James Rodrigue

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does family disagreement affect donation decisions by next of kin?
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:179-84. 2008
  2. pmc Willingness to Pursue Live-Donor Kidney Transplantation Among Waitlisted Patients Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): A Preliminary Investigation
    James R Rodrigue
    1 Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2 Amgen, Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA 3 Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 4 Address correspondence to James R Rodrigue, Ph D, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02215
    Transplantation 95:787-90. 2013
  3. pmc The "House Calls" trial: a randomized controlled trial to reduce racial disparities in live donor kidney transplantation: rationale and design
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Institute and The Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:811-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint A Department of Motor Vehicles intervention yields moderate increases in donor designation rates
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 22:18-24. 2012
  5. pmc Family initiated discussions about organ donation at the time of death
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:493-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Stimulus for organ donation: a survey of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons membership
    J R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:2172-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of exposure to organ donation information to attitudes, beliefs, and donation decisions of next of kin
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, LMOB Suite 7, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 19:173-9. 2009
  8. pmc Impact of hepatitis C virus infection on children and their caregivers: quality of life, cognitive, and emotional outcomes
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:341-7. 2009
  9. pmc The instability of organ donation decisions by next-of-kin and factors that predict it
    J R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2661-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Web-based requests for living organ donors: who are the solicitors?
    James R Rodrigue
    Department of Psychiatry, The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:749-53. 2008

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Does family disagreement affect donation decisions by next of kin?
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:179-84. 2008
    ..Information about the relationship between family disagreement and donation decisions may facilitate development of strategies to help families resolve conflict and possibly increase donation consent rates...
  2. pmc Willingness to Pursue Live-Donor Kidney Transplantation Among Waitlisted Patients Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): A Preliminary Investigation
    James R Rodrigue
    1 Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2 Amgen, Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA 3 Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 4 Address correspondence to James R Rodrigue, Ph D, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02215
    Transplantation 95:787-90. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The "House Calls" trial: a randomized controlled trial to reduce racial disparities in live donor kidney transplantation: rationale and design
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Institute and The Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:811-8. 2012
    ..Similar trials have been developed recently to broaden the evaluation of House Calls as an innovative disparity-reducing intervention in kidney transplantation...
  4. ncbi request reprint A Department of Motor Vehicles intervention yields moderate increases in donor designation rates
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 22:18-24. 2012
    ..Nearly all persons (37% of public) who have a joined an organ donor registry in the United States have done so through their Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office, which is an underused venue for organ donation campaigns...
  5. pmc Family initiated discussions about organ donation at the time of death
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:493-9. 2010
    ..Organ procurement organizations (OPOs) and healthcare providers should work collaboratively to develop strategies for how best to respond to families who initiate this conversation...
  6. doi request reprint Stimulus for organ donation: a survey of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons membership
    J R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:2172-6. 2009
    ..Overall, there is strong support within the ASTS membership for changes to NOTA that would permit the implementation and careful evaluation of indirect, government-regulated strategies to increase organ donation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of exposure to organ donation information to attitudes, beliefs, and donation decisions of next of kin
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, LMOB Suite 7, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 19:173-9. 2009
    ..Public education campaigns about organ donation are common, but their association to actual attitudes, beliefs, and decisions about organ donation among family members of donation-eligible individuals is unknown...
  8. pmc Impact of hepatitis C virus infection on children and their caregivers: quality of life, cognitive, and emotional outcomes
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:341-7. 2009
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with decreased quality of life (QOL) and neurocognitive dysfunction in adults, but little is known about its impact on children and their caregivers...
  9. pmc The instability of organ donation decisions by next-of-kin and factors that predict it
    J R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2661-7. 2008
    ..29, CI = 0.13, 0.67). Organ procurement organizations (OPOs) should consider targeting these variables in educational campaigns and donation request approaches...
  10. doi request reprint Web-based requests for living organ donors: who are the solicitors?
    James R Rodrigue
    Department of Psychiatry, The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:749-53. 2008
    ..Specifically, in some instances, a Good Samaritan's pursuit of living kidney donation may be based less on information potentially relevant to transplant outcome and more on the persuasiveness of the appeal...
  11. pmc Pediatric organ donation: what factors most influence parents' donation decisions?
    James R Rodrigue
    Transplant Center, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:180-5. 2008
    ..To identify factors that influence parents' decisions when asked to donate a deceased child's organs...
  12. doi request reprint Quality of life and psychosocial functioning of spouse/partner caregivers before and after liver transplantation
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Institute and The Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 25:239-47. 2011
    ..There is a need for prospective research to identify the patterns of caregiver outcomes over time and to examine the benefits of clinical interventions for caregivers...
  13. pmc A psychological intervention to improve quality of life and reduce psychological distress in adults awaiting kidney transplantation
    James R Rodrigue
    Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:709-15. 2011
    ..Effective psychological interventions to improve functioning in these areas are lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and sleep quality before and after liver transplantation
    James R Rodrigue
    Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:221-33. 2010
    ..Recent publications suggest that fatigue and sleep disturbance are problems in patients with chronic liver disease and in liver transplant recipients...
  15. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of fatigue and sleep quality before and after kidney transplantation
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement and Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 25:E13-21. 2011
    ..Fatigue and sleep disturbances are common before and after KTx, and study findings have important implications for their assessment and management...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spouse caregivers of kidney transplant patients: quality of life and psychosocial outcomes
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:335-42; quiz 343. 2010
    ..Little is known about the quality of life, caregiving strain, and psychosocial functioning of these caregivers...
  17. doi request reprint Altruistic kidney donation to a stranger: psychosocial and functional outcomes at two US transplant centers
    James R Rodrigue
    Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Transplantation 91:772-8. 2011
    ..This study compared the psychosocial and functional outcomes of these altruistic donors to a stranger (ADs) with donors with a longstanding relationship with the recipient (traditional donors [TDs])...
  18. pmc Peginterferon with or without ribavirin has minimal effect on quality of life, behavioral/emotional, and cognitive outcomes in children
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Hepatology 53:1468-75. 2011
    ..CONCLUSION: Overall QOL and psychosocial functioning are not deleteriously impacted by PEG 2a + RV or PL treatment of children with HCV...
  19. doi request reprint Disclosing recipient information to potential living donors: preferences of donors and recipients, before and after surgery
    J R Rodrigue
    Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1270-8. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Patients' willingness to accept expanded criteria donor liver transplantation
    J R Rodrigue
    Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1705-11. 2011
    ..Findings highlight the importance of assessing patients' willingness to pursue ECD LTx and the relative mortality risks they are willing to accept...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is Model for End-Stage Liver Disease score associated with quality of life after liver transplantation?
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prog Transplant 21:207-14. 2011
    ..The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) is used to predict short-term mortality of patients on the liver transplant waiting list and to allocate deceased donor livers for transplantation...
  22. doi request reprint Measuring the expectations of kidney donors: initial psychometric properties of the Living Donation Expectancies Questionnaire
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Transplantation 85:1230-4. 2008
    ..0001), Personal Growth (P<0.01), Quid Pro Quo (P<0.0001), and Health Consequences (P<0.0001) expectations. The LDEQ has promise in evaluating donor candidates' expectations...
  23. pmc Attitudes toward financial incentives, donor authorization, and presumed consent among next-of-kin who consented vs. refused organ donation
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, and Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Transplantation 81:1249-56. 2006
    ..Surveys designed to assess attitudes toward these initiatives have been conducted with the general public, transplant patients, and transplant professionals...
  24. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a home-based educational approach to increase live donor kidney transplantation: effects in blacks and whites
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:663-70. 2008
    ..We assessed the differential effectiveness in blacks and whites of a home-based (HB) LDKT educational approach...
  25. ncbi request reprint Waiting for lung transplantation: quality of life, mood, caregiving strain and benefit, and social intimacy of spouses
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:722-7. 2007
    ..The emotional and physical well-being of lung transplant patients is enhanced by the availability and stability of a primary caregiver...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluating living kidney donors: relationship types, psychosocial criteria, and consent processes at US transplant programs
    J R Rodrigue
    Department of Psychiatry, The Transplant Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:2326-32. 2007
    ..Whether greater consensus should be reached on these donor evaluation practices, especially in the context of more expansive use of living donor kidney transplantation, is discussed...
  27. doi request reprint Patients' expectations and success criteria for liver transplantation
    James R Rodrigue
    Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:1309-17. 2011
    ..Patient-centered assessments have the potential to facilitate provider-patient communication by helping patients to prioritize their goals for LT and make informed choices on the basis of those priorities...
  28. ncbi request reprint The financial burden of transplantation: a single-center survey of liver and kidney transplant recipients
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Transplantation 84:295-300. 2007
    ..These findings highlight the potential financial impact of transplantation on patients and families, and they have implications for assisting patients in managing out-of-pocket expenses after transplantation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The expectancies of living kidney donors: do they differ as a function of relational status and gender?
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, LMOB Suite 7, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1682-8. 2006
    ..Also, women continue to represent more than half of all the living kidney donors. This study examined whether donor expectancies varied as a function of relational status or gender...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increasing live donor kidney transplantation: a randomized controlled trial of a home-based educational intervention
    J R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, LMOB 7th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:394-401. 2007
    ..0001) and in willingness to discuss LDKT with others (p < 0.0001), and a decrease in LDKT concerns (p < 0.0001). Results indicate that an HB outreach program is more effective in increasing LDKT rates than CB education alone...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' willingness to talk to others about living kidney donation
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:25-31. 2008
    ..Living donor kidney transplantation has several advantages for patients with end-stage renal disease. However, many patients are reluctant to pursue this treatment option, preferring instead to wait for a deceased donor organ...
  32. ncbi request reprint A randomized evaluation of quality-of-life therapy with patients awaiting lung transplantation
    James R Rodrigue
    Center for Behavioral Health Research in Organ Transplantation and Donation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2425-32. 2005
    ..Results indicate that a patient's QOL, mood state and relationship with the primary caregiver can be positively impacted by a brief psychological intervention prior to lung transplantation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Caregivers of lung transplant candidates: do they benefit when the patient is receiving psychological services?
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Prog Transplant 16:336-42. 2006
    ..We recently demonstrated that a targeted psychological intervention has quality of life, mood, and social intimacy benefits for patients awaiting lung transplantation...
  34. doi request reprint Timing of sirolimus conversion influences recovery of renal function in liver transplant recipients
    Christin C Rogers
    Department of Pharmacy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Transplant 23:887-96. 2009
    ..The only improvement in the LC group was from conversion to the three-month time point. We conclude that EC to SRL results in a profound improvement in eGFR that begins at three months and is sustained beyond one yr...
  35. doi request reprint Practices and barriers in long-term living kidney donor follow-up: a survey of U.S. transplant centers
    Didier A Mandelbrot
    The Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Transplantation 88:855-60. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported outcomes for open versus laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy
    James R Rodrigue
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Prog Transplant 16:162-9. 2006
    ..Rates of living kidney donation have increased dramatically in recent years, in large part because of improved surgical techniques such as laparoscopic nephrectomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Are organ donation attitudes and beliefs, empathy, and life orientation related to donor registration status?
    James R Rodrigue
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Prog Transplant 14:56-60. 2004
    ..Such research has important implications for the development of educational interventions...
  38. doi request reprint Reimbursement for living kidney donor follow-up care: how often does donor insurance pay?
    Ajay Kher
    Transplant Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Transplantation 94:1049-51. 2012
    ..Here, we report the rates at which different insurance companies reimbursed our transplantation center for follow-up visits of living donors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Are there sex differences in health-related quality of life after lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    James R Rodrigue
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:120-5. 2006
    ..We conclude that there may be a need to examine the post-transplantation symptom profile of women and men separately...
  40. ncbi request reprint The tissue donation experience: a comparison of donor and nondonor families
    James R Rodrigue
    Center for Behavioral Health Research in Organ Transplantation and Donation, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Prog Transplant 13:258-64. 2003
    ..Although there has been an increase in studies examining the experiences of organ donor and nondonor families, scant empirical research specifically concerning tissue donation has been conducted...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impact of body weight on long-term survival after lung transplantation
    William F Kanasky
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Chest 121:401-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a pretransplantation determination of body mass index (BMI) on survival after lung transplantation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Does lung transplantation improve health-related quality of life? The University of Florida experience
    James R Rodrigue
    Center for Behavioral Health Research in Organ Transplantation and Donation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:755-63. 2005
    ..The primary purpose of this study, therefore, was to document the degree of change in HRQoL in a sample of patients evaluated before and after lung transplantation...
  43. ncbi request reprint A brief psychological intervention to improve adherence following transplantation
    Gail L Lisson
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0165, USA
    Ann Transplant 10:52-7. 2005
    ..This intervention has been very favorably received by patients, caregivers, transplant physicians, and nurse coordinators...
  44. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an adolescent smoking consequences questionnaire
    Johanna M Lewis-Esquerre
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:81-90. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Intention to register as organ donors: a survey of adolescents
    Daniel Baughn
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Prog Transplant 16:260-7. 2006
    ..The identification of such factors has important implications for the development and implementation of educational programs and subsequent donor registration rates...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use before and after liver transplantation: a single center survey and implications for clinical practice and research
    Shawna L Ehlers
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville FL 32610 0165, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:412-7. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Organ scarcity and the psychological pre-heart transplant evaluation: a simulation study using community residents
    John F Todaro
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Prog Transplant 15:78-85. 2005
    ..Although research examining medical outcomes in heart transplantation has progressed, there are few studies examining the impact of organ scarcity and wait list demand on the transplant candidate evaluation process...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treating tobacco use and dependence in kidney transplant recipients: development and implementation of a program
    Shawna L Ehlers
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Prog Transplant 16:33-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe one institution's experience in implementing the clinical practice guideline for treating tobacco use and dependence within a kidney and pancreas transplant program...

Research Grants10

  1. EVALUATION OF A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF ORGAN DONATION
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Quality of Life Therapy for Adults with ESRD Awaiting Renal Transplantation
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These benefits have the potential to extend the QOL outcomes otherwise derived from transplantation alone. ..
  3. A Randomized Trial and Reduce to Disparity in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation
    James R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposal directly addresses three of the priority areas of HealthyPeople2010 (4-1, 4-5, 4-6). ..
  4. A Randomized Trial and Reduce to Disparity in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal directly addresses three of the priority areas of HealthyPeople2010 (4-1, 4-5, 4-6). ..
  5. A Randomized Trial and Reduce to Disparity in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal directly addresses three of the priority areas of HealthyPeople2010 (4-1, 4-5, 4-6). ..
  6. A Randomized Trial and Reduce to Disparity in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation
    James R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposal directly addresses three of the priority areas of HealthyPeople2010 (4-1, 4-5, 4-6). ..