James Pike

James Russell Pike, MBA

Senior Biostatistician
Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
123 West Franklin Street, Suite 450
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Key Publications

Biological age mediates the effects of perceived neighborhood problems on heart failure risk among black persons. Bey G, Pike JR, Palta P, Zannas A, Xiao Q, Love SA, Heiss G. (2023). Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 10(6), 3018-3030.

Association of ischemic stroke incidence, severity, and recurrence with dementia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Cohort Study. Koton S, Pike JR, Johansen M, Knopman DS, Lakshminarayan K, Mosley TH, Patole S, Rosamond W, Schneider ALC, Sharrett AR, Wruck L, Coresh J, Gottesman RF. (2022). JAMA Neurology, 79(3), 271-280.

Association of childhood and midlife neighborhood socioeconomic position with cognitive decline. Kucharska-Newton AM, Pike JR, Chen J, Coresh J, Sharrett AR, Mosley TH, Palta P. (2023). JAMA Network Open, 6(8).

Hearing intervention versus health education control to reduce cognitive decline in older adults with hearing loss in the USA. Lin FR, Pike JR, Albert MS, Arnold M, Burgard S, Chisolm T, Couper D, Deal JA, Goman AM, Glynn NW, Gmelin T, Gravens-Mueller G, Hayden KM, Huang AR, Knopman DS, Mitchell CM, Mosley TH, Pankow J, Reed NS, Sanchez V, Schrack JA, Windham BG, and Coresh J. (2023). Lancet, 402(10404), 786-797.

The prospective association between illicit drug use and nonprescription opioid use among vulnerable adolescents. Pike JR, Fadardi JS, Stacy AW, Xie B. (2021). Preventive Medicine.

Retail outlets prompt associative memories linked to the repeated use of nicotine and tobacco products among alternative high school students in California. Pike JR, Shono Y, Tan N, Xie B, Stacy AW. (2019). Addictive Behaviors.

Staff/Administrative Duties

As a biostatistician at the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, James provides technical, operational, and statistical support for multi-site observational studies and clinical trials.


  • MBA, Research and Strategy, Claremont Graduate University, 2016
  • BA, Multimedia Production, University of Southern California, 2002