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

VA Boston Healthcare System

2009 Society for Epidemiologic Research: Lilienfeld Student Prize

Integrating signals of suicide risk from DoD and VHA data to improve upon suicide risk prevention strategies for combat Veterans
09/01/2019 - 06/30/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Regents of the University of Colorado, on behalf of The University of Colorado Denver NIH NIMH

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 (Subcontract 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

Constructing a Danish Reaction to Severe Stress Cohort
Characterizing Trauma Outcomes: From Pre-trauma Risk to Post-trauma Sequelae
Risk Profiles for Suicidal Behavior in the General Population

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  1. Ettman CK, Gradus JL, Galea S. Reckoning With the Relation Between Stressors and Suicide Attempts in a Time of Covid-19. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32696066
  2. Basu A, Farkas DK, Jiang T, Koenen KC, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Incident psychiatric comorbidity following stress disorder diagnoses in Danish school-aged children: prospective population-based study. Br J Psychiatry. 2020 Jul; 217(1):377-382.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31755399
  3. 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. 2020 May 11. PMID: 32394096
  4. Fonda JR, Gradus JL, Brogly SB, McGlinchey RE, Milberg WP, Fredman L. Traumatic Brain Injury and Opioid Overdose Among Post-9/11 Veterans With Long-Term Opioid Treatment of Chronic Pain. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2020 May/Jun; 35(3):209-217.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31834063
  5. Smith ML, Farkas DK, Sumner JA, Jiang T, Lash TL, Galea S, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Associations between adjustment disorder and hospital-based infections in the Danish population. J Psychosom Res. 2020 May; 132:109976.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32142971
  6. Gradus JL, Horváth-Puhó E, Jiang T, Rosellini AJ, Lash TL, Sørensen HT. Rates Of Suicide And Non-Fatal Suicide Attempts Among Persons Undergoing Organ Transplantation In Denmark From 1995 Through 2015. Clin Epidemiol. 2019; 11:1011-1013.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31819654
  7. Jiang T, Farkas DK, Ahern TP, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Incident Infections: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Epidemiology. 2019 11; 30(6):911-917.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31584893
  8. Gradus JL, Rosellini AJ, Horváth-Puhó E, Street AE, Galatzer-Levy I, Jiang T, Lash TL, Sørensen HT. Prediction of Sex-Specific Suicide Risk Using Machine Learning and Single-Payer Health Care Registry Data From Denmark. JAMA Psychiatry. 2019 Oct 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31642880
  9. Banducci AN, McCaughey VK, Gradus JL, Street AE. The associations between deployment experiences, PTSD, and alcohol use among male and female veterans. Addict Behav. 2019 11; 98:106032.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31336265
  10. 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 03 01; 188(3):493-499.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30576420
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