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Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Medicine
Fellow, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard David Institute of Health Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St, Rm. 224
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-3798
Fax: 215-573-8684
BE (Engineering)
Bangalore University, Bangalore, 1986.
MS (Management and Policy)
University of Pennsylvania , 1995.
PhD (Management and Public Policy)
University of Pennsylvania, 1996.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health Services Research;
Health Economics;
Health Related Quality of Life;
Prostate Cancer Outcomes;
Health Care Disparity

Selected Publications

Chhatre S, Bruce Malkowicz S, Sanford Schwartz J, Jayadevappa R. : Understanding the racial and ethnic differences in cost and mortality among advanced stage prostate cancer patients (STROBE). Medicine 94(32): 1353, Aug 2015.

Hwang S, Jayadevappa R, Zee J, Zivin K, Bogner HR, Bruce MA, Reynolds III CF, Gallo JJ.: Concordance between clinical diagnosis and Medicare claims of depression among elderly primary care patients. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23(7): 726-734, Jul 2015.

Jayadevappa R, Newman DK, Chhatre S, Wein AJ.: Medication adherence in the management of nocturia: challenges and solutions. Journal of Patient Preference and Adherence 13(9): 77-85, Jan 2015.

Newman DK, Guzzo T, Lee D, Jayadevappa R.: An evidence-based strategy for the conservative management of the male patient with incontinence. Current Opinion in Urology 24(6): 553-9, Nov 2014.

Chhatre S; Metzger DS; Malkowicz SB; Woody G; Jayadevappa R.: Substance use disorder and its effects on outcomes in men with advanced-stage prostate cancer. Cancer 120(21): 3338-45, Nov 2014.

Chhatre S, Metzger D, Frank I, Boyer J, Thompson E, Nidich S, Montanair L, Jayadevappa R: Effects of Behavioral Stress Reduction Transcendental Meditation Intervention in persons with HIV. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV 25(10): 1291-1297, Feb 2013 Notes: Taylor & Francis Online.

Jayadevappa R, Malkowicz SB, Chhatre S, Johnson JC, Gallo JJ.: Burden of Depression among prostate cancer patients Psych-Oncology 12(12): 1338-45, Dec 2012 Notes: article first published online: 12 Aug 2011, DOI:10.1002/pon.2032.

Jayadevappa R, Malkowicz SB, Wittink M, Wein A, Chhatre S.: Comparison of Distribution and Anchor Based Approaches to Infer Changes in Health Related Quality of Life of Prostate Cancer Survivors. HSR: Health Services Research 47(5): 1902-1925, Oct 2012 Notes: Published online on March 2012.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Johnson JC, Malkowicz SB.: Variation in Quality of Care Among Older Men with Localized Prostate Cancer. Cancer 117(11): 2520-2529, Jun 2011 Notes: Article first published online: 14 Dec 2010.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Johnson JC, Malkowicz SB.: Association Between Ethnicity and Prostate Cancer Outcomes Across Hospital and Surgeon Volume Groups. Health Policy 99(2): 97-106, Feb 2011 Notes: Published online 16 Aug 2010.

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