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Richard Thompson, PhD

  • Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Biostatistics Center
  • Senior Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E3152
Baltimore, Maryland 21205



PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, 1999
MS, University of Notre Dame, 1993


Honors and Awards

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  • Biostatistics, Computing
  • environmental statistics
  • risk assessment
  • mathematical modeling
  • statistical computing
  • Boss, E.F. and Thompson, R.E. (2013). “Patient Experience in the Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic: Does the Teaching Setting Influence Parent Satisfaction?” Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 77: 59-64.

  • Thompson, R.E. (2011). “Epidemiological Evidence for Possible Radiation Hormesis form Radon Exposure: A Case-Control Study Conducted in Worcester, MA.” Dose Response 9: 59-75.

  • Thompson, R.E., Nelson, D.F., Popkin, J.H., and Popkin, Z. (2008). “Case-Control Study of Lung Cancer Risk from Residential Radon Exposure in Worcester County, Massachusetts.” Health Phys. 94: 228-241.

  • Segev, D.L., Thompson, R.E., Locke, J.E., Simpkins, C.E., Thuluvath, P., Montgomery, R.A., and Marley, W.R. (2008). “Prolonged Waiting Times for Liver Transplantation in Obese Patients.” Ann Surg. 248: 863-870.

  • Thuluvath, P.J., Morss, S., and Thompson, R. (2001), “Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis – In-Hospital Mortality, Predictors of Survival, and Health Care Costs from 1988 to 1998.” Am. J. Gastroenterol. 96:1232-1236.