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mharhay [at] upenn.edu
A full list of my publications can be accessed at my
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. A selected list of my scientific publications is below.
Clinical trial research
Many multicentre trials had few events per center, requiring analysis via random-effects models or GEEs
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
[Epub ahead of print].
Halpern SD, French B, Small DS, Saulsgiver K,
, Audrain-McGovern J, Loewenstein G, Brennan TA, Asch DA, Volpp KG. 2015.
Randomized trial of four financial-incentive programs for smoking cessation
New England Journal of Medicine
, Wagner J, Ratcliffe SJ, Bronheim RS, Gopal A, Green S, Cooney E, Mikkelsen ME, Prasad Kerlin M, Small DS, Halpern SD. 2014.
Outcomes and statistical power in adult critical care randomized trials
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicin
e Jun 15;189(12):1469-78.
Kerlin MP, Small DS, Cooney E, Fuchs BD, Bellini LM, Mikkelsen ME, Schweickert WD, Bakhru RN, Gabler NB,
, Hansen-Flaschen J, Halpern SD. 2013.
A randomized trial of nighttime physician staffing in an Intensive Care Unit
New England Journal of Medicine
ealth policy and economics
, Gabler NB, Ratcliffe SJ, Quill CM, Halpern SD. 2015.
Variability among US intensive care units in managing the care of patients admitted with preexisting limits on life-sustaining therapies
, Pamponet ML, Aquino R, Barreto ML. 2014.
Impact of primary health care on mortality from heart and cerebrovascular diseases in Brazil: a nationwide analysis of longitudinal data
British Medical Journal
, Bor J, Basu S, McKee M, Stuckler D. 2014.
Differential impact of the economic recession on alcohol use among white British adults, 2006-2009
European Journal of Public Health
Epstein A, Groeneveld P,
, Yang F, Polsky D. 2013.
The impact of minimally invasive surgical technology on the costs of employee absenteeism
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) – Surgery
, Halpern SD, Harhay JS, Olliaro PL. 2009.
Health care waste management: a neglected and growing public health problem worldwide
Tropical Medicine & International Health
Walking cadence and mortality among community-dwelling older adults
Journal of General Internal Medicine
, Ventetuolo CE, Barr RG, Bluemke DA, Jain A, Delaney JA, Hundley WG, Lima JA, Kawut SM. 2013.
Relationship of CRP, IL-6, and Fibrinogen with Right Ventricular Structure and Function: The MESA Right Ventricle Study
International Journal of Cardiology
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, Harhay MM, McElligott S. 2013.
Prevalence and trends of Metabolic Syndrome in the adult US population
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
, Cooney E, Small D, Halpern SD. 2013.
Do windows or natural views affect outcomes or costs among patients in ICUs?
Critical Care Medicine
, Harhay JS, Nair M. 2013.
Education, household wealth and blood pressure in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Ukraine: Findings from the Demographic Health Surveys, 2005-2009
European Journal of Internal Medicine
, Olliaro PL, Costa DL, Costa CH. 2011.
Urban parasitology: visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil.
Trends in Parasitology
, Olliaro PL, Valliant M, Chappuis F, Lima MA, Ritmeijer K, Costa CH, Costa DL, Rijal S, Sundar S, Balasegaram M. 2011.
What is a typical patient with visceral leishmaniasis? Characterizing the demographic and nutritional profile of patients in Brazil, East Africa and South Asia
American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene
, Horton J, Olliaro PL. 2010.
Epidemiology and control of human gastrointestinal parasites in children
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy
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