Co-authored Publications of Students and Faculty Members 
(January 2018 - January 2013)

Health Services and Outcomes Research (HSOR) Program

Italics and Underlined: Students
Bold: PSP Faculty members

Publication year 2018

Feng X, Mosimah CI, Sizemore G, Goyat R, Dwibedi N. Impact of mindful self-care and perceived stress on the health related quality of life among young-adult students in West Virginia. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Accepted

Garg R, Meraya A, Murray PJ, Kelly, KM Illness representations of pertussis and predictors of child vaccination among mothers in Appalachian region. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2018 Jan 1;22(1):137-46. PMID: 28884450

Non-WV Populations

Deb A, Dwibedi N, LeMasters T, Hornsby J, Wei W, Sambamoorthi U. Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Therapy and the Risk of Developing Depression among Working-Age Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis. American Health and Drug Benefits, Accepted.

Wiener R, Dwibedi N, Shen C, Findley P, Sambamoorthi U. Clinical Oral Health Recommended Care and Oral Health Self-Report, NHANES, 2013-2014 Advances in Public Health, Accepted

Wiener RC, Shen C, Findley PA, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U. Depressive Symptoms and Untreated Coronal Dental Caries among Adults Ages 21-65 years, NHANES 2013-2014. Community Dental Health,

Deb A, Dwibedi N, LeMasters T, Hornsby J, Wei W, Sambamoorthi U. Burden of Depression among Working-Age Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis. 2018;

Thornton D, Dwibedi N, Scott VG, Ponte CD, Ziedonis D, Sambamoorthi U. Increased healthcare utilization and expenditures associated with chronic opioid therapy, American Journal of Accountable Care (in press).

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U, Shen C, Alwhaibi M, Findley PA. The Relationship of Food Security and Unmet Dental Care  Needs in a U.S. Nationally Representative Sample, NHANES 2011-2012.  Journal of Dental Hygiene, Accepted.

LeMasters T, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Hazard H, Kelly K, Long D. Receipt of Guideline-Concordant Care among Older Women with Stage I-III Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 018 Jun;16(6):703-710. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7004. PMID: 29891521

Alwhaibi M, Balkhi B, Alhawassi TM, Alkofide H, Alduhaim N, Alabdulali R, Drweesh H, Sambamoorthi U. Polypharmacy among patients with diabetes: a cross-sectional retrospective study in a tertiary hospital in Saudi Arabia. BMJ Open. 2018 May 24;8(5):e020852. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020852. PMID: 29794097

Helmer D, Rowneki M, Feng X, Tseng C, Rose D, Soroka Y, Fried D, Jani N, Pogach LM, Sambamoorthi U. State level variability in Veteran reliance on Veterans Health Administration and potentially preventable hospitalizations: A geo-spatial analysis.  Inquiry, 2018 Jan-Dec;55:46958018756216. doi: 10.1177/0046958018756216. PMID: 29490533

Weiner RC, Sambamoorthi U, Shen C, Findley P, Tan X. Dental Fluorosis Over Time: NHANES 2001-2002 to 2011-2012. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 2018 Feb;92(1):23-29. PMID: 29500282

Alenzi EO, Madhavan SS, Tan X. Association of the severity of diabetes-related complications with stage of breast cancer at diagnosis among elderly women with pre-existing diabetes. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Jan;167(1):183-193. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4477-0. Epub 2017 Sep 2.PMID: 28866828

Meraya AM, Dwibedi N, Tan X, Innes K, Mitra S, Sambamoorthi U. The dynamic relationships between economic status and health measures among working-age adults in the United States. Health Econ. 2018 Apr 18. doi: 10.1002/hec.3664. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29667770

Garg R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi N, Sambamoorthi U. Type of Multimorbidity and Propensity to Seek Care among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice,

Mitra S, Mani S, Sambamoorthi U. Dynamics in Health and Employment: Evidence from Indonesia.  World Development, 2018 Apr 30;104:297-309.

Attarabeen O, Sambamoorthi U, Larkin KT, Kelly KM. Colon cancer worry in Appalachia. Journal of Community Health. 2018 Feb 1;43(1):79-88. PMID: 28685317

Dwibedi N, Findley P, Wiener R, Chan S, Sambamoorthi U. Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending and Burden among elderly Medicare Beneficiaries. Medical Care. 2018, 56(3): 240-246.  PMID: 29309391

Thornton JD, Dwibedi N, Scott V, Ponte CD, Ziedonis D, Sambamoorthi N, Sambamoorthi U. Predictors of transitioning to incident chronic opioid therapy among working-age adults. American Health and Drug Benefits, 2018 Feb;11(1):12-21. PMID: 29692877

Garg R, Sambamoorthi U, Tan X, Basu S, Treah H, Kelly KM. Impact of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma on Visits to Different Provider Specialties among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries: Challenges for Care Coordination. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2018 Jan 23. PMID:29370438

Publication year 2017

WV Populations

Vyas A, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U. Persistence with Mammography Screening and Stage at Breast Cancer Diagnosis among Elderly Appalachia-West Virginia Women. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2017; 10(3):3. 19-33.

Feinberg T, Sambamoorthi U, Lilly C, Innes KK. Potential Mediators between Fibromyalgia and C-Reactive protein: Results from a Large U.S. Community Survey. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Jul 7;18(1):294. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1641-y.PMID: 28687081

Feng X, Tan X, Riley B, Zheng T, Bias T, Becker JB, Sambamoorthi U. Prevalence and geographic variations of polypharmacy among West Virginia Medicaid beneficiaries. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2017, Jun 1:1060028017717017. doi: 10.1177/1060028017717017. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28635299

Feng X, Tan X, Riley B, Zheng T, Bias T, Sambamoorthi U. Polypharmacy and multimorbidity among Medicaid enrollees – a multi-state analysis. Population Health Management 2017, 017 Jul 6. doi: 10.1089/pop.2017.0065. PMID: 28683221

Innes K, Sambamoorthi U. The association of perceived memory loss to osteoarthritis and related joint pain in a large Appalachian population. Pain Medicine. May 19. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnx107. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28525629

Vyas A, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U. Differences in Medicare Expenditures Between Appalachian And Nationally Representative Cohorts of Elderly Women with Breast Cancer: An Application of Decomposition Technique. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2017 May;15(5):578-587. PMID:28476737

Thornton JD, Deb A, Murray PJ, Kelly KM. Car Seat Safety: Typologies of Protective Health and Safety Behaviors for Mothers in West Virginia Matern Child Health J. 2017 Feb;21(2):326-334. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-2117-7. PMID: 27435731

Thornton JD, Lyvers E, Scott V, Dwibedi N. Pharmacists’ readiness to provide naloxone in community pharmacies in West Virginia.. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2017 Feb 2. pii: S1544-3191(16)31010-X. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2016.12.070. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:28163027

Non-WV Populations

Camacho F, Tan X, Alcalá HE, Surbhi S, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Impact of Patient Race and Geographical Factors on Initiation and Adherence to Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Medicare Breast Cancer Survivors. Medicine (Baltimore) 2017, Jun;96(24):e7147. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000007147. PMID: 28614244

Meraya AM, Dwibedi N, Innes K, Mitra S, Tan X, Sambamoorthi U. Heterogeneous Relationships between Labor Income and Health by Race/Ethnicity. Health Serv Res. 2017 Nov 13. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12802. PMID: 29134632

Alhussain K, Meraya AM, Sambamoorthi U. Serious Psychological Distress and Emergency Room Use among Adults with Multimorbidity in the United States. Psychiatry J. 2017;2017:8565186. doi: 10.1155/2017/8565186. Epub 2017 Sep 11. PMID:

Chopra I, Dwibedi N, Mattes M, Tan X, Findley PA, Sambamoorthi U. Non-adherence to Statins and Antihypertensives and Hospitalizations among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries with Incident Cancer. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2017 Nov;15(11):1351-1360. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.0168. PMID: 29118227.

Vyas A, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Pan XL, Regier M, Hazard H, Kalidindi S. Healthcare Utilization and Costs During the Initial Phase of Care Among Elderly Women With Breast Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Nov;15(11):1401-1409. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.0167. PMID: 29118232.

Wiener RC, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U, Findley PA. Rural Veterans’ Dental Utilization, BRFSS, 2014 J Public Health Dent. 2017 Sep 1;77(4):383-92. PMID: 28686303

Shah DR, Rai P, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U. Treatment for Depression and Health-Related Quality of Life among Adults with Arthritis, Psychiatric Quarterly, Jun 13. doi: 10.1007/s11126-017-9520-0. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28612178

Sambamoorthi U, Garg R, Deb A, Fan T, Boss A. Persistence with rapid-acting insulin and its association with A1C level and severe hypoglycemia among elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. Curr Med Res Opin. 2017 Apr 10:1-19. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2017.1318121. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28393573

Deb A, Thornton D, Sambamoorthi U. Innes K, Direct and Indirect Cost of Managing Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in the United States. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, (Invited Paper) 2017 Mar 29. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2017.1313118. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28351177.

Shah DR, Shah AB, Tan X, Sambamoorthi U. Trends in Utilization of Smoking Cessation Agents before and after the Passage of FDA Boxed Warning in the United States, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, manuscript available online: 18-MAY-2017,DOI information: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.03.021 PMID: 28605678

Wiener RC, Shen C, Findley PA, Sambamoorthi U, Tan X. The Association between Diabetes, Sugar Sweetened Beverages and Tooth Loss in Adults:  Evidence from 18 States.  The Journal of the American Dental Association 2017 May 5. pii: S0002-8177(17)30272-6. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.03.012. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28483048

Thornton JD, Goyat R, Dwibedi N, Kelley GA Health-related quality of life in patients receiving long-term opioid therapy: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Qual Life Res. 2017 Mar 2. doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1538-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 28255745

Goyat R, Thornton JD, Tan X, Kelley GA. Cardiovascular Mortality and Oral Anti-diabetic Drugs: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2017;7(11):e017644. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017644. PMID:29196481

Deb A, Sambamoorthi U, Thornton DT, Schreurs B, Innes KE. Direct medical expenditures associated with Alzheimer's and related dementias (ADRD) in a nationally representative sample of older adults – an excess cost approach. Aging and Mental Health. February 2017 DOI:10.1080/13607863.2017.1286454 PMID:  28282733

Alwhaibi M, Goyat R, Kelly KM. The Use of Herbal Remedies among Mothers of Young Children Living in the Central Appalachian Region. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017;2017:1739740. doi: 10.1155/2017/1739740. Epub 2017 Nov 2. PMID: 29234367

Sambamoorthi U, Shah DR, Zhao X, Healthcare Burden of Depression in Adults with Arthritis. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 2017 Feb;17(1):53-65. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2017.1281744. PMID: 28092207 (Invited paper)

LeMasters TJ, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Vyas A. Disparities in the Initial Local Treatment of Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study, Journal of Women's Health. 2017 Feb 7. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2015.5639. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:28170302.

Alwhaibi M, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J, Sambamoorthi U. Depression Treatment Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Cases of Cancer and Newly Diagnosed Depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Jan 3:appips201600190. doi: 10.1176/ [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28045347

Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J. Cancer Type and Risk of Newly Diagnosed Depression Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Jan;15(1):46-55. PMID: 28040719

Ajmera M, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Association between Statin Medications and COPD-specific Outcomes: A Real-World Observational Study. Drugs - Real World Outcomes. [Epub ahead of print] 2017; 4(1):9-19. PMID: 27943058

Publication year 2016

WV Populations

Feng S, Weiner RC, Sambamoorthi U. Dental Workforce Availability and Dental Services Utilization in Appalachia: A Geospatial Analysis.  Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 2016 Dec 13. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12270. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27957773

Agarwal P, Bias TK, Sambamoorthi U. Longitudinal Patterns of Emergency Department Visits: A Multistate Analysis of Medicaid Beneficiaries. Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct 21. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12584. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27766625

Thornton JD, Deb A, Kelly KM. Car seat safety: Typologies of protective health and safety behaviors for mothers in West Virginia. Maternal Child Health J, 2016 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27435731

Rudisill TM, Zhu M, Davidov D, Leann Long D, Sambamoorthi U, Abate M, Delagarza V. Medication use and the risk of motor vehicle collision in West Virginia drivers 65 years of age and older: a case-crossover study. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Mar 15;9(1):166. PMID: 26979111

Rane PB, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Sita K, Kurian S, Pan X. Treatment and Survival of Medicare Beneficiaries with Colorectal Cancer: A Comparative Analysis Between a Rural State Cancer Registry and National Data. Popul Health Manag. 2016 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27419662

Agarwal P, Bias TK, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi N, Frisbee S, Sambamoorthi U. Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits: A Multistate Analysis of Adult Fee-for-Service Medicaid Beneficiaries. Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol. 2016 Jan-Dec;3. doi: 10.1177/2333392816648549. PMID: 27512721

Nadpara PA, Madhavan SS, Tworek C. Disparities in Lung Cancer Care and Outcomes among Elderly in a Medically Underserved State Population-A Cancer Registry-Linked Database Study. Popul Health Manag. 2016 Apr;19(2):109-19. doi: 10.1089/pop.2015.0027. Epub 2015 Jun 18. PMID: 26086239

LeMasters T, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U. Comparison of the initial loco-regional treatment received for early-stage breast cancer between elderly women in Appalachia and United States–based population: good and bad news. Global Journal of Breast Cancer Research. 2016 ;4:10-19. PMID:27517039

Tan X,Camacho F, Marshall VD, Donohoe J, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Geographic disparities in adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy in Appalachian women with breast cancer. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S1551-7411(16)30356-4. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2016.08.004. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27641308


Allen GP, Moore WM, Moser LR, Neill KK, Sambamoorthi U, Bell HS. The Role of Servant Leadership and Transformational Leadership in Academic Pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016 Sep 25;80(7):113.PMID: 27756921

Non-WV Populations

Thornton D, Agarwal P, Sambamoorthi U. Use of Selective-Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors among Individuals with Co-occurring ASCVD and Depression or Anxiety, SAGE Open Medicine, 2016 Dec 14;4:2050312116682255. doi: 10.1177/2050312116682255. eCollection 2016.
PMID: 28348738

Feng XTan X, Alenzi E, Rai P, Chang J. Spatial and temporal variations of screening for breast and colorectal cancer in the United States, 2008-2012. Medicine. 2016. 2016 Dec;95(51):e5656. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000005656. PMID: 28002335

Bose S, Gebremedhin TG, Sambamoorthi U. State-level Variations in Healthcare financing in the United States. International Journal of Applied Economics, 13(2), September 2016, 46-73.

Winstanley EL, Burtchin M, Zhang Y, Campbell P, Pahl J, Beck S, Bohenek W. Inpatient experiences with MyChart Bedside. Telemedicine and e-Health. in press.

Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Walkup J. Depression Treatment and Healthcare Expenditures among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries with Newly-diagnosed Depression and Incident Breast, Colorectal or Prostate Cancer, Psycho-oncology, 2016 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27943058.

Deb A, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment patterns among adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and depression. Curr Med Res Opin. 2016 Nov 11:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27733085

Ajmera M, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Concomitant Medication Use and New-Onset Diabetes Among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Popul Health Manag. 2016 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27689453

Meraya AM, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U. Polypharmacy and Health-Related Quality of Life Among US Adults With Arthritis, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2010-2012. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 Sep 22;13:E132. doi: 10.5888/pcd13.160092. PMID: 27657504

Alwhaibi M, Deb A, Sambamoorthi U. Triptans Use for Migraine Headache among Nonelderly Adults with Cardiovascular Risk. Pain Res Treat. 2016;2016:8538101. doi: 10.1155/2016/8538101 PMID: 27630773

Goyat R, Vyas A, Sambamoorthi U. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Disability Prevalence. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Dec;3(4):635-645 PMID: 27294757

Vohra R, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U. Comorbidity prevalence, healthcare utilization, and expenditures of Medicaid enrolled adults with autism spectrum disorders. Autism. 2016 Oct 20. pii: 1362361316665222. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27875247

Garg R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi N, Kelly K, Sambamoorthi U. Type of Multimorbidity and Patient-Doctor Communication and Trust among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries. Int J Family Med. 2016;2016:8747891.PMID: 27800181

Wiener RC, Vohra R, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan SS. Caregiver Burdens and Preventive Dental Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disability and/or Mental Health Conditions: National Survey of CSHCN, 2009-2010. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27465058

Sambamoorthi U, Deb A, Zhou S, Garg R, Fan T, Boss A Rapid Acting Insulin Use and Persistence among Elderly Type 2 Diabetes Patients Adding RAI to Oral Antidiabetes Drug Regimens. J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:5374931. PMID:27761472

Vohra R, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U, StPeter C, Poe S, Dwibedi N, Ajmera M. Prescription Drug Use and Polypharmacy Among Medicaid-Enrolled Adults with Autism: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Analysis. Drugs Real World Outcomes. 2016 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27873285

Meraya AM, Sambamoorthi U. Chronic Condition Combinations and Productivity Loss Among Employed Nonelderly Adults (18 to 64 Years). J Occup Environ Med. 2016 Oct;58(10):974-978. PMID: 27483337

Wiener RC, Shen C, Sambamoorthi N, Sambamoorthi U. Preventive dental care in older adults with diabetes. J Am Dent Assoc. 2016 Oct;147(10):797-802. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2016.03.022. PMID: 27189741

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U, Hayes SE, Azulay Chertok IR. Association of Breastfeeding and the Federal Poverty Level: National Survey of Family Growth, 2011-2013 Epidemiol Res Int. 2016;2016. pii: 9783704. PMID: 27019750

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U, Jurevic RJ. Association of Alanine Aminotransferase and Periodontitis: A Cross-Sectional Analysis-NHANES 2009-2012. Int J Inflam. 2016;2016:3901402. doi: 10.1155/2016/3901402. PMID: 26981311

Raval AD, Mattes MD, Madhavan S, Pan X, Wei W, Sambamoorthi U. Association between Metformin Use and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries with Preexisting Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Incident Prostate Cancer J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:2656814. doi: 10.1155/2016/2656814. PMID:27547763

Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Wachholtz AB, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment decreases healthcare expenditures among working age patients with comorbid conditions and type 2 diabetes mellitus along with newly-diagnosed depression. BMC Psychiatry. 2016 Jul 19;16:247. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0964-9. PMID: 27431801

Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U. Sex Differences in the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine among Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:2067095. doi: 10.1155/2016/2067095.PMID: 27239207

Chopra I, Wilkins TL, Sambamoorthi U. Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions. Hosp Pract (1995). 2016 Feb;44(1):48-59. doi: 10.1080/21548331.2016.1144446. PMID: 26788839

Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Salkini M, Sambamoorthi U. Impact of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis on Noncancer Hospitalizations Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Prostate Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Feb;14(2):186-94. Epub 2016 Feb 5. PMID: 26850489

Vohra R, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U. Emergency Department Use Among Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Apr;46(4):1441-54. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2692-2. PMID: 26762115

Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Sambamoorthi U. Types of chronic conditions combinations and initial cancer treatment among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with localised prostate cancer. Int J Clin Pract. 2016 Jul;70(7):606-18. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12838. PMID: 27291866

Rudisill TM, Zhu M, Abate M, Davidov D, Delagarza V, Long DL, Sambamoorthi U, Thornton JD. The characterization of drug and alcohol use among senior drivers fatally injured in U.S. motor vehicle collisions, 2008-2012. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016 Mar 30:0. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27027152

Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Sambamoorthi U. Association Between Types of Chronic Conditions and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries with Prostate Cancer. Popul Health Manag. 2016 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27031642

McKay GJ, Teo BW, Zheng YF, Sambamoorthi U, Sabanayagam C. Diabetic Microvascular Complications: Novel Risk Factors, Biomarkers, and Risk Prediction Models. J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:2172106. doi: 10.1155/2016/2172106. No abstract available. PMID: 26779541

Donohoe J, Marshall VD, Tan X, Camacho F, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Spatial Access to Primary Care Providers in Appalachia: Evaluating Current Methodology. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health 2016:1-10. doi: 10.1177/2150131916632554

Donohoe J, Marshall VD, Tan X, Camacho F, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Evaluating and Comparing Methods for Measuring Spatial Access to Mammography Centers in Appalachia. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 2016 (pp 1-19). doi: 10.1007/s10742-016-0143

Chang J, Lizer A, Patel I, Bhatia D, Tan X, Balkrishnan R. Prescription to over-the-counter switches in the United States. Journal of Research in Pharmacy Practice 2016;5:149-54

Darekar A, Patel I, Clemons M, Tan X, Rana R, Bhatia D, Chang J. Dispensing Practices in India and United States. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine. 2016;2(3):60-64.

Erickson SR, Salgado TM, Tan X. Issues in the medication management process in people who have intellectual/developmental disability: a qualitative study of the caregivers’ perspective. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities(accepted)

Tan X, Feng X, Chang J, Higa G, Wang L, Leslie D. Oral antidiabetic drug use and associated health outcomes in cancer J Clin Pharm Ther 2016:1-8. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.12430. PMID:27453485

Chopra I, Kelly KM. Cancer risk information sharing: the experience of individuals receiving genetic counseling for BRCA1/2 J Health Commun, Accepted. PMID: 26578231

Garg R, Vogelgesang J, Kelly KM. Impact of Genetic Counseling and Testing on Altruistic Motivations to Test for BRCA1/2: a Longitudinal Study. J Genet Couns. 2016 Jun;25(3):572-82. doi: 10.1007/s10897-015-9911-z. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Publication year 2015

WV Populations

Roy AN, Madhavan SS, Lloyd A. A discrete choice experiment to elicit patient willingness to pay for attributes of treatment-induced symptom relief in comorbid Insomnia. Manag Care. 2015 Apr;24(4):42-8.

Kelly KM, Chopra I, Dolly B. Breastfeeding: An unknown factor to reduce heart disease risk among breastfeeding women. Breastfeed Med. Oct 5. 2015 Nov;10(9):442-7. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2015.0082. Epub 2015 Oct 5. PMID: 26436588

Kelly KM, Agarwal P, Attarabeen O, Scott VG, Elswick B, Dolly B, Tworek C. Pharmacists' perception of tobacco sales in an elevated-risk population. J Pharm Technol, 2015  31(5):195-203.

Alwhaibi M, Garg R, Dwibedi N. Folic acid intake for prevention of birth defects among women of childbearing age. WV Medical Journal (Accepted for publication).

Nadpara P, Madhavan SS, Tworek C, Sambamoorthi U, Hendryx M, Almubarak M. Patterns of tobacco-use cessation counseling services usage and associated health outcomes among elderly Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with lung cancer in West Virginia. West Virginia Medical Journal.

Non-WV Populations

Chopra I, Wilkins TL, Sambamoorthi U. Hospital length of stay and all-cause 30-day readmissions among high-risk Medicaid beneficiaries. J Hosp Med. 2015 Dec 15. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2526. PMID: 26669942

Alenzi EO, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment and health-related quality of life among adults with diabetes and depression. Qual Life Res. 2015 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26590839

Nadpara P, Madhavan SS, Tworek C. Guideline-concordant timely lung cancer care and prognosis among elderly patients in the United States: A population-based study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2015 Jun 29. pii: S1877-7821(15)00133-2. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.06.005. [Epub ahead of print].

Ajmera M, Raval A, Zhou S, Wei W, Bhattacharya R, Pan C, Sambamoorthi U. A Real-World Observational Study of Time to Treatment Intensification Among Elderly Patients with Inadequately Controlled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2015 Dec;21(12):1184-93. PMID: 26679967

Nadpara PA, Madhavan SS, Tworek C, Sambamoorthi U, Hendryx M, Almubarak M. Guideline-concordant lung cancer care and associated health outcomes among elderly patients in the United States. J Geriatr 2015 Mar;6(2):101-10. PMID: 25604094

Bhattacharjee S, Sambamoorthi U. Diabetes care among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson's disease and diabetes. J Diabetes Metab Disord. 2015 Oct 5;14:75. PMID: 26442222

Sambamoorthi U, Tan X, Deb A. Multiple chronic conditions and healthcare costs among adults. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2015 Oct;15(5):823-32. PMID 26400220

Ajmera M, Sambamoorthi U, Metzger A, Dwibedi N, Rust G, Tworek C. Multimorbidity and COPD medication receipt among Medicaid beneficiaries with newly diagnosed COPD. Respir Care. 2015 Nov;60(11):1592-602. PMID: 26329356

Bhattacharjee S, Metzger A, Tworek C, Wei W, Pan X, Sambamoorthi U. Parkinson's disease and home healthcare use and expenditures among elderly Medicare beneficiaries. Parkinsons Dis. 2015;2015: 606810. PMID: 26090265

Agarwal P, Sambamoorthi U. Healthcare expenditures associated with depression among individuals with osteoarthritis: post-regression linear decomposition approach. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec;30(12):1803-11. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3393-4. PMID: 25990191

Bhattacharya R, Zhou S, Wei W, Ajmera M, Sambamoorthi U. A real-world study of the effect of timing of insulin initiation on outcomes in older Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 May;63(5):893-901. PMID: 25955280

Alwhaibi M, Bhattacharya R, Sambamoorthi U. Type of Multimorbidity and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Adults. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015; 2015;2015:362582. doi: 10.1155/2015/362582. PMID: 25648169

Meraya AM, Raval AD, Sambamoorthi U. Chronic condition combinations and health care expenditures and out-of-pocket spending burden among adults, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2009 and 2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Jan 29;12:E12. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140388. PMID: 25633487

Atkins EV, Sambamoorthi U, Bhattacharya R. Variations of depression treatment among women with hypertension. Health Care Women Int. 2015;36(6):730-50. PMID: 25611702

Raval AD, Zhou S, Wei W, Bhattacharjee S, Miao R, Sambamoorthi U. 30-day readmission among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes. Popul Health Manag. 2015 Aug;18(4):256-64.

Raval AD, Thakker D, Vyas A, Salkini M, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U. Impact of metformin on clinical outcomes among men with prostate cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2015 Jun;18(2):110-21. doi: 10.1038/pcan.2014.52. PMID: 25667109

Kelly KM, Bhattacharya R, Dickinson S, Hazard H. Health behaviors among breast cancer patients and survivors. Cancer Nurs. 2015 May-Jun;38(3):E27-34. PMID: 25905912

Kelly KM, Shedlosky-Shoemaker R, Atkins E, Tworek C, Porter K. Improving family history collection. J Health Commun. 2015 Apr;20(4):445-52. PMID: 25763471

Kelly KM, Schoenberg N, Wilson TD, Atkins E, Dickinson S, Paskett E. Cervical cancer worry and screening among Appalachian women. J Prim Prev. 2015 Apr;36(2):79-92. PMID: 25416153

Kelly KM, Ellington L, Schoenberg N, Jackson T, Dickinson S, Porter K, Leventhal H, Andrykowsk, M (2015). Genetic counseling content: How does it impact behavior? J Behavioral Med, Special Issue, 38(5):766-776. PMID: 25533642

Pan X, Sambamoorthi U. Health care expenditures associated with depression in adults with cancer. J Community Support Oncol. 2015 Jul;13(7):240-7. doi: 10.12788/jcso.0150. PMID: 26270540

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U, Jurevic RJ. Association of periodontitis and human papillomavirus in oral rinse specimens: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Survey 2009-2012. J Am Dent Assoc. 2015 Jun;146(6):382-9. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2015.01.019. PMID: 26025825

Bose S, Gebremedhin TG, Sambamoorthi U. State-Level Variations in Hospital Expenditures: An Application of Spatial Regression. Journal of Health Care Finance. Fall 2015; 42(2);

Donohoe J, Marshall VD, Tan X, Camacho F, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Predicting late-stage breast cancer diagnosis and receipt of adjuvant therapy: applying current spatial access to care methods in Appalachia. Medical Care 2015;53(11):980-8. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000432.

Tan X, Marshall VD, Anderson RT, Donohoe J, Camacho F, Balkrishnan R. Adjuvant therapy use among Appalachian breast cancer survivors. Medicine (Baltimore) 2015;94(26):e1071

Tan X*, Marshall VD, Balkrishnan R, Patel I, Chang J, Erickson SR. Psychotropic Medication Adherence among Community-Based Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2015;8(1):1-22

Dwibedi N, Sansgiry SS, Johnson ML, Abughosh SM, Essien EJ, Mehta PD. Parents’ Expectations to Receive Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 2015; 25(6) 530-551.

Fama JP, Dwibedi N. Effect of Pediatric Influenza on Caregivers’ Burden—A Literature Review. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 2015 2015/08/18;25(6):522-529.

Patel I, R Rarus, Tan X, Lee E-K, Guy J, Rana R, Ahmad A, Chang J. Investigation of comparative effectiveness research in Asia, Europe, and North America. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 2015;47:585-93.

Publication year 2014

WV Populations

Vohra R, Madhavan S, Khanna R, Becker-Cottrill B. Child's autism severity: effect on West Virginia caregiver satisfaction with school services. W V Med J. 2014 Sep-Oct;110(5):32-9.

Vyas A, Madhavan S, Kelly KM, Metzger A, Schreiman J, Remick S. Predictors of self-reported adherence to mammography screening guidelines in West Virginia women visiting a stationary facility. W V Med J. 2014 Mar-Apr;110(2):20-6.

LeMasters T, Madhavan S, Atkins E, Vyas A, Remick S, Vona-Davis L. "Don't know" and accuracy of breast cancer risk perceptions among Appalachian women attending a mobile mammography program: implications for educational interventions and patient empowerment. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Dec;29(4):669-79.

Non-WV Populations

Vyas A, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U. Association between persistence with mammography screening and stage at diagnosis among elderly women diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Dec;148(3):645-54.

Vohra R, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U, St Peter C. Access to services, quality of care, and family impact for children with autism, other developmental disabilities, and other mental health conditions. Autism. 2014 Oct;18(7):815-26. PMID: 24353274

Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Depression and ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2014 Sep-Oct;36(5):460-5.

Bhattacharya R, Ajmera M, Bhattacharjee S, Sambamoorthi U. Use of antidepressants and statins and short-term risk of new-onset diabetes among high risk adults. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Aug;105(2): 251-60.

Ajmera M, Raval AD, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Explaining the increased health care expenditures associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cost-decomposition analysis. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2014 Apr 8;9:339-48.

LeMasters TJ, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Kurian S. Health behaviors among breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors: a US population-based case-control study, with comparisons by cancer type and gender. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Sep;8(3):336-48.

Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Excess risk of chronic physical conditions associated with depression and anxiety. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Jan 16;14:10.

Kelly KM, Ellington L, Schoenberg N, Agarwal P, Jackson T, Dickinson S, Abraham J, Paskett ED, Leventhal H, Andrykowski M. Linking genetic counseling content to short-term outcomes in individuals at elevated breast cancer risk. J Genet Couns. 2014 Oct;23(5):838-48. PMID: 24671341

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U. Cross-Sectional Association between the Number of Missing Teeth and Cardiovascular Disease among Adults Aged 50 or Older: BRFSS 2010. Int J Vasc Med. 2014;2014:421567. doi: 10.1155/2014/421567. PMID: 24624297

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U, Jurevic RJ. Dental utilization of active duty/previous active duty US military: a cross-sectional analysis of the 2010 Behavior and Risk Surveillance Survey. Research (Lambertville). 2014;1. pii: 888. PMID: 26086028

Mitra S, Sambamoorthi U. Disability prevalence among adults: estimates for 54 countries and progress toward a global estimate. Disabil Rehabil. 2014;36(11):940-7. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2013.825333. PMID: 23962193

Haile ZT, Gurka KK, Chertok IR, Sambamoorthi U. Factors associated with utilization of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine during pregnancy among women in Kenya: a cross-sectional study. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Jul;18(5):1104-13. doi: 10.1007/s10995-013-1340-8. PMID: 23912315

Publication year 2013

WV Populations

Atkins E, Madhavan S, LeMasters T, Vyas A, Gainor SJ, Remick S. Are obese women more likely to participate in a mobile mammography program? J Community Health. 2013 Apr;38(2):338-48.

Vyas A, Madhavan S, Kelly K, Metzger A, Schreiman J, Remick S. Do Appalachian women attending a mobile mammography program differ from those visiting a stationary mammography facility? J Community Health. 2013 Aug;38(4):698-706.

Shah NA, Halverson J, Madhavan S. Burden of emergency and non-emergency colorectal cancer surgeries in West Virginia and the USA. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2013 Mar;44(1):46-53.

Non-WV Populations

LeMasters T, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U, Kurian S. A population-based study comparing HRQoL among breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors to propensity score matched controls, by cancer type, and gender. Psychooncology. 2013 Oct;22(10):2270-82.

Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U. Dental fluorosis and lumbar spine bone mineral density in adults, ages 20 to 49 years: results from the 2003 to 2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Dent Hyg. 2013 Dec;87(6):370-7. PMID: 24357566

Shen C, Shah N, Findley PA, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment and short-term healthcare expenditures among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions. J Negat Results Biomed. 2013 Oct 22;12:15. PMID: 24148758

Ajmera M, Shen C, Pan X, Findley PA, Rust G, Sambamoorthi U. Inhaled anticholinergic use and all-cause mortality among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2013;8:287-94. PMID: 23785232

Bhattacharjee S, Sambamoorthi U. Co-occurring chronic conditions and healthcare expenditures associated with Parkinson's disease: a propensity score matched analysis. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Aug;19(8):746-50. PMID: 23680418

Agarwal P, Pan X, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment patterns among individuals with osteoarthritis: a cross sectional study. BMC Psychiatry. 2013 Apr 22;13:121. PMID: 23607696

Kelly KM, Ajmera M, Bhattacharjee S, Vohra R, Hobbs G, Chaudhary L, Abraham J, Agnese D. Perception of cancer recurrence risk: more information is better. Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Mar;90(3):361-6. PMID: 22231022

LeMasters T, Madhavan S, Sambamoorthi U, Kurian S. A population-based study comparing HRQoL among breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors to propensity score matched controls, by cancer type, and gender. Psychooncology. 2013 Oct;22(10):2270-82. doi: 10.1002/pon.3288. PMID: 23606210

Bhattacharjee S, Bhattacharya R, Kelley GA, Sambamoorthi U. Antidepressant use and new-onset diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2013 May;29(4):273-84. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2393. Review. PMID: 23390036

Rane PB, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S. Depression Treatment in Individuals with Cancer: A Comparative Analysis with Cardio-Metabolic Conditions. Health Psychol Res. 2013 Jan 30;1(1):e2. doi: 10.4081/hpr.2013.e2. PMID: 26973891

Sambamoorthi U, Ma Y, Findley PA, Rust G. Antidepressant use, depression, and new-onset diabetes among elderly Medicare beneficiaries. J Diabetes. 2013 Sep;5(3):327-35. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12014. PMID: 23173757

Wachholtz AB, Sambamoorthi U. National Trends in Prayer Use as a Coping Mechanism for Depression: Changes from 2002 to 2007.  Journal of Religion and Health, 2013, Dec 52(4):1356-1368

Pan X, Sambamoorthi U. Medicare Claim Processors’ Reimbursement and G-CSF Choice among Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients. The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits, 2013; July/August:5(4):147:154