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Stephen R. Cole, PhD

Dr. Stephen Cole

Stephen R. Cole, PhD

Department of Epidemiology
  • 2105E McGavran-Greenberg Hall
  • CB #7435
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Stephen R. Cole works to build robust, accurate, and impactful knowledge at the intersection of epidemiology and statistics. He is interested in study designs and analyses that accurately estimate parameters of central interest to health scientists. These study designs include randomized experiments and observational studies. In particular, he is interested in infectious diseases, primarily HIV, and birth outcomes.

Representative Courses

Advanced Epidemiologic Methods (EPID 722) | Syllabus

Key Publications

Risk. Stephen R. Cole, Michael G. Hudgens, M. Alan Brookhart and Daniel Westreich  (2015). American Journal of Epidemiology, 181(4), 246-250.


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Preventative Medicine, Harvard University, 2000

PhD, Epidemiology, University of South Florida, 1998

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