Neil J. Perkins, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

Email
perkinsn@mail.nih.gov
Phone
301 435 6928
Fax
301 402 2084
Location
BG 6710B RM 3137D
6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE
BETHESDA MD 20817
Biosketch

Neil J. Perkins, Ph.D., joined NICHD’s Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch as a biostatistician staff scientist in 2020. His research interests focus on biomarker challenges including assessing and accounting for measurement error, missing data methods, and diagnostic assessment.

A member of NICHD since 2008, Dr. Perkins has worked on several Division of Intramural Population Health Research studies, publishing numerous papers on etiologic and methodologic research. He is the recipient of several NIH and NICHD merit awards. Dr. Perkins earned his Ph.D. from American University.

Selected Publications

Principled Approaches to Missing Data in Epidemiologic Studies.
Perkins NJ, Cole SR, Harel O, et al.
Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(3):568-575. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx348

The inconsistency of "optimal" cutpoints obtained using two criteria based on the receiver operating characteristic curve.
Perkins NJ, Schisterman EF.
Am J Epidemiol. 2006;163(7):670-675. doi:10.1093/aje/kwj063

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