• 564 Citations
  • 11 h-Index

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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

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003

MBA, University of Dhaka

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

MPharm, University of Dhaka

Award Date: 1 Jan 2001

BPharm, University of Dhaka

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

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Research Output

  • 564 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 31 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Editorial

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

  • 1 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

  • Macro and micro level usage of outcomes research in pharmacy practices

    Rasu, R. S., May 2016, In : Hospital Pharmacy. 51, 5, p. 351-352 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial