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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Institute for Global Health
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Publications

  1. Bahiru E, Agarwal A, Berendsen MA, Baldridge AS, Temu T, Rogers A, Farquhar C, Bukachi F, Huffman MD  Hospital-Based Quality Improvement Interventions for Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Systematic Review.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2019 Sep;12(9):e005513. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.005513
  2. Hirschhorn LR, Langlois EV, Bitton A, Ghaffar A  What kind of evidence do we need to strengthen primary healthcare in the 21st century?  BMJ Glob Health  2019;4(Suppl 8):e001668. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001668
  3. Bitton A, Fifield J, Ratcliffe H, Karlage A, Wang H, Veillard JH, Schwarz D, Hirschhorn LR  Primary healthcare system performance in low-income and middle-income countries: a scoping review of the evidence from 2010 to 2017.  BMJ Glob Health  2019;4(Suppl 8):e001551. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001551
  4. VanderZanden A, Langlois EV, Ghaffar A, Bitton A, Fifield J, Hirschhorn LR  It takes a community: a landscape analysis of global health research consortia.  BMJ Glob Health  2019;4(Suppl 8):e001450. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001450
  5. Patel AA, Huffman MD  Progressing polypills beyond concepts to outcomes.  Lancet  2019 08 24;394(10199):617-619. pii:S0140-6736(19)31953-1
  6. Baldridge AS, Huffman MD, Taylor F, Xavier D, Bright B, Van Horn LV, Neal B, Dunford E  The Healthfulness of the US Packaged Food and Beverage Supply: A Cross-Sectional Study.  Nutrients  2019 Jul 24;11(8). pii:E1704
  7. Roder-DeWan S, Gupta N, Kagabo DM, Habumugisha L, Nahimana E, Mugeni C, Bucyana T, Hirschhorn LR  Four delays of child mortality in Rwanda: a mixed methods analysis of verbal social autopsies.  BMJ Open  2019 May 27;9(5):e027435. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027435
  8. Yoo SGK, Davies D, Mohanan PP, Baldridge AS, Charles PM, Schumacher M, Bhalla S, Devarajan R, Hirschhorn LR, Prabhakaran D, Huffman MD  Hospital-Level Cardiovascular Management Practices in Kerala, India.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2019 May;12(5):e005251. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.005251
  9. Huffman MD, Mohanan PP, Devarajan R, Baldridge AS, Kondal D, Zhao L, Ali M, Spertus JA, Chan PS, Natesan S, Abdullakutty J, Krishnan MN, Tp A, Renga S, Punnoose E, Unni G, Prabhakaran D, Lloyd-Jones DM,   Health-Related Quality of Life at 30 Days Among Indian Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2019 Feb;12(2):e004980. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.004980
  10. Singh K, Devarajan R, Mohanan PP, Baldridge AS, Kondal D, Victorson DE, Karmali KN, Zhao L, Lloyd-Jones DM, Prabhakaran D, Goenka S, Huffman MD,   Implementation and acceptability of a heart attack quality improvement intervention in India: a mixed methods analysis of the ACS QUIK trial.  Implement Sci  2019 02 06;14(1):12. doi:10.1186/s13012-019-0857-7
  11. Agarwal A, Bahiru E, Yoo SGK, Berendsen MA, Harikrishnan S, Hernandez AF, Prabhakaran D, Huffman MD  Hospital-based quality improvement interventions for patients with heart failure: a systematic review.  Heart  2019 03;105(6):431-438. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2018-314129
  12. Huffman MD, Kandula NR, Baldridge AS, Tsai MY, Prabhakaran D, Kanaya AM  Evaluating the Potential Association Between Lipoprotein(a) and Atherosclerosis (from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis Among South Asians Living in America Cohort).  Am J Cardiol  2019 Mar 15;123(6):919-921. pii:S0002-9149(18)32202-1
  13. Gass JD, Semrau K, Sana F, Mankar A, Singh VP, Fisher-Bowman J, Neal BJ, Tuller DE, Kumar B, Lipsitz S, Sharma N, Kodkany B, Kumar V, Gawande A, Hirschhorn LR  Evaluation of a call center to assess post-discharge maternal and early neonatal outcomes of facility-based childbirth in Uttar Pradesh, India.  PLoS One  2018;13(11):e0207987. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0207987
  14. Huffman MD, Mohanan PP, Prabhakaran D  Evidence-based global cardiovascular disease control priority interventions.  Indian J Med Res  2018 09;148(3):247-250. doi:10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1482_18
  15. Van Horn L, Huffman MD  Eat to Treat Heart Failure.  Circ Heart Fail  2018 08;11(8):e005367. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118.005367
  16. Bitton A, Veillard JH, Basu L, Ratcliffe HL, Schwarz D, Hirschhorn LR  The 5S-5M-5C schematic: transforming primary care inputs to outcomes in low-income and middle-income countries.  BMJ Glob Health  2018;3(Suppl 3):e001020. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001020
  17. Huffman MD, Ogedegbe G, Jaffe M  Low-Dose Combination Blood Pressure Pharmacotherapy to Improve Treatment Effectiveness, Safety, and Efficiency.  JAMA  2018 08 14;320(6):552-554. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.10649
  18. Huffman MD, Thomas LE  Tools for Evaluating and Improving Causal Inference: Introducing JAMA Cardiology Readers to the Risk of Bias in Nonrandomized Studies of Interventions (ROBINS-I) Tool.  JAMA Cardiol  2018 10 01;3(10):907. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.2270
  19. Robertson L, Nyamurungi KN, Gravely S, Rusatira JC, Oginni A, Kabwama SN, Ndikum AE, Bianco E, Yusuf S, Huffman MD  Implementation of 100% smoke-free law in Uganda: a qualitative study exploring civil society's perspective.  BMC Public Health  2018 07 28;18(1):927. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5869-8
  20. Khatib R, Arevalo YA, Berendsen MA, Prabhakaran S, Huffman MD  Presentation, Evaluation, Management, and Outcomes of Acute Stroke in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Neuroepidemiology  2018;51(1-2):104-112. doi:10.1159/000491442
  21. Gay HC, Baldridge AS, Huffman MD  Different Population and End Point Definitions in Reproduction Analysis Based on Shared Data-Reply.  JAMA Cardiol  2018 09 01;3(9):894. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1791
  22. Prabhakaran D, Singh K, Roth GA, Banerjee A, Pagidipati NJ, Huffman MD  Cardiovascular Diseases in India Compared With the United States.  J Am Coll Cardiol  2018 07 03;72(1):79-95. pii:S0735-1097(18)34664-3
  23. Hirschhorn LR, Krasne M, Maisonneuve J, Kara N, Kalita T, Henrich N, Rana D, Maji P, Delaney MM, Firestone R, Sharma N, Kumar V, Gawande AA, Semrau KEA  Integration of the Opportunity-Ability-Motivation behavior change framework into a coaching-based WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist program in India.  Int J Gynaecol Obstet  2018 Sep;142(3):321-328. doi:10.1002/ijgo.12542
  24. Bahiru E, Temu T, Mwanga J, Ndede K, Vusha S, Gitura B, Farquhar C, Bukachi F, Huffman MD  Facilitators, context of and barriers to acute coronary syndrome care at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya: a qualitative analysis.  Cardiovasc J Afr  ;29(3):177-182. doi:10.5830/CVJA-2018-013
  25. Maisonneuve JJ, Semrau KEA, Maji P, Pratap Singh V, Miller KA, Solsky I, Dixit N, Sharma J, Lagoo J, Panariello N, Neal BJ, Kalita T, Kara N, Kumar V, Hirschhorn LR  Effectiveness of a WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Coaching-based intervention on the availability of Essential Birth Supplies in Uttar Pradesh, India.  Int J Qual Health Care  2018 Dec 01;30(10):769-777. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzy086
  26. Huffman MD  Maturing Methods for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Surveillance in the United States.  JAMA Cardiol  2018 05 01;3(5):390. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0812
  27. Fuller RH, Perel P, Navarro-Ruan T, Nieuwlaat R, Haynes RB, Huffman MD  Improving medication adherence in patients with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review.  Heart  2018 08;104(15):1238-1243. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312571
  28. Huffman MD, Mohanan PP, Devarajan R, Baldridge AS, Kondal D, Zhao L, Ali M, Krishnan MN, Natesan S, Gopinath R, Viswanathan S, Stigi J, Joseph J, Chozhakkat S, Lloyd-Jones DM, Prabhakaran D,   Effect of a Quality Improvement Intervention on Clinical Outcomes in Patients in India With Acute Myocardial Infarction: The ACS QUIK Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA  2018 02 13;319(6):567-578. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21906
  29. Hirschhorn LR, Ramaswamy R, Devnani M, Wandersman A, Simpson LA, Garcia-Elorrio E  Research versus practice in quality improvement? Understanding how we can bridge the gap.  Int J Qual Health Care  2018 Apr 20;30(suppl_1):24-28. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzy018
  30. Hirschhorn LR, Adedokun L, Ghaffar A  Implementing, improving and learning: cross-country lessons learned from the African Health Initiative.  BMC Health Serv Res  2017 12 21;17(Suppl 3):773. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2655-8
  31. Navale S, Habumugisha L, Amoroso C, Sayinzoga F, Gupta N, Hirschhorn LR  Exploring Drivers of Infant Deaths in Rural Rwanda Through Verbal Social Autopsy.  Ann Glob Health  ;83(5-6):756-766. pii:S2214-9996(17)30684-7
  32. Sarma S, Harikrishnan S, Baldridge AS, Devarajan R, Mehta A, Selvaraj S, Ali MK, Mohanan PP, Prabhakaran D, Huffman MD  Availability, Sales, and Affordability of Tobacco Cessation Medicines in Kerala, India.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2017 Nov;10(11). pii:e004108
  33. Yoo SGK, Prabhakaran D, Huffman MD  Evaluating and Improving Cardiovascular Health System Management in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2017 11;10(11). pii:e004292
  34. Khatib R, Jawaada AM, Arevalo YA, Hamed HK, Mohammed SH, Huffman MD  Implementing Evidence-Based Practices for Acute Stroke Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.  Curr Atheroscler Rep  2017 Nov 08;19(12):61. doi:10.1007/s11883-017-0694-6
  35. Gay HC, Baldridge AS, Huffman MD  Feasibility, Process, and Outcomes of Cardiovascular Clinical Trial Data Sharing: A Reproduction Analysis of the SMART-AF Trial.  JAMA Cardiol  2017 12 01;2(12):1375-1379. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3808
  36. Huffman MD, Ojji D, Lloyd-Jones DM  Improving Blood Pressure Control and Health Systems With Community Health Workers.  JAMA  2017 09 19;318(11):1009-1011. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11464
  37. Kabongo L, Gass J, Kivondo B, Kara N, Semrau K, Hirschhorn LR  Implementing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist: lessons learnt on a quality improvement initiative to improve mother and newborn care at Gobabis District Hospital, Namibia.  BMJ Open Qual  2017;6(2):e000145. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000145
  38. Gass JD, Misra A, Yadav MNS, Sana F, Singh C, Mankar A, Neal BJ, Fisher-Bowman J, Maisonneuve J, Delaney MM, Kumar K, Singh VP, Sharma N, Gawande A, Semrau K, Hirschhorn LR  Implementation and results of an integrated data quality assurance protocol in a randomized controlled trial in Uttar Pradesh, India.  Trials  2017 09 07;18(1):418. doi:10.1186/s13063-017-2159-1
  39. Umeh G, Huffman MD  Challenges and opportunities in accessing trial data: an example from statin primary prevention trials.  Heart Asia  2017;9(1):99-101. doi:10.1136/heartasia-2017-010898
  40. Patel A, Prabhakaran D, Berendsen M, Mohanan PP, Huffman MD  Pre-hospital policies for the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes in India: A policy document analysis.  Indian Heart J  2017 Apr;69 Suppl 1:S12-S19. pii:S0019-4832(16)30241-3
  41. Huffman MD, Xavier D, Perel P  Uses of polypills for cardiovascular disease and evidence to date.  Lancet  2017 03 11;389(10073):1055-1065. pii:S0140-6736(17)30553-6
  42. Karmali KN, Persell SD, Perel P, Lloyd-Jones DM, Berendsen MA, Huffman MD  Risk scoring for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.  Cochrane Database Syst Rev  2017 03 14;3:CD006887. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006887.pub4
  43. Huffman MD, Mohanan PP, Devarajan R, Baldridge AS, Kondal D, Zhao L, Ali M, Lloyd-Jones DM, Prabhakaran D  Acute coronary syndrome quality improvement in Kerala (ACS QUIK): Rationale and design for a cluster-randomized stepped-wedge trial.  Am Heart J  2017 03;185:154-160. pii:S0002-8703(16)30282-4
  44. Bahiru E, de Cates AN, Farr MR, Jarvis MC, Palla M, Rees K, Ebrahim S, Huffman MD  Fixed-dose combination therapy for the prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases.  Cochrane Database Syst Rev  2017 03 06;3:CD009868. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009868.pub3
  45. Patel A, Mohanan PP, Prabhakaran D, Huffman MD  Pre-hospital acute coronary syndrome care in Kerala, India: A qualitative analysis.  Indian Heart J  ;69(1):93-100. pii:S0019-4832(16)30306-6
  46. Huffman MD, Malaisrie SC, Karmali KN  Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Surgery for People Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.  JAMA Cardiol  2017 03 01;2(3):334-335. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5404
  47. Huffman MD, Lloyd-Jones DM  Global Burden of Raised Blood Pressure: Coming Into Focus.  JAMA  2017 01 10;317(2):142-143. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19685
  48. Huffman MD  Evaluating and Improving the Cardiovascular Drug Supply for Better Global Health.  JAMA Cardiol  2017 02 01;2(2):225. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.3880
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