Andrew Joseph Cucchiara, BA,MS,MPH,PhD

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
Center for Human Phenomic Science
160 Dulles Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2293
Fax: (215) 615-4797
Lab: (215) 662-2648
Education:
BA (Mathematics)
The University of Maine, 1970.
MS (Mathematics)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1972.
MPH (Biostatistics & Epidemiology)
The University of Oklahoma (Health Sciences Center), 1976.
PhD (Biostatistics)
The University of Oklahoma (Health Sciences Center), 1985.
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Description of Research Expertise

Research Interests:

Clinical trials, functional modeling, missing data, multivariate analysis, repeated measures, categorical data, cross-over trials, diagnostic testing, medical informatics, patient-oriented research, pain management research, data safety and monitoring clinical research, rheumatology, research subject advocacy.

Selected Publications

Sharma, Anup; Barrett, Marna S; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Gooneratne, Nalaka S; Thase, Michael E: A Breathing-Based Meditation Intervention for Patients With Major Depressive Disorder Following Inadequate Response to Antidepressants: A Randomized Pilot Study. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 78(1): e59-e63, Jan 2017.

Lipman, Terri H; Cousounis, Pamela; Grundmeier, Robert W; Massey, James; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Stallings, Virginia A; Grimberg, Adda: Electronic Health Record Mid-Parental Height Auto-Calculator for Growth Assessment in Primary Care. Clinical Pediatrics 55(12): 1100-6, Oct 2016.

Gaffey, Ann C; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Goldberg, Lee R; Blumberg, Emily A; Acker, Michael A; Atluri, Pavan: Transplantation of Center for Disease Control "High-Risk" Donor Hearts Does Not Adversely Impact Long-Term Outcomes in Adults. Journal of Cardiac Failure 22(5): 376-82, May 2016.

Plastaras, Christopher; McCormick, Zack; Nguyen, Cayli; Rho, Monica; Nack, Susan Hillary; Roth, Dan; Casey, Ellen; Carneiro, Kevin; Cucchiara, Andrew; Press, Joel; McLean, Jim; Caldera, Franklin: Is Hip Abduction Strength Asymmetry Present in Female Runners in the Early Stages of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? The American Journal of Sports Medicine 44(1): 105-12, Jan 2016.

Bahrainwala, Jehan; Patel, Ami; Diaz, Keith M; Veerabhadrappa, Praveen; Cohen, Debbie L; Cucchiara, Andrew; Townsend, Raymond R: Ambulatory Arterial Stiffness Index and circadian blood pressure variability. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension : JASH 9(9): 705-10, Sep 2015.

Grimberg Adda, Huerta-Saenz Lina, Grundmeier Robert, Ramos Mark Jason, Pati Susmita, Cucchiara Andrew J, Stallings Virginia A: Gender Bias in U.S. Pediatric Growth Hormone Treatment. Scientific reports 5: 11099, Jun 2015.

Smith, Sabrina E; Vargas, Gray; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Zelonis, Sarah J; Beslow, Lauren A: Hemiparesis and epilepsy are associated with worse reported health status following unilateral stroke in children. Pediatric Neurology 52(4): 428-34, Apr 2015.

Oster, Robert A; Lindsell, Christopher J; Welty, Leah J; Mazumdar, Madhu; Thurston, Sally W; Rahbar, Mohammad H; Carter, Rickey E; Pollock, Bradley H; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Kopras, Elizabeth J; Jovanovic, Borko D; Enders, Felicity T: Assessing statistical competencies in clinical and translational science education: one size does not fit all. Clinical and Translational Science 8(1): 32-42, Feb 2015.

Grimberg, Adda; Cousounis, Pamela; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Lipman, Terri H; Ginsburg, Kenneth R: Parental Concerns Influencing Decisions to Seek Medical Care for a Child's Short Stature. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 84(5): 338-48, 2015.

Cousounis, Pamela A; Lipman, Terri H; Ginsburg, Kenneth; Cucchiara, Andrew J; Grimberg, Adda: How Short is Too Short According to Parents of Primary Care Patients. Endocrine Practice: Official Journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 20(11): 1113-21, Nov 2014.

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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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