ABOUT ME

As a professional research scientist, I have worked in academia, in the federal government, in private industry, and as a professional consultant. My technical education and research have resulted in my recognition by the American Statistical Association as an Accredited Professional Statistician™. I am also a DITA Certified Medicolegal Death Investigator. I have been part of the medical and scientific research community for over 25 years.

James Gathany, CDC

EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Applications of statistics and epidemiological principles to problems in medicine and the health sciences - for example clinical trials, multivariate models, and population sampling strategies

PhD

Old Dominion University

Ecological Sciences - Statistics

Environmetrics & Ecology

Applications of statistics to problems in the environmental and ecological sciences - for example Bayesian models for estimating avian fatality around wind turbines and mark-recapture sampling

Psychometrics

Applications of statistics to problems in the psychological sciences - for example randomized controlled trials for interventions and pattern recognition for finding clusters of patients with shared pathology

Medical Entomology & Parasitology

Applied research and field work in arthropod-borne and parasitic diseases, including population-based estimation of disease burden and the intersection of medical entomology and forensic science

MS

Old Dominion University

Mathematics - Computational and Applied Statistics

BS

Purdue University

Biological Sciences

MS

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Counseling - Systems Therapy

BS

Purdue University

Wildlife Science

Medicine

Clinical and translational research in many areas of clinical medicine, including oncology, surgery, trauma, and vector-borne diseases

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

PStat(R): American Statistical Association

C-MDI: Death Investigation Training Academy (#1078)

MFT: State of Nevada (#1117)

STEM Research & Education

© 2019 by Dr. C. L. Cross.