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Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD

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

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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

Leonard CE, Zhou M, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB. Soprano SE, Pham Nguyen TP, Nam Y, Cohen JB, Hennessy S: Clopidogrel drug interactions and serious bleeding: High-throughput screening using the self-controlled case series design. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2019 (doi:10.1002/cpt.1507).

Flory JH, Hennessy S, Bailey CJ, Inzucchi SE: Reports of Lactic Acidosis Attributed to Metformin, 2015-2018. Diabetes Care 2019 (doi: 10.2337/dc19-0923).

Gaulton TG, Wunsch H, Gaskins LJ, Leonard CE, Hennessy S, Ashburn M, Brensinger C, Newcomb C, Duminda W, Bateman BT, Bethell J, Neuman MD: Preoperative sedative-hypnotic medication use and adverse postoperative outcomes. Annals of Surgery 2019 (doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003556).

Saine ME, Carbonari DM, Newcomb CW, Gallagher AM, Blak BT, Roy JA, Wood J, Cardillo S, Hennessy S, Strom BL, Lo Re V: Concordance of hospitalizations between Clinical Practice Research Datalink and linked Hospital Episode Statistics among patients treated with oral antidiabetic therapies. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2019 (doi: 10.1002/pds.4853).

Wehner MR, Kwong PL, Jurichi JE, Xie D, Hennessy S, Margolis DJ: Patient-reported health not associated with keratinocyte carcinoma treatment choice in a Medicare cohort of older adults [research letter] British Journal of Dermatology 2019 (DOI: 10.1111/bjd.18543).

Nam YH, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Bell ML, Alexander LM, Hennessy S: Effect of statins on the association between high temperature and all-cause mortality in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population: a cohort study. Scientific Reports 9: 4685, 2019.

Carnahan RM, Gagne JJ, Hampp C, Leonard CE, Toh S, Fuller CC, Hennessy S, Hou L, Cocoros NM, Panucci G, Woodworth T, Cosgrove A, Iyer A, Chrischilles EA: Evaluation of the US Food and Drug Administration Sentinel analysis tools using a comparator with a different indication: Comparing the rates of gastrointestinal bleeding in warfarin and statin users. Pharmaceutical Medicine 33(1): 29-43, 2019.

Dasgupta N, Bailey JE, Schwartz J, Hennessy S, Ertefaie A, Dart R : Causal inference for evaluating prescription opioid abuse using the trend-in-trend design. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 28: 716-25, 2019.

Nam YH, Bilker WB, Leonard CE, Bell ML, Hennessy S: Outdoor temperature and survival benefit of empiric potassium in users of furosemide in us Medicaid enrollees: a cohort study BMJ Open 9: e023809, 2019.

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.

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Last updated: 01/10/2020
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