Adrienne Cupples, Boston University

Biostatistics Professor Boston, Massachusetts adrienne@bu.edu Office: (617) 638-5176

Bio/Research

L. Adrienne Cupples, Ph.D. is Professor of Biostatistics and of Epidemiology. She has a long standing interest in statistical methods for epidemiologic studies, for survival data analysis and for genetic epidemiology. She has taught for thirty years at both the introductory and advanced levels. S...

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Bio/Research

L. Adrienne Cupples, Ph.D. is Professor of Biostatistics and of Epidemiology. She has a long standing interest in statistical methods for epidemiologic studies, for survival data analysis and for genetic epidemiology. She has taught for thirty years at both the introductory and advanced levels. She developed several of the courses in the Biostatistics curriculum, including Statistical Methods for Epidemiology (BS852). She has received numerous awards, including the Norman A Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching at the School of Public Health, the 9th Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences, the first BUSPH Career Research Award and the first L. Adrienne Cupples Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service in Biostatistics. She has collaborated in the Framingham Heart Study for 25 years on a variety of topics from risk factors for sudden death, nutritional epidemiology and most recently the genetic etiology of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. She is a member of the Framingham Genetics Steering Committee and collaborates closely with the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium. She is actively involved with the study of the genetic etiology of Alzheimer’s disease and its genetic risk prediction and has had a long history in Huntington disease research.

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