Kevin G. Lynch, PhD

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Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Suite 370, 3440 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2157467707
Fax: 2157462988
B.Sc. ((Mathematics))
University College, Galway, Ireland , 1988.
M.Sc. ( (Mathematics and Statistics))
University College, Galway, Ireland , 1989.
M.A. ((Statistics))
Yale University , 1990.
Ph.D ((Statistics))
Yale University , 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise


Selected Publications

Oslin DW, Leong SH, Lynch KG, Berrettini W, O’Brien CP, Gordon AJ, and Rukstalis M : A Randomized Clinical Trial of Naltrexone Versus Placebo for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence: Investigating the Pharmacogenetics of the Mu-opioid Receptor Gene Polymorphism rs1799971 JAMA Psychiatry 72(5): 430-437, 2015.

Ertefaie A, Wu T, Lynch KG, Nahum-Shani I, : Identifying the Set of Best Dynamic Treatment Regimes. Biostatistics In Press 2015.

Wang A-L, Langleben D, Elman I, Lowen S, Blady S, Lynch K, and O'Brien CP: Neural correlates of adherence to extended release naltrexone pharmacotherapy in heroin dependence Translational Psychiatry In Press 2015.

McKay JR, Van Horn DHA, Drapkin M, Oslin DW, Cacciola J, Lynch KG, and Ivey M: Effect of Patient Choice in an Adaptive Sequential Randomization Trial of Treatment for Alcohol and Cocaine Dependence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology In Press 2015.

Hart AB, Lynch KG, Farrer L, Gelernter J, and Kranzler HR: Which alcohol use disorder criteria contribute to the association of ADH1B with alcohol dependence? Addiction Biology In Press 2015.

Van Horn DHA, Drapkin M, Lynch KG, Rennert L, Goodman JD, Thomas T, Ivey M, and McKay JR: Treatment choices and subsequent attendance by substance-dependent patients who disengage from intensive outpatient treatment. Addiction Research and Theory In Press 2015.

Van Horn DHA, Rennert L, Lynch KG, and McKay JR: Social network correlates of participation in telephone continuing care for alcohol dependence. American Journal on Addictions 23(5): 447-452, 2014.

Oslin DW, Lynch KG, Maisto SA, Lantinga LJ, McKay JR, Possemato K, Ingram E, and Wierzbicki, M: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Alcohol Care Management Delivered in VA Primary Care Clinics Versus Specialty Addiction Treatment. Journal of General Internal Medicine 20(1): 162-168, 2014.

Small DS, Joffe MM, Lynch KG, Roy JA, and Localio AR: Tom Ten Have's Contributions to Causal Inference and Biostatistics: Review and Future Research Directions. Statistics in Medicine 133(20): 3421-3422, 2014.

Leiby, BE, Ten Have, TR, Lynch, KG, and Sammel, M: Bayesian multivariate growth curve latent class models for mixed outcomes. Statistics in Medicine 13(20): 3434-3452, 2014.

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