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Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
423 Guardian Drive
803 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-898-9112
Fax: 215-573-5315
BS (Pharmacy)
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1989.
PharmD (Clinical Pharmacy)
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1990.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1996.
PhD (Epidemiology with Biostatistics minor)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Brumberg K, Ellis DE, Small DS, Hennessy S, Rosenbaum PR: Using natural strata when examining unmeasured biases in an observational study of neurological side effects of antibiotics. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1093/jrsssc/qlad010).

Shah M, Mamtani R, Marmarelis ME, Hennessy S: Chemoimmunotherapy versus immunotherapy for first line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung 2 cancer with a PD-L1 expression >=50% or >=90%. Clinical Lung Cancer 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2023.02.007).

Roy S, Ye T, Ertefaie A, Vo T-T, Flory J, Hennessy S, Small D: Group sequential testing under instrumented difference-in-differences approach. Statistics in Medicine 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.9836).

Shu D, Han P, Hennessy S, Miano TA: Robust causal inference of drug-drug interactions. Statistics in Medicine 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.9653).

Dhopeshwarkar N, Yang W, Hennessy S, Rhodes JM, Cuker A, Leonard CE: Bleeding with concomitant ibrutinib and oral anticoagulant therapy: a population-based cohort study. American Journal of Hematology 2023 (forthcoming).

Abraham DS, Pham Nguyen TP, Blank LJ, Thibault D, Gray SL, Hennessy S, Leonard CE, Weintraub D, Willis AW : Channeling of new neuropsychiatric drugs—-Impact on safety and effectiveness studies. Neurotherapeutics 2023 (epub ahead of print).

Pham Nguyen TP, Gray SL, Newcomb CW, Liu Q, Hamedani AG, Weintraub D, Hennessy S, Willis AW.: Potentially inappropriate medications in older adults with Parkinson disease before and after hospitalization for injury. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2023 (doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2023.105793).

Abraham AS, Nguyen TPP, Newcomb CW, Gray SL, Hennessy S, Leonard CE, Liu Q, Weintraub D, Willis AW: Comparative safety of antimuscarinics versus mirabegron for overactive bladder in Parkinson disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 2023 (DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2023.105822).

Dhopeshwarkar N, Yang W, Hennessy S, Rhodes JM, Cuker A, Leonard CE: Combining SuperLearner with high-dimensional propensity score to improve confounding adjustment: A real-world application in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2023 (DOI: 10.1002/pds.5678 ).

Golder S, Medaglio D, O'Connor K, Hennessy S, Gross R, Gonzalez Hernandez G: Reasons for discontinuation or change of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in online drug reviews. JAMA Network Open 6: e2323746, 2023.

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Last updated: 09/05/2023
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