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Talar Markossian, MPH, PhD

Talar Markossian, MPH, PhD


Public Health Sciences
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Armenian,French,Arabic

Clinical Expertise



Medical Education

Medical School

Board Certification


  • Characteristics and medication use of veterans in Medicare Advantage plans. Markossian, TW; Suda, KJ; Abderhalden, L; Huo, Z; Smith, BM; Stroupe, KT, The American Journal of Managed Care
  • Epithelial ovarian cancer mortality among Hispanic women: Sub-ethnic disparities and survival trend across time: An analysis of SEER 1992-2013 Chen, C.; Markossian, T. W.; Silva, A.; Tarasenko, Y. N., Cancer epidemiology
  • The burden of chronic kidney disease and its major risk factors in Jamaica. Kramer, H; Soyibo, A; Forrester, T; Boyne, M; Markossian, T; Durazo-Arvizu, R; Luke, A; Cooper, R, Kidney international
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  • Association Between Elements of Electronic Health Record Systems and the Weekend Effect in Urgent General Surgery Kothari, A. N.; Brownlee, S. A.; Blackwell, R. H.; Zapf, M. A.; Markossian, T.; Gupta, G. N.; Kuo, P. C., JAMA surgery
  • Discordance between surgical care improvement project adherence and postoperative outcomes: implications for new Joint Commission standards Chang, V.; Blackwell, R. H.; Markossian, T.; Yau, R. M.; Blanco, B. A.; Zapf, M. A. C.; Abood, G. J.; Gupta, G. N.; Kuo, P. C.; Kothari, A. N., The Journal of surgical research
  • Early Hospital Readmissions and Mortality in Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis Enrolled in a Large National Health Insurance Administrative Database Scaglione, S. J.; Metcalfe, L.; Kliethermes, S.; Vasilyev, I.; Tsang, R.; Caines, A.; Mumtaz, S.; Goyal, V.; Khalid, A.; Shoham, D.; Markossian, T.; Luke, A.; Underwood, H.; Cotler, S. J., Journal of clinical gastroenterology
  • Health Insurance Coverage and Health Silva, A.; Markossian, T., The New England journal of medicine
  • Non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease is associated with high total and out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures Small, C.; Kramer, H. J.; Griffin, K. A.; Vellanki, K.; Leehey, D. J.; Bansal, V. K.; Markossian, T. W., BMC Nephrology
  • Potential impact of the Affordable Care Act's preventive services provision on breast cancer stage: A preliminary assessment. Silva, A; Molina, Y; Hunt, B; Markossian, T; Saiyed, N, Cancer epidemiology
  • Controversies Regarding Lipid Management and Statin Use for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Patients With CKD Markossian, T.; Burge, N.; Ling, B.; Schneider, J.; Pacold, I.; Bansal, V.; Leehey, D.; Stroupe, K.; Chang, A.; Kramer, H., American Journal of Kidney Diseases : The Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation after Liver Transplantation Decreases Risk and Severity of 30-Day Readmissions Kothari, A. N.; Yau, R. M.; Blackwell, R. H.; Schaidle-Blackburn, C.; Markossian, T.; Zapf, M. A.; Lu, A. D.; Kuo, P. C., Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Components of Hospital Perioperative Infrastructure Can Overcome the Weekend Effect in Urgent General Surgery Procedures Kothari, A. N.; Zapf, M. A.; Blackwell, R. H.; Markossian, T.; Chang, V.; Mi, Z.; Gupta, G. N.; Kuo, P. C., Annals of Surgery
  • Geographic disparities in pancreatic cancer survival in a southeastern safety-net academic medical center Markossian, T. W.; O'Neal, C. M.; Senkowski, C., The Australian Journal of Rural Health
  • Impact of patient navigation in eliminating economic disparities in cancer care Rodday, A. M.; Parsons, S. K.; Snyder, F.; Simon, M. A.; Llanos, A. A.; Warren-Mears, V.; Dudley, D.; Lee, J. H.; Patierno, S. R.; Markossian, T. W.; Sanders, M.; Whitley, E. M.; Freund, K. M., Cancer
  • The "weekend effect" in urgent general operative procedures Zapf, M. A.; Kothari, A. N.; Markossian, T.; Gupta, G. N.; Blackwell, R. H.; Wai, P. Y.; Weber, C. E.; Driver, J.; Kuo, P. C., Surgery
  • Geographic and racial disparities in breast cancer-related outcomes in georgia Markossian, T. W.; Hines, R. B.; Bayakly, R., HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
  • Geographic residency status and census tract socioeconomic status as determinants of colorectal cancer outcomes. Hines, R; Markossian, T; Johnson, A; Dong, F; Bayakly, R, American Journal of Public Health
  • Geographic and Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer-Related Outcomes in Georgia Markossian, T. W.; Hines, R. B.; Bayakly, R., HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
  • Patient barriers to follow-up care for breast and cervical cancer abnormalities Tejeda, S.; Darnell, J. S.; Cho, Y. I.; Stolley, M. R.; Markossian, T. W.; Calhoun, E. A., Journal of women's health (2002)
  • Differences in late-stage diagnosis treatment, and colorectal cancer-related death between rural and urban African Americans and whites in Georgia, Hines, R. B.; Markossian, T. W., The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association
  • Disparities in late stage diagnosis treatment, and breast cancer-related death by race, age, and rural residence among women in Georgia, Markossian, T. W.; Hines, R. B., Women & health
  • Follow-up and timeliness after an abnormal cancer screening among underserved urban women in a patient navigation program, Markossian, T. W.; Darnell, J. S.; Calhoun, E. A., Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • Are breast cancer navigation programs cost-effective? Evidence from the Chicago Cancer Navigation Project Markossian, T. W.; Calhoun, E. A., Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Increasing cervical cancer screening in a Hispanic migrant farmworker community through faith-based clinical outreach Luque, J. S.; Tyson, D. M.; Markossian, T.; Lee, J. H.; Turner, R.; Proctor, S.; Menard, J.; Meade, C. D., Journal of lower genital tract disease
  • A survey of primary care physician practices in the diagnosis and management of women with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome Clemens, J. Q.; Calhoun, E. A.; Litwin, M. S.; Walker-Corkery, E.; Markossian, T.; Kusek, J. W.; McNaughton-Collins, M.; Urologic Pelvic Pain Collaborative Research Network, Urology
  • Comparison of economic impact of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome Clemens, J. Q.; Markossian, T.; Calhoun, E. A., Urology
  • Primary care physician practices in the diagnosis treatment and management of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, Calhoun, E. A.; Clemens, J. Q.; Litwin, M. S.; Walker-Corkery, E.; Markossian, T.; Kusek, J. W.; McNaughton-Collins, M., PROSTATE CANCER AND PROSTATIC DISEASES
  • Evaluating the supportive care costs of severe radiochemotherapy-induced mucositis and pharyngitis : results from a Northwestern University Costs of Cancer Program pilot study with head and neck and nonsmall cell lung cancer patients who received care at a county hospital a Veterans Administration hospital, or a comprehensive cancer care center, Nonzee, N. J.; Dandade, N. A.; Patel, U.; Markossian, T.; Agulnik, M.; Argiris, A.; Patel, J. D.; Kern, R. C.; Munshi, H. G.; Calhoun, E. A.; Bennett, C. L., Cancer
  • Overlap of voiding symptoms storage symptoms and pain in men and women, Clemens, J. Q.; Markossian, T. W.; Meenan, R. T.; O'Keeffe Rosetti, M. C.; Calhoun, E. A., The Journal of urology