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

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 9/17/2018

    Gradus JL. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Death From Suicide. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018 Sep 17; 20(11):98. PMID: 30221328.

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  • Published on 8/28/2018

    Nillni YI, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Gradus JL, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Mental health, psychotropic medication use, and menstrual cycle characteristics. Clin Epidemiol. 2018; 10:1073-1082. PMID: 30214312.

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  • Published on 8/20/2018

    Jiang T, Veres K, Körmendiné Farkas D, Lash TL, Toft Sørensen H, Gradus JL. Post-traumatic stress disorder and incident fractures in the Danish population. Osteoporos Int. 2018 Nov; 29(11):2487-2493. PMID: 30128766.

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  • Published on 8/12/2018

    Fink DS, Gradus JL, Keyes KM, Calabrese JR, Liberzon I, Tamburrino MB, Cohen GH, Sampson L, Galea S. Subthreshold PTSD and PTSD in a prospective-longitudinal cohort of military personnel: Potential targets for preventive interventions. Depress Anxiety. 2018 Nov; 35(11):1048-1055. PMID: 30099820.

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  • Published on 6/21/2018

    Bullman T, Schneiderman A, Gradus JL. Relative Importance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in Predicting Risk of Suicide among a Cohort of Vietnam Veterans. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2018 Jun 21. PMID: 29926933.

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  • Published on 4/24/2018

    Ahern TP, Veres K, Jiang T, Farkas DK, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL. Adjustment disorder and type-specific cancer incidence: a Danish cohort study. Acta Oncol. 2018 Oct; 57(10):1367-1372. PMID: 29688114.

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  • Published on 4/10/2018

    Lee DJ, Kearns JC, Wisco BE, Green JD, Gradus JL, Sloan DM, Nock MK, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. A longitudinal study of risk factors for suicide attempts among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2018 07; 35(7):609-618. PMID: 29637667.

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  • Published on 11/20/2017

    Dardis CM, Vento SA, Gradus JL, Street AE. Labeling of deployment sexual harassment experiences among male and female veterans. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Jul; 10(4):452-455. PMID: 29154590.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Medici CR, Gradus JL, Pedersen L, Sørensen HT, Østergaard SD, Christiansen CF. No Impact of Preadmission Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use on Risk of Depression and Anxiety After Critical Illness. Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct; 45(10):1635-1641. PMID: 28920927.

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  • Published on 7/25/2017

    Gradus JL, King MW, Galatzer-Levy I, Street AE. Gender Differences in Machine Learning Models of Trauma and Suicidal Ideation in Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. J Trauma Stress. 2017 Aug; 30(4):362-371. PMID: 28741810.

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