PRC faculty are leaders in the field of health outcomes research and have been published extensively in a wide range of publications.
**Names noted in bold font indicate current and former PRC staff members.
Rattinger GB, Burcu M, Dutcher SK, Chhabra PT, Rosenberg PB, Simoni-Wastila L, Franey CS, Walker LD, Zuckerman IH. Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Dementia across Settings of Care. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2013. [Epub ahead of print]
Mullins CD, Jain R, Weir MR, Franey CS, Shih YC, Pradel FG, Bikov K, Bartlett ST. Benefits Improvement and Protection Act’s impact on transplantation rates among elderly MEDICARE beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease. Transplantation. 2013; 95(3):463-9.
McPhee LC, Badawi O, Fraser GL, Lerwick PA, Riker RR, Zuckerman IH, Franey C, Seder DB. Single-dose etomidate is not associated with increased mortality in ICU patients with sepsis: analysis of a large electronic ICU database. Critical Care Medicine. Accepted for publication 12 Aug 2012.
Rattinger GB, Burcu M, Dutcher SK, Chhabra PT, Rosenberg PB, Simoni-Wastila L, Franey CS, Walker LD, Zuckerman IH. Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Dementia across Care Settings. Accepted for Publication by Journal of American Geriatric Society (JAGS). December 2012.
Bruce Stuart; Xianghua Yin; Amy Davidoff; Linda Simoni-Wastila; Ilene Zuckerman; J Samantha Shoemaker; Jalpa Doshi. Impact of Part D Low-income Subsidies on Medication Patterns for Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes. Medical care 2012; 50(11):913-9.
Ilene H Zuckerman; Xianghua Yin; Gail B Rattinger; Stephen S Gottlieb; Linda Simoni-Wastila; Sarah A Pierce; Ting-Ying Huang; Rahul Shenolikar; Bruce Stuart. Effect of exposure to evidence-based pharmacotherapy on outcomes after acute myocardial infarction in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2012; 60(10):1854-61.
Linda Simoni-Wastila; Yu-Jung Wei; Jingjing Qian; Ilene H Zuckerman; Bruce Stuart; Thomas Shaffer; Anand A Dalal; Lynda Bryant-Comstock. Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease maintenance medication adherence with all-cause hospitalization and spending in a Medicare population. The American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy 2012; 10(3):201-10.
Gail B Rattinger; Sarah K Dutcher; Pankdeep T Chhabra; Christine S Franey; Linda Simoni-Wastila; Stephen S Gottlieb; Bruce Stuart; Ilene H Zuckerman. The effect of dementia on medication use and adherence among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic heart failure. The American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy 2012; 10(1):69-80.
Patel, K., Diamantidis, C., Zhan, M., Hsu, V.D., Walker, L.D., Gardner, J., Weir, M.R., Fink, J.C. Influence of Creatinine versus Glomerular Filtration Rate on Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Prescriptions in Chronic Kidney Disease. American Journal of Nephrology 2012; 36:19-26 (DOI:10.1159/000339439).
Chhabra PT, Rattinger GB, Dutcher SK, Hare ME, Parsons KL, Zuckerman IH. Medication reconciliation during the transition to and from long-term care settings: among patients: a systematic review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2012 Jan;8(1):60-75 [Epub ahead of print]
Davidoff AJ, Weiss Smith S, Baer MR, Ke X, Bierenbaum JM, Hendrick F, McNally DL, Gore SD. Patient and physician characteristics associated with erythropoiesis-stimulating agent use in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. Haematologica. 2012 Jan;97(1):128-32.
Diamantidis CJ, Seliger SL, Zhan M, Walker L, Rattinger GB, Hsu VD, Fink JC. A varying patient safety profile between black and nonblack adults with decreased estimated GFR. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]
Rattinger GB, Dutcher SK, Chhabra PT, Franey CS, Simoni-Wastila L, Gottlieb SS, Stuart B, Zuckerman IH.The effect of dementia on medication use and adherence among medicare beneficiaries with chronic heart failure. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2012 Feb;10(1):69-80. doi: 10.1016/j.amjopharm.2011.11.003. Epub 2012 Jan 20.
Rosenberg PB, Mielke MME, Han D, Leoutsakos JS, Lyketsos CG, Rabins PV, Zandi PP, Breitner JCS, Norton MC, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Zuckerman IH, Rattinger GB, Green RC, Corcoran D, Tschanz JT. The association of psychotropic medication use with the cognitive, functional and neuropsychiatric trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2012 February 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Zuckerman IH, Sato M, Rattinger GB, Zacker C, Stuart B. Does an increase in non-antihypertensive pill burden reduce adherence with antihypertensive drug therapy? Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. Epub 25 May 2012.
Mullins CD, Hsu VD, Cooke CE, Shelbaya A, Wallace A, Perencevich EN. Re-hospitalization rates among linezolid vs. vancomycin users. Am J Pharm Benefi ts. 2011;3(2):e1-e13
Onukwugha E, CD Mullins, VD Hsu, B Seal, A Hussain. Effect of urologists and medical oncologists on treatment in elderly men with stage IV prostate cancer. Urology. 2011 May;77(5):1088-95. Epub 2011 Mar 25.
Schneider M, Zuckerman IH, Onukwugha E, Naimish Pandya N, Seal B, Gardner JF, Mullins CD. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, April 2011, 59(40);637–646, Epub 31 Mar 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03351.x
Seliger SL, Zhang AD, Weir MR, Walker L, Hsu VD, Parsa A, Diamantidis CJ, Fink JC. Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents increase the risk of acute stroke in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney International advance online publication, 9 March 2011; doi:10.1038/ki2011.49
Weiss Smith S, Sato M, Gore SD, Baer MR, Ke X, McNally D, Davidoff A. Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents are not associated with increased risk of thrombosis in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. Haematologica. 2011 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Hanna NN, Onukwugha E, Choti MA, Davidoff AJ, Zuckerman IH, Hsu VD, Mullins CD. Comparative analysis of various prognostic nodal factors, adjuvant chemotherapy and survival among stage III colon cancer patients aged 65 and older: an analysis using SEER-Medicare data. Colorectal Disease. January 2012; 14(1) Pages: 48–55.
Rattinger GB, Mullins CD, Zuckerman IH, Onukwugha E, DeLisle S. Clinic Visits and Prescribing Patterns Among Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System Dementia Patients. The Journal Of Nutrition, Health and Aging, September 2010; 14(8): 677-83, .
Seliger SL, Fox K, Gandra SR, Bradbury B, Hsu VD, Walker L, Chiou CF, Fink JC. Timing of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) initiation and adverse outcomes in non-dialysis CKD: a propensity-matched observational study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;5:882-888.
Chapin E, Zhan M, Hsu VD, Seliger SL, Walker LD, Fink JC. Adverse safety events in chronic kidney disease: the frequency of "multiple hits." Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2009; doi: 10.2215/CJN.06210909.
Einhorn LM, Zhan M, Hsu VD, Walker LD, Moen MF, Seliger SL, Weir MR, Fink JC. The frequency of hyperkalemia and its significance in chronic kidney disease. Arch Intern Med 2009; 169 (12):1156-1162.
Fink JC, Brown J, Hsu VD, Seliger SL, Walker L, Zhan M. Chronic kidney disease as an under-recognized threat to patient safety. Am J Kidney Dis 2009; 53:681-688.
Davidoff AJ, Rapp T, Onukwugha E, Zuckerman IH, Hanna N, Pandya N, Mullins CD. Trends in disparities in receipt of adjuvant therapy for elderly stage III colon cancer patietns: the rolde of the medical oncologist evaluation. Medical Care. 2009 Dec, 47(12):1229-36, .
Gruber-Baldini A, Stuart BC, Zuckerman IH, Hsu VD, Boockvar KS, Zimmerman S, Kittner SJ, Quinn CC, Hebel R, May C, Magaziner JS. Sensitivity of nursing home cost comparisons to method of dementia diagnosis ascertainment. Int J Alzheimers Dis 2009, Volume 2009; Article ID 780720, 10 pages. doi:10.4061/2009/780720.
Moen MF, Zhan M, Hsu VD, Walker LD, Einhorn LM, Seliger SL, Fink JC. The frequency of hypoglycemia and its significance in chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2009; doi:10.2215/CJN.00800209.
Onukwugha E, Zuckerman, IH, McNally, D, Coyne, KS, Vats, V, Mullins, CD. The total economic burden of overactive bladder in the United States: a disease-specific approach. Am J Manag Care 2009;15:S90-S97.
Otsuki M, Eakin MN, Rand CS, Butz AM, Hsu VD, Zuckerman, IH, Ogborn J, Bilderback A, Riekert KA. Adherence feedback to improve asthma outcomes among inner-city children: a randomized trial. Pediatrics 2009, 124: 1513-1521.
Rattinger GB, Bero LA. Factors associated with results and conclusions of trials of thiazolidinediones. PLoS One. Jun 8 2009, 4(6):e5826
Zuckerman, IH, Rapp, T, Onukwugha E, Davidoff, A, Choti, MA, Gardner, J, Seal, B, Mullins, CD. Effect of age on survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in elderly stage III colon cancer patients. J Am Geriatr Soc 2009 Jun 25 209[Epub ahead of print].
Butz AM, Thompson RE, Tsoukleris MG, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Mudd K, Zuckerman IH, Bollinger ME. Seasonal patterns of controller and rescue medication dispensed in underserved children with asthma. J Asthma 2008;45(9), 800-806.
Korelitz JJ, Zito JM, Gavin NI, Masters MN, McNally D, Irwin DE, Kelleher K, Bethel J, Xu Y, Rubin J, Mattison DR. Asthma-related medication use among children in the United States. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008;100: 222-229.
Mullins CD, Rattinger GB, Kuznik A, Koren MJ. Cost-effectiveness of atorvastatin treatment in high risk patients compared to usual care in a post-generic statin market: economic analysis of the ALLIANCE trial. Clinical Therapeutics. 2008; 30:2204- 2216.
Seliger SL, Zhan M, Hsu VD, Walker LD, Fink JC. Chronic kidney disease adversely influences patient safety. J Am Soc Nephrol 2008;19:2414-2419.
Zito JM, Safer DJ, Sai D, Gardner JF, Thomas D, Coombes P, Dubowski M, Mendez-Lewis M. Psychotropic medication patterns among youth in foster care. Pediatrics 2008;121: e157-e163.
Zito JM, Safer DJ, de Jong-van den Berg LTW, Janhsen K, Fegert JM, Gardner JF, Glaeski G, Valluri SC. A three-country comparison of psychotropic mediation prevalence in youth. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Mental Health 2008;2:26.
Fink JC, Hsu VD, Zhan M, Walker LD, Mullins CD, Jones-Burton C, Langenberg P, Seliger SL. Center effects in anemia management of dialysis patients. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2007;18:646-653.
Spolter YS, Seliger SL, Zhan M, Hsu VD, Walker LD, Fink JC. The relationship between dialysis performance measures: adequacy and anemia management. American Journal of Kidney Disease. 2007;50:774-781.
Zito JM, Safer DJ, Valluri S, Gardner JF, Korelitz JJ, Mattison DR: Psychotherapeutic medication prevalence in Medicaid-insured preschoolers. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2007;17:195-203.
Zuckerman IH, Sato M, Hsu VD, Hernandez JJ. Validation of a method for identifying nursing home admissions using administrative claims. BMC Health Services Research. 2007;7:202.
Butz AM, Tsoukleris M, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Mudd K, Zuckerman IH, Bollinger ME. Patterns of inhaled anti-inflammatory medication use in young underserved children with asthma. Pediatrics 2006;118;2504-2513.
Butz AM, Tsouklesis M, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Zuckerman I, Mudd K, Thompson RE, Rand C, Bollinger MB. Effectiveness of nebulizer use targeted asthma education on underserved children with asthma. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2006;160:622-628.
Chauncey DM, Mullins CD, Tran BV, McNally D, McEwan RN. Medication access through patient assistance programs. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2006;63(13):1254-1259.
Mudd K, Bollinger ME, Hsu VD, Donithan M, Butz A. Pharmacy fill patterns in young, urban children with persistent asthma. Journal of Asthma. 2006;43:597-600.
Simoni-Wastila L, Singhal PK, Briesacher B, Zuckerman IH, Hsu VD. National estimates of exposure to prescription drugs with addiction potential in community-dwelling elders. Substance Abuse. 2006;26(1):35-44.
Zito JM., Safer DJ, Gardner JF, Soeken K, Ryu J. Anticonvulsant Treatment for Psychiatric and Seizure Indications Among Youths. Psychiatric Services. 2006;57(5):681-685.
Zito JM, Tobi H, de Jong-van den Berg LTW, Fegert JM, Safer DJ, Janhsen K, Hansen DG, Gardner JF, Glaeske G. Antidepressant prevalence for youths: a multi-national comparison. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2006; 15(11): 793-798.
Cluxton RJ, Li Z, Heaton PC, Weiss SR, Zuckerman IH, Moomaw CJ, Hsu VD, Rodriguez EM. Impact of regulatory labeling for troglitazone and rosiglitazone on hepatic enzyme monitoring compliance findings from the state of Ohio Medicaid program. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2005;14:1-9.
dosReis S, Zito JM, Safer DJ, Gardner JF, Puccia KB, Owens PL. Multiple psychotropic medication use for youth: A two state comparison. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2005;15(2):68-77.
Jones-Burton C, Seliger SL, Brown J, Stackiewicz L, Hsu VD, Fink JC. Racial variations in erythropoietic response to epoetin alfa in chronic kidney disease and the impact of smoking. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2005;20:2739-2745.
Mullins CD, DeVries AR, Hsu VD, Meng FL, Palumbo FB. Variability and growth in specialty pharmaceuticals expenditures. Health Affairs. Health Affairs 2005;24:1117-1127.
Stuart BS, Gruber-Baldini AL, Fahlman C, Quinn CC, Burton LB, Zuckerman IH, Hebel JR, Zimmerman S, Singhal PK, Magaziner J. Medicare cost differences between nursing home patients admitted with and without dementia. The Gerontologist 2005;45(4):505-515.
Zito JM, Safer DJ, Zuckerman IH, Gardner JF, Soeken K. Effect of Medicaid eligibility category on racial disparities in the use of psychotropic medications among youths. Psychiatric Services 2005;56(2):157-163.
Hillman JJ, Zuckerman IH, Lee E. The impact of the Women's Health Initiative on hormone replacement therapy in a Medicaid program. Journal of Women's Health 2004;13(9):986-992.
Lee E, McNally DL, Zuckerman IH. Evaluation of a physician-focused educational intervention on Medicaid children with asthma. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2004;38:961-966.
Mullins CD, Cooke JL, Wang J, Shaya FT, Hsu VD, Brooks S. Disparities in prevalence rates for lung, colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers in Medicaid. Journal of the National Medical Association 2004;96(6):809-816.
Mullins CD, Shaya FT, Flowers LR, Saunders E, Johnson W, Wong W. Health care cost of analgesic use in hypertensive patients. Clinical Therapeutics 2004;26(2):285-293.
Mullins CD, Snyder SE, Wang J, Cooke JL, Baquet C. Economic Disparities in Treatment Costs among Ambulatory Medicaid Cancer Patients. Journal of the National Medical Association 2004;96(12):1565-1574.
Mullins CD, Wang J, Cooke JL, Blatt L, Baquet CR. Longitudinal versus cross-sectional methodology for estimating the economic burden of breast cancer. A pilot study. Pharmacoeconomics 2004;22(5):285-291.
Safer DJ, Zito JM, Gardner JF. Comparative prevalence of psychotropic medications among youths enrolled in the SCHIP and privately insured youths. Psychiatric Services 2004;55(9):1049-1051.
Zuckerman IH, Menis M, McNally DL, Layne BA, Mullins CD. Intervention for decreasing excessive acetaminophen use in Pennsylvania Medicaid recipients. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 2004;61(22):2410-2414.
Zuckerman IH, Weiss SR, McNally DL, Layne B, Mullins CD, Wang J. Impact of an educational intervention for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction on Medicaid drug use and cost. American Journal of Managed Care 2004;10:493-500.
Cohen LA, Magder LS, Manski RJ, Mullins CD. Hospital admissions associated with nontraumatic dental emergencies in a Medicaid population. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2003;21:540-544.
Cohen LA, Manski RJ, Magder LS, Mullins CD. A Medicaid population's use of physicians' offices for dental problems. American Journal of Public Health 2003;93:1297-1301.
Doshi JA, Zuckerman IH, Picot SJ, Wright JT, Hill-Westmoreland EE. Antihypertensive use and adherence and blood pressure stress response among black caregivers and non-caregivers. Applied Nursing Research 2003;16(4):266-277.
Shaya FT, Blume S, Mullins CD. Increases in patient co-pays outpaced overall drug spending in 2001. Spotlight in Maryland - Issue Brief -Maryland Health Care Commission. September 2003.
Shaya FT, Blume S, Mullins CD. Patient liability for prescriptions: trends in Maryland, methodology and results. Report to the Maryland Health Care Commission. October 2003.
Simoni-Wastila L, Singhal PK, Hsu VD, Gardner J, Briesacher B, Zuckerman IH. Potentially problematic drug use in community-dwelling elders: Report to Johnson, Bassin and Shaw, Inc. 2003.
Stuart B, Kamal-Bahl S, Briesacher B, Lee E, Doshi J, Zuckerman IH, Verovsky I, Beers MH, Erwin G, Friedley N. Trends in the prescription of inappropriate drugs for the elderly between 1995 and 1999. American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy 2003;1:61-74.
Stuart B, Singhal PK, Magder LS, Zuckerman IH. How robust are health plan quality indicators to data loss? A Monte Carlo simulation study of pediatric asthma treatment. Health Services Research 2003; 38(6):1547-1561.
Zito JM, Safer DJ, dosReis S, Gardner JF, Madger L, Soeken K, Boles M, Lynch F, Riddle MA. Psychotropic practice patterns for youth. A 10-year perspective. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2003;157:17-25.
Ammerman DK, Zuckerman IH, Hsu VD. Drug interactions with erythromycin and clarithromycin among Maryland Medicaid long-term care facility residents. Consultant Pharmacist 2000;15:67-73.
Blaisdell CJ, Weiss SR, Kimes DS, Levie ER, Myers M, Timmins S, Bollinger ME. Using seasonal variations in asthma hospitalizations in children to predict Hospitalization frequency. Journal of Asthma 2002;39(7):567-575.
Cohen LA, Manski RJ, Magder LS, Mullins CD. Dental visits to hospital emergency departments by adult receiving Medicaid. Journal of the American Dental Association 2002;133:715-724.
Lee E, Zuckerman IH, Weiss SR. Patterns of pharmacotherapy and counseling for osteoporosis management in visits to US ambulatory care physicians by women. Archives of Internal Medicine 2002;162(20):2362-2366.
Maryland Asthma Control Program. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Family Health Administration. Asthma in Maryland 2002.
Weiss SR, Zuckerman IH, Huang X, Hsu VD. Clinical correlates of estrogen replacement therapy use and duration of use among Medicaid recipients. Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Med 2001;10(8):811-819.
Zuckerman IH, Stuart B, Magder LS, Bollinger ME, Weiss SR. Adherence to asthma treatment guidelines among children in the Maryland Medicaid program. Current Therapeutic Research 2000;61:912-924.
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