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Student Publications

Publication in peer-reviewed journals is a very important part of graduate training. Publications by CTS students over the past five years are listed below. The names of student authors are in bold font.


Craig AK, Gerwin R, Bainter J, Evans S, James C. 2018. Exploring parent expectations of neonatal therapeutic hypothermia. J Perinatol. Epub ahead of print. Abstract

Craig AK, Gerwin R, Bainter J, Evans S, James C. 2018. Exploring parent experience of communication about therapeutic hypothermia in the neonatal intensive care unit. Adv Neonatal Care. 18: 136-143. Abstract

Dad T, Abebe KZ, Bae KT, Comer D, Torres VE, Czarnecki PG, Schrier RW, Steinman TI, Moore CG, Chapman AB, Kaya D, Tao C, Braun WE, Winklhofer FT, Brosnahan G, Hogan MC, Miskulin DC, Rahbari Oskoui F, Flessner MF, Perrone RD. 2018. Longitudinal assessment of left ventricular mass in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Kidney Int Rep. 3: 619-624. Abstract

Eubank L, Lee KS, Seder DB, Strout T, Darrow M, MacDonald C, May T, Riker RR, Kern KB. 2018. Approaches to community consultation in exception from informed consent: Analysis of scope, efficiency, and cost at two centers. Resuscitation 130: 81-87. Abstract

Kumar V, Cohen JT, Neumann PJ, Kent DM. 2018. Risk-targeted lung cancer screening. Ann Intern Med. 169: 200-201. Abstract

Kumar V, Cohen JT, van Klaveren D, Soeteman DI, Wong JB, Neumann PJ, Kent DM. 2018. Risk-targeted lung cancer screening: A cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Intern Med 168: 161-169. Abstract

May TL, Gifford AH, Lahiri T, Black A, Trang J, Cornell AG, Gonzalez K, Morin S, Napier M, Duarte CW, Zuckerman JB. 2018. Complications of long and intermediate term venous catheters in cystic fibrosis patients: A multicenter study. J Cyst Fibros. 17: 96-104. Abstract

May TL, Riker RR, Gagnon DJ, Duarte C, McCrum B, Hoover C, Seder DB. 2018. Continuous surface EMG power reflects the metabolic cost of shivering during targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 131: 8-13. Abstract

May TL, Riker RR, Fraser GL, Hirsch KG, Agarwal S, Duarte C, Friberg H, Søreide E, McPherson J, Hand R, Kent D, Nielsen N, Seder DB. 2018. Variation in sedation and neuromuscular blockade regimens on outcome after cardiac arrest. Crit Care Med. Epub ahead of print. Abstract

Morris NA, May TL, Motta M, Agarwal S, Kamel H. 2018. Long-term risk of seizures among cardiac arrest survivors. Resuscitation 129: 94-96. Abstract

Pitcher JH, Dziodzio J, Keller J, May T, Riker RR, Seder DB. 2018. Hemodynamic, biochemical, and ventilatory parameters are independently associated with outcome after cardiac arrest. Neurocrit Care. 29: 69-76. Abstract

Ricci E, Einspieler C, Craig AK. 2018. Feasibility of using the general movements assessment of infants in the United States. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 38: 269-279. Abstract

Riker RR, Gagnon D, May T, Fraser G, Seder D. 2018. Valproate free serum concentrations: More complex than simple formulas. Seizure. 60: 155-156. Abstract


Aycock RD, Westafer LM, Boxen JL, Majlesi N, Schoenfeld EM, Bannuru RR. 2017. Acute kidney injury after computed tomography: A meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med 71: 44-53. Abstract

Craig A, James C, Bainter J, Lucas FL, Evans S, Glazer J. 2017. Survey of neonatal intensive care unit nurse attitudes toward therapeutic hypothermia treatment. Adv Neonatal Care. 17: 123-130. Abstract

Dad T, Garimella PS, Strom JA. 2017. Quiz: An unusual case of metabolic alkalosis in a patient With CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 69: A13-A16. Abstract

Dad T, Weiner DE. 2017. Does an aspirin a day keep the doctor away? Am J Kidney Dis. 69: 337-340. Abstract

Kumar, V. 2017. A tale of two countries. Ann Intern Med 167: 686. Abstract

Madden LK, Hill M, May TL, Human T, Guanci MM, Jacobi J, Moreda MV, Badjatia N. 2017. The implementation of targeted temperature management: An evidence-based guideline from the Neurocritical Care Society. Neurocrit Care. 27: 468-487. Abstract

Mader TJ, Westafer LM, Nathanson BH, Villarroel N, Coute RA, McNally BF. 2017. Targeted temperature management effectiveness in the elderly: Insights from a large registry. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 7: 222-230. Abstract

Madsen TE, Linden JA, Rounds K, Hsieh YH, Lopez BL, Boatright D, Garg N, Heron SL, Jameson A, Kass D, Lall MD, Melendez AM, Scheulen JJ, Sethuraman KN, Westafer LM, Safdar B. 201/7. Current status of gender and racial/ethnic disparities among academic emergency medicine physicians. Acad Emerg Med. 24: 1182-1192. Abstract

Riker RR, Gagnon DJ, Hatton C, May T, Seder DB, Stokem K, Fraser GL. 2017. Valproate protein binding is highly variable in ICU patients and not predicted by total serum concentrations: A case series and literature review. Pharmacotherapy 37: 500-508. Abstract

Zemrak WR, Smith KE, Rolfe SS, May T, Trowbridge RL, Hayes TL, Grindlinger GA, Seder DB. 2017. Low-dose prothrombin complex concentrate for warfarin-associated intracranial hemorrhage with INR less than 2.0. Neurocrit Care 27: 334-340. Abstract


Dad T, Foster MC, Weiner DE. 2016. Kidney transplants from HLA-incompatible live donors and survival. New Engl J Med. 375: 288. Abstract

Dad T, Sarnak MJ. 2016. Pericarditis and pericardial effusions in end-stage renal disease. Semin Dial. 29: 366-373. Abstract

Dad T, Tighiouart H, Joseph A, Bostom A, Carpenter M, Hunsicker L, Kusek JW, Pfeffer M, Levey AS, Weiner DE. 2016. Aspirin use and incident cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, and death in stable kidney transplant recipients: A post hoc analysis of the folic acid for vascular outcome reduction in transplantation (FAVORIT) trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 68: 277-286. Abstract

Hatton C, Riker RR, Gagnon DJ, May T, Seder DB, Fraser GL. 2016. Free serum valproate concentration more reliable than total concentration in critically ill patients. Resuscitation 105: e15-16. Abstract

Leary JC, Schainker EG, Leyenaar JK. 2016. The unwritten rules of mentorship: Facilitators of and barriers to effective mentorship in pediatric hospital medicine. Hosp Pediatr. 6: 219-225. Abstract

Leonberg-Yoo AK, Tighiouart H, Levey AS, Beck GJ, Sarnak MJ. 2016. Urine potassium excretion, kidney failure, and mortality in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. Epub ahead of print. Abstract

Leonberg-Yoo AK, Sarnak MJ.  2016. Don't pass the salt: Evidence to support avoidance of high salt intake in CKD.  Am J Kidney Dis. Epub ahead of print.  Abstract

Magid-Bernstein J, Al-Mufti F, Merkler AE, Roh D, Patel S, May TL, Agarwal S, Claassen J, Park S. 2016. Unexpected rapid improvement and neurogenic stunned myocardium in a patient with acute motor axonal neuropathy: A case report and literature review. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 17: 135-141.  Abstract

McGill RL, Ruthazer R, Lacson E Jr, Meyer KB, Miskulin DC, Weiner DE. 2016. Vascular imaging for hemodialysis vascular access planning. Hemodial Int. Epub ahead of print.  Abstract

Paulus JK, Wessler BS, Lundquist C, Lai LL, Raman G, Lutz JS, Kent DM. 2016. Field synopsis of sex in clinical prediction models for cardiovascular disease. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 9: S8-S15.  Abstract

Schoenfeld EM, Poronsky KE, Elia TR, Budhram GR, Garb JL, Mader TJ. 2016. Validity of STONE scores in younger patients presenting with suspected uncomplicated renal colic. Am J Emerg Med. 34: 230-234. Abstract

Ullrich CK, Rodday AM, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Patel SK, Syrjala KL, Harris LL, Recklitis CJ, Schwartz L, Davies S, Guinan EC, Chang G, Wolfe J, Parsons SK. 2016. Parent outlook: How parents view the road ahead as they embark on hematopoietic stem cell transplant for their child. Biol Blood Marrow Transpl. 22: 104-111.  Abstract

Upshaw JN, Konstam MA, Klaveren Dv, Noubary F, Huggins GS, Kent DM. 2016. Multistate model to predict heart failure hospitalizations and all-cause mortality in outpatients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Model derivation and external validation. Circ Heart Fail. pii: e003146. Abstract


Alkofide H, Huggins GS, Ruthazer R, Beshansky JR, Selker HP. 2015. Serum adiponectin levels in patients with acute coronary syndromes: Serial changes and relation to infarct size. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 12: 411-419.  Abstract

Alkofide H, Huggins GS, Beshansky JR, Ruthazer R, Peter I, Ray M, Mukherjee JT, Selker HP. 2015. C-Reactive protein reactions to glucose-insulin-potassium infusion and relations to infarct size in patients with acute coronary syndromes. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 15: 163.  Abstract

Al-Naamani N, Preston IR, Paulus JK, Hill NS, Roberts KE. 2015. Pulmonary arterial capacitance is an important predictor of mortality in heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction. JACC Heart Fail. 3: 467-474.  Abstract

Bannuru RR, Kent DM, McAlindon TE. 2015. Pharmacologic interventions for knee osteoarthritis. Ann Intern Med. 162: 672. Abstract

Bannuru RR, Schmid CH, Kent DM, Vaysbrot EE, Wong JB, McAlindon TE. 2015. Comparative effectiveness of pharmacologic interventions for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 162: 46-54. Abstract

Ezzaty Mirhashemi M, Zintl A, Grant T, Lucy FE, Mulcahy G, De Waal T. 2015. Comparison of diagnostic techniques for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in animal samples. Exp Parasitol. 151-152:14-20. Abstract

Finnerty NM, Rodriguez RM, Carpenter CR, Sun BC, Theyyunni N, Ohle R, Dodd KW, Schoenfeld EM, ELM KD, Kline JA, Holmes JF, Kupperman N. 2015. Clinical Decision Rules for Diagnostic Imaging in the Emergency Department: A Research Agenda. Acad Emerg Med. 22: 1406-1416. Abstract

Fisher K, Stefan M, Darling C, Lessard D, Goldberg RJ. 2015. Impact of COPD on the mortality and treatment of patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (The Worcester Heart Failure Study). Chest 147: 637-645.  Abstract

Goepfert EJ, Mulé, CM, von Hahn E, Visco Z, Siegel M. 2015. Family system interventions for families of children with autism spectrum disorder. Child Adoles Psychiatr Clin N Am. 24: 571-583. Abstract

Gooding HC, Rodday AM, Wong JB, Gillman MW, Lloyd-Jones DM, Leslie LK, de Ferranti SD. 2015. Application of pediatric and adult guidelines for treatment of lipid levels among US adolescents transitioning to young adulthood. JAMA Pediatr. 169: 569-574.  Abstract

Heinze KE, Rodday AM, Nolan MT, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Patel SK, Syrjala K, Harris L, Recklitis C, Schwartz L, Davies S, Guinan EC, Noll R, Chang G, Parsons SK. 2015. The impact of pediatric blood and marrow transplant on parents: introduction of the parent impact scale. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 13: 46.  Abstract

Lerner D, Rogers WH, Chang H, Rodday AM, Greenhill A, Villagra VG, Antetomaso JR, Patel AA, Vo L. 2015. The health care and productivity costs of back and neck pain in a multi-employer sample of utility industry employees. J Occup Environ Med. 57: 32-43. Abstract

Lindenauer PK, Stefan MS, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB, Hill NS. 2015. Hospital patterns of mechanical ventilation for patients with exacerbations of COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 12: 402-409. Abstract

Loh KP, Stefan MS, Friderici J, Tan EK, Ogunneye O, Kleppel R, Stewart JA. 2015. Healthcare professionals' perceptions and knowledge of the USPSTF guidelines on breast self-examination. South Med J. 108: 459-462. Abstract

McGill RL, Tsukahara T, Bhardwaj R, Kapetanos AT, Marcus RJ. 2015. Inpatient venous access practices: PICC culture and the kidney patient. J Vasc Access. 16: 206-210.   Abstract

Nguyen JL, Link MS, Luttmann-Gibson H, Laden F, Schwartz J, Wessler BS, Mittleman MA, Gold DR, Dockery DW. 2015. Drier air, lower temperatures, and triggering of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Epidemiology. 26: 374-80.  Abstract

Nevers T, Salvador AM, Grodecki-Pena A, Knapp A, Velazquez F, Aronovitz M, Kapur NK, Karas RH, Blanton RM, Alcaide P. 2015. Left ventricular T dell recruitment contributes to the pathogenesis of heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 8: 776-787.   Abstract

Ogunneye O, Rothberg MB, Friderici J, Slawsky MT, Gadiraju VT, Stefan MS. 2015. The association between skilled nursing facility care quality and 30-day readmission rates after hospitalization for heart failure. Am J Med Qual. 30: 205-213. Abstract

Pennarola BW, Rodday AM, Bingen K, Schwartz LA, Patel SK, Syrjala KL, Mayer DK, Ratichek SJ, Guinan EC, Kupst MJ, Hibbard JH, Parsons SK. 2015. Changing factors associated with parent activation after pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Support Cancer Care 23: 1996-2006. Abstract

Pruthi D, Khankin EV, Blanton RM, Aronovitz M, Burke SD, McCurley A, Karumanchi SA, Jaffe IZ. 2015. Exposure to experimental preeclampsia in mice enhances the vascular response to future injury. Hypertension. 65: 863-870.   Abstract

Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Snyder F, Simon MA, Llanos AA, Warren-Mears V, Dudley D, Lee JH, Patierno SR, Markossian TW, Sanders M, Whitley EM, Freund KM. 2015. Impact of patient navigation in eliminating economic disparities in cancer care. Cancer 121: 4025-4034.  Abstract

Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Mankiw C, Correll CU, Robb AS, Zima BT, Saunders TS, Leslie LK. 2015. Child and adolescent psychiatrists' reported monitoring behaviors for second-generation antipsychotics. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 25: 351-361. Abstract>

Soares WE 3rd, Sohoni A, Hern HG, Wills CP, Alter HJ, Simon BC. 2015. Comparison of the multiple mini-interview with the traditional interview for U.S. emergency medicine residency applicants: a single-institution experience. Acad Med. 90: 76-81. Abstract

Stefan MS, Au DH, Mularski RA, Krishnan JA, Naureckas ET, Carson SS, Godwin P, Priya A, Pekow PS, Lindenauer PK. 2015. Hospitalist attitudes toward the assessment and management of dyspnea in patients with acute cardiopulmonary diseases. J Hosp Med. 10: 724-730.  Abstract

Stefan MS, Nathanson BH, Higgins TL, Steingrub JS, Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK. 2015. Comparative effectiveness of noninvasive and invasive ventilation in critically ill patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Crit Care Med. 43: 1386-1394. Abstract

Stefan MS, Jaber R, Lindenauer PK, Garb JL, Fitzgerald J, Rothberg MB. 2015. Death among patients hospitalized with pneumonia: implications for hospital outcome measures. JAMA Intern Med. 175(5):851-3.  Abstract

Stefan MS, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Hill N, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK. 2015. Trends in mechanical ventilation among patients hospitalized With acute exacerbations of COPD in the United States, 2001 to 2011. Chest. 147: 959-968. Abstract

Terrin N, Rodday AM, Parsons SK. 2015. Joint models for predicting transplant-related mortality from quality of life data. Qual Life Res. 24: 31-39.  Abstract

Thuppal SV, Karthik R, Abraham OC, Wanke CA, Mwamburi M, Terrin N, Cohen JT, Mathai D, Muliyil J, Kang G. 2015. Cost Estimation of First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy with Zidovudine/Stavudine as the Nucleoside Backbone in India: A Pilot Study. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 14: 180-184.  Abstract

Thuppal SV, Wanke CA, Noubary F, Cohen JT, Mwamburi M, Ooriapdickal AC, Muliyil J, Kang G, Varghese GM, Rupali P, Karthik R, Sathasivam R, Clarance P, Pulimood SA, Peter D, George L. 2015. Toxicity and clinical outcomes in patients with HIV on zidovudine and tenofovir based regimens: a retrospective cohort study. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 109: 379-385. Abstract

Wessler BS, Kent DM, Thaler DE, Ruthazer R, Lutz JS, Serena J. 2015. The RoPE score and right-to-left shunt severity by transcranial Doppler in the CODICIA Study. Cerebrovasc Dis. 40: 52-58.  Abstract

Wessler BS, Kent DM. 2015. Prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale. Neurol Clin. 33: 491-500.  Abstract

Wessler BS, Kent DM. 2015. Controversies in cardioembolic stroke. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 17: 358.  Abstract

Wessler BS, Udelson JE. 2015. Neuronal dysfunction and medical therapy in heart failure: can an imaging biomarker help to "personalize" therapy? J Nuc Med Suppl. 4: 20S-24S.  Abstract>

Wessler BS, Lai Yh L, Kramer W, Cangelosi M, Raman G, Lutz JS, Kent DM. 2015. Clinical prediction models for dardiovascular disease: Tufts predictive analytics and comparative effectiveness clinical prediction nodel database. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 8: 368-375.  Abstract

Zhang FF, Kelly MJ, Must A, Saltzman E, Parsons SK. 2015. Obesity is an important health problem in survivors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer 62: 2058-2059.  Abstract