Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Paul MacLennan is an epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Director of Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality. His experience includes collaborations with researchers with diverse interests, including occupational exposures and mortality/cancer, health disparities, diabetes and vision, healthcare utilization, geriatric epidemiology, injury and trauma and solid organ transplantation. He currently serves as a study design and biostatistics expert in the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science, providing methodological consultations campus-wide to faculty, residents and students through the CCTS Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design group. Over the course of his career, he has developed methodological expertise with all epidemiological study designs utilizing both primary and secondary data types from local and national sources for cross-sectional, retrospective, prospective, longitudinal and repeated measures data. In addition, MacLennan has expertise in data management and data linkages, methods for addressing missing data and advanced analyses using mathematical modeling for deriving measures of associations. Most recently, he has established an active collaboration with Dr. Jayme Locke, a UAB transplant surgeon-scientist, and coauthored more than 14 manuscripts with her over the past two years, consequently, enabling him to develop expertise in transplant outcomes. The pair's most recent collaboration has resulted in the development of a novel risk tool for potential kidney donors that incorporates APOL1 renal risk variants.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2008 Injury risks between first- and second-generation airbags in frontal motor vehicle collisions.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  40:1371-1374. 2008
    2008 The incidence of shopping cart-related injuries in the United States, 2002--2006.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  40:1253-1256. 2008

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Paul MacLennan
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