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Research Interests

I am a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in the Departments of Medical Social Sciences, Surgery (Division of Organ Transplantation), and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. I also serve as the Associate Director of the Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Director of the Outcomes Measurement and Survey Core of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. In my clinical role, I provide psychological evaluation and treatment in our Comprehensive Transplant Center. My research focuses on the development and application of patient reported outcomes (PROs) in the post-surgical context, with specific emphasis on organ donation and transplantation. For more information, please visit http://www.zeeshanbutt.com/

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Case Western Reserve University

… → 2006

Research interests

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Health Services Research
  • Oncology
  • Outcome Measures
  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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Grants 2009 2024

Patient Outcome Assessment
United States Food and Drug Administration
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Clinical Trials
Kidney Diseases
Research Personnel
Information Systems
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Research Output 1999 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

An analysis of results in a single-blinded, prospective randomized controlled trial comparing non-fixating versus self-fixating mesh for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

Denham, M., Johnson, B., Leong, M., Kuchta, K., Conaty, E., Ujiki, M. B., Denham, W., Haggerty, S. P., Butt, Z., Carbray, J. A., Gitelis, M. & Linn, J. G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgical endoscopy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inguinal Hernia
Quality of Life
Research Ethics Committees
4 Citations (Scopus)

Excluding patients from transplant due to social support: Results from a national survey of transplant providers

Ladin, K., Emerson, J., Berry, K., Butt, Z., Gordon, E., Daniels, N., Lavelle, T. A. & Hanto, D. W., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 19, 1, p. 193-203 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
Social Class
Surveys and Questionnaires

Meaningful differences and validity for the NCCN/FACT-P symptom index: An analysis of the ALSYMPCA data

Beaumont, J. L., Butt, Z., Li, R. & Cella, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Bone Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Patient-reported outcome measures for life participation in kidney transplantation: A systematic review

Ju, A., Chow, B. Y., Ralph, A. F., Howell, M., Josephson, M. A., Ahn, C., Butt, Z., Dobbels, F., Fowler, K., Jowsey-Gregoire, S., Jha, V., Locke, J. E., Tan, J. C., Taylor, Q., Rutherford, C., Craig, J. C. & Tong, A., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Transplantation
Activities of Daily Living
Quality of Life
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Promoting Measurement-Based Care and Quality Measure Development: The APA Mental and Behavioral Health Registry Initiative

Wright, C. V., Goodheart, C., Bard, D., Bobbitt, B. L., Butt, Z., Lysell, K., McKay, D. & Stephens, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Psychological Services.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
Social Responsibility