Biostatistics

Academic Department

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    David Redden, Interim Department Chairperson 2019 -

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    Jeffery Szychowski, Director 2017 -

  • Faculty Position

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    AKM Fazlur Rahman, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Alfred Bartolucci, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Byron Jaeger, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Charity Morgan, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Charles Katholi, Professor - Emeritus (P) 1995 -

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    D. Leann Long, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

    After receiving a BS in Mathematics from Tennessee Wesleyan College and an MS in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University, I attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill for my PhD in Biostatistics. My doctoral research proposed the marginalized zero-inflated Poisson model, focusing on providing marginal inference for count data with excess zeroes.

    I joined the UAB Department of Biostatistics in July 2016. My research interests include categorical data analysis, sel...

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    David Redden, Professor (P) 2004 -

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    Dustin Long, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Erika Austin, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Gary Cutter, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2019 -

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    George Howard, Distinguished Professor (P) 1999 -

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    Gerhard Hellemann, Associate Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Hemant Tiwari Ph.D., Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Inmaculada Aban, Professor (P) 2004 -

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    James Barnette, Credentialed Course Instructor 2004 -

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    James Barnette, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2008 -

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    Jeffery Szychowski, Associate Professor (P) 2007 -

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    Lloyd Edwards, Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Mark Beasley, Professor (P) 2001 -

    I have published over 40 articles in the area of statistical methodology. I have served as a standing member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Experimental Gerontology Laboratory of the National Institutes on Aging. As a statistician I have many collaborations with researchers in the fields of obesity, caloric restriction, aging, experimental gerontology, radiology, and many other fields in the biological sciences. I have co-authored over 50 applied research articles in a variety of di...

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    Nengjun Yi Ph.D., Professor (P) 2002 -

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    Stacey Cofield, Associate Professor (P) 2003 -

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    Suzanne Judd, Professor (P) 2009 -

    Dr. Suzanne E Judd received her PhD from Emory University in 2008. Her dissertation included a clinical trial studying the effect of different forms of vitamin D on blood pressure. For this work, she was awarded a fellowship from The American Society of Nutrition. Dr. Judd also received an MPH in Epidemiology from Emory in 2005 and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1999. After several years in the pharmaceutical industry manufacturing FDA regulated products, she returned to scho...

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    Suzanne Perumean-Chaney, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    I began my biostatistics career in 1998 as the Biostatistician and Data Manager for the Nutrition Education & Research Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. I have worked on clinical trials examining body weight, nutrition, environment tobacco smoke, multiple sclerosis, and HIV. In 1997, I taught my first undergraduate statistics course. Since then, my teaching has focused on undergraduate and graduate statistics and research methods. In 2007, I started teaching statistics on-line. ...

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Jose Fernandez Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2001 -

    Dr. José R. Fernández is a Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Nutrition Sciences. Dr. Fernández obtained his Ph.D. in Biobehavioral Health from Pennsylvania State University, training in genetics of complex traits under the advisory of Dr. Gerald McClearn and working with the three most commonly used models for genetic research: fruit flies, mice, and humans. He continued his academic training at the New York Obesity Research Center at Columbia University as a post-docto...

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    Joshua Richman M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2007 -

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    Murat Tanik, Professor (S) 2003 -

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    Richard Reynolds IV, Assistant Professor (S) 2011 -

    Dr Reynolds is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. His current research interests include genetic epidemiology of gout and associated comorbidities and the genetic and epigenetic causes of gout flares. Dr. Reynolds earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland College Park's Department of Biology in 2008. He completed a post doctoral fellowship in UAB's Department of Biostatistics, section on Statistical Genetics in 2010 and thereafter j...

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