Andrea Beth Troxel Sc.D.

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Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
622 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-0659
Fax: 215-573-4865
B.S. (Applied Mathematics)
Yale University, 1991.
Sc.D. (Biostatistics)
Harvard University, 1995.
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Description of Research Expertise

longitudinal studies, missing data, quality of life, oncology

Selected Publications

Yarchoan M, Ma C, Troxel AB, Stopenski SJ, Tang W, Cohen AB, Pappas-Paxinos M, Johnson BA 3rd, Chen EY, Feldman MD, Brose MS: pAKT Expression and Response to Sorafenib in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Hormones and Cancer 7(3): 188-95, June 2016.

Gabler NB, Cooney E, Small DS, Troxel AB, Arnold RM, White DB, Angus DC, Loewenstein G, Volpp KG, Bryce CL, Halpern SD: Default options in advance directives: study protocol for a randomised clinical trial. BMI Open 6(6): e010628, June 2016.

Courtright KR, Madden V, Gabler NB, Cooney E, Small DS, Troxel A, Casarett D, Ersek M, Cassel JB, Nicholas LH, Escobar G, Hill SH, O'Brien D, Vogel M, Halpern SD: Rationale and Design of the Randomized Evaluation of Default Access to Palliative Services (REDAPS) Trial. Annals of the American Thoracic Society June 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Zhang Z, Brown JC, O'Malley BW Jr, Troxel AB, Bauml JM, Rubnitz KR, Grosso CM, Weinstein GS, Schmitz KH: Post-treatment weight change in oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Supportive Care in Cancer 24(5): 2333-40, May 2016.

Miller TP, Li Y, Kavcic M, Troxel AB, Huang YS, Sung L, Alonzo TA, Gerbing R, Hall M, Daves MH, Horton TM, Pulsipher MA, Pollard JA, Bagatell R, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Luger S, Gamis AS, Adamson PC, Aplenc R: Accuracy of Adverse Event Ascertainment in Clinical Trials for Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Journal of Clinical Oncology 34(13): 1537-43, May 2016.

Troxel AB, Asch DA, Volpp KG: Financial Incentives and Cholesterol Levels—Reply. Journal of the American Medical Association 315(15): 1658, April 2016.

Reese PP, Kessler JB, Doshi JA, Friedman J, Mussell AS, Carney C5, Zhu J, Wang W, Troxel A, Young P, Lawnicki V, Rajpathak S, Volpp K: Two Randomized Controlled Pilot Trials of Social Forces to Improve Statin Adherence among Patients with Diabetes. Journal of General Internal Medicine 31(4): 402-10, April 2016.

Brown JC, Troxel AB, Ky B, Damjanov N, Zemel BS, Rickels MR, Rhim AD, Rustgi AK, Courneya KS, Schmitz KH: A randomized phase II dose-response exercise trial among colon cancer survivors: Purpose, study design, methods, and recruitment results. Contemporary Clinical Trials 47: 366-375, March 2016.

Patel MS, Asch DA, Troxel AB, Fletcher M, Osman-Koss R, Brady J, Wesby L, Hilbert V, Zhu J, Wang W, Volpp KG: Premium-Based Financial Incentives Did Not Promote Workplace Weight Loss In A 2013-15 Study. Health Affairs (Millwood) 35(1): 71-79, January 2016.

Asch DA, Troxel AB, Stewart WF, Sequist TD, Jones JB, Hirsch AG, Hoffer K, Zhu J, Wang W, Hodlofski A, Frasch AB, Weiner MG, Finnerty DD, Rosenthal MB, Gangemi K, Volpp KG: Effect of Financial Incentives to Physicians, Patients, or Both on Lipid Levels: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of the American Medical Association 314(18): 1926-35, November 2015.

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