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Roger D. Peng, PhD

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E3535
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

(410) 955-0958

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PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003
MS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2001
BA, Yale University, 1999


Roger D. Peng is a Professor of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where his research focuses on the development of statistical methods for addressing environmental health problems. He is also a co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Data Science Specialization, the Simply Statistics blog where he writes about statistics for the general public, the Not So Standard Deviations podcast with Hilary Parker, and The Effort Report podcast with Elizabeth Matsui. Roger can be found on Twitter and GitHub at @rdpeng.

Honors and Awards

APHA Mortimer Spiegelman Award, 2016

Fellow, American Statistical Association

Faculty Innovation Fund

  • Environmental biostatistics
  • data science
  • air pollution
  • software engineering
  • open source software
  • time series

For a full list, please see my CV on my research web site.

  • CA Keet, JP Keller, RD Peng (2018). "Long-term coarse particulate matter exposure is associated with asthma among children in Medicaid," American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 197 (6), 737-746
  • JR Krall, AJ Hackstadt, RD Peng (2017). "A hierarchical modeling approach to estimate regional acute health effects of particulate matter sources," Statistics in Medicine 36 (9), 1461-1475
  • RD Peng, HH Chang, ML Bell, A McDermott, SL Zeger, JM Samet, F Dominici (2008). "Coarse particulate matter air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among Medicare patients," JAMA 299 (18), 2172-2179
  • Bell ML, Peng RD, Dominici F (2006). "The exposure-response curve for ozone and risk of mortality and the adequacy of current ozone regulations," Environmental Health Perspectives, 114, 532--536. doi:10.1289/ehp.8816.
  • Dominici F, Peng RD, Bell ML, Pham L, McDermott A, Zeger SL, Samet JM (2006). "Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Hospital Admission for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases," Journal of the American Medical Association, 295 (10) 1127--1134.