Jeanne Madden Biography

Jeanne Madden

Jeanne Madden - Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University

Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences
Bouvé College of Health Sciences

[email protected] 

Areas of Expertise

Access to health care
Health insurance and health system design


Jeanne is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.  She studies access to health care, in particular the burden of high costs on patients and specific features of health insurance and health system design that can help or hinder patient access to care.  Her research has emphasized the impacts of system changes on individuals with special vulnerability, such as those with mental illness or other chronic conditions and socially disadvantaged groups.

Project Description

Her work as an IHESJR Fellow in 2018-19 is focused on food insecurity among Medicare beneficiaries.  An inability to access sufficient healthy food is likely at least as harmful as inability to access health care.  As risk-sharing arrangements with between providers and payers proliferate, health systems have been intensifying their efforts to address food insecurity as a key social determinant of health.

Publications – Past Five Years

Adams, A. S., Madden, J. M., Zhang, F., Lu, C. Y., Ross-Degnan, D., Lee, A,… Griggs, J. J. (2017). Effects of transitioning to Medicare Part D on access to drugs for medical conditions among dual enrollees with cancer. Value in Health, 20(10), 1345-1354.  

Adams, A. S., Madden, J. M., Zhang, F., Soumerai, S. B., Gilden, D., Griggs, J.,… Ross-Degnan, D. (2014). Changes in use of lipid-lowering medications among black and white dual enrollees with diabetes transitioning from Medicaid to Medicare Part D drug coverage. Medical Care, 52(8), 695-703.    

Adams A. S., Soumerai S. B., Zhang F., Gilden D. M., Burns M. E., Huskamp H. A.,… Madden JM. (2015). Effects of eliminating drug caps on racial differences in antidepressant use among dual enrollees with diabetes and depression. Clinical Therapeutics, 37(3), 597-609.  

Briesacher B. A., Madden J. M., Zhang F., Fouayzi H., Ross-Degnan D., Gurwitz J. H., & Soumerai S. B. (2015). Did Medicare Part D affect national trends in health outcomes or hospitalizations?: A time-series analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 162(12), 825-833. 

Burns M., Busch A., Madden J. M.LeCates R., Zhang F., Adams A.,… Huskamp H. (2014). Effects of Medicare Part D on guideline-concordant pharmacotherapy for bipolar disorder among dual beneficiaries. Psychiatric Services, 65(3), 323-329. 

Burns M. E., Huskamp H. A., Smith J. C., Madden J. M., & Soumerai S. B. (2016). The effects of the transition from Medicaid to Medicare on health care use for adults with mental illness. Medical Care, 54(9), 868–877. 

Coleman K. J., Lutsky M. A., Yau V., Qian Y., Pomichowski M. E., Crawford P. M., Lynch, F. L., Madden, J. M.,… Croen L. A. (2015). Validation of autism spectrum disorder diagnoses in large healthcare systems with electronic medical records.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(7). 1989-1996. 

Cummings J. R., Lynch F. L., Rust K. C., Coleman K. J., Madden J. M., Owen-Smith A. A.,… Croen LA. (2016). Health services utilization among children with and without autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(3), 910-920. 

Lu C. Y., Penfold R. B., Toh D., Sturtevant J. L., Madden J. M., Simon G.,… Kulldorff M. (2018). Near real-time surveillance for the early detection of health outcomes of FDA warnings using sequential analysis. Medical Care, 56(5), 365-372. 

Lu C. Y., Zhang F., Lakoma M. D., Madden J. M.Rusinak D., Penfold R. B.,… Soumerai S. B. (2014). Changes in youth antidepressant use and suicidal behavior following FDA warnings and media coverage. British Medical Journal, 348, g3596. 

Madden J. M., Adams A. S., LeCates R. F., Ross-Degnan D., Zhang F., Huskamp H. A.,… Soumerai SB. (2015). Changes in drug coverage generosity and untreated serious mental illness: Transitioning from Medicaid to Medicare Part D. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(2), 79-188. 

Madden J. M.Lakoma M. D., Lynch F. L., Rusinak D., Owen-Smith A. A., Coleman K. J.,… Croen L. A. (2017). Psychotropic medication use among insured children with autism spectrum disorder.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(1), 144–154. 

Madden J. M.Lakoma M. D., Rusinak D., Lu C. Y., & Soumerai, S.B. (2016). Missing clinical and behavioral health data in a large electronic health record (EHR) system. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 23(3), 1143–1149. 

Naci H., Soumerai S. B., Ross-Degnan D., Zhang F., Briesacher B. A., Gurwitz J. H., & Madden J. M. (2014). Medication affordability gains following Medicare Part D are eroding among elderly with multiple chronic conditions. Health Affairs, 33(8), 1435-43. 

Naci H., Soumerai S. B., Ross-Degnan D., Zhang F., Briesacher B. A., Gurwitz J. H., & Madden J. M. (2014). Persistent medication affordability problems among disabled Medicare beneficiaries, 2006-2011. Medical Care, 52(11), 951-6.