Highlights of recent faculty research.

Improving Air Pollution Predictions of Long-Term Exposure Using Short-Term Mobile and Stationary Monitoring in Two US Metropolitan Regions

Tessum MW, Sheppard L, Larson TV, Gould TR, Kaufman JD, Vedal S. Environ Sci Technol. 2021 Feb 26. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c04328. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33635626.

Targeted Temperature Management in Nursing Care

Nichol G, Rettke RL, Rice K, George T. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 2021 Feb 16. doi: 10.1089/ther.2021.29079.gjn. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33595368

The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis individual response to vitamin D trial: Building a randomized clinical trial into an observational cohort study

de Boer IH, Prince DK, Williams K, Allen NB, Burke GL, Hoofnagle AN, Hsu S, Li X, Liu KJ, McClelland RL, Michos ED, Psaty BM, Shea SJ, Rice KM, Rotter JI, Siscovick DS, Tracy RP, Watson KE, Kestenbaum BR. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 Feb 12;103:106318. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2021.106318. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33588078.

Examining the Ugandan health system's readiness to deliver rheumatic heart disease-related services

Ndagire E, Kawakatsu Y, Nalubwama H, Atala J, Sarnacki R, Pulle J, Kyarimpa R, Mwima R, Kansiime R, Okello E, Lwabi P, Beaton A, Sable C, Watkins D. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 Feb 16;15(2):e0009164. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009164. eCollection 2021 Feb. PMID: 33591974.

Canagliflozin Reduces the Risk of Kidney Failure in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Nephropathy: the CREDENCE Randomized Trial

Halalau A, Fuller W, Wheeler S. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Feb 5. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06216-z. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33547569. 

Serum Individual Nonesterified Fatty Acids and Risk of Heart Failure in Older Adults

Djousse L, Biggs ML, Matthan NR, Ix JH, Fitzpatrick AL, King I, Lemaitre RN, McKnight B, Kizer JR, Lichtenstein AH, Mukamal KJ, Siscovick DS. Cardiology. 2021 Feb 25:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000513917. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33631767.

Associations of Left Atrial Function and Structure With Supraventricular Ectopy: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Heckbert SR, Jensen PN, Austin TR, Chen LY, Post WS, Ambale Venkatesh B, Soliman EZ, Floyd JS, Sotoodehnia N, Kronmal RA, Lima JAC. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Feb 16;10(4):e018093. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.018093. Epub 2021 Feb 4. PMID: 33538182.

A method to predict ventricular fibrillation shock outcome during chest compressions

Coult J, Rea TD, Blackwood J, Kudenchuk PJ, Liu C, Kwok H. Comput Biol Med. 2021 Feb;129:104136. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2020.104136. Epub 2020 Nov 21. PMID: 33278632.

Prevalence and Medication Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among Primary Care Patients with Hepatitis C and HIV

Tsui JI, Akosile MA, Lapham GT, Boudreau DM, Johnson EA, Bobb JF, Binswanger IA, Yarborough BJH, Glass JE, Rossom RC, Murphy MT, Cunningham CO, Arnsten JH, Thakral M, Saxon AJ, Merrill JO, Samet JH, Bart GB, Campbell CI, Loree AM, Silva A, Stotts AL, Ahmedani B, Braciszewski JM, Hechter RC, Northrup TF, Horigian VE, Bradley KA. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Feb 10. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06389-7. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33569735.

The Referral Coordination Team: A Redesign of Specialty Care to Enhance Service Delivery and Value in Sleep Medicine

Lucas M. Donovan, Brian N. Palen, Laurie A. Fernandes, Melanie D. Whittington, William J. Feser, Richard Blankenhorn, Elise Gunzburger, Gary K. Grunwald, Justina Gamache, Joshua M. Liao, Susan Kirsh, & David H. Au. Vol. 2 No. 2 | February 2021. NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery 2021; 02 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1056/CAT.20.0403.