Mendel E. Singer, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Education | 216.368.1951 | Wood Bldg. WG-72


Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University (Operations Research), 1991
M.P.H. Case Western Reserve University, 2012
M.S. Case Western Reserve University (Operations Research), 1984
B.A. Rutgers University (Mathematics), 1981


2002 Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Research Interests, Content Areas

Infectious Disease
Antimicrobial Resistance
Mental Health

Research Interests, Methodology

School and Community Health Interventions (especially faith-based and Jewish community)
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, especially in Developing Nations
Large databases
Health Care Claims databases
Quality of Life

Recent Publications

  1. Wang, C, Edilova, MI, Wagar, LE, Mujib, S, Singer, M, Bernard, NF, Croughs, T, Lederman, MM, Sereti, I, Fischl, MA, Kremmer, E, Ostrowski, M, Routy, JP, Watts, TH. Effect of IL-7 Therapy on Phospho-Ribosomal Protein S6 and TRAF1 Expression in HIV-Specific CD8 T Cells in Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy. J. Immunol. 2017; : . PubMed PMID:29222166 .
  2. Ward, MC, Shah, C, Adelstein, DJ, Geiger, JL, Miller, JA, Koyfman, SA, Singer, ME. Cost-effectiveness of nivolumab for recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer☆. Oral Oncol. 2017; 74 : 49-55. PubMed PMID:29103751 .
  3. Rose, J, Homa, L, Meropol, SB, Debanne, SM, Bielefeld, R, Hoyen, C, Singer, ME. Health impact and cost-effectiveness of a domestically-produced rotavirus vaccine in India: A model based analysis. PLoS ONE 2017; 12 (11): e0187446. PubMed PMID:29099848 PubMed Central PMC5669435.
  4. Musil, CM, Rice, HM, Singer, M, Givens, SE, Warner, CB, Zauszniewski, JA, Burant, CJ, Toly, VB, Jeanblanc, AB. Grandchildren's Depressive Symptoms and Perceptions of Family Functioning: Protective and Influencing Factors. West J Nurs Res 2017; : 193945917721017. PubMed PMID:28738731 .
  5. Wang, X, Yang, K, Xie, Q, Wu, Q, Mack, SC, Shi, Y, Kim, LJY, Prager, BC, Flavahan, WA, Liu, X, Singer, M, Hubert, CG, Miller, TE, Zhou, W, Huang, Z, Fang, X, Regev, A, Suvà, ML, Hwang, TH, Locasale, JW, Bao, S, Rich, JN. Purine synthesis promotes maintenance of brain tumor initiating cells in glioma. Nat. Neurosci. 2017; 20 (5): 661-673. PubMed PMID:28346452 .
  6. Slaughter, ME, Farris, C, Singer, MI, Smyth, KA, Singer, ME. Using Claims Data to Examine Hospital Readmission Risk in Patients With Schizophrenia and Comorbid Marijuana Use Disorders. J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2017; 78 (2): 278-286. PubMed PMID:28317509 .
  7. Kobulsky, JM, Minnes, S, Min, MO, Singer, MI. Violence Exposure and Early Substance Use in High-Risk Adolescents. J Soc Work Pract Addict 2016; 16 (1-2): 46-71. PubMed PMID:29056877 PubMed Central PMC5650204.
  8. Schiltz, NK, Kaiboriboon, K, Koroukian, SM, Singer, ME, Love, TE. Long-term reduction of health care costs and utilization after epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia 2016; 57 (2): 316-24. PubMed PMID:26693701 PubMed Central PMC4744096.
  9. Zein, JG, Menegay, MC, Singer, ME, Erzurum, SC, Gildea, TR, Cicenia, JC, Khatri, S, Castro, M, Udeh, BL. Cost effectiveness of bronchial thermoplasty in patients with severe uncontrolled asthma. J Asthma 2016; 53 (2): 194-200. PubMed PMID:26377375 .
  10. Moore-Schiltz, L, Albert, JM, Singer, ME, Swain, J, Nock, NL. Dietary intake of calcium and magnesium and the metabolic syndrome in the National Health and Nutrition Examination (NHANES) 2001-2010 data. Br. J. Nutr. 2015; 114 (6): 924-35. PubMed PMID:26259506 .
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