David R. Gagnon, MD, PhD

Research Professor, Biostatistics
David Gagnon
(617) 638-5172gagnon@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – CT328
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David Gagnon, MD MPH PhD is Associate Professor of Biostatistics. Dr. Gagnon is a biostatistician for the Framingham Foot Study and a senior biostatistician for the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center [MAVERIC] located at the Boston VA hospital. He currently teaches Categorical Data Analysis [BS821], Advanced Methods in Statistical Computing [BS822] and Applications of Statistical Methods in Clinical Research [BS775]. Dr Gagnon's research interests are in the areas of pharmacoepidemiology, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis and statistical computing.


  • Saint Anselm College, BA
  • Tufts University, MD
  • Boston University, MPH
  • Boston University School of Public Health, PhD

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS775
  • SPHBS821
  • SPHBS852
  • SPHBS901
  • SPHBS980
  • SPHBS980
  • SPHBS980


  • Published on 11/10/2016

    Wimmer NJ, Dufour AB, Cho K, Gagnon DR, Quach L, Ly S, Do JM, Ostrowski S, Michael Gaziano J, Faxon DP, Kinlay S. Long-term outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes related to prolonging dual antiplatelet therapy more than 12 months after coronary stenting. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Nov 10. PMID: 27860195.

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  • Published on 11/3/2016

    Ngwa JS, Cabral HJ, Cheng DM, Pencina MJ, Gagnon DR, LaValley MP, Cupples LA. A comparison of time dependent Cox regression, pooled logistic regression and cross sectional pooling with simulations and an application to the Framingham Heart Study. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2016 Nov 03; 16(1):148. PMID: 27809784.

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  • Published on 7/20/2016

    Shantakumar S, Nordstrom BL, Djousse L, Hall SA, Gagnon DR, Fraeman KH, van Herk-Sukel M, Chagin K, Nelson J. Occurrence of hepatotoxicity with pazopanib and other anti-VEGF treatments for renal cell carcinoma: an observational study utilizing a distributed database network. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2016 Sep; 78(3):559-66. PMID: 27438066.

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  • Published on 7/13/2016

    Morse LR, Nguyen N, Battaglino RA, Guarino AJ, Gagnon DR, Zafonte R, Garshick E. Wheelchair use and lipophilic statin medications may influence bone loss in chronic spinal cord injury: findings from the FRASCI-bone loss study. Osteoporos Int. 2016 Dec; 27(12):3503-3511. PMID: 27412619.

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  • Published on 4/1/2016

    Dodson JA, Petrone A, Gagnon DR, Tinetti ME, Krumholz HM, Gaziano JM. Incidence and Determinants of Traumatic Intracranial Bleeding Among Older Veterans Receiving Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Apr 1; 1(1):65-72. PMID: 27437657.

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  • Published on 9/8/2015

    Thukkani AK, Agrawal K, Prince L, Smoot KJ, Dufour AB, Cho K, Gagnon DR, Sokolovskaya G, Ly S, Temiyasathit S, Faxon DP, Gaziano JM, Kinlay S. Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Related to Prolonging Clopidogrel More Than 12 Months After Coronary Stenting. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Sep 8; 66(10):1091-101. PMID: 26337986.

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  • Published on 7/24/2015

    Siddiqi OK, Smoot KJ, Dufour AB, Cho K, Young M, Gagnon DR, Ly S, Temiyasathit S, Faxon DP, Gaziano JM, Kinlay S. Outcomes with prolonged clopidogrel therapy after coronary stenting in patients with chronic kidney disease. Heart. 2015 Oct; 101(19):1569-76. PMID: 26209334.

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  • Published on 4/1/2015

    Miller M, Barber CW, Leatherman S, Fonda J, Hermos JA, Cho K, Gagnon DR. Prescription opioid duration of action and the risk of unintentional overdose among patients receiving opioid therapy. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Apr; 175(4):608-15. PMID: 25686208.

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  • Published on 2/1/2015

    Monnelly EP, Fonda J, Gagnon DR, Chittamooru S, Lawler EV. Weight gain on antipsychotic medication is associated with sustained use among veterans with schizophrenia. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2015 Feb; 35(1):57-62. PMID: 25514067.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Kerfoot BP, Turchin A, Breydo E, Gagnon D, Conlin PR. An online spaced-education game among clinicians improves their patients' time to blood pressure control: a randomized controlled trial. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 May; 7(3):468-74. PMID: 24847084.

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