University Teaching

Courses and Seminars

University of Minnesota (2002): College of Liberal Arts

  • 3030H: Health and Society Honors Seminar

University of Michigan (1989 – 2000): School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics

  • 523 Introduction to Multiple Regression and Logistic Regression for public health graduate students
  • 524 Introduction to Multiple Regression and Logistic Regression for students in the PEW Doctoral Program in Health Policy
  • 602 Theory of statistical inference for first-year graduate students in Biostatistics and Statistics
  • 651 Generalized linear models for first-year graduate students in Biostatistics
  • 695 Categorical Data Analysis for masters degree students in Biostatistics
  • 801 Lectures on likelihood-based inference in a team-taught course on statistical inference for Ph.D. students in Biostatistics
  • 830 Seminar on the Analysis of Categorical Repeated Measures Data for students in Biostatistics
  • 830 Lectures on Bayesian Inference in a team-taught Seminar on Selected Topics in Statistical Inference for Ph.D. students in Biostatistics
  • 895 Categorical Data Analysis for Ph.D. students in Biostatistics

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research Summer Program:

  • Mathematical Statistics for Social Scientists (4 week course, 1994, 1995)
  • Analysis of Repeated Categorical Measurements (1 week course, 1995)

Limburgs University Centrum (Belgium, 1994):

  • Discrete Data Analysis for M.Sc. students in Biostatistics

University of Washington (1989): School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics

  • Graduate seminar on the Analysis of Ordered Categorical Data for students in Biostatistics or Statistics

University of Florida (1985 – 1987): College of Science, Department of Statistics

  • Introductory Statistics for undergraduate students
  • Introductory Statistics for graduate students in the social sciences
  • Probability Theory for undergraduates majoring in Mathematics/Statistics
  • Mathematical Statistics for undergraduates majoring in Mathematics/Statistics
  • Statistical Computing for graduate students in Statistics

Pennsylvania State University (1980 – 1984): College of Science, Department of Statistics

  • Introductory statistics courses for: (1) general undergraduates, (2) undergraduates in the biological sciences, and (3) general first-year graduate students

Doctoral Dissertation Committees

As Chair: Ph.D. in Biostatistics at the University of Michigan (Name: Thesis Title, Defense Date, Present Employer)

  • Veena R. Somayagi: Models for Mixed Categorical and Continuous Responses, February 2000, Pfizer.
  • Susan M. Minick: Marginal Association Models for the Analysis of Cross-Classified Categorical Data, June 1997, Indiana University.
  • Ilsoon Yang: Latent Class Marginal Models for the Analysis of Cross-Classified Categorical Data, May 1996, HSBC.
  • Mary E. Landrum: An Imputation Strategy for Incomplete Longitudinal Data, July 1995, Harvard University.
  • Paul E. Green: Bayesian Estimation of Rates Using a Hierarchical Log-Linear Model, January 1995, University of Michigan.
  • Cecile C. Balagtas: Marginal Models for the Analysis of Cross-Over Experiments With A Categorical Response, April 1992, Pfizer.
  • Thomas R. TenHave: Log-Linear Models, Parameter Symmetry, and Exchangeable Discrete Random Variables, June 1991, University of Pennsylvania.

As Member: Approximately 35 committees for students from departments of Biostatistics, Communications, Education, Environmental & Industrial Health, Epidemiology, Health Management and Policy, Mathematics and Statistics, and Nursing. Institutions include University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, and University of Windsor (Ontario, Canada).