Jayani Jayawardhana, Ph.D.
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Ph.D. Economics, University of Virginia
M.A. Economics, University of Virginia
B.A. Economics and Mathematics, Agnes Scott College
- Health Economics
- Health Policy
- Pharmaceutical Economics
- Industrial Organization
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Title: Opiod Prescribing in Medicaid: Healthcare Utilization and Deaths from Overdose
Funding Agency: NIH/NIDA- R01DA0339930
Role: Principle Investigator
Title: Utilization of Medical Imaging Services by Magnet and non-Magnet Hospitals: Impact on Healthcare Costs
Funding Agency: American College of Radiology/Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute
2013-2015 Lilly Teaching Fellowship, Center for Teaching and Learning,UGA
2013-2015 Research Mentoring Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, UGA
Abraham, A.J., G. Bagwell-Adams, & J. Jayawardhana. (In Press) "Availability of Tobacco Cessation Services in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs: Impact of State Tobacco Control Policy", Addictive Behaviors.
Shah, S., H. Wei, J. Jayawardhana, M. Perri, E. Cobran, & H. Young. (In Press) "Cost utility analysis of Methylphenidate and Amphetamine/Dexamphetamine in adults with Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)", Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research.
Abraham, A.J., T.R. Rieckmann, C.A. Andrews, & J. Jayawardhana. (2016) “Health Insurance Enrollment and Availability of Medications for Substance Use Disorders,”Psychiatric Services. Published online August 15, 2016; http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201500470.
Gerst-Emerson, K. & J. Jayawardhana. (2016) “Risk Factors for Loneliness in Elderly Adults,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(4), 886-887.
Jayawardhana, J., & J. Welton. (2015) "Diagnostic Imaging Services in Magnet and non-Magnet Hospitals: Trends in Utilization and Costs" Journal of the American College of Radiology, 12(12B), 1357–1363.
Gerst-Emerson, K. & J. Jayawardhana. (2015) “Loneliness as a Public Health Issue: The Impact of Loneliness on Health Care Utilization among Older Adults” American Journal of Public Health, 105(5), 1013-1019.
Jayawardhana, J., W.D. Bradford, W. Jones, P. Nietert, & G. Silvestri (2014) “Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) Spending and Tobacco Control Efforts”, PLOS ONE, 9(12), e114706. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114706
Jayawardhana, J., J. Welton, & R.C. Lindrooth. (2014) “Is there a Business Case for Magnet Hospitals? Estimates of the Cost and Revenue Implications of Becoming a Magnet”, Medical Care, 52(5), 400-406.
Jayawardhana, J. (2013) “Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and Consumer Welfare”,International Journal of Industrial Organization, 31(2), 164-180.
Sheidow, A., J. Jayawardhana, W.D. Bradford, S. Henggeler, & S. Shapiro (2012) “Money matters: Cost Effectiveness of Juvenile Drug Court with and without Evidence- based Treatments”, Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 21(1), 69-90.
Jayawardhana, J., J. Welton, & R.C. Lindrooth (2011) “Adoption of NQF Safe Practices by Magnet Hospitals”, Journal of Nursing Administration, 41(9), 350-356.
Jayawardhana, J. & R.C. Lindrooth (2009) “Adverse Selection”, Encyclopedia of Health Services Research, Sage Publications Inc.