Yevgeniya Gokun, M.S.

Biostatistician, Department of BiostatisticsYevgeniya Gokun, MS


Other Academic/Research/Policy Affiliations

Member: American Statistical Association
Member: Central Arkansas Statistical Association

Contact Information

Office: RAHN 3221A
Phone: 501-526-6735


2007 MS (Applied Statistics), Wright State University, Dayton, OH
2003 BS (Mathematics), The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Research Interest

Propensity score methods, categorical data analysis, survival analysis, statistical programming and graphics, repeated measures, nonparametric methods

Current Research Projects

  • Center for Translational Neuroscience (Garcia-Rill E, PI)
  • Data Coordinating and Operations Center (DCOC) for the IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (Lee J, PI)
  • AR Center for Translational Research (James L, PI)

Recent Publications

  • Harlow, C., Hanna, C., Eckmann, L., Gokun, Y., Zanjani, F., Blumenschein, K., and Divine, H. (2017) Quality of Life and Medication Adherence of Independently Living Older Adults Enrolled in a Pharmacist-Based Medication Management Program Pharmacy Apr 6; 5(2)
  • Salt, E., Gokun, Y., Rankin Kerr A., and Talbert, J. (2016) A Description and Comparison of Treatments for Low Back Pain in the United States Orthopaedic Nursing Jul-Aug; 35(4): 214-221
  • Ereshefsky, B.J., Al-Hasan, M.N., Gokun, Y and Martin, C.A. (2016) Comparison of ß-lactam plus aminoglycoside versus ß-lactam plus fluoroquinolone empirical therapy in serious nosocomial infections due to Gram-negative bacilli Journal of Chemotherapy Jul 4: 1-8
  • Hahn, E.J., Gokun, Y., Andrews, W.M. Jr, Overfield, B.L., Robertson, H., Wiggins, A. and Rayens, M.K. (2015) Radon potential, geologic formations and lung cancer risk Preventive Medicine Reports
  • Tovar, E.G., Dekker, R.L., Chung, M.L., Gokun, Y., Moser, D.K., Lennie, T.A. and Rayens, M.K. (2015) Self-efficacy mediates the relationship of depressive symptoms and social support with adherence in patients with heart failure Journal of Health Psychology
  • Ickes, M., Gokun, Y., Rayens, M.K. and Hahn, E.J. (2014) Comparing Two Observational Measures to Evaluate Compliance with Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Health Promotion Practice
  • Odom-Forren, J., Rayens, M.K., Gokun, Y., Jalota, L., Radke, O., Hooper, V., Wiggins, A.T. and Apfel, C.C. (2014) The Relationship of Pain and Nausea in Postoperative Patients for One Week after Ambulatory Surgery The Clinical Journal of Pain
  • Mudd-Martin, G., Rayens, M.K., Lennie, T.A., Chung, M.L., Gokun, Y., Wiggins, A.T., Biddle, M.J., Bailey, A.L., Novak, M.J., Casey, B.R. and Moser, D.K. (2014) Fatalism Moderates the Relationship Between Family History of Cardiovascular Disease and Engagement in Health-Promoting Behaviors Among At-Risk Rural Kentuckians The Journal of Rural Health
  • Alexander, K.M., Divine, H.S., Hanna, C.R., Gokun, Y and Freeman, P.R. (2014) Implementation of personalized medicine services in community pharmacies: Perceptions of independent community pharmacists Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
  • Hardin-Fanning, F. and Gokun, Y. (2014) Gender and age associated with healthy food purchases via grocery voucher redemption Rural Remote Health 14(3): 2830
  • Hahn, E.J., Begley, K., Gokun, Y., Johnson, A.O., Mundy, M.E. and Rayens, M.K. (2014) Electronic Cigarette Retail Outlets and Proximity to Schools Am J Health Promot
  • Linares, A.M., Rayens, M.K., Gomez, M.L., Gokun, Y and Dignan, M.B. (2014) Intention to Breastfeed as a Predictor of Initiation of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Hispanic Women J Immigr Minor Health
  • Sigurdardottir AO, Svavarsdottir EK, Rayens MK, Gokun Y. (2014) The Impact of a Web-Based Educational and Support Intervention on Parents’ Perception of Their Children’s Cancer Quality of Life: An Exploratory Study J Pediatr Oncol Nurs
  • Alexander, K.M., Divine, H.S., Hanna, C.R., Gokun, Y., and Freeman, P.R.(2014) Implementation of Personalized Medicine Services in Community Pharmacies: Perceptions of Independent Community Pharmacists Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
  • Mabins, M., Gokun, Y., Ryan, M. and Divine, H. (2014) Pharmacy Educators’ Experience and Views on Academic Dishonesty Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (6): 185-193
  • Tovar, E., Rayens, M.K., Gokun, Y., and Clark, M. (2013) Mediators of Adherence among Adults with Comorbid Diabetes and Depression: The Role of Self-Efficacy and Social Support J Health Psychology
  • Butler, K.M., Begley, K., Riker, C., Gokun, Y., Anderson, D., Adkins, S., Record, R., and Hahn, E.J. (2013) Smoke-Free Coalition Cohesiveness in Rural Tobacco-Growing Community J. Community Health
  • Mudd-Martin, G., Martinez, M.C., Rayens, M.K., Gokun, Y., and Meininger, J.C. (2013) Sociocultural Tailoring of a Healthy Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Risk Among Latinos. Preventing Chronic Disease Volume 10
  • Meyer, J., Fardo, D., Fleming, S.T., Hopenhayn, C., Gokun, Y., and Ryan, M. (2013) Generic antiepileptic drug prescribing: A cross-sectional study Epilepsy & Behavior 26(1): 1-6
  • Walsh, K.A., Lewis, D.A., Clifford, T.M., Hundley, J.C., Gokun, Y., Angulo, P., and Davis, G.A. (2013) Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease The Annals of Pharmacotherapy Volume 47
  • Rose, S.A., Gokun, Y., Talbert, J. and Conigliaro, J. (2013) Screening and Management of Obesity and Perception of Weight Status in Medicaid Recipients Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Undeserved Volume 24(2): 34-46
  • Cook, A.M., Castle, A., Green, A., Lesch, C., Morrison, C., Rhoney, D., Parker, D., Tesoro, E., Brophy, G., Goodwin, H., Gokun, J., Makii, J. McAllen, K., Bledsoe, K., Sangha, K., Weant, K., Liang, N., and Murphy-Human, T. (2012). Practice Variations in the Management of Status Epilepticus Neurocritical Care 17(1): 24-30
  • Black, E.P., Policastri, A., Garces, H., Gokun, Y., and Romanelli, F. (2012) A Pilot Common Reading Experience to Integrate Basic and Clinical Sciences in Pharmacy Education American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 76(2) Article 25
  • Muus K.J., Knudson A., Klug M.G., Gokun J., Sarrazin M., and Kaboli P. (2010). Effect of post-discharge follow-up care on re-admissions among US veterans with congestive heart failure: a rural-urban comparison Rural and Remote Health 10, 1447


  • Yost, R. J., Cappelletty, D.M., and RECEIPT Study Group (2011) The Retrospective Cohort of Extended-Infusion Piperacillin-Tazobactam (RECEIPT) Study: A Multicenter Study Pharmacotherapy, 31(8): 767-775
  • Walsh, K.A., Smith, K.M., and Armistead, J.A. (2012) Patterns of Pharmacist Continuing Education and Concordance with Practice Areas in an Academic Medical Center Hosp Pharm, 47(8): 626-632
  • Talbert, J., Blumenschein, K., Burke, A., Stromberg, A., and Freeman, P. (2012) Pseudoephedrine Sales and Seizures of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories in Kentucky JAMA, 308(15): 1524-1526
  • Cain, J., Scott, D.R., Tiemeier, A.M., Akers, P., and Metzger, A.H. (2013) Social media use by pharmacy faculty: Student friending, e-professionalism and professional use Current in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 5: 2-8