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Jeffrey Welge, PhD

Professor (F3)

COM Psychiatry Statistical Analysis

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Eastern Illinois University
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Research Interests

Dr. Welge provides biostatistician services for the department and insures the adequacy of statistical analyses in submissions for publication and funding.

Dr. Welge has expertise in clinical biostatistics, clinical trial design, hi...

Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • Suite 3200
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
  • Office 513-558-7700
  • Email jeffrey.welge@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Blackard, Jason T; Ma, Gang; Limketkai, Berkeley N; Welge, Jeffrey A; Dryer, Peter D; Martin, Christina M; Hiasa, Yoichi; Taylor, Lynn E; Mayer, Kenneth H; Jamieson, Denise J; Sherman, Kenneth E 2010. Variability of the polymerase gene (NS5B) in HCV-infected women. Journal of clinical microbiology, ,

Martin, C M; Welge, J A; Shire, N J; Rouster, S D; Shata, M T; Sherman, K E; Blackard, J T 2010. Genomic variability associated with the presence of occult hepatitis B virus in HIV co-infected individuals. Journal of viral hepatitis, 17 8, 588-97

McElroy, Susan L; Martens, Brian E; Creech, Ryan S; Welge, Jeffrey A; Jefferson, Lena; Guerdjikova, Anna I; Keck, Paul E 2010. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of divalproex extended release loading monotherapy in ambulatory bipolar spectrum disorder patients with moderate-to-severe hypomania or mild mania. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 71 5, 557-65

DelBello, Melissa P; Chang, Kiki; Welge, Jeffrey A; Adler, Caleb M; Rana, Manasi; Howe, Meghan; Bryan, Holly; Vogel, Daniel; Sampang, Suzanne; Delgado, Sergio V; Sorter, Michael; Strakowski, Stephen M 2009. A double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of quetiapine for depressed adolescents with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorders, 11 5, 483-93

Guerdjikova, Anna I; McElroy, Susan L; Welge, Jeffrey A; Nelson, Erik; Keck, Paul E; Hudson, James I 2009. Lamotrigine in the treatment of binge-eating disorder with obesity: a randomized, placebo-controlled monotherapy trial. International clinical psychopharmacology, 24 3, 150-8

Martin, Christina M; Welge, Jeffrey A; Shire, Norah J; Shata, Mohamed T; Sherman, Kenneth E; Blackard, Jason T 2009. Cytokine expression during chronic versus occult hepatitis B virus infection in HIV co-infected individuals. Cytokine, 47 3, 194-8

Segar, Tracy M; Kasckow, John W; Welge, Jeffrey A; Herman, James P 2009. Heterogeneity of neuroendocrine stress responses in aging rat strains. Physiology & behavior, 96 1, 6-11

Devulapalli, Kavi K; Welge, Jeffrey A; Nasrallah, Henry A 2008. Temporal sequence of clinical manifestation in schizophrenia with co-morbid OCD: review and meta-analysis. Psychiatry research, 161 1, 105-8

Guerdjikova, Anna I; McElroy, Susan L; Kotwal, Renu; Welge, Jeffrey A; Nelson, Erik; Lake, Katie; Alessio, David D'; Keck, Paul E; Hudson, James I 2008. High-dose escitalopram in the treatment of binge-eating disorder with obesity: a placebo-controlled monotherapy trial. Human psychopharmacology, 23 1, 1-11

McElroy, Susan L; Nelson, Erik B; Welge, Jeffrey A; Kaehler, Laura; Keck, Paul E 2008. Olanzapine in the treatment of pathological gambling: a negative randomized placebo-controlled trial. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 69 3, 433-40

Richtand, Neil M; Welge, Jeffrey A; Logue, Aaron D; Keck, Paul E; Strakowski, Stephen M; McNamara, Robert K 2008. Role of serotonin and dopamine receptor binding in antipsychotic efficacy. Progress in brain research, 172 , 155-75

Arnold, Lesley M; Goldenberg, Don L; Stanford, Sharon B; Lalonde, Justine K; Sandhu, H S; Keck, Paul E; Welge, Jeffrey A; Bishop, Fred; Stanford, Kevin E; Hess, Evelyn V; Hudson, James I 2007. Gabapentin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. Arthritis and rheumatism, 56 4, 1336-44

McElroy, Susan L; Guerdjikova, Anna; Kotwal, Renu; Welge, Jeffrey A; Nelson, Erik B; Lake, Kathleen A; Keck, Paul E; Hudson, James I 2007. Atomoxetine in the treatment of binge-eating disorder: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 68 3, 390-8

Pritchard, Laurel M; Newman, Amy Hauck; McNamara, Robert K; Logue, Aaron D; Taylor, Benjamin; Welge, Jeffrey A; Xu, Ming; Zhang, Jianhua; Richtand, Neil M 2007. The dopamine D3 receptor antagonist NGB 2904 increases spontaneous and amphetamine-stimulated locomotion. Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 86 4, 718-26

Richtand, Neil M; Welge, Jeffrey A; Logue, Aaron D; Keck, Paul E; Strakowski, Stephen M; McNamara, Robert K 2007. Dopamine and serotonin receptor binding and antipsychotic efficacy. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 32 8, 1715-26

Shire, N J; Welge, J A; Sherman, K E 2007. Response rates to pegylated interferon and ribavirin in HCV/HIV coinfection: a research synthesis. Journal of viral hepatitis, 14 4, 239-48

Afman, Chad E; Welge, Jeffrey A; Steward, David L 2006. Steroids for post-tonsillectomy pain reduction: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 134 2, 181-6

DelBello, Melissa P; Kowatch, Robert A; Adler, Caleb M; Stanford, Kevin E; Welge, Jeffrey A; Barzman, Drew H; Nelson, Erik; Strakowski, Stephen M 2006. A double-blind randomized pilot study comparing quetiapine and divalproex for adolescent mania. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45 3, 305-13

McElroy, Susan L; Kotwal, Renu; Guerdjikova, Anna I; Welge, Jeffrey A; Nelson, Erik B; Lake, Kathleen A; D'Alessio, David A; Keck, Paul E; Hudson, James I 2006. Zonisamide in the treatment of binge eating disorder with obesity: a randomized controlled trial. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 67 12, 1897-906

Mehta, Nicholas; Watts, Nelson B; Welge, Jeffrey A; Steward, David 2006. Comparison of serum calcium change following thyroid and nonthyroid neck surgery. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 134 6, 901-6

Perlis, Roy H; Welge, Jeffrey A; Vornik, Lana A; Hirschfeld, Robert M A; Keck, Paul E 2006. Atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of mania: a meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 67 4, 509-16

Pritchard, Laurel M; Logue, Aaron D; Taylor, Benjamin C; Ahlbrand, Rebecca; Welge, Jeffrey A; Tang, Yang; Sharp, Frank R; Richtand, Neil M 2006. Relative expression of D3 dopamine receptor and alternative splice variant D3nf mRNA in high and low responders to novelty. Brain research bulletin, 70 4-6, 296-303

Richtand, Neil M; Taylor, Benjamin; Welge, Jeffrey A; Ahlbrand, Rebecca; Ostrander, Michelle M; Burr, Jeffrey; Hayes, Scott; Coolen, Lique M; Pritchard, Laurel M; Logue, Aaron; Herman, James P; McNamara, Robert K 2006. Risperidone pretreatment prevents elevated locomotor activity following neonatal hippocampal lesions. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 31 1, 77-89

Shire, Norah J; Welge, Jeffrey A; Sherman, Kenneth E 2006. Efficacy of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine in HIV-infected patients: a hierarchical bayesian meta-analysis. Vaccine, 24 3, 272-9

Steward, David L; Danielson, Gregory P; Afman, Chad E; Welge, Jeffrey A 2006. Parathyroid adenoma localization: surgeon-performed ultrasound versus sestamibi. The Laryngoscope, 116 8, 1380-4

Strong, Judith A; Dalvi, Arif; Revilla, Fredy J; Sahay, Alok; Samaha, Frederick J; Welge, Jeffrey A; Gong, Jianhua; Gartner, Maureen; Yue, Xia; Yu, Lei 2006. Genotype and smoking history affect risk of levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 21 5, 654-9

Meinhold, Jane M; Blake, Lesley M; Mini, Louis J; Welge, Jeffrey A; Schwiers, Michael; Hughes, Anthony 2005. Effect of divalproex sodium on behavioural and cognitive problems in elderly dementia. Drugs & aging, 22 7, 615-26

Sdano, Matthew T; Falciglia, Mercedes; Welge, Jeffrey A; Steward, David L 2005. Efficacy of thyroid hormone suppression for benign thyroid nodules: meta-analysis of randomized trials. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 133 3, 391-6

Dunsieth, Neal W; Nelson, Erik B; Brusman-Lovins, Lori A; Holcomb, Jeff L; Beckman, DeAnna; Welge, Jeffrey A; Roby, David; Taylor, Purcell; Soutullo, Cesar A; McElroy, Susan L 2004. Psychiatric and legal features of 113 men convicted of sexual offenses. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 65 3, 293-300

Smith, Michael C; Centorrino, Franca; Welge, Jeffrey A; Collins, Michelle A 2004. Clinical comparison of extended-release divalproex versus delayed-release divalproex: pooled data analyses from nine trials. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 5, 746-51

Steward, David L; Wilson, Keith M; Kelly, Dan H; Patil, Mona S; Schwartzbauer, Heather R; Long, John D; Welge, Jeff A 2004. Proton pump inhibitor therapy for chronic laryngo-pharyngitis: a randomized placebo-control trial. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 131 4, 342-50

Welge, Jeffrey A; Keck, Paul E; Meinhold, Jane M 2004. Predictors of response to treatment of acute bipolar manic episodes with divalproex sodium or placebo in 2 randomized, controlled, parallel-group trials. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 24 6, 607-12

Baldessarini, Ross J; Hennen, John; Wilson, Michael; Calabrese, Joseph; Chengappa, Roy; Keck, Paul E; McElroy, Susan L; Sachs, Gary; Vieta, Eduard; Welge, Jeffrey A; Yatham, Lakshmi N; Zarate, Carlos A; Baker, Robert W; Tohen, Mauricio 2003. Olanzapine versus placebo in acute mania: treatment responses in subgroups. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 23 4, 370-6

McElroy, Susan L; Hudson, James I; Malhotra, Shishuka; Welge, Jeffrey A; Nelson, Erik B; Keck, Paul E 2003. Citalopram in the treatment of binge-eating disorder: a placebo-controlled trial. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 64 7, 807-13

Pritchard, Laurel M; Logue, Aaron D; Hayes, Scott; Welge, Jeffrey A; Xu, Ming; Zhang, Jianhua; Berger, S Paul; Richtand, Neil M 2003. 7-OH-DPAT and PD 128907 selectively activate the D3 dopamine receptor in a novel environment. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 28 1, 100-7

Richtand, Neil M; Welge, Jeffrey A; Levant, Beth; Logue, Aaron D; Hayes, Scott; Pritchard, Laurel M; Geracioti, Thomas D; Coolen, Lique M; Berger, S Paul 2003. Altered behavioral response to dopamine D3 receptor agonists 7-OH-DPAT and PD 128907 following repetitive amphetamine administration. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 28 8, 1422-32

Steward, D L; Welge, J A; Myer, C M 2003. Steroids for improving recovery following tonsillectomy in children. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 1, CD003997

Welge, Jeffrey A; Keck, Paul E 2003. Moderators of placebo response to antipsychotic treatment in patients with schizophrenia: a meta-regression. Psychopharmacology, 166 1, 1-10

Arnold, Lesley M; Hess, Evelyn V; Hudson, James I; Welge, Jeffrey A; Berno, Sarah E; Keck, Paul E 2002. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, flexible-dose study of fluoxetine in the treatment of women with fibromyalgia. The American journal of medicine, 112 3, 191-7

Arnold, Lesley M; McElroy, Susan L; Hudson, James I; Welge, Jeffrey A; Bennett, Aurora J; Keck, Paul E 2002. A placebo-controlled, randomized trial of fluoxetine in the treatment of binge-eating disorder. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 63 11, 1028-33

Malhotra, Shishuka; King, Karen H; Welge, Jeffrey A; Brusman-Lovins, Lori; McElroy, Susan L 2002. Venlafaxine treatment of binge-eating disorder associated with obesity: a series of 35 patients. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 63 9, 802-6

Norman, Andrew B; Welge, Jeffrey A; Tsibulsky, Vladimir L 2002. Characterization of the distribution of the cocaine priming threshold and the effect of SCH23390. Brain research, 946 2, 253-61

Welge, Jeffrey A; Richtand, Neil M 2002. Regression modeling of rodent locomotion data. Behavioural brain research, 128 1, 61-9

Nelson, E B; Rielage, E; Welge, J A; Keck, P E 2001. An open trial of olanzapine in the treatment of patients with psychotic depression. Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists, 13 3, 147-51

Nelson, E B; Shah, V N; Welge, J A; Keck, P E 2001. A placebo-controlled, crossover trial of granisetron in SRI-induced sexual dysfunction. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 62 6, 469-73

Nelson, E; Brusman, L; Holcomb, J; Soutullo, C; Beckman, D; Welge, J A; Kuppili, N; McElroy, S L 2001. Divalproex sodium in sex offenders with bipolar disorders and comorbid paraphilias: an open retrospective study. Journal of affective disorders, 64 2-3, 249-55

Steward, D L; Welge, J A; Myer, C M 2001. Do steroids reduce morbidity of tonsillectomy? Meta-analysis of randomized trials. The Laryngoscope, 111 10, 1712-8

Keck, P E; Welge, J A; McElroy, S L; Arnold, L M; Strakowski, S M 2000. Placebo effect in randomized, controlled studies of acute bipolar mania and depression. Biological psychiatry, 47 8, 748-55

Keck, P E; Welge, J A; Strakowski, S M; Arnold, L M; McElroy, S L 2000. Placebo effect in randomized, controlled maintenance studies of patients with bipolar disorder. Biological psychiatry, 47 8, 756-61

Pisarska, M; Mulchahey, J J; Welge, J A; Geracioti, T D; Kasckow, J W 2000. Age-related alterations in emotional behaviors and amygdalar corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and CRF-binding protein expression in aged Fischer 344 rats. Brain research, 877 2, 184-90

Richtand, N M; Logue, A D; Welge, J A; Perdiue, J; Tubbs, L J; Spitzer, R H; Sethuraman, G; Geracioti, T D 2000. The dopamine D3 receptor antagonist nafadotride inhibits development of locomotor sensitization to amphetamine. Brain research, 867 1-2, 239-42

Arnold, L M; Keck, P E; Welge, J A . Antidepressant treatment of fibromyalgia. A meta-analysis and review. Psychosomatics, 41 2, 104-13

Bennett, Aurora J; Arnold, Lesley M; Welge, Jeffrey A . Use of standardized patients during a psychiatry clerkship. Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry, 30 3, 185-90

Bermudes, Richard A; Keck, Paul E; Welge, Jeffrey A . The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in psychiatric inpatients with primary psychotic and mood disorders. Psychosomatics, 47 6, 491-7