EDUCATION


RESEARCH INTERESTS


COURSES


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Dukic, V., Lopes, H. and Polson, N. (2009) "Tracking Flu Epidemics Using Google Flu Trends and Particle Learning". In review for JASA. Preprint available on SSRN server (http://www.ssrn.com/)

  • Dukic, V., Niessner, M*, Pickett, K., Benowitz, N., Wakschlag, L. (2009): “Combining Self-report and Cotinine Measures in Assessing Smoking Exposure: A Monte Carlo Approach”. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6(6), 1744-1759.

  • Dukic, V and Dignam, J. “Bayesian Hierarchical Multiresolution Hazard Model for the Study of Time-Dependent Failure Patterns in Early Stage Breast Cancer”, in Bayesian Statistics  (Valencia 8), (2008) 603--608.

  • Dukic, V. and  Dignam, J. (2007): “Bayesian Hierarchical Multiresolution Hazard Model for the Study of Time-Dependent Failure Patterns in Early Stage Breast Cancer.” Bayesian Analysis ,  2(3): 591--610.

  • Bouman, P, Meng, XL., Dignam, J., Dukic, V., (2007): ”A Multiresolution Model for Multicenter Survival Data: Application to Breast Cancer Tamoxifen Study.” Journal of the American Statistical Association, Case Studies and Applications , 102(480):1145-1157.

  • Dukic, V., Niessner, M, Benowitz, N., Wakschlag, L. (2007): “Combining Self-report and Cotinine Measures in Assessing Smoking Exposure: A Deterministic Approach”.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal, 9:453-465.

  • Elderd, B, Dukic, V., Dwyer, G. (2006): ”Uncertainty in Predictions of Disease Spread and Public-Health Responses to Bioterrorism and Emerging Diseases”,  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103(42):15693–15697.

  • Buck-Louis, G., Dukic, V., Haegerty, P., Johnson, C., Louis, T., Ryan, L., Schisterman, E., Trumble, A. (2006): “Analysis of Repeated Pregnancy Outcomes: Methodological Issues”.  Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 15(2):103-126.

  • Buck-Louis, G., Schisterman, E., Dukic, V., Schieve, L. (2005): “Research Hurdles Complicating Analysis of Infertility Treatment on Child Health”.  Human Reproduction.  20(1): 12-18.

  • Naureckas, E., Dukic, V., Bao, X, Rathouz, P. (2005): “Validity of Short-Term Beta-Agonist Prescriptions as a Marker for Asthma”. Chest, 128(2):602-608.

  • Dukic, V. and Peña, E. (2005): Variance Estimation in a Model with Gaussian Sub-Models. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 100(469): 296-309 [pdf preprint]

  • Bouman, P., Dukic, V. and Meng, XL. (2005): Bayesian Multiresolution Hazard Model with Application to An AIDS Reporting Delay Study. Statistica Sinica, 15:325-357

  • Dukic, V. and Gatsonis, C. (2003): Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Assessment Studies with Varying Number of Thresholds. Biometrics, 59(4):936-946. [pdf]

  • Dukic, V. and Hogan, J. (2002): A hierarchical Bayesian approach to modeling embryo implantation following in vitro fertilization. Biostatistics, 3:361-377. 


CONFERENCE (AND SOME TALK/ABSTRACT) LINKS - a bit out of date...

STUDENTS


PhD
  • Chava Zibman Thesis topic: Semiparametric methods for confounding adjustment in spatio-temporal studies of air pollution effects on respiratory health.
  • Dr. Peter Bouman (with XL Meng) Thesis topic: Multi-resolution methods in Bayesian survival analysis and meta-analysis.
MSc

SOCIETIES

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Last Updated: September 16, 2011



Vanja Dukic, PhD
Faculty, Biostatistics (2001 - 2010)


Vanja Dukic, PhD was an Assistant Professor (2001-2008) and then Associate Professor (2008-2010) of Biostatistics in the Department of Health Studies. 

She has now moved to University of Colorado-Boulder, and can be contacted at:

Vanja Dukic, Associate Professor

Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado-Boulder
Box 526; Boulder, CO 80309-0526

tel: 303-735-0919
fax: 303-492-4066

email: vanja.dukic@colorado.edu