Alan Hubbard PhD

Professor and Division Head, Biostatistics
Courses: 
  • PH 242C: Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Causal Consulting Seminar
Research Interests: 
  • Causal inference
  • Statistical issues in infectious disease
  • Bioinformatics
Current Projects: 

Data Adaptive Target Parameters: A new general parameter with estimation methods and associated central limit theorems that allows for parameters to be "discovered" from data.  

Prediction and Variable Importance in Trauma: The use of semiparametric prediction and causal inference methods for dynamic (time-dependent) predictions of outcomes, such as death, after serious trauma.  

Selected Publications: 

Hubbard, A. and van der Laan, M. 2008. Population Intervention Models. Biometrika 95:35-47.

Machekano, R.N., Dorsey, G., Hubbard, A. 2008. Efficacy Studies of Malaria Treatments in Africa: Efficient Estimation with Missing Indicators of Failure. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 17: 191-206

Trostle JA, Hubbard A, Scott J, Cevallos W, Bates SJ, Eisenberg JN. Raising the level of analysis of food-borne outbreaks: food-sharing networks in rural coastal Ecuador. Epidemiology. 2008 May;19(3):384-90. PMID 18379421.

Ahern J, Galea S, Hubbard A, Midanik L, Syme SL. "Culture of drinking" and individual problems with alcohol use. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 May 1;167(9):1041-9. PMID 18310621.

Johnson DR, Brodie EL, Hubbard AE, Andersen GL, Zinder SH, Alvarez-Cohen L. Temporal transcriptomic microarray analysis of "Dehalococcoides ethenogenes" strain 195 during the transition into stationary phase. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 May;74(9):2864-72. PMID 18310438.

Skibola CF, Nieters A, Bracci PM, Curry JD, Agana L, Skibola DR, Hubbard A, Becker N, Smith MT, Holly EA. A functional TNFRSF5 gene variant is associated with risk of lymphoma. Blood. 2008 Apr15;111(8):4348-54. PMID 18287517.

Galea S, Ahern J, Tracy M, Hubbard A, Cerda M, Goldmann E, Vlahov D. Longitudinal determinants of posttraumatic stress in a population-based cohort study. Epidemiology. 2008 Jan;19(1):47-54. PMID 18091003.

Ahern J, Galea S, Hubbard A, Karpati A. Population vulnerabilities and capacities related to health: a test of a model. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Feb;66(3):691-703. PMID 18022302.

Chen J, van der Laan MJ, Smith MT, Hubbard AE. A comparison of methods to control type I errors in microarray studies. Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol. 2007;6:Article 28. PMID 18052911.

Fleischer NL, Fernald LC, Hubbard AE. Depressive symptoms in low-income women in rural Mexico. Epidemiology. 2007 Nov;18(6):678-85. PMID 18049184.

McColl G, Killilea DW, Hubbard AE, Vantipalli MC, Melov S, Lithgow GJ. Pharmacogenetic analysis of lithium-induced delayed aging in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Biol Chem. 2008 Jan 4;283(1):350-7. PMID 17959600.

Birkner MD, Kalantri S, Solao V, Badam P, Joshi R, Goel A, Pai M, Hubbard AE. Creating diagnostic scores using data-adaptive regression: An application to prediction of 30-day mortality among stroke victims in a rural hospital in India. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2007 Jun;3(3):475-84. PMID 18412134.

van der Laan MJ, Polley EC, Hubbard AE. Super learner. Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol. 2007;6:Article 25. PMID 17910531.

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