Jaimie L. Gradus, DMSc, DSc, MPH

Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Jaimie Gradus
617.358.3324
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Jaimie L. Gradus is an Associate Professor Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She received her BA in psychology from Stony Brook University, her MPH with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics and DSc in epidemiology at Boston University and her DMSc at Aarhus University. Dr. Gradus’s research interests are in the epidemiology of trauma and trauma-related disorders, with a particular focus on suicide outcomes. She was the winner of the 2009 Lilienfeld Student Prize from the Society for Epidemiologic Research for her paper on the association between PTSD and death from suicide in the population of Denmark. Dr. Gradus has been the recipient of multiple National Institute of Mental Health and foundation grant awards to conduct psychiatric epidemiologic research in both veterans and the general population.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Boston University School of Public Health, DSc
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Stony Brook University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/27/2021

    Martínez-Alés G, Jiang T, Keyes KM, Gradus JL. The Recent Rise of Suicide Mortality in the United States. Annu Rev Public Health. 2021 Oct 27. PMID: 34705474.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Jiang T, Gradus JL, Lash TL, Fox MP. Jiang et al. Respond to "Quantitative Bias Analysis". Am J Epidemiol. 2021 09 01; 190(9):1844-1845. PMID: 34467403.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Jiang T, Gradus JL, Lash TL, Fox MP. Addressing Measurement Error in Random Forests Using Quantitative Bias Analysis. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 09 01; 190(9):1830-1840. PMID: 33517416.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Jiang T, Veres K, Farkas DK, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Correction to: Post-traumatic stress disorder and incident fractures in the Danish population. Osteoporos Int. 2021 Sep; 32(9):1907. PMID: 34264356.

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  • Published on 8/19/2021

    Browne KC, Stohl M, Bohnert KM, Saxon AJ, Fink DS, Olfson M, Cerda M, Sherman S, Gradus JL, Martins SS, Hasin DS. Prevalence and Correlates of Cannabis Use and Cannabis Use Disorder Among U.S. Veterans: Results From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC-III). Am J Psychiatry. 2021 Aug 19; appiajp202120081202. PMID: 34407625.

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  • Published on 8/11/2021

    Jiang T, Nagy D, Rosellini AJ, Horváth-Puhó E, Keyes KM, Lash TL, Galea S, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Suicide prediction among men and women with depression: A population-based study. J Psychiatr Res. 2021 10; 142:275-282. PMID: 34403969.

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  • Published on 6/24/2021

    Nixon RDV, King MW, Smith BN, Gradus JL, Resick PA, Galovski TE. Predicting response to Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: A machine-learning approach. Behav Res Ther. 2021 09; 144:103920. PMID: 34252700.

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  • Published on 5/28/2021

    Street AE, Jiang T, Horváth-Puhó E, Rosellini AJ, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Stress Disorders and the Risk of Nonfatal Suicide Attempts in the Danish Population. J Trauma Stress. 2021 May 28. PMID: 34048069.

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  • Published on 4/20/2021

    Gradus JL, Rosellini AJ, Horváth-Puhó E, Jiang T, Street AE, Galatzer-Levy I, Lash TL, Sørensen HT. Predicting Sex-Specific Non-Fatal Suicide Attempt Risk Using Machine Learning and Data from Danish National Registries. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33877265.

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  • Published on 4/20/2021

    Gradus JL, Lash TL, Rosellini AJ, Galatzer-Levy I, Street AE, Jiang T, Horváth-Puhó E, Sørensen HT. Preventing suicide-related behaviors: on the need for cumulative scientific evidence and the potential of new methodologic directions. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33878158.

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