Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Rebecca Bascom, MD, MPH

Rebecca Bascom, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Disease Teams:
Thoracic Cancer
rib2@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Nose
  • Lung
  • Smoke
  • Tobacco
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Asthma
  • Antigens
  • Inhalation
  • Tobacco Products
  • Health
  • Thorax
  • Air

Clinical Trials

Repository of Lung Cancer Diagnostic Procedure Images
Piloting a Virtual Navigation (VN) System for Bronchoscopic Tissue Sampling

Recent Publications

2019

Hollin, IL, Dimmock, AEF, Bridges, JFP, Danoff, SK & Bascom, R 2019, 'Collecting patient preference information using a clinical data research network: Demonstrating feasibility with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis', Patient Preference and Adherence, vol. 13, pp. 795-804. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S201632
Zhao, W, Bascom, R, Toth, J & Higgins, WE 2019, Guidance system development for radial-probe endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy. in B Fei & CA Linte (eds), Medical Imaging 2019: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling., 109511P, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 10951, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2019: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, San Diego, United States, 2/17/19. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2505827
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
Kesavan, J, Kilper, G, Williamson, M, Alstadt, V, Dimmock, A & Bascom, R 2019, 'Laboratory validation and initial field testing of an unobtrusive bioaerosol detector for health care settings' Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 331-344. https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2017.10.0371
Zang, X, Gibbs, JD, Cheirsilp, R, Byrnes, PD, Toth, J, Bascom, R & Higgins, WE 2019, 'Optimal route planning for image-guided EBUS bronchoscopy', Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 112, 103361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2019.103361
Schubart, JR, Schaefer, E, Hakim, AJ, Francomano, CA & Bascom, R 2019, 'Use of Cluster Analysis to Delineate Symptom Profiles in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient Population', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 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, M, Van Scoy, L, Schubart, JR, Yang, C, Farace, E, Bascom, R & Levi, B 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
Higgins, WE, Zang, X, Cheirsilp, R, Byrnes, PD, Kuhlengel, TK, Toth, J & Bascom, R 2018, Optimal multimodal virtual bronchoscopy for convex-probe endobronchial ultrasound. in B Fei & RJ Webster (eds), Medical Imaging 2018: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling., 1057618, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 10576, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2018: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, Houston, United States, 2/12/18. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2292099

2017

Hawley, B, Cummings, KJ, Mohammed, M, Dimmock, AE & Bascom, R 2017, 'Allergic sinusitis and severe asthma caused by occupational exposure to locust bean gum: Case report' American Journal of Industrial Medicine, vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 658-663. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22725
Krebs, NM, Allen, SI, Veldheer, S, Martinez, DJ, Horn, K, Livelsberger, C, Modesto, J, Kuprewicz, R, Wilhelm, A, Hrabovsky, S, Kazi, A, Fazzi, A, Liao, JJ, Zhu, J, Wasserman, E, Reilly, SM, Reinhart, L, Trushin, N, Moyer, RE, Bascom, R, Foulds, J, Richie, J & Muscat, J 2017, 'Correction: Reduced nicotine content cigarettes in smokers of low socioeconomic status: Study protocol for a randomized control trial. [Trials. 18, (2017) (300)] DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-2038-9' Trials, vol. 18, no. 1, 598. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2356-y
Krebs, NM, Allen, SI, Veldheer, S, Martinez, DJ, Horn, K, Livelsberger, C, Modesto, J, Kuprewicz, R, Wilhelm, A, Hrabovsky, S, Kazi, A, Fazzi, A, Liao, JJ, Zhu, J, Wasserman, E, Reilly, SM, Reinhart, L, Trushin, N, Moyer, RE, Bascom, R, Foulds, J, Richie, J & Muscat, J 2017, 'Reduced nicotine content cigarettes in smokers of low socioeconomic status: Study protocol for a randomized control trial', Trials, vol. 18, no. 1, 300. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2038-9

2016

Cheirsilp, R, Zang, X, Bascom, R, Allen, T, Mahraj, R & Higgins, WE 2016, Deformable image registration for multimodal lung-cancer staging. in MA Styner, ED Angelini & ED Angelini (eds), Medical Imaging 2016: Image Processing. vol. 9784, 97843Z, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2016: Image Processing, San Diego, United States, 3/1/16. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2208482
Van Scoy, L, Green, M, Dimmock, AEF, Bascom, R, Boehmer, J, Hensel, JK, Hozella, JB, Lehman, EB, Schubart, JR, Farace, E, Stewart, RR & Levi, B 2016, 'High satisfaction and low decisional conflict with advance care planning among chronically ill patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or heart failure using an online decision aid: A pilot study', Chronic Illness, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 227-235. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395316633511
Higgins, WE, Zang, X, Cheirsilp, R, Byrnes, P, Kuhlengel, T, Bascom, R & Toth, J 2016, Image-guided endobronchial ultrasound. in RJ Webster & ZR Yaniv (eds), Medical Imaging 2016: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling., 97862G, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 9786, SPIE, Medical Imaging 2016: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, San Diego, United States, 2/28/16. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2208771
Zang, X, Bascom, R, Gilbert, C, Toth, J & Higgins, WE 2016, 'Methods for 2-D and 3-D Endobronchial Ultrasound Image Segmentation', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 63, no. 7, 7307143, pp. 1426-1439. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2015.2494838

2015

Khare, R, Bascom, R & Higgins, WE 2015, 'Hands-Free System for Bronchoscopy Planning and Guidance', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 62, no. 12, 7035012, pp. 2794-2811. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2015.2401514
Cheirsilp, R, Bascom, R, Allen, T & Higgins, WE 2015, 'Thoracic cavity definition for 3D PET/CT analysis and visualization', Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 62, pp. 222-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.04.018

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