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Jeffrey Welge, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Psychiatry

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

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

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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