Presentations

Conference Invited Presentations

  1. June 2021 ICES VI, Introductory Overview Talk, “Record Linkage” (Virtual)

  2. Sept. 2016 “Statistical Challenges in Probabilistic Record linkage”, International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics (AISC), UNC - Greensboro

  3. April 2016 Discussant of “Identification, Data Combination, and the Risk of Disclosure” DC Industrial Organization Conference, April 29, Washington, DC

  4. March 2016 “Advances in record linkage” Statistical Society of Canada Methodology Conference, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

  5. October 2015 “Statistical Analysis and Modeling for Errors in Record Linkage” Intl Conf Health Policy Statistics, Brown University, Providence, RI

  6. August 2015 “Joint modeling for record linkage and statistical analysis: A Bayesian approach” Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle

  7. August 2015 Discussant: “2020 administrative records, adaptive design and imputation”Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle

  8. August 2013 Discussant: “Would the real Steve Fienberg please stand up: Getting to know a population from multiple incomplete files,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  9. August 2009 “Model and Variable Selection in Hierarchical Small Area Models,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington, DC

  10. July 2009 “Synthetic data methods using quantile regression and hot deck with rank swapping,” Census-IRS-NSF workshop on synthetic data and confidentiality protection, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC

  11. June 2009 “Latent class analysis of biorenewables survey data,” Classification society, St. Louis, MO

  12. May 2008 “Regression Analysis of Linked Files,” Statistical Society of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

  13. February 2008 “Practical and theoretical considerations for linking survey data with other sources,” Conference on matching the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, Washington, DC

  14. August 2007 “The 2007 SPAIG Salary Survey,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT

  15. August 2007 “Discussion of Confronting the Realities of Massive Imputation in Complex Surveys,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT

  16. August 2006 “Missing data methods and smoking cessation trials,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA

  17. May 2006 “Record linkage and counterterrorism,” Statistical Society of Canada, London, ON

  18. June 2005 “Multiple imputation for cluster analysis,” Classification Society of North America and Interface Foundation, St. Louis, MO

  19. August 2004 “Bayesian hierarchical modeling of National Resources Inventory survey data,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Toronto ON

  20. July 2004 “Record linkage and counterterrorism,” International Federation of Classification Societies, Chicago, IL

  21. January 2004 “Record linkage of administrative files and analysis of linked files,” IMS-ASA’s SRMS Joint Mini-Meeting on Current Trends in Survey Sampling and Official Statistics, Raichak, West Bengal, India

  22. December 2003 “Comparisons of clusterings of categorical survey data,” 5th International Triennial Calcutta Symposium, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

  23. October 2003 “Technical, legal, and organizational barriers to data linkage,” National Academy of Sciences Workshop, Access to Research Data, Washington, DC

  24. July 2003 “Internet sites and their use in introductory statistics,” Beyond the Formula 7: A Conference About Teaching Introductory Statistics, Rochester, NY

  25. July 2003 “Using technology to connect topics and contrast scenarios,” Beyond the Formula 7: A Conference About Teaching Introductory Statistics, Rochester, NY

  26. June 2003 “Hierarchical Bayesian linkage and regression in linked files,” Machine Learning, Statistics and Discovery. AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference, Snowbird, UT

  27. May 2003 “Computerized record linkage using mixture models,” National Academies of Sciences, Statistical Issues in Counterterrorism, Washington, DC

  28. April 2001 “Evaluations of estimators of small-area proportions of drug and alcohol use,” International Conference on Small-Area Estimation and Related Topics, Potomac, MD

  29. August 2000 “Model-based analysis of records linked using mixture models,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Indianapolis, IN

  30. July 2000 “Clustering multivariate incomplete data using mixture models,” International Federation of Classification Societies, Namur, Belgium

  31. June 2000 “Stepwise variable selection in finite normal mixture models with covariance structure and incomplete data,” Classification Society of North America, Montreal, Quebec.

  32. January 2000 “Analysis of records linked using mixture models,” Indian Science Congress, Pune, Maharashtra, India

  33. June 1999 “Multiple imputation analysis of records linked using mixture models,” Statistical Society of Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

  34. March 1999 “Model selection for estimating small-area proportions,” Symposium on Model Selection, Empirical Bayes, and Related Topics, Lincoln, NE

  35. October 1997 “Subdomains based on estimated propensity scores,” Current Topics in Survey Sampling, Lincoln, NE

  36. March 1997 “Modeling issues and the use of experience in record linkage,” Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, Record Linkage Workshop, Washington, DC

Conference Workshop/Tutorial/Round Table Presentations

  1. August 2021 Organizer, Using Administrative Data for Surveys Round Table, Joint Statistical Meetings, Virtual

  2. June 2021 Organizer, What mathematics should be required for statistics and data science majors? Birds of a Feather Discussion, U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics, Virtual

  3. October 2012 Presenter, Surveys and Polls: What contributes to quality and cost? Senate Office of Education And Training; Stats for Senate Staff

  4. May 2012 Tutorial: Record linkage, Association for Psychological Sciences, Chicago, IL

  5. August 2009 Organizer, Imputation Methods for Complex Survey Data: Best Practices and Next Steps Round Table, Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington, DC

Conference Contributed Papers and Posters

  1. August 2021 Multi-objective sample allocation in a U.S. Veteran Health Survey, Survey Research Methods Section, Joint Statistical Meetings, Virtual

  2. July 2021 CPS 93: Multi-objective Survey Sampling Allocation in a U.S. Veteran Health Survey, 63rd World Statistics Conference, International Statistical Institute, Virtual

  3. June 2021 Probability Exercise: Groups of Vaccinated Couples and Immunity, Posters and Beyond, U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics

  4. August 2016 Modeling similar nonmatches in record linkage with mixture models, SRMS, Chicago, IL

  5. December 2015 Evaluation of Record Linkage for SEER breast cancer registries to Oncotype DX tests, FCSM Research conference, Washington, DC

  6. September 2015 Statistical Analysis of Files Created Through Record Linkage: Joint Modeling of Linkage and Analysis, Total Survey Error, Baltimore, MD

  7. September 2015 Sampling Design Alternatives for Quality Checks in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study, Total Survey Error, Baltimore, MD

  8. August 2014 Small Area Estimation for the National Survey of College Graduates New Cohort, JSM, Boston, August 2014

  9. May 2014 Bayesian Models Using Design Information for Assessing Perception in Children with Cochlear Hearing Implants; ISBA-George Box Research Workshop on Frontiers of Statistics, The George Washington University, Washington DC May 20th-22nd, 2014. Oral presentation.

  10. March 2014 Statistical Methods for Assessing Perception in Children with Cochlear Implants, ENAR, Baltimore, MD. Oral presentation.

  11. November 2013 Statistical Modeling of National Survey of College Graduates and American Community Survey Variables. FCSM, Washington, DC.

  12. August 2013 Leveraging the American Community Survey (ACS) in current estimation for the National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG), JSM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  13. April 2013 National Survey of College Graduates Estimation using the American Community Survey, GWU research day, Washington, DC (poster)

  14. August 2012 Nonresponse Adjustment Methodology for NHIS-Medicare Linked Data, JSM, San Diego, CA

  15. May 2012 Visual Cluster and Outlier Detection with L-plot, with Rida Moustafa, Interface 2012, Houston, TX

  16. April 2012 Multiple imputation using chained equations for high dimensional longitudinal missing data in the DCCT/EDIC study, ENAR, Washington, DC

  17. January 2012 Study of factors affecting record linkage in federal statistical databases (with Yuan Zhao) FCSM research conference, Washington, DC (refereed)

  18. August 2011 Calibration Estimation and Longitudinal Survey Weights: Application to the NSF Survey of Doctorate Recipients, with S. Qing, B. Zhou, and M.A. Foulkes, Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami Beach, FL

  19. August 2010 Discussant of labor market papers, Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

  20. June 2010 Teaching survey sampling with R, UseR! 2010, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD (poster)

  21. June 2010 High Dimension Multiple Imputation of Missing Blood Glucose Values in EDIC. Intl Total Survey Error Workshop, Stove, VT (poster)

  22. May 2010 Multimethod synthetic data for disclosure limitation Quantitative Methods in Defense of National Security, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

  23. May 2010 High Dimension Multiple Imputation of Missing Blood Glucose Values in EDIC, Society for Clinical Trials, Baltimore, MD (poster)

  24. May 2010 High Dimension Multiple Imputation of Missing Blood Glucose Values in EDIC, AAPOR, Chicago, IL

  25. March 2010 High Dimension Multiple Imputation of Missing Blood Glucose Values, GWU Medical Center Research Day, Washington, DC (poster)

  26. January 2010 “High Dimension Multiple Imputation: Missing Blood Glucose Values in the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications Study” International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, Washington DC

  27. November 2009 Record Linkage Modeling in Federal Statistical Databases, FCSM Research Conference, Washington, DC

  28. June 2009 “Latent Class Analysis of Bioeconomy Survey Data” (Poster) Celebrating 75 Years of Statistics at Iowa State, Ames, IA

  29. May 2009 “Latent Class Analysis of Bioeconomy Survey Data’,” (Poster, Refereed) AAPOR, Hollywood, FL

  30. August 2008 “Imputation Methods for Missing Data in a Longitudinal Family Study,” (Poster) Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver, CO

  31. June 2007 “Logistic Regression using Fractional Imputation for Missing Data,” Classification Society of North America, Urbana-Champaign, IL

  32. March 2007 “Fractional imputation methods for missing categorical data,” Eastern North American Region (ENAR), International Biometric Society (IBS), Atlanta, GA

  33. April 2006 “Teaching mathematical probability and statistics with Internet applications and R,” Iowa Chapter of the Mathematics Association of America, Ames, IA

  34. August 2005 “Advances in record linkage theory,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Survey Research Methods Section, Minneapolis, MN

  35. May 2004 “Bayesian record linkage,” (Poster) International Society for Bayesian Analysis World Meeting. Vina del Mar, Chile.

  36. August 2003 “Hierarchical Bayesian probabilistic linkage and regression in linked files,” (Poster) International Conference on Bayesian Analysis. Santa Cruz, CA

  37. August 2003 “Comparison of alternative latent class clusterings of survey data,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Social Statistics Section, San Francisco, CA

  38. August 2002 “Analysis of files linked using models with one-to-one restrictions,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Section on Bayesian Statistical Science, New York, NY

  39. July 2002 “Latent class analysis of NSF SESTAT survey data,” International Federation of Classification Societies, Krakow, Poland

  40. June 2002 “Bayesian record linkage and analysis of linked files,” (Poster), 7th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics. Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

  41. March 2002 “Latent class analysis of SESTAT survey data,” Eastern North American Region (ENAR), International Biometric Society (IBS), Arlington, VA

  42. August 2001 “Methods for model-based record linkage and analysis of linked files,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Survey Research Methods Section, Atlanta, GA

  43. July 2001 “Linkage of records and analysis of linked files using mixture models,” Mixtures 2001, Hamburg, Germany

  44. August 2000 “Estimation of small-area proportions using survey weights,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Government Statistics Section, Indianapolis, IN

  45. March 2000 “Analysis of data sets created through probabilistic record linkage,” Eastern North American Region (ENAR), International Biometric Society (IBS), Chicago, IL

  46. August 1999 “Identifying residents in administrative records that do not match the Census,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Survey Research Methods Section, Baltimore, MD

  47. August 1999 “Small area estimation and drug prevalences,” IMS New Researchers Conference. Baltimore, MD

  48. Sept. 1995 “Bayesian model monitoring in two mixture problems,” (Poster) International Workshop on Statistical Mixture Modeling. Aussois, France

Seminars: Government, Institutes, and Industry

  1. Fall 2016 New developments in record linkage, NCI, NIH, Gaithersburg, MD

  2. October 6, 2016 Research plan for statistical modeling of SNAP trafficking, USDA, Food & Nutrition Service (FNS), Alexandria, VA

  3. February 25, 2016 Special Seminar on Statistical Record Linkage, NIH National Cancer Institute, Statistical Research & Applications Branch, Gaithersburg, MD

  4. June 30, 2014 Exploration of efficient and effective sampling options for U.S. nonprofits with Phil Kott, RTI; Workshop on Measuring R & D Expenditures in the U.S. Nonprofit Sector: Conceptual and Design Issues, Nat’l Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

  5. February 2014 Current Population Survey Rotation Design and Multiple imputation, Record Linkage, and Hierarchical Modeling, U.S. Census Bureau, DSMD, Washington, D.C. (2-25-14)

  6. February 2014 Seminar for Data Analysis Group, NCHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Washington, D.C. (February 4, 2014)

  7. September 2013 Leveraging the American Community Survey (ACS) in current estimation for the National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG). National Science Foundation (September 25, 2013)

  8. March 2013 Presentation to Census Disclosure Review Board Comparison of Alternate Variance Estimation Methodologies on Perturbed Data Census Statistical Disclosure Control Research Project 2 (with Jane Li, Westat)

  9. October 2012 Westat Statistical Seminar Series. Factors affecting Record linkage in Federal Statistics, October 2, 2012

  10. August 2012 Statistical Seminar Series, Bureau of Labor Statistics, August 15, 2012 Multiple Imputation using Chained Equations for High Dimensional Longitudinal Missing Data

  11. July 2012 DSMD Distinguished Seminar Series, July 18, 2012, U.S. Census Bureau, A Study of Factors Affecting Record Linkage in Federal Statistical Databases

  12. August 2005 “Hierarchical Bayesian record linkage at Census,” Census Bureau, Statistical Research Division, Suitland, MD

  13. August 2005 “Hierarchical Bayesian record linkage at NCHS,” National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville MD

  14. August 2005 “Hierarchical Bayesian record linkage theory,” National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), Research Triangle Park, NC

  15. Fall 2000 “Bayesian data analysis, multiple imputation, and survey analysis,” NORC, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  16. September 2000 “Introduction to record linkage and record linkage theory,” Gallup International, Budapest, Hungary

  17. February 1997 “Bayesian frequency evaluations of normal mixture models fit to infant temperament data,” RAND Corporation, Statistics Division, Santa Monica, CA

Seminars and Presentations: Educational Institutions

  1. March 2019 Statistical methods for an individual patient data metaanalysis, Middlebury College

  2. November 2018 Statistical methods for an individual patient data metaanalysis, Department of Statistics, University of Vermont

  3. April 2018 Statistical methods for an individual patient data metaanalysis, Norwich University, Vermont

  4. October 2016 Statistical Issues in Record Linkage: Examples, Methods, Research, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT

  5. April 2016 Statistical Analysis and Modeling for Errors in Record linkage University of Maryland, JPSM, APril 15, 2016.

  6. February 2015 Analysis of Long-Term Follow-up of Randomized Studies, The George Washington University, Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  7. June 2014 Estimation with censored salary data in the NSRCG. The George Washington University, Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  8. February 2014 Record linkage methods and models, University of Maryland, 2-18-14.

  9. December 2013 Switch and pdf functions and automating repeated computations, R users group, GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  10. October 2013 Variance Estimation for Calibration to Estimated Control Totals and Use of GSS Variables in Estimation with the NSF SDR, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH

  11. October 2013 Comparisons Of CPS Unemployment Estimates By Rotation Panel and Research Topics, The George Washington University, Department of Statistics, Washington, DC

  12. May 2013 Generalized linear mixed effects models in R: An example with data from Speech and Hearing at GWU, R users group, GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  13. April 2013 Exact Matching and Modeling of Large Databases Using Imprecise Information, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Statistics

  14. April 2013 Multiple imputation for high dimensional longitudinal missing data in DCCT/EDIC, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Survey Research and Methodology (SRAM) program

  15. August 2012 Exact Matching of Large Data Files Using Imprecise Information, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Biostatistics

  16. June 2012 Linear mixed effects models in R, R users group, GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  17. April 2012 Multiple imputation for longitudinal missing data in DCCT, GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  18. March 2012 Loops and vector/matrix computing in R, R users group, GWU Biostatistics Ctr., Rockville, MD, July 2011 Indexing in R and use of apply, R users group, GWU Biostatistics Ctr., Rockville, MD

  19. June 2011 Reading data into R: protein bankruptcy and Bornean orangutans, R users group, GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  20. May 2011 “Introduction to R,” R users group, GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  21. February 2009 “Record linkage theory and models,” George Washington University, Washington, DC

  22. February 2009 “Record linkage theory and application,” GWU Biostatistics Center, Rockville, MD

  23. January 2009 “Developments in fractional imputation for missing data,” University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

  24. March 2007 “Fractional imputation for categorical data,” University of Maryland, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, College Park, MD

  25. December 2006 “Teaching initiatives in the Department of Statistics,” Iowa State University, Department of Statistics, Ames, IA, with Amy Froelich and Ted Peterson

  26. October 2006“Fractional imputation for categorical data,” Iowa State University, Department of Statistics, Ames, IA

  27. November 2005 “Hierarchical Bayesian approaches to record linkage,” University of Iowa, Department of Biostatistics, Iowa City, IA

  28. September 2005 “Hierarchical Bayesian approaches to record linkage,” University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Statistics, Columbia, MO

  29. April 2004 “Normal mixture models with covariance structure fit to infant temperament data with missing values,” Iowa State University, NSF VIGRE Computational & Graphical Statistics Working Group, Ames IA

  30. March 2004 “Model-based record linkage and analysis of linked files,” Duke University, Institute for Statistics and Decision Sciences, Durham, NC

  31. February 2003 “Use of latent class models in census and survey applications,” Smith College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Northampton, MA

  32. February 2003 “Use of latent class models in census and survey applications,” California Polytechnique State University, Department of Statistics, San Luis Obispo, CA

  33. February 2003 “Analysis of files linked using mixture models,” Iowa State University, Department of Statistics, Ames, IA

  34. January 2003 “Use of latent class models in census and survey applications,” Williams College, Mathematics and Statistics, Williamstown, MA

  35. March 2002 “Record linkage and analysis of linked files,” The University of Chicago, Statistics, Chicago, IL

  36. December 2001 “Computerized record linkage and regression of linked files,” Department of Statistics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  37. December 1999 “Iterative automated record linkage using mixture models,” Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

  38. February 1999 “Iterative automated record linkage using mixture models, The University of Chicago, Statistics, Chicago, IL

  39. October 1997 “Creating survey subdomains using estimated propensity scores,” Northeastern University, Department of Mathematics, Boston, MA

  40. March 1997 “Bayesian frequency evaluations of normal mixture models fit to infant temperament data,” University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Department of Statistics, Philadelphia, PA

  41. February 1997 Iowa State University, Department of Statistical and Statistics Laboratory, Ames, IA

  42. February 1997 University of California at Berkeley, Department of Statistics, Berkeley, CA

  43. January 1997 University of Washington, Department of Biostatistics, Seattle, WA

  44. December 1996 “Propensity scores and the analysis of perceived risk from smoking,” Stanford University, Department of Statistics, Stanford, CA

  45. May 1996 “Application of finite mixture models to a problem in psychology,” Stanford University, Biostatistics, Stanford, CA

  46. April 1996 “Bayesian approaches to finite mixture models,” Harvard University, Department of Statistics, Cambridge, MA

  47. December 1995 “Bayesian evaluation of model choices and variable selection procedures in finite mixture models: An application in psychology,” Boston University, Mathematics Department, Boston, MA

  48. November 1995 “Variable selection for normal mixture models used in psychology,” Harvard University, Psychology/Statistics Seminar Series, Cambridge, MA