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Peggy Auinger, M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 694
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

Peggy Auinger, MS has extensive knowledge of statistical methodology, including and not limited to:
*Appropriate analyses for complex sample surveys
*Bivariate analyses including chi-square, t-tests, ANOVA, correlations
*Multivariate analyses including linear and logistic regressions, scale reliability.

Peggy's primary research interests are: Development of Research Projects and study design. Her expertise in statistical and programming software, includes and is not limited to: SAS, SUDAAN, SPSS, Epi Info, Microsoft Fox Pro, Microsoft Access

Peggy's extensive experience using national surveys, includes and is not limited to:
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY), Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health (Add Health), National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS88), National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), Census data

GIS mapping to geographically display local health data using mapping software includes: ArcView GIS, Atlas GIS, and the Health Information Retrieval System (HIRS) interfaced with Epi Map.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 100 available »

2012 Jun
Paumier KL, Siderowf AD, Auinger P, Oakes D, Madhavan L, Espay AJ, Revilla FJ, Collier TJ, . "Tricyclic antidepressants delay the need for dopaminergic therapy in early Parkinson's disease." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 2012 Jun; 27(7):880-7. Epub 2012 May 03.
2012 Apr 10
Kang UJ, Auinger P, . "Activity enhances dopaminergic long-duration response in Parkinson disease." Neurology. 2012 Apr 10; 78(15):1146-9. Epub 2012 Mar 28.
Ryan SA, Martel S, Pantalon M, Martino S, Tetrault J, Thung SF, Bernstein SL, Auinger P, Green ML, Fiellin DA, O'Connor PG, D'Onofrio G. "Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol and other drug use among adolescents: evaluation of a pediatric residency curriculum." Substance abuse. 2012 33(3):251-60.
2011 Nov 13
Dorsey R, Biglan K, Eberly S, Auinger P, Brocht A, Umeh CC, Oakes D, Clarence-Smith K, Marshall F, Shoulson I, Frank S. "Use of Tetrabenazine in Huntington Disease Patients on Antidepressants or with Advanced Disease: Results from the TETRA-HD Study." PLoS currents. 2011 Nov 13; 3:RRN1283. Epub 2011 Nov 13.
2011 Aug 23
LeWitt P, Schultz L, Auinger P, Lu M, . "CSF xanthine, homovanillic acid, and their ratio as biomarkers of Parkinson's disease." Brain research. 2011 Aug 23; 1408:88-97. Epub 2011 Jul 01.

Current Appointments

Associate - Department of Neurology, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (SMD) - Primary


MS | Applied and Mathematical Statistics | Rochester Institute of Technology1994
BA | Mathematics | SUNY at Geneseo1992