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Lucy D’Agostino McGowan


“There are those who
look at things the way they are
and ask why…I dream of things
that never were, and ask why not?”

- Bobby Kennedy paraphrasing
George Bernard Shaw


For more: lucymcgowan.com

EDUCATION

Vanderbilt University
PhD Student, Biostatistics

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
M.S., Biostatistics, December 2013

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. with Distinction and Highest Honors in Religious Studies and Italian Studies, May 2012


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Predictive models
  • Health disparities
  • Clinical Trials
  • Propensity scores
  • Statistical computing

Conference Presentations
Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Robert Alan Greevy Jr, “Practical Guidance and Tools for Sensitivity to Unmeasured Confouding “Tipping Point” Analyses” Poster presentation at the ASA Joint Statistical Meeting. Chicago, IL, August 2016.

Ryan Jarrett, Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, “Assessing the Association Between Accident Injury Severity and NCAP Car Safety Ratings” Oral presentation at the ASA Joint Statistical Meeting. Chicago, IL, August 2016.

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Alice Toll, “Census Tract-Level Disparities: Examining Food Swamps and Food Deserts” Oral and Poster presentation at the ASA Joint Statistical Meeting. Seattle, WA, August 2015.‬

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Melody S. Goodman, Kimberly A. Kaphingst “Using SAS/STAT® Software to Validate a Health Literacy Prediction Model in a Primary Care Setting” Oral presentation at SAS Global Forum, Washington D.C. March 2014.

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Melody S. Goodman, “Developing County-Level Estimates of Racial Disparities in Obesity Using Multilevel Reweighted Regression” Poster presentation at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, November 2013.

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Melody S. Goodman, “Small Areal Estimation of Racial Disparities in Diabetes Using Multilevel Reweighted Regression” Oral presentation at 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 2013.

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Patrick J. McGowan, “Mining Through Resumes: Utilizing SAS to Increase Efficiency and Objectivity in the Hiring Process” Poster presentation at SAS Analytics. Orlando, Florida. October 2013.

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, “SAS ® for Budgeting an Ideal Wedding” Poster presentation at North East SAS Users Group Conference. Burlington, Vermont. September 2013.

Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Melody S. Goodman, “Using PROC GLIMMIX and PROC SGPLOT to Demonstrate County-level Racial Disparities in Obesity in North Carolina” Oral presentation at North East SAS Users Group Conference. Burlington, Vermont. September 2013.

Lucy D’Agostino, Melody S. Goodman, “Multilevel Reweighted Regression Models to Estimate County-Level Racial Health Disparities Using PROC GLIMMIX” Oral presentation at SAS Global Forum, San Francisco, CA. April 2013.

 


 

Papers

D’Agostino McGowan L, Bullen JA, & Obuchowski NA. (2016). Location Bias in ROC Studies. Statistics in Biopharmaceutical
Research. http://doi.org/10.1080/19466315.2016.1173583

Drake BF, Brown K, D’Agostino McGowan L, Haslag-Minoff J, Kaphingst K. (2016). Secondary consent to biospecimen
use in a prostate cancer biorepository. BMC Res Notes, 18;9(1):346.

D’Agostino McGowan L, Stafford JD, Thompson VL, Johnson-Javois B, Goodman MS. Quantitative Evaluation of the Community Research Fellows Training Program. Front Public Health. 2015 July 6;3:179. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00179.

Chen YH, D’Agostino McGowan L, Cimino PJ, Dahiya S, Leonard JR, Lee da Y, Gutmann DH. Mouse low-grade gliomas contain cancer stem cells with unique molecular and functional properties. Cell Rep. 2015 Mar 24;10(11):1899-912. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.02.041.

Kaphingst, KA, Stafford JD, D’Agostino McGowan, L, Seo J, Lachance CR, Goodman MS. Effects of racial and ethnic group and health literacy on responses to genomic risk information in a medically underserved population. Health Psychology. 2015 Feb; 34(2):101-10. doi: 10.1037/hea0000177.

Griffey, RT, Kennedy SK, McGowan, L, Goodman, M, Kaphingst KA. Is Low Health Literacy Associated With Increased Emergency Department Utilization and Recidivism? Acad Emerg Med. 2014; 21(10):1109-1115. doi: 10.1111/acem.12476.

Fisher, MJ, Loguidice, M., Gutmann, DH, Listernick, R, Ferner, RE, Ullrich, NJ, Packer, RJ, Tabori, U, Hoffman, RO, Ardern-Holmes, SL, Hummel, TR, Hargrave, DR, Bouffet, E, Charrow, J, Bilaniuk, LT, Balcer, LJ, D’Agostino McGowan, L, and Liu, GT, Gender as a disease modifier in neurofibromatosis type 1 optic pathway glioma. Ann Neurol. 2014; 75: 799–800. doi: 10.1002/ana.24157

Colditz GA, D’Agostino McGowan L, James AS, Bohlke K, Goodman MS. Screening for colorectal cancer: using data to set prevention priorities. Cancer Causes & Control. 2013; 1-6.

D’Agostino-McGowan L, Gennarelli RL, Lyons SA, Goodman MS. Using Small-Area Analysis to Estimate County-Level Racial Disparities in Obesity Demonstrating the Necessity of Targeted Interventions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014; 11(1):418-428.

 

For all papers:
Link to PubMed


 

Teaching Experience

     

  • Statistical Collaboration in Health Sciences Teaching Assistant(2015)
  • Modern Regression Analysis Teaching Assistant(2015)
  • Principles of Modern Biostatistics Teaching Assistant (2014)
  • Introduction to SAS Teaching Assistant (2013)
  • Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology Teaching Assistant (2013)
  • Randomized Controlled Trials Teaching Assistant (2013)


 

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DAgostino McGowan CV


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