Faculty Associates

Joseph Thomas III

Contact Information
Email: joseph.thomas.1@purdue.edu
Office: RHPH 502A Map
Phone: (765) 494-1477
Fax: (765) 496-1886
Homepage: Homepage
Professor of Pharmacy Practice

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B.S. Northeast Louisiana Pharmacy 1978
M.S. Purdue University Pharmacy Administration 1982
Ph.D. Purdue University Pharmacy Administration 1983

Research Interests

Health Outcomes Research, dementia, and medication use patterns among the elderly

Teaching Interests

Health Economics and Public Policy, Health Outcomes Research

Selected Publications

DePalma, Glen, Huiping Xu, Kenneth E. Covinsky, Bruce A. Craig, Eric Stallard, Joseph Thomas, and Laura P. Sands. (2013). "Hospital readmission among older adults who return home with unmet need for ADL disability." The Gerontologist 53:454-461.

Xu, H., Kenneth E. Covinsky, Eric Stallard, Joseph Thomas, III, Laura P. Sands. (2012). Insufficient help for ADL disabilities and risk for all-cause hospitalization. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60, 927-933.

Bharmal, Murtuza and Thomas III, Joseph.(2005). Cost of Dementia Among Community Dwelling Patients. (Abstract) Value in Health, 8 (3) 391.

Hema Viswanathan, Murtuza F. Bharmal, and Joseph Thomas III. (2005). "Prevalence and Correlates of Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing Among Ambulatory Older Patients in the Year 2001: Comparison of Three Explicit Criteria." Clinical Therapeutics, 27 (1): 88-99.

Shuvayu S. Sen; Rezaul K Khandker, David Roth, and Joseph, Thomas III. (2005). "A One-Year Comparison of Cost and Outcomes of Angioplasty in Stent and Nonstent Patients." American Journal of Therapeutics. 12 (3): 210-217.

Vasilisa Sazonov Kocevar, Joseph Thomas III, Linus Honsson, Erkka Valovirta, Frederik Kristensen, Hans Bisgaard. (2005). "Association Between Allergic Rhinitis and Hospital Resource Use Among Asthmatic Children in Norway." Allergy, 60: 338-342.

Joseph Thomas III, Walter L. Straus, and Bernard S. Bloom. (2002). Over-the-Counter Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Risk of Gastrointestinal Symptoms. The American Journal of Gastroenterology, 97 (9) 2215-2219.

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