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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.

Arwood MJ, Churnnumwat S, Cavallari LH, Nutescu EA, Duarte JD. Implementing pharmacogenomics at your institution: establishment and overcoming implementation challenges. Clinical and Translational Science. 2016 Jun; 9: 233-245.

Awé C, Gaither CA, Crawford SY, Tieman J. A comparative analysis of perceptions of pharmacy students’ stress and stressors across two multicampus universities. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016; 80(5):Article 82.

Billups SJ, Olson KL, Saseen JJ, Irwin AN, Touchette DR, Chennault RR, Kurz D. Evaluation of the effect of a structured program to guide residents' experience in research (ASPIRE) on pharmacy residents' knowledge, confidence, and attitude toward research. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Jun; 36(6): 631-7.

Calip GS, Yu O, Elmore JG, Boudreau DM. Comparative safety of diabetes medications, adherence to screening mammography and risk of incident invasive breast cancer: a population-based cohort study of women with diabetes. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 May; 27(5):709-20.

Cavallari LH, Lee CR, Duarte JD, Nutescu EA, Weitzel KW, Stouffer GA, Johnson JA. Implementation of inpatient models of pharmacogenetics programs. American Journal of Health System Pharmacy. 2016;73(23):1944-1954.

Crawford SY, Awé C, Tawk RH, Pickard AS. A cross sectional and longitudinal study of pharmacy student perceptions of readiness to serve diverse populations. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016; 80(4):Article 62.

Dellicour S, Aol G, Ouma P, Yan N, Bigogo G, Hamel MJ, Burton DC, Oneko M, Breiman RF, Slutsker L, Feikin D, Kariuki S, Odhiambo F, Calip G, Stergachis A, Laserson KF, Ter Kuile FO, Desai M. Weekly miscarriage rates in a community-based prospective cohort study in rural western Kenya. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr; 6(4):e011088.

Dilokthornsakul P, Lee TA, Dhippayom T, Jeanpeerapong N, Chaiyakunapruk N. Comparison of health care utilization and costs for patients with asthma by severity and health insurance in Thailand. Value in Health Regional Issues. 2016; 9: 105-111.

Fishbein AB, Lee TA, Oh SS, Eng C, Hu D, Huntsman S, Farber HJ, Serebrisky D, Silverbery J, Williams LK, Seibold MA, Sen S, Borrell LN, Avila P, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Burchard EG, Kumar R. Sensitization to mouse and cockroach allergens and asthma morbidity in urban minority youth: Genes-environments and Admixture in Latino American (GALA-II) and Study of African-Americans, Asthma, Genes and Environments (SAGE-II). Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 2016; 117(1): 43-49.

Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Safdar N, Goldstein B, Jones MM, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, LeWan R, Evans CT. Unique risks and clinical outcomes associated with extended-spectrum Beta-lactamase Enterobacteriaceae in Veterans with spinal cord injury/disorder: a case-case-control study. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2016; 37(7): 768-776.

Fleming-Dutra KE, Hersh AL, Shapiro DJ, Bartoces M, Enns EA, File TM, Finkelstein JA, Gerber JS, Hyun DY, Linder JA, Lynfield R, Margolis DJ, May LS, Merenstein D, Metlay JP, Newland JG, Piccirillo JF, Roberts RM, Sanchez G, Suda KJ, Thomas A, Woo TM, Zetts RM, Hicks LA. Setting a national goal to reduce outpatient antibiotic overuse in the United States. JAMA. 2016; 315(17): 1864-1873.

Hamilton LA, Franks AF, Heidel R, Byrd D, Suda KJ. Assessing the utility of online learning and social media in pharmacy education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.  2016; 80(6): Article 97.

Hersh AL, Fleming-Dutra KE, Shapiro DJ, Hyun D, Hicks LA for the Outpatient Antibiotic Use Goal-Setting Workgroup (Bartoces M, Enns EA, File TM, Finkelstein JA, Gerber JS, Linder JA, Lynfield R, Margolis DJ, May LS, Merenstein D, Metlay JP, Newland JG, Piccirillo JF, Roberts RM, Sanchez G, Suda KJ, Thomas A, Woo TM, Zetts RM).  Frequency of first-line antibiotic selection among US ambulatory care visits for otitis media, sinusitis and pharyngitis. JAMA-Internal Medicine.  2016; 176(12): 1870-1872.

King MT, Costa DS, Aaronson NK, Brazier JE, Cella DF, Fayers PM, Grimison P, Janda M, Kemmler G, Norman R, Pickard AS, Rowen D, Velikova G, Young TA, Viney R. Erratum to: QLU-C10D: a health state classification system for a multi-attribute utility measure based on the EORTC QLQ-C30. Quality of Life Research. 2016 Oct; 25(10): 2683.

Kirkness C, Asche CV, Ren J, Gordon K, Maurer P, Maurer B, Maurer B. Assessment of liposome bupivacaine infiltration versus continuous femoral nerve block for postsurgical analgesia following total knee arthroplasty.  Current Medical Research & Opinion. 2016 Jul 21:1727-1733.

Kuspinar A, Pickard S, Mayo NE. Developing a valuation function for the preference-based multiple sclerosis index: comparison of standard gamble and rating scale. PLoS One. 2016 Apr; 11(4):e0151905.

Lee WJ, Briars L, Lee TA, Calip GS. Suda KJ, Schumock GT. Top-down versus step-up prescribing strategies for tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitors in children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 2016; 22(10):2410-7.

Lee WJ, Briars L, Lee TA, Calip GS. Suda KJ, Schumock GT. Use of tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors in children and young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Dec; 36(12): 1201-1209.

Malmgren JA, Calip GS, Pyott SM, Atwood MK, Kaplan HG. Therapy-related myelodysplastic syndrome following primary breast cancer. Leukemia Research. 2016 June; 47:178-84.

Martin D, Walayat S, Ahmad Z, Dhillon S, Asche CV, Puli S, Ren J. Impact of bowel preparation type on the quality of colonoscopy: A multicenter community-based study. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives. 2016 Apr 25;6(2):31074.

Melzer AC, Feemster LC, Crothers K, Carson SS Md, Gillespie SE Ms, Henderson AG, Krishnan JA, Lindenauer PK, McBurnie MA PhD, Mularski RA, Naureckas ET, Pickard AS, Au DH. Respiratory and bronchitic symptoms predict intention to quit smoking among current smokers with and at risk for COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Sep; 13(9): 1490-6.

Norman R, Viney R, Aaronson NK, Brazier JE, Cella D, Costa DS, Fayers PM, Kemmler G, Peacock S, Pickard AS, Rowen D, Street DJ, Velikova G, Young TA, King MT. Using a discrete choice experiment to value the QLU-C10D: feasibility and sensitivity to presentation format. Quality of Life Research. 2016 Mar;25(3):637-49.

Norman R, Viney R, Aaronson NK, Brazier JE, Cella D, Costa DS, Fayers PM, Kemmler G, Pickard AS, Rowen D, Street DJ, Velikova G, Young TA, King MT. Erratum to: Using a discrete choice experiment to value the QLU-C10D: feasibility and sensitivity to presentation format. Quality of Life Research. 2016 Sep; 25(9): 2401.

Nutescu EA, Burnett A, Fanikos J, Spinier S, Wittkowsky A. Pharmacology of anticoagulants used in the treatment of venous thromboembolism. Journal Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. 2016;41(1):15-31.

Penington R, Stubbings JA. Evaluation of specialty drug price trends using data from retrospective pharmacy sales transactions. Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy. 2016 Sept; 22(9): 1010-17.

Pickard AS, Jiang R, Lin HW, Rosenbloom S, Cella D. Using patient-reported outcomes to compare relative burden of cancer: EQ-5D and functional assessment of cancer therapy-general in eleven types of cancer. Clinical Therapeutics. 2016 Apr; 38(4): 769-77.

Qato DM, Alexander GC. Fish oils and bleeding-where is the evidence?-Reply. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016 Sep; 176(9): 1406-7.

Qato DM, Lee TA, Durazo-Arvizu R, Wu D, Wilder J, Reina SA, Cai J, Gonzalez F  2nd, Talavera GA, Ostfeld RJ, Daviglus ML. Statin and aspirin use among Hispanic  and Latino adults at high cardiovascular risk: findings from the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016 Mar 30;5(4): e002905.

Qato DM, Wilder J, Schumm LP, Gillet V, Alexander GC. Changes in prescription and over-the-counter medication and dietary supplement use among older adults in the United States, 2005 vs 2011. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016 Apr; 176(4): 473-82.

Ren J, Kirkness CS, Kim M, Asche CV, Puli S. Long-term risk of colorectal cancer by gender after positive colonoscopy: population-based cohort study. Current Medical Research & Opinion. 2016 Aug; 32(8): 1367-74.

Saraf SL, Oh AL, Patel PR, Jalundhwala Y, Sweiss K, Koshy M, Campbell-Lee S, Gowhari M, Hassan J, Peace D, Quigley JG, Khan I, Molokie RE, Hsu LL, Mahmud N, Levinson DJ, Pickard AS, Garcia JG, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D. Nonmyeloablative stem cell transplantation with Alemtuzumab/low-dose irradiation to cure and improve the quality of life of adults with sickle cell disease. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2016 Mar;22(3):441-8.

Schumock GT, LI EC, Suda KJ, Wiest MD, Stubbings J, Matusiak LM, Hunkler RJ, Vermeulen LC.  National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2016. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists. 2016;73(14):1058-1075.

Shindhe S, Crawford SY. The science of safety  ̶  an emerging concept in medication use and research. Innovations in Pharmacy. 2016;7(3):Article 2.

Solanki PA, Ko NY, Qato DM, Calip GS. Risk of cancer-specific, cardiovascular, and all-cause mortality among Asian and Pacific Islander breast cancer survivors in the United States, 1991-2011. SpringerPlus. 2016 Jan; 5:82.

Spencer SH, Suda KJ, Smith BM, Huo Z, Bailey L, Stroupe KT. Erectile dysfunction medication use in Veterans eligible for Medicare Part D. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. 2016; 22(7): 818-824.

Stanford RH, Nag A, Mapel DW, Lee TA, Rosiello R, Vekeman F, Gauthier-Loiselle M, Duh MS, Merrigan JF, Schatz M. Validation of a new risk measure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation using health insurance claims data. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2016; 13(7): 1067-1075.

Stone RH, Bress AP, Nutescu EA, Shapiro NL. Upper-extremity deep-vein thrombosis: a retrospective cohort evaluation of thrombotic risk factors at a university teaching hospital antithrombosis clinic. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2016;50(8):637-44.

Stubbings JA. Building a specialty pharmacy call center. Pharmacy Purchasing & Products. 2016 Mar; 13(3): 1.

Suda KJ, Patel UC, Sabzwari R, Cao L, Ramanathan S, Hill JN, Evans CT. Bacterial susceptibility patterns in patients with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI/D): an opportunity for customized stewardship tools. Spinal Cord. 2016; 54(11): 1001-1009.

Suda KJ, Roberts RM, Hunkler RJ, Taylor TH.  Antibiotic prescriptions in the community by provider group in the United States, 2005-2010. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.  2016; 56(6): 621-626.e1.

Syed ST, Sharp LK, Kim Y, Jentleson A, Lora CM, Touchette DR, Berbaum ML, Suda KJ, Gerber BS. Relationship between medication adherence and distance to dispensing pharmacies and prescribers among an urban medicaid population with diabetes mellitus. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Jun; 36(6): 590-7.

Ursan ID, Krishnan JA, Pickard AS, Calhoun E, DiDomenico R, Prieto-Centurion V, Sullivan JB, Valentino L, Williams MV, Joo M. Engaging patients and caregivers to design transitional care management services at a minority serving institution. Journal of Health Care for the Poor Underserved. 2016;27(1):352-365.

Valenzuela RM, Cooley KL, Paris BL, Gonia L, Taylor AJ, Asche CV. Comorbidities of multiple sclerosis patients treated at the Illinois Neurological Institute (INI) Multiple Sclerosis Center. Journal of Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology. 2016; 3(1): 1024.