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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

Neuman MD, Hennessy S, Small DS, Newcomb C, Gaskins L, Brensinger CM, Wijeysundera DN, Bateman BT, Wunsch, H: Drug Enforcement Agency 2014 hydrocodone rescheduling rule and opioid dispensing after surgery. Anesthesiology 2020 DOI:10.1097/ALN.0000000000003188.

Nam YH, Han X, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Hennessy S. : Sulfonylureas and metformin were not associated with an increased rate of serious bleeding in warfarin users: a self-controlled case series study. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2020 (https://doi.org/10.1002/cpt.1885).

Zhou M, Leonard CE, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Kimmel SE, Hecht TE, Hennessy S.: Pharmacoepidemiologic screening of potential oral anticoagulant drug interactions leading to thromboembolic events. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2020 (https://doi.org/10.1002/cpt.1845).

Nam YH, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Hennessy S. : Non-confirmation of a signal of serious hypoglycemia with concomitant use of Alzheimer’s disease drugs with sulfonylureas. Epidemiology 2020 (forthcoming).

Miano TA, Shashaty MGS, Yang W, Brown JR, Zuppa A, Hennessy S: Effect of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors on the comparative nephrotoxicity of NSAIDs and opioids during hospitalization. Kidney360 2020 (doi:10.34067/KID.0001432020).

George MD, Baker JF, Leonard CE, Mehta S, Miano TA, Hennessy S: Risk of Nonunion with Non-Selective NSAIDs, COX-2 inhibitors, and Opioids. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 2020 (DOI: 10.2106/jbjs.19.01415

Nam YH, Bilker WB, DeMayo FJ, Neuman MD, Hennessy S: Incidence rates of and risk factors for opioid overdose in new users of prescription opioids among US Medicaid enrollees: a cohort study. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2020 (DOI: 10.1002/pds.5067).

Abraham DS, Nguyen TPP, Hennessy S, Weintraub D, Gray SL, Xie D, Willis AW: Frequency of and risk factors for potentially inappropriate medication use in Parkinson’s disease. Age and Ageing 2020 https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa033.

Miano T, Yang W, Shashaty M, Zuppa A, Brown J, Hennessy S: The magnitude of the warfarin-amiodarone drug-drug interaction varies with renal function: a propensity-matched cohort study. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 107: 1446-56, 2020.

Leonard CE, Brensinger CM, Dawwas GK, Deo R, Bilker WB, Soprano SE, Dhopeshwarkar N, Flory JH, Bloomgarden ZT, Gagne JJ, Aquilante CL, Kimmel SE, Hennessy S: The risk of sudden cardiac arrest and ventricular arrhythmia with rosiglitazone versus pioglitazone: real-world evidence on thiazolidinedione safety. Cardiovascular Diabetology 19: 25, 2020.

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