Babette Brumback

Babette Brumback,

Professor And Associate Chair For Education

Department: PHHP-COM BIOSTATISTICS
Business Phone: (352) 294-5909
Business Email: brumback@ufl.edu

About Babette Brumback

Babette Brumback, Ph.D., is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Florida. Her statistical research has concentrated on methods for longitudinal data analysis, causal modeling, bias adjustment, and analysis of data from complex sampling designs. She has also collaborated extensively on public health and medical studies concerning a broad array of research areas. Her professional activities include serving in 2014-2016 as Chair Elect, Chair, and Past Chair of the American Statistical Association Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, serving in 2015—2016 as President of the Florida Chapter of the American Statistical Association, serving from 2011-2015 as a member of the National Institutes of Health Study Section on Clinical and Integrative Cardiovascular Sciences, and serving in 2016-2017 on an Advisory Panel for the MMS Program of the National Science Foundation. She has also served as Associate Editor of Biometrics and as Statistical Editor of Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Brumback received her PhD in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1996, followed by postdoctoral training in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health from 1996-1999. She is an elected member of Delta Omega and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Accomplishments

Fellow
2019 · American Statistical Association
Preeminence Term Professorship
2018-2021 · College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
Member
2015 · Delta Omega

Research Profile

Dr. Brumback’s statistical research has concentrated on methods for longitudinal data analysis, causal modeling, bias adjustment, and analysis of data from complex sampling designs. She has also collaborated extensively on public health and medical studies concerning a broad array of research areas. Her methodological areas of interest include causal modeling and inference for clinical trials and observational studies, longitudinal data analysis, penalized spline models, random effects models / multilevel models, health survey sampling design and analysis, methods for handling missing data, bias adjustments for observational data analysis, general biostatistical methods, statistical methods in epidemiology, and statistical applications in public health and medicine.

Publications

2021
An Electronic Tool to Support Patient-Centered Broad Consent: A Multi-Arm Randomized Clinical Trial in Family Medicine.
Annals of family medicine. 19(1):16-23 [DOI] 10.1370/afm.2610. [PMID] 33431386.
2021
Calibration of Chronic Lung Disease Severity as a Risk Factor for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization.
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 10(3):317-325 [DOI] 10.1093/jpids/piaa107. [PMID] 32978942.
2021
Distinct immunologic endotypes are associated with clinical trajectory after severe blunt trauma and hemorrhagic shock.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 90(2):257-267 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003029. [PMID] 33214489.
2021
Fidelity of a Traffic Safety Education Intervention for Combat Veterans.
Occupational therapy in health care. 35(4):363-379 [DOI] 10.1080/07380577.2021.1923106. [PMID] 34236951.
2021
HIV-related stigma and life goals among people living with HIV (PLWH) in Florida.
Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation. 30(3):781-789 [DOI] 10.1007/s11136-020-02687-z. [PMID] 33131019.
2021
Impact of an Emergency Department-to-Home Transitional Care Intervention on Health Service Use in Medicare Beneficiaries: A Mixed Methods Study.
Medical care. 59(1):29-37 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001452. [PMID] 33298706.
2021
Impact of Reduction in Drinking vs. complete Cessation on the Severity and Type of Alcohol-Related Problems in Women Living with HIV.
Substance use & misuse. 56(5):704-710 [DOI] 10.1080/10826084.2021.1892138. [PMID] 33682614.
2021
Negative Consequences of Alcohol Use among People Living with HIV.
Substance use & misuse. 56(6):871-878 [DOI] 10.1080/10826084.2021.1899232. [PMID] 33769201.
2021
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-associated acute kidney injury: does short-term NSAID use pose a risk in hospitalized patients?
European journal of clinical pharmacology. 77(9):1409-1417 [DOI] 10.1007/s00228-021-03121-0. [PMID] 33772627.
2021
Older adults demonstrate biomarker evidence of the persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome (PICS) after sepsis.
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. [DOI] 10.1093/gerona/glab080. [PMID] 33721883.
2021
Prevalence of HIV-related stigma in adults living with HIV & disability in Florida, 2015-2016.
AIDS care. 1-8 [DOI] 10.1080/09540121.2021.1929812. [PMID] 34011205.
2021
Quality of opioid prescribing in older adults with or without Alzheimer disease and related dementia.
Alzheimer's research & therapy. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13195-021-00818-3. [PMID] 33883028.
2021
Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial of Naltrexone Among Women Living With HIV: Correlations Between Reductions in Self-Reported Alcohol Use and Changes in Phosphatidylethanol.
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 45(1):174-180 [DOI] 10.1111/acer.14515. [PMID] 33190242.
2021
Statistically Defined Parkinson’s Disease Executive and Memory Cognitive Phenotypes: Demographic, Behavioral, and Structural Neuroimaging Comparisons.
Journal of Parkinson's disease. 11(1):283-297 [DOI] 10.3233/JPD-202166. [PMID] 33216042.
2021
The Florida Cohort study: methodology, initial findings and lessons learned from a multisite cohort of people living with HIV in Florida.
AIDS care. 33(4):516-524 [DOI] 10.1080/09540121.2020.1748867. [PMID] 32242455.
2021
Transcriptomic responses from improved murine sepsis models can better mimic human surgical sepsis.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 35(2) [DOI] 10.1096/fj.202002150R. [PMID] 33140449.
2021
US national trends in bariatric surgery: A decade of study.
Surgery. 170(1):13-17 [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2021.02.002. [PMID] 33714616.
2021
Use of negative controls in a prescription sequence symmetry analysis to reduce time-varying bias.
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 30(9):1192-1199 [DOI] 10.1002/pds.5293. [PMID] 33993606.
2020
Audiovisual Modules to Enhance Informed Consent in the ICU: A Pilot Study.
Critical care explorations. 2(12) [DOI] 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000278. [PMID] 33251517.
2020
Clinical Trajectories of Acute Kidney Injury in Surgical Sepsis: A Prospective Observational Study.
Annals of surgery. [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004360. [PMID] 33196489.
2020
Comparative effectiveness of risk mitigation strategies to prevent fetal exposure to mycophenolate.
BMJ quality & safety. 29(8):636-644 [DOI] 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010098. [PMID] 31649165.
2020
Corrigendum: Multimodal Imaging of Brain Activity to Investigate Walking and Mobility Decline in Older Adults (Mind in Motion Study): Hypothesis, Theory, and Methods.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2020.00063. [PMID] 32194394.
2020
Diaphragm weakness and proteomics (global and redox) modifications in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in rats.
Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology. 139:238-249 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2020.02.002. [PMID] 32035137.
2020
Identification of Unique mRNA and miRNA Expression Patterns in Bone Marrow Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells After Trauma in Older Adults.
Frontiers in immunology. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2020.01289. [PMID] 32670283.
2020
Increased Risk of Acute Pancreatitis with Codeine Use in Patients with a History of Cholecystectomy.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 65(1):292-300 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-019-05803-3. [PMID] 31468265.
2020
Older Sepsis Survivors Suffer Persistent Disability Burden and Poor Long-Term Survival.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 68(9):1962-1969 [DOI] 10.1111/jgs.16435. [PMID] 32294254.
2020
Perceived Positive Consequences Are Associated with Unhealthy Alcohol Use Among Persons Living with HIV.
The Canadian journal of addiction. 11(4):23-31 [DOI] 10.1097/cxa.0000000000000098. [PMID] 33748407.
2020
Phenotypic heterogeneity by site of infection in surgical sepsis: a prospective longitudinal study.
Critical care (London, England). 24(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13054-020-02917-3. [PMID] 32381107.
2020
Promoting Clinical Conversations about Lung Cancer Screening: Exploring the Role of Perceived Online Social Support.
Journal of health communication. 25(8):650-659 [DOI] 10.1080/10810730.2020.1836087. [PMID] 33119451.
2020
Prospective Validation of a Transcriptomic Metric in Severe Trauma.
Annals of surgery. 271(5):802-810 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003204. [PMID] 30688688.
2020
The relationship between individual characteristics and HIV-related stigma in adults living with HIV: medical monitoring project, Florida, 2015-2016.
BMC public health. 20(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-020-08891-3. [PMID] 32429947.
2020
Usability of encounter data for Medicaid comprehensive managed care vs traditional Medicaid fee-for-service claims among pregnant women.
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 29(1):30-38 [DOI] 10.1002/pds.4923. [PMID] 31737976.
2020
Validation of algorithms to estimate gestational age at birth in the Medicaid Analytic eXtract-Quantifying the misclassification of maternal drug exposure during pregnancy.
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 29(11):1414-1422 [DOI] 10.1002/pds.5126. [PMID] 32909348.
2019
Concomitant Use of Quinolones and Stimulants and the Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Symptoms: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
Pharmacotherapy. 39(12):1167-1178 [DOI] 10.1002/phar.2343. [PMID] 31674031.
2019
Does an interactive trust-enhanced electronic consent improve patient experiences when asked to share their health records for research? A randomized trial.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 26(7):620-629 [DOI] 10.1093/jamia/ocz015. [PMID] 30938751.
2019
Examining the responses of the zebrafish (Danio rerio) gastrointestinal system to the suspected obesogen diethylhexyl phthalate.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987). 245:1086-1094 [DOI] 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.032. [PMID] 30682743.
2019
Featured Article: Behavior Interventions Addressing Obesity in Rural Settings: The E-FLIP for Kids Trial.
Journal of pediatric psychology. 44(8):889-901 [DOI] 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz029. [PMID] 31039250.
2019
Healthy behavioral choices and cancer screening in persons living with HIV/AIDS are different by sex and years since HIV diagnosis.
Cancer causes & control : CCC. 30(3):281-290 [DOI] 10.1007/s10552-019-1135-3. [PMID] 30739240.
2019
Model-based standardization using an outcome model with random effects.
Statistics in medicine. 38(18):3378-3394 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.8182. [PMID] 31150151.
2019
Multimodal Imaging of Brain Activity to Investigate Walking and Mobility Decline in Older Adults (Mind in Motion Study): Hypothesis, Theory, and Methods.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2019.00358. [PMID] 31969814.
2019
Myeloid-derived suppressor cell function and epigenetic expression evolves over time after surgical sepsis.
Critical care (London, England). 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13054-019-2628-x. [PMID] 31722736.
2019
Persistent inflammation and anemia among critically ill septic patients.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 86(2):260-267 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002147. [PMID] 30489504.
2019
Prognostic value of NT-proBNP levels in the acute phase of sepsis on lower long-term physical function and muscle strength in sepsis survivors.
Critical care (London, England). 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13054-019-2505-7. [PMID] 31234943.
2019
Reduction in Drinking was Associated With Improved Clinical Outcomes in Women With HIV Infection and Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Results From a Randomized Clinical Trial of Oral Naltrexone Versus Placebo.
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 43(8):1790-1800 [DOI] 10.1111/acer.14130. [PMID] 31373701.
2019
Regional leukoaraiosis and cognition in non-demented older adults.
Brain imaging and behavior. 13(5):1246-1254 [DOI] 10.1007/s11682-018-9938-5. [PMID] 30128647.
2019
The Development of Chronic Critical Illness Determines Physical Function, Quality of Life, and Long-Term Survival Among Early Survivors of Sepsis in Surgical ICUs.
Critical care medicine. 47(4):566-573 [DOI] 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003655. [PMID] 30664526.
2019
Validation of mother-infant linkage using Medicaid Case ID variable within the Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) database.
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 28(9):1222-1230 [DOI] 10.1002/pds.4843. [PMID] 31286606.
2019
Visual Attention Cut Points for Driver Fitness in Parkinson’s Disease.
OTJR : occupation, participation and health. 39(4):257-265 [DOI] 10.1177/1539449219836689. [PMID] 30907280.
2018
A dynamic risk model for inpatient falls.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 75(17):1293-1303 [DOI] 10.2146/ajhp180013. [PMID] 30037814.
2018
Benchmarking clinical outcomes and the immunocatabolic phenotype of chronic critical illness after sepsis in surgical intensive care unit patients.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 84(2):342-349 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001758. [PMID] 29251709.
2018
Considering total intracranial volume and other nuisance variables in brain voxel based morphometry in idiopathic PD.
Brain imaging and behavior. 12(1):1-12 [DOI] 10.1007/s11682-016-9656-9. [PMID] 28070745.
2018
Erratum to: Considering total intracranial volume and other nuisance variables in brain voxel based morphometry in idiopathic PD.
Brain imaging and behavior. 12(2) [DOI] 10.1007/s11682-017-9709-8. [PMID] 28341871.
2018
Evidence for Persistent Immune Suppression in Patients Who Develop Chronic Critical Illness After Sepsis.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 49(3):249-258 [DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000981. [PMID] 28885387.
2018
Phosphatidylethanol in Comparison to Self-Reported Alcohol Consumption Among HIV-Infected Women in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Naltrexone for Reducing Hazardous Drinking.
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 42(1):128-134 [DOI] 10.1111/acer.13540. [PMID] 29080351.
2018
The impact of age on the innate immune response and outcomes after severe sepsis/septic shock in trauma and surgical intensive care unit patients.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 85(2):247-255 [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001921. [PMID] 29613958.
2017
Acceptability and feasibility of a randomized clinical trial of oral naltrexone vs. placebo for women living with HIV infection: Study design challenges and pilot study results.
Contemporary clinical trials. 60:72-77 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2017.06.012. [PMID] 28642209.
2017
Alcohol consumption patterns and HIV viral suppression among persons receiving HIV care in Florida: an observational study.
Addiction science & clinical practice. 12(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13722-017-0090-0. [PMID] 28950912.
2017
Combining adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes for women exposed to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy, using a latent trait model.
BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 17(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12884-016-1190-7. [PMID] 28061833.
2017
Development and validation of a complexity score to rank hospitalized patients at risk for preventable adverse drug events.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 74(23):1970-1984 [DOI] 10.2146/ajhp160995. [PMID] 29167139.
2017
Evaluating the Economic Impact of Palliative and End-of-Life Care Interventions on Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Costs from the Hospital and Healthcare System Perspective.
Journal of palliative medicine. 20(12):1314-1320 [DOI] 10.1089/jpm.2016.0548. [PMID] 28972860.
2017
Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Patients Following An Emergency Department Visit and Emergency Department-To-Home Coaching Intervention: a Randomized Controlled Trial
International Journal of Care Coordination. 20(4):162-170 [DOI] 10.1177/2053434517733263.
2017
Human Myeloid-derived Suppressor Cells are Associated With Chronic Immune Suppression After Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock.
Annals of surgery. 265(4):827-834 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001783. [PMID] 27163951.
2017
Identifying and characterizing preventable adverse drug events for prioritizing pharmacist intervention in hospitals.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 74(21):1774-1783 [DOI] 10.2146/ajhp160387. [PMID] 29070499.
2017
Metabolic costs of daily activity in older adults (Chores XL) study: design and methods.
Contemporary clinical trials communications. 6:1-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.conctc.2017.02.003. [PMID] 28649668.
2017
On the Use of Between-Within Models to Adjust for Confounding Due to Unmeasured Cluster-Level Covariates
Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation. 46(5):3841-3854 [DOI] 10.1080/03610918.2015.1024858.
2017
Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center investigators: protocols and standard operating procedures for a prospective cohort study of sepsis in critically ill surgical patients.
BMJ open. 7(7) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015136. [PMID] 28765125.
2017
Sparse canonical correlation analysis between an alcohol biomarker and self-reported alcohol consumption.
Communications in statistics: Simulation and computation. 46(10):7924-7941 [DOI] 10.1080/03610918.2016.1255971. [PMID] 29962657.
2017
The Authors Respond.
Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 28(3) [DOI] 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000615. [PMID] 28045711.
2017
The Epidemiology of Chronic Critical Illness After Severe Traumatic Injury at Two Level-One Trauma Centers.
Critical care medicine. 45(12):1989-1996 [DOI] 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002697. [PMID] 28837430.
2016
Adjusting for unmeasured confounding due to either of two crossed factors with a logistic regression model.
Statistics in medicine. 35(18):3179-88 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.6916. [PMID] 26892025.
2016
Analytic strategies to evaluate the association of time-varying exposures to HIV-related outcomes: Alcohol consumption as an example.
Current HIV research. 14(2):85-92 [PMID] 26511345.
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2016
Estimating the Effect of School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Improvements on Pupil Health Outcomes.
Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 27(5):752-60 [DOI] 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000522. [PMID] 27276028.
2016
Gray and White Matter Contributions to Cognitive Frontostriatal Deficits in Non-Demented Parkinson’s Disease.
PloS one. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0147332. [PMID] 26784744.
2015
Assessing the Relationship Between Social Vulnerability and Community Resilience To Hazards
Social Indicators Research. 122(2):391-409 [DOI] 10.1007/s11205-014-0698-3. [PMID] 29276330.
2015
Dissociating Statistically-Determined Alzheimer’s Disease/Vascular Dementia Neuropsychological Syndromes Using White and Gray Neuroradiological Parameters.
Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 48(3):833-47 [DOI] 10.3233/JAD-150407. [PMID] 26402109.
2015
Model-based standardization to adjust for unmeasured cluster-level confounders with complex survey data.
Statistics in medicine. 34(15):2368-80 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.6504. [PMID] 25851438.
2014
Driving errors in Parkinson’s disease: moving closer to predicting on-road outcomes.
The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 68(1):77-85 [DOI] 10.5014/ajot.2014.008698. [PMID] 24367958.
2014
Factors associated with pupil toilet use in kenyan primary schools.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 11(9):9694-711 [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph110909694. [PMID] 25233014.
2014
Methods of estimating or accounting for neighborhood associations with health using complex survey data.
American journal of epidemiology. 179(10):1255-63 [DOI] 10.1093/aje/kwu040. [PMID] 24723000.
2014
Monitoring water sources for environmental reservoirs of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1, Haiti.
Emerging infectious diseases. 20(3):356-63 [DOI] 10.3201/eid2003.131293. [PMID] 24571741.
2014
Phrenic nerve stimulation increases human diaphragm fiber force after cardiothoracic surgery.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 190(7):837-9 [DOI] 10.1164/rccm.201405-0993LE. [PMID] 25271750.
2014
The impact of a school-based water supply and treatment, hygiene, and sanitation programme on pupil diarrhoea: a cluster-randomized trial.
Epidemiology and infection. 142(2):340-51 [DOI] 10.1017/S0950268813001118. [PMID] 23702047.
2014
Using structural-nested models to estimate the effect of cluster-level adherence on individual-level outcomes with a three-armed cluster-randomized trial.
Statistics in medicine. 33(9):1490-502 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.6049. [PMID] 24288357.
2013
Adjusting for confounding by neighborhood using generalized linear mixed models and complex survey data.
Statistics in medicine. 32(8):1313-24 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.5624. [PMID] 22975990.
2013
An Equivalence of Conditional and Unconditional Maximum Likelihood Estimators Via Infinite Replication of Observations
Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods. 42(18):2567-2579 [DOI] 10.1080/03610926.2011.626547.
2013
Conditional pseudolikelihood methods for clustered ordinal, multinomial, or count outcomes with complex survey data.
Statistics in medicine. 32(8):1325-35 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.5625. [PMID] 22976045.
2013
Doubly robust testing and estimation of model-adjusted effect-measure modification with complex survey data.
Statistics in medicine. 32(4):673-84 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.5532. [PMID] 22833449.
2013
The community-based healthy-lifestyle intervention for rural preschools (CHIRP) study: design and methods.
Contemporary clinical trials. 34(2):187-95 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2012.11.004. [PMID] 23183252.
2012
Adjusting for confounding by neighborhood using a proportional odds model and complex survey data.
American journal of epidemiology. 175(11):1133-41 [DOI] 10.1093/aje/kwr452. [PMID] 22510274.
2012
Assessing the impact of a school-based water treatment, hygiene and sanitation programme on pupil absence in Nyanza Province, Kenya: a cluster-randomized trial.
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH. 17(3):380-91 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02927.x. [PMID] 22175695.
2012
Comparing marginal structural models to standard methods for estimating treatment effects of antihypertensive combination therapy.
BMC medical research methodology. 12 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2288-12-119. [PMID] 22866767.
2012
MRI-leukoaraiosis thresholds and the phenotypic expression of dementia.
Neurology. 79(8):734-40 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182661ef6. [PMID] 22843264.
2012
Psychometrics of the self-report safe driving behavior measure for older adults.
The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 66(2):233-41 [DOI] 10.5014/ajot.2012.001834. [PMID] 22394533.
2012
Rater reliability and rater effects of the Safe Driving Behavior Measure.
The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 66(1):69-77 [PMID] 22389941.
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2011
Adjusting for confounding by neighborhood using complex survey data.
Statistics in medicine. 30(9):965-72 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.4185. [PMID] 21287588.
2011
Age group differences in healthcare access for people with disabilities: are young adults at increased risk?
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 49(2):219-21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.11.251. [PMID] 21783058.
2011
Area-level socioeconomic position and repeat mammography screening use: results from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 20(11):2331-44 [DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-0528. [PMID] 21914839.
2011
Focus Group Findings for the Self-Report Safe Driving Behaviour Measure
. 78:72-79 [DOI] 10.2182/cjot.2011.78.2.2. [PMID] 10552197.
2011
Focus group findings for the self-report safe driving behaviour measure.
Canadian journal of occupational therapy. Revue canadienne d'ergotherapie. 78(2):72-9 [PMID] 21560911.
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2011
The Extension Family Lifestyle Intervention Project (E-FLIP for Kids): design and methods.
Contemporary clinical trials. 32(1):50-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cct.2010.08.002. [PMID] 20708715.
2011
The Mantel-Haenszel Estimator Adapted for Complex Survey Designs Is Not Dually Consistent
Statistics & Probability Letters. 81(9):1465-1470 [DOI] 10.1016/j.spl.2011.04.016.
2010
Adjusting for Confounding By Cluster Using Generalized Linear Mixed Models
Statistics & Probability Letters. 80(21-22):1650-1654 [DOI] 10.1016/j.spl.2010.07.006.
2010
Age Group Differences in Health Care Access for People With Disabilities: Are Young Adults At Increased Risk?
American Journal of Epidemiology. 171
2010
Efforts to adjust for confounding by neighborhood using complex survey data.
Statistics in medicine. 29(18):1890-9 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.3946. [PMID] 20680982.
2010
Factors associated with initiation and completion of human papillomavirus vaccine series among young women enrolled in Medicaid.
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 47(6):596-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.09.015. [PMID] 21094437.
2010
Item development and validity testing for a self- and proxy report: the safe driving behavior measure.
The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 64(2):296-305 [PMID] 20437917.
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2010
On the Built-in Restrictions in Linear Mixed Models, With Application To Smoothing Spline Analysis of Variance
Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods. 39(4):579-591 [DOI] 10.1080/03610920902755847.
2010
Phase II randomized comparison of topotecan plus cyclophosphamide versus topotecan alone in children with recurrent or refractory neuroblastoma: a Children’s Oncology Group study.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 28(24):3808-15 [DOI] 10.1200/JCO.2009.27.5016. [PMID] 20660830.
2010
Predictors of Adherence To Colorectal Cancer Screening: Findings From the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 25:356-358
2010
Testing and estimating model-adjusted effect-measure modification using marginal structural models and complex survey data.
American journal of epidemiology. 172(9):1085-91 [DOI] 10.1093/aje/kwq244. [PMID] 20801863.
2009
A Note On Using the Estimated Versus the Known Propensity Score To Estimate the Average Treatment Effect
Statistics & Probability Letters. 79(4):537-542 [DOI] 10.1016/j.spl.2008.09.032.
2009
Age and Race-Specific Rates of Hpv Vaccine Initiation Among Females Aged 9-20 Enrolled in Florida Medicaid
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 24
2009
Caregivers of older adults with cognitive impairment.
Preventing chronic disease. 6(2) [PMID] 19288989.
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2009
Caregivers of older adults with cognitive impairment.
Preventing Chronic Disease. 6(2) [PMID] 19288989.
View on: PubMed
2009
Clustering of Temporal Profiles Using a Bayesian Logistic Mixture Model: Analyzing Groundwater Level Data To Understand the Characteristics of Urban Groundwater Recharge
Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics. 14(3):356-373 [DOI] 10.1198/jabes.2009.07100.
2009
Comparison of Program Costs for Parent-Only and Family-Based Interventions for Pediatric Obesity in Medically Underserved Rural Settings
Journal of Rural Health. 25:326-330
2009
Comparison of program costs for parent-only and family-based interventions for pediatric obesity in medically underserved rural settings.
The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association. 25(3):326-30 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2009.00238.x. [PMID] 19566621.
2009
Focus Groups Contributing To Development of a Safe Driving Behavior Measure
Gerontologist. 49
2009
Glucose dysregulation among veterans living with schizophrenia-related disorders after switching second-generation antipsychotics.
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA. 49(2):223-31 [DOI] 10.1331/JAPhA.2009.08151. [PMID] 19289350.
2009
Rates of Hpv Vaccine Initiation Among Females Aged 9-20 Enrolled in Florida Medicaid
American Journal of Epidemiology. 169
2009
The Effect of Acute Psychological Stress On Qt Dispersion in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease
. 32:1178-1183
2009
The effect of acute psychological stress on QT dispersion in patients with coronary artery disease.
Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE. 32(9):1178-83 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2009.02462.x. [PMID] 19719496.
2009
What’s in a name? Psychosomatic medicine and biobehavioral medicine.
Psychosomatic medicine. 71(1):1-4 [DOI] 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181954848. [PMID] 19124618.
2008
Comparison of parent-only vs family-based interventions for overweight children in underserved rural settings: outcomes from project STORY.
Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine. 162(12):1119-25 [DOI] 10.1001/archpedi.162.12.1119. [PMID] 19047538.
2008
Comparison of peripheral arterial response to mental stress in men versus women with coronary artery disease.
The American journal of cardiology. 102(8):970-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2008.06.015. [PMID] 18929695.
2008
Estimating a weighted average of stratum-specific parameters.
Statistics in medicine. 27(24):4972-91 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.3326. [PMID] 18570275.
2008
On effect-measure modification: Relationships among changes in the relative risk, odds ratio, and risk difference.
Statistics in medicine. 27(18):3453-65 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.3246. [PMID] 18335568.
2007
Methylation of CASP8, DCR2, and HIN-1 in Neuroblastoma is Associated with Poor Outcome
Clinical Cancer Research. 13:3191-3197
2005
Predictors of close family relationships over one year among homeless young people
Journal of Adolescence. 28:263-275
2004
Mind-body therapies and quality of life in HIV-1+ individuals
International Journal of Naturopathic Medicine. 1(1):23-31
2004
Sensitivity analyses for unmeasured confounding assuming a marginal structural model for repeated measures.
Statistics in medicine. 23(5):749-67 [PMID] 14981673.
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2003
The intensity-score approach to adjusting for confounding.
Biometrics. 59(2):274-85 [PMID] 12926712.
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2002
An overview of relations among causal modelling methods.
International journal of epidemiology. 31(5):1030-7 [PMID] 12435780.
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2002
Estimating the causal effect of zidovudine on CD4 count with a marginal structural model for repeated measures.
Statistics in medicine. 21(12):1689-709 [PMID] 12111906.
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2002
Human Leukocyte Antigen Class II and Cervical Cancer Risk: A Population-Based Study
. 1565-1574
2002
Human leukocyte antigen class II and cervical cancer risk: a population-based study.
The Journal of infectious diseases. 186(11):1565-74 [PMID] 12447731.
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2001
Marginal structural models to estimate the joint causal effect of non-randomized treatments
Journal of the American Statistical Association. 96:440-448
2001
Synthesis of evidence from epidemiological studies with interval censored exposure due to grouping
Biometrics. 57:671-680
2000
A meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies with interval-censored exposure data: application to chorionic villus sampling.
Biostatistics (Oxford, England). 1(2):203-17 [PMID] 12933520.
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2000
Marginal structural models and causal inference in epidemiology.
Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 11(5):550-60 [PMID] 10955408.
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2000
Marginal structural models to estimate the causal effect of zidovudine on the survival of HIV-positive men.
Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 11(5):561-70 [PMID] 10955409.
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2000
Transitional regression models, with application to environmental time series
Journal of the American Statistical Association. 95:16-27
2000
Use of marginal structural models to estimate the effect of prophylaxis therapy for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia on the survival of AIDS patients
Epidemiology. 11:561-570
1999
Adverse effects of chorionic villus sampling: a meta-analysis.
Statistics in medicine. 18(16):2163-75 [PMID] 10441771.
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1998
“Smoothing spline models for the analysis of nested and crossed samples of curves (with discussion),”
Journal of the American Statistical Association. 93:961-994

Grants

Oct 2020 – Oct 2021
ILIAD-7 Research Agreement between the University of Florida and Revimmune LLC
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: REVIMMUNE
May 2020 ACTIVE
Development and Validation of Computational Algorithms to Assess Kidney Health in Electronic Health Records
Role: Other
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Jun 2019 – May 2021
Perceptions of individuals living with spinal cord injury toward autonomous vehicles
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Multimodal imaging of brain activity to investigate walking and mobility decline in older adults
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Acute Intermittent Hypoxia and Respiratory Strength Training to Improve Breathing Function after SCI
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US ARMY MED RES ACQUISITION
Jun 2018 – May 2020
PICS: A New Horizon for Surgical Critical Care
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Aug 2017 ACTIVE
Health outcomes and cognitive effects of marijuana use among persons living with HIV/AIDS
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDA
Aug 2017 ACTIVE
Pharmacological Management of Pain in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia
Role: Other
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Aug 2017 ACTIVE
PRECEDE: PREsurgical Cognitive Evaluation via Digital clockfacEdrawing
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Jun 2017 – May 2018
PICS: A New Horizon for Surgical Critical Care
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
Southeastern and Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCC-AHS)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CTRS FOR DIS CNTRL INST OCCUP SFTY HLTH
Sep 2016 – Aug 2020
Motor Control Deficits Following Transient Ischemic Attack
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
Behavioral Science and Biostatistics Resource Cors for Alcohol-HlV Research
Role: Project Manager
Funding: BROWN UNIV via NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Jun 2016 – May 2017
PICS: A New Horizon for Surgical Critical Care
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Sep 2015 – Aug 2019
An Interactive Patient-Centered Consent for Research Using Medical Records
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD
Jul 2015 – Feb 2018
Exergame physical activity pain and functional mobility among women with knee osteoarthritis (oa)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY via NATL INST OF HLTH
Jun 2015 – May 2016
PICS: A New Horizon for Surgical Critical Care
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Apr 2015 ACTIVE
Effectiveness of a Driving Intervention on Safe Community Mobility for Returning Combat Veterans
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US ARMY MED RES ACQUISITION
Feb 2015 – Feb 2020
Understanding antibiotic resistance occurence and development of mitigation strategies in cattle
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Apr 2014 – Dec 2018
An Emergency Department-To-Home Intervention to Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Hospital Use
Role: Project Manager
Funding: PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST
Sep 2013 – Aug 2019
White Matter Connectivity and PD Cognitive Phenotypes
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Jul 2013 – Mar 2019
Metabolic Costs of Daily Activities in Older Adults
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Jul 2013 – Jun 2016
Development and Validation of a Complexity Score to Identify Hospitalized Patients at High Risk for Preventable Adverse Events
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AMER SOC HLTH SYS PHARM FOU
Sep 2012 – Aug 2017
Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) Admin and Research Support Core
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Sep 2011 – Aug 2016
Pharmacotherapy for alcohol consumption in HIV-infected women: randomized trial
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Aug 2011 – Mar 2018
Small Cell Cancer Equipment and Research Competition
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF FOUNDATION
Jun 2011 – Apr 2017
Health Impact of Deepwater Horizon Spill in Eastern Gulf Coast Communities
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIEHS

Education

PhD in Statistics
1996 · University of California, Berkeley
MA in Statistics
1992 · University of California, Berkeley
BS in Electrical Engineering
1988 · University of Virginia

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2011-2020
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2011-2016,2019-2021
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2009-2012,2020-2021
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
2019
PHC7056 Analysis of Longitudinal Data
2011-2018
PHC6051 Biostatistical Methods II
2015
GMS7093 Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research
2009,2011-2012
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2010,2012-2021,2021
PHC6905 Independent Study
2011
PHC6050C Biostatistical Methods I
2011
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2010-2011
PHC6917 Supervised Research Project
2007-2010
PHC6011 Epidemiology Meth 2
2006-2007
PHC6050 Stat Meth Hlth Sci 1
2006
STA6126 Statistical Methods in Social Research I
2006
STA6176 Intro Biostatistics
2021
HSC4930 Special Topics
2021
PHC6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2021
HSC4905 Individual Study

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5909
Emails:
Business:
brumback@ufl.edu