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Jerome Lewis Avorn, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
AddressDivision of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Suite 3030
1620 Tremont St
Boston MA 02120

 completed student projects
Qualitative Analysis of the March-in Rights Clause of the Bayh-Dole Act
Summer, 04/01/13 - 10/31/13
The Effects of Direct to Consumer Advertising on Prescription Drug Sales: A Comparative International Analysis
Summer, 06/04/12 - 08/31/12
The Effect of Fraud Investigation on Trends in Off-Label Neurontin Use: A Segmented Time Series Analysis
Summer, 02/09/10 - 09/21/10
Studies on the Cost Effectiveness of Pharmacologic Interventions to Prevent Stroke
Full Time/Year Long, 07/01/98 - 06/30/99

 selected publications
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  1. Avorn J. The promise of pharmacoepidemiology in helping clinicians assess drug risk. Circulation. 2013 Aug 13; 128(7):745-8.
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  2. Avorn J. Approval of a tuberculosis drug based on a paradoxical surrogate measure. JAMA. 2013 Apr 3; 309(13):1349-50.
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  3. Avorn J. Medication use in older patients: better policy could encourage better practice. JAMA. 2010 Oct 13; 304(14):1606-7.
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  4. Avorn J, Fischer M. 'Bench to behavior': translating comparative effectiveness research into improved clinical practice. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Oct; 29(10):1891-900.
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  5. Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Funding for medical education: maintaining a healthy separation from industry. Circulation. 2010 May 25; 121(20):2228-34.
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  6. Avorn J. Transforming trial results into practice change: the final translational hurdle: Comment on "Impact of the ALLHAT/JNC7 Dissemination Project on thiazide-type diuretic use". Arch Intern Med. 2010 May 24; 170(10):858-60.
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  7. Avorn J, Shrank WH. Adverse Drug Reactions in Elderly People: A substantial cause of preventable illness. BMJ. 2008 Apr 26; 336(7650):956-7.
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