Health policy reviews / analyses / opinion

Gaffney A, Lexchin J., and the US/Canadian Pharmaceutical Working Group. Healing an ailing pharmaceutical system: prescription for reform for United States and Canada. The British Medical Journal. 2018;361.

Gaffney A. Health Insurance Reform in the United States – What, How, and Why? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 2018;37:188-95.

Gaffney A, Berger ZD.  The collapse of Trumpcare and the rise of single payer.  British Medical Journal Opinion, October 17, 2017.

Gaffney A, Berger ZD, Jha S. Should US doctors mourn for Obamacare? British Medical Journal 2017;356.

Gaffney A, McCormick D. The Affordable Care Act: implications for health-care equity. The Lancet; 389:1442-52.

Gaffney AW, Verhoef PA, Hall JB. POINT: Should Pulmonary/ICU Physicians Support Single-payer Health-care Reform? Yes. Chest. 2016;150(1):9-11. doi:

Gaffney A, Woolhandler S, Angell M, Himmelstein DU. Moving Forward From the
Affordable Care Act to a Single-Payer System. Am J Public Health. 2016


Original Research

Gaffney A, McCormick D, Bor DH, Goldman A, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU. The Effects on Hospital Utilization of the 1966 and 2014 Health Insurance Coverage Expansions in the United States. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 23 July 2019].

Gaffney AW*, Christopher A*, Katz A, et al. The Incidence of Diabetic Ketoacidosis During “Emerging Adulthood” in the USA and Canada: a Population-Based Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2019.

Gaffney AW, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, and McCormick D.  Disparities in pulmonary fibrosis care in the United States: an analysis from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.  BMC Health Services Research.  2018 March; 18: 618.

Gaffney AW, Hang JQ, Lee MS, Su L, Zhang FY, Christiani DC. Socioeconomic
status is associated with reduced lung function in China: an analysis from a
large cross-sectional study in Shanghai. BMC Public Health. 2016 Feb 1;16(1):96.

Gaffney AW, Hang JQ, Lee MS, Su L, Zhang FY, Christiani DC. Commuting mode and
pulmonary function in Shanghai, China. Eur Respir J. 2016 Mar;47(3):733-41.

Brehm A, Geraghty P, Campos M, Garcia-Arcos I, Dabo AJ, Gaffney A, Eden E,
Jiang XC, D’Armiento J, Foronjy R. Cathepsin G degradation of phospholipid
transfer protein (PLTP) augments pulmonary inflammation. FASEB J. 2014

Wallace AM, Hardigan A, Geraghty P, Salim S, Gaffney A, Thankachen J,
Arellanos L, D’Armiento JM, Foronjy RF. Protein phosphatase 2A regulates innate
immune and proteolytic responses to cigarette smoke exposure in the lung. Toxicol
Sci. 2012 Apr;126(2):589-99.


Reviews, pulmonary

Gaffney A, Christiani DC. Gene-environment interaction from international
cohorts: impact on development and evolution of occupational and environmental
lung and airway disease. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 36(3):347-57.


Other Articles

Gaffney A. The Neoliberal Turn in American Health Care. Int J Health Serv. 2015;45(1):33-52. 


Case Reports

Donato J, Phillips CT, Gaffney AW, VanderLaan PA, Mouded M. A case of
hypercalcemia secondary to hot tub lung. Chest. 2014 Dec;146(6):e186-9. doi:
10.1378/chest.14-0350. PubMed PMID: 25451359.