Warren B. Bilker, Ph.D.

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Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Member, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Graduate Group, Biomedical Gruaduate Studies, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistcs, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Faculty Co-director of the Biostatistics Analysis Center (BAC), Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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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

Moore K, Lautenbach E, Blumberg E, Han J, Lee DH, Clauss H, Hasz R, Bilker WB, Molnar E, Alimenti D, West S, Tolomeo P, Anesi JA: Impact of deceased organ donor marijuana use on donor culture positivity and solid organ transplant recipient outcomes. American Journal of Transplantation S1600-6135(24): 00164-3, Feb 2024.

Medaglio D, Bilker WB, Han X, Merlin JS, Plankey M, Martin J, Crane HM, Hojat LS, Bamford L, Schnoll R, Tyndale RF, Ashare RL, Gross R: Nicotine metabolite ratio decreases after switching off efavirenz-based therapy Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 115(1): 80-85, Jan 2024.

Harrigan JJ, Hamilton KW, Cressman L, Bilker WB, Degnan KO, David MZ, Tran D, Pegues DA, Dutcher L: Antibiotic prescribing patterns for respiratory tract illnesses following the conclusion of an education and feedback intervention in primary care Clinical Infectious Diseases Jan 2024 Notes: DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciad754. Online ahead of print.

Albayar A, Santangelo G, Spadola M, Macaluso D, Ali ZS, Saifi C, Heintz J, Han X, Bilker W, Malhotra N, Welch WC, Wathen C, Dagli MM, Ghenbot Y, Yoon J, Arlet V, Ozturk AK: Comparison of staged vs same-day circumferential spinal fusions for adult spinal deformity. International Journal of spine surgery 17(6): 843-855, Dec 2023.

Mannathoko N, Lautenbach E, Mosepele M, Otukile D, Sewawa K, Glaser L, Cressman L, Cowden L, Alby K, Jaskowiak-Barr A, Gross R, Mokomane M, Paganotti GM, Styczynski A, Smith RM, Snitkin E, Wan T, Bilker WB, Richard-Greenblatt M: Performance of CHROMagar™ ESBL for the surveillance of Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporin-Resistant Enterobacterales (ESCrE) from rectal swabs in Botswana. Journal of Medical Microbiology 72(11), Nov 2023.

Whitley W Aamodt 1 2, Nabila Dahodwala 1 2, Warren B Bilker 3, John T Farrar 3, Allison W Willis : Unique characteristics of end-of-life hospitalizations in Parkinson disease. Frontiers in aging neuroscience(15), 1254969, Oct 2023.

Van Pelt A, Bilker WB, Nkwihorez H, Ghadimi F, Brady KA, Cidav Z, Schriger SH, Beidas RS, Gross R, Momplaisir F: Increasing antiretroviral therapy adherence and retention in care among adults living with HIV in Philadelphia: a study protocol for a stepped-wedge cluster-randomised type 2 hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of managed problem-solving plus (MAPS+) delivered by community health workers. BMJ Open 13(10): e079585, Oct 2023.

Aamodt WW, Bilker WB, Willis AW, Farrar JT: Sociodemographic and Geographic Disparities in End-of-Life Health Care Intensity Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Parkinson Disease. Neurol Clin Pract 13(4): e200171, Aug 2023.

Lautenbach E, Mosepele M, Smith RM, Styczynski A, Gross R, Cressman, Jaskowiak-Barr A, Alby K, Glaser L, Richard-Greenblatt M, Cowden L, Sewawa K, Otukile D, Paganotti G, Mokomane M, Bilker WB, Mannathoko N: Risk factors for community colonization with extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant enterobacterales (ESCrE) in Botswana: An antibiotic resistance in communities and hospitals (ARCH) study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 77(Suppl 1): S89-S96, Jul 2023 Notes: 77(Suppl 1):S89-S96.

Chen C, Hennessy S, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Dublin S, Chung SP, Horn JR, Bogar KF, Leonard CE: Antidepressant drug-drug-drug interactions associated with unintentional traumatic injury: Screening for signals in real-world data. Clin Transl Sci 16(2): 326-337, Feb 2023.

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