Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Faculty & Staff


Chair
Jason Roy, PhD
Chair & Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
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Emily Barrett, PhD Associate Professor.
Pregnancy; hormones; environmental chemicals; endocrine disruptors; stress; developmental origins of health and disease; perinatal epidemiology; sex differences; fertility.
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Michelle Bover Manderski, PhD, MPH RBHS Lecturer.
Survey methodology; measurement of risk behaviors; tobacco control; epidemiology methods; cancer epidemiology.
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Bernadette Callahan Hohl, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor.
Youth violence; community based participatory research urban health; social epidemiology; injury prevention.
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Amy Davidow, PhD Associate Professor.
Tuberculosis epidemiology; time series analysis of disease rates; longitudinal data analysis.
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Judith Graber, PhD, MS Director, Epidemiology Concentration, Associate Professor.
Occupational cancer; dust exposure; World Trade Center; total worker health.
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Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH Dean and Professor.
LGBTQ; HIV; HPV; HCV; STIs; sexual health; drug abuse; mental health; syndemic; health care; health disparities; social determinants; behavioral medicine; applied statistics; psychometrics.
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William Halperin, MD, MPH, DrPH Professor.
Public health surveillance; injury and occupational epidemiology.

Sinae Kim, PhD Assistant Professor.
Bayesian nonparametric methods;  variable selection and clustering in high-dimensional data; statistical analyses in genomics and proteomics data;  and clinical trial design and analysis.
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Anita Kinney, PhD Director, Center of Cancer Health Disparities Associate Director, Cancer Health Equity and Engagement, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Professor.
Cancer genomic risk communication Genetic testing for cancer risk; cancer survivorship; cancer health disparities in genetic care delivery for inherited cancers and cancer survivorship.

Yong Lin, PhD Professor.
Mixture hypotheses and models; cancer phase-I/II clinical trial designs; bootstrap and statistical computing.

Adana Llanos, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor.
Molecular epidemiology; cancer epidemiology; genetics; epigenetics; biomarkers; disparities; health equity; population health; sociobiological mechanisms; breast cancer; adipokines; energy balance; Cancer in populations of African ancestry; Caribbean.
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Shou-en Lu, PhD Associate Professor.
Cohort case-control design and analysis; clustered failure time data; multivariate failure time data.

Elizabeth G. Marshall, PhD Associate Professor.
Environmental and occupational epidemiology, especially reproductive outcomes; immigrant occupational injury and occupational health surveillance

Dirk Moore, PhD Associate Professor.
Biostatistics; epidemiology; mass spectrometry; clinical trials.
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Pamela Ohman Strickland, PhD Associate Professor.
Categorical Data Analysis; small samples; group randomized trials; environmental exposure and health; cancer-related behavioral interventions.
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Marian Passannante, PhD Associate Dean for Educational Program Development, Professor.
Tuberculosis epidemiology; injury epidemiology; epidemiology education.
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Jesse Plascak, PhD Instructor.
Social Epidemiology; spatial epidemiology; cancer disparities.
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Henry Raymond, DrPH, MPH Associate Professor.
HIV; LGBT; surveillance; sampling methods.
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George Rhoads, MD, MPH Professor.
coronary disease; HDL cholesterol; Lp(a); chorionic villus sampling; preterm birth; childhood lead exposure; cancer; diabetes; epidemiological methods
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Jason Roy, PhD Chair & Professor.
Causal inference; Bayesian nonparametrics; missing data; digital health.
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Weichung (Joe) Shih, PhD Professor.
Adaptive designs in clinical trials; sample size re-estimation; missing data; sequential trials; Multi-regional clinical trials (MRCT); cancer studies; precision medicine with biomarkers; data and safety monitoring board.
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Antoinette Stroup, PhD Associate Professor.
Cancer surveillance research; disparities in cancer risk and survival; long-term survival, quality of life and late effects life course approach and geographic disparities in cancer risk and outcomes
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Yaqun Wang, PhD Assistant Professor.
Precision medicine; Dynamic gene expression and gene-environment interaction analysis; gene network modeling; longitudinal data analysis; QTL mapping and statistical genetics; big data.
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