• 591 Citations
  • 11 h-Index

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Area of Expertise

My work is focused on comparative effectiveness research, outcomes research, health analytics, and economic evaluation of health care interventions. These multidisciplinary research areas have generated more than 40 peer reviewed publications. I have co-authored a book chapter on Economic Development and Population Health in a book titled Reinventing Public Health: Policies and Practices for a Healthy Nation. As an investigator, I have received federal- level funding for my work analyzing prescription trends, medication exposure and effectiveness, and identifying ways for improving care.

Education/Academic qualification

PharmD, University Of Texas At Houston

BPharm, University of Dhaka

MPharm, University of Dhaka

MBA, University of Dhaka

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Rafia Rasu is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 11 Similar Profiles

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.


Research Output

  • 591 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Editorial

Trends for and Clinical Factors Associated with Choice of Oral P2Y12 Inhibitors for Patients on Chronic Dialysis

Jain, N., Hunt, S. L., Cui, H., Phadnis, M. A., Mahnken, J. D., Shireman, T. I., Dai, J., Mehta, J. L. & Rasu, R. S., 1 Oct 2019, In : Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. 33, 5, p. 511-521 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Determinants of opioid prescribing for nonmalignant chronic pain in US outpatient settings

    Rasu, R. S. & Knell, M. E., 1 Mar 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 3, p. 524-532 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    Impact of polypharmacy on seniors' self-perceived health status

    Rasu, R., Agbor-Bawa, W. & Rianon, N., 1 Aug 2017, In : Southern Medical Journal. 110, 8, p. 540-545 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Lumbar spine surgeries and medication usage during hospital stay: One-center perspective

    Sharma, N. K., Olotu, B., Mathew, A., Waitman, L. R. & Rasu, R., 1 Jan 2017, In : Hospital Pharmacy. 52, 11, p. 774-780 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Assessing prescribing trends of adjuvant medication therapy in outpatients with a diagnosis of noncancer chronic pain

    Rasu, R. S., Vossen, R. K. & Knell, M. E., 19 Dec 2016, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 33, 9, p. 786-792 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle