Lloyd J Edwards, PhD




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

Simpson, S.L., Edwards, L.J., Styner, M.A., Muller, K.E. “Separability tests for high-dimensional, low sample size multivariate repeated measures data,” Journal of Applied Statistics, in press (2014).

Edwards, L.J., Simpson, S.L. “An Analysis of 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Data using Orthonormal Polynomials in the Linear Mixed Model,” Blood Pressure Monitoring, 19(3): 153-163 (2014).

Simpson, S.L., Edwards, L.J., Styner, M.A., Muller, K.E. “Kronecker product linear exponent AR(1) correlation structures for multivariate repeated measures,” PLOS One, Feb 21;9(2):e88864. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088864  (2014).

Jenerette, C.M., Brewer, C.A., Edwards, L.J., Mishel, M., Gil, K. “An Intervention to Decrease
Stigma in Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease,” Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36(5): 599-619 (2013).

Simpson, S.L., Edwards, L.J. ”A circular LEAR correlation structure for cyclical longitudinal
data,” Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 22(3): 296-306 (2013).