Description of Research Expertise
Dr. Harris' research centers on opioid prescribing, substance use disorders, treatment delivery and innovation in primary care, cost modeling, and the evaluation of national drug policy initiatives.
Harris RA: Drug overdose deaths among non-Hispanic Black men in the US: Age-specific projections through 2025 AJPM Focus : 2023.
Harris RA, Mandell DS: Years of Life Lost to Drug Overdose Among Black Female Individuals in the US, 2015-2021 JAMA Psychiatry : 2022.
Harris RA, Campbell K, Calderbank T, Dooley P, Aspero H, Maginnis J, O’Donnell N, Coviello D, French R, Bao Y, Mandell DS, Bogner HR, Lowenstein M.: Integrating peer support services into primary care-based OUD treatment: Lessons from the Penn integrated model HealthCare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation : 2022.
Harris RA: Sex and drug overdose mortality trends, 1999-2020 JAMA Psychiatry : 2022.
Harris RA: Race, overdose deaths, and years of lost life JAMA Pediatrics : 2022.
Harris RA, Mandell DS, Gross R: A national opioid tax is a promising way to raise revenue for treatment programs, but there are problems JAMA Health Forum : 2022.
Harris RA, Aronowitz S, French R, Mandell DS.: It’s time for Pa. to stop allowing overdose deaths to be treated like homicides. The Philadelphia Inquirer : 2021.
Harris RA, Mandell DS, Kampman KM, Bao Y, Campbell K, Cidav Z, Coviello DM, French R, Livesey C, Lowenstein M, Lynch KG, McKay JR, Oslin DW, Wolk CB, Bogner HR: Collaborative care in the treatment of opioid use disorder and mental health conditions in primary care: A clinical study protocol Contemporary Clinical Trials : 2021.
Harris RA, Kanzler HR, Chang K-M, Doubeni CA, Gross R.: Long-term use of hydrocodone vs. oxycodone in primary care Drug and Alcohol Dependence 205 : 2019.
Harris RA: Prescription opioid type and the likelihood of prolonged opioid use after orthopaedic surgery Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 27 (9): 423-429,2019.
Harris RA, Haberer JE, Musinguzi N, Chang KM, Schechter CB, Doubeni CA, Gross R: Predicting short-term interruptions of antiretroviral therapy from summary adherence data: Development and test of a probability model PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194713 : 2018.
Harris RA, Xue X, Selwyn PA.: Housing stability and medication adherence among HIV-positive individuals in antiretroviral therapy: A meta-analysis of observational studies in the U.S. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 74 (3): 309-317,2017.
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