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    Abir O Kanaan PharmD, RPH

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressMass College of Pharmacy
    19 Foster Street, Suite 414
    Worcester MA 01608
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        1. Gurwitz JH, Field TS, Ogarek J, Tjia J, Cutrona SL, Harrold LR, Gagne SJ, Preusse P, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Reed G, Garber L. An electronic health record-based intervention to increase follow-up office visits and decrease rehospitalization in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 May; 62(5):865-71.
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        2. Tjia J, Field T, Lemay C, Mazor K, Pandolfi M, Spenard A, Ho SY, Kanaan A, Donovan J, Gurwitz JH, Briesacher B. Antipsychotic use in nursing homes varies by psychiatric consultant. Med Care. 2014 Mar; 52(3):267-71.
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        3. Malloy RJ, Kanaan AO, Silva MA, Donovan JL. Evaluation of antiplatelet agents for secondary prevention of stroke using mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis. Clin Ther. 2013 Oct; 35(10):1490-1500.e7.
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        4. Kanaan AO, Donovan JL, Duchin NP, Field TS, Tjia J, Cutrona SL, Gagne SJ, Garber L, Preusse P, Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH. Adverse drug events after hospital discharge in older adults: types, severity, and involvement of beers criteria medications. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Nov; 61(11):1894-9.
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        5. Lemay CA, Mazor KM, Field TS, Donovan J, Kanaan A, Briesacher BA, Foy S, Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH, Tjia J. Knowledge of and perceived need for evidence-based education about antipsychotic medications among nursing home leadership and staff. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2013 Dec; 14(12):895-900.
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        6. Assiri A, Al-Majzoub O, Kanaan AO, Donovan JL, Silva M. Mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of aspirin, warfarin, and new anticoagulants for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Clin Ther. 2013 Jul; 35(7):967-984.e2.
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        7. Walsh KE, Mazor KM, Roblin D, Biggins C, Wagner JL, Houlahan K, Li JW, Keuker C, Wasilewski-Masker K, Donovan J, Kanaan A, Weingart SN. Multisite parent-centered risk assessment to reduce pediatric oral chemotherapy errors. J Oncol Pract. 2013 Jan; 9(1):e1-7.
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        8. Tjia J, Field TS, Mazor KM, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Reed G, Doherty P, Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH. Dementia and risk of adverse warfarin-related events in the nursing home setting. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2012 Oct; 10(5):323-30.
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        9. Carey KM, Comee MR, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO. A polypill for all? Critical review of the polypill literature for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Ann Pharmacother. 2012 May; 46(5):688-95.
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        10. Kanaan AO, Lepage JE, Djazayeri S, Donovan JL. Evaluating the Role of Compression Stockings in Preventing Post thrombotic Syndrome: A Review of the Literature. Thrombosis. 2012; 2012:694851.
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        11. Vakil NH, Kanaan AO, Donovan JL. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the pediatric population: a review of current literature. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Jan; 17(1):12-30.
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        12. Field TS, Garber L, Gagne SJ, Tjia J, Preusse P, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Gurwitz JH. Technological resources and personnel costs required to implement an automated alert system for ambulatory physicians when patients are discharged from hospitals to home. Inform Prim Care. 2012; 20(2):87-93.
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        13. Subramanian S, Hoover S, Wagner JL, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Rochon PA, Gurwitz JH, Field TS. Immediate financial impact of computerized clinical decision support for long-term care residents with renal insufficiency: a case study. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 May-Jun; 19(3):439-42.
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        14. Field TS, Tjia J, Mazor KM, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Harrold LR, Reed G, Doherty P, Spenard A, Gurwitz JH. Randomized trial of a warfarin communication protocol for nursing homes: an SBAR-based approach. Am J Med. 2011 Feb; 124(2):179.e1-7.
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        15. Tjia J, Field TS, Garber LD, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Raebel MA, Zhao Y, Fuller JC, Gagne SJ, Fischer SH, Gurwitz JH. Development and pilot testing of guidelines to monitor high-risk medications in the ambulatory setting. Am J Manag Care. 2010 Jul; 16(7):489-96.
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        16. Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Thomson MS, Rochon P, Lee M, Gavendo L, Zhao Y, Baril JL, Field TS, Gurwitz JH. Effect of clinical decision support on psychotropic medication prescribing in the long-term care setting. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 May; 58(5):1005-7.
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        17. Donovan JL, Tran MT, Kanaan AO. An overview of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Pharm Pract. 2010 Jun; 23(3):226-34.
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        18. Sullivan KM, Ditoro MJ, Tuiskula KA, Spooner LM, Kanaan AO. Development of a hospital pharmacy medication safety fellowship. J Manag Care Pharm. 2009 May; 15(4):359-61.
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        19. Kanaan AO, Donovan JL. Maximizing hospital pharmacy resources with pharmacy students. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Mar; 43(3):548-9.
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        20. Kanaan AO, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Roy T, Al-Homsi AS. Meta-analysis of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medically Ill patients. Clin Ther. 2007 Nov; 29(11):2395-405.
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