Sarah Axeen, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Research Emergency Medicine
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Phone+1 213 821 7959
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    Sarah Axeen, Ph.D, is an Assistant Professor of Research at the Keck School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Axeen’s research focuses on understanding the drivers of and evaluating solutions to the growing problem of opioid use and abuse in the United States. She also examines the impact of state level policies on mental and behavioral health care outcomes. In addition to her research on opioids, she has explored geographic variation in health care and the relationship between changes in commercial prices and spending and utilization in Medicare. Prior to coming to Keck, she was a postdoctoral fellow with the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

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    Measuring and Combating Prescription Opioid Use and Abuse in Medicare
    NIH R36HS024251Sep 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Interrupted Time Series Analysis: Patient Characteristics and Rates of Opioid-Use-Disorder-Related Emergency Department Visits in the Los Angeles County Public Hospital System during COVID-19. Healthcare (Basel). 2023 Mar 29; 11(7). Johnson E, Axeen S, Vosooghi A, Lam CN, Bluthenthal R, Schneberk T. PMID: 37046906; PMCID: PMC10093818.
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    2. Characteristics and Outcomes of 360 Consecutive COVID-19 Patients Discharged From the Emergency Department With Supplemental Oxygen. Ann Emerg Med. 2023 01; 81(1):14-19. Terp S, Reichert Z, Burner E, Randhawa J, Axeen S, Messina M, Dworkis DA, Menchine M, Lam CN, Banerjee J, Spellberg B, Arora S. PMID: 36334954; PMCID: PMC9629795.
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    3. Behavioral Health Risk Factors for Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use in Adolescence. Pediatrics. 2021 09; 148(3). Cho J, Kelley-Quon LI, Barrington-Trimis JL, Kechter A, Axeen S, Leventhal AM. PMID: 34400572; PMCID: PMC8936437.
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    4. Association Between Race/Ethnicity and Disparities in Health Care Use Before First-Episode Psychosis Among Privately Insured Young Patients. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 03 01; 78(3):311-319. Heun-Johnson H, Menchine M, Axeen S, Lung K, Claudius I, Wright T, Seabury SA. PMID: 33355626; PMCID: PMC7758828.
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    5. Who Stayed Home Under Safer-at-Home? Impacts of COVID-19 on Volume and Patient-Mix at an Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med. 2021 Feb 08; 22(2):234-243. Lam CN, Axeen S, Terp S, Burner E, Dworkis DA, Arora S, Menchine M. PMID: 33856306; PMCID: PMC7972372.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    6. The Association Between Hospital Characteristics and Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act Citation Events. Med Care. 2020 09; 58(9):793-799. Terp S, Seabury SA, Axeen S, Pines JM, Lam CN, Arientyl V, Menchine M. PMID: 32826744; PMCID: PMC8630639.
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    7. Differences in Comorbidities Between Children and Youth With Suicide Attempts Versus Ideation Presenting to the Emergency Department. Arch Suicide Res. 2022 Jan-Mar; 26(1):280-289. Claudius I, Axeen S. PMID: 32758078.
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    8. Rubber Meeting the Road: Access to Comprehensive Stroke Care in the Face of Traffic. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 06; 27(6):457-460. Dworkis DA, Axeen S, Arora S. PMID: 31989714.
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    9. National trends in mental health-related emergency department visits by children and adults, 2009-2015. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 12; 38(12):2536-2544. Santillanes G, Axeen S, Lam CN, Menchine M. PMID: 31902702.
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    10. Measuring The Lifetime Costs Of Serious Mental Illness And The Mitigating Effects Of Educational Attainment. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 04; 38(4):652-659. Seabury SA, Axeen S, Pauley G, Tysinger B, Schlosser D, Hernandez JB, Heun-Johnson H, Zhao H, Goldman DP. PMID: 30933598; PMCID: PMC6597007.
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    11. Association between maternal serious mental illness and adverse birth outcomes. J Perinatol. 2019 05; 39(5):737-745. Heun-Johnson H, Seabury SA, Menchine M, Claudius I, Axeen S, Lakshmanan A. PMID: 30850757; PMCID: PMC6503973.
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    12. Trends in Opioid Use and Prescribing in Medicare, 2006-2012. Health Serv Res. 2018 10; 53(5):3309-3328. Axeen S. PMID: 29532477; PMCID: PMC6153155.
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    13. Emergency Department Contribution to the Prescription Opioid Epidemic. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 06; 71(6):659-667.e3. Axeen S, Seabury SA, Menchine M. PMID: 29373155.
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    14. The Relationship between Commercial Health Care Prices and Medicare Spending and Utilization. Health Serv Res. 2015 Jun; 50(3):883-96. Romley JA, Axeen S, Lakdawalla DN, Chernew ME, Bhattacharya J, Goldman DP. PMID: 25429755; PMCID: PMC4450935.
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    15. How much savings can we wring from Medicare? N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 06; 365(14):e29. Chernew M, Goldman D, Axeen S. PMID: 21991979; PMCID: PMC6408136.
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