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Jun-Yen Yeh (Eric)

Assistant Professor of Social and Administrative Sciences, Full-timeDirector, Drug Regulatory Affairs M.S. Program

B.S., Taipei Medical UniversityM.S., National Taiwan University
M.S., University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Description

Dr. Yeh joined LIU Pharmacy in Spring 2013 as an Assistant Professor of Social and Administrative Sciences. Prior to coming to LIU, he was Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Specialist at Cleveland Clinic Department of Pharmacy and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He received his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Taipei Medical University, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry focused) from National Taiwan University, and his M.S. in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Administration focused) and Ph.D. from University of Texas at Austin.

His teaching interests include student development of leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship as well as applications of social and behavioral theories, biostatistics, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics and managerial skills in pharmacy practice.

His primary research interests are in the field of social and administrative sciences, including assessment leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, pharmacoeconomic analysis and modeling, practice-based outcomes research, health policy and health service research, survey research, instrument development, biostatistics and secondary database analysis.

Dr. Yeh resides with his wife and three daughters in Queens. In his free time, he practices Falun Gong and meditation and involved in several voluntary work to benefit communities.

Specialties

Social and administrative sciences, pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research

Research Interests:

  • Student leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship development and research
  • Practice-based outcomes research in different areas (such as osteoporosis, anticoagulation, diabetes, critical care, infectious disease, hematology/oncology and medication safety)
  • Survey design and research, instrument development
  • Economic modeling, prediction or estimation, such as values of pharmacist interventions
  • Biostatistics and database analysis
  • Health service program evaluation
  • Health policy research

Publications

Peer-Reviewed

Rebecca Cope, Leonard Berkowitz, Rebecca Arcebido, Jun-Yen Yeh, Nathan Trustman, Agnes Cha Evaluating the Effects of an Interdisciplinary Practice Model with Pharmacist Collaboration on HIV Patient Co-Morbidities AIDS Patient Care and STDs 2015; 29(8):445-453.

Robert A. Overman, Joshua C. Toliver, Jun-Yen Yeh, Margaret L. Gourlay, Chad L. Deal., U.S. adults meeting 2010 American College of Rheumatology criteria for treatment and prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Arthritis Care & Research 2014 66(11):1644-1652.

Caroline M. Wolff, Amy S. Nowachi, Jun-Yen Yeh, John M. Hickner. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Two Interventions to Improve Medication Reconciliation. J. Am Board Fam Med 2014; 27:347-355.

Connie Cheng, Erika M. Gallagher, Jun-Yen Yeh, Marc A. Earl. Rates of Febrile Neutropenia with Pegfilgrastim on Same Day versus Next Day of CHOP with or without Rituximab. Anticancer Drugs 2014; 25(8): 964-969.

Alexis B. Reedy, Jun-Yen Yeh, Amy S. Nowacki, John Hickner. Patient, Physician, Medical Assistant and Office Visit Factors associated with Medication List Agreement Journal of Patient Safety March 18, 2014 (published ahead-of-print) (Accepted for publication on Aug 13, 2013, JPS-11-176R1)

Candice M. Wenzell, Erika M. Gallagher, Marc Earl, Jun-Yen Yeh, Karissa Kusick, Anjali S. Advani, Matt E. Kalaycio, Sudipto Mukherjee, Ramon V. Tiu, Jaroslaw P. Maciejewski, Mikkael A. Sekeres. Outcomes in obese and overweight acute myeloid leukemia patients receiving chemotherapy dosed according to actual body weight. Am J Hematology 2013:88(10):906-909.

Robert Overman, Jun-Yen Yeh (corresponding author), Chad Deal. Prevalence of oral glucocorticoid usage in the United States: A general population perspective. Arthritis Care Research 2013; 65(2): 294-298.

Elizabeth A Neuner, Jun-Yen Yeh, Gerri S Hall, Jennifer Sekeres, Andrea Endimiani, Robert A Bonomo, Nabin K. Shrestha, Thomas G. Fraser, David van Duin. Treatment and outcomes in Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2011; 69: 357-362.

Seth R. Bauer, Joseph J. Aloi, Christine L. Ahrens, Jun-Yen Yeh, Daniel A. Culver, Anita J. Reddy. Discontinuation of vasopressin prior to norepinephrine increases the incidence of hypotension in patients recovering from septic shock: A retrospective cohort study. Critical Care Medicine 2010; 25, 362. e7-362.e11.

Nick C. Patel, Jun Y. Yeh, Marvin D. Shepherd, M. Lynn Crismon. Secretin treatment for Autistic disorder: A critical analysis. Pharmacotherapy, 2002; 22(7): 905-914.

Grace Shiahuy Chen; Chien-Shu Chen; Tun-Cheng Chien; Jun-Yen Yeh; et al.  Nucleosides. IX. Synthesis of purine N3,5'-cyclonucleosides and N3,5'-cyclo-2',3'-seconucleosides via Mitsunobu reaction as TIBO-like derivatives. Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids, 2005; 23(1&2): 347-359.

Tun-Cheng Chien, Chien-Shu Chen, Jun-Yen Yeh, Kuang-Chao Wang, Ji-Wang Chern.  Nucleosides VII: Synthesis of N-triphenylphosphoranylidene nucleosides by Mitsunobu reaction. A novel protecting group for primary amines of nucleosides. Tetrahedron Letter, 1995; 36(43): 7881-7884.

Other Publications

Jun-Yen Yeh. (2007) Dissertation: Cost effectiveness analyses of anti-resorptive agents for management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and fractures: Empirical estimates from the 1996-2004 MEPS data and longitudinal projection from Markov modeling. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. (Advisor: Kenneth A. Lawson, Ph.D.)

Jun-Yen Yeh. (2003) Thesis: An analysis of factors influencing consumers’ selections of brick-and-mortar or Internet pharmacies. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. (Advisor: Kenneth A. Lawson, Ph.D.)

Jun-Yen Yeh (1995) Thesis: Synthetic studies of purine N3,5’-cyclonucleosides as potential anti-human immunodeficiency virusaAgents. National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. (Advisor: Ji-Wang Chern, Ph.D.) 

 

Lectures and Presentations

Robert Overman, Joshua Toliver, Jun-Yen Yeh, Margaret Gourlay, Chad Deal Proportion Of U.S. Older Adults Meeting Inclusion Criteria For 2010 ACR Recommendations On Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis.. Poster Presentation at American College of Rheumatology/ARHP Annual Meeting, Oct 25-30, 2013, San Diego, CA, USA.

Yeh JY, Parker M. Warfarin dose adjustments due to drug-drug interaction with dronedarone:a case-control study. Poster Presentation (PCV40) at the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting, May 18-22, 2013, New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, USA. Value in Health 2013;16(3):A278 (Abstract)

Honsa C., Nowacki A., Yeh J., Hickner J. "A Randomized Trial of Two Interventions to Improve the Accuracy of Electronic Medication Lists of Cleveland Clinic Primary Care Patients" Podium presentation at 40th North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, December 1-5, 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA

Jun-Yen Yeh, Lisa Potts, Cari Cristiani. Evaluation of two patient education methods for patient knowledge, clinical outcomes and associated costs in patients recently started on warfarin. Submitted for poster presentation at International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual meeting, June 2-6, 2012, Washington DC, USA. Value in Health 2012; 15(4): A131.

Jun-Yen Yeh, Lisa Potts, Cari Cristiani. Development and validation of a short version of the oral anticoagulation knowledge (SOAK) test. Poster presentation at 2011 Northeast Ohio Practice-Based Research Festival, December 3, 2011, Independence OH, USA.

Honsa C., Nowacki A., Yeh J., Hickner J. Standard medication reconciliation protocol in the primary care office-based setting: A focused intervention of two interventions.  Poster presentation at 2011 Northeast Ohio Practice-Based Research Festival, December 3, 2011, Independence OH, USA. 

Erika Gallagher, Marc Earl, Jun-Yen Yeh, Karissa Kusick, Jaclyn Kruse, Caitlin Swann, April Smith, Randall Davis,  Anjali S. Advani, Matt Kalaycio, Edward A. Copelan, Mikkael A. Sekeres. Outcomes in obese and overweight acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients receiving chemotherapy dosed according to actual body weight. Poster presentation at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego, CA, USA.  Blood (ASH annual meeting abstracts) 2011; 118: Abstract 1496.

Alexis Reedy, John Hickner, Tantri Budiman, JunYen Yeh, Amy Nowacki. Identifying patient, physician, medical assistant and office visit factors associated with accurate medication lists in primary care office visits. Poster presentation at 39th North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, November 12-16, 2011, Baniff, Alberta, Canada.

Honsa C., Nowacki A., Yeh J., Hickner J. "Standard medication reconciliation protocol in the primary care office-based setting: A focused intervention of two interventions. Poster presentation at 39th North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, November 12-16, 2011, Baniff, Alberta, Canada.

Jun-Yen Yeh, Nabin K. Shrestha, Steven M. Gordon. Cost-effectiveness analysis of different approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of influenza-like illness in healthy adults. Poster presentation at International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 16th Annual meeting, May 21-25, 2011, Baltimore, MD, USA. Value in Health 2011; 14(3): A119.

Sanjeev Suri, Jeffery Ketz, Jun-Yen Yeh. Collaboration of pharmacists and hospitalists to increase use of ADA recommended insulin regimens in internal medicine patients: implementation of a pilot program. Poster presentation at the Society of Hospital Medicine's (SHM) Annual Meeting, May 10-13, 2011, Dallas, TX, USA (Abstract # 1039242).

Tessa Overman, Jun-Yen Yeh. Cost-effectiveness of dabigatran versus warfarin.  Poster presentation at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 2010 Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 5-9, 2010, Anaheim, CA, USA.(student abstract #2-151).

Lisa Potts, Lisa Garrity, Cari Cristiani, Jun-Yen Yeh Validation of a short Version of the Oral Anticoagulation Knowledge (SOAK) test. Poster presentation at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 2010 Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 5-9, 2010, Anaheim, CA, USA.

Amy Schilling, Elizabeth Neuner, Jennifer Sekeres, Jun-Yen Yeh, Nabin Shrestha, Geraldine Hall. Impact of implementation enterococcal peptide nucleic acid in situ hybridization (PNA FISH) on antimicrobial usage Poster presentation at Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 48th Annual Meeting, October 21 – 24, 2010, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Cari A. Cristiani, Prathima Reddy, Lisa A. Potts, Jun-Yen Yeh. An evaluation of patients with type 2 diabetes followed by a Pharmaceutical Care Clinic. Poster presentation at American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2010 ACCP Annual Meeting, October 17-20, 2010, Austin, TX, USA. (Abstract #25, program book pages 191-192).

Jun-Yen Yeh, Lisa C. Garrity, Christine L. Ahrens. Cost-saving opportunity of potential pharmacist-initiated iv-to-po levetiracetam switches: a prediction model based on real-world data. Poster presentation at International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 15th Annual meeting, May 16, 2010, Atlanta, GA, USA. Value in Health 2010;13(3): A140.

Jun-Yen Yeh, Sharanie V. Sims, Jennifer K. Sekeres, Elizabeth A. Neuner, Nabin K. Shrestha, Geraldine S. Hall, Gary W. Procop. Cost minimization analysis of three Candida identification tests with prediction models based on real-world data.  Poster presentation at International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 15th Annual meeting, May 17, 2010, Atlanta, GA, USA. Health 2010;13(3): A192.

Karissa Kusick, Jun-Yen Yeh, Marc Earl. Fluoroquinolone prophylaxis in adult myeloid leukemia patients undergoing consolidation chemotherapy. Poster presentation at The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), 2010 Annual meeting, March 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Rebecca A. Taylor, Jun-Yen Yeh, Morton P. Goldman Development and implementation of an internal educational needs assessment for hospital pharmacists in an academic medical center. Poster presentation at American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2009 Annual Meeting, October 18-21, 2009, Anaheim, CA, USA.

Jun-Yen Yeh, Rebecca A. Taylor, Morton P. Goldman Experience-based pharmacist education needs assessment in an academic medical center. Poster presentation at American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2009 Annual Meeting, October 18-21, 2009, Anaheim, CA, USA.

Elizabeth A. Neuner, Jun-Yen Yeh, Geraldine S. Hall, Jennifer Sekeres, Thomas G. Fraser, David van Duin Clinical and Microbiological Outcomes of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream. Poster presentation at Infection 49th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), 2009 Annual Meeting, September 12-15, 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Lisa Garrity, Christine Ahrens, Jun-Yen Yeh. Intravenous levetiracetam drug use evaluation. Poster presentation at Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy (OCCP) 2009 Annual Meetings, June 2009, Beachwood, OH, USA.

Karissa Kusick, Jun-Yen Yeh, Marc Earl. Fluoroquinolone prophylazxis in adult myeloid leukemia patients undergoing consolidation chemotherapy. Poster presentation at Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy (OCCP) 2009 Annual Meetings, June 2009, Beachwood, OH, USA.

Sarah Adriance, Jun-Yen Yeh, Christine Ahrens. Hypertonic saline for the management of increased icp and cerebral edema. Poster presentation at Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy (OCCP) 2009 Annual Meetings, June 2009, Beachwood, OH, USA.

Linda Ghobrial, Katie Greenlee, Jeffrey Ketz, Michael Militello, Jun Yen Yeh. A pilot study to compare activated partial thromboplastin time to anti-factor Xa levels. Poster presentation at Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy (OCCP) 2008 Annual Meeting, USA.

Yeh JY, Lawson KA, Novak S, Rascati KL, Barner JC, Johnsrud MT. Longitudinal estimates and cost-effectiveness analysis of anti-resorptive agents for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and fractures based on us national surveys. Poster presentation at International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 2008 Annual meeting, Toronto, Canada. Value in Health 2008; 11(3): A259.

Jun Y. Yeh, Kenneth A. Lawson. An analysis of factors influencing consumers’ selections of brick-and-mortar or internet pharmacies, Podium presentation at Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference, June 2004, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA.

Gabor Vincze, Jun-Yen Yeh, Christopher Conner, Karen Rascati. Information seeking patterns in diabetic patients: is the internet a significant player? Poster presentation at Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) 55th Annual Meeting, April 2003, Arlington, TX, USA.

Books/Book Chapters

Jun-Yen Yeh. Costs, semi-fixed versus semi-variable. In Kattan MW. ed. Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2009, Pages 1:236-238.

Jun-Yen Yeh, Morton P. Goldman. Pharmacoeconomics. In Kattan MW. ed. Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2009, Pages. 2:875-880.

Grants/Contracts

2011 Recipient, Cardinal Health Foundation E3 Grant Program, Standard medication reconciliation protocol in the primary care office-based setting (Role: Principal Investigator)

2010 Recipient, Cardinal Health Foundation E3 Grant Program: Evaluation of Two Patient Education Methods for Patient Knowledge, Clinical Outcomes and Associated Costs in Patients Recently Started on Warfarin (Role: Principal Investigator) 

Honors/Awards

Poster Finalist Award, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meetings, Washington DC, USA, June, 2012
2010 Research and Education Award, Department of Pharmacy, Cleveland Clinic, Oct, 2010

Poster Finalist Award, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 13th Annual International Meetings, Toronto, Canada, May 2008

Other Professional Activities

Journal Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 2015-
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 2013-
Research Abstract Reviewer, Annual International Meeting of International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), 2009-2012
Podium & poster Presentation Judge, Annual International Meeting of International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), 2012

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), 2013-

Member, American Association of University Professors (AAUP), 2013-

Member, Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), 2013-

Member, International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), 2000-

Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacists (ACCP), 2009-2010

Member, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP), 2002-2003

Permanent member, The Pharmaceutical Society of Taiwan, 1993-

Permanent member, Chinese Chemical Society (CSS), 1993-