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John P. Pestian, PhD,MBA


Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience | College of Medicine

  • Doctoral Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Master's Degree : University of Steubenville
  • Bachelor's Degree: St. Francis College
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Cohen KB, Glass B, Greiner HM, Holland-Bouley K, Standridge S, Arya R, Faist R, Morita D, Mangano F, Connolly B, Glauser T, Pestian J. 2016. Methodological Issues in Predicting Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Candidates Through Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. Biomed Inform Insights, 8 , 11

Pestian JP, Grupp-Phelan J, Bretonnel Cohen K, Meyers G, Richey LA, Matykiewicz P, Sorter MT. 2016. A Controlled Trial Using Natural Language Processing to Examine the Language of Suicidal Adolescents in the Emergency Department. Suicide Life Threat Behav., 46 2, 154

Pestian JP, Sorter M, Connolly B, Bretonnel Cohen K, McCullumsmith C, Gee JT, Morency LP, Scherer S, Rohlfs L; STM Research Group.. 2016. A Machine Learning Approach to Identifying the Thought Markers of Suicidal Subjects: A Prospective Multicenter Trial. Suicide Life Threat Behav., ,

Connolly B, Matykiewicz P, Bretonnel Cohen K, Standridge SM, Glauser TA, Dlugos DJ, Koh S, Tham E, Pestian J. 2014. Assessing the similarity of surface linguistic features related to epilepsy across pediatric hospitals. J Am Med Inform Assoc., 21 5, 866

Pestian JP, Matykiewicz P, Linn-Gust M, South B, Uzuner O, Wiebe J, Cohen KB, Hurdle J, Brew C. 2012. Sentiment Analysis of Suicide Notes: A Shared Task. Biomed Inform Insights., 5 Suppl 1, 3

Qureshi F, Pestian J, Davis P, Zaritsky A. 1998. Effect of nebulized ipratropium on the hospitalization rates of children with asthma. N Engl J Med., 339 15, 1030