Julia Prentice, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
General Psychiatry

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
MSPH, University of California, Los Angeles
AB, Grinnell College

Dr. Prentice is Director of the Health Care Financing and Economics (HCFE) group at the VA Boston Healthcare System and holds faculty appointments in the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and Public Health. Her current research focuses on the comparative effectiveness of medications and the validation of access metrics using patient-level outcomes. This work utilizes econometric methods to supplement randomized trial evidence with data analyses based on quasi-experimental designs. These results have allowed her to identify health risks of medication regimes not identified by other approaches. Her research on access to care in veteran populations has helped to shape national Department of Veterans Affairs policies for collecting and evaluating appointment wait times in responses to recent VA access crises. She is co-principal investigator of the Partnered Evidence Based Resource Center (PEPReC) that provides timely, rigorous data analysis to support the development of high-priority policy, planning, and management initiatives and randomized program evaluations within VA healthcare.

VA Boston Healthcare System

Personnel agreement for research services of Julia Prentice
07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

Hemoglobin A1c Variability as a Risk Factor for Diabetes Complications
07/01/2022 - 06/30/2024 (Subcontract PI)
Boston VA Research Institute, Inc. NIH NIDDK

Hemoglobin A1c Variability as a Risk Factor for Diabetes Complications
03/01/2019 - 02/28/2023 (Subcontract PI)
President & Fellows of Harvard College on behalf of Harvard Medical School NIH NIDDK

Health Economics and Health Services Research Planning and Support
05/01/2016 - 08/31/2021 (Multi PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: David Henderson, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System

Personnel agreement for research services of Julia Prentice
09/30/2010 - 07/31/2012 (Subcontract PI)
Boston VA Research Institute, Inc. NIH NHLBI


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  1. Osei-Poku GK, Prentice JC, Easter SR, Diop H. Delivery at an inadequate level of maternal care is associated with severe maternal morbidity. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2024 Mar 02. PMID: 38432412
  2. Osei-Poku GK, Prentice JC, Peeler M, Bernstein SN, Iverson RE, Schiff DM. Risk of Severe Maternal Morbidity in Birthing People With Opioid Use Disorder. Womens Health Issues. 2023; 33(5):524-531.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37423777
  3. Conlin PR, Zhang L, Li D, Nelson RE, Prentice JC, Mohr DC. Association of hemoglobin A1c stability with mortality and diabetes complications in older adults with diabetes. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2023 Apr; 11(2).View Related Profiles. PMID: 37024152; PMCID: PMC10083809; DOI: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2022-003211;
  4. Mohr DC, Zhang L, Prentice JC, Nelson RE, Li D, Pleasants E, Conlin PR. Association of hemoglobin A1c time in range with risk for diabetes complications. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2022 Jul; 10(4).View Related Profiles. PMID: 35820708; PMCID: PMC9277370; DOI: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2021-002738;
  5. Vaidya AU, Benavidez GA, Prentice JC, Mohr DC, Conlin PR, Griffith KN. A novel dataset of predictors of mortality for older Veterans living with type II diabetes. Data Brief. 2022 Apr; 41:108005.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35282179; PMCID: PMC8904241; DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2022.108005;
  6. Lin MY, Mishra G, Ellison J, Osei-Poku G, Prentice JC. Differences in patient outcomes after outpatient GI endoscopy across settings: a statewide matched cohort study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2022 Jun; 95(6):1088-1097.e17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34979119
  7. Wong ES, Done N, Zhao M, Woolley AB, Prentice JC, Mull HJ. Comparing total medical expenditure between patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants vs warfarin for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: evidence from VA-Medicare dual enrollees. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2021 Aug; 27(8):1056-1066.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34337995; PMCID: PMC10391145; DOI: 10.18553/jmcp.2021.27.8.1056;
  8. Prentice JC, Mohr DC, Zhang L, Li D, Legler A, Nelson RE, Conlin PR. Increased Hemoglobin A1c Time in Range Reduces Adverse Health Outcomes in Older Adults With Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2021 08; 44(8):1750-1756.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34127496; PMCID: PMC8385473; DOI: 10.2337/dc21-0292;
  9. Zhao MJY, Prentice JC, Mohr DC, Conlin PR. Association between hemoglobin A1c variability and hypoglycemia-related hospitalizations in veterans with diabetes mellitus. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2021 01; 9(1).View Related Profiles. PMID: 33431600; PMCID: PMC7802724; DOI: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001797;
  10. Griffith KN, Prentice JC, Mohr DC, Conlin PR. Predicting 5- and 10-Year Mortality Risk in Older Adults With Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2020 08; 43(8):1724-1731.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32669409; PMCID: PMC7372062; DOI: 10.2337/dc19-1870;
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