Akriti Mishra, MS

Research Biostatistician
Akriti Mishra


Rutgers University

Current Research Interest 

Akriti joined the group as a research biostatistician in August 2019. She received her masters degree in Biostatistics from Rutgers University in 2016. She collaborates with researchers in health outcomes research group primarily with Dr. Mitchell whose research interests include understanding the interaction between financial incentives and physician behavior. She also works with Dr. Salz on projects aimed at improving the quality of care for cancer survivors, for instance - investigating trends in pain management (via opioids) among cancer survivors. Her current research interests include understanding overprescribing, opioids epidemic as well as benefits of art therapy in cancer treatment and survivorship phase.


  1. Mitchell AP, Mishra A, Panageas KS, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Bach PB, Morris MJ. Real-World Use of Bone Modifying Agents in Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 Oct 1:djab196. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djab196. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34597380.
  2. Salz T, Mishra A, Gennarelli RL, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Moryl N, Tringale KR, Boudreau DM, Kriplani A, Jinna S, Korenstein D. Safety of opioid prescribing among older cancer survivors. Cancer. 2021 Oct 11. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33963. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34633662.
  3. Kriplani A, Lavery JA, Mishra A, Korenstein D, Lipitz-Snyderman AN, Boudreau DM, Moryl N, Gillespie EF, Salz T. Trends in chronic opioid therapy among survivors of head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2021 Jan;43(1):223-228. doi: 10.1002/hed.26478. Epub 2020 Sep 22. PMID: 32964530; PMCID: PMC8405132.
  4. Navathe AS, Liao JM, Linn KA, Zhang Y, Mishra A, Wang R, Dinh CT, Zhu J, Cousins DS, Lindner J, Emanuel EJ. Spillover Effects of Medicare’s Voluntary Bundled Payments for Joint Replacement Surgery to Patients Insured by Commercial Health Plans. Ann Intern Med. 2021 Feb;174(2):200-208. doi: 10.7326/M19-3792. Epub 2020 Dec 22. PMID: 33347769.
  5. Mitchell AP, Mishra A, Dey P, Curry MA, Trivedi NU, Haddadin M, Rahman MW, Winn AN, Dusetzina SB, Bach PB. Personal Payments from Pharmaceutical Companies to Authors of Oncology Clinical Practice Guidelines. Oncologist. 2021 Oct;26(10):e1897. doi: 10.1002/onco.13983. Epub 2021 Sep 21. Erratum for: Oncologist. 2021 Sep;26(9):771-778. PMID: 34546620; PMCID: PMC8488794.