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Leroy R. Thacker II, Ph.D.

Term Associate Professor
Biostatistician
Department of Family and Community Health Nursing

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P.O. Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567

Phone: (804) 828-7879
Email: s2lrthac@vcu.edu

TEACHING: Currently I teach Nursing 605, Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement, a core course in the DNP program.  In addition, I am a guest lecturer on multiple topics in Nursing 702, Advanced Statistical Methods, a core course in the PhD program.

RESEARCH: My research expertise includes the analysis of survival data, mixed linear methodology and biostatistical consulting.  I currently have productive research collaborations with the Departments of Hepatology and Neonatology in the School of Medicine and with the Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

SERVICE: I am a member of the American Statistical Association and the Virginia Academy of Science.  Within the School of Nursing I serve on both the DNP and PhD Curriculum Committees as well as faculty search committees.

Education

  • Ph.D., Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
  • M.S., Mathematical Sciences/Statistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
  • B.S., Mathematics, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia

Awards & Honors

  • Chi Beta Phi, National Scientific Honor Society

  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2010

Major Research Funding 

  • Biostatistician, Spectrum of Neuro-cognitive Impairment in Cirrhosis, Jasmohan Bajaj, (NIH #RO1), 2011 – 2016
  • Co-investigator/biostatistician, Intestinal Ischemia as Stimulus for Systemic Inflammatory Response after Cardiac Arrest, Mary Peberdy, American Heart Association (Mid-Atlantic Affiliate), 2013 – 2015
  • Biostatistician, Hepatic Encephalopathy in Alcoholic Cirrhosis: A Systems Biology Approach, Jasmohan Bajaj, (NIH #RO1), 2010 – 2014
  • Co-investigator/biostatistician, Computer vs. therapist-Delivered Brief interventions for drug abuse in Primary Care, Dace Svikis-Pickens, (NIH #R01), 2008 – 2014
  • Biostatistician, Probiotic Yogurt for the Treatment of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy, Jasmohan Bajaj, (NIH #UO1), 2009 – 2013
  • Co-investigator/biostatistician, VCU Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health, Jerome Strauss, (NIH #K12), 2007 – 2012
  • Biostatistician, The Project on Societal Distress, Steven Woolf, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 2010 – 2012
  • Biostatistician, Differential Diagnosis of Sensory Over Responses, Shelly Lane, Wallace Research Foundation, 2010 – 2011
  • Biostatistician, Creating Community Health Equity Reports to Inform Policy and Practice, Steven Woolf, (NIH #RC2), 2009 – 2011

Selected Publications

  • Bajaj, JS, White, MB, Unser, AB, Ganapathy, D, Fagan, A, Gavis, EA, Sterling, RK, Heuman, DM, Matherly, S, Puri, P, Sanyal, AJ, Luketic, V, Fuchs, M, Siddiqui, MS, Stravitz, RT, John, B, Thacker, LR and Wade, JB (2016).  Cirrhotic patients have good insight into their daily functional impairment despite prior hepatic encephalopathy: Comparison with PROMIS norms.  Metabolic Brain Disease.  doi: 10.1007/s11011-016-9860-8.  PMID: 27344317.
  • Ahluwalia, V, Wade, JB, White, MB, Gilles, HS, Heuman, DM, Fuchs, M, Gavis, EA, Fagan, A, Tinsley, F, Ganapathy, D, Thacker, LR, Sterling, RK, Stravitz, RT, Puri, P, Sanyal, AJ, Siddiqui, MS, Matherly, S, Luketic, V, Steinberg, J, Moeller, FG and Bajaj, JS (2016).  Liver Transplantation.  doi: 10.1002/lt.24498.  PMID: 27339647.
  • Menzies, V, Thacker, LR 2nd, Mayer, SD, Young, AM, Evans, S and Barstow, L (2016).  Polypharmacy, opioid use and fibromyalgia: A secondary analysis of clinical trial data.  Biological Research for Nursing.  doi: 10.1177/1099800416657636.  PMID: 27432456
  •  Keyser-Marcus, L, Thacker, LR, Burroughs, TK, Johns, A and Vassileva, J (2016).  Impulsivity and attentional bias in cocaine dependence: Does familia; substance misuse contribute to neurobehavioral performance? Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry.  doi: 10.1007/s40501-016-0086-5.

  • Lyon, D, Kelly, D, Walter, W, Bear, H, Thacker, L and Elswick, RK (2015).  Randomized sham controlled trial of cranial microcurrent stimulation for symptoms of depression, anxiety, pain, fatigue and sleep disturbances in women receiving chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.  SpringerPlus, Vol 4:369. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1151-z
  • Dusing, SC, Brown, SE, Van Drew, CM, Thacker, LR, Hendricks-Munoz, KD (2015).  Supporting play exploration and early development intervention (SPEEDI) from NICU to home: A feasibility study.  Pediatric Physical Therapy, Vol 27, No. 3, pp: 267-274.
  • Wolver, SE, Stultz, JS, Aggarwal, A, Thacker, L and Banas, C (2015).  Provider and patient perceptions of an external medication history function.  Journal of Patient Safety.  PMID: 26101998.
  • Price, SK, Gray, LA and Thacker, LR (2015).  Enhanced engagement: An intervention pilot for mental health promotion among low-income women in a community home visiting program.  Best Practices in Mental Health, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp: 69-82.
  • Hendricks-Munoz, KD, Parikh, HI, Xu, P, Fettweis, JM, Kim, Y, Louie, M, Buck, GA, Thacker, LR and Sheth, NU (2015).  Skin-to-skin care and the development of the preterm oral microbiome.  American Journal of Perinatology.  PMID: 26007311.
  • Reddy, KR, O’Leary, JG, Kamath, PS, Fallon, MB, Biggins, SW, Wong, F, Patton, HM, Garcia-Tsao, G, Subramanian, RM, Thacker, LR and Bajaj, JS (2015).  High risk of delisting or death in liver transplant candidates following infections: Results from NACSELD.  Liver Transplantation.  doi: 10.1002/lt.24139.  PMID: 25845966.
  • Baja, JS, Betrapally, NS, Hylemon, PB, Heuman, DM, Daita, K, White, MB, Unser, A, Thacker, LR, Sanyal, AJ, Kang, DJ, Sikaroodi, M, Gillevet, PM (2015).  Salivary microbiota reflects changes in gut microbiota in cirrhosis with hepatic encephalopathy. Hepatology.  doi: 10.1002/hep.27819.  PMID: 25820757.
  • Fox, JR, Thacker, LR, Hendricks-Munoz, KD (2015).  Early detection tool of intestinal dysfunction: Impact on necrotizing enterocolitis severity. American Journal of Perinatology.  PMID: 25799177.
  • Shah, KB, Flattery, MP, Smallfield, MC, Merinar, G, Tang, DG, Sheldon, EH, Thacker, LR, Kasirajan, V, Cooke, RH and Hess, ML (2015).  Surveillance endomyocardial biopsy in the modern era produces low diagnostic yield for cardiac allograft rejection. Transplantation.  PMID: 25706277.
  • Patel, AV, Wade, JB, Thacker, LR, Sterling, RK, Siddiqui, MS, Stravitz, RT, Sanyal, AJ, Luketic, V, Puri, P, Fuchs, M, Matherly, S, White, MB, Unser, A, Heuman, DM and Bajaj, JS. (2014) Cognitive reserve modulated health-related quality of life in patients with cirrhosis independent of covert hepatic encephalopathy and MELD score.  Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.09.049. PMID: 25445772.
  • Patidar, KR, Thacker, LR, Wade, JB, Sterling, RK, Sanyal, AJ, Siddiqui, MS, Matherly, SC, Stravitz, RT, Puri, P, Luketic, VA, Fuchs, M, White, MB, Noble, NA, Unser, AB, Gilles, H, Heuman, DM and Bajaj, JS (2014).  Covert hepatic encephalopathy is independently associated with poor survival and increased risk of hospitalization.  American Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 109, Number 11, pp. 1757-1763.  doi: 10.1038/ajg.2014.264.  PMID: 25178701.
  • Bajaj, JS, Thacker, LR, Leszczyszyn, D, Taylor, SA, Heuman, DM, Raman, S, Sterling, RK, Siddiqui, MS, Stravitz, RT, Sanyal, AJ, Puri, P, Luketic, V, Matherly, S, Fuchs, M, White, MB, Noble, NA, Unser, AB and Wade, JB (2014). Effects of obstructive sleep apnea on sleep quality, cognition and driving performance in patients with cirrhosis.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.08.028.  PMID: 25158922.
  • O’Leary, JG, Reddy, KR, Wong, F, Kamath, PS, Patton, HM, Biggins, SW, Fallon, MB, Garcia-Tsao., G, Subramanian, RM, Malik, R, Thacker, LR and Bajaj, JS (2014).  Long-term use of antibiotics and proton pump inhibitors predict development of infections in patients with cirrhosis.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.07.060.  PMID: 25130937.
  • Ahluwalia, V, Heuman, DM, Feldman, G, Wade, JB, Thacker, LR, Gavis, E, Gilles, H, Unser, A, White, MB and Bajaj, JS (2014).  Correction of hyponatremia improves cognition, quality of life and brain edema in cirrhosis.  Journal of Hepatology.  doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2014.07.033.  PMID: 25111174.
  • Dusing, SC, Izzo, T, Thacker, LR and Galloway, JC (2014).  Postural complexity influences development in infants born preterm with brain injury: Relating perception action theory to 3 cases.  Physical Therapy.  PMID: 24903116.
  • Bajaj, JS, Heuman, DM, Sterling, RK, Sanyal, AJ, Siddiqui, M, Matherly, S, Luketic, V, Stravitz, RT, Fuchs, M, Thacker, LR, Gilles, H, White, MB, Unser, A, Hovermale, J, Gavis, E, Noble, NA and Wade, JB (2014).  Validation of EncephalApp, Smartphone-based STROOP test for the diagnosis of covert hepatic encephalopathy. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.05.011. PMID: 24846278.
  • Keyser-Marcus, L, Alvanzo, A, Rieckmann, T, Thacker, L, Sepulveda, A, Forcehimes, A, Islam, LZ, Leisey, M, Stitzer, M and Svikis, DS (2014).  Trauma, gender and mental health symptoms in individuals with substance use disorders. Journal of Interpersonal violence.  PMID: 24811286.
  • Bajaj, JS, O’Leary, JG, Reddy, KR, Wong, F, Biggins, SW, Patton, H, Fallon, MB, Garcia-Tsao, G, Maliakkal, B, Malik, R, Subramanian, RM, Thacker, LR, Kamath, PS; on behalf of NACSELD (2014).  Survival in infection-related acute-on-chronic liver failure is defined by extra-hepatic organ failures.  Hepatology.  doi: 10.1002/hep.27077.  PMID: 24677131.
  • Bajaj, JS, Heuman, DM, Hylemon, PD, Sanyal, AJ, Puri, P, Sterling, RK, Luketic, V, Stravitz, RT, Siddiqui, MS, Fuchs, M, Thacker, LR, Wade, JB, Daita, K, Sistrun, S, White, MB, Noble, NA, Thorpe, Cm Kakiyama, G, Pandak, WM, Sikaroodi, M and Gillevet, PM (2014).  Randomized clinical trial: Lactobacillus GG modulates gut microbiome, metabolome and endotoxemia in patients with cirrhosis.  Alimentary Pharmacological Therapy.  doi: 10.1111/qpt.12695.  PMID: 24628464.
  • Dusing, SC, Izzo, TA, Thacker, LR and Galloway, JC (2014).  Postural complexity differs between infants born full term and preterm during the development of early behaviors.  Early Human Development, Vol. 90, Number 3, pp. 149-156.  doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2014.01.006. PMID: 24485170.  PMC3950939.
  • Nabi, E, Thacker, LR, Wade, JB, Sterling, RK, Stravitz, RT, Fuchs, M, Heuman, DM, Bouneva, I, Sanyal, AJ, Siddiqui, MS, Luketic, V, White, MB, Monteith, P, Noble, NA, Unser, A and Bajaj, JS (2013).  Diagnosis of covert hepatic encephalopathy without specialized tests.  Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2013.12.020.  PMID: 24362049.
  • Hogan, CJ, Ward, KR, Franzen, DS, Thacker, L and Sebastien, C (2013).  Is the evaluation of sublingual density of perfused capillaries in patients with heart failure a useful tool in the emergency ward?  American Journal of Emergency Medicine, doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.10.051. PMID: 24332909.
  • Koors, PD, Thacker, LR and Coelho, DH (2013).  Investigation of seasonal variability of vestibular neuronitis.  Journal of Laryngology and Otology, doi: 10.1017/S0022215113001977, PMID: 24063368.
  • Ondersma, SJ, Svikis, DS, Thacker, LR, Beatty, JR and Lockhart, N (2013).  Computer-delivered screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) for postpartum drug use: A randomized trial.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, doi:pii: S0740-5472(13)00178-5. 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.07.013, PMID: 24051077, NIHMS ID:NIHMS514245
  • Wong, F, O’Leary, JG, Reddy, KR, Patton, H, Kamath, PS, Fallon, MB, Garcia-Tsao, G, Subramanian, RM, Malik, R, Maliakkal, B, Thacker, LR and Bajaj, JS (2013).  New consensus definition of acute kidney injury accurately predicts 30-day mortality in patients with cirrhosis with infection. Gastroenterology, doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2013.08.051.  PMID: 23999172.
  • Brown, MJ, Thacker, LR and Cohen, SA (2013).  Association between adverse childhood experiences and diagnosis of cancer.  PLoS One, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065524. PMID:23776494.
  • Bitsko, MJ, Bean, MK, Bart, S, Foster, RH, Thacker, L and Francis, GL (2013).  Psychological treatment improves hemoglobin A1c outcomes in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.  Journal of Clinical Psychology  in Medical Settings, doi: 10.1007/s10880-012-9350-z.  PMID: 23712594.
  • Ahluwalia, V, Wade, JB, Thacker, LR, Kraft, KA, Sterling, RK, Stravitz, RT, Fuchs, M, Bouneva I, Puri, P, Sanyal, AJ, Gilles, H, Heuman, DM and Bajaj, JS (2013).  Differential impact of hyponatremia and hepatic encephalopathy on health-related quality of life and brain metabolite abnormalities in cirrhosis.  Journal of Hepatology, doi:pii: S0168-8278(13)00278-X. 10.1016/j.jhep.2013.04.023.  PMID:23665182.
  • Huizar, JF, Kaszala, K, Koneru, JN, Thacker, LR and Ellenbogen, KA (2013).  Comparison of different pacing strategies to minimize phrenic nerve stimulation in cardiac resynchronization therapy.  Journal of Cadiovascular Electrophysiology, doi: 10.1111/jce.12159.  PMID:23621543.
  • Bajaj, JS, Thacker, LR,  Heuman, DM, Fuchs, M, Sterling, RK, Sanyal, AJ, Uuri, P, Siddiqui, MS, Stravitz, RT, Bouneva, I, Luketic, V, Noble, N, White, MB, Monteith, P, Unser, A and Wade, JB (2013).  The stroop smartphone APP is a short and valid method to screen for minimal hepatic encephalopathy.  Hepatology, doi: 10.1002/hep.26309. PMID:23389962.
  • Stravitz, RT, Bowling, R, Bradford, RL, Key, NS, Glover, S, Thacker, LR and Gabriel, DA (2013).  Role of procoagulant microparticles in mediating complications and outcome of actute liver injury/acute liver failure.  Hepatology, doi: 10.1002/hep.26307. PMID:23389887.
  • Kakiyama, G, Pandak, WM, Gillevet, PM, Hylemon, PB, Heuman, DM, Daita, K, Takei, H, Muto, A, Nittono ,H, Ridlon, JM, White, MB, Noble, NA, Monteith, P, Fuchs, M, Thacker, LR, Sikaroodi, M and Bajaj JS (2013).  Modulation of the fecal bile acid profile by gut microbiota in cirrhosis.  Journal of Hepatology, doi:pii: S0168-8278(13)00016-0. PMID:23333527.
  • Koors, PD, Thacker, LR, and Coehlo, DH (2013).  ABR in the diagnosis of Vestibular Schwannomas; A Meta-Analysis.  American Journal of Otolaryngology,  doi:pii: S0196-0709(12)00260-8. PMID:23332407.
  • Jayaram, A, Sima, A, Barker, G and Thacker, LR (2012).  T-piece resuscitator versus self-inflating bag for preterm resuscitation – an institutional experience (2012).  Respiratory Care. doi: 10.4187/respcare.02109.  PMID: 23232739.
  • Bajaj, JS, O’Leary, JG, Reddy, KR, Wong, F, Olson, JC, Subramanian, RM, Brown, G, Noble, NA, Thacker, LR and Kamath, PS (2012).  Second infections independently increase mortality in hospitalized cirrhotic patients: The NACSELD experience.  Hepatology, doi: 10.1002/hep.25947. PMID:22806618.
  • Bajaj, JS, Thacker, LR, Heuman, DM, Sterling, RK, Stravitz, RT, Sanyal, AJ, Luketic, V, Fuchs, M, Gilles, HS and Wade, JB (2012).  Cognitive Performance as a predictor of hepatic encephalopathy in pre-transplant cirrhotic patients receiving psychoactive medications: A prospective study.  Liver Transplantation, doi: 10.1002/lt.23484. PMID:22674517.
  • Dusing, SC, Thacker, LR, Stergiou, N and Galloway, JC (2012).  Early complexity supports development of motor behaviors in the first six months of life.  Developmental Psychobiology, doi:10.1002/dev.21045. PMID:22573386.
  • Salam, M, Matherly, S, Farooq, IS, Stravitz, RT, Sterling, RK, Sanyal, AJ, Gibson, DP, Wade, JB, Thacker, LR, Heuman, DM, Fuchs, M, Puri, P, Luketic, V, Bickston, SJ and Bajaj, JS (2012).  Modified-orientation log to assess hepatic encephalopathy.  Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vol. 35, Issue 8, pp. 913-920, doi:10.1111/j.1365.2036.2012.05038.x. PMID:22348593.
  • Reynolds, S, Lane, SJ and Thacker L (2012).  Sensory processing, physiological stress and sleep behaviors in children with and without autism spectrum disorders.  Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 246-257, doi:10.3928/15394492-20110513-02.
  • Huizar, JF, Kaszala, K, Koneru, J, Kowalski, M, Thacker, LR 2nd, Wood, MA and Ellenbogen, KA (2012).  Disparity in left ventricular stimulation among different pacing configurations in cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 140-146. PMID:22199009.
  • Hogan, CJ, Ward, KR, Pittman, RC, Kontos, MC and Thacker, LR (2011).  Impact of congestive heart failure treatment on peripheral microvascular tissue oxygenation.  Congestive Heart Failure, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp.294-302, doi:10.1111/j.1751-7133.2011.00225.x. PMID:22103921.
  • Ramakrishan, V and Thacker, LR (2011).  Population attributable fraction as a measure of heritability in dichotomous twin data.  Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation, doi:10.1080/03610918.2011.592246.
  • Wade, JB, Riddle, DL and Thacker, LR (2011).  Is pain catastrophizing a stable trait or dynamic state in patients scheduled for knee arthroplasty?  Clinical Journal of Pain, doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318226c3e2. PMID:22001663.
  • Bajaj, JS, Ridlon, JM, Hylemon, PB, Thacker, LR, Heuman, DM, Smith, S, Sikaroodi, M and Gillevet, PM (2011).  Linkage of gut microbiome with cognition in hepatic encephalopathy. American Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00190.2011. PMID:21940902.
  • Bajaj, JS, Thacker, LR, Wade, JB, Sanyal, AJ, Heuman, DM, Sterling, RK, Gibson, DP, Stravitz, RT, Puri, P, Fuchs, M, Luketic, V, Nobel, N, White, M, Bell, D and Revicki, DA (2011).  PROMIS computerized adaptive tests are dynamic instruments to measure health-related quality of life in patients with cirrhosis.  Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vol. 34, Issue 9, pp. 1123-1132. PMID:21929591.
  • Bajaj, JS, Thacker, LR, Heuman, DM, Gibson, DP, Sterling, RK, Stravitz, TR, Fuchs, M, Sanyal, AJ and Wade, JB (2011).  Driving simulation can improve insight into impaired driving skills in cirrhosis.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s10620-011-1888-3. PMID:21901255.
  • Hogan, CJ, Ward, KR, Franzen, DS, Rajendran, B and Thacker, LR (2011).  Sublingual tissue perfusion improves during emergency treatment of acute decompensated heart failure.  The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2011.06.005. PMID:21871763.
  • Coelho, DH, Thacker, LR and Hsu, DW (2011).  Variability in the management of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, doi: 10.1177/0194599811412721. PMID:21690271.
  • Huizar JF, Kaszala K, Potfay J, Minisi AJ, Lesnefsky EJ, Abbate A, Mezzaroma E, Chen Q, Kukreja RC, Hoke NN, Thacker LR 2nd, Ellenbogen KA, Wood MA (2011).  Left ventricular systolic dysfunction by ventricular ectopy: A novel model for PVC induced cardiomyopathy. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.111.962381. PMID:21576277.
  • Bajaj JS, Wade JB, Gibson DP, Heuman DM, Thacker LR, Sterling RK, Stravitz RT, Luketic V, Fuchs M, White MB, Bell DE, Gilles H, Morton K, Noble N, Puri P, Sanyal AJ (2011).  The multi-dimensional burden of cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy on patients and caregivers.  The American Journal of Gastroenterology, doi: 10.1038/ajg.2011.157. PMID:21556040.
  • Kelly, NR, Mazzeo, SE, Evans, RK, Stern, M, Thacker, LF, Thorton, LM and Laver, JH (2011).  Physical activity, fitness and psychosocial functioning in obese adolescents.  Mental Health and Physical Activity, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 31-37. doi: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2010.11.001.
  • Hogan, CJ, Ward, KR, Kontos, MC and Thacker, LR (2011).  Peripheral oxygenation improves during ED treatment of acute heart failure. American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.10.019.
  • Peng, A, Dodson, KM, Thacker, LR, Kierce, J, Shapiro J and Baldassari, CM (2011).  Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  Vol. 137, Number 1, pp. 42-46.
  • Rahbar, L, Moxley, G, Carleton, D, Brannen, J, Thacker, L, Waterhouse, EJ and Roberts, WN (2010).  Rheumatology subspeciality choice is driven by identifiable strong motivations, including intellectual interest.  Arthritis Care and Research, Vol. 62, Issue 12, pp. 1796-1804.
  • Lane, SJ, Reynolds, S and Thacker, L (2010).  Sensory over-responsivity and ADHD: differentiating using electrodermal responses, cortisol and anxiety.  Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, Vol. 4, Article 8, pp. 1-11.
  • Leung AM, Vu HN, Nguyen KA, Thacker LR and Bear HD (2010).  Effects of Surgical Excision on Survival of Patients with Stage IV Breast Cancer.  The Journal of Surgical Research, Vol. 161, Number 1, pp. 83-88.

 

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