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The publications listed below provide examples of the types of research and scholarship conducted by the faculty and students of the Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy.

The faculty and students of the UIC Department of Pharmacy Systems Outcomes and Policy conduct research that is used inform public policy and that impacts how society uses medications, and pharmacy and related health care services. In order to do this, the Department actively seeks to translate and disseminates its research findings in scholarly publications. Many of these were in high-impact journals, including The LancetMedical Decisions MakingBritish Medical JournalJAMA Internal Medicine, and Pharmacotherapy, among others. Below is a list of recent publications by the faculty and students of the Department.

Asche CV (Editor) Applying Comparative Effectiveness Data to Medical Decision Making: A Practical Guide.  Adis/Springer International Publishing AG. Fall 2015.

Asche CV, Clay E, Kharitonova E, Zah V, Ruby J, Aballéa S.  Budgetary impact of the utilization of buprenorphine/naloxone  film and tablet for Medicaid in the United States.  Journal of Medical Economics. 2015 Aug; 18(8):600-11.

Bhat S, Khamo N, Abdou S, Hanson R, Khiani V, and Stubbings JA. The pharmacist’s role in biologic management for IBD in a health system-integrated practice model. American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits. 2015:7(5):215-220.

Barta AL, Nutescu EA, Thompson PA, Bussey HI, Gulseth MP. Relationship between time spent at extreme International Normalized Ratio and time in therapeutic range with bleeding and thrombosis in warfarin-treated patients. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2015;72(14):1188-94.

Calip GS, Hubbard RA, Stergachis A, Malone KE, Gralow JR, Boudreau DM. Adherence to oral diabetes medications and glycemic control during and following breast cancer treatment. Pharmacoepidemioogy and Drug Safety. 2015 Jan; 24(1):75-85.

Calip GS, Malmgren JA, Lee WJ, Schwartz SM, Kaplan HG. Myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia following adjuvant chemotherapy with and without granulocyte colony-stimulating factors for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2015 Nov; 154(1):133-43.

Calip GS, Yu O, Hoskins KF, Boudreau DM. Associations between diabetes medication use and risk of second breast cancer events and mortality. Cancer Causes and Control. 2015. Aug; 26(8):1065-77.

Calip GS, Law EH, Ko NY. Racial and ethnic differences in risk of second primary cancers among breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2015 Jun; 151(3):687-96.

Charles-Smith L, Reynolds TL, Cameron MA, Conway M, Lau EHY, Olsen JM, Pavlin JA, Shigematsu M, Streichert LC, Suda KJ, Corley C.  Using social media for actionable disease surveillance: systematic literature review.  PLoS One.  2015;10(10):e0139701.

Cheng WH, Patel H, Lee WJ, Lin FJ, Pickard AS. Positive outcomes of varicose vein surgery: the patient perspective. Patient. 2015 Aug; 8(4):329-37.

Craig BM, Pickard AS, Rand-Hendriksen K. Do health preferences contradict ordering of EQ-5D labels? Quality of Life Research. 2015 Jul;24(7):1759-65.

Dasta JF, Pilon D, Mody SH, Lopatto J, Laliberté F, Germain G, Bookhart BK, Lefebvre P, Nutescu EA. Daily hospitalization costs in patients with deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism treated with anticoagulant therapy. Thrombosis Research. 2015;135(2):303-10.

Daubresse M, Hutfless S, Kim Y, Kornfield R, Qato DM, Huang J, Miller K, Emery SL, Alexander GC. Effect of direct-to-consumer advertising on asthma medication sales and healthcare use. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2015 Jul 1; 192(1): 40-6.

Dellicour S, Desai M, Aol G, Oneko M, Ouma P, Bigogo G, Burton DC, Breiman RF, Hamel MJ, Slutsker L, Feikin D, Kariuki S, Odhiambo F, Pandit J, Laserson KF, Calip GS, Stergachis A, Ter Kuile FO. Risks of miscarriage and inadvertent exposure to artemisinin derivatives in the first trimester of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study in western Kenya. Malaria Journal. 2015 Nov; 14(1):461.

Dellicour S, Sevene E, McGready R, Tinto T, Mosha D, Manyando C, Rulisa S, Desai M, Ouma P, Macete E, Menéndez C, Calip GS, Augusto O, Moore KA, Nosten F, ter Kuile F, Stergachis A. Malaria in pregnancy: WHO Evidence Review Group meeting report. Malaria Policy Advisory Committee Meeting. 16–18 September 2015, WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland.

Drozda K, Wong S, Patel SR, Bress AP, Nutescu EA, Kittles RA, Cavallari LH. Poor warfarin dose prediction with pharmacogenetics algorithms that exclude genotypes important for African Americans. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics. 2015;25(2):73-81.

Fritz JM, Magel JS, McFadden M, Asche CV, Thackeray, Brennan G, Meir W, Green T.  Early physical therapy  of usual care following  a new primary  care visit for acute low back pain: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2015 Oct 13; 314(14): 1459-1467.

Gauthier TP, Suda KJ, Mathur SK, Harriman D, Pham J, Aragon L, Abbo LM, Hooton T.  Free antibiotic and vaccination programs in community pharmacies of Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA.  Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.  2015;70:594-597.

GBD Collaborators, Qato DM. Global, regional and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2015 Jan; 385(9963): 117-171.

GBD Collaborators, Qato DM. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and inguries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. 2015 Aug; 386(9995): 743-800.

Golicki D, Niewada M, Karlinska A, Buczek J, Kobayashi A, Janssen MF, Pickard AS. Comparing responsiveness of the EQ-5D-5L, EQ-5D-3L and EQ VAS in stroke patients. Quality of Life Research. 2015 Jun; 24(6): 1555-63.

Golicki D, Niewada M, Buczek J, Karlinska A, Kobayashi A, Janssen MF, Pickard AS. Validity of EQ-5D-5L in stroke. Quality of Life Research. 2015 Apr; 24(4): 845-50.

 Halidou T, Sevene E, Dellicour S, Calip GS, d’Alessandro U, Macete E, Nakanabo-Diallo S, Kazienga A, Valea I, Sorgho H, Valá A, Augusto O, Ruperez M, Menendez C, Ouma P, Desai M, Ter Kuile F, Stergachis A. Assessment of the safety of antimalarial drug use during early pregnancy (ASAP): protocol for a multicenter prospective cohort study in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Mozambique. Reproductive Health. 2015 Dec; 12:112.

Hartke PL, Vermeulen LC, Hoffman JM, Shay ND, Doloresco F, Suda KJ, Li EC, Matusiak LM, Hunkler RJ, Schumock GT.  Accuracy of prescription drug expenditure forecasts published in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy.  American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists.  2015;72:1642-1648.

Hicks LA, Bartoces MG, Roberts RM, Suda KJ, Hunkler RJ, Taylor TH, Schrag SJ.  U.S. outpatient antibiotic prescribing varies according to geography, patient population, and provider specialty, 2011.  Clinical Infectious Diseases.  2015;60(9):1308-1316.

Hill JN, Suda KJ, Ramanathan S, Evans CT.  Development of a unit-specific antibiogram and planning for implementation: Pre-implementation findings.  American Journal of Infection Control.  2015;43(11):1264-1267.

Kaplan HG, Malmgren JA, Atwood MK, Calip GS. Effect of treatment and mammography detection on breast cancer survival over time, 1990-2011. Cancer. 2015. Aug; 121(5):2553-61.

Kovacs RJ, Flaker GC, Saxonhouse SJ, Doherty JU, Birtcher KK, Cuker A, Davidson BL, Giugliano RP, Granger CB, Jaffer AK, Mehta BH, Nutescu EA, Williams KA. Practical management of anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2015;65(13):1340-60.

Lee WJ, Lee TA, Pickard AS, Shoaibi A, Schumock GT. Using linked electronic data to validate algorithms for health outcomes in administrative databases. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 2015; 4(4): 359-366.

Lucas, A and Manasse HR. Advanced pharmacy practice: The U.S. landscape. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 2015: 35-37.

Manasse HR. The Promise of Community Pharmacy. Indian Pharmaceutical Association. CPD e-Times. 2015:3.

Nagai R, Ohara M, Cavallari LH, Drozda K, Patel SR, Nutescu EA, Perera MA, Hernandez W, Kaneko N, Hibiya M, Takahashi H. Factors influencing pharmacokinetics of warfarin in African-Americans: implications for pharmacogenetic dosing algorithms. Pharmacogenomics. 2015;16(3):217-25.

Nutescu EA, Wittkowsky AK, Witt DM, Kaatz S, Ansell J, Burnett A, Garcia D, Lopes RD, Oertel L, Schnurr T, Streiff M, Wirth D, Crowther M. Integrating electronic health records in the delivery of optimized anticoagulation therapy. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2015;49(1):125-6.

Nutescu EA, Crivera C, Schein JR, Bookhart B. Incidence of hospital readmission in patients diagnosed with DVT and PE: clinical burden of recurrent events. International Journal of Clinical Practice. 2015;69(3):321-7.

O’Brien K and MacDowell M.  An assessment of the availability of health sciences career information to young people in rural Illinois.  Teacher Librarian. 2015; 42(5):24-26.

Pickard AS. Is it time to update societal value sets for preference-based measures of health? Pharmacoeconomics. 2015 Mar;33(3):191-2.

Porter AC, Fitzgibbon ML, Fischer MJ, Gallardo R, Berbaum ML, Lash JP, Castillo S, Schiffer L, Sharp LK, Tulley J.  Rationale and design of a patient-centered medical home intervention for patients with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis.  Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2015 May; 42:1-8.

Prentice JC, Conlin PR, Gellad WF, Edelman D, Lee TA, Pizer SD. Long-term outcomes of analogue insulin compared with NPH for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. American Journal of Managed Care. 2015; 21(3): e235-e243.

Qato DM, Manzoor B, Lee TA. Drug alcohol-interactions among older adults in the U.S. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2015 Nov; 63(11):2324-31.

Rahilly-Tierney C, Walton SM. Cost-effectiveness of the 70-Gene Signature Versus adjuvant! Online and systematic chemotherapy for risk stratification of patients with node-negative breast cancer: Does accuracy matter?. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2015; 33:1628-1629.

Rojas E, Rapacki L, Gerber BS, Sharp LK. Pharmacists’ perspectives on collaborating with community health workers in diabetes care. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 2015 Jul-Aug; 55(4): 429-33.

Saadeh R, Qato DM, Khader A, Shahin Y, Seita A. Trends in the utilization of antihypertensive medications among Palestine refugees in Jordan, 2008-2012. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 2015 May; 8(1):17.

Samp JC, Jalundhwala Y, Perez A, Pickard ASBasic principles of pharmacoeconomics.  Chapter 22, pages 455-483.  In:  The Clinical Practice of Drug Information.  Ed:  Michael Gabay. Jones and Barlett Learning:  Burlington MA.  2015.

Seal B, Sullivan SD, Ramsey S, Asche CV, Shermock KM, Sarma S, Zagadailov E, Farrelly E, Eaddy M. Evaluating treatments and corresponding costs of prostate cancer patients treated within an inpatient or hospital-based outpatient setting. Future Oncology. 2015 Feb;11(3):439-447.

Shawn S. and Popovich NG A student-initiated, integrated pharmacotherapeutics learner-centered course. Innovations in Pharmacy. 2015; 6(1), 1-6.

Spanjol J, Cui AS, Nakata C, Sharp LK, Crawford SY, Xiao Y, Watson-Manheim MB. Service co-production of prolonged, complex, and negative services: an examination of medication adherence in chronically ill individuals. Journal of Service Research. 2015:18(3):284-302.

Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Fantuizzi G, Arroyo C, Sheean P, Schiffer L, Campbell R, Gerber B. Study design and protocol for moving forward: a weight loss intervention trial for African American breast cancer survivors. BMC Cancer. 2015;15(1):1018.

Stolley MR, Sharp LK, Tangney CC, Schiffer LA, Arroyo C, Kim Y, Campbell RT, Schmidt ML, Breen K, Kinahan KE, Dilley KJ, Henderson TO, Korenbilt AD, Seligman K. Cancer. 2015;121(10):1671-80.

Suda KJ, Hunkler RJ, Matusiak LM, Schumock GT.  Influenza antiviral expenditures and outpatient prescriptions in the United States, 2003-2012.  Pharmacotherapy.  2015;35(11):991-997.

Suda KJ, Torbett AL, Zarzaur BL.  Interprofessional authorship in critical care journals.  Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science.  2015;49(1):194-196.

Ursan ID, Jiang R, Pickard EM, Lee TA, Ng D, Pickard AS. Emergence of BCR-ABL kinase domain mutations associated with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia: a meta-analysis of clinical trials of tyrosine kinase inhibitors. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2015; 21(2): 114-122.

Vellurattil RP. Pharmacy Research: A How-To Guide for Students, Residents, and New Practitioners. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association. 2015.

Xie F, Pickard AS, Krabbe PF, Revicki D, Viney R, Devlin N, Feeny D. A checklist for reporting valuation studies of multi-attribute utility-based instruments (CREATE). Pharmacoeconomics. 2015 Aug;33(8):867-77.