Ahsan Arozullah, M.D.,
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Education and Training:
Northwestern University Medical School (MD '92)
Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center (Residency)
Harvard School of Public Health (Fellowship, MPH '98)
Areas of Interest:
Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation
Current Academic and/or Research Activities:
Dr. Arozullah's major research interests include measuring hospital quality
of care and the impact of patient literacy and social support on healthcare
utilization. His initial work focused on developing predictive models for postoperative
pulmonary complications and mortality from HIV-associated pneumonia.
Arozullah AM, Calhoun EA, Wolf M, Finley D, Fitzner KA, Heckinger EA,
Gorby NS, Schumock GT, Bennett C. The financial burden of cancer: Estimates
a study of insured women with breast cancer. Journal of Supportive Oncology,
2005; in press.
Moxon D, Raza M, Kenney RE, Arozullah AM, Mason J, Carroll
RE. Aging and
Tobacco use are linked to the development of aberrant crypt foci in the human
colon. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2005; in press.
Wolf M, Davis T, Arozullah AM, Penn R, Arnold C, Sugar M, Bennett C.
Relation between literacy and HIV treatment knowledge among patients on HAART
regimens. AIDS Care, 2005; in press.
Lee SY, Arozullah AM, Cho YI. Health literacy, social support, and health:
A research agenda. Social Science and Medicine, 2004; 58, (7):1309-1321.
Arozullah AM, Khuri SF, Henderson WG, Daley JD. The development and validation
of a multifactorial risk index for predicting postoperative pneumonia following
major non-cardiac surgery. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2001; 135:847-857.