Steve Selvin PhD

Professor of the Graduate School, Biostatistics
Research Interests: 
  • Epidemiologic methods
  • Spatial analysis
  • Matched pair design and application to genetic problems
  • Statistical analysis of epidemiologic data
Selected Publications: 

Selvin, S. (2005). Survival Analysis for epidemiologic and Medical Research Analysis of Epidemiologic Data.  Third edition.  Cambridge University Press.  New York.

Ma, X., Buffler, P. A., Wiemels, J. L., Selvin, S., Metayer, C., and Wiencke, J. K. (2005). Ethnic differences in day care attendance, early infection and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 14:1928-1934.

Kwan, M. L., Buffler, P. A., Wiemels, J. L., Metayer, C., Selvin, S., and Block, G. (2005). Breastfeeding patterns and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. British Journal of Cancer 93:379-384.

Chiang, J. S., Selvin, S., Metayer, C., Crouse, V., Golembseky, A., and Buffler, P. A. (2005). Parental smoking and the risk of childhood leukemia. American Journal of Epidemiology 183:38-52.

Selvin, S. (2004). Biostatistics:  How it works.  Prentice Hall. New York.

Selvin, S., Ragland, K. , Chien, E. Y., and Buffler, P. A,, (2004). Spatial analysis of childhood leukemia in a case/control study. International Journal of Hygiene and Environment Health, 207:1-8.

Selvin, S. (2004). Cytochrome P450 1A1 Polymorphism and Childhood Leukemia: An Analysis of Matched Pairs Case/Control Genotypic Data. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 13(8):1371-4.

Selvin, S. (2003). Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data.  Third edition.  Oxford University Press.  New York.

Carmichael, S., Shaw, G. M., Schaffer, D. M., and Selvin, S. (2003). Dieting Behaviors and Risk of a Neural Tube Defect. in press, American J. Epidemiology

Ma, X., Buffler, P. A., Selvin, S., Wiemels, J. K., and Reynolds, P. (2002). Day-care/preschool attendance and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. British Journal of Cancer. 86, 1419-1424.

Selvin, S. and Merrill, D. W. (2001). Adult Leukemia: a spatial analysis. Epidemiology: 13:151-156.

Selvin, S. (2001). Epidemiologic Analysis: a case-oriented approach. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.

Selvin, S. (1998). Modern Applied Biostatistical Methods Using SPLUS. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.

Other interests: 
  • Undergraduate Management Committee
  • Berkeley Citation, 2011
  • School of Public Health Distinguished Teaching Award, 1998
  • University of California, Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award, 1983
Profile Updated: July 1, 2016