C. Heath Gauss, M.S.

Heath Gauss

Department of Biostatistics


Contact Information

Office: COPH 3238
Phone: 501-526-6725
Email: GaussClintonH@uams.edu

Academic/Research/Policy Affiliations

American Statistical Association, Central Arkansas Statistical Association


2002 – MS (Statistics), Oklahoma State University
1996 – BS (Mathematics), Oklahoma State University

Research Interest

Linear Models, Categorical Data Methods, Bootstrapping, Propensity Scores, Multiple Imputation, Statistical Programming, Graphics

Current Research Projects

  • Implementation and Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 (RWJ Foundation, Raczynski J,PI)
  • Evaluation of the ANGELS High Risk Pregnancy Program (Arkansas Division of Medical Services, Lowery C, PI)
  • Exploratory National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparity Research in Arkansas (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Raczynski J,PI)

Recent Publications:

Ounpraseuth S, Gauss CH, Bronstein J, Lowery C, Nugent R, Hall R. Evaluating the effect of hospital and insurance type on the risk of 1-year mortality of very low birth weight infants: controlling for selection bias. Med Care. 2012 Apr; 50(4):353-60.

Kaiser JR, Gauss CH, Williams DK. The effects of closed tracheal suctioning plus volume guarantee on cerebral hemodynamics. J Perinatol. 2011 Oct; 31(10):671-6.

Kaiser JR, Gauss CH, Williams DK. CBF velocity in newborns 23-24 weeks’ gestation during the first week of life. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2011 Jun; 4(2):127-32.

Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Walker J. Changes in school environments with implementation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Feb; 18 Suppl 1:S54-61.

Lightburn MH, Gauss CH, Williams DK, Kaiser JR. Cerebral blood flow velocities in extremely low birth weight infants with hypotension and infants with normal blood pressure. J Pediatr. 2009 Jun; 154(6):824-8.

Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Williams DK, Hosmer DW. Purposeful selection of variables in logistic regression. Source Code Biol Med. 2008 Dec 16; 3:17.