Department of Biostatistics
Office: Rahn 3221B
Academic, Research and Policy Affiliations
American Statistical Association, Central Arkansas Statistical Association, Society of Clinical Trials
2014 – M.S. (Statistics), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2012 – M.S. (Civil Engineering), University of Akron, Akron, OH
2003 – B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China
Computational Statistics, Statistical Graphics, Healthcare Claim Analysis, Clinical Trials, Observational Studies, Longitudinal Study, Survival Analysis, Meta-analysis
Current Research Projects
- Advancing Clinical Trials in Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (ACT NOWS) Current Experience: Infant Exposure and Treatment (NIH, Lee JY, Snowden J, PI)
- Reducing Length of Time until Infants with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) are Medically Ready for Discharge Using a Simplified Function-Based Assessment and Management Tool (NIH, Lee JY, Snowden J, PI)
- Vitamin D Supplementation in Children With Obesity-Related Asthma (VDORA1) (NIH, Lee JY, Snowden J, PI)
- Arkansas Active Kids (USDA, Weber J, PI)
Snowden JN, Akshatha, Annett RD, Crawford MM, Das A, Devlin LA, Higgins RD, Hu Z, Lindsay E, Merhar S, Nesmith CC, Pratt-Chavez H, Ross J, Simon AE, Smith MC, Turley CB, Walden A, Young L, Whalen B. The ACT NOW Clinical Practice Survey: Gaps in the Care of Infants with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome. Hosp Pediatr. Forthcoming 2019.
Jakubowicz J, Bai S, Matlock D, Jones M, Hu Z, Proffitt B, Courtney S. Effect of Transcutaneous Electrode Temperature on Accuracy and Precision of Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen Measurements in the Preterm. Respiratory Care May 2018.
Nembhard W, Tang X, Hu Z, Macleod SL, Stowe Z, Webber D. Maternal and Infant Genetic Variants, Maternal Periconceptional use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, and Risk of Congenital Heart Defects in Offspring: Population Based Study. BMJ 2017.
Abramo TJ, Harris ZL, Meredith M, Crossman K, Seupaul R, Williams A, McMorrow S, Dindo J, Gordon A, Melguizo CM, Hu Z, Nick T. Cerebral Oximetry with Cerebral Blood Volume Index in Detecting Pediatric Stroke in a Pediatric ED. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015. V33 (11): 1622-1629.
Abramo TJ, Williams A, Mushtaq S, Meredith M, Sepaule R, Crossman K, Jones CB, Godbold S, Hu Z, Nick T. Pediatric ED BiPAP Continuous Quality Improvement Program with Patient Analysis: 2005-2013. BMJ Open, V7 (1).
Bagwell T, Abramo T, Albert G, Orsborn J, Storm A.E, Hobart-Porter W.N, Thompson T.M, Ocal E, Hu Z, Nick T. Cerebral Oximetry with Blood Volume Index and Capnography in Intubated and Hyperventilated Patients. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2016. 34(6):1102-1107.