The goal of this application for an Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral, and Population Sciences is to allow Dr. Goodwin to reduce his administrative responsibilities so that he can devote 70% time to mentoring junior faculty and other trainees in health services/outcomes research in cancer care and to his own research in cancer control. Goodwin has studied patterns of cancer care for 20 years, using methodologies such as examination of large administrative databases, population-based interview studies, and a randomized prospective community-based trial of an intervention to improve care. His recent research encompasses several themes, including: * factors affecting adoption of new cancer treatments over time; * disparities in cancer care by age and ethnicity; * population-based estimates of toxicities of commonly used cancer treatments;estimates of provider-level performance in cancer care; * development and validation of algorithms to identify incident cancer, cancer treatments, and outcomes in Medicare data He has been a successful mentor for doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty. Over the past decade seven of his mentees have obtained K-awards and six others have R-01s or other federal funding. The Established Investigator Award will allow him to step down as PI of the Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center so that he can concentrate on research and mentoring in cancer care.

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National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Baillargeon, Jacques; Urban, Randall J; Kuo, Yong-Fang et al. (2014) Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Older Men Receiving Testosterone Therapy. Ann Pharmacother 48:1138-1144
Goodwin, James S; Jaramillo, Elizabeth; Yang, Liu et al. (2014) Is anyone listening? Variation in PSA screening among providers for men 75+ before and after United States Preventive Services Task Force recommendations against it: a retrospective cohort study. PLoS One 9:e107352
Vargas, Gabriela M; Sheffield, Kristin M; Parmar, Abhishek D et al. (2014) Trends in treatment and survival in older patients presenting with stage IV colorectal cancer. J Gastrointest Surg 18:369-77
Djukom, Clarisse; Porro, Laura J; Mrazek, Amy et al. (2014) Dual inhibition of PI3K and mTOR signaling pathways decreases human pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor metastatic progression. Pancreas 43:88-92
Mittal, Sahil; Lin, Yu-Li; Tan, Alai et al. (2014) Limited life expectancy among a subgroup of medicare beneficiaries receiving screening colonoscopies. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:443-450.e1
Parekh, Trisha M; Raji, Mukaila; Lin, Yu-Li et al. (2014) Hypoglycemia after antimicrobial drug prescription for older patients using sulfonylureas. JAMA Intern Med 174:1605-12
Tan, Alai; Kuo, Yong-Fang; Goodwin, James S (2014) Potential overuse of screening mammography and its association with access to primary care. Med Care 52:490-5
Singh, Siddhartha; Lin, Yu-Li; Kuo, Yong-Fang et al. (2014) Variation in the risk of readmission among hospitals: the relative contribution of patient, hospital and inpatient provider characteristics. J Gen Intern Med 29:572-8
Lee, Jinhyung; Kuo, Yong-Fang; Goodwin, James S (2013) The effect of electronic medical record adoption on outcomes in US hospitals. BMC Health Serv Res 13:39
Tan, Alai; Kuo, Yong-Fang; Goodwin, James S (2013) Predicting life expectancy for community-dwelling older adults from Medicare claims data. Am J Epidemiol 178:974-83

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