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Kevin G. Lynch

Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director, Biostatistics and Informatics Core, Center for Studies on Addictions, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Psychiatry

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3535 Market Street, #5099
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-7707
Fax: 215-746-2988
B.Sc. ((Mathematics))
University College, Galway, Ireland , 1988.
M.Sc. ( (Mathematics and Statistics))
University College, Galway, Ireland , 1989.
M.A. ((Statistics))
Yale University , 1990.
Ph.D ((Statistics))
Yale University , 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise


Selected Publications

Oslin DW, Lynch KG, Shih M-C, for PRIME CARE study: The Utility of Pharmacogenetic Testing for the Treatment of Major Depression: The PRIME Care Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 328(2): 151-161, 2022.

Seneviratne C, Gorelick DA, Lynch KG, Brown C, Romer D, Pond T, Kampman K, and Kranzler HR: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Pharmacogenetic Study of Ondansetron for Treating Alcohol Use Disorder. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2022.

JR McKay, DH Gustafson, M Ivey, F McTavish, K Pe-Romashko, B Curtis, T Thomas, DW Oslin, D Polsky, A Quanbeck, and KG Lynch: Efficacy of Telephone and Automated Smartphone Remote Continuing Care for Alcohol Use Disorder. Addiction 117(5), 1326-1337 2022.

Zhenhao Shi, An-Li Wang, James H. Padley, Catherine A. Aronowitz, Victoria P. Fairchild, Kevin G. Lynch, James Loughead, Daniel D. Langleben: Addicted to Green: Specific Priming Effect of Menthol Cigarette Packages on Brain Response to Smoking Cues in Menthol Cigarette Smokers. Tobacco Control 2022.

Artman WJ, Ashkan Ertefaie A, Lynch KG, McKay JR, and Johnson BA: Bayesian set of best dynamic treatment regimes: construction and sample size calculation for SMARTs with binary outcomes. Statistics in Medicine 41(9): 1688-1708, 2022.

Lynch KG, Plebani J, Spratt K, Morales M, Tamminga M, Feibush P, and Kampman KM: Varenicline for the treatment of Cocaine Use Disorder. Journal of Addiction Medicine 16(2): 157-163, 2022.

William J. Artman, Ashkan Ertefaie, Kevin G. Lynch, James R. McKay, Brent A. Johnson : A Marginal Structural Model for Partial Compliance in SMARTs. Annals of Applied Statistics 2022.

Morgenstern J, Kuerbis A, Shao S, Treloar Padovano H, Vadhan NP and Lynch KG: An Efficacy Trial of Adaptive Interventions for Problem Drinkers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 123: 108264, 2021.

Harris RA, Mandell DS, Kampman KM, Bao Y, Campbell K, Cidav Z, Coviello DM, French R, Livesey C, Lowenstein M, Lynch KG, McKay JR, Oslin DW, Wolk CB, Bogner HR: Collaborative Care in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder and Mental Health Conditions in Primary Care: A Clinical Study Protocol. Contemporary Clinical trials 103: 106325, 2021.

Kranzler HR, Morris PE, Pond T, Crist R, Kampman KM, Hartwell E, and Lynch KG: Prospective Randomized Pharmacogenetic Study of Topiramate for Treating Alcohol Use Disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology 46: 1407-1413, 2021.

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