Ronald Brookmeyer, PhD (Faculty Mentor) is Professor of Biostatistics at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and an international expert in HIV epidemiology. Dr. Brookmeyer’s work focuses on the development and refinement of statistical estimates of global HIV incidence, including the use of biomarkers to develop longitudinal estimates from cross-sectional population samples.
Strategies for population estimates of HIV incidence
Selected Recent Publications:
Brookmeyer R (2010). On the Statistical Accuracy of Biomarker Assays for HIV Incidence, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 54:406-414.
Brookmeyer R, and Quinn T (1995). Estimation of Current HIV Incidence Rates from a Cross-Sectional Survey Using Early Diagnostic Tests, American Journal of Epidemiology, 141:166-172.
Brookmeyer R (1997). Accounting for Follow-up Bias in Estimation of HIV Incidence Rates, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 160:127-140.
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