Raymond Hoffmann, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics in Pediatrics
Associate Director, Quantitative Health Sciences
Department of Pediatrics
Raymond Hoffmann is a Professor of Biostatistics in the Quantitative Health Sciences section of the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin with an adjunct appointment in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. 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) and the Associate Director of Qualitative Health Sciences. 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 extensive experience and publications (over 240) 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, interventions in the Milwaukee Hispanic community, breast cancer incidence in the state of Wisconsin and exercise related metabolic abnormalities in female high school athletes. He has received the outstanding service award from the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Statistical Association. He has been active in helping fellows and young faculty learn to develop research proposals. He has been a reviewer for the American Heart Association and NIDCR's programs in community dental health. He is a consulting editor for Neuropsychology and has been the statistical editor of MCW's DATUM section on the use of statistical methods for outcome data and editor of the Statistics in Epidemiology section's newsletter. Dr. Hoffmann was the 2004-2005 president of the MCW Faculty Council and currently is chair of the Faculty Council Information Technology Committee. His particular methodologic interests are statistical methods for epidemiology, statistical methods for the analysis of fMRI (functional Magneto Resonance Imaging) and statistical methods for case-control genetic association studies.