Professional Service

Association, Foundation, and Government Committees/Boards

  • Alliance for Healthy Homes: Board of Directors (2004 – 2006)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science: Section U (Statistics), Chair-Elect (2005 – 2006), Chair (2006 – 2007), Past-Chair (2007 – 2008)
  • American Public Health Association: Spiegelman Award Selection Committee (1999 – 2001)
  • American Statistical Association: Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Medal Committee (2001– 2006), Chair (2003 – 2006); Ann Arbor Chapter Past-President (1993 – 1994), President (1991 – 1993), Council of Chapters (1990 – 1992),
  • Secretary/Treasurer (1990 – 1991)
  • Association of Schools of Public Health: Executive Committee (2002 – 2004); Data Committee, Chair (2001 – 2004); Accreditation Committee Working Group (2002 – 2004); Academic Centers for Public Health Preparedness Advisory Committee (2002 – 2004); Working Group to Respond to IOM Reports (2003 – 2004); Associate Deans’ Retreat Planning Committee, Chair (2000 – 2001), Deans’ Retreat Planning Committee, Chair (2003 – 2004)
  • Council on Education for Public Health: Accreditation Site Visit Teams – George Washington University (2002); University of Arkansas (2004), University of Texas (2004)
  • HealthPartners Research Foundation: Board of Directors (2001 – 2004)
  • International Biometric Society: ENAR Student Awards Selection Committee (1998)
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR): Performance Review Committee for the Executive Director (1998 – 1999); Summer Program Advisory Committee (1999)
  • Minnesota Department of Health: Eliminating Health Disparities Steering Committee (2001 – 2004); Core Advisory Group to The Joint Task Force on Health Care Costs and Quality, Chair (2002); Commissioner’s Terrorism & Health Task Force (2001 – 2004)
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges: Executive Committee of the Council on Academic Affairs (2006 – 2009); Committee on Economics of Higher Education (2005 – present); Voluntary System for Accountability Task Force on System Design and Information (2007)
  • National Center for Food Protection and Defense: External Advisory Board (2005 – present)
  • The National Academies: Workshop on Improving Research on Interactive Media and Children’s Health, Program Committee (2005 – 2006)

Editorial Boards/Editorships

  • Sociological Methodology: Advisory Editor, 1993-1997; Co-Editor, 1998 – 2000
  • Handbook of Data Analysis, Advisory Board (Sage Publications, 2002)
  • Biometrics: Associate Editor, 1997 – 2000
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association, Guest editor for the Year 2000 Special Section on Statistics in Business and Social Science.
  • Sociological Methods and Research: Co-Editor for two special issues in honor of the late Clifford C. Clogg. Volume 26, Number 2 (1997) and Number 4 (1998)
  • Communications in Statistics: Associate Editor, 1992 – 1995

Book Reviews for Publishers

  • Academic Press
  • Harvard University Press
  • Oxford University Press

Referee for Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • American Journal of Public Health
  • American Statistician
  • Annals of Statistics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Biometrics
  • Biometrika
  • Canadian Journal of Statistics
  • Communications in Statistics
  • Computational Statistics & Data Analysis
  • Controlled Clinical Trials
  • Demography
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
  • Journal of Educational Statistics
  • Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics
  • Journal of Multivariate Analysis
  • Journal of the Royal Statistical Society-Series B
  • Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation
  • Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
  • Psychological Bulletin
  • Pyschometrika
  • Scandinavian Journal of Statistics
  • Sociological Methodology
  • Sociological Methods and Research
  • Statistica Sinica
  • Statistics in Medicine

Conference Planning and Organization

  • Social Science and Statistics: In Honor of the Late Clifford C. Clogg (Co-Organizer and Co-Program Chair, Pennsylvania State University, 1996)
  • National Agricultural Biotechnology Council Annual Meeting: Foods for Health (Conference Advisory Committee, University of Minnesota, 2002)

Grants Review

Study Sections:
National Institutes of Health: Epidemiology and Disease Control Study Section 1 (1990); Biostatistics Special Study Section (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000); NICHD Special Emphasis Panel (2006)

Proposal Reviews:
Israeli Science Foundation (1993, 1996, 1999); National Science Foundation (1993, 1996); National Institutes of Health (1995)

Consulting

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Dallas, Texas
  • Johnson, Johnson, & Roy/inc. (Environmental Services), Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Center for the Study of Prevention through Innovative Methodology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania