MedScholars Students

Micaela Finnegan

Readmissions following breast surgery

Anthony (Nino) Nastasi

Predciting Adverse Pain Outcomes in Elderly Surgical Patients

Kevin Li

Urinary incontience following prostate cancer care

Christopher Magnani

Prostate Specific Antigen Screening Trends

Past MedScholars Students

Nicole Arkin

Association of Nurse-to-Patient Ratio with mortality and preventable complications following aortic valve replacement. Arkin N, Lee PH, McDonald K, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Card Surg. 2014 Mar;29(2):141-8. 

Carson Burns

Characterization of Young Adult Emergency Department Users: Evidence to Guide Policy. Burns C, Wang NE, Goldstein BA, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Dec;59(6):654-661. 

The Affordable Care Act reduces emergency department use by young adults: evidence from three States. Hernandez-Boussard T, Burns CS, Wang NE, Baker LC, Goldstein BA. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Sep;33(9):1648-54.

Kuo-Kai Chin

Rapid Practice Changes in Response to the Opioid Epidemic: Integrating Adjuvant Analgesics into Practice. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, 2017.

Micaela Finnegan

Emergency Department Visits Following Elective Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery: Identifying Gaps in Continuity of Care. Finnegan MA, Shaffer R, Remington A, Kwong J, Curtin C, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jun 21;99(12):1005-1012. 

 

Zarah Iqbal

Differences in Health Care Utilization Between Early and Late Adolescents with Chronic Medical Conditions.

Jereen Kwong

Effect of Medicare's Nonpayment Policy on Surgical Site Infections Following Orthopedic Procedures. Kwong JZ, Weng Y, Finnegan M, Schaffer R, Remington A, Curtin C, McDonald KM, Bhattacharya J, Hernandez-Boussard T. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):817-822.

Nuriel Moghavem

Performance Measures in Neurosurgical Patient Care: Differing Applications of Patient Safety Indicators. Moghavem N, McDonald K, Ratliff JK, Hernandez-Boussard T. Med Care. 2016 Apr;54(4):359-64. 

Cranial neurosurgical 30-day readmissions by clinical indication. Moghavem N, Morrison D, Ratliff JK, Hernandez-Boussard T. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jul;123(1):189-97.

Thuy Nguyen

Pediatric Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated With Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess and Peritonsillar Cellulitis. Nguyen T, Haberland CA, Hernandez-Boussard T. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Nov;54(13):1240-6.

Robyn Shaffer

Thirty-day unplanned postoperative inpatient and emergency department visits following thoracotomy. Shaffer, Backus, Finnegan, Remington, Kwong, Curtin, Hernandez-Boussard. J Surg Res. 2018; 230:117-124.

Swati Yanamadala

Robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy utilization in hospitals offering robotics. Yanamadala S, Chung BI, Hernandez-Boussard TM. Can J Urol. 2016 Jun;23(3):8279-84.

Electronic Health Records and Quality of Care: An Observational Study Modeling Impact on Mortality, Readmissions, and Complications. Yanamadala S, Morrison D, Curtin C, McDonald K, Hernandez-Boussard T. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 May;95(19):e3332.