Highlights of recent faculty research.

Plasma Ceramide Species Are Associated with Diabetes Risk in Participants of the Strong Heart Study

Fretts AM, Jensen PN, Hoofnagle A, McKnight B, Howard BV, Umans J, Yu C, Sitlani C, Siscovick DS, King IB, Sotoodehnia N, Lemaitre RN. J Nutr. 2019 Oct 26. pii: nxz259. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz259. PMID: 31665380 

Mortality Among Veterans with Major Mental Illnesses Seen in Primary Care: Results of a National Study of Veteran Deaths

Trivedi RB, Post EP, Piegari R, Simonetti J, Boyko EJ, Asch SM, Mori A, Arnow BA, Fihn SD, Nelson KM, Maynard C. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Oct 30. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05307-w. PMID: 31667746 

Association of the Implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical Home with Quality of Life in Patients with Multimorbidity

Schuttner L, Reddy A, Rosland AM, Nelson K, Wong ES. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Oct 30. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05429-1. PMID: 31667750

Marijuana Use and Its Associations With Pain, Opioid Dose, and HIV Viral Suppression Among Persons Living With HIV on Chronic Opioid Therapy

Merlin JS, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Lira MC, Tsui JI, Forman LS, Colasanti J, Walley AY, Del Rio C, Liebschutz JM. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Oct 1;82(2):195-201.PMCID: PMC6746234

The Function of Disclosing Medical Errors: New Cultural Challenges for Physicians

Mendonca VS, Gallagher TH, de Oliveira RA. HEC Forum. 2019 Sep;31(3):167-175. doi: 10.1007/s10730-018-9362-7. PMID: 30178165.

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms are Associated With Incident Chronic Back Pain: A Longitudinal Twin Study of Older Male Veterans

Suri P, Boyko EJ, Smith NL, Jarvik JG, Jarvik GP, Williams FMK, Williams R, Haselkorn J, Goldberg J. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Sep 1;44(17):1220-1227. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000003053. PMID: 30985567 

PTSD is associated with poor health behavior and greater Body Mass Index through depression, increasing cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk among U.S. veterans

Hoerster KD, Campbell S, Dolan M, Stappenbeck CA, Yard S, Simpson T, Nelson KM. Prev Med Rep. 2019 Jun 28;15:100930. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100930. eCollection 2019 Sep. PMID: 31338278.

Interoperability of Electronic Health Information and Care of Dialysis Patients in the United States

Sutton PR, Payne TH. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Sep 6. pii: CJN.05300419. doi: 10.2215/CJN.05300419. PMID: 31492692.

Sex differences in the genetic predictors of Alzheimer's pathology

Dumitrescu L, Barnes LL, Thambisetty M, Beecham G, Kunkle B, Bush WS, Gifford KA, Chibnik LB, Mukherjee S, De Jager PL, Kukull W, Crane PK, … Larson EB, Johnson SC, Albert M; Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium and the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, Bennett DA, Schneider JA, Jefferson AL, Hohman TJ. Brain. 2019 Sep 1;142(9):2581-2589. doi: 10.1093/brain/awz206. PMCID: PMC6736148

Newly diagnosed hemophilia in an older adult

Cornia PB. Am J Med. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0002-9343(19)30751-X. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.08.028. PMID: 31520617.