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Tassos C. Kyriakides, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics; Director, Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center (West Haven, CT), Department of Veterans Affairs

Contact Information

Tassos C. Kyriakides, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Biostatistics

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8056

    United States

Research Summary

  • Design, management, execution and data analysis of medical research projects (observational studies/randomized clinical trials)
  • Infectious disease epidemiology background with emphasis on HIV treatment
  • Teaching study design and methodology, epidemiology and statistical analysis
  • Statistical analysis consultant

Extensive Research Description

  • On-going pediatric HIV disclosure clinical trial
  • On-going VA PTSD clinical trial
  • Analysis of data from a VA multi-national HIV therapy management clinical trial
  • Analysis of data from a VA clinical trial in repair strategies for abdominal aortic aneurysm

Coauthors

Research Interests

Clinical Trials as Topic; Epidemiologic Methods; Statistics as Topic; Multicenter Studies as Topic; Epidemiologic Research Design; Survival Analysis; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Controlled Clinical Trials as Topic

Public Health Interests

Clinical Trials; Global Health; HIV/AIDS; Infectious Diseases

Selected Publications

  • Effect Of Preservation Of Antegrade Hypogastric Flow On Development Of Claudication Following Aortoiliac Aneurysm RepairBennett K, Hurley L, Matsumura J, Kyriakides T, Freischlag J. Effect Of Preservation Of Antegrade Hypogastric Flow On Development Of Claudication Following Aortoiliac Aneurysm Repair Journal Of Vascular Surgery 2022, 76: e63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2022.07.136.
  • 809: LONGTERM ANNUAL AND BIENNIAL FECAL IMMUNOCHEMICAL TEST (FIT) ADHERENCE IN A MULTI-CENTER STUDY OF COLORECTAL CANCER (CRC) SCREENINGDominitz J, Robertson D, Beed A, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Gupta S, Imperiale T, Lacasse A, Larson M, Lieberman D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B, Williams A, Kyriakides T. 809: LONGTERM ANNUAL AND BIENNIAL FECAL IMMUNOCHEMICAL TEST (FIT) ADHERENCE IN A MULTI-CENTER STUDY OF COLORECTAL CANCER (CRC) SCREENING Gastroenterology 2022, 162: s-199. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(22)60475-x.
  • 258 THE ASSOCIATION OF RACE AND ETHNICITY ON PRIOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING TEST USE IN A LARGE CLINICAL TRIAL OF US VETERANSRobertson D, Dominitz J, Beed A, Williams A, Boardman K, Imperiale T, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Kyriakides T. 258 THE ASSOCIATION OF RACE AND ETHNICITY ON PRIOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING TEST USE IN A LARGE CLINICAL TRIAL OF US VETERANS Gastroenterology 2021, 160: s-59-s-60. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(21)00886-6.
  • Abstract 16429: Questioning the Effect of Hypogastric Artery Exclusion on Erectile Function Following Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic AneurysmBennett K, Hurley L, Kyriakides T, Matsumura J. Abstract 16429: Questioning the Effect of Hypogastric Artery Exclusion on Erectile Function Following Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Circulation 2020, 142 DOI: 10.1161/circ.142.suppl_3.16429.
  • An Application of the Cure Model to a Cardiovascular Clinical TrialSevilimedu V, Ma S, Hartigan P, Kyriakides T. An Application of the Cure Model to a Cardiovascular Clinical Trial Statistics In Biosciences 2020, 13: 402-430. DOI: 10.1007/s12561-020-09297-w.
  • Mo1626 SERRATED POLYP FINDINGS ON SCREENING COLONOSCOPY IN A MULTI-CENTER STUDY OF COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENINGDominitz J, Robertson D, Beed A, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Johnson G, Kyriakides T, LaCasse A, Larson M, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B. Mo1626 SERRATED POLYP FINDINGS ON SCREENING COLONOSCOPY IN A MULTI-CENTER STUDY OF COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2020, 91: ab425-ab426. DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2020.03.2494.
  • 690 – Complications of Screening Colonoscopy in a Multi-Center Study of Colorectal Cancer ScreeningRobertson D, Dominitz J, Beed A, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Johnson G, Kyriakides T, Larson M, LaCasse A, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B. 690 – Complications of Screening Colonoscopy in a Multi-Center Study of Colorectal Cancer Screening Gastroenterology 2019, 156: s-150. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(19)37164-1.
  • 688 – Baseline Findings on Screening Colonoscopy in a Multicenter Study of Colorectal Cancer ScreeningDominitz J, Robertson D, Beed A, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Johnson G, Kyriakides T, LaCasse A, Larson M, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B. 688 – Baseline Findings on Screening Colonoscopy in a Multicenter Study of Colorectal Cancer Screening Gastroenterology 2019, 156: s-149-s-150. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(19)37162-8.
  • Extended Follow-Up of Open vs Endovascular Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: the OVER TrialFreischlag J, Kyriakides T, Stroupe K, Padberg F, Matsumura J, Huo Z, Johnson G. Extended Follow-Up of Open vs Endovascular Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: the OVER Trial Journal Of The American College Of Surgeons 2018, 227: e1. DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.09.012.
  • “But Do They Like It?” Participant Satisfaction and Gameplay Experience of a Public Health Videogame Intervention in AdolescentsHieftje K, Pendergrass T, Montanaro E, Kyriakides T, Florsheim O, Fiellin L. “But Do They Like It?” Participant Satisfaction and Gameplay Experience of a Public Health Videogame Intervention in Adolescents 2018, 1-7. DOI: 10.1109/segah.2018.8401349.
  • 466 - Regional and Temporal Preferences for Colonoscopy or Fecal Immunochemcial Testing (FIT) for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening in us Veterans who Declined to Participate in a Randomized Trial of CRC ScreeningDominitz J, Robertson D, Beed A, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Johnson G, Kyriakides T, LaCasse A, Larson M, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B. 466 - Regional and Temporal Preferences for Colonoscopy or Fecal Immunochemcial Testing (FIT) for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening in us Veterans who Declined to Participate in a Randomized Trial of CRC Screening Gastroenterology 2018, 154: s-109. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(18)30800-x.
  • Mo1609 - Refusal of Colonoscopy after a Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) in the Confirm StudyRobertson D, Dominitz J, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Johnson G, Kyriakides T, Larson M, LaCasse A, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B. Mo1609 - Refusal of Colonoscopy after a Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) in the Confirm Study Gastroenterology 2018, 154: s-768. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(18)32660-x.
  • The Natural History and Predictors of Liver Fibrosis Progression Using the FIB-4 Score Among HIV/HCV Co-infected Adults in an Outpatient Clinic in the USAYuh B, Kyriakides T, Ogbuagu O, Villanueva M. The Natural History and Predictors of Liver Fibrosis Progression Using the FIB-4 Score Among HIV/HCV Co-infected Adults in an Outpatient Clinic in the USA Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2017, 4: s658-s659. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofx163.1753.
  • 2432Huang Y, Brown S, Ma S, Kyriakides T. 2432 Journal Of Clinical And Translational Science 2017, 1: 37-37. PMCID: PMC6799711, DOI: 10.1017/cts.2017.137.
  • An Evaluation of an Educational Video Game on Mathematics Achievement in First Grade StudentsHieftje K, Pendergrass T, Kyriakides T, Gilliam W, Fiellin L. An Evaluation of an Educational Video Game on Mathematics Achievement in First Grade Students Technologies 2017, 5: 30. DOI: 10.3390/technologies5020030.
  • Principles of AnalysisJohnson G, Kyriakides T. Principles of Analysis 2017, 151-162. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53877-8_17.
  • 295 Predictors of Timely Colonoscopy after a Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) in the Confirm StudyRobertson D, Dominitz J, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Johnson G, Kyriakides T, Larson M, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Planeta B. 295 Predictors of Timely Colonoscopy after a Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) in the Confirm Study Gastroenterology 2017, 152: s74. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(17)30600-5.
  • Retrospective Case Control Study of the Incidence, Laterality, and Risk Factors of Ureteral Injuries in Patients Undergoing HysterectomyStoltzman M, Kashani S, Kyriakides T. Retrospective Case Control Study of the Incidence, Laterality, and Risk Factors of Ureteral Injuries in Patients Undergoing Hysterectomy Journal Of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2016, 23: s63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmig.2016.08.160.
  • Mo1736 Impact of Mailing Time and Season on Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) PositivityDominitz J, Robertson D, Ahnen D, Boardman K, Del Curto B, Guarino P, Imperiale T, Kyriakides T, Lieberman D, Provenzale D, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Wallace R. Mo1736 Impact of Mailing Time and Season on Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Positivity Gastroenterology 2016, 150: s767. DOI: 10.1016/s0016-5085(16)32599-9.
  • A Study of the Knowledge and Beliefs Held by Patients Infected With HIV and Their HIV Healthcare Providers Regarding Single-Tablet Regimens (STR). (KNABSTR Study)Frank C, Kyriakides T, Omar A, Friedland G, Andrews L, Melbourne K, Kozal M. A Study of the Knowledge and Beliefs Held by Patients Infected With HIV and Their HIV Healthcare Providers Regarding Single-Tablet Regimens (STR). (KNABSTR Study) Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2015, 2: 1082. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofv133.795.
  • SS1. Predictors and Outcomes of Endoleaks in the OVER trialZhou W, Lal B, Li Z, Kyriakides T, Matsumura J, Lederle F, Freischlag J. SS1. Predictors and Outcomes of Endoleaks in the OVER trial Journal Of Vascular Surgery 2014, 59: 21s-22s. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.03.053.
  • Costs of Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Different Devices: Results of a Multicenter Randomized TrialMatsumura J, Stroupe K, Lederle F, Kyriakides T, Freischlag J. Costs of Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Different Devices: Results of a Multicenter Randomized Trial Journal Of Vascular Surgery 2013, 58: 1734. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.10.024.
  • Long-Term Comparison of Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic AneurysmLederle F, Freischlag J, Kyriakides T, Group O. Long-Term Comparison of Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Journal Of Vascular Surgery 2013, 57: 893. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.01.014.
  • Surgical Resident Attrition and the Menninger Morale Curve.Contessa J., Nadzam G. and Kyriakides TC. Surgical Science, 2011 (2):397-401
  • Surgical Resident Attrition and the Menninger Morale CurveContessa J, Kyriakides T. Surgical Resident Attrition and the Menninger Morale Curve Surgical Science 2011, 02: 397-401. DOI: 10.4236/ss.2011.27087.
  • Outcome Following Endovascular vs. Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Randomized TrialLederle F, Freischlag J, Kyriakides T, Group O. Outcome Following Endovascular vs. Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Randomized Trial Journal Of Vascular Surgery 2010, 51: 782-783. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2010.01.040.
  • Comparing Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm—ReplyLederle F, Freischlag J, Kyriakides T. Comparing Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm—Reply JAMA 2010, 303: 513-514. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2010.89.
  • PO31-FR-18 Visual evoked potential interocular amplitude differences matter in the endMyrianthopoulou P, Papathanasiou E, Pantzaris M, Kyriakides T, Zamba-Papanicolaou E, Galganski-Cleanthous M, Papacostas S. PO31-FR-18 Visual evoked potential interocular amplitude differences matter in the end Journal Of The Neurological Sciences 2009, 285: s325. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-510x(09)71236-5.
  • Development and Application of a Genotypic AZT Resistance AssayKyriakides T, Heimer R. Development and Application of a Genotypic AZT Resistance Assay JAIDS Journal Of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2001, 28: 211-220. DOI: 10.1097/00126334-200111010-00002.
  • HIV-1 Transmission in Injection Paraphernalia: Heating Drug Solutions May Inactivate HIV-1Clatts M, Heimer R, Abdala N, Goldsamt L, Sotheran J, Anderson K, Gallo T, Hoffer L, Luciano P, Kyriakides T. HIV-1 Transmission in Injection Paraphernalia: Heating Drug Solutions May Inactivate HIV-1 JAIDS Journal Of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 1999, 22: 194. DOI: 10.1097/00042560-199910010-00013.