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Pierre K. Alexandre, PhD, MS, MPH
Associate Professor
Dr. Alexandre’s work focuses on the economics of substance abuse and mental disorders; particularly the cost of these disorders and their impacts on health care utilization and employment.

Joseph Gallo, MD, MPH
Dr. Gallo’s research focuses on mental health in community settings including primary care, with a focus on mixed methods, which utilize strengths of both anthropology and epidemiology. 

Debra Furr-Holden, PhD
Associate Professor
Dr. Furr-Holden’s work focuses on drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, and prevention science.  She has developed innovative new methods for assessing and measuring environmental factors and has interest in the design and evaluation of interventions, including sampling, program modeling, and measurement.

Nicholas Ialongo, PhD
Dr. Ialongo’s research focuses on preventive interventions, particularly those carried out in schools.  Methodologically Dr. Ialongo has interests in the design and analysis of evaluations and in methods that help assess complex relationships over time, such as growth mixture models.

Jeannie-Marie Leoutsakos, PhD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Leoutsakos’ work focuses on latent variable methods and measurement challenges in mental health research, as well as in the design and analysis of psychiatric clinical trials, including methods of randomization and sample enrichment.

Brion Maher, PhD
Associate Professor

Dr. Maher’s research focuses on genetic and environmental contributions to psychiatric and substance use disorders, and statistical methods to assess those associations.

Elizabeth A. Stuart, PhD
Associate Professor
Dr. Stuart’s work focuses on the development of statistical methods for estimating causal effects and for handling data complexities such as missing data and multilevel data structures. This includes methods for non-experimental studies, as well as methods for designing and analyzing randomized experiments, as well as methods for combining the benefits of both types of studies to facilitate the generalization of randomized trial results to target populations.