Michael W. Kattan, PhD

Department Chair
(Joint appointment with Department of Urology in the GUKI)

Location:JJN3-230
kattanm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0584
Fax: (216) 445-7659
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Rajani Tendulkar, BS, MHA

Department Administrator I

Location:NB5-56
tendulr2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0251
Fax: (216) 445-8204
 





John  Barnard
John Barnard
Associate Staff
barnarj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5945

Research Interests:
Design and analysis of genomic and genetic studies; design and analysis of transcriptomic and integrated-omic studies; data mining

Gerald  Beck
Gerald Beck
Staff
beckg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9927

Research Interests:
Design of clinical trials; analysis of clinical trials

Eugene  Blackstone
Eugene Blackstone
Staff
(Primary Appointment in HVI)
blackse@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6712

Research Interests:
Adult and congenital cardiac surgery; adult thoracic surgery; comparative effectiveness research

Laura  Buccini
Laura Buccini
Associate Staff
(Primary Appointment in DDSI)
buccinl@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-8125

Research Interests:
health policy; quality metrics; ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI) in organ transplantation

Jarrod E Dalton
Jarrod E Dalton
Assistant Staff
daltonj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9924

Research Interests:
Medical decision making; systems science; Bayesian networks and influence diagrams; clinical decision support systems; network science; simulation; agent-based models

Tanujit  Dey
Tanujit Dey
Associate Staff
deyt@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-1336

Research Interests:
High dimensional variable selection and prediction; spatial statistical modeling for medical image data; dimension reduction

Jennifer  Gassman
Jennifer Gassman
Project Staff
gassmaj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9938

Research Interests:
Design of clinical trials; analysis of clinical trials

Bo  Hu
Bo Hu
Associate Staff
hub@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3009

Research Interests:
Adaptive design of clinical trials; longitudinal data analysis; bioinformatics; kidney disease epidemiology; statistical computing and data mining

Ming  Hu
Ming Hu
Assistant Staff
hum@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5057

Research Interests:
Bayesian analysis, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, modeling and computation in bioinformatics and statistical genetics, next generation sequencing data analysis.

Tae Hyun  Hwang
Tae Hyun Hwang
Assistant Staff
hwangt@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-5565

Research Interests:
machine learning, data mining and big data; computational biology and bioinformatics; next generation sequencing, genomics and network analysis

Peter  Imrey
Peter Imrey
Staff
(Joint appointment in Mellen Center/NI)
imreyp@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0923

Research Interests:
Biostatistics; categorical data analysis; dental and oral research; diet and cancer; epidemiology; meningococcal meningitis; sample survey methods;

Matthew  Karafa
Matthew Karafa
Project Staff
karafam@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9556

Research Interests:
Dataset preparation; statistical computing

Michael W. Kattan
Michael W. Kattan
Department Chair
(Joint appointment with Department of Urology in the GUKI)
kattanm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0584

Research Interests:
Decision analysis; medical decision making; patient preferences; prediction; quality of life assessment; comparative effectiveness;

Brittany  Lapin
Brittany Lapin
Assistant Staff
(Joint appointment in the Center for Neuro-Restoration/NI)
lapinb@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5729

Research Interests:
Applied biostatistics; epidemiology; health-related quality of life assessment; patient-reported outcomes; psychometrics; item response theory; longitudinal data modeling; structural equation modeling; latent class analysis; growth mixture modeling; meta-analysis

Edward J. Mascha
Edward J. Mascha
Associate Staff
(Joint appointment with Department of Outcomes Research in the Anesthesiology Institute)
maschae@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7805

Research Interests:
Design of experiments; joint hypothesis testing; analysis of multiple outcomes; causal inference; mediation analysis; individualized treatment effects; methods for analyzing correlated data; mixed effects modelling; reliability/agreement analyses;

Deborah M Miller
Deborah M Miller
Staff
(Primary Appointment in NI)
millerd@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-8637

Research Interests:
health services research; patient reported outcomes; tele-health research

Anita  Misra-Hebert
Anita Misra-Hebert
Staff
(Primary Appointment in MI)
misraa@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5665

Research Interests:
mixed methods evaluation of clinical practice redesign; diabetes outcomes research using electronic medical records; prostate cancer screening decisions in primary care

Amy S Nowacki
Amy S Nowacki
Associate Staff
nowacka@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3773

Research Interests:
Leveraging statistical consulting expertise to teach statistics to medical students, residents, fellows and staff at Cleveland Clinic; improving statistics education for nonstatisticians in the health sciences as well as experimental and observational study design and modeling

Nancy A. Obuchowski
Nancy A. Obuchowski
Vice Chairman
(Joint appointment with Department of Diagnostic Radiology in the Imaging Institute)
obuchon@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9549

Research Interests:
Diagnostic test assessment; screening test assessment; study design and analysis for multi-reader ROC studies; quantitative imaging biomarker assessment

Tomas  Radivoyevitch
Tomas Radivoyevitch
Associate Staff
radivot@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-5649

Research Interests:
Mathematical models of chronic myeloid leukemia; R software for SEER data analyses of second cancer risk kinetics; myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia

Jeevanantham  Rajeswaran
Jeevanantham Rajeswaran
Assistant Staff
rajeswj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9929

Research Interests:
Time to events and longitudinal methods using time-varying random effects; joint modeling of time to events and longitudinal data; statistical methods for observational data analysis

Paola  Raska
Paola Raska
Project Staff
raskap@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3902

Research Interests:
Inequities in healthcare, in particular as pertains to the advent of cutting edge healthcare technologies; precision medicine within the context of cancer genomics and shared medical decision making; use of race in biomedical research

Jesse  Schold
Jesse Schold
Staff
scholdj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6254

Research Interests:
Statistics; health services research; epidemiology; quality of care; organ transplantation; end-stage organ disease; kidney disease; renal transplantation; healthcare provider performance;

David  Sugano
David Sugano
Contract Staff
suganod@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 952-3871

Research Interests:
Value-based health technology assessment; quality-adjusted survival analyses; outcomes research supporting new drug development

Belinda  Udeh
Belinda Udeh
Associate Staff
(Primary Appointment in Clinical Transformation)
udehb@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-2284

Research Interests:
decision analysis; cost-effectiveness analysis; behavioral economics of health; pharmacoeconomics; allocative efficiency; health technology/decision systems assessment; cost of illness/economic burden of illness; indirect costs of healthcare interventions

Xiaofeng  Wang
Xiaofeng Wang
Staff
wangx6@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7737

Research Interests:
Clinical Machine Learning Models; Healthcare Big Data Analytics; Bayesian Inferences with Gaussian Markov Random Field Models; Measurement Error Models; Quantitative Image Data Analysis; Bioinformatics