Publications & Presentations


Placebo Response/ Patient-Reported Outcomes

Pashko, S. Implications of the Differences Between Our Perceptual and Conceptual Views. Psychology & Neuroscience, 2016; 9(2):267-281.

Pashko, S. Conceptual Versus Perceptual Information Processing: Implications for Subjective Reporting. J. Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics, 2014;7(4): 219-226.


Health Economics, Outcomes Research and Epidemiology

Rizzo JA, Pashko S, Friedkin R, Mullahy J and Sindelar J. Linking Health Utility Index to National Medical Expenditure Survey Data. Pharmacoeconomics 1998;13(5):531-541.

Rizzo J, Abbott T and Pashko S. Labor productivity effects of prescribed medications for chronic medical conditions. Health Economics 1996;5:249-265.

Markowitz J, Pashko S, Gutterman E, Linde-Zwirble W, Newbold R. A re-examination of death rates among patients with community acquired bacterial pneumonia in three states. American Journal of Public Health 1996;86(8):1152-1154.

Miller J, Butler T, Milkovich G, Efficacy and tolerability of imipenem-cilastatin vs ceftazidime plus tobramycin as empiric therapy of presumed bacterial infection in neutropenic cancer patients. Clinical Therapeutics 1993;15(3):486-499.

Simons R and Pashko S. Estimation of the rate of underreporting of AIDS. Post Marketing Surveillance 1993;7(3):253.

Soll R, Jacobs J, Pashko S, Thomas R. The cost-effectiveness of beractant in the prevention of respiratory distress syndrome. PharmacoEconomics 1993;4(4):278-286.

Pashko S and Johnson D. Potential cost savings of oral versus intravenous etoposide in the treatment of small cell lung cancer. PharmacoEconomics 1992;1(4):293-297.



Pashko, S. Free Your Mind: It’s Not What You Think. 2005, Fluidity: North Wales, PA.

Gottheil E, Druley K, Pashko S, Weinstein S eds, Stress and Addiction, Psychosocial Stress Series, Brunner/Mazel Pubs, 1987.



Duh, M.S., Yuen-Reed, G., Rose, S., Pashko, S. The Health Economic Research Applications and Valuation of Digital Health Technologies and Machine Learning, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) (2016), Washington DC.

Pashko, S. Placebo Responders: Predicting Through Shifting Frames of Reference. American Psychiatric Assn. Annual Convention (2016), Atlanta, GA.

Pashko, S. Shifts of Self-Identity May Cause the Placebo Effect. American Psychological Assn. Annual Convention (2013), Honolulu, HI.

Pashko, S. Our Two Self-Identities: One Favoring Free Will, One Favoring No-Free-Will. American Psychological Assn. Annual Convention (2013), Honolulu, HI.

Pashko, S. Advanced Mindfulness: The Nine Mental States of Meditation. Four hour CE workshop. PA Psychological Assn. Annual Convention (2011), Harrisburg, PA.

Pashko, S. Changing Self-Reference: An Issue for the Validity of PRO and Utility Assessment. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research (ISPOR) (2009), Orlando, FL.

Pashko, S. Psychological Awakening: Wellness Beyond Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Grand Rounds Lecture, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College (2008), Philadelphia, PA.