Housed in the UNLV School of Public Health, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics aims to prepare students for careers in private industry, non-profit, government agencies, or positions requiring study design or data analysis responsibilities . The department provides statistical consulting, survey design and implementation services both at the School of Public Health and campus wide.


Submissions from 2022


Social Determinants of Disease: HIV and COVID-19 Experiences, Raiza M. Beltran, Ian W. Holloway, Chenglin Hong, Ayako Miyashita, Luisita Cordero, Elizabeth Wu, Katherine Burris, and Paula M. Frew


Gestational Exposure to Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and Social Skills and Problem Behaviors in Adolescents: The Home Study, Kim Hartley, Melinda C. MacDougall, Brandon Terrizzi, Yingying Xu, Kim M. Cecil, Aimin Chen, Joseph M. Braun, Bruce P. Lanphear, Nicholas C. Newman, Ann M. Vuong, Andreas Sjödin, and Kimberly Yolton

Creating a Minority Stress Index to Examine Mental Health Impacts of Discrimination Among Transgender and Gender Nonbinary Adults, Axenya Kachen, Jennifer R. Pharr, Lung-Chang Chien, and Jason D. Flatt


Air Quality Health Benefits of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard, Alireza Rezaee, Lung-Wen Chen, Ge Lin, Mark P. Buttner, Max Gakh, and Emma Frances Bloomfield

Associations of Neonicotinoids With Insulin and Glucose Homeostasis Parameters in Us Adults: Nhanes 2015–2016, Ann M. Vuong, Cai Zhang, and Aimin Chen

Submissions from 2021

State Recreational Marijuana Laws and Dispensaries: Chronic School Absenteeism in Washington State, Maxim Gakh, Courtney Coughenour, Brooke Conway Kleven, and Brian Labus

Dietary Carotenoid Intake and Osteoporosis: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2018, Bo Kan, Dingjie Guo, Baoming Yuan, Ann M. Vuong, Depeng Jiang, Mengmeng Zhang, Haitao Cheng, Qianqian Zhao, Binbin Li, Lijie Feng, Fengyi Huang, Na Wang, Xue Shen, and Shuman Yang

Maternal Urinary Organophosphate Esters and Alterations in Maternal and Neonatal Thyroid Hormones, Zana Percy, Ann M. Vuong, Yingying Xu, Changchun Xie, Maria Ospina, Antonia M. Calafat, Andy Hoofnagle, Bruce P. Lanphear, Joseph M. Braun, Kim M. Cecil, Kim N. Dietrich, Kimberly Yolton, and Aimin Chen

Plasma Fluorescent Oxidation Products and Bone Mineral Density Among Male Veterans: A Cross-Sectional Study, Xue Shen, Chuangang Peng, Yan Zhao, Lili Zhong, Hanqing Cai, Bo Kan, Yuzheng Zhang, Shanshan Xue, Wenjing Qiao, Qianqian Zhao, Dingjie Guo, Binbin Li, Ann M. Vuong, and Shuman Yang

Submissions from 2020

Estimated Car Cost as a Predictor of Driver Yielding Behaviors for Pedestrians, Courtney Coughenour, James Abelar, Jennifer Pharr, Lung-Chan Chien, and Ashok Singh

Physical Activity Guidelines Compliance and Its Relationship With Preventative Health Behaviors and Risky Health Behaviors, Jennifer R. Pharr, Mary Angela M. Terencio, and Timothy Bungum