Julia Prentice, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry
General Psychiatry

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
MSPH, University of California, Los Angeles

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 Boston University 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

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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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; DOI: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001797;
  4. 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; DOI: 10.2337/dc19-1870;
  5. Peracca SB, Jackson GL, Lamkin RP, Mohr DC, Zhao M, Lachica O, Prentice JC, Grenga AM, Gifford A, Chapman JG, Weinstock MA, Oh DH. Implementing Teledermatology for Rural Veterans: An Evaluation Using the RE-AIM Framework. Telemed J E Health. 2021 02; 27(2):218-226.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32343924
  6. Yee CA, Legler A, Davies M, Prentice J, Pizer S. Priority access to health care: Evidence from an exogenous policy shock. Health Econ. 2020 03; 29(3):306-323.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31999884; DOI: 10.1002/hec.3982;
  7. Prentice JC, Bell SK, Thomas EJ, Schneider EC, Weingart SN, Weissman JS, Schlesinger MJ. Association of open communication and the emotional and behavioural impact of medical error on patients and families: state-wide cross-sectional survey. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 11; 29(11):883-894. PMID: 31959717
  8. Griffith KN, Li D, Davies ML, Pizer SD, Prentice JC. Call center performance affects patient perceptions of access and satisfaction. Am J Manag Care. 2019 09 01; 25(9):e282-e287.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31518100
  9. Done N, Oh DH, Weinstock MA, Whited JD, Jackson GL, King HA, Peracca SB, Elwy AR, Prentice JC. VA Telederm study: protocol for a stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial to compare access to care for a mobile app versus a workstation-based store-and-forward teledermatology process. BMJ Open. 2018 12 14; 8(12):e022218.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30552249; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022218;
  10. Done N, Roy AM, Yuan Y, Pizer SD, Rose AJ, Prentice JC. Guideline-concordant initiation of oral anticoagulant therapy for stroke prevention in older veterans with atrial fibrillation eligible for Medicare Part D. Health Serv Res. 2019 02; 54(1):128-138.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30417341; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13079;
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