Jane Monaco, DrPH

Clinical Associate Professor Department of Biostatistics
Director of Undergraduate Studies Department of Biostatistics

T:(919) 966-7261

monaco@email.unc.edu

3107D McGavran-Greenberg Hall

CB #7420

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

USA

Jane Monaco, clinical associate professor, specializes in biostatistics education and advising. With more than two decades of experience, she has been recognized for teaching excellence with the 2013 McGavran Excellence in Teaching Award and a 2015 Teaching Innovation Award. She teaches diverse audiences including undergraduate honors students, biostatistics majors and adult non-major graduate students.

Under her leadership as director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Biostatistics, the BSPH Biostatistics program has more than doubled in size while continuing to attract some of the most talented undergraduates in the University. Recognized in 2015 with a “Class of 1996 Excellence in Advising Award,” Dr. Monaco has mentored and advised hundreds of students.

Her previous experiences working in the Departments of Epidemiology at the American Cancer Society and Bowman Gray Medical School have provided her with a real-world perspective in the classroom setting.

Honors and Awards

Class of 1996 Excellence in Advising Award
2015, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching Innovation Award
2015, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching
2013, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Inductee
1998, Delta Omega Honor Society (Public Health Honor Society)

Predoctoral Traineeship in Environmental Biostatistics
1997-2002, NIEHS

Public Health Service Traineeship
1996‐1997

Caldwell Scholarship
1983‐1989, North Carolina State University

Representative Courses

Introduction to Biostatistics (BIOS 500H)

Principles of Statisticial Inference (BIOS 600)

Field Observations in Biostatistics (BIOS 691)

Service Activities

Board Member: Data Safety and Monitoring Board, “Continuous Oral Contraceptive Treatment in Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Steroid Hormone Mechanisms” (2008‐present)

Reviewer: Statistics in Medicine (2008, 2009)

Grant Reviewer: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (2008)

Staff/Administrative Duties

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Key Publications

Kappa statistic for clustered dichotomous responses from physicians and patients. Jianwen Cai, J Cai, Chaeryon Kang, C Kang, Jane Monaco, J Monaco, Bahjat Qaqish, B Qaqish, Stacey Sheridan, S Sheridan (2013). Statistics in Medicine, 32(21), 3700-3719.

Kappa statistic for clustered dichotomous responses from physicians and patients. Jianwen Cai, Chaeryon Kang, Jane Monaco, Bahjat Qaqish, Stacey Sheridan (2013). Statistics in Medicine.

Kappa statistic for clustered dichotomous responses from physicians and patients. Jianwen Cai, Chaeryon Kang, Jane Monaco, Bahjat Qaqish, Stacey Sheridan (2013). Statistics in Medicine, 32(21), 3700-3719.

Translational studies of phenotypic probes for the mononuclear phagocyte system and liposomal pharmacologys. et al., Victoria Bae-Jump, Wendy Brewster, Whitney Caron, Daniel Clarke-Pearson, Alan Fong, Paola Gehrig, Parag Kumar, Ninh La-Beck, John Lay, Linda Le, Jane Monaco, Suzanne Newman, William Zamboni, Haibo Zhou (2013). Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 347(3), 599-606.

Efficient designs for phase II oncology trials with ordinal outcome. A Ivanova, J Monaco, T Stinchcombe (2012). Statistics and its Interface, 5.

Education

DrPH, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

MS, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998

MS, Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989

BS, Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 1987