Warren B. Bilker, Ph.D.

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Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
601 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-898-1619
Fax: 215-573-4865
B.A. (Mathematics)
Temple University, 1981.
M.S. (Statistics)
Temple University, 1984.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
Johns Hopkins University, 1992.
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Description of Research Expertise


Selected Publications

Martei YM, Grover S, Bilker WB, Monare B, Setlhako DI, Ralefala TB, Manshimba P, Gross R, Shulman LN, DeMichele A: Impact of Essential Medicine Stock Outs on Cancer Therapy Delivery in a Resource-Limited Setting. Journal of Global Oncology(5), 1-11, Apr 2019.

Nam, YH, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Bell L M, Alexander LM, Hennessy S: Effect of statins on the relationship between high temperature and all-cause mortality in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population: a cohort study. Scientific Reports 9(1): 4685, Mar 2019.

Nam YH, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Bell ML, Hennessy S: Outdoor temperature and survival benefit of empiric potassium in users of furosemide in US Medicaid enrollees: a cohort study. BMJ Open 9(2): e023809, Feb 2019.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Bilker WB, Omorogbe J, Dankwa L, Wheeler M, Tolomeo P, Han JH, CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: The role of extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistance in recurrent community-onset Enterobacteriaceae urinary tract infections: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases 19(1): 163, Feb 2019.

Nam YH, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Han X, Hennessy S: Serious hypoglycemia and use of warfarin in combination with sulfonylureas or metformin. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 105(1): 210-218, Jan 2019.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Bilker WB, Omorogbe J, Dankwa L, Wheeler MK, Tolomeo P, Han JH; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: Poor clinical outcomes associated with community-onset urinary tract infections due to extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 39(12): 1431-1435, Dec 2018.

Cohn E, Lurie I, Yang YX, Bilker WB, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Shacham-Shmueli E, Margalit O, Boursi B: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Cancer Risk: A Nested Case-Control Study. Journal of Traumatic Stress 31(6): 919-926, Dec 2018.

Downes KJ, Fitzgerald JC, Schriver E, Boge CLK, Russo ME, Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Kubis SE, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Han JH, Lautenbach E, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: Implementation of a Pragmatic Biomarker-Driven Algorithm to Guide Antibiotic Use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: the Optimizing Antibiotic Strategies in Sepsis (OASIS) II Study. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Nov 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.1093/jpids/piy113. [Epub ahead of print]

Ziegler M, Landsburg D, Pegues D, Bilker W, Gilmar C, Kucharczuk C, Gorman T, Bink K, Moore A, Fitzpatrick R, Stadtmauer EA, Mangan P, Kraus K, Han JH: Fluoroquinolone prophylaxis is highly effective for the prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections in autologous stem cell transplant patients. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation: Journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Nov 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.11.023. [Epub ahead of print]

Chen AI, Bilker WB, Hamilton KW, O'Donnell JA, Nachamkin I: Blood culture utilization at an academic hospital: Addressing a gap in benchmarking. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 39(11): 1353-1359, Nov 2018.

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