Jaimie L. Gradus, DMSc, DSc, MPH
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
DSc, Boston University School of Public Health

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.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine

2009 Society for Epidemiologic Research: Lilienfeld Student Prize

Characterizing Trauma Outcomes: From Pre-trauma Risk to Post-trauma Sequelae
08/07/2017 - 06/30/2021 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health

Risk Profiles for Suicidal Behavior in the General Population
07/15/2016 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health

Personnel Agreement for the Research Services of Jaimie Gradus
10/01/2012 - 09/30/2014 (PI)
Boston VA Research Institute, Inc. Am Fdn Suicide Prev

Constructing a Danish Reaction to Severe Stress Cohort
04/01/2012 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health

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  1. Gradus JL, Horváth-Puhó E, Lash TL, Ehrenstein V, Tamang S, Adler NE, Milstein A, Glymour MM, Henderson VW, Sørensen HT. Stress Disorders and Dementia in the Danish Population. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 01; 188(3):493-499.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30576420.
  2. Gradus JL. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Death From Suicide. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018 Sep 17; 20(11):98. PMID: 30221328.
  3. Nillni YI, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Gradus JL, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Mental health, psychotropic medication use, and menstrual cycle characteristics. Clin Epidemiol. 2018; 10:1073-1082.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30214312.
  4. Jiang T, Veres K, Körmendiné Farkas D, Lash TL, Toft Sørensen H, Gradus JL. Post-traumatic stress disorder and incident fractures in the Danish population. Osteoporos Int. 2018 Nov; 29(11):2487-2493. PMID: 30128766.
  5. Fink DS, Gradus JL, Keyes KM, Calabrese JR, Liberzon I, Tamburrino MB, Cohen GH, Sampson L, Galea S. Subthreshold PTSD and PTSD in a prospective-longitudinal cohort of military personnel: Potential targets for preventive interventions. Depress Anxiety. 2018 11; 35(11):1048-1055.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30099820.
  6. Bullman T, Schneiderman A, Gradus JL. Relative Importance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in Predicting Risk of Suicide among a Cohort of Vietnam Veterans. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2019 Jun; 49(3):838-845. PMID: 29926933.
  7. Ahern TP, Veres K, Jiang T, Farkas DK, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Adjustment disorder and type-specific cancer incidence: a Danish cohort study. Acta Oncol. 2018 Oct; 57(10):1367-1372.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29688114.
  8. Lee DJ, Kearns JC, Wisco BE, Green JD, Gradus JL, Sloan DM, Nock MK, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. A longitudinal study of risk factors for suicide attempts among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2018 07; 35(7):609-618.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29637667.
  9. Dardis CM, Vento SA, Gradus JL, Street AE. Labeling of deployment sexual harassment experiences among male and female veterans. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Jul; 10(4):452-455.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29154590.
  10. Medici CR, Gradus JL, Pedersen L, Sørensen HT, Østergaard SD, Christiansen CF. No Impact of Preadmission Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use on Risk of Depression and Anxiety After Critical Illness. Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct; 45(10):1635-1641.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28920927.
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