Mary E. Putt, Ph.D., Sc.D.

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Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Deputy Director, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics. University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
621 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-7020
B.S. (Botany)
University of Manitoba, 1981.
M.S. (Biology)
McMaster University , 1983.
Ph.D. (Biology)
University of California at Santa Barbara, 1987.
Sc.D. (Biostatistics)
Harvard School of Public Health, 1998.
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Selected Publications

Putt ME: Assessing risk factors with information beyond P value thresholds: Statistical significance does not equal clinical importance. Cancer Cancer, Dec 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33369. Epub ahead of print.

Putt Mary E: Is surgery for retroperitoneal sarcoma at "low-volume" hospitals a bad idea? Cancer 124(23): 4447-4451, Dec 2018.

Jemielita T, Putt ME, Mehrotra D: Improved power in crossover designs through linear combinations of baselines. Statistics in Medicine 35(30): 5625-5641, Dec 2016.

Jemielita Thomas O, Putt Mary E, Mehrotra Devan V: Efficient baseline utilization for incomplete block crossover clinical trials. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 28(3): 801-821, Mar 2019.

Barankay I, Reese PP, Putt ME, Russell LB, Loewenstein G, Pagnotti D, Yan J, Zhu J, McGilloway R, Brennan T, Finnerty D, Hoffer K, Chadha S, Volpp KG: Effect of Patient Financial Incentives on Statin Adherence and Lipid Control: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open 3(10): e2019429, Oct 2020.

Thirumurthy H, Bair EF, Ochwal P, Marcus N, Putt M, Maman S, Napierala S, Agot K: The effect of providing women sustained access to HIV self-tests on male partner testing, couples testing, and HIV incidence in Kenya: a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet HIV 8(12): e736-e746, Dec 2021.

Blewer AL, Putt ME, McGovern SK, Murray AD, Leary M, Riegel B, Shea JA, Berg RA, Asch DA, Viera AJ, Merchant RM, Nadkarni VM, Abella BS; CHIP Study Group: A pragmatic randomized trial of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for families of cardiac patients before hospital discharge using a mobile application. Resuscitation 152: 28-35, Jul 2020.

Lewey J, Murphy S, Zhang D, Putt ME, Elovitz MA, Riis V, Patel MS, Levine LD: Effectiveness of a Text-Based Gamification Intervention to Improve Physical Activity Among Postpartum Individuals With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol Apr 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2022.0553. Epub ahead of print.

Blewer AL, Li J, Ikeda DJ, Leary M, Buckler DG, Riegel B, Desai S, Groeneveld PW, Putt ME, Abella BS: Recruitment for a hospital-based pragmatic clinical trial using volunteer nurses and students. Clinical Trials 13(4): 425-433, Aug 2016.

Putt ME, Reese PP, Volpp KG, Russell LB, Loewenstein G, Yan J, Pagnotti D, McGilloway R, Brennen T, Finnerty D, Hoffer K, Chadha S, Barankay I: The Habit Formation trial of behavioral economic interventions to improve statin use and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease: Rationale, design and methodologies. Clinical Trials 16(4): 399-409, Aug 2019.

Diffenderfer ES, Verginadis II, Kim MM, Shoniyozov K, Velalopoulou A, Goia D, Putt M, Hagan S, Avery S, Teo K, Zou W, Lin A, Swisher-McClure S, Koch C, Kennedy AR, Minn A, Maity A, Busch TM, Dong L, Koumenis C, Metz J, Cengel KA: Design, Implementation, and in Vivo Validation of a Novel Proton FLASH Radiation Therapy System. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 106(2): 440-448, Feb 2020.

Reese PP, Barankay I, Putt M, Russell LB, Yan J, Zhu J, Huang Q, Loewenstein G, Andersen R, Testa H, Mussell AS, Pagnotti D, Wesby LE, Hoffer K, Volpp KG.: Effect of Financial Incentives for Process, Outcomes, or Both on Cholesterol Level Change: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open 4(10): e2121908, Oct 2021.

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