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
  • SPHBS980


  • Published on 1/6/2016

    Meinke G, Phelan PJ, Shin J, Gagnon D, Archambault J, Bohm A, Bullock PA. Structural Based Analyses of the JC Virus T-Antigen F258L Mutant Provides Evidence for DNA Dependent Conformational Changes in the C-Termini of Polyomavirus Origin Binding Domains. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jan; 12(1):e1005362. PMID: 26735515.

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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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  • Published on 3/1/2014

    Moy ML, Teylan M, Weston NA, Gagnon DR, Danilack VA, Garshick E. Daily step count is associated with plasma C-reactive protein and IL-6 in a US cohort with COPD. Chest. 2014 Mar 1; 145(3):542-50. PMID: 24091482.

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  • Published on 2/20/2014

    Hermos JA, Quach L, Gagnon DR, Weber HC, Altincatal A, Cho K, Lawler EV, Grotzinger KM. Incident severe thrombocytopenia in veterans treated with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C infection. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 May; 23(5):480-8. PMID: 24677630.

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  • Published on 2/19/2014

    Cho K, Gagnon DR, Driver JA, Altincatal A, Kosik N, Lanes S, Lawler EV. Dementia Coding, Workup, and Treatment in the VA New England Healthcare System. Int J Alzheimers Dis. 2014; 2014:821894. PMID: 24701364.

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  • Published on 2/1/2014

    Moy ML, Teylan M, Danilack VA, Gagnon DR, Garshick E. An index of daily step count and systemic inflammation predicts clinical outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Feb; 11(2):149-57. PMID: 24308588.

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