Sarah Anne Axeen, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Research Emergency Medicine
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
    AHRQ R36HS024251Sep 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Santillanes G, Axeen S, Lam CN, Menchine M. National trends in mental health-related emergency department visits by children and adults, 2009-2015. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Dec 20. PMID: 31902702.
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    2. Seabury SA, Axeen S, Pauley G, Tysinger B, Schlosser D, Hernandez JB, Heun-Johnson H, Zhao H, Goldman DP. Measuring The Lifetime Costs Of Serious Mental Illness And The Mitigating Effects Of Educational Attainment. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Apr; 38(4):652-659. PMID: 30933598.
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    3. Heun-Johnson H, Seabury SA, Menchine M, Claudius I, Axeen S, Lakshmanan A. Association between maternal serious mental illness and adverse birth outcomes. J Perinatol. 2019 05; 39(5):737-745. PMID: 30850757.
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    4. Axeen S. Trends in Opioid Use and Prescribing in Medicare, 2006-2012. Health Serv Res. 2018 10; 53(5):3309-3328. PMID: 29532477.
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    5. Axeen S, Seabury SA, Menchine M. Emergency Department Contribution to the Prescription Opioid Epidemic. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 06; 71(6):659-667.e3. PMID: 29373155.
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    6. Romley JA, Axeen S, Lakdawalla DN, Chernew ME, Bhattacharya J, Goldman DP. The Relationship between Commercial Health Care Prices and Medicare Spending and Utilization. Health Serv Res. 2015 Jun; 50(3):883-96. PMID: 25429755.
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    7. Chernew M, Goldman D, Axeen S. How much savings can we wring from Medicare? N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 06; 365(14):e29. PMID: 21991979.
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