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Thomas
A.
Louis
,
PhD

Professor
-
Emeritus
Thomas Louis

Departmental Affiliations

Primary

Thomas A. Louis, PhD, collaborates on biomedical studies and surveys using the Bayesian framework as an aid to navigation.

Contact Info

615 N Wolfe St, Biostatistics
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        
410-955-0959

Research Interests

Biostatistics; Bayesian Methods; Risk Assessment; Study Design; Analysis of Experimental and Observational Data
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
Columbia University
1972
BA
Dartmouth College
1966
Overview
Research interests include environmental, health and public policy and development of related statistical procedures. Methods research concentrates on Bayesian modeling, the analysis of observational studies and research synthesis. Current applications include assessing the health effects of airborne particulate matter, clinical quality improvement, cardio-pulmonary consequences of AIDS therapies, evaluation of teacher effectiveness, small area estimation and statistical methods to assess environmental justice.
Honors & Awards
Fellow of the Faculty, Columbia University, 1967-1972
International Statistical Institute, elected member, 1985
Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 1988
Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, 1988
President, Intl. Biometric Society, Eastern North American Region (ENAR), 1992
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 1996
President, International Biometric Society, 2006/7
Honorary Life Member, International Biometric Society, 2016
National Associate, National Research Council, 2016
Select Publications
Please visit my personal website for all publications.
Projects
Malaria Transmission and the Impact of Control Efforts in Southern Africa
Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial