Raymond G. Hoffmann, PhD
Professor and Associate Director
Division of Quantitative Health Sciences
Department of Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin
Raymond G. Hoffmann is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin with adjunct appointments in the Department of Biostatistics at MCW, the Department of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Water Research Institute at UWM. He is also certified in Epidemiology by the American College of Epidemiology. Dr. Hoffmann is a Biostatistician at the MCW CTSI (Clinical Translational Science Institute). He is past chair of the Statistics in Epidemiology Section of the American Statistical Association and is the Chapter Representative of the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Statistical Association. He has also received the outstanding service award from the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Statistical Association.
Dr. Hoffmann has extensive experience in study design, survey design and analysis and biostatistical data analysis with over 240 publications including analyses of the SEER breast cancer data (150,000 subjects), the HICFA administrative database (10,000,000 subjects) and the NHANES and NHIS (complex stratified national samples). He has collaborated and assisted in the design of community studies and questionnaires of HIV prevention in teens and adults, coping with HIV related loss, hypertension control in African Americans in Milwaukee and Chicago, juvenile IBD in the state of Wisconsin, firearm injury in Milwaukee, breast cancer incidence in the state of Wisconsin and exercise related metabolic abnormalities in female high school athletes. He has been responsible for the evaluation of numerous studies in biomedical imaging, Phase II and Phase III clinical trials, clinical and behavioral interventions. Through his work at the General Clinical Research Center and the Clinical Scholars program, he has been active in helping fellows and young faculty learn to develop and carry out research proposals. He has been a reviewer for the American Heart Association’s BSEP (Behavioral Science, Epidemiology and Prevention) section and NIDCR. Dr. Hoffmann was the 2004-2005 president of the MCW Faculty Council and currently is serving as Chair of the Faculty Council IT (Information Technology) Committee.
Education: BSEE (Electrical Engineering), University of Wisconsin – Madison. MS in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, 1972. PhD, in Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1979.
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society), Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering Honor Society), Johns Hopkins University Traineeship in Biostatistics
Research interests: Statistical methods for Epidemiology, statistical methods for fMRI, spatial data analysis, longitudinal data analysis, survey design and genetic studies of association.