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Nichole CarlsonDirector

Nichole Carlson, PhD

As the CBC Director, Nichole’s goal is to create a welcoming collaborative research environment that results in new scientific partnerships through significant biostatistics contributions. Her philosophy is that biostatistics is a pillar of sound research and should be easily accessible to all AMC researchers.

Background:  Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Informatics at the Colorado School of Public Health. Over 15 years of experience as a collaborative biostatistician. Co-directed a General Clinical Research Center biostatistics core and has been a consulting faculty member in the CBC. A leader in statistical approaches for analyzing hormone data and an expert in Bayesian methods. Received NIH funding for developing Bayesian methods for analyzing pulsatile hormones and is the director of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Received her doctorate in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan.

Miranda KroehlAssistant Director

Miranda Kroehl, PhD

As the CBC Assistant Director, Miranda meets with investigators to determine the scope of the project, estimate the associated costs, and match a biostatistician to the project.

Background:  Earned her MS and PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Several years of experience analyzing large cohort studies using survival and longitudinal analyses to identify risk factors associated with the development of disease. Prior research includes application of restricted cubic spline functions to identify and model time-varying hazard ratios in survival models, and evaluation of statistical tests for indirect effects with binary outcome variables.

Expertise:  Microbiome and high-dimensional research, and development of statistical methods for the identification of direct and indirect effects (e.g., mediation, causal modeling).

Glenda CrawfordProject Manager

Glenda Crawford, MA

As the CBC Project Manager, Glenda maintains the project management system to improve project scheduling and tracking and team collaboration.

Background:  Creative, organized, and detail-oriented. Years of experience designing and developing web solutions with a focus on usability and visual design, implementing process improvements, managing projects, and collaborating and consulting with people. Earned an Information & Learning Technologies MA degree from the University of Colorado Denver and a BS degree in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University. Recently completed a certification in User Experience with a Specialty in Web Design.


John NealProgram Manager

John Neal, BA

As the CBC Program Manager, John manages the day-to-day operations and financial aspects of the CBC. You will likely interact with John when receiving project invoices.


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