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Jerome Lewis Avorn, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressDivision of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Suite 3030
1620 Tremont St
Boston MA 02120
Phone617/278-0930
Fax617/232-8602

 Mentoring 
 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

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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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