Dr. Nakonezny is a Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Population and Data Sciences, Division of Biostatistics. He also holds a secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Nakonezny has considerable experience in statistical methods and application of such methods to clinical research, including clinical trials, observational, and epidemiologic studies. Dr. Nakonezny has collaborated on an array of NIH-funded grants and research projects spanning theory, methodology, and application mainly to brain illness. His scientific career at UTSW has been centered on advancing the care of persons with psychotic disorders, children and adolescents with major depressive disorder, and the injured patient. His work has been published in a variety of prominent peer-reviewed scientific journals, and he has presented at numerous national and international conferences.
- Graduate School
- University of Oklahoma Norman (1996)
- Antipsychotic medication adherence of persons with schizophrenia
- Design and analysis of clinical studies and outcomes research
- Noninvasive brain stimulation therapeutic interventions (e.g., rTMS) for adolescents with MDD and a history of suicidality
- Statistical methodology and application of such methods to clinical research, including clinical trials, observational, and epidemiologic studies
- The application of mixed models, repeated measures analysis, linear and non-linear regression in the medical sciences
- A single assessment with the Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS) discriminates responders to long-acting injectable antipsychotic treatment in patients with schizophrenia.
- Nakonezny PA, Lindow JC, Stroup TS, McEvoy JP, Swartz MS, Rosenheck RA, Byerly MJ, Schizophr. Res. 2020 Apr
- High-frequency repetitive TMS for suicidal ideation in adolescents with depression.
- Croarkin PE, Nakonezny PA, Deng ZD, Romanowicz M, Voort JLV, Camsari DD, Schak KM, Port JD, Lewis CP J Affect Disord 2018 Jul 239 282-290
- Cortical inhibitory markers of lifetime suicidal behavior in depressed adolescents.
- Lewis CP, Nakonezny PA, Blacker CJ, Vande Voort JL, Port JD, Worrell GA, Jo HJ, Daskalakis ZJ, Croarkin PE Neuropsychopharmacology 2018 Mar
- Validation of a Geriatric Trauma Prognosis Calculator: A P.A.L.Li.A.T.E. Consortium Study.
- Cook AC, Joseph B, Mohler MJ, Inaba K, Bruns BR, Nakonezny PA, Kerby JD, Brasel KJ, Wolf SE, Cuschieri J, Paulk ME, Rhodes RL, Brakenridge SC, Ekeh AP, Phelan HA J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 Aug
- Creation of a decision aid for goal-setting after geriatric burns: A study from the prognostic assessment of life and limitations after trauma in the elderly [PALLIATE] consortium.
- Hodgman E, Joseph B, Mohler J, Wolf SE, Paulk ME, Rhodes RL, Nakonezny PA, Phelan HA J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Feb
- Transcranial magnetic stimulation potentiates glutamatergic neurotransmission in depressed adolescents.
- Croarkin PE, Nakonezny PA, Wall CA, Murphy LL, Sampson SM, Frye MA, Port JD Psychiatry Res 2016 Jan 247 25-33
- Multicenter External Validation of the Geriatric Trauma Outcome Score: A Study by the Prognostic Assessment of Life and Limitations After Trauma in the Elderly [PALLIATE] Consortium.
- Cook AC, Joseph B, Inaba K, Nakonezny PA, Bruns BR, Kerby JD, Brasel KJ, Wolf SE, Cuschieri J, Paulk ME, Rhodes RL, Brakenridge SC, Phelan HA J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015 Nov
- Sequential Treatment With Fluoxetine and Relapse-Prevention CBT to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric Depression.
- Kennard BD, Emslie GJ, Mayes TL, Nakonezny PA, Jones JM, Foxwell AA, King J Am J Psychiatry 2014 Jun
- Evidence for Increased Glutamatergic Cortical Facilitation in Children and Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder.
- Croarkin PE, Nakonezny PA, Husain MM, Melton T, Buyukdura JS, Kennard BD, Emslie GJ, Kozel FA, Daskalakis ZJ JAMA Psychiatry 2013 Jan 1-9
- The Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS) validated against electronic monitoring in assessing the antipsychotic medication adherence of outpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.
- Byerly MJ, Nakonezny PA, Rush AJ Schizophr. Res. 2008 Mar 100 1-3 60-9
- American Psychological Association
- American Statistical Association