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Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

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

Mantri S, Fullard M, Gray SL, Hubbard RA, Weintraub D, Hennessy S, Willis AW: Patterns of dementia treatment and frank prescribing errors in Parkinson disease. JAMA Neurology 2018 doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.2820.

Na L, Hennessy S, Xie S, Saliba D, Pan Q, Kwong P, Kurichi J, Bogner HR, Streim JE: Premorbid activity limitation stages are associated with post-hospitalization discharge disposition. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2018 (doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000896).

Nam YH, Brensinger C, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Han X, Hennessy S: Serious hypoglycemia and use of warfarin in combination with sulfonylureas or metformin. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2018 (DOI:10.1002/cpt.1146).

Pezzin L, Bogner H, Kurichi J, Kwong P, Streim J, Xie D, Na L, Hennessy S: Preventable hospitalizations, barriers to care, and disability. Medicine 2018 (DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000010691).

Ertefaie A, Small DS, Leonard CE, Ji X, Hennessy S: Assumptions underlying the trend-in-trend research design. Epidemiology 2018 (DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000890).

Delgado MK, Huang Y, Meisel Z, Hennessy S, Yokell M, Polsky D, Perrone D: National variation in opioid prescribing and risk of prolonged use for opioid-naïve patients treated in the emergency department for ankle sprains. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2018 (DOI: 0.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.003).

Miano TA, Lautenbach E, Wilson FP, Guo W, Borovskiy Y, Hennessy S: Attributable risk and time course of colistin associated acute kidney injury. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 13: 542-550, 2018

Leonard CE, Han X, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Cardillo S, Flory JH, Hennessy S: Comparative risk of serious hypoglycemia with oral antidiabetic monotherapy: a retrospective cohort study. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 27: 9-18, 2018

Leonard CE, Brensinger CM, Aquilante CL, Bilker WB, Boudreau DM, Deo R, Flory JH, Gagne JJ, Mangaali MJ, Hennessy S: Comparative safety of sulfonylureas and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest and ventricular arrhythmia. Diabetes Care 41: 713-22, 2018

Ertefaie A, Small DS, Leonard CE, Ji X, Hennessy S: Re. Trends in Control of Unobserved Confounding [research letter]. Epidemiology 29: e52-53, 2018.

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