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SPH Home Epidemiology & Biostatistics Faculty Howard Stratton
Epi and Biostatistics

Howard Stratton

School of Public Health, SUNY

University at Albany, School of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
One University Place
GEC, 157
Rensselaer NY

Phone:(518) 402-0395
Fax: (518) 402-0380



  • B.A. University of California, Riverside
  • Ph.D in Mathematics University of California, Riverside (adviser: H.G. Tucker)

Courses Taught:
Exploratory Data Analysis

STA 566 Categorical Data Analysis
STA 556 Bayesian Data Analysis
STA 560 Stochastic Processes
STA 656 Clinical Trials

Research intrests
Measurement error models, selection bias correction, spatial statistics, mixture models, hidden markov chains

Selected Publications:

Stratton, H. and Tucker, H., Limit Distributions of a Branching Stochastic Process., Ann. Math.
Stat., 1964,35:557-565.

Stratton, H., On Dimension of Support for Stochastic Processes with Independent Increments,
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc., 1968, 132:1-29.

Stratton, H., Moments of Oscillations and Ruled Sums, Ann. Math. Stat., 1972, 43(3):1012-1016.

Stratton, H., Feller's Parametric Equations for Laws of the Iterated Logarithm, Ann. Math. Stat., 1972, 43(6):2104-2109.

Moreno, L., Stratton, H., Newell, J. and Feustel, P., Mathematical Coupling of Data-Correction
of a Common Error for Linear Calculations, J. Appl. Physy., 1986, 60(1):335-343.

Tobbler, Nan, Stratton, H.H. "Effectivness of School-Based Drug Prevention Programs: A
Meta-Analysis of the Research", Journal of Primary Prevention, vol. 18, no. 1, 1997.

Gage, Tim, Bauer, Michael, Heffner, Nathan, Stratton, Howard "The Pediatric paradox:
Heterogeneity in the Birth Cohort" Human Biology Journal, Volume 76, Number 3, June 2004

V. Lazaru-Bauer, H. Stratton, R. Pruzek, M.L. Woelfel "A Comparative Analysis of Effects of
Early vs Later Prenatal WIC Participation on Birth Weight:NYS, 1995", Maternal and Child
Health Journal 8 (2): 77-86, June 2004

Haiyan Chen , Dennis J. White, Thomas B. Caraco, Howard H. Stratton "Epidemic and Spatial Dynamics of Lyme Disease in New York State, 1990-2000", Journal of Medical Entomology 2005, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 899-908.

Barbara A. Dennison, Lynn S. Edmunds, Howard H. Stratton, and Robert M. Pruzek "Rapid
Infant Weight Gain Predicts Childhood Overweight" Obesity 2006;14 491-499.


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