Faculty Profile: Shira Dunsiger, PhD

Shira Dunsiger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Behavioral & Social Sciences (Research)
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Work: 4017938151

Biography

My research focus is on developing sophisticated statistical methodology for analyzing data from behavioral medicine, including smoking cessation, physical activity, mood, depression and adherence outcomes. My broad research interests include statistical mediation, causal inference, missing data mechanisms and pattern detection.

Funded Research

ACTIVE

1 R03CA153942 7/22/10-06/30/13(NCE)
NCI
Statistical Methods for Assessing Patterns of Change in Cancer-Control Behavior
Role: Principal Investigator


1 R01 NR011295 (B. Marcus, PI) 9/01/09–05/31/13
NINR
Culturally and Linguistically Adapted Physical Activity Intervention for Latinas
Role: Co-I/Statistician

R01 CA155381 (D. Williams, PI) 02/01/11–1/31/16
NCI
Efficacy of Brisk Walking as a Smoking Cessation Treatment Adjunct Among Women
Role: Co-I/Statistician

1 R01HL109116-01 (PI B. Bock) 09/01/11-07/31/16
NHLBI
Efficacy of Exercise Videogames for Physical Activity Adoption and Maintenance
Role: Co-I/Statistician

1 R01 CA159954-01 (PI B. Marcus) 09/16/11- 7/31/15
NHLBI
Promoting Physical Activity in Latinas via Interactive Web-based Technology
Role: Co-I/Statistician


1 R01AT006948-01 (B. Bock, PI) 07/01/12-03/31/17
NCCAM
Efficacy of Yoga as a Complementary Therapy for Smoking Cessation
Role: Co-I/Statistician

R33MH080591 and Supplement (K.Morrow, PI): (R21) 09/28/06-08/31/08; (R33) 09/01/08-08/31/12(NCE)
NIMH
Linking Biophysical Functions of Microbicides to user Perception & Acceptability
Role: Biostatistician