Last Name

William A Knaus MD

TitleVisiting Professor
InstitutionUConn Health Center
AddressMC 6233
Dowling South, MC 6233
263 Farmington Avenue
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    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentConnecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
    DivisionBiomedical Informatics

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    1988Distinguished Alumni Award, Widener University
    1990Distinguished Alumnus, West Virgina University
    1990Henry B. Christian Memorial Award, American College of Surgeons
    1991Sir Jules Thorn Memorial Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians
    1993Distinguished Research Award, The George Washington University Medical Center
    1994Doctor of Science Honorary Degree, Widener University
    1994Health Care Research Award, National Institute of Health Care
    2004Distinguished Investigator Award, American College of Critical Care Medicine
    2006GE Health Care Pioneering Spirit Award

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    1. Baumgart LA, Postula KJ, Knaus WA. Initial clinical validation of Health Heritage, a patient-facing tool for personal and family history collection and cancer risk assessment. Fam Cancer. 2016 Apr; 15(2):331-9. PMID: 26711915.
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    2. Simonds NI, Khoury MJ, Schully SD, Armstrong K, Cohn WF, Fenstermacher DA, Ginsburg GS, Goddard KA, Knaus WA, Lyman GH, Ramsey SD, Xu J, Freedman AN. Comparative effectiveness research in cancer genomics and precision medicine: current landscape and future prospects. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Jul 3; 105(13):929-36. PMID: 23661804; PMCID: PMC3699435.
    3. Zimmerman JE, Kramer AA, Knaus WA. Changes in hospital mortality for United States intensive care unit admissions from 1988 to 2012. Crit Care. 2013; 17(2):R81. PMID: 23622086; PMCID: PMC4057290.
    4. Goddard KA, Knaus WA, Whitlock E, Lyman GH, Feigelson HS, Schully SD, Ramsey S, Tunis S, Freedman AN, Khoury MJ, Veenstra DL. Building the evidence base for decision making in cancer genomic medicine using comparative effectiveness research. Genet Med. 2012 Jul; 14(7):633-42. PMID: 22516979; PMCID: PMC3632438.
    5. Al-Khafaji A, Angus DC, Knaus WA. The Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II. Article of Knaus et al with expert commentary by Dr Derek Angus. J Crit Care. 2007 Mar; 22(1):85-8. PMID: 17371751.
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    6. Siadaty MS, Shu J, Knaus WA. Relemed: sentence-level search engine with relevance score for the MEDLINE database of biomedical articles. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2007; 7:1. PMID: 17214888; PMCID: PMC1780044.
    7. Siadaty MS, Knaus WA. Locating previously unknown patterns in data-mining results: a dual data- and knowledge-mining method. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2006; 6:13. PMID: 16522200; PMCID: PMC1420278.
    8. Mullins IM, Siadaty MS, Lyman J, Scully K, Garrett CT, Miller WG, Muller R, Robson B, Apte C, Weiss S, Rigoutsos I, Platt D, Cohen S, Knaus WA. Data mining and clinical data repositories: Insights from a 667,000 patient data set. Comput Biol Med. 2006 Dec; 36(12):1351-77. PMID: 16375883.
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    9. Schroen AT, Brenin DR, Kelly MD, Knaus WA, Slingluff CL. Impact of patient distance to radiation therapy on mastectomy use in early-stage breast cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2005 Oct 1; 23(28):7074-80. PMID: 16192590.
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    10. Knaus WA. Designing trials and deciding on therapy in complex diseases: what can we do to improve? Med Decis Making. 2005 Jul-Aug; 25(4):366-9. PMID: 16061887.
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    11. Knaus WA. Improving intensive care performance: complex paths to simple truths. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Feb; 80(2):164-5. PMID: 15704769.
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    12. Garland A, Dawson NV, Altmann I, Thomas CL, Phillips RS, Tsevat J, Desbiens NA, Bellamy PE, Knaus WA, Connors AF. Outcomes up to 5 years after severe, acute respiratory failure. Chest. 2004 Dec; 126(6):1897-904. PMID: 15596690.
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    13. Mullins IM, Slingluff CL, Lee JK, Garbee CF, Shu J, Anderson SG, Mayer ME, Knaus WA, Mullins DW. CXC chemokine receptor 3 expression by activated CD8+ T cells is associated with survival in melanoma patients with stage III disease. Cancer Res. 2004 Nov 1; 64(21):7697-701. PMID: 15520172.
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    14. Knaus WA. Probabilistic thinking and intensive care: a world view. Crit Care Med. 2004 May; 32(5):1231-2. PMID: 15190982.
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    15. Lee JK, Laudeman T, Kanter J, James T, Siadaty MS, Knaus WA, Prorok A, Bao Y, Freeman B, Puiu D, Wen LM, Buck GA, Schlauch K, Weller J, Fox JW. GeneX Va: VBC open source microarray database and analysis software. Biotechniques. 2004 Apr; 36(4):634-8, 640, 642. PMID: 15088382.
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    16. Kinzie MB, Cohn WF, Julian MF, Knaus WA. A user-centered model for web site design: needs assessment, user interface design, and rapid prototyping. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2002 Jul-Aug; 9(4):320-30. PMID: 12087113; PMCID: PMC346619.
    17. Knaus WA. APACHE 1978-2001: the development of a quality assurance system based on prognosis: milestones and personal reflections. Arch Surg. 2002 Jan; 137(1):37-41. PMID: 11772212.
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    18. Lyman JA, Cohn W, Knaus W, Einbinder JS. Introducing an academic data warehouse into the undergraduate medical curriculum. Proc AMIA Symp. 2002; 474-8. PMID: 12463869; PMCID: PMC2244483.
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