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A. Russell Localio JD, MA, MPH, MS, PhD

Emeritus Associate Professor CE of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
Division of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
606 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215 573 4886
Fax: 215 573 4865
B.A. (Economics)
Columbia University, 1969.
Defense Language Institute, 1971.
University of Michigan School of Law, 1975.
M.A. (Economics)
Michigan State University, 1981.
Harvard School of Public Health, 1982.
M.S. (Biostatistics)
Harvard School of Public Health, 1984.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Spandorfer PR, Alessandrini EA, Joffe M, Localio R, Shaw KN: Oral versus intravenous rehydration of moderately dehydrated children: a randomized, controlled trial. Pediatrics 115(2): 295-301, Feb 2005.

Koppel R, Metlay JP, Cohen A, Abaluck B, Localio AR, Kimmel SE, Strom BL: Role of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems in Facilitating Medical Errors. JAMA 293(10): 1197-1203, Mar 2005.

Davis DH, Localio AR, Stafford PW, Halfaer MA, Durbin DR: Trends in operative management of pediatric splenetic injury in a regional trauma system. Pediatrics 115(1): 89-94, Jan 2005.

Lowe RA, Localio AR, Schwarz DF, Williams S, Tuton LW, Maroney S, Nicklin D, Goldfarb N, Vojta DD, Feldman HT: Association between primary care practice characteristics and emergency department use in a managed care organization. Medical Care 43(8): 792-800, August 2005.

Wang Y, Localio R, Rebbeck TR: Bias correction with a single null marker for population stratification in candidate gene association studies. Human Heredity 59(3): 165-75, Jun 2005.

Berkwits M, Localio AR, Kimmel SE: The effect of cardiac troponin testing on clinical care in a veterans population: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine 20(7): 584-92, Jul 2005.

KoppelR, Localio AR, Cohen A, Strom BL: Neither panacea nor black box: responding to three Journal of Biomedical Informatics papers on computerized physician order entry systems. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 38(4): 267-9, August 2005.

Reilly MP, Wolfe ML, Localio AR, Rader DJ: Coronary artery calcification and cardiovascular risk factors: impact of the analytic approach. Atherosclerosis 173: 69-78, Mar 2004.

Mollen CJ, Fein JA, Localio AR, Durbin DR: Characterization of interpersonal violence events involving young adolescent girls vs. events involving young adolescent boys. Archives of pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 158(6): 545-50, Jun 2004.

Rubin DM, Alessandrini EA, Feudtner C, Mandell DS, Localio RA, Hadley T: Placement stability and mental health cost for children in foster care. Pediatrics 113(5): 1336-41, May 2004.

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