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Harvey J.  Murff

Harvey J. Murff, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Public Health)
Researcher

Contact Information:

6012 Medical Center East
1215 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-8300
615-936-8319
Fax: 615-936-8291

Education
 
  • M.D. - University of Tennessee
  • Fellowship - Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Internship - Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center
 
Publications
  • Edwards TL, Shrubsole MJ, Cai Q, Li G, Dai Q, Rex DK, Ulbright TM, Fu Z, Murff HJ, Smalley W, Ness R, Zheng W. A study of prostaglandin pathway genes and interactions with current nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use in colorectal adenoma. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) [print-electronic]. 2012 Jun; 5(6): 855-63. PMID: 22551900, PMCID: PMC3789595, PII: 1940-6207.CAPR-11-0459, DOI: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-11-0459, ISSN: 1940-6215.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22551900.
  • Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Roumie CL, Beck C, Hung AM, Murff HJ, Liu X, Griffin MR. Reweighted Mahalanobis distance matching for cluster-randomized trials with missing data. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2012 May; 21 Suppl 2: 148-54. PMID: 22552990, PMCID: PMC3760213, DOI: 10.1002/pds.3260, ISSN: 1099-1557.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22552990.
  • Hung AM, Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Liu X, Grijalva CG, Murff HJ, Ikizler TA, Griffin MR. Comparative effectiveness of incident oral antidiabetic drugs on kidney function. Kidney Int [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 81(7): 698-706. PMID: 22258320, PMCID: PMC3306005, PII: ki2011444, DOI: 10.1038/ki.2011.444, ISSN: 1523-1755.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22258320.
  • Murff HJ. Cohort analysis finds that the proportion of people who meet high risk criteria for colorectal, breast or prostate cancer screening based on family history increases between age 30 and 50. Evid Based Med [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 17(2): 50-1. PMID: 21965625, PII: ebm.2011.100190, DOI: 10.1136/ebm.2011.100190, ISSN: 1473-6810.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21965625.
  • Murff HJ, Shrubsole MJ, Cai Q, Smalley WE, Dai Q, Milne GL, Ness RM, Zheng W. Dietary intake of PUFAs and colorectal polyp risk. Am. J. Clin. Nutr [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar; 95(3): 703-12. PMID: 22277551, PMCID: PMC3278245, PII: ajcn.111.024000, DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.111.024000, ISSN: 1938-3207.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22277551.
  • Murff HJ. ACP Journal Club. Review: cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) reduces mortality in adults; other forms of vitamin D do not. Ann. Intern. Med. 2011 Nov 11/15/2011; 155(10): JC5-04. PMID: 22084351, PII: 155/10/JC5-04, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-10-201111150-02004, ISSN: 1539-3704.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22084351.
  • Murff HJ, Shrubsole MJ, Chen Z, Smalley WE, Chen H, Shyr Y, Ness RM, Zheng W. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov; 4(11): 1799-807. PMID: 21764857, PMCID: PMC3203989, PII: 1940-6207.CAPR-11-0107, DOI: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-11-0107, ISSN: 1940-6215.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21764857.
  • Murff HJ, FitzHenry F, Matheny ME, Gentry N, Kotter KL, Crimin K, Dittus RS, Rosen AK, Elkin PL, Brown SH, Speroff T. Automated identification of postoperative complications within an electronic medical record using natural language processing. JAMA. 2011 Aug 8/24/2011; 306(8): 848-55. PMID: 21862746, PII: 306/8/848, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2011.1204, ISSN: 1538-3598.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21862746.
  • Dorjgochoo T, Gao YT, Chow WH, Shu XO, Yang G, Cai Q, Rothman N, Cai H, Li H, Deng X, Shrubsole MJ, Murff H, Milne G, Zheng W, Dai Q. Obesity, age, and oxidative stress in middle-aged and older women. Antioxid. Redox Signal [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun 6/15/2011; 14(12): 2453-60. PMID: 21043829, PMCID: PMC3096497, DOI: 10.1089/ars.2010.3337, ISSN: 1557-7716.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21043829.
  • Murff HJ, Shu XO, Li H, Yang G, Wu X, Cai H, Wen W, Gao YT, Zheng W. Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and breast cancer risk in Chinese women: a prospective cohort study. Int. J. Cancer [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar 3/15/2011; 128(6): 1434-41. PMID: 20878979, PMCID: PMC3086389, DOI: 10.1002/ijc.25703, ISSN: 1097-0215.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20878979.
  • Roumie CL, Huizinga MM, Liu X, Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Murff HJ, Hung AM, Griffin MR. The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 20(1): 36-44. PMID: 21182152, DOI: 10.1002/pds.2029, ISSN: 1099-1557.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21182152.
  • Huizinga MM, Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Liu X, Murff HJ, Hung AM, Grijalva CG, Griffin MR. Glycemic and weight changes after persistent use of incident oral diabetes therapy: a Veterans Administration retrospective cohort study. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010 Nov; 19(11): 1108-12. PMID: 20878643, DOI: 10.1002/pds.2035, ISSN: 1099-1557.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20878643.
  • Murff HJ. ACP Journal Club. Colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical testing had higher adherence than screening with guaiac-based FOBT. Ann. Intern. Med. 2010 Oct 10/19/2010; 153(8): JC4-5. PMID: 20956701, PII: 153/8/JC4-5, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-8-201010190-02005, ISSN: 1539-3704.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20956701.
  • Jha AK, Prasopa-Plaizier N, Larizgoitia I, Bates DW, . Patient safety research: an overview of the global evidence. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Feb; 19(1): 42-7. PMID: 20172882, PII: 19/1/42, DOI: 10.1136/qshc.2008.029165, ISSN: 1475-3901.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20172882.
  • Ukoli FA, Fowke JH, Akumabor P, Oguike T, Taher KA, Murff HJ, Amaefuna ER, Kittles R, Ahaghotu C, Osime U, Beech DJ. The association of plasma fatty acids with prostate cancer risk in African Americans and Africans. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Feb; 21(1 Suppl): 127-47. PMID: 20173289, PII: S1548686910100424, DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0242, ISSN: 1548-6869.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20173289.
  • Murff HJ, Shu XO, Li H, Dai Q, Kallianpur A, Yang G, Cai H, Wen W, Gao YT, Zheng W. A prospective study of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and colorectal cancer risk in Chinese women. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Aug; 18(8): 2283-91. PMID: 19661088, PMCID: PMC2731694, PII: 18/8/2283, DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-08-1196, ISSN: 1538-7755.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19661088.
  • Pini TM, Griffin MR, Roumie CL, Huizinga MM, Fowke JH, Greevy R, Liu X, Murff HJ. Use of thiazolidinediones does not affect prostate-specific antigen levels in men with diabetes. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev [print-electronic]. 2009 Jun; 18(6): 1937-8. PMID: 19454610, PMCID: PMC2711005, PII: 1055-9965.EPI-09-0215, DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-09-0215, ISSN: 1538-7755.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19454610.
  • Matheny ME, Fitzhenry F, Speroff T, Hathaway J, Murff HJ, Brown SH, Fielstein EM, Dittus RS, Elkin PL. Detection of blood culture bacterial contamination using natural language processing. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2009; 2009: 411-5. PMID: 20351890, PMCID: PMC2815455, ISSN: 1942-597X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20351890.
  • Fowke JH, Murff HJ, Signorello LB, Lund L, Blot WJ. Race and socioeconomic status are independently associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. J. Urol [print-electronic]. 2008 Nov; 180(5): 2091-6; discussion 2096. PMID: 18804231, PMCID: PMC2692430, PII: S0022-5347(08)01862-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2008.07.059, ISSN: 1527-3792.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18804231.
  • Peterson NB, Murff HJ, Cui Y, Hargreaves M, Fowke JH. Papanicolaou testing among women in the southern United States. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 Jul; 17(6): 939-46. PMID: 18582173, PMCID: PMC2942751, DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2007.0576, ISSN: 1931-843X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18582173.
  • Murff HJ, Peterson NB, Fowke JH, Hargreaves M, Signorello LB, Dittus RS, Zheng W, Blot WJ. Colonoscopy screening in African Americans and Whites with affected first-degree relatives. Arch. Intern. Med. 2008 Mar 3/24/2008; 168(6): 625-31. PMID: 18362255, PMCID: PMC3557834, PII: 168/6/625, DOI: 10.1001/archinte.168.6.625, ISSN: 0003-9926.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18362255.
  • Peterson NB, Murff HJ, Fowke JH, Cui Y, Hargreaves M, Signorello LB, Blot WJ. Use of colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy among African Americans and whites in a low-income population [letter]. Prev Chronic Dis [print-electronic]. 2008 Jan; 5(1): A28. PMID: 18082017, PMCID: PMC2248779, PII: A28, ISSN: 1545-1151.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18082017.
  • Huizinga MM, Roumie CL, Elasy TA, Murff HJ, Greevy R, Liu X, Speroff T, Griffin M. Changing incident diabetes regimens: a Veterans Administration cohort study from 2000 to 2005 [letter]. Diabetes Care. 2007 Aug; 30(8): e85. PMID: 17855270, PII: 30/8/e85, DOI: 10.2337/dc07-0650, ISSN: 1935-5548.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17855270.
  • Weissman JS, Rothschild JM, Bendavid E, Sprivulis P, Cook EF, Evans RS, Kaganova Y, Bender M, David-Kasdan J, Haug P, Lloyd J, Selbovitz LG, Murff HJ, Bates DW. Hospital workload and adverse events. Med Care. 2007 May; 45(5): 448-55. PMID: 17446831, PII: 00005650-200705000-00011, DOI: 10.1097/01.mlr.0000257231.86368.09, ISSN: 0025-7079.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17446831.
  • Murff HJ, Peterson NB, Greevy RA, Shrubsole MJ, Zheng W. Early initiation of colorectal cancer screening in individuals with affected first-degree relatives. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jan; 22(1): 121-6. PMID: 17351851, PMCID: PMC1824778, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-007-0115-6, ISSN: 1525-1497.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17351851.
  • Peterson NB, Murff HJ, Ness RM, Dittus RS. Colorectal cancer screening among men and women in the United States. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007 Jan; 16(1): 57-65. PMID: 17324097, DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2006.0131, ISSN: 1540-9996.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17324097.
  • Murff HJ, Greevy RA, Syngal S. The comprehensiveness of family cancer history assessments in primary care. Community Genet. 2007; 10(3): 174-80. PMID: 17575462, PII: 000101759, DOI: 10.1159/000101759, ISSN: 1422-2833.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17575462.
  • Murff HJ, Shrubsole MJ, Smalley WE, Wu H, Shyr Y, Ness RM, Zheng W. The interaction of age and hormone replacement therapy on colon adenoma risk. Cancer Detect. Prev [print-electronic]. 2007; 31(2): 161-5. PMID: 17433566, PMCID: PMC1949417, PII: S0361-090X(07)00034-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.cdp.2007.03.002, ISSN: 0361-090X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17433566.
  • Johnston PE, France DJ, Byrne DW, Murff HJ, Lee B, Stiles RA, Speroff T. Assessment of adverse drug events among patients in a tertiary care medical center. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006 Nov 11/15/2006; 63(22): 2218-27. PMID: 17090742, PII: 63/22/2218, DOI: 10.2146/ajhp050405, ISSN: 1079-2082.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17090742.
  • Murff HJ, Pichert JW, Byrne DW, Hedstrom C, Black M, Churchill L, Speroff T. Research participant safety and systems factors in general clinical research centers. IRB. 2006 Nov; 28(6): 8-14. PMID: 17849659, ISSN: 0193-7758.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17849659.
  • Murff HJ, Dittus RS. Near misses and research subjects. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006 Aug; 15(4): 228-9. PMID: 16885243, PMCID: PMC2564016, PII: 15/4/228, DOI: 10.1136/qshc.2006.018176, ISSN: 1475-3901.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16885243.
  • Murff HJ, Peterson NB, Greevy R, Zheng W. Impact of patient age on family cancer history. Genet. Med. 2006 Jul; 8(7): 438-42. PMID: 16845276, PII: 00125817-200607000-00006, DOI: 10.109701.gim.0000223553.69529.84, ISSN: 1098-3600.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16845276.
  • Murff HJ, Pichert JW, Byrne DW, Hedstrom C, Black M, Churchill L, Speroff T. General clinical research center staff nurse perceptions and behaviors regarding informed consent: results of a national survey. IRB. 2006 Jul; 28(4): 8-12. PMID: 17036433, ISSN: 0193-7758.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17036433.
  • Murff HJ, France DJ, Blackford J, Grogan EL, Yu C, Speroff T, Pichert JW, Hickson GB. Relationship between patient complaints and surgical complications. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006 Feb; 15(1): 13-6. PMID: 16456204, PMCID: PMC2564001, PII: 15/1/13, DOI: 10.1136/qshc.2005.013847, ISSN: 1475-3901.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16456204.
  • Forster AJ, Murff HJ, Peterson JF, Gandhi TK, Bates DW. Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Apr; 20(4): 317-23. PMID: 15857487, PMCID: PMC1490089, PII: JGI30390, DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1497.2005.30390.x, ISSN: 1525-1497.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15857487.
  • Murff HJ, Byrne D, Haas JS, Puopolo AL, Brennan TA. Race and family history assessment for breast cancer. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Jan; 20(1): 75-80. PMID: 15693932, PMCID: PMC1490028, PII: JGI40112, DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1497.2004.40112.x, ISSN: 1525-1497.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15693932.
  • Persell SD, Heiman HL, Weingart SN, Burdick E, Borus JS, Murff HJ, Bates DW, Gandhi TK. Understanding of drug indications by ambulatory care patients. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004 Dec 12/1/2004; 61(23): 2523-7. PMID: 15595226, ISSN: 1079-2082.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15595226.
  • Poon EG, Gandhi TK, Sequist TD, Murff HJ, Karson AS, Bates DW. "I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary care. Arch. Intern. Med. 2004 Nov 11/8/2004; 164(20): 2223-8. PMID: 15534158, PII: 164/20/2223, DOI: 10.1001/archinte.164.20.2223, ISSN: 0003-9926.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15534158.
  • Murff HJ, Orav EJ, Lee TH, Bates DW, Fairchild DG. Patient satisfaction profiling of individual physicians: impact of panel status. J Eval Clin Pract. 2004 Nov; 10(4): 553-61. PMID: 15482419, PII: JEP482, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2003.00482.x, ISSN: 1356-1294.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15482419.
  • Murff HJ, Byrne D, Syngal S. Cancer risk assessment: quality and impact of the family history interview. Am J Prev Med. 2004 Oct; 27(3): 239-45. PMID: 15450637, PII: S0749-3797(04)00119-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2004.05.003, ISSN: 0749-3797.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15450637.
  • Murff HJ, Spigel DR, Syngal S. Does this patient have a family history of cancer? An evidence-based analysis of the accuracy of family cancer history. JAMA. 2004 Sep 9/22/2004; 292(12): 1480-9. PMID: 15383520, PII: 292/12/1480, DOI: 10.1001/jama.292.12.1480, ISSN: 1538-3598.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15383520.
  • Murff HJ, Rothman RL, Byrne DW, Syngal S. The impact of family history of diabetes on glucose testing and counseling behavior in primary care. Diabetes Care. 2004 Sep; 27(9): 2247-8. PMID: 15333494, PII: 27/9/2247, ISSN: 0149-5992.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15333494.
  • Murff H. The rise of litigation in human subjects research [letter]. Ann. Intern. Med. 2004 Apr 4/20/2004; 140(8): 670. PMID: 15096352, PII: 140/8/670-a, ISSN: 1539-3704.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15096352.
  • Murff HJ, Gandhi TK, Karson AK, Mort EA, Poon EG, Wang SJ, Fairchild DG, Bates DW. Primary care physician attitudes concerning follow-up of abnormal test results and ambulatory decision support systems. Int J Med Inform. 2003 Sep; 71(2-3): 137-49. PMID: 14519406, PII: S1386505603001333, ISSN: 1386-5056.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14519406.
  • Murff HJ, Forster AJ, Peterson JF, Fiskio JM, Heiman HL, Bates DW. Electronically screening discharge summaries for adverse medical events. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2003 Jul; 10(4): 339-50. PMID: 12668691, PMCID: PMC181984, PII: M1201, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M1201, ISSN: 1067-5027.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12668691.
  • Bates DW, Evans RS, Murff H, Stetson PD, Pizziferri L, Hripcsak G. Detecting adverse events using information technology. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2003 Mar; 10(2): 115-28. PMID: 12595401, PMCID: PMC150365, ISSN: 1067-5027.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12595401.
  • Bates DW, Evans RS, Murff H, Stetson PD, Pizziferri L, Hripcsak G. Policy and the future of adverse event detection using information technology. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2003 Mar; 10(2): 226-8. PMID: 12595412, PMCID: PMC150376, ISSN: 1067-5027.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12595412.
  • Forster AJ, Murff HJ, Peterson JF, Gandhi TK, Bates DW. The incidence and severity of adverse events affecting patients after discharge from the hospital. Ann. Intern. Med. 2003 Feb 2/4/2003; 138(3): 161-7. PMID: 12558354, PII: 200302040-00007, ISSN: 1539-3704.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12558354.
  • Murff HJ, Patel VL, Hripcsak G, Bates DW. Detecting adverse events for patient safety research: a review of current methodologies. J Biomed Inform. 2003 Feb; 36(1-2): 131-43. PMID: 14552854, PII: S1532046403000686, ISSN: 1532-0464.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14552854.
  • Gandhi TK, Sequist TD, Poon EG, Karson AS, Murff H, Fairchild DG, Kuperman GJ, Bates DW. Primary care clinician attitudes towards electronic clinical reminders and clinical practice guidelines. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 848. PMID: 14728353, PMCID: PMC1480099, PII: D030002881, ISSN: 1942-597X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14728353.
  • Murff HJ, Kannry J. Physician satisfaction with two order entry systems. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2001 Sep; 8(5): 499-509. PMID: 11522770, PMCID: PMC131047, ISSN: 1067-5027.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11522770.