Steven J Foti

Steven J Foti, PhD

Director Of Graduate Studies & Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: PHHP-COM BIOSTATISTICS
Business Phone: (352) 294-5922
Business Email: fotisj@ufl.edu

About Steven J Foti

Steven Foti is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Director of Graduate Studies. He received his PhD in Statistics Education in 2017 and his MS in Statistics in 2013, both from the University of Florida. Steven is originally from New York where he earned his BS in Applied Mathematics and Statistics and Physics from Clarkson University. He teaches Biostatistics courses in literacy, methods, and data visualization to graduate students in public health and medicine. His experience and interests are in statistics education, statistical literacy, and assessment.

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Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2023
PHC6050C Biostatistical Methods I
2019-2023
PHC6075 Biostatistical Literacy
2018,2020
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2018,2020
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2017-2018,2020-2021
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
2019-2022
PHC6051 Biostatistical Methods II
2018-2019
PHC6053 Regression Methods for the Health and Life Sciences
2017
PHC4094 Introduction to Biostatistics for Health Science and Public Health
2015-2016
MAE4310 Teaching Mathematics in the Inclusive Elementary School
2011-2012
STA2023 Introduction to Statistics 1
2022-2025
PHC6791 Data Visualization in the Health Sciences
2022-2024
PHC6905 Independent Study
2023-2025
PHC4792 Data Visualization in the Health Sciences

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-0423-7609

Areas of Interest
  • Assessment
  • Biostatistics
  • Statistical Literacy
  • Statistics Education

Publications

2023
Establishing the Validity and Reliability of the LOCUS Assessments
Numeracy. 16(1) [DOI] 10.5038/1936-4660.16.1.1420.
2023
The Impact of State Policy on Adverse Teen Sexual Health Outcomes in the United States: A Scoping Review
Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 20(1):160-176 [DOI] 10.1007/s13178-022-00770-3.
2022
County-Level School Sex Education Policy: A Single State Analysis of the Association with Adolescent Birth and Sexually Transmitted Infections
American Journal of Sexuality Education. 17(4):536-547 [DOI] 10.1080/15546128.2022.2091697.
2022
The shortfalls of online learning catalyzed by COVID-19: Pre-health students’ perspective
Pedagogical Research. 7(3) [DOI] 10.29333/pr/12095.
2017
The Levels of Conceptual Understanding in Statistics (LOCUS) Project: Results of the Pilot Study
Numeracy. 10(2) [DOI] 10.5038/1936-4660.10.2.

Education

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction (Statistics Education)
2017 · University of Florida
MS, Statistics
2013 · University of Florida
BS, Applied Math and Stats/Physics
2011 · Clarkson University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5922
Emails:
Business:
fotisj@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH BUILDING
GAINESVILLE FL 326110001
Business Street:
CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH BUILDING
GAINESVILLE FL 326110001