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 Janet Rice    

Janet Rice, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal St, Room 2023
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504.504.988.7330
Fax: (504) 988-1706
jrice@tulane.edu

 



Research Interests:

Data analysis, evaluation studies, psychometrics

   


Educational Background:

  • PhD, educational research, Purdue University, 1974
  • MS, statistics, Purdue University, 1970
  • BA, mathematics, Whitman College, 1968

Selected Publications:

Taylor CA, Moeller W, Hamvas L, Rice JC. Parents' professional sources of advice regarding child discipline and their use of corporal punishment. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Feb;52(2):147-55. doi: 10.1177/0009922812465944. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

Parker KM, Rice J, Gustat J, Ruley J, Spriggs A, Johnson C. Effect of Bike Lane Infrastructure Improvements on Ridership in One New Orleans Neighborhood. Ann Behav Med. 2013 Jan 19.

Webber LS, Rice JC, Johnson CC, Rose D, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. Cardiovascular risk factors and physical activity behavior among elementary school personnel: baseline results from the ACTION! worksite wellness program. J Sch Health. 2012 Sep;82(9):410-6.

Billo MA, Johnson ES, Doumbia SO, Poudiougou B, Sagara I, Diawara SI, Diakité M, Diallo M, Doumbo OK, Tounkara A, Rice J, James MA, Krogstad DJ. Sickle cell trait protects against Plasmodium falciparum infection. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct 1;176 Suppl 7:S175-85.

Krousel-Wood M, He J, Booth M, Chen CS, Rice J, Kahn MJ, Maeshiro R, Whelton PK. Formal public health education and career outcomes of medical school graduates. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39020. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039020. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

Thurman TR, Jarabi B, Rice J. Caring for the caregiver: evaluation of support groups for guardians of orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya. AIDS Care. 2012;24(7):811-9. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2011.644229.

Gustat J, Rice J, Parker KM, Becker AB, Farley TA. Effect of changes to the neighborhood built environment on physical activity in a low-income African American neighborhood. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012 Feb;9:E57. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

Hutchinson PL, Nicholas Bodor J, Swalm CM, Rice JC, Rose D. Neighborhood food environments and obesity in southeast Louisiana. Health Place. 2012 Jul;18(4):854-60. Epub 2012 Mar 18.

Webber LS, Rice JC, Johnson CC, Rose D, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS. J Sch Health. Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Physical Activity Behavior Among Elementary School Personnel: Baseline Results from the ACTION! Worksite Wellness Program(*). 2012 Sep;82(9):410-416. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2012.00716.x.

Krousel-Wood M, He J, Booth M, Chen CS, Rice J, Kahn MJ, Maeshiro R, Whelton PK. "Formal public health education and career outcomes of medical school graduates". PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39020. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

Berenson GS, Chen W, Hassig S, Nguyen QM, Rice J, Srinivasan SR, Xu JH. Elevated liver function enzymes are related to the development of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in younger adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2011 Dec;34(12):2603-7. [Epub 2011 Sep 27].

Bodor JN, Rice JC, Farley TA, Swalm CM, Rose D. Disparities in food access: Does aggregate availability of key foods from other stores offset the relative lack of supermarkets in African-American neighborhoods? Prev Med. 2010 Jul;51(1):63-7.

Taylor CA, Manganello JA, Lee SJ, & Rice JC. Mothers' Spanking of 3-Year-Old Children and Subsequent Risk of Children's Aggressive Behavior. Pediatrics. 2010 May;125(5):e1057-65.

Taylor CA, Lee SJ, Guterman NB, Rice JC. Use of spanking for 3-year-old children and associated intimate partner aggression or violence. Pediatrics. 2010 Sep;126(3):415-24.

Bodor J N, Rice JC, Farley TA, Swalm CM, Rose D. The Association between Obesity and Urban Food Environments. J Urban Health. 2010 Sep;87(5):771-81.

Mzayek F, Sherwin R, Paul TK, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Rice J, Toprak A, He J, Berenson GS. Framingham risk score is associated with femoral artery intima-media thickness in asymptomatic young adults (the Bogalusa heart study). Atherosclerosis. 2010 Oct 20. 

Parker KM, Gustat J, Rice JC. Installation of bicycle lanes and increased ridership in an urban, mixed-income setting in new orleans, louisiana. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Jan;8 Suppl 1:S98-S102.

Taylor CA, Hamvas L, Rice J, Newman DL, Dejong W. (2011) Perceived Social Norms, Expectations, and Attitudes toward Corporal Punishment among an Urban Community Sample of Parents. J Urban Health. 2011 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print] 

Rose D, Bodor JN, Rice JC, Swalm C, Hutchinson PL. "The Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Food Access Disparities in New Orleans," Am J Public Health. 2011 Mar;101(3):482-4.

Dutreil S, Rice J, Merritt D, Kuebler EJ. Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Program: understanding its impact on the bleeding disorders community. Haemophilia. 2011 Mar 24. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2011.02512.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Kissinger P, Kovacs S, Anderson-Smits C, Schmidt N, Salinas O, Hembling J, Beaulieu A, Longfellow L, Liddon N, Rice J, Shedlin M. Patterns and Predictors of HIV/STI Risk Among Latino Migrant Men in a New Receiving Community. AIDS Behav. 2011 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Taylor CA, Hamvas L, Rice J, Newman DL, DeJong W. Perceived social norms, expectations, and attitudes toward corporal punishment among an urban community sample of parents. Journal of Urban Health. 2011 Apr;88(2):254-69.

Rabito FA, Iqbal S, Perry S, Arroyave W, Rice JC. Environmental Lead After Hurricane Katrina: Implications for Future Populations. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print].

Gustat J, Rice J, Parker KM, Becker AB, Farley TA. Effect of changes to the neighborhood built environment on physical activity in a low-income African American neighborhood. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012 Feb;9:E57. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

Hutchinson P, Nicholas Bodor J, Swalm M, Rice J, Rose D. Neighborhood food environments and obesity in southeast Louisiana. Health Place. 2012 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Rabito FA, Rice JC, Arroyave W. Environmental lead: Rabito et al. Respond. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 May 1;120(5):a188-9.

 

Personal Statement:

I am a consulting statistician, assisting in the design of studies and conducting statistical analyses in a broad range of areas including public health, medicine, engineering and behavioral sciences. I am particularly interested in impact evaluation and psychometrics. I have been the statistician for several school based evaluations and have assisted in the development of scales to measure attitudes and behaviors.


Level of Instruction:

graduate

 

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