Dr. Janine Morris

Dr. Janine Morris

Dr. Janine Morris received her M.S. in statistics from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in health services research from Boston University.

Over the last 10 years, she has served as a statistician for several hospital and academic settings, providing study design and statistical support for graduate students, medical residents, research fellows, nurses, public health officials, and junior investigators conducting clinical, translational, social, and behavioral research.

Janine has worked in a wide array of health-related fields, including public health, outcomes research, health policy, quality of care, health economics, orthopaedics, pediatrics, adolescent medicine, mental health, infectious disease, alcohol and substance abuse, tobacco use, cardiac surgery, arthritis, dentistry, neurology, nursing home performance, and occupational health.

In her current roles, she serves as a statistical reviewer for medical journals and supports graduate students and medical residents in the design and conduct of research projects. In particular, she helps students and residents refine their research question, formulate clear and concise study hypotheses, define and operationalize study variables, conduct sample size and power calculations, develop appropriate statistical analysis plans, analyze collected data, and interpret study findings.

Janine’s primary areas of expertise include study design, research methods, analysis of complex survey data, analysis of large population databases (i.e. NHANES, MEPS, NHIS, BRFSS, YRBS), mixed modeling for clustered and hierarchical data, and generalized estimating equations for repeated measures analysis

She is also highly skilled in t tests, ANOVA, linear regression, generalized linear models (i.e. logistic regression, multinomial logistic regression, Poisson regression, negative binomial regression), Bland Altman analysis, and interrupted time series analysis. Janine has advance programming skills, as well as current software licenses, in SAS and STATA. She also has extensive programming experience in R.

Publications (sample)

Screening and Brief Advice to Reduce Adolescents’ Risk of Riding With Substance-Using Drivers (2018)

Supporting employees’ work-family needs improves health care quality: Longitudinal evidence from long-term care (2016)

Marginal structural modeling of associations of occupational injuries with voluntary and involuntary job loss among nursing home workers (2016)

Automated Conversation System Before Pediatric Primary Care Visits: A Randomized Trial (2014)

Health Reform and Shifts in Funding for Sexually Transmitted Infection Services (2014)

Association Between Self-reported Depression and Screening Colonoscopy Participation (2013)

Disparity of Care for Children With Parent-Reported Autism Spectrum Disorders (2013)

Normal Maximal Incisal Opening and Associations with Physical Variables in Children (2013)

Home Matters: Work and household predictors of smoking and cessation among blue-collar workers (2012)

Passive cooling during transport of asphyxiated term newborns (2012)

Brief Report: Prevalence of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Among Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (2012)

Regional Infant Brain Development: An MRI-Based Morphometric Analysis in 3 to 13 Month Olds (2012)

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