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. 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. Younossi, ZM, Henry, L, Singer, M. Reply to: "Cost-effectiveness of upcoming treatments for hepatitis C: we need to get the models right". J. Hepatol. 2014; 61 (2): 454-5. PubMed PMID:24824281 .
  8. Kagaayi, J, Gray, RH, Whalen, C, Fu, P, Neuhauser, D, McGrath, JW, Sewankambo, NK, Serwadda, D, Kigozi, G, Nalugoda, F, Reynolds, SJ, Wawer, MJ, Singer, ME. Indices to measure risk of HIV acquisition in Rakai, Uganda. PLoS ONE 2014; 9 (4): e92015. PubMed PMID:24704778 PubMed Central PMC3976261.
  9. Mugambi, ML, Deo, S, Kekitiinwa, A, Kiyaga, C, Singer, ME. Do diagnosis delays impact receipt of test results? Evidence from the HIV early infant diagnosis program in Uganda. PLoS ONE 2013; 8 (11): e78891. PubMed PMID:24282502 PubMed Central PMC3837021.
  10. Younossi, ZM, Singer, ME, Mir, HM, Henry, L, Hunt, S. Impact of interferon free regimens on clinical and cost outcomes for chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 patients. J. Hepatol. 2014; 60 (3): 530-7. PubMed PMID:24269472 .
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