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Alisa Jane Stephens, Ph.D.

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

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Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
624 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-898-1606
Fax: 215-573-4865
Education:
B.S. (Mathematics with Spanish minor)
University of Maryland, 2006.
A.M. (Biostatistics)
Harvard University, 2009.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
Harvard University, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Stephens, A.J., Tchetgen, Tchetgen E.J., De Gruttola, V: Locally efficient estimation of marginal treatment effects when outcomes are correlated: Is the prize worth the chase? International Journal of Biostatistics 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Nickel JC, Stephens AJ, Chen J, Landis JR, Mullins C, Ehrlich GD, MAPP Research Network : A Search for Microorganisms in Patients with Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes: A Culture Independent Analysis of Cases and Controls in the NIH MAPP EP Study. Oral Presentation at the Canadian Urological Association Annual Meeting, St. John's NL, CA June 2014.

Stephens AJ, Clemens Q, Landis JR: Regression to the mean in a Prospective Study of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (UCPPS). Moderated Poster Presentation at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL May 2014.

Nickel JC, Stephens AJ, Chen J, Landis JR, Mullins C, Ehrlich GD, MAPP Research Network: Search for Microorganisms in Men with Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Culture-Independent Analysis of Cases and Controls Enrolled in the trans-MAPP Epidemiology/Phenotyping (EP) Study. Poster Presentation at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL May 2014.

Nickel JC, Stephens AJ, Chen J, Landis JR, Mullins C, Ehrlich GD, Mapp Research Network: A Search for Microorganisms in Patients wtih Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS) and Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CP/CPPS): A Culture Independent Analysis of Cases and Controls in the MAPP Epidemiology/Phenotyping Study. Oral Presentation at the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, Carlton Amelia Island, FL April 2014.

Yehia B, Stephens AJ, Agwu AL, Berry SA, Gebo KA, Metlay J: "The HIV Treatment Cascade: Is There More to the Story?" Poster Presentation at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston, MA March 2014.

Garland, S.N., Carlson, L.E., Stephens, A.J., Antle, M.C., Samuels, C., Campbell, T.S: Mindfulness-based stress reduction compared to cognitive-behavioral therapy for the treatment of insomnia comorbid with cancer: a randomized, partially blinded, non-inferiority trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology 32(5): 449-457, 2014.

Nickel JC, Stephens AJ, Chen J, Melton-Kreft R, Spirk T, Earl J, O'Toole M, Costerton JW, van Bokhoven A, Mullins C, Ehrlich G, and the MAPP Research Network: Application of State-of-the-Art Methods to Search for Microbial Contributions to the Etiology of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (UCPPS). Poster Presentation at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2013.

Rodriguez L, Stephens AJ, Clemens JQ, Yang C, Buchwald D, Lai HH, and the MAPP Research Network: Impact of Symptom Duration on Baseline Characteristics of the Multidisciplinary Approach to Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Study Cohort. Oral Presentation at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2013.

Stephens AJ, Keele J, Joffe M: Estimating Post-Treatment Effect Modification with Generalized Structural Mean Models. Poster Presentation at the Atlantic Causal Inference Conference, Boston, MA May 2013.

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