Selected Publications

Wu, J., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Lu, Z.K. (2017). The impact of migraine on health care expenses in adults with obesity. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. (Submitted, in review).

Ferrarra, K.L., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Warren, J.I., Murphy, L.S. (2017, Jun 26). De-Escalation training to medical-surgical nurses in the acute care setting. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. Doi10.1080/01612840.2017.1335363. [R, D, S]

Wu, J., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Noxon, V., Lu, Z.K. (2016). Venue of receiving diabetes self-management education and training and its impact on oral diabetic medication adherence. Primary Care Diabetes. Doi:10.1016/j.pcd.2016.10.005 [R, D]

Davis-Ajami, M.L., Wu, J., Fink, J.C. (2016, Aug). Nephrotoxic medication exposure in US adults with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease: health services utilization and cost outcomes. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 22(8):959-68. Doi:10.18553/jmpc.2016.22.8.969. [R, D]

Wu, J., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Lu, K. (2016, July / August). Impact of depression on health expenses and medical utilization in adults with migraine. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 56(7):1137-60. PMID: 27350407 doi:10.1111/head.12871. [R, D].

Wu, J., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Noxon, V. (2015). Patterns of use and expenses associated with mail order pharmacy in adults with diabetes. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 55:41-51. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2015.14058. PMID: 25539092. [R, D]

Wu, J., Davis-Ajami, M.L. (2014). Antidepressant treatment persistence in low-income, insured pregnant women. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, 20(6):631-637. PMID: 24856601 [R, D]

Davis-Ajami, M.L., Wu, J., Downton, K., Ludeman, E., Noxon, V. (2014). Epoetin zeta in the management of anemia associated with chronic renal failure - differential pharmacology and clinical utility. Biologics: Targets & Therapy, 8:155-167. doi: 10.2147/BTT.S27578. PMID:24790409 [R]

Davis-Ajami, M.L. Capsule Commentary on: Michaelidis, et al., (2014). Cost-effectiveness of procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy for outpatient management of acute respiratory tract infections in adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 29(4):646. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2735-3. PMID: 24357012. [R]

Davis-Ajami, M.L., Costa, L., Kulik, S. (2014). Gap analysis: Synergies and opportunities for effective nursing leadership. Nursing Economic$, 32(1):17-25. PMID:2468154 [R]

Davis-Ajami, M.L., Wu, J., Fink, J. (2014). Differences in health services utilization and costs between antihypertensive medication users versus non-users in adults with diabetes and concomitant hypertension from MEPS pooled years 2006-2009. Value in Health, 17(1):51-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.11.008. PMID: 24438717 [R, D]

Wu, J., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Sykes, L., Keiser, S. (2013). Antidepressant prescription medication use patterns in a cohort of pregnant South Carolina Medicaid recipients with major depression, for years 2004-2009. American Journal of Public Health Research, 1(3):72-77. doi: 10.12691/ajphr-1-3-3 [R, D]

Davis-Ajami, M.L., Nahata, M., Reardon, G., Seiber, E., Balkrishnan, R. (2012). Associations between joblessness and oral anti-diabetic medication adherence in US diabetic working age adults. Health Outcomes Research in Medicine, 3(3):e139-51. [R, D]

Neidecker, M., Davis-Ajami, M.L., Balkrishnan, R., and Feldman, S.R. (2009). Pharmacoeconomic considerations in treating actinic keratosis. PharmacoEconomics, 27(6):451-64. doi: 10.2165/00019053-200927060-00002. PMID: 19640009 [R]

Note: [R] indicates peer reviewed; [D] indicates data-based; [S] indicates student-mentored