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Todd Schwartz, DrPH
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Todd Schwartz, DrPH

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Research Associate Professor
School of Nursing
  • 3106E McGavran-Greenberg Hall
  • CB #7420
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Dr. Todd Schwartz, associate professor of biostatistics, works collaboratively with the UNC School of Nursing (joint faculty appointment), the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center (Co-Director of the NIAMS-funded Methodology Core) and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (adjunct faculty appointment). 

Much of Dr. Schwartz’s efforts are focused on supporting various projects across these units with regard to their biostatistical aspects, including consultation on design, conduct, analysis and dissemination. He also has published on innovative pedagogical methods, including the ‘flipped’ classroom.


Honors and Awards

Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentorship and Education

2009, 2015, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing

Scientific Teaching Fellow

Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching National Science Foundation & Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society

Representative Courses

Teaching Interests

Dr. Schwartz has also taught:

Analysis of Categorical Data (BIOS 665), Fall 2006-2016
Statistical Models for Health Research (NURS 972), Spring 2014, 2015, 2016
Advanced Statistics I: Principles of Regression and Correlation (NURS 970), Spring 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
Advanced Statistics II: Principles of Analysis of Variance (NURS 971), Spring 2008, 2010, 2012


Research Activities

Categorical data, clinical trials, statistical education, statistical translation to other disciplines

Service Activities

JOURNAL REVIEW

Clinical Trials: Journal of the Society for Clinical Trials (Sage)                   

Studies in Higher Education (Society for Research into Higher Education) (Taylor & Francis)                            

Statistics in Medicine (Wiley)                                                                          

Contemporary Clinical Trials (Elsevier)                                                         

Journal of Statistics Education (American Statistical Association)                

BMC Medical Education (BioMed Central)                                                   

Pharmaceutical Statistics (Wiley)                                                                   

Research in Nursing & Health (Wiley)                                                           

BMC Geriatrics (BioMed Central)                                                                 

Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (OsteoArthritis Research Society International)

Clinical Trials: Journal of the Society for Clinical Trials (Sage)                   

JAMA Surgery (Statistical Editor)

EXTERNAL SERVICE

Grant Proposal Review, US Department of Defense

Statistics in Nursing Listserv, Moderator 

Data and Safety Monitoring Board

Independent Data Monitoring Committee

Occupational Information Network (O*NET)

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE SERVICE

Alumni Activities and Social Committee (Chair) 

UNC Department of Biostatistics

Doctoral Examinations Committee (Member) Applied Exam Subcommittee, UNC Department of Biostatistics

PhD Admissions Committee (Member) UNC School of Nursing

Faculty Search Committees

Key Publications

Staff/Administrative Duties

Biostatistics Section (President)
Alumni Association
Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Awards Committee (Chair)
Harriet Hylton Barr Distinguished Alumni Award
Alumni Association
Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Governing Board (Member)
Alumni Association
Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education

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