Jason R. Smith, MS

Doctoral Student


Jason R Smith, MS


Jason R. Smith earned a Master of Science degree in 2022 via the aging track of the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He previously worked for several years with the NeuroValue Lab in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where his team encouraged him to pursue his interests in epidemiologic research to improve the health of older adults.

He currently studies the contribution of multiple sensory impairments and vascular risk factors to cognitive aging and dementia. He is mentored by Jennifer Deal.

Jones FJS, Sanches PR, Smith JR, Zafar SF, Blacker D, Hsu J, Schwamm LH, Newhouse JP, Westover MB, Moura LMVR. Seizure Prophylaxis  After Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. JAMA Neurol. Published online July 26, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2021.2249

Jones FJS, Sanches PR, Smith JR, Zafar SF, Hernandez-Diaz S, Blacker D, Hsu J, Schwamm LH, Westover MB, Moura LMVR. Anticonvulsant Primary and Secondary Prophylaxis for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients: A Decision Analysis. Stroke. 2021 Jun 15:STROKEAHA120033299. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.033299. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34126758.

Moura LMVR, Smith JR, Yan Z, Blacker D, Schwamm LH, Newhouse JP, Hernandez-Diaz S, Hsu, J. Patterns of Anticonvulsant Use and Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2020; Oct 2. doi: 10.1002/pds.5139. Epub ahead of print.

Smith JR, Jones FJS, Fureman B, Buchhalter JR, Herman ST, Ayub N, McGraw C, Cash SS, Hoch DB, Moura LMVR. Accuracy of ICD-10-CM Claims-based Definitions for Epilepsy and Seizure Type. Epilepsy Res. 2020; Oct; 11;166:106414.