Agudelo C, Snitz B, Karim H, Cohen A, Mathis C, Price J, Weissfeld L, Klunk W, Aizenstein H. Amyloid-Beta Deposition is Associated with Increased Medial Temporal Lobe Activation during Memory Encoding in the Cognitively Normal Elderly. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 May;25(5):551-560. PMID: 28161156.
  33. Eden EL, Rack LL, Chen LW, Bump GM. Condition Help: A Patient- and Family-Initiated Rapid Response System. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar;12(3):157-161. PMID: 28272591.
  34. Evans MW, Borrero S, Yabes J, Rosenfeld EA. Sexual Behaviors and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Male Veterans and Nonveterans. Am J Mens Health. 2017 Jul;11(4):791-800. PMID: 28625118.
  35. Farkas AH, Tilstra S, Borrero S, McNeil M. Establishing Consensus on Residency Education in Women's Health. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Jan;26(1):13-17. PMID: 27732128.
  36. Flink-Bochacki R, Meyn LA, Chen BA, Achilles SL, Chang JC, Borrero S. Examining intendedness among pregnancies ending in spontaneous abortion. Contraception. 2017 May 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28578152.
  37. Fox MD, Bump GM, Butler GA, Chen LW, Buchert AR. Making Residents Part of the Safety Culture: Improving Error Reporting and Reducing Harms. J Patient Saf. 2017 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28141697.
  38. Freeman MA, Pleis JR, Bornemann KR, Croswell E, Dew MA, Chang CH, Switzer GE, Langone A, Mittal-Henkle A, Saha S, Ramkumar M, Adams Flohr J, Thomas CP, Myaskovsky L. Has the Department of Veterans Affairs Found a Way to Avoid Racial Disparities in the Evaluation Process for Kidney Transplantation? Transplantation. 2017 Jun;101(6):1191-1199. PMID: 27482965.
  39. Freiberg MS, Chang CH, Skanderson M, et al. Association Between HIV Infection and the Risk of Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction and Preserved Ejection Fraction in the Antiretroviral Therapy Era: Results From the Veterans Aging Cohort Study. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 May 1;2(5):536-546. PMID: 28384660.
  40. Gandhoke GS, Pease M, Smith KJ, Sekula RF. Supraorbital versus endoscopic endonasal approaches for olfactory groove meningiomas: a cost-minimization study. World Neurosurg. 2017 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28408255.
  41. Gelfman LP, Kavalieratos D, Teuteberg WG, Lala A, Goldstein NE. Primary palliative care for heart failure: what is it? How do we implement it? Heart Fail Rev. 2017 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 28281018.
  42. Gellad WF, Kesselheim AS. Accelerated Approval and Expensive Drugs - A Challenging Combination. N Engl J Med. 2017 May 25;376(21):2001-2004. PMID: 28538133.
  43. Gellad WF, Good CB, Shulkin DJ. Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in the United States: Lessons From the Department of Veterans Affairs. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 May 1;177(5):611-612. PMID: 28288245.
    **Mentioned in Politico and MedPage Today.
  44. Gellad WF. Commentary on Daubresse et al. (2017): An epidemic of outdated data. Addiction. 2017 Jun;112(6):1054-1055. PMID: 28447431.
  45. Gellad WF, Cunningham FE, Good CB, Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Bair B, Roman K, Zickmund SL. Pharmacy Use in the First Year of the Veterans Choice Program: A Mixed-methods Evaluation. Med Care. 2017 Jul;55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1:S26-S32. PMID: 28221274.
  46. Gellad WF, Zhao X, Thorpe CT, Thorpe JM, Sileanu FE, Cashy JP, Mor MK, Hale J, Radomski TR, Hausmann LRM, Fine MJ, Good CB. Overlapping Buprenorphine, Opioid, and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions among Veterans Dually Enrolled in VA and Medicare Part D. Subst Abus. 2017 Jan-Mar;38(1):22-25. PMID: 27925868.
  47. Gelman A, Rosenfeld EA, Nikolajski C, Freedman LR, Steinberg JR, Borrero S. Abortion Stigma Among Low-Income Women Obtaining Abortions in Western Pennsylvania: A Qualitative Assessment. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2017 Mar;49(1):29-36. PMID: 27984674.
  48. Gordon AJ. The 40th annual meeting of AMERSA: Highlights, abstracts, and awards. Subst Abus. 2017 Jan-Mar;38(1):1. PMID: 28080324.
  49. Gordon AJ. Abstracts of the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM)-2016. Subst Abus. 2017 Jan-Mar;38(1):2. PMID: 28075715.
  50. Gordon AJ, Harding JD Jr. From education to practice: Addressing opioid misuse through health care provider training: A special issue of Substance Abuse journal. Subst Abus. 2017 Apr-Jun;38(2):119-121. PMID: 28328314.
  51. Haibach JP, Haibach MA, Hall KS, Masheb RM, Little MA, Shepardson RL, Dobmeyer AC, Funderburk JS, Hunter CL, Dundon M, Hausmann LR, Trynosky SK, Goodrich DE, Kilbourne AM, Knight SJ, Talcott GW, Goldstein MG. Military and veteran health behavior research and practice: challenges and opportunities. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb;40(1):175-193. PMID: 27678001.
  52. Hausmann LRM, Canamucio A, Gao S, Jones AL, Keddem S, Long JA, Werner R. Racial and Ethnic Minority Concentration in Veterans Affairs Facilities and Delivery of Patient-Centered Primary Care. Popul Health Manag. 2017 Jun;20(3):189-198. PMID: 27575978.
  53. Hay CM, Lefkowits C, Bakitas M, Crowley-Matoka M, Urban RR, Duska LR, Clark LH, Chen LM, Creasy SL, Schenker Y. Gynecologic oncologist views influencing referral to outpatient specialty palliative care. International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer. 2017 Mar;27(3):588-596. PMID: 28060140. PMCID: PMC5315630.
  54. Hernandez I, Smith KJ, Zhang Y. Cost-effectiveness of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation at high risk of bleeding and normal kidney function. Thromb Res. 2017 Feb;150:123-130. PMID: 27771008.
  55. Hoffman BL, Hoffman R, Wessel CB, Shensa A, Woods MS, Primack BA. Use of fictional medical television in health sciences education: a systematic review. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2017 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 28083814.
  56. Hoffman BL, Shensa A, Wessel C, Hoffman R, Primack BA. Exposure to fictional medical television and health: a systematic review. Health Educ Res. 2017 Apr 1;32(2):107-123. PMID: 28334962.
  57. Holliday CN, McCauley HL, Silverman JG, Ricci E, Decker MR, Tancredi DJ, Burke JG, Documét P, Borrero S, Miller E. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Women's Experiences of Reproductive Coercion, Intimate Partner Violence, and Unintended Pregnancy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28402692.
  58. Hughes AM, Patterson PD, Weaver MD, Gregory ME, Sonesh SC, Landsittel DP, Krackhardt D, Hostler D, Lazzara EH, Wang X, Vena JE, Salas E, Yealy DM. Teammate Familiarity, Teamwork, and Risk of Workplace Injury in Emergency Medical Services Teams. J Emerg Nurs. 2017 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28366241.
  59. Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Schroeck FR, Bekelman JE, Kahn JM, Nelson JB, Barnato AE. The early adoption of intensity-modulated radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiation treatment among older Medicare beneficiaries with prostate cancer. Cancer. 2017 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28301689
  60. Javier AD, Figueroa R, Siew ED, Salat H, Morse J, Stewart TG, Malhotra R, Jhamb M, Schell JO, Cardona CY, Maxwell CA, Ikizler TA, Abdel-Kader K. Reliability and Utility of the Surprise Question in CKD Stages 4 to 5. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28215946.
  61. Jha RM, Puccio AM, Chou SH, Chang CH, Wallisch JS, Molyneaux BJ, Zusman BE, Shutter LA, Poloyac SM, Janesko-Feldman KL, Okonkwo DO, Kochanek PM. Sulfonylurea Receptor-1: A Novel Biomarker for Cerebral Edema in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar;45(3):e255-e264. PMID: 27845954.
  62. Jha RM, Puccio AM, Okonkwo DO, Zusman BE, Park SY, Wallisch J, Empey PE, Shutter LA, Clark RS, Kochanek PM, Conley YP. ABCC8 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms are Associated with Cerebral Edema in Severe TBI. Neurocrit Care. 2017 Apr;26(2):213-224. PMID: 27677908
  63. Johnson TJ, Winger DG, Hickey RW, Switzer GE, Miller E, Nguyen MB, Saladino RA, Hausmann LR. Comparison of Physician Implicit Racial Bias Toward Adults Versus Children. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Mar;17(2):120-126. PMID: 27620844.
  64. Jonassaint CR, Gibbs P, Belnap BH, Karp JF, Abebe KK, Rollman BL. Engagement and outcomes for a computerised cognitive-behavioural therapy intervention for anxiety and depression in African Americans. BJPsych Open. 2017 Jan 2;3(1):1-5. PMID: 28058109.
  65. Jones AL, Hausmann LRM, Haas GL, Mor MK, Cashy JP, Schaefer JH, Gordon AJ. A national evaluation of homeless and nonhomeless veterans' experiences with primary care. Psychol Serv. 2017 May;14(2):174-183. PMID: 28481602.
  66. Judge CP, Borrero S. Contraceptive decision making after the 2016 US presidential election. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28366732.
  67. Juengst SB, Switzer G, Oh BM, Arenth PM, Wagner AK. Conceptual model and cluster analysis of behavioral symptoms in two cohorts of adults with traumatic brain injuries. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2017 Aug;39(6):513-524. PMID: 27750469.
  68. Kang J, O'Donnell JM, Colaianne B, Bircher N, Ren D, Smith KJ. Use of personal protective equipment among healthcare personnel: results of clinical observations and simulations. Am J Infect Control. 2017;45(1):17-23. PMID: 28065328.
  69. Kass KS, Velez-Cubian FO, Zhang WW, Toosi K, Tanvetyanon T, Rodriguez KL, Thau MR, Garrett JR, Moodie CC, Fontaine JP, Toloza EM. Effect of advanced age on peri-operative outcomes after robotic-assisted pulmonary lobectomy: Retrospective analysis of 287 consecutive cases. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Mar;8(2):102-107. PMID: 28041970.
  70. Kavalieratos D, Siconolfi DE, Steinhauser KE, Bull J, Arnold RM, Swetz KM, Kamal AH. "It Is Like Heart Failure. It Is Chronic … and It Will Kill You": A Qualitative Analysis of Burnout Among Hospice and Palliative Care Clinicians. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 May;53(5):901-910.e1. PMID: 28063867.
  71. Kazmerski TM, Borrero S, Sawicki GS, Abebe KZ, Jones KA, Tuchman LK, Weiner DJ, Pilewski JM, Orenstein DM, Miller E. Provider Attitudes and Practices toward Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Young Women with Cystic Fibrosis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28163120.
  72. Kazmerski TM, Gmelin T, Slocum B, Borrero S, Miller E. Attitudes and Decision Making Related to Pregnancy Among Young Women with Cystic Fibrosis. Matern Child Health J. 2017 Apr;21(4):818-824. PMID: 27531009.
  73. Kim H, Rajagopalan MS, Beriwal S, Smith KJ. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Stereotactic Radiosurgery Alone Versus Stereotactic Radiosurgery with Upfront Whole Brain Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2017 May 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28552517.
  74. Kimport K, Dehlendorf C, Borrero S. Patient-provider conversations about sterilization: A qualitative analysis. Contraception. 2017 Mar;95(3):227-233. PMID: 27823943.
  75. Kline TL, Korfiatis P, Edwards ME, Bae KT, Yu A, Chapman AB, Mrug M, Grantham JJ, Landsittel D, Bennett WM, King BF, Harris PC, Torres VE, Erickson BJ; CRISP Investigators. Image texture features predict renal function decline in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2017 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28532709
  76. Kohn R, Madden V, Kahn JM, Asch DA, Barnato AE, Halpern SD, Kerlin MP. Diffusion of Evidence-based Intensive Care Unit Organizational Practices. A State-Wide Analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Feb;14(2):254-261. PMID: 28076685.
  77. Koncicki HM, Unruh M, Schell JO. Pain Management in CKD: A Guide for Nephrology Providers. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Mar;69(3):451-460. PMID: 27881247.
  78. Lao PJ, Betthauser TJ, Tudorascu DL, Barnhart TE, Hillmer AT, Stone CK, Mukherjee J, Christian BT. [18 F]Nifene test-retest reproducibility in first-in-human imaging of α4β2* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Synapse. 2017 Aug;71(8). PMID: 28420041.
  79. Lao PJ, Handen BL, Betthauser TJ, Mihaila I, Hartley SL, Cohen AD, Tudorascu DL, Bulova PD, Lopresti BJ, Tumuluru RV, Murali D, Mathis CA, Barnhart TE, Stone CK, Price JC, Devenny DA, Mailick MR, Klunk WE, Johnson SC, Christian BT. Longitudinal changes in amyloid positron emission tomography and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging in the nondemented Down syndrome population. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2017 May 23;9:1-9. PMID: 28603769.
  80. Leonard S, Anderson LM, Jonassaint J, Jonassaint C, Shah N. Utilizing a Novel Mobile Health "Selfie" Application to Improve Compliance to Iron Chelation in Pediatric Patients Receiving Chronic Transfusions. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 Apr;39(3):223-229. PMID: 28099398.
  81. Levenson JC, Rollman BL, Ritterband LM, Strollo PJ, Smith KJ, Yabes JG, Moore CG, Harvey AG, Buysse DJ. Hypertension with unsatisfactory sleep health (HUSH): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Jun 6;18(1):256. PMID: 28587609.
  82. Levy S, Seale JP, Osborne VA, Kraemer KL, Alford DP, Baxter J, Finnell DS, Kunins H, Walley AY, Lewis DC, MacLane-Baeder D, Gordon AJ. The Surgeon General's Facing Addiction report: An historic document for health care. Subst Abus. 2017 Apr-Jun;38(2):122. PMID: 28328384.
  83. Lewis J, Arora G, Tudorascu DL, Hickey RW, Saladino RA, Manole MD. Acute Management of Refractory and Unstable Pediatric Supraventricular Tachycardia. J Pediatr. 2017 Feb;181:177-182.e2. PMID: 27912926.
  84. Lindell KO, Kavalieratos D, Gibson KF, Tycon L, Rosenzweig M. The palliative care needs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A qualitative study of patients and family caregivers. Heart Lung. 2017 Jan - Feb;46(1):24-29. PMID: 27871724.
  85. Marcum ZA, Gellad WF. Improving Medication Adherence: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Mar;32(3):236-237. PMID: 27848188.
  86. Mayr FB, Talisa VB, Balakumar V, Chang CH, Fine M, Yende S. Proportion and Cost of Unplanned 30-Day Readmissions After Sepsis Compared With Other Medical Conditions. JAMA. 2017 Feb 7;317(5):530-531. PMID: 28114505.
    **Featured in Forbes and other news outlets.
  87. Maziak W, Ben Taleb Z, Jawad M, Afifi R, Nakkash R, Akl EA, Ward KD, Salloum RG, Barnett TE, Primack BA, Sherman S, Cobb CO, Sutfin EL, Eissenberg T; Expert Panel on Waterpipe Assessment in Epidemiological Studies. Consensus statement on assessment of waterpipe smoking in epidemiological studies. Tob Control. 2017 May;26(3):338-343. PMID: 27165995.
  88. Meisel K, Arnold RM, Stijacic Cenzer I, Boscardin J, Smith AK. Survival, Functional Status, and Eating Ability After Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement for Acute Stroke. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28449220.
  89. Mihaila I, Hartley SL, Handen BL, Bulova PD, Tumuluru RV, Devenny DA, Johnson SC, Lao PJ, Christian BT. Leisure Activity and Caregiver Involvement in Middle-Aged and Older Adults With Down Syndrome. Intellect Dev Disabil. 2017 Apr;55(2):97-109. PMID: 28375797.
  90. Mitchell MA, Broyles LM, Pringle JL, Kraemer KL, Childers JW, Buranosky RA, Gordon AJ. Education for the mind and the heart? Changing residents' attitudes about addressing unhealthy alcohol use. Subst Abus. 2017 Jan-Mar;38(1):40-42. PMID: 27163655.
  91. Morone NE, Moore CG, Greco CM. Characteristics of Adults Who Used Mindfulness Meditation: United States, 2012. J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28084788.
  92. Mundkur ML, Gordon AJ, Kertesz SG. Will Strict Limits on Opioid Prescription Duration Prevent Addiction? Advocating for Evidence-Based Policymaking. Subst Abus. 2017 Jun 20:0. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28632485.
  93. Myaskovsky L, Gao S, Hausmann LR, Bornemann KR, Burkitt KH, Switzer GE, Fine MJ, Phillips SL, Gater D, Spungen AM, Worobey L, Boninger ML. Quality and Equity in Wheelchairs Used by Veterans. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Mar;98(3):442-449. PMID: 27713075.
  94. Myaskovsky L, Gao S, Hausmann LR, Bornemann KR, Burkitt KH, Switzer GE, Fine MJ, Phillips SL, Gater D, Spungen AM, Boninger ML. How Are Race, Cultural, and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Outcomes in Veterans With Spinal Cord Injury? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28130083.
  95. Norman MK. Twelve tips for reducing production time and increasing long-term usability of instructional video. Med Teach. 2017 May 9:1-5. PMID: 28485662.
  96. Nugent BD, Moore A; Costello A; Lewarchik AMW, Tersak JM. Partnering to optimize care of childhood cancer survivors. J Fam Pract. 2017 Apr;66(4):E1-E6. PMID: 28375395
  97. Palmer OMP, Carter M, Chang CH, Lucko N, Jackson VM, Sun Q, Xie X, Scott M, Kellum JA, Venkat A, Yende S. Effects of Transport Temperature on the Stability of Inflammatory, Hemostasis, Endothelial Function, and Oxidative Stress Plasma Biomarker Concentrations. Shock. 2017 Jun;47(6):715-719. PMID: 27879562.
  98. Parekh N, Donohue JM, Men A, Corbelli J, Jarlenski M. Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline Adherence Before and After Guideline Changes in Pennsylvania Medicaid. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan;129(1):66-75. PMID: 27926644.
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  99. Pavlov A, Kameg K, Cline TW, Chiapetta L, Stark S, Mitchell AM. Music Therapy as a Nonpharmacological Intervention for Anxiety in Patients with a Thought Disorder. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 2017;38(3):285-8. PMID: 28287863.
  100. Pena-Polanco JE, Mor MK, Tohme FA, Fine MJ, Palevsky PM, Weisbord SD. Acceptance of Antidepressant Treatment by Patients on Hemodialysis and Their Renal Providers. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Feb 7;12(2):298-303. PMID: 28126707.
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