Heejung Bang

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Total hip and total knee arthroplasties: trends and disparities revisited
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E95-102. 2010
  2. ncbi Medical cost analysis: application to colorectal cancer data from the SEER Medicare database
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:586-97. 2005
  3. ncbi Tutorial in biostatistics: Analyzing associations between total plasma homocysteine and B vitamins using optimal categorization and segmented regression
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 27:188-200. 2006
  4. ncbi On estimating treatment effects under non-compliance in randomized clinical trials: are intent-to-treat or instrumental variables analyses perfect solutions?
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 26:954-64. 2007
  5. pmc Development and validation of a patient self-assessment score for diabetes risk
    Heejung Bang
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and FOJP Service Corporation, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:775-83. 2009
  6. ncbi Doubly robust estimation in missing data and causal inference models
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Biometrics 61:962-73. 2005
  7. pmc Screening for kidney disease in vascular patients: SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED) experience
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2452-7. 2009
  8. ncbi Sample size calculation for simulation-based multiple-testing procedures
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 15:957-67. 2005
  9. doi Noninvasive prognostication of polyomavirus BK virus-associated nephropathy
    Darshana Dadhania
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Transplantation 96:131-8. 2013
  10. ncbi Letrozole reduces estrogen and gonadotropin exposure in women with breast cancer undergoing ovarian stimulation before chemotherapy
    Kutluk Oktay
    Fertility Preservation Program, Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 505 East 70th Street, Suite HT300, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3885-90. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications35

  1. ncbi Total hip and total knee arthroplasties: trends and disparities revisited
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E95-102. 2010
    ..Our study also revealed that racial disparities were not confined to the elderly or to low-income populations. This may mean that there is an unmet need for these medical procedures among racial minorities...
  2. ncbi Medical cost analysis: application to colorectal cancer data from the SEER Medicare database
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:586-97. 2005
    ..This approach would be greatly helpful to policy makers who seek to prioritize health care expenditures and to assess the elements of resource use...
  3. ncbi Tutorial in biostatistics: Analyzing associations between total plasma homocysteine and B vitamins using optimal categorization and segmented regression
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 27:188-200. 2006
    ..These methods are often complementary in discovering the underlying complex pattern of association...
  4. ncbi On estimating treatment effects under non-compliance in randomized clinical trials: are intent-to-treat or instrumental variables analyses perfect solutions?
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 26:954-64. 2007
    ..We found that intent-to-treat and instrumental variables estimators are not perfect and can be problematic in some situations although these two estimators carry desirable properties as we assume...
  5. pmc Development and validation of a patient self-assessment score for diabetes risk
    Heejung Bang
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and FOJP Service Corporation, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:775-83. 2009
    ..National guidelines disagree on who should be screened for undiagnosed diabetes. No existing diabetes risk score is highly generalizable or widely followed...
  6. ncbi Doubly robust estimation in missing data and causal inference models
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Biometrics 61:962-73. 2005
    ..Indeed, we present the results of simulation studies which demonstrate that the finite sample performance of DR estimators is as impressive as theory would predict. The proposed method is applied to a cardiovascular clinical trial...
  7. pmc Screening for kidney disease in vascular patients: SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED) experience
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2452-7. 2009
    ..Recently, CKD screening in individuals with cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been emphasized. We therefore evaluated the SCORED model in CVD patients in order to better understand the implications of CKD screening in this population...
  8. ncbi Sample size calculation for simulation-based multiple-testing procedures
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 15:957-67. 2005
    ..We illustrate our method with a quality-of-life study for patients with early stage prostate cancer. Our method can also be used for comparing multiple independent groups...
  9. doi Noninvasive prognostication of polyomavirus BK virus-associated nephropathy
    Darshana Dadhania
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Transplantation 96:131-8. 2013
    ..BK virus-associated nephropathy (BKVN) is associated with an increased risk of graft failure...
  10. ncbi Letrozole reduces estrogen and gonadotropin exposure in women with breast cancer undergoing ovarian stimulation before chemotherapy
    Kutluk Oktay
    Fertility Preservation Program, Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 505 East 70th Street, Suite HT300, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3885-90. 2006
    ..Women with breast cancer are not typically offered embryo or oocyte cryopreservation to preserve their fertility before chemotherapy because of the potential risks associated with high estrogen levels arising from ovarian stimulation...
  11. ncbi Which psychosocial factors moderate or directly affect substance use among inner-city adolescents?
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Public Health, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Addict Behav 32:700-13. 2007
    ..Moreover, perceived peer smoking norms, siblings' smoking, and high risk-taking also showed significant main effects for increasing future smoking...
  12. ncbi Efficiency of oocyte cryopreservation: a meta-analysis
    Kutluk Oktay
    Fertility Preservation Program at Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, New York, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:70-80. 2006
    ..To determine the efficiency of oocyte cryopreservation relative to IVF with unfrozen oocytes...
  13. ncbi Do competence skills moderate the impact of social influences to drink and perceived social benefits of drinking on alcohol use among inner-city adolescents?
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 8:65-73. 2007
    ..Competence skills served as protective factors, as well as moderators. One possible reason that competence enhancement approaches to alcohol prevention are effective may be due to the inclusion of the competence skills component...
  14. doi Implications of a new definition of vitamin D deficiency in a multiracial us adolescent population: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III
    Sandy Saintonge
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Public Health, 411 E 69th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pediatrics 123:797-803. 2009
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  15. doi Breast cancer in men: prognostic factors, treatment patterns, and outcome
    Akkamma Ravi
    New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, USA
    Am J Mens Health 6:51-8. 2012
    ..Advanced age, higher stage, and increasing tumor size were unfavorable to survival in male breast carcinoma. The benefit of adjuvant radiation therapy should be addressed in future collaborative studies...
  16. ncbi SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED): a simple prediction model for chronic kidney disease
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:374-81. 2007
    ..Despite the wide availability and low cost of serum creatinine measurement, at-risk populations are not routinely tested for chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  17. pmc Validation of noninvasive diagnosis of BK virus nephropathy and identification of prognostic biomarkers
    Darshana Dadhania
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Transplantation 90:189-97. 2010
    ..The gold standard test is kidney biopsy, which is invasive and costly. A noninvasive, accurate biomarker for diagnosis of BKVN and prognostication of allograft function after BKVN infection may improve allograft survival...
  18. doi Weight changes and characteristics of patients associated with weight gain during inpatient psychiatric treatment
    Jinah K Shin
    Department of Psychiatry, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, New York 11373, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 33:505-12. 2012
    ..This study suggests that it may be possible to identify specific demographic characteristics that warrant more intensive clinical evaluation, although additional research is necessary...
  19. doi Cerebral oximetry desaturation during shoulder surgery performed in a sitting position under regional anesthesia
    Jacques T YaDeau
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Can J Anaesth 58:986-92. 2011
    ..Hypotension in the sitting position may reduce cerebral perfusion and oxygenation. We prospectively determined the incidence of cerebral oximetry (rSO2) desaturation in seated patients undergoing ambulatory shoulder arthroscopy...
  20. doi Experimental statistics for biological sciences
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 620:3-104. 2010
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  21. ncbi Absence of conclusive evidence for the safety and efficacy of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue treatment in protecting against chemotherapy-induced gonadal injury
    Kutluk Oktay
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 505 East 70th Street, HT 340, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Oncologist 12:1055-66. 2007
    ..In this manuscript, we debate the rationale for the effectiveness of GnRH analogue coadministration in preservation of fertility by reviewing the literature, and provide preliminary data to support our views...
  22. ncbi The effect of a psychosocial intervention and quality of life after acute myocardial infarction: the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease (ENRICHD) clinical trial
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:9-13; quiz 14-5. 2006
    ..This report analyzes the effect of the intervention on quality of life (QOL), which was an important secondary outcome...
  23. ncbi Sample size calculation for multiple testing in microarray data analysis
    Sin Ho Jung
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Box 2716, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Biostatistics 6:157-69. 2005
    ..Through simulations and data analyses, we find that the proposed methods for testing and sample size calculation are computationally fast and control error and power precisely...
  24. ncbi Vitamin Intervention For Stroke Prevention trial: an efficacy analysis
    J David Spence
    The Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 36:2404-9. 2005
    ..The criteria for this subgroup were defined before any data analysis...
  25. doi A varying-coefficient model for the evaluation of time-varying concomitant intervention effects in longitudinal studies
    Colin O Wu
    Office of Biostatistics Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Stat Med 27:3042-56. 2008
    ..Our methods are demonstrated through a longitudinal clinical trial in depression and heart disease and a simulation study...
  26. ncbi Median regression with censored cost data
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Biometrics 58:643-9. 2002
    ..The methods are applied to a dataset for medical costs of patients with colorectal cancer...
  27. ncbi On the equivalence of some medical cost estimators with censored data
    Hongwei Zhao
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Stat Med 26:4520-30. 2007
    ..We illustrate these relationships using an example from a clinical trial examining the effectiveness of implantable cardiac defibrillators in preventing death among people who had prior myocardial infarctions...
  28. ncbi The role of herpes simplex virus type 2 and other genital infections in the acquisition of HIV-1 among high-risk women in northern Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1260-9. 2007
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  29. ncbi Estimating treatment effects in studies of perinatal transmission of HIV
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 137E Franklin Street, Suite 400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8030, USA
    Biostatistics 5:31-43. 2004
    ..We can further apply our methodology to the study of other vertically transmissible infections which are potentially fatal pre- and perinatally...
  30. ncbi Assessment of blinding in clinical trials
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:143-56. 2004
    ..It has the ability to detect a relatively low degree of blinding, response bias and different behaviors in two arms. The proposed method is applied to a clinical trial of cholesterol-lowering medication in a group of elderly people...
  31. pmc A letter to the editor in reply to "susceptibility to guillain-barre syndrome is associated to polymorphisms of CD1 genes" by Caporale et al. in the J of Neuroimmunology (2006), 177:112-118
    Heejung Bang
    J Neuroimmunol 186:201-2. 2007
  32. ncbi Adiponectin and the development of type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Bruce B Duncan
    Graduate Studies Program in Epidemiology, UFRGS, Av Luiz Manoel Gonzaga, 630 8, Porto Alegre, RS 90470 280 Brazil
    Diabetes 53:2473-8. 2004
    ..01 for each). In conclusion, in this community-based sample of U.S. adults, higher adiponectin levels were associated with a lower incidence of diabetes...
  33. ncbi Association of diabetes, homocysteine, and HDL with cognition and disability after stroke
    George C Newman
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, 5401 Old York Road, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Neurology 69:2054-62. 2007
    ..To delineate factors associated with cognitive function following stroke and test the hypothesis that vascular risk factors associated with oxidative stress impair recovery...
  34. pmc Association of C-reactive protein and microalbuminuria (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999 to 2004)
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Kidney Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:401-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, elevated CRP levels were associated with microalbuminuria in a large, nationally representative data set. Vascular inflammation, as measured by CRP, may be a common contributor to early heart and kidney disease...
  35. ncbi Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, and risk for incident ischemic stroke in middle-aged men and women in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Christie M Ballantyne
    Section of Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2479-84. 2005
    ..We assessed Lp-PLA2 and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels along with traditional risk factors to examine their relation to ischemic stroke...

Research Grants2

  1. A Unified Approach of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Heejung Bang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed methods do not compete with one another but are complementary, because they fulfill different tasks and would collectively provide a more comprehensive perspective for economic evaluations. ..
  2. A Unified Approach of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Heejung Bang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed methods do not compete with one another but are complementary, because they fulfill different tasks and would collectively provide a more comprehensive perspective for economic evaluations. ..