|M. Alan Brookhart, PhD|
Publications in PubMed
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
|2002||UC Berkeley||PhD, Biostatistics|
|699-5||Epidemiologic Research with Healthcare Databases|
|699-7||Advanced Methods in Pharmacoepidemiology|
My research focuses on the development and application of epidemiological methods for observational studies of medications using large health care databases. I am particularly interested in two related areas: 1) understanding the determinants of physician prescribing and patient adherence and 2) detecting and controlling confounding bias in comparative effectiveness studies of medications.
|Wang PS, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Fischer MA, Mogun H, Solomon DH, Brookhart MA. (2005)|
Risk of death in elderly users of conventional vs. atypical antipsychotic medications.
New England Journal of Medicine: vol.353, p.2335-41.
|Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S. (2007)|
Preference-based instrumental variable methods for the estimation of treatment effects.
International Journal of Biostatistics: vol.3(1), p.1-14.
|Brookhart MA, Patrick AR, Dormuth C, Avorn J, Shrank W, Cadarette SM, Solomon DH. (2007)|
Adherence to lipid-lowering therapy and the use of preventive health services: an investigation of the healthy user effect.
American Journal of Epidemiology: vol.166, p.348-54.
|Brookhart MA, Patrick AR, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Dormuth C, Shrank W, van Wijk BL, Cadarette SM, Canning CF, Solomon DH. (2007)|
Physician follow-up and provider continuity are associated with long-term medication adherence.
Archives of Internal Medicine, p.847-52.
|Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Bradbury B, Liu J, Winkelmayer W. (2010)|
Comparative mortality risk of anemia management practices in end-stage renal disease.
Journal of the American Medical Association: vol.303(9), p.857-64.