Jeff D. Thostenson, M.S.

Jeff Thostenson

Department of Biostatistics


Contact Information

Office: COPH 3227
Phone: 501-526-6727

Academic/Research/Policy Affiliations

American Statistical Association, Central Arkansas Statistical Association


2005 – MS (Statistics), Iowa State University
1999 – BA (Mathematics & Statistics), University of Minnesota

Research Interest

Repeated Measures, Linear and Generalized Linear Models, Missing Data Methods,
Agreement Analysis, Clinical Trials, Observational Studies

Recent Publications

Bashiri M, Mancino MJ, Stanick VA, Thostenson J, Kosten TR, Oliveto AH.
Moderators of response to sertraline versus placebo among recently abstinent, cocaine dependent patients: A retrospective analysis of two clinical trials.
Am J Addict. 2017 Dec;26(8):807-814.

Piemontese M, Almeida M, Robling AG, Kim HN, Xiong J, Thostenson JD, Weinstein RS, Manolagas SC, O’Brien CA, Jilka RL.
Old age causes de novo intracortical bone remodeling and porosity in mice.
JCI Insight. 2017 Sep 7;2(17). pii: 93771.

James GA, Thostenson JD, Brown G, Carter G, Hayes H, Tripathi SP, Dobry DJ, Govindan RB, Dornhoffer JL, Williams DK, Kilts CD, Mennemeier MS.
Neural activity during attentional conflict predicts reduction in tinnitus perception following rTMS.
Brain Stimul. 2017 Sep – Oct;10(5):934-943.

Stewart KE, Wright PB, Montgomery BE, Gullette D, Pulley L, Ounpraseuth S, Thostenson J, Booth B.
Reducing Risky Sex among Rural African American Cocaine Users: A Controlled Trial.
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017;28(1):528-547.

Ucer S, Iyer S, Kim HN, Han L, Rutlen C, Allison K, Thostenson JD, de Cabo R, Jilka RL, O’Brien C, Almeida M, Manolagas SC.
The Effects of Aging and Sex Steroid Deficiency on the Murine Skeleton Are Independent and Mechanistically Distinct.
J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Mar;32(3):560-574.

Fujiwara Y, Piemontese M, Liu Y, Thostenson JD, Xiong J, O’Brien CA.
RANKL (Receptor Activator of NF?B Ligand) Produced by Osteocytes Is Required for the Increase in B Cells and Bone Loss Caused by Estrogen Deficiency in Mice.
J Biol Chem. 2016 Nov 25;291(48):24838-24850.

Piemontese M, Xiong J, Fujiwara Y, Thostenson JD, O’Brien CA.
Cortical bone loss caused by glucocorticoid excess requires RANKL production by osteocytes and is associated with reduced OPG expression in mice.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Sep 1;311(3):E587-93.

Piemontese M, Onal M, Xiong J, Han L, Thostenson JD, Almeida M, O’Brien CA.
Low bone mass and changes in the osteocyte network in mice lacking autophagy in the osteoblast lineage.
Sci Rep. 2016 Apr 11;6:24262.

Piemontese M, Onal M, Xiong J, Wang Y, Almeida M, Thostenson JD, Weinstein RS, Manolagas SC, O’Brien CA.
Suppression of autophagy in osteocytes does not modify the adverse effects of glucocorticoids on cortical bone.
Bone. 2015 Jun;75:18-26.

Felix HC, Seaberg B, Bursac Z, Thostenson J, Stewart MK.
Why do Patients Keep Coming Back? Results of a Readmitted Patient Survey.
Soc Work Health Care. 2015;54(1):1-15.