Lloyd J Edwards, PhD


edwards_lloyd_2009 Associate Professor
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
3105-H McGavran-Greenberg Hall
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7420
Chapel Hill 27599-7420
T: 919-843-6603
F: 919-966-3804


1990 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD, Biostatistics
1982 University of Maryland MA, Mathematical Statistics
1980 Morehouse College BA, Mathematics


BIOS 667 Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis
BIOS 545 Principles of Experimental Analysis

Research interests

  • Aging
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Clinical trials
  • Minority health

Research activities

Mixed Model Theory and Application, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials

Recent Publications

Smith, C.L. and Edwards, L.J. “A Test of Separate Hypotheses for Comparing Linear Mixed Models with Nonnested Fixed Effects,” Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods , in press. (2015).

Cagle, J.G., LaMantia, M.A., Williams, S.W., Pek, J., and Edwards, L.J. “Predictors of Preference for Hospice Care among Diverse Older Adults,” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, in press.(2015).

Qin, B., Adair, L.S., Plassman, B.L., Batis, C., Edwards, L.J., Popkin, B.M., Mendez, M.A. “Dietary patterns and cognitive decline among Chinese older adults,” Epidemiology, 26(5):758-768 (2015).

Phillips, M.R., Khoury, A.L., Stephenson, B.J.K., Edwards, L.J., Charles, A.G., McLean, S.E. “Outcomes of pediatric patients with abdominal sepsis requiring surgery and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization database,” The American Surgeon, 81(3): 245-251 (2015).

Cykert, S., Walker, P., Edwards, L., McGuire, F., Dilworth-Anderson, P. “Weighing Projections of Physical Decline in Lung Cancer Surgery Decisions,” American Journal of Medical Sciences, 349(1):61-66  (2015).