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Ada O Youk, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Director, MS/MPH Program, Biostatistics

Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Associate Professor, Clinical & Translational Science


7129 South Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
R-znvy: nlbhx@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-179-0906

Personal Statement

Application of occupational risk regression modeling to pharmaceutical data

Longitudinal data analysis

Health disparities
Environmental Epidemiology







Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

B.A. (Cum Laude), 1988







University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

M.A., 1990

Applied Statistics


University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Ph.D., 1996



BIOS 2058 Scientific Communications Skills

BIOS 2081 Mathematical Methods for Statistics

BIOS 2049 Applied Regression Analysis
BIOS 2086 Applied Mixed Models

BIOS 2011 Principles of Statistical Reasoning

Selected Publications

  1. Rogal SS, Arnold RA, Chapko MK, Hanusa BV, YOUK A, Switzer GE, Sevick MA, Bayliss NK, Zook CL, Chidi A, Obrosky DS, and Zickmund SL.  The Patient-Provider Relationship is Associated with Hepatitis C Treatment Eligibility: A Prospective Mixed-Methods Cohort Study.  PlosOne, 2016; 11(2):e0148596.
  2. Keerthy D, YOUK AO, Srinath A, Malas N, Holland J, Bujoreanu S, Keljo D, Bousvaros A, Demaso D, Szigethy E.  Effect of Psychotherapy on Healthcare Utilization in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Depression.  JPGN 2016; 63(6):658-664.
  3. *Ye L, YOUK AO, Sereika, SM, Anderson SJ, Burke LE.  A Three-step Estimation Procedure Using Local Polynomial Smoothing for Inconsistently Sampled Longitudinal Data.  Stat Med, 2016; 35(20):3613-22.
  4. *Chinman M, McCarthy S, Mitchell-Miland C, Daniels K, YOUK A, Edelen M. Early stages of development of a Peer Specialist fidelity measure. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 2016; 39(3):256-65.
  5. Al Hashash J, Ramos-Rivers C, YOUK A, Chiu W, Duff K, Binion DG, Vachon A,  Regueiro M, Benhayon D, Dunn MA, Szigethy E.  Quality of Sleep and Coexistent Psychopathology Have Significant Impact on Fatigue Burden in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2016.  In press. DOI: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000729
  6. Bromberger JT, Kravitz HM, YOUK A, Schott LL, Joffe H. Patterns of depressive disorders across 13 years and their determinants among midlife women: SWAN mental health study.  Journal of Affective Disorders. 2016; 206:31-40.
  7. *Agimi Y, Albert S, YOUK A, Documet P, Steiner C. Mandatory Physician Reporting of At Risk Drivers: The Older Driver Example. The Gerontologist 2017;1-10.
  8. *Piper K, YOUK A, James E, Kumar S.  Paid Sick Days and Stay-at-Home Behavior for Influenza. PLOS One 2017; 12(2):e0170698.
  9. *Colvin A, Richardson GA, Cyranowski JM, YOUK A, Bromberger JT.  The Role of Family History of Depression and the Menopausal Transition in the Development of Major Depression in Midlife Women: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation Mental Health Study (SWAN MHS).  Depression & Anxiety. In press, 2017.
  10. Hausmann LRM, YOUK A, Kwoh CK, Ibrahim SA, Hannon MJ, Weiner DK, Gallagher RM, Parks A.  Testing a Positive Psychological Intervention for Osteoarthritis.  Pain Medicine.  In press, 2017.

* published with a student

Ada O Youk
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