Paula K. Roberson, Ph.D.

Paula Roberson

Department Chair, Department of Biostatistics
Professor, Department of Biostatistics


Other Academic/Research/Policy Affiliations

Member: Graduate Faculty
Fellow: American Statistical Association
Member: Society for Clinical Trials, American Society for Clinical Oncology, Caucus of Women in Statistics

Contact Information

Office: COPH 3226
Phone: 501-296-1556


1979 – PhD (Biomathematics), University of Washington
1974 – BS (Mathematics & Statistics), Southern Methodist University

Research Interest

Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials, Variable Selection, Nonparametric Methods

Current Research Projects

  • UAMS Translational Research Institute
    (PI: James – NIH/NCATS)
  • Arkansas Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
    (PI: Wei – NIH/NIA)
  • Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Osteoporosis
    (PI: Manolagas – NIH/NIA)

Courses Taught

PBHL 5013 Biostatistics I