Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Kevin G. Lynch

Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director, Biostatistics and Informatics Core, Center for Studies on Addictions, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Psychiatry
Graduate Group Affiliations

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

Ertefaie A, Wu T, Lynch KG, Nahum-Shani I, : Identifying the Set of Best Dynamic Treatment Regimes. Biostatistics 17(1): 135-148, January 2016.

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 21: 924–938, 2016 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Kehle-Forbes SM, Drapkin ML, Foa EB, Koffel E, Lynch KG, Polusny MA, Van Horn DHA, Yuskof DA, Charlesworth M, Blascoe M, and Oslin DW: Study Design, Interventions, and Baseline Characteristics for the STRIVE Trial Contemporary Clinical Trials 50: 45-53, 2016.

Greeson JM, Gettes DR, Spitsin S, Dubé B, Benton TD, Lynch KG, Douglas SD, Evans DL : Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Decreases HIV Receptor and Coreceptor Expression in Immune Cells. Biological Psychiatry 80(1): 33-39, 2016.

Taylor CM, Ross ME, Frioux SM, Wood JN, Griffis HM, Harb GC, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, Rubin DM: Maltreatment of Infants and Toddlers during Deployment Periods of Active Duty Army Soldiers. American Journal of Public Health 106(1): 153-158, 2016.

Lu X, Nahum-Shani I, Kasari C, Lynch KG, Oslin DW, Pelham WE, Fabiano G, Almirall D.: Comparing dynamic treatment regimes using repeated-measures outcomes: modeling considerations in SMART studies. Statistics in Medicine 35(10): 1595-1615, 2016.

Lu X, Lynch KG, Oslin DW, Murphy SA : Comparing treatment policies with assistance from the structural nested mean model. Biometrics 72(1): 10-19, 2016.

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 83(6): 1021-1032, December 2015.

Kampman KM, Lynch KG, Pettinati HM, Spratt K, Wierzbicki MR, Dackis C, O’Brien CP : A double blind, placebo controlled trial of modafinil for the treatment of cocaine dependence without comorbid alcohol dependence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 155: 105-110, October 2015.

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.

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