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Alok Kapoor MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentMedicine
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    DivisionHospital Medicine

    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentPopulation and Quantitative Health Sciences


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    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United StatesBAChemistry
    Boston University, Boston, MA, United StatesMSEpidemiology
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, United StatesMD

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    R03AG040679     (KAPOOR, ALOK)Aug 1, 2011 - Jul 31, 2014
    NIH
    Older Adult Safety in Surgery (OASIS)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03AG043906     (KAPOOR, ALOK)Sep 30, 2014 - Apr 30, 2016
    NIH
    Older Adult Safety in Surgery (OASIS II)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R18HS026859     (KAPOOR, ALOK)Aug 1, 2019 - May 31, 2022
    NIH
    Leveraging Evidence-based practices for Ambulatory VTE Patients to be Safe with Direct Oral Anticoagulants: LEAVE Safe with DOACs
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL155343     (KAPOOR, ALOK)Aug 1, 2021 - Jun 30, 2026
    NIH
    SUPPORT-AF IV
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Zhang N, Patel J, Chen Z, Zhou Y, Crawford S, McManus DD, Gurwitz J, Shireman TI, Kapoor A. Geriatric Conditions Are Associated With Decreased Anticoagulation Use in Long-Term Care Residents With Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Aug 13; e021293. PMID: 34387127.
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    2. Sanghai SR, Liu W, Wang W, Rongali S, Orkaby AR, Saczynski JS, Rose AJ, Kapoor A, Li W, Yu H, McManus DD. Prevalence of Frailty and Associations with Oral Anticoagulant Prescribing in Atrial Fibrillation. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 May 04. PMID: 33948795.
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    3. Queisi MM, Atallah-Yunes SA, Adamali F, Jonnalagadda N, Rastegar V, Brennan MJ, Kapoor A, Stefan MS. Frailty Recognition by Clinicians and its Impact on Advance Care Planning. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Apr; 38(4):371-375. PMID: 33686877.
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    4. Field TS, Fouayzi H, Crawford S, Kapoor A, Saphirak C, Handler SM, Fisher K, Johnson F, Spenard A, Zhang N, Gurwitz JH. The Association of Nursing Home Characteristics and Quality with Adverse Events After a Hospitalization. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Mar 27. PMID: 33785310.
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    5. Sadiq H, Hoque L, Shi Q, Manning G, Crawford S, McManus D, Kapoor A. SUPPORT-AF III: supporting use of AC through provider prompting about oral anticoagulation therapy for AF. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33694097.
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    6. Gurwitz JH, Kapoor A, Garber L, Mazor KM, Wagner J, Cutrona SL, Singh S, Kanaan AO, Donovan JL, Crawford S, Anzuoni K, Konola TJ, Zhou Y, Field TS. Effect of a Multifaceted Clinical Pharmacist Intervention on Medication Safety After Hospitalization in Persons Prescribed High-risk Medications: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Mar 01. PMID: 33646267.
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    7. Kapoor A, Andrade A, Hayes A, Mazor K, Possidente C, Nolen K, Hegeman-Dingle R, McManus D. Usability, Perceived Usefulness, and Shared Decision-Making Features of the AFib 2gether Mobile App: Protocol for a Single-Arm Intervention Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Feb 24; 10(2):e21986. PMID: 33625361.
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    8. Mitra A, Rawat BPS, McManus D, Kapoor A, Yu H. Bleeding Entity Recognition in Electronic Health Records: A Comprehensive Analysis of End-to-End Systems. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2020; 2020:860-869. PMID: 33936461.
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    9. Hoque L, Dewolf R, Meyers D, White DK, Mazor KM, Stefan M, Crawford S, Alavi K, Yates J, Maxfield M, Lou F, Uy K, Walz M, Kapoor A. Improving stamina and mobility with preop walking in surgical patients with frailty traits -OASIS IV: randomized clinical trial study protocol. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Oct 07; 20(1):394. PMID: 33028223.
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    10. Kapoor A, Field T, Handler S, Fisher K, Saphirak C, Crawford S, Fouayzi H, Johnson F, Spenard A, Zhang N, Gurwitz JH. Characteristics of Long-Term Care Residents That Predict Adverse Events after Hospitalization. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Aug 20. PMID: 32816317.
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    11. Anzuoni K, Field TS, Mazor KM, Zhou Y, Garber LD, Kapoor A, Gurwitz JH. Recruitment Challenges for Low-Risk Health System Intervention Trials in Older Adults: A Case Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Jul 25. PMID: 32710671.
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    12. Ko D, Kapoor A, Rose AJ, Hanchate AD, Miller D, Winter MR, Palmisano JN, Henault LE, Fredman L, Walkey AJ, Tripodis Y, Karcz A, Hylek EM. Temporal trends in pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism after hip and knee replacement in older adults. Vasc Med. 2020 Jun 09; 1358863X20927096. PMID: 32516054.
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    13. Hoque L, Amroze A, Gilvaz V, Abraham S, Lal A, Mishra A, Crawford S, Mazor K, McManus DD, Kapoor A. Assessing Anticoagulation Management and Shared Decision-Making Documentation From Providers Participating in the SUPPORT-AF II Study. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2020 May 12. PMID: 32404775.
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    14. Hoque L, McManus DD, Kapoor A. Response by Hoque et al to Letter Regarding Article, "SUPPORT-AF II: Supporting Use of Anticoagulants Through Provider Profiling of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation". Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 May 07; CIRCOUTCOMES120006671. PMID: 32375503.
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    15. Rongali S, Rose AJ, McManus DD, Bajracharya AS, Kapoor A, Granillo E, Yu H. Learning Latent Space Representations to Predict Patient Outcomes: Model Development and Validation. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Mar 23; 22(3):e16374. PMID: 32202503.
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    16. Kapoor A, Amroze A, Vakil F, Crawford S, Der J, Mathew J, Alper E, Yogaratnam D, Javed S, Elhag R, Lin A, Narayanan S, Bartlett D, Nagy A, Shagoury BK, Fischer MA, Mazor KM, Saczynski JS, Ashburner JM, Lopes R, McManus DD. SUPPORT-AF II: Supporting Use of Anticoagulants Through Provider Profiling of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation: A Cluster-Randomized Study of Electronic Profiling and Messaging Combined With Academic Detailing for Providers Making Decisions About Anticoagulation in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Feb; 13(2):e005871. PMID: 32063041.
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    17. Kapoor A, Foley G, Zhang N, Zhou Y, Crawford S, McManus D, Gurwitz J. Geriatric Conditions Predict Discontinuation of Anticoagulation in Long-Term Care Residents With Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Jan 22. PMID: 31967319.
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    18. Kapoor A, Bloomstone S, Javed S, Silva M, Lynch A, Yogaratnam D, Carlone B, Springer K, Maheswaran A, Chen X, Nagy A, Elhag R, Markaddy E, Aungst T, Bartlett D, Houng D, Darling C, McManus D, Herzig SJ, Barton B, Mazor K. Reducing Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits in Patients With Venous Thromboembolism Using a Multicomponent Care Transition Intervention. Inquiry. 2020 Jan-Dec; 57:46958019900080. PMID: 31965873.
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    19. Waring ME, Hills MT, Lessard DM, Saczynski JS, Libby BA, Holovatska MM, Kapoor A, Kiefe CI, McManus DD. Characteristics Associated With Facebook Use and Interest in Digital Disease Support Among Older Adults With Atrial Fibrillation: Cross-Sectional Analysis of Baseline Data From the Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Elements in Atrial Fibrillation (SAGE-AF) Cohort. JMIR Cardio. 2019 Nov 14; 3(2):e15320. PMID: 31758791.
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    20. Amroze A, Mazor K, Crawford S, O'Day K, McManus DD, Kapoor A. Survey of confidence in use of stroke and bleeding risk calculators, knowledge of anticoagulants, and comfort with prescription of anticoagulation in challenging scenarios: SUPPORT-AF II study. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Sep 11. PMID: 31512200.
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    21. Rose AJ, Goldberg R, McManus DD, Kapoor A, Wang V, Liu W, Yu H. Anticoagulant Prescribing for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation in the Veterans Health Administration. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Sep 03; 8(17):e012646. PMID: 31441364.
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    22. Kapoor A, Field T, Handler S, Fisher K, Saphirak C, Crawford S, Fouayzi H, Johnson F, Spenard A, Zhang N, Gurwitz JH. Adverse Events in Long-term Care Residents Transitioning From Hospital Back to Nursing Home. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jul 22. PMID: 31329223.
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    23. Kapoor A, Landyn V, Wagner J, Burgwinkle P, Huang W, Gore J, Spencer FA, Goldberg R, McManus DD, Darling C, Boudreaux E, Barton B, Mazor KM. Supplying Pharmacist Home Visit and Anticoagulation Professional Consultation During Transition of Care for Patients With Venous Thromboembolism. J Patient Saf. 2019 Jan 29. PMID: 30702452.
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    24. Kapoor A, Amroze A, Golden J, Crawford S, O'Day K, Elhag R, Nagy A, Lubitz SA, Saczynski JS, Mathew J, McManus DD. SUPPORT-AF: Piloting a Multi-Faceted, Electronic Medical Record-Based Intervention to Improve Prescription of Anticoagulation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 04; 7(17):e009946. PMID: 30371161.
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    25. Kundu A, Day KO, Lessard DM, Gore JM, Lubitz SA, Yu H, Akhter MW, Fisher DZ, Hayward RM, Henninger N, Saczynski JS, Walkey AJ, Kapoor A, Yarzebski J, Goldberg RJ, McManus DD. Recent Trends in Oral Anticoagulant Use and Post-Discharge Complications Among Atrial Fibrillation Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Atr Fibrillation. 2018 Feb; 10(5):1749. PMID: 29988239.
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    26. Kapoor A, Matheos T, Walz M, McDonough C, Maheswaran A, Ruppell E, Mohamud D, Shaffer N, Zhou Y, Kaur S, Heard S, Crawford S, Cabral H, White DK, Santry H, Jette A, Fielding R, Silliman RA, Gurwitz J. Self-Reported Function More Informative than Frailty Phenotype in Predicting Adverse Postoperative Course in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Nov; 65(11):2522-2528. PMID: 28926087.
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    27. Kapoor A, Burns L, Foust JB, Sarno M, Callahan-Lydon J, Schultz P, Donovan J, Kanaan A, Crawford S, Gurwitz JH, Mazor KM. Show Back: Developing and Testing of a Simulation-Based Assessment Method for Identifying Problems in Self-Management of Medications in Older Adults. J Patient Saf. 2017 Apr 26. PMID: 28448292.
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    28. Kapoor A, Shaffer NS, McDonough CM, White DK, Wang N, Rosenkranz P, Glantz A, McAneny D, Doherty GM, Cabral HJ, Gurwitz JH, Fielding RA, Jette AM, Silliman RA. Examining New Preoperative Assessment Tools. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Oct; 64(10):e102-e104. PMID: 27590632.
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    29. Kapoor A, Shaffer N, Hanchate A, Roberts M, Smith K. Massachusetts Health Reform Cost Less and Was More Effective for Uninsured Individuals With Venous Thromboembolism: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Med Care. 2016 May; 54(5):474-82. PMID: 26908086.
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    30. Kapoor A, Chew PW, Reisman JI, Berlowitz DR. Low Self-Reported Function Predicts Adverse Postoperative Course in Veterans Affairs Beneficiaries Undergoing Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Apr; 64(4):862-9. PMID: 27100581.
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    31. Kundu A, Sen P, Sardar P, Chatterjee S, Kapoor A, McManus DD. Intracranial hemorrhage with target specific oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation: An updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 15; 203:1000-2. PMID: 26630621.
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    32. Hanchate AD, Kapoor A, Katz JN, McCormick D, Lasser KE, Feng C, Manze MG, Kressin NR. Massachusetts health reform and disparities in joint replacement use: difference in differences study. BMJ. 2015 Feb 20; 350:h440. PMID: 25700849.
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    33. Freund KM, Isabelle AP, Hanchate AD, Kalish RL, Kapoor A, Bak S, Mishuris RG, Shroff SM, Battaglia TA. The impact of health insurance reform on insurance instability. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 Feb; 25(1 Suppl):95-108. PMID: 24583490.
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    34. Kapoor A, Battaglia TA, Isabelle AP, Hanchate AD, Kalish RL, Bak S, Mishuris RG, Shroff SM, Freund KM. The impact of insurance coverage during insurance reform on diagnostic resolution of cancer screening abnormalities. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 Feb; 25(1 Suppl):109-21. PMID: 24583491.
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    35. Kapoor A, Chew P, Silliman RA, Hylek EM, Katz JN, Cabral H, Berlowitz D. Venous thromboembolism after joint replacement in older male veterans with comorbidity. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Apr; 61(4):590-601. PMID: 23581913.
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    36. Hanchate AD, Lasser KE, Kapoor A, Rosen J, McCormick D, D'Amore MM, Kressin NR. Massachusetts reform and disparities in inpatient care utilization. Med Care. 2012 Jul; 50(7):569-77. PMID: 22683590.
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    37. Kapoor A, Labonte AJ, Winter MR, Segal JB, Silliman RA, Katz JN, Losina E, Berlowitz D. Risk of venous thromboembolism after total hip and knee replacement in older adults with comorbidity and co-occurring comorbidities in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2003-2006). BMC Geriatr. 2010 Sep 17; 10:63. PMID: 20846450.
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    38. Starrels JL, Becker WC, Alford DP, Kapoor A, Williams AR, Turner BJ. Systematic review: treatment agreements and urine drug testing to reduce opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jun 01; 152(11):712-20. PMID: 20513829.
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    39. Kapoor A, Chuang W, Radhakrishnan N, Smith KJ, Berlowitz D, Segal JB, Katz JN, Losina E. Cost effectiveness of venous thromboembolism pharmacological prophylaxis in total hip and knee replacement: a systematic review. Pharmacoeconomics. 2010; 28(7):521-38. PMID: 20550220.
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    40. Kapoor A, Kraemer KL, Smith KJ, Roberts MS, Saitz R. Cost-effectiveness of screening for unhealthy alcohol use with % carbohydrate deficient transferrin: results from a literature-based decision analytic computer model. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2009 Aug; 33(8):1440-9. PMID: 19426168.
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    41. Friedman BW, Kapoor A, Friedman MS, Hochberg ML, Rowe BH. The relative efficacy of meperidine for the treatment of acute migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Dec; 52(6):705-13. PMID: 18632186.
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    42. Kapoor A, Kader B, Cabral H, Ash AS, Berlowitz D. Using the case mix of pressure ulcer healing to evaluate nursing home performance. Am J Med Qual. 2008 Sep-Oct; 23(5):342-9. PMID: 18583308.
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    43. Kapoor A, Page S, Lavalley M, Gale DR, Felson DT. Magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosing foot osteomyelitis: a meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jan 22; 167(2):125-32. PMID: 17242312.
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