Executive Director, Biostatistics Consulting Center
Open Research and Contributor Identifier
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Ohio State University, Masters of Statistics, 2001
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Bachelors of Statistics, 2000
Ms. Dickinson operates the Biostatistics Consulting Center which serves to support research at the School of Public Health Bloomington and beyond.
- Interim Director, Biostatistics Consulting Center (2020-)
- Senior Biostatistician & Manager, Biostatistics Consulting Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2015-)
- Managing Director, Indiana Statistical Consulting Center, Department of Statistics, Indiana University (2007-2015)
- Biostatistician II, Statistics Collaborative, Inc, Washington DC (2006-2007)
- Senior Consulting Research Biostatistician, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (2005-2006)
- Senior Consulting Research Biostatistician, The Center for Biostatistics at The Ohio State University (2002-2005)
- Researcher, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio (2001-2002)
Statistical Consulting and Collaboration, Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Linear Mixed Models, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Linear and Logistic Regression.
Davis RAH, Deemer SE, Bergeron JM, Little JT, Warren JL, Fisher G, et al. Dietary R, S-1,3-butanediol diacetoacetate reduces body weight and adiposity in obese mice fed a high-fat diet. FASEB J. 2018:fj201800821RR.
Dickinson SL, Brown AW, Mehta T, Heymsfield SB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS, et al. Incorrect analyses were used in "Different enteral nutrition formulas have no effect on glucose homeostasis but on diet-induced thermogenesis in critically ill medical patients: a randomized controlled trial" and corrected analyses are requested. DOI:10.1038/s41430-018-0197-8.
Heo M, Nair SR, Wylie-Rosett J, Faith MS, Pietrobelli A, Glassman NR, et al. Trial Characteristics and Appropriateness of Statistical Methods Applied for Design and Analysis of Randomized School-Based Studies Addressing Weight-Related Issues: A Literature Review. DOI:10.1155/2018/8767315.
Jayawardene W, Dickinson S, Lohrmann D, Agley J. Arm Circumference-to-Height Ratio as a Situational Alternative to BMI Percentile in Assessing Obesity and Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescents. J Obes. 2018;2018:7456461.
Rawl SM, Dickinson S, Lee JL, Roberts JL, Teal E, Baker LB, et al. Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer-related Knowledge, Beliefs, and Behaviors in Indiana. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. 2018.
Smith DL, Jr., Yang Y, Nagy TR, Patki A, Vasselli JR, Zhang Y, et al. Weight Cycling Increases Longevity Compared with Sustained Obesity in Mice. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018;26(11):1733-9.
Sudhir RR, Murthy PP, Tadepalli S, Murugan S, Padmanabhan P, Krishnamurthy A, et al. Ocular Spot Fluorometer Equipped With a Lock-In Amplifier for Measurement of Aqueous Flare. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2018;7(6):32.
Haulcomb MM, Meadows RM, Miller WM, McMillan KP, Hilsmeyer MJ, Wang X, Beaulieu WT, Dickinson SL, Brown TJ, Sanders VM, Jones KJ. Locomotor analysis identifies early compensatory changes during disease progression and subgroup classification in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neural Regen Res 12(10):1664-1679. Oct 2017
Valliant J, Farmer J, Bruce A, Robinson J, Dickinson S. Family as a catalyst in farms' diversifying agricultural products: A mixed methods analysis of diversified and non-diversified farms in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, Journal of Rural Studies. 55(October):302-315. September 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.017
Jayawardene WP, Nilwala DC, Antwi GO, Lohrmann DK, Torabi MR, Dickinson S. Regression-Based Prediction of Seeking Diabetes-Related Emergency Medical Assistance by Regular Clinic Patients. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries, August 2017. 1-7. DOI: 10.1007/s13410-017-0578-x
Fulton C, Clark C, Dickinson S. Clinical Hours in Nurse Practitioner Programs Equals Clinical Competence: Fact or Misnomer?, Nurse Educator. 2016 Dec 5 [NNE-2015-495R1] DOI: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000346
Jayawardene WP, Lohrmann DK, Dickinson S, Talagala S, Torabi MR. Clinical Measures of Obesity and Cumulative Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescents. Clinical Obesity 7 (1), 11-21. 2016 Dec 27. PubMed: 28028931 DOI: 10.1111/cob.12171
Jayawardene WP, Lohrmann DK, Dickinson S, Torabi MR. Population-Level Measures to Predict Obesity Burden in Public Schools: looking upstream for midstream actions. Am J Health Promot, 2016 Oct 5. DOI: 10.1177/0890117116670305
Fly A, Foland E, Kenworthy S, Dickinson S. Athlete Heroes Program to Promote Fruits and Vegetables in Indiana Schools Was More Effective for Girls Than Boys. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(7) S44. July-August 2016. SNEB 2016 Annual Conference Proceedings - 49th Annual Conference. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.120
Fly A, Foland E, Dickinson S, Kenworthy S. Use of Athlete Heroes to Improve Determinants of Fruit- and Vegetable-Eating Behaviors of School Children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(7) S92 July-August 2016. SNEB 2016 Annual Conference Proceedings - 49th Annual Conference. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.244
Farmer, JR, Brenner JC, Drescher M, Dickinson SL and Knackmuhs EG. 2016. Perpetual private land conservation: the case for outdoor recreation and functional leisure. Ecology and Society 21(2):46. DOI: 10.5751/ES-08515-210246 Farmer JR, Ma Z,
Drescher M, Knackmuhs EG, Dickinson SL. Private landowners, voluntary conservation programs, and implementation of conservation friendly land management practices. 2016. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12241
Feresu SA, Wang Y, Dickinson S. Relationship between maternal obesity and prenatal, metabolic syndrome, obstetrical and perinatal complications of pregnancy in Indiana, 2008-2010. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth. 2015, 15:266. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0696-8
Gierut JA, Morrisette ML, Dickinson, SL. Effect Size for Single-Subject Design in Phonological Treatment. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2015 Jul 16. doi: 10.1044/2015_JSLHR-S-14-0299
Kelly, KM, Ellington L, Schoenberg N, Jackson T, Dickinson S, Porter K, Andrykowski M., & Leventhal H. Genetic Counseling Content: How does it impact health behavior? Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2015 Oct;38(5):766-76
Kelly KM, Bhattacharya R, Dickinson S, Hazard H. Health behaviors among breast cancer patients and survivors. Cancer Nursing. 2015 May-Jun;38(3):E27-34
Kelly KM, Schoenberg N, Wilson TD, Atkins E, Dickinson S, Paskett E. Cervical Cancer Worry and Screening Among Appalachian Women. J Prim Prev. 2015 Apr;36(2):79-92
Kelly KM, Ellington L, Schoenberg N, Agarwal P, Jackson T, Dickinson S, Paskett E, Leventhal H, Andrykowski M. Linking Genetic Counseling Content to Short-Term Outcomes in Individuals at Elevated Breast Cancer Risk. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2014 Oct;23(5):838-48
Barnes P, Cutts T, Dickinson S, Guo H, Bowman S, Gunderson G. Methods for managing and analyzing electronic medical records: An examination of patient outcomes for a hospital-congregation based intervention. Population Health Management. 2014 Oct;17(5):279-86
Kelly, KM, Ellington L, Schoenberg N, Jackson T, Dickinson S, Andrykowski M., & Leventhal H. Genetic Counseling Content: Impact on Short-Term Outcomes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2012 April;43:S44-S44.
Alverson AJ, Rice DW, Dickinson S, Barry K, Palmer JD. Origins and recombination of the bacterial-sized multichromosomal mitochondrial genome of cucumber. Plant Cell. 2011 Jul;23(7):2499-513
Rhorer J, Ambrose CS, Dickinson S, Hamilton H, Oleka N, Malinoski F, Wittes J. Efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccine in children: A meta-analysis of nine randomized clinical trials. Vaccine. 2009 Feb;27(7):1101-1110.
Post D, Katz ML, Tatum C, Dickinson SL, Lemeshow S, Paskett ED. Determinants of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care. J Cancer Educ, 2008; 23(4), 241-247
McAlearney AS, Reeves KW, Dickinson SL, Kelly KM, Tatum C, Katz ML, Paskett ED. Racial differences in colorectal cancer screening practices and knowledge within a low-income population. Cancer. 2008 Jan;112(2):391-398
Kelly KM, Graves KD, Harper FW, Schmidt JE, Dickinson SL, Andrykowski MA. Assessing perceptions of cancer risk: does mode of assessment or numeracy matter? Cancer Detect Prev. 2007;31(6):465-73.
Katz ML, Tatum CM, DeGraffinreid CR, Dickinson S, Paskett ED. Do cervical cancer screening rates increase in association with an intervention designed to increase mammography usage? J Womens Health 2007;16(1)
Katz ML, Tatum C, Dickinson SL, Murray DM, Long-Foley K, Cooper R, Daven M, Paskett ED. Improving colorectal cancer screening by using community volunteers. Cancer. 2007 Oct; 110(7):1602-1610
Kelly KM, Dickinson SL, DeGraffinreid CR, Tatum CM, Paskett ED. Colorectal Cancer Screening in 3 Racial Groups. Am J Health Behav. 2007 Sep;31(5):502-513
Paskett E, Tatum C, Rushing J, Michielutte R, Bell R, Long Foley K, Bittoni M, Dickinson SL, Reeves K. Randomized trial of an intervention to improve mammography utilization among a triracial rural population of women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 Sep 6;98(17):1226-37.
McGuire L, Heffner K, Glaser R, Needleman B, Malarkey W, Dickinson SL, Lemeshow S, Cook C, Muscarella P, Melvin WS, Ellison EC, Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Pain and Wound Healing in Surgical Patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2006 Apr;31(2):165-72.
Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Loving TJ, Stowell JR, Malarkey WB, Lemeshow S, Dickinson SL, Glaser R. Hostile marital interactions, proinflammatory cytokine production, and wound healing. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Dec;62(12):1377-84.
Neff BA, Ting J, Dickinson SL, Welling DB. Facial nerve monitoring parameters as a predictor of postoperative facial nerve outcomes after vestibular schwannoma resection. Otol Neurotol. 2005 Jul;26(4):728-32.
Paskett ED, Tatum C, Rushing J, Michielutte R, Bell R, Foley KL, Bittoni M, Dickinson S. Racial differences in knowledge, attitudes, and cancer screening practices among a triracial rural population. Cancer. 2004 Dec 1;101(11):2650-9.