Theodore R Holford PhD

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor of Statistics

Departments & Organizations

Information & Biotechnology

Cancer Prevention and Control

School of Public Health: Biostatistics | Global Health Concentration | Parasitology Program

Cancer Prevention and Control

Research Interests

Development and application of statistical methods in health research; Methodology for the analysis of spatial and temporal trends in disease  more...


  • B.A., Andrews University, 1969
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1973

Selected Publications

  • Holford, T.R., Levy, D.T. Comparing the adequacy of carcinogenesis models in estimating U.S. population rates for lung cancer mortality. Risk Analysis 32: S179-S189, 2012.
  • Holford, T.R., Ebisu, K., McKay, L., Oh, C., Zhang, T. Yale Lung Cancer Model. Risk Analysis 32: S151-S165, 2012.
  • Holford, T.R., Clark, L. Development of the counterfactual smoking histories used to assess the effects of tobacco control. Risk Analysis 32: S39-S50, 2012



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