Peter H Van Ness, PhD, MPH

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Geriatrics) and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and in Medicine (Geriatrics); Co-Director, Biostatistics Core, Yale Program on Aging

Research Interests

Epidemiologic Methods; Religion and Medicine; Research Design; Socioeconomic Factors; Statistics as Topic; Biomedical Research

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine

School of Public Health

Research Summary

Dr. Van Ness' research work addresses the statistical challenges arising in clinical research with older populations, e.g., evaluating instrument reliability, designing small sample studies, analyzing multicomponent interventions, and handling missing data. A special research interest involves formulating ways to integrate qualitative and quantitative data using mixed methods.

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Van Ness' research work addresses the statistical challenges arising in clinical research with older populations, e.g., evaluating instrument reliability, designing small sample studies, analyzing multicomponent interventions, and handling missing data. A special research interest involves formulating ways to integrate qualitative and quantitative data using mixed methods.

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Contact Info

Peter H Van Ness, PhD, MPH
Mailing Address
Yale Program on Aging300 George Street
Suite 775

New Haven, CT 06511