teaching photo Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21205

Office: E3535
Phone: (410) 955-2468
Fax: (410) 955-0958
Email: rpeng at jhsph.edu
URL: http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/~rpeng/

Education

Experience

Honors and Awards

Publications

If you cannot obtain a copy of an article (for example, if you do not have a subscription), please send me an email.

    2014

  1. Peng RD, Butz AM, Hackstadt AJ, Williams DL, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Matsui EC. "Estimating the health benefit of reducing indoor air pollution in a randomized environmental intervention," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, to appear.
  2. Samoli E, Peng RD, Ramsay T, Touloumi G, Dominici F, Atkinson RW, Zanobetti A, Le Tertre A, Anderson HR, Schwartz J, Cohen A, Krewski D, Samet JM, Katsouyanni K. "What is the impact of systematically missing exposure data on air pollution health effect estimates?" Air Quality, Atmosphere, and Health, to appear.
  3. Keet CA, Shreffler WG, Peng RD, Matsui W, Matsui EC (2014). "Associations between serum folate and vitamin D levels and incident mouse sensitization in adults," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 133 (2), 399–404.
    [PubMed]
  4. Keet CA, Savage JH, Seopaul S, Peng RD, Wood RA, Matsui EC (2014). "Temporal trends and racial/ethnic disparity in self-reported pediatric food allergy in the United States," Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 12 (3), 222–229.
    [PubMed]
  5. Little FF, Delgado DM, Wexler PJ, Oppenheim FG, Mitchell P, Feldman JA, Walt DR, Peng RD, Matsui EC (2014). "Salivary inflammatory mediator profiling and correlation to clinical disease markers in asthma," PLoS ONE, 9 (1):e84449.
    [PubMed]
  6. Bell ML, Ebisu K, Leaderer BP, Gent JF, Lee HJ, Koutrakis P, Wang Y, Dominici F, Peng RD (2014). "Associations of PM2.5 constituents and sources with hospital admissions: Analysis of four counties in Connecticut and Massachusetts (USA) for persons >65 years of age," Environmental Health Perspectives, 122 (2), 138–144.
    [PubMed]
  7. Heaton MJ, Peng RD (2014). "Extending distributed lag models to higher degrees," Biostatistics, 15 (2), 398–412.
    [PubMed | PDF]
  8. 2013

  9. Matsui EC, Hansel NN, Aloe C, Schiltz AM, Peng RD, Rabinovitch N, Ong MJ, Williams DL, Breysse PN, Diette GB, Liu AH (2013). "Indoor pollutant exposures modify the effect of airborne endotoxin on asthma in urban children," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 188 (10), 1210–1215.
    [PubMed]
  10. Krall JR, Anderson GB, Dominici F, Bell ML, Peng RD (2013). "Short-term exposure to particulate matter constituents and mortality in a national study of U.S. urban communities," Environmental Health Perspectives, 121 (10), 1148–1153.
    [PubMed]
  11. Bose S, Breysse P, McCormack MC, Hansel NN, Rusher RR, Matsui EC, Peng RD, Curtin-Brosnan J, Diette GB, for the Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment (2013). "Outdoor exposure and vitamin D levels in urban children with asthma," Nutrition Journal, 12 (1):81.
    [PubMed]
  12. Ahluwalia S, Peng RD, Breysse PN, Diette GB, Curtin-Brosnan J, Aloe C, Matsui EC (2013). "Mouse allergen is the major allergen of public health relevance in Baltimore City," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 132 (4), 830–835.
    [PubMed]
  13. Anderson GB, Bell ML, Peng RD (2013)."Methods to calculate heat index as an exposure metric in environmental health research," Environmental Health Perspectives, 121 (10), 1111–1119.
    [PubMed]
  14. Hansel NN, McCormack MC, Belli A, Matsui EC, Peng RD, Aloe CC, Paulin L, Williams DL, Diette GB, Breysse PN (2013). "In-home air pollution is linked to respiratory morbidity in formers smokers with COPD," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 187 (10), 1085–1090.
    [PubMed]
  15. Anderson GB, Dominici F, Wang Y, McCormack MC, Bell ML, Peng RD (2013). "Heat-related emergency hospitalizations for respiratory diseases in the Medicare population," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 187 (10), 1098–1103.
    [PubMed]
  16. Chen R, Peng RD, Meng X, Chen B, Kan H (2013)."Seasonal variation in the acute effect of particulate air pollution on mortality in the China Air Pollution and Health Effects Study (CAPES)," Science of the Total Environment, 450–451, 259–265.
    [PubMed]
  17. Lu KD, Breysse PN, Diette GB, Curtin-Brosnan J, Aloe C, Williams DL, Peng RD, McCormack MC, Matsui EC (2013). "Being overweight increases susceptibility to indoor pollutants among urban children with asthma," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 131 (4), 1017–1023.
    [PubMed]
  18. Bobb JF, Dominici F, Peng RD (2013). "Reduced Bayesian hierarchical models: Estimating health effects of simultaneous exposure to multiple pollutants," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C, 62 (3), 451–472.
    [PubMed]
  19. Lin JH, Matsui W, Aloe C, Peng RD, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Matsui EC (2013). "Relationships between folate and inflammatory features of asthma," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 131 (3), 918–920.
    [PubMed]
  20. Paulin LM, Williams DL, Oberweiser C, Diette GB, Breysse PN, McCormack MC, Matsui EC, Peng RD, Metts TA, Hansel NN (2013). "Indoor air quality in central Appalachia homes impacted by wood and coal use," Journal of Environmental Protection, 4, 67–71.
  21. Peng RD, Samoli E, Ramsay T, Touloumi G, Pham L, Dominici F, Burnett R, Cohen A, Krewski D, Samet J, Katsouyanni K (2013). "Acute effects of ambient ozone on mortality in Europe and North America: Results from the APHENA study," Air Quality, Atmosphere, and Health, 6 (2), 445–453.
    [PubMed | PDF]
  22. 2012

  23. Anderson GB, Krall JR, Peng RD, Bell ML (2012). "Is the relationship between ozone and mortality confounded by chemical components of particulate matter? Analysis of 7 components in 57 United States communities," American Journal of Epidemiology, 176 (8), 726–732.
    [PubMed]
  24. Heaton MJ, Peng RD (2012). "Flexible distributed lag models using random functions with application to estimating mortality displacement from heat-related deaths," Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 17 (3), 313–331.
    [PubMed]
  25. Keet CA, Matsui EC, Savage JH, Neuman-Sunshine DL, Skripak J, Peng RD, Wood RA (2012). "Potential mechanisms for the association between fall birth and food allergy," Allergy, 67 (6), 775–782.
    [PubMed]
  26. Neuman-Sunshine DL, Eckman JA, Keet CA, Matsui EC, Peng RD, Lenehan PJ, Wood RA (2012). "The natural history of persistent peanut allergy," Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 108 (5), 326–331.
    [PubMed]
  27. Han I, Mihalic JN, Ramos-Bonilla JP, Rule AM, Polyak LM, Peng RD, Breysse PN, Geyh AS (2012). "Assessment of Heterogeneity of Metal Composition of Fine Particulate Matter Collected From Eight US Counties using Principal Component Analysis," Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 62 (7), 773–782.
    [PubMed]
  28. Leek JT, Peng RD, Anderson RR (2012). "Personalized medicine: Keep a way open for tailored treatments," Nature, 484 (7394), 318.
    [PubMed]
  29. 2011

  30. Peng RD (2011). "Reproducible research in computational science," Science, 334 (6060), 1226–1227.
    [PubMed]
  31. Hansel NN, Matsui EC, Rusher R, McCormack MC, Curtin-Brosnin J, Peng RD, Mazique D, Breysse PN, Diette GB (2011). "Predicting future asthma morbidity in preschool inner city children," Journal of Asthma, 48 (8), 797–803. (Editor's pick)
    [PubMed]
  32. Keet CA, McCormack MC, Peng RD, Matsui EC (2011). "Age- and atopy-dependent effects of vitamin D on asthma and wheeze," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 128 (2), 414–416.
    [PubMed]
  33. Peng RD, Paigen B, Eggleston PA, Hagberg KA, Krevans M, Curtin-Brosnan J, Benson C, Shreffler WG, Matsui EC (2011). "Both variability and level of mouse allergen exposure influence the phenotype of the immune response in workers at a mouse facility," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 128 (2), 390–396.
    [PubMed]
  34. Mazique D, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Matsui EC, McCormack MC, Curtin-Brosnan J, Williams D, Peng RD, Hansel NN (2011). "Predictors of airborne endotoxin concentrations in inner city homes," Environmental Research, 111 (4), 614–617.
    [PubMed]
  35. Peng RD, Bobb JF, Tebaldi C, McDaniel L, Bell ML, Dominici F (2011). "Towards a quantitative estimate of future heat wave mortality under global climate change," Environmental Health Perspectives, 119 (5), 701–706.
    [PubMed | Abstract | Read Online | PDF]
  36. Bobb JF, Dominici F, Peng RD (2011). "A Bayesian model averaging approach for estimating the relative risk of mortality associated with heat waves in 105 U.S. cities," Biometrics, 67 (4), 1605–1616.
    [PubMed]
  37. Chang HH, Peng RD, Dominici F. "Estimating the acute health effects of coarse particulate matter accounting for exposure measurement error," Biostatistics, 12 (4) 637–652.
    [PubMed]
  38. Bell ML, Ebisu K, Peng RD (2011). "Community-level spatial heterogeneity of PM2.5 chemical component levels and implications for epidemiological research," Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 21, 372–384.
    [PubMed]
  39. McCormack MC, Breysse PN, Matsui EC, Hansel NN, Peng RD, Curtin-Brosnan J, Williams DL, Wills-Karp M, Diette GD (2011). "Indoor particulate matter increases asthma morbidity in children with non-atopic and atopic asthma," Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 106 (4), 308–315.
    [PubMed]
  40. Caffo BS, Peng RD, Dominici F, Louis TA, Zeger SL (2011). "Parallel MCMC imputation for multiple distributed lag models: A case study in environmental epidemiology," in The Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo, edited by Brooks, Gelman, Jones, and Meng, Chapman and Hall/CRC Press.
  41. 2010

  42. Tankersley CG, Peng RD, Bedga D, Gabrielson K, Champion HC (2010). "Variation in echocardiographic and cardiac hemodynamic effects of PM and ozone inhalation exposure in strains related to Nppa and Npr1 gene knock-out mice," Inhalation Toxicology, 22 (8), 695–707.
    [PubMed]
  43. Peng RD (2010). "Discussion of Keiding," Biostatistics, 11 (3), 393–394.
    [PubMed]
  44. Peng RD, Bell ML (2010). "Spatial misalignment in time series studies of air pollution and health data," Biostatistics, 11 (4), 720–740.
    [PubMed | Read Online | PDF]
  45. Peng RD, Temple Lang D (2010). "Caching and visualizing statistical analyses," in Biomedical Informatics for Cancer Research, edited by Ochs, Casagrande, and Davuluri, Springer.
  46. Nolan D, Peng RD, Temple Lang D (2010). "Enhanced dynamic documents for reproducible research," in Biomedical Informatics for Cancer Research, edited by Ochs, Casagrande, and Davuluri, Springer.
  47. Dominci F, Peng RD, Barr CD, Bell ML (2010). "Protecting human health from air pollution: Shifting from a single pollutant to a multi-pollutant approach (with discussion)," Epidemiology, 21 (2), 187–194.
    [PubMed]
  48. 2009

  49. Bell ML, Peng RD, Dominici F, Samet JM (2009). "Emergency admissions for cardiovascular disease and ambient levels of carbon monoxide: Results for 126 U.S. urban counties, 1999–2005," Circulation, 120 (11), 924–927.
    [PubMed | PDF]
  50. Bell ML, Ebisu K, Peng RD, Dominici F (2009). "Adverse health effects of particulate air pollution: Modification by air conditioning (with discussion)," Epidemiology, 20 (5), 682–686.
    [PubMed]
  51. Peng RD (2009). "Reproducible research and Biostatistics (with discussion)," Biostatistics, 10 (3), 405–408.
    [PubMed | PDF]
  52. Bell ML, Ebisu K, Peng RD, Samet JM, Dominici F (2009). "Hospital admissions and chemical composition of fine particle air pollution," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179 (12), 1115–1120.
    [PubMed]
  53. Peng RD, Bell ML, Geyh AS, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM, Dominici F (2009). "Emergency admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and the chemical composition of fine particle air pollution," Environmental Health Perspectives, 117 (6), 957–963.
    [PubMed | PDF | html]
  54. Katsouyanni K, Samet JM, Anderson HR, Atkinson R, Le Tertre A, Medina S, Samoli E, Touloumi G, Burnett RT, Krewski D, Ramsay T, Dominici F, Peng RD, Schwartz J, Zanobetti A (2009). Air pollution and health: a North American and European approach (APHENA), Research Report 142, Health Effects Institute, Boston MA.
    [PubMed]
  55. Peng RD, Dominici F, Welty LJ (2009). "A Bayesian hierarchical distributed lag model for estimating the time course of hospitalization risk associated with particulate matter air pollution," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C, 58 (1), 3–24.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  56. Peng RD, Eckel SP (2009). "Distributed reproducible research using cached computations," IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering, 11 (1), 28–34.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  57. Welty LJ, Peng RD, Zeger SL, Dominici F (2009). "Bayesian distributed lag models: Estimating effects of particulate matter air pollution on daily mortality," Biometrics, 65, 282–291.
    [PubMed | Read Online | PDF]
  58. Eckel SP, Peng RD (2009). "Interacting with local and remote data repositories using the stashR package," Computational Statistics, 24 (2), 247–254.
    [Read Online | PDF | Journal PDF]
  59. 2008

  60. Samoli E, Peng RD, Ramsay T, Pipikou M, Touloumi G, Dominici F, Burnett R, Cohen A, Krewski D, Samet J, Katsouyanni K (2008). "Acute effects of ambient particulate matter on mortality in Europe and North America: Results from the APHENA study," Environmental Health Perspectives, 116 (11), 1480--1486.
    [Pubmed | Read Online | PDF]
  61. Bell ML, Ebisu K, Peng RD, Walker J, Samet JM, Zeger SL, Dominici F (2008). "Seasonal and regional short-term effects of fine particles on hospital admissions in 202 U.S. counties, 1999–2005," American Journal of Epidemiology, 168 (11), 1301--1310.
    [PubMed | Read Online | Abstract]
  62. Peng RD (2008). "Caching and distributing statistical analyses in R," Journal of Statistical Software, 26 (7), 1--24.
    [Read Online | PDF | Supplementary Materials]
  63. Peng RD, Chang HH, Bell ML, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM, Dominici F (2008). "Coarse particulate matter air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among Medicare patients," Journal of the American Medical Association, 299 (18), 2172–2179. (NIEHS Extramural Paper of the Month, July 2008)
    [PubMed | full text | PDF | Supplementary Materials | press release]
  64. Peng RD (2008). "A method for visualizing multivariate time series data," Journal of Statistical Software, 25 (Code Snippet 1), 1–17.
    [Read Online | PDF | Supplementary Materials | code]
  65. 2007

  66. Dominici F, Peng RD, Ebisu K, Zeger SL, Samet JM, Bell ML (2007). "Does the effect of PM10 on mortality depend on PM nickel and vanadium content? A re-analysis of the NMMAPS data," Environmental Health Perspectives, 115 (12), 1701–1703. doi:10.1289/ehp.10737
    [PubMed | Read Online | PDF]
  67. Dominici F, Peng RD, Zeger SL, White RH, Samet JM (2007). "Particulate air pollution and mortality in the United States: Did the risks change from 1987 to 2000? (with discussion)" American Journal of Epidemiology, 166 (8), 880–888. doi:10.1093/aje/kwm222 (NIEHS Extramural Paper of the Month, December 2007)
    [PubMed | Read Online | PDF]
  68. 2006

  69. Peng RD, Dominici F, Zeger SL (2006). "Reproducible epidemiologic research," American Journal of Epidemiology, 163 (9), 783–789.
    [PubMed | Read Online | full text | PDF | press release]
  70. Peng RD (2006). "Interacting with data using the filehash package," R News, 6 (4), 19–24.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  71. Dominici F, Peng RD, Bell ML, Pham L, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM (2006). "Hospital admissions and fine particulate air pollution—Reply," Journal of the American Medical Association, 296, 1966–1967.
    [full text | PDF | related news article]
  72. Zeger SL, McDermott A, Dominici F, Peng RD, Samet JM (2006). Internet-Based Health and Air Pollution Surveillance System, Communication 12, Health Effects Institute, Boston MA.
    [Read Online | Abstract | PDF | Website]
  73. Bell ML, Peng RD, Dominici F (2006). "The exposure-response curve for ozone and risk of mortality and the adequacy of current ozone regulations," Environmental Health Perspectives, 114, 532–536. doi:10.1289/ehp.8816
    [PubMed | Read Online | synopsis | PDF]
  74. Dominici F, Peng RD, Bell ML, Pham L, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM (2006). "Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases," Journal of the American Medical Association, 295 (10) 1127–1134.
    [PubMed | full text | PDF | press release | Supplementary Materials]
  75. Zeger SL, Irizarry R, Peng RD (2006). "On time series analysis of public health and biomedical data," Annual Review of Public Health, 27, 57–79. doi:10.1146/annurev.publhealth.26.021304.144517
    [PubMed | Read Online | PDF]
  76. Peng RD, Dominici F, Louis TA (2006). "Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and mortality (with discussion)," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 169 (2), 179–203. doi:10.1111/j.1467-985X.2006.00410.x (#1 most cited paper in JRSS-A, 2005–2008)
    [Read Online | data | PDF]
  77. 2005

  78. Peng RD, Dominici F, Pastor-Barriuso R, Zeger SL, Samet JM (2005). "Seasonal analyses of air pollution and mortality in 100 U.S. cities," American Journal of Epidemiology, 161 (6), 585–594. doi:10.1093/aje/kwi075
    [PubMed | Read Online | full text | PDF]
  79. Peng RD, Schoenberg FP, Woods JA (2005). "A space-time conditional intensity model for evaluating a wildfire hazard index," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 100 (469), 26–35.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  80. 2004 and Earlier

  81. Peng RD, Welty LJ (2004). "The NMMAPSdata package," R News, 4 (2), 10–14.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  82. Peng RD (2003). "Multi-dimensional point process models in R," Journal of Statistical Software, 8 (16), 1–27.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  83. Schoenberg FP, Peng R, Woods J (2003). "On the distribution of wildfire sizes," Environmetrics, 14 (6), 583–592.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  84. Schoenberg FP, Peng R, Huang Z, Rundel P (2003). "Detection of nonlinearities in the dependence of burn area on fuel age and climatic variables," International Journal of Wildland Fire, 12 (1), 1–6.
    [Read Online | PDF]
  85. Peng RD, Hengartner NW (2002). "Quantitative analysis of literary styles," The American Statistician, 56 (3), 175–185.
    [Read Online | data | PDF]

Books

  1. Peng RD, Dominici F (2008). Statistical Methods for Environmental Epidemiology in R: A Case Study in Air Pollution and Health, Springer.
    [Book website | Sample Chapter | Publisher's website | Order from Amazon]
  2. Stodden V, Leisch F, Peng RD (in press). Implementing Reproducible Computational Research, Chapman & Hall/CRC.
    [Book web site | Order from Amazon]

Software

  1. weathermetrics: Functions to calculate dew point temperature, relative humidity, and heat index and to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit. All functions are based on equations and algorithms used by the United States National Weather Service.
  2. mvtsplot: A function for plotting multivariate time series data
    [git repository]
  3. cacher: Tools for caching and distributing statistical analyses in R
    [git repository]
  4. SRPM: A package development and management system for distributed reproducible research
  5. NMMAPSdata: Daily mortality, air pollution, and weather data from the National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study.
  6. NMMAPSlite: NMMAPS data made available via 'stashR' databases
  7. filehash: A file-based hash table for R
    [git repository]
  8. filehashSQLite: Filehash databases using the SQLite database backend
  9. cacheSweave: Caching computations in Sweave
    [git repository | Supported in Sweave.sh]
  10. stashR: A Set of Tools for Administering SHared Repositories
  11. gpclib: An R package for clipping complex polygons
    [git repository]
  12. simpleboot: Simple bootstrapping routines in R
    [git repository]
  13. ptproc: An R package for analyzing multi-dimensional point process models.

Web Sites

  1. Simply Statistics blog [web site]
  2. Internet-based Health and Air Pollution Surveillance System (iHAPSS) [web site]
  3. Medicare Cohort Air Pollution Study (MCAPS) [web site]
  4. Reproducible Research Archive [web site]

Workshops and Short Courses

  1. Methods for Reproducible Research, University of Minnesota, 2013
  2. Methods for Reproducible Research, ENAR, 2012
  3. A Crash Course In R, ISEE (Barcelona), September 2011
  4. Advanced R Programming, JHU Center for Computational Genomics, May 2010
  5. Methods for Reproducible Research, ENAR, San Antonio, March 2009
  6. Integrating Computing into the Statistics Curriculum, UC Berkeley, July 2008
  7. NSF Computing in Statistics Workshop, MSRI, May 2007
  8. Summer Program in Statistics for Undergraduates, UCLA, June 2006
    Short course on statistical analysis of air pollution and health data

Invited Presentations

  1. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, April 2013
  2. Department of Statistics “Online Teaching Tea”, Carnegie Mellon University, April 2013
  3. EPA Workshop on Air Sensors 2013: Data Quality & Applications, March 2013
  4. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, February 2013
  5. Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin, February 2013
  6. NIH/CDC Symposium on Extreme Weather, Climate, and Health, January 2013
  7. Study Design and Biostatistics Center, University of Utah, January 2013
  8. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, March 2012
  9. World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany, October 2011
  10. Applied Mathematics Perspectives, Tools for Reproducible Research Workshop, Vancouver, BC, July 2011
  11. NCI Workshop on Criteria for Use of ’Omics-Based Predictors in Clinical Trials, Bethesda, June 2011
  12. Statistical Methods for Very Large Datasets, Baltimore, June 2011
  13. ENAR, Miami FL, March 2011
  14. National Institute of Child Health and Development, January 2011
    Distributed reproducible research using cached computations
  15. Workshop on Environmetrics, National Center for Atmospheric Research, October 2010
    Health effects of heat waves
  16. Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, April 2010
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  17. Department of Statistics, University of Minnesota, March 2010
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  18. School of Finance and Applied Statistics, Australian National University, January 2010
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  19. Statistical Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, December 2009
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  20. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, November 2009
    On the use of spatial information in studies of the acute health effects of particulate matter constituents
  21. Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University, October 2009
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  22. Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University, September 2009
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  23. Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington, D. C., August 2009
    The health effects of heat waves
  24. Workshop on Spatial Statistics in Environmental Epidemiology, University of Southern California, March 2009
    Spatial misalignment in time series analyses of air pollution and health data
  25. ENAR, San Antonio, March 2009
    Spatial misalignment in time series analyses of air pollution and health data
  26. Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Beijing, October, 2008
    Air pollution and health: How risky is breathing?
  27. Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver, August 2008
    Computing in the statistics curriculum
  28. Interface, Durham, May 2008
    Statistical methods for estimating the health risks of particulate matter components
  29. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2007
    Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and health
  30. Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City, August 2007
    Estimating the distributed lag between air pollution and hospitalization using a Bayesian hierarchical model
  31. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 2007
    Air Pollution and Health: A Combined European and North American Approach
  32. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 2006
  33. ENAR, Tampa, March 2006
    Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and health
  34. Joint Statistical Meetings, Minneapolis, August 2005
    Spatial modeling of environmental exposures, diseases, and confounders using national databases
  35. WNAR, Fairbanks, June 2005
    Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and health
  36. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, Baltimore, April 2005
    Combined acute effects of ozone on the daily number of deaths among people older than 75 years in European and North Amercican Cities [with the APHENA group]
  37. Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, February 2005
  38. Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, February 2005
  39. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, January 2005
  40. Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, January 2005
    Do current air pollution levels affect human health? Statistical and computational models for estimating air pollution health effects on a national scale.
  41. Environmental Biostatistics and Epidemiology Group, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, July 2004
    The NMMAPSdata R package and reproducible research
  42. Mini-workshop on Climate and Health, National Center for Atmospheric Research, May 2004
    Seasonal analyses of PM10 and mortality [PDF]
  43. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, May 2004
    What models is APHENA using? [with the APHENA group]
  44. Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, February 2004
    Space-time point process models for evaluating a wildfire hazard index [PDF]
  45. Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, September 2003
    Residual analysis for point process models and applications to wildfire hazard assessment
  46. Point Processes: Theory and Applications, Banff International Research Station, June 2003
  47. Department of Statistics, UCLA, May 2003
  48. Statistical Sciences Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, February 2003
  49. Geophysical Statistics Project, National Center for Atmospheric Research, February 2003
  50. Environmental Biostatistics Working Group, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, January 2003
    Multi-dimensional point process models for evaluating a wildfire hazard index
  51. GSO Seminar, Department of Mathematics, UCLA, November 2000
    Multvariate analysis applied to differences in literary style

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