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Topic: Cancer

Jeremy Taylor Jeremy Taylor, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-3287 E-mail: jmgt@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Works on theory and application of statistics to biomedical problems ranging from AIDS to cancer.
  • His radiation oncology research has focused on the effect of fraction size, total dose, time and volume on the biological response to radiation; has studied the response of both tumors and normal tissues to radiation.
  • Expert in longitudinal and survival analysis, cure models, missing data, Box-Cox transformations, statistical methods for bioinformatics, surrogate and auxiliary variables, statistical modeling of biomedical data.
  • Other UM appointments include professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the School of Medicine, director of the Cancer Center Biostatistics Unit, and director of the Cancer/Biostatistics training program.

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Marisa EisenbergMarisa Eisenberg, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 763-2991 E-mail: marisae@umich.edu

  • Can discuss infectious diseases transmission, prevention, mitigation and social response to outbreaks and pandemic planning.     MORE

David GarabrantDavid Garabrant, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0753 E-mail: dhg@umich.edu

  • Current research concerns occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, neuroepidemiology and neurotoxic agents, colon cancer, pancreas cancer, environmental exposure to dioxins.     MORE

Hal MorgensternHal Morgenstern, PhD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5435 E-mail: halm@umich.edu

  • Studies musculoskeletal conditions, cancers, neuropsychiatric disorders, nonintentional injuries, cardiovascular disease, psychosocial aspects of disease, occupational and environmental health, research methods, and access to and quality of health care.     MORE

Ken ResnicowKen Resnicow, Ph.D., B.A.

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0212 E-mail: kresnic@umich.edu

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.      MORE

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor, PhD

Professor in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-3287 E-mail: jmgt@umich.edu

  • Works on theory and application of statistics to biomedical problems ranging from AIDS to cancer.     MORE

Brian Zikmund-FisherBrian Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 936-9179 E-mail: bzikmund@umich.edu

  • Conducts applied research in health communication that uses experimental social science methods to identify factors that affect individual and organizational decision making about health and medical issues.      MORE

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