Jennifer Waller, PhD

Jennifer Waller, PhD

Professor & Co-Director of CTS Programs
PhD (Biostatistics) University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1994

(706) 721-0814
room number AE-1012
Jennifer Waller, PhD


Mixed Models, Complex Sampling, Receiver Operating Characteristics Curves



Introductory Biostatistics for Non-Statisticians, Applied Linear Models, Clinical Trials



  • Ownby DR, Tingen MS, Havstad S, Waller JL, Johnson CC, Joseph CCLM (2015): Comparison of asthma prevalence among African American teenage youth attending public high schools in rural Georgia and urban Detroit. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology In press.
  • Khan MB, Hoda MN, Vaibhav K, Giri S, Waller JL, Ergul A, Dhandapani KM, Fagan SC, Hess DC(2015): Remote Ischemic Postconditioning: Harnessing Endogenous Protection in a Murine Model of Vascular Cognitive Impairment. Translational Stroke Research 6:69-77.
  • Hoda MN, Fagan SC, Khan MB, Vaibhav K, Chaudhary A, Wang P, Dhandapani KM, Waller JL, Hess DC (2014): A 2x2 factorial design for the combination therapy of minocycline and remote ischemic preconditioning: efficacy in a preclinical trial in murine thromboembolic stroke model. Experimental & Translational Stroke Medicine 6:10 eCollection.
  • Terry AV, Callahan PM, Beck WD, Vandenheurk L, Sinha S, Bouchard K, Schade R, Waller JL (2014): Repeated exposures to disopropylfluorophosphate result in impairments of sustained attention and persistent alterations of inhibitory response control in rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 44:18-29.
  • Fick D, Steis M, Waller JL, Inouye L(2013): Delirium superimposed on dementia is associated with poorer outcomes than dementia alone in hospitalized older adults. Journal of Hospital Medicine 8:500-505.
  • Hu X, Bardhan K, Waller JL, Park MA, Nayak-Kappor A, Samuel T, Abrams SI and Liu K (2013): Deregulation of apoptotic factors Bacl-xL and Bax confers apoptotic resistance to myeloid-derived suppressor cells and contributes to their persistence in cancer. Journal of Biological Chemistry 288:19103-19115.
  • Davis CL, Pollock NK, Waller JL, Allison JD, Dennis BA, Bassali R, Melendez A, Boyle CB, Gower BA (2012): Exercise dose and diabetes risk in overweight and obese children: A randomized, controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association 308:1103-1112.
  • Howard G, Waller JL, Voeks JH, Howard VJ, Jauch EC, Lees KR, Nichols FT, Rahlfs VW, Hess DC (2012): A simple, assumption-free, and clinically interpretable approach for analysis of modified Rankin outcomes. Stroke 43: 664-669.
  • Fagan SC, Waller JL, Nichols FT, Edwards DJ, Pettigrew LC, Clark WM, Hall CE, Switzer JA, Ergul A, Hess DC (2010): Minocycline to improve neurologic outcome in stroke (MINOS): A Dose Finding Study. Stroke 41:2283-2287.
  • Fick DM, Cooper J, Wade W, Waller JL, Maclean JR, Beers MD (2003): Updating the Beers’ Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults: Results of a U.S. consensus panel of experts. Archives of Internal Medicine 163:2716-2724.