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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, 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 25(10): 1291-7, 2013.

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, 2012 Notes: Publised online on March 2012.

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

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S.: Patient Centered Care-A review. The Open Health Services & Policy Journal 4: 15-25, 2011.

Chhatre S, Malkowicz SB, Wein AJ, Jayadevappa R.: Racial Differences in Physical Function and Prostate Specific Worry in Men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice 5(2): 182-190, 2011.

Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Johnson JC, Malkowicz SB.: Racial and ethnic variation in Quality of prostate cancer care. Cancer 117: 2520-2529, 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: 97-106, 2011 Notes: Published online 16 August 2010.

Stineman MG, Strumpf N, Charles J, Kurichi JE, Jayadevappa R.: Attempts to Reach the Oldest and Frailest: Adherence of Elderly Inner-City Persons to a Falls Reduction Exercise Program. The Gerontologist 51 (suppl 1: S59-72. 2011.

Jayadevappa R, Malkowicz SB, Chhatre S, Gallo J, Schwartz JS.: Racial and ethnic variation in health resource use and cost for prostate cancer. BJU International 10(6): 801-08, Sep 2010 Notes: Feb 11, 2010 [Epub ahead of print]

Jayadevappa R, Schwartz S, Chhatre S, Gallo JJ, Wein A, Malkowicz SB.: The burden of out-of-pocket and indirect costs of prostate cancer. The Prostate 70(11): 1255-1264, Aug 2010.

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