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Veerappa K. Chetty, PhD

TitleResearch Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentFamily Medicine
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-4465
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-2640-3874
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InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Chetty is a health economist and a statistician. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has been a professor of economics in Columbia University, New York and the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India. His research interests are in medical decision-making taking costs into account and reducing medical errors. He is working on cost-effective management of Diabetes using sequential statistical methods and complex adaptive systems approach. He has been a consultant to the United Nations and the World Bank.

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  1. Woz S, Mitchell S, Hesko C, Paasche-Orlow M, Greenwald J, Chetty VK, O'Donnell J, Jack B. Gender as risk factor for 30 days post-discharge hospital utilisation: a secondary data analysis. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(2):e000428.
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  2. Walley AY, Paasche-Orlow M, Lee EC, Forsythe S, Chetty VK, Mitchell S, Jack BW. Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis. J Addict Med. 2012 Mar; 6(1):50-6.
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  3. Siegel KR, Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Ali MK, Mehta NK, Narayan KM, Chetty V. Societal correlates of diabetes prevalence: An analysis across 94 countries. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Apr; 96(1):76-83.
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  4. Mwangi SM, Usta Y, Shahnavaz N, Joseph I, Avila J, Cano J, Chetty VK, Larsen CP, Sitaraman SV, Srinivasan S. Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor enhances human islet posttransplantation survival. Transplantation. 2011 Oct 15; 92(7):745-51.
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  5. Chetty VK, Culpepper L, Phillips RL, Rankin J, Xierali I, Finnegan S, Jack B. FPs lower hospital readmission rates and costs. Am Fam Physician. 2011 May 1; 83(9):1054.
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  6. Mitchell SE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Forsythe SR, Chetty VK, O'Donnell JK, Greenwald JL, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Post-discharge hospital utilization among adult medical inpatients with depressive symptoms. J Hosp Med. 2010 Sep; 5(7):378-84.
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  7. Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, Greenwald JL, Sanchez GM, Johnson AE, Forsythe SR, O'Donnell JK, Paasche-Orlow MK, Manasseh C, Martin S, Culpepper L. A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Feb 3; 150(3):178-87.
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  8. Fogarty CT, Sharma S, Chetty VK, Culpepper L. Mental health conditions are associated with increased health care utilization among urban family medicine patients. J Am Board Fam Med. 2008 Sep-Oct; 21(5):398-407.
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  9. Chetty VK, Bruce Zellner B. Use of survey and clinical data for screening and diagnosis. Stat Med. 2007 Jul 30; 26(17):3213-28.
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  10. Wiecha JM, Chetty VK, Pollard T, Shaw PF. Web-based versus face-to-face learning of diabetes management: the results of a comparative trial of educational methods. Fam Med. 2006 Oct; 38(9):647-52.
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  11. Odell CD, Kotelchuck M, Chetty VK, Fowler J, Stubblefield PG, Orejuela M, Jack BW. Maternal hypertension as a risk factor for low birth weight infants: comparison of Haitian and African-American women. Matern Child Health J. 2006 Jan; 10(1):39-46.
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  12. Cohen D, Guirguis-Blake J, Jack B, Chetty VK, Phillips RL, Green LA, Fryer GE. Family physicians are an important source of newborn care: the case of the state of Maine. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Aug 15; 68(4):593.
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  13. Cohen D, Guirguis-Blake J, Jack B, Chetty VK, Green LA, Fryer GE, Phillips RL. Family physicians make a substantial contribution to maternity care: the case of the state of Maine. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Aug 1; 68(3):405.
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  14. Marbella AM, Chetty VK, Layde PM. Neonatal hospital lengths of stay, readmissions, and charges. Pediatrics. 1998 Jan; 101(1 Pt 1):32-6.
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