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Mary Margaret Chren, MD

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentDermatology
Address2340 Sutter Street
San Francisco CA 94115
Phone415-476-9757
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    1. Falzone AE, Brindis CD, Chren M, Junn A, Pagoto S, Wehner M, Linos E. Teens, Tweets, and Tanning Beds: Rethinking the Use of Social Media for Skin Cancer Prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Sep; 53(3S1):S86-S94. PMID: 28818251.
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    2. Bhutani T, Abrouk M, Sima CS, Sadetsky N, Hou J, Caro I, Chren M, Arron ST. Risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma after treatment of basal cell carcinoma with vismodegib. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Oct; 77(4):713-718. PMID: 28780365.
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    3. Pomerantz H, Chren M, Lew R, Weinstock MA. Validation and comparison of quality-of-life measures for topical 5-fluorouracil treatment: results from a randomized controlled trial. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2017 Jul; 42(5):488-495. PMID: 28621489.
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    4. Opene C, Chren M, Linos E. Types of Shade Vary in Protection Just Like Sunscreens. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Jun 21. PMID: 28636687.
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    5. Dizon MP, Chren M. Patients' reports as indicators of quality of care. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Jun; 176(6):1431-1432. PMID: 28581243.
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    6. Nosrati A, Berliner JG, Goel S, McGuire J, Morhenn V, de Souza JR, Yeniay Y, Singh R, Lee K, Nakamura M, Wu RR, Griffin A, Grimes B, Linos E, Chren M, Grekin R, Wei ML. Outcomes of Melanoma In Situ Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery Compared With Wide Local Excision. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 May 01; 153(5):436-441. PMID: 28241261.
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    7. Ramirez F, Chren M, Botto N. A review of the impact of patch testing on quality of life in allergic contact dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 05; 76(5):1000-1004. PMID: 28411766.
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    8. Stuart SE, Schoen P, Jin C, Parvataneni R, Arron S, Linos E, Boscardin WJ, Chren M. Tumor recurrence of keratinocyte carcinomas judged appropriate for Mohs micrographic surgery using Appropriate Use Criteria. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jun; 76(6):1131-1138.e1. PMID: 28365039.
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    9. Linos E, Bhatia S, Chren M. More than skin-deep: is basal cell carcinoma a marker for a cancer-prone phenotype? Br J Dermatol. 2017 02; 176(2):305-306. PMID: 28244077.
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    10. Dizon MP, Linos E, Arron ST, Hills NK, Chren M. Comparing the Quality of Ambulatory Surgical Care for Skin Cancer in a Veterans Affairs Clinic and a Fee-For-Service Practice Using Clinical and Patient-Reported Measures. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1):e0171253. PMID: 28141817.
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    11. Dizon M, Linos E, Arron ST, Abuabara K, Ruiz de Luzuriaga AM, Jin C, Boscardin WJ, Chren M. Comparisons of patients' satisfaction should take expectations into account. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Jan; 176(1):252-254. PMID: 27203511.
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    12. Siegel JA, Chren M, Weinstock MA. Correlates of skin-related quality of life (QoL) in those with multiple keratinocyte carcinomas (KCs): A cross-sectional study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Sep; 75(3):639-642. PMID: 27543222.
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    13. Linos E, Chren M, Stijacic Cenzer I, Covinsky KE. Skin Cancer in U.S. Elderly Adults: Does Life Expectancy Play a Role in Treatment Decisions? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Aug; 64(8):1610-5. PMID: 27303932.
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    14. Linos E, Chren M. Is screening for basal cell carcinoma worthwhile? Too soon to tell. Br J Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 174(6):1181-2. PMID: 27317276.
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    15. Wehner MR, Linos E, Boscardin WJ, Chren M. Competing Risk of Death in Kaplan-Meier Curves When Analyzing Subsequent Keratinocyte Cancer-Reply. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Apr; 152(4):494-5. PMID: 27074364.
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    16. Cidre Serrano W, Chren M, Resneck JS, Aji NN, Pagoto S, Linos E. Online Advertising for Cancer Prevention: Google Ads and Tanning Beds. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 152(1):101-2. PMID: 26444220.
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    17. Mansh M, Katz KA, Linos E, Chren M, Arron S. Association of Skin Cancer and Indoor Tanning in Sexual Minority Men and Women. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Dec 01; 151(12):1308-1316. PMID: 26444580.
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    18. Linos E, Berger T, Chren M. Point: Care of potential low-risk basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) at the end of life: The key role of the dermatologist. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 73(1):158-61. PMID: 26089051.
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    19. Mathias SD, Chren M, Crosby RD, Colwell HH, Yim YM, Reyes C, Chen DM, Fosko SW. Reliability and validity of the Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma Index (aBCCdex). Br J Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 173(3):713-9. PMID: 25939524.
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    20. Chren M. Itch: challenges for clinicians and investigators. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Jun; 172(6):1477-8. PMID: 26036154.
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    21. Grewal SK, Chren M, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Galles E, Linos E. 'What is it about your skin cancer that bothers you the most?': 700 patients respond. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 173(1):296-7. PMID: 25523523.
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    22. Wehner MR, Linos E, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Boscardin WJ, Chren M. Timing of subsequent new tumors in patients who present with basal cell carcinoma or cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Apr; 151(4):382-8. PMID: 25588079.
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    23. Tsao H, Olazagasti JM, Cordoro KM, Brewer JD, Taylor SC, Bordeaux JS, Chren M, Sober AJ, Tegeler C, Bhushan R, Begolka WS. Early detection of melanoma: reviewing the ABCDEs. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Apr; 72(4):717-23. PMID: 25698455.
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    24. He Z, Lu C, Chren M, Zhang Z, Li Y, Ni X, Buchtel V HA, Ryan PF, Li GZ. Development and psychometric validation of the Chinese version of Skindex-29 and Skindex-16. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2014 Dec 24; 12:190. PMID: 25539748; PMCID: PMC4305222.
    25. Katz KA, Reid EE, Chren M. The good, the bad, and the ugly of free drug samples. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 150(11):1238. PMID: 25188905.
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    26. Galles E, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Linos E, Grewal S, Chren M. Patient-reported outcomes of electrodessication and curettage for treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 71(5):1026-8. PMID: 25437972; PMCID: PMC4251522.
    27. Linos E, Schroeder SA, Chren M. Potential overdiagnosis of basal cell carcinoma in older patients with limited life expectancy. JAMA. 2014 Sep 10; 312(10):997-8. PMID: 25203077.
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    28. Wehner MR, Chren M, Shive ML, Resneck JS, Pagoto S, Seidenberg AB, Linos E. Twitter: an opportunity for public health campaigns. Lancet. 2014 Jul 12; 384(9938):131-2. PMID: 25016994.
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    29. He SY, McCulloch CE, Boscardin WJ, Chren M, Linos E, Arron ST. Self-reported pigmentary phenotypes and race are significant but incomplete predictors of Fitzpatrick skin phototype in an ethnically diverse population. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Oct; 71(4):731-7. PMID: 24928709; PMCID: PMC4165764.
    30. Katz KA, Reid EE, Chren M. Drug samples in dermatology: out of the closet, into the dustbin. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 May; 150(5):483-5. PMID: 24740350; PMCID: PMC4079532.
    31. Wehner MR, Chren M, Nameth D, Choudhry A, Gaskins M, Nead KT, Boscardin WJ, Linos E. International prevalence of indoor tanning: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 150(4):390-400. PMID: 24477278; PMCID: PMC4117411.
    32. Mathias SD, Chren M, Colwell HH, Yim YM, Reyes C, Chen DM, Fosko SW. Assessing health-related quality of life for advanced basal cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma nevus syndrome: development of the first disease-specific patient-reported outcome questionnaires. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Feb; 150(2):169-76. PMID: 24285085.
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    33. Linos E, Landefeld CS, Chren M. Treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Dec 9-23; 173(22):2097. PMID: 24322472.
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    34. Chren M. Response to Rogers et al. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 134(4):1135-1136. PMID: 24217013; PMCID: PMC3961491.
    35. Shive M, Linos E, Berger T, Wehner M, Chren M. Itch as a patient-reported symptom in ambulatory care visits in the United States. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 69(4):550-6. PMID: 23870201; PMCID: PMC3775992.
    36. Linos E, Wehner MR, Frosch DL, Walter L, Chren M. Patient-reported problems after office procedures. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 08; 173(13):1249-50. PMID: 23689235; PMCID: PMC3725264.
    37. Linos E, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Boscardin WJ, Landefeld CS, Chren M. Treatment of nonfatal conditions at the end of life: nonmelanoma skin cancer. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jun 10; 173(11):1006-12. PMID: 23699934; PMCID: PMC3726204.
    38. Whited JD, Warshaw EM, Edison KE, Kapur K, Thottapurathu L, Raju S, Cook B, Engasser H, Pullen S, Parks P, Sindowski T, Motyka D, Brown R, Moritz TE, Datta SK, Chren M, Marty L, Reda DJ. Effect of store and forward teledermatology on quality of life: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May; 149(5):584-91. PMID: 23426111; PMCID: PMC3726199.
    39. Hamilton JR, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Chren M. Rerecurrence 5 years after treatment of recurrent cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May; 149(5):616-8. PMID: 23677098; PMCID: PMC3733327.
    40. Mihalis EL, Wysong A, Boscardin WJ, Tang JY, Chren M, Arron ST. Factors affecting sunscreen use and sun avoidance in a U.S. national sample of organ transplant recipients. Br J Dermatol. 2013 Feb; 168(2):346-53. PMID: 22880814; PMCID: PMC3521095.
    41. Hausauer AK, Maurer T, Leslie KS, Parvataneni R, Stuart SE, Chren M. Recurrence after treatment of cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Feb; 149(2):239-41. PMID: 23426494; PMCID: PMC3747042.
    42. Chren M, Linos E, Torres JS, Stuart SE, Parvataneni R, Boscardin WJ. Tumor recurrence 5 years after treatment of cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 May; 133(5):1188-96. PMID: 23190903; PMCID: PMC3711403.
    43. Paller AS, Chren M. Out of the skin of babes: measuring the full impact of atopic dermatitis in infants and young children. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Nov; 132(11):2494-6. PMID: 23069906.
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    44. Gogia R, Binstock M, Hirose R, Boscardin WJ, Chren M, Arron ST. Fitzpatrick skin phototype is an independent predictor of squamous cell carcinoma risk after solid organ transplantation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Apr; 68(4):585-91. PMID: 23107311; PMCID: PMC3562416.
    45. Wehner MR, Shive ML, Chren M, Han J, Qureshi AA, Linos E. Indoor tanning and non-melanoma skin cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2012 Oct 02; 345:e5909. PMID: 23033409; PMCID: PMC3462818.
    46. Vasquez R, Wang D, Tran QP, Adams-Huet B, Chren M, Costner MI, Cohen JB, Werth VP, Chong BF. A multicentre, cross-sectional study on quality of life in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Br J Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 168(1):145-53. PMID: 22708924; PMCID: PMC3467361.
    47. Barnes DE, Palmer RM, Kresevic DM, Fortinsky RH, Kowal J, Chren M, Landefeld CS. Acute care for elders units produced shorter hospital stays at lower cost while maintaining patients' functional status. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jun; 31(6):1227-36. PMID: 22665834; PMCID: PMC3870859.
    48. Chren M. The Skindex instruments to measure the effects of skin disease on quality of life. Dermatol Clin. 2012 Apr; 30(2):231-6, xiii. PMID: 22284137; PMCID: PMC3269028.
    49. Wilson LS, Pregenzer M, Basu R, Bertenthal D, Torres J, Asgari M, Chren M. Fee comparisons of treatments for nonmelanoma skin cancer in a private practice academic setting. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Apr; 38(4):570-84. PMID: 22145798; PMCID: PMC3839857.
    50. Asgari MM, Warton EM, Neugebauer R, Chren M. Predictors of patient satisfaction with Mohs surgery: analysis of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative factors in a prospective cohort. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Dec; 147(12):1387-94. PMID: 22184760; PMCID: PMC3620041.
    51. Chren M. The contribution of health services research to improved dermatologic care. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Mar; 132(3 Pt 2):1003-7. PMID: 22071474; PMCID: PMC3279591.
    52. Linos E, Keiser E, Kanzler M, Sainani KL, Lee W, Vittinghoff E, Chren M, Tang JY. Sun protective behaviors and vitamin D levels in the US population: NHANES 2003-2006. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Jan; 23(1):133-40. PMID: 22045154; PMCID: PMC3718293.
    53. Tan J, Wolfe B, Weiss J, Stein-Gold L, Bikowski J, Del Rosso J, Webster GF, Lucky A, Thiboutot D, Wilkin J, Leyden J, Chren M. Acne severity grading: determining essential clinical components and features using a Delphi consensus. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Aug; 67(2):187-93. PMID: 22036609.
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    54. Chua SL, Maurer T, Chren M. Adaptation of a Runyankore version of Skindex-16 for oral administration in Mbarara, Uganda. Int J Dermatol. 2011 Oct; 50(10):1249-54. PMID: 21950290; PMCID: PMC3190969.
    55. Asgari MM, Chren M, Warton EM, Friedman GD, White E. Supplement use and risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Dec; 65(6):1145-51. PMID: 21664718; PMCID: PMC3184340.
    56. Mehta KM, Pierluissi E, Boscardin WJ, Kirby KA, Walter LC, Chren M, Palmer RM, Counsell SR, Landefeld CS. A clinical index to stratify hospitalized older adults according to risk for new-onset disability. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jul; 59(7):1206-16. PMID: 21649616; PMCID: PMC3839864.
    57. Chren M, Torres JS, Stuart SE, Bertenthal D, Labrador RJ, Boscardin WJ. Recurrence after treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer: a prospective cohort study. Arch Dermatol. 2011 May; 147(5):540-6. PMID: 21576572; PMCID: PMC3145327.
    58. Klein R, Moghadam-Kia S, Taylor L, Coley C, Okawa J, LoMonico J, Chren M, Werth VP. Quality of life in cutaneous lupus erythematosus. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 May; 64(5):849-58. PMID: 21397983; PMCID: PMC3079065.
    59. Asgari MM, White E, Warton EM, Hararah MK, Friedman GD, Chren M. Association of tea consumption and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Nutr Cancer. 2011; 63(2):314-8. PMID: 21240832; PMCID: PMC3058800.
    60. Chamlin SL, Chren M. Quality-of-life outcomes and measurement in childhood atopic dermatitis. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2010 Aug; 30(3):281-8. PMID: 20670813; PMCID: PMC3150535.
    61. Chren M. Interpretation of quality-of-life scores. J Invest Dermatol. 2010 May; 130(5):1207-9. PMID: 20393476; PMCID: PMC3150524.
    62. Tang JY, Parimi N, Wu A, Boscardin WJ, Shikany JM, Chren M, Cummings SR, Epstein EH, Bauer DC. Inverse association between serum 25(OH) vitamin D levels and non-melanoma skin cancer in elderly men. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Mar; 21(3):387-91. PMID: 19921445; PMCID: PMC2835729.
    63. Asgari MM, Chren M, Warton EM, Friedman GD, White E. Association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Apr; 146(4):388-95. PMID: 20157019; PMCID: PMC2857681.
    64. Asgari MM, Tang J, Warton ME, Chren M, Quesenberry CP, Bikle D, Horst RL, Orentreich N, Vogelman JH, Friedman GD. Association of prediagnostic serum vitamin D levels with the development of basal cell carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2010 May; 130(5):1438-43. PMID: 20043012; PMCID: PMC2855394.
    65. Asgari MM, Tang J, Epstein EH, Chren M, Warton EM, Quesenberry CP, Go AS, Friedman GD. Statin use and risk of basal cell carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Jul; 61(1):66-72. PMID: 19464071; PMCID: PMC2700205.
    66. Asgari MM, Bertenthal D, Sen S, Sahay A, Chren M. Patient satisfaction after treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer. Dermatol Surg. 2009 Jul; 35(7):1041-9. PMID: 19438672; PMCID: PMC2710423.
    67. Weinstock MA, Lee KC, Chren M, Marcolivio K. Quality of life in the actinic neoplasia syndrome: The VA Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention (VATTC) Trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Aug; 61(2):207-15. PMID: 19398145; PMCID: PMC3614359.
    68. Ponte M, Klemperer E, Sahay A, Chren M. Effects of vulvodynia on quality of life. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Jan; 60(1):70-6. PMID: 19022532; PMCID: PMC2713670.
    69. Clark FL, Sahay A, Bertenthal D, Maddock L, Lindquist K, Grekin R, Chren M. Variation in care for recurrent nonmelanoma skin cancer in a university-based practice and a veterans affairs clinic. Arch Dermatol. 2008 Sep; 144(9):1148-52. PMID: 18794460; PMCID: PMC2653265.
    70. VanBeek M, Beach S, Braslow L, Braslow JB, Chen SC, Chren M, Margolis D, Chamlin S, Torrance G, Hodgson T. Highlights from the report of the working group on "Core measures of the burden of skin diseases". J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Dec; 127(12):2701-6. PMID: 18007688.
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    71. Chen T, Bertenthal D, Sahay A, Sen S, Chren M. Predictors of skin-related quality of life after treatment of cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Arch Dermatol. 2007 Nov; 143(11):1386-92. PMID: 18025362.
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    72. Chamlin SL, Lai JS, Cella D, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Mancini AJ, Chren M. Childhood Atopic Dermatitis Impact Scale: reliability, discriminative and concurrent validity, and responsiveness. Arch Dermatol. 2007 Jun; 143(6):768-72. PMID: 17576944.
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    73. Steinman MA, Chren M, Landefeld CS. What's in a name? Use of brand versus generic drug names in United States outpatient practice. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 May; 22(5):645-8. PMID: 17443372; PMCID: PMC1852907.
    74. Nicholson K, Abramova L, Chren M, Yeung J, Chon SY, Chen SC. A pilot quality-of-life instrument for acne rosacea. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Aug; 57(2):213-21. PMID: 17445948.
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    75. Aksu AE, Urer MS, Sabuncu I, Saracoglu ZN, Chren M. Turkish version of Skindex-29. Int J Dermatol. 2007 Apr; 46(4):350-5. PMID: 17442071.
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    76. Steinman MA, Harper GM, Chren M, Landefeld CS, Bero LA. Characteristics and impact of drug detailing for gabapentin. PLoS Med. 2007 Apr; 4(4):e134. PMID: 17455990; PMCID: PMC1855692.
    77. Chren M, Sahay AP, Bertenthal DS, Sen S, Landefeld CS. Quality-of-life outcomes of treatments for cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Jun; 127(6):1351-7. PMID: 17301830.
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    78. Jones-Caballero M, Chren M, Soler B, Pedrosa E, Peñas PF. Quality of life in mild to moderate acne: relationship to clinical severity and factors influencing change with treatment. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2007 Feb; 21(2):219-26. PMID: 17243958.
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    79. Steinman MA, Bero LA, Chren M, Landefeld CS. Narrative review: the promotion of gabapentin: an analysis of internal industry documents. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Aug 15; 145(4):284-93. PMID: 16908919.
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    80. Nijsten TE, Sampogna F, Chren M, Abeni DD. Testing and reducing skindex-29 using Rasch analysis: Skindex-17. J Invest Dermatol. 2006 Jun; 126(6):1244-50. PMID: 16543899.
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    81. Chren M. Determining the value of surgical therapies for basal cell carcinoma. Arch Dermatol. 2006 Feb; 142(2):231-2. PMID: 16490852.
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    82. Sampogna F, Chren M, Melchi CF, Pasquini P, Tabolli S, Abeni D. Age, gender, quality of life and psychological distress in patients hospitalized with psoriasis. Br J Dermatol. 2006 Feb; 154(2):325-31. PMID: 16433804.
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    83. O'Hare AM, Bertenthal D, Sidawy AN, Shlipak MG, Sen S, Chren M. Renal insufficiency and use of revascularization among a national cohort of men with advanced lower extremity peripheral arterial disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Mar; 1(2):297-304. PMID: 17699220.
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    84. Chamlin SL, Cella D, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Mancini AJ, Lai JS, Chren M. Development of the Childhood Atopic Dermatitis Impact Scale: initial validation of a quality-of-life measure for young children with atopic dermatitis and their families. J Invest Dermatol. 2005 Dec; 125(6):1106-11. PMID: 16354179.
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    85. Gupta MA, Johnson AM, Chren M. Evaluating clinical rating scales for evidence-based dermatology: some basic concepts. Dermatol Clin. 2005 Oct; 23(4):703-6. PMID: 16112447.
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    86. Chren M. Measurement of vital signs for skin diseases. J Invest Dermatol. 2005 Oct; 125(4):viii-ix. PMID: 16185256.
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    87. Chamlin SL, Mattson CL, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Mancini AJ, Cella D, Chren M. The price of pruritus: sleep disturbance and cosleeping in atopic dermatitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Aug; 159(8):745-50. PMID: 16061782.
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    88. O'Hare AM, Bertenthal D, Shlipak MG, Sen S, Chren M. Impact of renal insufficiency on mortality in advanced lower extremity peripheral arterial disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 Feb; 16(2):514-9. PMID: 15601746.
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    89. Asgari M, White E, Chren M. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use in the prevention and treatment of squamous cell carcinoma. Dermatol Surg. 2004 Oct; 30(10):1335-42. PMID: 15458531.
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    90. Chren M, Sahay AP, Sands LP, Maddock L, Lindquist K, Bertenthal D, Bacchetti P. Variation in care for nonmelanoma skin cancer in a private practice and a veterans affairs clinic. Med Care. 2004 Oct; 42(10):1019-26. PMID: 15377935.
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    91. Chamlin SL, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Chren M. Effects of atopic dermatitis on young American children and their families. Pediatrics. 2004 Sep; 114(3):607-11. PMID: 15342828.
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    92. Shapiro M, Chren M, Levy RM, Elder DE, LeBoit PE, Mihm MC, Margolis DJ, Gimotty PA, Ming ME. Variability in nomenclature used for nevi with architectural disorder and cytologic atypia (microscopically dysplastic nevi) by dermatologists and dermatopathologists. J Cutan Pathol. 2004 Sep; 31(8):523-30. PMID: 15268706.
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    93. Sampogna F, Picardi A, Chren M, Melchi CF, Pasquini P, Masini C, Abeni D. Association between poorer quality of life and psychiatric morbidity in patients with different dermatological conditions. Psychosom Med. 2004 Jul-Aug; 66(4):620-4. PMID: 15272112.
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    94. Chren M, Weinstock MA. Conceptual issues in measuring the burden of skin diseases. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2004 Mar; 9(2):97-100. PMID: 15083772.
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    95. Balkrishnan R, McMichael AJ, Camacho FT, Saltzberg F, Housman TS, Grummer S, Feldman SR, Chren M. Development and validation of a health-related quality of life instrument for women with melasma. Br J Dermatol. 2003 Sep; 149(3):572-7. PMID: 14510991.
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    96. Sands LP, Yaffe K, Covinsky K, Chren M, Counsell S, Palmer R, Fortinsky R, Landefeld CS. Cognitive screening predicts magnitude of functional recovery from admission to 3 months after discharge in hospitalized elders. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2003 Jan; 58(1):37-45. PMID: 12560409.
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    97. Higaki Y, Kawamoto K, Kamo T, Horikawa N, Kawashima M, Chren M. The Japanese version of Skindex-16: a brief quality-of-life measure for patients with skin diseases. J Dermatol. 2002 Nov; 29(11):693-8. PMID: 12484430.
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    98. Chen SC, Yeung J, Chren M. Scalpdex: a quality-of-life instrument for scalp dermatitis. Arch Dermatol. 2002 Jun; 138(6):803-7. PMID: 12056963.
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    99. Chren M. Doctor's orders: rethinking compliance in dermatology. Arch Dermatol. 2002 Mar; 138(3):393-4. PMID: 11902992.
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    100. Pine ZM, Gurland B, Chren M. Use of a cane for ambulation: marker and mitigator of impairment in older people who report no difficulty walking. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Feb; 50(2):263-8. PMID: 12028207.
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    101. Mirmirani P, Maurer TA, Berger TG, Sands LP, Chren M. Skin-related quality of life in HIV-infected patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Cutan Med Surg. 2002 Jan-Feb; 6(1):10-5. PMID: 11896417.
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    102. Abeni D, Picardi A, Pasquini P, Melchi CF, Chren M. Further evidence of the validity and reliability of the Skindex-29: an Italian study on 2,242 dermatological outpatients. Dermatology. 2002; 204(1):43-9. PMID: 11834849.
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    103. Schmidt S, Fischer TW, Chren M, Strauss BM, Elsner P. Strategies of coping and quality of life in women with alopecia. Br J Dermatol. 2001 May; 144(5):1038-43. PMID: 11359394.
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    104. Chren M, Lasek RJ, Sahay AP, Sands LP. Measurement properties of Skindex-16: a brief quality-of-life measure for patients with skin diseases. J Cutan Med Surg. 2001 Mar-Apr; 5(2):105-10. PMID: 11443481.
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    105. Garg A, Chren M, Sands LP, Matsui MS, Marenus KD, Feingold KR, Elias PM. Psychological stress perturbs epidermal permeability barrier homeostasis: implications for the pathogenesis of stress-associated skin disorders. Arch Dermatol. 2001 Jan; 137(1):53-9. PMID: 11176661.
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    106. Jones-Caballero M, Peñas PF, García-Díez A, Badía X, Chren M. The Spanish version of Skindex-29. Int J Dermatol. 2000 Dec; 39(12):907-12. PMID: 11168659.
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    107. Pine ZM, Gurland B, Chren M. Report of having slowed down: evidence for the validity of a new way to inquire about mild disability in elders. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2000 Jul; 55(7):M378-83. PMID: 10898254.
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    108. Chren M. Giving "scale" new meaning in dermatology: measurement matters. Arch Dermatol. 2000 Jun; 136(6):788-90. PMID: 10871950.
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    109. Covinsky KE, Chren M, Harper DL, Way LE, Rosenthal GE. Differences in patient-reported processes and outcomes between men and women with myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med. 2000 Mar; 15(3):169-74. PMID: 10718897; PMCID: PMC1495353.
    110. Covinsky KE, Palmer RM, Counsell SR, Pine ZM, Walter LC, Chren M. Functional status before hospitalization in acutely ill older adults: validity and clinical importance of retrospective reports. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2000 Feb; 48(2):164-9. PMID: 10682945.
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    111. Chren M. Understanding research about quality of life and other health outcomes. J Cutan Med Surg. 1999 Oct; 3(6):312-6. PMID: 10575162.
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    112. Chren M. Interactions between physicians and drug company representatives. Am J Med. 1999 Aug; 107(2):182-3. PMID: 10460053.
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    113. Sobecks NW, Justice AC, Hinze S, Chirayath HT, Lasek RJ, Chren M, Aucott J, Juknialis B, Fortinsky R, Youngner S, Landefeld CS. When doctors marry doctors: a survey exploring the professional and family lives of young physicians. Ann Intern Med. 1999 Feb 16; 130(4 Pt 1):312-9. PMID: 10068390.
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    114. Landefeld CS, Chren M. Preventing disability in older people with chronic disease: what is a doctor to do? J Am Geriatr Soc. 1998 Oct; 46(10):1314-6. PMID: 9777919.
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    115. Rosenthal GE, Chren M, Lasek RJ, Landefeld CS. What patients should ask of consumers' guides to health care quality. Eval Health Prof. 1998 Sep; 21(3):316-31. PMID: 10350954.
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    116. Polster AM, Lasek RJ, Quinn LM, Chren M. Reports by patients and dermatologists of skin cancer preventive services provided in dermatology offices. Arch Dermatol. 1998 Sep; 134(9):1095-8. PMID: 9762020.
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    117. Covinsky KE, Rosenthal GE, Chren M, Justice AC, Fortinsky RH, Palmer RM, Landefeld CS. The relation between health status changes and patient satisfaction in older hospitalized medical patients. J Gen Intern Med. 1998 Apr; 13(4):223-9. PMID: 9565384; PMCID: PMC1496938.
    118. Lasek RJ, Chren M. Acne vulgaris and the quality of life of adult dermatology patients. Arch Dermatol. 1998 Apr; 134(4):454-8. PMID: 9554297.
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    119. Chren M, Lasek RJ, Flocke SA, Zyzanski SJ. Improved discriminative and evaluative capability of a refined version of Skindex, a quality-of-life instrument for patients with skin diseases. Arch Dermatol. 1997 Nov; 133(11):1433-40. PMID: 9371029.
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    120. Chren M. Quality of care in dermatology. The state of (measuring) the art. Arch Dermatol. 1997 Nov; 133(11):1349-51. PMID: 9371015.
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    121. Chren M, Lasek RJ, Quinn LM, Covinsky KE. Convergent and discriminant validity of a generic and a disease-specific instrument to measure quality of life in patients with skin disease. J Invest Dermatol. 1997 Jan; 108(1):103-7. PMID: 8980297.
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    122. Beyth RJ, Antani MR, Covinsky KE, Miller DG, Chren M, Quinn LM, Landefeld CS. Why isn't warfarin prescribed to patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation? J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Dec; 11(12):721-8. PMID: 9016418.
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    123. Chren M, Lasek RJ, Quinn LM, Mostow EN, Zyzanski SJ. Skindex, a quality-of-life measure for patients with skin disease: reliability, validity, and responsiveness. J Invest Dermatol. 1996 Nov; 107(5):707-13. PMID: 8875954.
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    124. Landefeld CS, Chren M. Drug companies and information about drugs: recommendations for doctors. Characteristics of materials distributed by drug companies: four points of view. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Oct; 11(10):642-4. PMID: 8945699.
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    125. Wood GS, Lynch WS, Davis B, Chren M, Baud E, Brodell RT, Elewski BE, Martin RW, Cooper KD. Restructuring dermatology education at Cleveland medical centers affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Arch Dermatol. 1996 Sep; 132(9):1085-90. PMID: 8795550.
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    126. Brodell RT, Wile MZ, Chren M, Bickers DR. Learning and teaching in dermatology. A practitioner's guide. Arch Dermatol. 1996 Aug; 132(8):946-52. PMID: 8712845.
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    127. Rosenthal GE, Chren M, Lasek RJ, Landefeld CS. The annual guide to "America's best hospitals". Evidence of influence among health care leaders. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Jun; 11(6):366-9. PMID: 8803744.
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    128. Durden FM, Variyam E, Chren M. Fat necrosis with features of erythema nodosum in a patient with metastatic pancreatic carcinoma. Int J Dermatol. 1996 Jan; 35(1):39-41. PMID: 8838928.
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    129. Dong JA, Chren M, Elewski BE. Bonsai tree: risk factor for disseminated sporotrichosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1995 Nov; 33(5 Pt 1):839-40. PMID: 7593792.
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    130. Chren M. Dermatologic health services research. Dermatol Clin. 1995 Jul; 13(3):689-95. PMID: 7554516.
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    131. Chren M, Lazarus HM, Salata RA, Landefeld CS. Cultures of skin biopsy tissue from immunocompromised patients with cancer and rashes. Arch Dermatol. 1995 May; 131(5):552-5. PMID: 7741541.
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    132. Chren M, Landefeld CS. A cost analysis of topical drug regimens for dermatophyte infections. JAMA. 1994 Dec 28; 272(24):1922-5. PMID: 7990244.
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    133. Chren M. Costs of therapy for dermatophyte infections. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1994 Sep; 31(3 Pt 2):S103-6. PMID: 8077495.
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    134. Chren M. Dermatologic consultations--how can we know if we are effective? Initial methodologic considerations for the critical assessment of medical interventions performed by physicians. Arch Dermatol. 1994 Aug; 130(8):1052-4. PMID: 8053705.
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    135. Chren M. Independent investigators and for-profit companies. Guidelines for biomedical scientists considering funding by industry. Arch Dermatol. 1994 Apr; 130(4):432-7. PMID: 8166481.
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    136. Chren M, Landefeld CS. Physicians' behavior and their interactions with drug companies. A controlled study of physicians who requested additions to a hospital drug formulary. JAMA. 1994 Mar 02; 271(9):684-9. PMID: 8309031.
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    137. Casserly CM, Stange KC, Chren M. Severe megaloblastic anemia in a patient receiving low-dose methotrexate for psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1993 Sep; 29(3):477-80. PMID: 8349867.
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    138. Chren M, Lazarus HM, Bickers DR, Landefeld CS. Rashes in immunocompromised cancer patients. The diagnostic yield of skin biopsy and its effects on therapy. Arch Dermatol. 1993 Feb; 129(2):175-81. PMID: 8434974.
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    139. Chren M. Industry-funded dermatologic research within academia in the United States: fiscal and ethical considerations. J Invest Dermatol. 1992 Nov; 99(5):664-5. PMID: 1431234.
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    140. Chren M, Landefeld CS. Doctors, drug companies and gifts. R I Med J. 1991 Dec; 74(12):603-10. PMID: 1763279.
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    141. Chren M, Landefeld CS, Murray TH. Doctors, drug companies, and gifts. JAMA. 1989 Dec 22-29; 262(24):3448-51. PMID: 2585690.
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    142. Chren M, Silverman RA, Sorensen RU, Elmets CA. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1989 Nov; 21(5 Pt 2):1161-4. PMID: 2808853.
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    143. Landefeld CS, Chren M, Myers A, Geller R, Robbins S, Goldman L. Diagnostic yield of the autopsy in a university hospital and a community hospital. N Engl J Med. 1988 May 12; 318(19):1249-54. PMID: 3362177.
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    144. Landefeld CS, Chren M, Shega J, Speroff T, McGuire E. Students' sexual behavior, knowledge, and attitudes relating to the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. J Gen Intern Med. 1988 Mar-Apr; 3(2):161-5. PMID: 3357073.
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