Paul Winters, M.S.

Paul Winters, M.S.

Contact Information

Box HH 37

Office: (585) 506-9484 x210
Fax: (585) 473-2245

Professional Bio

Paul Winters,MS is a statistician and Assistant Faculty in the department of Family Medicine Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He previously worked as the Lead Programmer/Analyst and Faculty Assistant in the Department of Community & Preventive Medicine, Division of Epidemiology where he taught and helped develop a required course in statistical computing for the doctorate program in epidemiology.

He graduated with a Master's degree in applied statistics from the Kate Gleason School of Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His undergraduate degree in linguistics was completed at the University of Rochester.

Research Bio

Assistant Faculty in the department of Family Medicine Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is a statistician who has collaborated on a wide variety of medical research projects within and outside the Medical Center and has co-authored numerous papers. He is particularly interested in statistical methods in medical research with a specialty in nationally representative weighted data with complex survey designs.

Awards & Honors (National)

Phi Theta Kappa | Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society | Rochester, New York 1996

Awards & Honors (Local)

Rochester Area Colleges Outstanding Adult Student Award | RACCE - Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education | Rochester, New York 1997

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 53 available »

2014 Mar 25
Jean-Pierre P, Cheng Y, Paskett E, Shao C, Fiscella K, Winters P, . "Item response theory analysis of the patient satisfaction with cancer-related care measure: a psychometric investigation in a multicultural sample of 1,296 participants." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2014 Mar 25; Epub 2014 Mar 25.
2014 Jan
Hendren S, Winters P, Humiston S, Idris A, Li SX, Ford P, Specht R, Marcus S, Mendoza M, Fiscella K. "Randomized, controlled trial of a multimodal intervention to improve cancer screening rates in a safety-net primary care practice." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2014 Jan; 29(1):41-9. Epub 2013 Jul 02.
2014 Jan
Fortuna RJ, Idris A, Winters P, Humiston SG, Scofield S, Hendren S, Ford P, Li SX, Fiscella K. "Get screened: a randomized trial of the incremental benefits of reminders, recall, and outreach on cancer screening." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2014 Jan; 29(1):90-7.
2014 Jan
McKee MM, McKee K, Winters P, Sutter E, Pearson T. "Higher educational attainment but not higher income is protective for cardiovascular risk in Deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users." Disability and health journal.. 2014 Jan; 7(1):49-55. Epub 2013 Aug 28.
Rousseau, S.; Humiston, S.; Yosha, A.; Winters, P.; Loader, S.; Luong, V.; Schwartzbauer, B.; Fiscella, K. "Activating cancer patients through the relational means of patient-centered care and patient-navigator alliance: a qualitative analysis". Supportive Care in Cancer. 2014; . Link

Current Appointments

Assistant - Department of Family Medicine (SMD) - Primary


MS | Applied Statistics | Rochester Institute of Technology2004
BA | Languages/Linguistics | University of Rochester2001
Associate in Science | Liberal Arts | Monroe Community College1997