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Sean Nugent

CCDOR Data/Stats and the entire Research Community lost a treasured colleague. Sean Nugent passed away in February 2024. His vast wealth of knowledge of the VA data system, ability to problem solve any challenge and his willingness to help fellow co-workers will be missed.

Below are a selection of articles highlighting his significant contributions to research:

  • Effect of Opioid vs Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients With Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial. Krebs EE, Gravely A, Nugent S, et al. JAMA. 2018;319(9):872–882. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0899
  • Evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration Traumatic Brain Injury Screening Program in the Upper Midwest. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation Sayer, Nina A. PhD; Nelson, Dave PhD; Nugent, Sean BA. 26(6):p 454-467, November/December 2011. | DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e3181ff393c
  • Multicentre study of abdominal aortic aneurysm measurement and enlargement, FA Lederle, S Noorbaloochi, S Nugent, BC Taylor, JP Grill, TR Kohler, L Cole, British Journal of Surgery, Volume 102, Issue 12, November 2015, Pages 1480–1487,

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