Michelle Bover-Manderski, PhD, MPH
Michelle Bover Manderski, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Dr. Bover Manderski received her doctoral degree in epidemiology from the Rutgers School of Public Health and her master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Bover Manderski’s research interests include survey methodology, measurement of health-related behaviors, cancer epidemiology, and epidemiology of tobacco use. She is especially interested in studying measurement and misclassification issues surrounding assessment of health behaviors. During her more than ten years at the Center for Tobacco Studies, Dr. Bover Manderski has led or collaborated on numerous research projects including surveillance, clinical and program evaluation, and experimental studies. Her expertise includes survey development and validation, applied statistics, and behavioral epidemiology.