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  • Shira Dunsiger, PhD

  • Shira I Dunsiger, PhD, is a research associate II at The Miriam Hospital and an assistant professor (research) in the department of behavioral and social sciences at Brown University. She holds a combined bachelor's degree in mathematics and statistics and master's and doctoral degrees in biostatistics.

    Dunsiger is a previous recipient of an NIH-funded T32 post-doctoral fellowship in cardiovascular behavioral medicine (5T32HL076134-03) and is currently the PI of an NIH-funded R03 (CA153942) aimed at developing intensive longitudinal statistical models for detecting patterns of behavior change in cancer-control trials. Her research focus is on developing statistical methodology for analyzing data from behavioral medicine, including smoking cessation, physical activity, mood and depression outcomes. Her broad research interests include statistical mediation, causal inference, missing data mechanisms and pattern detection.

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