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James Janisse
Title
Assistant Professor, Full-time
Population Health Sciences
Phone
(313) 577-9812
Biography

As a researcher, Dr. Janisse serves as a biostatistician on many NIH funded grants. His research focuses on the development and application of new statistical tools for modeling dose-response relationships, non-linear developmental changes and the estimation of critical points in these relationships. He is also interested in studying the impact of alcohol, cocaine and other teratological substances on the fetus.  He teaches FPH 7015 Biostatistics 1.

Publications

 View Dr. Janisse's publications and current grants here.

Interests
  • Development and application of new statistical tools for modeling dose-response relationships, non-linear developmental changes and the estimation of critical points in these relationships.
  • Impact of alcohol, cocaine and other teratological substances on the fetus.
  • Use of simulation methods and meta-analysis.
  • Use of systems science methodologies (e.g. social network analysis and agent based modeling) to understand the diffusion of innovations in health care.
Education Training

Courses Taught over the Last 2 Years

FPH 7420: Principles of Environmental Health

Lecturer FPH 7015 Fall

Guest lecturer: FPH 7250 Applied Epidemiology
"Simple Linear and Multiple Regression" "Psychometric Theory and Methods"

Education

Graduate:

  • Ph.D. (Psychology)
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • M.A. (Psychology)
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Baccalaureate:

  • B.S. (Honours Computer Science)
    University of Windsor, Windsor, ON


Faculty Appointments

2006 - Present
Assistant Professor (Research)
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Wayne State University

2002 - 2006
Assistant Professor (Research)
Center for Healthcare Effectiveness Research
Wayne State University

Other Professional Appointments

1995 - 2002
Research Assistant
Center for Healthcare Effectiveness Research
Wayne State University

Honors/Awards

2009  - Wayne State University, School of Medicine College Teaching Award