Stephen A. Deppen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery Associate Professor of Medicine
Ph.D., Epidemology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.S., Environmental Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IndianaM.A., Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TennesseeB.S., Finance; Economics, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee
Godfrey CM, Shipe ME, Welty VF, Maiga AW, Aldrich MC, Montgomery C, Crockett J, Vaszar LT, Regis S, Isbell JM, Rickman OB, Pinkerman R, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Maldonado F, Blume JD, Deppen SA, Grogan EL. The Thoracic Research Evaluation and Treatment 2.0 Model: A Lung Cancer Prediction Model for Indeterminate Nodules Referred for Specialist Evaluation. Chest [print-electronic]. 2023 Nov; 164(5): 1305-14. PMID: 37421973, PMCID: PMC10635839, PII: S0012-3692(23)00810-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2023.06.009, ISSN: 1931-3543.

Paez R, Rowe DJ, Deppen SA, Grogan EL, Kaizer A, Bornhop DJ, Kussrow AK, Barón AE, Maldonado F, Kammer MN. Assessing the clinical utility of biomarkers using the intervention probability curve (IPC). Cancer Biomark [print-electronic]. 2023 Oct 10/28/2023; PMID: 38073376, PII: CBM230054, DOI: 10.3233/CBM-230054, ISSN: 1875-8592.

Marmor HN, Kammer MN, Deppen SA, Shipe M, Welty VF, Patel K, Godfrey C, Billatos E, Herman JG, Wilson DO, Kussrow AK, Bornhop DJ, Maldonado F, Chen H, Grogan EL. Improving lung cancer diagnosis with cancer, fungal, and imaging biomarkers. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg [print-electronic]. 2023 Sep; 166(3): 669-678.e4-678.e4. PMID: 36792410, PMCID: PMC10287834, PII: S0022-5223(22)01354-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2022.12.014, ISSN: 1097-685X.

Craig DJ, Crawford EL, Chen H, Grogan EL, Deppen SA, Morrison T, Antic SL, Massion PP, Willey JC. TP53 mutation prevalence in normal airway epithelium as a biomarker for lung cancer risk. BMC Cancer. 2023 Aug 8/23/2023; 23(1): 783. PMID: 37612638, PMCID: PMC10464352, PII: 10.1186/s12885-023-11266-7, DOI: 10.1186/s12885-023-11266-7, ISSN: 1471-2407.

Marmor HN, Xiao D, Godfrey CM, Nesbitt JC, Gillaspie EA, Lambright ES, Bacchetta M, Moe DM, Deppen SA, Grogan EL. Short-term outcomes of robotic-assisted transthoracic diaphragmatic plication. J Thorac Dis [print-electronic]. 2023 Apr 4/28/2023; 15(4): 1605-13. PMID: 37197490, PMCID: PMC10183526, PII: jtd-15-04-1605, DOI: 10.21037/jtd-22-442, ISSN: 2072-1439.

Paez R, Kammer MN, Balar A, Lakhani DA, Knight M, Rowe D, Xiao D, Heideman BE, Antic SL, Chen H, Chen SC, Peikert T, Sandler KL, Landman BA, Deppen SA, Grogan EL, Maldonado F. Longitudinal lung cancer prediction convolutional neural network model improves the classification of indeterminate pulmonary nodules. Sci Rep. 2023 Apr 4/15/2023; 13(1): 6157. PMID: 37061539, PMCID: PMC10105767, PII: 10.1038/s41598-023-33098-y, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-33098-y, ISSN: 2045-2322.

Marmor HN, Deppen SA, Welty V, Kammer MN, Godfrey CM, Patel K, Maldonado F, Chen H, Starnes SL, Wilson DO, Billatos E, Grogan EL. Improving Lung Cancer Diagnosis with CT Radiomics and Serum Histoplasmosis Testing. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2023 Mar 3/6/2023; 32(3): 329-36. PMID: 36535650, PMCID: PMC10128087, PII: 711744, DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-22-0532, ISSN: 1538-7755.

Marmor HN, Zorn JT, Deppen SA, Massion PP, Grogan EL. Biomarkers in Lung Cancer Screening: a Narrative Review. Curr Chall Thorac Surg [print-electronic]. 2023 Feb 2/25/2023; 5: PMID: 37016707, PMCID: PMC10069480, PII: 5, DOI: 10.21037/ccts-20-171, ISSN: 2664-3278.

Sun Y, Wu J, Yoon HS, Buchowski MS, Cai H, Deppen SA, Steinwandel MD, Zheng W, Shu XO, Blot WJ, Cai Q. Associations of Dietary Intakes of Carotenoids and Vitamin A with Lung Cancer Risk in a Low-Income Population in the Southeastern United States. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Oct 10/21/2022; 14(20): PMID: 36291941, PMCID: PMC9600198, PII: cancers14205159, DOI: 10.3390/cancers14205159, ISSN: 2072-6694.

Milder CM, Howard SC, Ellis ED, Deppen SA. Deep Breaths: A Systematic Review of the Potential Effects of Employment in the Nuclear Industry on Mortality from Non-Malignant Respiratory Disease. Radiat Res. 2022 Oct 10/1/2022; 198(4): 396-429. PMID: 35943867, PMCID: PMC9704034, PII: 484862, DOI: 10.1667/RADE-21-00014.1, ISSN: 1938-5404.

Kammer MN, Rowe DJ, Deppen SA, Grogan EL, Kaizer AM, Barón AE, Maldonado F. The Intervention Probability Curve: Modeling the Practical Application of Threshold-Guided Decision-Making, Evaluated in Lung, Prostate, and Ovarian Cancers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 Sep 9/2/2022; 31(9): 1752-9. PMID: 35732292, PMCID: PMC9491691, PII: 705066, DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-22-0190, ISSN: 1538-7755.

Marmor HN, Jackson L, Gawel S, Kammer M, Massion PP, Grogan EL, Davis GJ, Deppen SA. Improving malignancy risk prediction of indeterminate pulmonary nodules with imaging features and biomarkers. Clin Chim Acta [print-electronic]. 2022 Sep 9/1/2022; 534: 106-14. PMID: 35870539, PMCID: PMC10057862, PII: S0009-8981(22)01241-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2022.07.010, ISSN: 1873-3492.

Kammer MN, Deppen SA, Antic S, Jamshedur Rahman SM, Eisenberg R, Maldonado F, Aldrich MC, Sandler KL, Landman B, Massion PP, Grogan EL. The impact of the lung EDRN-CVC on Phase 1, 2, & 3 biomarker validation studies. Cancer Biomark. 2022; 33(4): 449-65. PMID: 35491773, PII: CBM210382, DOI: 10.3233/CBM-210382, ISSN: 1875-8592.

Xu K, Gao R, Tang Y, Deppen SA, Sandler KL, Kammer MN, Antic SL, Maldonado F, Huo Y, Khan MS, Landman BA. Extending the value of routine lung screening CT with quantitative body composition assessment. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng [print-electronic]. 2022; 12032: PMID: 36303578, PMCID: PMC9604426, PII: 120321L, DOI: 10.1117/12.2611784, ISSN: 0277-786X.

Marmor HN, Pike M, Zhao ZA, Ye F, Deppen SA. Risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 related mortality and hospitalization before vaccination: A meta-analysis. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2022; 2(11): e0001187. PMID: 36962687, PMCID: PMC10021978, PII: PGPH-D-22-00926, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001187, ISSN: 2767-3375.

Kammer MN, Lakhani DA, Balar AB, Antic SL, Kussrow AK, Webster RL, Mahapatra S, Barad U, Shah C, Atwater T, Diergaarde B, Qian J, Kaizer A, New M, Hirsch E, Feser WJ, Strong J, Rioth M, Miller YE, Balagurunathan Y, Rowe DJ, Helmey S, Chen SC, Bauza J, Deppen SA, Sandler K, Maldonado F, Spira A, Billatos E, Schabath MB, Gillies RJ, Wilson DO, Walker RC, Landman B, Chen H, Grogan EL, Barón AE, Bornhop DJ, Massion PP. Integrated Biomarkers for the Management of Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Dec 12/1/2021; 204(11): 1306-16. PMID: 34464235, PMCID: PMC8786067, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.202012-4438OC, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Sandler KL, Haddad DN, Paulson AB, Osterman TJ, Scott CC, Poulos EA, Deppen SA. Women screened for breast cancer are dying from lung cancer: An opportunity to improve lung cancer screening in a mammography population. J Med Screen [print-electronic]. 2021 Dec; 28(4): 488-93. PMID: 33947284, DOI: 10.1177/09691413211013058, ISSN: 1475-5793.

Shipe ME, Baechle JJ, Deppen SA, Gillaspie EA, Grogan EL. Modeling the impact of delaying surgery for early esophageal cancer in the era of COVID-19. Surg Endosc [print-electronic]. 2021 Nov; 35(11): 6081-8. PMID: 33140152, PMCID: PMC7605488, PII: 10.1007/s00464-020-08101-6, DOI: 10.1007/s00464-020-08101-6, ISSN: 1432-2218.

Shipe ME, Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Haddad DN, Gillaspie EA, Maldonado F, Kozower BD, Grogan EL. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Fibrinolysis vs Thoracoscopic Decortication for Early Empyema. Ann Thorac Surg [print-electronic]. 2021 Nov; 112(5): 1632-8. PMID: 33253674, PMCID: PMC8155089, PII: S0003-4975(20)32032-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.11.005, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Freno DR, Shipe ME, Levack MM, Shah AS, Deppen SA, O'Leary JM, Grogan EL. Modeling the impact of delaying transcatheter aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the era of COVID-19. JTCVS Open [print-electronic]. 2021 Sep; 7: 63-71. PMID: 34124697, PMCID: PMC8184875, PII: S2666-2736(21)00154-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.xjon.2021.06.006, ISSN: 2666-2736.

Shipe ME, Haddad DN, Deppen SA, Kozower BD, Grogan EL. Modeling the Impact of Delaying the Diagnosis of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer During COVID-19. Ann Thorac Surg [print-electronic]. 2021 Jul; 112(1): 248-54. PMID: 33091367, PMCID: PMC7571353, PII: S0003-4975(20)31698-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.08.025, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Shipe ME, Beeghly-Fadiel A, Deppen SA, English W, Grogan EL. Modeling the Impact of Delaying Bariatric Surgery due to COVID-19: a Decision Analysis. Obes Surg [print-electronic]. 2021 Mar; 31(3): 1387-91. PMID: 33104988, PMCID: PMC7587518, PII: 10.1007/s11695-020-05054-6, DOI: 10.1007/s11695-020-05054-6, ISSN: 1708-0428.

Shipe ME, Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Edwards GC, Marmor HN, Pinkerman R, Smith GT, Lio E, Wright JL, Shah C, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Preoperative coronary artery calcifications in veterans predict higher all-cause mortality in early-stage lung cancer: a cohort study. J Thorac Dis. 2021 Mar; 13(3): 1427-33. PMID: 33841935, PMCID: PMC8024847, PII: jtd-13-03-1427, DOI: 10.21037/jtd-20-2102, ISSN: 2072-1439.

Shipe ME, Deppen SA, Sullivan S, Kammer M, Starnes SL, Wilson DO, Massion PP, Grogan EL. Validation of Histoplasmosis Enzyme Immunoassay to Evaluate Suspicious Lung Nodules. Ann Thorac Surg [print-electronic]. 2021 Feb; 111(2): 416-20. PMID: 32682756, PMCID: PMC8162727, PII: S0003-4975(20)31149-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.101, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Zheng NS, Warner JL, Osterman TJ, Wells QS, Shu XO, Deppen SA, Karp SJ, Dwyer S, Feng Q, Cox NJ, Peterson JF, Stein CM, Roden DM, Johnson KB, Wei WQ. A retrospective approach to evaluating potential adverse outcomes associated with delay of procedures for cardiovascular and cancer-related diagnoses in the context of COVID-19. J Biomed Inform [print-electronic]. 2021 Jan; 113: 103657. PMID: 33309899, PMCID: PMC7728428, PII: S1532-0464(20)30285-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2020.103657, ISSN: 1532-0480.

Xu K, Gao R, Khan MS, Bao S, Tang Y, Deppen SA, Huo Y, Sandler KL, Massion PP, Heinrich MP, Landman BA. Development and Characterization of a Chest CT Atlas. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng [print-electronic]. 2021; 2021: PMID: 34531633, PMCID: PMC8442827, PII: 15961G, DOI: 10.1117/12.2580800, ISSN: 0277-786X.

Cui Y, Grogan EL, Deppen SA, Wang F, Massion PP, Bailey CE, Zheng W, Cai H, Shu XO. Mortality for Robotic- vs Video-Assisted Lobectomy-Treated Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2020 Oct; 4(5): pkaa028. PMID: 33215060, PMCID: PMC7660043, PII: pkaa028, DOI: 10.1093/jncics/pkaa028, ISSN: 2515-5091.

Kapoor S, Deppen SA, Paulson AB, Haddad D, Cook JP, Sandler KL. Education Level Predicts Appropriate Follow-Up of Incidental Findings From Lung Cancer Screening. J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2020 May; 17(5): 613-9. PMID: 31930985, PII: S1546-1440(19)31477-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.014, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Lynch KE, Deppen SA, DuVall SL, Viernes B, Cao A, Park D, Hanchrow E, Hewa K, Greaves P, Matheny ME. Incrementally Transforming Electronic Medical Records into the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership Common Data Model: A Multidimensional Quality Assurance Approach. Appl Clin Inform [print-electronic]. 2019 Oct; 10(5): 794-803. PMID: 31645076, PMCID: PMC6811349, DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1697598, ISSN: 1869-0327.

Polcz ME, Maiga AW, Brown LB, Deppen SA, Montgomery C, Rickman O, Grogan EL. The Impact of an Interventional Pulmonary Program on Nontherapeutic Lung Resections. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2019 Oct; 26(4): 287-9. PMID: 30958395, DOI: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000592, ISSN: 1948-8270.

Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Denton J, Matheny ME, Gillaspie EA, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Uptake of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lung Resections Within the Veterans Affairs for Known or Suspected Lung Cancer. JAMA Surg. 2019 Jun 6/1/2019; 154(6): 524-9. PMID: 30865221, PMCID: PMC6583397, PII: 2727989, DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0035, ISSN: 2168-6262.

Shipe ME, Deppen SA, Farjah F, Grogan EL. Developing prediction models for clinical use using logistic regression: an overview. J Thorac Dis. 2019 Mar; 11(Suppl 4): S574-S584-S584. PMID: 31032076, PMCID: PMC6465431, PII: jtd-11-S4-S574, DOI: 10.21037/jtd.2019.01.25, ISSN: 2072-1439.

Deppen SA, Massion PP, Blume J, Walker RC, Antic S, Chen H, Durkin MM, Wheat LJ, Grogan EL. Accuracy of a Novel Histoplasmosis Enzyme Immunoassay to Evaluate Suspicious Lung Nodules. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev [print-electronic]. 2019 Feb; 28(2): 321-6. PMID: 30341097, PMCID: PMC6363824, PII: 1055-9965.EPI-18-0169, DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0169, ISSN: 1538-7755.

Jones CC, Mercaldo SF, Blume JD, Wenzlaff AS, Schwartz AG, Chen H, Deppen SA, Bush WS, Crawford DC, Chanock SJ, Blot WJ, Grogan EL, Aldrich MC. Racial Disparities in Lung Cancer Survival: The Contribution of Stage, Treatment, and Ancestry. J Thorac Oncol [print-electronic]. 2018 Oct; 13(10): 1464-73. PMID: 29885480, PMCID: PMC6153049, PII: S1556-0864(18)30682-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtho.2018.05.032, ISSN: 1556-1380.

Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Mercaldo SF, Blume JD, Montgomery C, Vaszar LT, Williamson C, Isbell JM, Rickman OB, Pinkerman R, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Assessment of Fluorodeoxyglucose F18-Labeled Positron Emission Tomography for Diagnosis of High-Risk Lung Nodules. JAMA Surg. 2018 Apr 4/1/2018; 153(4): 329-34. PMID: 29117314, PMCID: PMC5910279, PII: 2661296, DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.4495, ISSN: 2168-6262.

Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Massion PP, Callaway-Lane C, Pinkerman R, Dittus RS, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Communication About the Probability of Cancer in Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules. JAMA Surg. 2018 Apr 4/1/2018; 153(4): 353-7. PMID: 29261826, PMCID: PMC5910256, PII: 2665416, DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.4878, ISSN: 2168-6262.

Nesbitt JC, Michaud NM, Brakebill A, Deppen SA, Williams P. Month-long cardiac surgery boot camp: A proposal to jumpstart resident training [editorial]. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar 3/17/2018; PMID: 29655539, PII: S0022-5223(18)30827-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.048, ISSN: 1097-685X.

Imdad A, Retzer F, Thomas LS, McMillian M, Garman K, Rebeiro PF, Deppen SA, Dunn JR, Woron AM. Impact of Culture-Independent Diagnostic Testing on Recovery of Enteric Bacterial Infections. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2017 Dec 12/26/2017; PMID: 29293941, PII: 4774957, DOI: 10.1093/cid/cix1128, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Pinkerman R, Callaway-Lane C, Massion PP, Dittus RS, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Baker D, Grogan EL. Timeliness of Care and Lung Cancer Tumor-Stage Progression: How Long Can We Wait?. Ann. Thorac. Surg [print-electronic]. 2017 Dec; 104(6): 1791-7. PMID: 29033012, PMCID: PMC5813822, PII: S0003-4975(17)30948-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.051, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Deppen SA, Blume J, Bobbey AJ, Shah C, Graham MM, Lee P, Delbeke D, Walker RC. 68Ga-DOTATATE Compared with 111In-DTPA-Octreotide and Conventional Imaging for Pulmonary and Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J. Nucl. Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun; 57(6): 872-8. PMID: 26769864, PMCID: PMC5362941, PII: jnumed.115.165803, DOI: 10.2967/jnumed.115.165803, ISSN: 1535-5667.

Deppen SA, Liu E, Blume JD, Clanton J, Shi C, Jones-Jackson LB, Lakhani V, Baum RP, Berlin J, Smith GT, Graham M, Sandler MP, Delbeke D, Walker RC. Safety and Efficacy of 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT for Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors. J. Nucl. Med [print-electronic]. 2016 May; 57(5): 708-14. PMID: 26769865, PMCID: PMC5362940, PII: jnumed.115.163865, DOI: 10.2967/jnumed.115.163865, ISSN: 1535-5667.

Maiga AW, Deppen SA, Pinkerman R, Grogan EL. A Successful Institutional Strategy to Increase the Number of Therapeutic Operations Among Patients With Lung Lesions. JAMA Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2): 193-4. PMID: 26465637, PMCID: PMC4758861, PII: 2456114, DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3253, ISSN: 2168-6262.

Deppen SA, Blume J, Grogan EL. A reply to Bertolaccini et al. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Feb; 10(2): e8-9. PMID: 25611234, PII: S1556-0864(15)32349-2, DOI: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000440, ISSN: 1556-1380.

Blume JD, Deppen SA, Grogan EL. Heterogeneity in meta-analysis of FDG-PET studies to diagnose lung cancer--reply [letter]. JAMA. 2015 Jan 1/27/2015; 313(4): 419-20. PMID: 25626042, PII: 2091980, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.16485, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Deppen SA, Grogan EL. Using Clinical Risk Models for Lung Nodule Classification. Semin. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2015; 27(1): 30-5. PMID: 26074107, PMCID: PMC4560348, PII: S1043-0679(15)00053-2, DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2015.04.001, ISSN: 1532-9488.

Julien JS, Lang R, Brown TN, Aldrich MC, Deppen SA, Wu H, Feurer ID, Tarpley M, Hill G, Tarpley J, Beauchamp RD, Grogan EL. Minority Underrepresentation in Academia: Factors Impacting Careers of Surgery Residents. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2014 Dec 12/1/2014; 1(4): 238-46. PMID: 25396113, PMCID: PMC4226069, DOI: 10.1007/s40615-014-0030-6, ISSN: 2197-3792.

Deppen SA, Blume JD, Aldrich MC, Fletcher SA, Massion PP, Walker RC, Chen HC, Speroff T, Degesys CA, Pinkerman R, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Putnam JB, Grogan EL. Predicting lung cancer prior to surgical resection in patients with lung nodules. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Oct; 9(10): 1477-84. PMID: 25170644, PMCID: PMC4272613, PII: S1556-0864(15)30704-8, DOI: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000287, ISSN: 1556-1380.

Deppen SA, Davis WT, Green EA, Rickman O, Aldrich MC, Fletcher S, Putnam JB, Grogan EL. Cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic strategies for pulmonary nodules presenting to thoracic surgeons. Ann. Thorac. Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Oct; 98(4): 1214-22. PMID: 25087933, PMCID: PMC4186897, PII: S0003-4975(14)01076-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.025, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Deppen SA, Blume JD, Kensinger CD, Morgan AM, Aldrich MC, Massion PP, Walker RC, McPheeters ML, Putnam JB, Grogan EL. Accuracy of FDG-PET to diagnose lung cancer in areas with infectious lung disease: a meta-analysis. JAMA. 2014 Sep 9/24/2014; 312(12): 1227-36. PMID: 25247519, PMCID: PMC4315183, PII: 1906615, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.11488, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Deppen SA, Grogan EL, Aldrich MC, Massion PP. Lung cancer screening and smoking cessation: a teachable moment? [editorial]. J. Natl. Cancer Inst [electronic-print]. 2014 Jun; 106(6): dju122. PMID: 24872542, PMCID: PMC5073840, PII: dju122, DOI: 10.1093/jnci/dju122, ISSN: 1460-2105.

Grogan EL, Deppen SA, Ballman KV, Andrade GM, Verdial FC, Aldrich MC, Chen CL, Decker PA, Harpole DH, Cerfolio RJ, Keenan RJ, Jones DR, D'Amico TA, Shrager JB, Meyers BF, Putnam JB. Accuracy of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography within the clinical practice of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z4031 trial to diagnose clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Ann. Thorac. Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 97(4): 1142-8. PMID: 24576597, PMCID: PMC4008142, PII: S0003-4975(14)00027-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.043, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Nesbitt JC, St Julien J, Absi TS, Ahmad RM, Grogan EL, Balaguer JM, Lambright ES, Deppen SA, Wu H, Putnam JB. Tissue-based coronary surgery simulation: medical student deliberate practice can achieve equivalency to senior surgery residents. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2013 Jun; 145(6): 1453-8; discussion 1458. PMID: 23499474, PII: S0022-5223(13)00203-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.02.048, ISSN: 1097-685X.

St Julien JB, Aldrich MC, Sheng S, Deppen SA, Burfeind WR, Putnam JB, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Obesity increases operating room time for lobectomy in the society of thoracic surgeons database. Ann. Thorac. Surg [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 94(6): 1841-7. PMID: 23040822, PMCID: PMC3748581, PII: S0003-4975(12)01766-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.08.006, ISSN: 1552-6259.

St Julien JB, Pinkerman R, Aldrich MC, Chen H, Deppen SA, Callaway-Lane C, Massion P, Putnam JB, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Poor survival for veterans with pathologic stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. Am. J. Surg [print-electronic]. 2012 Nov; 204(5): 637-42. PMID: 22906246, PMCID: PMC3766956, PII: S0002-9610(12)00354-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.07.008, ISSN: 1879-1883.

Deppen SA, Aldrich MC, Hartge P, Berg CD, Colditz GA, Petitti DB, Hiatt RA. Cancer screening: the journey from epidemiology to policy. Ann Epidemiol. 2012 Jun; 22(6): 439-45. PMID: 22626002, PMCID: PMC4096857, PII: S1047-2797(12)00094-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2012.03.004, ISSN: 1873-2585.

Deppen SA, Grogan EL. Invited commentary. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2012 Apr; 93(4): 1068-9. PMID: 22450060, PII: S0003-4975(12)00281-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.02.016, ISSN: 1552-6259.

Grogan EL, Weinstein JJ, Deppen SA, Putnam JB, Nesbitt JC, Lambright ES, Walker RC, Dittus RS, Massion PP. Thoracic operations for pulmonary nodules are frequently not futile in patients with benign disease. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Oct; 6(10): 1720-5. PMID: 21760552, PMCID: PMC3712870, PII: S1556-0864(15)33211-1, DOI: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e318226b48a, ISSN: 1556-1380.

Pandharipande PP, Pun BT, Herr DL, Maze M, Girard TD, Miller RR, Shintani AK, Thompson JL, Jackson JC, Deppen SA, Stiles RA, Dittus RS, Bernard GR, Ely EW. Effect of sedation with dexmedetomidine vs lorazepam on acute brain dysfunction in mechanically ventilated patients: the MENDS randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2007 Dec 12/12/2007; 298(22): 2644-53. PMID: 18073360, PII: 298/22/2644, DOI: 10.1001/jama.298.22.2644, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Stiles RA, Deppen SA, Figaro MK, Gregg WM, Jirjis JN, Rothman RL, Johnston PE, Miller RA, Dittus RS, Speroff T. Behind-the-scenes of patient-centered care: content analysis of electronic messaging among primary care clinic providers and staff. Med Care. 2007 Dec; 45(12): 1205-9. PMID: 18007171, PII: 00005650-200712000-00012, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e318148490c, ISSN: 0025-7079.

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