My career portfolio and thought journals

Research Posters, Publications, and Presentations

Below you can find my research publications and presentations at local, state, national, and international conferences. When relevant, I have included abstracts, PDF reprints, and full manuscripts following the citation.


PUBLICATIONS
Joshua D. Brown, Richard L. Sheer, Kyle D. Null, Margaret K. Pasquale, Reiko Sato (2016). The Relative Burden of Community-acquired Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Seniors. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. In Press

Kyle D. Null, Keran Moll, Alesia Sadosky, Margaret K. Pasquale, Joseph C. Cappelleri, Bruce Parsons (2016). Trends Associated with Implementing and Lifting a Pregabalin Step Therapy Policy. The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits. Vol 8(2): e17-e24. PDF REPRINT

Rohan Mahabaleshwarkar, Yi Yang, Manasi Datar, John P. Bentley, Matthew Strum, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null. (2013). Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes Associated with Concomitant Use of Clopidogrel and Proton Pump Inhibitors in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries. Current Medical Research & Opinion. Vol 29(4): 1-9.  ABSTRACT | PDF REPRINT

Kyle D. Null. New Mississippi Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Partner. Mississippi Pharmacist. 2011.

Su Bunniran, Erin R. Holmes and Kyle D. Null. “Bibliography of Pharmacy Administration Master’s Theses and Doctoral Dissertations, 2001-2005.” Journal of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management. 2007; 17(3/4): 117-147. ABSTRACT Invited

Kyle D. Null. Together we stand. Mississippi Pharmacist. 2004; 30(2): 8.


PODIUM PRESENTATIONS
Amod Athavale, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Judith P. Clark. Defining specialty drugs: An environmental scan and comparison of specialty drug lists. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 26th Annual Meeting & Expo. Tampa, FL. April 2-4, 2014. ABSTRACT Platinum Metal Award

Erica Rogers, Sean R. King, Kyle D. Null. The influence of functional health literacy on quality patient-pharmacist communication. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition. Orlando, FL. March 28-31, 2014. ABSTRACT

Rohan Mahabaleshwarkar, Yi Yang, Manasi Datar, John P. Bentley, Matthew Strum, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null. Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes Associated with Concomitant Use of Clopidogrel and Proton Pump Inhibitors in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting. Washington, D.C. June 2-6, 2012. ABSTRACT Student showcase presentation

Tasneem Lokhandwala, Yi Yang, Vennela Thumula, John P. Bentley, Matthew Strum, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null. Long Term Persistence with ACEI/ARB Therapy after Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis of the 2006-2007 Medicare 5% National Sample Data. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 21-25, 2011. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Kyle D. Null. “The role of perceived risk in consumer adoption of health-related technologies.” Podium presented at: Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference. Memphis, TN. June 18-20, 2010. PRESENTATION Received 1st place podium


POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Kyle D. Null, Yihua Xu, Margaret K. Pasquale, Chinyu Su, Amy Marren, James Harnett, Jack Mardekian, Ali Manuchehri, Paul Healey. Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Patterns and Cost of Care. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 21st Annual International Meeting. Washington, DC. May 21-25, 2016.

Richard Sheer, Kyle D. Null, Keith Szymanski, Lavanya Sudharshan, Margaret K. Pasquale. Understanding Predictors of Reaching Serum Uric Acid (sUA) Goal in Febuxostat Utilizers. Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting. Hollywood, FL. May 11-14, 2016.

Kyle D. Null, Yihua Xu, Margaret K. Pasquale, Chinyu Su, Amy Marren, James Harnett, Jack Mardekian, Ali Manuchehri, Paul Healey. Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Patterns and Cost of Care. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 28th Annual Meeting & Expo. San Francisco, CA. April 19-22, 2016.

Joshua D. Brown, Richard L. Sheer, Kyle D. Null, Margaret K. Pasquale, Reiko Sato. The Relative Burden of Community-acquired Pneumonia Hospitalizations Compared to Other Serious Conditions in the Older Population. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 28th Annual Meeting & Expo. San Francisco, CA. April 19-22, 2016.

Manasi Datar, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan III. Evaluation of Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Measures Among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Persistent Asthma. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 19th Annual International Meeting. Tampa, FL. May 31 – June 4, 2014.

Zainab Shahpurwala, Kyle D. Null, Judith P. Clark. Multi-opioid, multi-provider use in persons without cancer. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 19th Annual International Meeting. Tampa, FL. May 31 – June 4, 2014. ABSTRACT

Kyle D. Null, John P. Bentley, Donna West-Strum, Yi Yang. Refining the risk-adjusted capitated payment methodologies for Medicare Part C (CMS-HCC) and Part D (CMS-RxHCC) Plans Using the Medication Exposure Measure (MEM). Academy Health 2014 Annual Research Meeting. San Diego, CA. June 8-10, 2014. Encore Presentation

David Wamble, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan, III. An application of CDPS for case management selection in a fee-for-service Medicaid sample. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 26th Annual Meeting & Expo. Tampa, FL. April 2-4, 2014. ABSTRACT Gold Metal Award

Shannon P. Hardwick, Benjamin F. Banahan, Kyle D. Null, Judith P. Clark. Development and implementation of a Suboxone/Subutex treatment protocol edit. American Drug Utilization Review Society (ADURS) 2014 Symposium. DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort. Scottsdale, AZ. February 20-22, 2014. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Shannon P. Hardwick, Benjamin F. Banahan, Kyle D. Null, Judith P. Clark. Initial implementation of tablet splitting criteria in electronic prior authorization. American Drug Utilization Review Society (ADURS) 2014 Symposium. DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort. Scottsdale, AZ. February 20-22, 2014. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Sujith Ramachandran, Kyle D. Null, Shannon P. Hardwick, and Judith P. Clark. Identifying high cost patients in managed care: An application of fractal mathematics. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus 2013 Conference. San Antonio, TX. October 16-18, 2013. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Kyle D. Null, John P. Bentley, Donna West-Strum, Yi Yang. Refining the risk-adjusted capitated payment methodologies for Medicare Part C (CMS-HCC) and Part D (CMS-RxHCC) Plans Using the Medication Exposure Measure (MEM). International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 18th Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, LA. May 18-22, 2013. ABSTRACTPOSTER

Manasi Datar, Kyle D. Null, Shannon P. Hardwick, Judith P. Clark. Evaluation of Asthma-related Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Measures in the Mississippi Medicaid Population. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 18th Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, LA. May 18-22, 2013. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Sujith Ramachandran, Yi Yang, Shannon P. Hardwick, Judith P. Clark, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan III. Patterns of Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Children and Young Adults. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 18th Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, LA. May 18-22, 2013. POSTER

Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan, Judith P. Clark, Shannon P. Hardwick. One State Medicaid’s Strategy to Overcome Limitations to a Prescription Drug Cap Policy Using a 90 Day Maintenance List. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 25th Annual Meeting and Expo. San Diego. April 3-5, 2013. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Amod S. Athavale, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null, Shannon P. Hardwick, Judith P. Clark. Are You Counting Prescription Medication Utilization Correctly? International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting. Washington, D.C. June 2-6, 2012.  ABSTRACT | POSTER

Manasi Datar, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null, Shannon P. Hardwick, Judith P. Clark. Palavizumab (Synagis) Use and Outcomes among Medicaid Beneficiaries. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting. Washington, D.C. June 2-6, 2012. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Sarahmona Przybyla, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null, Shannon P. Hardwick, Judith P. Clark. HIV Treatment Guideline Compliance among Treatment Naïve Mississippi Medicaid Adult Beneficiaries. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting. Washington, D.C. June 2-6, 2012.  ABSTRACT | POSTER

Tasneem Lokhandwala, Yi Yang, Vennela Thumula, John P. Bentley, Matthew Strum, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null. Persistence with Clopidogrel as Secondary Prevention after Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis of a Medicare National Sample 2006-2007. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Seattle, WA. June 12-14, 2011. ABSTRACTPOSTER

Tasneem Lokhandwala, Yi Yang, Vennela Thumula, John P. Bentley, Matthew Strum, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null. Factors Associated with Time to Discontinuation of Statin Therapy after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Seattle, WA. June 12-14, 2011. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Khanna R, Dharmarajan S, Null KD, Bentley JP, Pace P, Banahan BF. Impact of a state Medicaid prescription cap policy on recipients’ healthcare utilization and costs. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Seattle, WA. June 12-14, 2011. ABSTRACT

Khanna R, Dharmarajan S, Null KD, Bentley JP, Pace P, Banahan BF.  Implementation of a state Medicaid prescription cap policy: Is there an impact on beneficiaries’ medical services utilization and costs?  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 21-25, 2011. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Sai Dharmarajan, Yi Yang, Amod Athavale, John P. Bentley, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan, III. Risk of Hospitalizations for Venous Thromboembolism in Atypical versus Typical Antipsychotic Users in a National Sample of Medicare Beneficiaries: a Claims Data Analysis. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 21-25, 2011. ABSTRACTPOSTER

Sai Dharmarajan, Yi Yang, Amod Athavale, John P. Bentley, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan, III. Risk of Hospitalization for Pneumonia Associated with the Use of Atypical versus Typical Antipsychotics in a National Sample of Medicare Beneficiaries. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 21-25, 2011. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Sai Dharmarajan, Yi Yang, Amod Athavale, John P. Bentley, Kyle D. Null, Benjamin F. Banahan, III. Risk of Hip Fractures in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries Using Atypical or Conventional Antipsychotics: A Propensity Score Analysis. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 21-25, 2011. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Tasneem Lokhandwala, Yi Yang, Vennela Thumula, John P. Bentley, Matthew Strum, Benjamin F. Banahan, III, Kyle D. Null. Predictors of Time to Discontinue Beta-blocker Therapy following Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis of the Medicare 5% National Sample Data 2006-2007. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. May 21-25, 2011. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Kyle D. Null, Alicia S. Bouldin, David J. McCaffrey III, Benjamin F. Banahan III. The role of perceived risk in consumer acceptance of health-related technologies. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition. Seattle, WA. March 25-28, 2011. ABSTRACT | BACKGROUND PAPERPOSTER

Kyle D. Null, John P. Bentley, Kim G. Adcock, David J. McCaffrey. “The relationship between quantitative-based admissions criteria and performance in a drug literature evaluation course.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. July 10-14, 2010. ABSTRACT | POSTER

John Bentley, Kim G. Adcock, Kyle D. Null. “Assessment of an integrated drug literature evaluation course.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. July 10-14, 2010.  ABSTRACTPOSTER

Gayatri Gopal, Clive Mendonca, Kyle D. Null. “Students’ perceptions of mentoring in a pharmacy program.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. July 13-18, 2007. ABSTRACT | POSTER

Gayatri Gopal, Clive Mendonca, Kyle D. Null. “Students’ perceptions of mentoring in a pharmacy program.” The University of Mississippi Sigma Xi Poster Competition. Oxford, MS. March 2007. POSTER

Kyle D. Null, Raven Worthy, Debbie S. King, T. Kristopher Harrell. “Cardiovascular risk factor awareness and general dietary habits of high school students.” University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Medicine Research Day. Jackson, MS. May 2005.

J. Todd Dear, BF Hood, Debbie S. King, T. Kristopher Harrell, Tesa L. Henry, Kyle D. Null, TT Hoang, Debbie A. Frazier, Sara L. Noble.  “Provider awareness of cardiovascular complications associated with anti-inflammatory therapy.”  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 39th Annual Midyear Meeting.  Orlando, FL. December 5-9, 2004.

Tesa L. Henry, Kyle D. Null, J. Todd Dear, Debbie S. King, B Owens, Smith M, Dianna H. McGowan. “Participation in pharmacy professional organizations: perceptions of Mississippi pharmacists.” American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 39th Annual Midyear Meeting. Orlando, FL. December 5-9, 2004.

Owens B, Smith M, Henry TL, Dear JT, Null KD. “Perceptions of quality and value in pharmacy professional organizations.” Mississippi Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) Annual Meeting.  Choctaw, MS. July 2004.


CONTINUING EDUCATION
Joseph A. Dikun and Kyle D. Null. The Arrival of Biosimilar Drugs in Health-System Pharmacy Practice. Continuing education program to be presented at the 2014 Mississippi Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) 61st Annual Meeting. Natchez Convention Center & Grand Hotel. Natchez, MS. July 19, 2014.

Kyle D. Null. Effectively targeting overuse/abuse and strategies for intervention. Continuing Education program to be presented at the 2014 American Drug Utilization Review Society (ADURS) Annual Symposium. DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort. Scottsdale, AZ. February 20-22, 2013.

Kyle D. Null. “Statistics Primer for the Practicing Pharmacist – Part 2.” Presentation to pharmacists and pharmacy externs. North Mississippi Medical Center. Tupelo, MS. March 3, 2006.

Kyle D. Null. “Statistics Primer for the Practicing Pharmacist – Part 1.” Presentation to pharmacists and pharmacy externs. North Mississippi Medical Center. Tupelo, MS. February 22, 2006.