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Elena Losina, PhD
Associate Research Associate, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Robert W. Lovett Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Bassett IV, Coleman SM, Giddy J, Bogart LM, Chaisson CE, Ross D, Flash MJ, Govender T, Walensky RP, Freedberg KA, Losina E. Barriers to Care and 1-Year Mortality Among Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected People in Durban, South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 01; 74(4):432-438.

2. Katz JN, Smith SR, Yang HY, Martin SD, Wright J, Donnell-Fink LA, Losina E. Value of History, Physical Examination, and Radiographic Findings in the Diagnosis of Symptomatic Meniscal Tear Among Middle-Aged Subjects With Knee Pain. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Apr; 69(4):484-490.

3. Ramirez-Avila L, Regan S, Cloete C, Crankshaw T, Rabideau DJ, Freedberg KA, Parker RA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Bassett IV. Adolescent Linkage to Care After a Large-scale Transfer From a Hospital-based HIV Clinic to the Public Sector in South Africa. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Mar; 36(3):311-313.

4. Parker RA, Rabideau DJ, Sax PE, Tierney C, Daar ES, Collier AC, Losina E, Freedberg KA. The Impact of Medication Adherence on Virologic Failure in A5202, A Randomized, Partially-Blinded, Phase 3B Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 01.

5. Messier SP, Callahan LF, Beavers DP, Queen K, Mihalko SL, Miller GD, Losina E, Katz JN, Loeser RF, Quandt SA, DeVita P, Hunter DJ, Lyles MF, Newman J, Hackney B, Jordan JM. Weight-loss and exercise for communities with arthritis in North Carolina (we-can): design and rationale of a pragmatic, assessor-blinded, randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Feb 22; 18(1):91.

6. Suter LG, Smith SR, Katz JN, Englund M, Hunter DJ, Frobell R, Losina E. Projecting Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis and Total Knee Replacement in Individuals Sustaining a Complete Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear in Early Adulthood. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Feb; 69(2):201-208.

7. Smith SR, Katz JN, Collins JE, Solomon DH, Jordan JM, Suter LG, Yelin EH, David Paltiel A, Losina E. Cost-Effectiveness of Tramadol and Oxycodone in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Feb; 69(2):234-242.

8. MacFarlane LA, Yang H, Collins JE, Guermazi A, Jones MH, Teeple E, Xu L, Losina E, Katz JN. Associations among meniscal damage, meniscal symptoms and knee pain severity. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Dec 30.

9. Von Keudell AG, Thornhill TS, Katz JN, Losina E. Mortality Risk Assessment of Total Knee Arthroplasty and Related Surgery After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Open Orthop J. 2016; 10:706-716.

10. Dave AJ, Selzer F, Losina E, Usiskin I, Collins JE, Lee YC, Band P, Dalury DF, Iorio R, Kindsfater K, Katz JN. The association of pre-operative body pain diagram scores with pain outcomes following total knee arthroplasty. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 May; 25(5):667-675.