Mary D. Sammel Sc.D.

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Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Rm. 605 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Education:
B.A. (Statistics)
The University of Michigan, 1986.
M.A. (Applied Statistics)
The University of Michigan, 1988.
Sc.D. (Biostatistics)
Harvard School of Public Health, 1995.
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Description of Research Expertise

Biostatistics

Selected Publications

Sammel, M.D., Ryan, L.M.: Effects of covariance misspecification in a latent variable model for multiple outcomes. Statistica Sinica 12: 1207-1222, 2002.

Ferrand, P., Parry, S., Sammel, M., Macones, G., Kuivaniemi, H., Romero, R., Strauss, J.F.: A Polymorphism in the matrix Metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9) promoter is associated with increased risk of preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) in African Americans. Molecular Human Reproduction 8: 494-501, 2002.

Fujimoto, T., Parry, S., Urbanek, M., Sammel, M., Macones, G., Kuivaniemi, H., Romero, R., Strauss, J.F.: A single nucleotide polymorphism in the matrix metalloprotrinase-1 (MMP-1) promoter influences expression of MMP-1 by amnion mesenchymal cells and is associated with risk of preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes. Journal of Biological Chemistry 277: 6296-6302, 2002.

Ferrand, P.E., Fujimoto, T., Chennathukuzhi, V., Parry, S., Macones, G.A., Sammel, M., Kuivaniemi, H., Romero, R., Strauss, J.F.: The CARD15 2936insC mutation and TLR4 896 A>G polymorphism in African Americans and risk of preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). Molecular Human Reproduction 8: 1031-1034, 2002.

Freeman, E.W., Sammel, M.D., Grisso, J.A., Battistini, M.D., Garcia-Espagna, B., Hollander B.A.: Hot flashes in the late reproductive years: Risk factors for African American and Caucasian Women. Journal of Women's Health and Gender Based Medicine 10: 67-76, 2001.

Manson, J.M., Sammel, M.D., Freeman, E.W., Grisso, J.A.: Racial differences in sex hormone levels in women approaching the transition to menopause. Fertility and Sterility 75: 297-304, 2001.

Freeman, E.W., Grisso, J.A., Berlin, J., Sammel, M., Garcia-Espana, B., Hollander, L.: Symptom reports from a cohort of African American and Caucasian Women in the late reproductive years. Menopause 8: 33-42, 2001.

Morrison, M.F., Ten Have, T., Freeman, E. W., Sammel, M., and Grisso, J.A.: DHEA-S levels and depressive symptoms in a cohort of African American and Caucasian women in the late reproductive years. Biological Psychiatry 50: 705-711, 2001.

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