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James Balamuta Defends Dissertation

Doctoral Candidate James Balamuta successfully defended his dissertation, “Bayesian Estimation of Restricted Latent Class Models: Extending priors, link functions, and structural models” on June 30th and will graduate August 2021. Program Area: Data Analytics and Information Visualization Research: My research interests lie primarily in the cross-sections of computational statistics, psychometric modeling, and large scale data […]

Brandi Smith Defends Dissertation

Doctoral Candidate Brandi Smith successfully defended her dissertation, “Health Disparities, Environmental Toxicants and Midlife Women’s Health Outcomes” on June 25th and will graduate August 2021. Program Area: Health and Medical Informatics Research: My research focuses on racial differences in environmental toxicant exposure and how this effects adverse health outcomes in menopausal women. Additionally I am […]