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
USAT: 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

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, in press (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).

Qin, B., Plassman, B.L., Edwards, L.J., Popkin, B.M., Adair, L.S., Mendez, M.A. “Fish intake and cognitive decline in Chinese older adults: the China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS),” Journal of Nutrition, 144(10):1579-1585.(2014).

Weiss, J., Stephenson, B., Edwards, L., Rigney, M., Copeland, A. ”Public attitudes about lung cancer: stigma, support, and predictors of support,” Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 7:293-300 (2014).