Selected Fellow Publications


2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 

2020

Temporal trends of inpatient C. difficile infections within the Veterans Health Administration hospitals: An analysis of the effect of molecular testing, time to testing, and mandatory reporting.
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
Sumon Z, Lesse A, Sellick J, Tetewsky S, Mergenhagen K. 

Black Patients Experience Highest Rates of Cancer-associated Venous Thromboembolism.
American Journal of Clinical Oncology
Addo-Tabiri NO, Chudasama R, Vasudeva R, Leiva O, Garcia B, Ravid JD, Bunze T, Rosen L, Belghasem M, Francis J, Brophy M, Johnson B, Ferguson R, Weinberg J, Chitalia VC.

Vitamin D Deficiency Predicts for Poor Overall Survival in White but Not African American Patients With Multiple Myeloma.
Blood Advances
Yellapragada SV, Fillmore NR, Frolov A, Zhou Y, Dev P, Yameen H, Ifeorah C, Do NV, Brophy MT, Munshi NC.

Toward Using Wearables to Remotely Monitor Cognitive Frailty in Community-Living Older Adults: An Observational Study.
Sensors (Basel)
Razjouyan J, Najafi B, Horstman M, Sharafkhaneh A, Amirmazaheri M, Zhou H, Kunik ME, Naik A.

Comparative Transcriptome Profiling Provides Insights Into Plant Salt Tolerance in Seashore Paspalum (Paspalum Vaginatum)
BMC Genomics
Wu P, Cogil S, Qiu Y, Li Z, Zhou M, Hu Q, Chang Z, Noorai RE, Xia X, Saski C, Raymer P, Luo H.

Bringing Chronic-Pain Care to Rural Veterans: A Telehealth Pilot Program Description.
Psychological Services
Glynn LH, Chen JA, Dawson TC, Gelman H, Zeliadt SB.

The APPROACH Trial: Assessing Pain, Patient-Reported Outcomes, and Complementary and Integrative Health.
Clinical Trials
Zeliadt SB, Coggeshall S, Thomas E, Gelman H, Taylor SL.

Stretching DNA to Twice the Normal Length With Single-Molecule Hydrodynamic Trapping. 
Lab on a Chip
Jiang Y, Feldman T, Bakx JAM, Yang D, Wong WP.

Stable incidence and Poor Survival for HIV-Related Burkitt Lymphoma Among the U.S. Veteran Population During the Anti-Retroviral Era.
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
Clark E, Royse KE, Dong Y, Chang E, Raychaudhury S, Kramer J, White DL, Chiao E.

Impact of Gentrification on Adult Mental Health
Health Services Research
Tran LD, Rice TH, Ong PM, Banerjee S, Liou J, Ponce NA.

Social Risk Adjustment in Health Care Performance Measures
JAMA Network Open
Tran LD.

Tobacco Retail Density and Initiation of Alternative Tobacco Product Use Among Teens.
Journal of Adolescent Health
Magid HS, Halpern-Felsher B, Ling PM, Bradshaw PT, Mujahid MS, Hendriksen L.

Screen Time for Children and Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Obesity (Silver Spring)
Nagata JM, Magid HS, Gabriel KP.

A Comparison of COVID-19 and Imaging Radiation Risk in Clinical Patient Populations
Research Square
Ria F, Fu W, Chalian H, Abadi E, Segars PW, Fricks R, Khoshpouri P, Samei E. 

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2019

Superior safety of direct oral anticoagulants compared to Warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and underlying cancer: a national veterans affairs database study
Journal of Geriatric Cardiology
Sawant AC, Kumar A, McCray W, Tetewsky S, Parone L, Sridhara S, Prakash MPH, Tse G, LIU T, Kanwar N, Bhardwaj A, Khan S, Manion C, Lahoti A, Pershad A, Elkin P, Corbelli J.

Interactive Machine Learning for Laboratory Data Integration
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Fillmore N, Do N, Brophy M, Zimolzak A.

With equal access, African Americans have superior survival compared to Caucasians with Multiple Myeloma: a VA study
Blood
Fillmore N, Yellapragada S, Ifeorah C, Mehta A, Cirstea D, White P, Rivero G, Zimolzak A, Pyarajan S, Do N, Brophy M, Munshi N.

The role of coagulation and platelets in colon cancer-associated thrombosis
American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology
Mitrugno A, Tassi Yunga S, Sylman JL, Zilberman-Rudenko J, Shirai T, Hebert JF, Kayton R, Zhang Y, Nan X, Shatzel JJ, Esener S, Duvernay MT, Hamm HE, Gruber A, Williams CD, Takata Y, Armstrong R, Morgan TK, McCarty OJT.

Machine Learning Methods to Predict Lung Cancer Survival Using the Veterans Affairs Research Precision Oncology Data Commons
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Do NV, Ramos JC, Fillmore NR, Grossman RL, Fitzsimons M, Elbers DC, Meng F, Johnson BR, Ajjarapu S, DeDomenico CL, Pierce-Murray KE, Hall RB, Do AF, Gaynor K, Elkin PL, Brophy MT.

The Veterans Precision Oncology Data Commons: Transforming VA Data Into a National Resource for Research in Precision Oncology
Seminars in Oncology
Do NV, Grossman R, Feldman T, Fillmore N, Elbers D, Tuck D, Dhond R, Selva L, Meng F, Fitzsimons M, Ajjarapu S, Ayandeh S, Hall R, Do S, Brophy M.

External Validation of a Prognostic Model for Mortality Among Patients With Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Using the Veterans Precision Oncology Data Commons.
Seminars in Oncology
Cheng D, Ramos-Cejudo J, Tuck D, Elbers D, Brophy M, Do N, Fillmore N.

3483 Glycemic Control and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Among Patients on Prescription Opioid Pain Medications in Western New York: Using Data Analytics for Quality Assessment.
Journal of Clinical and Translational Science
Sinha S, Lee R, Hu J, Mullin S, Elkin P.

Instrumented Trail-Making Task: Application of Wearable Sensor to Determine Physical Frailty Phenotypes.
Gerontology
Zhou H, Razjouyan J, Halder D, Naik AD, Kunik ME, Najafi B.

Genomic Data Mining for Functional Annotation of Human Long Noncoding RNAs.
Journal of Zhejiang University Science B
Gudenas BL, Wang J, Kuang SZ, Wei AQ, Cogill SB, Wang LJ.

The Veterans Precision Oncology Data Commons: Transforming VA Data Into a National Resource for Research in Precision Oncology
Seminars in Oncology
Do N, Grossman R, Feldman T, Fillmore N, Elbers D, Tuck D, Dhond R, Selva L, Meng F, Fitzsimons M, Ajjarapu S, Ayandeh S, Hall R, Do S, Brophy M.

Association of Alternative Tobacco Product Initiation With Ownership of Tobacco Promotional Materials Among Adolescents and Young Adults.
JAMA Network Open
Magid HS, Bradshaw PT, Ling PM, Halpern-Felsher B.

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2018

The predictive value of inflammation-related peripheral blood measurements in cancer staging and prognosis
Frontiers in Oncology
Sylman JL, Mitrugno A, Atallah M, Tormoen GW, Shatzel JJ, Tassi Yunga S, Wagner TH, Leppert JT, Mallick P, McCarty OJT

Secondary use of electronic medical records for clinical research: challenges and opportunities
Convergent Science Physical Oncology
Yim WW, Wheeler AJ, Curtin C, Wagner TH, Hernandez-Boussard T.

A temporal examination of platelet counts as a predictor of prognosis in lung, prostate, and colon cancer patients
Scientific Reports
Sylman JL, Boyce HB, Mitrugno A, Tormoen GW, Thomas IC, Wagner TH, Lee JS, Leppert JT, McCarty OJT, Mallick P.

Comparison of Changes in the Number of Included Patients Between Interventional Trials and Observational Studies Published from 1995 to 2014 in Three Leading Journals.
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Dezetree A, Chazard E, Schlegel DR, Sakilay S, Elkin PL, Ficheur G.

Clinical Data Warehouse Query and Learning Tool Using a Human-Centered Participatory Design Process.
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Mullin S, Zhao J, Sinha S, Lee R, Song B, Elkin PL

Artificial Intelligence: Bayesian versus Heuristic Method for Diagnostic Decision Support.
Applied Clinical Informatics
Elkin PL, Schlegel DR, Anderson M, Komm J, Ficheur G, Bisson L.

Role of Galectin-3 in the Pathophysiology Underlying Allergic Lung Inflammation in a Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases 1 Knockout Model of Murine Asthma.
Immunology
Mammen MJ, Sands MF, Abou-Jaoude E, Aalinkeel R, Reynolds JL, Parikh NU, Sharma U, Schwartz SA, Mahajan SD.

Effects of Office Workstation Type on Physical Activity and Stress.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Lindberg CM, Srinivasan K, Gilligan B, Razjouyan J, Lee H, Najafi B, Canada KJ, Mehl MR, Currim F, Ram S, Lunden MM, Heerwagen JH, Kampschroer K, Sternberg EM.

Wearable Sensors and the Assessment of Frailty Among Vulnerable Older Adults: An Observational Cohort Study.
Sensors (Basel)
Razjouyan J, Naik AD, Horstman MJ, Kunik ME, Amirmazaheri M, Zhou H, Sharafkhaneh A, Najafi B.

Longitudinal Community Walking Activity in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Msucle & Nerve
Fowler EG, Staudt LA, Heberer KR, Sienko SE, Buckon CE, Bagley AM, Sussman MD, McDonald CM. 

Co-expression of Long Non-Coding RNAs and Autism Risk Genes in the Developing Human Brain.
BMC Systems Biology
Cogill SB, Srivastava AK, Yang MQ, Wang L.

A "Culture" Shift: Broad Bacterial Detection, Identification, and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Directly From Whole Blood.
Clinical Chemistry
Andini N, Hu A, Zhou L, Cogill S, Wang TH, Wittwer CT, Yang S.

A Review on Cluster Estimation Methods and Their Application to Neural Spike Data.
Journal of Neural Engineering
Zhang J, Nguyen T, Cogill S, Bhatti A, Luo L, Yang S, Nahavandi S.

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2017

Platelet count as a predictor of metastasis and venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer
Convergent Science Physical Oncology
Sylman JL, Mitrugno A, Tormoen GW, Wagner TH, Mallick P, McCarty OJT.. Converg Sci Phys Oncol 2017

Prescription Opioid Dependence in Western New York: Using Data Analytics to Find an Answer to the Opioid Epidemic
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Sinha S, Burstein GR, Leonard KE, Murphy TF, Elkin PL.

Classifying tumor event attributes in radiology reports
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
Yim WW, Kwan SW, Yestisgen M.

Immunological and Infectious Risk Factors for Lung Cancer in US Veterans with HIV: A Longitudinal Cohort Study
Lancet HIV
Sigel K, Wisnivesky J, Crothers K, Gordon K, Brown ST, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC7, Gibert C, Goetz MB, Bedimo R, Park LS, Dubrow R.

Safe Opioid Prescription: A SMART on FHIR Approach to Clinical Decision Support
Online Journal of Public Health Informatics
Sinha S, Jensen M, Mullin S, Elkin PL.

Secondary Use of EHR: Interpreting Clinician Inter-Rater Reliability Through Qualitative Assessment
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Mullin S, Anand E, Sinha S, Song B, Zhao J, Elkin PL.

HTP-NLP: A New NLP System for High Throughput Phenotyping.
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Schlegel DR, Crowner C, Lehoullier F, Elkin PL. HTP-NLP.

2240: High-throughput phenotyping and the increased risk of OSA in Rosacia patients.
Journal of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Elkin P, Mullin S, Sethi S, Sinha S, Sinha A.

Galectin-1 Reduces Neuroinflammation via Modulation of Nitric Oxide-Arginase Signaling in HIV-1 Transfected Microglia: a Gold Nanoparticle-Galectin-1 "Nanoplex" a Possible Neurotherapeutic?
Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology
Aalinkeel R, Mangum CS, Abou-Jaoude E, Reynolds JL, Liu M, Sundquist K, Parikh NU, Chaves LD, Mammen MJ, Schwartz SA, Mahajan SD.

Utility of Microfluidic Devices to Study the Platelet-Endothelium Interface
Platelet
Zilberman-Rudenko J, Sylman JL, Garland KS, Puy C, Wong AD, Searson PC, McCarty OJT.

Dynamics of Blood Flow and Thrombus Formation in a Multi-Bypass Microfluidic Ladder Network
Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
Zilberman-Rudenko J, Sylman JL, Lakshmanan HHS, McCarty OJT, Maddala J.

Differential Roles for the Coagulation Factors XI and XII in Regulating the Physical Biology of Fibrin.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering
Sylman JL, Daalkhaijav U, Zhang Y, Gray EM, Farhang PA, Chu TT, Zilberman-Rudenko J, Puy C, Tucker EI, Smith SA, Morrissey JH, Walker TW, Nan XL, Gruber A, McCarty OJT.

Aspirin Therapy Reduces the Ability of Platelets to Promote Colon and Pancreatic Cancer Cell Proliferation: Implications for the Oncoprotein c-MYC
The American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology
Mitrugno A, Sylman JL, Ngo ATP, Pang J, Sears RC, Williams CD, McCarty OJT.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Pharmacotherapy and the Risk of Serious Infection: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis
BMC Gastroenterology
Wheat CL, Ko CW, Clark-Snustad K, Grembowski D, Thornton TA, Devine B.

Numerical Simulation of a Compound Capsule in a Constricted Microchannel
Procedia Computer Science
Gounley J, Draeger EW, Randles A.

Mismodeled Purines: Implicit Alternates and Hidden Hoogsteens
Acta Crystallographica Section D: Structural Biology
Hintze BJ, Richardson JS, Rcihardson DC.

Improving Sleep Quality Assessment Using Wearable Sensors by Including Information From Postural/Sleep Position Changes and Body Acceleration: A Comparison of Chest-Worn Sensors, Wrist Actigraphy, and Polysomnography.
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Razjouyan J, Lee H, Parthasarathy S, Mohler J, Sharafkhaneh A, Najafi B.

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2016

Time trends in cancer incidence in persons living with HIV/AIDS in the antiretroviral therapy era: 1997-2012
AIDS
Park LS, Tate JP, Sigel K, Rimland D, Crothers K, Gibert C, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Goetz MB, Bedimo RJ, Brown ST, Justice AC, Dubrow R.

Recruiting Participants to Local Clinical Trials using Ontology and the IoT
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Elkin PL, Schlegel DR, Anand E.

Tumor reference resolution and characteristic extraction in radiology reports for liver cancer stage prediction
Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Yim WW, Kwan SW, Yetisgen M. 

Trends in Hospitalization for Diverticulitis and Diverticular Bleeding in the United States from 2000 to 2010
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Wheat CL, Strate LL.

Worldwide Incidence of Colorectal Cancer, Leukemia, and Lymphoma in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Updated Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis
Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Wheat CL, Clark-Snustad K, Devine B, Grembowski D, Thornton TA, Ko CW.

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