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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

Jayadevappa R, Cook R, Chhatre S: Minimally Important Difference-A Systematic Review. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology August 2017.

Chhatre S, Cook R, Mallik E, Jayadevappa R,: Trends in substance use admissions among adults. BMC: Health Services Research 17(584), 2017.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Wong Y, Wittink MN, Cook R, Morales K, Newman DK, Vapiwala N, Wein AJ, Guzzo T, Malkowicz SB, Lee D, Gallo JJ.: Comparative Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Treatments for Patient-centered Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Medicine 96(18): 1-15, 2017.

Elderly Involvement in Patient-centered Outcomes Research and Patient-centered Care: Jayadevappa R, Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics Medicine 3: 1-4, 2017.

Gallo JJ, Andersen M, Hwang S, Meoni L, Jayadevappa R, : Physician preferences for aggressive treatment at the end of life and area-level health care spending: The Johns Hopkins Precursors Study. Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics Medicine 3: 1-7, 2017.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S.: Association between age, substance use and outcomes in elderly Medicare enrollees with prostate cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology Page: 1-26, August 2016.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Cosby D,Smith W, O’Leary G, Burrows J, Cook R, Kim JH, Wittink M, Gallo JJ, Schwarz JS.: Patient Centered Outcomes Research: Perspectives of Patient Stakeholders. Health Related Quality of Life Research 2016.

Sumedha Chhatre, PhD; Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Substance Use Disorders and outcomes in elderly prostate cancer patients. Ethnicity in substance abuse 2016.

Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD; Sumedha Chhatre, PhD: Association between age, substance use and outcomes in elderly Medicare enrollees with prostate cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology 2016.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Gallo JJ, Wittink M, Morales KH, Malkowicz SB, Lee D, Guzzo T, Caruso A, Van-Arsadalen K, Wein AJ, Schwartz JS.: Treatment Preference and Patient Centered Prostate Cancer Care: Design and Rationale. Journal of Contemporary Clinical Trials 3(45): 296-301, October 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

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