Harvey J Murff

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dietary intake of PUFAs and colorectal polyp risk
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:703-12. 2012
  2. pmc Colonoscopy screening in African Americans and Whites with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:625-31. 2008
  3. pmc A prospective study of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and colorectal cancer risk in Chinese women
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2283-91. 2009
  4. pmc Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and breast cancer risk in Chinese women: a prospective cohort study
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:1434-41. 2011
  5. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1799-807. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Automated identification of postoperative complications within an electronic medical record using natural language processing
    Harvey J Murff
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    JAMA 306:848-55. 2011
  7. pmc Exploring the frontier of electronic health record surveillance: the case of postoperative complications
    Fern Fitzhenry
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Med Care 51:509-16. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Glycemic and weight changes after persistent use of incident oral diabetes therapy: a Veterans Administration retrospective cohort study
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1108-12. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Dietary intake of PUFAs and colorectal polyp risk
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:703-12. 2012
    ..Marine-derived n-3 (omega-3) PUFAs may reduce risk of developing colorectal cancer; however, few studies have investigated the association of n-3 PUFA intakes on colorectal polyp risk...
  2. pmc Colonoscopy screening in African Americans and Whites with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:625-31. 2008
    ..Racial differences in colon cancer mortality could be related to variations in screening of increased-risk individuals...
  3. pmc A prospective study of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and colorectal cancer risk in Chinese women
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2283-91. 2009
    ..03). These results suggest that dietary PUFA and the ratio of n-6 to n-3 PUFA intake may be positively associated with colorectal cancer risk, and this association may be mediated in part through PGE(2) production...
  4. pmc Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and breast cancer risk in Chinese women: a prospective cohort study
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:1434-41. 2011
    ..The relative amounts of n-6 PUFA to marine-derived n-3 PUFAs may be more important for breast cancer risk than individual dietary amounts of these fatty acids...
  5. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1799-807. 2011
    ..The use of any NSAID regardless of type was associated with a reduced risk of adenomatous polyps; however, regular aspirin and COX-2 inhibitors use was not associated with hyperplastic polyp risk...
  6. doi request reprint Automated identification of postoperative complications within an electronic medical record using natural language processing
    Harvey J Murff
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    JAMA 306:848-55. 2011
    ..Currently most automated methods to identify patient safety occurrences rely on administrative data codes; however, free-text searches of electronic medical records could represent an additional surveillance approach...
  7. pmc Exploring the frontier of electronic health record surveillance: the case of postoperative complications
    Fern Fitzhenry
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Med Care 51:509-16. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to build electronic algorithms using a combination of structured data and natural language processing (NLP) of text notes for potential safety surveillance of 9 postoperative complications...
  8. doi request reprint Glycemic and weight changes after persistent use of incident oral diabetes therapy: a Veterans Administration retrospective cohort study
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1108-12. 2010
    ..Data on comparative effectiveness of OADs in other populations is limited. The objective was to compare the effectiveness of incident OAD regimens in reducing A1C and to compare the effect of OADs on body mass index (BMI)...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc The interaction of age and hormone replacement therapy on colon adenoma risk
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:161-5. 2007
    ..We re-evaluated this interaction and determined if this interaction may be explained by the longer duration of estrogen use in older, rather than younger, women...
  13. pmc Race and socioeconomic status are independently associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 1738, USA
    J Urol 180:2091-6; discussion 2096. 2008
    ..We investigated racial differences in and surgical intervention for benign prostatic hyperplasia in a large and predominantly low income population...
  14. pmc Papanicolaou testing among women in the southern United States
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:939-46. 2008
    ..We examined Pap testing among southern women, mostly of low income and educational status, to determine if rates were similar to those reported nationally and to examine which factors were related to receipt of Pap tests...
  15. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among men and women in the United States
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:57-65. 2007
    ..A few previous studies have shown that men were more likely than women to be screened for colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  16. pmc Early initiation of colorectal cancer screening in individuals with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:121-6. 2007
    ..Several guidelines recommend initiating colorectal cancer screening at age 40 for individuals with affected first-degree relatives, yet little evidence exists describing how often these individuals receive screening procedures...
  17. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies possible genetic risk factors for colorectal adenomas
    Todd L Edwards
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1219-26. 2013
    ..Removal of polyps reduces mortality from colorectal cancer. Colorectal adenomas are known to aggregate in families; however, the genetic determinants for risk of polyps are largely unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient age on family cancer history
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Genet Med 8:438-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate the age-specific proportion of individuals reporting positive family histories for colon, breast, and prostate cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint The comprehensiveness of family cancer history assessments in primary care
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    Community Genet 10:174-80. 2007
    ..Accurate family history information is required for adequate breast and colorectal cancer risk assessments. Few studies have examined the comprehensiveness of the family medical history interview in primary care...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint The association of plasma fatty acids with prostate cancer risk in African Americans and Africans
    Flora A Ukoli
    Dept of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:127-47. 2010
    ..These preliminary findings need to be further explored in a larger study that will include risk analysis of fatty-acid ratios to clarify their combined impact on PCa risk...
  22. pmc Detection of blood culture bacterial contamination using natural language processing
    Michael E Matheny
    GRECC and Center for Health Services Research, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Health System, Nashville, TN Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University MedicalCenter, Nashville, TN Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:411-5. 2009
    ..0% for mapping the antibiotics and bacteria with appropriate sensitivity findings in the test data. The bacterial contamination detection algorithm had a sensitivity of 83.3% and a positive predictive value of 81.8%...
  23. pmc Who said it? Establishing professional attribution among authors of Veterans' Electronic Health Records
    Ruth M Reeves
    Health Services Research and Development, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1310 24 Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2012:753-62. 2012
    ..We evaluated and compared free form electronic signatures against LOINC note titles in categorizing the profession of EHR authors...
  24. pmc A study of prostaglandin pathway genes and interactions with current nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use in colorectal adenoma
    Todd L Edwards
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:855-63. 2012
    ..We also observed effect modification of the HPGD signal by NSAID exposure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Detecting adverse events for patient safety research: a review of current methodologies
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, GRECC, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:131-43. 2003
    ..But these systems will perform optimally only if we improve our understanding of the fundamental nature of errors and the ways in which the human mind can naturally, but erroneously, contribute to the problems that we observe...
  26. pmc Race and family history assessment for breast cancer
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:75-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether differences exist in the collection of family history information based on patient race...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk assessment: quality and impact of the family history interview
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:239-45. 2004
    ..Little data exist that evaluate the completeness of the family history interview in primary care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding of drug indications by ambulatory care patients
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 2927, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2523-7. 2004
    ..Patients' knowledge of the indications of their prescription medications was studied and those medications that were most likely to be taken without patients understanding the correct indication were identified...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of adverse drug events among patients in a tertiary care medical center
    Philip E Johnston
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center VUMC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2218-27. 2006
    ..Specific patient and clinical characteristics associated with an increased risk of sustaining an adverse event (AE) were identified...
  30. ncbi request reprint Research participant safety and systems factors in general clinical research centers
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, GRECC, Nashville, TN, USA
    IRB 28:8-14. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have a family history of cancer? An evidence-based analysis of the accuracy of family cancer history
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Research Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212 2637, USA
    JAMA 292:1480-9. 2004
    ..A family history of certain cancers is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer. Both cancer screening and genetic services referral decisions are often based on self-reported pedigree information...
  32. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction profiling of individual physicians: impact of panel status
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:553-61. 2004
    ..We evaluated whether panel status (whether or not a physician is accepting new patients) is associated with patient satisfaction with their primary care physician (PCP)...
  33. pmc Electronically screening discharge summaries for adverse medical events
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:339-50. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized that discharge summaries would include information on adverse events, and they developed and evaluated an electronic method for screening medical discharge summaries for adverse events...
  34. ncbi 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 GRECC, HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, Clinical Research Center of Excellence CRCoE, 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of family history of diabetes on glucose testing and counseling behavior in primary care
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2247-8. 2004
  36. pmc Use of colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy among African Americans and whites in a low-income population
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A28. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint "I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary care
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2223-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, we sought to identify problems in current test result management systems and possible ways to improve these systems...
  38. ncbi request reprint General clinical research center staff nurse perceptions and behaviors regarding informed consent: results of a national survey
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
    IRB 28:8-12. 2006

Research Grants3

  1. Mechanisms and Management of Familial Colon Cancer
    Harvey Murff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The experience gained from this career development award will ensure Dr. Murff's transition into an independent researcher in cancer epidemiology. ..
  2. Long-Chain Fatty Acids, Oxidative Stress and Colorectal Neoplasm Risk
    Harvey J Murff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of colorectal adenomas and diminishes the production of inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarkers. ..