List of Publications


Valerie O’Hara, Nancy Browne, Samreen Fathima, Barbara Sorondo, Janet Bayleran, Starr Johnston, and Kathrin Hastey. “Obesity Cardiometabolic Comorbidity Prevalence in Children in a Rural Weight-Management Program.”  Global Pediatric Health, 2017, 4:1-10.

Shelley Kirk, Sarah Armstrong, Eileen King, Christine Trapp, Mollie Grow, Jared Tucker, Madeline Joseph, Lenna Liu, Ashley Weedn, Brooke Sweeney, Claudia Fox, Samreen Fathima, Ronald Williams, Roy Kim, and William Stratbucker on behalf of the POWER Work Group. "Establishment of the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry: A National Research Collaborative for Identifying the Optimal Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity." Childhood Obesity, 2017, 13(1):9-17.

Georgios Papachristou, Jorge Machicado, Tyler Stevens, Mahesh Kumar Goenka, Miguel Ferreira, Silvia Gutierrez, Vikesh Singh, Ayesha Kamal, Jose Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Maria Pelaez-Luna, Aiste Gulla, Narcis Zarnescu, Konstantinos Triantafyllou, Sorin Barbu, Jeffrey Easler, Carlos Ocampo, Gabriele Capurso, Livia Archibugi, Gregory Cote, Louis Lambiase, Rakesh Kochhar, Tiffany Chua, Subhash Tiwari, Haq Nawaz, Walter Park, Enrique de-Madaria, Peter Lee, Bechien Wu, Phil Greer, Mohannad Dugum, Efstratios Koutroumpakis, Venkata Akshintala, Amir Gougol for the APPRENTICE Study. "Acute Pancreatitis Patient Registry to Examine Novel therapies in Clinical Experience (APPRENTICE): An International, Multicenter Consortium for the Study of Acute Pancreatitis." Annals of Gastroenterology, 2017, 30:106-113. 

Sorondo Barbara, Allen Amy, Fathima Samreen, Bayleran Janet, and Sabbagh Iyad. "Patient Portal as a Tool for Enhancing Patient Experience and Improving Quality of Care in Primary Care Practices." eGEMS (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 2017, 4(1), Article 31. 


Sorondo Barbara, Allen Amy, Bayleran Janet, Doore Stacy, Fathima Samreen, Sabbagh Iyad, and Newcomb Lori. "Using a Patient Portal to Transmit Patient Reported Health Information into the Electronic Record: Workflow Implications and User Experience." eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 2016, 4(3), Article 7. 

Alexandru Seviciu, Irwin Gross, Samreen Fathima, and Stephen M. Walsh. “Effects of Tranexamic Acid and Bipolar Sealer Alone or in Combination in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty - A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial.”  Arthroplasty Today, 2016, 2:77-82.

Robert J. Ferguson, Sandra T. Sigmon, Andrew Pritchard, Sharon LaBrie, Rachel Goetze, Christine Fink, and A. Merrill Garrett.  "A Randomized Trial of Videoconference-Delivered Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Breast Cancer Survivors with Self-Reported Cognitive Dysfunction."  Cancer, 2016, 122:1782-1791. 

Souhel Najjar, Daniel M. Pearlman, Todd A. MacKenzie, Felix Hernandez, Jr., and Jeremiah R. Brown. "Role of Glial Activation and BBB Disruption in the Pathophysiology of Depression." Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research, 2016, 22(1):17-18.

I Gross, KM Trentino, A Andreescu, R Pierson, RA Maietta, and S Farmer. "Impact of a Patient Blood Management Program and an Outpatient Anemia Management Protocol on Red Cell Transfusions in Oncology Inpatients and Outpatients." The Oncologist, 2016, 21(3):327-332.


Marzieh Hajiaghamemar, Morteza Seidi, Amy E. Allen, William A. Hodge, Vincent Caccese, and Steven J. Elmer. “A New Approach to Quantify Functional Improvements Following X-Stop Spacer Procedure: A Case Report,” Journal of Medical Cases, 2015, 6(5):205-210.

Irwin Gross, Burkhardt Seifert, Axel Hofmann, and Donat R. Spahn. "Patient Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery Results in Less Transfusions and Better Outcomes," Transfusion, 2015, doi: 10.1111/trf.12946; published online 6 January 2015.


Daniel M. Pearlman, Jeremiah R. Brown, Todd A. MacKenzie, Felix Hernandez Jr., and Souhel Najjar. "Blood Levels of S-100 Calcium-Binding Protein B, High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein, and Interleukin-6 for Changes in Depressive Symptom Severity after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Prospective Cohort Nested within a Randomized, Controlled Trial," PLOS ONE, 2014, 9(10):1-14.

MS Brown, MJ Hayes, and LM Thornton. “Methadone versus Morphine for Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial,” Journal of Perinatology, 2014, 35:278-283; doi:10.1038/jp.2014.194; published online 30 October 2014.

Marie J. Hayes and Mark S. Brown. “Invited Commentary: Legalization of Medical Marijuana and Incidence of Opioid Mortality,” JAMA Internal Medicine, 2014, 174(10):1-2.

Claudia Allen, Terrisca R. Des Jardins, Arvela Heider, Kristin A. Lyman, Lee McWilliams, Alison L. Rein, Abigail A. Schachter, Ranjit Singh, Barbara Sorondo, Joan Topper, and Scott A. Turske. "Data Governance and Data Sharing Agreements for Community-Wide Health Information Exchange: Lessons from the Beacon Communities," eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 2014, 2(1), Article 5.

Elisha M. Wachman, Marie J. Hayes, Barry M. Lester, Norma Terrin, Mark S. Brown, David A. Nielsen, and Jonathan M. Davis. “Epigenetic Variation in the Mu-Opioid Receptor Gene in Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome,” Journal of Pediatrics, 2014 165:472-478. 

Amy Allen, Terrisca R. Des Jardins, Arvela Heider, Chatrian R. Kanger, David F. Lobach, Lee McWilliams, Jennifer M. Polello, Alison L. Rein, Abigail A. Schachter, Ranjit Singh, Barbara Sorondo, Megan C. Tulikangas, and Scott A. Turske. "Making it Local: Beacon Communities Use Health Information Technology to Optimize Care Management," Population Health Management, 2014, 17(3):149-158.


Elisha M. Wachman, Marie J. Hayes, Mark S. Brown, Jonathan Paul, Karen Harvey-Wilkes, Norma Terrin, Gordon S. Huggins, Jacob V. Aranda and Jonathan M. Davis. “Association of OPRM1 and COMT Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Hospital Length of Stay and Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome," JAMA, 2013, 309(17):1821-1827.

Aryeh Shander, Sherri Ozawa, Irwin Gross, David Henry. "Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents: friends or foes?," Transfusion, 2013, 53(9): 1867-1872.


Pret Bjorn "Rural Teletrauma: Applications, Opportunities, and Challenges," Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 2012, 34(3):232-237.  

Robert J. Ferguson, Brenna C. McDonald, Michael A. Rocque, Charlotte T. Furstenberg, Susan Horrigan, Tim A. Ahles and Andrew J. Saykin. "Development of CBT for Chemotherapy-related Cognitive Change: Results of a Waitlist Control Trial," Psycho-Oncology, 2012, 21:176-186.


Rafael Grossmann Zamora, Barbara Sorondo, Robert Holmberg, and Pret Bjorn. "Telemedicine Consultation for Emergency Trauma: The 130 Million Square Foot Trauma Room," Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 2011, 96(6):12-19.

Robert J. Ferguson and Amber A. Martinson. "An Overview of Cognitive-Behavioral Management of Memory Dysfunction Associated with Chemotherapy," Psicooncología, 2011, 8(2-3):385-404.