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Jill S Avrunin, MS


Division of Healthcare Quality

  • Biostatistician, Center for Quality of Care Research

759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
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  • MS, Biostatistics
    University of Massachusetts Amherst

Areas of Interest

  • Analysis of health data to improve the quality and safety of medical care

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Selected Publications

  • Costanza ME, Luckmann R, Stoddard AM, White MJ, Stark JR, Avrunin JS, Rosal MC, Clemow L: Using tailored telephone counseling to accelerate the adoption of colorectal cancer screening. Cancer Detection and Prevention, 2007, 31:191-198.

  • Gehlbach, SH, Avrunin JS, Puleo E: Trends in hospital care for hip fractures. Osteoporosis International, 2007, 18:585-591.

  • Gehlbach, SH, Avrunin JS, Puleo E, Spaeth R: Fracture risk and antiresorptive medication use in older women in the USA. Osteoporosis International, 2007, 18:805-810.

  • Bennett GG, Wolin KY, Avrunin JS, Stoddard AM, Sorensen G, Barbeau E, Emmons KM: Does race/ethnicity moderate the association between job strain and leisure time physical activity? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2006, 32:60-67.

  • Costanza ME, Luckmann R, Stoddard AM, Avrunin JS, White MJ, Stark JR, Clemow L, Rosal MC: Applying a stage model of behavior change to colon cancer screening. Preventive Medicine, 2005, 41:707-719.

  • Fagan P, Eisenberg M, Frazier L, Stoddard AM, Avrunin JS, Sorensen G: Employed adolescents and beliefs about self-efficacy to avoid smoking. Addictive Behaviors, 2003, 28:613-626.

  • Sorensen G, Emmons K, Stoddard AM, Linnan L, Avrunin J: Do social influences contribute to occupational differences in quitting smoking and attitudes toward quitting? American Journal of Health Promotion, 2002, 16:135-141.

  • Costanza ME, Stoddard AM, Luckmann R, White MJ, Avrunin JS, Clemow L: Promoting Mammography: Results of a randomized trial of telephone counseling and a medical practice intervention. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2000, 19:39-46.