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Sarah W. Thurston, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 630
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2406
Fax: (585) 273-1031


The biographical information for Sarah W. Thurston, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Elected Member of International Statistical Institute 2006
American Journal of Epidemiology | Special Recognition for excellence as a reviewer 2001
Award for best contributed paper to the Risk Analysis Section | Joint Statistical Meetings 2001
Radcliffe Prize Scholorship | Emeline Bigelow Conland Fellowship 1990

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 47 available »

2014 Apr
van Wijngaarden E, Harrington D, Kobrosly R, Thurston SW, O'Hara T, McSorley EM, Myers GJ, Watson GE, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Davidson PW. "Prenatal exposure to methylmercury and LCPUFA in relation to birth weight." Annals of epidemiology. 2014 Apr; 24(4):273-8. Epub 2014 Jan 16.
2014 Jan 1
Xiao L, Thurston SW, Ruppert D, Love TM, Davidson PW. "Bayesian Models for Multiple Outcomes in Domains with Application to the Seychelles Child Development Study." Journal of the American Statistical Association. 2014 Jan 1; 109(505):1-10.
2013 Dec 1
Yu Y, Thurston SW, Hauser R, Liang H. "Model Averaging Procedure for Partially Linear Single-index Models." Journal of statistical planning and inference. 2013 Dec 1; 143(12):2160-2170.
2013 Sep
Woodard DB, Love TM, Thurston SW, Ruppert D, Sathyanarayana S, Swan SH. "Latent factor regression models for grouped outcomes." Biometrics. 2013 Sep; 69(3):785-94. Epub 2013 Jul 11.
2013 Sep
van Wijngaarden E, Davidson PW, Smith TH, Evans K, Yost K, Love T, Thurston SW, Watson GE, Zareba G, Burns CM, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ. "Autism spectrum disorder phenotypes and prenatal exposure to methylmercury." Epidemiology. 2013 Sep; 24(5):651-9.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Cancer Center


PhD | Statistics | Harvard University1997
AM | Statistics | Harvard University1992
MS | Natural Resources | Cornell University1991
AB | Biology | Oberlin College1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health 2002
Research Fellow- Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health 2000