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Chrysanthopoulou, SA. MILC: MIcrosimulation, Lung Cancer (MILC) model. R package version 1.0. 2014

Dong YH, Alcusky M, Maio V, Liu J, Liu M, Wu LC, Chang CH, Lai MS, Gagne JJ. Evidence of potential bias in a comparison of β blockers and calcium channel blockers in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute coronary syndrome: results of a multinational study. BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 31;7(3):e012997.

Hunnicutt JN, Ulbricht CM, Chrysanthopolou S, Lapane KL. Probabilistic bias analysis in pharmacoepidemiology and comparative effectiveness research: a systematic review.Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Dec;25(12):1343-1353.

Liu SH, Ulbricht CM, Chrysanthopoulou SA, Lapane KL. Implementation and reporting of causal mediation analysis in 2015: A systematic review in epidemiological studies. BMC Research Notes. 2016 July; 9:354.



Dube C, Liu SH, Driban JB, McAlindon TE, Eaton CB, Lapane KL. The relationship between smoking and knee osteoarthritis in the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2016 Mar; 24(3):465-72.

Lapane KL, Liu S-H, Dube CE, Driban JB, McAlindon TE, Eaton CB. Correlates of hyaluronic acid and corticosteroid injections use among patients with radiographically confirmed osteoarthritis (abstract).  Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 2016; 24(S1): S189.

Lapane KL, Liu SH, Dube CE, Driban JB, McAlindon TE, Eaton CB.  Factors associated with the use of hyaluronic acid and corticosteroid injections among patients with radiographically confirmed knee osteoarthritis: a retrospective data analysis.  Clin Ther 2017; 39(2):347-358.

Lapane KL, Yang S, Driban JB, Liu SH, Dube C, McAlindon T, Eaton CB. Effects of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents on symptoms and disease progression among patients with knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Mar; 67(3):724-32.

Liu SH, Driban JB, Eaton CB, McAlindon TE, Harrold LR, Lapane KL. Objectively measured physical activity and symptoms change in knee Osteoarthritis. The American Journal of Medicine. 2016 May; 129(5); 497-505.e1

Liu SH, Dube C, Driban JB, McAlindon TE, Eaton CB, Lapane KL. Patterns of intra-articular injection use after initiation of treatment in patients with knee osteoarthritis: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2017; (17)31043-9. [Epub ahead of print]



Hunnicutt JN, Tjia J, Lapane KL. Hospice Use and Pain Management in Elderly Nursing Home Residents With Cancer.  J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Mar;53(3):561-570. Epub 2016 Dec 29.

Hunnicutt JN, Ulbricht CM, Tjia J, Lapane KL. Pain and pharmacologic pain management in long-stay nursing home residents. Pain. 2017 Jun;158(6):1091-1099.

Li L, Setoguchi S, Cabral H, Jick S. Opioid use for noncancer pain and risk of fracture in adults: a nested case-control study using the general practice research database. Am J Epidemiol 2013;178:559-69.

Li L, Setoguchi S, Cabral H, Jick S. Opioid use for non-cancer pain and risk of myocardial infarction amongst adults. J Intern Med 2013;273:511-26

Tjia J, Ellington L, Clayton MF, Lemay C, Reblin M. Managing medications during home hospice cancer care: nurse strategies and the needs of family caregivers.  Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2015 Nov; 50(5): 630-641.



Lapane KL, Jesdale BM, Dubé CE, Pimentel CB, Rajpathak SN. (2015). Sulfonylureas and risk of falls and fractures among nursing home residents with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 109(2):411-419.

Tjia J, Lapane KL.  Guideline-based prescribing in frail elderly patients.  JAMA Internal Medicine.  017 Feb 1;177(2):262-263.


Psychiatric Epidemiology

Ulbricht CM, Dumenci L, Rothschild AJ, Lapane KL. Changes in depression subtypes for women during treatment with citalopram: a latent transition analysis. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2016 Oct;19(5):769-78.

Ulbricht CM, Dumenci L, Rothschild AJ, Ulbricht CM, Rothschild AJ, Hunnicutt JN, Lapane KL. Depression and cognitive impairment among newly admitted nursing home residents in the USA. Int J Geriatr  Psychiatry.[Epub ahead of print]



Dubé CE, Lapane KL.  Lay abstracts and summaries: writing advice for scientists.  Journal of Cancer Education 2014; 29(3):577-9.

Lapane KL, Dube CE, Jesdale BM.  Worker injuries in nursing homes: is save patient handling legislation the solution?  The Journal of Nursing Home Research Sciences, 2016; 2: 110-117.

Lapane KL, Dubé CE, Pakyz AL. Entangled practices, entangled epidemics: antibiotic practices and healthcare associated infections in nursing homes and hospitals. Journal of Nursing Home Research Science, January 2016.

Li L, Ambegaonkar BM, Reckless JPD, Jick SS. Association of a reduction in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol with incident cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2014; 21:855-65.

Li L, Neogi T, Jick S. Giant cell arteritis and vascular disease-risk factors and outcomes: a cohort study using UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2017;56:753-62.

Tjia J, Givens JL.  Ethical framework for the discontinuation of medications in nursing home residents with limited life expectancy.  Clinics of Geriatric Medicine.  2012; 28(2):  255-272.

Tjia J, Hunnicutt JN, Herndon L, Blanks CR, Lapane KL, Wehry S. Association of a communication training program with use of antipsychotics in nursing homes.  JAMA Internal Medicine 2017; 177(6):846-853.

Tjia J, Kutner JS, Ritchie CS, Blatchford PJ, Kendrick REB, Prince-Paul M, Somers TJ, McPherson ML, Sloan JA, Abernethy AP, Furuno JP.  Perceptions of statin discontinuation among patients with life-limiting illness.  Journal of Palliative Medicine. (In Press)

Varga S, Alcusky M, Keith SW, Hegarty SE, Del Canale S, Lombardi M, Maio V. Hospitalization rates during potentially inappropriate medication use in a large population-based cohort of older adults. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Jul 1.

Zilberberg MD, Schorr AF, Jesdale WM, Tjia J,Lapane K. (2016). Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection among Medicare patients in nursing homes: a population-based cohort study. Medicine (Baltimore) 96(10):s6231.