Charles E. McCulloch, PhD
Professor and Head, Division of Biostatistics
UCSF Box 0560
185 Berry Street, Lobby 5, Suite 5700
San Francisco, CA 94107-1762
Dr. McCulloch received his PhD in Statistics from Cornell University and returned to the faculty there after an appointment at Florida State University. Before coming to UCSF, he spent 18 years at Cornell, eventually becoming Professor and the founding Chair of the Department of Statistical Science. He conducts primary research in the areas of longitudinal data analysis, generalized linear mixed models, and latent class models. He is the co-author of four textbooks and author of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics monograph, "Generalized Linear Mixed Models." He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He was the primary lecturer for an NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference in 1999 on the topic of generalized linear mixed models. He has over 30 years of statistical consulting and collaborative experience.
Principal Research Interests
- Longitudinal data analysis
- Correlated, non-normal data models
- Latent class models
- Effects of misspecification on prediction — Presentation at the Joint Statistical Meetings (Salt Lake City, 2007); Presentation at the West Coast Stata Conference (Marina Del Rey, 2007).
Principal Teaching Activities
- Biostatistics lectures in Organs and M3 Blocks
- JSM (Miami, 2011) short course: course materials
- Lecturer in TICR
- Visual Fit: a nonlinear regression teaching tool Reference for Visual Fit Run Visual Fit
Selected University & Public Service
- DEB Executive committee
- DEB Finance committee
- Chair, DEB IT Oversight committee
Regression Methods in Biostatistics: Linear, Logistic, Survival, and Repeated Measures Models. Vittinghoff E, Glidden DV, Shiboski SC and McCulloch CE. Springer, pp. xvi + 344, 2004.
Prediction of random effects in linear and generalized linear models under model misspecification CE McCulloch, JM Neuhaus. To appear in Biometrics, 2010.
Relaxing the Rule of Ten Events Per Variable in Logistic and Cox Regression. Vittinghoff EV, McCulloch, CE. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165:710-718, 2007.
Separating between- and within-cluster covariate effects using conditional and partitioning methods. Neuhaus JM, McCulloch CE. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 68: 859 – 872, 2006.
Functional status of elderly adults before and after initiation of dialysis. MK Tamura, KE Covinsky, GM Chertow, K Yaffe, CS Landefeld, CE McCulloch. New England Journal of Medicine, 361:1539-1547, 2009.
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