Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Team
  • Richard Kryscio, PhD

    Director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD)
    (859) 257-4065

    Research Interests: Neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injuries, clinical trials, biomarker studies

    Richard J. Kryscio, PhD
  • Heather Bush, PhD

    Co-Director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design (BERD)
    (859) 218-2080

    Research Interests: Women’s health, violence prevention, bystander intervention

    Heather Bush, PhD
  • Douglas Zhang, PhD

    Co-Director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design (BERD)

    Research Interests: Artificial intelligence (AI), big data, diabetes

    Headshot of Douglas Zhang, a middle-aged Asian man wearing a dark gray pinstripe suit with a light blue and white striped shirt. He has dark hair parted on his left side and plastic-rimmed glasses. He's giving a gentle smile.
  • Sarah Jane Robbins, MPH

    Project Manager, Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design (BERD)

    Research Interests: Women’s health, epidemiology, social determinants of health

    Headshot of Sarah Jane Robbins, a young white woman with reddish brown hair, large, coppery, wire-framed glasses, and rosy lipstick. Her hair is pulled back and she's smiling at the camera, wearing a dark khaki jacket and black shirt underneath.
  • Reuben Adatorwovor, PhD

    Research Interests: Survival and competing risk analysis, diabetes, cancer

    Headshot Reuben Adatorwovor, PhD, a young Black man with very short hair and, below his kind smile, a faint goatee on his chin. He's wearing a light gray suit, white collared shirt, and tie with gray and navy diagonal stripes.
  • Emily Slade, PhD

    Research Interests: Collaborative biostatistics in team science, substance use, statistical education

    Emily Slade, PhD
  • Meredith Duncan, PhD

    Research Interests: Health equity, cardiovascular disease, social determinants of health

    Meredith S. Duncan
  • Philip Westgate, PhD
    (859) 218-2082

    Research Interests: Cluster, group or community randomized trials, clinical trials, substance use

    Philip Westgate, PhD