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Barbara J. McNeil, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 432-1909
Fax: (617) 432-3503


mcneil@hcp.med.harvard.edu

Barbara J. McNeil, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Ridley Watts Professor of Health Care Policy, Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
  • Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Head, Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
  • Professor, Radiology, Brigham And Women's Hospital

Research Abstract

My research has two foci: (1) technology assessment, particularly in radiology; (2) health policy with particular reference to quality of care.

Publications

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  • Kehl KL, Lamont EB, McNeil BJ, Bozeman SR, Kelley MJ, Keating NL. Comparing a medical records-based and a claims-based index for measuring comorbidity in patients with lung or colon cancer. 2015. PubMed
  • Keating NL, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, Bozeman SR, Shulman LN, McNeil BJ. Tumor boards and the quality of cancer care. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2013; 105:113-21. PubMed
  • Keating NL, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, Earle CC, Bozeman SR, McNeil BJ. End-of-life care for older cancer patients in the Veterans Health Administration versus the private sector. Cancer 2010; 116:3732-9. PubMed
  • Oh WK, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, McNeil BJ, Keating NL. Does oral antiandrogen use before leuteinizing hormone-releasing hormone therapy in patients with metastatic prostate cancer prevent clinical consequences of a testosterone flare? Urology 2010; 75:642-7. PubMed
  • Hicks LS, O'Malley AJ, Lieu TA, Keegan T, McNeil BJ, Guadagnoli E, Landon BE. Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers. Arch Intern Med 2010; 170:279-86. PubMed
  • Lamont EB, Landrum MB, Keating NL, Archer L, Lan L, Strauss GM, Lilenbaum R, Niell HB, Maurer LH, Kosty MP, Miller AA, Clamon GH, Elias AD, McClay EF, Vokes EE, McNeil BJ. Differences in clinical trial patient attributes and outcomes according to enrollment setting. J Clin Oncol 2010; 28:215-21. PubMed
  • Ugwuanyi JO, Harvey LM, McNeil B. Protein enrichment of corn cob heteroxylan waste slurry by thermophilic aerobic digestion using Bacillusstearothermophilus. Bioresour Technol 2008; 99:6974-85. PubMed
  • McNeil BK, Getzenberg RH. Urine-based markers in bladder cancer: future prospects. BJU Int 2008; 101:668-9. PubMed
  • Li Q, McNeil B, Harvey LM. Adaptive response to oxidative stress in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus niger B1-D. Free Radic Biol Med 2007; 44:394-402. PubMed
  • Li Q, Harvey LM, McNeil B. The effects of bioprocess parameters on extracellular proteases in a recombinant Aspergillus niger B1-D. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2007; 78:333-41. PubMed
  • Xu J, McNeil B, Wu W, Nees D, Bai L, Wu LG. GTP-independent rapid and slow endocytosis at a central synapse. Nat Neurosci 2007; 11:45-53. PubMed
  • Perry CD, Hutter MM, Smith DB, Newhouse JP, McNeil BJ. Survival and changes in comorbidities after bariatric surgery. Ann Surg 2007; 247:21-7. PubMed
  • Fazenda ML, Seviour R, McNeil B, Harvey LM. Submerged culture fermentation of "higher fungi": the macrofungi. Adv Appl Microbiol 2008; 63C:33-103. PubMed
  • Mehrotra A, McNeil BJ, Landon BE. Congestive heart failure disease management in Medicare-managed care. Am Heart J 2007; 154:1153-9. PubMed
  • Fajardo LL, Pisano ED, Caudry DJ, Gatsonis CA, Berg WA, Connolly J, Schnitt S, Page DL, McNeil BJ,. Stereotactic and sonographic large-core biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions: results of the Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology Group V study. Acad Radiol 2004; 11:293-308. PubMed
  • Collins LC, Connolly JL, Page DL, Goulart RA, Pisano ED, Fajardo LL, Berg WA, Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ, Schnitt SJ. Diagnostic agreement in the evaluation of image-guided breast core needle biopsies: results from a randomized clinical trial. Am J Surg Pathol 2004; 28:126-31. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. McNeil appointed to NBIB council. J Nucl Med 2003; 44:20N-22N. PubMed
  • Siegel MJ, Ishwaran H, Fletcher BD, Meyer JS, Hoffer FA, Jaramillo D, Hernandez RJ, Roubal SE, Siegel BA, Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ. Staging of neuroblastoma at imaging: report of the radiology diagnostic oncology group. Radiology 2002; 223:168-75. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. Shattuck Lecture--Hidden barriers to improvement in the quality of care. N Engl J Med 2002; 345:1612-20. PubMed
  • Pisano ED, Fajardo LL, Caudry DJ, Sneige N, Frable WJ, Berg WA, Tocino I, Schnitt SJ, Connolly JL, Gatsonis CA, McNeil BJ. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions in a multicenter clinical trial: results from the radiologic diagnostic oncology group V. Radiology 2001; 219:785-92. PubMed
  • Brown DL, Zou KH, Tempany CM, Frates MC, Silverman SG, McNeil BJ, Kurtz AB. Primary versus secondary ovarian malignancy: imaging findings of adnexal masses in the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group Study. Radiology 2001; 219:213-8. PubMed
  • Tempany CM, McNeil BJ. Advances in biomedical imaging. JAMA 2001; 285:562-7. PubMed
  • Tempany CM, Zou KH, Silverman SG, Brown DL, Kurtz AB, McNeil BJ. Staging of advanced ovarian cancer: comparison of imaging modalities--report from the Radiological Diagnostic Oncology Group. Radiology 2000; 215:761-7. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. Changing roles of decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analyses in medicine and radiology. Eur Radiol 2000; 10 Suppl 3:S340-3. PubMed
  • Normand SL, Wolf RE, McNeil BJ. Discriminating Quality of Hospital Care in the United States. Med Decis Making 2008; 28:308-22. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. Quality of care in the USA in the 1990s: emphasis areas and stakeholders. Acad Radiol 1998; 5 Suppl 2:S355-6. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. Medical technologies: concern about and assurance of value. Acad Radiol 1998; 5 Suppl 2:S257-8. PubMed
  • Curtin HD, Ishwaran H, Mancuso AA, Dalley RW, Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ. Comparison of CT and MR imaging in staging of neck metastases. Radiology 1998; 207:123-30. PubMed
  • Pisano ED, Fajardo LL, Tsimikas J, Sneige N, Frable WJ, Gatsonis CA, Evans WP, Tocino I, McNeil BJ. Rate of insufficient samples for fine-needle aspiration for nonpalpable breast lesions in a multicenter clinical trial: The Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology Group 5 Study. The RDOG5 investigators. Cancer 1998; 82:679-88. PubMed
  • Sunshine JH, McNeil BJ. Rapid method for rigorous assessment of radiologic imaging technologies. Radiology 1997; 202:549-57. PubMed
  • Panicek DM, Gatsonis C, Rosenthal DI, Seeger LL, Huvos AG, Moore SG, Caudry DJ, Palmer WE, McNeil BJ. CT and MR imaging in the local staging of primary malignant musculoskeletal neoplasms: Report of the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group. Radiology 1997; 202:237-46. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Getty DJ, Tempany CM, Pickett RM, Schnall MD, McNeil BJ, Swets JA. Staging prostate cancer with MR imaging: a combined radiologist-computer system. Radiology 1997; 202:219-26. PubMed
  • Zerhouni EA, Rutter C, Hamilton SR, Balfe DM, Megibow AJ, Francis IR, Moss AA, Heiken JP, Tempany CM, Aisen AM, Weinreb JC, Gatsonis C, McNeil BJ. CT and MR imaging in the staging of colorectal carcinoma: report of the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group II. Radiology 1996; 200:443-51. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. Prospects for outcomes research in radiology and health policy. Acad Radiol 1996; 3 Suppl 1:S19-20. PubMed
  • McNeil BJ. Technology assessment. Acad Radiol 1998; 2 Suppl 2:S100-2. PubMed
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