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Arnold School of Public Health

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Alexander C McLain, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Arnold School of Public Health
Email: mclaina@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-1124
Office: Discovery 450
915 Green Street
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Alexander McLain

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. McLain has a broad range of statistical interests including Bayesian methods for high-dimensional linear regression, modeling complex longitudinal and clustered data, length-biased survival analysis, and multiple testing. Recently, most of his research has focused on computationally feasible Bayesian methods for prediction, predictive inference, and variable selection for high-dimensional regression models. His areas of application are in maternal child-health, nutrition, disease mapping (with various outcomes), and neuroimaging. He is currently an Associate Editor for Statistics in Medicine, The American Statistician, a member of the Statistical Review Board for the American Society of Nutrition, and is a Statistical Consultant for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


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