Jaimie Gradus
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Jaimie L. Gradus, DSc, MPH

Associate Professor, Epidemiology - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Jaimie L. Gradus is an Associate Professor Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She received her BA in psychology from Stony Brook University, her MPH with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics and DSc in epidemiology at Boston University and her DMSc at Aarhus University. Dr. Gradus's research interests are in the epidemiology of trauma and trauma-related disorders, with a particular focus on suicide outcomes. She was the winner of the 2009 Lilienfeld Student Prize from the Society for Epidemiologic Research for her paper on the association between PTSD and death from suicide in the population of Denmark. Dr. Gradus has been the recipient of multiple National Institute of Mental Health and foundation grant awards to conduct psychiatric epidemiologic research in both veterans and the general population.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Psychiatry - Boston University School of Medicine
  • - VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Boston University School of Public Health, DSc Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Stony Brook University, BA Field of Study: Psychology

Classes Taught

  • SPHEP813

Publications

  • Published on 4/1/2022

    Nori-Sarma A, Sun S, Sun Y, Spangler KR, Oblath R, Galea S, Gradus JL, Wellenius GA. Association Between Ambient Heat and Risk of Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health Among US Adults, 2010 to 2019. JAMA Psychiatry. 2022 Apr 01; 79(4):341-349. PMID: 35195664.

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  • Published on 3/21/2022

    Zelkowitz RL, Archibald EA, Gradus JL, Street AE. Postdeployment mental health concerns and family functioning in veteran men and women. Psychol Trauma. 2022 Mar 21. PMID: 35311338.

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  • Published on 3/16/2022

    Zelkowitz RL, Jiang T, Horváth-Puhó E, Street AE, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Rosellini AJ, Gradus JL. Predictors of nonfatal suicide attempts within 30 days of discharge from psychiatric hospitalization: Sex-specific models developed using population-based registries. J Affect Disord. 2022 Jun 01; 306:260-268. PMID: 35304235.

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  • Published on 3/3/2022

    Hasin DS, Fink DS, Olfson M, Saxon AJ, Malte C, Keyes KM, Gradus JL, Cerdá M, Maynard CC, Keyhani S, Martins SS, Livne O, Mannes ZL, Sherman SE, Wall MM. Substance use disorders and COVID-19: An analysis of nation-wide Veterans Health Administration electronic health records. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 May 01; 234:109383. PMID: 35279457.

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  • Published on 3/1/2022

    Jiang T, Nagy D, Rosellini AJ, Horváth-Puhó E, Keyes KM, Lash TL, Galea S, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. The Joint Effects of Depression and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders on Suicide Deaths: Competing Antagonism as an Explanation for Subadditivity. Epidemiology. 2022 03 01; 33(2):295-305. PMID: 34860728.

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  • Published on 2/18/2022

    Gradus JL, Rosellini AJ, Szentkúti P, Horváth-Puhó E, Smith ML, Galatzer-Levy I, Lash TL, Galea S, Schnurr PP, Sørensen HT. Pre-trauma predictors of severe psychiatric comorbidity 5 years following traumatic experiences. Int J Epidemiol. 2022 Feb 18. PMID: 35179599.

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  • Published on 2/5/2022

    Collin LJ, MacLehose RF, Ahern TP, Gradus JL, Getahun D, Silverberg MJ, Goodman M, Lash TL. Sampling Validation Data to Achieve a Planned Precision of the Bias-Adjusted Estimate of Effect. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 Feb 05. PMID: 35136909.

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  • Published on 1/27/2022

    Gradus JL, Rosellini AJ, Szentkúti P, Horváth-Puhó E, Smith ML, Galatzer-Levy I, Lash TL, Galea S, Schnurr PP, Sørensen HT. Using Danish national registry data to understand psychopathology following potentially traumatic experiences. J Trauma Stress. 2022 Apr; 35(2):619-630. PMID: 35084778.

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  • Published on 1/19/2022

    Mannes ZL, Stohl M, Fink DS, Olfson M, Keyes KM, Martins SS, Gradus JL, Saxon AJ, Maynard C, Livne O, Gutkind S, Hasin DS. Non-pharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain in US Veterans Treated Within the Veterans Health Administration: Implications for Expansion in US Healthcare Systems. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Jan 19. PMID: 35048300.

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  • Published on 12/1/2021

    Gradus JL, Rosellini AJ, Horváth-Puhó E, Jiang T, Street AE, Galatzer-Levy I, Lash TL, Sørensen HT. Predicting Sex-Specific Nonfatal Suicide Attempt Risk Using Machine Learning and Data From Danish National Registries. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 12 01; 190(12):2517-2527. PMID: 33877265.

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