1986  Ph.D., Economics, The University of Michigan 
1981  M.A., Economics, The University of Michigan 
1972  B.A., cum laude in Mathematics, Princeton University 
2011 to present  Assistant Professor, Division of Liberal Arts, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, NY 
2006–2011  Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental Studies, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, NY 
2004–2006  Instructor, Department of Developmental Studies, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, NY 
2004 to present  Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
2000–2004  Statistician, Social Capital Development Corporation, Albany, NY 


1997–2000  Statistician, Tobler Research Associates, Averill Park, NY 


1992–1995  Econometrician, NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance, Office of Tax Policy Analysis, Albany, NY 


1992–2004  Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biometry & Statistics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
1985–1992  Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Department of Biometry & Statistics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
1979–1985  Teaching & Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 
2004  Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. 


1996–1997  American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences 


1992–1995  Office of the State Comptroller, State of New York 

2004 to present  Mathematics Skills, Introduction to Algebra/Essential Algebra I, Essential Algebra II, Department of Developmental Studies; Division of Humanities and Social Sciences; Division of Liberal Arts; Concepts of Mathematics, Algebra I&II, Precalculus, Calculus III, Descriptive Statistics, Statistics, Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology; Division of Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Health; Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady NY 
2004–2007  MPH Statistical Inference II, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
1998  Introduction to Econometrics, Department of Economics, Union College, Schenectady NY 
1996–1999  Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics) & II (Macroeconomics), Mathematics for Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economic Statistics, Ph.D. Econometrics I & II, M.A. Quantitative Methods II, Department of Economics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
1997  Economics I (Macroeconomics), Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY 
1997  Principles of Economics (Microeconomics), Department of Economics, Siena College, Loudonville NY 
1997  MPH Statistical Inference I, Department of Biometry & Statistics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
1996  Introduction to Macroeconomics, Department of Economics, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs NY 
1992–1994  Introduction to Algebra, Department of Developmental Studies; College Algebra, Department of Continuing Education; Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady NY 
1985–1992  Ph.D. Econometrics I & II, M.A. Statistical Methods I & II, Economic Statistics, Mathematical Methods, Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics) & II (Macroeconomics), War Economics, Applied Econometrics, Department of Economics, University at Albany, Albany NY 
1979–1985  Ph.D. General Equilibrium and Dynamics (teaching assistant), Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Department of Economics; Calculus I, Department of Mathematics; Introduction to Statistical Inference, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 
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Roona, M. R., Ray, A., Ochshorn, P., & Berg, S. (2004). Potential of Culturally Sensitive, Reading Independent, Interactive Software to Change Grades, Behavior, Norms about Drugs — A Multisite Study. Washington, DC: What Works Clearinghouse, U.S. Dept. of Education, for CSAP's National Registry of Effective Programs.
Social Capital Development Corporation. (2004). Ripple Effects Phase II: Final Report. National Institute for Drug Abuse.
Morehouse, E., Roona, M.R., Ochshorn, P., Palmer, A. L., Fenster, B. & D'Annibale, C. (2002). Westchester Adolescent Children of Substance Abusing Parents: Final report. Rockville, MD: National Center for the Advancement of Prevention.
Roona, M.R., Streke, A.V., Ochshorn, P., Marshall, D.G., & Palmer, A.L. (2000). Identifying effective schoolbased substance abuse prevention interventions. In Prevention 2000: Moving Effective Programs into Practice. Princeton, NJ: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Tobler, N.S., Roona, M.R., Ochshorn, P., Marshall, D.G., Streke, A.V., & Stackpole, K.M. (2000). Schoolbased adolescent drug prevention programs: 1998 metaanalysis. Journal of Primary Prevention 20(4), 275–336.
Hamilton Fish National Institute on School and Community Violence. (1999). Model programs. In the 1999 annual report on school safety. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice.
Tobler, N.S., Lessard, T., Marshall, D., Ochshorn, P., & Roona, M. (1999). Effectiveness of schoolbased drug prevention programs for marijuana use. School Psychology International 20(1), 105–137.
Tobler Research Associates, LLC. (1999). Metaanalysis of familybased prevention programs. Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Lankford, H., Ochshorn, P., & Wyckoff , J. (1998). The dynamics of teacher salary expense. In Selected papers in school finance, 1996. National Center for Educational Statistics, U.S. Department of Education.
Tobler Research Associates, LLC. (1998). Schoolbased drug prevention programs. Technical report. Rockville, MD: National Center for the Advancement of Prevention.
Tobler Research Associates, LLC. (1997). Effectiveness of schoolbased drug prevention programs for marijuana use. Rockville, MD: National Center for the Advancement of Prevention.
Ochshorn, P. (1996). Inflation factors for stratified samples with control information. In Statistical Policy Working Paper 25: Proceedings of the Data Editing Workshop and Exposition. Washington, DC: Statistical Policy Office, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget.
Ochshorn, P. (1993). Splined alternatives for testing lack of fit in regression. Communications in Statistics: Computation and Simulation 22(3).
Roona, M., Ochshorn, P., & Streke, A. (2003, June). Heterogeneity in Tobler’s Metaanalyses of Substance Abuse Prevention Program Evaluations. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research 11th Annual Meeting, “Research to Policy,” Washington, DC
Ochshorn, P. (1999, September). Separating use and nonuse in the evaluation of prevention programs. Presented at the National Prevention Network's annual meeting, Buffalo, NY
Ochshorn, P. (1994). Data development for personal income tax progressivity study. Presented at the Federation of Tax Administrators 49th Annual Revenue Estimating and Tax Research Conference, Albuquerque, NM
Ochshorn, P. (2000). Maximum likelihood estimation of a partially censored random effects model for metaanalysis. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (2000). WLS equivalent of GLS for correlated effect sizes. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1999). A manual for Hedgestype effect size formulas and computational flow charts. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1995). Simultaneous construction of strata and sample allocation. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1993). Some uses of nonlinear programming for multivariate sample survey design. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1993). On the optimality of the ratio estimator. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1991). On Shillington's Test for Lack of Fit. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1990). Model expansion for ad hoc tests of regression lackoffit. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1990). Asymptotic Distribution of the RESET Statistic. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1989). Global Inconsistency of the RESET Test. Unpublished manuscript.
Ochshorn, P. (1986). Regression specification error tests. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI.