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Laura Faden Garabedian, Ph.D.

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Available: 01/10/22, Expires: 03/01/24

The Department of Population Medicine (DPM) in the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute is a research and teaching partnership between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC), a non-profit insurer in New England with over 1 million members, and Harvard Medical School. HPHC administrative and claims data (from 2018-2021) are available for HMS scholarly projects, under the mentorship of a DPM faculty member. DPM faculty use this data to: examine epidemiological trends in health care utilization, diagnoses, and costs; evaluate state and national health policies and insurer programs; and examine health plan decision making. There are opportunities for students to work on ongoing projects or develop a new research question within the scope of an ongoing project. Interested students should have experience with data analysis and be proficient in statistical programing packages, such as SAS, STATA or R. Please contact Laura Garabedian (laura.f.garabedian@gmail.com) if you are interested in learning more about the data, ongoing projects and available faculty mentors.


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  1. Garabedian LF. Potential Bias of Instrumental Variable Analysis in Comparative Effectiveness Research for Bariatric Surgery. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 08 01; 5(8):e2225970. PMID: 35980642.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Garabedian LF, Zhang F, LeCates R, Wallace J, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in high deductible health plan enrolment and spending among commercially insured members with and without chronic conditions: a Natural Experiment for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D2) Study. BMJ Open. 2021 09 13; 11(9):e044198. PMID: 34518242.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Ladwar DO, Sembatya MN, Amony NM, Seru M, Ross-Degnan D, Garabedian L, Trap B. Article 4: Impact assessment of supervision performance assessment and recognition strategy (SPARS) to improve supply chain management in health facilities in Uganda: a national pre and post study. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2021 Feb 04; 14(1):14. PMID: 33536063.
    Citations: 1     
  4. Garabedian LF, LeCates R, Galbraith A, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Costs Are Higher For Marketplace Members Who Enroll During Special Enrollment Periods Compared With Open Enrollment. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 08; 39(8):1354-1361. PMID: 32744945.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Ross-Degnan D, Wallace J, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Garabedian L, Wharam JF. Reduced Cost-sharing for Preventive Drugs Preferentially Benefits Low-income Patients With Diabetes in High Deductible Health Plans With Health Savings Accounts. Med Care. 2020 06; 58 Suppl 6 Suppl 1:S4-S13. PMID: 32412948.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Seidenberg AB, Garabedian LF, Gilkey MB. Trends in the number of indoor tanning facilities and tanning beds licensed in North Carolina. Prev Med Rep. 2019 Dec; 16:101013. PMID: 31890470; PMCID: PMC6931187.
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  7. Callahan DG, Garabedian LF, Harney KF, DiVasta AD. Will it Hurt? The Intrauterine Device Insertion Experience and Long-Term Acceptability Among Adolescents and Young Women. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2019 Dec; 32(6):615-621. PMID: 31401254.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, LeCates RF, Wharam JF. Uptake and use of a diabetes management program with a mobile glucometer. Prim Care Diabetes. 2019 12; 13(6):549-555. PMID: 31097343.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Sekayombya B, Nahamya D, Garabedian L, Seru M, Trap B. Inter-rater reliability and validity of good pharmacy practices measures in inspection of public sector health facility pharmacies in Uganda. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2019; 12:2. PMID: 30680220; PMCID: PMC6341575.
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  10. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Provider Perspectives on Quality Payment Programs Targeting Diabetes in Primary Care Settings. Popul Health Manag. 2019 06; 22(3):248-254. PMID: 30204544.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Garabedian LF, Sinaiko AD, Ross-Degnan D, Abu-Jaber T, Hoefer M, Oddleifson S, Wagner AK. Quality Reporting by Payers: A Mixed-Methods Study of Provider Perspectives and Practices. Qual Manag Health Care. 2018 Jul/Sep; 27(3):157-164. PMID: 29944628.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Blick B, Nakabugo S, Garabedian LF, Seru M, Trap B. Evaluating inter-rater reliability of indicators to assess performance of medicines management in health facilities in Uganda. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2018; 11:11. PMID: 29744109; PMCID: PMC5932790.
    Citations: 4     
  13. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Choudhry NK, Brown JS. Impact of Massachusetts Health Reform on Enrollment Length and Health Care Utilization in the Unsubsidized Individual Market. Health Serv Res. 2017 06; 52(3):1118-1137. PMID: 27456334.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Mobile Phone and Smartphone Technologies for Diabetes Care and Self-Management. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 Dec; 15(12):109. PMID: 26458380; PMCID: PMC6525331.
    Citations: 58     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Garabedian LF, Zaslavsky AM, Soumerai SB. Instrumental variable analyses for observational comparative effectiveness research: the paired availability design. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Dec 02; 161(11):841. PMID: 25437418.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Garabedian LF, Chu P, Toh S, Zaslavsky AM, Soumerai SB. Potential bias of instrumental variable analyses for observational comparative effectiveness research. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jul 15; 161(2):131-8. PMID: 25023252.
    Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Leisinger KM, Garabedian LF, Wagner AK. Improving access to medicines in low and middle income countries: corporate responsibilities in context. South Med Rev. 2012 Dec; 5(2):3-8. PMID: 23535994.
    Citations: 13     
  18. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Ratanawijitrasin S, Stephens P, Wagner AK. Impact of universal health insurance coverage in Thailand on sales and market share of medicines for non-communicable diseases: an interrupted time series study. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(6). PMID: 23192243.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    
  19. Faden L, Soumerai SB. Comment: Assessment of Changes in Utilization of Health-Care Services After Implementation of a Prior Authorization Policy for Atypical Antipsychotic Agents. Ann Pharmacother. 2011 Feb; 45(2):283. PMID: 21304028.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Faden L, Vialle-Valentin C, Ross-Degnan D, Wagner A. Active pharmaceutical management strategies of health insurance systems to improve cost-effective use of medicines in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of current evidence. Health Policy. 2011 May; 100(2-3):134-43. PMID: 21185616.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. DiMasi JA, Faden LB. Competitiveness in follow-on drug R&D: a race or imitation? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2011 01; 10(1):23-7. PMID: 21151030.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Cohen J, Wilson A, Faden L. Off-label use reimbursement. Food Drug Law J. 2009; 64(2):391-403. PMID: 19999289.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Cohen J, Young B, Rochon S, Faden L. Are Medicare plans complying with CMS regulation? Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2008 Apr; 8(2):133-9. PMID: 20528402.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  24. Faden LB, Milne CP. Pharmacovigilance activities in the United States, European Union and Japan: harmonic convergence or convergent evolution? Food Drug Law J. 2008; 63(3):683-700. PMID: 19031668.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Getz K, Faden L. Racial disparities among clinical research investigators. Am J Ther. 2008 Jan-Feb; 15(1):3-11. PMID: 18223347.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Cohen J, Faden L, Predaris S, Young B. Patient access to pharmaceuticals: an international comparison. Eur J Health Econ. 2007 Sep; 8(3):253-66. PMID: 17279403.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Cohen J, Cairns C, Paquette C, Faden L. Comparing patient access to pharmaceuticals in the UK and US. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2006; 5(3):177-87. PMID: 17132032.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Reichert JM, Rosensweig CJ, Faden LB, Dewitz MC. Monoclonal antibody successes in the clinic. Nat Biotechnol. 2005 Sep; 23(9):1073-8. PMID: 16151394.
    Citations: 188     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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