Description of Research Expertise:
Health Services Research - palliative care integration into oncology care
Health Services Research - serious illness communication
Perez GK1, 2, Gareen IF3, 4, Sicks J4, Lathan C5, 6, Carr A7, Kumar P8, Ponzani C5, Hyland K7, 9, Park ER7, 5., Author information, 1, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, 100 Cambridge Street, 15th floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org., 2, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. email@example.com., 3, Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, USA., 4, Center for Statistical Sciences, Providence: Racial Differences in Smoking-related Disease Risk Perceptions Among Adults Completing Lung Cancer Screening: Follow-up Results from the ACRIN/NLST Ancillary Study. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019 Aug;6(4):676-685. doi: 10.1007/s40615-019-00566-z. Epub 2019 Feb 8. 6 (4): 676-685,2019.
Japuntich SJ1, Kumar P2, Pendergast JF3, Juarez Caballero GY4, Malin JL5, Wallace RB6, Chrischilles EA6, Keating NL7, Park ER8, 9., Author information, 1, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI., 2, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA., 3, Department of Biostatistics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC., 4, Iowa City, IA., 5: Smoking Status and Survival Among a National Cohort of Lung and Colorectal Cancer Patients. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Mar 30;21(4):497-504. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty012. 21 (4): 497-504,2019.
Orr AR1, Lefler D1, Deshpande C2, Kumar P3., Author information, 1, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA., 2, Department of Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA., 3, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.: Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as a Mediastinal Mass with Pulmonary Artery Invasion. Case Rep Hematol. 2018 Apr 12;2018:3915319. doi: 10.1155/2018/3915319. eCollection 2018. : 2018.
Kumar P1, Wright AA1, Hatfield LA1, Temel JS1, Keating NL1., Author information, 1, Pallavi Kumar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Alexi A. Wright, Laura A. Hatfield, Jennifer S. Temel, and Nancy L. Keating, Harvard Medical School, and Nancy L. Keating, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.: Family Perspectives on Hospice Care Experiences of Patients with Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Feb;35(4):432-439. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.68.9257. Epub 2016 Dec 19. 35 (4): 432-439,2017.
Kumar P, Gareen IF, Lathan C, Sicks JD, Perez GK, Hyland KA, Park ER.: Racial Differences in Tobacco Cessation and Treatment Usage After Lung Screening: An Examination of the National Lung Screening Trial Oncologist 21 (1): 40-49,2016.
Kumar P, Hatfield L, Wright A, Temel J, Keating N.: Associations between hospice use and end-of-life (EOL) care outcomes in patients with advanced cancer - A National, Prospective Cohort Study
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium
33 (29): suppl 29S,2015.
Pallavi Kumar and Ryan J. Sullivan: The Ethics of Randomized Trials in Oncology BRAF Targets in Melanoma: Biological Mechanisms, Resistance, and Drug Discovery 82 : 85-103,2015.
Kumar P, Temel JS: End-of-Life Care Discussions in Patients With Advanced Cancer J Clin Oncol 31 (27): 3315-9,2013.
Kumar P, Moy B: Cancer Health Disparities and the Cost of Cancer Care: Payment Model Issues Natl Compr Canc Netw 11 (6): 633-6,2013.
Kumar P, Sepucha K, Chang Y, Belkora J, Lee CN, Partridge AH, Feibelmann S, Moy B: Risk perceptions in Localized Breast Cancer ASCO National Meeting, Chicago, IL 31 (15): 2013.