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Bryan Shepherd Archives

Bryan Shepherd’s research to validate EHR data receives MERIT Award from the NIH

Oct. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt's Bryan Shepherd, PhDhas received a MERIT Award, or Method to Extend Research in Time Award, from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Capacity-building grant trains biostatisticians in West Africa

Jun. 8, 2022—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt Department of Biostatistics, and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) have partnered on a new program to train a cohort of highly skilled Nigerian biostatisticians to lead and supervise high-level biostatistics activities for HIV research studies in West Africa. 

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Defining patient retention

Jul. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers propose guidelines for defining patient retention in clinical studies – an important parameter that affects study conclusions and program evaluations.

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Making order out of ordinal data

Jun. 12, 2012—A new statistical tool developed by Vanderbilt biostatisticians will help medical researchers make sense of a commonly encountered – but hard-to-analyze – type of data.

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