ENRIQUE FABIAN SCHISTERMAN, Ph.D., M.A.

Last updated 7/1/13

Current Position:

Chief and Senior Investigator, Epidemiology Branch
Division of Intramural Population Health Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
National Institutes of Health

Address:

6100 Executive Blvd, Suite 7B03N
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 435-6893
(301) 402-2084 (Fax)
schistee@mail.nih.gov

Education:

2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
1999 Ph.D., Epidemiology, State University of New York at Buffalo.
1995 M.A., Statistics, State University of New York at Buffalo
1991 B.A., Statistics (Summa Cum Laude), Haifa University

Academic Experience:

Branch Chief – Epidemiology Branch - Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 2010-present

Acting Branch Chief – Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch - Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 2008-2009

Senior Investigator (tenured) – Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 2007-present

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University at Buffalo School of Public Health, 2012-present

Associate – Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006-present

Adjunct Associate Professor – Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, 2005-present

Adjunct Assistant Professor – Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, 2003-2005

Tenure Track Investigator – Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 2002-2007

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Residence – Department of Biostatistics, UCLA School of Public Health, 2000-2002

Research Scientist II – Department of Artificial Intelligence Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 2000-2002

Research Scientist I – Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1998-1999 Research Assistant – Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1995-1999

Teaching Experience:

Faculty – Universidad de Chile Summer Institute, Advanced Epidemiological Methods, Santiago de Chile, Chile, January 2008-2013

Faculty – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I-II, Montgomery Campus, 2006-2008

Planning committee and founding faculty – Methods in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, NICHD-IHDCYH Summer Institute, 2004-2012

Assistant professor in residency – Logistic regression for doctoral students, Department of Biostatistics, UCLA School of Public Health, Winter 2001

Teaching assistant – Intermediate epidemiological methods, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Fall 1999

Instructor – Sampling methods in epidemiological research, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Fall 1998

Seminar Leader – Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Fall 1995-1997

Teaching assistant – Statistics (introduction to statistics, regression analysis, mathematical statistics 1 & 2), Department of Statistics, University at Buffalo, State of New York, 1993-95

Instructor – Statistical process control courses, Ornit industries, Kibbutz Or-Haner, Israel, 1992-93

Instructor – Introduction to SAS for undergraduate statisticians, Department of Statistics, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel, 1990-91

Teaching Assistant – Department of Statistics, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1993-1995

Teaching assistant – Applied statistics (regression analysis, analysis of variance, categorical data analysis, and probability theory), Department of Statistics, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel, 1990-92

Editorial Service:

Editorial Board Member, Epidemiology, 2007-2012
Associate Editor (Methods and Reproductive Epidemiology), American Journal of Epidemiology, 2003-
Guest Editor Epidemiology: Special Issue on Limit of Detections and Mixtures, 2008-2010
Guest Editor Statistics in Medicine: Special Issue on Methods for Biomarkers, 2010-2012
Senior Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics, 2012-
Section Editor, Current Epidemiology Reports: Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. 2013

Scientific Review Service:

Referee over 150 papers for:

Methodological Research

American Journal of Epidemiology
Annals of Applied Statistics
Annals of Epidemiology
Biometrical Journal
Biometrics
Biostatistics
Communications in Statistics: Computations and Simulations.
Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
Emerging Themes in Epidemiology
Environmental Science & Technology
Epidemiologic Perspectives and Innovation
Epidemiology
Human Heredity
Journal of the American Statistical Association
Journal of Applied Statistics
Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Statistics in Medicine
Technometrics

Etiological Research

Ambulatory Pediatrics
American Heart Journal
Cancer Causes & Control
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Clinica Sinica Acta
Fertility and Sterility
Human Reproduction
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Journal of the American Medical Association
Journal of Exposure Analysis & Environmental Epidemiology
Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Journal of Peadiatrics and Perinatal Epidemiology
Journal of Woman's Health
Nature Translational Medicine
New England Journal of Medicine
Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease

Professional Service:

Project Reviewer-- Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), 2013

Chair session – Pharmacological Agents in Pregnancy, Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Montreal, Canada, 2011

President - Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2010-2013

Chair session – Unnatural Selection, Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Seattle, WA, 2010

Scientific Advisor Board Member – United Cerebral Palsy Association, The Middle East CP Study, 2006-2010

Chair session – Clinical Epidemiology, Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Seattle, WA, 2006

Organizer of Advanced Methods Workshop – Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2006-2010

Judge – Best poster, second poster session, Society for Epidemiologic Research, 2005

Epidemiology study section member – Northern Contaminants Program, Indian and Northern Affairs, Canada, 2004-2005

Judge –Best poster, second poster session, Society for Epidemiologic Research, 2004

Chair session – Methodological issues in pregnancy outcome, Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting, July 2003

Data safety monitoring board member – INSPIRE Clinical Trial, 2001-2003

Vice President – Buffalo-Niagara Chapter of the American Statistical Association, 1998-1999

Secretary / Treasurer – Buffalo-Niagara Chapter of the American Statistical Association, 1997-1998

Scientific Review Committee Member – Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, 1998

Chair annual scientific review sub-committee for scientific merit of existing protocols – Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 1998

Student member – Admissions committee, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, 1995-1999

Student member – Graduate committee, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, 1995 -1999

Governmental Service

Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Senior Investigator Status for the NIH Central Tenure Committee. May 2013.

Chair, National Children Study Sampling Advisory Board, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, May 2012.

Ad Hoc reviewer for FDA for approval of fertility and contraception's new formulations. December 2011.

Tenure-Track Search Committee in the Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, NIDDK 2011.

Tenure Track Search Committee Member for the DCEG Radiation Exposure Branch, National Cancer Institute, 2011.

Scientific Vision Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes Workshop Organizing Facilitator. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development 2010.

Tenure Track Search Committee Member for the DCEG Reproductive and Gynecological Cancers Branch, National Cancer Institute, 2010.

Deputy Director for Intramural Research-designated NIH Scientist Representative at the Site Visit presentations of the three National Cancer Institute-Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) Investigators (tenure-track), 2010.

Tenure Track Search Committee Member for the DCEG Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute, 2009

Deputy Director for Intramural Research-designated NIH Scientist Representative at the Site Visit presentations of the three National Cancer Institute-Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) Investigators (tenure-track), 2008.

Branch Chief Search Committee Member for the DESPR Biostatistics Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, 2008-2009

Branch Chief Search Committee Member for the DCEG Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute, 2007

Multiple Tenure Track Search Committee Member for the Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, 2004 hire of the Staff Scientist for the Epidemiology Branch, 2005 hire of the tenure track investigator the Biometry Branch, 2006 two hires of tenure track investigators for the Epidemiology Branch, 2008 hire of the Staff Scientist for the Epidemiology Branch, 2009 hire of the tenure track investigator the Biostatistics Branch

Appointed reviewer for CDC's special emphasis panel, "Public Health Laboratory Biomonitoring Implementation Program", Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2003

Directive and Administrative Research Experience:

Position: Branch Chief – Epidemiology Branch
Employer: Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health
Date: 2010 -
Duties: Supervise all research activities, mentor students, recruit staff and investigators

 

Position: Acting Branch Chief – Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch
Employer: Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, National Institutes of Health
Date: 2008-2009
Duties: Supervise all research activities, mentor students, recruit permanent branch chief

 

Position: Biostatistician and Clinical Trials Specialist
Employer: Karr G Ph.D., Protocol Department, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Date: 1998-1999
Duties:Scientific review of the statistical and epidemiological sections of all the institute protocols, including design, analysis and interpretation of pharmacological clinical trials

 

Position: Statistical Process Control Consultant for Ornit Industries, Kibbutz Or Haner, Israel
Employer: David Faraggi, Ph.D., Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
Date: 1992-1993
Duties: Implementation of SPC and quality control procedures for the production line of Ornit Industries

 

Position: Director of the Survey Research Center
Employer: David Faraggi, Ph.D., Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
Date: 1991-1993
Duties:Sampling procedures, data collection, analysis and conclusion of the polls, supervision of a staff of 50 interviewers and junior statisticians

 

Position: Research Analyst
Employer: M. Shechter, Ph.D., Natural Resource and Environment Research Center, Department of Economics, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
Dates: 1990-1991
Duties: Data analysis and collection

 

Position: Statistics and Computing Advisor for Undergraduate Students
Employer: Computing Center, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
Dates:1989-1990
DutiesData management and analysis

Professional Memberships:

  1. American Epidemiological Society, elected member since 2010
  2. American Statistical Association, member since 1993
  3. Society for Epidemiologic Research, member since 2000
  4. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, member since 2003
  5. American College of Epidemiology, Fellow since 2010

Invited Talks and Seminars:

Biomarkers and measurement error beyond conventional methods. Student workshop, Society of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Boston, June 2013.

Biomarkers Revolution, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. April 2013.

Timing and measurement of Biomarkers in the menstrual cycle. School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, November 2012.

Nutrition and Menstrual Cycle function, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel
Hill. March 2012.

Timing measurement of Biomarkers with the menstrual cycle. Epidemiology Branch, NIEHS, February 2012.

Timing measurement of Biomarkers with the menstrual cycle. Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, November 2011.

Discussant to “The Perils of adjusting for gestational age” Society of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Montreal 2011.

Statistical Issues on the Birth Weight Paradox – Department of Biostatistics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, November 2010.

Epidemiological Issues on the Birth Weight Paradox – Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, November 2010.

Methodological Issues in Cohort studies. Exposome. National Academy of Science. Washington DC, March 2010.

Statistical methods for the Pooled-Unpooled Hybrid. Department of Biostatistics. Virginia Commonwealth University, March 2010.

Menstrual Cycle Function. Department of Epidemiology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 2010.

Causal Inference in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. Department of Epidemiology. University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA, 2009.

Biomarkers Evaluation. Department of Biostatistics. University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA, March 2009.

ROC Curve for Biomarkers Evaluation. Department of Statistics. University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 2009.

Selection Bias in Cohort Studies: Truncation without Representation, National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium, Bethesda, MD, 2008.

Methodological Issues in the Analysis of New Biomarkers. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Chicago, IL 2008.

The Pooled-Unpooled Hybrid Design and Applications to the ROC Curve. Department of Statistics. George Mason University, March 2008.

Menstrual Cycle Function and Oxidative Stress. Department of Epidemiology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 2008.

Hybrid Design in Epidemiology. Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, Stroll, October 2007.

Hormonal Variation and Oxidative Stress. Department of Epidemiology. Morehouse University, Atlanta, GA September 2007.

Causal Inference on Perinatal Epidemiology. Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel, April 2007.

ROC curve inference from a sample with a limit of detection. Eastern Mediterranean Biometrics Society. Eilat, Israel. January 2007.

Research opportunities at the Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Branch, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD. October 2006.

Developments in the analysis of biomarker data. Advanced methods workshop. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA. June 2006.

Biomarkers, pooling and LOD. Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA. April 2006.

Dealing with biomarkers: the new, the old and the beautiful. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. McGill University, Montreal, Canada. March 2006.

Does the z-score method resolve the neonatal mortality paradox? Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD. July 2005.

The birth weight “paradox” uncovered. Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC. June 2005.

The utility of pooling biological specimens for epidemiological research, International Chinese Statistical Association, Washington, DC. June 2005.

Analytical issues in the analysis of oxidative stress data and women’s health. Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA. December 2004.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute workshop on oxidative stress/inflammation and heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders expert panel, Bethesda, Maryland. November 2004.

Research hurdles complicating the analysis of infertility treatment on child health. Assisted Reproductive Technology symposium, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, Utah. June 2004.

ROC curve under pooling. Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. May 2004.

Analysis of biomarker data based on pooled Samples. Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics Sections; University of Maryland., Baltimore, MD. April 2004.

Methodological issues with limit of detection, serum lipids and PCB data. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, NY. October 2003.

Methodological issues in the over/underestimation of biomarker data random measurement error and limit of detection as applied to examples of oxidative stress analysis. Department of Pharmacology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. March 2003.

Methodological issues with PCB data. Department of Toxicology, George Washington University, Washington, DC. January 2003.

Statistical inference for the area under the ROC curve in the presence of random measurement error, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. October 2000.

TBARS and cardiovascular disease: an ROC approach, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. May 2000.

Meta-analysis in the medical literature. Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY. April 1998.

Methodological issues on survival analysis. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. April 1998.

Measurement error in physical activity and diet. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. March 1998.

Methodological issues on prognostic and diagnostic factors. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY. February 1998.

Methodological issues on biomarkers of oxidative stress. Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. November 1997.

Statistical sampling methods, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. October 1997.

International variation on coronary vascular disease rates, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. August 1997.

Statistical correction for bias, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. March 1997.

Sources of bias in case control studies, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. March 1997.

Statistical Sampling Methods. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, NY. October 1996.

Introduction to Biostatistics, Surgical and Medical Residents, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. May 1996.

Scientific Presentations (presenter or student presenter only):

1Ahrens KA, Vladutiu C, Mumford SL, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. The effect of physical activity during the menstrual cycle on reproductive function. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Ahrens KA, Mumford SL, Schliep KC, Kissell K, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. The effect of serum leptin levels on reproductive hormones and the risk of sporadic anovulation. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Kissell K, Danaher M, Schisterman EF, Wactawski-Wende J, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Sjaarda LA, Ahrens KA, Mumford SL. Serum Anti-Mullerian hormone variation throughout the menstrual cycle in healthy regularly menstruating young women. Oral Presentation at the Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting and Expo.

1Kissell K, Danaher M, Schisterman EF, Wactawski-Wende J, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Sjaarda LA, Ahrens KA, Mumford SL. The association between anti-Mullerian Hormone levels and follicular phase length. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Prasad A, Mumford SL, Buck Louis G, Ahrens KA, Sjaarda LA, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Kissell K, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Sexual Activity and its effect on endogenous reproductive hormones and ovulation. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Pollack AZ, Sjaarda LA, 1Ahrens, KA, Mumford SL, Browne RW, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Cadmium and lead exposure impairs paraoxonase 1 activity in premenopausal women. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

Schisterman EF. Recording nature's answers: Measurement bias in epidemiology. Discussant for the Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Boston, MA, June 2013.

Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Galai N. Preconception Low Dose Aspirin and Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the EAGeR (Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction) Randomized Trial. Oral Presentation Podium presentation at the Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 2013.

Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Galai N. Preconception Low Dose Aspirin and Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the EAGeR (Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction) Randomized Trial. Oral Presentation at the Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Boston, MA, June 2013.

Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Galai N. Preconception Low Dose Aspirin and Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the EAGeR (Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction) Randomized Trial. Oral Presentation at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (Annual Meeting), San Francisco, February 2013.

1Schliep KC, Hammoud AO, Mumford SL, Stanford JB, 1Kissell KA, Sjaarda LA, Mendola P, Wactawski Wende J, Schisterman EF. Luteal phase deficiency in normal cycling women. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Schliep KC, Mumford SL, Vladutiu CJ, Ahrens KA, Perkins NJ, Prasad A, Sjaarda LA, Kissell K, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Percieved stress, reproductive hormones, and ovulatory function among premenopausal women in the BioCycle Study. Oral Presentation Podium presentation at the Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Sjaarda LA, Mumford SL, 1Kissell K, Laughon SK, Schliep KC, Hammoud AO, Wactawksi-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Sporadic anovulation and endocrine perturbations with increasing testosterone in healthy, eumenorrheic women. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Boston, MA, June 2013.

1Filiberto AC, Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Zhang C, Yeung EH, Gaskins AJ, Schliep KC, Schisterman EF. Impact of usual dietary isoflavone intake on reproductive function: The BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Minneapolis, MN. June 2012.

1Filiberto AC, Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Zhang C, Yeung EH, Gaskins AJ, Schliep KC, Schisterman EF. The influence of usual dietary isoflavone intake on high sensitivity C-reactive protein concentrations across the menstrual cycle: the BioCycle Study. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Minneapolis, MN. June 2012.

1Pollack AZ, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Blood metals associated with kidney and liver biomarkers in healthy, premenopausal women. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Minneapolis, MN. June 2012.

1Danaher M, Roy A, Chen Z, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Minkowski-Weyl Priors for Models with Parameter Constraints: An Analysis of the BioCycle Study. Oral presentation at the Joint Statistical Meeting, Miami, FL. August 2011.

1Dasharathy SS, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Whitcomb BW, Perkins NJ, Mattison D, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Menstrual bleeding patterns among regularly menstruating women. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Montreal, CA. June 2011.

1Gaskins AJ, Mumford SL, Chavarro J, Zhang C, Pollack AZ, Wactawski-Wende J, Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The Impact of Dietary Folate Intake on Reproductive Function in Premenopausal Women: The BioCycle Study. Podium presentation at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Montreal, CA. June 2011.

1Lynch KE, Whitcomb BW, Mumford SL, Bertone-Johnson ER, Gaskins AJ, Pollack AZ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Comparison of methods for identifying anovulatory menstrual cycles: implications for prevalence and effect estimates. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Montreal, CA. June 2011.

1Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Correlated biomarker measurement error is an important threat to inference in environmental epidemiology. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Montreal, CA. June 2011.

Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Whitcomb BW, Trevisan M, Wactawski-Wende J. Failure to consider menstrual cycle phase might lead to misinterpretation of biomarker data. Podium presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Epidemiological Society, March 2011. Atlanta, GA.

1Gaskins AJ, Rovner AJ, Mumford SL, Yeung EH, Wactawski-Wende J, Trevisan M, Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The Impact of a Mediterranean Diet on Oxidative Stress in Young Women: The BioCycle Study. The BioCycle Study. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Gaskins AJ, Mumford SL, Rovner A, Zhang C, Perkins NJ, Hovey K, Ye A, Wctawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. The protective effect of whole grains on high sensitivity C-reactive protein concentrations in healthy premenopausal women: The BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Gaskins AJ, Wilchesky M, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Effect of endogenous estrogen on high sensitivity c-reactive protein concentrations in premenopausal women: The BioCycle Study. The BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Lynch KE, Whitcomb BW, Mumford SL, Gaskins AJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Chronic alcohol consumption and reproductive hormones. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Gaskins AJ, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J. Menstrual cycle length: It's a survivor. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Gaskins AJ, Whitcomb BW, Perkins NJ, VanderWeele TJ. Direct effects of dietary fiber intake on lipoprotein cholesterol levels in premenopausal women. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

Perkins NJ, Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Mumford SL. Flexible, efficient biomarker assay calibration designs. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

Schisterman EF, Cole S, Platt R, Sundarum R, Wacholder S. Survival of the Fittest, Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

Schisterman EF, Gaskins AJ, Mumford SL, Browne RW, Perkins NJ, Trevisan M, Wactawski-Wende J. The influence of serum vitamins on endogenous reproductive hormones across the menstrual cycle: the BioCycle study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Schliep K, Mumford SL, Gaskins AJ, Gollenberg A, Pollack AZ, Zhang C, Albert P, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Effect of caffeine and associated beverages on reproductive hormones and ovulatory function in the BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Yeung E, Zhang C, Albert P, Ye A, Mumford SL, Hediger ML, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Influence of obesity on menstrual cycle patterns of sex hormones. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Seattle, WA. June 2010.

1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Browne RW, 1Gaskins AJ, Trevisan M, Steiner AZ, Daniels JL, Zhang C, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J. A longitudinal study of serum lipoproteins in relation to endogenous reproductive hormones during the menstrual cycle: findings from the Biocycle study. American Heart Association (Annual Meeting). San Francisco, CA. March 2010.

Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Vexler A, Perkins NJ. Hybrid pooled-unpooled design for cost-efficient measurement of biomarkers. Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society Spring Meeting (Annual Meeting), New Orleans, LA. March 2010.

1Gaskins AJ, 1Mumford SL, Zhang C, Wactawski-Wende J, Hovey KM, Whitcomb BW, Perkins NJ, Yeung E, Schisterman EF. Impact of daily fiber intake on reproductive function: The BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Anaheim, CA. June 2009.

1Gollenberg AL, Hediger M, 1Mumford SL, Whitcomb BW, Hovey K, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Perceived stress and severity of perimenstrual symptoms: The BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Anaheim, CA. June 2009.

1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Gaskins AJ, Perkins NJ, Ye A. Non-perfect follow-up leads to perfect data: the BioCycle study. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Anaheim, CA. June 2009.

1Mumford SL, Gaskins AJ, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Trevisan M, Browne RW, Hovey K, Schisterman EF. Baseline lipoprotein levels, reproductive hormones and anovulation: the BioCycle study. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Anaheim, CA. June 2009.

Schisterman EF, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Roy A, Gaskins AJ, Ye A. What to do about collinearity. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Anaheim, CA. June 2009.

1Yeung E, Zhang C, Chen L, 1Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende, Schisterman EF. Associations of sex hormones and sex hormone-binding globulin levels with insulin sensitivity in young women: BioCycle Study. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting) Anaheim, CA. June 2009.

1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Whitcomb BW, Wu A, Wactawski-Wende J, Trevisan M, Browne RW, Hovey K. Effects of Lipids on Menstrual and Ovarian Cycle Function. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Chicago, IL. June 2008.

Schisterman EF, 1Perkins NJ. Confidence intervals for the Youden index and corresponding optimal cut-point. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Toronto, Canada. June 2005.

1Jackson LW, Schisterman EF, Browne R, Armstrong D. Oxidative stress and female fecundity. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Toronto, Canada. June 2005.

Schisterman EF, Hernández-Díaz S, Hernán MA. Does the Z-score method resolve the neonatal mortality paradox? Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Toronto, Canada. June 2005.

Schisterman EF, 1Perkins NJ. The utility of pooling biological specimens for epidemiological research. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Toronto, Canada. June 2005.

Schisterman EF, Liu A. The utility of pooling biological specimens for epidemiological research, International Chinese Statistical Association (Annual Meeting), Washington, DC. June 2005.

1Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The Youden index and the corresponding optimal cut-point corrected for measurement error. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (Annual Meeting), New York, NY. August, 2004.

1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Hu J. Limit of detection bias and the correction of variance estimates. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (Annual Meeting), New York, NY. August, 2004.

Schisterman EF, Hernan MA, Hernandez-Diaz S. Does the Z-score method resolve the neonatal mortality paradox? International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (Annual Meeting), New York, NY. August, 2004.

1Jackson LJ, Schisterman EF, Dey-Rio R, Browne R, Armstrong D, Buck G. Endometriosis and oxidative stress. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (Annual Meeting), New York, NY. August, 2004.

1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Hu J. Limit of detection bias and the correction of variance estimates. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Salt Lake City, UT. June, 2004.

1Jackson LJ, Schisterman EF, Dey-Rio R, Browne R, Armstrong D and Buck, G. Endometriosis and oxidative stress. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Salt Lake City, UT. June, 2004.

1Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The Youden index and the corresponding optimal cut-point corrected for measurement error. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Salt Lake City, UT. June, 2004.

1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Buck GM, Weiner JM, Greizerstein H, Kostyniak PJ. Relative concentrations of organochlorines pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in adipose tissue and serum of women of reproductive age. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Atlanta, GA. June 2003.

Schisterman EF, Liu A. Sample size and power calculation in comparing diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers with pooled assessments. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Atlanta, GA. June 2003.

Schisterman EF, Liu A. Sample size and power calculation in comparing diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers with pooled assessments. Eastern Mediterranean Biometrics Society (Bi-annual Meeting), Anatalya Turkey. January 2003.

Schisterman EF, Grundy S, Lawvere S, Gransar H, Friedman JD and Berman DS. Coronary plaque as a replacement for age in the Framingham risk equation. American College of Cardiology (Annual Meeting), Atlanta, GA. August 2002.

Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B, 1Whitcomb BW. ROC curve under pooling of blood samples. Society for Medical Decision Making (Annual Meeting), San Diego, CA. June 2001.

Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B. Evaluation of discriminating ability of biomarkers under pooling of blood samples. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Toronto, Canada. June 2001.

1Gallagher AM, Schisterman EF, Miranda RS, Lawvere S, Gransar H, Hayes SW, Lewin HC, Friedman JD, Berman DS. Is electron beam computed tomography for coronary calcium being utilized appropriately?" Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Toronto, Canada. June 2001.

Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Germano G, Berman DS. Predictive probability of cardiac death for clinical, exercise, and myocardial perfusion data using cross validation techniques. American College of Cardiology (Annual Meeting) New Orleans, LA. June 2001.

Schisterman EF, Buck GM, Weiner JM, McGuinness BM, Vena JE, Mittlelman M. Acute effects of consumption of PCB contaminated sport fish from lake Ontario on fecundability: A prospective cross-over design. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY. August 2000.

Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B, Trevisan M. Statistical inference for the area under the ROC curve in the presence of random measurement error. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Baltimore, MD. June 1999.

Schisterman EF, Moysich KB. Correcting correlation coefficients for random measurement error: How reliable is this procedure and what can we do about it? Fifth Annual Graduate Student Research Forum. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. July 1998.

Schisterman EF, Meyer O, Trevisan M, Dorn J and Muti P. A Bayesian approach to correct attenuated correlation with error in measurement. Society for Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Edmonton, Canada. June 1997.

Schisterman EF, Buck G, Mendola P, Vena J. Estimating Low Birth Weight Probability Based on Prior Knowledge- A Bayesian Approach; Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research (Annual Meeting), Boston, MA. June 1996.

1Primary mentor of predoctoral/postdoctoral fellow

Current Intramural Research Support:

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Folic Acid and Zinc Supplementation Randomized Trial. 9/2011-9/2016. PI: EF Schisterman, Mumford (Diet). $12,800,000.Co-I: Neil Perkins, Pauline Mendola, James Mills, James Segears.

Completed Intramural Research Support:

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) Randomized Trial. 8/2006-8/2012. PI: EF Schisterman. $11,800,000. Co- Investigators: Cuilin Zhang, Neil Perkins, Edwina Yeung and Sunni Mumford.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Phytoestrogen and Time to Pregnancy. 8/2006-8/2007. PI: P Howards. $98,990. Co-Investigators: EF Schisterman. (Mentor)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Cytokines and Spontaneous Abortion. 6/2004-6/2006. PI: EF Schisterman. $92,000. Co-Investigators: BW Whitcomb, M Klebanoff and A Liu.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. “The BioCycle Study: A longitudinal study of the estrogen and progesterone effects of biomarkers of oxidative stress and antioxidant status during the menstrual cycle”. 8/2004-9/2006. PI: EF Schisterman. $3,700,000. Co-Investigators: M Hediger and A Liu.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Oxidative Stress in the Etiologic Pathway of Reproductive Outcomes: A Pilot Study. 6/2003-6/2004. PI: EF Schisterman. $60,204. Co-Investigators: L Jackson, G Buck Louis and A Liu.

Current Extramural Research Support:

Office of Dietary Supplement. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Research (Annual Meeting).PI: Enrique Schisterman. $22,600.

American Chemistry Council. New Study Designs and Methodological Issues in Environmental Exposures. 12/2011-12/2014. PI: EF Schisterman. $1,000,000.

American Chemistry Council. New Study Designs and Methodological Issues in Environmental Exposures. 12/2008-12/2013. PI: EF Schisterman. $800,000.

National Institutes of Health - Office of Dietary Supplements. Longitudinal measurements of dietary caffeine intake and biochemical markers in women participating in the BioCycle Study. 1/2010-10/2010. Students PIs Sunni Mumford, Karen Schliep, Anna Pollack Mentors: EF Schisterman. $98,600.

Completed Extramural Research Support:

American Chemistry Council. Methodological Issues in the Assessment of Environmental Exposures. 9/2006-9/2008. PI: EF Schisterman. $200,000.

Eisner Foundation. Early Identification of Atherosclerosis using Noninvasive Imaging Research. 3/2000-3/2002. Co-PI: EF Schisterman. $1,641,000 Total Direct Cost. Co-PI: D Berman.

Academic Honors:

Fellow, American College of Epidemiology, 2010.

Elected Member, American Epidemiological Society, 2010

NICHD Merit Award, For Organization of an Interdisciplinary Team that Created an Innovative Study in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. National Institutes of Health 9/2010.

NICHD Merit Award, For Ingenuity in Designing and Dedication in Completing the LIFE Study, Whose Aim is to Identify Environmental Reproductive Toxicants. National Institutes of Health 9/2009.

NICHD Merit Award, For Creative Epidemiologic Design and Methodologic Rigor in the Successful Completion of the BioCycle Study. National Institutes of Health 8/2007.

NICHD Merit Award, For Innovative Planning and Dedication to the Successful Development of the First NICHD-IHDCYH Sponsored Summer Institute of Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. National Institutes of Health. 8/2005.

NICHD Merit Award, For Mentoring Summer Students – National Institutes Health. 12/2002.

Young Investigator Travel Award – International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. 8/2000.

Young Investigator Travel Award – International Biometrics Society. 7/2000.

Saxon Graham Award for Excellence in Epidemiological Research: Dissertation Award – University at Buffalo, State of New York. 1/1999.

Dean's Award: Finalist for Outstanding Research in Medical Sciences – University at Buffalo, State of New York. 1/1999 .

Student Travel Fellowship: Case Studies in Bayesian Statistics Workshop 4 – Carnegie Mellon University. 9/26/1997 – 9/27/1997.

Student Prize for Excellent Academic Performance: Second best GPA for graduating students in the University – Bank Hapoalim, Israel. 1990-1991.

Student Prize for Excellent Academic Performance: Second best GPA for graduating students in the Department of Statistics – Haifa University, Israel. 1990-1991.

Student Prize for Excellent Academic Performance: Best GPA for a second year student in the Department of Statistics – Haifa University, Israel. 1989-1990.

Student Prize for Excellent Academic Performance: Best GPA for a first year student in the Department of Statistics – Haifa University, Israel. 1988-1989.

Mentoring:

NIH Summer Interns

2002 Brian Whitcomb Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland Project Title: Relative concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in adipose tissue and serum of women of reproductive age
Eric Teoh Department of Statistics, University of Alabama Project Title: Sample size and power calculation in comparing diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers with pooled assessments. Co-mentored with A. Liu.
2003 Brian Whitcomb Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland Project Title: Causal inference in reproductive epidemiology.
Neil Perkins Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University Project Title: Yonden index under pooled samples. Co-mentored with A. Liu.
Howard Bondell Department of Statistics, Rutgers University Project Title: Statistical inference based on pooled data: A moment-based estimating equation approach. Co-mentored with A. Liu.
Zhu Yuan Department of Biostatistics, University of Virginia Project Title: On linear combinations of biomarkers to improve diagnostic accuracy. Co-mentored with A. Liu.
2005 Sunni Mumford Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health Project Title: ROC for markers subject to LOD and pooling.
2006 Sunni Mumford Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health Project Title: Youden index for markers subject to LOD and pooling.
2007 Sunni Mumford Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Project Title: Cholesterol and Menstrual Cycle Function.
2009 Karen Schliep Department of Epidemiology, University of Utah Project Title: Caffeine Consumption and Menstrual Function
2010 Karen Schliep Department of Epidemiology, University of Utah Project Title: Validation of Caffeine Consumption

NIH Intramural Research Training Award Fellows (IRTAs)

2003-2005 Leila Jackson, PhD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University. IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow co-mentored with Dr Buck. Subsequent Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Case Western Reserve University.
2003-2006 Brian Whitcomb, BS Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland. IRTA Pre-Doctoral Fellow. Subsequent Position: IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow DESPR – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2003-2007 Neil Perkins, MS Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University. IRTA Pre-Doctoral Fellow. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Subsequent Position: IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2004-2006 Michael Bloom, PhD Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo. IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, State University of New York at Albany.
2004-2007 Penelope Howards, PhD Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National
Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University.
2006-2007 Marcus Ruopp, BS Department of Mathematics, Yale University. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: University of Massachusetts Medical Student.
2006-2008 Brian Whitcomb, PhD Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland. IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
2007-2008 Neil Perkins, PhD Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University. IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow. Subsequent Position: Staff Scientist, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2007-2008 Leslie Rosenthal, BA Department of Mathematics, Emory University. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Graduate Student in Physiology at Georgetown University.
2008-2010 Audrey Gaskins, BS Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: PhD (Nutritional and Reproductive Epidemiology) Harvard University.
2008-2009 Sunni Mumford, MS Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina. IRTA Pre-Doctoral Fellow. Subsequent Position: IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow DESPR, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2009-2010 Qian Zhang, BS, BA Department of Statistics, Mathematics and Biology. University of Chicago. ACC funded IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: MD-PhD (Biostatistics) University of Washington.
2008-2010 Edwina H. Yeung, PhD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. IRTA Post-Doctoral Fellow Co-mentored with C. Zhang., Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Tenure Track Investigator, Epidemiology Branch, DESPR
2009-2010 Anna Pollack, MPH Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. ACC funded IRTA Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2009-2011Yaakov Malinovsky, PhD Department of Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. ACC funded IRTA Post-Doctoral Fellow. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Tenure track Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, UMBC.
2009- Michelle Danaher, MS Department of Statistics, University of Maryland at Baltimore County. IRTA Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2009-2011 Sunni Mumford, PhD Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina. IRTA Post Doctoral Fellow, DESPR, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: Earl Stadtman Tenure Track Investigator, Epidemiology Branch, DESPR
2010-2011 Sonja Dasharathy, BS Department of Mathematics, Washington University in St. Louis. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Subsequent Position: New York University School of Medicine, Medical Student
2010- Anna Pollack, PhD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. ACC funded IRTA Post-Doctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2011-2012 Amanda Filiberto, BS Department of Biology, Brown University. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2012-2013 Ankita Prasad, BA Department of Public Health, University of California: Berkeley. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2012- Kerri Kissell, MD Fellowship, Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2012- Katherine Ahrens, PhD Department ofEpidemiology, Boston University. IRTA Post-Doctoral Fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
2013- Rebecca Matyas, BA Department of Community Health, Tufts University. IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

Dissertation Committee Member for non-IRTA Students:

2011 Karen Schliep, BS Department of Epidemiology, University of Utah. Dissertation Title: Caffeine Consumption and Reproduction. Role: Committee Member (Main Advisor).
2011 Jeffrey Stratton, BS Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut. Title: ROC curve with missing data. Role: Committee Member.
2011 Chin-Ying Ling, BA Department of Biostatistics, University at Buffalo. Title: Youden Index Inference. Role: Committee Member.
2011 Anthony Nunes, BADepartment of Epidemiology, Brown University. Title: Design and analytic methods for time varying exposures in perinatal epidemiology. Role: external reader.
2011 Alice David, BA Department of Epidemiology, Robert Wood Johnson School of Public Health. Title: TBD. Role: committee member.
2012 Aldo Vera- Calzaretta, PhD

Escuela de Salud Publica, Universidad de Chile. Title: Role: Committee Member (Main Advisor)

2013 Claire Philippat Team of Environmental Epidemiology Applired to Reproduction and Respiratory Health Inserm (National Institute of Health and Medical Research), Institute Albert Bonniot Inserm-Univerisity. Title: Biomarkers of exposure in environmental epidemiology; the case of the effects of prenatal exposure to phenols and phthalates on pre-and post-natal growth. Role: Committee Member

Awards Received by IRTA Fellows and Other Trainees:

Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Student Prize Paper Award, Honorable Mention. Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Correlated biomarker measurement error is an important threat to inference in environmental epidemiology, Minnesota, MN, June 2012.

International Biometric Society‟s Eastern North American Region Distinguished Student Paper Award. Spring Meeting, Washington, DC. Danaher MR, Roy A, Chen Z, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Minkowski-Weyl Priors for Models with Parameter Constraints: An Analysis of the BioCycle Study. Washington, DC. April 2012.

Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Student Prize Paper Award, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Gaskins AJ, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Whitcomb BW, Ye A, Wactawski-Wende J. Realignment and Multiple Imputation of Longitudinal Data: An Application to Menstrual Cycle Data. Montreal, Canada. June 20 11.

Congress of Epidemiology, Finalist, Stallones Student Prize Paper, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Correlated biomarker measurement error is an important threat to inference in environmental epidemiology, Montreal, Canada, June 2011.

Society for Epidemiologic Research First Place Student Poster Prize. Danaher MR, Schisterman EF, Roy A, Albert P. Gene Environment Interaction by Pooling Biospecimens. Society for Epidemiological Research, Seattle, WA. June 2010.

Statistics in Epidemiology Young Investigator Travel Award. Harel O, Schisterman EF, Vexler A and Roupp MD. Monitoring Quality Control: Can We Get Better Data? American Statistical Associations, Denver Colorado, 2008.

Society for Epidemiologic Research First Place Poster Prize. Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF and Vexler A. Generalized ROC Curve Inference for a Biomarker subject to a Limit of Detection and Measurement Error. Society for Epidemiological Research, Chicago, IL. June, 2008.

The Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research selected the paper by Bloom M, Schisterman EF and Hediger M. Selecting controls is not selecting „normals‟: design and analysis issues for studying the etiology of PCOS as the student prize paper winner, 2006.

Fertility and Sterility selected the paper by Bloom M, Schisterman EF and Hediger M. Selecting controls is not selecting „normals‟: design and analysis issues for studying the etiology of PCOS for outstanding contribution to the Journal, 2006.

Society for Epidemiologic Research Poster Student Prize. Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF and Hu J. Limit of detection bias and the correction of variance estimates. Society for Epidemiological Research (Annual Meeting), Salt Lake City, UT. June, 2004.

Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Dorn JP, Schisterman EF, Winkelstein W Jr, Trevisan M. Body mass index and mortality in a general population sample of men and women: The Buffalo Health Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 1997; 146:919-931.
  2. Moysich KB, Ambrosone CB, Vena JE, Shilds PG, Mendola P, Kostyniak P, Greinzerstein H, Graham S, Marshall JR, Schisterman EF, Freudenheim JL. Environmental organochlorine and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention; 1998: l7:181-188.
  3. Mendola P, Moysich KB, Freudenheim JL, Shilds PG, Schisterman EF, Graham S, Marshall JR, Vena JE, Ambrosone CB. Risk of recurrent spontaneous abortion, cigarette smoking, and genetic polymorphisms in NAT2 and GSTM1. Epidemiology 1998; 9:666-668.
  4. Dorn JP, Cerny FJ, Epstein LH, Naughton J, Vena JE, Winkelstein W Jr., Schisterman EF, Trevisan M. Physical activity and mortality in a general population sample of men and women: The Buffalo Heath Study. Annals of Epidemiology 1999; 9:366-373.
  5. Moysich KB, Mendola P, Schisterman EF, Freudenheim JL, Ambrosone CB, Vena JE, Kostyniak P, Greinzerstein H, Graham S, Marshall JR. Evaluating frameworks for grouping Polychlorinated Biphenyl congener data into meaningful analytic units. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1999; 35:223-231.
  6. Moysich KB, Shields PG, Freudenheim JL, Schisterman EF, Vena JE, Kostyniak P, Greinzerstein H, Marshall JR, Graham S, Ambrosone CB. Polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P4501A1 polymorphism and postmenopausal breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 1999; 8:41-44.
  7. Buck GM, Msall ME, Schisterman EF, Rogers BT. Extreme prematurity and school outcomes: social and biomedical risks in the surfactant era. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2000; 14:324-331.
  8. Buck GM, Vena JE, Schisterman EF, Dmochowski J, Mendola P, Sever LE, Fitzgerald E, Kostyniak P, Greizerstein H, Olson J. Paternal consumption of contaminated sport fish from lake Ontario and predicted fecundability. Epidemiology 2000; 11:388-393.
  9. Moysich KB, Freudenheim JL, Baker J, Ambrosone CB, Bowman ED, Schisterman EF, Vena JE, Shields PG. Apolipoprotein E genetic polymorphism, serum lipoproteins and breast cancer risk. Molecular Carcinogenesis 2000; 27: 2-9.
  10. Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Browne R, Freudenheim J, Dorn J, Muti P, Armstrong D, Reiser B, Trevisan M. TBARS and cardiovascular disease in a population-based sample. Journal of Cardiovascular Risk 2001; 8:1-7.
  11. Schisterman EF, Rotnitzky A. Estimation of the mean of a K-sample U-statistic with missing outcomes and auxiliaries. Biometrika 2001; 88:713-722.
  12. Berman DS, Kang X, Schisterman EF, Gerlach J, Kavanagh PB, Areeda, JS, Sharir T, Hayes SW, Shaw LJ, Lewin HC, Friedman JD, Miranda R, Germano G. Serial changes on quantitative myocardial perfusion SPECT in patients undergoing revascularization or conservative therapy. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2001; 8:428-437.
  13. Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B, Trevisan M. Statistical inference for the area under the ROC curve in the presence of random measurement error. American Journal of Epidemiology 2001; 154:174-179.
  14. Berman DS, Schisterman EF, Miranda R, Friedman JD, Hayes SW, Lewin HC, Germano G. Nuclear cardiology and electron beam computed tomography: competitive or complementary? American Journal of Cardiology 2001; 88:51-55.
  15. Trevisan M, Schisterman E, Menotti A, Farchi G, Conti S. Drinking pattern and mortality: the Italian risk factor and life expectancy pooling project. Annals of Epidemiology 2001; 11:312-319.
  16. Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Browne R, Freudenheim J, Dorn J, Muti P, Armstrong D, Reiser B, Trevisan M. Minimal and best linear combination of oxidative stress and antioxidants biomarkers to discriminate cardiovascular disease. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease 2002; 12:259-266.
  17. Rao MR, Naficy AB, Darwish MA, Darwish NM, Schisterman EF, Clemens JD, Edelman R. Further evidence for association of hepatitis C infection with parental schistosomiasis treatment in Egypt. BMC Infectious Diseases 2002; 2:29.
  18. Schisterman EF, Gallagher AM, Bairey-Merz CN, Whitcomb BW, Faraggi D, Moysich K, Lewin H. The association of hormone replacement therapy and coronary calcium as determined by electron beam tomography. Women's Health and Gender Based Medicine 2002; 11:1-8.
  19. Schisterman EF. Â Statistical analysis: receiver operating characteristic and lipid peroxidation. Methods in Molecular Biology Protocols 2002; 196:343-352.
  20. Schisterman EF. Statistical correction of the area under the ROC curve in the presence of random measurement error and applications to biomarkers of oxidative stress. Methods in Molecular Biology Protocols 2002; 186:313-317.
  21. Collins JJ, Cheng R, Buck GM, Zhang J, Klebanoff M, Schisterman EF, Scheffers T, Ohta H, Takaya K, Miyauchi H, Markowitz M, Divine B, Tsai S. The feasibility of conducting a reproductive outcome study of Chinese acrylonitrile workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Collection in English 2003; 1:29-32.
  22. Shaw LJ, Raggi P, Schisterman EF, Berman DS, Callister TQ. Risk adjusted mortality by extent of coronary calcification. Radiology 2003; 228:826-833.
  23. Faraggi D, Reiser B, Schisterman EF. ROC curve analysis for biomarkers based on pooled assessments. Statistics in Medicine 2003; 22:2515-2527. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  24. Liu A, Schisterman EF. Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers with pooled assessments. Biometrical Journal 2003; 45:631-644. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  25. Schisterman EF, Moysich KB, England L, Rao M. Estimation of the correlation coefficient using the Bayesian approach and its applications for epidemiologic research. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2003; 3:5.
  26. England L, Levine RJ, Qian C, Soule LM, Schisterman EF, Yu KF, Catalano PM. Smoking increases risk of gestational diabetes in nulliparous women. American Journal of Epidemiology 2004; 160:1205-1213.
  27. Rao MR, Brenner R, Schisterman EF, Mills J. Long term cognitive development in children with prolonged crying. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2004; 89:989-992.
  28. Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B. Adjusting the generalized ROC curve for covariates. Statistics in Medicine 2004; 23:3319-3331.
  29. Schisterman EF, 1Whitcomb BW. Coronary age as a risk factor in the modified Framingham risk score. BMC Medical Imaging 2004; 4:1.
  30. Levine RJ, Qian C., LeShane E, Yu K, England L, Schisterman EF, Romero R, Bianchi D. Two stage elevation of cell free fetal DNA in maternal sera before onset of pre-eclampsia. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2004; 190:707-713.
  31. Levine RJ, Maynard SE, Qian C., Kee-Hak L, England L, Yu KF, Schisterman EF, Tadhani R, Zacks BP, Epstein FH, Sibai BH, Sukhatme ME, Karumanchi SA. Acute rise in circulating levels of sFLT-1 may herald preeclampsia. New England Journal of Medicine 2004; 350:672-83.
  32. Schisterman EF, 1Whitcomb BW. How sensitive is the Social Security Death index in determining mortality status? Population Health Metrics 2004; 2:2. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  33. Liu A, Schisterman EF, Teoh E. Sample size and power calculation in comparing diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers with pooled assessments. Journal of Applied Statistics 2004; 31:49-59. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  34. Liu A, Schisterman EF, Wu CQ. Nonparametric estimation and hypothesis testing on the partial area under receiver operating characteristic curves. Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods 2005; 34:2077-2088. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  35. 1Jackson LW, Schisterman EF, Dey-Rao R, Browne R, Armstrong D. Oxidative stress and endometriosis. Human Reproduction 2005; 20:2014-2020.
  36. Liu A, Schisterman EF, Mazumdar M, Hu J. Power and sample size calculation of comparative diagnostic accuracy studies with multiple correlated test results. Biometrical Journal2005; 47:140-150.
  37. 1Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The Youden index and the optimal cut-point corrected for measurement error. Biometrical Journal 2005; 47:428-441.
  38. Schisterman EF, 1Whitcomb BW, Louis GMB, Louis TA. Lipid adjustment in the analysis of environmental contaminants and human health risks. Environmental Health Perspectives 2005; 113:853-857.
  39. Liu A, Schisterman EF, Zhu Y. On linear combinations of biomarkers to improve diagnostic accuracy. Statistics in Medicine 2005; 15:37-47. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  40. Beste LA, England LJ, Schisterman EF, Qian C, Yu KF, Levine RJ. Pregnancy outcomes in smokers who develop preeclampsia. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2005; 19:12-18.
  41. Buck GM, Weiner JM, 1Whitcomb BW, Sperazza R, Schisterman EF, Lobdell DT, Crickard K, Greizerstein H, Kostyniak PJ. Environmental PCB exposure and risk of endometriosis. Human Reproduction 2005; 20:279-285.
  42. Schisterman EF, 1Perkins N, Liu A and 1Bondell H. Optimal cut-point and its corresponding Youden index to discriminate individuals using pooled blood samples. Epidemiology 2005; 16:73-81.
  43. Buck GM, Schisterman EF, Dukic VM, Schieve LA. Research hurdles complicating the analysis of infertility treatment on child health. Human Reproduction 2005; 20:12-18.
  44. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Buck GM, Weiner JM, Greizerstein H, Kostyniak PJ. Relative concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in adipose tissue and serum of women of reproductive age. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 2005; 19:203-213.
  45. Liu A, Schisterman EF, Wu C. Multistage evaluation of measurement error in a reliability study. Biometrics 2006; 62:1190–1196.
  46. Hernández-Díaz S, Schisterman EF, Hernán MA. The birth weight “paradox” uncovered. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 164:1115-20.
  47. 1Vexler, A; Liu, A; and Schisterman EF. Efficient design and analysis of biospecimens with measurements subject to detection limit. Biometrical Journal 2006; 48:780-91.
  48. Rotnitzky A, Faraggi D, Schisterman EF. Doubly robust estimators of the area under the receiver operating characteristic curve in the presence of verification bias. Journal of the American Statistical Association: Theory and Methods 2006; 101:1275-1288.
  49. 1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, 1Vexler A, Liu A. Pooling biospecimens and limits of detection: effects on ROC curve analysis. Biostatistics 2006; 7:585-598.
  50. 1Vexler A, Liu A, Schisterman EF, Wu C. A note on distribution-free estimation of maximum linear separation of two multivariate distributions. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 2006; 18:145-158.
  51. 1Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The inconsistency of “optimal” cut-points using two ROC based criteria. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 163:670-675.
  52. 1Bloom MS, Schisterman EF, Hediger ML. Selecting controls is not selecting ‘normals’: design and analysis issues for studying the etiology of PCOS. Fertility and Sterility 2006; 86:1-12.
  53. Ness RB, Smith KJ, Chang CC, Schisterman EF, Bass DC, and the gynecologic infection follow-through (GIFT) investigators. Prediction of pelvic inflammatory disease among young, single, sexually active women. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2006; 33:137-142.
  54. Buck Louis G, Dukic VH, Heagerty PJ, Louis TA, Lynch CD, Ryan LM, Schisterman EF, Trumble A and the Pregnancy Modeling Working Group. Statistical issues in the analysis of reproductive outcomes. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2006; 15:1-24. (Authorship in alphabetical order).
  55. Schisterman EF, 1Vexler A, 1Whitcomb BW, Liu A. The limitations due to exposure detection limits for regression models. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 163:374-383.
  56. Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B. Estimation of the ROC curve for compound distributions. Statistics in Medicine 2006; 25:623–638.
  57. 1Bloom MS., Schisterman EF, Hediger ML. The use and misuse of matching in case-control studies: the example of polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertility and Sterility 2007; 88:707-10.
  58. England EJ., Grauman A., Qian C., Wilkins DG., Schisterman EF, Yu KF., Levine RJ. Misclassification of maternal smoking status and its effects on an epidemiologic study of pregnancy outcomes. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2007; 9:1005-13.
  59. 1Howards P, Schisterman EF and Heagerty P. Potential confounding by exposure history and prior outcomes. Epidemiology 2007; 18:544-51.
  60. 1Bloom MS, Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Liu A, Kostyniak PJ. Maternal serum polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations across critical windows of human development. Environmental Health Perspectives 2007; 115:1320-4.
  61. 1Bondell H, Liu A, Schisterman EF. Statistical inference based on pooled data: a moment-based estimating equation approach. Journal of Applied Statistics 2007; 34: 129–140.
  62. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Klebanoff MK, Flaws JA, Luo X, Chegini N. Circulating cytokine levels in pregnancy; thrombopoietin is elevated in spontaneous abortion. American Journal of Epidemiology 2007; 166:323-331.
  63. Schisterman EF and 1Perkins N. Confidence intervals for the Youden index and corresponding optimal cut-point. Communications in Statistics: Simulations and Computations 2007; 36: 549–563.
  64. 1Perkins, NJ; Schisterman EF, 1Vexler A. ROC curve inference from a sample with a limit of detection. American Journal of Epidemiology 2007; 165:325-33.
  65. Liu A, Wu C, Schisterman EF. Nonparametric sequential evaluation of diagnostic biomarkers. Statistics in Medicine 2008; 27:1667-1678.
  66. Browne RW, 1Bloom MS, Schisterman EF, Hovey K, Wu C, Wactawski-Wende J and Trevisan M. The BioCycle study: analytical and biological variation of biomarkers of oxidative stress during the menstrual cycle. Biomarkers 2008; 13:160-183.
  67. Hernández-Díaz S, Wilcox AJ, Schisterman EF, Hernán MA. From causal diagrams to birth weight-specific curves of infant mortality. European Journal of Epidemiology 2008; 23:163-6.
  68. 1Vexler A, Schisterman EF, Liu A. Estimation of ROC based on stably distributed biomarkers subject to measurement error or/and pooling mixtures. Statistics in Medicine 2008; 27:280–296.
  69. Schisterman EF, Faraggi D, Reiser B, Hu J. Youden index and the optimal threshold for markers with mass at zero. Statistics in Medicine2008; 27:297–315.
  70. 1Roupp MD, 1Perkins NJ, 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF. Youden index and optimal cut-point subject to a lower limit of detection. Biometrical Journal 2008; 50:419-430.
  71. Harel O, Schisterman EF, 1Vexler A, 1Ruopp MD. Can we get better data: a statistical approach to monitor quality control? Epidemiology 2008; 19:621-627.
  72. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Klebanoff MA, Flaws JA, Luo X, Chegini N. Circulating Cytokine levels in pregnancy; Thrombopoietin is elevated in spontaneous abortion. Fertility and Sterility 2008; 89:1795-1802.
  73. 1Roupp M, 1Collins T, 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF. Evidence of absence or absence of evidence? A re-analysis of the effects of low-dose aspirin in IVF. Fertility and Sterility 2008; 90:71-76.
  74. 1VexlerA,Eliseeva E, Liu A, Schisterman EF. Maximum likelihood ratio tests for comparing the discriminatory ability of biomarkers subject to limit of detection. Biometrics 2008; 64:895-903.
  75. Schisterman EF and 1Vexler A. To pool or not to pool: that is the question? Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2008; 22, 486–496.
  76. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF. Assays with lower detection limits: Implications for epidemiologic investigation. Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2008; 22:597-602.
  77. 1Rosenthal L and Schisterman EF. Pooling data when analyzing biomarkers subject to a limit of detection. Methods in Molecular Biology Protocols 2009; 477:421-6.
  78. 1Howards PP, Schisterman EF, Wactawski-Wende J, Reschke JE, Frazer AA, Hovey KM. Use of fertility monitors can improve timing of clinic visits to phases of the menstrual cycle: The BioCycle Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 2009; 169:105-12.
  79. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Luo X, Chegini N. Maternal serum concentration of granulocyte colony stimulating factor and preterm birth. Journal of Women's Health 2009; 18:73-78.
  80. Bloom MS, Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Kostyniak PJ, Vena JE. Changes in maternal serum chlorinated pesticide and metabolite concentrations across critical windows of human reproduction and development. Environmental Research 2009; 109:93-100.
  81. Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF, Hovey K, Howards PP, Browne RW, Hediger M, Liu A and Trevisan M. BioCycle study: design of the longitudinal study of the oxidative stress and hormone variation during the menstrual cycle. Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2009; 23:171-184.
  82. Schisterman EF, Gaskins AJ, Whitcomb BW. Effects of low-dose aspirin in in vitro fertilization. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2009; 21:275-8.
  83. Schisterman EF, Cole S, Platt R. Over-adjustment bias and unnecessary adjustment in epidemiological studies. Epidemiology 2009; 20:488-495. (with discussion).
  84. 1Perkins NJ; Schisterman EF; Vexler A. Area under the ROC curve inference for biomarkers subject to limits of detection and measurement error. Statistics in Medicine 2009; 28:1841-60.
  85. Tian L, Vexler A, Yan L, Schisterman EF. Confidence Interval Estimation of the Difference Between Paired AUCs Based on Combined Biomarkers. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 2009; 139:3725-3732.
  86. Schisterman EF, Whitcomb BW, Mumford SL and Platt RW. Z-scores and the birthweight paradox. Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2009; 23:403-413.
  87. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Perkins NJ and Platt R. Quantification of collider-stratification bias and the birth weight paradox. Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2009; 23:394-402.
  88. 1Vexler A, Wu C, Liu A, Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF. An extension of a change point problem. Statistics 2009; 43:213-225.
  89. Browne RW, Bloom MS, Schisterman EF, Hovey K, Wu C, Wactawski-Wende J, Trevisan M. The BioCycle study: analytical and biological variation of F2 Isoprostanes during the menstrual cycle. Clinical Chemistry 2009; 55:1245-1247.
  90. 1Gaskins AJ, 1Mumford SL, Zhang C, Wactawski-Wende J, Hovey MS, Whitcomb BW, Howards PP, Perkins NJ, Yeung E and Schisterman EF. Effect of daily fiber intake on reproductive function: The BioCycle Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009; 90:1061-9.
  91. Platt RW, Schisterman EF, Cole SR. Time modified confounding. American Journal of Epidemiology 2009; 170:687-94.
  92. Cole SR, Chu H, Nie L and Schisterman EF. Estimating the odds ratio when exposure as a limit of detection. International Journal of Epidemiology 2009; 38:1674-80.
  93. Schisterman EF, Vexler A, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ. Hybrid pooled-unpooled design for cost-efficient measurement of biomarkers. Statistics in Medicine 2010; 29:597-613.
  94. 1Yeung E, Hu F, Solomon C, Chen L, Louis G, Schisterman EF, Willett W, Zhang C. Life-course weight characteristics and risk of gestational diabetes. Diabetologia 2010; 53:668-78.
  95. Gollenberg AL, Hediger ML, Mumford SL, Whitcomb BW, Hovey KM, Wactawski-Wende J, and Schisterman EF. Perceived stress and severity of perimenstrual symptoms: The BioCycle Study. Journal of Women's Health 2010; 19:959-67.
  96. Bloom MS, Parsons PJ, Steuerwald AJ, Schisterman EF, Browne RW, Kim K, Coccaro GA, Conti GC, Narayan N, Fujimoto VY. Toxic trace metals and human oocytes during in vitro fertilization (IVF). Reproductive Toxicology 2010; 29:298-305.
  97. Nie L, Chu H, Liu C, Cole S, Vexler A, Schisterman EF. Estimation of linear regressions when an independent variable is subject to detection limits: Misspecification, limitations and efficiency of estimations. Epidemiology 2010; 21:S17-S24.
  98. 1Whitcomb BW, 1Perkins NJ, Albert PS, Schisterman EF. Detection and quantification for assays with calibration curves in large scale studies; an evaluation of the effect of calibration approach on risk estimation. Epidemiology 2010; 21:S44-S50.
  99. Cole SR, Platt RW, Schisterman EF, Chu H, Westreich D, Richardson D, Poole C. Illustrating bias due to conditioning on a collider. International Journal of Epidemiology 2010; 39:417-20.
  100. Whitcomb BW, Bodach SD, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Trevisan M, Wactawski-Wende J, Liu A, Schisterman EF. Ovarian function and cigarette smoking. Journal of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2010; 24:433-40.
  101. Schisterman EF, 1Gaskins AJ, 1 Mumford SL, Browne RW, Yeung EH, Trevisan M, Hediger ML, Zhang C, Perkins NJ, Hovey KM, Wactawski-Wende J. Influence of endogenous reproductive hormones on F2-isoprostane levels in premenopausal women: the BioCycle Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 2010; 172:430-49.
  102. Zhang X, 1Mumford SL, Cnattingius S, Schisterman EF, Kramer MS. Reduced birth weight in short or primiparous mothers: Physiological or pathological? British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010; 117:1248-54.
  103. 1Yeung EH, Zhang C, Mumford SL, Ye A, Trevisan M, Chen L, Browne RW, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Longitudinal study of insulin resistance and sex hormones over the menstrual cycle: The BioCycle Study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2010; 95:5435-42.
  104. 1Gaskins AJ, Rovner AJ, Mumford SL, Yeung EH, Browne RW, Trevisan M, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Adherence to a mediterranean diet and plasma concentrations of lipid peroxidation in premenopausal women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2010; 92:1461-7.
  105. 1Gaskins AJ, 1Mumford SL, Rovner AJ, Zhang C, Chen L, Wactawski-Wende J, Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. Whole grains are associated with serum concentrations of high sensitivity c-reactive protein among premenopausal women. Journal of Nutrition 2010; 140:1669-76.
  106. Vexler A, Liu A, Schisterman EF. Nonparametric deconvolution of density estimation based on observed sums. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 2010; 22:23-39.
  107. McCarthy-Keith DM, Schisterman EF, Robinson RD, O'Leary K, Lucidi RS, Armstrong AY. Will decreasing assisted reproduction technology costs improve utilization and outcomes among minority women? Fertility and Sterility 2010; 94:2587-89.
  108. 1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Browne RW, 1Gaskins AJ, Trevisan M, Steiner AZ, Daniels JL, Zhang C, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J. A longitudinal study of serum lipoproteins in relation to endogenous reproductive hormones during the menstrual cycle: findings from the BioCycle study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2010; 95:E80-E85.
  109. 1Yeung EH, Zhang C, Hediger ML, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Racial Differences in the Association between Sex Hormone Binding Globulin and Adiposity in Premenopausal Women: The BioCycle Study. Diabetes Care 2010; 33:2274-76.
  110. 1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Gaskins AJ, Wactawski-Wende J, VanderWeele TJ. Effect of dietary fiber intake on lipoprotein cholesterol levels independent of estradiol in healthy premenopausal women. American Journal of Epidemiology 2011; 173:145-56. (with discussion)
  111. 1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Gaskins AJ, Steiner AZ, Daniels JL, Olshan AF, Hediger ML, Hovey KM, Wactawski-Wende J, Trevisan M, Bloom MS. Cholesterol, endocrine and metabolic disturbances in sporadic anovulatory women with regular menstruation. Human Reproduction 2011; 26(2):423-30.
  112. Vexler A, Liu S, Schisterman EF. Nonparametric-likelihood inference based on cost-effectively-sampled-data. Journal of Applied Statistics 2011; 38:769-83
  113. Buck Louis GM, Lum KJ, Sundaram R, Chen Z, Kim S, Lynch CD, Schisterman EF, Pyper C. Stress Reduces Conception Probabilities across the Fertile Window:Â Evidence in Support of Relaxation. Fertility and Sterility 2011; 95:2184-9.
  114. Rudra CB, Wactawski-Wende J, Hovey KM, Browne RW, Zhang C, Hediger ML, Schisterman EF. Energy expenditure and plasma F2-isoprostanes across the menstrual cycle. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2011; 43:785-92.
  115. 1Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF, Vexler A. ROC curve inference for best linear combination of two biomarkers subject to limits of detection. Biometrical Journal 2011; 53: 464-76.
  116. Chen L, Zhang C, Yeung E, Ye A, 1Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Age at menarche in association with metabolic risk factors for type 2 diabetes in premenopausal women: the BioCycle Study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2011; 96:E1007-12
  117. Browne HN, Moon KS, 1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Dechernery, AH, Segars JH, Armstrong AY. Is anti-mullerian hormone a marker of acute cyclophosphamide-induced ovarian follicular destruction in mice pretreated with Cetrorelix? Fertility and Sterility 2011;96:180-6.e2.
  118. Jackson LW, Howards PP, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. The association between cadmium, lead, mercury blood levels and reproductive hormones among healthy, premenopausal women. Human Reproduction. 2011;26(10):2887-95.
  119. 1Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Gaskins AJ, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Whitcomb BW, Ye A, Wactawski-Wende J. Realignment and Multiple Imputation of Longitudinal Data: An Application to Menstrual Cycle Data. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology2011; 25(5):448-59.
  120. 1Pollack AZ, Schisterman EF, Goldman LR, Mumford SL, Albert PS, Jones RL, Wactawski-Wende J. Cadmium, lead, and mercury in relation to reproductive hormones and anovulation in premenopausal women. Environmental Health Perspectives 2011; 119(8):1156-61.
  121. 1Mumford SL, Dasharathy S, Pollack AZ, Schisterman EF. Variations in lipid levels according to menstrual cycle phase: Clinical implications. Clinical Lipidology 2011; 6(2):225-34.
  122. Buck Louis GM, Schisterman EF, Sweeney AM, Wilcosky TC, Gore-Langton RE, Lynch CD, Boyd Barr D, Schrader SM, Kim S, Chen Z, Sundaram R, on behalf of the LIFE Study. Designing prospective cohort studies for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicity during sensitive windows of human reproduction and development – the LIFE Study. Paediatricand Perinatal Epidemiology 2011; 25: 413–424.
  123. Schisterman EF, Vexler A, Ye A and Perkins N. A combined efficient design for biomarker data subject to a limit of detection due to measuring instrument sensitivity. Annals of Applied Statistics. 2011; 5(4):2651-2667.
  124. 1Gaskins AJ, 1Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Effect of Daily Fiber Intake on Luteinizing Hormone Levels in Reproductive-Aged Women. European Journal of Nutrition 2012; 51(2): 249-53
  125. Lai CY, Tian L, Schisterman EF. Exact confidence intervals estimation for the Youden index and its corresponding optimal cut-point. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 2012;56(5):1103-1114.
  126. 1Schliep KC, Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Zhang C, Ye A, Stanford JB, Hommoud AO, Porucznik CA, Wactawski-Wende J. Caffeinated beverage intake and reproductive hormones among premenopausal women in the BioCycle Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012; 95(2):488-97.
  127. 1Gaskins AJ, Wilchesky M, Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. Endogenous reproductive hormones and C-reactive protein across the menstrual cycle: the BioCycle study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2012; 175(5):423-31
  128. VanderWeele TJ, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Conditioning on Intermediates in Perinatal Epidemiology. Epidemiology. 2012; 23(1):1-9. With discussion.
  129. VanderWeele TJ, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Rejoiner: Choosing Effect Measures: “If I Only Had A…” Epidemiology. 2012; 23(1):13-14.
  130. 1Dasharathy S, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Mattison D, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Menstrual bleeding patterns among regularly menstruating women. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2012;175(6):536-45.
  131. Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Sweeney AM, Lynch CD, Gore-Langton RE, Chen Z, Kim S, Caldwell KL, Barr DB. Heavy Metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study. Chemosphere. 2012;87(11):1201-7.
  132. 1Pollack AZ, Schisterman EF, Goldman LR, Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J. Relation of blood cadmium, lead and mercury levels to biomarkers of lipid peroxidation in premenopausal women. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2012;175(7):645-52.
  133. 1Malinovsky Y, Albert PS, Schisterman EF. Pooling designs for outcomes under a Gaussian random effects model. Biometrics. 2012;68(1):45-52.
  134. 1Danaher MR, Schisterman EF, Roy A, Albert PS. Estimation of gene-environment interaction by pooling biospecimens. Statistics in Medicine. 2012:31: 3241-3252.
  135. Yeung EH, Zhang C, Albert PS, Ye A, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Hediger ML, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Adiposity and sex hormones across the menstrual cycle: the BioCycle Study. International Journal of Obesity. 2012. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.9.
  136. 1Danaher MR, Roy A, Chen Z, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Minkowski-Weyl Priors for Models with Parameter Constraints: An Analysis of the BioCycle Study. Journal of the American Statistical Association (In Press).
  137. Westreich D, Cole SR, Schisterman EF, Platt RW. A simulation study of finite-sample properties of marginal structural Cox proportional hazards models. Statistics in Medicine. 2012:31 (19): 2098-109.
  138. Mumford SL, Steiner AZ, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Filiberto AC, Albert P, Mattison DR, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. The utility of menstrual cycle length as an indicator of cumulative hormonal exposure. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2012;97(10):E1871-9.
  139. Tang LL, Liu A, Schisterman EF, Zhou XH, Liu CC. Homogeneity tests of clustered diagnostic markers with applications to the BioCycle Study. Statistics in Medicine. 2012;10(31):3638-48
  140. Song Y, Yeung E, Liu A, VanderWeele TJ, Chen L, Liu C, Schisterman EF, Ning Y, Zhang C Pancreatic Beta-cell function and type 2 diabetes risk: quantify the causal effect using a Mendelian randomization approach based on meta-analyses. Human Molecular Genetics. 2012;21(22):5010-8
  141. 1Gaskins AJ, Mumford SL, Chavarro J, Zhang C, Pollack AZ, Wactawski-Wende J, Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The impact of dietary folate intake on reproductive function in premenopausal women: a prospective cohort study. Public Library of Science ONE. 2012;7(9):e46276.
  142. 1Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF. Correlated biomarker measurement error is an important threat to inference in environmental epidemiology. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013;177(1):84-92.
  143. 1Schliep KC, , Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Zhang C, Porucznik CA, VanDerslice JA, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Validation of different instruments for caffeine measurement among premenopausal women in BioCycle study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013. [Epub ahead of print]
  144. 1Pollack AZ, Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Yeung E, Mendola P, Mattison D, Schisterman EF. Bone mineral density and blood metals in premenopausal women. Environmental Research 2013;120:76-81.
  145. Platt RW, Brookhart AM, Cole SR, Westreich D, Schisterman EF. An information criterion for marginal structural models. Statistics in Medicine. 2013;32(8):1383-93.
  146. 1Schliep KC, Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Perkins NJ, Ye A, Zhang C, Stanford JB, Porucznik CA, Hammoud AO, Wactawski-Wende J. Energy-containing beverages: reproductive hormones and ovarian function in the BioCycle Study. American Journal Clinical Nutrition. 2013;97(3);621-630.
  147. Boghossian N, Yeung E, Mumford SL, Zhang C, Gaskins AJ, Wactawski-Wende J , Schisterman EF. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and body fat distribution in reproductive aged women. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013;67(3):289-94
  148. Rink SM, Mendola P, Mumford SL, Poudrier J, Browne RW, Wactawski-Wende J, Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. Self-report of Fruit and Vegetable Intake that meets the 5 A Day Recommendation is Associated with Reduced Levels of Oxidative Stress Biomarkers and Increased Levels of Antioxidant Defense in Premenopausal Women. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2013;113(6)776-85.
  149. 1Dasharathy S, Mumford SL, Mattison D, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. A longitudinal study of serum uric acid in relation to endogenous reproductive hormones during the menstrual cycle: findings from the BioCycle Study. Human Reproduction. 2013 (epub ahead of print).
  150. 1Hambridge HL, Mumford SL, Mattison DR, Ye A, Pollack AZ, Bloom MS, Mendola P, Lynch KL, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Sporadic Anovulation and Hormone Levels Across Two Menstrual Cycles: Findings from the BioCycle Study. (with discussion) Human Reproduction. 2013;28(6):1687-94.
  151. 1Filiberto AC, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Zhang C, Yeung EH, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Habitual dietary isoflavone intake and C-reactive protein concentrations among healthy premenopausal women. Journal of Nutrition. 2013;143(6):900-6.
  152. Blondin S, Yeung EH, Mumford SL, Zhang C, Browne RW, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Serum retinol and carotenoids in association with biomarkers of insulin resistance among premenopausal women. International Scholarly Research Network Nutrition. (In Press)
  153. Schisterman EF, Cole S, Ye A and Platt R. Accuracy loss due to fixed or random left truncation in cohort studies. (In Press) Journal of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.
  154. Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA. Failure to consider the menstrual cycle phase may cause misinterpretation of clinical and research findings of cardiometabolic biomarkers in premenopausal women. Epidemiologic Reviews (In Press).

1Primary mentor of post-baccalaureate /predoctoral/postdoctoral fellow

Invited Commentaries

  1. Hernández-Díaz S, Schisterman EF, Hernán MA. Response to invited commentary:Â the perils of birth weight – a lesson from directed acyclic graphs. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006. 164: 1124-1125.
  2. Schisterman EF, Hernández-Díaz S. Simple models for a complicated reality. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006. 164:312-4.
  3. Schisterman EF and Whitcomb BW. Response to invited commentary: Biology and methodology – the quest for parsimonious models of a complex reality. Journal of Peadiatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2009; 23:421-423.
  4. Schisterman EF and Little R. Opening the Black Box of Biomarker Measurement Error. Epidemiology 2010; 21:S1-S3.
  5. Schisterman EF, Whitcomb BW, and Bowers K. Causation or Noitasuac. American Journal of Epidemiology 2010; 173:984-987.
  6. Schisterman EF. Book review of “ROC Curves for Continuous Data" by Wojtek Krzanowski and David Hand. Journal of the American Statistical Association 2010; 105:492, 1628-1629.
  7. Schisterman EF, Albert PS. The Biomarker Revolution. Statistics in Medicine 2012; 31:22, 2513-2515.
  8. Schisterman EF, Albert PS. Introduction. Statistics in Medicine 2012; 31:22, 2399.
  9. Albert PS, Schisterman EF. Novel statistical methodology for analyzing longitudinal biomarker data 2012; 31:22, 2457-2460.
  10. 1Ahrens KA, Schisterman EF. A time and place for causal inference methods. Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology. 2013; 27(3):258-62.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Shechter M and Schisterman EF. Demand for Private Medical Service, Technical Report, Haifa University, 1991. (in Hebrew)
  2. Shechter M and Schisterman EF. Supply for Private Medical Service, Technical Report, Haifa University 1991. (in Hebrew)
  3. Schisterman EF. Socialization of Medical Services. Technical Report, Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University, 1992. (in Hebrew)
  4. Schisterman EF. Efficient Utilization of Free Time. Technical Report, Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University, 1992. (in Hebrew)
  5. Schisterman EF. Elections for Prime Minister in Israel. Technical Report, Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University, Maariv Newspaper and Hadashot Newspaper, 1992. (in Hebrew)
  6. Schisterman EF. Distribution of a New Kind of Kernels in Israel. Technical Report, Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University,1992. (in Hebrew)
  7. Schisterman EF. Division of the City of Haifa in Two Cities. Technical Report, Statistical Consulting Unit, Haifa University,1992. (in Hebrew)
  8. Schisterman EF. Exercise Booklet for the Undergraduate Student of Statistics 1 – Applied Regression, Haifa University Publications, 1993. (in Hebrew)
  9. Schisterman EF. Exercise Booklet for the Undergraduate Student of Statistics 2 – Analysis of Variance, Haifa University Publications, 1993. (in Hebrew)

Papers and Invited Commentaries Under Review

  1. Platt RW, Schisterman EF, Hernández-Díaz S and Hernán MA. The perils of adjusting for gestational age when trying to estimate the effect of prenatal exposures on neonatal mortality.
  2. Yang H, Li F, Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Dunson D. Bayesian inference on dependence in multivariate longitudinal data.
  3. 1Filiberto AC, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Zhang C, Schliep KC, Yeung EH, Perkins NJ, Wactawaski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Usual dietary isoflavone intake and reproductive function across the menstrual cycle: The BioCycle Study.
  4. 1Pollack AZ, Mumford SL, Mendola P, Perkins NJ, Rotman Y, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Kidney and liver biomarkers associated with blood lead, mercury and cadmium in healthy, premenopausal women.
  5. 1Lynch KE, Whitcomb BW, Bertone-Johnson ER, Mumford SL, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Comparison of criteria for identification of anovulatory menstrual cycles.
  6. Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA. Failure to consider the menstrual cycle phase may cause misinterpretation of clinical and research findings of cardiometabolic biomarkers in premenopausal women.
  7. Whitcomb BW, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Chegini N, Wactawski-Wende J, Bertone-Johnson ER, Lynch KE, Schisterman EF. Cytokine and chemokine profiles across the menstrual cycle in healthy reproductive age women.
  8. Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Townsend JM, Lynch AM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Galai N. Preconception Low Dose Aspirin and Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the EAGeR (Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction) Randomized Trial.
  9. 1Ahrens KA, Vladutiu C, Mumford SL, Schliep KC, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. The effect of physical activity during the menstrual cycle on reproductive function.
  10. 1Pollack AZ, Sjaarda LA, Ahrens KA, Mumford SL, Browne RW, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF. Cadmium, lead and mercury exposure and paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity in women.

1 Primary mentor of predoctoral/postdoctoral fellow

Letters

  1. Holmes MD, Schisterman EF, Spiegelman D, Hunter DJ and Willett WC. Re: Meta-analysis: dietary fat intake, serum estrogen levels, and the risk of breast cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 1999; 91:1511-2.
  2. Schisterman EF, Buck GM, Lynch CD. Is there an appropriate control group for assessing potential developmental toxicity of assisted reproductive technologies? Fertility and Sterility 2003; 80:1537-1538.
  3. Zhang J, Schisterman EF. Maternal plasma cellular fibronectin for early prediction of preeclampsia. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2003; 189:1212.
  4. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF. Study design issues and analysis of correlated data. Fertility and Sterility 2004; 82:987-988.
  5. Schisterman EF, 1Whitcomb BW. Are correlation coefficients always low in fertility research? Fertility and Sterility 2004; 82:514-5.
  6. 1Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF. The authors reply: the inconsistency of the “optimal” cut-points using two ROC based criteria. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 163:670-5.
  7. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, Louis GM. Gestational age, gestational age-at-delivery: cause, effect, or time-scale? Human Reproduction 2007; 22:3267.
  8. 1Roupp MD, 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF.Is it time for a meta-analysis? Human Reproduction Updates 2008; 14:289.
  9. Howards PP, Schisterman EF, Heagerty PJ. Causal Interpretation Based on DAGs. Epidemiology 2008; 19:361-362.
  10. 1Whitcomb BW, Schisterman EF, 1Ruopp MD, 1Collins TC. Reply of the Authors: Validity of block randomized clinical trials. Fertility and Sterility 2008; 89:1281-2.
  11. Howards PP, Schisterman EF. Confounding by exposure history and prior outcome. Epidemiology 2008; 19:636.
  12. Schisterman EF, Whitcomb BW, 1Roupp M, RE: Evidence of absence or absence of evidence? A re-analysis of the effects of low-dose aspirin in IVF. Fertility and Sterility 2008; 90: 76.

1 Primary mentor of predoctoral/postdoctoral fellow

Book Chapters

  1. Schisterman EF, Trevisan M, Menotti A, Farchi G and Conti S and the Risk Factor and Life Expectancy Research Group. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Anthropology and the History of Health and Disease, 1999.
  2. Liu A and Schisterman EF. Principal Components Analysis. Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics. Second Edition, Edited by Shein-Chung Chow. 2004; 1:1-6.
  3. 1Gaskins AJ, Schisterman EF. The effect of lipid adjustment on the analysis of environmental contaminants and the outcome of human health risks. Methods in Molecular Biology Protocols 2009; 580:371-81.
  4. 1Rosenthal L, Schisterman E. Meta-analysis: drawing conclusions when study results vary. Methods Mol Biol. 2010;594:427-34.
  5. Schisterman EF and Platt RP. Causal Inference in Perinatal Epidemiology: Revisiting the Birth Weight Paradox. In Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology, Edited by Buck Louis GM and Platt RP, 2011.
  6. Schisterman EF. Novel Study Designs and their Application in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology. In Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology, Edited by Buck Louis GM and Platt RP, 2011.
  7. Mumford SL, Schliep KC, Prasad A, Schisterman EF. The menstrual cycle and lipid levels. In: Diet and Nutrition in the Menstrual Cycle, Conception and Fertility. Wageningen Academic Publishers, King's College London.

Technical Documents

  1. Schisterman EF. Bayesian Assessment of Assumptions: Effects of Non-Normality on Inferences about a Population Mean with Generalizations. Masters Thesis. Department of Statistics, University at Buffalo, State of New York, 1995.
  2. Schisterman EF. The Use of Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Biomarkers as a Tool for Early Detection and Prevention of Heart Disease – A Receiver Operating Characteristic Approach with Error in Measurement. Doctoral Dissertation. Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State of New York, 1999.
  3. Liu A, Schisterman EF and Yu KF. On the Mann-Whitney Statistic in Diagnostic Testing with Matched Case-Control Samples. ASA Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, 2003; 2479-2496 (Authorship in alphabetical order).