Graduate Bulletin



Gary Lyman, M. D., University at Buffalo, M.P.H., Harvard University
Design and analysis of controlled clinical trials; health outcomes research;
cancer and environmental epidemiology, clinical pharmacology and pharmacokinetics

Donald Parsons, Ph.D., Imperial College of Science & Technology, London
Medical informatics for use in health-care delivery, education and research;
telemedicine for genetic counseling in rural regions; nursing informatics teaching and research.

Robert Pruzek, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Smoothing methods, expecially in the context of regression and structural analysis of relations
among variables; multivariate methods for small sample analysis; robust and efficient methods
for canonical analysis for structural analysis and prediction; and methods that avoid the curse
of dimensionalitywhen there are many variables.

S. T. Rao, Ph.D., University of Albany, SUNY
Air pollution meteorology, regional- and urban-scale modeling of air pollution, meteorological statistics,
analysis and interpretation of environmental data.

Howard H. Stratton, Ph.D., University of California Riverside
Adjustment for selection bias, measurement error models, data mining, and stochastic process.

Igor Zurbenko, Ph.D., University of Moscow
Mathematical statistics, times series analysis and application of time series; multivariate analysis;
nonparametrics; image recognitions; and spatial statistics.

Associate Professors

Lloyd Lininger, Ph.D., University of Iowa
Development of data mining techiques for applications in fraud detection and biological systems.

Carlos C. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Malcolm J. Sherman, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Evaluating equal opportunity employment programs and other anti-discriminatory programs.

Assistant Professors

Lenore Gensburg, M.A., Tufts University

Ivan Gotham, Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY

Lawrence Lessner, Ph.D., Universisty of Southern California
AIDS modeling, methods of data analysis for survival analysis, and epidemiological data analysis.

Andrew Reilly, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, SUNY
Bayesian inference, missing data, and mixture distributions.

Gene Therriault, M.S.P.H., University of North Carolina
Record linkage and vital statistics, maternal and child health issues, health related data security
and confidentiality.

Adjunct Assistant Professors

Paul Jenkins, Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY
Power extimation for measures of fit for logistic regression

Gerald Kaufman, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Evaluation of prevention and service delivery programs in public health.

Vito Logrillo, M.P.H., University of Michigan
International health and vital statistics, including additions for adjustments, upgrades and improvements.

Nachimuthu Natarajau, M.S., University at Buffalo, SUNY

Gene Shackman, Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY