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Misha Eliasziw | Associate Professor, Secondary Faculty
Associate Professor Tufts University, School of Medicine, Public Health and Community Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, 02111, USA1 Oct 2011 - present
Dr. Misha Eliasziw is a biostatistician who seeks out opportunities to apply mathematical and probabilistic methods to solve clinical and public health questions through numbers. Dr. Eliasziw's theoretical research is focused on advancing methodology in the areas of interrater agreement and intra-rater reliability studies, which include inferences for the kappa statistic and intra-class correlation coefficient. Methods arising from Dr. Eliasziw's research have been applied in clinical areas such as physiotherapy, epilepsy, advanced brain imaging, and nutrition. Over the years, Dr. Eliasziw has collaborated on numerous research projects, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, kidney disease, mental health, sexual assault, oncology, and nutrition. Dr. Eliasziw is currently collaborating in several studies that are assessing the benefits of healthy eating and vitamin supplementation in school-age children. As an educator, Dr. Eliasziw developing blended learning teaching methods to provide a sound understanding of biostatistics that is accessible to all students.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, ON, Canada 1989
Dr. Eliasziw's research interests include: Reliability and agreement studies Clinical trials methodology Application of statistics to biomedical research Clustering designs Etiology and prevention of strokes and vascular dementia Quantitative genetic epidemiology Identifying biomarkers in tumour response and patient survival Log-binomial regression.