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Explaining the increased health care expenditures associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cost-decomposition analysis.
Ajmera M, Raval AD, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U.
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2014;9:339-348.
Excess risk of chronic physical conditions associated with depression and anxiety.
Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U.
BMC Psychiatry. 2014;14:10
Use of antidepressants and statins and short-term risk of new-onset diabetes among high risk adults.
Bhattacharya R, Ajmera M, Bhattacharjee S, Sambamoorthi U.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014;
Factors associated with utilization of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine during pregnancy among women in kenya: a cross-sectional study.
Haile ZT, Gurka KK, Chertok IR, Sambamoorthi U.
Matern Child Health J. 2014;18(5):1104-1113.
Health behaviors among breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors: a US population-based case-control study, with comparisons by cancer type and gender.
Lemasters TJ, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Kurian S.
J Cancer Surviv. 2014; [Epub ahead of print]
Disability prevalence among adults: estimates for 54 countries and progress toward a global estimate.
Mitra S, Sambamoorthi U.
Cross-sectional association between the number of missing teeth and cardiovascular disease among adults aged 50 or older: BRFSS 2010.
Wiener RC, Sambamoorthi U.
Int J Vasc Med. 2014;2014:421567
Depression treatment patterns among individuals with osteoarthritis: a cross sectional study.
Agarwal P, Pan X, Sambamoorthi U.
BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13(1):121
Inhaled anticholinergic use and all-cause mortality among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Ajmera M, Shen C, Pan X, Findley PA, Rust G, Sambamoorthi U.
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2013;8:287-294.
Antidepressant use and new-onset diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Bhattacharjee S, Bhattacharya R, Kelley GA, Sambamoorthi U.
Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2013;29(4):273-284.
About Usha Sambamoorthi
Dr. Sambamoorthi is a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy. She received her master’s and doctorate degree in economics from the University of Madras, India.
Prior to joining the WVU School of Pharmacy, Dr. Sambamoorthi was the Professor and Director of Women’s Health and Population-based Mental Health Disparities in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts. Her areas of research interest include health economics, global health, women’s health, healthcare in individuals with co-occurring physical and mental illnesses and healthcare disparities by gender, race/ethnicity, age, and disability.
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