Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Jane R. Schubart, MBA, MS, PhD

Jane R. Schubart, MBA, MS, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Outcomes, Research and Quality
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
jrs46@psu.edu
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Research Interests

Dr. Jane Schubart’s research interests focus on the investigation of health outcomes after surgery. Dr. Schubart is especially interested in complex or chronic illness and, since 2015, has worked on worked on research projects related to the heritable disorders of connective tissue, including the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes. She has published a number of manuscripts related to recent work utilizing a data repository resulting from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) cohort study “Clinical and Molecular Manifestations of Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue”, 2001-2013.

Funding for her work has come from NIH, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), American Cancer Society, Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Penn State College of Medicine's Grace Woodward Grant, University of Indiana School of Medicine, Bruhn-Morris Family Foundation, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Spinal Injury Association, Paralyzed Veterans Association, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Virginia, National Board of Medical Examiners, and various philanthropic sources. 

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Health
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Child
  • Neoplasms
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Hemorrhage
  • Population
  • Decision Making
  • Pediatrics
  • Interviews
  • Prescriptions

Clinical Trials

Frailty Assessment vs. Short Physical Performance Battery in Post-Operative Major Abdominal Surgery
Understanding Factors that Impact Thyroid Cancer Incidence in Women

Recent Publications

2022

Schubart, JR, Mills, SE, Schaefer, EW, Bascom, R & Francomano, CA 2022, 'Longitudinal analysis of symptoms in the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, vol. 188, no. 4, pp. 1204-1213. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.62640

2021

Bascom, R, Dhingra, R, Francomano, CA & Schubart, JR 2021, 'A case–control study of respiratory medication and co-occurring gastrointestinal prescription burden among persons with Ehlers–Danlos syndromes', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics, vol. 187, no. 4, pp. 549-560. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.31947
Dhingra, R, Bascom, R, Thompson, E, Francomano, CA & Schubart, JR 2021, 'Gastrointestinal medication burden among persons with the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes', Neurogastroenterology and Motility, vol. 33, no. 7, e14077. https://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.14077
Schubart, JR, Bascom, R, Francomano, CA, Bloom, L & Hakim, AJ 2021, 'Initial description and evaluation of EDS ECHO: An international effort to improve care for people with the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes and hypermobility spectrum disorders', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics, vol. 187, no. 4, pp. 609-615. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.31960
Schubart, JR, Eliassen, AH, Schilling, A & Goldenberg, D 2021, 'Reproductive Factors and Risk of Thyroid Cancer in Women: An Analysis in the Nurses’ Health Study II', Women's Health Issues, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 494-502. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2021.03.008
Bloom, L, Schubart, J, Bascom, R, Hakim, A & Francomano, CA 2021, 'The power of patient-led global collaboration', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics, vol. 187, no. 4, pp. 425-428. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.31942

2020

Toth, S, Flohr, TR, Schubart, J, Knehans, A, Castello, MC & Aziz, F 2020, 'A meta-analysis and systematic review of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in patients undergoing vascular surgery procedures', Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 869-881.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2020.03.017
Miller, AJ, Schubart, JR, Sheehan, T, Bascom, R & Francomano, CA 2020, 'Arterial elasticity in ehlers-danlos syndromes', Genes, vol. 11, no. 1, 55. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11010055
Stokes, WA, Schubart, J & Carr, MM 2020, 'Response to a Letter on Postoperative Bleeding Associated with Ibuprofen Use After Tonsillectomy', Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 162, no. 2, pp. 265-266. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599819892656

2019

Schubart, JR, Levi, B, Bain, MM, Farace, E & Green, M 2019, 'Advance care planning among patients with advanced cancer', Journal of oncology practice, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. E65-E73. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00044
O'Brien, DC, Desai, Y, Schubart, J, Swanson, RT, Chung, S, Parekh, U & Carr, MM 2019, 'Effect of intra-op morphine on children with OSA undergoing tonsillectomy', International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 125, pp. 141-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2019.07.003
Bascom, R, Schubart, JR, Mills, S, Smith, T, Zukley, LM, Francomano, CA & McDonnell, N 2019, 'Heritable disorders of connective tissue: Description of a data repository and initial cohort characterization', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, vol. 179, no. 4, pp. 552-560. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.61054
Carr, MM, Schaefer, EW & Schubart, JR 2021, 'Post-Tonsillectomy Outcomes in Children With and Without Narcotics Prescriptions', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 124-129. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319859303
Stokes, W, Swanson, RT, Schubart, J & Carr, MM 2019, 'Postoperative Bleeding Associated with Ibuprofen Use after Tonsillectomy: A Meta-analysis', Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 161, no. 5, pp. 734-741. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599819852328
Schubart, JR, Schaefer, E, Janicki, P, Adhikary, S, Schilling, AL, Hakim, AJ, Bascom, R, Francomano, C & Raj, SR 2019, 'Resistance to Local Anesthesia in People with the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Presenting for Dental Surgery', Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 261-270. <https://jdapm.org/DOIx.php?id=10.17245/jdapm.2019.19.5.261>
Schubart, JR, Schaefer, E, Hakim, AJ, Francomano, CA & Bascom, R 2019, 'Use of Cluster Analysis to Delineate Symptom Profiles in an Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient Population', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 427-436. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.05.013
Schubart, JR, Schilling, A, Schaefer, E, Bascom, R & Francomano, C 2019, 'Use of prescription opioid and other drugs among a cohort of persons with Ehlers–Danlos syndrome: A retrospective study', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, vol. 179, no. 3, pp. 397-403. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.61031

2018

Stewart, RR, Dimmock, AEF, Green, MJ, Van Scoy, LJ, Schubart, JR, Yang, C, Farace, E, Bascom, R & Levi, BH 2019, 'An Analysis of Recruitment Efficiency for an End-of-Life Advance Care Planning Randomized Controlled Trial', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 50-54. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909118785158
Ferster, APOC, Schaefer, E, Schubart, JR & Carr, MM 2018, 'Ancillary medications and outcomes in post-tonsillectomy patients', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 97, no. 8, pp. E19-E19. https://doi.org/10.1177/014556131809700804
Swanson, RT, Schubart, JR & Carr, MM 2018, 'Association of ibuprofen use with post-tonsillectomy bleeding in older children', American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 618-622. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2018.05.009
Schubart, JR, Reading, JM, Penrod, J, Stewart, RR, Sampath, R, Lehmann, LS, Levi, BH & Green, MJ 2018, 'Family Caregivers’ Characterization of Conversations Following an ACP Event', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 35, no. 9, pp. 1161-1167. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909118760302
Benich, S, Thakur, S, Schubart, JR & Carr, MM 2018, 'Parental perception of the perioperative experience for children with autism', AORN journal, vol. 108, no. 1, pp. 34-43. https://doi.org/10.1002/aorn.12274
O'Brien, DC, Desai, Y, Swanson, RT, Parekh, U, Schubart, J & Carr, MM 2018, 'Sleep study indices and early post-tonsillectomy outcomes', American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 623-627. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2018.07.003
Cohn, WF, Lyman, J, Broshek, DK, Guterbock, TM, Hartman, D, Kinzie, M, Mick, D, Pannone, A, Sturz, V, Schubart, J & Garson, AT 2018, 'Tailored Educational Approaches for Consumer Health: A Model to Address Health Promotion in an Era of Personalized Medicine', American Journal of Health Promotion, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 188-197. https://doi.org/10.1177/0890117116671082
Stahl, LE, Stewart, R, Carr, MM, Goldenberg, D & Schubart, JR 2018, 'Treatment preferences and decision-making in patients diagnosed with indeterminate thyroid nodules', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 2862-2864. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4865
Clark, CM, Schubart, JR & Carr, MM 2018, 'Trends in the management of secondary post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage in children', International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 108, pp. 196-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.03.004

Clinical Trials Search


Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)