Computational & Mathematical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Ariel Cintron-Arias: Mathematics and Statistics
Lee Glenn: Nursing
Michele Joyner: Mathematics and Statistics
Frosty Levy: Biological Sciences
Xuefeng Liu: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Kesheng Wang: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Shimin Zheng:Biostatistics and Epidemiology


Recent Publications (2012-2013)

>Ariel Cintron-Arias

Cameron, S.M., Cintron-Arias, A.: Prisoner's Dilemma on Real Social Networks: Revisited. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, (to appear)

Banks, H.T., Cintron-Arias, A., Kappel, F.: Parameter selection methods in inverse problem formulation. Mathematical Model Development and Validation in Physiology: Application to the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Mathematical Biosciences Subseries, Springer-Verlag, (to appear)


>Lee Glenn

Austin, E. & Glenn, L. L. (2012). Online and face-to-face orthopaedic surgery education methods. [Commentary]. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing.

Bailey, E. E., & Glenn, L. L. (2012). A response to: The use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with cancer: a Turkey survey, by Akyol and Öz. 17 (2011) 229-233. [Commentary]. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 18(1), 71.

Burchett, T. S. & Glenn, L. L. (2012). Measurement validity of tests for implicit negative bias. [Letter to the Editor].Psychopharmacology. doi:10.1007/s00213-012-2765-2


>Michele Joyner

Michele Joyner, Chelsea Ross (undergraduate), and E. Seier, Distance to the border in spatial point patterns, Spatial Statistics, Vol. 6, pp. 24-40, DOI: 10.1016/j.spasta.2013.05.002, July, 2013; in print:November, 2013.

Michele Joyner Cammey C. Manning, and Brandi N. Canter, Modeling the Effects of Introducing a New Antibiotic in a Hospital Setting: A Case Study, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 601-615, July, 2012.

HT Banks, S. Hu,M. Joyner , A. Broido, B. Canter, K. Gayvert, and K. Link, A Comparison of Computational Efficiencies of Stochastic Algorithms in Terms of Two Infection Models, CRSC Technical Report CRSC-TR11-13, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 487-526, July 2012.

  Michele Joyner , Modeling the Differences in the Development of a New Antibiotic Class versus the Development of a Next Generation Antibiotic on the Total Resistance in a Hospital Setting, Journal of Biological Systems, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 109-132, March 2012.

HT Banks, Anna Broido, Brandi Canter, Kaitlyn Gayvert, Shuhua Hu, Michele Joyner, and Kathryn Link, Simulation Algorithms for Continuous Time Markov Chain Models, CRSC Technical Report CRSC-TR11-17, Simulation and Modeling Related to Computational Science and Robotics Technology: Proceedings of SiMCRT 2011, editors Fumio Kojima, Futoshi Kobayashi, and Hiroyuki Nakamoto, IOS Press, p 3-18, 2012

>Xuefeng Liu

Ke-Sheng Wang, Xuefeng Liu, Longyang Wu, Zeng Min. PKNOX2 is associated with formal thought disorder in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of two genome-wide association studies. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 2012; 48(1):265-272.

Shimin Zheng, Gupta AK, Xuefeng Liu. A matrix variate generalization of the skew pearson type VII and skew T distribution. Mathematical Sciences Research Journal, 2013 (in press).

Xuefeng Liu, Kesheng Wang, Liang Wang, Dennis Tsilimingras. Micoralbuminuria, macroalbuminuria and uncontrolled blood pressure among diagnosed hypertensive patients: the aspect of racial disparity in the NHANES study. Hypertension Research 2013 (In press). 

>Shimin Zheng ,

Shimin Zheng A. K. Gupta and Xuefeng Liu. (2011). Multivariate and Matrix Variate Skew t and Skew Pearson Type VII Distributions. Technical Report, No. 11-08, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Gerald J. Jogerst MD, Shimin Zheng, Mee Young Kim, Elena Frolova. (2012). Late-Life Depression: An International Study. Family Practice, 29(4):407-415.

Shimin Zheng, J. M. Hardin and A. K. Gupta. (2012). The Inverse Problem of Multivariate and Matrix Variate Skew Normal Distribution. Statistics -- A Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics, 46(3):361-371.

Gerald J. Jogerst MD, Jeanette M. Daly RH, PhD, Shimin Zheng, Yinghui Xu. (2012). Substance Abuse Associated with Elder Abuse in the United States. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 38(1):63-69.

Shimin Zheng, A. K. Gupta. (2012). A New Approach to Statistical Efficiency of Weighted Least Squares Fitting Algorithms for Reparameterization of Nonlinear Regression Models. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 142(4):1001-1008.

David Blackley, Behringer, Bruce, Shimin Zheng. (2012). Cancer Mortality Rates in Appalachia: Descriptive Epidemiology and an Approach to Explaining Differences in Outcomes. Journal of Community Health, 37(4):804-813.

KS Wang, XF Liu, Shimin Zheng, Min Zeng, Yue Pan, Katie Callahan. (2012). A novel locus for body mass index on 5p15.2: A meta-analysis of two genome-wide association studies. Gene, 500(1):80-84.

David Blackley, Shimin Zheng, Winn Ketchum. (2012). Implementing a weighted spatial smoothing algorithm to identify a lung cancer belt in the United States. Cancer Epidemiology, 36(5):436-438.

Wang L, Anderson JL, Dalton WT, Wu TJ, Liu XC, Shimin Zheng, Liu XF. (2012). Maternal Depression and Childhood Overweight or Obesity. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Epub ahead of print, pubmed/ 22833333.

Shimin Zheng, A. K. Gupta and Xuefeng Liu. (2012). A matrix variate generalization of the skew pearson type VII and skew T distribution. Mathematical Sciences Research Journal, 16(6):136-156.

David Blackley, Liang Wang, Shimin Zheng, James Anderson. (2012). The association between marital status and extensive stage small-cell lung cancer at diagnosis in Kentucky residents, 2005 through 2009. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, (in press).