Department of
Epidemiology &
Biostatistics

Genetic Epidemiology

Global Health

Behavior and Prevention

Health Care

Modern Biostatistics

Primary Faculty

 

Jeffrey M. Albert
Professor. Ph.D., 1990; M.S., 1986, University of Michigan. Longitudinal data analysis; design and analysis of randomized trials; mediation analysis; causal inference.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-82S
Phone: (216) 368-1968
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Elaine A. Borawski
Professor, Angela Bowen Williamson Professor in Community Nutrition.  PI and Director, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods. Ph.D., 1992; M.A., 1989, Case Western Reserve University; MA, University of South Florida, 1983. Health behavior interventions (HIV prevention, physical activity, tobacco prevention and control); adolescent health (teen pregnancy prevention); survey methodology; health status measurement; outcome-based community evaluations.
Location: 4th Floor, Bioenterprise Building, 11000 Cedar Avenue (Between MLK and Stokes/Fairhill)
Phone: (216) 368-1024
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Farren B.S. Briggs
Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010. Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis, and other autoimmune and neurodegenerative disorders. Gene-environment (i.e. tobacco smoke, psychosocial experiences) interactions in disease susceptibility and progression.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 1312
Phone: (216) 368-5636
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William S. Bush
Assistant Professor. Ph.D., 2008, M.S. 2008, Vanderbilt University. Knowledge-guided genomic analysis and machine learning; genomic annotation and expression quantitative trait mapping; genetic interaction analysis.
Location: Wolstein Research Building 2530
Phone: (216) 368-5658
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Omar De La Cruz Cabrera
Instructor. Ph.D., University of Chicago - Statistics; Ph.D., University of Florida - Mathematics. Research interests include: genetics and genetic epidemiology of complex diseases, especially cancer, as well as developing methods in applied Statistics. Current projects involve the analysis of gene expression during the cell cycle, analysis of population structure from genotype data, and analysis of methylation data.
Location: Wolstein Research Building 1311B
Phone: (216) 368-4948
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Mark Cameron
Assistant Professor. Ph.D.
Research interests: role of interferon signaling genes and the inflammasome in regulating innate and adaptive immune responses.
Location: Wolstein Research Building 1314
Phone: (216) 368-3196
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Dana C. Crawford
Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2000, Emory University. Rsearch interests include: Genetic architecture of complex traits in diverse populations drawn from epidemiologic and clinical (electronic health records) settings.
Location: Wolstein Research Building 2527
Phone: (216) 368-5546
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Sara M. Debanne
Professor. Ph.D., 1976; M.S., 1972, Case Western Reserve University; Lic., Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1969. Statistical modeling; spread of tuberculosis in the community; Alzheimer's disease.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-51
Phone: (216) 368-3895
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Robert C. Elston
Amasa B. Ford, MD Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Distinguished University Professor
Professor. Ph.D., Cornell University, 1959; MA, Cambridge University, 1956. Development of statistical measures for analyzing family and pedigree data for the identification of genes that cause disease, implementing them in computer programs, and applying them in collaborative research with others who collect family data.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 1304
Phone: (216) 368-4312
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Scott H. Frank
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Director of Health, City of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Research areas include behavior change, smoking cessation, substance abuse, clinical assessment of stress and the role of spirituality and religion in the medical setting.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-72
Phone: (216) 368-3725
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Darcy Freedman
Associate Professor. Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2008; M.P.H., Emory University, 2000; B.A., Miami University, 1998.
Research goal: Engage community members in the creation of healthy community environments to promote health equity and reduce health disparities.
Location: BioEnterprise Building, 443
Phone: (216) 368-3060
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Pingfu Fu
Associate Professor. Ph.D., 2001, Case Western Reserve University.
Research interests: Survival analysis, design and data analysis of clinical trials.
Location: Case School of Medicine, WG-82P
Phone: (216) 368-3911
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Jonathan L. Haines
Department Chair, Mary W. Sheldon, MD Professor of Genomic Sciences, Director, Institute for Computational Biology.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 2528
Phone: (216) 368-2478
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Rob Igo
Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Utah, 1997; M.S., University of Washington, 2005. Dr. Igo is currently working on developing statistical methods for genetic linkage and association analysis, and is involved in collaborative projects searching for genetic determinants of complex diseases, including Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, diabetic nephropathy, age-related macular degeneration and abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 1302
Phone: (216) 368-4562
E-mail:
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Sudha Iyengar
Professor. Vice Chair for Research. Ph.D., 1992; M.S., 1988, University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Iyengar is currently working on studies involving age-related macular degeneration, age-related cataract, Fuchs' dystrophy, diabetic and non-diabetic nephropathy and speech sound disorder. Dr. Iyengar is a member of several large consortia to map genes for complex traits such as diabetic nephropathy, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 1315
Phone: (216) 368-4388
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Siran M. Koroukian
Associate Professor. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2002; M.H.A., Cornell University, 1987; M.S. Nursing, Universite St. Joseph, 1986; B.S. Nursing (Licence en Soins Infirmiers), Universite St. Joseph, 1982. Research interests include methodological issues in the use of large databases in health services research; Medicare and Medicaid programs; Health Disparities.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-49
Phone: (216) 368-5816
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Chun Li
Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2002. Statistical genetics; genetic epidemiology; ordinal data analysis.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wolstein Research Building 2528
Phone: (216) 368-5633


Ming Li
Associate Professor. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2002; M.S., University of Michigan, 1999. Mass spectrometry data pre-processing and analysis; Genomic and proteomic data analysis; Statistical methods for high dimensional data; Statistical consulting.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Bldg. 935
Phone: (216) 368-1965
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Nathan Morris
Instructor. Ph.D., 2009, Case Western Reserve University; M.S., 2004, University of Akron. Statistical Genetics; Structural Equation Models; Genetic Linkage Analysis; Multivariate Analysis.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 6138
Phone: (216) 368-5634
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Nora Nock
Associate Professor. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2005;
Location: School of Medicine, Rm. WG-82T
Phone: (216) 368-5653
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Alfred A. Rimm

Professor. Ph.D., Rutgers University. 1963. Ecological studies of cancer incidence; effectiveness studies in Medicare patients; black-white disparity in quality and access to health care; studies of obesity in women; utilization of large databases to study the U.S. health care system.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-82F
Phone: (216) 368-2600
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Abdus Sattar
Assistant Professor. Ph.D, University of Pittsburgh, 2009.
Research Interests: Longitudinal and Survival Data analysis.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-51A
Phone: (216) 368-1501
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Mark Schluchter
Professor, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1982
Research Interests: Design and analysis of clinical trials, analysis of longitudinal and incomplete data.
Location: Case School of Medicine, WG-82M
Phone: (216) 368-2651
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Lynn Singer
Professor. Ph.D. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Environmental Health Services, Pediatrics and Psychiatry. Deputy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Phone: (216) 368-1610
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Mendel E. Singer
Associate Professor. Vice Chair for Education. Ph.D., 1991, M.S., 1984, M.P.H., 2012, Case Western Reserve University. Methodologic interests include community health interventions (especially faith-based), cost-effectiveness analysis, large databases and quality of life. Content areas of special interest include obesity, infectious disease/antimicrobial resistance, and mental health.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-72
Phone: (216) 368-1951
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Catherine M. Stein
Associate Professor. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2004.
In general, my research focuses on complex genetic disorders. Specifically, I am interested in multivariate statistical methods and study designs for gene mapping. I am currently involved in studies of tuberculosis, HIV, and speech-sound disorder.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 1316
Phone: (216) 368-5631
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Jiayang Sun
Professor; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1989.
Director, Center for Statistical Research, Computing and Collaboration.
Research Interests in Statistics: Simultaneous inference & Multiple testing; Selection & Measurement errors; Mixtures & Imaging; Bioinformatics & Data mining/BIG data, Longitudinal & High-dimensional data; Statistical computing and Data Analytics; Semiparametrics & Random fields. Recent collaborative research areas: Cancer, Neuroscience, Surgery, Biomaterial, Astronomy, and Energy.
Location: Case School of Medicine, Wood Building WG-43
Phone: (216) 368-0630
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Daniel J. Tisch
Associate Professor. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2004; M.P.H., University of Michigan, 2000.
Epidemiology of lymphatic filariasis, malaria, and schistosomiasis. Meta-analysis and mathematical modeling of parasite control strategies. Evaluation of integrated parasite control programs.
Location: Case School of Medicine, WG-82G
Phone: (216) 368-0875
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Erika S. Trapl
Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2007.
Health behavior measurement and surveillance; Survey-based data collection methods and technology; Built environment and obesity; Adolescent sexual behavior; Health literacy; Community-based Interventions.
Location: BioEnterprise Building, 4th Floor
Phone: (216) 368-0098
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Xiaofeng Zhu
Professor. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1998;
Research interests include: Genetic mapping studies of hypertension, obesity; development of statistical methods for association studies avoiding the effect of population stratification; admixture mapping.
Location: Wolstein Research Building, 1317
Phone: (216) 368-0201
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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