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profileEve Wittenberg, Ph.D.

TitleSenior Research Scientist
InstitutionHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
DepartmentCenter for Health Decision Science Two
AddressHarvard School of Public Health
2nd Floor
718 Huntington Ave
Boston MA 02115
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R21CA164712     (WITTENBERG, EVE)Jul 23, 2012 - Jun 30, 2014
Cervical Cancer Screening in Homeless Women: A Discrete Choice Experiment
Role: Principal Investigator

R01NR011880     (WITTENBERG, EVE)Sep 29, 2009 - Jul 31, 2013
HRQOL Impacts of Illness on Family and Caregivers
Role: Principal Investigator

K02HS014010     (WITTENBERG, EVE)Feb 1, 2006 - Jan 31, 2011
Evaluating Utility Measures: Biases and Alternatives
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Naunheim MR, Wittenberg E, Shrime MG. Patient Preference Research in Otolaryngology: What Do Patients Want? JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Oct 01; 143(10):971-972. PMID: 28727861.
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  2. Bray JW, Aden B, Eggman AA, Hellerstein L, Wittenberg E, Nosyk B, Stribling JC, Schackman BR. Quality of life as an outcome of opioid use disorder treatment: A systematic review. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 May; 76:88-93. PMID: 28190543.
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  3. Wittenberg E, Bray JW, Gebremariam A, Aden B, Nosyk B, Schackman BR. Joint Utility Estimators in Substance Use Disorders. Value Health. 2017 Mar; 20(3):458-465. PMID: 28292491.
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  4. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Wittenberg E, Lieu TA. Parental weighting of seizure risks vs. fever risks in vaccination tradeoff decisions. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 07; 34(50):6123-6125. PMID: 27817959.
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  5. Wittenberg E. Instrument Development in Choice Experiments. Commentary on: "Applying a Framework for Instrument Development of a Choice Experiment to Measure Treatment Preferences in Type 2 Diabetes". Patient. 2016 10; 9(5):379-81. PMID: 27406173.
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  6. Cameron JI, Wittenberg E, Prosser LA. Caregivers and Families of Critically Ill Patients. N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 08; 375(10):1000-2. PMID: 27602678.
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  7. Morain SR, Concannon TW, Wittenberg E. HIV, breast cancer and vaccines: what do high-profile cases reveal about stakeholder engagement in research? J Comp Eff Res. 2017 Jan; 6(1):43-49. PMID: 27586693.
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  8. Lieu TA, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Chou C, Ray GT, Wittenberg E. Parents' Perspectives on How to Improve the Childhood Vaccination Process. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Mar; 56(3):238-246. PMID: 27162178.
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  9. Wittenberg E, Bharel M, Bridges JF, Ward Z, Weinreb L. Using Best-Worst Scaling to Understand Patient Priorities: A Case Example of Papanicolaou Tests for Homeless Women. Ann Fam Med. 2016 Jul; 14(4):359-64. PMID: 27401425; PMCID: PMC4940467 [Available on 01/01/17].
  10. Wittenberg E, Prosser LA. Health as a Family Affair. N Engl J Med. 2016 May 12; 374(19):1804-6. PMID: 27168430.
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  11. Wittenberg E, Bray JW, Aden B, Gebremariam A, Nosyk B, Schackman BR. Measuring benefits of opioid misuse treatment for economic evaluation: health-related quality of life of opioid-dependent individuals and their spouses as assessed by a sample of the US population. Addiction. 2016 Apr; 111(4):675-84. PMID: 26498740; PMCID: PMC5034732 [Available on 04/01/17].
  12. Aden B, Dunning A, Nosyk B, Wittenberg E, Bray JW, Schackman BR. Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Health-Related Quality of Life in Opioid-Dependent Patients Undergoing HIV Treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Nov 01; 70(3):304-10. PMID: 26218410; PMCID: PMC4607646 [Available on 11/01/16].
  13. Wittenberg E, Bharel M, Saada A, Santiago E, Bridges JF, Weinreb L. Measuring the Preferences of Homeless Women for Cervical Cancer Screening Interventions: Development of a Best-Worst Scaling Survey. Patient. 2015 Oct; 8(5):455-67. PMID: 25586646; PMCID: PMC4501895 [Available on 10/01/16].
  14. Jamé S, Wittenberg E, Potter MB, Fleischmann KE. The new lipid guidelines: what do primary care clinicians think? Am J Med. 2015 Aug; 128(8):914.e5-914.e10. PMID: 25837518; PMCID: PMC4664185.
  15. Saada A, Lieu TA, Morain SR, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Wittenberg E. Parents' choices and rationales for alternative vaccination schedules: a qualitative study. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Mar; 54(3):236-43. PMID: 25200366.
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  16. Prosser LA, Lamarand K, Gebremariam A, Wittenberg E. Measuring family HRQoL spillover effects using direct health utility assessment. Med Decis Making. 2015 Jan; 35(1):81-93. PMID: 25057048; PMCID: PMC4270843.
  17. Lavelle TA, Wittenberg E, Lamarand K, Prosser LA. Variation in the spillover effects of illness on parents, spouses, and children of the chronically ill. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2014 Apr; 12(2):117-24. PMID: 24590611; PMCID: PMC4307398.
  18. Aden B, Nosyk B, Wittenberg E, Schackman BR. Health-Related Quality of Life in HIV-Infected and At-Risk Women: The Impact of Illicit Drug Use and Hepatitis C on a Community Preference Weighted Measure. Med Decis Making. 2014 Aug; 34(6):800-8. PMID: 24106234; PMCID: PMC3980200.
  19. Wittenberg E, Prosser LA. Disutility of illness for caregivers and families: a systematic review of the literature. Pharmacoeconomics. 2013 Jun; 31(6):489-500. PMID: 23572441; PMCID: PMC3674134.
  20. Wittenberg E, Saada A, Prosser LA. How illness affects family members: a qualitative interview survey. Patient. 2013; 6(4):257-68. PMID: 24142495; PMCID: PMC3864647.
  21. Wittenberg E, Ritter GA, Prosser LA. Evidence of spillover of illness among household members: EQ-5D scores from a US sample. Med Decis Making. 2013 Feb; 33(2):235-43. PMID: 23100461; PMCID: PMC3606811.
  22. Halasa YA, Shepard DS, Wittenberg E, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Strickman D, Clark GG. Willingness-to-pay for an area-wide integrated pest management program to control the Asian tiger mosquito in New Jersey. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2012 Sep; 28(3):225-36. PMID: 23833903.
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  23. Wittenberg E. Valuing children's health: whose quality of life matters? Pharmacoeconomics. 2012 Aug 01; 30(8):633-5. PMID: 22788255.
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  24. Prosser LA, Grosse SD, Wittenberg E. Health utility elicitation: is there still a role for direct methods? Pharmacoeconomics. 2012 Feb 01; 30(2):83-6. PMID: 22185185.
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  25. Soler ZM, Wittenberg E, Schlosser RJ, Mace JC, Smith TL. Health state utility values in patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery. Laryngoscope. 2011 Dec; 121(12):2672-8. PMID: 22034223; PMCID: PMC3232034.
  26. Wittenberg E, Prosser LA. Ordering errors, objections and invariance in utility survey responses: a framework for understanding who, why and what to do. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2011 Jul 01; 9(4):225-41. PMID: 21682351.
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  27. Wittenberg E. The effect of time of onset on community preferences for health states: an exploratory study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2011 Jan 20; 9:6. PMID: 21251291; PMCID: PMC3031192.
  28. Bharel M, Casey C, Wittenberg E. Disparities in cancer screening: acceptance of Pap smears among homeless women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Dec; 18(12):2011-6. PMID: 20044864.
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  29. Ozanne EM, Wittenberg E, Garber JE, Weeks JC. Breast cancer prevention: patient decision making and risk communication in the high risk setting. Breast J. 2010 Jan-Feb; 16(1):38-47. PMID: 19889168.
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  30. Wright DR, Wittenberg E, Swan JS, Miksad RA, Prosser LA. Methods for measuring temporary health States for cost-utility analyses. Pharmacoeconomics. 2009; 27(9):713-23. PMID: 19757865.
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  31. Sher DJ, Wittenberg E, Suh WW, Taghian AG, Punglia RS. Partial-breast irradiation versus whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jun 01; 74(2):440-6. PMID: 18963542; PMCID: PMC2695677.
  32. Thomas KA, Joshi M, Wittenberg E, McCloskey LA. Intersections of harm and health: a qualitative study of intimate partner violence in women's lives. Violence Against Women. 2008 Nov; 14(11):1252-73. PMID: 18809846.
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  33. Delfino M, Holt EW, Taylor CR, Wittenberg E, Qureshi AA. Willingness-to-pay stated preferences for 8 health-related quality-of-life domains in psoriasis: a pilot study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Sep; 59(3):439-47. PMID: 18639364.
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  34. Wittenberg E, Joshi M, Thomas KA, McCloskey LA. Measuring the effect of intimate partner violence on health-related quality of life: a qualitative focus group study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2007 Dec 19; 5:67. PMID: 18093304; PMCID: PMC2267163.
  35. Gerber MR, Wittenberg E, Ganz ML, Williams CM, McCloskey LA. Intimate partner violence exposure and change in women's physical symptoms over time. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jan; 23(1):64-9. PMID: 18043981; PMCID: PMC2173933.
  36. Sher DJ, Wittenberg E, Taghian AG, Bellon JR, Punglia RS. Partial breast irradiation versus whole breast radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: a decision analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Feb 01; 70(2):469-76. PMID: 17967514; PMCID: PMC2268645.
  37. Gonzalez JS, Safren SA, Cagliero E, Wexler DJ, Delahanty L, Wittenberg E, Blais MA, Meigs JB, Grant RW. Depression, self-care, and medication adherence in type 2 diabetes: relationships across the full range of symptom severity. Diabetes Care. 2007 Sep; 30(9):2222-7. PMID: 17536067; PMCID: PMC4440862.
  38. Prosser LA, Wittenberg E. Do risk attitudes differ across domains and respondent types? Med Decis Making. 2007 May-Jun; 27(3):281-7. PMID: 17545498.
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  39. Qureshi AA, Brandling-Bennett HA, Wittenberg E, Chen SC, Sober AJ, Kvedar JC. Willingness-to-pay stated preferences for telemedicine versus in-person visits in patients with a history of psoriasis or melanoma. Telemed J E Health. 2006 Dec; 12(6):639-43. PMID: 17250485.
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  40. Hur C, Wittenberg E, Nishioka NS, Gazelle GS. Quality of life in patients with various Barrett's esophagus associated health states. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2006 Aug 02; 4:45. PMID: 16884539; PMCID: PMC1559597.
  41. Wittenberg E, Lichter EL, Ganz ML, McCloskey LA. Community preferences for health states associated with intimate partner violence. Med Care. 2006 Aug; 44(8):738-44. PMID: 16862035.
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  42. McCloskey LA, Lichter E, Williams C, Gerber M, Wittenberg E, Ganz M. Assessing intimate partner violence in health care settings leads to women's receipt of interventions and improved health. Public Health Rep. 2006 Jul-Aug; 121(4):435-44. PMID: 16827445; PMCID: PMC1525344.
  43. Wittenberg E, Halpern E, Divi N, Prosser LA, Araki SS, Weeks JC. The effect of age, race and gender on preference scores for hypothetical health states. Qual Life Res. 2006 May; 15(4):645-53. PMID: 16688497.
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  44. Wittenberg E, Winer EP, Weeks JC. Patient utilities for advanced cancer: effect of current health on values. Med Care. 2005 Feb; 43(2):173-81. PMID: 15655431.
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  45. Beinfeld MT, Wittenberg E, Gazelle GS. Cost-effectiveness of whole-body CT screening. Radiology. 2005 Feb; 234(2):415-22. PMID: 15670999.
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  46. Hur C, Wittenberg E, Nishioka NS, Gazelle GS. Patient preferences for the management of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus. Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Jan; 50(1):116-25. PMID: 15712648.
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  47. Wittenberg E, Goldie SJ, Fischhoff B, Graham JD. Rationing decisions and individual responsibility for illness: are all lives equal? Med Decis Making. 2003 May-Jun; 23(3):194-211. PMID: 12809318.
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  48. Wittenberg E, Nelson TF, Graham JD. The effect of passenger airbags on child seating behavior in motor vehicles. Pediatrics. 1999 Dec; 104(6):1247-50. PMID: 10585973.
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