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Leah
R.
Jager
,
PhD

Assistant Scientist
Leah Jager

Departmental Affiliations

Primary

Center & Institute Affiliations

Leah Jager, PhD, teaches biostatistics and researches how people analyze data with the goal of improving the data analytic process.

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E3531
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
University of Washington
2006
Honors & Awards
Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching in Public Health Studies, JHU Public Health Studies Program, 2019 Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Award, JHSPH Student Assembly, 2018 APGAR Award for Excellence in Teaching (Honorable Mention), United States Naval Academy, 2010
Select Publications
Selected publications
  • Fiksel J, Jager LR, Hardin JS, Taub MA (2019) Using Github Classroom To Teach Statistics. Journal of Statistics Education, DOI: 10.1080/10691898.2019.1617089
  • Myint L, Leek JT, Jager LR. (2018) Explanation of observational data engenders a causal belief about smoking and cancer. PeerJ 6:e5597.
  • Leek JT, Jager LR (2016). Is most published research really false? Annual Review of Statistics and Its Applications (2017) 4. (Review in Advance published October 5, 2016.)
  • Jager LR, Leek JT (2013). An estimate of the science-wise false discovery rate and application to the top medical literature. Biostatistics (2014) 15, 1-12. (Advanced Access published September 25, 2013.)
  • Jager L, Wellner JA (2007). Goodness-of-fit tests via phi-divergences. Annals of Statistics 25, 2018 - 2053.