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
3535 Market Street, #5099
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-7707
Fax: 215-746-2988
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

McKay JR, Gustafson DH, Ivey M, McTavish F, Pe-Romashko K, Curtis B, Oslin DA, Polsky D, Quanbeck A, Lynch KG: Effects of automated smartphone mobile recovery support and telephone continuing care in the treatment of alcohol use disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 19(1): 82, 2018.

Wood JN, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Strane D, Harb GC, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, and Rubin DM: Under-ascertainment from healthcare settings of child abuse events among children of soldiers by the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program. Child Abuse and Neglect 63: 202-210, 2017.

Strane D, Lynch KG, Taylor CM, Griffis HM, Harb GC, Mi L, Song L, French B, and Rubin DM: Family characteristics associated with child maltreatment across the deployment cycle of US Army soldiers. Military Medicine 182(9): e1879-e1887, 2017.

Nahum-Shani I, Ertefaie A, Xi L, Lynch KG, McKay JR, Oslin D, and Almirall D, : A SMART Data Analysis Method for Constructing Adaptive Treatment Strategies for Substance Use Disorders. Addiction 112(5): 901-909, 2017.

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.

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.

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