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

  • 2009 - Boston University School of Public Health, DSc Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • 2004 - Boston University School of Public Health, MPH Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • 1998 - Stony Brook University, BA Field of Study: Psychology

Classes Taught

  • SPHEP813
  • SPHEP850
  • SPHEP912

Publications

  • Published on 2/23/2021

    Adams RS, Jiang T, Rosellini AJ, Horváth-Puhó E, Street AE, Keyes KM, Cerdá M, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Sex-Specific Risk Profiles for Suicide Among Persons with Substance Use Disorders in Denmark. Addiction. 2021 Feb 23. PMID: 33620758.

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  • Published on 2/13/2021

    Rosellini AJ, Szentkúti P, Horváth-Puhó E, Smith ML, Galatzer-Levy I, Lash TL, Galea S, Schnurr PP, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Latent classes of posttraumatic psychiatric comorbidity in the general population. J Psychiatr Res. 2021 Feb 13; 136:334-342. PMID: 33636689.

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  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Jiang T, Gradus JL, Lash TL, Fox MP. Jiang et al. Respond to "Quantitative Bias Analysis can see the Forest for the Trees". Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 01. PMID: 33517399.

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  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Jiang T, Gradus JL, Lash TL, Fox MP. Addressing Measurement Error in Random Forests using Quantitative Bias Analysis. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 01. PMID: 33517416.

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  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Hoffmire CA, Denneson LM, Monteith LL, Dichter ME, Gradus JL, Cappelletti MM, Brenner LA, Yano EM. Accelerating Research on Suicide Risk and Prevention in Women Veterans Through Research-Operations Partnerships. Med Care. 2021 Feb 01; 59:S11-S16. PMID: 33438877.

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  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Zelkowitz RL, Mitchell KS, Grossman SL, Nillni YI, Gradus JL, Galovski TE. Latent Class Analysis of Self-directed Violence and Indirect Self-harm Behaviors: Gender Differences and Associations With Mental Health Symptoms. Med Care. 2021 Feb 01; 59:S51-S57. PMID: 33438883.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Shiner B, Leonard C, Gui J, Cornelius S, Gradus JL, Schnurr PP, Watts BV. Measurement Strategies for Evidence-Based Antidepressants for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Delivery: Trends and Associations with Patient-Reported Outcomes. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2021 01; 48(1):70-87. PMID: 32394096.

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  • Published on 12/30/2020

    Smith ML, Farkas DK, Sumner JA, Valdimarsdóttir U, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Unspecified stress disorders and risk of arterial and venous thromboembolic disease in the Danish population. J Affect Disord. 2021 Mar 01; 282:712-716. PMID: 33445098.

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  • Published on 11/9/2020

    Smith ML, Gradus JL. Psychiatric disorders and risk of infections: early lessons from COVID-19. Lancet Healthy Longev. 2020 Nov; 1(2):e51-e52. PMID: 33521767.

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  • Published on 11/2/2020

    Ettman CK, Gradus JL, Galea S. Invited Commentary: Reckoning With the Relationship Between Stressors and Suicide Attempts in a Time of COVID-19. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 11 02; 189(11):1275-1277. PMID: 32696066.

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