Marie R Griffin

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint U.S. hospitalizations for pneumonia after a decade of pneumococcal vaccination
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    N Engl J Med 369:155-63. 2013
  2. pmc Real-world comparison of two molecular methods for detection of respiratory viruses
    S Asad Ali
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Virol J 8:332. 2011
  3. pmc Black race, sex, and extrapulmonary tuberculosis risk: an observational study
    Christina T Fiske
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:16. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of respiratory infections in young children: insights from the new vaccine surveillance network
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Vanderbilt Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Geriatrics Research and Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:S188-92. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint High frequency of use of rofecoxib at greater than recommended doses: cause for concern
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:339-43. 2004
  6. pmc Effectiveness of non-adjuvanted pandemic influenza A vaccines for preventing pandemic influenza acute respiratory illness visits in 4 U.S. communities
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23085. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Postmarketing surveillance for drug safety: surely we can do better
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, 37232, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 75:491-4. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Influenza burden for children with asthma
    E Kathryn Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 121:1-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of frequent otitis media and pressure-equalizing tube insertions in children after introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Katherine A Poehling
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 119:707-15. 2007
  10. pmc Initiation of tumor necrosis factor α antagonists and risk of fractures in patients with selected rheumatic and autoimmune diseases
    Vivian K Kawai
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1085-94. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint U.S. hospitalizations for pneumonia after a decade of pneumococcal vaccination
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    N Engl J Med 369:155-63. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Real-world comparison of two molecular methods for detection of respiratory viruses
    S Asad Ali
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Virol J 8:332. 2011
    ..We sought to perform a real-world comparison of two molecular respiratory viral diagnostic methods between two experienced respiratory virus research laboratories...
  3. pmc Black race, sex, and extrapulmonary tuberculosis risk: an observational study
    Christina T Fiske
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:16. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine race and sex differences in extrapulmonary tuberculosis risk in order to identify the optimal population in which to assess for host factors associated with extrapulmonary tuberculosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of respiratory infections in young children: insights from the new vaccine surveillance network
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Vanderbilt Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Geriatrics Research and Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:S188-92. 2004
    ..Prospective, active, population-based surveillance of children hospitalized with respiratory symptoms or fever began in 2000, and outpatient surveillance began in 2002 in selected winter months...
  5. ncbi request reprint High frequency of use of rofecoxib at greater than recommended doses: cause for concern
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:339-43. 2004
    ..Thus chronic use of high doses of rofecoxib has implications for patient safety...
  6. pmc Effectiveness of non-adjuvanted pandemic influenza A vaccines for preventing pandemic influenza acute respiratory illness visits in 4 U.S. communities
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23085. 2011
    ..Inactivated non-adjuvanted pandemic vaccines offered significant protection against confirmed pandemic influenza-associated medical care visits in young adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Postmarketing surveillance for drug safety: surely we can do better
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, 37232, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 75:491-4. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Influenza burden for children with asthma
    E Kathryn Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 121:1-8. 2008
    ..The goal was to estimate the influenza disease burden among children with asthma and among healthy children by using active, laboratory-confirmed, population-based surveillance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of frequent otitis media and pressure-equalizing tube insertions in children after introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Katherine A Poehling
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 119:707-15. 2007
    ..In this study we estimated the effect of routine childhood immunization with heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on frequent otitis media (3 episodes in 6 months or 4 episodes in 1 year) and pressure-equalizing tube insertions...
  10. pmc Initiation of tumor necrosis factor α antagonists and risk of fractures in patients with selected rheumatic and autoimmune diseases
    Vivian K Kawai
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1085-94. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that initiation of tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα) antagonists reduced the risk of fractures compared to nonbiologic comparators in patients with autoimmune diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease among individuals with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1428-33. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal asthma and asthma control on pregnancy and perinatal outcomes
    Rachel Enriquez
    Bureau of TennCare Tennessee Medicaid, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:625-30. 2007
    ..Asthma is a common condition during pregnancy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Asthma as a risk factor for invasive pneumococcal disease
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2082-90. 2005
    ..The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease among persons with asthma is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduction in high rates of antibiotic-nonsusceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in tennessee after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:641-8. 2004
    ..One measure to combat IPD is vaccination with the recently introduced 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  15. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of sulfonylurea and metformin monotherapy on cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cohort study
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, 1310 24th Avenue South, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:601-10. 2012
    ..The effects of sulfonylureas and metformin on outcomes of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in type 2 diabetes are not well-characterized...
  16. pmc Increasing burden and risk factors for bronchiolitis-related medical visits in infants enrolled in a state health care insurance plan
    Kecia N Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Pediatrics 122:58-64. 2008
    ..The goals were to estimate the year-round burden of health care visits attributable to bronchiolitis and to identify risk factors for bronchiolitis in term healthy infants...
  17. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in asthma morbidity during pregnancy
    Kecia N Carroll
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:66-72. 2005
    ..We performed a cohort study to estimate racial differences in maternal asthma outcomes in a low-income population of pregnant women in which blacks and whites have similar medical care access and benefits...
  18. pmc Coronavirus infection and hospitalizations for acute respiratory illness in young children
    H Keipp B Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Med Virol 81:853-6. 2009
    ..2 (95% CI 4.3, 17.6), 4.2 (95% CI 1.9, 6.9), and 0 (95% CI 0, 3.7) in children aged <6 months, 6-23 months, and 24-59 months, respectively. Coronaviruses were identified in a modest number of hospitalized children...
  19. ncbi request reprint COX-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of serious coronary heart disease
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Lancet 360:1071-3. 2002
    ..93 (1.09-3.42, p=0.024). By contrast, there was no evidence of raised risk of CHD among users of rofecoxib at doses of 25 mg or less or among users of other NSAIDs...
  20. doi request reprint Initiation of sulfonylureas versus metformin is associated with higher blood pressure at one year
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Targeted Research, Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, and Clinical Research Center of Excellence, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:515-23. 2012
    ..To determine if incident oral antidiabetic drug (OAD) use was associated with 12-month systolic blood pressure (BP) and if this was mediated through body mass index (BMI) changes...
  21. pmc Trends in antibiotic prescribing for adults in the United States--1995 to 2002
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:697-702. 2005
    ..The impact of national efforts to limit antibiotic prescribing has not been fully evaluated...
  22. pmc Burden of human metapneumovirus infection in young children
    Kathryn M Edwards
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:633-43. 2013
    ..The inpatient and outpatient burden of human metapneumovirus (HMPV) infection among young children has not been well established...
  23. pmc Accuracy of pharmacy and coded-diagnosis information in identifying tuberculosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Christina T Fiske
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:666-9. 2012
    ..Previous studies suggest that disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) increase tuberculosis (TB) risk. The accuracy of pharmacy and coded-diagnosis information to identify persons with TB is unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint Maternal morbidity and perinatal outcomes among pregnant women with respiratory hospitalizations during influenza season
    Tina V Hartert
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2650, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1705-12. 2003
    ..The objectives of this investigation were to describe and quantify the impact of respiratory hospitalization during pregnancy on serious maternal and perinatal morbidity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of invasive pneumococcal disease: temporal relation to documented influenza and respiratory syncytial viral circulation
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:285-91. 2005
    ..Using two prospective surveillance networks, the temporal relation between invasive pneumococcal disease and isolation of circulating winter viruses was explored...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, Clinical Research Center of Excellence, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:36-44. 2011
    ..Effects of oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs) on lipids may influence cardiovascular outcomes. Our aim was to compare time to initiation of lipid lowering medication (LLM) and 12-month lipid profiles among new OAD users...
  27. doi request reprint Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1053-63. 2009
    ..To determine if certain non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events: acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke, and death from coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  28. pmc Outcomes with concurrent use of clopidogrel and proton-pump inhibitors: a cohort study
    Wayne A Ray
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:337-45. 2010
    ..Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and clopidogrel are frequently coprescribed, although the benefits and harms of their concurrent use are unclear...
  29. pmc Effectiveness of seasonal vaccine in preventing confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations in community dwelling older adults
    H Keipp Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:500-8. 2011
    ..Current evidence supporting the effectiveness of influenza vaccine in preventing hospitalizations in older adults is insufficient...
  30. doi request reprint A novel group of rhinoviruses is associated with asthma hospitalizations
    E Kathryn Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 9500, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:98-104.e1. 2009
    ..Although recent studies have identified new group C human rhinoviruses (HRVCs), their spectrum of pediatric disease is unknown...
  31. pmc Evidence of a causal role of winter virus infection during infancy in early childhood asthma
    Pingsheng Wu
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:1123-9. 2008
    ..Bronchiolitis during infancy is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma. Whether winter viral infections cause asthma or are a manifestation of a predisposition to asthma development is unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint Population-based impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in young children
    Katherine A Poehling
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2637, USA
    Pediatrics 114:755-61. 2004
    ..To determine the population impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) on pneumococcal-related diseases, including pneumonia and otitis media...
  33. ncbi request reprint Decline in pneumonia admissions after routine childhood immunisation with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in the USA: a time-series analysis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Lancet 369:1179-86. 2007
    ..We therefore assessed the effect of the programme on rates of all-cause and pneumococcal pneumonia admissions...
  34. pmc Reweighted Mahalanobis distance matching for cluster-randomized trials with missing data
    Robert A Greevy
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:148-54. 2012
    ..The method is illustrated in the context of a cluster-randomized trial. A Web application and an R package are introduced to implement the method and incorporate recent advances in the area...
  35. pmc Comparative effectiveness of incident oral antidiabetic drugs on kidney function
    Adriana M Hung
    VA Tennessee Valley, Clinical Science Research and Development, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Kidney Int 81:698-706. 2012
    ..The risk associated with rosiglitazone was similar to metformin for both outcomes. Thus, compared to metformin, oral antidiabetic drug treatment with sulfonylureas increased the risk of a decline in eGFR, ESRD, or death...
  36. pmc CRP polymorphisms and chronic kidney disease in the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Adriana M Hung
    Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:65. 2011
    ..We recently reported an association between the gene variant rs2808630 and CKD progression in African Americans with hypertensive kidney disease. This association has not been studied in other ethnic groups...
  37. doi request reprint Trends in healthcare usage attributable to diarrhea, 1995-2004
    Stephen J Pont
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    J Pediatr 153:777-82. 2008
    ..To determine current diarrhea-associated healthcare usage rates and associated sociodemographic factors. These data can be used to determine the impact of the rotavirus vaccine...
  38. pmc Adherence to disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and the effects of exposure misclassification on the risk of hospital admission
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2637, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:730-4. 2010
    ..To describe the effect of different exposure classification strategies for disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) on drug-outcome associations...
  39. doi request reprint An algorithm to identify incident myocardial infarction using Medicaid data
    Neesha N Choma
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1064-71. 2009
    ....
  40. pmc Failure of routine diagnostic methods to detect influenza in hospitalized older adults
    H Keipp Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:683-8. 2010
    ..To define the utility of using routine diagnostic methods to detect influenza in older, hospitalized adults...
  41. ncbi request reprint Elimination of racial differences in invasive pneumococcal disease in young children after introduction of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:726-31. 2004
    ..Racial differences in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) have been widely recognized, but the impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) introduction in 2000 on these differences has not been extensively studied...
  42. ncbi request reprint National variations in morbid obesity and bariatric surgery use
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:77-84. 2005
    ..Exploring bariatric surgery use provides data on effective treatment allocation. This study analyzed national rates of bariatric surgery use and the burden of morbid obesity by gender, census region, and age...
  43. pmc The population impact of a large school-based influenza vaccination campaign
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15097. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the population impact of this campaign...
  44. pmc Influenza in older adults: impact of vaccination of school children
    H Keipp Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United States
    Vaccine 27:1923-7. 2009
    ..59, 2.04) in the intervention county and 1.53 (95% CI 0.71, 2.34) in the control county. These rates did not differ significantly except in the subgroup aged 50 -- 64 years where rates in the intervention county were significantly lower...
  45. doi request reprint Computerized definitions showed high positive predictive values for identifying hospitalizations for congestive heart failure and selected infections in Medicaid enrollees with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:890-5. 2008
    ..However, information on their accuracy is limited. We evaluated the ability of computerized definitions to identify these conditions as the reason for admission among patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  46. pmc Initiation of rheumatoid arthritis treatments and the risk of serious infections
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1500 21st Avenue Suite 2600, The Village at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 2637, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:82-90. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare serious infections following initiation of different RA regimens. Prior comparative studies of DMARD initiation have yielded conflicting results...
  47. ncbi request reprint Outpatient utilization of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors among heart failure patients after hospital discharge
    Javed Butler
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2036-43. 2004
    ..This study was designed to assess outpatient angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) use after heart failure (HF) hospitalization...
  48. doi request reprint Establishing the baseline burden of influenza in preparation for the evaluation of a countywide school-based influenza vaccination campaign
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, United States
    Vaccine 29:123-9. 2010
    ..Assessment of campaign effects requires identification of appropriate control populations. We hypothesized that contiguous counties would share similar pre-campaign patterns of influenza activity...
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessment of adherence to and persistence on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Med Care 45:S66-76. 2007
    ..However, measurements of relative effectiveness, including treatment adherence and persistence, are lacking. We evaluated adherence and persistence during new episodes of use of traditional and biologic DMARDs...
  50. pmc The severity-dependent relationship of infant bronchiolitis on the risk and morbidity of early childhood asthma
    Kecia N Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn 37232 8300, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1055-61, 1061.e1. 2009
    ..Infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis have a high rate of early childhood asthma. It is not known whether bronchiolitis severity correlates with the risk of early childhood asthma or with asthma-specific morbidity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Rhinovirus-associated hospitalizations in young children
    E Kathryn Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:773-81. 2007
    ..Rhinoviruses frequently cause the common cold but have not been considered important causes of acute respiratory hospitalizations in children...
  52. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae-related illnesses in young children: secular trends and regional variation
    Katherine A Poehling
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:413-8. 2003
    ..Children <2 years old have been targeted for routine pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Laboratory-confirmed illnesses represent a minority of all medical care utilization for pneumococcal disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease among infants before and after introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Katherine A Poehling
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    JAMA 295:1668-74. 2006
    ..Streptococcus pneumoniae is a serious infection in young infants. A heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) was licensed in 2000 and recommended for all children aged 2 to 23 months...
  54. ncbi request reprint Maternal asthma and maternal smoking are associated with increased risk of bronchiolitis during infancy
    Kecia N Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatrics 119:1104-12. 2007
    ....
  55. pmc Population-based incidence of human metapneumovirus infection among hospitalized children
    John V Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Schoolof Medicine, and Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2581, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1890-8. 2010
    ..Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) is a leading cause of acute respiratory illness (ARI) in children. Population-based incidence rates and comprehensive clinical characterizations of disease have not been established...
  56. pmc Rates of hospitalizations for respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, and influenza virus in older adults
    Kyle Widmer
    Department of Medicine, VA TN Valley Health Care System, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:56-62. 2012
    ..We performed a prospective study to determine the disease burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus (HMPV) in older adults in comparison with influenza virus...
  57. ncbi request reprint The underrecognized burden of influenza in young children
    Katherine A Poehling
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:31-40. 2006
    ..The disease burden of influenza infection among children is not well established. We conducted a population-based surveillance of medical visits associated with laboratory-confirmed influenza...
  58. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and interpretation of rapid influenza tests in children
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Preventive Medicine Department, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2637, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e6-11. 2007
    ..Although the interpretation of test results depends on test characteristics and influenza prevalence, this information is limited in routine clinical practice...
  59. pmc Initiation of tumor necrosis factor-α antagonists and the risk of hospitalization for infection in patients with autoimmune diseases
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1500 21st Ave S, Ste 2600, The Village at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    JAMA 306:2331-9. 2011
    ..Although tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α antagonists are increasingly used in place of nonbiologic comparator medications, their safety profile remains incomplete...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk of peptic ulcer hospitalizations in users of NSAIDs with gastroprotective cotherapy versus coxibs
    Wayne A Ray
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:790-8. 2007
    ..However, the relative clinical effectiveness of these therapeutic alternatives is understudied...
  61. ncbi request reprint National impact of universal childhood immunization with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on outpatient medical care visits in the United States
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2637, USA
    Pediatrics 118:865-73. 2006
    ..However, the national impact of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumonia and otitis media remains unknown...
  62. ncbi request reprint National analysis of adverse patient safety for events in bariatric surgery
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am Surg 71:406-13. 2005
    ..Further, risk factors associated with adverse events varied by gender, age, insurance status, and comorbidity. Evaluation of these higher risk BaS groups is needed to improve patient safety...
  63. pmc Adherence to guidelines for respiratory syncytial virus immunoprophylaxis among infants with prematurity or chronic lung disease in three United States counties
    Kecia N Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e229-31. 2012
    ..Immunoprophylaxis among infants who met national criteria for prophylaxis increased from 33% to 83% over the 6-year period; 17% (11/65) of infants who received immunoprophylaxis did not meet eligibility criteria...
  64. pmc Estimating age-specific influenza-related hospitalization rates during the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Davidson Co, TN
    Astride Jules
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e63-71. 2012
    ..In April 2009, a pandemic caused by a novel influenza strain, the A(H1N1)pdm09 virus, started. Few age-specific estimates of hospitalizations associated with the first year of circulation of the pandemic virus are available...
  65. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescription rates for acute respiratory tract infections in US ambulatory settings
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1500 21st Ave, Ste 2600, The Village at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 2637, USA
    JAMA 302:758-66. 2009
    ..During the 1990s, antibiotic prescriptions for acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI) decreased in the United States. The sustainability of those changes is unknown...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cessation of asthma medication in early pregnancy
    Rachel Enriquez
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2650, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:149-53. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether women alter their use of asthma medications during pregnancy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prenatal prescription of macrolide antibiotics and infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:101-6. 2002
    ..To assess the association between prenatal antibiotics, including erythromycin, and infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in a large cohort of infants...
  68. ncbi request reprint Influenza- and respiratory syncytial virus-associated morbidity and mortality in the nursing home population
    Shelley E Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Quality Scholars Program, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:761-7. 2003
    ..To estimate winter viral-related morbidity and mortality in Tennessee nursing home residents during 4 consecutive years...
  69. ncbi request reprint Medical care utilization and mortality in sickle cell disease: a population-based study
    Sadhna M Shankar
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6310, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:262-70. 2005
    ..001). The death rate in adolescents and young adults with SCD continues to be much higher than population-specific rates. Interventions to prevent morbidity and mortality related to SCD are urgently needed...
  70. pmc Prescriptions for chronic high-dose cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors are often inappropriate and potentially dangerous
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:879-83. 2005
    ..To describe the use of coxibs outside of licensed indications and recommended dosing ranges including rofecoxib 50 mg, valdecoxib 20 to 40 mg, and celecoxib 400 mg...
  71. ncbi request reprint Differences in antibiotic prescribing among physicians, residents, and nonphysician clinicians
    Christianne L Roumie
    Quality Scholars Program, Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Health Services Research and Development, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:641-8. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of these changes, we compared outpatient antibiotic prescribing by practicing physicians, nonphysician clinicians, and resident physicians...
  72. ncbi request reprint Differences in antibiotic prescribing patterns for children younger than five years in the three major outpatient settings
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Pediatr 144:200-5. 2004
    ..To perform a comprehensive analysis of the use of antibiotics in three major sites for outpatient care: private office-based clinics, emergency departments (ED), and hospital-based clinics...
  73. ncbi request reprint Childhood influenza: number needed to vaccinate to prevent 1 hospitalization or outpatient visit
    Elizabeth N Lewis
    Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 120:467-72. 2007
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  74. ncbi request reprint Impact of proximity to comprehensive sickle cell center on utilization of healthcare services among children with sickle cell disease
    Sadhna M Shankar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:66-71. 2008
    ..We compared the medical care utilization and mortality in children less than 20 years of age with SCD in four regions in the state of Tennessee with and without a comprehensive sickle cell center (CSCC)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Work hours restrictions as an ethical dilemma for residents: a descriptive survey of violation types and frequency
    Robert O Carpenter
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2730, USA
    Curr Surg 63:448-55. 2006
    ..In addition, almost half of those individuals admitted under-reporting their hours worked. The authors' goal was to further delineate the type and frequency of violations and under-reporting...
  76. doi request reprint Prevalence and implications of preinjury warfarin use: an analysis of the National Trauma Databank
    Lesly A Dossett
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arch Surg 146:565-70. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence of preinjury warfarin use in a large national sample of trauma patients and to define the relationship between preinjury warfarin use and mortality...
  77. ncbi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of serious coronary heart disease: an observational cohort study
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Lancet 359:118-23. 2002
    ..We did an observational study to measure the effects of NANSAIDs, including naproxen, on risk of serious coronary heart disease...
  78. doi request reprint Nonaspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors, and the risk for stroke
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Stroke 39:2037-45. 2008
    ..We determined whether specific NSAIDs, including coxibs, are associated with risk of stroke...
  79. doi request reprint Health insurance status affects staging and influences treatment strategies in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Victor Zaydfudim
    Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:3104-11. 2010
    ..We examined the effect of health insurance status on stage of presentation, treatment strategies, and survival in patients with HCC...
  80. pmc Do childhood vaccines have non-specific effects on mortality?
    William O Cooper
    Vanderbilt Children s Hospital Outpatient Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:821-6. 2003
    ..Our review of the available data in the literature reinforces how difficult answering these considerations has been and how important study design will be in determining the effect of specific vaccines on all-cause mortality...
  81. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter analgesics in older adults: a call for improved labelling and consumer education
    Christianne L Roumie
    Quality Scholars Program, Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Drugs Aging 21:485-98. 2004
    ..Improved labelling of OTC analgesics may help consumers distinguish common analgesic ingredients in a wide variety of preparations and facilitate informed decisions concerning the use of OTC drugs...
  82. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent asthma hospital visits and death among a population of indigent older adults with asthma
    Tina V Hartert
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:467-73. 2002
    ..Little is known about the morbidity and mortality among older adults with asthma requiring hospital care...
  83. pmc Resident work hour limits and patient safety
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 241:847-56; discussion 856-60. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effect of resident physician work hour limits on surgical patient safety...
  84. ncbi request reprint Work-hour restrictions as an ethical dilemma for residents
    Robert O Carpenter
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2730, USA
    Am J Surg 191:527-32. 2006
    ..We propose that the standardized work-hour limitations have created an ethical dilemma for residents...
  85. doi request reprint Increasing incidence of empyema complicating childhood community-acquired pneumonia in the United States
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:805-13. 2010
    ..We assessed whether early decreases in pneumonia hospitalization rates were sustained and trends in such hospitalizations complicated by empyema in United States children aged <5 years...
  86. ncbi request reprint Outpatient adherence to beta-blocker therapy after acute myocardial infarction
    Javed Butler
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, 383 PRB, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1589-95. 2002
    ..This study was designed to determine adherence to outpatient beta-blocker therapy following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Improved compliance with quality measures at hospital discharge with a computerized physician order entry system
    Javed Butler
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, VAMC, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am Heart J 151:643-53. 2006
    ..Implementation of disease-specific computerized physician order entry (CPOE) discharge tools may improve compliance with these measures...
  88. doi request reprint Evidence of effectiveness from a large county-wide school-based influenza immunization campaign
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1500 21st Avenue Suite 2600, The Village at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 2637, United States
    Vaccine 27:2633-6. 2009
    ..79; 95% CI, 0.59-1.05) and 27% (RR, 0.73; 95% CI, 0.60-0.87) during the first and second campaign season, respectively. These findings suggest a direct beneficial effect of the immunization campaign...
  89. ncbi request reprint Winter viruses: influenza- and respiratory syncytial virus-related morbidity in chronic lung disease
    Marie R Griffin
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, A 1124 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1229-36. 2002
    ..While respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is recognized as an important target of vaccine development for infants, its impact on adults is underappreciated...
  90. doi request reprint Mortality rates associated with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection in surgical intensive care units
    Titus L Daniels
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1080-3. 2008
    ..baumannii HAI. The median length of hospital stay before diagnosis of HAI was 4.5 days longer for patients with MDR A. baumannii infection than for patients with non-MDR A. baumannii infection (P < .001)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination in nursing homes: does policy change practice?
    M Kate Dunn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:135-8. 2003
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  92. pmc CRP polymorphisms and progression of chronic kidney disease in African Americans
    Adriana M Hung
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Avenue South and Garland, Division of Nephrology, S 3223 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:24-33. 2010
    ..It is unknown if CRP polymorphisms are associated with CKD progression or modify the effectiveness of anti-hypertensive therapy in delaying CKD progression...
  93. pmc Computer-based insulin infusion protocol improves glycemia control over manual protocol
    Jeffrey B Boord
    Vanderbilt University, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8802, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:278-87. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Validation of ICD-9 codes with a high positive predictive value for incident strokes resulting in hospitalization using Medicaid health data
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:20-6. 2008
    ..To validate ICD 9 codes with a high positive predictive value (PPV) for incident strokes. The study population consisted of Tennessee Medicaid enrollees aged from 50 to 84 years...
  95. ncbi request reprint Population-based surveillance for hospitalizations associated with respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, and parainfluenza viruses among young children
    Marika K Iwane
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1758-64. 2004
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Decreased number of antibiotic prescriptions in office-based settings from 1993 to 1999 in children less than five years of age
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1023-8. 2002
    ..To assess the success of these efforts, we analyzed antibiotic prescribing trends in children younger than 5 years old, the group with the highest use, from 1993 to 1999...
  97. ncbi request reprint Very early exposure to erythromycin and infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:647-50. 2002
    ..To assess the link between very early erythromycin exposure and pyloric stenosis in young infants...
  98. ncbi request reprint Changes in antibiotic prescribing for children after a community-wide campaign
    Joseph F Perz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 287:3103-9. 2002
    ..Very high levels (>50%) of antibiotic resistance among invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae have been documented in Knox County, Tennessee...
  99. ncbi request reprint The global implications of influenza in Hong Kong
    Marie R Griffin
    N Engl J Med 347:2159-62. 2002
  100. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular toxicity of valdecoxib
    Wayne A Ray
    N Engl J Med 351:2767. 2004
  101. doi request reprint Influenza vaccine effectiveness among children 6 to 59 months of age during 2 influenza seasons: a case-cohort study
    Peter G Szilagyi
    Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:943-51. 2008
    ..To measure vaccine effectiveness (VE) in preventing influenza-related health care visits among children aged 6 to 59 months during 2 consecutive influenza seasons...

Research Grants2

  1. Vanderbilt Health Services Research Training Program
    Marie Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....