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Jason Nelson, MPH


Overview

Training + Education Tufts University School of Medicine
Gender Male
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Floating Hospital

Publications + National Presentations

1. Thomas Concannon, Jason Nelson, Jessica Goetz, and John Griffith. A Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Lab in Every Hospital? Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2012;5(1):14-20. PMID: 22147882.

2. Pittas AG, Nelson J, Mitri J, Hillmann W, Garganta C, Nathan DM, Hu FB, Dawson-Hughes B; Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and progression to diabetes in patients at risk for diabetes: an ancillary analysis in the Diabetes Prevention Program. Diabetes Care. 2012;35(3):565-73. PMID: 22323410.

3. Ricciardi R, Nelson J, Griffith JL, Concannon TW. Do admissions and discharges to long-term care facilities influence hospital burden of Clostridium difficile infection? Journal of Hospital Infection. 2012;80(2):156-61. PMID: 22137065.

4. Katherine L Tucker, Josiemer Mattei, Sabrina E Noel, Bridgette M Collado, Jackie Mendez, Jason Nelson, John Griffith, Jose M Ordovas and Luis M Falcon. The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal cohort study on health disparities in Puerto Rican adults: challenges and opportunities. BMC Public Health 2010, 10:107. PMID: 20193082.

5. Matthew B. Klein, C. Bradley Kramer, Jason Nelson, Frederick P. Rivara, Nicole S. Gibran, Thomas Concannon. Geographic Access to Burn Center Hospitals. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;302(16):1774-1781. PMID: 19861669.

6. Burke JF, Hayward RA, Nelson JP, Kent DM. Using internally developed risk models to assess heterogeneity in treatment effects in clinical trials. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014;7(1):163-9. PMID: 24425710. PMCID: PMC3957096.

7. Kozminski MA, Wei JT, Nelson J, Kent DM. Baseline characteristics predict risk of progression and response to combined medical therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BJU Int. 2015; 115(2):308-16. PMID: 24825577. PMCID: PMC4231026.

8. Sussman JB, Kent DM, Nelson JP, Hayward RA. Improving diabetes prevention with benefit based tailored treatment: risk based reanalysis of Diabetes Prevention Program. BMJ. 2015;350:h454. PMID: 25697494. PMCID: PMC4353279.

9. Pittas AG, Dawson-Hughes B, Sheehan PR, Rosen CJ, Ware JH, Knowler WC, Staten MA. Rationale and design of the Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study: a diabetes prevention trial. Diabetes Care. 2014;37(12):3227-34. PMID: 25205139. PMCID: PMC4237973.

10. Klein MB, Kramer CB, Nelson J, Rivara FP, Gibran NS, Concannon T. Geographic access to burn center hospitals. JAMA. 2009;302(16):1774-81. PMID: 19861669. PMCID: PMC3045670.

Biography

Jason Nelson, MPH is a statistician in the Biostatistics Research Center in the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) at Tufts Medical Center. Since 2007, through the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Center, Mr. Nelson has provided statistical research support and data management to clinical researchers throughout the Tufts Medical Center community as well as to collaborators at other institutions. As data analyst and SAS programmer Mr. Nelson performs statistical analyses of clinical trials, longitudinal observational datasets, administrative claims databases, large population demographic surveys and national hospital survey databases. He has a broad understanding of statistical methods including regression and predictive modeling, time-to-event and competing risks analyses, repeated measures and correlated data, as well as spatial analysis of geographic information. He collaborates with several investigators on Tufts- and NIH-funded research grants in a wide range of health-related fields of research including comparative effectiveness, patient centered outcomes research, health policy, population health and epidemiology. Mr. Nelson received his MPH in biostatistics and epidemiology from Tufts University School of Medicine.

Training + Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA B.S. 01/02
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston MA M.P.H. 05/08