Publications


Identifying and overcoming implementation challenges: Experience of 59 noninstitutional long-term services and support pilot programs in the Veterans Health Administration.
Health Care Manage Rev 2017 Jan 25. Epub 2017 Jan 25.
Jennifer L. Sullivan, PhD, is Health Science Specialist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, and Research Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts. E-mail: Omonyêlé L. Adjognon, ScM, is Research Health Scientist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts. Ryann L. Engle, MPH, is Research Health Scientist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts. Marlena H. Shin, JD, MPH, is Health Science Specialist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts. Melissa K. Afable, MPH, is Program Manager, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts. Whitney Rudin, MPH, MSW, is MassHealth Policy Analyst, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston. Bert White, DMin, MBA, is Program Manager, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts. Kenneth Shay, DDS, MS, is Director, Geriatrics Programs VHA, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Washington, DC. Carol VanDeusen Lukas, EdD, is Health Science Specialist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) VA Boston Healthcare System, and Clinical Associate Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts.

Not the End of the Odyssey: Parental Perceptions of Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) in Pediatric Undiagnosed Disorders.
J Genet Couns 2016 Oct 12;25(5):1019-31. Epub 2016 Feb 12.
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Box 103757, Durham, NC, 27710, USA.

Differences in angiotensin (1-7) between men and women.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2015 May 6;308(9):H1171-6. Epub 2015 Feb 6.
Division of Clinical Translational Science, Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia; and Sport and Exercise Science Research Institute, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Enhanced angiotensin-converting enzyme activity and systemic reactivity to angiotensin II in normotensive rats exposed to a high-sodium diet.
Vascul Pharmacol 2014 Feb 7;60(2):67-74. Epub 2013 Dec 7.
Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil; Laboratory of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

Survey-assessed quality and organizational factors related to quality in Pursuing Perfection hospitals.
Qual Manag Health Care 2010 Oct-Dec;19(4):349-63
Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, School of Management, Boston University, 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

Involvement of osteopontin in the matrix-degrading and proangiogenic changes mediated by nicotine in pancreatic cancer cells.
J Gastrointest Surg 2010 Oct 8;14(10):1566-77. Epub 2010 Sep 8.
Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreatic, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.


Expression of a prometastatic splice variant of osteopontin, OPNC, in human pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Surgery 2009 Aug;146(2):232-40
Department of Surgery, Jefferson Pancreatic, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.


Different responses to reward comparisons by three primate species.
PLoS One 2013 9;8(10):e76297. Epub 2013 Oct 9.
Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America ; Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

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