Recent publications from Boston University’s Department of Health Law, Policy and Management: December 2019 Edition

Below are recent publications from me and my colleagues from Boston University’s Department of Health Law, Policy and Management. You can find all posts in this series here.

December 2019 Edition

Annas GJ. Truth and Torture in the War on Terror. The Lancet. 2019 Nov 30.394 (10213):1981-1982.

Biancarelli DL, Drainoni ML, Perkins RB. Provider Experience Recommending HPV Vaccination Before Age 11 Years. J Pediatr. 2019 Nov 19. PMID: 31757474. doi:

Backhaus I, Lipson SK, Fisher LB, Kawachi I, Pedrelli P. Sexual assault, sense of belonging, depression and suicidality among LGBQ and heterosexual college students. J Am Coll Health. 2019 Oct 29; 1-9. PMID: 31661423.

Bashar SK, Walkey AJ, McManus DD, Chon KH. VERB: VFCDM-Based Electrocardiogram Reconstruction and Beat Detection Algorithm. IEEE Access. 2019; 7:13856-13866. PMID: 31741809.

Bosch NA, Teja B, Wunsch H, Walkey AJ. Characterization and validation of a novel measure of septic shock severity. Intensive Care Med. 2019 Nov 04. PMID: 31686128.

Burke LG, Zhou X, Boyle KL, Orav EJ, Bernson D, Hood ME, Land T, Bharel M, Frakt AB. Trends in Opioid Use Disorder and overdose among opioid-naïve individuals receiving an opioid prescription in Massachusetts from 2011-2014. Addiction. 2019 Nov 06. PMID: 31691390.

Cole MB, Qin Q, Sheldrick RC, Morley DS, Bair-Merritt MH. The effects of integrating behavioral health into primary care for low-income children. Health Serv Res. 2019 Dec; 54(6):1203-1213. PMID: 31742687.

Dresden SM, Hwang U, Garrido MM, Sze J, Kang R, Vargas-Torres C, Courtney DM, Loo G, Rosenberg M, Richardson L. Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations: The Impact of Transitional Care Nurses on 30-day Readmissions for Older Adults. Acad Emerg Med. 2019 Oct 29. PMID: 31663245.

Garrity B, McDonough C, Ameli O, Rothendler J, Carey K, Cabral H, Stein M, Saper R, Kazis LE. Unrestricted Direct Access to Physical Therapist Services Is Associated With Lower Health Care Utilization and Costs in Patients With New-Onset Low Back Pain. Phys Ther. 2019 Oct 30. PMID: 31665461.

Hassmiller Lich K, O’Leary MC, Nambiar S, Townsley RM, Mayorga ME, Hicklin K, Frerichs L, Shafer PR, Davis MM, Wheeler SB. Estimating the impact of insurance expansion on colorectal cancer and related costs in North Carolina: A population-level simulation analysis. Prev Med. 2019 Oct 27; 105847. PMID: 31666187.

Herrera CN, Brochier A, Pellicer M, Garg A, Drainoni ML. Implementing Social Determinants of Health Screening at Community Health Centers: Clinician and Staff Perspectives. J Prim Care Community Health. 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2150132719887260. PMID: 31702425.

Huberfeld N. Epilogue: Health Care, Federalism, and Democratic Values. Am J Law Med. 2019 May;45(2-3):247-252. PMID: 31722635.

Sheldrick RC, Schlichting LE, Berger B, Clyne A, Ni P, Perrin EC, Vivier PM. Establishing New Norms for Developmental Milestones. Pediatrics. 2019 Dec; 144(6). PMID: 31727860.

Meyers DJ, Cole MB, Rahman M, Lee Y, Rogers W, Gutman R, Wilson IB. The association of provider and practice factors with HIV antiretroviral therapy adherence. AIDS. 2019 Nov 01; 33(13):2081-2089. PMID: 31577572.

Moitra E, Tarantino N, Garnaat SL, Pinkston MM, Busch AM, Weisberg RB, Stein MD, Uebelacker LA. Using behavioral psychotherapy techniques to address HIV patients’ pain, depression, and well-being. Psychotherapy (Chic). 2019 Oct 31. PMID: 31670530.

Ngo-Metzger Q, Zuvekas S, Shafer P, Tracer H, Borsky AE, Bierman AS. Statin Use in the U.S. for Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Remains Suboptimal. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Nov-Dec; 32(6):807-817. PMID: 31704749.

Rosenbloom DL, Lewis DC. Health Professionals Should be Involved in Shaping Substance Use Disorder Policy. J Addict Med. 2019 Nov 04. PMID: 31688148.

Skolnik AA, Bokhour BG, Gifford AL, Wilson BM, Van Epps P. Roadblocks to PrEP: What Medical Records Reveal About Access to HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Nov 08. PMID: 31705471.

Stockly OR, Wolfe AE, Espinoza LF, Simko LC, Kowalske K, Carrougher GJ, Gibran N, Bamer AM, Meyer W, Rosenberg M, Rosenberg L, Kazis LE, Ryan CM, Schneider JC. The impact of electrical injuries on long-term outcomes: A Burn Model System National Database study. Burns. 2019 Aug 14. PMID: 31420267.

Thakarar K, Walley AY, Heeren TC, Winter MR, Ventura AS, Sullivan M, Drainoni M, Saitz R. Medication for addiction treatment and acute care utilization in HIV-positive adults with substance use disorders. AIDS Care. 2019 Nov 05; 1-5. PMID: 31686528.

Whitehill JM, Trangenstein PJ, Jenkins MC, Jernigan DH, Moreno MA. Exposure to Cannabis Marketing in Social and Traditional Media and Past-Year Use Among Adolescents in States With Legal Retail Cannabis. J Adolesc Health. 2019 Nov 07. PMID: 31708374.


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