University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Mujde Z. Erten, PhD

Mujde Z. Erten, PhD

Assistant Professor
Health Economist

Contact Information
Office Location:
University of Vermont, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Courtyard at Given S354, Burlington, VT 05405


PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2010)
MA, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2007)
BA, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey (2001)

Postdoctoral Training

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD (2010-2013)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery; Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2013-Present)


Pellet AC, Erten MZ, James TA.  Value analysis of postoperative staging imaging for asymptomatic, early-stage breast cancer: implications of clinical variation on utility and cost.  Am J Surg.  2015 Nov 3. pii: S0002-9610(15)00544-9.  doi: 10.1016/ j.amjsurg.2015.08.022. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26545344

Stuart BC, Davidoff AJ, Erten MZ.  Changes in Medication Management After a Diagnosis of Cancer Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes.  J Oncol Pract.  2015 Nov;11(6):429-34.  doi: 10.1200/JOP.2014.003046.  Epub 2015 Jun 23.  PMID: 26105669

Vatovec C, Erten MZ, Kolodinsky J, Brown P, Wood M, James T, Sprague BL.  Ductal carcinoma in situ: a brief review of treatment variation and impacts on patients and society.  Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr.  2014;24(4):281-6.  PMID: 25403959.  PMCID: PMC4372113

Zuckerman IH, Davidoff AJ, Erten MZ, Stuart B, Shaffer T, Dougherty JS, Yong C.  Use of and spending on supportive care medications among Medicare beneficiaries with cancer.  Support Care Cancer.  2014 Aug;22(8):2185-95.  PMID: 24659243

Erten MZ, Davidoff AJ, Zuckerman IH, Shaffer T, Dougherty JS, Ke X, Stuart B.  The effect of supplemental medical and prescription drug coverage on health care spending for medicare beneficiaries with cancer.  Value Health.  2014 Jan-Feb;17(1):15-21.  doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.11.003.  PMID: 24438713

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