Presentations and Posters

Faculty in PRC have presented on a wide range of topics related to health outcomes research.

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2015

Chirikov VV, Shaya FT, Onukwugha E, Mullins CD, dosReis S, Howell CD. Tree-Based Claims Algorithm for Measuring Pre-Treatment Quality Of Care In Medicare Disabled Hepatitis C Patients. Poster. AACP Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD. July 11-15, 2015

Y Tsang, S Tom, E Onukwugha. IS VISUAL IMPAIREMENT ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED HOSPITALIZATION? A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY OF COMMUNITY-DWELLING MEDICARE BENEFICIARES. ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA, USA.  May 2015. (Poster)

SK Ampaabeng and E Onukwugha.  PATIENT RACE/ETHNICITY, PERCEIVED QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND HOSPITALIZATIONS: AN INVESTIGATION USING THE MEDICAL EXPENDITURE PANEL SURVEY.  Author affiliation for Dr. Ampaabeng:  IMPAQ International. ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA, USA.  May 2015. (Poster)

J Jayasekera, E Onukwugha et al. RACIAL VARIATION IN THE CLINICAL AND ECONOMIC BURDEN OF SKELETAL-RELATED EVENTS AMONG ELDERLY MEN WITH STAGE IV METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER. ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA, USA.  May 2015. (Poster)

C Yong, E Onukwugha et al. COMORBIDITY BURDEN AND INCREMENTAL COST OF FRACTURES IN MEDICARE MEN WITH NON-METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER TREATED WITH ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION THERAPY. ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA, USA.  May 2015. (Poster)

Jayasekera J., Onukwugha E., Harrington D., Tom S., Pradel F., Naslund M., The Use of County-Level Composite Measures of Socioeconomic Status and Health Services Supply to Investigate Geographic Disparities in Prostate Cancer Incidence and Stage at Diagnosis.  Academy Health’s 2015 Annual Research Meeting (ARM), June 14-16, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN.

2014

Yong C and E Onukwugha. Impact of physician visits on bone density testing in men with prostate cancer who receive androgen deprivation therapy.

Onukwugha E and J Jayasekera. Racial disparities in context: A multilevel analysis of conservative management in men with low risk prostate cancer.

Jayasekera J and E Onukwugha. Racial disparities in context: A multilevel analysis of early treatment patterns among men with high risk prostate cancer.

Yu-Jung Wei, Linda Simoni-Wastila, Judith A. Lucas, Nicole Brandt, Patience Moyo, Ting-Ying J. Huang, Ilene H. Zuckerman. Mortality Risk of Antipsychotic Dose and Duration in Nursing Home Residents with Severe Mental Illness, Delirium, or Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia. AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA. June 08-10, 2014.

2013:

Huang TJ, Wei YJ, Luong M, Franey C, Moyo P, Brandt N, Zuckerman IH, Simoni-Wastila L. Psychopharmacological Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents with Delirium. The 29th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management. Montreal, Canada. August 25-28, 2013. Oral presentation.

Huang TJ, Wei YJ, Moyo P, Zuckerman IH, Lucas J, Simoni-Wastila L. Association of Behavioral Symptom Improvement with Mortality among Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. The 29th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management. Montreal, Canada. August 25-28, 2013. Poster presentation

Albrecht JS, Zuckerman I, Liu X, Smith GS, Baumgarten M, Langenberg P, Gambert S, Walker LD. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults Following Hospital Discharge: A National Analysis. The 66th Annual Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Scientific Meeting. November 20-24, 2013.

Kiptanui Z, Zuckerman I, Rajakannan T, Palmer J. Concomitant Use of Opioids and CNS Depressant Medication in Older Adults. The 66th Annual Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Scientific Meeting. November 20-24, 2013.

Lisa Lebovitz, JD; Andrew Coop, PhD; Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD; Ilene Zuckerman, PharmD, PhD. Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences: An Innovative, Interdisciplinary Approach to Educating Both Students and Faculty School Poster at AACP Meeting in Chicago July 13-July 17, 2013 (poster).

Li M, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Proxy Response Bias in Assessing Health and Functional Status among Medicare Beneficiaries (poster)

Wei, Y, Simoni-Wastila L, Huang T, Moyo P, Franey C, Zuckerman I. Impact of Psychopharmacological Medication Use and Quality on Mortality among Medicare Nursing Home Residents (poster)

Moyo P, Huang T, Wei Y, Simoni-Wastila L, Yang J, Woods C. Opioid-Related Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions in Maryland (poster)

Woods C, Luong M, Palumbo F, Slavin D, Pamer C, Palmer J, Zuckerman I. Patient-Prescriber Agreements: Current Issues and Approaches

Jayasekera J, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Antidepressant Use and Falls among Community-Dwelling Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries (poster)

Khokhar B, Zuckerman I, Stuart B. Preventable Hospitalization Rates among Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Hispanics in Medicare: Analysis using the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (poster)

Huang T, Wei Y, Simoni-Wastila L, Moyo P, Zuckerman I, Lucas J. Influence of Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Use on Mortality among Medicare Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (poster)

Shen X, Zuckerman I, Stuart B. Trends in Moderate to Severe Pain and Under-Treatment for Pain among Medicare Beneficiaries in Nursing Homes, 2006-2009 (poster)

Ng X, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Factors associated with influenza vaccination in the elderly, diabetic Medicare population (Poster).

Tai MH, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Deleterious effects of Medicaid prescription drug limits on cost related medication non-adherence (Poster).

Palmer J, Dutcher S, Rattinger G, Walker L, Liu X, Shen X, Zuckerman I. Trends in use of medications with anticholinergic properties among Medicare beneficiaries with dementia residing in nursing homes (Poster).

Yong C, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Use of diabetes self-management education and its effectiveness in the Medicare population (Poster).

Shen X, Zuckerman I, Stuart B. Annual prevalence and trend of moderate to severe pain and undertreatment for pain in nursing homes in years 2006-2009 (Poster).

Moyo P, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Trends in prescription opioid use among Medicare Part D enrollees, 2007 to 2009 (Poster).

Qian J, Simoni-Wastila L, Rattinger G, Lehman S, Langenberg P, Zuckerman I, Terrin M. Associations of depression diagnosis and antidepressant treatment with mortality among young and disabled Medicare beneficiaries with COPD (Podium).

Minghui L, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. Proxy response bias in assessing health and functional status among Medicare beneficiaries (Poster).

Moyo P, Huang T-Y, Wei Y-J, Yang J, Woods C, Simoni-Wastila L. Opioid-Related Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions in Maryland (Poster).

Moyo P, Stuart B, Zuckerman IH. Trends in Prescription Opioid Use among Medicare Part D Enrollees, 2007 to 2009 (Poster).

Hung A, Stuart B, Zuckerman I. The Effect of HMO Enrollment on Mammographic Screening in the Medicare Population (Poster).

Shen X, Zuckerman I, Stuart B. Trends in Pain and under-treatment of pain among Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes, 2006-2009 (Poster).

2012

Amer M. Zeidan, Steven D. Gore, Franklin Hendrick, Erika Friedmann, Maria R. Baer, Medha Sasane, Carole Paley, Diane L. McNally, and Amy J. Davidoff. Deferasirox Is Associated with Reduced Mortality Risk in a Medicare Population with Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center. December 10, 2012.

Amer M. Zeidan, MD, Steven D. Gore, MD, Diane L. McNally, BSPharm, M.S., Maria R. Baer, M.D., Franklin Hendrick, B.S., Dalia Mahmoud, MBA and Amy J. Davidoff, M.S., Ph.D. Lenalidomide Performance in the Real World: Patterns of Utilization and Effectiveness in a Medicare Population with Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Poster Presentation at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center. December 10, 2012.

L Simoni-Wastila, Y Wei, CS Franey, M Luong, GB Rattinger, T Huang, IH Zuckerman, JA Lucas. Antipsychotic and Other Psychopharmacological Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents with Delirium. Poster Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. November 14-18, 2012.

N Capogna, IH Zuckerman, CS Franey, CM Lilly, O Badawi, SK Dutcher, M Al-Jawadi, GB Rattinger. Adherence to ICU Best Practice Guidelines in Older Adults. Poster Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. November 14-18, 2012.

GB Rattinger, SK Dutcher, PT Chhabra, IH Zuckerman, P Langenberg, L Simoni-Wastila, LD Walker. Burden of Medications with Anticholinergic Effects Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia. Poster Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. November 14-18, 2012.

M Burcu, GB Rattinger, M Luong, SK Dutcher, IH Zuckerman, L Simoni-Wastila, CS Franey. Variations in Medication Use Patterns Among Dementia Patients Across Care-Settings. Poster Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. November 14-18, 2012.

L Simoni-Wastila, M Luong, Y Wei, CS Franey, GB Rattinger, T Huang, IH Zuckerman, N Brandt. Quality of Psychopharmacological Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents. Poster Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. November 14-18, 2012.

Dutcher S, Rattinger G, Zuckerman I, Chhabra P, Langenberg P, Simoni-Wastila L, Franey C, Walker L. The Relationship between Medications for Dementia Management and Functional Status among Nursing Home Residents. Poster Presentation at AcademyHealth, Orlando, FL. June 2012.

Qian J, Simoni-Wastila L, Rattinger G, Zuckerman I, Lehmann S, Langenberg P, Terrin M. Influence of Comorbid Depression and Antidepressant Treatment on Mortality for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by SSDI-eligibility.  Poster Presentation at AcademyHealth, Orlando, FL. June 2012.

Rattinger GB, Dutcher SK, Zuckerman IH, Chhabra PT, Langenberg P, Simoni_Wastila L, Walker LD, Franey CS. How does the Use of Medications for Dementia Management Influence Cognition among Nursing Home Residents? Accepted Podium Presentation at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; July 2012.

Rattinger GB, Burcu M, Zuckerman IH, Dutcher, SK, Chhabra PT, Simoni_Wastila L, Walker LD, Franey CS.  Racial Variations in Medication Use Among Dementia Patients. Accepted Poster Presentation at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; July 2012.

Simoni-Wastila L, Wei J, Franey CS, Luong M, Rattinger GB, Zuckerman IH, Brandt N, Huang T.  Psychopharmacological Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents: Prevalence, Patterns and Indications of Use. Accepted Poster Presentation at AcademyHealth 2012 Long-Term Care Interest Group Colloquium, Orlando, FL. June, 2012

Zuckerman I, Rattinger G, Pierce S, Gottlieb S, Simoni-Wastila L, Shenolikar R, Huang T, Stuart B. Impact of Adherence to Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy on Outcomes Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Older Adults. Poster Presentation at AcademyHealth, Orlando, FL. June 2012.

2010

Dutcher SK, Rattinger GB, Zuckerman IH, Simoni-Wastila L, Yang HW, Qian J, Stuart B. Impact of Dementia on Drug Use Patterns among Medicare Beneficiaries with Congestive Heart Failure. Accepted Podium Presentation at Gerontology Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2010.

Franey C, Rattinger GB, Schneider M, Zuckerman IH.  Osteoporosis treatment patterns and fracture risk among older women:  when are women treated in conventional practice?  Presented at the Women's Health 2010:  The 18th Annual Congress, Washington, DC. March 26-28, 2010

Dutcher SK, Rattinger GB, Zuckerman IH, Simoni-Wastila L, Yang HW, Qian J, Stuart B. Impact of Dementia on Drug Use Patterns among Medicare Beneficiaries with Congestive Heart Failure. Accepted Podium Presentation at Gerontology Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2010.

Lepisto EM, Tangirala M, Vandergrift JL, McClure JS, McNally DL, Mullins CD, Seal BS. Concordance to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) clinical practice guideline (GL) drug therapy recommendations for metastatic breast cancer: An analysis from the commercial managed care claims database PharMetrics. Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL. June 2010.

McNally DL, Seal B, Vandergrift JL, Mullins CD, Lepisto EM, McClure JS, Tangirala M. Concordance to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Clinical Practice Guidelines (GL) for imaging work-up of patients with metastatic breast cancer: An analysis from the commercial managed care claims PharMetrics (PM) and SEER/Medicare (SM) Databases.  Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL. June 2010

Rattinger GB, Mullins CD, Zuckerman IH, Onukwugha E, Walker L, DeLisle S. Clinical Decision Support at Time of Prescribing To Decrease Inappropriate Antibiotics Prescribing for Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections. Poster Presentation at American Thoracic Society 2010 International Conference, May 18, 2010.

Yang HW, Simoni-Wastila L, Rattinger GB, Zuckerman IH, Lehmann S, Qian J, Dutcher SK, Stuart B. Impact of Comorbid Dementia on Antidepressant Utilization in Medicare Population with Depression. Accepted Podium Presentation at Gerontology Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA. November 2010.

Zuckerman IH, Onukwugha E, Gardner J, McNally DL, Seal BS, Mullins CD. Characteristics of Triple Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer Among Older Women: A Population-Based Analysis. Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology ,  Chicago, IL. June 2010.

2009

Adams JL, Fink JC, Seliger SL, Walker L, Hsu VD, Fox KM, Bradbury BD, Gandra SR. Modeling of the decision to treat anemic chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with transfusion of ESAs. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Hollywood, CA. October 18-21, 2009.

Fink JC, Seliger SL, Fox K, Gandra SR, Walker L, Hsu VD, Bradbury B, Adams JL. Center effects on anemia management of patients with CKD-related anemia.  Presented at the American Society of Nephrology Meeting, San Diego, CA.  October 27-November 1, 2009.

McNally D, Zuckerman IH, Pandya N, Gardner J, Onukwugha E, Seal B, Mullins CD.  Patient characteristics associated with use of monoclonal antibody treatment in women with metastatic breast cancer:  a population-based analysis.  Presented at the 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX.  December 9-13, 2009.

Mullins CD, Hsu VD, Cooke, C, Shelbaya A, Wallace A, Perencevich E. Linezolid vs. vancomycin:  re-hospitalization rates among patients with pneumonia, staphylococcal infection, and skin and soft tissue infection.  Presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of American, Phailadelphia, PA.  October 29-November 1, 2009.

Mullins CD, Hsu VD, Shorr A, Cooke C, Shelbaya A, Perencevich E. Linezolid versus vancomycin health and economic outcomes:  a retrospective database study of 11,018 infection-related hospitalization treatment episodes. Presented at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Helsinki, Finland.  May 16-19, 2009.

Rattinger GB, DeLisle S, Onukwugha E, Mullins CD. Prescribing patterns among dementia patients at the VeteransAffairs Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS). Podium presentation at  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 14th Annual International Meeting - May 19, 2009.

Schneider M, Zuckerman IH, Pandya N, McNally D, Gardner J, Onukwugha E, Seal B, Mullins CD.  Taxane treatment in women with stage IV metastatic breast cancer.  Presented at the 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX. December 9-13, 2009.

Schneider M, Fan F, Franey C, Sajjan S, Zuckerman IH. Incidence of falls and its impact on fracture risk among post-menopausal women with osteoporosis: Results from an EMR database. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Health’s, Denver, CO. September 11-15, 2009.

Seliger SL, Fox KM, Gandra SR, Hsu VD, Fink JC. Differences in hospitalization between early versus delayed initiation of ESAs in chronic kidney disease patients not on dialysis.  Presented at the ASHP 2009 Midyear Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.  December 6-10, 2009.

Seliger SL, Walker L, Hsu VD, Fink JC.  Trends in iodinated contrast and gadolinium-based contrast exposure in a national CKD cohort:  2002-2006. Presented at the American Society of Nephrology Meeting, San Diego, CA.  October 27-November 1, 2009.

Seliger SL, Fox K, Gandra SR, Bradbury B, Hsu VD, Walker L, Chiou CF, Fink JC. Propensity-matched analysis of early versus delayed initiation of ESAs in stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease (CKD). Presented at the American Society of Nephrology Meeting, San Diego, CA. October 27-November 1, 2009.

Zuckerman IH, Schneider M, Pandya N, McNally D, Gardner J, Onukwugha E, Seal B, Mullins CD.  Chemotherapy treatment and survival in estrogen receptor negative metastatic breast cancer:  a population-based analysis.  Presented at the 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX. December 9-13, 2009.

2008

Davidoff A, Choti MA, Zuckerman IH, Obeidat N, Onukwugha E, Sullivan P, Gardner J, Mullins CD, Hanna N.  Is there evidence of diminishing disparities in use of adjuvant chemotherapy among elderly Stage III colon cancer patients?  Presented at the 2008 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Orlando, FL.  January 25-28, 2008.

Onukwugha E, Hanna N, Mullins CD, Sullivan P, Zuckerman IH, Hsu VD, Choti MA.  The benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in stage III colon cancer patients with multiple positive nodes: a population-based analysis.  Presented at the 2008 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Orlando, FL.  January 25-28, 2008.

Simoni-Wastila L, Shaffer T, Hsu VD, Mullins CD, Qian J, Yang HWK, Chen CC, Kim E, Whitehead R. Antipsychotic metabolic propensity and polytherapy: influence on hospitalization. Presented at the ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. May 3-7, 2008.

Tommasello AC, Dailey V, Wei YJ, Hsu VD,  Treherne L, Flaim C.  HAART prescribing is significantly associated with housing status.  Presented at the National Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit III, Baltimore, MD.  March 5-7, 2008.

Tsoukleris MG, Hsu, VD, Bollinger ME, Land CL, Walker  J, Vibbert CL, Butz AM. One item screening to identify high risk children with asthma? Presented at the American Thoracic Society 2008 Meeting, Toronto International Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada. May 16-21, 2008.

Zito JM, Kouzis A, Gardner JF, Korelitz J, Mattison D. Sociodemographic determinants of psychotropic medication use in a Medicaid-insured youth population. Presented at AcademyHealth, Washington, DC, June 8-10, 2008.

Zito JM, Valluri S, Hundley SC, Safer DJ, Gardner JF, Maneval M, Korelitz JJ, McNally DL, Taylor-Zapata P, Mattison DR. Impact of comorbid disruptive disorders on pharmacotherapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in publicly-insured US youth. Presented at the International Society of Pharmacoepidiemiology Society, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 17-20, 2008.

Zuckerman I, Mullins D, Seal B, Sullivan P, Rapp T, Davidoff A, Gardner J, Obeidat N, Pandya N, Choti M. Effect of age on survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in elderly stage III colon cancer patients: a population-based analysis. Presented at the 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. May 30-June 3, 2008.

2007

Frequency of medication usage in the pediatric population. National Institute of Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD. Contract NO. GS-23F-8144H. Task Order No. HHSN275200403388C.6100 Executive Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-7510. September 2007.

Seliger SL, Hsu VD, Walker L, Fink JC. Factors associated with incident Eythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent (ESA) use in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Poster presentation at the American Society of Nephrology Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 31-November 5, 2007

Seliger SL, Hsu VD, Walker L, Fink JC. Frequency of higher hemoglobins (Hb) among veterans with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESA): Findings from the National Veterans Health Administration (VHA) database. Poster presentation at the American Society of Nephrology Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 31-November 5, 2007.

Seliger SL, Hsu VD, Walker L, Fink JC. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and patient safety indicators. Podium presentation at the American Society of Nephrology meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 31-November 5, 2007

Seliger SL, Hsu VD, Walker L, Fink JC.  Trends in prevalence and management of anemia in chronic kidney disease in the Veterans Health Administration.  Poster presentation at the National Kidney Foundation 2007 Spring Clinical Meetings, Orlando, FL. April 13-17, 2007.

Tai K, Tsoukleris MG, Hsu VD, Zuckerman IH, Bollinger ME, Mudd K, Donithan M, Butz AM.  Utilization of non-traditional and alternative therapies in inner city under-served children with asthma.  Podium presentation at the 2007 American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. February 23-27, 2007.

Tsoukleris MG, Hsu VD, Vibbert CL, Bollinger ME, Butz AM.  Asthma controller awareness, knowledge, health beliefs and behaviors.  Poster presentation at the 2007 American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. February 23-27, 2007.

Vibbert CL, Butz AM, Tsoukleris MG, Hsu VD, Bollinger ME.  Does use of asthma controllers really indicate asthma “control”?  Podium presentation at the 2007 American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. February 23-27, 2007.

Valluri SC, Zito JM, Safer, DJ, Gardner JF, McNally DL, Korelitz JJ, Mattison DR. Psychotherapeutic medication prevalence in Medicaid-insured preschoolers. Poster presentation at the 135th Annual Meeting of APHA, Washington, DC. November 3-7, 2007.

Zito JM, Safer DJ, Ferget JM,  de Jon van den Berg LTW, Janhsen K, Gardner JF, Ryu J. A multinational comparison of psychotropic prevalence in youth. Poster presentation at the 54th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston, MA. October 23-28, 2007.

Zito JM, Safer DJ, Sai D, Gardner JF, Valluri SC,  Thomas D, Coomnes P, Dubowski M, Mendex-Lewis M. Psychotherapeutic medication patterns amongst foster care youths. Poster presentation at the 54th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston, MA. October 23-28, 2007.

Zito JM, Safer DJ, Valluri SC, Gardner JF, Korelitz JJ, Mattison DR.  Psychotherapeutic medication prevalence in Medicaid-insured preschoolers. Podium presentation at the 2007 Child Health Services Research Meeting, Orlando, FL. June 2, 2007.

Zito JM, Korelitz JJ, Valluri SC, Gardner JF, Bethel, J, Mattison, DR. Comparing medication use prevalence estimates from US claims data by two methods. Poster presentation at the 23rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management, Quebec City, Canada. August 19-22, 2007.

Zuckerman IH, Sato M, Hsu VD, Hernandez JJ.  Validation of a method for identifying nursing home admissions using administrative claims.  Poster presentation at The Gerontological Society of America 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA.  November 16-20, 2007.

Older Presentations

2006

Frequency of Medication Usage in the Pediatric Population.  National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  Contract No. GS-23F-8144H. Task Order No. HHSN275200403388C. 6100 Executive Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-7510.  October 31, 2006.

Bollinger MB, Boldt A, Mudd K, Manning A, Tsoukleris M, Hsu VD, Butz AM.  Prescription fill patterns in underserved children with asthma.  Podium presentation at the 2006 American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL.  March 3-7, 2006.

Mudd K, Bollinger MB, Hsu VD, Butz AM.  Asthma medication use in young inner-city asthmatic children.  Podium presentation at the 2006 American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL.  March 3-7, 2006.

Tai K, Tsoukleris MG, Zuckerman IH, Bollinger MB, Mudd K, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Butz AM.  Utilization of non-traditional and alternative therapies in inner city under-served children with asthma.  Poster presentation at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Graduate Student Research Day, Baltimore, MD.  May 17, 2006.

2005

Frequency of Medication Usage in the Pediatric Population. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Contract No. GS-23F-8144H. Task Order No. HHSN275200403388C. 6100 Executive Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-7510. October 2005.

Hodgkin D, Thomas CP, Ritter G, Lee S, Leung L, Simoni-Wastila L, Hsu VD, Zhou Q, Epstein D.  Impact of a three-tier formulary on utilization of antidepressant medications.  Poster presentation at the Annual meeting of the International Health Economics Association, Barcelona, Spain.  July 10, 2005.

Hodgkin D, Thomas CP, Simoni-Wastila L, Ritter GA, Lee S, Hsu VD.  Impact of a three-tier formulary on utilization of antidepressant medications.  Poster presentation at the American  Public Health Association 133rd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. December 10-14, 2005.

Hsu VD.  Operating a research center:  The Pharmaceutical Research Computing experience. Podium presentation at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, TN.  April 19, 2005. 

Mudd K, Bollinger MB, Hsu VD, Donithan M, Butz AM.  Asthma and pharmacy refill data in minority asthmatic children.  Poster presentation at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology 61st Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. March18-22, 2005.       

Mullins CD, Shaya FT, Zito J, Gardner J, McNally D, Meng F, Harrison D.  Starting dose and persistence for ziprasidone users in Medicaid.  Poster presentation at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 10th Annual International Meeting Washington, DC.  May 15-18, 2005. 

Mullins CD, Shaya FT, Zito J, Gardner J, McNally D, Meng F, Harrison D.  Starting dose and persistence for ziprasidone users in Medicaid.  Poster presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.  May 21-26, 2005. 

Quinn C, Gruber-Baldini A, Buie VC, May C, Silva A, Burton L, Kittner S, Zuckerman IZ, Hsu VD, Zimmerman S.  Diabetes quality of care among nursing home new admission cohort.  Podium presentation at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting 2005, Boston, MA.  June 26-28, 2005. 

Thomas CP, Hodgkin D, Ritter G, Lee S, Leung M, Simoni-Wastila L, Hsu VD, Epstein D, Zhou Q.  Impact of a three-tier formulary on asthma treatment.  Podium presentation at the Building Bridges Conference, American Association of Health Plans, Santa Fe, NM.  April 7, 2005. 

Tran BV, Mullins CD, Shaya FT, McNally D, McEwan RN.  Medication needs of elderly individuals without prescription drug coverage.  Poster presentation at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 10th Annual International Meeting Washington, DC.  May 15-18, 2005. 

Zito JM, Safer DL, Gardner JF, Tobi H, de Jong-van den Berg LTW, Fegert J, Glaeske G, Janhsen K, Ryu J.  Antipsychotic medication utilization: A comparison of US, Dutch, and German youth.  Poster presentation at the 45th Annual New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit Meeting, Boca Raton, FL.  June 6-9, 2005.

Zuckerman IH, Suh E, McNally D, Layne B, Weiss SR.  Evaluation of an educational intervention to improve pharmacologic management of migraine.  Poster presentation at the American Public Health 133rd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. December 10-14, 2005.

2004

Hernandez JJ, McNally D, Layne B, Simoni-Wastila L, Zuckerman IH.  Evaluation of the Pennsylvania OxyContin® Intensified Intervention: Impact on drug and services utilization and expenditures.  Poster presentation at the 132nd American Public Health Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.  November 8, 2004.

Simoni-Wastila L, Singhal P, Hsu VD, Gardner J, Zuckerman IH, Briesacher B.  Use of abusable prescription drugs by community-dwelling elders.  Podium presentation at the 132nd Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.  November 8, 2004.

Zuckerman IH, McNally DL, Weiss Smith S., Simoni-Wastila L.  Evaluation of a Cox-2 inhibitor prior authorization program on utilization and expenditures.  Podium presentation at the 20th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management, Bordeaux, France.  August 22-25, 2004.

Zuckerman IH, Weiss SR, McNally D, Layne BL, Mullins CD, Wang J.  Impact of an outpatient physician education program on beta-blocker usage for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction. Poster presentation at the 20th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management, Bordeaux, France.  August 22-25, 2004.

Zuckerman IH, Weiss SR, McNally DL, Mullins CD, Layne B.  An educational program to increase the use of beta-blockers following an acute myocardial infarction.  Podium presentation at the American Drug Utilization Review Society Meeting, Clearwater, FL. February 20, 2004.